Authority Brands Names Industry Leader Todd Houghton President of Homewatch CareGivers
Columbia, Maryland – Homewatch CareGivers, a leading network of providers of full-service home care for people of all ages in North America, recently named Todd Houghton, Brand President. After assuming the new role in the fourth quarter of 2022, Houghton has already been helping propel the brand to success through his experienced leadership and forward-thinking growth strategy. In this role, he is responsible for leading company strategy, implementing approaches to success, and leading operations to benefit both the executive and franchise teams.
Houghton joined Homewatch CareGivers and its parent company, Authority Brands, with over two decades of franchise industry experience and a keen focus on defining success for scalable businesses as both a franchisor and franchisee. In his historied time within the homecare sector, Houghton was responsible for implementing systems and technologies to accelerate growth for both Brightstar Group Holdings and Comfort Keepers/Sodexo. His passion for quality of care and aging with dignity made him a perfect candidate to take the helm of Homewatch CareGivers’ leadership team.
“In my role as President, my key focus is operational excellence and I am confident in my Homewatch Caregivers team’s ability to grow and consistently offer quality services to our clientele,” said Todd Houghton, President of Homewatch CareGivers. “As we maneuver through another year in business, I am excited to help propel our team to higher revenues, even happier clients, and continue to expand our network of valued franchisees across the country.”
Houghton is a Colorado resident and an alumni of Illinois State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business. Homewatch CareGivers is part of the Authority Brands portfolio of 15 at-home service concepts. Additional brands under their portfolio include America's Swimming Pool Company, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, The Cleaning Authority, Color World Painting, DoodyCalls, DRYmedic, Junkluggers, Mister Sparky, Monster Tree Service, Mosquito Squad, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Screenmobile, STOP Restoration, and Woofie’s.
To learn more about Homewatch CareGivers, please visit https://www.homewatchcaregivers.com/.To learn more about Authority Brands’ companies and the executive team, visit https://www.authoritybrands.com/.
About Homewatch CareGivers
Founded in 1980, Homewatch CareGivers is one of the most experienced network of providers of full-service home care for people of all ages. Caregivers are triple-screened and continually trained and supervised to provide reliable, compassionate, and highly skilled services in companion, personal and comprehensive care. Home care services are personalized for each client and customized care plans are administered through a network of 234 locations.
About Authority Brands
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Authority Brands' companies include 15 leading home service franchise brands: America's Swimming Pool Company, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, The Cleaning Authority, Color World Painting, DoodyCalls, DRYmedic Restoration Services, Homewatch CareGivers, The Junkluggers, Mister Sparky, Monster Tree Service, Mosquito Squad, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Screenmobile, STOP Restoration, and Woofie’s. Together, these brands provide home services through more than 2,000 territories operated by more than 1,000 franchise owners. Authority Brands is dedicated to supporting individual franchise owner growth by providing strong marketing, technology, and operational support. See www.authoritybrands.com for more information.