February 27, 2017

RICHARDSON, Texas – Service King Collision Repair Centers®, as part of the organization’s ongoing national growth initiative, today officially announced the company has completed a partnership with Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint located in the greater San Diego metro. As part of the deal, the single-location repair center, located at 609 South Marshall Ave. in El Cajon, Calif., will begin operating as Service King immediately.

“This is another exciting step in our continued journey to serve customers and business partners across the San Diego community,” said Alan Saviano, Service King Market Vice President for Southern California. “Service King continues to be intentional in our growth plans by partnering with established and reputable teams dedicated to superior customer service. It's a privilege to welcome Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint to the Service King family. Together, we look forward to a bright future.” 

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint served the community with high-quality collision repair service since 1959 and is I-CAR Certified.

“The entire Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint team is proud to join hands with an industry-leader like Service King,” said original owner and founder, Gene Townsend. “This is a great step forward for our teammates, customers and partners. The national support system Service King provides now backs the very same quality and craftsmanship expected by our customers for more than 50 years."

Service King first expanded to the San Diego metro in 2015 and continues to explore opportunities for additional growth.

For more information on the organization and to view a complete list of Service King career opportunities and locations, visit www.ServiceKing.com and follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

ABOUT SERVICE KING COLLISION REPAIR CENTERS
Service King Collision Repair Centers®, with more than 40 years of experience in the automotive repair industry, is a leading national operator of comprehensive, high-quality collision repair facilities. The organization is consistently recognized for its commitment to customer satisfaction, quality workmanship and giving back to the industry through innovative training and recruiting initiatives. Service King traces its roots back to Dallas, Texas and founder Eddie Lennox who opened the very first Service King in 1976. Today, Service King operates locations in 23 states across the U.S. In 2015, Service King was named the No. 1 Best Place to Work by both the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals. For more information and to find a local Service King, visit www.ServiceKing.com and follow Service King news on Facebook and Twitter.

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