SERVICE NATION ANNOUNCES ACCREDITED DEGREE AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS

Service Nation has partnered with the University of North Texas to create a first-of-its-kind degree program from the Service Nation School of Business.

Service Nation has partnered with the University of North Texas to create a first-of-its-kind degree program from the Service Nation School of Business.

(Coppell, TEXAS) — Service Nation, which operates the largest residential contracting business alliance in the world, has partnered with the Professional Development Institute of the University of North Texas (UNT) to create an accredited degree program in service business management.  The program will provide students and professionals the opportunity to attain certifications as well as the longer-term goal of a bachelor’s degree in residential contracting management.

“Service Nation is always looking for ways to provide value for our members, and this program may be the best return on investment we have ever created,” said Matt Michel, President of Service Nation. 

“One of the major challenges our contractor members face is the ability to recruit and retain top talent in their companies. The Service Nation School of Business in service business management allows them to recruit high school students want to eventually earn a college degree, but who also want to work and avoid amassing significant college debt.  The program also helps retain talent by offering a career path to potential applicants as well as loyal employees.”

The classes are taught in realtime, but online, which allows residential contracting employees to continue earning a living while focusing on their course work one weekend a month per course.  Initially, the course topics will focus on leadership and marketing, and as the curriculum grows, the program will incorporate additional course topics such as Sales, Human Resources, and Finance.  Each discipline leads to a certification.  In addition, all course credits are fully transferrable to college credit at UNT or other accredited universities.

The program is initially open only to Service Nation Alliance members, but as the program continues to develop, certifications and the degree option will also be open to residential contractors in the Service Roundtable, which has 4,500 member companies.  Enrollment begins at the end of August, and classes start at the beginning of September.

“The program can be used as a reward for residential contracting employees who are already standouts at their workplace,” said David Heimer, Senior Vice President for Service Nation.

“It offers them a way to grow within the company and allows business owners to place more responsibility, and in the end, more trust in their employee. Also, owners can take more of the day to day tasks off their plate because they now have employees who prepared to assume leadership roles in the company.  It’s also a great place to start for a student who is preparing to run a satellite or branch operation.”

The courses are powered by the G. Brint Ryan College of Business at the University of North Texas, which is one of 131 Tier One Research Universities as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

To learn more about Service Nation and the degree program from the Service Nation School of Business, please visit: www.GoServiceNation.com/tradeup

About Service Nation:

Service Nation, Inc. operates contractor business alliances in the electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and remodeling industries, including the world’s largest contractor alliance.  The company’s mission is to help contractors improve their business and financial performance, leading to a profitable exit strategy.

Media Contact: 
Jessica Hezlep 
Phone: 469-293-8816
Email: jessica.hezlep@serviceroundtable.com

Join the 11th Annual International Roundtable in Orlando-A Premiere Event for Residential Contractors

HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, and Remodeling Service Nation Members are headed to Orlando, Florida.

Service Nation is hosting their 11th annual International Roundtable. The three-day event is exclusively designed for HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, and Remodeling contractors. It is intended to provide additional opportunities for training, networking, and sharing best business practices in the Residential contracting industry.

The event will highlight keynote speakers and breakout sessions centered on four main components critical for contractors. Members will learn to develop and fine-tune lead generation strategies, streamline operations and processes, hire and keep the right employees and build a plan to improve their bottom line.

“A big part of what we do at Service Nation is providing training, education, and mentorship. We are always looking to deliver relevant training to all of our members. For this year’s International Roundtable, we wanted to concentrate on choosing speakers and topics that aligned with four main areas of focus for our members.  When business owners can improve operations, lead generation, recruiting and training, they can make more informed decisions and grow their business the right way.”- said Matt Michel, President of Service Nation Inc.

Learn Network Grow

The event includes more than just training and breakouts. Over the years, it has become a forum for all Service Nation members around the world to meet, network, and discuss ways to improve their businesses.

“Throughout the year, we provide regular opportunities for our Service Nation members to come together and discuss what’s working for them. The International Roundtable gives these members the chance to meet face to face and develop further those business relationships that make them successful,” said David Heimer, SVP of Service Nation Inc.

Service Nation is a powerful community of over 5,000 global contractors. International Roundtable helps support an environment of mentorship and offers a place for residential contractors to meet and absorb best practices and tips from other contractors across the country.

The International Roundtable will kick off with Alliance day on April 16th and will continue through Thursday, April 18th in Orlando Florida at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World. This event is open to all Service Nation members.

