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Abacus, a Wrench Group Company, Names Tony Patiño President

HOUSTON, Texas, May 3, 2022Wrench Group (“Wrench”), a national leader in home services, announced that Tony Patiño has been named as President of Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical (“Abacus”), one of Texas’ top providers of residential plumbing, HVAC, electrical and water treatment solutions. Abacus, a Wrench Group company, has locations in Houston and Austin.

Patiño joined Abacus in 2017 and has led significant growth in all of its trade business areas during that time, while also managing the successful implementation of its strategic operations systems and management of its fleet, safety and warehouse operations.

“Tony has been instrumental in the success and growth of Abacus since he joined 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 further build technological advancement and efficiency into 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 sector businesses throughout New Mexico and Texas. He attended the University of Houston where he studied business management.

About Wrench Group

Wrench Group, LLC is a national leader operating in 19 markets across 11 states, and was named to the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the nation.  The locations provide 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 the 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 metropolitan areas.  The locations have developed strong reputations with brands that date back to the 1940s.  For more information, please visit us at