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The Digital Shop®
With the recent developments related to COVID-19, all industry conferences and events have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future. At AutoVitals, we feel strongly that the health and safety of our families and communities need to be our top priority during these unsteady times. However, that doesn’t mean collaboration, education, and communication can’t continue this spring.
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The Trade Show Experience, Online
Welcome to The Digital Shop® Online Summit!
- LEARN industry best practices through breakouts, roundtable discussions & keynote presentations
- COLLABORATE with your peers and industry experts online
- CONNECT with company representatives to learn about what’s new in 2020
Wednesday, March 25th
Feel free to switch between breakouts at any time and come and go as your schedule permits. We will be recording each of the sessions so you can review anything you might have missed. We are looking forward to meeting you there!
Fred Gestwicki Jr.
Since 2011, Fred Gestwicki Jr. has owned and operated Fix-it With Fred in Canton, Ohio with his wife Jessica. His business derives its success from a commitment to customer satisfaction and utilizing cutting-edge technology to give his customers top-of-the-line service.
Frank Scandura owns Frank’s European Service in Las Vegas and has built his business on the foundation of exceptional foreign auto maintenance and unparalleled customer service through honesty, integrity, and quality. Frank’s shop thrives on the concept that automotive service and repair should not be difficult or intimidating for anyone.
Neil Daly opened Oceanside Motorsports in Oceanside, CA in 2010 as a technician-centric shop, making expertise and excellence the backbone of their business. Neil’s shop takes pride in providing elite customer care from start to finish and credits using the Digital Shop as part of his shop’s success.
Jim Silverman is the Director of National Accounts for the Automotive Training Institute. Jim will be on the panel discussing “Decision Making in the Digital Age”
Al Wheeler is the CEO of the Automotive Maintenance & Repair Association (AMRA) and will presenting “Navigating the Changing Landscape of Consumer Expectations”.
A former shop owner, David Saline is now the Vice President of Sales at DRIVE. David will be presenting “Preparing for the Future by Delivering Now”.
John Long is the Service Manager at Schertz Autp Service in. Schertz, Texas. He will be on the panel discussing AutoVitals’ product updates in “Moving forward, making progress”.
Mike Button is the owner of Affordable Automotive in Chico, CA. Mike will be on the panel discussing “Maximizing efficiency = maximizing your shop’s potential”.
Stacey Diaz is the owner at Wayside Garage in Seaside, California. Stacey will be on the panel discussing “Maximizing efficiency = maximizing your shop’s potential”.
Kevin Allen is a business Coach at the Automotive Training Institute (ATI) and will be on the panel for “The Evolving Role of the Service Advisor”.
Russ Crosby is the owner or Russ’ Wrench in Clinton, NJ. He has worked continuously to provide customers with the best experience possible. His career has spanned over a decade and has included both dealership and private repair shop experience. Russ’s Wrench was started in order to bring the quality and convenience of a dealership straight to the customer in a more personable atmosphere.
Roy Foster is the president of Roy Foster’s Automotive in Reno, Nevada. Roy Foster will be presenting on “Running at Peak Efficiency to Maximize Revenue”.
Sergio Garza is the service manage at Rick & Ray’s Auto Plaza in Fort Worth, Texas. Sergio Garza will be discussing “The Future of AutoVitals” along with Uwe Kleinschmidt and Carlo Iturralde.
Mitch Schneider is a former shop owner, ATI coach, and is now the Senior Contributing Editor at Ratchet & Wrench, Ten Mission Media. Mitch will be on the panel discussing “Learning to Lead”.
Kathleen Jarosik is the owner at Xpertech Auto Repair in Englewood, Florida and was the Female Shop Owner of the Year in 2018. Kathleen will be on the panel discussing “Learning to Lead”.