Martin’s Team

Martin’s Window Cleaning Corp. (MWCC) began high-rise window cleaning operations in 1977. Over the years, services have expanded to include: Mid- and Low-Rise Window Cleaning, Glass Restoration, Final Construction
Cleaning, Vertical and Horizontal Pressure Washing, Leak Repair, Caulking, Roof Anchorages installation, Davit and Tieback systems instillations, inspections and certifications. Evaluation/Consulting etc.

Through out the years, Martin’s Window Cleaning Corp. has assumed a leadership role in the window cleaning industry. Internationally, Martin’s Window Cleaning Corp. serves on the board of directors of the International Window Cleaning Association. Nationally, Martin’s Window Cleaning Corp. is a member of the ANSI A 120 and a founding member on the ASME A41 Committee and ANSI IWCA I14 Committee. Our Safety Director participates on both committees which are engaged in promulgating National Consensus Standards for the window cleaning industry. Locally, Martin’s Window Cleaning Corp. works closely with IREM’s Legislative Committee and BOMA’s Government Affairs Committee as an advocate for improved safety in the window cleaning industry.

MWCC has the experience, management team, supervision, and professional, skilled employees to safely and efficiently execute all building services offered. Our extensive insurance coverage and outstanding safety record are evidence of our dedication to protecting your property and the health and safety of the public and our employees. But our service is the thread that weaves through our entire operation to produce excellence.

Tara Smarr, President

Tara Smarr joined Martin’s Window Cleaning Corp (MWCC) in 1991. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1999 from the University of Houston. Her dedication and leadership skills led to quick advancement and in 2010 Tara was elected President of MWCC.

Tara has completed the International Window Cleaning Association’s (IWCA) Safety and Training Program, attends IWCA board meetings and seminars. Tara continues to stay abreast of industry safety standards as she attends meetings of the ANSI 1-14 Window Cleaning Safety Standard Committee and OSHA hearings.

Martin Esqueda, Vice President of Operations

Mr. Esqueda began his career in window cleaning in 1981. His hard work, loyalty and fairness served to promote him to foreman and later to his current position as Vice President of Operations with Martin’s Window Cleaning Corporation.

In 1994, Mr. Esqueda attended the International Window Cleaning Association’s (IWCA)convention and completed the two-day Window Cleaning Safety Training Program. He participated in the PMI-Petzel’s Rope and Rescue Clinic at Donner Pass, Nevada in 1997. 

In October of 2002, Mr. Esqueda, his crew supervisors, and all his window cleaners attended the bi-lingual Window Cleaning Safety Training Program held in Houston, Texas. 

Mr. Esqueda requires continued education for all of his crew supervisors and window cleaners encouraging them to stay abreast of new technology as well as the latest Codes and Standards. He assisted his 8 crew supervisors in their two year on-the-job training program required by the IWCA to achieve the required hours to be a Certified High-Rise Window Cleaner.

Mr. Esqueda was recognized by the IWCA with the prestigious Window Cleaner of the Year Award for his commitment to the safety and training of his employees and for outstanding customer satisfaction.

Wade Shelton, Business Development Manager

Wade has more than 25 years of experience in business development and operational management and has been part of key commercial real estate organizations for many years including Houston Building Owners and Managers Association (Houston BOMA) and IREM Houston. His roots are deep in the #CRE industry. 

Wade’s expertise in building positive business relationships with both employees and clients is driven by his talent for transparent, engaging communication and tenure as an experienced mentor. He has consistently led high-performing teams at industry leaders like ISS Facility Services, Brawner Paper Company, and Target Corporation. Wade holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas State University, is very involved in his communities Little League organization, his church, and is an avid outdoorsman while being a devoted husband and father of two.