Expands Dedicated Coaching Staff to Support PHCE Residential Contractor Growth

 May 6, 2014 – Minneapolis, MN — Nexstar Network® is pleased to announce Jodie Deegan has joined its business coaching staff.

Deegan has been involved in the HVAC, Plumbing, Drain, and Electrical fields for more than 25 years. After serving eight years in the U.S. Navy, Deegan started as an HVAC technician and continued on to take on sales, field and operations management positions.

Notably, Deegan successfully ran several multi-trade companies within a national home services organization ranging in size from $3 to $22 million in annual revenue. He was nationally recognized for his ability to achieve and sustain company profitability, and maintain operational safety standards, as well as turn underperforming companies into successful businesses.

Deegan retired in 2005 from the U.S. Naval Reserve with the rank of Chief Petty Officer.

“We are pleased to present Jodie Deegan, one of the finest contractors in our industry, to the Nexstar membership,” said Scott Pearson, Nexstar Network Coaching Manager. “Jodie is well-versed in residential service and his work with companies will provide them with a distinct edge in our ever-changing marketplace.”

Dedicated Coaches Support PHCE Residential Contractor Success

As part of the Nexstar coaching staff, Deegan joins a team of 12 dedicated business, marketing, call center, training implementation and connection coaches who work individually with plumbing, HVAC and electrical residential service contractors to help them improve their businesses.

Nexstar’s current coaching staff includes:

Bill Mattern | Business Coach

Ed Cerier | Marketing Strategist

Jim Hamilton | Business Coach

Jodi Peter | Business Coach

Jodie Deegan | Business Coach

Julian Scadden | Training Implementation Coach

Melanie Tauring | Marketing Coach

Pam Heruth | Connections Coach

Rob Buckley | Business Coach

Scott Pearson | Coaching Manager

Susan Kimball | Internet Marketing Coach

Tom Merriott | Call Center Excellence Coach
Nexstar members benefit from one-on-one coaching in addition to world-class training for technicians, call center staff and company leadership based on its proprietary Service System for sales and customer service.

Nexstar Network®has been a trusted partner, helping nearly 500 independent residential service contractors improve their businesses since 1992. Nexstar members benefit from comprehensive service business coaching, proprietary processes and systems, and dedicated business, call center and marketing coaches. For more information please visit, via Facebook, Twitter, or our blog,


For More Information:

Susan Whitten, Marketing Manager

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