Kenny earned his Auto Body degree from Anoka Hennepin Technical College in 1993. He has over 30 years of experience in the autobody industry. He is I-CAR trained which focusses on assuring complete, safe, quality repairs. He was featured in the autobody repair network (ABRN) magazine seven years straight for being in the top 3% in the country for productivity. His passion for cars started at a young age building model cars and trucks and then adding his own detail and touch to each and every one. Kenny worked as the lead technician at Thomas Auto Body for 6 years prior to purchasing the business in October 2017.
Gail earned her degree in Office Administration from the Minnesota School of Business in 1996. She has over 27 years experience working in the office setting managing all aspects of day to day operations including sales & marketing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, development and implementation of operational policies and procedures, as well as providing ongoing improvements in quality, productivity and efficiency. Gail started working with Thomas Autobody in September 2019 as the office manager.
Ally graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 2011 and soon after entered the work force. She has 12 years of experience in customer service, and 6 years of experience in administrative and managerial positions that focused on managing a team and coordinating services between her employer and her customers. Ally’s love of people and desire to learn their stories guarantees an empathetic ear when voicing concerns and ensuring the highest quality customer care. When she isn’t at Thomas Auto Body, Ally enjoys working on her book along with other types of writing, reading, and spending time with her niece and nephew.
Carlos earned his associate degree in autobody from Hennepin Technical College in 2015. He has over 8 years of experience in the autobody industry and has worked in various roles including as an estimator, an autobody tech and other office administration related roles. In addition to his college training he has also earned several I-CAR certifications in auto body repair and estimate writing. Carlos has been with Thomas Auto Body for over 2 years. When he isn’t at work, Carlos enjoys fishing and being outdoors, reading, writing, traveling and his biggest love of all: Food!
Zack, or ‘Leroy’ as the staff have fondly dubbed him, has been in customer service for 6 years, and has 4 years of automotive mechanical experience. He always strives for the highest possible customer satisfaction and is eager to help. Zack graduated Cooper High School in 2018 and joined the work force directly after. When he isn’t at Thomas Auto Body, you can usually find him playing softball for his team ‘The Hotdish Taters’, playing disc golf with friends or eating food.
Nate has over 6 years of experience in the autobody industry. He is also certified through AkzoNoble Sikkens in automotive paint application. He has experience and knowledge in metalworking, fiberglass and dent repair, welding, rustproofing and electrical wiring. He graduated from St. Louis Park High School in 2016 then began working in the auto body industry shortly after that. He places high importance on the integrity of the job. When he isn’t hard at work at Thomas Auto Body, he likes working on his 1971 chevy pickup, participating in PC games with friends, and heading out to his local breweries.
Justin earned his degree from Hennepin Technical College in 2002. He has over 21 years of experience working as an automobile painting technician. He is skilled with all aspects of painting from start to finish. He is a dedicated painter who takes great pride in his work.
Justin has been with Thomas Autobody for 5 years.
Eddie has completed the Mobile Electronics Certified Professional Program (MECP) and is currently attending Hennepin Technical College. Eddie’s love of cars brought him to Thomas Auto Body where his quick smile and attention to detail has earned him his spot as our full-time detailer. When asked to describe himself and his hobbies, he says, “I am a mechanic, drifting is my hobby and I like to eat.”
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