Rachael Wacha was born and raised in Gainesville, FL. Her career started in the Salon industry, then to writing home and auto insurance coverage. In 2010, she started working for her father at City Auto Repair, Inc. It didn’t take her long to fall in love with the business.
By 2012, she had doubled sales in a year. In February 2013 Rachael was written about in a nationwide automotive magazine. Since then, Rachael went from managing the business to owning it in 2016.
City Auto Repair is a AAA approved repair facility. Rachael is currently the President of the Automotive Service Association in the Gainesville/Ocala area.
Rachael is extremely passionate about educating women in automotive repair, which is why she started hosting free Car Care Clinics, “Lipstick and Dipsticks” for women.
|Years in industry:||7|
|Years business ownership:||1|
|Number of technicians:||4|
|Number of service advisers:||2|
|Number of lifts:||8|
|Number of bays:||9|
|Days open:||Mon – Fri|
|Percent Repair vs Maintenance vs Other:||60% – 40%|
|Specialty:||Women Owned Business|
|Association memberships:||ASA, Prsident Gainesville/Ocala Chapter|
|Business Coach:||Shop Fix Academy- Aaron Stokes|
|Philanthropy:||Gainsville Area Women's Network|
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