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Prudential Nominated for Family Owned Business Award

Prudential Overall Supply, a reusable image work apparel and related textiles company, announced that it has been nominated for consideration for the Top Family-Owned Business Award. Prudential is one of five Orange County family-owned businesses that were selected by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) for award consideration, according to a news release.

The nomination comes at a pivotal time in Prudential’s 88-year history. Dan Clark, second-generation owner continues his role as Chairman of the Board. Dan’s son, John Clark assumed the CEO position at the beginning of 2020.

The following excerpts from a letter written by Dan Clark released May 22, 2019 to all Prudential employees demonstrates Prudential’s thoughtful leadership transition process: “I am excited to announce that Prudential is preparing to start a new era in our history. At the end of 2019 we will see a transition in the leadership of the organization that we know will prepare us for continued success for many years to come.

I will maintain my current status with the company as the Chairman of the Board and continue to follow my passion for the business by conducting Customer Visitations, riding routes and spending time in the plants with our employees, as well as monitoring the progress of the company’s executive teams.

I will turn over my CEO role to John Clark and help him assume his leadership of the company. I think that he is well prepared for this new assignment and he shares my same enthusiasm for the company, our employees and our future.

This leadership transition will guide the company to new levels of success and all of us at Prudential look forward to the exciting times ahead.”

So many people, organizations and companies have been impacted by the pandemic that has defined 2020. As an essential business, Prudential continues to do its part supplying other essential businesses, municipalities and first responders Clean Green certified, industrial laundered, reusable textiles; uniforms, towels, mats and mops. Prudential also provides PPEs, cleaning supplies and consumable products that help its customers safely return to work.