April 08, 2008 // Franchising.com // - SPRINGVILLE, Utah – Five Star Painting Inc, a leading painting franchise system today announced that Sonny Tesch and Mike Scanlon have purchased and a new location in the Phoenix, Arizona market.
Five Star Painting is now one of the fastest growing, and second largest, painting franchises in North America with operations from California to Florida, and from Canada 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. Sonny Tesch and Mike Scanlon are an experienced team with strong professional ties to the area. Sonny has been in Phoenix for 9 years and has owned and operated a successful financial services business during that time. Prior to operating his company in Phoenix, Sonny was in the bay area where he worked in the real estate and mortgage industry. Mike Scanlon is a bay area native and has been friends and partners with Sonny for over 17 years. Mike has a strong construction background and has owned and operated a successful construction industry business for 11 years. Together, they make a strong team with marketing, business, sales and industry operations backgrounds and an extensive knowledge of their area. Phoenix continues to be a very high growth area in commercial and residential construction, as well as population increases, and will be a great market for Five Star and Sonny and Mike. Five Star Painting has pending plans to add additional franchisees to the area in the coming months as well.
Scott Abbott, CEO of Five Star Painting commented on Sonny and Mike and their new franchise purchase "Sonny and Mike are great guys, we are really happy they decided to go with Five Star Painting over the other options they were looking it. They are a great fit for our first entry into the Arizona market. They have a lot of connections in the area and will be well received as dependable, known and reliable business people. They really are a superb team with complimenting business, marketing and operations experience."
Sonny Tesch, Five Star Painting Franchisee in Phoenix, Arizona had this to say about the new franchise they purchased. "Mike and I are really excited to add this business to our Phoenix presence. With the tools that Five Star has to offer, we feel like we are really set up well to succeed. I took a lot of time looking at other opportunities in the Phoenix area and by far Five Star is the best and we are excited to get rolling." Mike Scanlon had this to say about their new franchise. "I love the Five Star team and when I saw the overall system they had, I was ready to go for it! With the knowledge we have in the construction industry and the area business knowledge we have, I think Five Star will be a great business for us in Phoenix. We cannot wait to get started!"
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.