The House Watchers of Winchester, Massachusetts, has earned Accredited Member status from the NHWA for the third consecutive year.
Owner Frank Fantasia has been a resident of Winchester for the past 42 years. He has completed two professional careers over the last 45 years. His military career began in 1970 after graduating from Boston College and being commissioned a second lieutenant. He is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College. Frank 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 Masters’ in Public Administration from Northeastern University.
Frank’s civilian career began in 1973. He initially worked in the health care administration field before moving into retail management. He progressed from management trainee to district manager. The next phase of his career led him to the high-tech industry where he spent 30 years. Frank concluded his high-tech career working for the last 15 years at EMC Corporation in Massachusetts. His focus was in customer support management, partner management, business development and field customer service.
For the past two years, he has run The House Watchers. He is also a licensed real estate agent in Massachusetts.
Frank is also involved in the following: board member of the Winchester Scholarship Foundation; Sons of Italy; Reserve Officers Association; the National Home Watch Association, Military Order of World Wars, Winchester Rotary, Winchester Chamber of Commerce and the Ward Room Club. He is also an avid runner, having completed the Boston Marathon 17 times and run the past 15 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.
We had the pleasure of seeing Frank at the NHWA’s 5th Annual North American Conference earlier this month.
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. Learn more at www.house-watcher.com.
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