SINCE 1984, WE'VE MADE
COMMERCIAL CLEANING INTO
A SPECIALIZED SERVICE.
Owner Charles Epps relocated the company headquarters
to Durham, NC.
Above Average Business Growth:
Industry Average = 4.8%
DeWhit = 9.1%
to customers, people, and communities
Our certifications, experience, equality focus, and people set us apart from the crowd
Charles Epps, I.C.E.
OWNER - PRESIDENT
Our President, Charles Epps, has been a leader in the cleaning industry for over 25 years. With a broad range of experience in operations and management, Charles has the knowledge and skills necessary to address the specialized needs of each of our clients. Charles maintains certifications in carpet cleaning, carpet care, carpet restoration, water damage remediation, and fire and smoke restoration. Training from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) with an emphasis on COVID-19 prevention and response adds another level of expertise. Whatever situation arises our clients have the assurance that the DeWhit Company President is not only personally available to them, but that he has the knowledge to successfully direct the DeWhit team of employees, supervision, and management to fulfill our clients' best interest.
Our general manager, Nick Dennis, brings in 10+ years of experience in management and operations. Nick oversees all business activities and is heavily involved in client relationships, strategic capacity planning, operational policies, and budgeting. Nick oversees the account managers of DeWhit to ensure task effectiveness, so client satisfaction is achieved. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family.
Victoria Childress is the South Carolina Upstate Accounts Manager based in Greenville, SC. Victoria has been in management roles for 13 years leading and developing strong teams. Her background is in cleaning for aeronautics, hospitals, colleges, DHEC buildings, and travel centers. She specializes in customer service, conducting training, audits, and managing for safety. Victoria has a very committed can do attitude.
NCSU ACCOUNT MANAGER
Fernanda Duarte has been in Management roles for 15 years. She’s trilingual and her goal with Dewhit Facility Services is to reach the Hispanic population. Fernanda recently got her certification in BioWork thru Wake Technical Community College. Outside of work she enjoys family time and teaching Sunday school at her church.
Antonio Gray began his career with DeWhit in 2003 and has served in many positions within the company. Today he oversees our Durham and RTP area accounts. Antonio has extensive experience with corporate headquarters, university, public administration, transportation, and technical cleaning operations in high-profile environments. His technical specialties include expertise in floor care, carpet cleaning, clean rooms, high bay, and pandemic response.
NCSU ACCOUNT MANAGER
Eddie McVey has more than 15 years of experience in facilities management. His expertise includes a wide scope of industries and organizations including telecommunications, IT, data centers, pharmaceutical, medical, logistics, technology, the public sector, and higher education. In addition to contract management Eddie's areas of focus are safety management and business development.
Sharon Rogers joined DeWhit in December 2019. With 20+ years of bookkeeping and office administration, Sharon is responsible for the financial affairs of the company. Outside of work Sharon is dedicated to her family and her church. She enjoys the outdoors and is a fan of Duke athletics.
William J. (Dub) Karriker, I.C.E.
William J. (Dub) Karriker worked for over 30 years in commercial cleaning management. As General Manager of DeWhit, Dub directed the company in business development, contracts, safety, quality, sales, marketing, training, purchasing, budgeting, planning, and scheduling. Dub retired in 2022 but can't stay away from the office and remains a consultant for the company.
WE'RE GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY BOTH CORPORATELY AND PERSONALLY.
Over the years we've corporately supported organizations like StepUp Durham, Project Build, Urban League of the Upstate, Meals on Wheels, The University of NC at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, NCCU Athletics, BMW Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society, Mauldin Sports Center, the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce, and United Way African American Leadership.
We've donated pallets of supplies and provided logistical support for people harmed by Hurricanes Matthew, Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence, & Michael in partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern & Central NC.
Our owner is personally dedicated to serving and benefiting the communities where he lives and where DeWhit operates. He is involved in giving financial, personal time, material support and leadership for churches, schools, non-profits, charities, and community service organizations. He makes the time to serve as a mentor for children, youth, individuals, and families in need of support and assistance. By his example he encourage the entire DeWhit team to be actively involved in their community through personal giving and acts of service.