Born September 26th, 1969 in Miami, Florida, AC Lockyer a third-generation service business entrepreneur. AC is largely accredited for the professional development of the industry known as soft washing.
In 1991 AC started a company named Mallard Systems that grew to $4.8 million dollars in revenues, having three branches in Florida and supporting 36 trucks. In 2010 AC started SoftWash Systems, a soft washing supply company specializing in equipment, chemicals, education and support for soft washing businesses. That company has grown to exceed 220 in-network companies, operating in nine countries worldwide, producing in excess of $50 million dollars of soft washing revenues each year.
AC’s passion is fishing. In the early 2000’s while owning his turnkey soft wash cleaning company, AC decided to become a professional tournament fisherman. In 2006 AC achieved a life-long dream by entering the Redfish Tour with his fishing partner Thresher Klier. In their rookie season, AC and Thresher won the Redfish Tour National Championship.
AC is firstly a Christ follower and then husband to his wife Karen and father of Lauren his daughter and AJ his son. Though faith plays a significant role in AC’s life, AC endeavors to be the Christian people are not expecting. Striving to be God centered and investing in others without being religious.
Today AC leads Droplet International, a business holdings company that has holdings in the US and abroad with great brands like SoftWash Systems, Disruptor Manufacturing, Phantom Window Works, and Bright & Blue Pool Service. AC travels the world mentoring businesses and speaking at various conferences, growing micro economies and encouraging business development world-wide.
Competitive public and extemporaneous speaking 1984 – 1988 FFA. Church organizations 1984 – 2020. Seminar speaking 1992 – 2020. SoftWash Systems Educational Director 2010 – 2020 (32 events each year), Ziglar Legacy Certified Coach 2019. UAMCC Vendor of the Year, PWNA Joe Walters Award Recipient. Florida 100 Company 1998 & 1999, Central Florida Up & Comer 2000. Contributing Author, The WOW Factor 2019.
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