January 14, 2008 // Franchising.com // SARASOTA, FL, J -- Clockwork Home Services, Inc. (Clockwork), a leading provider of home services, today announced its appointment of Peter C. Grabowski to the position of chief financial officer, effective Dec. 3, 2007. In this capacity, Mr. Grabowski will oversee Clockwork's financial operations and will be based in Clockwork's Sarasota, FL, headquarters.
Mr. Grabowski is succeeding Clockwork's interim chief financial officer, Robert J. Clanin, who will remain an independent director of the company's Board of Directors. "Peter brings considerable financial and strategic skills that have clear benefits to Clockwork and he will be an important member of our management team," said Jim Abrams, CEO, Clockwork Home Services, Inc. "I want to thank Bob Clanin for his interim services and guidance while we undertook our search for a CFO and for his continued service to Clockwork as a member of our board of directors. Clockwork continues to experience strong growth -- driven by demand from independent contractors who have higher expectations for their home services operations and who recognize the distinctive value of being a part of Clockwork's family of companies."
Mr. Grabowski previously served as chief financial officer of Gevity HR, Inc., a position he held for four years beginning in May 2003. During his ten years at Gevity, Mr. Grabowski was responsible for the financial oversight and risk management functions of the human resource services company.
Mr. Grabowski earned a B.S. in Accounting from Fairfield University and a M.S. in Taxation from Pace University. He passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in 1985.
Clockwork currently operates plumbing, heating and air conditioning and electrical franchises within its portfolio of home services businesses.
About Clockwork Home Services, Inc.
Clockwork Home Services, Inc. is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises. Its companies include Mister Sparky® Electrical Franchising, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Franchising, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® Franchising, BuyMax®, Plumbers' Success International®, Electricians' Success International®, AirTime 500™, Roofers' Success International®, Success Academy®, AirTime Canada™ ULC, SuccessWare, Inc.® and company-owned One Hour® operations in Nevada, Florida, Tennessee, Minnesota, Indiana, California, Ohio, South Carolina, Colorado and throughout Canada; company-owned Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® operations in Indiana, Tennessee, Minnesota, Ohio, California and Colorado; and company-owned Mister Sparky® operations in Colorado and Georgia. In 2007, Clockwork was ranked #822 on Inc. magazine's Inc. 5,000® list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.