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Top Meineke Car Care Centers Named

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March 1, 2018—Meineke Car Care Centers recognized the top owners and operators in its system at its 2018 convention.

With the theme “The Future Starts Now”, the convention was held February 14-17 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando.

The convention hosted Meineke franchisees, vendors, industry leaders and guest speakers to share best practices, outline the growth plan for the year ahead, participate in educational seminars, build and strengthen relationships, celebrate awards for top performers and enjoy time with colleagues, friends and family.

"We are proud of these franchisees—they are the best of the best and do an excellent job representing the Meineke brand,” said Danny Rivera, president, Meineke Car Care Centers. “When we talk about leadership and performance, these are the role models for our entire network. Their commitment to high-quality operations, excellent customer service, trusted, reliable repairs and profitable performance is exemplary.”

Franchisee of The Year Award

  • Joe Cooper, Charlotte, N.C.

Top Sales Award

  • Lee, David and Jody Repass, Lewes, Del.

System Sales Award

  • Thu Vu, Samuel Rung and Jonathan Young, Multiple Center Operator

Rookie Of The Year Award

  • Mulford Waldrop and Chad Misko, Gulfport, Miss. 

Most Improved Award

  • Keith Frost, Vancouver, Wash. 

Growth Award

  • Paul Hammond, Virginia Beach, Va.

Commitment To Excellence Award

  • Pete and Julie Robinson, Denver, N.C.

Crystal Wood Memorial Award

  • Scott Martin, Indianapolis, Ind. 

Maple Leaf Award

  • Ross Coates, Newfoundland, Calif. 

Territory Awards

  • NORTH EAST – Lee, David and Jody Repass, Lewes, Del.
  • NEW ENGLAND -- John Bird, Wilmington, Mass. 
  • CAROLINAS REGION – Joe Cooper, Charlotte, N.C.
  • GULF -- Larry Rath and Kathryn Rath, Fort Smith, Ariz.
  • MID ATLANTIC -- Richard A. Van Duzer and Reeves L. Van Duzer, Brick Town, N.J.
  • MID ATLANTIC 2 -- Paul Hammond, Virginia Beach, Va.
  • GREAT LAKES --      Joe Saelens, Madison, Wis.
  • MID WEST -- Ryan and Rob Tracy, Denver, Colo. 
  • NORTH WEST – Anthony DeMarco, Boise, Idaho
  • CALIFORNIA REGION – Bill Edwards, Ventura, Calif.
  • SOUTHWEST – Bert Figearo, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • SOUTH EAST – Giuseppe Sirignano, Weston, Fla. 
  • OHIO/PENNSYLVANIA -- Edward Teen, Newtown Square, Pa. 
  • TEXAS – Mark and Claire Zimmerman, Little Elm, Texas
  • CANADA – Michael Collaci, Alliston, Ontario

Meineke Philanthropy Awards

  • Bryan Brown, Louisville, Ky.
  • Scott Martin, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Roger Cross, Amarillo, Texas

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