As a second-generation body shop owner, Tom Tracy of Tracy’s Collision Center said he always dreamed about being a businessman.
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.
Tom & Ed’s Auto Body has six locations in Indiana. Owner Tom Tylka and his wife Debbie are pictured.
Tom and Ed’s Autobody was established in 1983 in a 2,000-square-foot space in Schererville, Indiana.
Located in Waipahu, Hawaii, The Tony Group Collision Center was founded more than 30 years ago.
On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, The Tony Group dealership and collision center were founded by Tony Masamitsu more than 30 years ago.
Ron Perretta and his wife Paula after receiving the ‘Excellence in Small Business’ award
When Ron Perretta started Professionals Auto Body at the age of 19, he set out to do business with the traits that he said were instilled in him from a very young age—values, ethics and morals.
Barry's Auto Body is located in Staten Island, New York.
Barry Cruipi Sr. established Barry's Auto Body in 1986, repairing vehicles from a three-car garage.
Mohawk Honda is based in Scotia, New York
About five and a half years ago, Gerry Rosenbarker took over as collision center manager at Mohawk Honda in the Capital region.
Owned by Saif Yasin, AutoHaus is located in Chicago, Illinois.
Located in the Bucktown/Lincoln Park area of Chicago, Saif Yasin owns and operates Chicago Autohaus.
The team at Fix Auto Poway.
Earlier this year, Fix Auto USA announced the opening of its 100th franchise location in the U.S. The network of body shops has more than 400 franchises worldwide.
All Angles Collision Repair's new east location in Wichita, Kansas.
In September, All Angles Collision Repair will celebrate its 11th anniversary.
Sorrells Body Shop in Russellville, Arkansas will celebrate 45 years in business in October. Started by Ray Sorrells, the family business has grown to include 16 employees and is involved with all types of collision repair, auto glass installation and paintless dent repair.
When he was just 20 years old, Fred Beans purchased a gas station garage in Yardley, Pennsylvania. He eventually expanded it to include 12 employees. With a passion for the automobile industry, Beans sold the business and traveled to Doylestown, PA to begin building what is now the Fred Beans Group, which includes 18 dealerships, six CARSTAR collision repair centers along with a parts warehouse, an express lube and automotive accessories store, a towing company and a detail and accessory center.
Cape Auto Body, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, was established in 1952.
More than a decade ago, Cape Auto Collision Center in Plymouth, MA, began hiring co-op students from local technical high schools to help in the body shop.
Elizabeth and Franciso Mayoral, owners of JC Collision in Bakersfield, CA, received a certificate of recognition in May.