Founded in 1967, the Servpro Industries, Inc. Franchise System is a national leader of fire, water, mold and other specialty cleanup and restoration services. SERVPRO’s professional services network of more than 1,500 Franchises has responded to property damage emergencies ranging from multi-million dollar disasters such as the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon to those suffered by individual businesses and homes. Providing nationwide coverage, SERVPRO Franchise Professionals have established relationships with major insurance companies and commercial clients, as well as individual homeowners.
In 1988, SERVPRO moved the Corporate headquarters from Sacramento, CA, to Gallatin, TN. This was a strategic move to place the new location within 600 miles of 50 percent of the U.S. population and more SERVPRO Franchises. In April 2005, SERVPRO moved to a new 140,000 square foot. building in Gallatin. The state-of-the-art building houses a newly designed training facility, National Call Center and much more to meet the increasing growth of the Franchise System. In December 2007, Servpro Industries, Inc. was recognized by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) for its outstanding achievements in workplace learning, receiving the Golden Torch Award for Innovation in Practice. Sue Steen, SERVPRO’s CEO, won the 2007 Women of Influence Award from the Nashville Business Journal in the Family Business Category. Also, Entrepreneur Magazine named SERVPRO the #1 Franchisor in the restoration industry for 2008. In 2009, we broke ground on a new 120,000 square foot Distribution Warehouse and expansion of the Call Center at the Corporate Campus in Gallatin, TN. Also, SERVPRO was recently named one of the Top 10 Franchise Opportunities in Entrepreneur Magazine.