VetCor® Sarasota-Manatee Under New Management After Resale Deal

VetCor of Sarasota-Manatee New Owners

TAMPA, FL (Jan. 31, 2021) – VetCor® Sarasota-Manatee is under new management, having been purchased in a recent resale. The new ownership group, officially listed as FM Operatives, LLC DBA VetCor® Sarasota, will take over servicing residential and commercial water damage and mold remediation jobs on the western side of Florida’s Gulf Coast. In addition to managing the existing Sarasota territory, the group will expanded services to include Manatee, Hardee and Highland counties.  

The new owners who have taken control of the franchise operations are John Feely and Anthony Mottaz. Feely is married to his wife, Christine and they have two children—Asher and Saleh. John is a secondary education teacher and also the head soccer coach at Durant High School. Mottaz is married to his wife, Rebecca and has eight years of active duty, and remains with the Army National Guard as a Sergeant (E5) Squad Leader. 

 VetCor® Sarasota-Manatee is in good hands,” stated Paul Huszar, CEO and president of VetCor®. “John and Anthony are both prime examples of the leadership we want at the helm of our franchised operations and they’re both committed to upholding VetCor’s values and mission. 

 For more information about VetCor® of Sarasota-Manatee visit or call 844-VetCor1. For more information about franchise opportunities with VetCor® Franchising, visit 




About VetCor® 

VetCor® is a restoration company that solves water and mold damage problems in commercial and residential properties, staffed primarily by veterans of the U.S. military. VetCor’s mission is to provide exceptional service to its customers while providing great value to corporate partners and creating meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for our Nation’s heroes…Sustaining a Legacy of Service! VetCor® is a Florida state certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and an Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC) certified firm. VetCor® provides services in Hillsborough County (FL) from their corporate headquarters. VetCor® was recognized as the Bright House Regional Business Start-up of the Year in 2016, the Greater Tampa Chamber’s similar recognition in 2017, one of the Grow FL’s Top 50 Companies to watch in 2018, and Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50 in 2019. 


Team VetCor® is now offering franchise opportunities to veterans and their immediate family members. VetCor® Franchising achieves a very strong return on investment in comparison to the rest of the franchise industry in general. With the implementation of a structured and systematized business model, the growth achieved by VetCor® Franchising in several markets across the U.S. has been significant and impressive. For franchise opportunities, visit