- January 17, 2020
Ryan has 18 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. While attending Arrowhead High School, Ryan began his career at his grandfather’s transmission shop. He soon learned his passion was in auto body repair. Ryan attended WCTC for automotive electrical and suspension classes. He is a DuPont (now Axalta) trained master painter. Other certifications include I-CAR training for refinishing and finish matching. Throughout his 15 years as a refinisher, he has been chosen to participate in several pilot programs to test and improve new products and refinishing techniques before they were released to other shops. For five years, Ryan has been a combination technician doing sheet metal and collision repairs. In 2014 Ryan purchased Merton Auto Body. Ryan is married to Tina, his wonderful wife of 15 years. They have three great kids, Jackson, Isaac, and Audrey. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys barefoot water-skiing and spending time in the outdoors with his family.