Meet The Generous Owners

  • Mike & Donna Loter

    Mike & Donna Loter

Meet the experienced service team

Tommy Halko, Service Manager

Hometown: Temecula, California

Years of Experience: 4 years

Areas of Expertise: Tommy has lots of general knowledge of the automotive industry and wants to learn as much as he can.

Credentials and Certifications: Tommy is a prior certified EMT and has a service manager certificate from Nissan.

Family: Almost all of Tommy’s family are still in California, but after visiting some friends here in Granbury he and his fiance fell in love with the place and decided to move here.

Fun Facts: Tommy has broken more bones than you can count on your fingers and hands.

Ed Simon, Service Advisor

Hometown: Winnie, TX

Years of Experience: 18 years

Areas of Expertise: Steering and suspension, tires and wheels, brake systems, great customer service/sales.

Credentials and Certifications: Gold Star Genesis graduate from CBA University, Sales and Customer Service training, Certified Michelin Tire Expert, Certified in Automotive Retail Management.

Family: Wife Candy of 31 years and three children (1 daughter and 2 sons). First granddaughter born May 2020 in Granbury to his daughter and her husband.

Fun Facts: Ed once wrestled a 900-pound grizzly bear in his younger years (grizzly won). He enjoys spending time with his best friend and wife Candy, playing with their new grand baby and making his lawn look great with his new Toro Zero Turn Mower. Ed’s experience in the auto industry and his commitment to great customer service makes him a true asset to our customers and team.

Ethan Hindman, Service Advisor

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Hometown: Weatherford, Texas

Years of Experience: 6 years

Family: Ethan enjoys spending time with his family during his free time. His mom and bonus dad are wonderful people. He has two nieces ages 2 and 7 who are his entire world. He also considers his dogs, Riggs and Opie, family members as well.

Fun Facts About Me: Ethan is left handed and says he’s always in his “right mind.” He considers himself a conservative Christian man and at the end of this ride we call life he knows he will be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Kevin Parks, Service Advisor

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Hometown: Midland, TX

Years of Experience: 8

Areas of Expertise: Kevin has an extensive background in the automotive industry and specializes in customer retention and satisfaction.

Credentials and Certifications: Kevin graduated with a bachelors of science degree in IT System Administration. He’s a certified parts manager and is also a certified advisor in Ford and Toyota.

Family: Kevin and his wife, Elizabeth, have been married for 34 years and have three adult children and two grandchildren.

Fun Facts: As a hobby, Kevin enjoys creating projects with this 3D printer and CNC. After learning about circuit board design, his hobby evolved into creating LED and pyrotechnic displays.

Ashley Rose, Guest Relations Specialist

Hometown: Granbury, Texas

Years of Experience: 6 years

Areas of Expertise: Journalism, customer service, retail and sales

Credentials and Certifications: Ashley graduated from the University of North Texas in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in print journalism and a minor in political science and sociology.

Family: Ashley has lived in Granbury her whole life and has a twin sister, two younger sisters and two younger brothers.

Fun Facts: Within a few weeks after graduating college, Ashley received a job at the Cleburne Times-Review newspaper as the education reporter and was there for five years. In her free time, she enjoys indoor rock climbing, reading, writing short stories and poems and hopes to create novels in the future. She attends Stonewater Church and is also a member of their production team.

Matt Rhoades, Technician

Matt Rhoades, Technician

Hometown: Bluff Dale, Texas

Years of Experience: 11 years

Areas of Expertise: Matt has experience with auto/manual transmissions; Driveline; noise, vibration and harshness; HVAC; and electrical.

Credentials and Certifications: Matt received his bachelor of business administration degree from Tarleton State University in 2006 and an associate degree from Texas State Technical College in Waco in 2010. Matt is a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Ram Master Tech, a Nissan Tech and is ASE certified as well as MACS certified.

Family: Matt’s family is full of educators. His sister is a high school teacher, his brothers-in-law is a junior high school teacher/coach and is in the Navy Reserve and his mother was a teacher for 33 years.

