Bret Meadows purchased Mears Automotive in May 2006. The business
has three additional automotive technicians; Frank Simmons, John Smith
and Nick Smith. Frank and John worked for Mears Automotive for years
before the ownership change and continue to offer their expertise in the
repair and maintenance of customer vehicles. Nick is a graduate of the
Lake Land College Automotive Technology program. Scot Moran helps
out part-time doing several jobs, including service advice. Brandon
Westfall, our full time service advisor, is ASE certified and a graduate of
Lake Land College. We intend to carry out the "Mears" tradition of the
highest quality repairs in the area, while extending to our customers the
added benefit of personal and exceptional customer service, all at a
Bret Meadows, owner, has been involved in the automotive industry for
more than 35 years. He is ASE master certified and factory trained. Bret
has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Lake Land
College and also attended Northwood University.
Nelle Meadows, office manager, has been a bookkeeper and secretary,
including many years as a legal secretary.
John Smith, automotive technician, has more than 40 years experience
as an automotive and truck technician. He has ASE certification and
specializes in driveability and electrical concerns.
Frank Simmons, automotive technician, has over 30 years experience in
automotive repair, Frank is a Master ASE Technician.
Nick Smith is ASE certified and a graduate of Lake Land College with an
Associate of Applied Science degree in automotive technology. He is our
front end and alignment specialist and has been with Mears Automotive
since March 2012.
Brandon Westfall is an ASE certified technician. As our full time service
manager he is able to make sure all work is completed to our customers
Scot Moran works part time as a service advisor. Scot is very helpful and
can assist with scheduling and all your automotive needs.
Mears Automotive is committed to serving you, our customer,
with professional automotive repairs at a reasonable cost by
having friendly and motivated employees who are well trained
and committed to the needs of our customers. We strive to
treat every individual as a potential lifetime customer,
communicating a professional image that embraces honesty
and concern for our customers and community. Our goal is to
make your automotive repair experience friendly and
|About Our Business
|3320 DEWITT AVENUE
MATTOON, IL 61938
|Management Team and Key Personnel