Date of Release: August 9, 2017
Contact: [email protected]
Mister Car Wash, 222 E 5th Street, Tucson, AZ 85705
Mister Car Wash Announces Senior Leadership Appointments
TUCSON, Ariz. – Mister Car Wash promoted four Tucson-based associates to key senior leadership positions at its Tucson headquarters in late July. The appointments were made to support the company’s ongoing growth and delivery of an outstanding member and customer experience.
“The promotion of these four individuals adds a strong building block for our company’s continued growth,” said John Lai, President and CEO of Mister Car Wash. “We are moving quickly to structure our organization for faster growth while always ensuring we are meeting the needs of both our customers and store teams. Each of the leaders named is highly capable and understands our clear path for growth, and I look forward to partnering with them as we continue to build this unique organization.”
Senior Leadership Appointments
Bruce A. Schumacher has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Schumacher will be responsible for leading Mister Car Wash’s finance functions, information technology, procurement, accounting, and risk management teams. Prior to Bruce’s promotion he served as Senior Vice President, Facilities & Integration, where he was responsible for facilities maintenance and integration teams.
Bruce joined the Mister Car Wash team in 2000 as a staff accountant and has served in various roles including accounting, finance, integration and leadership of operational focused projects during his tenure. Bringing a solid understanding of the operations and financial aspects of Mister Car Wash, Bruce uses this perspective to guide strategic projects to grow the core business.
Sarah Ross has been promoted to Vice President, Integration. Sarah oversees the integration process of new stores from pre-acquisition to rebrand.
Sarah joined the Mister Car Wash team in 2002 as part of the marketing team and then served as the Director of Marketing for six years prior to leading the integration process. Sarah’s tenure of experience not only with Mister Car Wash but in the car wash industry brings a unique perspective to integrating newly acquired businesses and has led to the many successful integrations the company has seen to date.
Mayra Chimienti has been promoted to Vice President, Operations Services with responsibilities leading training & development, store operation support and customer care. Prior to Mayra’s promotion she served as Director of Training & Development.
Mayra began working in the car wash industry in 2003 and became part of the Mister Car Wash team in 2007 through an acquisition. Her first role with Mister was as Regional Trainer in the El Paso market where she developed best practices for training store level team members on standard procedures and best in class customer service. In 2010, she relocated to the corporate office to continue her training efforts as Director of Training & Development. Her in depth knowledge of day to day operations and ability to strategically execute standardization have been key to the successful growth of the organization.
Casey Lindsay has been promoted to Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions. In this new role, Casey will be responsible for building the acquisition pipeline and strategic growth of the brand in new and existing markets.
Casey joined the Mister Car Wash team in 2013 as Director of Acquisitions bringing a depth of experience in growing brands through the acquisition and integration process. During his tenure with the company, the rate of acquisitions has increased substantially through Casey’s ability to strategically position the brand and build relationships in the industry.
About Mister Car Wash
Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, Mister Car Wash operates 236 car washes and 34 express lubes in 21 states. The Mister Car Wash brand is anchored in quality, friendliness and our commitment to creating memorable customer experiences. People are what make us successful and allow us to achieve high operational standards with unparalleled customer service. Through our commitment to excellence, we continue to recruit and retain top talent, develop best-in-class training programs and invest in employee benefits that cultivate a positive company culture. The Mister Car Wash experience is about inspiring potential and giving both our employees and customers the motivation to be their best. To learn more, please visit us in our stores or online at www.mistercarwash.com.