Home Helpers Names Matt Gerding VP, Franchise Development
October 26, 2018 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI - Home Helpers, the nationwide network of in-home care providers, has announced the appointment of Matt Gerding as Vice President, Franchise Development. In this role, Gerding will direct the company’s aggressive network and brand growth, leading a team of professionals from Home Helpers National Support Center in Cincinnati.
“This is an extremely important position in our organization as we continue to accelerate our growth strategy,” said Home Helpers CEO Emma Dickison. “We had several superior candidates, but Matt’s experience combines the strategic planning and focus on franchisee goals, along with operations expertise that we know will continue and help accelerate our ambitious plans.”
Before joining Home Helpers, Gerding served as vice president of business development for logistics design firm AHS in Cincinnati. Prior to that, he served for seven years as regional vice president and operations director for RE/MAX real estate. He began his professional career in sales leadership positions for national and international brands including Western Union.
A Cincinnati native, Gerding received his bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Cincinnati. He earned his MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.
About Home Helpers
Founded in 1997, Cincinnati-based Home Helpers is one of the nation’s leading senior-care franchises, specializing in comprehensive home care services for seniors, expectant and new mothers, those recovering from illness or injury and individuals facing lifelong challenges. Home Helpers currently has a presence in more than 900 communities across North America and is seeking qualified franchise candidates in strategic communities throughout the country. Home Helpers has been ranked the #1 Senior Care Franchise and “Best of the Best” by Entrepreneur magazine for five straight years and continues to lead the way in the senior-care industry. Home Helpers is affiliated with Direct Link Help At The Touch Of A Button, a national provider of medical alert units, including a 24-hour personal emergency response system, an automated medication dispenser and vital signs monitoring units that enable seniors to feel safer and live independently at home for longer than might otherwise be possible. Home Helpers does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of religion, race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age or sexual preference in connection with employment or acceptance, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities. For more information on Home Helpers, visit www.homehelpershomecare.com.
Home Helpers has committed to recruiting 3,000 veterans and military family members to its network in 2018.
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