Of his many achievements, Jared Rothberger of Bloomfield Hills is most proud of the fact that some 250 people in Metro Detroit count on a paycheck thanks to his company, Jan-Pro Detroit. As chief executive officer of the franchise’s Detroit market, he and partner Bryan Lubaway have nurtured their own staff of 13 and signed up 53 franchise owners in less than three years. With $3.5 million in gross revenue in 2017, their hard work and perseverance made them the fastest-growing Jan-Pro out of 165 markets across the globe. Jan-Pro is the top choice for commercial janitorial cleaning services because of its dedication to quality products, thorough training, unparalleled service and overall commitment to excellence.
Jared and Bryan, who became friends as members of Zeta Bata Tau at Michigan State University, started their company in April 2015 with the help of Hebrew Free Loan and are committed to paying it forward. Jared, 35, is a product of the Jewish community, growing up at Hillel Day School, Tamarack Camps and BBYO. He sat on the JCC board and is currently one of the youngest Jewish Federation board chairs, serving as president for BBYO. He met his wife, Lisa, working for JARC. They and their sons — Milo, 6, and Levi, 4 — are members at both Congregation Beth Ahm and Temple Beth El. Jared credits his success with his Jewish upbringing, which stressed the importance of integrity — not just being a good person but always striving to do the right thing.