Christian Brothers Automotive honored as Top Franchise

Christian Brothers Automotive honored as Top Franchise

Christian Brothers Automotive has announced that it has made it to the top half of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2023 “Franchise 500” list and earned top honors in the 2023 Franchise Business Review “Franchisee Satisfaction Awards”.

“All the puzzle pieces are in place… the growth of our units and our revenue performance are proof. Plus, our franchise support system is stronger than ever. We are perfectly positioned to execute on our plan to maintain a high level of success for years to come,” said Brad Fink, chief growth officer for Christian Brothers Automotive. “It is incredibly gratifying to have our achievements recognized by two respected insiders who are leaders in the industry. With these two awards under our belts, the stage is set to meet and exceed our 2023 goals.”

The awards that Christian Brothers Automotive has achieved underline the successful growth in the past year. In 2022 alone, Christian Brothers Automotive had 18 new store openings, bringing the brand’s total locations in 30 states to 260. The auto repair brand also had a record number of new signings, ending the year with 52. After 40 years of operation in August, Christian Brothers Automotive is entering 2023 and approaching the 300 location milestone.

The aftermarket auto repair brand was ranked an impressive #3 among all U.S. franchises in the Franchise Business Review’s “Overall Top 50” list of “Franchisee Satisfaction Awards.” At the same Awards, Christian Brothers Automotive took first place in the list of “Top 50 Major” Franchises, as well as first place in the “Automotive” category. The concept was one of more than 360 franchise brands, representing nearly 38,000 franchise owners, who participated in Franchise Business Review’s “Franchisee Satisfaction Survey.” Christian Brothers Automotive franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction with critical areas of their franchise systems, including training and support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relationships, and financial opportunities.

Christian Brothers Automotive’s inclusion in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” list marks the 10e the brand is ranked consecutively. In the 44 years since its first release, Entrepreneur the magazine’s “Franchise 500” list has become not only a competitive benchmark for franchisors, but also a primary research tool for those interested in franchising. Christian Brothers Automotive’s position in the top half of the list is indicative of its success as a franchise company.

“We are so honored to be recognized by two highly recognized thought leaders in the franchise industry,” said Donnie Carr, president and CEO of Christian Brothers Automotive. “These recognitions are a testament to the fact that our mission and vision are consistent across all stores across the country. Welcoming and supporting our franchisees is our number one priority and we are proud to be part of the best of the best in the franchise industry.”

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