WACO, TX — Rainbow International, a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, has announced the appointment of Mark Welstead as president of Rainbow International, a global franchise company providing residential and commercial cleaning services, according to a press release.

Welstead has served as vice president of operations for Rainbow International since August 2012 and succeeds Rob White, who resigned to take another opportunity closer to his family in Virginia, the release stated.

According to the release, prior to coming to The Dwyer Group, Welstead was chief financial officer for several manufacturing companies and a commercial general contractor, and has also served as a business consultant for a number of service-related companies including commercial roofing and commercial and residential HVAC contracting.

"Mark is relatively new to The Dwyer Group and Rainbow International but has quickly made his mark as a proven leader. With his background in finance and business, Rainbow International franchisees will be assured of solid leadership decisions and continued growth in the future," said Mike Bidwell, president and chief operating officer of The Dwyer Group.

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