WACO, Texas — August 23, 2012 – Neighborly, formerly Dwyer Group, has been named to Inc. 5000’s annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country.
The Inc. 5000 list is a comprehensive look at one of the most important segments of the economy—America’s entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy and a primary source of U.S. job growth.
Neighborly ranked #4993 on the 2012 list and #150 within the construction industry. As a holding company of service based franchises, Neighborly has enjoyed strong revenues, taking in more than $77 million in 2011 and celebrating its 30th anniversary.
“This is an incredible honor both for Neighborly and the service brands across our system,” said Dina Dwyer-Owens, chairwoman and CEO of The Neighborly. “To grow a business in today’s economy, to help people realize their dreams of owning a franchise, and to show that business in America has a strong and prosperous future is both a gift for today and an inspiration for tomorrow. We are driven to succeed and grow as a team, and this is a wonderful recognition for our entire franchise family.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at The 2012 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies | Inc.com.
Inc.com, the daily resource for entrepreneurs, delivers how-to guides, advice, tools, breaking news, and rich multi-media to help business owners and CEOs start, run, and grow their businesses. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region can be found at The 2012 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies | Inc.com.
Neighborly, based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of seven franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, The Grounds Guys™, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor in the UK and Portugal), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. In addition, Dwyer operates glass shops in New England under the Portland Glass brand name. Neighborly is a portfolio company of TZP Group LLC, a private equity firm based in New York that focuses on control investments in business and consumer services companies with enterprise values generally up to $200 million. More information on The Neighborly, or its franchise concepts, is available at www.dwyergroup.com.
Dina Dwyer-Owens and Neighborly are also on Twitter at @DinaDwyerOwens and @DwyerGroup.