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Our long term staff consists of

David Cardone, Owner (involved in car repair since 1964), Don Burr, Service Advisor and our shop staff:

Ivan Castaneda (Shop Supervisor and C&D technician since 2006), 

Ibrahim Zain, Jeremy Sharples, John Martell, Bruce Johnston, Todd Schondorf and Ethan Howley.

David Cardone


Repairing Cars since 1964

Bruce Johnston

Electrical Specialist

Working with David for 30+ years

Ibrahim Zain

Technician & Master Welder

(8 Years @ C&D)

John Martell


Don Burr

Service Advisor 

(12+ Years @ C&D)

Ivan Castaneda

Shop Supervisor

Diagnostic Specialist, Fabricator

(14 Years @ C&D)

Jeremy Sharples

Master Technician, Diagnostic Specialist

Todd Schondorf

Building & Grounds Keeper

Ethan Howley

Shop Helper

Our support staff consists of

Administrative Assistants Extraordinaire Mary Melendez

Office Administrator/Manager and David's wife, Nancy

Service Secretary Kelsey Shipman & Event Adminstrator Nicole Walden.

And the "Daughters" of Cardone & Daughter, Kyona and Natalie

Mary Melendez

Administrative Assistant, Photographer, Web Designer

8 Yrs

Kelsey Shipman

Service Secretary

Natalie Banker

Daughter, Artist, Web Designer

(See her stuff at www.NatalieMakesArt.com)

Nancy Cardone

Office Administrator

Nicole Walden

Event Administrator

Kyona and Sano

Daughter and Grandson

to David and Nancy


David and Nancy with their 1957 Beetle -

work in progress...the car not them!

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