ServiceMaster to Announce Major Financial Commitment to Minority Franchise Development

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ServiceMaster:

    WHAT:

    ServiceMaster, based in Memphis, Tenn., will announce a substantial financial commitment to minority franchise development during its "Fulfilling the Dream" reception April 2, 2008, at the Peabody Hotel. A commitment check will be made to the Shane Battier Franchise Scholarship initiative, just prior to the National Action Network's "Keepers of the Dream" banquet, hosted by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

    WHO:

    Memphis-based minority franchise owners and 2008 Shane Battier Franchise Scholarship recipients will be available for interviews to give their first-hand accounts of the positive impact the ServiceMaster commitment has made on their lives, and the actions they have taken to build a successful franchise. ServiceMaster executives who are driving the diversity development initiative will also be available for comment.

    Available for interviews:

  • Amonica and John Davis, 2008 Shane Battier ServiceMaster Clean Scholarship recipients, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are just beginning their ServiceMaster Clean franchise.
  • Vincent Lee is the president of ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance, a ServiceMaster franchise that he and several partners began in 2005 in Memphis. His franchise is one of the fastest growing ServiceMaster Clean franchises.
  • Andre Coleman, executive vice president and CFO of ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance, is passionate about positive economic enterprises and takes great pride in managing the financials of his multi-million dollar company.
  • Michael M. Isakson is the president and chief operating officer of the ServiceMaster Clean business unit. He has also served as a past president of the International Franchise Association and is a former ServiceMaster Clean franchise owner.
  • David Messenger, vice president of market expansion for ServiceMaster Clean, currently serves on the International Franchise Association's Diversity Institute board of directors.

    WHEN:

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Commitment Check Presentation
    5:00 p.m.

    WHERE:

    The Peabody, Memphis
    Hernando DeSoto Room
    149 Union Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38103

    WHY:

    ServiceMaster is helping to fulfill the dream for minorities who want to own their own business. Through the Shane Battier Franchise Scholarship initiative, ServiceMaster is providing 30 scholarships and financing assistance to minority recipients starting their own ServiceMaster Clean franchise.

    ###

    Share this Story:

    Comments:

    comments powered by Disqus

Franchise News Room »


News By Industry »


Featured Opportunities

Delta Disaster Services
The Delta Disaster Services Franchise can put you in the multibillion dollar restoration industry with an average profit margin of 43%. Can you...
LemonShark Poke
We're not a stuffy, corporate franchise brand. Our brand culture emphasizes the idea of just being you, and have some fun building equity in your...
Discovery Point Child Development Centers®
Leading education-based childcare franchise founded in 1988 with corporate headquarters in Atlanta, GA. with a turnkey business model, real estate...
WineStyles Tasting Station
Turn your passion for wine, craft beer and gourmet food into a rewarding business opportunity. WineStyles Tasting Station is the largest wine...
BrightStar Care
A small Investment that can Pay Big Dividends! Brightstar Care Franchise is a low overhead, quick to break-even, fast ramp-up, repeat customers.

Subscribe to Franchising.com Express

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2017. All Rights Reserved.

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)