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Pat Fleischmann

Director of First Impressions, Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair

Member since: Oct 2015
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Director of First Impressions
Community Tire Pro’s & Auto Repair

Six Valley Locations/Four affiliate locations in Casa Grande, Weldon & two in Yuma.

Pat Fleischmann has worked in the automotive aftermarket since 1995. Her career has taken her from the streets providing auto parts and programs thru a local warehouse parts distributor to bookkeeping and now marketing of the company her and her husband now own called Community Tire Pro's & Auto Repair. Community Tire Pro's is a small 6 store chain operating in Arizona, focused on Auto repairs, maintenance and tire replacement for retail and small fleets. Pat is now focused on social media networking as well as local networking and marketing. “We do things a little bit different,” she says….”ambiance, trust, nurturing relationships & communication is Key!”

Pat is active with, which promotes only locally owned and operated business and helps spread the word to keep your dollars local thus keeping our Arizona economy strong. Pat is also involved with the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce where Howard sits on the board. Community Tire Pro's has made an impact it the Arizona market providing excellent, honest auto repair services. This has resulted in Community Tire Pro's & Auto Repair receiving such honors as Small Business of the Year Impact Award 2008, Arizona State's prestigious Spirit Award 2008, and Better Business Bureau Ethics Award 2009. Pat also served 6 yrs on the Greater Phoenix Gay/Lesbian Chamber of Commerce as an executive board member and headed the monthly lunch and learn program for 3 yrs. 2013 Pride Parade honored Pat & Howard as their Grand Marshalls for this years’ festivities. We are dedicated to service and proud to have received by the Tire Industry, Magazine- TIRE REVIEW Top Shop Award Finalist for 2007 & 2010, considered one of the top five facilities in the country. They were proud to accept the 2012 Small Business Development for Success Award by the Governor’s office. The fall of 2013, both will be receiving the honor of “Spotlight on Success” by their local One Community Organization/Mayor Stanton in attendance. Their involvement in their community is vast and like the awards and recognitions are too numerous to mention.

In 2008 Pat and Howard lost their stepson to a red light runner, Pat then became active in RMS (Red Means Stop Coalition) promoting Awareness in the community to driver safety and red light running. Pat's work in non-profits is endless & gratifying to say the least. Pat and her husband were both honored by having the yearly Pride Spirit Award named in their honor; this award will be given to businesses in the future for their work and effort put out by other companies supporting equal rights for all. "Howard & Patricia Fleischmann Spirit Award". We live, work & are involved in our Community! After all... "Your Families SAFETY is OUR Business!"

With her plate full already, she has developed 2 lots across from their corp. office and turned it into a not for profit, “Community Tire Salsa Garden.” This will benefit the neighborhoods’-food desert-in which there are no grocery stores 2-5 miles. The produce will be given out to volunteers that assist in this multi-garden, networking, learning, cooking center. - See more at:

Community Tire Pro's & Auto Repair ~, Inc. Certified Female Friendly(R) Automotive Facilities"

Pat Fleischmann lent her expertise to these automotive questions from our members:

The front two tires on my Pontiac 2000 are about to go, they are 225/50's. I have an s10 with matching rims with 205/70's. Can I do a switch or is that too big of a difference? Read Answers

Hello I was wondering if it would be safe to put a set of 225 75 R16 inch set of tires on my Ford Escape 4x4. Thank you Read Answers

I'm looking for a new set of 17" tires for my Audi A4 Quattro. I live in Wisconsin so snow is a factor. I drive less than 10k per year but I drive spiritedly. My main concerns are cornering ability and noise. I want to not be mushy in the corners, but yet still a comfortable, quiet ride. I'm thinking an all-season rather than any dedicated summer or winter tire. Thank you! Read Answers

I'm considering changing tire sizes on my Volkswagen CC from 235/40 R18 to 245/40 R18s. How will this affect performance of my vehicle, gas mileage, and anything else? I also want a good performing tire. I've been recommended Yokohama YK580s over Nitto Motivo. Which is better performance wise? Thank you, JB Read Answers

What is the recommended tire size for a 2002 S-10 pickup? Read Answers

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