Ken Walker began driving tow trucks in the late 1970’s for Red Hill Towing. He was the Manager for five of the nine years he worked there. Later in his career he moved to Corte Madera Tow as Manager. Ken became an owner/partner in 2002 and, subsequently purchased the company in January 2005. Corte Madera Tow is now a family owned and operated business. Ken’s son Nick Walker is the company’s Service/Business Manager and Juli Walker, Ken’s wife, is the Vice President.
The Corte Madera Tow “garage/property” holds 3 flatbeds, 7 tow trucks, 4 service/battery trucks, storage for about 80 cars and an office and dispatch space. Ken’s staff of 23 drivers provides 24/7-exceptional customer service year round. Corte Madera Tow’s mission statement is “The difference between CMT and the other towing agencies…. is simply courtesy and service.” Ken maintains a strict company policy that his trucks are always clean, his drivers are well dressed and they provide prompt polite service.
Corte Madera Tow serves as a largest contract station in Marin County for AAA Roadside Assistance as a P.S.P (Preferred Service Provider).
Corte Madera Tow holds contracts with the following local police agencies:
- California Highway Patrol
- Marin County Sheriffs Dept.
- Mill Valley Police Dept.
- Sausalito Police Dept.
- Belvedere Police Dept.
- Tiburon Police Dept.
- U.S. Park Police
- Twin Cities Police Dept.
Corte Madera Tow is proud to be the recipient of the “Contract Station Spotlight” award from AAA in 2006. The company is a proud member of the California Tow Truck Association (CTTA), Redwood Chapter and the Towing & Recovery Association. Kenny recently represented the company in Baltimore, Maryland to receive the Prestigious Order of Towman Award from the American Towman Magazine.
Ken is also involved with many local community programs in the area including MDA events, Twin Cities Little League, local high school events such as the “Every 15 Minutes” programs for the Terra Linda High, Tam High and Redwood High, the Marin County Deputy Sheriff’s Association and the California Highway Patrol. Corte Madera Tow supplies cars to all the local Fire Departments in southern Marin for training at no cost. CMT also proudly supports and sponsors the Golden Gate NASCAR Racing Team.