Little Silver Neighbors Article

Little Silver Entrepreneurs: The Hodge Family They may be new to Little Silver, but Fred and Christine Hodge, both 36, have already made their mark in the short time they have been here. Before they met, Fred lived in downtown Red Bank and Christine lived in Plainsboro. One night, Christine was out with her friends in Red Bank and that was when she met Fred. They hit it off right away and immediately went on a first date the day after. “After that first official date,” Christine says. “it was almost every day moving forward … it was as if we had known each other for years. We have always said since we met that we are always on the ‘same page.’ That’s like our thing.” About two years later, on September 9th, 2016, Fred and Christine became Mr. and Mrs. Hodge. Now the proud parents of two healthy kids, Gabriella and Billy, Fred and Christine’s lives have gone nowhere but up. Fred is the proud founder and President of Clearview Washing, LLC, which originally started out as an exclusive window washing company, but has since grown into a commercial and residential cleaning company. “Here we are,” he says, [...]

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APP Article – Contractor’s lousy service led entrepreneur to start Clearview Washing

Read the original APP article Growing up in Freehold, Fred Hodge Jr. knew he was destined to be an entrepreneur. It was just a matter of finding his niche.  “Entrepreneurship ran in our family, and I always knew I wanted to own my own business,” shared Hodge, 35, now a resident of Little Silver and president and founder of Clearview Washing in Howell. Studying entrepreneurship at Rowan University helped him focus his interests, but even he couldn’t have imagined the twist of fate that would set him on his professional path when he was just 19 years old. “It all started in 2004, when the contractor who was supposed to come and clean the windows at my parents’ house for $350 never showed up,” Hodge recalled. “My father and I couldn’t believe how much he charged for the service or his lack of courtesy.” His father, Fred Hodge Sr., who’d long worked in finance in New York City, had an entrepreneurial streak as well and decided to get into the window-washing business himself. “He contacted a professional window cleaner to show us how to do it and then put an ad in the paper to launch our business, Clearview Washing,” said Hodge, who [...]

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