Born in Texas at the very end of WWII, he is our representative of the baby boom generation.
Phil came to Jackson Hole in 1961 to work for a dude outfitter and spent the next few years outfitting, hunting and fishing in the summer and school in Texas. He graduated from University of Texas at Arlington and moved to Jackson Hole permanently in 1970.
In the first few years he tried several business ventures starting with snowmobile sales and repair, gas station ownership, driving a truck for UPS, independent repair, and fishing guide. In 1974 he bought a house on Teton Village Road. In a short time he needed a home based business because he was by then a single parent with small children. Rabbit Row Repair was born of necessity in 1975.
Automobile repair became a career and he pursued the skills, tools and education required to keep up with the advance in automobiles. It is always his aim to raise the level of skill and professionalism in the auto repair business and the perception by the public of this type business. Certificates are proudly displayed by all employees.
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly – All the Boy Scout Virtues you need in automobile advice.
Brian relocated to Jackson Hole from Mobile AL in September 2000. His experience includes 20 years in various capacities in the automotive industry. He spent 8 Years as the Service Manager of Autotech Inc and 2 years as a Service Advisor at Teton Motors before making a lateral move to Rabbit Row Repair. When not working he enjoys playing guitar, fishing the Green River, and hiking Snow King Mountain. When September rolls around you will find him spending most Saturdays watching his beloved University of Alabama football team. Email Brian w/ any questions or requests for service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eric Walker was born and raised in Kannapolis, NC, graduating from A.L. Brown High School in Kannapolis. Eric Graduated from Watterson Diesel Institute. After a few years experience servicing domestic autos, he spent 12 years as a Certified Technician at Beck Imports Mercedes-Benz in Charlotte, NC.
He and a friend took a motorcycle trip cross country and made a stop in Jackson Hole. Like the rest of us, he fell in love with the Hole, and to compound the situation he fell in love with a local girl.
Eric moved to Jackson Hole in July, 2001. And married, and built a house.
He spent the next 9 years as a Certified Technician at Teton Motors. He is married to Candice Walker of Jackson Hole. They have an 8 year old daughter named Harlie. When not working Eric can be playing guitar, building a music library, restoring or riding vintage motorcycles, or camping all over Wyoming with his family.
Eric comes to Rabbit Row Repair with 17 years experience working in the independent auto repair market. A big part of that time was spent working in Des Moines, IA. The large Des Moines metro market allowed him to work on a wide range of vehicles, including the Asian and European vehicles that many shops don’t want to work on. Eric believes in fixing your vehicle the right way, the first time, and takes a lot of pride in being able to fix those difficult issues that come into Rabbit Row Repair that other shops have failed to diagnose correctly.
Eric and his wife moved to the Jackson area in early 2014 after making several summer vacation trips to Yellowstone and numerous winter snowmobiling trips all over the western states. They decided on calling the Jackson area home due to the wonderful views, abundant wild life, and all of the great snowmobiling in the area. They are going to enjoy the cooler, drier, mountain summers.
Devin was an alien package found in Alta, Wyoming, where he stayed. Reared by wolf-kitten hybrids on a ranch in far western Wyoming, he was later sentenced to four years in Jackson Hole High School. He survived and graduated, working his way into the real world at Rabbit Row after school.
One year at the University of Wyoming was enough for Devin and we taught him all we could at Rabbit Row. He then went to UTI and graduated with honor as automotive technician.
Devin lives with his wife and daughter in Driggs and is an asset to Rabbit Row Repair in technical ability a willingness to learn new computer strategy.
Carlos is the youngest employee. He came to Rabbit Row as Jackson Hole High School work-study program. He graduated and went to Western Wyoming in Riverton for a year.
At first he concentrated in retail sales, then he focused on law enforcement and criminal justice. His new major is finance and accounting, which suits his talents better.
Carlos’s is friendly, eager, and willing to work at all aspects of business and a real asset to Rabbit Row
The automotive industry has grown by leaps and bounds! The days of working on your own automobile are nearly impossible without high tech equipment and specialized training. There are a lot of back-yard mechanics around who would like to have your car-repair dollars.
In order to protect consumers, the independent, non-profit, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) was established (1972). Their mission was clear: to develop a system where automobile technicians could prove competency - not only to consumers, but also to their employers and to themselves.
A series of national certification exams covering all the major automotive repair and service specialties produces a specialized group of automotive service professionals in repair establishments throughout the nation.
Learn more about ASE, at www.ASE.com
Rabbit Row Repair employs ASE Certified Technicians and uses only the most current techniques and high quality products.
You can be sure your automobile investment is in expert hands with our professionally trained and qualified staff at Rabbit Row!