Justin Carrol Interview

Valuing People Over Profit

In this episode of the Built for the Trades podcast, host Dan Dowdy welcomes Justin Carrol of P1 Service Group to the show. Dan and Justin discuss what it looks like to grow a valuable home service company. Justin also shares vital tips and takeaways that don’t revolve around profit or KPIs.

What started as a random phone call with a private equity partner and a call to a good friend and business coach of mine turned into something extremely special.

– Justin Carrol

If you feel like you are having difficulty cultivating a team and business around your values and mission, this episode is for you. Dan and Justin dive right into how you can enhance your leadership skills to run a business that aligns with what you stand for.


  • Learn One step you can take right now is to start building a valuable business.
  • Navigate through Justin’s journey to explore asset groups and eventually create one that fits his mission.
  • Dig into the mission of valuing people first and enhancing lives.
  • Discover the value of a weekly leadership meeting.
  • Hear Justin’s top book recommendations at the moment.

If you have amazing leadership in business, you have an amazing culture.

– Justin Carrol

About Justin Carrol

As President, Justin Carrol provides vision and strategy to P1 Service Group and supports its partner companies in leadership, culture, growth, strategy, alignment, consistency, acquisitions, and more. He also focuses heavily on the company’s alignment with our mission, vision, core values, guiding principles, and culture.

Justin entered the HVAC industry in 1999, immediately after graduating high school. In 2006 he started Perfect Home Services, now one of the largest HVAC & Plumbing companies in the Chicagoland area. Justin has been a Nexstar member since 2007 and spent a bit of time training for Nexstar during his tenure. He loves the career journey he’s been on and can’t imagine ever being in a different industry.

Justin believes in honoring God first. When he’s not working, he loves spending time with his family. Justin also loves outdoor activities (fishing, skiing, mountain biking, boating, etc.) and going fast (cars, side-by-sides, snowmobiles, etc.)!

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