Providence, RI (January 8, 2015) – Mattos & Associates, LLC has announced that John Semas has joined the staff as Director of Operations. With years of experience in the restoration and construction industry, Semas will assist the Mattos & Associates SERVPRO franchise offices improve their operational efficiency.

As Director of Operations, Semas will represent all three Mattos & Associates’ SERVPRO offices, which include Providence, Weymouth & Hingham, and Boston Downtown. He will work directly with management, and office and field staff. Semas will evaluate and review business procedures to ensure all three offices are streamlined, operating at optimum performance and that all training is performed regularly. He will initiate a unified mandated training schedule for all Mattos & Associates’ SERVPRO staff on a weekly and monthly basis as well as provide training and educational offerings to SERVPRO clients pertaining to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.

“I look forward to working closely with John to explore his thoughts on ensuring our company’s future growth,” said Frank Mattos, President and owner of Mattos & Associates. “I believe his past experience in this industry will help us to reorganize our business model and ensure all three offices are operating as effectively and efficiently as possible.”

Prior to joining Mattos & Associates, Semas served as Branch Manager at Clean Care of New England in Cranston, RI. In that position, he was responsible for the daily operations concerning emergency and construction projects. In addition, he oversaw branch personnel, on-call staff, and purchasing; reviewed and finalized all estimates; and conducted monthly training programs.

“I am pleased to join Frank Mattos and the entire Mattos & Associates SERVPRO team,” said Semas. “The longevity of all three general managers is a testament to the company’s stability. I believe my professional background will serve to further the growth of this successful company.”

In addition to his industry experience, Semas is a certified OSHA trainer able to provide 10 and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach training programs. He is also certified in water remediation, fire and smoke remediation and mold remediation from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning, and Restoration Certification.

Semas currently resides in Norfolk, Massachusetts with his wife, Lindsay, and their daughter, Audrey.


Mattos & Associates, LLC manages SERVPRO of Providence, SERVPRO of Weymouth & Hingham, and SERVPRO of Boston Downtown/Back Bay/South Boston, which provide fire and water cleanup and restoration for homes and businesses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  Mattos’ SERVPRO franchises rank in the top 2% of all national SERVPRO franchises and has been awarded “SERVPRO Franchise of the Year,” which recognizes the top franchisee for loyalty, support, attitude and growth within the SERVPRO system.