January 30, 2014 // Franchising.com // BERKLEY, MI – Matthew Weaver has been named Vice President of Sales at CRDN, the Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network, an international franchisor serving the insurance and restoration industries. The announcement was made by Wayne Wudyka, CRDN’s Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining CRDN, Weaver spent nearly 20 years in the insurance industry, most recently with Allied Insurance, a subsidiary of Nationwide Insurance, in Atlanta, GA. As Sales Director for four states, Weaver was responsible for top and bottom line results for his $130 million territory. Weaver’s previous experience includes seven years with Nationwide Insurance. He was Associate Vice President for Nationwide’s On Your Side Centers in Columbus, OH, where he managed a team of 50 field management and sales representatives. Matt administered a four-state sales operation while in Nationwide’s Nashville, TN, office, and he managed 47 independent agencies as a District Sales Manager in Toledo, OH.
Earlier in his career, Matt advanced from Senior Claims Adjuster to Direct Repair Manager to Senior Marketing Specialist over the course of six years with Farmers Insurance in Portland, OR, and Seattle, WA.
"Matt is an experienced and proven leader who is passionate about sales, financial performance and team engagement," said Wudyka. "He has excelled in every position he has held, with a demonstrated track record of meeting or exceeding goals. Matt understands the relevance of balancing quality, cost and speed, all of which are increasingly important in our industry. I am confident he will play a key role in helping our organization grow our existing accounts and secure new relationships," Wudyka concluded.
CRDN is an international organization of experienced, highly trained textile experts who specialize in insurance restoration laundry and drycleaning services for all types of loss. Adept at restoring personal garments and household fabrics damaged by fire, smoke, water or exposure to mold and other contaminants, CRDN members offer an effective, efficient and proven solution for insurance professionals seeking to reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction. CRDN currently operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. The organization’s website is www.CRDN.com in the United States and www.CRDN.ca in Canada, and claims assignment can be made across the United States by calling 1-800-963-CRDN (2736).
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