J. C. Restoration President Named Entrepreneur of the Year
Wood Dale, IL – Disaster Kleenup International, Inc., North America''s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that Warner Cruz, the president and owner of DKI Member Company, J.C. Restoration, has recently been named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Chicago Latino Network.
Cruz was recognized for his contributions to the Latino community and economy. He was presented with the honor at the 5th Annual Chicago Latino Network Awards Gala, held on September 24, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago.
His father, Jose Cruz started J.C. Restoration in 1982. Fifteen years later, Warner took the operational reins of the firm and in 2002 he acquired the company from his father. Under his leadership, J.C. Restoration has gone from less than $1 million in annual sales to a projected $15 million in 2010.
“It’s such an honor to be recognized as a leader in the Latino community”, Cruz said. “Whenever I receive this kind of recognition, I can’t help but be humbled. I am just part of a larger team effort that began with my parents nearly 30 years ago.”
The Chicago Latino Network Awards Gala raised funds for the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago and its free matinee outreach program, which enables 5,000 children to attend daytime film screenings of the Chicago Latino Film Festival.
Additional information about the award and the Latino Network Gala can be found at www.chicagolatinonetowrk.com.
About J.C. Restoration
J.C. Restoration is one of the fastest growing independent restoration companies in the Midwest. For nearly 30 years, JCR has been providing top quality service, training, and support, earning them an exemplary reputation among their clients, customers, and peers. JCR is a Member of Disaster Kleenup International, an organization of contractors 350 strong, located across the U.S. and Canada. To learn more about J.C. Restoration please call 800.956.8844 or log on to jcrestoration.com.
Disaster Kleenup International, Inc., headquartered in suburban Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to our consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about Disaster Kleenup International, Inc., visit our website at www.disasterkleenup.com or contact Michele Donahue at (630) 741-7262.