April 24, 2017 // Franchising.com // LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bryan Brown, franchisee owner of 11 Meineke Car Care Center locations in Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana, was honored for the third time as Franchisee of the Year during this year’s Meineke Convention in the Bahamas. Meineke Car Care Centers, the leader in automotive maintenance and repair, recognized the top owners and operators in its system at the 2017 Meineke Convention.
Brown also received a Territory Award for his Kentucky stores and six of his shops were recognized for top performing centers. Brown began his franchise partnership with Meineke Car Care Centers 20 years ago, and is Meineke’s first three-time winner of the prestigious award (2008, 2012 and 2016).
“We are proud of Bryan for his leadership and his accomplishments in 2016,” said Danny Rivera, President, Meineke Car Care Centers. “When we talk about One Team. One Dream, he is a role model for our entire network. His commitment to high-quality operations, excellent customer service, trusted, reliable repairs and profitable performance is exemplary.”
Brown, along with his wife Carla, instill and demonstrate the values of family and hard work among their employees, which has led to their success in the Meineke business system. They have developed a high degree of trust and loyalty among their staff that creates customer- friendly shops led by top car care professionals.
Themed “One Team. One Dream”, the 2017 Meineke Conference hosted Meineke franchisees, vendors, industry leaders and guest speakers to share best practices, outline the growth plan for the year ahead, participate in educational seminars, build and strengthen relationships, celebrate awards for top performers and enjoy time with colleagues, friends and family.
Meineke Car Care Centers, LLC., is a division of Driven Brands, Inc., and the leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world. Founded in 1972, Meineke has more than 930 centers that service approximately three million cars a year. Over the years, Meineke has expanded its product offerings to better meet the demands of its customers and a changing marketplace. Meineke continues to be ranked as one of the best franchise opportunities in the country and has recently won top franchise rankings from Forbes, Franchise Times and Entrepreneur Magazine. For more information, please visit meineke.com.