Certified Transmission understands the importance of finding a well-trained & qualified automotive transmission technician in the Council Bluffs area. This is why our expert transmission technician staff is professionally trained and certified. Each transmission repair expert on our team strives for excellence in every automotive repair service our company offers.

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Bellevue Store402 734 4450

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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.
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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.

75th and Pacific Store402 393 3306

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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.
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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.
Picture of Larry (LJ) Porter
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.
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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.
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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.

108th and Maple Store402 493 0600

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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.
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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.
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  • Bekah Bentley
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Millard Store402 896 8799

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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
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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.
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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.
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Council Bluffs Store712 328 1308

Picture of Matt Desoe
I have 22 years in the auto industry. Actually my first job after graduating from college was with Certified Transmission at our Pacific Street store as an R&R technician. I started my management experience as a Quick lube manager at VIP Touchless Car Wash. My last job before coming back to Certified Transmission was at Walkert Tire where I was a General Manager over four Locations. I have Associates Degree in Automotive from South East Community, Milford NE and I have been married for 23 years to my lovely wife Jenny and we have 2 wonderful children. My hobbies are working on and showing old muscle cars and my favorite car would be a 1973 Pontiac Trans Am, Buccaneer Red. in my spare time would be hanging out with family and friends and of course car shows.
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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.
Picture of Scott Penney
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
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Doug has been on the Certified Transmission Team since 2013. Doug is married and has a 7 year old son. He likes to spend his free time shooting darts and working on cars. Quality and Excellence are Doug's main goals when working on vehicles. GO CUBS!

Omaha Transmission Shops

Bellevue 402 734 4450
75th and Pacific 402 393 3306
108th and Maple 402 493 0600
Millard 402 896 8799
Council Bluffs 712 328 1308