December 07, 2010 // Franchising.com // ANN ARBOR, MI – ProTect Painters, a leading professional painting contractor franchise, has appointed Alex Roberts as its new President. In his new role, Roberts will apply his leadership and sales background to support the brand's franchise system as they increase consumer sales and grow the system by adding new franchise units throughout the country.
"We are excited to announce Alex Roberts as President of the ProTect Painters brand," said John McDonald, President of Service Brands International (SBI), parent company of ProTect Painters. "Alex's sales, leadership and organizational experience will greatly benefit the ProTect Painters franchise system."
Prior to being named the President of ProTect Painters, Roberts spent the past three years as SBI's Vice President of Franchise Development. He lead a four-brand sales team and worked with Internet leads and brokers to build the footprint in the home services industries. Roberts also spent three years selling Mr. Handyman franchises during the company's highest growth years. Before joining SBI, he spent more than 11 years recruiting athletes and coaching hockey.
Specializing primarily in exterior, residential painting projects, ProTect Painters provides local businesses and homeowners across the country with highly-skilled, trustworthy, and fully insured and licensed painting professionals who provide superior craftsmanship. Utilizing a myriad of paint options and finishes, combined with flawless customer service, ProTect Painters guarantees a stress-free home improvement experience for its customers.
ProTect Painters is a professional painting contractor franchise specializing primarily in exterior, residential painting projects. The brand's strong foundation is built on franchisee training and support created by founder Wayne Scherger, who started the company in 1994. In 2009, ProTect Painters was acquired by Service Brands International to join its forces with Molly Maid, Mr. Handyman, and 1-800-DryClean brands. Under the SBI umbrella, ProTect Painters is expected to grow to 200 units during the next five years. For more information about ProTect Painters services, please visit www.protectpainters.com. For more information about the ProTect Painters franchise opportunity, please visit www.protectfranchise.com.