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.
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 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.
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?”
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”.
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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.
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.