Abacus, a Wrench Group Company, Appoints Tony Patiño as President

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wrench Group (“Wrench”), a national leader in home services, announced that Tony Patiño has been named president of Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical (“Abacus”), a leading provider of Texas residential plumbing. , HVAC, electrical and water treatment solutions. Abacus, a Wrench Group company, has offices in Houston and Austin.

Patiño joined Abacus in 2017 and has led significant growth across all areas of its business activity during this time, while managing the successful implementation of its mission-critical operating systems and the management of its fleet, security and warehouse operations.

“Tony has been instrumental in the success and growth of Abacus since joining our team,” said Alan O’Neill, Regional CEO, Central at Wrench Group and Founder of Abacus. “He has also been a great resource in implementing Wrench initiatives to help drive technology advancement and efficiency across the business. He’s a natural leader and we can’t wait to see what he does in this new role.

Prior to joining Abacus, Patiño spent more than 20 years leading retail businesses in New Mexico and Texas. He attended the University of Houston where he studied business management.

About Key Group

Wrench Group, LLC is a national leader operating in 19 markets in 11 states and was named in 2021 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the country. The locations offer home repair, replacement and maintenance services specializing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing, water and electrical services. The company collectively serves more than 1.5 million customers annually with approximately 5,000 team members in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Myers-Naples, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Louisville, Orlando, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area, Southern Maryland, Tampa Bay and Tucson metro areas. The locations have developed a solid reputation with brands that date back to the 1940s. For more information, visit us at www.wrenchgroup.com.