St. Louis, MO, June 07, 2012 - (PR.com) - College Hunks Moving and College Hunks Hauling Junk announced the official opening of its St. Louis location. St. Louis is the 39th franchise in the College Hunks network and it is the first location in Missouri.
College Hunks Moving and Hauling Junk offer residential and commercial local moving along with local junk hauling services. College Hunks partner with area non-profit organizations for donation and pick-up services. Once picked up, the Hunks classify each item for donation, recycling or proper disposal, so clients can feel good about where their junk is going.
The St. Louis location is owned by long time St. Louis residents Kim and Gary Bussard, along with limited partners Greg Iversona and Charlie Winkler.
Kim will handle daily operations and client care, Gary and Greg, both top mortgage advisors and real estate investors, will oversee marketing, sales and the growth of the company. Charlie will handle daily field operations and hiring & training of the Hunks.
"The junk removal business is one of the industries that has actuallu expanded durning this recession. It may not sound like a glamorous business, but we put a clean, crisp and fun image to the moving and junk hauling profession," said Kim Bussard, Co-founder of the College Hunks St. Louis operation.
"We recognized the moving and junk hauling business as a growing industry and one that would complement our existing mortgage and real estate businesses," said Bussard. "After researching the market College Hunks Moving and College Hunks Hauling Junk provided the ideal franchise business network with a brand that is fun and easy to remember and that can compete against the existing national brands in the St. Louis market."
Another aspect that the group found intriguing, helping college students find employment and starting their business careers. "It's rewarding to work with college students and teach them to become successful entrepreneurs and professional business people," said Bussard.
The team is already putting miles on the green and orange trucks College Hunks Moving and College Hunks Hauling Junks is known for, as seen on episodes of Hoarders, Opra Show and Shark Tank. For more information on moving or junk removal services, call 1-800-JUNK-USA.
College Hunks Moving and College Hunks Hauling Junk was founded in 2003 by Omar Soliman and Nick Friedman, both college students at the time. What started with two guys trying to earn extra money with a borrowered van has grown into a moving and junk removal company with a national presence. Tampa-based College Hunks Moving and College Hunks Hauling Junk is a national moving, junk removal, donation pickup and labor services company with franchises serving more than 40 US markets in 25 plus states, including St. Louis, MO. For more information, please visit www.collegehunksstlouis.com or call 1-800-JUNK-USA.