Cindi Goff became interested in starting a street sweeping business in 2007 when storm water management, water pollution prevention and dust prevention policies began to be enforced. This led her to begin Broomers, Inc., a street and parking lot sweeping and cleaning company that operates in Omaha, Council Bluffs and surrounding areas. Their customers include; building and excavating contractors, shopping centers, apartment complexes, churches, SIDs and local governments. Cindi’s friend Diane Urbach and she are co-owners.
What has been your most important achievement professionally? – Knowing when to sell and monetize my first successful business after 29 years of growing it.
What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life? – Becoming a parent was a huge turning point. What a great ride and learning experience.
What is your favorite thing to do on a day off? – I love to boat and fish on the Missouri River in the summer.
What are you the most proud of? – My daughter Traci is a third generation entrepreneur following in my dad and my footsteps.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – Don’t be loud and wrong at the same time.
If you could choose only one descriptive word to be remembered as, what would it be? – Industrious
If you could have a super power, what would it be? – Olympic swimmer
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life? – Cooking and baking are the extent of my artistic abilities but I am very good at it and love to entertain. Cooking is love when it’s shared.
Which talent would you most like to have? – I would love to be able to play the pedal steel guitar or sing like a songbird.
If you could choose any other profession to be successful in, what would it be? – A singing chef.
What is your favorite book or the last good book you read? – I like Vince Flynn novels and recently finished Kill Shot. I am currently reading Goddess of the Market, a biography of Ayn Rand by Jennifer Burns.
What is your favorite movie? – The Intouchables
What is your favorite local restaurant? – Omaha is a great restaurant town. A few of my favorites are Malara’s, LaCasa’s and Shucks on 119th St.
If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be? – A famous person would be Ayn Rand. My favorite lunch partner over many years was my dad and I would love to be able have one more lunch with him.