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Auto Body Repair Olympia, WA


 
Olympia Autobody | Olympia, WA
 
Olympia Autobody in Olympia, Washington was founded in 1979 by Rich Turner.

Rich brought in the best team members he could find, and strove to make sure they were well cared for and in the best environment possible.

Today, Olympia Auto Body provides auto paint and auto body repair services for over 1000 vehicles a year in the Olympia, WA area. They have become a trusted and established one-stop auto repair shop, and attract customers from as far North as Everett and as far South as Portland, Oregon.

Olympia Auto Body's popularity in the South Sound area reflects their quality, efficiency, reliability, and friendly approach.
 
 

Meet The Team

Rich Turner, Owner
A respected business owner in Washington's capital, Rich founded OAB in 1978 upon realizing he didn't want to work for anybody. He is a devoted father, husband, and has over 16 years fast pitch coaching experience.
 
matt dudley
manager

Originally from Corvallis Oregon, Matt graduated from OSU with a degree in Business Administration. Matt moved to Washington in 2005, and was previously an auto adjuster with a major Insurance company. Matt has been a ... Read more
 
roger krumpols
estimator, dispatch

Formerly a body tech, Roger has been in the industry since 1985, and at OAB since October 2001 - post roofing and lumberjacking days. Born and raised in Shelton, he coaches little league, girls fast pitch, and plays golf when he gets a chance.
 
kurtis "jose" palermo
valet and lot attendant

A lifetime resident of Olympia, he was hired on at OAB in May of 2007. Previous to his employment in the automotive industry, Kurtis was a holiday photographer, Easter Bunny, and Santa's elf. Aside form his usual titles, he is the one assigned to ... Read more
 
 
john yarnell
painter

Originally from San Diego, John moved to Olympia in 1972. John has been painting all of his career. His free time is spent riding Gold Wing Motorcycles with the wife, Hunting Big Game with his Brother, and working on classic cars – 1940 ... Read more
 
Andrew Wattenberg
paint prep/assistant (passed on)

A lifetime resident of Olympia, he was hired on at OAB in May of 2007. Previous to his employment in the automotive industry, Kurtis was a holiday photographer, Easter Bunny, and Santa's elf. Aside form his usual titles, he is the one ... Read more
 
Dennis Tody
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Enjoys photography, growing things in his garden, and anything outdoors.
 
 
Ignacio Puerto
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Enjoys working on cars and customizing them so they look unique, as well as exploring new places.
 
Brandon DeHart
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Enjoys spending time with friends and family and hunting and fishing.
 
Larry Wurth
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Enjoys travelling, digging clams, collecting antiques, and breeding dogs.
 
 
Cory Johnson
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Enjoys hiking, biking, playing ball with his kids 2 boys, and riding motorcycles.
 
Rusty Carlson
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Enjoys riding his Harley, Going Jeeping and watching the Seahawks.
 
tim chavira
painter

Originally from Oxnard CA, Tim relocated to Olympia in 1982 and started at Olympia Autobody shortly thereafter. Tim has been painting cars and his entire life. Tim has fled the Great NorthWest and retired to better weather in his hometown of Oxnard.
 
 
Sammy powers
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Enjoys spending time with his family, painting cars, and playing competitive softball.
 
lola turner
supervisor
A lifetime resident of Olympia, Lola's background is in textile durability testing. At OAB Lola serves as customer relations, greeter, food waste disposal, and human resources. People often come to her to get their problems off their mind. ... Read more