Service Nation announced the promotion of Jim Hinshaw to vice president of vertical markets. In his new role, Hinshaw will be responsible for supervising the growth of several industries, including HVAC, plumbing and the connected home. While energizing these markets, he will also be working together with managers who work in these industries.

"Service Nation and the contractors we support are blessed to have Jim Hinshaw on our team," said Service Nation President Matt Michel. "Jim has worked at every level of the industry and is one of the best sales trainers around. His contracting business acumen is unsurpassed. He will do an outstanding job leading the vertical market managers."

Senior Vice President David Heimer added, "Jim Hinshaw's extensive knowledge of our industry is deep and wide. He is well known for his friendly, outgoing personality, his dynamic energy and his strong desire to help every single person he meets. We are delighted to have Jim join Service Nation's leadership team where his industry knowledge and desire to help contractors drive us forward with new products and services and ensure our membership is the best in the industry."

"When you get up in the morning, decide to say, 'This is going to be a great day,'" Hinshaw said. "We get what we are looking for. If you think the sky is falling, you are correct, it will. If you think there are some ways to improve business, find some great new employees, improve processes and profitability, you will find them. Today."

With over 50 years of experience in the industry, Hinshaw earned his position from his hard work, dedication to Service Nation an dhis passion for the industry, which will only continue to show through this new role. 

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