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.
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)