Certified Transmission - Kansas City Team

No matter what you drive around the streets of the greater Kansas City area, our team of automotive transmission technicians hired at our 6 Kansas City area transmission shops are dedicated and ready to getting you back on the roadways of the Kansas City area as quickly and safely as possible. Certified Transmission hires ASE Certified mechanics at all of our 6 Kansas City area transmission shops, each of whom know automotive transmissions like the back of their hands. When the Certified Transmission Certi-Care evaluation is completed, one of our ASE Certified transmission technicians will be able to isolate and inform you what the problem is with your transmission, and all possible repair options to get you back on the roadways of greater Kansas City with "The Job Done Right At The Right Price".

Overland Park

  • Certified Transmission Team Member
    David Gates
    Store Manager

    I have been in the automotive industry now going on 25 years. I owned my own shop in Olathe for many years, where i built many lasting relationships. I have three great children, ages ranging from 16 to 22. I enjoy camping, fishing, and hiking in Colorado.

  • Diagnostician Dan Skinner of Certified Transmission
    Dan Skinner
    Diagnostician

    Dan attended Longview community college for the automotive technology program. He grew up in family-owned machine shop and was a general auto repair shop owner for 15 years. In total Dan has 24 years in the automotive repair field. Hobbies include drag racing, classic car restoration, restomod fabrication, hunting, and fishing.

  • Technician Randy Byrant of Certified Transmission
    Randy Byrant
    Technician

    Randy is the Diagnostician at the Liberty location. He has been with certified transmission since 2013 and in the automotive industry for 26 years. Randy is also an expert R&R technician and has also been a rebuilder. He also enjoys spending his free time working on cars.

Store Manager David Gates of Certified Transmission
David Gates

Store Manager
Diagnostician Dan Skinner of Certified Transmission
Dan Skinner

Diagnostician
Technician Randy Byrant of Certified Transmission
Randy Byrant

Technician
7524 Frontage Rd.
Overland Park KS 66204
913 901 9600

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Olathe

  • Store Manager Andrew Hardisty of Certified Transmission
    Andrew Hardisty
    Store Manager

    I have been with Certified Transmission since 2013. I am happily married and have been with my wife for 10 years. We have 3 dogs (Oscar, Tyson, and Spud).  I enjoy taking long road trips on my Harley Davidson and hunting as much as possible.

  • Diagnostician Sean Mahoney of Certified Transmission
    Sean Mahoney
    Diagnostician

    Sean started working for Certified Transmission in 2012. He really enjoys the challenges of being a diagnostician at Certified and is constantly looking forward to learning something new. He enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Technician Kevin Brown of Certified Transmission
    Kevin Brown
    Technician

    Kevin been working in the auto industry for over 20 years and has been with Certified Transmission for over eight years. Kevin started working at our Gladstone location and three years ago was transferred to our Olathe location. Kevin has experience with every make and model of vehicle that comes into our locations. Kevin is an ASE certified technician.

Store Manager Andrew Hardisty of Certified Transmission
Andrew Hardisty

Store Manager
Diagnostician Sean Mahoney of Certified Transmission
Sean Mahoney

Diagnostician
Technician Kevin Brown of Certified Transmission
Kevin Brown

Technician
503 East Santa Fe
Olathe KS 66061
913 829 3388

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Gladstone

  • Store Manager Anthony Kinder of Certified Transmission
    Anthony Kinder
    Store Manager

    Anthony is the store manager at the Liberty location. He has been with certified transmission since 2011 and been in the automotive industry for 12 years. Exceptional service is his #1 goal. In his free time he enjoys riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and working on his Ford Lightning.

  • Certified Transmission Team Member
    Mike Klem
    Diagnostician

    More coming soon.

  • Technician Loc Lam of Certified Transmission
    Loc Lam
    Technician

    Loc is an ASE Certified automotive transmission technician, and has been in the transmission industry for over 15 years. Loc is an excellent technician and takes pride in his work. Loc can also road test and diagnose vehicles when necessary. Loc was recently married and just returned from Vietnam with his new bride. Loc is fluent in English and Vietnamese. He likes to travel and spend time with his family on vacation. He has great family values and like to do everything he can for them.

