Their dad, Reginald “Reg” Baker, began working at Neiman’s Automotive in Lake Highlands in 1969. He purchased the store in 1989, and it’s now named Baker’s Lake Highlands Automotive.“Our authentic store was a full-service fuel station,” Jordon stated. “We might pump fuel, test tires and wash home windows. That was our job as children.”Jared labored within the store till he graduated from highschool. After school, he adopted a 20-year profession in finance.
After highschool, Jordon continued working within the store. He was a mechanic for nearly 15 years and racked up a number of Automotive Service Excellence certifications.
In 2019, when Jordon and Reg determined to open a second location on Spring Valley Highway, Jared accepted a proposal to return to the household enterprise. “I advised [Jared], ‘We’re going to purchase a store, and you can be a giant a part of it,’” Jordon stated. The store’s providers embody every part from state inspections to engine replacements and all factors in between.
“I normally inform individuals we do every part however paint and physique,” Jared stated.
Jared stated he feels profitable because it pertains to the enterprise when he reads buyer opinions that specific gratitude for going above and past.
“I really feel profitable when a buyer says I’m getting my alternative as a result of three or 4 of their neighbors referred us,” Jordon stated. “Then I really feel like I’m doing issues proper.”
Baker’s Spring Valley Automotive
7821 Spring Valley Highway, Dallas
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.-Solar. closed