Mighty Honors Its Indianapolis-Based Franchise of the Year

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Mighty Distributing System of America has announced Mighty of Central Indiana as Franchise of the Year.

This prestigious award was presented at Mighty’s National Sales Meeting and Trade Show in Houston, Texas. The Central Indiana operation is one of four Mighty franchises owned by the JTM Group. Steve Sanner and Jay Greenfield are principals and Jeff Bare is COO of the JTM Group.

From left to right: Ken Voelker, President and CEO of Mighty; Steve Sanner; Melissa Huffman; Jeff Bare; Scott Fraley; Joe Ritter; Ken April Jr.; Delana Brown; Jay Greenfield; Jeff Buskirk; Lonnie Hinkle; Ben Clark; and Mike Gardner.

Sanner: “JTM has many different entities within each business group based on giving ownership opportunities to key people as we add new franchises. So, while we started in the Jiffy Lube business in 1985, we are now in Jiffy (48 shops), Tuffy (six shops), and Mighty (4 franchises), hence the JTM name.”

Ken Voelker, President and CEO of Mighty, commented, “It is gratifying to award Mighty’s Franchise of the Year recognition to a long-term, professional organization like the JTM Group. And their operation in Central Indiana knocked the ball out of the park this year! The award is extremely well deserved.”

In accepting the Franchise of the Year Award Steve Sanner said, “We have raised the bar. We have maintained a professional work environment at every level. Our employees are our associates; our customers are our guests. That’s how we truly feel about each other, and that’s how we feel about the people we do business with. When you think like that, it compels you to conduct business accordingly.”

About Mighty Distributing System of America Mighty Distributing System of America, a franchisor of sales and services in aftermarket auto parts, is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia. Consisting of 107 franchised distributors in 45 states and five international markets, the Mighty System provides attentive local service, inventory management expertise, on-site training and an extensive offering of OE quality products. The Mighty business model attracts independent repair shops, quick lubes, tire centers and new car dealerships across the nation and abroad. Recognized as a “top 25 franchise brand” by The Wall Street Journal, Mighty’s unique approach of dealing directly and exclusively with automotive professionals began in 1963.

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