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Steve Miller Award Winner - Greg Forte and ManagementGreg Forte

UNT Facilities' department own 37 year UNT veteran of Custodial Services, Greg Forte was awarded the prestigious Steve Miller Award for Outstanding Employee. Greg ensures that UNT students, faculty and staff work in clean, inviting facilities that facilitate education. He supervises a nighttime custodial staff of 85 team members caring for 3.5 million square feet of facilities beginning at midnight. In the earliest minutes of his "day," Greg is at his desk preparing for the night's challenges. He fields emails and works with crew leaders to cover areas due to housekeeping staff vacancies or illness. Every night, he juggles and re-prioritizes job assignments to ensure customer special project requests are met while providing coverage for daily cleaning needs across the university. Greg strives for excellence while working to support his staff members in both their professional and personal lives. He is the example of dedication. His efforts and talent help contribute to the continued success and improvement of UNT.