Meet the Certified Transmission Team

Certified Transmission - Omaha Nebraska Team

No matter what you drive around the streets of the greater Omaha area, the teams of transmission specialists at our 5 Omaha area transmission shops are ready and dedicated to getting you back on the road as quickly and safely as possible. Certified Transmission hires ASE Certified technicians at all of our 5 Omaha area transmission shops, each of whom know automotive transmissions like the back of their hands. After completion of the Certified Transmission Certi-Care evaluation, one of our ASE Certified transmission technicians will be able to identify and tell you what your transmission problem is, and all possible repair options to get you back on the roads of Omaha with "The Job Done Right At The Right Price".

Bellevue

  • Store Manager Cory Kerns of Certified Transmission
    Cory Kerns
    Store Manager

    Cory has been in the Auto Industry for 13 years and with Certified Transmission since 2007. Customer Service has been his # 1 priority for over 19 years. Cory and his wife have 3 beautiful girls. He enjoys listening to music, playing guitar, spending time with his family and a good cigar by the fire pit.

  • Diagnostician Paul Loch of Certified Transmission
    Paul Loch
    Diagnostician

    Paul has been a Master Certified Technician for 5 years. He has worked at Certified Transmission since 2010. He and his wife enjoy time on their 4-wheelers and cruising around in his '94 turbo charged Ford Mustang Cobra. One of Paul's favorite hobbies is experimenting with fresh water and salt water fish.

  • Technician Glenn Willoughby of Certified Transmission
    Glenn Willoughby
    Technician

    I have been an ASE Certified Technician for 9 years and have a will background in the Auto industry including my past 3 years at Certified Transmission. I am married with four children and enjoy a variety of motorsport activities.  I My goal is to eventually open my own repair shop and live on an acreage. 

Store Manager Cory Kerns of Certified Transmission
Cory Kerns

Store Manager
Diagnostician Paul Loch of Certified Transmission
Paul Loch

Diagnostician
1303 Fort Crook Rd. N.
Bellevue NE 68005
402 734 4450

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

75th and Pacific

  • Store Manager David Shadlow of Certified Transmission
    David Shadlow
    Store Manager

    I have worked at Certified Transmission since 1990. I have two great children and I enjoy playing cards and spending time with my family. My hobbies are wood working, working on cars and surfing the internet.

  • Diagnostician Jim Hamilton of Certified Transmission
    Jim Hamilton
    Diagnostician

    Jim has been in the transmission field since 1976. Jim has seen it all - from the simple Chevy transmission 2 speed powerglide to the complex Lexus transaxle. He has been with Certified Transmission since 1992. Jim is married with 5 children and 2 grandchildren. His hobbies include fishing and motor cycle drag racing.

  • Diagnostician Larry (LJ) Porter of Certified Transmission
    Larry (LJ) Porter
    Diagnostician

    LJ has worked for Certified Transmission for over 20 years and is an ASE certified technician in transmissions, transaxles, manual transmission, steering, suspension and brakes. He was a remove and replace (R&R) technician for 6 years and has been a diagnostician since 1996. He has attended two ATRA national transmission expos and have also attended 25 ATRA and ATSG transmission seminars. He enjoys old cars, air boating, and riding motorcycles.

  • Technician Scott Wilgus of Certified Transmission
    Scott Wilgus
    Technician

    Scott has been with Certified Transmission since 1998. He is a transmission technician working on anything from Hondas to Fords. Scott is now an expert on most cars and helps train our new technicians. He has a large family and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.

Store Manager David Shadlow of Certified Transmission
David Shadlow

Store Manager
Diagnostician Jim Hamilton of Certified Transmission
Jim Hamilton

Diagnostician
Diagnostician Larry (LJ) Porter of Certified Transmission
Larry (LJ) Porter

Diagnostician
Technician Scott Wilgus of Certified Transmission
Scott Wilgus

Technician
7516 Pacific St.
Omaha NE 68114
402 393 3306

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

108th and Maple

  • Store Manager Mike Wurgler of Certified Transmission
    Mike Wurgler
    Store Manager

    Mike is born and raised in Omaha and has been in the transmission industry for over 10 years. With a well-rounded back round in the automotive field and customer service, he strives to provide exceptional service. He enjoys spending time with his 4 wonderful kids along with working on his own cars.

  • Service Adviser Kyle Moore of Certified Transmission
    Kyle Moore
    Service Adviser

    Kyle is born and raised in Omaha, Ne. Kyle has been in the automotive industry for 5 years. Kyle Strives to give every customer a world class experience and his meticulous approach to your car and family is one of the best in the business. Kyle has two girls of the ages of 6 and 2 and they are his world.

  • Diagnostician Troy Hopp of Certified Transmission
    Troy Hopp
    Diagnostician

    Troy has been in the automotive repair industry his entire career and has been with Certified since February 2010. He has an Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology from Western Iowa Tech and is an ASE Master Certified Technician. Troy has 3 great children: Tyler, Amber, and Kayla. He also enjoys 70's classic rock and muscle cars.

