(Overland Park, KS) - CARSTAR Franchise Systems has recently named Stacy Bartnik as Assistance Vice President and Director of Franchise Services. Bartnik will be responsible for service operations, managing CARSTAR's Regional Service Managers that provide support to approximately 270 locations throughout the United States.
Prior to her appointment to lead the CARSTAR franchise services department, Bartnik was responsible for store operations for 15 franchises in the Chicago area. Her role included involvement in CARSTAR's Consulting Program where she analyzed and assisted with franchise development.
Bartnik has been employed in the collision repair industry more than 25 years with continuous involvement in industry associations and holding different positions within the Society of Collision Repairs Specialist, SCRS, and the National Auto Body Council, NABC. Bartnik has been attending the Collision Industry Conference as a gold pin sponsor for over ten years, and has participated in many CIC committees throughout that time. Bartnik has also recently been appointed Chairman of CIC.
"Stacy is a recognized industry figure, and brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership experience to our organization - ultimately benefiting our franchisees," says Dan Bailey, CARSTAR President & Chief Operating Officer. "We are pleased that we have someone who possesses a discerning knowledge of the industry, augmenting our franchise processes and systems within the CARSTAR network."
Bartnik has been featured at NACE as a speaker and presenter, a contributing editor to ABRN, and was honored in 2004 by Akzo Nobel as one of the Most Influential Woman in the Collision Industry.