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James Uebelher

Northwest—Vanguard Cleaning
Spokane Valley, Wash.

No. 477
2010 Revenue: $4.0 million
Three-Year Growth: 726%

Vanguard Cleaning provides cleaning services for over 9,000 businesses around the country. “Our No. 1 reason for success over the last three years has been our business model,” says James Uebelher (left), Vanguard’s Northwest president. “For individual franchisees, our model puts forth a strong profit motive with local ownership. Combine that with unlimited support to our franchisees and we have seen phenomenal growth.”