Dave Beason has owned and operated The Muffler Shop, AAA/ NAPA Auto Repair Facility in downtown Henderson since 1982. He credits his emphasis on a positive customer experience as a key to the longevity of his business. The Muffler Shop is one of only a few auto repair shops in Nevada that have been awarded the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) “Blue Seal of Excellence Recognized Business”. As a graduate of the Automotive Training Institute and a current alumni member, he is aware of current and national trends in the automotive industry. As recognition for his efforts, The Muffler Shop has been a Henderson Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards finalist for the “Outstanding Customer Service Award” the last three consecutive years - 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Dave has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce since the early 80’s and is very active in the community, holding leadership positions in many organizations including the Water Street District Business Association, Program Advisory Committee for the City of Henderson Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), and the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Issues Committee. Dave has lived in Henderson his entire life and has spent many years working alongside the Henderson Redevelopment Department to create a better business environment for the Water Street Business District and the surrounding areas.
The Muffler Shop is celebrating its 35th year and is looking forward to the many years ahead as the Water Street District continues to become a place to do business and enjoy its local heritage.