Store Manager Anthony Kinder of Certified Transmission
Anthony Kinder

Store Manager
Diagnostician Mike Klem of Certified Transmission
Mike Klem

Diagnostician
Technician Loc Lam of Certified Transmission
Loc Lam

Technician
5700 North Oak Trafficway
Gladstone MO 64118
816 413 0202

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Grandview

  • Store Manager Jack Dean of Certified Transmission
    Jack Dean
    Store Manager

    Jack Dean has been in the automotive repair industry since 1987 when he opened his own shop, and operated it for over 20 years. Jack joined Certified Transmission in early 2013. When not operating an the automotive repair shop, Jacks hobbies included for over 18 years racing NASCAR asphalt modified, and Late Model Stock Cars in the Midwest region. Jack is also a proud US Navy Submarine Veteran. Jack and his wife Melissa have 2 kids and 5 grand children and live in Overland Park Ks. Jack and his wife at this point enjoy activities with the grand kids watching them grow, and achieve their dreams.

  • Diagnostician Dan Frazier of Certified Transmission
    Dan Frazier
    Diagnostician

    Dan has been in the automotive industry over thirty years and is also a ASE Certified Master Technician. Dan has a college background in electronics engineering and he has been able to stay on top of the game as far as diagnostics and computer controls, and am excited to be working with some of the best professionals in our industry . If you have a challenging problem Dan has the expertise to find and fix the problem. When you are looking for the tech that can figure out what is wrong with your automatic transmission, Dan is the guy.

  • Diagnostician Darrell Puls of Certified Transmission
    Darrell Puls
    Diagnostician

    Darrell began his transmission repair career in 2000 as an installation technician at the age of 17.  In 2003 Darrell enlisted in the United States Navy where he applied his mechanical skill set as an Engineman for six years.  Darrell proudly served in two combat deployments and learned all he could from his experiences and mentors.  Upon returning home to the Kansas City area, he resumed working in transmission repair and completed a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership.  An ASE certified technician, Darrell enjoys his days with Certified Transmission as a Diagnostician.  When not at work, Darrell can be found gardening, rough housing with his two kids, and trying to convince his wife of the necessity of yet another tool purchase.

  • Technician Harley Kennedy of Certified Transmission
    Harley Kennedy
    Technician

    Harley has been working on transmissions since 1996. He’s been with Certified since 2004. Harley can not only R&R transmission, but when necessary Harley can road test and diagnose vehicles. Harley has also been a rebuilder. He is also a Certified ASE Technician. His father also worked for several years at Certified Transmission. Today Harley spends his free time with his wife and three children. He enjoys coaching soccer and cheering on Sporting Kansas City.

Store Manager Jack Dean of Certified Transmission
Jack Dean

Store Manager
Diagnostician Dan Frazier of Certified Transmission
Dan Frazier

Diagnostician
Diagnostician Darrell Puls of Certified Transmission
Darrell Puls

Diagnostician
Technician Harley Kennedy of Certified Transmission
Harley Kennedy

Technician
12908 South 71 Hwy.
Grandview MO 64030
816 765 7790

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Independence

  • Store Manager James Steinbrook  of Certified Transmission
    James Steinbrook
    Store Manager

    James has been in the automotive industry for 8 years and strives for complete customer satisfaction. In James's free time he enjoys fishing, running, camping, wake boarding and working on project cars.

  • Service Adviser Caleb Williams of Certified Transmission
    Caleb Williams
    Service Adviser

    Caleb has been a automotive enthusiast for several years all starting by is project Camaro in high school. On his free time Caleb likes to play disc golf, attend sporting events and be in the company of his friends and family.

  • Diagnostician Barry Bartlett of Certified Transmission
    Barry Bartlett
    Diagnostician

    Barry has over 45 years of automotive experience. He has done everything from managing, owning, and operating his own general repair facility to working in the transmission industry. He's a ASE Master tech. with L1 advanced level diagnostics, the highest level of certification available. Barry and his wife Janet have been married 42 years and are proud parents of 6 children and 26 grandchildren.

  • Diagnostician Brian Kling of Certified Transmission
    Brian Kling
    Diagnostician

    Brian has been in the auto repair business for 30 years, and in the transmission business for 27 years. Brian attended transmission technical school, and frequently attends training seminars. Brain is A.T.S.G certified, and has special training in Snap-on Tools and computer diagnostics. On his free time Brian likes to ride motorcycles, play softball and attend sporting events.

  • Technician Joel Edwards of Certified Transmission
    Joel Edwards
    Technician

    Joel has been with Certified Transmission for 17 years. On his free time Joel enjoys weight lifting, hunting, church activities and spending time with his wife and 3 children. 

