Name of business: Beamon and Johnson NAPA Auto Parts (Windsor Branch)

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008

Address: 62 E. Windsor Blvd., Windsor

Phone Number: 242-6201

Operating Hours: 8-7 Monday through Friday, 8-6 Saturday, and 9-5 Sunday

E-mail Address:

Nature of Business: Auto parts

Principle owners: Owner: Donnie Beamon and Douglas Johnson

Manager: Dan Bowers, pictured

Year Founded: 2005 (in the new building)

Prior Location: Further west on Route 460.

Number of Employees: 10

How’s business?: It’s holding up. Money is about the same as it was last year this time.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We sell more than just auto parts. We even carry boating supplies.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Custom-made hydraulic hoses while you wait

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Work hard.

Your first job: I started working at NAPA when I was 13.

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My father. He got me started in the business.

The key to a successful business is: Good people and hard-working employees