Meet the Staff

Rodney Hudepohl

Owner/Manager

City Where You Live: Cedar Rapids, IA
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: None
Activities & Interests: Trail Riding, Snowmobiling, Music
Best Part Of Your Job: See the company prosper & working with a great team!
Interesting Personal Fact: Grew Up On A Farm

Eric Micheletti

Territory Sales Manager
City where you live: Bloomington, IL
Married/Single/Other: Married
Children: None
Activities/Interest: Golfing, the outdoors, dining, wine tasting, music, and traveling
AWRS Coverage Area: Eastern Iowa, Western/Central Illinois
Best Part of Your Job: Networking, meeting new customers and new territory development
Interesting Personal Fact: Joined the PGA of America in 1991 to Present.
Certifications: PGA – “CSW” – certified specialist of wine

Deb Hartz

Office Manager
 
City where you live: Hiawatha, IA
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: 3 grown children
Activities/Interests: Live music, quilting, gaming
Best Part of Your Job:  Working with a great team and awesome customers
Interesting Personal Fact: Played in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas 2009

Ben LaFayette

 Service Desk

 
City where you live: Cedar Rapids
Married/Single/Other: Married
Children: None
Activities/Interests: Theater, music, art, film and writing
Best part of your job: Helping customers to envision cool, custom wheel solutions
Interesting Personal facts: Author of seven produced plays
Certifications: Food Safety

 

Brian Young

Shop Manager

City Where You Live: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: None
Activities & Interests: Work on old cars
AWRS Coverage Area: Technician Trainer & Quality Assurance
Best Part Of Your Job: Consistently learning something new working alongside the technicians on their routes.
Interesting Personal Fact: Owns a classic hot rod

Gage Smith

Master Technician

City Where You Live: Cedar Rapids, IA
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: None
Activities & Interests: NASCAR & Video Games
AWRS Coverage Area: Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Burlington, Mt Pleasant
Best Part Of Your Job: Meeting and working with all my customers every week.
Interesting Personal Fact: Participated in Iowa High School Bowling Championships
Certifications: Painting and Wheel Straightening.

Robert Donelson

Technician

City where you live: Peoria, IL
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: One
Activities/Interest: Sports fanatic, I love to travel, spending time with my son.
AWRS Coverage Area: Peoria, Morton, El Paso, Pontiac, Canton, Pekin
Best Part of Your Job: Working by myself, love to challenge myself
Interesting Personal Fact: Poetry writer, won writing competitions
Certifications: Breast Cancer supporter

Matthew Muchorski

Technician

City where you live:
Springfield, IL
Married/Single/Other: Married
Children: None
Activities/Interest: Playing darts, softball, fishing, bowling, etc.
AWRS Coverage Area: Springfield, Jacksonville, Taylorville, Decatur, Lincoln, Virden, Girard
Best Part of Your Job: Meeting new people, learning a skilled trade
Interesting Personal Fact: Won Dart Tournament to Las Vegas
Certifications: Associates Degree in Automotive

Kyle (Burnsy) Burns

Technician

City where you live:  Tremont, IL
Married/Single/Other: Married
Children: None
Activities/Interests: Golfing and hunting
AWRS Coverage Area: Roaming Technician in the field – go where I’m needed
Best Part of Your Job: Customer’s faces on job well done
Interesting Personal Facts: Played college football

 

James Wiggin

Technician

City where you live: Kewanee, IL 
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: 1 Son
Activities/Interests: Sim-racing, Model Railroading, Sports, Cars
AWRS Coverage Area: Davenport, E Moline, Moline, Milan, Bettendorf
Best Part of Your Job: The variety of different wheels and situations keep the job from becoming dull
Interesting Personal Facts: Wear a size 16 shoe, was a police officer for 7 years

 

Dana Anders
Technician
 City where you live:  Waterloo
Married/Single/Other:   Engaged
Children: Yes
Activities/Interests: Family activities including fishing and cycling
AWRS Coverage Area: Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Dubuque, Dyersville
Best Part of Your Job: Providing superior products and service to my customers
Interesting Personal Facts: Been doing high end restoration on vehicles since I was in high school, completed my first project when I was 7

Kyle Jones-Jenkins

Technician
City where you live: Peoria, IL
Married/Single/Other: Single
Children: None
Activities/Interest: Art, Piano and Sports
AWRS Coverage Area: Bloomington, Normal, Champaign and Monticello
Best Part of Your Job: Meeting new people, painting wheels
Interesting Personal Facts: Collegiate Diver

Location: 850 Robins Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: (319) 373-8200

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00-5:30 
Sat-Sun: Closed

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