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Canadian franchisee takes Mr. Rooter top honours

September 4, 2019 | By HPAC Magazine

Mike and Vesna Kolakovic – Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga, ON with the 2019 Franchisee of the Year Award.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing, a Neighbourly company, recently held its annual conference in San Antonio, TX alongside Neighbourly’s 22 other service brands, where franchisees nominated and awarded top performers.

Franchisee of the year, the company’s highest honour, went to Mike and Vesna Kolakovic – Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga. The award is presented by each company to the franchisee who has consistently grown through proper training and management of their organization and has had a consistently high level of sales through quality, professional service.

“Each of the business leaders recognized at this year’s conference have been with the Mr. Rooter Plumbing brand for several years, and year after year, they continue to inspire other owners to work hard and achieve greatness,” said Doyle James, president of Mr. Rooter Plumbing. “We applaud these individuals and their teams for building a great organization that homeowners can depend on and look forward to their continued success and strong leadership for years to come.”


Established in 1970, Mr. Rooter franchisees provide services to residential and commercial customers. Acquired by Neighbourly  in 1990, Mr. Rooter is part of a community of home service experts, leveraging Neighbourly’s nearly 3,500 professional home service experts across 22 brands in the U.S. and Canada with a direct service function that provides consumers assistance with many aspects of their home care needs. Neighbourly brands include: Aire Serv, Five Star Painting, Glass Doctor, Portland Glass, Molly Maid, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric, Mr. Handyman, Mr. Rooter, Protect Painters, Rainbow International, Window Genie, Mosquito Joe and The Grounds Guys.



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