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
    reasonable cost.




    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.

    Robert Melton is our new oil change technician and is training to be a
    front end and alignment specialist.

    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
    complete satisfaction.

    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
    successful.
About Our Business
3320 DEWITT AVENUE
MATTOON, IL 61938

217-235-4546
Management Team and Key Personnel
Mission Statement