New President, COO for FullSpeed Automotive

Grease Monkey International, LLC, doing business as FullSpeed Automotive, one of the nation’s largest independent quick lube franchisors and parent company to the Grease Monkey and SpeeDee brands, recently announced that Kevin Kormondy, longtime senior automotive aftermarket industry executive, has assumed the leadership role as president, chief operating officer of Franchising for both brands.

“I have known Kevin for over 30 years and greatly admire his commitment to achieving win-win outcomes for the company and franchisees,” said John B. Adams, who will continue his role as CEO. “This change will allow the FullSpeed Automotive leadership team to focus on business growth goals and to continue to live up to its mission: ‘Driven to perform, so our customers can, too!'”

“The Grease Monkey and SpeeDee brands offer a terrific platform for growth,” said Kormondy, who spent more than 20 years with Big O Tires in various positions, including executive vice president/COO. “I am excited about the opportunity and eager to work with the support center team and franchisees to increase each brand’s annual unit volume and to drive franchisee profitability.”

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