Attend the Event

If you would like to attend the event and are not a member of Service Nation, give us a call at (877) 262-3341 or visit www.goservicenation.com to sign up for $10!

To learn more about the International Roundtable visit www.irtshow.com.

About Service Roundtable:

Service Roundtable is the world’s largest private contractor group, dedicated to providing service contractors with an affordable means to drive new business and generate higher sales.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jessica Hezlep at 469-293-8816 or email at Jessica.hezlep@ServiceRoundtable.com.

Service Nation Scores a Top Spot on Fort Worth’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2019

Coppell, TX, February 28 — In the 2019 January/February release of the Fort Worth Inc. magazine, Service Nation, a B2B company serving residential contractors in the HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical industries, ranked near the top of the list as one of Fort Worth’s 30 fastest growing companies.

President Matt Michel founded Service Nation in 2002, with a singular vision that has become the secret to their success: put contractors first in all they do.

“Service Nation is built on the idea that when you provide business training and support for residential service contractor owners, they, in turn, can better take care of their employees and customers. It allows us to be a force for good in the markets we serve. The result is year-over-year growth and profitability not only for our organization, but for our members, their families, and the communities where they operate,” said Matt Michel, President of Service Nation.

FCG Event Award

The Fastest Growing Companies List was created to honor businesses in the Fort Worth area that have made

significant contributions to their local economy and have seen unprecedented growth over the last three years. Companies were eligible to compete if they were for-profit; generated revenue by March 31, 2014; had at least $50,000 in 2014 revenue and completed or billed at least $1.5 million in 2017 revenue, and are based in Greater Fort Worth area.

Abe Romero, VP of Marketing for Servce Nation Inc., attended the event and accepted the award on behalf of Service Nation.

“It was an amazing night. I was excited to be among so many other talented individuals and successful companies as well as discover that Service Nation Inc., was ranked 14th out of 30 companies on the list of fastest growing businesses. Additionally, I was proud to realize that Service Nation Inc., was the only company recognized whose mission it is to elevate other companies growth and financial performance through training, mentorship, and ongoing education. ” said Abe.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized for our growth in the market. It is a true testament to our vision and the exceptional team of people who work hard to support our members all over the country. We look forward to implementing meaningful and strategic programs to maintain our growth while we continue to add value to our members and our partners in the future,” said David Heimer, SVP of Service Nation Inc.

About Service Nation:
Service Nation, Inc. is the world’s largest private contractor group, dedicated to providing residential service contractors with an affordable means to drive new business and generate higher sales.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jessica Hezlep by phone at (469) 293-8816 or email at Jessica.hezlep@ServiceRoundtable.com.

Service Nation, Inc. Receives the Prestigious Aggie 100 Award

Aggie 100 honors the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world.

The 14th annual Aggie 100 named and awarded Service Nation, Inc. as the 54th fastest growing company in 2018. Service Nation President Matt Michel and Controller Kyle Scott were recognized at the ceremony and Kyle accepted the award on behalf of Service Nation.

Mays Business School’s McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship created the Aggie 100 to identify and celebrate the success of Aggie alumnus as well as educate and inspire current students. Companies must be nominated and be in business for over five years, with verifiable revenues of $250,000 or more. “It is an honor to be recognized by the Aggie 100 for our achievements and business growth,” said President of Service Nation and Texas A&M Alum, Matt Michel. “Our mission at Service Nation has always been to inspire and support the entrepreneurial spirit of residential contractors who aim to better their businesses through our training, education, and mentorship programs.”

Service Nation, Inc. was founded in 2002 to share knowledge and help contractors improve their sales, marketing, operations, and profitability. Today, Service Nation has over 5,000 members across the United States, Canada, and Australia. “Service Nation has changed my life,” said Chris Hunter, Service Nation member. “Before I joined Service Nation, I didn’t really understand what I was doing from a business sense. I knew how to repair HVAC units but not how to run a profitable business. The people, tools, and resources Service Nation offers have allowed me to build the business I have always dreamed of.”

“What an honor to share a room with such incredible caliber of business leaders and people in general,” said Kyle Scott, Controller for Service Nation. “When they flashed total revenues of over $5 billion represented, wow, I mean whoop! Great to be back in Aggieland! Big thanks to Matt for giving me the opportunity to experience it and represent the company.”

About Service Nation:
Service Nation, Inc., is the world’s largest private contractor group, dedicated to providing residential service contractors with an affordable means to drive new business and generate higher sales.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Kiley Widmann at 469.293.8842 or email at: Kiley.Widmann@ServiceRoundtable.com.