Biggest Companies of the 2012 Inc. 5000

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Hank Mullany, CEO

No. 4,947
2011 Revenue: $3.2 billion
Three-Year Growth: 7.04%

When former minor league ball player Marion Wade founded ServiceMaster in 1929, the Chicago-based company focused solely on mothproofing. Today, ServiceMaster has seven brands and offers a range of services including lawn care, pest control, furniture repair, and home inspection. Although it’s headquartered in Memphis, ServiceMaster operates 6,900 company-owned, franchised, and licensed locations worldwide.