  • Technician Tony Marrero of Certified Transmission
    Tony Marrero
    Technician

    Tony has been in the Automotive industry for 5 years. He has been with certified transmission since 2014 and lived in Omaha for his whole life. He has 2 children named Anthony Jr.a and Natalia. Family is everything to Tony.

  • Technician Daryl Henkons of Certified Transmission
    Daryl Henkons
    Technician

    Daryl has been in the Automotive industry for 10 years. Daryl has lived in Omaha his whole life. Daryl enjoys time with a blue eyed husky names Mia when he is not working for our customers.

Store Manager Mike Wurgler of Certified Transmission
Mike Wurgler

Store Manager
Service Adviser Kyle Moore of Certified Transmission
Kyle Moore

Service Adviser
Diagnostician Troy Hopp of Certified Transmission
Troy Hopp

Diagnostician
Technician Tony Marrero of Certified Transmission
Tony Marrero

Technician
Technician Daryl Henkons of Certified Transmission
Daryl Henkons

Technician
11005 Emmet St.
Omaha NE 68164
402 493 0600

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Millard

  • Store Manager Kirk Ryan of Certified Transmission
    Kirk Ryan
    Store Manager

    I have been with Certified Transmission since 1998,grew up around cars, I strive for excellent customer service I have been happily married since 1993 with 2 kids, in my spare time I enjoy building muscle cars & hot rods also try to get in a few Harley davidson rides in the summer

  • Service Adviser Trinity Blankenship of Certified Transmission
    Trinity Blankenship
    Service Adviser

    I have been in the automotive industry, professionally, for 5 years. I was raised on a farm just north of Omaha, and have been working on vehicles since I was 9 years old. My passions include racing, reading, and DIY crafts. I have a daughter, named Hayden, two dogs (Shiba Inu and blue heeler mix), and a cat. My significant other and myself just bought a house, so that keeps us pretty busy.

  • Diagnostician Mike Greer of Certified Transmission
    Mike Greer
    Diagnostician

    Mike has been with Certified Transmissions since 1996 and been in the industry since 1987. Mike has worked at most of our locations and was one of our top builders in our re-manufacturing plant until he moved to the retail stores. Mike is an ASE master Technician and enjoys the continuing education we offer. Mike has two great daughters, Lindsey and Morgan. He enjoys Husker football, Nascar, and relaxing at the pool.

  • Technician Jerry Dekay of Certified Transmission
    Jerry Dekay
    Technician

    I have been with Certified Transmission for since 2004 and in the transmission repair industry since 2002. Happily married for since 2006 with a recent addition of a newborn baby boy, I enjoy cars, listening to music, movies, and bargain hunting. I am ASE certified in automatic transmission and manual transmissions. I take pride in my work and plan to further my education here at Certified Transmissions.

  • Technician Tim Tyler of Certified Transmission
    Tim Tyler
    Technician

    I have been in the automotive industry for over 20 years, member of the certified transmission team since 2015 happily married with three kids, hobbies include aviation, electronics, also restoring an old house in my free time.

Store Manager Kirk Ryan of Certified Transmission
Kirk Ryan

Store Manager
Service Adviser Trinity Blankenship of Certified Transmission
Trinity Blankenship

Service Adviser
Diagnostician Mike Greer of Certified Transmission
Mike Greer

Diagnostician
Technician Jerry Dekay of Certified Transmission
Jerry Dekay

Technician
Technician Tim Tyler of Certified Transmission
Tim Tyler

Technician
13225 Q St.
Omaha NE 68137
402 896 8799

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends

Council Bluffs

  • Store Manager Josh Morimoto of Certified Transmission
    Josh Morimoto
    Store Manager

    Josh has been with the Certified Transmission team since 2015 and in the automotive industry for over 10 years. Josh grew up learning to fix cars, trucks and heavy machinery. Josh is married and has one young son and enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as fixing cars and learning anything new.

  • Diagnostician John Griffin of Certified Transmission
    John Griffin
    Diagnostician

    John has been with Certified since 1990 and is an ASE Certified Master Technician. John is married and has two sons. His hobbies include helping his son's work on their Sport Compact, Figure 8 and Demolition Derby Cars.

  • Technician Scott Penney of Certified Transmission
    Scott Penney
    Technician

    He loves to spend time with his 2 great daughters, Has been a Tech sense 2003, can fix small cars to large trucks, likes working on hot rods, and ride ATV's

Store Manager Josh Morimoto of Certified Transmission
Josh Morimoto

Store Manager
Diagnostician John Griffin of Certified Transmission
John Griffin

Diagnostician
Technician Scott Penney of Certified Transmission
Scott Penney

Technician
2112 West Broadway
Council Bluffs IA 51501
712 328 1308

Mon. - Fri. 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Weekends