openPR Logo
Press release

Tom Peter's Gives Larry Janesky and Basement Systems Inc. the Nod

01-31-2008 05:38 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: Basement Systems Inc.

Tom Peters, best known for his book, "In Search of Excellence" writes a blog that is attached to the website. On it he has announced what he sees as MVP's of 2007 in terms of management and business practices. This year's inductees included Carly Fiorina from IBM, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, and third on the list, Larry Janesky of Basement Systems Inc, in Seymour, CT. Tom is quoted as saying, "[I] Love it when there is a superstar performer in a mundane business. Founder-CEO Larry Janesky has built a $50 million ++, fast-growing enterprise in the biz of providing dry basements that are free of nasty mold and available as another (big) room in one's home."

One reason for Larry being on the list was his adoption of the Baldridge Criteria a few years back. The following is taken from Tom's blog:

"The desire to pass on a successful business was Larry Janesky's incentive to investigate the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. "Once we got involved with the Criteria, we became more passionate about having the best culture to become more competitive," says Larry. Organizations most committed to earning money for their shareholders have leaders who state that their culture is its most important asset. Great cultures breed attraction to and retention of talent - it is the key factor to their future success as an industry winner."

Basement Systems continues to expand and offer more services to its clientele after a record year. In a short while they will be completing construction on a new building at their Seymour, CT location that will house storage and warehousing. They currently offer services in Basement waterproofing, Crawlspace repair, and Basement finishing.

Basement Systems, Inc.
Shawn Sandi
60 Silvermine Road
Seymour, CT 06483, USA.

Basement Systems [ ] is the world leader in basement waterproofing, water damage control, and now basement finishing. The company has a network of more than 140 dealers in four countries (United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Poland). Basement Systems trains and certifies its dealers through in-house training and comprehensive instructional videos. The company won the Better Business Bureau’s prestigious National Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics Finalist Award in 1999 and holds 26 patents.

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Tom Peter's Gives Larry Janesky and Basement Systems Inc. the Nod here

News-ID: 36599 • Views: 3406

More Releases from Basement Systems Inc.

Basement Waterproofing Company Finds Success in Slow Economy
BALTIMORE, MD – This year, the summer has been dropping heavy rain in the Baltimore region. Reportedly, April, May and June brought a total of 19.74 inches of rain to Maryland making this period the second-wettest of its kind for the area. With hurricane season only just beginning, more storms will be coming up the east coast. Due to all this rain, local basement waterproofing company Mr. Basement ( has
Local Business Can Help Those Affected by West Virginia Storms
WEST VIRGINIA -- It was a devastating weekend in parts of West Virginia due to some severe and dangerous weather. Severe storms and flooding ravaged parts of West Virginia destroying as many as 400 buildings and damaging an additional 1,000, CNN reported. The basement waterproofing contractors ( in the Basement Systems national network are used to dealing with wet conditions, but the damage left by these storms will take time
Local Businesses Want to Help Those Affected by Kentucky Storms
KENTUCKY -- It was a devastating weekend in parts of Kentucky due to some severe and dangerous weather. News outlets reported that strong storms and a tornado ripped through Madison County resulting in damaged buildings, injuries and at least one death. The category EF-3 tornado brought winds gusting from 136 to 165 mph through towns like Berea, Hillcrest, Silver Creek and Union City. The basement waterproofing contractors in the Basement
Atlanta Basement Waterproofer Receives Ethics Award
ATLANTA, GA -- This year marked the 4th year in a row that AquaGuard Basement Systems, a local basement waterproofing contractor that's a part of the Basement Systems ( network, has received the award for Market Place Ethics. This was their first year for Customer Service and first runner up for Community Service. All types of businesses are invited to apply for this award that included BBB Accredited Businesses and

All 5 Releases

More Releases for Larry

Larry Kawa Analysis on Veteran Unemployment Rate Falling to 2.3%
One of the most important obligations our country has to its people is to take care of those who take care of our freedom, namely our veterans. For too long, veterans have given of themselves freely to our nation, only to find that there is little to come home to in the way of jobs, and a stable life. According to the May 3, 2019 report of the
Poverty Declines yet The Need Exists - A Call to Action From Dr. Larry Kawa DDS
To whom much is given, much is required. These words are more than just a famous quote. They are words to live by and that embody our own individual responsibility to our community and ourselves. Over the last three years, we’ve seen the poverty rate come down significantly in the United States. According to the U.S. Census bureau, Poverty in the United States was at 14.0
Global Goat Cheese Market 2018 - Ile de France, Le Larry, Henri Willig, LCTEOS S …
Apex Market Reports, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Goat Cheese Market” across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of “Goat Cheese Market” from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global PP Pipe industry, and estimates the future trend of Goat Cheese on
Larry Grams is Rocking Soundcloud Arena with Hip Hop Music
The hip hop and rap genre has been criticized from a long time. The aggressive nature and violent lyrics made a negative impact on the genre and was looked down upon since 1980s. However, with the mix of rap, hip hop and trap have evolved into a bigger and music genre. With the evolution of hip hop, there have been several sub-genres created like Boom Bap, Drill, Trap and Alternative
Larry and Jill Johns have joined RE/MAX Alliance Group in the Siesta Key, Florid …
SARASOTA, FL, June 30, 2011 – Experienced Realtors Larry and Jill Johns have joined RE/MAX Alliance Group in the Siesta Key office. The Johns focus on residential properties and new home construction, specializing in single-family homes and condominiums in downtown Sarasota, Siesta Key, and gated and golf course communities. “Joining RE/MAX Alliance Group gives us an opportunity to grow our business and take it to a higher level,” said Larry.
Mike McKool to Receive Anti-Defamation League's Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence A …
DALLAS – Mike McKool, co-founder and Chairman of McKool Smith, will receive the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) 2010 Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award. Mr. McKool will receive the award at a luncheon on December 9th. The event is chaired by Ray L. Hunt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hunt Oil Company. The ADL's Jurisprudence Award is presented each year to legal professionals who demonstrate a devotion to the principles enshrined in the