Take 5 Car Wash Names New President and SVP, Field Operations

by Katie Lee

Charlotte, N.C. — Tim Austin joins Take 5 Car Wash as president from the retail hearing healthcare company, Lucid Hearing, where he served as president and COO, helping grow the company to over 500 worldwide locations. Take 5 Oil Change also has added a senior vice president of field operations, Missy McKinley. She most recently served as senior vice president of operations for Scooter’s Coffee.

“Tim is a proven multi-unit leader with more than three decades of success at some of the world’s most respected retailers,” says Danny Rivera, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Driven Brands.

“We are thrilled to welcome Missy McKinley to the Take 5 Oil Change family,” adds Mo Khalid, executive vice president and president of Take 5 Oil Change. “Her extensive experience and passion for operational excellence make her a valuable addition to our team. We look forward to achieving new heights under her leadership.”

Prior to his time at Lucid, Austin held several executive level roles at Sears Holdings, culminating as senior vice president of retail services, where he led store operations for more than 900 locations. Austin built his career at Walmart, where he advanced through multiple field operations roles and executive positions.

Austin assumes the president role that was previously held on an interim basis by Danny Rivera, executive vice president and COO of parent company Driven Brands.

Missy McKinley

McKinley’s background includes key leadership positions at Circle K and Dollar Tree Stores. During her tenure at Scooter’s Coffee, the company doubled average unit volume (AUV) and expanded store locations significantly within a short timeframe.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Take 5 Oil Change operates more than 1,000 corporate-owned and franchised shops in the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit https://www.take5.com/oil-change/.

Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is the largest automotive services company in North America and parent company of Take 5 Oil Change®, Take 5 Car Wash®, Meineke Car Care Centers®, Maaco®, 1-800-Radiator & A/C®, Auto Glass Now® and CARSTAR®. Driven Brands has more than 4,900 locations across 13 countries.

SOURCE: Driven Brands

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