1 hr 8 min

BoomATX Epidsode #45 - Bobby Jenkins - ABC Home & Commercial Services - Owner BoomATX

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Check out this 45th episode of BoomATX to hear Glenn sit down with long time Austin staple in the pest control and home services world, Bobby Jenkins!  Bobby is a proud Aggie, comes from and has continued on with a long lineage of Aggies and won the lottery by getting the Aggie territory in the friendly sibling rivalry that is the ABC Home & Commercial Services Texas empire!

Bobby is a staple on the Austin airwaves for decades with as the owner and commercial spokesman for the ABC family business and continues to grow the company for the next generation of Aggies but Bobby doesn't stop there....

Bobby help found and continues to play a big role at the Chamber of Commerce with Austin Gives which encourages corporate philanthropy and donation of 1% of company earnings thru time, talent and treasure donations.  Austin Gives is excited to partner with Silicon Valley based Pledge 1% as they look to encourage new tech companies in town to take the pledge!

Bobby not only employs over 800 people offering a wide variety of services including pest and termite control, lawn care and mowing, landscaping and irrigation, tree trimming, air conditioning and heating, plumbing and electrical, pool cleaning and repair, handyman services, window cleaning and power washing, and appliance repair, but he is also incredibly active in so many aspects of the Austin community he calls home.

Bobby was named the 2017 Austinite of the Year as well as served as past chair of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and past chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He is a past president of both the Texas and National Pest Management Associations and a past chair of the Better Business Bureau, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and the Alzheimer’s Association. Bobby currently serves on the Agricultural Development Council and Mays Business School Development Council at Texas A&M University. He is a past chair for Caritas of Austin and has served as a tri-chair for the bond oversight committee with AISD. He the past chair and current board member of the American Heart Association and has served as the co-chair for the Heart Walk.  Bobby is a past co-chair for the United Way Annual Campaign and current United Way board member.  

Bobby and his family created the Moss Pieratt Foundation after the tragic loss of their grandson, one-year-old John “Moss” Pieratt, Jr., from a condition known as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). During the summer of 2017, Bobby and his two brothers held a nationwide fundraiser and awareness builder by riding bikes over 52 days and 3,500 miles, from Seattle, Washington to New York City and are currently planning a similar ride again to raise funds and awareness for this issue so dear to their family.

Give this episode a listen to learn more about this great Aggie Austinite, listen for his great jingle on the airwaves, give him a call whenever need some help around the house and plan on seeing him at his ABC Kite festival next summer in Zilker Park!
BoomATX - Interesting Austinites Doing Interesting Things!

Check out this 45th episode of BoomATX to hear Glenn sit down with long time Austin staple in the pest control and home services world, Bobby Jenkins!  Bobby is a proud Aggie, comes from and has continued on with a long lineage of Aggies and won the lottery by getting the Aggie territory in the friendly sibling rivalry that is the ABC Home & Commercial Services Texas empire!

Bobby is a staple on the Austin airwaves for decades with as the owner and commercial spokesman for the ABC family business and continues to grow the company for the next generation of Aggies but Bobby doesn't stop there....

Bobby help found and continues to play a big role at the Chamber of Commerce with Austin Gives which encourages corporate philanthropy and donation of 1% of company earnings thru time, talent and treasure donations.  Austin Gives is excited to partner with Silicon Valley based Pledge 1% as they look to encourage new tech companies in town to take the pledge!

Bobby not only employs over 800 people offering a wide variety of services including pest and termite control, lawn care and mowing, landscaping and irrigation, tree trimming, air conditioning and heating, plumbing and electrical, pool cleaning and repair, handyman services, window cleaning and power washing, and appliance repair, but he is also incredibly active in so many aspects of the Austin community he calls home.

Bobby was named the 2017 Austinite of the Year as well as served as past chair of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and past chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He is a past president of both the Texas and National Pest Management Associations and a past chair of the Better Business Bureau, Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and the Alzheimer’s Association. Bobby currently serves on the Agricultural Development Council and Mays Business School Development Council at Texas A&M University. He is a past chair for Caritas of Austin and has served as a tri-chair for the bond oversight committee with AISD. He the past chair and current board member of the American Heart Association and has served as the co-chair for the Heart Walk.  Bobby is a past co-chair for the United Way Annual Campaign and current United Way board member.  

Bobby and his family created the Moss Pieratt Foundation after the tragic loss of their grandson, one-year-old John “Moss” Pieratt, Jr., from a condition known as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). During the summer of 2017, Bobby and his two brothers held a nationwide fundraiser and awareness builder by riding bikes over 52 days and 3,500 miles, from Seattle, Washington to New York City and are currently planning a similar ride again to raise funds and awareness for this issue so dear to their family.

Give this episode a listen to learn more about this great Aggie Austinite, listen for his great jingle on the airwaves, give him a call whenever need some help around the house and plan on seeing him at his ABC Kite festival next summer in Zilker Park!
BoomATX - Interesting Austinites Doing Interesting Things!

1 hr 8 min