Join us for a morning of networking, local business spotlights and great speakers! Held on the 4th Tuesday of the month, these events feature topics of interest to women business owners, executives, managers and other professional women.
“Things you “Auto Know” about Collision Repair"
3 Ways to Save Time, Money and Stress at the Auto Body shop | Repairs Not Covered by an Insurance Policy and Why | Auto Industry Disruption - A Culture of Change
Award Winning Mahnke Auto Body is the largest family owned chain of collision repair shops in Colorado. Mahnke’s eight locations are in the Metro and Mountain areas. Founded in 1975 by Gary and Judy Mahnke and now led by CEO Sam Mahnke, their son, Mahnke’s culture of “continuous improvement” has empowered the company and its employees to move confidently into the present High Tech world of sophisticated repairs and digital communications.
Megara Pullen, Marketing Director
Megara has been with Mahnke Auto Body since August of 2000. With a BS in Finance, Megara’s background includes real estate sales, finance, national real estate asset management, and corporate optic fiber infrastructure leasing. However, no past experience compares to the rich and varied opportunities she’s enjoyed in a wide variety of positions of leadership and support with eight Chambers of Commerce, two business organizations, two service clubs, many community events and fundraisers as Mahnke Auto Body’s representative.
Laura Goodbout, General Manager
Laura holds the unique position as the first General Manager to simultaneously run two Mahnke shops; Arvada and Brighton. Her determination to master every nuance of the Repair Process, while setting a strong and fearless example to others, has built excellent relationships with Mahnke’s customers, fellow employees, vendors, and insurance partners. She understands what it takes to run a successful family owned business from years of personal experience. Laura’s Bachelor of Science in Rhetoric underlies her excellent communication skills and ability to present complex issues clearly and concisely.
About our host and sponsor, Colorado Credit Union:
Since 1973, Colorado Credit Union has been serving the residents of Jefferson County - beginning with 35 Johns Manville employees and growing to more than 20,000 members today. We offer a full array of products and services that will help you achieve your lifelong financial goals. When you join CCU, you are a member-owner in our not-for-profit financial cooperative. Our earnings are passed on to members, which means you’ll gain access to competitive rates on loans and savings products. If you live, work, attend school, or worship in Jefferson County, you are eligible to become a member.
Additional information for our in-person meeting:
- Parking: Please park in the Texas Roadhouse parking lot just west of our building.