San Diego, CA, November 1, 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 retirement of Jaye Park, former President of Emerald Textiles.

“After 11 remarkable years of leading Emerald’s fast-moving expansion to 6 facilities across California, Nevada, and Utah, our Emerald leadership will continue to provide top tier service and quality for years to come.” said Jaye Park, former President of Emerald Textiles. “It is with immense gratitude after 45 years in the industry that I announce my retirement effective November 1, 2021.”

“Jaye has done incredible things for the company, employees, community and customers,” said Chief Executive Officer Andrew Kratky of Emerald Textiles. “Please join me in congratulating Jaye for everything he has accomplished and wish him the best in his retirement. Jaye will continue to support Emerald with his wealth of experience and knowledge in our strategic growth plans.”

For nearly 45 years, Jaye has been a trailblazer of the industry touching the lives of the many communities he’s reached. Jaye got his start in the linen, uniform and facility services industry in the late ’70s. While finishing his college education in business administration in 1978, Jaye started his professional career as a driver for Blue Seal Linen Supply. After the company was acquired by Angelica in 1982, Jaye quickly worked his way up in the organization where at only 28, he became the general manager of Angelica’s Market Street facility in San Diego. In 1984, Park was promoted to regional manager, and then again to vice president of the Southwest market. Jaye and his team were the highest performing region in the company for most of the 33 years that he worked with Angelica.

About Emerald Textiles™

Emerald Textiles™ is the leading commercial healthcare laundry and linen services business in the Western United States delivering the highest level of quality excellence and trusted service to 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 state-of-the-art processing facilities in Los Angeles, Livingston, San Diego, Turlock, CA, Reno, NV and Saint George, UT.
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