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New senior VP named for Grease Monkey International

January 8, 2013

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO — Grease Monkey International, Inc. has appointed Ralph Yarusso as its new Senior Vice President - Operations, according to a press release.

The Jan. 3 press release said Yarusso formerly owned a Meineke Car Care Center, and served as a Senior Franchise Development Specialist and eventually oversaw more than 500 Meineke centers as the franchise's regional vice president and COO.

At Grease Monkey, Yarusso will oversee the company's U.S. operations as well as its franchise development efforts.

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John B. Adams, President and CEO, stated in the press release, “Ralph brings a wealth of operational experience and leadership – having operated his own franchised locations for more than 20 years and also working in business development and franchise service capacities for the past six years. Ralph will energize our franchise efforts as we are driven to deliver a better customer experience, with a “less hassle, more hustle” philosophy at each of the Grease MonkeyTM centers.”

Currenlty, there are over 250 Grease Monkey centers throughout the United States, Latin America and China.