Meet Our Team
In the automotive industry, we know how important it is to find an honest, fair mechanic or technician that you can trust. Our relationships and transparency with our clients is top priority; right up there next to quality customer service! Take a few minutes to learn more about the B&B Automotive Team, and feel free to contact us anytime with questions.
Co-owner Matt Barnes has lived in B/CS since 1980. Matt married his high school sweetheart in 1990 and has been with the shop since it opened in 1986. They have 3 daughters who graduated from Rudder High School and are all 3 in College (Texas A&M, North Texas, and Nebraska). Matt and Susan are active in their church and love sailing and square dancing.
Co-owner and Master Tech Clay Barnes has also lived in the B/CS since 1980. Clay is married to Sarah and has 3 sons and 1 daughter. The oldest is attending Texas A&M, while the other 2 attend Bryan High. Clay is active in the Central Baptist Sports program and coaches summer league basketball.
Gary is the Service Manager born and raised in south College Station, where he lives today, along with wife Valarie. Gary loves motorcycles and living in the country. He has worked as a technician, but has become really passionate about customer service. He truly loves to help people.
Service Advisor – has been in the Brazos Valley since 1998. He enjoys custom cars and hot rods. George and his wife Cynthia love God and family, especially their furry family! They love to take off and cruise to some tropical port every chance they get!
Born and raised right here in B/CS. He is a Master Technician and factory trained in Toyota Volkswagen and Mazda. He is Married with 2 children. In his spare time he likes making fast cars faster!
Alex was originally from Reno Nevada, but got to Texas about 10 years ago. He is a UTI graduate with 5 years in the automotive field. He enjoys fast cars and watching anime.
Jose Villa - Technician
Originally born in Houston but has spent most of his life right here in Bryan Tx. He enjoys the repair side of the automotive industry but is most passionate about the performance and racing side. He enjoys building hot rods and is always looking to better his knowledge and is constantly improving in his automotive abilities.
Russ Karli - Service advisor
Born and raised in Bryan Tx. Russ has been a service writer at local dealerships and has made a home with our team at B&B. He enjoys outdoor activites such as hunting and fishing, but finds his true happiness with his wife and child and family.
Abel - Service Manager
Service Manager - Abel and his family have lived in the Bryan-College Station area since 2012. He began his career in automotive lubricant sales working for Pennzoil-Quaker State Company, Shell Oil Products and two Texan owned lubricants distributors where he trained shops on the importance of vehicle maintenance recommendations. He moved on becoming an automotive repair service advisor before stepping into service management. Abel believes that even though we are in the business of fixing broken cars, our #1 priority is caring for our customers.