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Beaufort, South Carolina Tuffy Auto Franchisee Wins National Award

Aug 08, 2014

Beaufort Franchisees Win Tuffy Dealer of the Year for Single Location
Toledo, OH

Becoming a role model of outstanding customer service and quality control in the automotive service industry? That’s a Tuffy!

Rick and Cecile Stastny, franchisees of the Beaufort, South Carolina Tuffy Auto Service Center, have been Tuffy franchisees since 2006 and have consistently proven a commitment to excellence in customer service and quality control. Recently, Rick and Cecile’s store in Beaufort received the Dealer of the Year Award for Single Store at Tuffy’s National Dealer Convention in Schaumburg, Illinois, given to only one Tuffy franchisee for excellence in customer service, quality control, product knowledge, and staff management. This isn’t the first award honoring Rick and Cecile and their staff.

“We strive each day to provide quality service to our customers,” states Rick Stastny. “Our relationships developed throughout the years have become the backbone of our business. It is such a great honor to be recognized for our achievements and commitment to our customers”

“It is obvious that Rick and Cecile and their crew are aware of Tuffy’s Mission Statement, which is to provide the best automotive repair service in the industry through a continuous commitment to quality and customer service,” says Roger Hill, president and CEO of Tuffy Associates Corp.

Tuffy is one of the largest full-service automotive repair franchises in the country, specializing in brakes, alignments, oil changes, air conditioning, tires, heating and cooling systems, starting and charging systems, and general maintenance and repair. Headquartered in Toledo, Tuffy Associates Corp. operates and franchises over 230 Tuffy Auto Service Centers in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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