Scott ‘Gonzo’ Weaver sold his business Superior Auto Electric in Tulsa, OK, in 2017. He had the shop for sale for a while, but a medical condition accelerated his move as he had to mothball the shop while he recovered. Scott continues to write for magazines and automotive publications. He is remodeling his home and teaching student the automotive trade. Listen to Gonzo’s previous episodes HERE.
Scott Pelava founded LONSDALE AUTO WORKS in 2005. As an ASE-Certified Master Auto Technician, L-1 Advanced Engine Performance Specialist and Service Consultant, he saw the need for a more modern auto service center in the fast-growing community of Lonsdale, MN.
In 2015 Scott created the Auto Shop Owners Group on Facebook which today has nearly 4,000 members. Scott is also very active in the community, as he is currently a third term Lonsdale City Council Member, has held numerous leadership positions with the Boy Scouts and has served as a director of the Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce. Listen to Scott’s previous episodes HERE.
John Eppstein is the owner of John’s Automotive Care in San Diego, CA since 1998, admits he was a better tech than a businessman but did something about it. One thing he credits for his success is making his customer his main focus. John was honored as the 2016 NAPA ASE Technician of the year. Hear John in our one on one interview in episode 119, 200 and Academy 003 on the Top Qualities of a Service Advisor. Listen to John’s previous episodes HERE.
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