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Our Team

Joseph P. Sergio, Ph.D.

Partner and C.O.O, Polar Clean, LLC

Joe Sergio has served as the C.O.O. of Polar Clean, LLC since its split from The Sergio Corporation in 2011. He holds a B.A., M.A., and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior Management from the University of Notre Dame.

Dr. Sergio is a Certified Instructor with the Institute of Engineered Cleaning Solutions (IECS). He is an SQF Practitioner and is HACCP Certified. He is the author of numerous articles in professional publications. He is a safety expert, with TWIC security credentials, as well as, OSHA 10-Hour, OSHA Respirator, Lockout/ Tagout, Aerial Lift Platforms, and Confined Space training. He is trained in Mold Remediation and Oil Spill Clean Up. He has also completed Incident Command training from FEMA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


Theresa Sergio, RN

Partner, President & CEO

Terri Sergio began training for her impressive medical career in Neonatal Intensive Care soon after graduating Summa Cum Laude. She completed her medical training from the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, was licensed as a Registered Nurse and certified in Neonatal Intensive Care in 1977. Over the next seven years she served as a NICU (Newborn Intensive Care Unit) staff nurse for four hospitals in two states. She also served as a Labor & Delivery staff nurse, a transport nurse and as a night shift charge nurse.

In 1984, she became a NICU staff nurse, transport nurse and night charge nurse for Memorial Hospital where she served for the next 25 years caring for more than a thousand premature babies in critical condition. During those years she also joined her husband Dr. Joseph Sergio in his successful disaster restoration business helping to design and launch the Contents Restoration Division, which eventually grew into its’ own regional processing facility.

As her interests grew in the family owned business, so did her professional expertise as she completed training in Structural Drying and Biohazard Remediation. She then help found and lead Polar Clean LLC and Polar Clean America, LLC as a Partner & the President and CEO. Her technical training, HACCP Certification, SQF Practitioner Certification and expertise in the medical and restoration fields have served her well in guiding use of the cutting-edge technology-based techniques used by her companies to serve the sanitization needs of the petrochemical, power generation, food manufacturing and processing industries, as well as many other specialized industries.


    Arlie “Buster” Boggs

    Founder of Polar Blast – Houston, Texas 

    Buster has over 30 years of Industrial Dry Ice Blasting experience in the Refinery, Petro-Chemical, and Power Generation Industries on the Gulf Coast and across the U.S.A. He was the first to introduce dry ice blasting services into these and other industries and has engineered a series of specialty cleaning methods such as I.D. tube cleaning technology for dry ice applications.

    Buster possesses a strong safety record and a vast expertise with a variety of industry equipment cleaning applications and with engineering media blasting solutions. On a personal note, Buster has been a Nationally Ranked Top Sportsman Drag Racer in the NHRA and IHRA and enjoys hunting and Harleys.


    Sean Simpson

    Director of Operations

    Sean designs and manages Field Operations to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality services while meeting client time requirements. He is responsible for maintaining cost controls and plant/vehicle/supply maintenance; ensuring delivery of regulatory compliance programs and trainings, and assists in sales and marketing efforts, including tradeshows.

    Sean has served as a Fire Fighter and advanced EMT, with duties including Customer Service, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Suppression, and Rescue. He has been a lead Water Restoration Technician. He holds a variety of OSHA safety certifications and has a TWIC security clearance.


    Nathan Sergio

    Senior Project Manager

    Nathan holds a B.A. in Economics, with a minor in Computer Applications, from the University of Notre Dame. His breadth of oversight involves the overall coordination of operations, including client communications, department coordination with sales to ensure accurate operations orders, development of job-specific risk management plans, logistical support of the tactical field crews, efficient execution of the job scope, and briefing and debriefing of crews.

    Nathan also utilizes his experience in Estimating, Information Technology, Intelligence Analysis, and Direct Sales. He holds a variety of OSHA safety certifications, and has a TWIC security clearance.


    Brent Forte

    General Manager

    Brent Forte has over 11 years’ of experience in management, construction, quality assurance, and project management. His innovative mindset and passion to serve others makes Brent a great asset to our clients and Polar Clean’s team members. Brent is responsible for working directly with ownership to coordinate efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing, field and technical service policies and practices. Brent also works to increase management’s effectiveness by communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning accountabilities, planning, monitoring, mitigating risk and appraising job results. He holds a B.S. in Marketing and Advertising from Indiana University. Brent also holds a supervisor development certification from the University of Notre Dame.


    Luke Troyer

    Application Engineer

    Luke Troyer brings years of experience in business development, organizational change, leadership, and management best practices. He works at educating and serving clients, the development of core markets, project implementation, risk management, and coordination of sales operation. Luke places tremendous value on building meaningful enduring relationships in life and believes in the importance of reputation, trust, communication, and mutual respect within those relationships. He holds a B.S. in Business from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business where he triple majored in Management, Human Resources, and International Studies.

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