SINCE 1984, WE'VE MADE
COMMERCIAL CLEANING INTO
A SPECIALIZED SERVICE.
Founded to provide superior quality janitorial services to businesses in the Southeast.
Owners Charles Epps and Pam Karriker relocated the company headquarters
to Durham, NC.
to customers, people, and communities
CIMS-GB · IICRC
We are the only ISO 9001:2015 certified minority-owned cleaning firm in the Carolinas.
Charles Epps, I.C.E.
OWNER - PRESIDENT
Our President, Charles Epps, has been a leader in the janitorial field for over 25 years. With a broad range of experience in operations, supervision, and management Charles has the knowledge and background necessary to address the specialized needs of each of our clients. In addition to this wealth of experience, Charles maintains certifications in carpet cleaning, carpet care, carpet restoration, water damage remediation, and fire and smoke restoration. Whatever situation arises, our clients have the assurance that the DeWhit Company President is not only personally available, but that he has the expertise to successfully direct the DeWhit team of employees, supervision, and management to fulfill our clients’ best interest.
Pam Karriker brings a wealth of financial and governmental experience to the DeWhit team. A former banker and government official, Pam provides guidance and oversight in the administration of regulatory, compliance, and human relations while promoting the financial health of the company. Pam is dedicated to meeting all of the standards and requirements necessary to ensure and enhance the best interests of our clients, employees, businesses and the communities that we serve.
William J. (Dub) Karriker has been in business management for over 25 years specializing in contract facility maintenance and operations with special emphasis in governmental and regulatory compliance. In addition to overseeing the operational management staff, Dub also serves as DeWhit's ISO 9001:2015 documentation specialist and is our internal auditor. Dub directs DeWhit staff and management in business development, contracts, management, safety, quality, sales, marketing, training, purchasing, budgeting, planning, and scheduling.
William J. (Dub) Karriker, I.C.E.
Victoria Childress is the South Carolina Upstate Accounts Manager based in Greenville, SC. Victoria has been in management roles for 12 years leading and developing strong teams. Her background is in cleaning and inspecting hospitals, 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.
Stacy Cox is responsible for processing invoices, payments and payroll, monitoring transactions, and producing reports. Dedicated to her family and community Stacy volunteers her considerable financial and planning skills to benefit local schools and social organizations. With degrees in business administration and accounting from UNC Stacy is a die-hard Tarheel fan.
CENTRAL & EASTERN NC
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.
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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.
Each of our owners is personally dedicated to serving and benefiting the communities where they live and where DeWhit operates. They are involved in giving financial, personal time, material support and leadership for churches, schools, non-profits, charities, and community service organizations. Each of them makes the time to serve as a mentor for children, youth, individuals, and families in need of support and assistance. By their example they encourage the entire DeWhit team to be actively involved in their community through personal giving and acts of service.
WHAT MAKES DEWHIT DIFFERENT?
Since 1984, DeWhit has provided specialized cleaning services for a broad range of businesses and institutions in the Southeast. We currently serve South Carolina and North Carolina, with expansion plans for Georgia, and Virginia. Find out more about our vision for sustainability.
Without the overhead or bureaucracy associated with typical corporate culture, we have more owner and management time dedicated to develop, implement, and maintain optimum-cleaning programs for our clients at the lowers possible cost.
By taking care of our workers, we ensure they will take care of our clients. We provide extensive training that includes superior safety performance, professional management and supervision, above market pay rates, and annual reviews. We maintain a turnover rate below the industry average.
Aaron Hicks serves the SC Lowcountry managing operations from our office in the Greater Charleston area. A Charleston native, Aaron returned home after a decade of cleaning operations supervision and management in the SC Midlands region. With degrees in Business Management and Administration Aaron brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and positive energy to the DeWhit team. Aaron's special emphasis is in cleaning for educational facilities.