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July 11, 2016 Congratulates Certified Female Friendly Car Dealerships has announced that a growing number of car dealerships across the US have joined the growing ranks of companies who promise to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the expansive network of Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America.

Team members at each of these locations have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience that exceeds women’s expectations.

From training to implementation to ongoing marketing consulting, each company is given consulting, assets, and other tools necessary to revitalize its brand to resonate with women consumers. The Certified Female Friendly program also provides a female-focused micro-site that provides the tools and resources most requested by women, which is listed on the website's Certified Female Friendly provider search. Among the many newly certified automotive retailers spanning the industry from service to tires to collision repair, wishes to highlight some of the car dealerships that have made the commitment to the Certified Female Friendly program. Congratulates these Certified Female Friendly Car Dealerships:

• O'Daniel Automotive Group of Fort Wayne, Indiana: O'Daniel Mazda, O'Daniel Automart, Audi Fort Wayne, O'Daniel Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, O'Daniel Ford Mitsubishi, O'Daniel Mitsubishi, Porsche Fort Wayne 
• Roush Honda of Westerville, Ohio 
• Knudtsen Chevrolet of Post Falls, Idaho 
• Schumacher Chevrolet Auto Group, Little Falls, Denville and Clifton, New Jersey 
• Ladies First, Women for Women division of Crawford Buick GMC of El Paso, Texas
• Meade Lexus: Meade of Lakeside, MI and Meade of Southfield, MI 

To become Certified Female Friendly®, each of these companies' personnel completed a training program on how to best serve women. These employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience. Every Certified Female Friendly company will also benefit from a unique marketing consulting program designed to reach out and build lasting relationships with women customers.

"Women influence 85 percent of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," says Jody DeVere, CEO of, Inc." AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which creates tremendous customer loyalty. These companies' commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

About, Inc., Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary Certified Female Friendly® program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.

Women can find an Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly® auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at

Go here to learn how to become Ask Patty Certified Female Friendly®.

AskPatty® and Certified Female Friendly® are registered trademarks of, Inc.

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