CARSTAR Canada Announces Top Performing Franchise Partners at Inaugural Driven Brands Combined Canadian Conference


Franchise Partners from CARSTAR in Manitoba Honoured for Excellent Leadership and Dedication


Photos from the Awards Presentation Available Here


HAMILTON, ON August 10, 2023 – At the closing ceremonies for the Driven Brands Evolution 2023 joint conference, the top performing CARSTAR Canada franchise partners were announced, capping off a three-day celebration with CARSTAR and Driven Glass (consisting of UniglassPlus, VitroPlus, Docteur Pare-Brise, Go!Glass and Star Auto Glass), along with Driven Brands team members, vendors and industry leaders from across North America.

The celebration, Evolution 2023 was held at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, Canada.

“Congratulations to all of our award winners who have set the standard for not only CARSTAR, but our industry,” said Sabrina Thing, chief operating officer, CARSTAR Canada. “Their accomplishments in overall performance, customer service, length of rental, marketing, philanthropy and commitment to excellence is incredible, and we are honoured to count them as CARSTAR franchise partners.”

  • Ironman Award: Dan Jonsson and Skye Grexton, owners, CARSTAR Stonewall, CARSTAR Winnipeg Chevrier, CARSTAR Winnipeg Henderson, CARSTAR Winnipeg Fife, CARSTAR Winnipeg Saskatchewan, CARSTAR Winnipeg St. James (Macdonald), CARSTAR Gimli, and CARSTAR Dugald

This well-deserved honour is presented to a CARSTAR franchise partner that has demonstrated exceptional leadership, loyalty, and perseverance in the face of adversity. As multi-store owners of nine facilities, they have shown outstanding commitment to the CARSTAR brand, embodying our values and sharing their invaluable industry knowledge and experience with the network. We are proud to have such dedicated and passionate franchisees like Dan Jonsson and Skye Grexton in Manitoba!

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About Driven Brands

Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the largest automotive services company in North America, providing a range of consumer and commercial automotive needs, including paint, collision, glass, vehicle repair, oil change, maintenance and car wash. Driven Brands is the parent company of some of North America’s leading automotive service businesses including 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 4,800 locations across 14 countries, and services over 70 million vehicles annually. Driven Brands’ network generates approximately $2.1 billion in annual revenue from more than $5.8 billion in system-wide sales.