JOHN E. FITZGERALD, JR., CHESP
AF&S Products & Services, Inc.
Mr. Fitzgerald started his company in October 2005. Incorporated in the State of California, AF&S Products & Services is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a Certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) in the State of California. The company is also registered with Dun and Bradstreet and the SAM (System for Award Management).
Mr. Fitzgerald retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs in October 2005 with over thirty-five years of service. Prior to his retirement, he served as Co-Coordinator of the Continuous Readiness Program for the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network, VISN # 22.
Mr. Fitzgerald was appointed Acting Associate Director, Administration and Support for the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in September 2002 and served in that role for two years. Previously, he served as Director, Facilities Management Program Office for the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System for seven years.
From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Fitzgerald served as the Director, Environmental Management Service, for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. Environmental Management Service was one of VHA’s largest, with approximately 10,000 employees, serving 172 medical centers, 134 nursing homes, 42 domiciliary locations and numerous outpatient and community clinics across the nation.
He also served in positions at VA medical centers in Louisville, Kentucky; Madison, Wisconsin; Long Beach, California; and West Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Fitzgerald is a Life Member of Leadership VA (1994), and has received numerous awards including the Scissors Award, presented by the Deputy Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the prestigious Hammer Award presented by the Vice President of the United States.
Mr. Fitzgerald is the past President of the AHE (Association for the Healthcare Environment) of the American Hospital Association (AHA). In 1996, he was the recipient of the Society’s highest award, the Phoenix Award. He is a Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) with AHE.
Mr. Fitzgerald is a Navy Veteran, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), American Legion and the Viet Nam Veterans of America (VVA).
PRODUCTS & SERVICES Inc.
Exceptional products and services for a cleaner environment!
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
Certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise
in the State of California (DVBE)