Local business owners honored at convention

The following local business owners were honored for outstanding revenue performance during SERVPRO’s 44th Annual National Convention, held June 17 – June 21 at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel and the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

* Gary Rigby, Owner of SERVPRO(r) of Northeast Delta Lands, received the Millionaire’s Silver award. Rigby can be reached at servpro8523@bellsouth.net or (662) 289-7473.

* Gerald and Peggy Barton, Owner of SERVPRO(r) of Louisville, Forest and Winona, received the PRESIDENT’S Bronze award. Barton can be reached at sp9923@servpro9923.com or (662)779-1070.

In addition to providing a networking and educational forum for the more than 1,600 Franchise Owners in the SERVPRO(r) Franchise System, SERVPRO’s Annual Convention provides a platform to recognize and reward Franchisees for outstanding success in their businesses.

SERVPRO(r), an industry leader in disaster cleanup, restoration and remediation services, again welcomed a record number of Franchisees to their annual event. In addition to the awards ceremony, this year’s Convention offered more than 60 workshop sessions covering more than 30 different topics-the most extensive program ever offered at a SERVPRO(r) Convention. The keynote speaker was Walter Bond, former NBA player.

“Servpro Industries, Inc. congratulates all of our award winners on their success,” said Sue Steen, Chief Executive Officer of Servpro Industries, Inc. “We know that our leadership position in the marketplace is a direct result of the dedication and professionalism of our Franchisees and their staffs. Hopefully, this year’s National Convention provided all of our attendees with the latest intelligence about our company and our industry – so they can continue to grow their businesses and support their customers with the best possible service.”

For more information about SERVPRO(r), please visit www.SERVPRO.com.

Founded in 1967, the SERVPRO(r) Franchise System is a national leader and provider of fire and water cleanup and restoration services and mold mitigation and remediation.

SERVPRO’s professional services network of more than 1,600 individually owned and operated Franchises responds to property damage emergencies ranging from small individual disasters to multi-million dollar losses. Providing coverage in the United States and Canada, the SERVPRO(r) System has established relationships with major insurance companies and commercial clients, as well as individual homeowners.