Kirk Holland - President and CFO at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Kirk Gladney Holland

President and CFO

Kirk has been an automotive technician and manager in Bryan/College Station since 1994. Kirk is a member of the Mobile Diagnostics Group and regularly attends multiple training conferences including the VISION KC training. His ongoing training includes I-Car Courses and WTI classes to stay current with the latest diagnostics and programming techniques.

Kirk also serves on the local high school automotive advisory committee, helping them obtain National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certification; and also serves as a National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) committee member. Recently, he was appointed by the NASTF board as the co-chair for the Service Technology Team.

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  • ASE Subject Matter Expert in ADAS
  • Master ASE Certified Technician 
  • L1 Advanced Level Diagnostic Specialist
  • L3 Light Duty Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Specialist
  • I-Car Certifications
  • VSP Certified for security services with NASTF
  • Member of the Mobile Diagnostics Group
  •  License Texas Locksmith
Tom Campbell - Workshop Foreman and Service Technician Department Head at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Tom Campbell

Workshop Foreman and Service Technician Department Head

Tom's continuing training includes attending VISION KC and WORLDPAC Conferences, along with local and online training resources to stay abreast of constantly changing technology in the automotive field.

  • Master ASE Certified Technician
  • Associates Degree of Applied Sciences in Automotive Service Technology
    ( Community College of Philadelphia )
  • Expert in ADAS Calibrations and Module Programming
  • European Certified Specialist
  • L1, L2 and L3 Advanced Level Certifications

Tony - Service Manager and Department Head at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Tony Ha

Service Manager and Department Head

  • Vision KC Training
  • World Pac Institute Training
  • ASE Certified
  • GM Dealer Certified
  • Nissan Dealer Certified
  • L3 Light Duty Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Specialist
  • I-Car Certifications
  • VSP Certified for security services with NASTF
  • Member of the Mobile Diagnostics Group
  •  License Texas Locksmith
  • 8 years Independent shop experience specializing in the forced induction and performance industry.
David Hofstetler - Lead Mobile Technician and Department Head at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

David Hofstetler

Lead Mobile Technician and Department Head

David’s continuing training includes attending CAN Connect and VISION KC Conferences

  • Master ASE Certified Technician
  • Bachelor's Degree In Automotive Technology (Southern Illinois University)
  • I-Car Certifications
  • Expert in ADAS calibration services and electrical connector repairs.
  • L1 Advanced Level Diagnostic Specialist
  • VSP Certified for security services with NASTF
  • License Texas Locksmith

Amanda - Lead Service Advisor at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Amanda Sleeper

Lead Service Advisor

Amanda has been an automotive service advisor for 8 years with an extensive background as an automotive service writer, as well as, a collision estimator.

 Amanda has been a great addition to the Gladney Automotive Service’s team. She is an industry professional that strongly believes in providing her customers with excellent customer service. She is an ASE certified service professional with an extensive background of Toyota/ Scion manufactured vehicles and holds dealer recognized certifications. She continues her training through World Pac webinars and other online resources to stay current with the continual industry changes. Her passion for customer service, professionalism and attention to detail make every customer feel valued, respected and leave with the feeling that they had a positive experience at Gladney Automotive Solutions. In addition to her passion for being a service advisor, Amanda also has a love for all animal life and truly believes in donation support to local animal shelters. She loves reading in her pastime and traveling with her husband.

Chris Lira - Locksmith Department Head at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Chris Lira

Locksmith Department Head

Chris has been in and around the locksmith industry for over a decade, though his primary focus for most of his career has been rooted in automotive applications, being both vocation and passion for him. 

He cut his teeth (and a ton of keys) in the Central Florida area working with many insurance companies, corporate customers, and the general public before eventually coming in off the road and taking a position with a Las Vegas company to develop locksmith tools and to educate members of the locksmith industry in various topics and tools. 

  • Published multiple times in Locksmith Ledger for various subjects

Most notably the article explaining FCA's SGM, in addition article  aftermarket alarms, the article at Lock Tech's SmartKey decoder, and did a writeup on the expansion of Lishi tools into the residential/commercial space. 

In early 2022, the opportunity to work for Gladney Automotive Solutions presented itself and he jumped at the chance to get back into the field and to further his knowledge and experience within both the general automotive repair industry and as an automotive locksmith." 

