Ulmers Auto Care

More than 85 Years of Auto Repair Excellence in the Greater Cincinnati Area

About Us, Ulmers Auto Care

In 1936, Bruce Ulmer Sr. started a simple two-bay service station in Cincinnati. Over 85 years, four generations, and countless happy customers later, Ulmer’s Auto Care Center continues to provide exceptional auto repair and maintenance services in Cincinnati & KY, including the Milford, Anderson, Deer Park, Southgate, Florence, and now includes our latest location in Loveland, OH.

Our History

In 1981, Greg Kauffeld, a full-time mechanic, purchased Ulmer’s from Bruce Ulmer Jr. In 1990, Greg expanded the automotive business to accommodate the growing number of happy customers. In 2002, Bryan Kauffeld, Greg’s son, joined the business as they prepared for yet another expansion. Expanding the Ulmer’s tradition to Milford, Bryan and Greg opened a five-bay facility at Five Points. Ulmer’s Auto Care Center uses state-of-the-art technology, tools, and equipment to handle any and all auto repair service needs. Whether it’s a basic oil change, brake repair, timing belt replacement, or something more, we have an auto repair specialist who honors the long-lasting Ulmer’s Auto Care Center traditions, prepared to help you with your vehicle.

Our Auto Repair Shop

Our Auto Repair Shop Ulmer’s Auto Care Center is your one-stop auto service for regular maintenance or major auto repairs. We don’t want you to run all over town to different auto shops. Our ASE certified Cincinnati auto repair technicians work on all makes and models, both foreign and domestic. Our auto repair experts will take care of you no matter what kind of vehicle you drive. We can guarantee the finest quality care for your Mercedes, BMW, Audi, or other European import.

Our Guarantee

At Ulmer’s Auto Care Center, we take great pride in our rich heritage and the chance to offer top-quality auto repair to communities including Milford, Anderson, Deer Park, Florence, Southgate, and now Loveland, OH. We back our car repairs with an industry-leading 4-year/50,000-mile warranty, ensuring your utmost confidence in our services. Additionally, our state-of-the-art computer system maintains detailed records of all automotive services and repairs performed on your vehicle. Utilizing this advanced system, we’ll also provide timely reminders for the regular vehicle maintenance services your car requires to remain in peak condition.

Our Complete Customer Care

For your convenience, we offer an after-hours vehicle drop-off option so you can drop your car off in a safe and secure facility if you can’t bring it in during normal business hours. We also offer a free vehicle pickup and delivery service for your car’s maintenance and repair needs. We understand that it’s not convenient to be left without your car for the day, and now you can have it serviced while you are at work. We also provide FREE loaner cars so you can continue with your daily routine without inconvenience. We invite you to give us a call, easily schedule your appointment online, or stop by today and let our friendly team help you get back on the road easily and safely.

Meet The Ulmer's Auto Team

Corporate Office

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Bryan Kauffeld

Owner

Bryan graduated from St. Xavier High School in 1998 and Purdue University in 2002 with a BS in Finance and Management. He joined his father, Greg, in the business in 2002, the next day after graduation. Bryan is married to his high school sweetheart Katie, and they have a son named James. All three are avid golfers and huge sports fans. Boiler Up!

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Bryan Kauffeld

Owner
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Greg Kauffeld

Owner

Greg has owned Ulmer’s Auto Care since 1981 when he bought the business from his boss, Bruce Ulmer. Greg is an ASE Master Technician and the most seasoned veteran on our team. He enjoys spending time with his amazing wife, Lisa, and their three children; Bryan, Nicholas and Natalie, along with his four grandchildren; James, David, Reese, and Andrew. He is an instrument rated pilot and spends his free time flying around the country with his friends and family in his Beechcraft Bonanza. His favorite destination is to visit his longtime friends in Siesta Key, Florida. Along with flying, he enjoys woodworking and motorcycle riding.

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Greg Kauffeld

Owner
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Alex Cronin

Director of Operations

Alex is happily married to Allie and has two children, Liam and Layla. They currently reside in Maineville, OH. Alex spent four years in the US Army before joining Ulmer’s team in 2010. He loves anything with an engine; planes, trains, and automobiles!

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Alex Cronin

Director of Operations
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Donia Swisher

Finance Director

Donia joined Ulmer’s Auto Care in March 2015. She graduated from Farragut High School in Knoxville and attended the University of Tennessee, where she met her husband, John. Donia, John, and their daughter Alexis can be seen at most UT home football games and are known for their tailgating. Donia enjoys spending time with her family – especially watching sports, playing games, and boating at Lake Cumberland in Kentucky.

