Premier Distributing Company
In 1982, the Dobbs family purchased Premier Distributing Corporation, an Anheuser-Busch beer distributorship based in Albuquerque, New Mexico with branch locations in Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Farmington, Gallup an Clovis. In over 30 years, PDC has grown the Anheuser Busch market share from 26% to over 60% today.
Strategic Behavioral Health, LLC
Strategic Behavioral Health (SBH) was a new start-up investment made by the Dobbs family in 2006. Based out of Memphis, SBH operates a chain of 10 behavioral health hospitals across the country. In 2013, SBH was named Memphis Business Journals Fastest Growing Private Company, with gross sales of more than $83 million. The company is actively growing and looking to open 1-2 new facilities per year.
GWP Holdings, LLC
GWP Holdings, LLC consists of the wholly-owned subsidiaries Western Peterbilt LLC, Western Truck Parts and Equipment Corp., LLC, and Western Truck Center. Acquired in 2014, GWP is a leading full-service retailer of new and used Class 5-8 commercial vehicles and provider of aftermarket parts, service and financing solutions. The company has 18 locations in Washington, Oregon, Northern California, and Alaska and focuses on the Peterbilt, Volvo, and Mack brands as well as Hino, Autocar, and Crane Carrier.
Frenkel and Company
Frenkel and Company was founded in 1878 and was acquired by the Dobbs family in 2010. Frenkel operates as a full service international insurance brokerage and is consistently ranked in the top fifty in the USA. The Company is based in New York City with offices in New Jersey, Boston, and Los Angeles. Frenkel is a member of Assurex Global, an international association of over 100 worldwide independent insurance brokers. Product categories include property/casualty (nationally and internationally), marine/cargo, surety, life & benefits, and personal lines. The Company has developed special leading niche programs offerings developed for industries including cosmetics, environmental contactors, finearts, lawyers, and psychoanalysts.
Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC
Potter is a fire and security control company based in St. Louis, MO. The company was founded in 1898 and designs, manufactures, and distributes sprinkler monitoring, security, and fire alarm equipment to customers across the globe. Operations are international in scope with a physical presence in the United States, Europe and Asia. Product categories include pressure switches, fire and security alarm panels, notifying devices and valve control devices. The Dobbs family is a significant minority principal investor since 2008 and is represented on the Potter Board of Directors. The company is actively seekingadd-on acquisitions of companies and product lines for its portfolio.
Highline Aftermarket Holdings
In 2008, Dobbs Management Service purchased DYK Automotive LLC, an automotive aftermarket parts distribution based out of Memphis, TN. In 2009, DYK acquired Keltner, an automotive distributer specializing in oil and based out of Springfield, MO. In 2012, the company merged with Twinco Romax, adding manufacturing capabilities and moving the headquarters to Medina, MN. In 2016, DYK was merged with AAHC and the controlling ownership sold to the Sterling Group. Dobbs Management Service retained a minority interest in the company and is represented on the Board of Directors.
Dobbs Restaurant Holdings
In late 2016, Dobbs Management Service invested as a minority partner in 196 Burger King stores across Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. We are excited about the partnership with two prominent family offices, The 4612 Group and The Cynosure Group. These stores are being integrated into an existing Burger King group and managed by an experienced team with a proven track record of success.