Auto Shop and Skilled Trade Business Owners

Increase Profits, Develop Your Team, Create A Work-Life Balance That Works

Busy In The Day To Day, Yet Not Getting Desired Results?

Running a business is hard. You started your business because you are good at your trade. But as the business grows, that skill is not enough. Now you feel stuck.

You know you need to pay attention to finances, hiring, marketing, sales, systems and operations. But the challenge is in the execution. Do you focus on activities that will make your business thrive? Or do you focus on just getting through the day? If so, you’re not alone.

At the end of the day, have you ever wondered?

Why isn’t my business further along?
How long can I keep up at this pace?
Will I ever have my dream team?
When will I have my life back?

Don’t go it alone. Let me guide you.

My Mission

Guide auto repair shop and skilled trade business owners to navigate business challenges and achieve a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business.

Small Biz Vantage - Business Owner Coaching

Business Grows and Quality of Life Improves as Owners/Leaders Grow

Shift Your Business Perspective and Turn It Into Your Competitive Advantage

Most business owners are burning themselves out. How would you like to be able to leave as you need or want to while your business thrives? No worries of text messages and calls to put out fires.

You can if you implement a repeatable system that helps you focus on the owner activities, while developing leaders, reducing stress and giving you back precious time.

Your business doesn’t have to be your entire life. Imagine your business running even when you’re not there. Create a work-life balance that works!

The transformation from creating a job for yourself to being the OWNER starts by doing the right things in the right order.

It’s time to invest in yourself and build a thriving business

Make your business more profitable, sustainable and enjoyable! Create a work-life balance that works.

Services designed specifically for Auto Shop and Skilled Trade Business Owners

Customized 1-on-1 Coaching

Small Biz Vantage - Customized Business Coaching

Accelerate the speed at which your business grows by making better decisions quicker.

‘3-Day Weekends’ Coaching

Small Biz Vantage - 3 Day Weekend Coaching

Stop running on empty by doing it all. Take activities off you plate to gain back 8 hours a week within 90 Days.

Training & Master Classes

Small Biz Vantage - Workshops & Training

Master Classes and 15-minute trainings to develop and grow leaders people respect.

The Small Biz Vantage System

The Small Biz Vantage System helps auto shop and trade business owners transform from a job they’ve created, to a business that is profitable, sustainable and enjoyable. When you apply this method, you go from an operator to a owner/leader. Your business and team thrive and you create a work-life balance that works!

  • Assess and Understand Your Stage of Business
  • Gain Clarity on Developing Your Team/Leaders
  • Gain Confidence Comes from Taking Action
  • Gain Control of Your Business and Life

Learn more about this powerful peak performance system that helps you focus on growing your business by subtracting tasks, not adding to your already full schedule.

Small Biz Method Process

My name is MaryAnn Croce and I’ve been an auto shop business owner since 1999 when my husband and I built Croce’s Transmission Specialists. We continue to grow our business. Business is no longer our whole life, but an enjoyable part of it. We have a work-life balance that works for us and you can too.

I’m not your typical industry business coach. I walk you through a proven performance system that works in many industries. As a certified 90 Day Year partner. I created a 4 step system for the auto repair and skilled-trade industries. Owners know when they are stuck or ready grow. That’s when a proven system and coaching can help. I’ve have the experience, done the training, and I am here to guide you to YOUR next level as a business owner.


Ready To Invest in Yourself?

Schedule a stage of business call to learn more about how I help automotive and skilled trade business owners eliminate their biggest business challenge to streamline and grow your business.