User spotlight: Randy Rochte of The Hired Man

By Anh-Minh Le After almost 30 years working as a subcontractor in the property management industry—including 12 years as a maintenance supervisor—Randy Rochte decided to hang his own shingle. In early 2014, he launched The Hired Man, which takes care … Read More


User spotlight: Ethan Elkins of Ethan’s Service Plumbing

by Alison King Plumber Ethan Elkins loves owning his own business, but the most stressful part? Time management. “Time management is brutal,” he admits. Elkins, owner of Ethan’s Service Plumbing in the San Francisco Bay Area, has dealt with the … Read More