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Contractor Growth Network

Dec 8, 2023



In today's episode, we have the privilege of sitting down with a true industry titan, Tommy Mello. Tommy is not only the Owner of A1 Garage Door Service, a national garage door repair chain that serves an astonishing 16,000 homes every month, but he's also a business luminary who generated over $125 million in revenue last year, with an impressive $25 million in EBITDA. 


Additionally, he is the author of two game-changing books, "Home Service Millionaire" and "Elevate: Build A Business Where Everyone Can Win."


Don't miss this engaging conversation with Tommy Mello as he shares his wealth of knowledge and experience that has propelled him to success in the home service industry. As a special treat, Tommy will be a featured speaker at our upcoming New Era of Contracting Summit on January 24th and 25th.


In this episode, we explore some key questions with Tommy:


• Prioritizing Business Elements: Tommy ranks the importance of sales, marketing, hiring, operations, and finance, providing valuable insights into what drives his business success.


• The Power of Staff: Discover how Tommy's team has been instrumental in setting his company apart in a competitive market.


• Personality vs. Talent: Tommy discusses why hiring for personality often takes precedence over hiring for talent.


• Building the Right Brand: Hear about the transformative impact of advertising the right brand for your business.


• Transitioning to the Visionary Role: Learn how Tommy managed to shift from working in the business to leading it as a visionary.


• The Perfection-Scaling Paradox: Explore why perfection can hinder your scaling efforts.


• Market Strategy: Tommy shares valuable advice for businesses facing the tough decision of pulling out of certain markets.

If you're ready to elevate your business in 2024 and beyond, make sure to catch Tommy Mello speaking at the New Era of Contracting Summit on January 24th and 25th. Secure your tickets today using the link in the podcast description! This episode is packed with insights that can help you take your business to new heights, so don't miss out. Subscribe now and stay tuned for more episodes that will empower you on your entrepreneurial journey.