Howard Fleischmann, Sr.
Howard J. Fleischmann Sr. is a major partner and active mgr. of Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair, which comprises of six locations in Phoenix and Glendale. The company provides full-service auto repair, as well as tire replacement and care for domestic/imported vehicles, now servicing the large truck market with tires & basic service for 18 wheelers. In addition, Howard is a partner of Ed Whiteheads’ Tire Pros, a firm that provides tire and related equipment services to farmers, commercial, fleets and retail clients in the Yuma, Welton, and Casa Grande markets. Prior to involvement in the auto repair and tire aftermarket, Howard was the operating partner of Kactus Supply, an Auto Parts distribution co. with warehouses in Phoenix, Mesa, Tucson, and Albuquerque and sold in 1995.
With “customer service” as the working cornerstone of his company, Howard’s goal is to exceed all client’s expectations every time they entrust their vehicles to CTP care. As evidence of this philosophy, their team has earned the 2009 BBB Ethics award, the 2008 coveted Phx Chamber of Commerce Impact Award -” Small Business of the Year”, 2008 ASU Spirit of Enterprise award, 2013 Master SBD winner, 2012 Diversity Champions Phx Business Journal & 2013 National “Top Shop” Winner by Tire Review, etc.
Howard has built a reputation for providing the highest level of honest and professional service in the industry. Many of his staff members have successfully completed high level, industry-specific training programs. All team members are encouraged to be involved in community activities and actively support the company’s ongoing commitment to give back.
Howard brings his commitment to focusing on programs that proactively support ”helping others to help themselves.” He has been directly involved in supporting the 100 Club & many more... He is an active member of The Executive Assoc. of Greater Phx and president through June 2007. Howard sat on the board of directors for Local First AZ, Red Means Stop and the Greater Phx Gay/Lesbian Chamber of Commerce thru 2010 and is now considered the Board Elder.
Howard was born in Chicago, raised in Tucson and Howard relocated to Phoenix in 1969. He now lives with his wife, Pat in Desert Hills, AZ. Retired from his love of Harley Riding & now looking for another interest, enjoys traveling with his wife & time with ALL is grand & great grand-kids! Howard is often called on as The Car Guy for local TV stations: as well as a regular on TV’s Channel 3 Sunday, Good Morning Arizona monthly.