GET A GRIP Inc. Resurfacing Promotes Gary Bowles: National Franchise Development New Focus

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 04, 2011 - Get A Grip, Inc., a family-owned, national franchise company with headquarters in Albuquerque, is pleased to announce that it has promoted Gary Bowles to National Franchise Development manager. Get A Grip ranks at #393 on Entrepreneur®'s Franchise 500® list of franchise companies in the United States and Canada. In addition, the company ranks #87 among low-cost franchise, and #33 on the Top New Franchise list for its rapid movement up the list.

    "Gary's done a stellar job since he joined the company in January 2010 servicing new and established local and national accounts," says Sharon Dillard, CEO of Get A Grip, Inc. "With this promotion, he'll be taking on national franchise development responsibilities to grow the company beyond our current reach."

    Bowles will attend national trade and franchise shows, like the upcoming Franchise Expos in Las Vegas, Ft. Lauderdale, Atlanta and Tampa, as well as the National Apartment Association event in June.

    Get A Grip franchises offer a home-based opportunity with low start up costs and franchise fee. The company's network of 33 locations in 16 states around the country resurfaces laminate or cultured marble countertops with our Eurostone® design, repairs cracked fiberglass bathtubs, scratched or stained porcelain bathtubs, tile showers and enclosures. Get A Grip's latest coating, Get A Metallic™, uses real metal pigments to create spectacular results for countertops.

    Get A Grip, Inc. Facts
    Dillard family bought the business in 1999, becoming a national franchise company in 2007.

    Entrepreneur® ranked Get A Grip Franchising, LLC as a qualified and accredited franchise business and was first listed in the 30th Annual Franchise 500® in 2009.

    State-of-the-art patented, trademarked products and unique techniques.

    Network of 33 locations in 16 states across the country.

    Awards: New Mexico Business Weekly: Top Performing CEO for Sharon Dillard; Best Places to Work; Top Women Owned Business, Top Small Companies in New Mexico. Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce: Duke City Dozen Award for Innovation and Creativity. Showcase Winner - Home Builder's Association of Central New Mexico. Better Business Bureau® assigns company A+ rating.

    Member: The Better Business Bureau®, Home Builder's Associations of Central New Mexico, Apartment Association of Central New Mexico, New Mexico Lodging Association.

    For more facts and information on Get A Grip, Inc. or its patented, trademarked products and techniques, call Sharon Dillard at 505-268-0929, or go to

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