Store Manager James Steinbrook  of Certified Transmission
James Steinbrook

Store Manager
Service Adviser Caleb Williams of Certified Transmission
Caleb Williams

Service Adviser
Diagnostician Barry Bartlett of Certified Transmission
Barry Bartlett

Diagnostician
Diagnostician Brian Kling of Certified Transmission
Brian Kling

Diagnostician
Technician Joel Edwards of Certified Transmission
Joel Edwards

Technician
820 West 23rd St.
Independence MO 64055
816 252 7868

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Liberty

  • Store Manager Greg Harris of Certified Transmission
    Greg Harris
    Store Manager

    Greg is the manager at the Liberty location.  He has been with Certified Transmission since 2015.  Greg has over 20 years of customer service and management experience.  In his free time, he enjoys fishing, golfing, yard work and following the Chiefs and Royals.

  • Service Adviser Bobby Eddleblute of Certified Transmission
    Bobby Eddleblute
    Service Adviser

    Bobby is the service adviser at the Liberty location.  He has been with Certified Transmission since 2014 and in the automotive industry for over 20 years.  In his spare time he likes all motor sports and spending time with his family.

  • Diagnostician Kevin Wayne of Certified Transmission
    Kevin Wayne
    Diagnostician

    Kevin is the diagnostician at the Liberty location.  He has been with the company since 2014.  Kevin has been in the automotive field for 21 years, specializing in engine, transmission and electrical diagnostics.  He is an ASE certified master technician with L1 advanced level diagnostics certification.  Kevin has been happily married for the last 18 years and is the proud father of four children.  He enjoys spending time with his family at the lake on their boat.

  • Technician Jeremy Turner of Certified Transmission
    Jeremy Turner
    Technician

    Jeremy is the R&R tech at the Liberty location. He has been with certified transmission since 2011 and in the automotive industry for 16 years. Jeremy is also and ASE Master Technician. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, and riding four wheelers. He also builds and races IMCA stock cars

Store Manager Greg Harris of Certified Transmission
Greg Harris

Store Manager
Service Adviser Bobby Eddleblute of Certified Transmission
Bobby Eddleblute

Service Adviser
Diagnostician Kevin Wayne of Certified Transmission
Kevin Wayne

Diagnostician
Technician Jeremy Turner of Certified Transmission
Jeremy Turner

Technician
569 North Mo Hwy 291
Liberty MO 64068
816 407 1144

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Blue Springs

  • Store Manager Scott Thibault  of Certified Transmission
    Scott Thibault
    Store Manager

    Scott's favorite quote is "There is no right way to do the wrong thing". Exceptional service is Scott's #1 goal. Scott has been with Certified Transmission for over 17 years Scott has ran three different locations in those seventeen years. Scott enjoys helping people and wants to make a difference. Scott is also an ASE Certified Technician and has been a business owner and owned Great Scott Automotive in South Kansas City for many years. In his spare time Scott enjoys working in the yard and garden. He has been married for almost 40 years to the same bride. He loves spending time with his kids and grand kids. If you ask him about his faith he will share it with you.

  • Technician Alan Channel of Certified Transmission
    Alan Channel
    Technician

    Allen has been in the automotive industry all his life. He worked side by side with his dad in the family business and learned how to repair transmissions at a very young age. He took over the business when his father died. He ran the family business for several years. He then moved on and worked for a GM dealer ship for 5 years before coming to Missouri to be closer to his family. He is a great addition the Certified Team in Blue Springs.

  • Technician Noe Acuna of Certified Transmission
    Noe Acuna
    Technician

    Noe is the newest addition to the Certified Team. He started working on cars as a hobby and enjoys it. He is now specializing in transmissions. He is also a good addition to the Certified Team.

  • Technician Carmen Klaber of Certified Transmission
    Carmen Klaber
    Technician

    Carman started working for Certified Transmission  when we only had one store in the Kansas City area. He has been in the transmission industry all his working life; He is a family man and loves camping and riding ATV's.

Store Manager Scott Thibault  of Certified Transmission
Scott Thibault

Store Manager
Technician Alan Channel of Certified Transmission
Alan Channel

Technician
Technician Noe Acuna of Certified Transmission
Noe Acuna

Technician
Technician Carmen Klaber of Certified Transmission
Carmen Klaber

Technician
527 South 7 Highway
Blue Springs MO 64014
816 224 4500

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends