Robert Sommers

Robert Sommers was born Nov, 22nd 1952 in Los Angeles, CA and passed away far too early in January of 2010. Robert graduated from William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, later attending Pierce College and Management Action Program. Upon marrying his wife, partner and best friend Gretchen they settled down and raised two…

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Robert E. Schatzman, Jr.

Robert E Schatzman Jr. was born Sept 23rd in Saint Petersburg; FL. Robert was a devoted family man and together with his wife Stephanie has three sons Robert, Peter and Jaeden whom he was fully enjoyed with. In 1966 Robert began his dedication and career with the automotive service industry and AAA Auto Club South…

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James Satterfield

James E. Satterfield was born in Russellville, Arkansas in 1942.  His family moved to Sikeston, Missouri 6 months later, and as fate would have it, that’s where he and his father, Wade Satterfield, made their mark as Southeast Missouri towing legends. As a teenager, James was hired part-time to dispatch calls at Dace Towing in…

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Jeffrey P. Roskopf

Jeffrey Phillip Roskopf was born on July 18, 1955 at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas to Anthony and Diane Roskopf.  He is the oldest of five children and was raised in Menomonee Falls,Wisconsin.  His first job was working at the family owned Standard Station, pumping gas, washing windshields, checking oil and tire pressure and…

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Alex Robb

Alex Robb was born April 28 1934 in Bellshill, Scotland. He left school at the age of 16 and spent another 12 months at the school of engineering prior to beginning a five year apprenticeship to become a qualified engineering draughtsman. Shortly after completing his qualification Alex was called upon to fulfill his commitment and…

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Nicholas J. Ovenden

Nick Ovendon was born in 1958 in Ashford, Kent, England. Nick started in the business with his father as a young child riding alongside him and learning the vehicle recovery process. Since 1973 Nick has been the managing director of Ashford Recovery Ltd. And in 2005 also took over the managing director job for 24…

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Michael P. McGovern

Michael McGovern grew up in a towing family.  He started driving a tow truck as a teenager for his family’s business in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He worked nights, weekends, and summers at Cedar Bluff Towing while attending the University of Tennessee Business School, from where he graduated with honors, and later the UT College of Law.…

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Darrell H. Mansfield

Darrell Henry Mansfield was born in Cheshire England in August of 1962. Born into the family business of farming Darrell spent most of his childhood working on the farm beside his dad. Upon leaving school Darrell started an engineering apprenticeship with a large quarrying and haulage company “Tilcon” while still finding the time to attend…

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