Robert Hines

San Diego, CA, AUGUST 31, 2021 – Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announces the addition of Robert Hines, Vice President of Sales, joining Emerald’s expanding senior leadership team.

“I am very pleased to bring aboard Robert Hines as our new Vice President of Sales at Emerald Textiles.” says Andy Kratky, Chief Executive Officer. “Robert’s winning customer-focused approach, seasoned leadership in managing new business support and customer relationship solutions in commercial healthcare linen, will directly support the future investments of this company. Robert will immediately lead our fast-growing market expansion within the healthcare network as the premier leader of commercial healthcare laundry.”

Robert Hines joins Emerald with immense knowledge in new business, national account management and long-term customer solutions. Prior to Emerald, Robert was appointed Senior Director of Partnership Development at Cura Hospitality. Prior to that, Robert served 20 years at Angelica Corporation in several leadership roles as Director of Strategic Accounts, Director of Sales, Area Service Director of the Southeast, Director of Laundry Solutions and On-Premises Laundry Specialist.

Robert Hines earned a Bachelor of Economics at University of Georgia and completed the Executive Management Program at Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Emerald Textiles™

Emerald Textiles™ is the premier leader for commercial healthcare laundry delivering the highest level of quality and trusted services to our customers and their patients. Emerald Textiles was created through the combination of Emerald Textiles and Encore Textile Services in July 2018. Today, the company operates six best-in-class facilities in Los Angeles, Livingston, San Diego, Turlock, CA, Reno, NV and Saint George, UT. For more information, please visit

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