Buddy is the Head of North American Parts & Service at YourMechanic. He is motivated to set an example for his children that anything is possible in life.
Find out more about Buddy’s role at YourMechanic:
Can you tell us more about what you do at YourMechanic?
I am working with the parts team. I am focusing on parts purchasing, vendor relations, ensuring our parts purchasing decisions not only support our top line growth but support the bottom line as well.
Why did you join YourMechanic?
Having worked with the YourMechanic team as a vendor from the very start of YourMechanic, I felt that this business model for automotive repair was something that the industry needed. When the opportunity presented itself for me to join the YourMechanic team, I was thrilled to join.
What was your first car and what do you love or hate about it?
My first car was a 1973 AMC Gremlin. It wasn’t the coolest car at the time, but it taught me a lot about cars and repair. My dream car is a Ferrari 250GT California Spyder.
What keeps you motivated?
My family. Setting an example for my children that anything is possible in life, but you have to work hard to achieve it.
Do you have a favorite quote? If so, what is it?
There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grow up?
As a kid, I wanted to be a professional hockey player.
What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited and why?
My favorite place is Jackson Hole Wyoming. Getting to see the Grand Tetons and visit Yellowstone National Park was a once in a lifetime experience.