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Terry Helmer Recognized As 2012 Store Manager Of The Year For Arnold Motor Supply

Arnold Motor Supply, headquartered in Spencer, Iowa, recognized the 2012 top performers for the Retail Store Division of The Arnold Group of Companies, at the company’s manager’s meeting held in Ankeny on Jan. 15.


terry helmerSPENCER, Iowa — Terry Helmer, manager of the Auto Value Parts Store in Humphrey, Neb., received the coveted Store Manager of the Year Award. This award was created to recognize the individual who best exemplifies outstanding leadership in the pursuit of performance excellence, and who has done the most to further store performance in the Arnold Group of Companies. The recipient of this award is dedicated to principled centered leadership and committed to the core values exemplified by E.P. Arnold.    


Mike Molle, manager of the Arnold Motor Supply in Ft. Dodge, Iowa, received the coveted Service is the Difference Award. Molle received the award for exemplary effort going above and beyond the norm in customer satisfaction. His store reached a milestone in sales in 2012.
Arnold Motor Supply was started in Spencer, Iowa, in 1927 by E.P. Arnold and is one of the largest partnerships in the United States with stores in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Missouri, according to the company.

The Arnold Group of Companies is comprised of:

Mike Molle•Five divisions

•Two distribution centers covering stores in five states

•Serving 58 company stores and 35 independent Auto Value and non-aligned jobbers. Twenty company retail stores have complete machine shops.

The Arnold Group of Companies includes Arnold Motor Supply, Auto Value Parts Stores of Nebraska, Industrial Paint Solutions, Auto Refinish Solutions, Midwest Cylinder Head and Machine and The Merrill Co. Arnold Motor Supply is a member of Auto Value Parts Stores an international group of independent automotive parts warehouses.


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