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Donia Swisher

Finance Director
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Doug Copfer

Marketing Director

Doug has over 20 years of experience in marketing and advertising. He was born in Cincinnati and lived here until he was 17 and his family moved to Indianapolis. In the 22 years he was in Indy he earned a BFA in Visual Communication, worked for various advertising agencies and even started a small marketing firm with a business partner. Doug is an avid car enthusiast, enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching any kind of auto racing he can.

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Doug Copfer

Marketing Director
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Amanda Cronin

Finance Assistant

Amanda was born and raised in Cincinnati and currently resides in Maineville. She graduated from Kings High School in 2002 and attended Northern Kentucky University. She has three girls, Jordan, Shelby, and Reese. Her hobbies include traveling, reading, and swimming.

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Amanda Cronin

Finance Assistant
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Wesley Adams

Director of Training/Onboarding

Wesley loves to talk about cars! He lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife, Ashley, and their son, Theodore. Wesley’s favorite thing to do in his free time is to go on hikes with his family. You can listen to Wesley talk about cars on The Car Tech Show at 10 am on Saturday mornings on AM1480 WDJO.

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Wesley Adams

Director of Training/Onboarding
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Tessie Neel

Customer Service Specialist
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Tessie Neel

Customer Service Specialist

Anderson

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Steve B.

Manager

Steve grew up in Anderson Township, graduating from GA, McNicholas High School, and Mount St. Joseph University. He joined Ulmer’s team in 2015. Steve cherishes his time with his lovely wife Ali, son Jackson and dog Irish. They are avid Notre Dame fans and attend many games in South Bend as a family. Go Irish! He enjoys golf, watching college football, and snow skiing in his spare time.

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Steve B.

Manager
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Max G.

Parts Manager

Max was born and raised in Cincinnati and has loved everything about the city! He graduated from Anderson High School in 2013 and started at Ulmer’s in 2013. The “jack of all trades,” Max is a certified technician and a certified service consultant, and he loves to educate people about their cars. Listen to Max on The Car Tech Show at 10 am on Saturday mornings on AM1480 WDJO.

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Max G.

Parts Manager
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Alex C.

Service Consultant
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Alex C.

Service Consultant
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Jeremy T.

Service Consultant

Jeremy is a lifetime resident of Cincinnati and has been happily married to Amy for 20 years with two sons, Mason and Cooper. Jeremy’s priorities are faith, country, and a strong work ethic. You can find him and his family at their campsite or on the boat playing board in the summer. Jeremy loves the color yellow!

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Jeremy T.

Service Consultant
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Cindi H.

Shuttle Driver

Cindi enjoys being outdoors, gardening, and doing yard work. She also loves to take walks with her dog, Cali. Cindi has a daughter in Florida, a son who lives close to her in Cincinnati, a grand kitty, and two grand dogs. Cindi enjoys cooking and baking!

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Cindi H.

Shuttle Driver
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Sean S.

Shop Foreman

Sean is happily married to his wife, Amanda, and they have two young children, Lincoln and Charlotte. Sean is an oscilloscope guru and loves fixing cars. His hobbies are gardening, home repairs, and spending time with the family.

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Sean S.

Shop Foreman
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Andrew C.

Automotive Technician

Andrew was born in Indianapolis, In, and has attended 20 Indy 500 races in person. He has become a diehard Reds and Bengals fan since moving to Cincinnati. Andrew married Jess on the beach in the Florida Keys in 2021, and they enjoy Star Trek, Sci-Fi, live music, and cooking.

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Andrew C.

Automotive Technician
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Luke A.

Automotive Technician

Luke lived the in the same house growing up in Milford, Ohio, where he graduated from high school with honors and marched the tuba for two summers in the band. Luke recently moved out and now lives with his girlfriend, Maddie. The two enjoy being outside, hiking and hanging out with their cat, Declan.

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Luke A.

Automotive Technician
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Johnny R.

Automotive Technician
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Johnny R.

Automotive Technician
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Cody R.

Automotive Technician

Cody graduated top of his class from Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis with a degree in Automotive Technology. Cody is married and has two wonderful children, Aidan and Aaleah. Cody loves spending his spare time working on his cars or outdoors with his family.

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Cody R.

Automotive Technician
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Armando T.

Automotive Technician

Armando grew up in Fort Lauderdale, FL, before moving to Cincinnati a few years ago. He has two dogs and four cats. Armando is a huge Bengals fan and does not miss a home game at Paycor Stadium. Who Dey!

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Armando T.

Automotive Technician
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Garrett B.

Automotive Technician
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Garrett B.

Automotive Technician

Milford

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Doug Y.

Manager

Doug was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He is happily married and has one son and one daughter. The entire family loves Disney World, and you can count on at least one family vacation a year to Disney. He enjoys the Bengals and loves Skyline Chili!

