Mike & Donna Loter
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.
Bill Moodyman, Service Advisor
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Years of Experience: 46 years
Areas of Expertise: Bill has been in the auto repair industry all his adult life. Owned two different auto repair facilities in Nevada and Arizona.
Credentials and Certifications: ASE Certifications past and present both as a technician and as a service advisor. Also earned his CPA license and up until a few years ago was always willing to help team members with their annual taxes.
Family: Grew up with seven sisters and has been married to his wife Melissa for over 30 years. Has eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. He also has a small breed Terrier/Chihuahua mix member of the family named Scarlet Ann Moodyman. She actually is in charge!
Fun Facts: Bill always jokes “I’m the nicest guy I know”. He likes to spend time going to garage sales with his wife, playing golf, walking his little four-leg friend Scarlet and spending time with his granddaughter (who he says is way too much like him) and recently moved here from California. Bill’s knowledge of the auto industry allows him to be an invaluable asset to our customers and our team.
Tommy Halko, Service Advisor
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.
Ashley Rose, Customer Realtionship 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.
Gerry Martin, Technician
Hometown: Atsugi, Japan
Years of Experience: 6 years
Areas of Expertise: Engine rebuilding, brakes, alignment and suspension.
Credentials and Certifications: Gerry attended Automotive Training Institute and earned a degree in automotive and high-performance engineering. He also attended some college to study photography and marine biology to study the ocean, but then felt called to pursue a career in the automotive industry.
Family: Gerry has six siblings.
Fun Facts: He has traveled to many places around the globe alongside his parents. He moved to Texas in August 2020 to be closer to his father, who was in the United States Navy. His hobbies include building race cars in his spare time, as well as photography and videography.
Wesley Moore, technician
Hometown: Oceanside, California
Years of Experience: Wes has experience in brakes, gaskets, suspension and tires. He also has 15 years of experience as a chef.
Areas of Expertise: Fords, front end suspension and hydraulic systems
Family: Wes and his wife, Adalina, have three children: 7 year old Kasper, 5 year old Aria and 3 year old Owen.
Fun Facts: Wes began his career in the automotive industry as a general services technician. As time went on, he acquired more skills and moved his way up to a full technician. When he’s not working on cars, he says his true passion is cooking and baking. One day he plans on owning his own food truck and restaurant.
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.
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.
Weldon Campbell, Technician
Hometown: Joshua, Texas
Years of Experience: Over 25 years
Areas of Expertise: Weldon has experience in automotive service and maintenance, electrical diagnostics, cooling systems, engine performance, interior trim, fuel and ignition systems.
Credentials and Certifications: Weldon has factory training from Chrysler, a two year degree from a technical school in San Marcos, Texas and over 21 completed course certifications in various automotive systems.
Family: Weldon is married to Callie, who says she’s the best thing that has happened to him, along with his children. They are a blended family with kids 21-year-old Colby, who is in the United States Navy, teenagers Neil, Sabra and Madison (who live with their mother), and the youngsters Abigail, Isaac and Haven, who live with Weldon and Callie. Weldon is also now a new grandfather!
Fun Facts: Weldon has a two-year culinary degree in addition to automotive training. Not only can he fix your vehicle, but he can also cook you a great dinner. With his over 25 years in the automotive field and many friends and former customers in Hood County, Weldon is an asset to our customers and our team. When he’s not working on cars, he and his family love to swim.
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.