Preedy’s Staff

An auto repair business is only as good as it’s people, and at Preedy’s Tire and Automotive we have some of the best in the industry! Preedy’s Tire and Automotive has over 100 years of combined auto repair service experience. We work hard to make sure your car care needs are taken care of. All of our staff are very knowledgeable and here to help you with any automotive questions you might have.

Mel grew up in a service station in small town America, so customer service is a way of life for him. Mel joined Preedy Tire and Automotive more than 20 years ago and has been managing the business and advising customers ever since. If there’s a tire question Mel doesn’t know the answer to, we haven’t found it yet!

Tony is an ASE certified Master Technician who cut his teeth working on Chrysler products of all types. Now Tony is our European specialist, having focused on Volvo, Mercedes - Benz, and Jaguar automobiles for the past several decades. Whether it’s foreign or domestic, Tony’s years of experience will get your car running at peak performance.

Phil is an ASE certified Master Technician. With over 30 years in the automotive industry, he has seen it all. He is an advanced engine performance specialist, undercar specialist, as well as our master emission specialist.

Luke joined our team just a few years ago and he brought with him a wealth of knowledge about the tire and automotive repair industry. Luke’s 20 years of experience combined with a small town, down to earth personality will have you feeling like part of the family in no time!

Diedra is the newest addition to the Preedy’s Service Advisor team and she specializes in keeping the front counter organized and running like a well-oiled machine.

John is our oil change expert, but at Preedy’s, an oil change includes so much more. As part of every oil change, John takes the time to do a full inspection of your vehicle so that we can identify maintenance and repair needs before they sideline your car.

Leonard began his career with Preedy’s several years ago as a Tire Technician. Since then, Leonard has become a specialist in maximizing the life of your tires by ensuring that your vehicle is properly alighned and your suspension is functioning properly.

Erica, with over 15 years of accounting experience, is Preedy’s Bookkeeper. She ensures timely and accurate accounting of all of our transactions and is always available to help with any billing or payment questions you may have.

Kelly Wright grew up with Preedy Tire and Automotive, as his dad was one of the original partners! Kelly joined the company in 1986 and bought the business from his dad in 1992. As the Chief Executive, Kelly sets the tone for the entire business. Kelly has a very simple philosophy when it comes to auto repair, he asks the question, “What’s best for the customer?”

We’d like for you to experience the Preedy difference for yourself like thousands of customers before you. Come on by and introduce yourself - we’re looking forward to meeting you! Our Friendly and Knowledgable staff is here to help.