Mars Services Places on the Inc. 5000 List for the Second Year in a Row

Mars Services has placed on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies, a national recognition announced by Inc. Magazine. This marks the second year in a row that Mars Services has placed on the Inc. 5000 list. Founded in 2011, Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential, and commercial markets in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services said:

“We realize this prestigious honor is due to the trust our customers and employees have placed in us, and we deeply appreciate their continued support.”

Mars Services ranked third on the list among companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in the construction industry. Mars Services also placed at number 941 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

About Mars Services: Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, maintenance, make-ready and pest control services. Mars Services is a member of The Garden Group, a family-owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that focuses on small business investments.

About Inc. Media: Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

Mars Services Expands Management Team

Mars Services has recently expanded its talented leadership team with several key management hires. Reuben Garcia has joined Mars as Plumbing Manager, Casey Powers as Electrical Manager, Jason Askew as Resurfacing and Painting Manager, Len Hill as Pest Control Manager, and Andy Byrge as Senior Project Manager.

The recent hires will help support continued customer growth across Mars’ business lines, including its new service focused on renovation, remodeling and maintenance for single family residential investors.

Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services, stated:

“This talented group of individuals represents the elevated level of integrity, energy and commitment to customer service that we value, and we are honored to have them join our team.”

Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, maintenance, make-ready and pest control services. Mars is a member of The Garden Group network of companies, a family-owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.

Mars Services Announces Launch of Dedicated Service for Residential Investors

Mars Services has launched a new dedicated service to assist its single family residential investor customers with their renovation and remodeling needs. To support these customers, Mars has hired employees to fill several new positions, including project estimators and project managers, and has added support staff across the organization. Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services, will lead the effort, working with Mars’ deep bench of talented managers in its make-ready, carpet cleaning, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, pest control, painting, resurfacing, and housekeeping businesses.

In connection with this service offering, Mars is providing its customers with detailed, customized reporting, allowing them transparency into the scheduling for each phase of renovation until project completion.

Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services, stated,

“Given the breadth of our service offering, we are uniquely positioned to add value for our investor customers in both the renovation phase of a new acquisition as well as ongoing maintenance post-acquisition. We responded to customer demand by creating a dedicated customer relationship team, including project managers and project estimators, and look forward to helping our customers meet their goals at an affordable price.”

About Mars Services: Mars Services  is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, maintenance, make-ready and pest control services.  Mars is a member of The Garden Group network of companies, a family-owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.

Mars Services Makes The Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

 

Mars Services has placed on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list, a national recognition announced by Inc. Magazine. Founded in 2011, Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential, and commercial markets in Dallas-Fort Worth. Mars Services ranked number 981 on the list, representing three-year sales growth of over 440 percent.

Mars Services President Charles Marlow said:

“We are grateful to our customers and employees that have helped us achieve this prestigious honor and look forward to continuing our growth in years to come

The 2017 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies are the most competitive crop in the list’s history, with aggregate revenue of $206 billion, and collectively generating 619,500 jobs over the past three years.

In the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Mars Services ranked fourth among companies classified in the construction industry and 51st overall.  Nationwide, Mars Services ranked 45th among companies classified in the construction industry.

About Mars Services: Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, maintenance, make-ready and pest control services.  Mars is a member of The Garden Group network of companies, a family-owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.

About Inc. Media: Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today.  For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

 

Mars Services Launches Maintenance and Make-Ready Business

Mars Services is excited to announce the launch of its latest service line, Mars Maintenance and Make-Ready. Mars has hired Ray Marx, a 15-year veteran of the multifamily industry to lead the new business. Mr. Marx will serve as Manager of Mars Maintenance and Make-Ready and lead the new effort in coordination with Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services.

Of the selection of Ray to lead this business, Mars Services President Charles Marlow said:

“Ray has considerable experience with general maintenance and make-readies in the multifamily industry, and we are excited to have him join our growing team.”

Regarding his decision to join Mars Services, Ray Marx said:

“I believe in Mars’ vision to be a turnkey service provider to the residential, multifamily and commercial markets, and look forward to adding value to our customers.”

Maintenance and Make-Ready adds to Mars’ growing list of service offerings, which include carpet cleaning, pest control, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, countertop resurfacing, housekeeping, painting, carpet repairs, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up and tub resurfacing to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets.

About Ray Marx: Ray Marx serves as a manager at Mars Maintenance & Make-Ready. Ray has over fifteen years of experience as a maintenance supervisor in the multifamily industry. He previously served as a facilities manager of fifteen commercial properties, handling maintenance and construction build-outs. Ray’s favorite part of the business is working with his hands, supervising others, and the opportunity to meet new customers. He is HVAC certified and has significant experience with plumbing, electrical, framing and carpentry. Ray was born in Chicago and grew up in Arlington, Texas. He currently lives in Fort Worth with his wife, Samantha, and their five children. Ray’s hobbies include woodwork, fishing, and watching the Green Bay Packers.

About Mars Services:  Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, maintenance, make-ready and pest control services. Mars is a member of The Garden Group network of companies, a family-owned diversified holding company in Dallas, Texas that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.

