Owner - ASE Certified Master Technician
Danny opened The Auto Shop in 2010 and is an integral part of the day-to-day operations as manager/owner. Danny is an ASE Master Technician and has led his team to become an ASE Blue Seal Certified shop. Danny started working at his father’s garage, Larry’s Amoco in California, MO, when he was ten years old and worked his way to the position of mechanic and later to manager. Danny has worked as a mechanic for several dealerships; Capital City Lincoln Mercury Jeep Eagle AMC Renault, Lou Harts Auto Repair. Danny continued his career in management and began working with Honda Jefferson City as Service Advisor, promoted to Service Manager for Honda and then Service Manager for both Honda and Hyundai. Danny enjoys spending time with family, riding motorcycles, boating, and working on motorcycle restores.
Owner - ASE Certified Service Advisor
Kelley and her husband, Danny, opened The Auto Shop in 2010, and she has been an integral part of building the business and holds an ASE certification for Service Adviser since 2006. Kelley attended Helias High School and graduated from Lincoln University with a Psychology/Mathematics degree. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, boating, riding motorcycles and gardening. Kelley grew up in Jefferson City with her parents Tom and Lola Parris, and has two children, Tobias a welder with a local company and Nolan a senior in high school.
ASE Certified Hybrid Technician
Dani started working at The Auto Shop in June of 2015. She is a graduate of Helias High School and State Technical College, specializing in hybrid technology. Dani retired from the Missouri Army National Guard, in which she served for six years. She is an ASE certified mechanic in brakes, suspension and steering and refrigeration, and is continuing her certifications in other vehicle repairs. Dani is also a Missouri State Inspector for Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles. Dani likes to read, listen to music, and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dogs. Dani would work all day on cars in the driveway with her Dad as she grew up. She was born and raised here in Jefferson City.
Ryu started working at The Auto Shop in March of 2018 as an intern with Jefferson City High School, Nichols Career Center, and is currently attending State Technical College of Missouri, dual majoring in Business Administration and Accounting. Ryu is a Japanese-born race car driver and first started racing karts in 2006 at the age of 5. He moved to America in 2016 and resumed his racing career in 2017. Ryu likes to spend his free time going on long drives and working on his racecar. He also likes to spend time with his family, especially his dogs, Lucy, Sora, and Maiya.
Please help us in welcoming Bo to our team. Bo is a graduate of Blair Oaks High School and State Technical College of Missouri. Bo has a degree in General Automotive Technology and a degree in Hybrid Technology. Bo loves spending his free time working on his Jeep and taking it on trips. Bo loves to travel with friends and family, and enjoys hanging out with his three brothers. We are so excited to welcome Bo to our team, and are excited to watch him grow as a mechanic!