John Caveney began his professional career as a real estate broker, but with the interest rates skyrocketing in the 1970′s, it was difficult to sell houses. He closed his real estate business. In 1975, he bought his first franchise Domestic Care. Domestic Care was a maid service that he ran out of his basement. In 1980, Servpro Industries bought out Bristol Myers, who owned Domestic Care. The franchise became Servpro of Parma. John decided to sell Servpro of Parma in 1985. He continued owning his own business but changed from the cleaning industry to the construction industry. He owned National Reconstruction, from 1985-1990. During 1990, Servpro of West Akron and Stark County became available to purchase. He jumped at the opportunity and bought the franchises located on Mayfair Road. In 1998, he moved the franchises to a new facility in North Canton where the warehouse and office is now. In 2000, his daughter Maureen Gentile came under the same roof and purchased Servpro of NW Stark. In 2002, his other daughter Laurie Kolenz joined the family business and purchased Servpro of SE Stark. Getting back to one of his previous backgrounds, he created Orion Construction & Electric in 2010. Making his Servpro franchises a ONE STOP SHOP!

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