Stan and Gale Friesen started Friesen’s Auto Center, Inc. in 1992. Stan grew up in a family owned and operated business in Minnesota. Gale grew up on a large family farm also in Minnesota. In 1977, when Stan’s father retired, Stan and Gale decided to venture here to Fort Collins with Stan’s parents. Stan went to work at an auto repair shop doing auto tech and managing. In 1992, Stan wanted to open a Christian family-owned auto repair business, doing minor to major auto and truck repair.