Simmy manages our Body Shop and has been a part of the Academy Ford family for over 30 years. He started his career at Academy Ford as a painter in the body shop. When an unexpected medical leave came up for the then manager he was asked to step up and take over. Within that time he had a self-taught management course of the Academy Ford Body Shop. When the manager returned he was promoted to Assistant Manager for his excellent work in the manger's absence. Years later after the manager retired, Simmy was asked to take over that role and has been doing so ever since.