Al Levi | The Home Service Expert: Tommy Mello
Author of The 7 - Power Contractor Franchise Founder of Zoom Franchise Company
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7-Power Contractor

About Me & How I Can Help You & Your Business

After working for more than 25 years in every facet of my family's plumbing, heating, cooling(and now electrical) business, I sold my share in the company to my brothers and retired from the contracting business. There’s now a fourth generation in my nephew, Michael, along with my brother, Richie, that continues to grow the business. And my brothers and I, we’re as close as we ever were. I was able to do this and set my family up for continued success because I was so successful in implementing business systems and training people that by the time I was ready to go, the business was running so efficiently it could run without me.
Today, I live in sunny Phoenix, near many golf courses. And when it gets too hot in Arizona, my wife and I travel. In short, my wife and I are living our dream. We kept our promise to each other–to retire from the rush of business before the age of 50—and then to help others do the same thing.



Over the past 17 years, I’ve traveled all over North America to help contractors implement my 7-Power system and regain power over their businesses so they can run them with less stress and more success. The problem is that there is only one of me, and thousands of you who still need help. I realized I couldn’t get to you all in 10 lifetimes. I had to find another way.


My first step was a book titled The7-Power Contractor:

Run Your Contracting Business With Less Stress and More Success, which is available in paperback, ebook, and audiobook formats. THE KEY TO SUCCESS, the book, gives you a good overview of the entire 7-Power system, and that's a good place to start. For me, it still wasn't enough. I wanted to create something that would allow you to change your business for the better—faster. 
I immediately knew that "something" was operating manuals.
Why? --Because operating manuals, done right, are your only hope for ensuring consistent performance. This benefits you as an owner by providing clarity to your employees about what you expect, and value to your customers so they know what to expect!
Dozens of my clients over the past 15 years have used these manuals to transform their businesses.


Imagine: going on vacation without worrying about your business!

Operating manuals make that possible. For the manuals to work right, however, you have to roll them out in a way that allows you to get—and keep—them in your company culture.
That’s why I created the Build Your Operating Manuals (BYOM) Program, a self-paced program that teaches you everything you need to know about how to edit and roll out the manuals properly.
So you too can run your business with less stress and more success!



Whichever of these paths you choose, you’ll learn, you’ll grow and you’ll join the many satisfied business people that I’ve been so fortunate to meet and help.



You may not want to retire before you’re 50, but wouldn’t it be great to know you could?

  • Author of The 7-Power Contractor
  • Creator of the Build Your Operating Manuals (BYOM) Program
  • Long-time columnist for Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine
  • A frequent contributor to theNEWS, a publication serving the Heating and Cooling industry.
  • A frequent guest on a variety of home service industry podcasts.
  • Franchise Founder of Zoom Franchise Company


In my new book, Elevate, I share how I created the right structures and incentives to build a team of A-players, and how that helped me build a $200M Garage Door business in 19 states. Order it now and get access to 5 free amazing bonuses!