May 3, 2018

After 23 years of serving in the Air Force, Gary Peterson started working as a business advisor at his local Veterans Business Outreach Center. While he was working there, he decided to attend a Boots to Business, or B2B, course, which gave him the r...

April 24, 2018

One Community Auto was featured on KOB News 4 in Albuquerque's "New Mexico Moment" last night. The station stopped by to interview Owner Gary Peterson about the company's latest award from the Vets Small Biz Challenge. One Community Auto was honored...

April 19, 2018




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March 13, 2018

Gary Peterson, owner of One Community Auto, was invited to be a roundtable participant when White House Cabinet Member and SBA Administrator Linda McMahon visited the Albuquerque regional headquarters of Accion earlier this week. Gary...

March 5, 2018

One Community Auto was voted The Q's OUTStanding Local Business for 2018 by Albuquerque Pride. This honor was awarded during the awards ceremony held at Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque on March 3. The company is extremely excited to be recogniz...

February 22, 2018

Free program helps New Mexico business owners


Morgan Aguilar
February 22, 2018 09:02 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Small Business Administration of New Mexico (SBA NM) is accepting applications for the 2018 Emerging Leaders co...

February 21, 2018


Purdue EBV alums among winners at the 2018 Veteran EDGE conference

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A pair of alumni from the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program at Purdue University’s Kranner...

February 5, 2018

Voting started this week and finishes on February 11th for the 2018 OUTstanding Awards!

We are very honored to be nominated again! Please click on the link below and VOTE for One Community Auto, LLC as Albuquerque's OUTStanding "Local Business." Be s...

January 8, 2018

One success story is Gary Peterson, a retired Air Force (USAF) Major and the owner of One Community Auto in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His firm was built upon a lifelong passion for automobiles and his post-service mission of giving back to the communi...

January 8, 2018

Gary Peterson, a retired Air Force major and disabled veteran, was ecstatic to open an auto repair and resale business, called “One Community Auto,” in 2013. He won $25,000 from the American Small Business Championship, hosted by SCORE and sponsored...

October 16, 2017

The American Small Business Championship is a national competition open to small businesses around the country.  Recently, one Albuquerque-owned business was named one of three Grand Champions.

One Community Auto helps New Mexicans through charitable...

September 16, 2017

One Community Auto & Gary Peterson Win American Small Business GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP and $25,000 from Sam's Club

How One Man Turned a Passion for Philanthropy into a Successful Small Business

By Gary Peterson

September 16, 2017

The American Small Business C...

September 13, 2017

SBA Office of Veterans Business Development Features Gary Peterson & One Community Auto

Office of Veterans Business Development | Resources

 In the United States, nearly one in 10 businesses – or approximately 2.5 million – are veteran-owned. These ve...

July 28, 2017

The New Mexico Small Business Adminstration recenlty invited One Community Auto to their annual "Small Business Week" awards ceremony, recognizing our win as a SCORE Mentors American Small Business Champion. 



July 27, 2017

When he retired from the military in 2013 and settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Gary Peterson began to explore several career options. 

In 2012 he read an article about a local charity needing support to fix one of its aging vans. He took on the cha...

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