St. Louis, MO, January 27, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Stratus Building Solutions, the nation’s fastest growing international brand in the building services and maintenance franchise industry, has entered the Louisville market by awarding another new Master Franchise to entrepreneur and veteran franchisor Kevin Spellacy. This marks his second Master Franchise location in the United States. Stratus Building Solutions of Louisville will operate from headquarters at 4237 Produce Road., Louisville, KY 40218 and be available at (502) 966-2025.
Dennis Jarrett, CEO of Stratus Building Solutions, said, “Kevin’s new Master Franchise is an exciting trend we’re currently enjoying of Masters opening up new territories once they see the value in the Stratus business model. Kevin established the Indianapolis office to the dynamic company it is today and we wish him the same success with the Louisville operation.”
Pete Frese, President of Stratus Building Solutions, added, “Kevin and his team continue to provide his regions with the same quality, value and ease of doing business that people have come to associate with Stratus. Kevin’s commitment to the Stratus green initiative and to his customer’s service needs have proven him to be a successful business executive for all the right reasons.”
Mr. Spellacy states "We are very excited to introduce Stratus Building Solution's premier commercial cleaning service to the Louisville market. Our customer should expect excellence in facilities services from our experienced staff. They will enjoy the same impeccable service that we provide our business and institutional customers in Indianapolis."
Jerry Wenger will serve as Regional Director for both Indiana and Kentucky and has over 25 years of facility service experience. Pamella Martins has over two years Franchise Development experience and will act as Franchise Director. Josue Rangel is an experienced Operations Manager with eye for detail. Stephanie McDaniel will provide Inside Sales support.
“People want quality service and support especially in these tough economic times,” continues Spellacy. “We have provided excellence in facility services for our current customers and will provide the same level of excellence for our customers in Louisville. We look forward to the opportunity to serve.”
Stratus Building Solutions won #1 Fastest Growing Franchise and three “top ten” spots total in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2011 Franchise 500® along with a spot in the 2010 Inc. 500-5000. Other awards include Franchise Times’ Fast 55, World Franchising’s 50 Top Franchises for Minorities, Black Enterprise’s Top 40 Best Franchises for African Americans and Poder 360’s Top 25 Franchises for Hispanics.
Jarrett and Frese founded Stratus Building Solutions after each worked as top corporate executives for more than ten years in commercial cleaning franchise industries. With that experience, Stratus Building Solutions currently offers franchises in Arizona, Connecticut, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, New Jersey, North and South Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia, in addition to Kentucky. In May 2009, Stratus Building Solutions of Canada was established to serve all ten provinces in that nation. The company’s near-term plans include expansion into Europe, South America and the Middle East.
Stratus Building Solutions franchise benefits include orientation and training; customer referrals; administrative and accounting support; pre-arranged credit lines; access to insurance and surety bonds, financing options, promotional support; and other turn-key advantages. The firm’s headquarters are at 1976 Innerbelt Business Center Drive in St. Louis, Missouri.
For more information, please see the website www.stratusclean.com or call Stratus Building Solutions at 314.731.2000 or toll-free at 877.731.2020. Media contact: Dennis Jarrett.