Redwood Services Announces Investment in Apollo Heating, Cooling and Plumbing

Redwood expands family with one of Akron’s fastest growing residential HVAC and plumbing service companies.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nov. 16, 2022 — Redwood Services (“Redwood”), a home services firm focused on investing in leading residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services companies in growing U.S. markets, today announced it has invested in Apollo Heating, Cooling and Plumbing (“Apollo”).

Apollo was founded in 2004 to serve homeowners in Northeast Ohio. The business has 60 employees and 4,500 active customers. Apollo provides heating and cooling, as well as plumbing, sewer and drain services to residents across Greater Akron.

“Apollo has demonstrated strong revenue growth and they are just getting started,” said Richard Lewis, CEO of Redwood Services. “Across the Redwood family, we have seen Partners’ success built on consistently delivering high-quality, wholistic solutions to the residents in their communities. Nick and his team personify that commitment, which gives us tremendous confidence that they are a fit for the Redwood family and we are a fit for them.”

As part of the investment, Nicholas Leisinger will retain a significant minority ownership stake. The Apollo team will continue to operate and manage the business under the Apollo banner and name, while Redwood offers operational, strategic and financial support to enhance the company’s growth.

“At Apollo, we feel partnering with Redwood will only expand our growth and people-centric approach to business. They have already begun assisting us in operational areas across the business as well as connecting us with other Partners within the Redwood family,” said Nicholas Leisinger, President of Apollo. “In a field that is consistently innovating with technologies to improve service offerings, Redwood’s deep expertise and network can connect us to vendors who have the best products to evolve and grow our business.”

Apollo is Redwood’s eighth platform investment, following investments in Mississippi-based Environment Masters, Arizona-based Plumbing Medic, Indianapolis-based Service Plus, Cincinnati-based Arlinghaus, Fresno-based Allbritten, D.C.-based John C. Flood, and Tucson-based Rite Way.

About Redwood Services

Founded in 2020, Memphis-based Redwood Services is building a family of people-focused essential home service companies, actively investing in the HVAC, plumbing and electrical trades throughout the United States. Redwood operates brands in the Arizona, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, California, Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi and Ohio markets as it continues to build out a national home services platform.

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From left to right: Shaun Hardick, David Katz, Nick Leisinger, John Conway, Adam Hanover, Sandra Koblas