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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.