Tressa Wood Wins Coveted 40 Under 40 Award

Men In Kilts CEO, Tressa Wood, wins the prestigious Business In Vancouver 40 Under 40 Award for 2012

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 - Men In Kilts, a franchised window and exterior cleaning company, officially announced that CEO Tressa Wood has been awarded the prestigious Business In Vancouver 40 Under 40 Award. Men In Kilts is Canada’s largest window cleaning company and is expanding fast into the US, with plans to be in every major market by 2017.

The Business In Vancouver 40 Under 40 Award is presented annually, and highlights the achievement of BC's outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers and professionals in public or private business and non-profit sectors.

“It’s fantastic to be recognized by the local business community in any fashion, but to win the BIV Top 40 Under 40 award is an honor,” says Wood.

Before becoming CEO of Men In Kilts, Wood was VP of Operations for the highly successful 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise. While part of the senior leadership team at 1-800-GOT-JUNK? revenue grew from $10 million to over $130 million in a five-year period.

“I can’t think of a more deserving recipient… I have the opportunity to witness her exemplary leadership on a daily basis. Tressa manages to keep her family top priority and maintain the diligence and focus needed to lead the Men In Kilts franchise system across North America,” says Brent Hohlweg, Co-Founder & Chief Brand Architect of Men In Kilts who nominated Wood, along with Brian Scudamore of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?.

While honored to win the 40 Under 40 Award, Wood says she is most proud of her family and finding balance between the two roles. Becoming a mother hasn’t lessened Wood’s drive and ambition. “I see even more potential at Men In Kilts. The opportunity and the vision for this brand are massive. We currently have ten franchises across Canada and the United States and plans to add 20 to 30 more in 2013,” says Wood.

About Business In Vancouver 40 Under 40 Award

The Business In Vancouver 40 Under 40 Award is sponsored by Audi, CGA, EO Vancouver, Fasken Martineau, BCIT, CBC, Clark’s Audio Visual, and TEC Canada. The event consists of a panel of judges that first and foremost look at an individual's professional success. They are also interested in knowing about their education, community service, as well as participation in industry and business associations and other accolades and awards. They look for a cross-section of impressive people from a wide range of industries who are ahead of their time for their age. They’ve progressed up the ranks of their company or industry or have built their own company and demonstrated professional success and responsibility at a relatively young age.

About Men In Kilts

Men In Kilts was started in 2002 by Nicholas Brand with $500, a squeegee and a hand-sewn kilt. The company offers professional window cleaning, gutter cleaning, siding cleaning and pressure washing services to both commercial and residential customers.

The first franchise was opened in 2010 in Vancouver, with Fraser Valley and Seattle soon to follow. Calgary, Victoria, Philadelphia and New Jersey opened in 2012, with Toronto and Edmonton scheduled to open shortly. The company expects a 300 percent increase in revenue in 2012.

For more information on Men In Kilts, or to see them in action, please contact Melissa McAfee at pr [AT] meninkilts.com or visit http://www.meninkilts.com.

--high-resolution images available upon request--

Contact:

Brent Hohlweg
Men In Kilts
800-777-5458

Melissa McAfee
Men In Kilts
800-777-5458

###

Comments:

comments powered by Disqus

Franchise News Room »


News By Industry »


Featured Opportunities

Ziggi's Coffee
There's nothing quite like the perfect cup of coffee. It wakes you up and gets you on the right path. Now, you've got the chance to build a lifestyle...
StretchLab
Founded in 2015, StretchLab was established in Los Angeles, California to fulfill the vision of creating an affordable assisted stretching concept...
CycleBar®
CycleBar®, the only luxury boutique fitness franchise in the market today. CycleBar® unites you with riders of all ages and fitness levels by...
Launch Trampoline Park
Launch Trampoline Park is an indoor sports and entertainment facility featuring interconnected trampolines that form a giant jumping surface. Our...
Huddle House
Everyone knows a House is a good investment! Huddle House is a full service restaurant, serving delicious meals, cooked to order...
Share This Page

Subscribe to Franchising.com Express

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media
P.O. Box 20547
San Jose, CA 95160
PH. (408) 402-5681
In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)

Copyright © 2001 - 2018.
All Rights Reserved.