Location: Auburn, Wash.
Founded: 2005, by Lori and Matt Swanson, and Aaron Santas
Current Principal Owners: Lori and Matt Swanson, Collin Hathaway
Scope of Work: 100% Residential
Company Specialty: Helping homeowners with a ‘customer-for-life’ mentality.
Number of Employees: 80
2016 Annual Revenue: $11.25 million
Last year was: “Overall, our financial performance was stellar,” Matt Sawnson said.
“We had a solid financial return and were able to implement many improvements that are benefiting us in 2017.”
This year will be: “We are expecting to continue our financial growth. As a company, we are continually expanding and our physical growth is expected to beneficially affect our financial returns. This year, we updated our equipment, centralized our two locations into a single office, and continued to recruit some of the best talent in the industry to join our team.”
What you didn’t know: Guardian recently acquired Jorve Roofing to extend its footprint into the Seattle residential market, and enhance productivity with the addition of 25 Jorve employees.
Proud of making the Top 100 list because: “We hope that our placement on this list allows us to help more people, cover a larger area, and provide more services,” Matt Swanson said. “At the end of the day, we’re in the service business, and we’re continually looking for ways to show our customers that by choosing Guardian, they’re receiving the best care available.”