Citadel Location

Meet the BWT Crew

Colorado Springs, Citadel


Colorado Springs, North Academy


Fort Collins

 

 

Citadel Location

Jesse - Store Manager

Jesse has worked in the automotive industry for 15 years, and at Best Western Transmission for 8 years.  He has been the Store Manager at Best Western Transmission since April 2009.  He began as an automotive technician and became ASE certified for brakes and front end suspention.  He started in the transmission industry in 1999 and worked as a R&R technician before being promoted to Shop Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA.  He moved to Colorado in 2000 and continued working in the transmission industry.  He has ATRA certification for R&R and Diagnostics.

He enjoys spending time with his family outside hiking, camping and riding 4 wheelers.  He also loves building and working on chopper motorcycles.

Al - Shop Foreman

Al has worked in the automotive business for 12 years, and at Best Western Transmissions since 2007.  He received his initial training with the military as a mechanic/vechicle recovery specialist.  Al is a Microsoft Certified Professional in certified in R&R, Advanced Electrical, External Diagnostics.  R&R and Diagnostics are his specialties.  He has attended ATRA and ATSG classes, in addition to classes for Microsoft.

He enjoys fishing, hunting, and working on hobby cars.

Jake - Transmission Rebuilder

Jake has worked in the automotive industry for 23 years, and has been with Best Western Transmission for 3 years.  He has been ASE certified in Transmission Rebuilding and Diagnostics.

Tom - Transmission Rebuilder

Tom has worked in the automotive industry for 39 years, over 18 with Best Western Transmission.  He has an Associates degree from Central Nebraska Technical School.  He has attended ATRA and ATSE schools once a year for 32 years 

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North Academy Location

John - Store Manager

John has worked in the automotive industry for 25 years, and joined Best Western Transmission as the Store Manager in 2014.  He has extensive experience as a manager and service writer.  He has taken many classes and seminars, including classes with Dale Carnegie.  He has also taken a service writers class from ATI.

Marty - Transmission Rebuilder

Marty has worked in the automotive industry for 30 years, and has worked at Best Western Transmission since 2010.  He is an ASE certified Master Technician.  His specialties are in diagnostics and rebuilding transmissions.  He has attended many automotive related seminars over the years.

Matt - Transmission Rebuilder

Matt has worked in the automotive business for 26 years, and with Best Western Transmission for almost 19 years.  He is experienced in rebuilding all automatic transmissions, standard transmission, transfer cases and differentials.

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Fort Collins Location

Bernie - Store Manager

Bernie has worked in the automotive industry for 20 years, and at Best Western Transmission for 15 years.  He has been the Store Manager for the Ft. Collins location since Nov. 2010.   Bernie's automotive specialties include:  welding, fabricating, restoration, wiring, and hydraulics. 

Bernie's hydraulic/lowrider work has been featured in "Lowrider" magazine.

Cory - Shop Foreman

Cory has been in the automotive industry since 1985, and with Best Western Transmission since 1991.  He has attended the yearly ATRA training since 1997.  He has an associated degree from Denver Auto and Diesel College.  His areas of specialy are domestic and asian transmission diagnosis and rebuilding.

Outside of the automotive industry, Cory also serves as a 4H Shooting Sports Leader in Larimer County.

Bryan - Transmission Rebuilder

Bryan has worked in the automotive industry for 31 years, and at Best Western Transmission for 9 years.  He ASE certifications include "Automatic trans/transaxle," and "Manual drive train and axles".  He is a talented transmission rebuilder and he is able to repair any type of transmission regardles of make, model, or size.  He has attended the ATRA training every year since 2000.

Additionally, Bryan is an instructor at Front Range Community College (since 2008).  He teaches the "Automatic Transmission," "Transaxle, Manual Transmission," and "Clutch, Axles and Shafts" Classes.

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