TCG Founder

Lonnie McDonald
Founder, Textile Care Group

Lonnie McDonald is the Founder and President of TCG Group. Lonnie holds the prestigous IICRC Designations of Master Textile Cleaner, Master Restorer Fire & Smoke, Master Restorer Water, Practicing Senior Carpet Inspector and IICRC Approved Instructor. He serves o­n the Institute of Inspection Cleaning Restoration Certification IICRC Technical Committees that write the Cleaning Standards and Training Courses. He also served o­n the American Home Furnishings Alliance AHFA committees o­n Leather Care and Labeling. Lonnie has written numerous articles that have appeared in industry trade magazines. Lonnie is also one of the founders and a past president of the Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association LMCCA. Lonnie is an IICRC Approved Instructor and industry recognized instructor in leather care and low moisture processes.

Included are a brief summary of past and present accolades and positions held.

President: Textile Care Group
Includes Leather Pro! ®, Textile Care Group Chemicals & Integrity Carpet Cleaning

Connections: Industry Connections Award 2008

Clean Fax Dream Team 2006 Top 5 Industry Experts
Clean Fax Dream Team Nominee 2003 & 2004 & 2006
Clean Fax Dream Team Nomination Committee Member 2003, 2004 & 2005
Clean Fax Editorial Advisory Group

The House Keeping Channel Advisory Board

LMCCA’s IICRC Shareholder Representative

Industry Consultant

IICRC Master Textile Cleaner
IICRC Master Water Restorer
IICRC Master Restorer Fire & Smoke
IICRC Master Restoration Technician
IICRC Senior Practicing Carpet Inspector
IICRC Approved School                                                                                                                                                                IICRC Board of Directors                                                                                                                                                                 IICRC Executive Committee                                                                                                                                                                                          IICRC Treasurer                                                                                                                                                                                IICRC Approved Instructor: Leather Cleaning Technician                                                                                                  IICRC S100 Carpet Cleaning Standard Committee Member                                                                                                       IICRC Certified Firm & Registrant Committee Member                                                                                                                        IICRC CCT Committee Member                                                                                                                                                                IICRC UFT Committee Member                                                                                                                                                         IICRC Certified Firm Committee                                                                                                                                                               IICRC Registrants Committee Past                                                                                                                                                            IICRC Certification Council Member                                                                                                                                                  IICRC Representative to American Home Furnishings Alliance AHFA

 

IICRCA Board of Directors                                                                                                                                                                   IICRCA Executive Committee                                                                                                                                                                 IICRCA Treasurer

Credentials

IICRC Leather Task Force Chair Past
IICRC Leather Cleaning Technician TAC Chair
American Home Furnishings Alliance AHFA Leather Care Committee Chair
American Home Furnishings Alliance AHFA Fabric Committee
American Leather Chemist Association Member ALCA
American Leather Chemist Association Member ALCA Convention Speaker 2008
Certificate – Finishing Touches – Townsend Leather- Maintenance and Repair of Leather
Certificate – Leather Institute- Maintenance and Repair of Leather
Certificate – Royal Tone-Leather Cleaning Academy Dry Cleaning
Certificate – Bridgepoint/Leather Master Leather Specialist
Certificate – Bridgepoint/ Leather Master Advanced Leather Care
Certificate – Leather Master/Stainsafe Product Seminar
Certificate – Leather Master/Stainsafe Restoration Seminar

Eco Logo Think Tank

Connections Events Board of Directors

Wools of New Zealand Wool Specialist

Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association LMCCA Co Founder
Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association LMCCA Past President
Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association LMCCA Current Executive Director

Author of numerous industry related articles.

Quoted in hundreds of newspapers, magazines and websites

American Society of Interior Designers Industry Partner

Internationally Recognized Leather Care Instructor
Author of the Book-Leather Care Technician Manual

Manufacturer of Leather Care and Carpet Cleaning Products:

Leather Pro!® Product Line
Aniline Cleaner PAN
Deep Cleaner P
Moisture PA
Protection PA
Nubuck Protection
Nubuck Cleaning Cloth
Nubuck Protection

Textile Care Group™ Product Line