Junk King Strengthens Corporate Team with Lisa Merry as Chief Operating Officer
Franchise Industry Leader Ready to Bring National Junk Removal Franchise Through a New Era
September 09, 2019 // Franchising.com // SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Junk King, the nation’s top-rated junk removal and hauling company, announced today it has appointed Lisa Merry, franchise industry veteran, to Chief Operating Officer.
Merry joins the Junk King corporate team with extensive franchise leadership knowledge and more than 20 years of experience in leading and working with franchisees. As Chief Operating Officer, she will be managing operations as well as the call center, marketing and finance departments.
“In Junk King’s nine years of franchising, it has experienced tremendous growth and established itself as a key player in the growing junk removal industry,” said Merry. “I’m ready to jump right in and assist the leadership team in preserving the legacy the brand has created while continuing to innovate and find ways to push Junk King to the next level.”
Most recently, Merry was the Chief Operating Officer of Huntington Learning Centers where she led a team of five departmental heads. In her two years there, she spearheaded the award of 49 new locations and expansion of its call center, digital marketing and franchisee training. Before her role at Huntington, Merry was the Chief Operating Officer of 186-unit franchise, School of Rock. Through her work with Huntington and School of Rock, she has established herself as a leader in franchise growth and management.
“When we began our journey in finding a Chief Operating Officer, we were looking for someone who is a strong leader and is passionate about the work they do,” said Michael Andreacchi, founder and CEO of Junk King. “Lisa has proven in her past leadership roles that she has the knowledge and expertise to help elevate successful franchise brands. We’re excited to have her join the team and know she will be instrumental in our next phase of growth.”
In addition to the company’s professionalism, eco-friendly recycling and award-winning customer service, businesses and residents alike choose Junk King because of the brand’s state-of-the-art technology systems that allow customers to schedule a pick-up in real time. With the online booking system all it takes is a few clicks and within a matter of minutes Junk King can be scheduled and the job can be completed. In fact, Junk King maintains the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) for any service business in North America, a clear indication of the importance the company places on customer satisfaction.
About Junk King
Junk King is a white collar business management franchise in a blue collar industry with company operations showing more than ten years of sustainable growth. The company is firmly entrenched as the 2nd largest and fastest growing player in the still young junk removal industry. Junk King launched its franchise in October 2009 and has awarded more than 110 new franchises, representing nearly 400 units including a Master License for Central America, and two Master licenses in Canada. Junk King's model is adaptable as an owner operator model (not working on truck), transitional model from another career, or straight ROI model with general manager in place running day to day. The company also expands into the mini-bin sector, offering additional services to small market territories.
To learn more about Junk King, please visit https://www.junk-king.com.
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