The House Watchers of Winchester, Massachusetts, have earned accreditation from the NHWA for the fourth year.
Owner Frank Fantasia has been a resident of Winchester, MA, for over 40 years. His military career began in 1970, after graduating from Boston College and being commissioned a second lieutenant. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He retired as a colonel after serving 30 years in the United States Army. During that time, he served on active duty and in the active reserves in numerous capacities in the field of logistics, operations, planning, mobilization and training. He maintained a “Top Secret” security clearance. He is both a Vietnam-era and Desert Shield/Desert Storm-era veteran. He also holds a Master’s in Public Administration degree from Northeastern University.
Frank’s civilian career began in 1973, after he was released from active duty. He initially worked in the healthcare administration field before moving into retail management. He progressed from management trainee and advanced to district manager, supervising a territory covering New England and New York. He was responsible for expanding operations from 12 to 23 retail locations. The next phase of Frank’s career led him to the high-tech industry, where he spent 30 years. He held positions in customer service, sales support, program management, and logistics strategic planning. From there he moved on to serving in a management role in service planning and readiness. Frank concluded his high-tech career working focusing on customer support management, partner management, business development, and field customer service.
For the past five years, Frank has been involved with Home Watch. He has earned the designation of Certified Home Watch Professional and is one of the NHWA’s Home Watch Boot Camp instructors. Frank was a presenter at the NHWA’s North American Conference earlier this month in Fort Myers, Florida.
Frank is involved in many civic associations. He is also an avid runner, having completed in the Boston Marathon 18 times and run the past 16 years as a member of the Miles for Miracles team which provides financial support to Boston’s Children’s Hospital.
Frank and his wife, Jane, have two sons and five grandchildren.
The House Watchers serve the following towns within the 128 Route area: Winchester, Medford, Arlington, Lexington, Woburn, Stoneham, Wakefield, Reading, Wellesley, Weston, Melrose, Wakefield, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, and Wayland. They can be reached at (781) 729-3447, (508) 472-7926, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can visit their website at www.house-watcher.com.
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A little about the National Home Watch Association: The NHWA was formed in 2009 in order to establish and maintain the highest industry standards for Home Watch and absentee homeowner services throughout the United States and Canada (www.nationalhomewatchassociation.org).