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Chuck Vecchiarelli
Dennis Freeman
Ted and Aaron Halladay
Rick Hey

Glass Guru Announces New Franchises
June 22, 2009

Glass and window restoration and replacement company The Glass Guru, headquartered in Roseville, Calif., has launched new franchises in California, Oregon, Texas and Florida.

In April, husband and wife Chuck and Brenda Vecchiarelli opened The Glass Guru of Stockton, Calif. The couple had previously operated an Internet sales business while Chuck worked during the day in physical therapy. A short time later, Brenda's brother Dennis Freeman, opened The Glass Guru of Modesto in the neighboring territory to the south. The company now has 16 locations operating in California.

Also in April, Dale Cook of Lake Oswego, Ore., launched The Glass Guru of Portland Westside, becoming the first location operating in the greater Portland market. Cook came out of career in remodeling and real estate and sees huge potential is his area for The Glass Guru 's moisture removal services for failed insulated units.

In May and June, The Glass Guru added two more locations, each becoming the first company units in Texas and Florida. Brothers Ted and Aaron Halladay opened The Glass Guru of Frisco. The Halladay's were previously engaged in a landscaping business in the area. Rick Hey opened The Glass Guru of Jacksonville. Hey came out of a 16-year career in specialized printing services.

"We are bringing new meaning to the term full service," states founder and chief executive officer Dan Frey. "It's our goal to have 350 locations operating by 2015. We have a way to go, but the market and the demand is definitely there."

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