Mr. Joe Finney
Joe is the President – Mainstreet Division of Baldwin Risk Partners. He previously served as an Operating Partner with Concentric Equity Partners (CEP) and was the Chief Executive Officer of Environmental Pest Service (EPS). As one of CEP’s holdings, EPS operates Arrow Environmental Services, Bug Out Service and Skyline Pest Solutions in Florida and Georgia and Joe grew the company tenfold to $50 million in annual sales.
Joe has climbed the ladder of success since graduating from Slippery Rock University. He began his career with Service Master in 1987 as a Branch Manager for Terminix, and continued to advance to Regional Manager, Division Sales Manager, Regional Vice President and European Managing Director, where he recruited and turned around a $165 million business group.
Next, he was Division Vice President of TruGreen Lawn Care/Land Care and then Senior Vice President of Operations for American Residential Services, a $550 million nationwide HVAC and plumbing operation.
Joe then became Chief Executive Officer and President of Tire Centers Division for Michelin North America and turned around a $1 billion subsidiary with 2,100 employees in 40 states. Next, Joe moved to Sears Automotive Group where he was the Senior Vice President then President, responsible for 14,000 employees and annual sales of $1.6 billion across 802 Sears Auto Centers and 1,200 Kmart locations.
His vast experience in a variety of enterprises, ability to be a change agent known for growing shareholder value, operational excellence, employee engagement and passion for delivering superior customer service, has led Joe to an impressive and successful career. He is a proactive leader with excellent interpersonal, motivation and communication skills and has the ability to organize, direct, influence and motivate diverse workforces. Joe returned to Slippery Rock University as a role model in the 2009 College of Business Speaker Series, and in 2015 to received the “Distinguished Alumni Award.”
Joe is also a loyal husband and father. He met his wife, Pamela ’86, at Slippery Rock University in the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity.
Joe currently resides in Tampa, FL.
Joe graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1986 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business, majoring in Marketing. He went on to complete the ServiceMaster MBA program.