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RR 113: Kim Auernheimer from CS Automotive
3rd May 2016 • Remarkable Results Radio Podcast • Carm Capriotto, AAP
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Kim Auernheimer is the Co-Owner & Business Manager of CS Automotive in Brentwood, Tennessee.  CS Automotive was opened in October of 2006 in the back of warehouse and now they call a 6,400 square foot, 10-bay shop home.  Prior to joining her husband Rob, in the business, Kim had a career in Real Estate and Commercial Property Management. In July of 2011, she stepped out from the background and joined her husband in the venture of creating an industry-leading, standout shop on a full-time basis.

First in a new podcast category
Kim’s episode kicks off a new listening genre: Married Partners: A Wife’s Perspective.Newsletter Subscribe It was time to do a special series like this because there are so many successful shop owner ‘partners’ that have great stories to tell from the wife’s perspective. Many business coaches say the wife is a large influencer in the success of the business.  Enjoy an enlightening view of our industries most prevalent business partnerships; husbands and wives.Look for more content like this in the future.

Why Listen?

Kim will take you to the moment when her and Rob decided she should get involved in the businessCS Automotive 3

Learn her biggest benefits of working together

Discover Kim’s views on roles and trust

What else will you appreciate?
Kim talks about the value of a business coach, three things she would do right now and she discusses technician availability, industry image-reputation and training. She tells the story on how much respect she has for Rob since joining the business. She also discusses their ‘Agree To Disagree’ pack between them.

Kim and Rob are empty nesters and proud parents of Jacob and daughter Ema who are both students at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.


Years in industry: Kim -5
Years in business ownership: 10
Number of technicians: 4
Other team members: 2
Number of lifts: 8
Number of bays: 10
Makes us unique: Lobby – Focus on Customer Service
Annual estimated volume: $1.5M
Days Open: M-F
Industry involvement: ASA-ASE
Trainer/Coach: World Pac's Smart Groups – Cecil Bullard

Link to CS Automotive web site here.

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