Junkluggers Recent Franchise Deals
The Junkluggers added five franchisees recently, expanding their commitment to eco-friendly disposal practices across the country.
Since 2004, The Junkluggers has been providing an eco-friendly alternative to conventional junk removal. Our franchisees are helping their very own communities through by providing jobs, helping those in need through charitable partnerships, and keeping the planet safe for future generations through our eco-friendly disposal practices.
Join us in Welcoming:
Gustavo Mesa and Lester Luna – New Haven County, CT: Gustavo started at The Junkluggers’ corporate location as a lugger in 2014 and worked his way up to Operations Leader. Now he has gone on to the next stage in his career with The Junkluggers by starting his very own franchise with partner Lester Luna in neighboring New Haven County.
Andy Taylor – Richmond, VA: Andy, his wife of 25 years, and his two children recently downsized from a large house in the country to a smaller house and in the process, Andy was forced to dump much of what he had accumulated over the years into a landfill before the move. The uncomfortable feeling stuck with him and he was immediately attracted to the eco-friendly aspect of The Junkluggers model. Andy hopes to leverage his sales and marketing background to help develop his own custom media solution to meet his Junkluggers sales goals.
Erik Makrush – Naples, FL: Former Eagle Scout and current Naval Reservist, Florida native Erik Makrush was inspired to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming an entrepreneur after helping to organize two SW Florida Children’s Business Fairs. Prior to joining The Junkluggers family, Erik Makrush worked in public policy arena for a state and national think tanks as a Director of Operations.
Laura Chavez – Austin, TX: Our first female-majority owner and long-time Austin resident Laura Chavez is deeply ingrained in the Austin business community. Laura previously started and sold a successful protein bar company, so she will be bringing her business expertise to her Junkluggers location.
Trevor Hess – Savannah, GA: As a Naval reservist since 1993, Trevor has a strong military background as well as extensive management experience. Trevor’s wife Misty has been urging him to start his own business for years, and after leaving his latest defense contract job, Trevor began looking for business opportunities. Trevor wanted to own a business where he could help his local community in Savannah, which attracted him to The Junkluggers model.