Robert Stage

Robert E. Stage Jr. is a veteran of the automotive industry and has worked in multiple positions over the last 32 years.  He and his wife, Cynthia, live in the greater Columbus, Ohio, region, where they own and operate Stage1Mobile Diagnostic and Auto Repair, a mobile automotive diagnostic, programming, and repair business.  

He and his wife have four grown children. In his spare time, he likes to read, watch movies and documentaries.  He likes to try new restaurants and explore new cuisine with his wife. Robert is very active on LinkedIn and participates in the Ted Ings Fixed Ops Roundtable advisory panels that are produced four to seven times yearly.  These panels discuss the challenges and triumphs of the service department side of the dealership life and lifestyle. They also discuss mobile service as an emerging service option for clientele.  

In the future, Robert expects to write more often and possibly pursue teaching automotive technologies across many formats.