San Diego, CA, April 4, 2022 – Emerald Textiles™ (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), linen and laundry healthcare commercial business, announces Alphonso King joins leadership as the new Regional Director of Operations.
Alphonso will support Emerald’s high-performing facilities and operations across the Los Angeles greater area, overseeing the four facilities in Los Angeles, Orange, Pomona, and Colton in California. Alphonso’s shared vision in high performing operations and service support Emerald’s company-wide growth and $50MM in capital investments made since 2017 in facility infrastructure, technology, people, customers, and service as the largest acute healthcare linen and laundry commercial business.
“People are the most valuable asset in any department or organization looking to be best in class,” said Al King. “Emerald and I share the same passion for creating high-impact, collaborative teams with exceptional operation and service.”
Prior to Emerald, Alphonso served as Chief Marketing Officer and President of Sales with NanoVapor Biotech in Houston, Texas. Prior to this, Alphonso served as founder/CEO of 360 Managed Services, LLC, a full-service business development and marketing firm. Prior to 360, Alphonso was the Chief of Sales and Marketing Officer at SunShare Community Solar for USA and Canada. In these roles, Alphonso was responsible for developing high-performance teams, strategic vision, business development and profitability through tactical activities across sales, marketing, operations, and human resources.
Alphonso earned an MBA in Human Resources with secondary concentration in Marketing and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Operational Management at the American Intercontinental University.
About Emerald Textiles™
Emerald Textiles is the largest acute healthcare linen and laundry service provider with operations across the Western United States. Emerald provides the highest quality products and trusted services helping our customers achieve what matters most: affordable and quality patient care. Emerald’s future builds on investments in people, facilities, equipment, technology, and customers. Emerald was founded in 2010 as the environmentally responsible choice for commercial laundry processing. San Diego facility won the Savings by Design Award and named Energy Champion by SDG&E. In May 2017, Emerald expanded through the combination of Emerald Textiles and Encore Textile Services. Additionally, acquiring six facilities in December 2021, previously owned by Angelica. Today, Emerald Textiles is the largest acute healthcare linen service provider in the country operating twelve best-in-class facilities and three service centers in California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.