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Monte Etherton

Owner/Manager 760.436.5575 x11
From over 45 years experience in collision repair, Monte has become proficient in many aspects of the business: He writes estimates, works as a job-manager, lends support to office staff & techs, and helps customers find their way to the best solution. Monte is also the resident tech support person: he handles computer issues and upgrades, and oversees the company network & server. He also wrote and designed most of this website. (more about Monte)

John DeRoads

Owner/Manager 760.436.5575 x12
With 37 years experience, John is co-owner, job manager, estimator, and customer service specialist. He also supervises various technicians, and lends a hand to everyone in the office whenever needed. (more about John)

Jeff Hart

Production Mgr 760.436.5575 x14
Jeff is Fender Mender's Production Manager, the guy in charge of "keeping all the plates spinning"- which means he's doing his best to make sure your car is always where it needs to be in the repair process. He also writes estimates and manages jobs, from bumper scratches to major rebuilds, and assists John in job planning. (more about Jeff)

Donna Hume

Office Mgr 760.436.5575 x10
As office manager, Donna has a full plate: She handles accounts payable & receivable, and also is responsible for in-house Payroll. Donna is usually the first person to pick up the phone or greet customers when they pop in the office, and she also assists our managers by matching estimates, running errands, and transporting cars & customers. (more about Donna)

Robert Hamer

Estimator 760.436.5575 x15
Originally applying for a job with us as a detailer, Robert has proven to be a quick learner; he picked up writing estimates in his first year. He also does some light job managing, oversees the parts department, and assists Monte & John with job planning and computer related tasks. (more about Robert)

Our staff has over 293 years of collision repair experience between them!

Top Row (from left): Robert Hamer, Dennis Quevedo, Jeff Hart, Robert Quevedo, Felix Tellez, Monte Etherton
Middle Row: Moises Rivera, John DeRoads, Donna Abrams, Marlo Avila
Bottom Row: Alfredo Tatenco, Izzy Lua, “Cookie” Mendoza, Barnabe Arias


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