Guest host and a shop tour with Amanda Drake, C & C Automotive, Augusta, GA. Amanda is passionate about growth through mergers and acquisitions. Take a tour of their 15,000 ft location which was a strip mall.
Growth- 5 locations, looking to close 6th location
Flagship store- 35 bay location,
Passion- growing through acquisitions and expanding to other outside cities, giving shop owners the opportunity to retire
Challenges- many owners know how to fix cars but don’t know how to lead a team, read finances, and grow business
Advice for selling- get your financials in order, work with CPA, lease agreement, document the value of equipment, know how much inventory you keep, start making connections with potential buyers years in advance