April 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Dayton, Ohio - Fetch! Pet Care, Inc., the nation's largest franchise provider of professional dog walking and pet sitting services, has named James Mowery as the company's first Chief Operating Officer. Mowery will be responsible for managing the growth of its existing franchisee's and facilitating the company's aggressive strategic expansion.
Prior to joining Fetch! Pet Care, Mowery led the technology effort of a number of multi-million dollar businesses, as well as his own successful project management consulting firm. He was the Director of IT and Process Improvement for a health-related company as it experienced over $500,000 in cost avoidance. He led the operational strategy as COO/CIO and, ultimately, President of a franchise company that grew from 170 stores to 1,198 stores in a three year period and doubled revenues. Since 2007, Mowery is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) awarded by the International Franchise Association, a franchise industry designation that signifies a commitment to lifelong learning and an ongoing pursuit of knowledge of franchising. Mowery is a lifelong, loving pet owner.
"We couldn't be more pleased to have James on board." says Fetch! Pet Care Founder and CEO Paul Mann. "James is a perfect fit for what we are looking for the COO to accomplish. In past roles he has delivered on a similar mission with rapidly-growing companies. He also shares our values, and has a very strong focus on customer satisfaction and demonstrated ability to play to win in a collaborative way. In Fetch! Pet Care's phase of accelerated growth, James is bringing a wealth of valuable experience to the table we feel fortunate to tap into."
Mowery will be based in the company's Dayton, Ohio headquarter office and will report directly to the company's Executive Chairman, Harry Loyle. "Fetch! Pet Care is a dynamic company operating in the rapidly-growing pet industry, and I'm incredibly excited to be a part of this team," Mowery says.
Fetch! Pet Care is the Nation's largest and most trusted provider of professional pet sitting and dog walking services, serving thousands of pets and parents from coast to coast. All of our pet sitters and dog walkers are bonded, insured, background checked, and highly experienced. Fetch! Pet sitters are pet parents themselves, so they truly understand your pets' needs and value 1:1 attention, safety and fun. With thousands of satisfied clients nationwide, we've earned a solid reputation as the most relied upon and trusted pet care service in the country. Find Fetch! Pet Care at http://www.FetchPetCare.com, on Facebook or by calling 866-FETCH-ME.
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