Category: President’s Message

President’s Message – VISION 2018

March 12th, 2018 by

VISION has come and gone, and thoughts have been swirling around in my head about how many people helped make it a success, what a great turnout we had, the many new people I met and the old friends I was able to see again, and so much more. Keep reading, and maybe you will

President’s Message – New Year Challenge

December 29th, 2017 by

This message is being written December 28, 2017, so I should be spewing platitudes about all of the things the New Year will bring. Whatever it brings, we’ll just have to deal with it if we want to stay in business, so I have a challenge for you. In addition to learning new procedures, buying

President’s Message – Leadership Summit

September 18th, 2017 by

I’ve just returned from the ASA-Midwest Leadership Summit at Old Kinderhook Golf Club and Lodge at the Lake of the Ozarks, and am I pumped! Our first order of business on Friday was finalizing the training schedules, speakers, and a long list of other details for VISION 2018. We do this every year, and every

President’s Message – Reflection of Past Leaders

June 21st, 2017 by

Over the past 2-3 weeks many of you saw obituaries posted for Ed Schaeffer, Roger Hurst, and Megan Crees. Sheri put together a very nice announcement and sent it out so everyone knew some details. While I did not know Megan or her husband Andy, it was sad to read about her passing and some

President’s Message – Company Culture

May 1st, 2017 by

I’ve been in this business for a few years and whether I heard it during a training event, picked it up while networking, or just figured it out, I know that to retain or to acquire new clients you have to build relationships with them. Repairing their vehicles correctly the first time is just expected;

President’s Message – Training

March 27th, 2017 by

It has been several days since we finished VISION, and things are starting to get a little more normal again. We closed the shop so everyone here was able to attend training, so our little five person shop actually received a total of over 120 hours of training over the weekend. If you were there,