Mark Davis has been in the disaster recovery and restoration business since he and a partner purchased Rocky Mountain Catastrophe in 1996 at age 27. He sold the company to Franz Haniel & Cie, GmbH and co-founded Belfor USA Group Inc., remaining on as CEO and eventually growing Belfor to be the market leader in North America from $35 million to $400 million in annual revenue. After selling his shares and leaving Belfor, Davis became CEO of InStar Services Group, leaving that company and buying Signal Restoration along with Frank Torre, in 2012. He is co-CEO of Signal Restoration.
Frank Torre is Co-CEO of Signal Restoration, which he acquired along with Mark Davis is 2012. Prior to this, Torre was President & CEO of Torre & Bruglio, Inc., one of the largest providers of landscape, construction and horticultural services in North America. Notable projects and clients included the Detroit Tigers athletic field at Comerica Park; Chrysler World Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan; Riverwalk Promenade on the Detroit River; Campus Martius in Detroit and Penske Automotive Group.
Steve White joins PuroClean with more than 25 years of experience in the industry, dedicating 18 years to Allegra Network where he most recently held the title of COO and served as president of the company’s Signs Now brand. Prior to his tenure at Allegra Network, White, a former Captain in the United States Army, spent five and a half years at Domino’s Pizza. He has been involved in every level of franchise organizations, big and small, including ownership. Steve’s strengths are in executive leadership, building successful teams, strategic planning, driving new growth for franchisees, marketing, and franchise support. His key area of focus is to strengthen the processes that will ensure sustained success for a growing PuroClean franchise system.
Gordon Gamble joined PuroClean in July 2008 as the Director of Canadian Business Development and become President of PuroClean Canada on August 31, 2009. Mr. Gamble founded and served as President of the Franchisor Mr. Handyman of Canada from October 2001 to May 2004. Mr. Gamble owned a Mr. Handyman franchise from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Gamble owned a ServiceMaster franchise from 1988 to 2007.
Jack has 30+ years of franchising experience in the mitigation, restoration and large loss marketplace. He began his career with ServiceMaster Clean in 1976, owning a franchise and then joining their home office as a Regional Manager, Managing Director of the UK, Master Franchise Coordinator, Director of Franchise Program Development, Training and Education, Operational Field Support and Vice President of Restoration Services. Jack retired from ServiceMaster in 2001 to pursue a role in consulting within the restoration industry, which included PTC-NET (Alacrity), Floor Covering International, and NBD Electronics Restoration, then returning to ServiceMaster in 2006 for three years to develop and implement a Fire Restoration Program. Jack joined Munters Corporation (2006-2011) to develop and implement a residential mitigation and restoration network of company-owned branches. Jack will be a tremendous help in positioning PuroClean as a prominent force in our Certified Priority Response program going forward.
Bob Vollono is a CPA with over 20 years of experience as CFO and Controller for multiple industries, including a few other franchise concepts. Bob excels in rapidly growing environments, having taken a number of small companies and grown them to large, profitable, successful companies.
Bud began his career as an independent owner/operator and later bought 2 Servpro Franchises. He has 30+ years of experience in the mitigation, restoration and construction industry. In 2012 he retired from actively managing his Servpro & construction businesses to pursue his passion for teaching, writing and consulting. He has been a frequent speaker and teacher at regional and national conventions for over 15 years. Topics have included Marketing, Production, Financial Management and Staff Development. He has consulted with PuroClean to rewrite and teach the new franchise training Sales and Marketing curriculum. He continues to help improve PuroClean’s franchise training and marketing materials.
Tim Courtney has come a long way from crunching numbers on Wall Street; he is now making business ownership dreams become a reality for people throughout North America. As Vice President of Franchise Development at PuroClean, he leads a team of franchise development professionals who serve as our brand ambassadors and walk potential PuroClean franchise owners step-by-step through the franchise buying process. Prior to joining PuroClean, Tim worked in the travel industry for nearly 20 years at World Travel Holdings (WTH), occupying many management positions in the company. In 2008, he joined the WTH Franchise Development Team and immediately produced record results, growing the franchisee base by 135% from 500 to 1,110. Tim is active with the International Franchise Association (IFA) and will spearhead PuroClean’s growth throughout North America, as well as our company’s focus on military veterans, first responders, diversity, and involvement with the IFA. He is an IFA Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and is a member of its Membership Committee. He is also a member of IFA’s Franchise Action Network, where he lobbies on franchise owners’ behalf on Capitol Hill to make sure their rights are always protected. Tim is a recipient of the Sun Sentinel Top Work Places for People on the Move award and has been nominated to the IFA’s Board of Directors.