As the President of and driving force behind Supportworks, Inc., Dave Thrasher provides the vision and strategy for the company and its three main brands, Foundation Supportworks, Hello Garage andSolutionView. By developing new technology, maintaining a focus on customer support and training and by putting key employees in positions to do extraordinary things, Dave has led the company to exceptional growth. In fact, Supportworks has been recognized by renowned business magazine Inc. as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Dave is always looking for new innovations that fit into Supportworks overall growth. Most recently the company launched Hello Garage, an emerging home service franchise that specializes in garage renovation, during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Dave's philosophy has always been that in order for Supportworks and its three main brands to grow, the company's senior leaders must be aligned. One of the key ways he has created a culture of alignment is by establishing a company "purpose." Finding that purpose has provided direction and accountability for company initiatives and been a touchstone for protecting company culture. Being backed by more than 45 years of experience, Supportworks recent addition of Hello Garage has already seen great success through the proven business model Dave has led by.
This concept of purpose and its role in creating a positive corporate culture has been widely recognized. In addition to being featured in national publications such as Forbes and the Huffington Post, Dave's story was recently told in the bestselling book Leading with Noble Purpose by Lisa Earle McLeod.