Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage Becomes an Certified Female Friendlyr Service Center in Houston, Texas

Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage Joins with to Offer Services Designed with the Woman Consumer in Mind

Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage, in Houston, Texas, is proud to announce they are ready to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of Certified Female Friendlyr Service Centers in North America. Team members at Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendlyr experience that exceeds women's expectations.

"We believe it is important that women feel comfortable with the car repair process and we want to go the extra mile by taking this training and participating in the Certified Female Friendly program," stated Owner, Kathryn van der Pol.

Visit the Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage micro-site:
and at 4610 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston, Texas 77018

To become Certified Female Friendlyr, Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage personnel completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women. Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage will also benefit from a unique marketing support program designed to reach out and build lasting relationships with women customers.

"Women influence 85 percent of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," says Jody DeVere, CEO of, Inc." AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which creates tremendous customer loyalty. Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage's commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

In conjunction with, Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage has launched a female-focused micro-site that provides the tools and resources most requested by women. The micro-site gives women the ability to schedule service appointments, access coupons and discounts, and learn more about car buying and maintenance online from the comfort of their home or office. The micro-site is easily accessed by searching on, or by going directly to their site.

About Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage
Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage was founded in 1946, and is now owned and operated by Sybren and Kathryn van der Pol. They are committed to leading the auto repair industry by providing the highest quality of workmanship and helpful service. With ASE-certified technicians, they install the highest quality parts available, use best industry practices and everyone, including the owners, undergoes training.
Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage is a recipient of the 2010 Better Business Bureau's Award for Excellence program and an active member of the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce, as well as an Approved Auto Repair center with AAA of Texas, with a 100% Customer Satisfaction rating.

Kathryn is an ASE certified Service Advisor and the recipient of the 2008 Automotive Management Institute Scholarship to attend the Congress of Automotive Repair. Currently, she serves as President of the Houston chapter of the Automotive Service Association (ASA), the second largest chapter meeting in the United States. She is the former editor of Shop Talk, the ASA monthly newsletter.

About, Inc.
With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California,, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary Certified Female Friendlyr program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.

Women can find an Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at

Go here to learn how to become Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr.

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