LAS VEGAS — Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Las Vegas, earned four awards — Safety Branch of the Year in the West, Most Improved Branch Profit Dollars, Highest Margin Branch, and Most Profitable Branch in Dollars — at parent company American Residential Services’ (ARS) Annual Manager’s Meeting. Additionally, Lance Fernandez, general manager of Yes!, was honored as ARS’ General Manager of the Year.

“We are an industry leader in HVAC and plumbing services because of our hardworking employees and local management team,” said Dave Slott, president and COO, ARS. “It’s an honor for us to recognize and reward Yes! Las Vegas as one of the industry’s top performers.”

“Fernandez respects his employees and customers as exhibited by the daily teamwork in his branch,” continued Slott. “He has a passion to see people grow and achieve both personal and professional goals by offering guidance and support.”

Yes! ranks No. 1 in the average rank across three key metrics including: $0 in work compensation expenses for this year, a perfect score in its DriveCam coaching effectiveness, and a perfect audit score, making the company the safest branch in the West Division of ARS. Its high-functioning team has also led to profitability, as the company reported a 38 percent profit growth, and its branch had an overall margin of 26 percent.

“I am very passionate about this company and the people I work with,” said Fernandez. “I would like to thank everyone at the branch for their commitment to success and teamwork. Without them, none of what we do would be possible.”

Publication date: 12/19/2016

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