Michael Kurland - Giving Back to Move Forward

As an award-winning CEO of a successful facilities management company, Michael Kurland is committed to leading with purpose and giving back to the community.

With more than a decade of sales and marketing experience in the facility management industry, Mr. Kurland launched Branded Group in 2014 and has led the company's year-over-year exponential growth, cultural transformation, and the cultivation of a highly-regarded team of industry experts. His desire for his company to #BeBetter has resulted in deep and long-lasting customer, vendor, and non-profit partner relationships, innovative programs that drive customer satisfaction, and a respected position in the industry.

Mr. Kurland is a well-established author of several thought leadership articles in online publications such as Forbes, Inc., and Thrive Global. His perspectives on leadership, company culture, entrepreneurship, and teamwork are both innovative and informative. He also shares his facilities management expertise in case studies and industry publication articles. Mr. Kurland is a sought-after speaker, sharing his entrepreneurial journey with aspiring small business owners and students.

He is also dedicated to the advancement of the facilities management industry. Serving as Chair of the PRSM Networking committee, he has advanced PRSM’s Los Angeles networking events and strengthened its New York chapter events. His team plays an active role in industry associations including RFMA and IFMA.

As a result of his commitment to his colleagues, industry, and community, Mr. Kurland was named as a semi-finalist for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Orange County Awards Program. Additionally, Branded Group has received multiple industry and humanitarian awards.

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