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Thomas Hays Appointed Vice President of Sales and Operations at Leads Near Me

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ATLANTA (November 2023)Leads Near Me®, a digital marketing agency for auto repair shops and a 2023 Google Premier Partner, has announced the appointment of Thomas Hays to the role of vice president of sales and operations. Hays, previously with EuroFix, AutoFix and Shop Fix Academy for more than 12 years, is anticipated to strengthen the company’s sales and operational framework.

Hays joins Leads Near Me as the company continues its rapid growth helping repair shop owners enhance their marketing efforts, managing substantial Google Ads budgets, website builds and social media content for hundreds of shops in the U.S. and Canada. The company is committed to its role as a catalyst for auto repair shops to increase car counts and revenues in a competitive market.

Leads Near Me CEO Ryan Burton shares his excitement on the new appointment. “Thomas has extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for auto repair and technology, which are tremendous assets for us,” stated Burton. “We expect his role to be crucial in our ongoing presence and growth in the auto repair industry.”

Hays will divide his time between Nashville and the Atlanta headquarters of Leads Near Me, focusing on all areas related to increasing profitability for auto repair businesses. Hays was motivated by the potential for growth and innovation at Leads Near Me and reached out to Burton about joining in. “My history of collaboration with Ryan and the team has laid a solid foundation for this new role,” said Hays. “I’m eager to contribute to Leads Near Me’s fast-paced growth and to continue our pursuit of excellence in the digital marketing arena.”

Aaron Stokes, founder and CEO of Shop Fix Academy, supports the transition of Hays to Leads Near Me. “Thomas has worked closely with me in different capacities for 12 years. But as Shop Fix Academy grew over the past seven years, I saw where he was developing and believe this move is a great fit for him,” said Stokes.

Leads Near Me has developed proprietary technology to help transform North American repair shops into effective lead-generating, relationship-building businesses that keep customers coming back, contributing to significant revenue increases for auto repair businesses.

About Leads Near Me®

Leads Near Me® is a digital marketing agency and a leading provider of marketing solutions tailored specifically for the automotive repair industry. The agency is headquartered in Metro Atlanta, and was founded in 2016. As a Google Premier Partner 2023, Leads Near Me has become one of the fastest-growing marketing companies for auto repair shops. By leveraging cutting-edge technology and industry expertise, the agency empowers automotive repair businesses in the U.S. and Canada to achieve long-term success in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Visit

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