Meet third generation owner, Tim Davison from Chumbley’s Auto Care in Indianola, IA. Chumbley’s got it roots as a service station over 59 years ago.
Tim Davison talks about those roots and how it has led to the very personalbusiness it is today. Tim’s been in the industry for 35 years and 17 of them with Chumbley’s. The shop has four technicians and eight bays/lifts and they still pump fuel today!
Tim is married to wife Laura, and have two kids Chase, and Piper. He is a “Car Guy” and enjoys upgrading, detailing, and driving cars. I love a Sunday cruise in a Mazda MX5, or his old standby – a 1967 Chevy II Nova that was there for his first date, wedding and to bring his son home from the hospital.
Tim’s been recognized as a 2014 Midwest Facility of the Year and and for four years, a AAA Top Shop. Tim has his AAM from AMI and is an ASE Master L1.
Tim loves marketing, You’ll learn a few things including flipping a car over on its roof!
Learn about the importance of having great people. They take care of customers and they come back.
Learn about his biggestregret that many can relate to.
Appreciate the reasons he buys from his parts supplier and what he wants them to do better.
Realize how many traininghours he requires from his techs each year.
Learn what he feels is his best method to bring on newcustomer.
Tim thanks a lot of people for his success along the way. But he really cannot say enough about the power of continuingeducation, and networking with like-minded individuals. Because of this, I am very passionate about ASA and what it has done, and continues for himself, and our industry. He givesback as the Vice President of the Des Moines Chapter of ASA, and I hold the Secretary position on the ASA Midwest Affiliate board in Kansas City. I also head up our local Shop Owner Support Group (SOS) with 10 members in the area. Tim is also past President of the local Napa Business Development Group.
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