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Introducing the Newest Ask Patty Expert Panel Members

Published Jun 4th 2007, 9:12pm by Jody DeVere in Featured Articles
Ask Patty has added three more excellent automotive women to our expert panel! Meet them here:

Amy_plantlowe_sAmy Plant-Lowe grew up in the automotive industry with her dad and four brothers. Amy started working at the family shop, Plat's Auto Service, in 1989 as the receptionist answering phones and greeting customers. She quickly moved into the Service Advisor position. In 2001 her father retired and Amy and her brother Spencer became owners. Amy's responsibilities include Business Development, Marketing, Training and Customer Relations. It is her goal to build knowledge with her customers on vehicle maintenance, educate the public on the questions that you must ask when having your vehicle worked on and teach women how to develop a relationship with their mechanic.

Amy is an ASE Certified Service Advisor. She currently writes a monthly newsletter and has a column in Boulder Women's Magazine.

Borcherdingkim_sKim Borcherding has had her roots planted in the automobile industry for over 25 years both for General Motors and her late father who owned a dealership. Kim returned to Cincinnati where her late husband continued to build the culture known as "The Borcherding Thing". The Borcherding Family Name has been a recognized automobile brand in the Cincinnati market for the past forty years. In her 6th year as President, Kim Borcherding, is the third generation leadership.

Kim is active in charities that serve health needs that have impacted her life. Kim serves on several automobile industry boards. Most importantly, she has a young daughter who always reminds her to view the world with faith and through the eyes of a child.

Burnam_eubank_s2 Burnam Eubank graduated from Duke University in 1986 and soon came to work in many different positions in the family Ford dealership. In 1991 she completed the National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Candidate Academy and in 1995 was awarded the Jaguar franchise in Charleston, SC.

Burnam is a past president of the Trident New Car Dealers Association, past member of the Jaguar Business Operations Council, past member of the Trident Hospital Board and is currently serving on the Ford Credit Advisory Board. In 2002 she was named the Jaguar Clubs of North America Dealer of the Year and has received the prestigious Pride of Jaguar many different times. Burnam's Clumber Spaniel, Winston, spends time at her store and wants everyone to know that they are not only "female friendly" but also "pet friendly"!

In their automotive advisory roles, Plant-Lowe, Borcherding, and Eubank will respond to questions from consumer women on automotive related topics via the website. The Ask Patty interactive advice blog launched May 22, 2006.

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