Owner/Manager, Advanced Level ASE Certified Master Technician. Will is an Advanced Level ASE Certified Master Technician. He has over 20 years of experience in the auto repair, service, and maintenance industry. Along with his wife, Rebecka, Will has owned and operated Silverlake Automotive for 8 years. Will is very involved in his local community and church and believes in providing the people of the Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, and the Post Falls area of Kootenai County in North Idaho with high quality, honest, auto repair and service. Will and his wife, Rebecka currently have 2 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, and running. Will is committed to helping the people of North Idaho get the most value, safety, and convenience out of their automotive investment.
Rebecka is the co-owner of Silverlake Automotive. She is also the bookkeeper and secretary-treasurer. Rebecka also specializes in representing the Silverlake Automotive in various community involvement activities and social networking groups. She enjoys camping, spending time with friends and family, and relaxing at the lake.
Fred has been with Silverlake’s team since 2008, in the industry since 2005. He has worked his way up to being a great manager and is an ASE Certified Technician and Service Consultant. Fred takes a lot of pride in his work and approaches his position of managing the shop with a great deal of integrity and character. His relationships with customers and this community are very important to him. Fred has 4 beautiful children including twin girls. He and his wife own their home is Priest River, ID. He enjoys spending time with his family, serving in their local church at Spirit Lake Baptist, canning, gardening, camping, and hunting. He is partial to Corvettes and anything Chevy. He is an all around great guy who says, “Everything is awesome when you are a part of a team.
Sam is our longest standing technician and has been with us since 2009. He is an Advanced Level Master Technician and has been in the automotive industry since 2002. He has an awesome attitude and is married with 4 lovely, happy children. His favorite cars are the ones he says he repairs; a favorite car he would love to have is a Toyota Supra. For a vacation, he likes to take his family up to the mountains to enjoy the scenery, peace and quiet! He has a super power of patience and determination.
Jonathan is our lead technician and has been a part of our great team since 2015. He is an advanced level ASE Master Technician and has been in the auto repair industry since 1995. Jonathan is married, and has 5 kids and his superpower is innovation. He enjoys vacation time spending it with family and visiting our area’s beautiful national and state parks.
Brent is an advanced level ASE Master Technician and has been part of the Silverlake team since 2018 He has been around cars with his Dad since a very young age, and working in the industry since 2000. Brent is married, and enjoys hunting, camping, fishing and anything outdoors with their dog. When he has the time, on the side, he will find a remodeling project or two. His favorite car is a 69 Camaro; he loves following football and basketball. A favorite vacation would be with his wife to Hawaii or Florida.
Julia is our well known Service Advisor with a smile! She is super kind and cares a lot about each customer. Julia has loved cars her whole life, and been a part of our team and in this industry since 2017. She is from beautiful Polson, Montana and loves all water sports and hiking up into the mountains. Her favorite car is the Audi R8. For a vacation to get away from it all, Julia would run off to the mountains!
Chance is another one of our service advisors and known for his care and friendliness. He is quiet yet considerate about each customer’s concern. Chance comes to us from up north towards Colville/Kettle Falls. He has been with us since 2019 and in the industry since 2006. He is blessed with two young boys, & loves all things outdoors; camping, hunting, snowmobiling, & hiking. He loves to travel to Alaska & Montana, and wouldn’t mind a nice relaxing trip to Hawaii, to check out the sites.
Cole is our much appreciated general service technician. He has a great attitude and willingness to do and help with whatever is needed. Aside from his height, at 6’4, he comes in handy for all sorts of tasks. Cole has been with us since 2019, and in this industry since 2015. He has enjoyed cars and working on them since a young kid. He enjoys fishing, hunting and off-roading in his 4Runner.