When franchise systems support the livelihood of communities and minority and veteran investors, everyone benefits. Mr. Handyman franchise, a key brand of the multi-concept home services franchise system Service Brands International, is making headlines confirming the company’s commitment to welcoming franchisees from various backgrounds while giving back. The brand continues to create new jobs as franchise development expands across the U.S. while volunteer efforts reveal franchisee priorities in their local communities.
From its partnership with VetFran and MinorityFran, and discounts for qualified incoming franchisees, Mr. Handyman continues to place high priority on helping new franchisees from various backgrounds to become established in their local territory. Featured in USA Today, Jo McCabe, female owner of the Mr. Handyman covering Prince William and Fairfax counties in Virginia, is one such example. Though the brand’s name would indicate gender favor, McCabe is proof of the exact opposite. McCabe’s experience in the US Navy fueled her interest in joining a reputed franchise system, and the Mr. Handyman concept is well aligned with her skill set.
Her comments in the article reveal some of the primary benefits of the concept in her experience: a strong support system of fellow franchisees to turn to for guidance when needed and a distinctive training program and respected system, both of which inspired her investment in the brand.
While originally founded in 1996, and with franchising starting in 2000, Mr. Handyman continues to partner with new franchisees in specific territories while creating jobs that support the nationwide economy. Featured through Fox Channel News earlier this year in April, it was revealed that 16 new franchises were set to open in various state locations. Development like this brings passionate franchisees on board while sparking new employment opportunities.
As the brand concept for franchising was developed to work well with family life and other obligations, Mr. Handyman franchisees have the privilege of supervising a team of skilled technicians and representatives who work closely with local customers to ensure their complete satisfaction. This adds to the impact each new open franchise has on local areas and communities benefit in two ways: dedication to customer service standards maintained by the nationwide system and new opportunities for talented individuals interested in the concept.
In addition to partnering with franchise investors from various backgrounds and building up communities with economy-friendly development, the brand’s continued focus on volunteerism highlights the very real interest that individual franchisees and team members have in using their talents to benefit others. Providing hours of free service for non-profit organizations, Mr. Handyman owners are no strangers to lending a hand. Wayne Owczarzak and team members were featured in a Wheaton Leader article of Illinois for their participation in volunteer work on a homeless housing non-profit organization, along with two other noteworthy articles. Chad Olson of Central Florida featured in the Orlando Sentinel and Ted Tenenbaum of Los Angeles, California featured in The Government Center Gazette & Van Nuys News Press both also contributed volunteer hours to community non-profit organizations focused on domestic violence shelter and youth and elderly support services.
All three Mr. Handyman owners and their team members volunteered as part of the National Day of Service and Remembrance annually observed on September 11, a cause for which Mr. Handyman franchisees repeatedly gain attention in various parts of the U.S.Each respective article emphasizes not only the brand’s service oriented culture, but how Mr. Handyman franchisees continue to use their talents and skills to benefit their communities in various city and state locations.