While Ike may be fairly new to Auto Tech Services, he has been in the Automotive Industry for over 28 years. For as long as Ike can remember he has been fascinated by Mechanical Engineering. For 15 years he raced cars as a hobby before the lure of opening his own shop set in. He is an ASE Certified Tech, a Nissan Master Tech, a 4-year Alumni Business grad and continues to pursue his Business degree. When Ike is not busy running Auto Tech Services, he likes to spend time with his high school sweetheart of 23 years, his 3 kids camping, and spending time together.
Service Manager - Centralia
When you walk in the door at our Centralia shop, you will be greeted by Brad, our Service Manager. Meet Brad Kelly who joined the Auto Tech Services team in 2020. Brad has been in the Automotive Industry for over 20 years and is GM Factory Certified. His love of cars drove him to pursue a career in the industry. When he isn’t greeting our customers at work, he loves to spend time with his family and friends having fun camping, BBQing, and being out on a boat!
Our Rochester location, Service Manager, JT is capable of helping you with all your vehicle’s needs. He enjoys taking care of people and enjoys solving repair issues. JT can be heard saying “there are no problems just solutions”! He has been in the industry for over 18 years and has been at Auto Tech Services for 5 and a half months. He is certified with Hyundai Gold and is a certified GM Advisor. When he is not at Auto Tech helping people, you can find him in the community volunteering locally with the youth of our community. He has been married for 20 years, has 3 great kids, and enjoys camping, hiking, being outside, even doing yard work and spending time with his family.
Leon Martin has over 60 years of experience in the automotive industry and has been with Auto Tech for 13 of those years. He has multiple certifications for automotive including AMI, AAMA, and ASE certifications. Auto repair is a tradition in the Martin family - Leon also grew up with cars and always aspired to makes things better than new. Outside of cars, Leon’s hobbies include reading, family time, biking, and taking walks through the forest. Leon’s promise at the shop is to help minimize any transportation issues that may arise and to give his best to make your day a pleasant and enjoyable one.
Rich has been in the automotive industry for over 40 years. He is a tremendous asset to the business and gives huge attention to details with our quality control system, making sure everything is right. He has worked on cars since he was only 10 years old, and was elated when he found out that he could actually make a living off of it. He was happy he could do what he loved for a career - he enjoys helping people. Outside of work, Rich enjoys spending time with family and working on his family’s hobby farm. Rich is proud to be a hard and ethical worker.
Jerlene Martin is the Office Assistant here at Auto Tech Services and is another member of the Martin family. She has proudly worked at the shop for 5 years, which was when her experience in the automotive industry began. She has grown up in the auto repair business and enjoys being able to have her role at the shop. Outside of work, Jerlene enjoys coffee, spending time with friends and family, playing volleyball, and being outdoors. Her favorite part about her job is providing shuttle service to clients and doing things to serve others to brighten their day.
Josiah is one of our technicians here at Auto Tech Services. He has been working at our shop for 3 years now but has over 5 years of experience in the automotive industry under his belt. Josiah has a number of BG certifications and has always enjoyed working with vehicles throughout his life. Outside of the shop, Josiah enjoys racing motocross. He loves working at Auto Tech Services because he takes pride in giving people of his community a dependable ride by providing quality service on their vehicles.
Loren is a seasoned technician here at Auto Tech Services. He has been working at our shop for over 8 years but has an extensive 24 years of overall experience in the automotive industry as a mechanic. Loren is an ASE Master certified technician with L 1, 2, and 3 completions. Loren always had an interest in cars and found that being a technician was something that he loved doing. Outside of work Loren enjoys spending time with his wife and two little girls. His hobbies often surround taking something less than ideal and making it better than new. Because of this, he enjoys making your car a stress-free and enjoyable ride.
Bob is one of our technicians here at Auto Tech Services. He has over 37 years of experience in the automotive industry and has been with Auto Tech for 10 of those years. Bob is ASE Certified and is recognized as a Ford Senior Master Technician. He got into the Automotive industry to keep out of trouble and stay out of jail! When Bob is not working, he enjoys playing cards, but most importantly enjoys spending time with his grandkids. He says the best thing about life is being a grandpa!
Jesse has been with Auto Tech Services for 9 years and in the Automotive Industry for over 22 years. He likes being around things that are mechanical which is beneficial in the industry! He is ASE Certified and a Drive Train Specialist. When he isn’t at the shop he likes to be camping, fishing, 4 wheeling, riding dirt bikes, and spending time with his wife of 14 years. He has lived in the area for over 15 years and enjoys all that our area has to offer.
Service Advisor - Rochester
Aaron is ASE Certified as a Service Writer. He has been in the auto repair industry for five years and has been with us at Auto Tech Services for three years. He chose to get into the auto repair business because he loves to help people, and he loves cars. Outside of work, Aaron builds gaming computers and plays live music. He also collects leather boots and has over 10 pairs of different styles of leather boots made of different types of animal leather!
SERVICE ADVISOR - Rochester
More to come from Waylon! Welcome to the Rochester team!