Winter Services, Inc.

Location: 6663 N. 40th St., Milwaukee

Website: www.winterservicesinc.com

Year Founded: 2006

Product or Service offered: Commercial snow removal and de-icing.

Projected 2010 Revenue: $12 million

President and owner: Fritz Frazier

Other key leadership members: Jay Felton, vice president; Bill Snow, general manager; Dana Skarda, administration manager; Mike Frazier, director of fleet operations

Target Clientele: Commercial, retail, industrial and health care facilities

Business Organization Memberships: American Public Works Association, Better Business Bureau, Building Owners & Managers Association, Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin, International Facility Management Association, Institute of Real Estate Management, Plant & Facilities Maintenance Association, Snow & Ice Management Association

What has fueled your company’s growth?

“We are highly motivated to providing innovative solutions for our customers, developing long-term business partnerships and striving to be a best in class company.”

What has been the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth?

“Increased competition, maximizing employee productivity and inherent weather dependency.”

Who are the business people, locally or nationally, whom you admire? What traits do those people exhibit that make you admire them?

“Arnold Palmer, a man of integrity who did what he said and honored his word. Ted Waitt, founder of Gateway Computers, truly believed in his vision and made it become a reality. Kevin Mansell of Kohl’s Department Stores, a great leader and team builder.”

What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months?

“Business conditions are uncertain as the economy has not recovered and downward pressure on pricing is making it difficult to maintain margins.”

What has been your company’s key strategy for rising out of the recession?

“Continued commitment to strengthening our partnerships while pursuing new clients.”

Congratulations from the strategic partners behind Winter Services Inc.

Don Grubor
(414) 525-2975
www.effsolutions.com

David Kupferschmidt
(262) 327-4864
www.ryder.com

(414) 263-4260
www.stammtech.com

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