EvaClean is an EarthSafe company Making our world a safer, healthier place
Seeing that infection control solutions were not evolving to meet the needs of today’s companies, citizens, and planet, EarthSafe’s founders set out to develop EvaClean; an Infection Control system that is as practical as it is revolutionary.
In developing the system, EarthSafe insisted that, in addition to being free of harsh chemicals that harm our health and our environments, it must be as efficacious and cost-efficient as traditional cleaning solutions, while enabling more consistent use and better performance. The result is an infection control system that is a clear choice for businesses large and small, and that is helping to make our world a safer, healthier place for all.
People on a mission.
EvaClean is an infection prevention and outbreak solution from EarthSafe Chemical Alternatives. EarthSafe's leadership is devoted to building a healthy business and world.
RICHARD RJ VALENTINE
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
A serial entrepreneur and investor, RJ provides the vision for EarthSafe sales and marketing strategies, as well
as the direction for its operational infrastructure.
RJ’s illustrious career includes founding and building dozens of market leaders in diverse industries under his
MBA Group of businesses. Unlike most private equity financiers, RJ applies his considerable operational
expertise to the companies he invests in, ensuring success for all stakeholders.
RJ’s fearlessness as a business guru also extends to a passion for racing. He has been equally successful as a
professional driver, with over 400 pro starts and a 24 Hours of Daytona win.
The Valentines are long-time residents of the Boston area. RJ is extremely active in long-distance cycling,
tennis, nutrition and fitness.
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder
Since EarthSafe’s inception in 2014, Jeremiah has led the development of safer, more sustainable chemistries,
pioneered disruptive electrostatic spray technologies, and forged numerous innovative programs in the
healthcare, education and cleaning spaces. Under Jeremiah’s leadership and guidance, EarthSafe developed
the EvaClean Infection Prevention System, which has since become the leading authority on healthier
As a long-time supporter of environmental causes, Jeremiah leveraged a career in green technologies-based
financial management and private equity to create new investment platforms built around social
Jeremiah lives with his wife and two young children in the Boston metro area.
Chief Financial Officer
Peter has worked together with RJ Valentine and his MBA Group of Companies since 1986. He has vast
expertise in finance reporting, systems analysis/design/implementation, cost reductions, cash management,
budgeting and forecasting, manpower strategies, compensation and benefits programs, internal control and
key performance indicator metrics development.
A graduate of Babson College’s School of Management, Peter began his career at Ernst & Young, where he
helped start the Entrepreneurial Services Group and was an information technology audit specialist. He has
since built an extensive track record of success providing entrepreneurs with the resources to achieve
business and investment objectives, driving profitability and resolving financial and operational issues.
Peter and his wife of 36 years Gail have raised 4 beautiful daughters, Nicole, Whitney, Darci and Anna. Peter
and Gail currently live in Duxbury Massachusetts.
FLAVIA DA SILVA-BENSON
Senior Vice President Operations & General Counsel
Since joining EarthSafe in 2016, Flavia has been integral to the successful launch of the EvaClean Infection
Prevention System. She oversees all SOPs, compliance regulations and processes, as well as managing key
national and international accounts in food services, education and healthcare.
Previously, Flavia built an extensive repertoire of professional accomplishments while practicing finance and
corporate law. A deep passion for helping others was the impetus that led her to EarthSafe.
Flavia is also founder of the Born to Run Foundation, which helps young athletes achieve mobility by providing
financial assistance for prosthetic limbs. She and her husband have 3 children and live in the greater Boston
Vice President, National & Strategic Accounts
Chris has been on the Earthsafe leadership team since 2014. He headed up the development of protocols for
the EvaClean System that were specifically designed to help prevent infectious outbreaks in schools and
daycares. Chris manages several national distributor partners and major accounts in the senior living, long
term care, healthcare and athletic industries, as well as creates training programs and educational videos for
all end-user verticals.
His previous roles as Environmental Services Manager, Area Safety Coordinator and Support Services Director
for multiple hospitals and medical centers have given Chris a profound knowledge-base in healthcare.
Chris is a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, an avid golfer, basketball player and car enthusiast. He lives in
Massachusetts with his wife, 2 kids and 2 dogs.
Area Vice President - East
Paul joined EarthSafe in 2018 and has played a significant role in developing sales strategies, go-to-market
execution, training and infection prevention programs for janitorial/sanitation solutions providers who focus
on healthcare, education, building services and food service customers. He is dedicated to making sure
distributor partners and resellers are equipped with the proper tools and knowledge to develop valuable
Prior to joining EarthSafe, Paul served in various leadership positions ranging from international telecom
software sales, to distribution services management, to business development for technology companies.
Paul resides in Massachusetts with his wife, their two kids and a dog.
Area Vice President - West
Mike joined EarthSafe in 2019, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in the healthcare, JanSan and
commercial cleaning industries. He has become known for his consultative approach to working closely with
distributor partners. Mike ensures they have the best instruction and materials possible to establish healthier
cleaning and disinfecting protocols for customers in the athletic, healthcare, education and food service fields.
Mike’s many professional accomplishments include creating and building new divisions, launching numerous
successful product lines, and reducing infection rates with proper cleaning and maintenance training
Originally from Ohio, Mike has been in the San Diego area for the past 16 years where he lives with his wife
and 2 children. In his spare time, Mike enjoys the outdoors, running, biking, swimming and hiking.
Customer & Sales Support Representative
When Michael joined the EarthSafe team in 2019, his passion for bringing clients peace of mind raised the bar
on customer service to the highest level. His role has since expanded beyond support, technical
troubleshooting, warranty returns and replacements, to include social media content administration as well.
Though dedicated to customer service most of his life, Michael also has a background in sports journalism,
hosting his own television and radio shows, producing and editing game films, and is a live announcer for
Michael continues to be actively involved in his hometown community of Rockland Massachusetts.
In 2017, Diana initially came on board as a Sales Marketing Coordinator, but quickly moved up the ladder. Her
lengthy list of responsibilities have grown to include managing SKU allocation and products for distributor
partners, order processing, inventory, shipping, trade show coordination, sales support, collateral and
An extensive 11-year history in real estate as a broker and consultant honed Diana’s sales skills and her
meticulous attention to detail earned her a sterling reputation in every position she held.
Diana lives with her husband and two young children in South Shore Massachusetts.
Clients with a message.
“Using the EvaClean system has benefitted us in the fact that we have had no facility-acquired C.diff cases since January 2016, and during the winter season we also have not had one single case of flu or Norovirus.
-- Nadine Ryno, Infection Control Nurse, Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation
“The EvaClean system has proven to be a huge success. We have not had one outbreak and the staff “loves” them. They are very user friendly, for example, the theater at the Gables takes only approximately 3 minutes to disinfect. You can adjust the concentration to accommodate the “need” to disinfect. What a fantastic infection control intervention!! With the outbreaks in Virginia, I sure do wish we had them in all the buildings! Great product!”
-- Earlene Mayhorn, RN, NCCDP, The Gables – a Five Star Senior Living Facility
"We have been using the sprayer and tabs for a few months now and love it. We have been able to significantly shorten the disinfection process while also treating areas we rarely had before. The ropes and even the sandbags outside we work out with are now easily done. Of course we use it on all the other equipment, mats/floors and bathrooms/locker rooms. It truly is a phenomenal system which protects us and the brand."
-- Morgan Bungerz, Facilities Manager, Crossfit New England