Learning auto body from his brother in law who owned a shop in Neptune, Rich Crompton started Rich’s Auto Body by sharing space with Geschke’s Garage. The gas station was eventually purchased by Rich who turned the entire space into a body shop in 1982. Rich Sr. has seen the industry change tremendously over the years but says that Rich’s Auto Body and their big red sign will always be a mainstay in Asbury Park.
Rich Jr. literally grew up in this business. Running around the shop as an infant and at the age of 5 he began racing at Wall Stadium. This is how he developed his passion for working on cars. After graduating college, Rich returned to the shop and began working alongside his father in the office. Jr. officially took over office duty in 2015. Rich Jr. knows that the quality reputation of his business after all these years is the real landmark and hopes to be here for many years to come.
Nanci is a lifelong resident of Wall and has been with the shop since 2012. She worked in the insurance industry years ago so she knows how to help you with handling your claim and will do whatever it takes to alleviate the stress for you. After hours you’ll find this published author writing her next book, biking at the beach or relaxing on her front porch.