Kelly Powers, Owner
After graduating from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Kelly had a ten-year career in the seed business. He moved on to be a professional musician in Nashville, and is now a renowned Central Coast Bluegrass band guitarist, and ... The Boss.
Back in the 80's, Bobby was a member of an endangered species: the Morro Bay Commercial Fisherman. Always a hobby mechanic, he first turned pro, and then in 1993 moved up to the parts business. Bobby came to work for GEM after the turn of the century (remember Y2K?)
Sheree Schluter, Bookkeeper
As a doctor of chiropractic, Sheree used to keep spines in alignment. Now she keeps the GEM accounts in perfect order. Before coming to GEM, she worked for Pete Reed and other Atascadero EAs and CPAs, as well as CalTrans. Sheree came to work for GEM in 2003.
Jason's been in Atascadero since 1985, and he found his life's calling early. He started in auto parts in 1991, and he's never looked back. He's part of the Atascadero clan that includes Heilmann Park and Heilmann Salvage. Jason came to work for GEM in 1997.
2009 Atascadero Kiwanian of the Year. Kiwanis Board of Directors member. Key Club advisor. Youth Rally advisor. It's a wonder the man has any time to work at GEM! Albert started in the automotive world at a Dodge dealer in 1980, and he came to Atascadero in 2002.