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December 17

Schaefer Spotlight: Austin Blackley

Though Austin Blackley, the parts coordinator at our Webster Groves location, has only been with Schaefer Autobody for a short time, he’s made a huge impact on his teammates and leadership. Austin has an intrinsic drive for perfection and holds his own work to very high standards, always striving to improve everything he does. His […]

November 26

Employee Spotlight: Kyle Neely

Auto collision technician Kyle Neely celebrates his tenth year with Schaefer Autobody this month. In those ten years, Kyle has grown to be an invaluable member of the team who serves as an inspiration to not only his peers in our Crestwood shop, but also his more than 200 thousand followers on social media. As […]

October 24

Schaefer Spotlight: Mike VanDeRiet

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 […]

September 19

Schaefer Spotlight: Mike DeSuza

Schaefer Spotlight: Mike DeSuza This month, Schaefer Autobody is highlighting Mike DeSuza, a technician at our Ellisville location. Though Mike has only been with Schaefer Autobody for a year, he’s already shown himself to be the embodiment of Schaefer Autobody’s values. Mike shines every day as an example of the kind of teamwork we love […]

August 24

Schaefer Spotlight: Webster Groves Location

The Webster Groves location is where it all started for Schaefer Autobody Centers. The passion that founded the location lives on through the shop’s staff members, some of whom have been at the location for two or three decades. This experience and dedication is responsible for many of the shop’s successes, despite the challenges the […]

July 26

Schaefer Spotlight: Schaefer South County Paint Team

This month, Schaefer Autobody chose to highlight our South County paint team, which is made up of team members Jahn Wimpee, James Wood and Corey Tilley. The team was selected because each member exemplifies Schaefer Autobody’s core values, and together, they embrace teamwork to produce a team even greater than the sum of its (already […]

June 18

Schaefer Spotlight: Justin Hassler

Sales Estimator Justin Hassler has been a member of the Schaefer Autobody team since 2016. Part of what makes Justin a remarkable team member is his exceptional focus on delivering customer service that embodies the Schaefer Autobody experience—and his coworkers know this to be true, because customers are constantly leaving positive reviews for him. In […]

April 9

Schaefer Spotlight: Chris McMullen

It’s hard to believe that Chris McMullen has only been with Schaefer Autobody for two years given the impact he’s had on so many of his coworkers. Anyone who has worked with Chris will tell you how immediately apparent it is that he is a genuinely nice person who cares about doing his job well […]

March 20

Schaefer Spotlight: Chris Schober

Chris Schober has been with Schaefer Autobody since 2009. In that time, Chris has proven himself and been promoted from a phone sales position to a parts manager position and now, most recently, to sales estimator for Schaefer’s Fenton location. When Chris started with us, he had limited knowledge or experience with collision repair, but […]

March 5

Schaefer Spotlight: Chris Guthrie

Chris Guthrie has been with Schafer Autobody since 2012 and has worked at both the Ellisville and South County locations. His years of experience, technical knowledge and attention to detail make him an invaluable asset to the team. Chris strives to restore every vehicle he touches to its former glory, exemplifying the Schaefer promise to […]