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Troy Tarpley

Macon, GA United States
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Professional Credentials

Hailrepair master

Pdrrepair master

Hi! My name is Troy.

Joined Dent Wizard of Carolinas in June 1995.

Left the franchise in 1998 after finishing 3 yr. employment contract.

Moved outside non-compete territory and started Dent Tricks in Sept. ‘98.

Hired first PDR tech in 2000. Fired first PDR tech in 2001.

Hired/trained (brother) second PDR tech in 2001.

Attempted to expand into paint. After 8 months, bailed.

Opened retail shop in 2004.

Closed retail shop in 2006.

Hired/trained third PDR tech in 2007.

Attempted to expand into paint a second time. After 5 months, bailed.

Second PDR tech places 2nd at Int’l Dent Olympics in 2009.

Developed our own dent/ding service plan called Dent Assurance and installed in one luxury franchise dealer in 2009.

Hired an at-home receptionist/secretary/bookkeeper in 2009.

Hired part-time insurance agent salesperson in 2011.

Installed Dent Assurance in 8 franchise dealerships.

Hired a fourth PDR tech from competitor in 2012. Wife’s military job transferred them two years later.

Third PDR tech moves in 2013 and we hire/train another PDR tech.

Opened second retail shop and brought at-home office staff to shop in 2014.

Hired full-time painter, another PDR tech (nephew), and Dent Assurance F&I rep. in 2014

Installed Dent Assurance in more franchise dealers.

Began subbing paint out in 2016.

Split amicably with brother & nephew in 2016.

Spun off Dent Assurance in 2018.

AWARDS:
First Place- Int’l Dent Olympics (2005)

First Place- Int’l Dent Olympics (2007)

“Best of the Best”- Macon Telegraph (‘07, ‘08, ‘09)

“Small Business of the Year”- Middle GA Chamber of Commerce (2011)

First Place- Tactical Dent Tech Before/After Competition (2018)

ASSOCIATIONS & SERVICE:
MTE Speaker (Marketing)
NAPDRT BOD Memeber (past)
ASA Member (past)
NACE Speaker in Vegas
NAPDRT Member (current)
Macon Rotary (2010-present)
Leadership Macon (2011)