April 02, 2008 // Franchising.com // - SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Five Star Painting Inc, a leading painting franchise system today announced that Kirk Black has purchased a new location in the Cincinnati, Ohio market.
Five Star Painting is one of the fastest growing service franchises in North America with operations from California to Florida and Maine, and all thru Canada and down to Mexico. Five Star Painting is seeing phenomenal expansion from current and new franchisees in order to meet the growing demand of its clients across North America. Kirk Black is venturing out into the business world as a dynamic, experienced and hard working new franchisee. His background is as an advertising and marketing executive, with an educational background in marketing communications from Brigham Young University. Kirk has helped develop marketing strategies and advertising campaigns for a variety of international brands such as Starbucks, Nestle, Mission Tortilla, Tracker Boats, Ameritrade and the National Pork Board. Kirk had this to say about the new franchise that he purchased:
"I'm just excited to be part of the Five Star franchise family," said Black. "And while I realize there's never a guarantee of success, I feel like this comes pretty close. The system, the training, the support and the corporate team are just a few of the reasons why I decided to go with Five Star. I'm ready to paint the town red…or whatever color people want."
Scott Abbott, CEO of Five Star Painting commented on Kirk and his new franchise purchase:
"We are excited about having someone like Kirk continue to grow the Five Star brand into Ohio. Kirk has some great marketing and advertising experience that gives him a unique perspective on how to attract, and of course keep, great new customers in Ohio and northern Kentucky. We are really excited that Kirk decided to invest in the Five Star system. We look forward to watching him take over the painting market in Ohio and continuing to grow our brand throughout the area."
Formed in 2000, Utah-based Five Star Painting Inc has grown to 48 franchises in North America, with operations in the USA, Canada and Mexico. Five Star Painting offers its Franchisees access to software, a 24/7call center, marketing, training and management support. Customers of a Five Star Painting Franchise receive a Five Star job without a five star price. As one of the fastest growing franchises in the service industry Five Star Painting works with industry leaders to deliver business opportunities to entrepreneurs committed to a high level of customer service. To learn more, please visit: www.fivestarpaintingfranchise.com.