Ron Haugen owns and operates Westside Auto Pros in Des Moines Iowa. Celebrating their 20th year in business this year, having started with one employee they are now at a staff of 25. Ron is an ASE Master Technician, has his AAM certification is an AMI Certified instructor. Ron also provides coaching and consulting for auto shops across the country. Ron is Co-Chair of Vision, President of the Des Moines ASA chapter and wants to be in Puerto Morelos Mexico whenever he is not in Des Moines. You can hear Ron is episode 107 and 204.
Bob Greenwood, AAM, is President and CEO of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd has over 40 years’ experience working with Independent shops developing their business to maximize business net income.
Bob writes management articles for ASA’s magazine Auto Inc as well has developed live business management classes for ASA , writes monthly management articles for Motor Age magazine in the USA and – effective Feb 1st writes semi-monthly shop management articles for CARS magazine and monthly management articles for the wholesale side of the industry in Jobber News magazine, both in Canada as well as writes management articles for Auto & Truck Atlantic magazine located in the Maritime (Eastern) region of Canada
Nov 2012 Bob was one of 37 Canadians out of 400,000 people in the Canadian Automotive Industry awarded the Queen Elizabeth 2nd Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Governor General of Canada for significant contribution and achievements to Canada. EPISODE 49
Garry Plimmer Is consultant and former owner of Garry’s Automotive in Boise, ID. His wife Jerilyn and Garry sold the business on January 24th of this year after an 8 yearlong succession plan with two of their employees, John and Jared.
Gary had a successful 2016 with $2 Million in sales with a net profit of 25%. We have been an RLO Training, Bottom Line Impact Group member for the last 6 years, and besides other awards, Garry also won the NAPA/ASE National Technician of the year for 2013. Gary and I shared an interview on the podcast #135.
Gary looks forward to sharing with you his and Jerilyn’s trip to financial freedom!
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