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Doug Y.

Manager
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Jason B.

Service Consultant

Jason proposed to his wife Julie at a Reds game on July 4, 1998, and they have three children, Vincent, Katherine, and Tristan. The entire family is avid Reds, Bengals, Cincinnati Chili, and Schneider’s Sweet Shop fans. Their family cruiser is a 1952 Ford Customline Club Coupe.

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Jason B.

Service Consultant
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Bob K.

Shuttle Driver

Bob was born and raised in Milford, OH. He is married with six kids and eight grandchildren. Most of his free time is spent enjoying time with his family. Bob loves fantasy football and is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

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Bob K.

Shuttle Driver
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Ryan B.

Shop Foreman

Ryan has been a technician for over 40 years and still enjoys the challenge every day. He has been married to his wife, Michele, for over 35 years, and they have twin children, Mitchell, who is currently in the Army, and Hayley, a CNC operator. He loves riding motorcycles, doing home improvement projects, and working in his yard.

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Ryan B.

Shop Foreman
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Bryan R.

Automotive Technician

Bryan was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, and has been part of Ulmer’s team for nearly 15 years. Bryan spends much of his time away from work with his daughter, Autumn. His hobbies are fishing and playing pool, and Bryan craves grilled or smoked meats!

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Bryan R.

Automotive Technician
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Peter M.

Automotive Technician

Peter and his wife were just married in August of 2022. He and his wife enjoy hiking and any other outdoor activity. Peter’s hobbies include building go-karts and woodworking. He grew up in Milford, OH, and loves working in his hometown!

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Peter M.

Automotive Technician
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Matt C.

Automotive Technician
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Matt C.

Automotive Technician

Deer Park

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Ron S.

Manager
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Ron S.

Manager
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Dave R.

Service Consultant

David was born and raised in Deer Park and is excited to work in the community where he grew up. Dave has been married for over five years to his wife, and they enjoy their time with their three beautiful daughters. Dave enjoys classic cars and attending car shows.

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Dave R.

Service Consultant
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Dan L.

Shop Foreman

Dan is married to his wife Kimmy, and they have one child, DJ, a technician at our Southgate location. Dan loves working on mechanical devices and machinery. He started his career working on cars as a technician in 1984 and still enjoys the challenge. Dan graduated from Technichron Technical Institute with a degree in Auto/Diesel Technology and a Doctor of Motors certificate in 1987.

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Dan L.

Shop Foreman
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Erick M.

Automotive Technician

Eric grew up in Nicaragua and had been working on cars since he was 13. When Erick is not under the vehicle, you can find him grilling up some carne asada or watching his children play sports. His favorite sports team is FC Barcelona, and he is starting to find real love for our Cincinnati Bengals!

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Erick M.

Automotive Technician
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James R.

Automotive Technician

James is from South Webster, Ohio, in Scioto County. James trained for two years at Scioto County Career Technical Center, studying Automotive Mechanics. He and his girlfriend moved to Cincinnati to expand their knowledge in their respective professions. James is highly family-oriented, as his family means the world to him.

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James R.

Automotive Technician

Southgate

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Eddy C.

Manager

Eddy is from Dillsboro, IN; as he says, it might as well be Mayberry. He resides in a log cabin in the woods with his girlfriend Ellen, two sons, James and Jackson, and four rescue dogs. Since being able to turn a wrench, Eddy has been modifying and enjoying cars, dirt bikes, and ATVs. When he’s not in the garage working on the cars or trucks, he’s on the paintball field slinging paint or building/customizing a paintball gun.

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Eddy C.

Manager
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Christian V.

Service Consultant
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Christian V.

Service Consultant
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Fred B.

Shop Foreman

Fred was born in Brooklyn, NY, and moved to Anderson Township with his family in 1979. He started with Ulmer’s in 1983 before joining the Navy in 1990, working on F-14s on the USS Kittyhawk. Fred rejoined Ulmer’s when returning from the Navy and has been there since. Fred enjoys playing golf, bowling, and spending time with his two daughters and many friends.

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Fred B.

Shop Foreman
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Bob L.

Automotive Technician

Bob has been happily married to his wife, Maria, for over 30 years, and they enjoy three children and four grandchildren together. He has been a master certified technician for 30 years and is a lifelong member of Saints Peter and Paul in 12 Mile, KY. Bob enjoys hiking, camping, and golf. He has visited 49 states and is a diehard UK fan!

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Bob L.

Automotive Technician
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DJ L.

Automotive Technician
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DJ L.

Automotive Technician
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Brandon G.

Automotive Technician
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Brandon G.

