Meet the Team

Lewis | Official Greeter
As a young pup, Lewis determined his mission in life was to be a greeter at the shop, and it’s a job he puts his heart into. He’s more popular than the staff and certain customers stop by just to greet him and drop off a biscuit or two.
Jeffrey Updike | Owner, ASE Certified Estimator
Jeff practically grew up in “the shop”. In ’07 with a degree in Accounting, he began full-time operational responsibilities alongside his Grandfather David Nagy, Sr. Jeff became the new owner of the facility. When he isn’t at the shop, you’ll most likely find him entertaining Lewis with a run or rousing game of catch.
Mike Updike | Body Shop Manager, Collision Estimator
Mike’s favorite cookie is oatmeal raisin, and his favorite dog breed is the German shepherd. Being a new homeowner, Mike looks forward to all the new tools he’ll be able to acquire; he’s our true weekend warrior.
Dave Todd | ASE Certified Painter – Retired
Dave remembers when Mr. Ford said customers could have any color so long as it was black. (Kidding, Dave.) So long as chocolate and soda pop is readily available, he’ll paint any color you want. The oddest thing he’s ever been requested to paint? Maybe it was that vintage tricycle, or was it the iron patio set?
Roger Porterfield | ASE & Michigan Certified Body Technician
Although Roger is retired, he still shows up here on nearly a daily basis. We don’t mind, he’s an incredible talent to have around. Besides, someone has to remind Amy when the coffee pot is empty.
Justin Bennitt | ASE & Michigan Certified Automotive Mechanic
This mild mannered soft-spoken fella has an alter ego that plays weekly league hockey. We try not to hold it against him that he’s a new transplant to the Buckeye State. At least he roots for a Michigan team, albeit the Green one.
Jon Marcum | ASE Collision Repair Technician
The newest member of the shop’s German Shepherd owners club, Jon has his hands full between pulling frames during the day, and raising his spitfire pup. Jon is an avid hunter and tries to spend as much time hunting as possible.
Rick Ratz | ASE & Michigan Certified Automotive Mechanic
Rick, aka The Irish Hills Dog Whisperer, there is not a dog around that Rick can’t greet, pet or play with. Rick’s favorite seasons are pre-snow and snow. Now, if he could only figure out how to get his dog to ride his snowmobile with him, life would be perfect..

Tim Richardson | I-Car Certified Collision Estimator
This customer service friendly estimator will greet you with a smile and help guide you through the repair process. During his free time, he can be found playing golf, fishing or relaxing on the lake. Tim is a triplet and works at Irish Hills Collision alongside his sister Becky.

Dave Routley | I-Car & State Certified Body Technician
Our newest body technician, Dave is working from the moment he hits the door. He enjoys farming, shooting trap at the Addison Gun Club, and spending time with his wife Tonya and daughter Kenzie.

Marc Bishop | ASE & State Certified Body Technician
Marc missed his calling as a stand up comedian, however his years of experience as a body technician is much appreciated. His favorite time of the year is when it’s 32 degrees and frozen precipitation falling from the sky. If there is snow to be had up north, you will find Marc “tearing up the trails” on his snowmobile.

Steve Webb | State Certified Service Manager
Steve heads up the mechanic shop with over 30 years experience as a mechanical service writer. Atop his management duties, Steve makes sure that all of the staff are well fed at lunchtime. Outside of work, Steve spends a good majority of his time rooting on the Wolverines with his son Brandon.

Becky Richardson | Detailer
Becky joined Irish Hills Collision as a detailer under the recommendation from her triplet brother Tim. She has a great eye for detailing cars after they have been through the collision repair process. She spends her free time riding dirt bikes, four wheelers, and anything that has a motor and makes noise. She is also an avid deer hunter and loves bow hunting.

Jonathan “Beau” Eastes | I-Car Certified Painter
“Beau”, as he prefers to be called, joined the Irish Hills team preceding the prior painters retirement. He brings a wealth of painting knowledge and expertise to the table, as well as a friendly attitude. In his spare time, he enjoys riding motorcycles, jet skis and spending time with his son Oden.

Ryan Workman | State Certified Mechanic’s Trainee
Ryan proves to be a very valuable asset in all aspects of the business and handles any task you give him with expertise. From oil changes, replacing tires, cleaning shop and detailing cars, Ryan gets the job done. Out of work, Ryan enjoys riding anything with a motor in it and raising his two sons and daughter.