Fun Facts: In the automotive industry, Matt has worked as a car salesman for Classic of Granbury before moving to the service department. Matt has been a volunteer firefighter and truck captain for the Bluff Dale Volunteer Fire Department for 12 years. He lives on the family ranch where they raise Black Angus Cattle.

Matt loves the outdoors and has driven up to Pikes Peak as well as The Million Dollar Highway in Colorado where he also worked as a stunt double for The Sasquatch in the San Juan Mountains.

Chris Dobbins, Technician

​​​Chris Dobbins, Technician

Hometown: Alvarado, Texas

Years of Experience: 24 years

Areas of Expertise: HVAC, trim, electrical and drivability

Credentials and Certifications: Chris has a two-year degree from Tarrant County College in automotive. For his entire career, he’s worked for Ford, and during the last five years as the shop foreman. Chris is certified in HVAC, electrical, electronics, hybrid systems and gas drivability.

Family: Chris and his wife, Megan, have a blended family of six children: 13-year old Hannah, 7-year old Addie, 15-year old Conner, 12-year old Brandon and 1-year old Brady.

Fun Facts: Chris enjoys spending weekends with his family by fishing, grilling and going on many adventures. He has also enjoyed building and racing Mustangs for over 20 years.

Paul Cecil, L1 Master Technician

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Hometown: Cypress, Texas

Years of Experience: 25 years

Areas of Expertise: Paul is an expert when it comes to engine repairs, suspension, steering, brakes, electrical systems, heating and AC and overall engine performance.

Credentials and Certifications: Paul is an ASE certified L1 Master Technician

Family: Paul has been married to his wife, Amy, for a little more than 20 years and they are proud parents of five boys, with one of the currently serving in the Marine Corps.

Fun Facts: In his free time, Paul enjoys spending time outdoors by hunting, fishing and spending lots of time with his family.

Quinton Harris, Technician

​​​​​​Quinton Harris, Technician

Hometown: Carlsbad, New Mexico

Years of Experience: 7 years

Areas of Expertise: Steering and suspension, HVAC diagnostics and repairs, electrical and drivability.

Credentials and Certifications: Quinton earned his associate’s degree in automotive technology from the Universal Technical Institute. He also has his ASE A1 certification in engine repair, A5 in brakes, A6 in electrical, A8 in engine performance, A9 in light vehicle diesels, his E609 refrigerant certification and many certifications with Ford and General Motors.

Family: Quinton has a wife who is currently striving to receive her master’s degree in social work.

Fun Facts: Quinton, or “Q” for short here at the shop, grew up around motors his entire life. From dirt bikes, four-wheelers and cars, he’s always enjoyed working with them with his dad.

Jason weatherley, Technician


Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas

Years of Experience: More than 30 years

Areas of Expertise: Steering, suspension, brakes, diagnostics and heavy line work include engines and transmissions

Credentials and Certifications: Jason has earned an ASE in steering and suspension, as well as an ASE in brakes. He was in the top 10 of his class at the Laurel Technical Institute.

Jacob Fleshman, Technician


Hometown: Granbury, TX

Years of Experience: 4 years

Areas of Expertise: Oil changes, steering and suspension, brakes, starting and charging systems and coolant systems.

Family: Jacob is a local guy who has three sisters and spends lots of time with both his parents.

Fun Facts: When he’s not fixing cars, Jacob is striving to become a Texas Game Warden. He says that’s his dream job and loves to spend as much time outside as he can. He can also be seen helping church members park their cars at Lakeside Baptist Church on Sundays.

Waylon Simon, General Services Technician


Hometown: Galveston, Texas

Years of Experience: Waylon has less than a year of experience working on vehicles, but he is ready to learn all he can about the industry.

Areas of Expertise: Waylon is a Jack of all Trades. From working on vehicles to welding and construction, he’s ready to learn more and more.

Family: Waylon is a certified fork lift operator and is also certified in welding.

Fun Facts: During his free time, Waylon enjoys watching TV and playing video games. He describes himself as a laid back person who’s a good listener. He’s also left handed.

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