Lake Arbor Auto Owner Joins ASA Colorado Board

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (July 13, 2010) – Dana TePoel, owner of  HYPERLINK “http://www.lakearborauto.com” Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Automotive Service Association of Colorado, where he will serve as Secretary/Treasurer.

HYPERLINK “http://www.asacolorado.org” ASA-Colorado is a non-profit trade association serving independent automotive service professionals, and it advances professionalism and excellence in the auto repair industry through education, representation and member services.

TePoel’s new role with ASA-Colorado is an extension of his ongoing community involvement, which has garnered numerous awards for him and Lake Arbor Auto.

“ASA-Colorado has benefitted the community in numerous ways over the years, and I believe I can contribute to that track record,” TePoel said.

ASA-Colorado Chairperson Mark Gurnsey said TePoel’s focus on ethical behavior and ability to improve his repair facility during a slow economy influenced ASA-Colorado’s decision to nominate him for the board.

“We are glad to have Dana working with us, and we look forward to his help in continuing to raise the standard and reputation of the automotive repair industry,” said Gurnsey.

Already this year, TePoel has won the “Fred Factor Award” from the  HYPERLINK “http://www.metronorthchamber.com/” Metro North Chamber of Commerce, plus the “Champion of Free Enterprise” award from  HYPERLINK “http://www.salesprofessionals-usa.com” Sales Professionals International. He was named Small Business Person of the Year by the MNCC in 2008.

About Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck

Founded in 1992 as the Emissions Clinic, Lake Arbor Auto moved in 2006 to its current location at 91st Avenue and Marshall Place in Westminster, Colo., with a state-of-the-art facility designed for maximum customer comfort.  Lake Arbor Auto is a recipient of the BBB’s Gold Star award, is a AAA-approved repair facility (one of only 85 in the entire state) and has the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence with five ASE certified Master Technicians on staff.  Lake Arbor Auto is an ASA (Automotive Service Association) member, is the highest volume emissions repair facility in Colorado and is a member of the Association of Diesel Specialists. Owner Dana TePoel is the 2008 Metro North Chamber Small Business Person of the Year, winner of the 2009 “Fred Factor Award,” and the Sales Professionals International (North Suburban Chapter) “Champion of Free Enterprise.” For information, call 303-429-7700 or go to HYPERLINK “http://www.lakearborauto.com”www.lakearborauto.com.  “We do the right thing for you every time.”