FullSpeed Automotive, just one of the nation’s premier franchisors and operators of automotive aftermarket repair facilities, property to flagship brands Grease Monkey, SpeeDee Oil Improve & Car Services, and Kwik Kar, has promoted Brian Michel to vice president of operations for Grease Monkey, efficient Jan. 17.
Owning labored with FullSpeed Automotive for far more than 10 a long time, Michel methods into this management job with vast knowledge and understanding of the Grease Monkey brand. In his new position, Michel oversees all features of franchise operations, ensuring friends get outstanding treatment and service as very well as maximizing franchisees’ revenue to drive gain and effectiveness. In 2023, Michel is targeted on encouraging franchisees improve every day car or truck counts with ground breaking methods as well participating in an integral role in the implementation of Grease Monkey’s new “Store of the Future” reimage design for existing franchisees. Michel will report straight to Ron Stilwell, president of FullSpeed Automotive.
“I’ve experienced the privilege of operating with Brian for almost two a long time and have by no means worked with a far more certified and dedicated man or woman,” said Stilwell. “I’m incredibly psyched to be ready to advertise him to the posture of VP of Functions, Grease Monkey. At FullSpeed, it is significant for us to market from within, simply because no a person knows and understands our models better than our long-standing employees. Brian has been an superb employee in the 10 yrs he has worked at FullSpeed, and I know he will do excellent items in this new function to assist assist our franchisees.”
Michel started his career in the brief lube sector 37 decades in the past, working at a competitor franchise in Colorado. He worked his way up from an entry amount staff to retailer manager and then vice president of functions, where by he oversaw 13 thriving places. Michel joined the FullSpeed Automotive team in September of 2012 as the director of corporation facilities. Immediately after a few years in the role, he was then appointed a franchise assist director, wherever he was accountable for far more than 50 Grease Monkey destinations. In 2018, Michel was promoted to the senior director of functions, and oversaw all Grease Monkey franchise centers and the franchise help directors. In this function, he helped put into action a discipline audit app as properly as ancillary combine studies that observe ancillary expert services all through the place. In his new position, he will proceed to guidance and take care of the franchise support administrators who report to him.
“I decided to be a part of FullSpeed because it felt like a household – everybody supporting each other to obtain excellent factors. I am extremely grateful for this marketing and the prospect to continue on to support franchisees,” said Michel. “It’s an honor that I can display folks, like my son and some others, how functioning in trades like the automotive aftermarket market can direct to great opportunities to excel and develop extensive-phrase professions. I am fired up to proceed to develop with the organization and make an effects as we continue to extend our brand’s presence across the region.”