West / Regional Reports

ARS/Rescue Rooter Announces Appointments of Goodrich and Thompson

October 3, 2011
KEYWORDS appointment / ARS
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
LAS VEGAS — ARS®/Rescue Rooter®, a privately held, nationwide provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, has announced the promotion of Kenneth Goodrich to Western zone president. The company also announced the appointment of James Thompson as vice president for the Western division.

Goodrich previously served as the Southwest vice president for ARS/Rescue Rooter and his appointment to Western zone president coincides with the regional restructuring of the company’s service locations. ARS/Rescue Rooter recently merged its five U.S. regions to form Eastern and Western zones. In his new position, Goodrich will oversee the ARS/Rescue Rooter service locations in the western United States.

Goodrich will manage 34 service branches in Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and northern and central California, and he will continue to oversee ARS/Rescue Rooter’s operations in Nevada, Arizona, and Southern California. As the top local executive, Goodrich will spearhead expansion and acquisition efforts in the Western zone.

“Ken has been vital to the growth of ARS/Rescue Rooter throughout the Southwest and he’s responsible for the acquisition of a number of quality service providers throughout the region,” said Dave Slott, president and chief operating officer of ARS/Rescue Rooter. “Under Ken’s direction, we look forward to further expansion and I’m confident he will continue to take our company to new levels of success.”

Thompson brings more than 22 years of management experience in the plumbing and HVAC industry to the ARS/Rescue Rooter network. Previously, he was the senior vice president for Mike Diamond Plumbing, a leading plumbing service company in Southern California. Thompson began his career as an apprentice plumber and worked his way up through the ranks of management.

For more information, visit www.ars.com.

Publication date: 10/03/2011

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.


NEWSMakers: Rajan Rajendran

Rajan Rajendran, newly appointed director of the Emerson Innovation Center, talks about the new $35 million facility and how it will function on the University of Dayton campus. Posted on Aug. 29.

More Podcasts


NEWS 08-25-14 cover

2014 August 25

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Prohibiting HFCs

EPA is proposing a rule that would prohibit some HFCs in select refrigeration applications. Do you agree with this move?
View Results Poll Archive


2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con