Pro-Tech Auto Repair team

The History Of Pro Tech Auto Repair Inc.

It was nearly 40 years ago when we opened our doors, and our commitment to client satisfaction is what’s armed us with decades of success. Over the years, we’ve earned countless awards, and while we take pride in our accolades, we’re more concerned with tending to auto repair needs. It’s for this reason why our mechanics take a client-driven approach. When you place your trust in our diligent mechanics, you can rest assured that customer service will be upheld. It’s this admirable work ethic that’s won us many prestigious titles. From our efficient mechanics to our reliable solutions, Pro Tech Auto Repair Inc. is a name you can count on.

Tom And Dan Gleason: The Mechanics Behind It All

Tom and Dan Gleason are the proud owners of Pro Tech Auto Repair Inc., and they use their combined experience to keep their shop a well-oiled machine. Following his graduation, Tom began working for Ford dealers. It didn’t take long for him to realize his potential, and he eventually became a certified mechanic in 1977. Dan followed a similar path. In 2004, Dan started working as a mechanic and has earned several certifications since. Side by side, Dan and Tom ensure that their facility remains a trusted source for auto repairs.

Meet Out Team

  • Tom
    Tom GleasonOwner

    After graduation from Hennepin Technical College, Tom started at Ford dealers. He became a certified master tech in 1977, with certifications still held today. In 1983 he started Pro-Tech Auto Repair with a partner and in 1996 took the business over on his own. Now in Pro-Tech's 37th year, he still very much enjoys what he does.

  • Don Gleason
    Don GleasonOwner

    Pro-Tech is proud to have Tom's son Dan join the family business in 2002 part-time and then full-time in 2005, when he graduated from Dunwoody Technical College. He has learned a great deal working side by side with Tom. He is a certified master tech and continues on-going industry training. Dan is taking over the business and is continuing the high standards we have set. He is innovative in his approach to the business and has implemented several new things that have benefited both the customers and the company. A bright future is ahead for all. When he is not working, he loves being in the outdoors with his family.

  • Jessi Mailhot
    Jessi MailhotService Writer

    Jessi joined us in June of 2018 as a service writer assistant and quickly advanced to become our second full time service writer. She grew up across the street from Tom and is how we came to know her. In high school she had an interest in cars. She attended Wright Tech, a secondary technical school, and were she excelled in the automotive program. After high school she worked for Valvoline Rapid oil change servicing cars. She advanced to become a store manager. Jessi does an excellent job helping our customers understand what’s going on with their cars and how they can maintain them to get the maximum life from them. We are growing and She is a big help getting us to the next level. She loves taking trips to warmer weather and her favorite hobbies include riding her horses and spending time with her three dogs.

  • Alan Thompson
    Alan ThompsonService Advisor

    Alan has been the face that greets you as our service advisor since 2015. He has a very friendly, personal way he interacts with customers and his extensive experience in the industry lends well to his ability to understand the customer's problems and help find the best option to correct them. If you haven’t met him, you’ll enjoy working with him.

  • Tony Osowski
    Tony OsowskiLead Technician, ASE Certified

    Tony is the lead tech of our team. He has over 15 years’ experience on all makes of cars. Additionally, Tony went through a Ford specific training program in vocational school. Tony has 4 of his ASE certifications and is working on more. Tony graduated from Champlin Park High School. He married his high school sweetheart in 2014. Their hobbies include 2 Great Danes, Natty & Norman. Tony’s wife owns and runs “Sweet 4 Paws” an all things dog business They also love to travel. Tony is a lot of fun to be around, is self-motivated, a hard worker and is driven to do quality work and earn a reputation for doing so.

  • Anthony Hackenmueller
    Anthony HackenmuellerTechnician

    Anthony “Tony” Hackenmueller is a graduate of Dunwoody institute and has work in the industry 8 years before starting with us in August of 2019. He is very detail oriented and that attention to detail helps him deliver the quality work he provides our customers. He’s fun to work with and has interests in motorcycles, shooting sports and fabricating or reengineering things for other applications. We are very lucky to have him.

  • AndyTechnician

    Andy started working with us in high school and has since gone on to college for automotive. He is currently in his final year. Andy is very talented and a fast learner. He is developing into a great technician, and we are very pleased to have such a fine young talent onboard.

    Andy loves detailing cars and is also restoring his 1972 Ford F-100 in his spare time.

  • EricTechnician

    Eric started with us in February of 2022. He graduated from college in 2005 and has worked at a couple shops before starting with us. He has a wife and 2 daughters, 2 dogs and 3 cats rounding out the family.

    In his leisure time Eric enjoys fishing spending time with family. He is involved with his daughter’s softball.

    He’s a hard worker and a great addition to the team.