The Garden Group Announces Additional Investment in Mars Services

The Garden Group announced today that it has purchased additional interests in its affiliates, Mars Carpet Cleaning, LLC, Mars Resurfacing, LLC and Mars Housekeeping, LLC, from its former partner, Kevin Howard. After over five years at Mars, Kevin Howard has decided to sell his ownership in order to pursue new entrepreneurial endeavors in different industries.

Kevin Howard stated,

“Although I am no longer a partner at Mars, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity that Josh Terry and The Garden Group provided me when I co-founded Mars Carpet Cleaning in 2011. Mars couldn’t have accomplished what it did without the start-up capital from The Garden Group and advice from Josh along the way. I wish them all the best.”

Josh Terry, President of The Garden Group stated,

“Kevin has an entrepreneurial spirit that has led to his past success and should lead to his future success as well.  I wish him the best.”

About Mars Services: Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.  Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing and pest control services.  Mars is a member of The Garden Group network of companies.

About The Garden Group: The Garden Group is a family-owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.

Mars Services Launches HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical Businesses

Mars Services is excited to announce the launch of several new service lines: Mars HVACMars Plumbing and Mars Electrical. Mars has partnered with Monty Lamb, a 30-year veteran of the plumbing, electrical and HVAC industries. Mr. Lamb will serve as President of Mars HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical, LLC, and lead the new effort in coordination with Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services.

Of the selection of Monty to lead these business lines, Mars Services’ President Charles Marlow said

“Monty exemplifies everything we look for in a business leader. His passion for his trades and commitment to customer service are evident in his work, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him on our team.”

Regarding his decision to partner with Mars Services, Monty Lamb said

“I am very excited about the opportunity to join forces with Mars Services; they are the kind of company I can grow with by utilizing my trade and customer service skills to be part of something special.”

HVAC, plumbing and electrical add to Mars’ growing list of service offerings, which include pest control, carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, housekeeping, painting, carpet repairs, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, and tub resurfacing to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets.

About Monty Lamb:  Monty is a second-generation multi-licensed tradesman. Born in Texas, Monty first worked for his family business as a laborer, learning various building trades from his father. Later, as a young apprentice in New Mexico, Monty would run service calls with his father while learning valuable trades and experiencing the way customers should be treated. Monty’s family moved back to Texas in 1979 as he was entering high school in Big Spring, where his work as a plumber’s apprentice continued. Monty attended the University of North Texas, where in 1985 he became a journeyman licensed plumber while attending college. Monty became a Master Plumber in 1987, and then went to school to become an Aircraft Mechanic. Monty worked for Delta Airlines from 1987 until 2004, while acquiring more licenses as a Master Electrician, HVAC Contractor, and Insurance Adjuster. Monty has since worked as a Building Official in South Texas and owned and operated his own business for many years. In recent years, Monty moved back into the aviation industry as an Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor with Southwest Airlines. Monty married his best friend, Margaret Batson, in February 2017 during a trip to Las Vegas where Monty also auditioned for “THE VOICE.” Monty and Margaret have five children between them: Nicole, Brendan, Justin, Sarah and Blake, and three grandchildren: Noah, Hope, Faith, and two more on the way. Monty’s hobbies are singing and playing guitar, reading, scuba diving, and hanging with family and friends.

About Mars Services: Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Mars aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24-hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing, pest control, plumbing, electrical and HVAC services. Mars Services is a member of The Garden Group™ network of companies, family owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.

Mars Services Launches Pest Control Business

Mars Services is excited to announce the launch of its latest service line, Mars Pest Control. Mars has partnered with Paul Nunn, a 17-year veteran of the pest control industry. Mr. Nunn will serve as President of Mars Pest Control and lead the new effort in coordination with Charles Marlow, President of Mars Services.

Of the selection of Paul to lead this business, Mars Services President Charles Marlow said

“We talked with several applicants to lead our pest control service, and what stuck out about Paul was his commitment to customer service, knowledge, and passion for the pest control industry.”

Regarding his decision to partner with Mars Services, Paul Nunn said

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with such a high-energy group of people at a rapidly growing company, and I look forward to getting to know our customers in the near future.”

Pest control adds to Mars’ growing list of service offerings, which include carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, housekeeping, painting, carpet repairs, 24 hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up and tub resurfacing to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets.

About Paul Nunn: Paul Nunn has 17 years of experience in the pest control industry. Paul is licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture and specializes in hard to treat categories such as bedbugs, fire ants, and termites. Additionally, Paul has significant experience in commercial bird control. Known as a dedicated problem solver, Paul treats every job on a very personal level as if he were treating his own house. Paul is passionate about helping people and has been known to spend hours helping customers with their pest problems.

About Mars Services: Mars Services is a market-leading service provider to customers in the multifamily, residential and commercial markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Mars Services aims to be its customers’ first call for carpet cleaning, countertop resurfacing, housekeeping, painting, carpet repair, 24 hour water restoration, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, upholstery cleaning, dryer vent and AC duct cleaning, trauma scene clean-up, tub resurfacing and pest control services. Mars is a member of The Garden Group™ network of companies, family owned diversified holding company in Dallas, TX that aims to give aspiring entrepreneurs a competitive edge through access to capital, advice, administrative services and other operational support.