PuroClean, a leading restoration and remediation franchise, has appointed Frank LaViola to the role of vice president of business development. LaViola brings 30 years of experience in sales and business management to PuroClean. With proven success in the industry, having previously opened and operated his own restoration and remediation franchise, which he quickly grew to six locations, LaViola joins PuroClean’s business development department to help grow its relationships with insurance carriers and commercial vendors and oversee the brand’s growing roster of national partners.
“I’m excited to join PuroClean and eager to begin this new chapter in my career, supporting our outstanding franchise owners and expanding our trusted network of national partners,” said LaViola. “PuroClean has an incredible reputation within the industry as a quality, partner-first organization. I am proud to be here and look forward to playing an active role in what is projected to be yet another transformative year of growth for the brand.”
LaViola joins PuroClean with extensive experience in senior-level sales and management, and a background in market development and growth. Most recently, with Next Gear Solutions and AirPro Diagnostics, LaViola managed sales teams and served as a top producer, securing and overseeing multimillion-dollar contracts. Previously, he spent 23 years with Enterprise Rent-A-Car before transitioning to the restoration industry, owning and operating a top restoration franchise in West Houston. There, he opened six locations, ranking the fastest-growing franchise owner in the brand’s 51-year history.
“Frank has a terrific background combined with a wonderful personal approach, and his proven management expertise will make him a great asset to our team, driving our national operations forward for the Business Development team and our valued partners,” said Steve White, president and COO of PuroClean.
For more than 20 years, PuroClean has helped home and business owners with their restoration and remediation needs, serving communities across the United States and Canada with a network of over 360 offices.
PuroClean is a leading service brand for water damage remediation, fire and smoke damage mitigation, mold removal, and biohazard cleanup services, working with both residential and commercial customers across the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 2001, PuroClean is a diverse, fast-growing network of more than 360 North American franchise locations, each independently owned and operated. With a commitment to respond within two hours, the professionals at PuroClean are thoroughly screened, insured and trained in utilizing the latest cutting-edge mitigation technology to complete the remediation task at hand. PuroClean has earned numerous awards within franchising and the greater global business community, including “The Franchise Satisfaction Award” from Franchise Business Review, ranking on The Franchise 500 from Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine’s “5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies” and Franchise Times “Top 400,” and being named a Top Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine.