Auto Shop and Trade Business Owners

Develop Leaders. Build a Profitable Business. Create a Life You Enjoy!

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 find my dream team?

Don’t go it alone. Let me help you.

My Mission

Help auto shop and trades business owners navigate business challenges to achieve a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business.

Small Biz Vantage - Business Owner Coaching

Business Grows 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 have 3-day weekends while your business thrives?

You can if you implement a repeatable system that helps you focus on the owner activities, while developing leaders, 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 the 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 profitable, sustainable and enjoyable! Create a work-life balance that works.

Services designed specifically for Auto Shop and Trade Business Owners

Customized 1-on-1 Coaching

Small Biz Vantage - Customized Business Coaching

Accelerate the speed at which your business grows by learning and doing quicker

‘3-Day Weekend’ Coaching

Small Biz Vantage - 3 Day Weekend Coaching

Stop running on empty. Find the fuel to build a life you enjoy.

Training & Master Classes

Small Biz Vantage - Workshops & Training

15-minute trainings to develop and grow leaders people respect

The Small Biz Vantage Method

The Small Biz Vantage Method 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.

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

Learn more about this powerful 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 a trade 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.

I’m not your typical business coach, who starts with your numbers and tells you all you need to do. That’s consulting and where most owners get stuck. Owners know what they should do. Owners know what they should do. It’s how to do it when you’re caught up in the day to day. That’s when a proven system and coaching can help. I’ve learned by 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 discovery call to learn more about how I help automotive and trade business owners eliminate their biggest business challenge to streamline and grow your business.