Bret Meadows purchased Mears Automotive in May 2006.  The business has
four additional automotive technicians; Frank Simmons, John Smith, Nick
Smith and Don Stuart.  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, vehicle pickup and delivery.  
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 30 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 25 years experience in
automotive repair, Frank is a Master ASE Technician.

Nick Smith is 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.

Don Stuart is an ASE certified technician. He has a passion for diagnostics.

Scot Moran began in May 2012 working part time as a service advisor.  Scot is
very helpful and can assist with scheduling for 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