Phoenix’s first anchorwoman now informing families at Sky Harbor
ABM employee Mary Jo West, the first Phoenix anchorwoman in 1983, is now making headlines at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The ex-retiree is a guest services representative at the airport information desk, sharing information and being a friendly, albeit familiar, face for travelers.
Hidden Heroes: Custodian gets life-saving kidney donation from new co-worker
ABM coworkers Ricardo Couchman and Terron Hardy became fast friends while working at Brookfield Place in New York City. It wasn’t until Couchman noticed significant swelling on Hardy’s arm that he knew intervention was necessary. What happened next is the ultimate example of making a difference in the lives of others.
Will Webster is an ABM Operations employee in Los Angeles, California. He and his son were volunteering at the Emmanuel Baptist Rescue Mission, a temporary homeless shelter that offers overnight accommodations, hot meals, clothing exchange, and ministry. They noticed that the property was run down and in desparate need of of maintenance. In the midst of this need, Will saw the opportunity to make a real difference. He approached the ABM management team to discuss his passion for the program and explore ways to help The Mission.
Meet Maury, the beloved custodian of Coulter Grove Intermediate Maury Forrester School in Maryville, Tennessee. He spent his early career as an award-winning electromechanical designer, working with the team that put a man on the moon. During the Saturn and Apollo programs, Maury worked for a subcontractor that designed crucial launch components.
In 2003, an ABM employee approached our team with a brilliant idea to collaborate with Cara Chicago, a workforce development and job placement enterprise helping those affected by poverty get and keep quality jobs. After learning more, ABM was eager to get involved and a beautiful new partnership was born.
While putting the finishing touches on her work for the day, ABM employee Leyla Tabora was informed that two rings had been left on the sink in the bathroom of her building. Rather than leaving the problem to the person on the next shift, Leyla took ownership and placed the rings in a safe space. She held out hope that the owner would come back to reclaim them.