Nick Lenhart was raised at Lenhart’s Service Center Tire Pros– quite literally. From the time he could walk, he was helping out in the shop, sweeping the floor, and cleaning equipment and trucks.
As a teenager, Nick attended Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center where he studied automotive technology. After graduating from Penn Trafford High School, Nick went on to Westmoreland Community College to study business while working at Lenhart’s Service Center Tire Pros as a technician and tow truck operator. Eventually, he became the service adviser. After eight years of service writing, he added the additional responsibilities of an owner/partner alongside his father, Ken.
Nick is actively involved with the Norwin Chamber of Commerce and the local tech school, Center Westmoreland Career and Technology Center, where he sits on the Automotive Craft Committee and Advisory Board. He also chairs the Tire Pros North East and National Dealer Councils representing over 700 Tire Pros dealers across the United States.
In addition to striving to provide the highest quality and value in automotive service, Nick and his family believe in giving back to the community that supports them. Through the use of their business sign, they raise thousands of dollars annually for local charities, such as the American Cancer Society, Westmoreland County Food Bank, Westmoreland County Animal Shelter, and Make-A-Wish.
When he’s not at the shop, Nick enjoys working on his house, spending time outdoors, and traveling the country on his motorcycle.
|Years in industry:||14|
|Years in business ownership:||2|
|Number of technicians:||3|
|Number of lifts/bays:||5|
|Annual estimated volume:||$1.1M|
|Other Services:||Lenhart's washes and vac's every car that they work on.|
|Aftermarket Associations:||Tire Pros, AASP-PA|
|Special Accreditation's:||ASE – C1|
|Shop Management System (SMS):||RO Writer|
|Biggest Industry Challenge:||Technician Shortage|
|Philanthropy:||2016 raised over $8,000 for local charities with the use of their outdoors sign|
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