— Stratus Building Solutions
has announced the company''s expansion into Central America with the award of a new Master Franchise in the Republic of Panama, according to a press release
According to the release, Stratus Building Solutions, a franchiser of branded building service and maintenance operations in the United States
and Europe, will expand into Panama under the operation of Mark and Jayson Bashforth, who currently operate Stratus Building Solutions of Houston, Texas.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dennis Jarrett said: "This new Master Franchise headquartered in Panama City is a business model for our company''s expansion in Central and South America as we continue to grow franchise operations globally and enhance Stratus Building Solutions'' worldwide brand."
Mark Bashforth is a veteran marketing executive with over 20 years of international business experience and a B.B.A. and Computer Sciences degree from California Lutheran University
, while Jayson Bashforth served as a top sales executive in the telecom and advertising industries in Los Angeles and
graduated from the University of California-Los Angeles
with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in psychology, the release stated.