HONEST AUTO REPAIR TECHS IN BALDWIN & HUDSON, WI
Melissa Renard was born in Quincy, IL, and raised outside of Iowa City, IA. After graduating from Solon High School in 1988, she briefly pursued her dream of becoming a rock star before moving to Minneapolis, MN in 1991. In Minneapolis, she worked in the restaurant industry while studying Sociology and Spanish. She received her Associate’s Degree in 1995 from Normandale College in Bloomingdale, MN, and her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Minnesota in 1998.
After 15 years in the Twin Cities, Melissa returned to Iowa to be near her family, residing in the Quad Cities area, but then returned to Minneapolis in 2014 with 25 years of restaurant industry experience and 16 years of management experience under her belt. She now resides in the River Falls area.
Melissa is a devoted music lover and attends concerts whenever possible. She loves the Vikings, the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Gophers (yes, both!), and hockey. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and most of all, her many nieces and nephews.
ASE Master Certified Technician
Cody Suckow grew up in the Baldwin-Woodville area until he was about 10-years-old. He currently lives near Balsam Lake with his family and dog. In 2009, Cody graduated from Unity High School and went on to earn his AAS degree from Pine Technical College in Pine City, MN as part of the Automotive Technology program. He is glad to be part of the team at Next Generation Auto, where he wants to continue gaining experience in the field.
Manager / ASE Master Technician
Isaac grew up in the small town of Wausaukee, WI. He was home schooled and graduated in 2007. In June 2009, Isaac and his wife married and moved to Wyoming to start school at Wyotech. He took their automotive core program, specialized in motorsports chassis fabrication and graduated at the top of his class with honors. After graduating in 2010 they moved back to the Hudson area where Isaac started his career in the automotive industry. He has ASE certifications in 6 areas. Isaac and his wife now live in Roberts with their two daughters.
ASE Master Technician
Garry completed the 2-year Automotive course in Red Wing MN after Graduating Ellsworth High School. Garry worked at the same location in Roseville for 32 years and then moved to Hudson WI. 2002 is when he became an ASE Master Technician. He loves spending his time with his granddaughters Fishing.
ASE MASTER TECHNICIAN, L1 CERTIFIED
Robb was born and raised in Osceola WI. He graduated from Osceola High School in 2006. He was fascinated with cars from a young age and began working at Jones Automotive in 2008 until 2018. He attended the Automotive Technology program at WITC Rice Lake and graduated in 2010. Robb is an ASE certified Master Technician with Advanced Level Engine Performance and Hybrid/Electric Vehicle certifications. He attended hybrid training with Automotive Career Development Center in Massachusetts and continues to take training seminars to stay up to date on today’s complex vehicles.