Shop Strategies

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Carl Swope, owner of the Swope Family of Dealerships, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

 

Earlier this year, Carl Swope learned he received the 2017 Time Dealer of the Year Award during the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans.

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Foster worked on Varley’s 1980 Ford Mustang, “The Gold Car” for the Street Outlaws series.

 

In Edmond, Oklahoma, Dave Foster recalls growing up in the 1990s during the mini truck era, learning about vehicles while shaving door handles and disassembling trucks.

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Jordan Wincek, the lead painter at Nagy’s Green location in Akron, Ohio

 

Based in Ohio, Nagy's Collision Centers is an award-winning family-owned collision repair facility.

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The reception/showroom area has various memorabilia items on display such as vintage gas pumps, air meters, juke boxes, die cast collectible tractors and cars, and neon signs

 

When Warren Storm built his dream body shop in South Dakota in 2009, he bought a canopy from a Casey’s gas station that had closed. 


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There are more than 52 employees at the award-winning collision center


Lexus Toyota Carlsbad Collision Center in greater San Diego recently received the prestigious Lexus, Toyota certified shop of the year award.

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Randy Sattler, manager of Rydell Collision Center in North Dakota

 

Fourteen and a half years ago, Randy Sattler came to work at Rydell GM Auto Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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Camille Eber, owner of Fix Auto Portland East and Fix Auto Gladstone in Oregon.

 

Camille Eber began working at her parent’s Oregon body shop, Roth & Miller Autobody, in 1986.

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Weaver's Auto Center in Shawnee, Kansas.


When Tony Adams was in high school, he began working at Weaver’s Auto Center, where his dad was a technician.

As a second-generation body shop owner, Tom Tracy of Tracy’s Collision Center said he always dreamed about being a businessman.

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Dan Stander, operations manager of Fix Auto Highlands Ranch and president of ASA Colorado’s collision division


When it comes to the power of peer groups, Dan Stander of Fix Auto Highlands Ranch in Littleton, CO, is certainly a great resource on the subject.

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