September 25, 2013 // Franchising.com // GILBERT, AZ – Peter Tourian, founder and CEO of SYNERGY HomeCare, named Richard J. Basch president during the company’s Annual Franchise Meeting (AFM) in Scottsdale. Tourian recognized Basch’s work as SYNERGY HomeCare’s executive vice president over the past year and proven track record of success with the organization’s Franchise Partners and business operations.
“We believe Rick will propel SYNERGY HomeCare to the next level within our industry, and we’re confident his expertise will benefit our Franchise Partners and those we serve in the home care setting,” Tourian says. “He’s a seasoned franchise and management executive, and we look forward to his leadership in distinguishing SYNERGY HomeCare as the home care provider of choice for the thousands who are seeking these services now and in the future.”
In his new role, Basch will continue to drive the strategic vision in operations and marketing, in addition to franchise development and support.
"With Peter at the helm, the entire SYNERGY HomeCare team has been hard at work creating our formula for success, and it's exciting as the company’s new president to be positioned for rapid growth as a provider in the home care industry," Basch told SYNERGY HomeCare Franchise Partners at the company's annual meeting. "When I go home at night, it's with the peace of knowing that our work is helping to improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of individuals across the country, and that's a good feeling."
Prior to joining the SYNERGY HomeCare team, Basch served as vice president of franchise automotive at Sears Holdings Corporation and the president of Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care. He’s also held leadership roles with Pump it Up and The Little Gym International. He is the founder and CEO of GoodFran Franchising Consulting, and he is the author of Behind the Franchise Curtain: The Ten Key Elements of Franchising.
SYNERGY HomeCare is a national franchise of non-medical home care dedicated to providing exceptional and affordable service to anyone of any age. SYNERGY HomeCare caregivers are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, to those in need - including seniors, expectant moms, those suffering from sports injuries and debilitating illnesses, and more. Founded in 2000 in Mesa, Ariz., SYNERGY HomeCare has become one of the fastest growing franchises in the nation operating 235 units serving 41 states across the U.S. SYNERGY HomeCare was recently ranked by Inc. as the #1915 fastest growing company in America. In addition, SYNERGY HomeCare was recognized by the Franchise Business Review as one of the top 50 franchises in regards to Franchise Partner satisfaction and ranked by Entrepreneur as number 175 in the top 500 franchises. For additional information, please visit www.SYNERGYHomeCare.com.
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Dana Dussing Berry