Automotive Technician

ADAS

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Brian C.

Manager

Brian has been happily married to his wife for over 30 years, and they enjoy spending time with their two grandchildren. Brian was an Insurance Field Appraiser Supervisor before his start at ADAS. He loves 80’s hairbands, Led Zeppelin, and spending days on the beach. He’s an avid sports fan who cheers on the Reds, Bengals, and Cyclones.

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Brian C.

Manager
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Jason C.

Shop Foreman

Jason is an ASE-certified technician and ADAS/Programming guru, working on Ulmer’s team for over 18 years. He has been proudly married since 2008 and has three beautiful children, two daughters and one son. Jason has a passion for music, especially the drums, and he is a drummer in a band called What About Jane.

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Jason C.

Shop Foreman
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Greg T.

ADAS Technician

Greg has been married to his lovely wife Margie for 34 years and has two kids and six grandkids. Greg loves playing outdoors, hunting, shooting, fishing, and camping. He and his family are lifelong Bengals fans and have had season tickets for over 30 years.

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Greg T.

ADAS Technician
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Wade B.

ADAS Technician

Wade was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. He and his wife welcomed their first son in 2022. Wade is a big Bengals fan who loves playing poker, pool, and darts. An R32 skyline is his favorite car, and he is currently restoring a Honda Civic in his garage.

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Wade B.

ADAS Technician
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ADAS Technician
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Brad G.

ADAS Technician

Florence

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Frank W.

Manager

Frank is from Cincinnati and is a lifelong avid Bengals fan. He enjoys watching football, maintaining his reef saltwater aquarium, and spending time with his wife and daughter at home. Frank looks forward to phone calls from his son currently serving in the US Marine Corps. He enjoys meeting new people, making friends in the automotive industry, and helping customers with their issues.

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Frank W.

Manager
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Phil T.

Service Consultant

Phil is a proud father of two sons, Daniel and David, and two fur babies, a Golden Retriever, Molly, and Annie, a Labradoodle. He was born and raised in Cincinnati and is an avid golfer in all forms, competing in over a dozen disc golf tournaments a year. He is an Italian food connoisseur who prefers driving a Toyota Landcruiser daily, but would choose a German sports car for fun! He holds an Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association Master Certification, is EPA certified, and has several ASE certifications. He’s a WyoTech graduate with honors.

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Phil T.

Service Consultant
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Rich S.

Shop Foreman

Rich is from Cleveland, OH, and moved to Cincinnati a few years ago with his wife and two kids. He is a GM Master Certified and an ASE Master Tech. In his spare time, Rich enjoys fishing, shooting, and hunting. His favorite color is blue, and he loves to eat tacos!

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Rich S.

Shop Foreman
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Dave S.

Automotive Technician
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Dave S.

Automotive Technician
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Austin W.

Automotive Technician

Austin is from the small town of New Richmond in Indiana, about which the movie Hoosiers is written. Austin’s son, Baylen, was born in 2022. Austin loves to go to Import Car Shows and Cyclones hockey games in his free time. His import is an annual award winner at the Cavalcade of Customs.

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Austin W.

Automotive Technician
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Dan J.

Automotive Technician
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Dan J.

Automotive Technician
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Randy M.

Automotive Technician
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Randy M.

Automotive Technician

Loveland

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Ed F.

Manager
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Ed F.

Manager
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Brandon B.

Service Consultant

Brandon has been with Ulmer’s since 2020 and has loved every second of it! Brandon started as an intern while studying Business Administration at Cincinnati State. He enjoys playing golf on the weekends; he won’t admit it, but he is a four handicap. He loves spending time with his family and is a rabid Cincinnati sports fan and avid F1 follower.

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Brandon B.

Service Consultant
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Dave J.

Service Consultant
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Dave J.

Service Consultant
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Gary P.

Shop Foreman
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Gary P.

Shop Foreman
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Rick S.

Automotive Technician
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Rick S.

Automotive Technician
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Jerry E.

Automotive Technician
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Jerry E.

Automotive Technician
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Bert F.

Automotive Technician
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Bert F.

Automotive Technician
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Shawn R.

Automotive Technician
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Shawn R.

Automotive Technician
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Michael C.

Automotive Technician
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Michael C.

Automotive Technician
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Craig H.

Automotive Technician
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Craig H.

Automotive Technician

Montgomery

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Jeffrey M.

Manager
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Jeffrey M.

Manager
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Jen W.

Service Consultant
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Jen W.

Service Consultant
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Automotive Technician
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Jeff S.

Automotive Technician
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Automotive Technician
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Kevin H.

Automotive Technician
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Automotive Technician
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Steve H.

Automotive Technician

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