WASHINGTON (May 13, 2015) — Matt Curry, former tire dealer who founded The Hybrid Shop, has penned a book on being an entrepreneur.
The just-released tome, titled The A.D.D. Entrepreneur — How to Harness Your Superpowers to Create a Kickass Company, will have a limited 99-cent release for Kindle through May 16.
Mr. Curry and his wife Judy started Curry's Auto Service in 1997with one shop in Chantilly, Va., expanding it into one of the largest independent auto repair chains in the Washington, D.C., metro area, with nine shops across Northern Virginia and one in Maryland, and annual sales of about $18 million. In 2013 the couple sold the dealership to Monro Muffler Brake Inc. They then went on to found THS, an international network of hybrid-electric vehicle service providers.
Mr. Curry, who has worked in the automotive aftermarket business for more than 30 years, began changing tires when he was 15 and worked his way into management, overseeing seven automotive stores for several different companies, doubling and tripling sales and profits at every store he managed, according to publicity for the book.