SW: In a sentence or two, tell the readers a little bit about your business.
NAPA Auto Parts provides communities with automotive, heavy truck, tractor, small engine, marine and many other daily replacement part needs. We also have full lines of tools and equipment available along with automotive, farm and industrial paint options. We service both retail customers and commercial business customers in our marketplace with an added emphasis on business building and problem solving solutions to the commercial customer base we service.
SW: What makes your business unique?
We do not just sell parts, we solve problems for our customers.
SW: In this roller coaster of an economy, describe in one word the key to success.
SW: What is the funniest or wildest thing that has ever happened or you have found on your property?
Raccoons coming through the roof and setting up a nest and we had to have them relocated.
SW: Where would you like to see your business in three years?
Servicing the growing community of Gardendale as Birmingham grows northward. Improving our product offering and employee NAPA Know How to be a resource to our customer base to grow our sales and profit volume.
SW: What do you enjoy most about your business?
Helping customers solve problems with their vehicles and equipment.
SW: Any interesting company traditions?
NAPA Auto Parts has been around since 1925 servicing communities across the United States. We have a long standing tradition in supporting NASCAR racing and currently sponsor the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota driven by Martin Truex Jr.
SW: What makes Shannon Waltchack stand out from other CRE firms?
Shannon Waltchack has been very accessible and cooperative in helping us deal with any and all issues we have had with our building location we lease from the company. Most CRE firms stall and delay problems that need to be addressed and this has not happened with Shannon Waltchack.