Grease Monkey Franchisee of the Year

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FullSpeed Automotive™, whose portfolio of brands include: Grease Monkey®, SpeeDee®, LubePro’s® and Monkey Shine, announced today that Grease Monkey Franchisee, Wayne Glasser, was honored at the International Franchise Association’s Annual Franchisee of the Year Award ceremony in Washington, DC. The award winner represents the very best of the Grease Monkey Brand and Franchise system.

Glasser’s consistent high level of sales growth and multi-unit ownership are an impressive model of achievement but he doesn’t stop there. He also goes the extra mile in supporting his fellow Franchisees as a Grease Monkey brand and owner advocate.

Owner of 11 Grease Monkey centers located throughout Colorado, Glasser’s centers are always ranked among the brand’s top performers. This success was earned through hard work, commitment to the Grease Monkey system and assembling a passionate team of employees over the past 35 years.

Glasser’s goodwill efforts include serving on Grease Monkey’s International Franchise Advisory Council as well as past Chairman of the Operations and Training Committees. Always approachable and eager to share his expert advice to help others, Wayne Glasser is valued leader to his employees, his peers and the Grease Monkey brand.

About FullSpeed Automotive™ Grease Monkey International, LLC, headquartered in the Denver, Colorado area, is now doing business as FullSpeed Automotive and is parent company to: the Grease Monkey®, SpeeDee® and LubePro’s® quick lube brands as well as the Monkey Shine car wash brand. FullSpeed Automotive also operates Havoline® xpress lube® locations as part of its Retail Operations Division. In total, the company serves millions of customers globally, with over 450 units within North & South America and overseas. The new parent company name draws on the customer appeal of its quick lube brands, all of which emphasize speed of professional service while also providing expert recommendations for additional automotive maintenance and repair needs.

About Grease Monkey® Founded in 1978 and, part the FullSpeed Automotive™ family of brands, Grease Monkey is one of the largest automotive quick lube franchisors – not owned by a major oil company – with more than 300 centers currently located in the United States, Mexico, South America, China, and Saudi Arabia. Grease Monkey centers focus on providing a “less hassle, more hustle” customer experience to fit the busy lives of the driving public by meeting their vehicle maintenance needs. Grease Monkey is also proud to have received the VetFran 5-Star rating demonstrating its extraordinary commitment to “provide access and opportunities in franchising to our Nation’s Veterans and their Spouses”. For more information, go to

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