MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Nov. 18, 2013 // PRNewswire // - ServiceMaster Clean recently awarded its Marion E. Wade Master Award of Honor to Joe and Ruth Steffens of Denver, Colo., owners of ServiceMaster Cleaning and Restoration Services, during its international convention in St. Louis, Mo. The award, named after the founder of ServiceMaster, is given each year to the top franchisee among more than 4,000 independent business owners who embodies the company's values and goes above and beyond the call of duty to provide customers with best in service.
"We never take for granted the fact that people welcome us into their homes and businesses and it's an honor to be recognized at the national level," said Joe Steffens. "We owe our success to our team of dedicated people and to our loyal customers. We are guided by the ServiceMaster corporate objectives – to honor God in all we do, to help people develop, to excel with our customers, and to grow profitably."
ServiceMaster Clean and ServiceMaster Restore have more than 60 years of combined history as a market leader. The companies provide disaster restoration and remediation services, janitorial services, commercial carpet cleaning, hard surface floor care, residential carpet cleaning and upholstery services through a global network of franchises.
The Steffens own five ServiceMaster licensed businesses across Colorado in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Douglas, Grand and Jefferson Counties offering disaster restoration, janitorial services and floor care in those communities. The Steffens have been part of the ServiceMaster family since 2002 after purchasing their first ServiceMaster franchise in Wheaton, Illinois. In 2006, they made the decision to relocate to Denver and expand their business.
"Honoring our franchisees is the highlight of our annual convention," said Tom Coba, president of ServiceMaster Clean. "Joe, Ruth and their exceptional team are true testaments to what hard work will bring you. They have done a great job building a foundation of trust and consistently delivering quality cleaning and restoration services to their customers."
Prior to receiving the Marion E. Wade Master Award of Honor, the Steffens were also presented the Expert Award for exceeding their annual minimum revenue goals.
With more than 4,000 franchised and licensed locations around the world, ServiceMaster Clean and ServiceMaster Restore serve customers through a global network of franchises that provide a range of residential and commercial services including cleaning and restoration resulting from damage caused by water or fire, janitorial services, commercial carpet cleaning, hard surface floor care, and residential carpet and upholstery cleaning. ServiceMaster Clean is a subsidiary of the Memphis-based ServiceMaster Company, one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks. The company's brands include Terminix, TruGreen, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Visit www.servicemasterclean.com and www.servicemasterrestore.com for more information.
With a global network of more than 7,300 company-owned, franchise and licensed locations, Memphis-based ServiceMaster is one of the world's largest residential and commercial service networks. The company's high-profile brands are Terminix, TruGreen, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Through approximately 20,000 corporate associates and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 31,000 additional people, the ServiceMaster family of brands provided services and products to approximately 8 million customers during the last 12 months. The company's market-leading brands provide a range of residential and commercial services including termite and pest control; lawn, tree and shrub care; home warranties and preventative maintenance contracts; furniture repair; home inspections; home cleaning; janitorial services; and disaster restoration. Go to www.servicemaster.com for more information about ServiceMaster or follow the company at twitter.com/ServiceMaster or facebook.com/TheServiceMasterCo.
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