Merry Maids Recognizes Outstanding Franchise Owners

Scott and Susan Tanner Receive Highest Honor: Founder's Award

MEMPHIS, TN - (Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - Merry Maids, the nation's leading home cleaning company and part of the ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV), announced the recognition of several outstanding franchise owners at its annual seminar held in San Diego. The highest honor of the year, the Founder's Award, was given to franchisees Scott and Susan Tanner, of Victoria, British Colombia. The Tanners also received an Award of Excellence and the Single Territory Sales Leader Award.

"Merry Maids franchisees represent the best of the best in the home cleaning industry and it's an honor to recognize these business owners for their hard work and dedication," said Joe Chaves, chief operating officer of Merry Maids. "Our franchisees' success is proof of their passion in delivering an exceptional cleaning experience every time, and helping people keep a clean home so they can spend more time with family, friends and hobbies."

Other Award of Excellence honorees included:

  • Laurie and Scott Briesath, Merry Maids of East Troy, Wis.
  • Chris and Jan White, and Debby and Larry Weigel, Merry Maids of Deerfield Beach, Fla.
  • Johanna Rozler, Merry Maids of Orchard Park, N.Y.
  • Chris and Laura Tygielski, Merry Maids of Redding, Calif.

Additional awards and franchisees included:

  • Rookie of the Year: Catherine Ryan, Merry Maids of Duncansville, Penn.
  • Sales Growth Leader of the Year: Fred Surgeon, Merry Maids of Aberdeen, Concord, Gastonia and Hope Mills, N.C.; Florence, S.C.; and Gainesville and South Daytona, Fla.
  • Multiple Territory Sales Leader: Brad and Lisa Dionne, Merry Maids of El Cajon, Santa Ana and Torrance, Calif.; Meridian, Idaho; Orem and Salt Lake City, Utah; and Lake Stevens, Lynnwood and Spokane Valley, Wash.
  • Team Member of the Year: Silvia Sandoval, Merry Maids of Austin

Merry Maids has more than 35 years of experience helping families clean up messes, creating home cleaning plans customized for each household's needs, and providing expert tips to keep living spaces clean and organized - ultimately giving them more time to spend with their families.

A local Merry Maids team can create home cleaning plans customized for each home's needs to ensure a consistent, reliable, and thorough cleanings. To find the Merry Maids location nearest you, visit For more information and to stay up-to-date on the latest Merry Maids news, visit, "Like" the brand's Facebook page or follow Merry Maids on Twitter.

About Merry Maids

Merry Maids is the largest home cleaning franchise network in the United States. Merry Maids provides services in 48 states and the District of Columbia through approximately 500 company-owned locations and franchised outlets. The company also provides home cleaning services in Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom and has licensing arrangements whereby licensees provide these services in Hong Kong, Japan, South America, South Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia. Through its company-owned and franchise locations, Merry Maids employs more than 8,000 home cleaning professionals that service homes on four continents, including more than 200,000 homes in North America every month. Merry Maids is a business unit of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services. Go to for more information about Merry Maids or follow us at and

About ServiceMaster

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 8,000 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations. The company's portfolio of well-recognized brands includes American Home Shield (home warranties), AmeriSpec (home inspections), Furniture Medic (furniture repair), Merry Maids (residential cleaning), ServiceMaster Clean (janitorial), ServiceMaster Restore (disaster restoration) and Terminix (termite and pest control). We serve residential and commercial customers through an employee base of approximately 13,000 company associates and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 33,000 additional people. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. Go to for more information about ServiceMaster or follow the company at or

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