OCTOBER 2020

COVER STORY- Dealer Trims Turnaround In Colorado Springs –

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Craig’s Power Equipment is led by owner Craig Eldridge, office manager Vicky Regan and Craig’s son Griffin, 27, general manager. Craig’s other son, Alec, 29 is a service writer and front counter man who plays a key role in keeping the service pipeline running smoothly.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Craig’s Power Equipment is led by owner Craig Eldridge, office manager Vicky Regan and Craig’s son Griffin, 27, general manager. Craig’s other son, Alec, 29 is a service writer and front counter man who plays a key role in keeping the service pipeline running smoothly.

The 14-person employee crew is a compelling mix of age and knowledge and youth and energy that includes two former dealership owners with a wealth of experience working as technicians.

Article by Dan Shell, Senior Editor, Power Equipment Trade

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