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PIRTEK Franchise Owner Award Receives 2014 MVP Veteran Entrepreneurship Award

Press release date: May 21, 2014

Rockledge, Fla. – PIRTEK, an industry leader in on-site hose repair, has announced Jim Lager, a multi-unit PIRTEK franchisee in Dallas, has won Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine’s 2014 Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards. He was recognized at the 13th annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in Las Vegas, on April 24th.

“Jim continues to grow with PIRTEK and has been a true asset to the PIRTEK franchise organization. He works with the corporate team on projects to improve the system and has spent weeks on-site at other PIRTEK centers across the country to help fellow owners with their businesses,” Vice President of Franchise Development, Gwyn O’Kane, said. “He understands his success is also dependent on other owners, and with his general franchising experience, he has become a great mentor to the PIRTEK system. We are very pleased he has been recognized for these incredible accomplishments.”

Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine honors franchisee excellence with its annual MVP Awards by looking for the best and the brightest franchisees – the power operators, the innovators, the creative thinkers, who have demonstrated outstanding performance in growing both their organization and their brands.

“We’re proud to recognize their hard work and dedication,” says Therese Thilgen, CEO of Franchise Update Media. “Each year, I am amazed at the quality of the candidates, the support, and the accomplishments that these people bring to the franchise industry.”

Georganne DeSeve
Phone: (888) 774-7835
Fax: (321) 504-4433


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