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Success changes people and sometimes, moving on from the most stellar of careers is the only way to step into visions of new life cultivated over decades of perfect performance. That is what a local, executive level IT quality assurance director, Eric McCoy had in mind when he left his three-decade IT career to launch a new venture; opening a Pillar to Post Home Inspectors® franchise that will serve the greater Johns Creek area markets.
Of his IT career, McCoy shared, “It was a great and rewarding career but I just felt it was time to move on.” McCoy also served in the U.S. Navy as an Operation Specialist on board the Battleship New Jersey BB 62 before starting his IT career saying “My time on the Battleship was an experience that I will remember and cherish forever. It was my honor.”
In February, McCoy began operating his Pillar to Post Home Inspectors business where he offers property inspection services to North Atlanta Metro area markets, including North Fulton, South Forsyth and Gwinnett Counties. McCoy also serves markets in cities beyond Johns Creek, such as Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton, Sandy Springs, Cumming, Suwanee, Duluth, Peachtree Corners, and Norcross… Read More.
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Dave Sumner had a lofty goal and he achieved it. Not content to rest on his laurels, he built upon his first achievement and turned it into another. But knowing where he came from and where he’s headed, it should come as no surprise to those who know Sumner.
Sumner is a franchisee of Pillar To Post, the largest home inspection company in North America and serves multiple counties throughout northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota.
For 25 years prior, he held positions in several industries, always holding true to his mantra of “if you take care of your company, your company will take care of you.” It worked as he earned numerous promotions and pay increases at every workplace… Read More.
Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Scott and Megan Frederick purchased their Pillar To Post Home Inspectors franchise, which is called Pillar to Post – The Scott Frederick Team, in St. Louis, MO in August 2013. It was open and operating by October 2013. Scott shares his experience with Franchise Business Review.
What advice would you share with people considering purchasing a franchise? First identify your skill set and your interests. It’s important to be passionate about your industry since it will show in you communication with your clients and colleagues.
Why did you decide to go into franchising? The support of the franchisor and franchisees as well as the willingness to share ideas on success.
What kind of support do you get from fellow franchisees? When we first opened, I felt I had access to multiple franchisees in a similar situation. We talked and shared ideas, which helped with many learning curves. Now, I feel like I have a family… Read More.
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Chris Hebert, a local home inspector with Pillar to Post, was named the Association’s 2016 Affiliate of the Year.
A member of BCAR since 2013, Hebert is a member of BCAR’s Events committee and Education committee and has served as a member of the affiliate council.
He has volunteered at the BCAR’s 2015 Iron Bowl, the 2016 Seafood Boil and has been a sponsor at two BCAR new member orientations. He also frequents BCAR member luncheons and attends semi-annual conferences for Pillar to Post… Read More.
Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mike Bebault might be the most uniquely qualified home inspector in western Wisconsin.
Holding two degrees, an Associates Degree in architecture and a Bachelors Degree in environmental science –Bebault literally knows his stuff. But it’s when you combine Bebault’s knowledge with his calming, trusting demeanor that he really earns his stripes, especially with Millennials, many of whom are entering the real estate market for the first time.
“I’ve had a few youngsters refer to me as ‘Grandpa’ when their parents accompany them on a home inspection review,” the 58-year-old Bebault said. “I find it entertaining, their parents not so much.”
Bebault has been a franchisee of Pillar To Post Home Inspectors® the largest home inspection company in North America, since November 2013. He serves all of western and northern Wisconsin, east to Chippewa Falls and farther west into the St. Paul metropolitan area, if necessary… Read More.
Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2016
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