People On The Move
August 8, 2007
Mike Bidwell was promoted to president of
The Dwyer Group, succeeding Dina
Dwyer-Owens, who was named chairwoman of the company and will
continue as CEO. Bidwell will also continue as chief operating officer of
group. Previously, Bidwell was president of Mr. Rooter and Mr. Appliance. He
started with the company 23 years ago as a franchise owner.
appointed Dr. John. E.
Hohman as its director of research and assessment
validation. Hohman has 40 years of experience in the HVAC education and
industry. Much of that time has been spent as an instructor and administrator
at both the university and community college level, including Ferris State
University, Mid Michigan Community College, Marshall Institute and Central
He is also the
state director of the Michigan Society for Healthcare Engineers, the national
director of the Mechanic Evaluation and Certification for Healthcare and a past
director of the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute.
Clockwork Home Services Inc.
named industry veteran Tom
Johnson to the position of team lead in the company’s
Franchise Support Team. A veteran of the home services industry with more than
20 years of experience, Johnson has owned and operated his own successful
plumbing business, as well as provided leadership in senior management
positions for major home services organizations.
has been promoted to president of franchise operations; he was previously the
vice president of franchise sales. And Denise
Swofford has been named vice president of franchise operations.
The company also promoted new
directors of retail and franchise development: Darren Dixon (formerly president of retail
operations) and Wayne Anderson (formerly an
executive vice president at Clockwork). Each new director is responsible for
growing their assigned retail holding as well as preparing franchises for
Duane Huisken is the new IAPMO director of marketing and
communications. He has 30 years’ experience and a background in