Buy out the owner at his retirement age...maybe.You know I would think they would have more opportunities within the organization. With that being said I'm thinking along the lines of Service Master and the different services they offer. Perhaps ServiceMaster also has a good benefit package that might out out of reach with us small guys.
The way I see it with a O/O is you start out pulling hoses and maybe one day run the truck. But really, where do you go from there?