Wife Encouraged Husband To Open His Own Shop [AW 135]

Guest hosts and shop tour with Bob and May Patterson, Bob’s Automotive, Panama City Beach, FL. With encouragement from his wife May, Bob opened his own shop 8 years ago. Hiring technicians has been a challenge; find out why they patiently wait for the right fit for their shop culture.

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Bob and May Patterson, Bob’s Automotive, Panama City Beach, FL.

Show Notes:  

  • Opened 8 years ago (3rd location since original)
  • Bob was a shop foreman, his wife May saw his potential and wanted him to open his own shop
  • Been without a technician for over 6 months- just hired new technician. 
  • Hiring has been the challenge for the business- it’s all about the fit in the shop culture
  • DVI- educating customers on preventative maintenance

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About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast and the pioneer of automotive aftermarket podcasts. Carm calls on his years of experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

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