Building Services, Inc knows that
it is their people that make them the best in
Each and every employee is committed to serving
the personal needs of our customers in a professional
company has the reputation of building
stong and lasting business relationships through
the efforts of many qualified and dedicated
management team represents over 100 years
of experience in handling every aspect of
how to get the job done right the first time,
to CBS Courtesy Building Services, Inc.
headquarters in Dallas are apt to be greeted
personally by company founder and director,
Chat Kiat. While that may be refreshing, it
isn't surprising to those who know Chat. His
idea of running a business is not spending
time sequestered in a plush corner office,
accesible only through the thickest of scrutiny.
Chat believes that accessibility and accountability
are the cornerstones of a successful business,
and has instilled
this work ethic in CBS Courtesy Building Services,
Inc. personnel. That sense of accessibility
and pride in a job well done has become the
CBS Courtesy Building Services, Inc. trademark.
Kiat is no stanger to hard work, or to the
cleaning business - although cleaning wasn't
what he first envisioned as a career. In 1979,
Chat left Bangkok, Thailand, and enrolled
at the University of Louisville to pursue
a Master's Degree in Education.
finances were tight, he left school after
a year and half and looked for work. After
a stint at a restaurant as a busboy and waiter,
he learn to drive an 18 - wheel truck. As
a recent immigrant still learn the language,
he had difficulty finding work as a driver.
Believing that there are no obstacles, on
challenges, he leased in 18 - wheel truck
and became in independent contractor. Eventually,
as he built the business, he contracted his
services to a single company.
next business venture was in Texas, in the
Janitorial Services industry, In November
1982 he purchased
a cleaning company franchise and learned the
business. This is where the CBS Courtesy Building
Services, Inc. story shifted into high gear.