Mike VanDeRiet, the Schaefer Autobody State Farm liaison for our Creve Coeur location, has been with Schaefer Autobody for an impressive 22 years, so it’s no wonder he “bleeds green.” In that time, Mike has excelled in a number of positions at Schaefer Autobody, including an estimator, general manager, production manager, compliance manager and internal audit manager. In addition to these positions, Mike has also been on hand for the successful opening of numerous Schaefer Autobody locations.
There’s no doubt that Mike is loyal to the Schaefer Autobody team and that Schaefer Autobody is lucky to have had him as an employee for so long. Mike is exceptionally skilled at educating and training employees, and he’s always patient and even-tempered. As a State Farm liaison, Mike helps Schaefer Autobody build and maintain strong relationships with our insurance partners as well as our customers, peers and his coworkers. He’s always great with customers and always provides analytical thinking to ensure successful results for both our customers and his team members.