WACO, Texas – (March 31, 2010) – The Dwyer Group, a holding company for seven residential and commercial franchise service brands, has promoted Chris Mellon to vice president of marketing.
“It’s a great honor to share
this news for an individual who has been such a dedicated team leader,” said
Mike Bidwell, president and chief operating officer of The Dwyer Group.
Mellon has been with The
Dwyer Group for nine years and brings a combined 20 years of franchising experience
to his new role. He previously held positions as director of marketing and as
creative director for The Dwyer Group. Prior to that, he served as brand
manager for Aire Serv, brand manager for Mr. Electric and marketing manager for
While at The Dwyer Group,
Mellon has received the TDG Team Specialist of the Year award two times and has
been recognized as Team Member of the Year for the Marketing Department.
As the vice president of
marketing, Mellon will lead a growing staff and oversee the integrated
marketing program for all franchise brands of The Dwyer Group.
Mellon is a graduate of
Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. He succeeds Bob Walker
who purchased a Rainbow International franchise in Nashville, Tenn. to pursue
his goal of business ownership.