Established in 2001 Arkuda Services Inc. of Surrey, BC is a full service provider of commercial cleaning and janitorial services providing cleaning services to clients in Canada and the United States.   We are committed to the highest standards of integrity, excellence and performance in dealing with client companies and affiliates.

Our mission is to be the best at identifying, qualifying and delivering services for our customers.

Arkuda has become a leader in the janitorial and commercial cleaning industry. Our company was developed and rolled out with the intent of filling several voids in the industry. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service and support, coupled with the latest state of the art technology, cleaning practices and equipment on the market to ensure a job well done. We also recognize the need to protect our environment and make a concerted effort to utilize eco-friendly products and equipment.

As specialists in our space, our team of professionals has the ability to understand the needs, expectations and strengths of our clients. We get to know the client’s industry and the individuals within those industries and aim to build a long lasting relationship.

Our goal is to be the best at delivering our services in a professional manner with the highest levels of performance and customer service.

Management

Bill Platis – President

Since 2001 Bill Platis, Arkuda’s founder and president has been working towards his goal of developing and expanding Arkuda while building relationships with his customers and clients throughout Canada and the United States.

Daniel Savino – Senior Advisor

Originally from Vancouver, Daniel relocated to South East Asia and became the co-founder of Duck Fat Ventures, establishing a presence in retail restaurants and boutique hotels.  Having assisted many business ventures over the years, working primarily as adviser and financier, Daniel brings nearly two decades of experience aiding companies in achieving growth and business expansion.  He holds a degree from Langara College in International Business/International Finance and completed the CSC/CPH credentials from the Canadian Securities Institute.

Marco Faccone – Strategic Advisor

Marco has extensive experience in managing the needs of entrepreneurs and their private companies.  Marco worked in public practice as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) for 13 years where he gained considerable experience in providing tax and financial planning services to his owner-managed clients.  Marco has a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and is a Trust and Estate Practitioner with STEP Canada.  With this background, Marco has provided many shareholders with valuable advice associated with their personal and corporate net worth and cashflows, including the assessment and addressing of risk management needs and the identification of areas to increase efficiencies and improve overall results.   Marco also currently operates as an incorporated insurance broker licenced in the province of British Columbia (through MGF Advisory Inc), where he services the needs of individual and owner-managed clients in the areas of fee-based planning, life and income benefit insurance coverage and segregated fund investments needs.

Geroy Simon – Director of Business Development

Geroy is a former professional athlete in the NFL and CFL for 17 years.  A graduate of the University of Maryland, Simon is a 3 time Grey Cup Champion 2006, 2011 and 2013.  Most Outstanding player award 2006, all time leader in receiving yards in the CFL and most recently honored as a member of the Canadian Football Hall of fame in 2017.  Geroy brings his elite leadership and relationship skills to Arkuda and will focus on growth and development and continuing to grow the brand throughout both Canada and the US.

Taryn Dakha – Senior Operations Manager

A native of Vancouver, BC, Taryn was one of Canada’s finest figure skaters representing BC in numerous National competitions.  After retiring as an amateur she then went on to tour the world with Disney on Ice.  Taryn has been in the commercial cleaning business since 2010 and her extensive knowledge and attention to detail will assist Arkuda in thriving as leaders in industry.