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Frankie Ruiz THE OWNER OF AZTECA HOME SERVICES IS PASSIONATE ABOUT THE COMMUNITY HE CALLS HOME. 2 H ow long have you been a chamber member? I have been a chamber member for three years. 2 W hat were the circumstances surrounding you opening your business? I've always had an entrepreneur spirit. I was in the Army for eight years and the automotive retail field for 16 years, neither of which was very conducive to family life. Azteca was born because I needed more time for my family. I've really enjoyed the ability to parlay business ownership into my biggest passionâ€”helping others. Azteca proudly gives about $12,000 each year back to the community through a variety of service projects and by supporting local organizations such as: Boulder Creek High School, Anthem Cheer, Prime Time Flag Football, and High Desert Little League. 2 W hat year did you open your business? Azteca Pest Control was founded in 2013 and has since grown into Azteca Home Services, the parent company for Azteca Pest Control, Azteca Landscaping, Azteca Pool Services, and Azteca Cleaning Services.
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2 W hy did you open up your business in the North Valley? Anthem has been my home for seven years, so it was the natural choice for business operations. Although we do operate Valley wide, most of our several thousand clients are in the North Valley. 2 W hat differentiates your business from your competitors? The thing that differentiates Azteca from our competitors is our commitment to our clients. That's what drives our growth. As an Army veteran, I have high standards and I hold my employees to those same standards. I lead from the front and I feel that passion and commitment is exercised by employees across all four companies. 2 W hat does the future hold for your company? The future holds growth and giving. My passion is giving back and I would like to see our annual giving continue to grow. To me it's a win, win. We continue to provide excellent service across all four companies and as we prosper and grow, we always give more.