Northside Auto is a full-service preventive maintenance and auto repairs center in Watertown, WI, specializing in a range of auto repairs and services for cars, trucks, vans and fleets which include: heating and cooling, transmissions, electronics, internal engine, heavy-duty, towing, undercar and more.
Our experts have the knowledge and skills to service and repair even the most challenging auto problems on all makes and models of domestic and import vehicles. We use the latest technology to assess the situation and offer you alternatives. We guarantee all of our work and know you'll be happy with the outcome. Stop in or give us a call at (920) 206-9434 to let us know how we can help you today!
John grew up in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, and has been around the automotive industry almost all of his life. In high school, he worked at the local gas station, gaining knowledge and hands-on training at an early age. He then attended UTI in Chicago after high school, studying all areas of automotive repair and technology.
Before opening his own business, John worked for a number of auto shops throughout the Watertown area including a Chevy dealership as an auto technician. After a few years, John felt he could take everything he had learned both in shop and in school and open up an auto shop of his own.
In 2000, he officially opened the doors to Northside Auto in Watertown, WI, working by himself at first and hiring employees along the way. Over the years, Northside Auto expanded to a full auto repair facility and has doubled in size.
John has three boys, and in their spare time, they enjoy camping, fishing, and snowmobiling together.
Mary Jo was born and raised in Watertown and studied Administrative and Business Software Applications at Madison Area Technical College where she graduated with high honors. She has over 10 years of customer service experience, with 8 years in real estate. Mary Jo also obtained service writer training at Management Success! Service Writer School in Glendale, CA.
In addition to service writing and managing the office, Mary Jo's duties also include marketing, follow ups with customers, and providing shuttle service to and from the shop.Mary Jo has been with her husband, Brian, for over 20 years. They reside in Watertown and have one son and three dogs together. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the Jefferson County Dog Park, fishing and boating on Lake Michigan, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Vince began his lifelong automotive career in Cicero, Illinois where he was born and raised. He started mounting tires and performing oil changes while attending tech school for his Master Certifications. Vince later relocated to Wisconsin and now lives in Lake Mills.
After being employed as an Automotive Technician for 5 years, Vince transitioned into a Service Advisor position and has been service writing for the last 25 years. Vince enjoys snowmobiling, camping, playing guitar, and spending time with his family in his free time.
Greg brings 30 years of automotive repair experience to Northside Auto. He graduated from Madison Area Technical College in December of 1995, and has completed many additional training programs along the way.
He is an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certified Master Technician and joined our team in August of 2013. John Mason, owner of Northside Auto said, "Greg is known for being extremely dependable, knowledgeable and honest. We are fortunate to have him on board. He is an asset to our operation and helps us to deliver the highest quality customer service possible."
Greg and his lovely wife, Anna, have four children and three grandchildren. When he's not busy fixing cars, he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his growing family.
Calvin has been fixing cars and trucks professionally since attending Madison Area Technical College in 1998 for automotive repair. He joins us with 20 years of experience working in both small auto repair shops and large dealerships, where he received additional GM and Chrysler training.
Calvin and his wife have two sons and reside in Watertown. When he's not at the shop, he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, cookouts with family and friends, watching races, attending car shows, and making his annual trip to Iola Car Show and Swap Meet each July.
You may remember Andy from when he worked with us years ago. He had been employed with other shops over the last few years, but he found his way back home to Northside Auto, and we're lucky to have him on board! Andy is an ASE Certified Technician and has been fixing cars for over 20 years.
He has a wide range of knowledge and has completed many training programs including both Ford & Toyota Engine Management and Diesel repair. Andy and his fiancé have four kids and recently purchased a home in Watertown. In his free time, Andy enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family and many pets. He loves to travel and would like to visit Antelope Canyon National Park in Arizona sometime in the near future.