Kevin

Owner
Kevin’s hometown is New Lenox, Illinois, and has been with the company for 39 years. He started working for Probst Collision back in high school (1978) when his father first purchased the shop.

Growing up he raced off road buggies and trucks for 33 years. In 1988, he married his lovely wife Vickie, together they have two kids, in which he is very proud off. Kara has her masters in Speech Pathology, and Ryan works with his dad at the shop and races Midget Open Wheel Race Cars.

In his spare time, Kevin enjoys watching the Chicago Blackhawks and eating pizza. His favorite song is Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, and his favorite quote is “Can’t fix Stupid”. You might also find Kevin out on his Harley, a 2016 Road Glide Ultra.

Email: KevinProbst@ProbstCollision.com

Phone: 815-485-8411

Jeff

Owner
Jeff’s home town is Lowell, IN. He’s been with company for 39 years, where he lives by his favorite quote “If you don’t have time to do it right, where are you going to find time to do it over?”.

Jeff has over 40 years of experience in the auto body repair field where he earned certifications in the following: Chevrolet ZR 1 & Z06, Aluminum welding, Steel mig welding, Spanesi Touch measuring system, and Chief EZ Liner. He even has 30 years of experience in off road chassis design, fabrication, and engine building.

Even after 40 years, Jeff still says he enjoys repairing cars as no two are ever the same, and that he especially still looks forward to the challenges of the ever-changing vehicle technologies.

Jeff is a former off road race driver with over 200 career wins and 20 championships. After all the races and years with cars, he can’t pick a specific favorite. He simply states that his favorite car is the one he is driving. In his spare time, you could find Jeff enjoying pizza and watching his favorite team, The Chicago Blackhawks. His favorite song is “Drink a Beer” by Luke Bryan.

Jeff and his wonderful wife Melanie have three children together: Jon, Danielle, and Beth. He also finds himself keeping up with four grandchildren, Carter, Madison, Lilly, and MacKinley. He enjoys time with family, whether it’s spent camping, boating, auto racing and Hawks hockey game.

Email: JeffProbst@ProbstCollision.com

Phone: 815-485-8411

Jon

Repair Tech
Originally from Joliet, IL, Jon is a Body Repair Tech and son of Jeff. He’s been with the company since October 2000.

Jon’s favorite quote is the same as his father’s, “If you don’t have time to do it right the first time, where will you find the time to do it again?”

Jon’s favorite car is a BMW E92 M3, and he really enjoys a Ribeye Steak. His favorite song is by Luniz, “I got 5 on it”. Like any true Illinois native, Jon is a huge fan of the Blackhawks and the bears.

Email: JonProbst@ProbstCollision.com

Phone: 815-485-8411

Beth

Office Manager
Beth our wonderful office manager, and Jeff’s daughter. Beth’s hometown is Crown Point, IN and has been with the company since October 2015, when she convinced her dad he needed help in the office. Now she is the smiling face you see and the cheery voice you here when you call us. Her favorite car is a 1970 Hemi Cuda.

Beth loves watching the Chicago Bears and her favorite food is crab legs. Favorite quote of Beth’s is by Audrey Hepburn “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “impossible”.

Beth married her adoring husband, Corey, in 2009. Together Beth and Corey have two beautiful daughters, Madison and MacKinley. She loves everything summer: camping, boating, sunshine and cocktails.

Email: BethSeberger@ProbstCollision.com

Phone: 815-485-8411

Ryan

Repair Tech
Ryan is one of our body repair techs and detailer extraordinaire! He is the son of Kevin, and like his dad his favorite food is pizza just more specific: tomato, spinach, and giardiniera deep dish pizza! Ryan’s hometown is New Lenox, IL where he graduated high school from Lincoln-Way Central and he’s been with the company since August 2010.

Ryan loves the Chicago Cubs, so he really enjoyed 2016 with the Cubs winning the World Series. Go Cubs Go!! His favorite quote is “We are like Butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever” by Carl Sagan.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing music or just relaxing while listening to his favorite song “Jammin” by Bob Marley. And like the rest of his family, he has raced pavement and dirt midget cars for the past 5 years.

Phone: 815-485-8411

Ben

Painter
Ben is our painter, and has been with us for 10 years. Ben is a New Lenox native, and enjoys watching his favorite teams, the Blackhawks and the Cubs. His favorite car is an Audi and favorite song is “Dogs” by Pink Floyd. Ben loves pizza and tacos. His favorite quote is by Colonel Sanders, “I’m too drunk to taste this chicken”.
Ben has had a love for cars his entire life, he started working with mechanics when he was 16 yrs. When he turned 18 yrs. old he got a job at an auto body shop and started working his way up in the industry. He has been painting cars for the past seven years now.

Phone: 815-485-8411

Jimmy

Technician
Jimmy is another New Lenox, IL Native and one of our handy technicians. He started working for the company in June 2015.

His favorite tune is a tie between “Suture up your future” by Queens of the Stone age and “Childhood’s End” by Pink Floyd. Jimmy enjoys eating Fish tacos, hang with friends, and watching Netflix.

He loves the Chicago Blackhawks. He likes to play and create music with various instruments, and his favorite quote is by Jim Morrison “There are things known and things unknown, and in-between are The Doors.” Jimmy’s favorite car is a Subaru WRX-STI.

Phone: 815-485-8411

Will

Will’s hometown is Glen Ellyn, Il, and has been working with us since March of 2016. He’s an RC car racer. Will shows a passion for cars and any type of racing, and he’s a great addition to our team.
He loves hibachi food, and enjoys Chicago sports, like the Blackhawks and the Cubs. Will’s dream car is ZLI Camaro. His favorite quote is “If you ain’t first, you’re last” by Rick Bobby and his favorite song is “Me Myself and I,” by G-Eazy.

Phone: 815-485-8411