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D&S Automotive Featured in FenderBender

Posted on: May 2nd, 2022 by dsautomotive No Comments

How President CJ Paterniti Takes a Proactive Approach to Recruitment   Over the last two years, the pandemic has changed the way companies recruit across every industry—and collision repair is no exception. There are many challenges: a shortage of qualified skilled workers, the shifting expectations of younger employees, and workers choosing to leave the collision […]

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D&S Automotive named Fast Track 50 Established Business

Posted on: November 10th, 2020 by dsautomotive No Comments

D&S Automotive is honored to announce that we are the recipients of a Fast Track 50 Established Business award. Even though the ceremony looked a little different this year, the show went on virtually. It was an honor to receive these this recognition for 2020. We’d like to congratulate all other winners as well. The […]

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D&S Named Business of the Year by the Chardon Chamber of Commerce

Posted on: July 20th, 2020 by dsautomotive No Comments

The Chardon Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Awards banquet last week and we could not be more humbled and honored to receive the Small Business of the Year Award for 2019. The Mardi Gras themed event was a great time connecting with local Chardon businesses and celebrating the fellow honorees.  We’d like to […]

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D&S Automotive Voted Cleveland’s Best Body Shop

Posted on: July 9th, 2020 by dsautomotive No Comments

D&S Automotive is excited to announce that we’ve been named “Cleveland’s 2020 Best Body Shop” by the Cleveland Hot List. We cannot thank our customers and friends enough for voting for us. We’re honored to have been placed in such high regard amongst the many other great body shops in Cleveland. Family owned and operated, […]

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D&S Automotive and Defender Auto Glass Recognized by Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Awards

Posted on: November 20th, 2019 by dsautomotive No Comments

As One Tradition of Excellence Continues, Another Begins D&S Automotive and Defender Auto Glass Are Honored at the Fast Track 50 Awards For the last 27 years, the Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Awards have been a benchmark of excellence for businesses in Lake and Geauga County. For the last six of those years, the team […]

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D&S President Wins 4 Under 40 Award

Posted on: October 25th, 2019 by dsautomotive No Comments

D&S Automotive President Recognized in Lake County CJ Paterniti honored as a 2019 4 Under 40 winner 10/25/2019 – The Lake County 4 Under 40 awards seek to recognize Lake County’s best and brightest young professionals in the areas of leadership, community involvement, entrepreneurship, and professional accomplishment. Hosted by Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Looking Back at 2016

Posted on: December 29th, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Opened our Chardon location: Carmen Paterniti’s four sons opened our newest location in Chardon, Ohio where all of the boys grew up. CJ, Shaun, Dustin and Cody all own and run this state of the art facility. Expanded our Apprenticeship program: D&S Automotive has had around 6-8 apprentices learning from our professional technicians. Each of […]

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Get the Right Estimate the First Time!

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

  The myth is that insurance companies want you to get at least 3 separate estimates in the event of a collision. That’s just not the case for a collision center with the professional background that D&S Automotive has had for years. The rule of thumb is to take your vehicle to a collision center […]

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Speaking Series at Chardon High School with CJ Paterniti

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

Last week, CJ Paterniti talked to students at Chardon High School about entrepreneurship and business. Below are a few questions that students had after the talk. Which location did you start at? When I started we only had our Mentor location.  That is where my tenure began. When did you decide to open several shops […]

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Giving Thanks to Our Community, Partners, and Friends!

Posted on: November 21st, 2016 by dsautomotive No Comments

We have so many amazing business and community partners who we would like to thank this week just in time for Thanksgiving. This is the time of year where friends and family are at the forefront of our minds. These partners are friends and family to us.   Automotive Partners Defender Auto Glass Best Truck […]

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