  • Former instructor for American Key Supply
  • Former instructor for Intermountain Lock
  • Recognized by Original Lishi tools
  • Member of KeyPro, a vetted forum for locksmiths
  • Moderator and member of multiple industry groups on social media
  • Training in assorted subjects through industry trade show Just Cars
  • Texas licensed locksmith
  • VSP certified through NASTF

Sam Martinez - GM Diesel Service Technician at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Sam Martinez

GM Diesel Service Technician

  • ASE Certified
  • GM Dealer Technician Certified (Specializing in Duramax Engines)
  • World Pac Institute Training

Sam has numerous years of dealership and aftermarket experience working on today's modern diesel engines, Sam is trained and certified by GM for Duramax Engines and Diagnostics. 

Jeff Miller - Ford Senior Master Technician at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Jeff Miller

Ford Senior Master Technician with 30 years' experience

Ford Motor Company's Master’s Program, established in 1993, recognizes the technical training accomplishments of Ford and Lincoln technicians in the United States. Senior Master Technicians receive a pewter trophy and a plaque acknowledging their achievement.

As vehicle technology progresses, it requires increased levels of knowledge and skill for technicians to effectively complete advanced diagnostic and repair operations. Earning this designation from Ford is no small feat and demonstrates the commitment to fulfill our customers’ expectations that their vehicles are repaired by highly-skilled, factory-trained technicians


Nick - Mopar Certified Automotive Technician at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Nick Toler

Mopar Certified Automotive Technician

  • Level 3 Mopar certified in engine, automatic transmission, electrical, chassis, and suspension diagnostics and repair
  • Level 2 Mopar in diesel mechanics, NVH, manual transmission, A/C system, and steering system diagnostics and repair
  • Specialized in chassis and suspension diagnosis and repair
  • Experienced in rebuilding many LS and Hemi series engines as well as many classic engines from all makes
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with classic vehicles
  • Dale Carnegie Professional Leadership Training Graduate
  • Investigative abilities to problem solve and work around any issues presented during repair
  • Experienced in welding and fabrication
  • Showcase vast knowledge of CAN-Bus and other modern electrical protocols
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and other creation programs
  • Experienced in WiTech and For-Scan software 
  • Successful in mounting aftermarket rims up to 22in
  • Skilled in electrical system repair and installation of aftermarket devices 
  • Adept to drive manual transmissions
  • Proficient in rebuilding front and rear differentials from many makes 

EDUCATION

  • Texas State Technical College (Waco TX, 2018-2020) 
  • Associate in Automotive Technology  
  • College Station High School (College Station TX, 2013-2017)
  • Achievement of Excellence in STEM Award
Ashley Baltmanis - Financial Officer at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Ashley Baltmanis

Financial Officer

EDUCATION

  • Career Center East (Lewisville ISD)
  • Automotive Technology 1 and 2
  • Mercedes-Benz DRIVE Training Program
  • Attended: January 14th-May 3rd 2019
  • University of North Texas GPA: 4.0
  • Majoring in Finance and minoring in accounting
  • Blinn College
  • Majoring in Finance and minoring in accounting
  • Texas A&M Mays Business School (currently enrolled)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • September 2017 - Snap-On - Snap-On Meter Certification
  • September 2017 - ACDelco - Electrical/Electronic Stage 1 and Time Management
  • October 2017 - ACDelco - Tires and Wheels
  • November 2017 - ACDelco - Steering System and Diagnostics
  • January 2018 - ACDelco - Automotive Meters
  • January 2018 - SP2 - Mechanical Safety and Mechanical Pollution Prevention
  • February 2018 - ACDelco - Manual Transmissions: Operation and Diagnosis, Automatic Transmissions: Hydraulic and Mechanical Principles, Valve Body, Electrical Input and Outputs, Modes of Operation, Diagnosis and Service Procedures
  • March 2018 – ACDelco- HVAC Air Distribution and Controls, Fundamentals
  • April 2018 - Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certified – Suspension, Brakes, Engine Repair, Electrical, Automatic Transmission, Manual Drivetrain and Axles, HVAC, Light Repair, Automotive Service Technology, Engine     
  • May 2018 – World Pac Training – Performance Turbocharging, Toyota/Lexus New Engine Technology, Weber Carburetor Tuning, Critical Thinking Diagnostic Skills

