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Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Don Jaeschke, Owner

Background: Over 24 years at Kearney Tire & Auto Service, including the purchase of the business from the original owner in 2013. Dream car: 1967 Shelby GT500 (aka from the movie Gone in 60 Seconds) “Eleanor.”

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Ronda Jaeschke, Office Manager

Background: B.S. degree in Business Administration, with an Office Management emphasis. In 2013, she joined the staff at Kearney Tire & Auto Service when her husband Don became the new owner. Hobbies: Ronda is looking forward to joining the Kearney Jeep Club and enjoys spending time with her dog Odin, kids and new daughter­-in­-law

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Andy Snodgrass, Technician

Background: Andy is an ASE Master Certified technician and has been with the Kearney Tire & Auto Service family since August 1984. Dream car: He has his dream car—a yellow 1965 Barracuda —and cherishes the opportunity to participate in the annual Cruise Nite parade around to the nursing and assisted living facilities.

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Joshua Geiselman, Technician

Background: B.S. degree in Parks & Recreation Management and worked in sales at Crossroads Ford before coming to KTA in November 2014. Dream car: Tesla Model S P95.

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Blake Prusia, Service Advisor

Background: Blake attended college for two years at Southeast Community College & Central Community College, studying automotive technology. Blake worked at Kearney Tire & Auto Service as a technician for 1 year before changing career paths. Blake has recently rejoined the KTA team as a Service Advisor and enjoys the role he is in now. Hobbies: In his spare time, Blake enjoys paintball, target/skeet shooting, traveling, camping and designing/planning/building his 1948 Chevy pickup … which has always been his dream vehicle.

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Brandon Devroy, Technician

Background: Brandon joined the Army and began repairing Chinook helicopters. After the Army, he studied diesel technology at Wyotech in Pennsylvania and started his career with KTA in October 2016. Dream car: His favorite vehicle is his 2002 F­250 Super Duty with 7.3L diesel. But his dream car would be a ‘67­‘69 Mustang/‘69 Shelby.

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Jack Solomon, Technician

Background: After high school Jack enlisted in the NAVY and was a submariner for 8 years. Jack started his career with Kearney Tire & Auto Service in March 2014. Dream car: 1988 Monte Carlo SS.

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Jason Kirkover, Service Advisor

Started with KTA in July 2014. Hobbies include exercising, studying & reading, and playing video games. His dream car is a 1967 Chevy Impala.

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Tom Nickerson, Service Advisor

Started with KTA August 1981. Hobbies include bowling, bicycling, and spending time with family.

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Eric Houser, Technician

Started with KTA December 1996. Hobbies include shooting, hunting, and is involved with his sons as a boy scout leader. Dream car is a Duesenberg

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Wes Towndrow, Technician

Started with KTA August 2014. Hobbies include target shooting, building hi­fi speaker systems, and playing video games. Dream car is a Bugatti Veyron.

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Jason Young, Technician

Started with KTA August 2016. Hobbies include playing guitar, photography, and rebuilding motorcycles. Dream car is a 50’s Cadillac.

Kearney Tire & Auto Service

At Kearney Tire & Auto Service, we've made it our mission to provide quality products and personalized service. For the past years, our expert technicians have been performing auto repairs on foreign and domestic vehicles. We are one of only a handful of ASE Blue Seal recognized service facilities in the state of Nebraska. That means we meet the criteria established by the National Institute of Automotive Excellence. Our comprehensive tire selection and Nationwide Peace of Mind Warranty on parts and labor for 24 months/24K miles are just some of the reasons we stand out from the rest. Whether you live in Kearney, Holdrege, Gibbon, or a surrounding area, choose our shop for all your auto repair and tire needs.

Contact Us

Phone: (308) 237-5534
Fax: (308) 237-5374
Address: 801 E 25th St.
Kearney, NE 68847

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