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Mr. Electric® Hires Marketing Manager

WACO, Texas (May 16, 2006) – Mr. Electric® announces the addition of Terry Jones, marketing manager, to its corporate team.

In this recently created role, Jones works with franchisees and franchise systems managers to create customized local marketing plans, develops and enforces marketing and advertising standards, and collaborates with the public relations department and franchisees to find publicity opportunities.

“We believe Terry will do an outstanding job of marketing our brand,” said Rick Cross, president of Mr. Electric. “Terry brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to this position, and we believe he is an asset to our Mr. Electric franchise team.”

Before making the move to Mr. Electric, Jones spent time in pharmaceutical sales and management. He also owned two family businesses involved in the promotional and special event industries.

“It’s an exciting time to be a part of this talented and experienced team,” Jones said. “Mr. Electric has a bright future, and I look forward to contributing to the success of this growing organization.”

About Mr. Electric®:
Established in 1994, Mr. Electric is a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Mr. Electric franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at more than 160 locations worldwide. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit

About The Dwyer Group®:
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of six franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor® in the UK), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. The Dwyer Group also owns Harmon Solutions GroupTM, a third party administrator for the insurance community. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, a private equity firm with offices in New York, Cleveland, Dallas and San Francisco. For more information on The Dwyer Group, or its franchise concepts, visit the company’s Web site at