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Chelsy Crew
General Manager
Chelsey is the general manager for us here at Plymouth VIP Auto, she has spent time at each of our locations since she began working with us in 2011. She graduated from Metro State College in 2017 with a law enforcement degree as well as having spent time working with the Robbinsdale Police Department. Chelsey is married and has a son named Lucas as well as a dog and cat. She enjoys caring for her plants, cooking with her family, and thrift shopping. She also has a strange fascination with gnomes.

Curtis Merchant
Car Wash Attendant
Curtis has been working at this location since 2012 mainly as our car wash attendant but also working to keep things running smoothly in the background. Curt even created a rain garden for the store in the summer of 2021. He has been married to his wife Kathy for 34 years and they have 2 children, Grace and Brian. Curtis graduated from the Minnesota School of Business with a certification in Computer Programming and Operations. He spends his free time cycling, working on computers, volunteering at FreeGeek Twin Cities, and singing.

Jordan Winzenburg
Service Advisor
Jordan is the first of our service advisors, he joined the team in the fall of 2021 and has been a great help to the team. He is likely to be the first face you see when you come in the doors and the last person you hear from after everything is finished. Jordan enjoys playing the guitar, golfing, and fantasy football. He also has a large variety of pets, including 4 dogs, 2 bunnies, a cat, and a bearded dragon named Steve.

Ben Ripplinger
Technician
Ben opens the store in the morning and has been a cashier with us since 2019, recently however Ben was also added to our roster of mechanics as an oil technician. Ben spends his free time fixing his project car, playing video games, and spending time with his 2 springer spaniels.

Todd Quist
Technician
Todd is one of our ASE Certified Master Automotive Technicians. He has been with Plymouth VIP Since 2001. He attended Hopkins High School and earned his Auto Technician degree from Hennepin Technical College. Todd has also completed a specialized Hunter alignment training for our new state-of-the-art Hunter WA200 alignment console. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Holly, friends and family, and his dog Nala. He also enjoys playing golf and volleyball and is an avid sports fan. spaniels.

Dan Moss
Technician
Dan is our most awarded ASE Master Advanced Level Specialist Technician. He started working for the company in 1987 as a cashier and worked his way up while attending Hennepin Technical College. Dan logs many hours of advanced automotive training each year to ensure that he is well and truly one of the top automotive technicians in the country. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, hunting, and riding snowmobiles in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dan is also an avid bowler and has scored four 300 point games. When asked what his favorite part of the job was, Dan replied, “The satisfaction that comes with diagnosing a “dead” car and bringing it back to life.” He also enjoys keeping busy and seeing how many cars he can fix in a day.

Derrick Rubin
Service Advisor
Derrick is our second service advisor, he also joined the team in the fall of 2021 and brought with him a personality that lights up our lobby. He enjoys spending time with his daughter as well as traveling with his girlfriend. His next vacation destination is Tokyo, Japan.

Chris Robbins
Consultant
Chris Robbins has received his ASE certifications of “Master Automobile Technician”, “Advanced Level Specialist” and “Service Consultant” for all makes and models of vehicles. He no longer acts as the general manager here at Plymouth Vip Auto but still provides help as a consultant whenever needed. Chris graduated from Wayzata High School in 2001 and proceeded to attend the Automotive Technician Program at Dunwoody College where he graduated number one in his class in 2003. Chris lives with his wife, 4 children, dog, and cat. Chris also likes to keep busy with home improvement projects, photography, and playing poker and other games with family and friends. He says he truly enjoys the work that he does and feels lucky to be in a career that he has been interested in since he was a child.

 

 

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