CARSTAR Lauds Top Achievers At Annual Conference In Charlotte

CARSTAR Franchises In United States, Canada Recognized for Excellence

September 22, 2017 // // CHARLOTTE - At the recent annual conference, CARSTAR North America recognized both United States and Canadian CARSTAR owners and business groups throughout its network for their leadership and performance.

Award winners recognized at the Charlotte conference include:

Marketer of the Year

  • CARSTAR St. Louis Business Group – St. Louis, MO

EDGE Award for Outstanding Quality

  • CARSTAR Champion Collision – Hightstown, NJ
  • CARSTAR Brossard – Brossard, QC

2017 Top Closing Ratio

  • CARSTAR Von’s – Tucson, AZ

2017 Top Cycle Time/LOR

  • CARSTAR Troy – Troy, OH
  • CARSTAR Hamilton Rymal – Hamliton, ON

Customer Experience/CSI

  • CARSTAR POW Collision – Newfane, NY
  • CARSTAR Cambridge – Cambridge, ON

Cystic Fibrosis Ambassador Awards

  • CARSTAR Red Deer – Red Deer, AB
  • CARSTAR St. Clair – York, ON
  • CARSTAR Brampton – Brampton, ON
  • CARSTAR St. Catharines - St. Catharines, ON
  • CARSTAR Edmonton West – Edmonton, AB
  • CARSTAR Brantford – Brantford, ON
  • CARSTAR Kieswetter – Kitchener, ON
  • CARSTAR Lachute – Lachute, QC
  • CARSTAR Harriston – Harriston, ON
  • CARSTAR Saskatchewan – Winnipeg, MB
  • CARSTAR Mississauga 401 – Mississauga, ON

Community Champion Award

  • Tom Martin, CARSTAR Sydney and CARSTAR Troy -OH
  • France Choiniere, CARSTAR Arsenault Granby – Granby, QC

Ironman Award

  • Bob Waldron, CARSTAR Waldron Group – Marlborough, MA
  • Mark Giles, CARSTAR Fergus – Fergus, ON
  • 2017 Top Sales Growth At An Individual Store
  • CARSTAR SheerMetal – Plano, TX

2017 Top Sales Growth As An MSO

  • CARSTAR Fred Beans Doylestown – Doylestown, PA

2017 Top Foot Print Growth

  • CARSTAR Copeland Group – Seattle, WA

2017 President’s Club

  • CARSTAR Miramichi - Atlantic Canada
  • CARSTAR Duncan - Western Canada
  • CARSTAR Ancaster - Ontario
  • CARSTAR Brossard - Quebec
  • Darryl & Brian Hemstreet, CARSTAR Red Deer & Red Deer South - under $8 Million
  • LC Group - over $8 Million

"It is an incredible honor to be able to recognize the achievements of these great shops, owners, and executives,” said Michael Macaluso, President, CARSTAR North America. “Our North American award recipients not only set a great example for other shops to follow, they also spread their knowledge and experience throughout the entire CARSTAR network to help each and every one of our shops grow and succeed.”

For more information on CARSTAR visit


CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts - a part of the Driven Brands, Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands - is North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities with more than 500 locations in 32 states and 10 Canadian provinces. CARSTAR delivers national scale, consistently high-quality vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings; all repairs are backed by a national warranty and service guarantee. CARSTAR was named the No. 1 largest MSO in North America by The Romans Group LLC, named 470 on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list and ranked 106th on Franchise Times® annual Top 200™ listing of the largest franchise systems in North America. For more information visit and follow us on Facebook and twitter. CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchisees. Interested parties should contact 888.505.6815.

Media Contact:

Deborah Robinson
Victory Management Group PR



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