Monday, September 26, 2011

Five CARSTAR Stores Recognized for Outstanding Performance as

Financial Focus Groups

OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 26, 2011) – The CARSTAR Nation announced the winners this week for Financial Focus Groups Outstanding Performance among CARSTAR stores and franchisees across the United States.  CARSTAR CEO David Byers honored each winner on stage during the annual CARSTAR conference and presented their award during the annual awards ceremony on Sunday evening.


In the category for top Financial Focus Groups, five CARSTAR stores were honored for being the most improved in the sales, margins and EBIDTA categories.


Dave Stertz, owner of Tower Auto Body CARSTAR, accepts Financial Focus Group award


·         In Group 1, the top performer was Pat’s CARSTAR Auto Body – Plover, WI, owned by Pat Arnold


·         In Group 2, the top store was Marshall’s Autobody CARSTAR, in Billerica,  MA, owned by James and Dawn Marshall


·         In Group 3, the honors went to Gary’s CARSTAR, Jamestown, NY, owned by Gary Adams and Auto Body Resurrection CARSTAR, in Lakeland, FL, owned by Fred Haberl.


·         In Group 4, the store was Tower Auto Body CARSTAR, in Eau Claire, WI, owned by Dave Stertz.


“We’re proud to recognize these CARSTAR stores and their hardworking owners for their tremendous efforts in focusing on bottom-line results,” said David Byers.  ”Their dedication to improving their sales, margins and profitability has made them role models for the entire CARSTAR family.”


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