Concord, North Carolina Technician Receives Inaugural Award

Technician at SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service® featured in National Oil & Lube News

February 17, 2016 // // Palm Beach Gardens, FL – SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service®, a leading full-service automotive car company, is proud to recognize Bobby Whiteside for his recent recognition as the 2016 Technician of the Year by National Oil & Lube News.

Whiteside, an ASE certified, master technician at SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service in Concord, North Carolina,  is the recipient of the publication’s inaugural award. In addition to being recognized by National Oil & Lube News, in 2015, Whiteside was recognized as one of 47 ASE Technicians of the Year by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

“On behalf of the entire SpeeDee organization I would like to congratulate Bobby on his recent recognition,” said Dan Zook, VP of Operations for SpeeDee. “It’s technicians like Bobby that work hard to advance skillsets while also passing on their knowledge to colleagues that keep SpeeDee shops exceeding customer expectations each and every day.”

Whiteside was nominated by Steve Sarrantonio, owner and operator of the SpeeDee location in Concord. As recognized in National Oil & Lube News, Sarrantonio describes Whiteside as a family man who “diligently works to mentor and empower other employees while actively pursuing ways to better his own skills.”

Photo available upon request.

About SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service

Founded in 1980, SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service is a franchise-based full-service automotive care company headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  SpeeDee is a subsidiary of TBC Corporation, one of the nation’s largest marketers of tires and retail and franchise-owned tire and automotive service centers. SpeeDee franchisees operate over 100 shops across the United States in the Gulf Coast, Texas, Mid-Atlantic, California, and New England regions.  For more information, visit 

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