Meet the team!
Your service advisors
We welcome you to The Garage, make sure we understand what you need and how we can help you. We'll keep you informed as to progress on your vehicle and to make sure every job travels smoothly through our process and service repair systems. Talk to us about anything that concerns you about your vehicle and we are happy to help out with, for instance, independent opinions on vehicle replacement.
El Capitan 4th Generation
( Operations Manager )
Qualifications: Certified Productivity & Efficiency Manager/ Trainer. Certified Service Advisor & Master Customer Service Specialist. 2 year Business management diploma from Kwantlen College. 4th Generation Family Trained Business Leader 16 years working in the industry.
Dream Car: 1988 Porsche 911 Turbo
Personal Hobbies: Playing Golf with my Dad, Pleasure boating/ exploring BC Coast. Recreational sports Soccer & Football. Playing guitar and spending time with & raising my son Frederick ( Born January 25th 2021 )
Big Lifetime Goal: Traveling to Europe & South east Asia with my wife and kids. Owning multiple locations continuing The Garage and Tremblay Family Legacy.
Qualifications: 20 + years in the industry working both in the technicians department and now 8+ years as service advisor/ service manager. Have also Managed a large franchise location of the Fountain tire group for several years. Qualified and certified tire expert. Completed level 2 of the automotive service technician program in Ontario before moving to BC. Been around cars since I was 8 years old.
Favorite Dream Car: Too many to possibly choose, but one of the cars at the top of the list: 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T with a 440 factory performance engine. Vanishing Point movie car 😊
Personal Hobbies: Spending time with my family and daughter. Working on my project cars. Collecting toys & historic treasures. Singing, playing & writing Music
Big Lifetime Dream/ Goal: To be a successful business owner/ operator while enjoying watching my daughter grow up
Customer Satisfaction Specialist
Qualifications: New to the industry, 3 months in with The Garage team and enjoying it 😊
Favorite Dream Car: Black 1994 Acura Integra
Personal Hobbies: Being in the Great Outdoors, Hiking & Swimming in Lakes. Short and Long Road trips, recreational driving around
Big Lifetime Dream/ Goal: Having a house in the mountains someday, having a family & owning a few different classic cars 😊
Your technical team
We are the guys who fix, maintain and repair your vehicle. You're welcome to talk to us about technical issues you may be experiencing and when you get your digital inspection report that we produce, via email, you can talk directly with us about any concerns you may have and discuss options to find what best suits you. Whatever your concerns, know that we are passionate about cars and we are committed to giving you the best driving experience possible.
Master Technician 4th Generation
Qualifications: Licensed Red Seal Automotive Technician, Certified Air Conditioning Technician, 21 years of working experience, with over 100+ years of combined knowledge from 4 Generations of Experts. Multiple Diagnostic Specialty Courses certified. License Automobile Inspector for Province of BC. Certified Apprenticeship Manager & Master Trainer . Been around and fixing cars since 10 years old with father & grandfather.
Favorite Dream Car: Black 2011 Subaru WRX STI edition – Have had my dream car since 2011 purchasing it New.
Personal Hobbies: Leading seminar programs for Landmark Personal Education Company, Singing Opera Music ( Professionally trained ), Playing trumpet & guitar. Spending time with my daughter Arya
Big lifetime dream: Building & living in my own Hobbit home with a 100 ft stone castle tower on our Pemberton Mountain Property. Then traveling the world exploring with my family
Fearless Master technician in training
Qualifications: Certified 3rd year automotive service technician. Honda Bronze level certified technician. 11 years in the industry
Favorite Dream car: 2005 Honda NSX Blue
Personal Hobbies: Routinely working out at the gym. Trying and eating different types of Amazing food. Collecting Rare toy & collector type automobiles, Hot wheels and Diecast models.
Big Lifetime Dream/ Goal: To be happily married with 2 children living a well balanced healthy life. ( Got Married July 2022 )
Ron established The Garage in 1984 with his father, Fred Tremblay.
He is Chair of the Automotive Sector Advisory Group reporting to the provincial government and the Industry Trade Authority. Here he helps to provide recommendations for improvements to its apprenticeship programme in support of the BC government’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint.
Ron represents BC on the National Occupational Analysis for the Red Seal Standards of automotive technicians. He volunteers with the Automotive Programme Advisory Committee for BCIT, is chairman of the Automotive Retailers Association, President of the National Automotive Traders Association and a board member of the Canadian Independent Automotive Association. As a Total Automotive Consulting and Training implementation coach he has trained over 1000 shop owners in effective management training of systems and procedures to operate successful automotive service and repair businesses.
The Garage sponsors the One More Time charity, which feeds the less fortunate on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and supports fundraising events in support of local schools. Ron extends his mentoring skills as a participant of the Crash Youth Camp Society, which inspires leadership in youth.