TRUE EXPERTS IN THE INDUSTRY

At Kniesel’s Auto Service Centers, we pride ourselves on only hiring professionals who excel in technical skills and training. As a family-owned company we also value character. We hire employees with qualities that ensure they can become “honorary” members of the Kniesel family. We are experts at what we do and we guarantee that we will treat you and your vehicle right!

Brent Kniesel | President of Kniesels Auto Service Centers

Brent Kniesel

Position: President

What I like about my work: Our family business brings me much joy and fulfillment and I'm proud to provide a great working environment to our dedicated staff.  We strive for complete customer satisfaction and I derive a great deal of gratification from seeing our customers happy.  Kniesel's has been named winner, multiple times, by The Best of Citrus Heights, the KCRA A-List and we are recipient of the Angie's List Super Service Award.

What I like to do after work:  I enjoy time with my wife Jody and six (yes six) children and grandchildren.  We are active in our church and have found a calling to make a difference to those less fortunate.  We have visited Rwanda, Africa, three times to build wells, aid in creating income projects for remote areas and generally improve the standard of living in numerous ways.  Our efforts continue in our local community and in Mexico with a focus on families, marriage and finances.

First Car:  1963 VW Bug
Dream Car:  Horse
Factoid:  Adoption is near and dear to my heart 

Jody Kniesel | Vice-President of Kniesels Auto Service Centers

Jody Kniesel

Position: Vice-President

What I like about my work:  Along with overseeing the financial side of the business I spend a lot of time focusing on the culture, growth and future development of our business.  I really enjoy working with our team of dedicated employees.  I love that our business has a vision about people:  our employees, our community and the world.
What I like to do after work: I am happily the mother of six amazing children and two grandchildren, three of whom I homeschool.  Developing a lifestyle of learning is a passion of mine, as well as working with young moms and teaching the sweet two-year olds at church.  My husband Brent and I share a passion for people and together we work hard to improve the lives of others.

First Car:  '76 Toyota Corolla
Dream Car:  Classic Volvo 1800 Roadster
Factoid:  I spent nine months in Northern England when I was 19

Bryan P. | General Manager of Kniesels Auto Service Centers

Bryan P.

Position: General Manager

What I like about my work:  Nothing is more rewarding than having a grateful customer express their thanks and acknowledge that my team went the extra mile. I feel privileged to lead the Kniesel's Team of professionals who understand the value of complete customer satisfaction.
What I like to do after work:  My family and I are active in church, school and community.  We enjoy the Sonoma Coast, hosting dinner parties for family and friends and I love riding my Harley.

First car:  1948 Chevrolet Stylemaster
Dream car:  1964 Porsche 356C Cabriolet
Factoid:  I love cars and I've owned 32 in the 25 years I've been driving!

Dawn M. | AP/HR Administrator of Kniesels Auto Service Centers

DAWN MCCLENTER

Position: AP/HR Administrator

What I like about my work:  I love solving problems. I’m never happier than when I can dig into a problem and find a solution to make someone’s life a little bit easier. I feel incredibly lucky to be able to wake up each morning and spend my days alongside our top notch employees. I truly enjoy supporting our talented and wonderful team.
What I like to do after work:  The happiness continues when I spend time with my family and friends, travel the world or work with my daughter in her clothing boutique where I am a non-managing partner. My husband is Native American and I enjoying supporting his involvement in his culture.

First car:  67 Ford XL Convertible with a 390hp
Dream car:  64 ½ Mustang convertible, red
Factoid:  I became a grandma at age 37

JASON GYORI | QA MANAGER of Kniesels Auto Service Centers

JASON GYORI

Position: QA MANAGER

About work: Quintessential to providing a customer experience of excellence is being a part of a team that is committed to constant improvement. I am blessed to be a part of team that is doing just that. From our Technicians and our Service Advisors, to our Administrative and Management Team, I receive inspiration to share in the creation of a transcendent experience.
After work: People inspire me, and some of my greatest inspiration comes from my wife and six children. I am grateful to learn together with them about faith, culture, life and the world through church, travel and engaging others.
First car: 1972 BMW Bavaria
Dream car: 1963 Studebaker Avanti
Factoid: I am inspired by different cultures and have traveled to 22 countries to experience more.

Mark Brocke | Community Relations Manager of Kniesels Auto Service Centers

Mark Brocke

Position: Community Relations Manager

What I like about my work: It’s good to know that your work is actually helping people and making a difference in their lives. The professional, personalized service that we provide keeps our customers safe on the road and gives them peace of mind. It’s also very satisfying to hear personal testimonies from our customers when I’m out networking in the community; I never get tired of hearing about how well people were taken care of by our amazing staff.
What I like to do after work:: I enjoy writing, composing and performing original music on guitar, and serving in my church’s worship arts department with my beautiful bride, Channelle.
First car: 1972 Datsun 510 2-Door Sedan (Highly Modified)
Dream car: 2017 Nissan GT-R
Factoid: I started learning Classical Guitar at the age of 10.