ACE’s Gary Wint Awarded Manager of the Year at Jiffy Lube’s Annual Convention

March 27, 2019

The Jiffy Lube President’s Performance Excellence Award

Pictured left to right: Will Boyd, Regional VP; Kevin Callinan, Director of Finance; Steve Allison, President; Dave Fein, VP of Sales and Training; Phil Miscione, EVP; Gary Wint, Store Manager; Randy Hentschke, Market Manager; RJ Jennings, Director of Operations.

Atlantic Coast Enterprises (ACE), headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, is one of the largest franchisee groups in the Jiffy Lube network. Today, they are proud to announce that Gary Wint, Store Manager of store #178 in Sunrise, Florida, is the winner of the most prestigious award in the Jiffy Lube system: The President’s Performance Excellence Award. This award recognizes the top performing Store Manager among more than 2,000 Jiffy Lube locations nationwide.

The award was presented last week during Jiffy Lube’s Annual Convention in Orlando, where more than 1,000 associates and stakeholders met to plan the future for the brand. Gary Wint, who has been with the company since 1994, was recognized for his remarkable performance on the following metrics:

  • #1 in CET (Customer Experience Tracking) with a score of 96.7 for the entire year
  • Double digit guest count increases
  • The most successful Multicare launch in five years
  • #2 in the company in total Multicare sales
  • Successfully training over 140 new ACE employees for 13 different stores in the ACE system

Steve Allison, President of ACE Jiffy Lube said, “We are all very proud of Gary for winning Jiffy Lube’s most prestigious award, and we were excited for him to have attended the convention with ACE’s Leadership.”

Upon receiving the award, Gary was fast to recognize his team for their efforts and hard work, but his team quickly countered by acknowledging he is a humble man, and that a team is only as effective and successful as the person leading the team. Gary has proven he has the skillset, work ethic and positivity to lead a successful culture. He is consistently one of the best performers in the entire system.

Richard “RJ” Jennings, Director of Operations for ACE Jiffy Lube said, “Thank you Gary, for being a wonderful example of leadership for others to emulate. Gary, you are THE MAN!”

About Atlantic Coast Enterprises, LLC Atlantic Coast Enterprises, LLC (ACE) is a Jiffy Lube franchisee formed by the partnership of veteran lube operators Al Chance, Steve Allison and Dan Ramras, who together have over half a century of experience in the fast lube industry. With 63 stores in Florida, the Carolinas and Western Massachusetts, ACE is one of the largest franchisee groups in the Jiffy Lube network. The company currently has over 750 employees, and continues to grow by hiring and developing the best talent in the industry.