Richard Bogda

NAME, TITLE: Richard Bogda, President

COMPANY NAME, CITY, STATE: Service Professionals, Cranford, N.J.

HOW LONG IN BUSINESS: 16 years

BIGGEST CHANGE TO THE BUSINESS: Becoming a member of the Nexstar® Network

KEY MARKETS: Plumbing-heating-cooling residential service and replacement

ASSOCIATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS: Member of Nexstar® Network



HOW DO THESE AFFILIATIONS HELP YOU: “They teach you how to run your company by the numbers,” said Bogda. “And they provide peer-to-peer networking.”

BIGGEST CURRENT HURDLE TO OVERCOME: For Bogda, this is “getting the phone to ring again.”

COMPANY STATISTICS (number of employees in the field, service, installation, office; number of trucks): Four service plumbers, five HVAC techs, six HVAC installers, two HVAC salesmen, 10 total office/warehouse

FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE INDUSTRY: “I learn something about something every day,” Bogda said.

SUMMING IT UP: “It’s time to focus on the bright future ahead!”

Publication date: 06/21/2010