Keith Brown has been in the automotive industry for over thirty years. He started his career at the Stafford Company, a collision industry paint and equipment supplier. During his career (over twenty years), he assisted in growing the company from three locations to ten locations as the general manager for the Georgia locations. Next, Keith spent six years with Auto Color as the area manager for Savannah and Augusta before becoming the area manager for FinishMaster. In August 2008, Keith purchased ownership in Kendrick Paint and Body Shop, Inc, and he became co-owners with Stephen Kendrick, Jr.
Keith has been married to his wife, Brigid, for thirty years, and they reside in Augusta. He has served on the vestry of St. Alban’s and Christ Church. He is a current member of The Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, and he has taught Sunday school at St. Albans, Christ Church, and the Good Shepherd.
Steve Kendrick, Jr. experienced the Kendrick Paint and Body Shop atmosphere firsthand as he grew up. Steve was employed at Kendrick Paint and Body throughout high school; and in 1994, Steve became a full-time employee at Kendrick Paint and Body. He worked his way from the ground up, experiencing all activities from sweeping floors to changing tires to other various beginner tasks. Eventually, Steve worked his way to an operation role alongside his father, Stephen Kendrick, Sr and his uncle, Jimmy Kendrick. In August 2008, Steve purchased ownership in Kendrick Paint and Body Shop, and he and Keith became the co-owners.
Over the years, Steve has maintained a presence in the CSRA community, focusing on civic leadership and charity, and he has completed numerous leadership programs to further his management and leadership expertise. Steve has completed two course programs of Dale Carnegie training, and he is a graduate of the Leadership Columbia County class through the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. He is on the board of directors of the Columbia County Forward Foundation, and he is actively involved with many collision industry organizations. In addition, Steve recently completed the Augusta in Army Boots experience, and he was given the opportunity to enroll in the CSRA in Scrubs program. Lastly, Steve received the Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce in December 2011.
Estimator Contact Information:
Conquett “Que” Banks
Jared Brown, Manager of Evans location
Tracy Bryant, Manager of Martinez location
Jim Curnutt, Manager of Aiken location
Jerry James, Manager of Augusta location
Duane “DJ” Taylor Mechanic Shop Manager
If you need to speak with your service advisor (estimator) and you cannot remember his/her name, please call 1-877-724-4071. Our receptionists will direct you to the appropriate person.
Other Relevant Contact Information:
Carson Brown, Marketing
David Clark, Operations Manager
Eric Marshall, Call Center Manager
Human Resources Department