Business Category: Auto Body and Collision Repair Fleet Services Mechanical Services
In Business Since: 1930
Number of Employees/Subcontractors: 15
Desired Market: Local
Description: Third-generation, family-owned, full service Collision Repair, Frame and Alignment facility serving Central New York for 84 years.
Profile: Employed by Rudy Schmid Inc., Total Car Care since 1985; co-owner since 1992;
Supervise staff of 15+ employees; responsibilities include: sales, estimating, production management, marketing, pay and benefit plans, financial planning and reporting, employee safety education, and human resources; developed insurance company program guidelines and relationships. Implemented computerization of management and estimation system, as well as creation of first employee handbook and written safety policy; Implemented Lean Initiative and Process Improvement business model in 2009(ongoing);
2017 I-CAR Gold Class Automotive Facility
Honda Pro-Certified Collison Repair Shop
Advisory Board Member, OCM BOCES Auto Collision Technology Repair Program
Advisory Board Member, SUNY Morrisville Auto Collision Technology Program
Advisory Panel Member Business/Technology certification programs West Genesee High School.
Graduate of SBA E200 class 2012;
Member of WPO, Syracuse-Chapter II;
Board member, New York State Family Business Center.
Since 2006, Co-Chair, Charity for Children Annual Golf Tournament
Featured Products or Services: Collision Repair, Insurance claim assistance, wheel alignment, suspension, brakes, tires, maintenance, heavy truck frame and alignment, Fleet Services, NY State Inspections, Exclusive Rust Check Rustproofing dealer, PPG Envirobase Waterborne paint system;