Parker County Today December 2016 - Page 62

PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY DECEMBER 2016 He especially doesn’t like the idea of pressure selling to women who come in to buy tires, only because they don’t know any better. Just recently he had a young woman come in to his shop who knew she needed new tires, but didn’t know what exactly was wrong with her tires. He was able to show her exactly what was wrong so that she could decide if she wanted to buy new ones or wait. “I feel that women get taken advantage of, [feeling like they] have to buy tires,” Peña said. “I like to show them what exactly went wrong. By showing them, it gives them some more ease and it makes them feel comfortable to buy from me.“ Peña moved to Parker County 18 years ago and worked for Texas Tire Sales for 16 of those years. It was during his time at