Archive for 2013


Q&A with Huffington Post — the “Women in Business”

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Women in Business: Q&A with Dina Dwyer-Owens, CEO of The Dwyer Group Please click below for the full article. Thank you & enjoy!  


A Living Code of Values

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

You’ve seen it before. It hangs neatly on the office wall. The fancy frame and prominent placement signals an air of importance. The writing begs the observer to read the details. But to most who pass by, that’s where it ends. And that’s the problem. I’m talking about a company’s code of values. Continue reading […]


PlayMakers Talk Show!

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

On the November 10th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests will be: Dina Dwyer-Owens – Chairwomen/CEO, The Dwyer Group This episode will air this Sunday @ 4 pm on 570 KLIF. It will also be streamed online at – See more at:


Committee on Veterans’ Affairs – Field Hearing Testimony of Mary Kennedy Thompson

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Testimony of Mary Kennedy Thompson On Behalf of The Dwyer Group and International Franchise Association November 6, 2013   Good morning Congressman Flores and members of the subcommittee.  My name is Mary Kennedy Thompson and I am President of Mr. Rooter Plumbing based in Waco, TX, which is a proud brand of The Dwyer Group […]


What’s Life Without a Little Fun in the Process?

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Each year, you will find an extra holiday listed on The Dwyer Group’s calendar: Founder’s Day. It was created to honor the man who started this great company, the late Don Dwyer, Sr., and to commemorate the legacy he left us with. Founder’s Day is a special day in which having fun in the process […]


October is National Kitchen and Bath Month

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

It’s that time of year again. October is National Kitchen and Bath Month. Time to honor those special rooms of the home where The Dwyer Group service brands do so much wonderful work! And let’s not forget that kitchens and baths are the places where homeowners get a great return on their investment too. With […]


Step Up. Indeed!

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

There is nothing like a franchise convention. And once again, The Dwyer Group Annual Reunion was a resounding success. My thanks goes out to an amazing executive team, all of The Dwyer Group associates, our preferred vendors, and our family and friends, for once again producing an incredible gathering. As our theme “Step Up” showcased, […]


“Know Your Lawmakers”

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Next week I will join my colleagues in the franchising community on Capitol Hill for the International Franchise Association’s Public Affairs Conference in Washington D.C. We will meet with our legislators and discuss the issues that are important to our industry, including: taxes, healthcare, immigration reform, small business lending, work force policy and career opportunities […]


My Home Life ~ Summertime With The Kids

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Please enjoy this our newest edition of My Home Life and my article, Free Time    


I call it “The Ranch”

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Please click on the link below and enjoy my article in the quarterly edition of My Home Life Magazine. Feel free to read on and take pleasure in this entire edition!