NearU Services Announces Appointment of Sue Young as Director of Legal and Compliance


CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NearU Services (“NearU”), a premier, founder-led home services platform, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Sue Young as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. Young will bring nearly two decades of transactional legal experience to NearU. Young will report directly to the Founder and CEO of NearU Ashish Achlerkar. In his role, Young will provide leadership on transaction-related legal matters and further support NearU’s rapid growth by leveraging the company’s legal and compliance infrastructure.

“At NearU, we have always maintained a forward-looking perspective on team building. With the rapid growth ahead of us, we are making a very important addition to our leadership team with the appointment of Sue Young. Sue has worked closely with our cross-functional teams and is highly aligned with NearU’s people-centric vision as well as our pragmatic and empathy-based approach. I am confident in his cultural fit and his ability to provide critical leadership to our legal and compliance function. On behalf of the NearU team, I warmly welcome Sue to NearU and wish her much success in her role,” said Ashish Achlerkar, Founder and CEO of NearU.

“I am very excited to join the NearU team as Legal and Compliance Director. I was drawn to NearU because of my belief in Ashish’s service leadership approach, clear vision of company, my chemistry with NearU team members, and my alignment with the company’s long-term goal of building a leading people-centric organization. I look forward to partnering with the NearU team to continue executing NearU’s mission for the benefit of NearU’s team members and customers,” said Sue Young.

Young is currently a partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP and will soon join the NearU team. Young has over 17 years of experience as a lawyer specializing in analyzing, structuring, negotiating and closing sophisticated commercial transactions.

About NearU:

NearU is an employee- and customer-focused provider of essential home services, with a focus on HVAC, plumbing and electrical services. NearU is well capitalized and is looking to grow organically and through partnerships with leading HVAC contractors and other specialty contractors. More information is available at

For more information contact:
Ashish Achlerkar
Founder and CEO of NearU
(215) 341-7561
[email protected]


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