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A.L. manager likes auto business variety

Matt Seffinga is the store manager at Bauer Built Tire. — Sam Wilmes/Albert Lea Tribune

Matt Seffinga is the store manager at Bauer Built Tire. — Sam Wilmes/Albert Lea Tribune

Q: What is your name, place of living and job description?
A: Matt Seffinga, Albert Lea, store manager at Bauer Built Tire

Q: What interests you most about automobiles?

A: I am interested in the vast majority of different automobiles on the road and the continual changes with new technologies in today’s vehicles.

Q: What is your favorite car make and model?
A: 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: I enjoy the fact that I deal with something different every day. It’s very rewarding to run a store like mine because I have a direct influence on the profitability of my business.

Q: Have you always wanted to work with automobiles?

A: No, Bauer Built is a family business for me, so I guess you could say that I was born into it.

Q: What is your favorite memory of working with automobiles?

A: Taking a customer who has a problem vehicle and who is having a bad day because of it, and turning it around toward a more positive outcome.

Q: Where did you grow up?

A: Durand, Wisconsin

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Hunting, golfing, skiing, hanging out with friends and family and working out.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Lobster and crab

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: Tommy Boy

Q: What is one interesting fact about you?

A: I am engaged, and I will be getting married next June.