About Us

Our beautiful new 11,000 sq foot shop is stocked with all of the latest diagnostic tools. We specialize on European cars and we service ALL makes and models. In addition to normal preventative maintenance, we offer hi performance setup and tuning your vehicle including corner balancing, performance alignments and aggressive street or track set ups.

We carry a full line of Red Line products, Royal Purple products and Motul Brake fluid.

Staff

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Our Staff
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Bill Bernick

Age:

52

City of birth:

Buffalo, New York

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

Two—a boy and a girl (the millionaires family! One in college, one about to be in college!—both who love to play soccer.

# years in the Automotive Field

6 (but it has been my passion all my life!)

# years with Fifth Gear:

6

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Co-Owner of the business with Rick Jordan

Hobbies:

Amateur Car Racing, Snow skiing, Reading, working out, boating and watching my kids play soccer.

Favorite Car:

1961 Lincoln Continental Convertible

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world.

Cruising the Virgin islands in a 60’ sailboat.

Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Rick Jordan

Age:

55

City of birth:

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

Two. My son works here with us and Fifth Gear as our service manager. My daughter is studying to be a teacher at the University of Arkansas.

Number years in the Automotive Field

35

Number years with Fifth Gear:

6

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

I am the Co-Owner of the business with my partner Bill Bernick.

Hobbies:

Vintage Motocross Racing, gardening

Favorite Car:

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Ricky Jordan

Age:

31

City of birth:

Little Rock, Arkansas

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

3 year old boy

Number years in the Automotive Field

15

Number years with Fifth Gear:

10

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Service Manager: I am the interface with the customer!

Hobbies:

Motorcycle Racing, Music

Favorite Car:

1986 Porsche 944 Turbo

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Working as a financial advisor.
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Nathan Jack Wagner

Age:

20

City of birth:

Nogales, Arizona

Relationship Status:

Single

Children

None

Number years in the Automotive Field

5

Number years with Fifth Gear:

5

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Service Advisor

Hobbies:

hanging out at the track and hangin' with my family and friends.

Favorite Car:

Porsche 964 911 RS America or Porsche 356!

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

I would probably be in the military or back in Arizona working the family floor business.
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Doug Phillips

Age:

52

City of birth:

Dallas, Texas

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

3

Number years in the Automotive Field

30

Number years with Fifth Gear:

2

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Diagnostician, General Services

Hobbies:

motorcycles, horses, RC cars, relaxing

Favorite Car:

Crazy exotic: McLaren F1, for personal use: Mid 2000s BMW 5 Series

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Traveling to National Parks for extended horseback riding with my wife.
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Tyler Courtney

Age:

24

City of birth:

Riverside, California

Relationship Status:

Single

Children

None

Number years in the Automotive Field

2

Number years with Fifth Gear:

2

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Alignment Technician, General Services

Hobbies:

wakeboarding, soccer

Favorite Car:

Chevy C-10

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Who knows? The possibilities are endless.
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Celso Ramirez

Age:

42

City of birth:

Mexico

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

3

Number years in the Automotive Field

0

Number years with Fifth Gear:

0

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Helper

Hobbies:

Playing with my kids, going to sporting events with my kids.

Favorite Car:

Altima

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Bradley Hayes

Age:

23

City of birth:

Carrollton, Texas

Relationship Status:

Single

Children

none

Number years in the Automotive Field

0

Number years with Fifth Gear:

0

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Helper

Hobbies:

Favorite Car:

1976 AMC El Matador, any Reliant Robin from the past 30 years

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

I would be unemployed
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Tim Edwards

Age:

29

City of birth:

Irving, Texas

Relationship Status:

Engaged

Children

2

Number years in the Automotive Field

12+ (I grew up around it.)

Number years with Fifth Gear:

0

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Technician

Hobbies:

Riding bikes, and quads; working on my car, spending time with my children.

Favorite Car:

My 1968 Camaro

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Blake Huggins

Age:

32

City of birth:

Dallas, Texas

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

none

Number years in the Automotive Field

5 years

Number years with Fifth Gear:

0

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Technician

Hobbies:

Racing, snowboarding, traveling.

Favorite Car:

Mustang

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Looking for employment at a place like Fifth Gear
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Mark Jemison

Age:

33

City of birth:

Houston, TX

Relationship Status:

Married

Children

One girl

Number years in the Automotive Field

13

Number years with Fifth Gear:

0

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Hobbies:

Goin' fast!.

Favorite Car:

Mine.

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Would be in the performance industry making hot rod cars!
Fifth Gear Automotive staff


Name:

Tyler Seale

Age:

20

City of birth:

Irving, TX

Relationship Status:

Single

Children

none

Number years in the Automotive Field

0

Number years with Fifth Gear:

0

Responsibility at Fifth Gear:

Alignment tech

Hobbies:

Hunting, fixing things, helping people out.

Favorite Car:

What I would be doing if I did not work in the automotive world:

Working as a Barback.