March 02, 2012 // Franchising.com // Aire Serv is proud to announce that James Walker has been promoted to vice president of operations. Walker is transitioning into the new position from Aire Serv sure start franchise consultant.
Walker brings a wealth of experience in franchise development, franchise consultation, sales supervising and training, and management. He has a B.A. in Communications from Baylor University.
“It was a tough decision when selecting our new vice president of operations, but James’ in-depth understanding of the Aire Serv brand, franchising and business management makes him a great fit for our franchisees and corporate team,” said Doyle James, president of Aire Serv LLC.
As the Aire Serv sure start franchise consultant, Walker was a pivotal member in developing an in-depth retail sales process, refining the company’s menu price guide and consulted franchisees as they opened their new business.
Walker’s responsibility as Aire Serv vice president of operations is to manage the ongoing operations of the brand, including system support, and leading project initiatives such as system’s software and program development.
“I plan to take what I’ve learned thus far at Aire Serv and continue to build a unified, simplified and efficient system,” said Walker. “I was excited when I first heard about this opportunity. I’m looking forward to helping franchisees reach their goals and continue growing the brand as the ‘Comfort Company’ in heating and air conditioning.”
Walker and his wife, Adrianna, have three children: Keller, Graham and Elie Wren.
Established in 1992, Aire Serv is a global franchise organization providing installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and indoor air quality systems. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Aire Serv franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at more than 170 locations in the United States and Canada. Aire Serv is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit AireServ.com.