Wes Bates is Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Steemer International, Inc., which is a cleaning services company with an estimate of 2300 employees; and was founded in 1947 in Dubin, Ohio by his father Jack A. Bates. Still headquarter in Dublin, it has been a leading carpet cleaning business for over 70 years.
Wes attended Wittenberg University, receiving his Bachelor degree in Economics and Business. He is the recipient of the Alumni Association’s most prestigious recognition, the Class of 1914 Award, given to individuals who have served Wittenberg University above and beyond what might be expected of any contributor to the college’s welfare, he is currently chair of the Enrollment & Marketing Committee of the Wittenberg Board of Directors. He is married to Ann Bates and together they have a son and a daughter. They were also the lead donors for the new Health, Wellness & Athletics (HWA) Complex, and its centerpiece, The Steemer.
Wes holds memberships with the following: Member of Central Ohio Chapter of SCI, Wittenberg University Board of Directors, Life Member of NRA, International Order of St. Hubertus.
Outstanding Achievements: Created and designed wetlands in Ohio on family owned farm.
Wes, along with his wife Ann, reside in Marco Island, Florida and has a son and daughter.