Sharon L. Cowan, CBSE

Sharon L. Cowan, CBSE

Sharon’s Expertise Is Well Known And Respected Throughout The Industry!

Sharon brings her skills together as an entrepreneur, educator, marketer, business leader, author and speaker as well as a seasoned pro in the cleaning business to help individuals establish a new or grow an existing cleaning business.

One on one coaching customized to your market and business will be the key to developing a successful and profitable business. Each client receives the attention and commitment from Sharon, a seasoned industry expert.

Cleaning Business Consulting Group (CBCG), is a results oriented consulting firm dedicated to helping clients achieve their financial and business goals. Sharon Cowan, CBSE is the Chairman and President of CBCG and is well-recognized world-wide as an industry expert in the residential and commercial cleaning industry.


With the purchase of a small local cleaning company with 6 employees, Sharon began the journey to success and the end goal of a multimillion dollar regional cleaning company. She grew the company to enviable profits and over 120 employees. Using her background in national corporate leadership, business development, strategic planning, systems and operations, she was able to successfully manage and grow both the residential, commercial and new construction divisions of her company.

Described as the “consummate professional”, Sharon’s no-nonsense approach makes her a popular speaker and seminar leader for Industry Trade Associations.

Trusted in the Industry!

Sharon brings 30 years’ experience in the janitorial/cleaning industry as an owner and consultant.


  • Seminar leader for Association of Residential Cleaning Services Intl (ARCSI)
  • Guest speaker for Building Service Contractors Association Intl (BSCAI)
  • Two time award winner Building Service Contractors Intl (BSCAI)
  • Program Development and seminar leader – Cleaning Management Institute (CMI)
  • BSC University ™ Program developer and seminar leader
  • Master Trainer – Cleaning Management Institute (CMI)
  • Published in trade magazines and online sites: Clean Profits, CMMOnline, Florida Trend, Facilities Today, Cleaning Business Today, ISSA Today, CMI eNewsletter
  • Board of Directors – Cleaning for a Reason Foundation
  • Former Board of Directors – Indian River Chamber of Commerce
  • Adjunct Instructor – Indian River State College
  • Author of training materials, workbooks, CDs and videos


Consult Via Phone

Half Hour and Hourly rates give you the freedom to select just the right amount of help your business needs. Having an industry expert just a phone call away is a great addition to your staff at a fraction of the cost!

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On Site Coaching

Do you need an entire business revamp? Or work on a particular situation? A change in Corporate Culture? Special training for your staff? This and much more is available to you when you bring Sharon to your business for intense training.
She will work with you and your staff from the inside out to assist in the development of systems, processes and fine tune what you already have in place.

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Sharon Provides

  • Customized Coaching and Analysis For Profit
  • Marketing Programs designed for Growth
  • Commercial Cleaning Development
  • Residential Business Development
  • Construction Cleaning Coaching
  • Proposal Preparation
  • Retainer Program
  • Disaster Preparation Training
  • BSC University ™ Series
  • “Sell Your Cleaning Business” Preparation