In the U.S., the 2018 Rookies of the Year are Allen Massey, Matthew Gonzalez and Steve Davis, owners of CARSTAR Campbell’s Autobody in Burleson, TX. They joined CARSTAR in 2017. The team at CARSTAR Campbell’s Autobody was selected because of their commitment to learning all aspects of the business, quick adoption of processes and dedication to CARSTAR. This commitment and dedication has already delivered incredible gains for their business.
Next Generation Award
The Next Generation Award honors a second or third-generation CARSTAR owner who is excelling at leading a family business, continues to meet high performance standards, participates in key CARSTAR programs like the EDGE Performance Platform, attends conferences and is image compliant.
The 2018 Next Generation Award for Canada is presented to Joseph Lucarelli, owner of CARSTAR Stoney Creek in Stoney Creek, ON. He was selected for his unrelenting optimism in the face of adversity and focus on seeking solutions for challenging situations. His eagerness to learn, willingness to listen and commitment to constantly evolving is driving his success.
For the U.S., the 2018 Next Generation Award is presented to Randy, Corey and Justin Blaisdell, owners of CARSTAR Collision Center – Fitchburg in Fitchburg, MA, and CARSTAR Atlantic Collision Center in Lowell, MA. Currently in the process of taking over this store from their father, brothers Justin, Corey and Randy are truly industry leaders when it comes to innovation. They have embraced new technologies and are focused on learning about every new advancement. They also share this knowledge with the CARSTAR network, which helps elevate the entire CARSTAR brand.
“From the newest members of the CARSTAR family to the second-generation owners to the top performing franchisees in our CARSTAR network, these are the leaders of the CARSTAR brand now and for years to come,” said Macaluso. “Their commitment to excellent performance drives their success and the growth of our overall network. We’re proud to honor them with our top achievement awards.”