About BFE Consulting
Robert (Bob) Eisenberg
Bob has over 35 years’ experience in the Commercial Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Industry, and is well known throughout North America and overseas, and is considered an expert in the industry.
Over the years at the request of several industry trade associations,Bob has spoken at many national conferences and regional meetings on a wide variety of educational topics such as financing, demographics, location analysis, equipment replacement, advertising, the industry’s future, and more.
Bob has been a guest speaker at 12 Clean shows on behalf of the CLA (Coin Laundry Association), as well as writing numerous articles for various national and international Laundry and Dry-cleaning publications.
In 2000 Bob was elected to the national board of directors of CLA; and was then elected by that board to the executive board and served as the association’s 2005 Chairman. In addition, Bob served as the past President on the board of the local Delaware Valley CLA chapter, and is the founding chairman ofLaundry Cares, the industry’s charitable trust founded by the CLA. In December 2010, Bob was honored by the CLA who recognized him as one of 50 who made a difference in the industry over the past 50 years.
Bob is known and respected nationally and internationally by his peers, and continues to be a leader in the industry, in coin, OPL and route.
Over the years Bob has been retained as a consultant for several companies; two examples are a large manufacturer assisting them in growing internationally, as well as consulting for a large laundromat chain in Brussels, Belgium, helping them grow within their markets, and to expand into others.
Bob has been a featured guest writer and has many articles at www.planetlaundry.com the latest industry web site.
Most recently, Bob formed BFE Consulting Group, LLC. By utilizing Bob’s expertise and experience, BFE will help manufacturers, distributors, and store owners increase income and become more profitable.
Over the course of his Career, Bob has had the following positions:
- Regional Vice-President: Fowler Equipment Company
- Regional Vice-President: Super Laundry Corp (division of CSC)
- President: Qualclean Equipment, LLC
- Senior Vice-President: Ipso USA
- President: Bala Finance Company
- National Sales Manager: Wascomat of America (now Laundrylux)