A Unique Legacy




Sisters Jody Standridge, Deedra Dimsdale and Stacey Walker run Standridge Auto Parts in Shelby, N.C.

PHOTO: CAM BUMGARNER

In the male-dominated automotive recycling industry, the Standridge sisters are making a name for themselves.

In the Autumn issue of Locator UpFront, Felicia Lowenstein Niven introduced us to sisters Jody, Deedra and Stacey, who are continuing the legacy started by their father at Standridge Auto Parts in Shelby, N.C.

Along with the sudden passing of their father, working in a male-dominated industry has created challenges wihtin this family-run operation.

“A lot of customers that I’ll visit will assume that since he passed away, the business went, too,” admitted Jody who visited 200 customers last year. “I remind them that we’re here, and that our focus is delivering quality parts on time. Just my going out as an owner shows them that we care.”

Read the full article in the latest issue of Locator UpFront. 

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