AWARDS

  • January 2018 – Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Competition- Top 15 Finisher of 54 Teams
  • March 2018- Nominated for Future Techs Rock Award by the TechForce Foundation
  • May 2019- Star Performer of Mercedes-Benz Drive Training Program- Top of the Class

 


Joshua - Service Advisor at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Joshua B. Pace 

Service Advisor

EDUCATION

  • Bush School of Government and Public Service, College Station, Texas
  • Master of Public Service and Administration, May 2022
  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced International Affairs, May 2022
  • Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security, December 2021
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Cum Laude, August 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Cum Laude, August 2019

WORK EXPERIENCE

Master at Arms Second Class Petty Officer, U.S. Navy, October 2009 - March 2017

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Naval Support Activity Soudan Bay, Greece, U.S. Navy, March 2016- February 2017

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Security Reaction Force-Advanced Course, Center for Security Forces, 2014
  • Naval Physical Security Course, NCIS STAAT PAC, 2013
  • Surveillance Detection, NCIS STAAT PAC, 2011
  • Language: Russian
Ashley Baltmanis - Financial Officer at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Andrew Mouchyn

 

  • Hunter Trained and Certified Alignment and Tire Care Technician
  • Hunter HawkEye Elite with Safety Systems (Community College of Philadelphia)
  • Hunter Revolution Walk-Away Tire Machine
  • Hunter Road Force® Elite Road Force Tire Balancer
  • Collision Suspension Repair Specialist
  • Eleven years of combined Honda and Independent Service Technician Experience
  • Enjoys all types of Motorcycle activities and service

 


Juan - Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Juan Coronado

 

  • Engineering Degree – Palo Alto College San Antonio TX
  • I-Car Certifications
  • Expert in ADAS calibration services and electrical connector repairs
  • VSP Certified for security services with NASTF
  •  License Texas Locksmith
  • Automotive module and component repair and data modification or duplication including KTAG, Abrites, HP Tuners, I/0 Terminal, Orange 5, Auto Hex, Hex Prog, AR Lab, Auto Generator Simulator, Bit-Box, APNT, TIPM Renew Software
  • Owner of Vato Tuned ([email protected]
  • Specializing in aftermarket custom tuning
  • Modern Drivetrain Retrofit
  • Wiring harness retrofit or custom-built engine harness design and generation
  • CAN Bus Module Adapters for aftermarket modifications (shipped worldwide)
Kyle - Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Kyle Bolen

 

Kyle’s continuing training includes attending World Pac, Pace Training and VISION KC Conferences

  • ASE Certified Technician
  • I-Car Certifications
  • Expert in ADAS calibration services and electrical connector repairs
  • VSP Certified for security services with NASTF
  •  License Texas Locksmith

Randy - Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Randy Felkner

 

  • Studied Automotive at Georgia N. Western Class of 2004
  • Former Service Manager at Doggett Heavy Machinery John Deere
  • Decade of Automotive Diagnostic and MD Repair Experience
  • Freightliner Certified Trained Technician
  • Heavy Line and Diagnostic Specialist
Ethan - Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Steven Houston

 

  • 15 years Collision Parts Specialist
  • Collision Estimator (Caliber Collision)
  • Collision Estimator (Georges Auto Body)
  • Parts Coordinator (Gladney Automotive)

Amanda - Lead Service Advisor at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Joseph Boshart

 

  • ADAS technician – Dallas TX
  • Hybrid Technician – Dallas TX
  • Automotive Glass Technician – Dallas TX
  • Parts Manager - Service King Collision
  • Assistant Parts Manager - Service King Collision
  • I-Car Certified in ADAS Calibration
  • Windshield Glass Installation Technician
Chris Lira - Locksmith Department Head at Gladney Automotive Solutions LLC

Patrick Gruesbeck

 

  • ASE Certified Parts Specialist
  • Napa Parts Manger (College Station)
  • Napa Parts Specialist (College Station)
  • O’Reilly Commercial Sales Manager (College Station)
  • Parts Manager Gladney Automotive

 

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