Al’s Full Service Team
PRESIDENT AND CEO
Wade is a graduate of Anamosa High School in 1995 and Kirkwood Community College in 1999 with a degree in Retail Marketing. Wade worked in the Automotive parts and service industry for 8 years before beginning his career with Al’s in 2003. Since then, Wade has held the roles of Service Writer, Service Manager and General Manager. Wade is now the current President and CEO of Al’s. In his spare time Wade enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family and friends. Stop in anytime and talk with Wade about how Al’s can help with your Automotive needs.
Gary started out his career at Al’s Full Service as a young Kirkwood Community College Student studying Automotive Repair. After graduating Gary came to work for Al’s full time in 1982. Throughout his career as a Service Manager he has excelled in making friendships with our customers and becoming the “Grand Dad” of the Al’s crew! After work Gary enjoys an array of outdoor activities and has been working on the art of grilling and smoking meats. Gary and his girlfriend are cat lovers and have adopted several from a local cat rescue! Stop in and say Hi to Gary and you will be assured some friendly banter and great conversation!
Gavin was raised in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Cedar Rapids Jefferson in 2016. After graduation, Gavin went onto obtain his Associates in Diesel Technology. Gavin resides here in Cedar Rapids. Gavin enjoys many hobbies but really enjoys fishing, hunting, camping, and photography. He has two cats, Norman and Agnus. Gavin got into automotive knowing the need in the industry and the guarantee for a good, long-term career. When Gavin is not working, you can always find him on the Mississippi at the family cabin bass fishing. If you also love to fish or have a car question stop in to see Gavin today.
ASE MASTER CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN
Steve is a graduate of the Kirkwood Community College Automotive Technology Program in 1984 and started his full time career with Al’s that same year. Steve is an ASE Master Certified Technician and is known as “The Man with the Answer” when it comes to Automotive Repair. Steve lives in Amana with his beloved dog named Wiley. In his spare time Steve enjoys working on and driving the race car that he built! So, if you have a car problem that no one else can figure out or a cool race car stop in and have Steve check it out right away!
MASTER CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN
Matt graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 2001 and from Universal Technical Institute in 2003. Since then, Matt has been working in the automotive industry and has worked his way up to Kia Master Technician and Ford Certified! Matt enjoys and specializes in diagnosing check engine lights and engine running problems. Matt loves spending time in the outdoors fishing, camping, bowhunting and mushroom hunting. Matt and his wife Sarah reside in Cedar Rapids with their two young boys Owen and Asher and their two Boxers Bodie and Fergie. Matt even fancies himself quite the cook as he cooks dinner for his family most nights and loves using his smoker! So, if you have a check engine light on, an engine that does not act right or just like to chat about the outdoors, Matt is your guy!