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FOR RELEASE September 20, 2021

Woodie’s Wash Shack Announces New Vice President of Operations

Tampa, FL, Sept 10 – Woodie’s Wash Shack, Tampa-based express car wash, is pleased to announce the appointment of Harry T Jenkins as the Vice President of Operations. Mr. Jenkins is joining Woodie’s during a period of exponential growth and community support.

With multiple locations at various stages of development, Woodie’s Wash Shack is currently operating in South Tampa, and St Petersburg. Two more locations are expected to open in November 2021 in Wimauma and Lutz. By the end of next year, they will have more than 15 locations around the Bay area. Their three current locations are the highest Google-rated car washes in the entire Tampa Bay region, a testament to their commitment to customer service and quality.

Tim Miller, President of Woodie’s stated, “We are very excited to welcome Harry to the Woodie’s team. I’ve had the privilege of previously working with Harry and seeing his high energy, high integrity, and dedication to bringing a “Wow” customer service experience.  Those efforts resulted in tremendous financial results in his previous role with TBC Corporation and in roles prior to that with Bridgestone.  We are loading the wagon with the absolute best talent, and we look forward to his leadership as we execute our aggressive expansion plan.”

Miller continued “His experience and skill set will help us deliver a vintage, 1960’s surf vibe car wash experience that includes old school values, best-in-class service, unbeatable quality, and community & member focus to our markets in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and beyond. Harry brings more than two decades of operational expertise to the Woodie’s team. His experience in building teams and passion for customer service will take Woodie’s to the next level.”

Prior to his appointment at Woodie’s, Mr. Jenkins was the Division Vice President of retail for TBC Corporation (portfolio of diverse brands such as Tire Kingdom, NTB, & Midas). There, he built and managed teams who were responsible for operating more than 650 stores and over $1 billion in revenues. 

Jenkins stated: “I’m excited to join an EPIC team of people who work hard every day to deliver the mission. We’re building something truly unique in this industry and I’m incredibly energized to help lead this revolution. I’m all in!”

About Woodie’s Wash Shack: Headquartered in Tampa, Woodie’s Wash Shack is a local, family-owned car wash brand inspired by the classic Woodie Surf Wagon and the surf culture of the 1960’s. Woodie’s goal is to provide every customer with the best car wash experience in the business. All Woodie’s are equipped with free vacuums, on-site crew members, and a membership model built with the customer and community in mind. Each location creates approximately 10 new jobs, and Woodie’s is looking to hire enthusiastic employees, who can apply at

2 Responses

  1. Awesome car wash! From the super nice and helpful lady who greeted us at the kiosk to the powerful, fun wash to the guys drying down my car, the whole experience was great. I didn’t ask, but wondering what the beachballs in the basket are for!?

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