Owner- Steve Tripp
Started his career early owning and operating a Petro Canada gas bar and auto service station for 8 years in the north end of Peterborough, while managing eight staff.
Services included full serve gas bar, 24 hr convenience store, auto repairs for all makes and models, oil change service and so much more.
Opened Tripp’s Auto Recycler’s doors in 2004 to expand growth and be able to offer more services. With the ability to install parts in stock used kept his current customers happy and gain new customers with this service. Offering our parts to other recycling yards and local shops. Steve is responsible for yard growth and organizing, scrap metals, precious metals and loader operator. He is the head mechanic tackling the toughest jobs. Steve is consistently updating equipment for auto services and stays up to date with the latest technology.
Employee: Pete Campbell
Started working at Tripps in December 2013, He is our new apprentice mechanic, Pete’s role is vehicle inventory and carefully examining and testing parts, repairing vehicles, pulling used parts,
Pete is part of the Kawartha Krawlers Jeep club and loves goin’ wheeling. He has a dog named Diesel and lives in Norwood, ON.
Co-owner- Melanie Hale
Melanie started in 2004 in the office for Tripps Auto that was originally based out of the house! Was soon, but not soon enough, located in the newly built office that was constructed in 2005. Melanie shows strong customer service background for the love of people and listening to their requests. She grew up on a farm and had a passion for cars since a young age she learned the auto basics from her Dad, Brother and High School shop teacher that worked for her Dad who was the Macgyver in fixing things and working on older cars..
Melanie is on phones, quotes repairs and parts, delivers parts, shuttle customers. She does the accounts payable and receivables for the business. She has her automotive dealers licence to offer vehicles to the public. She also handles customer relations and advertising
Book keeper: Lynda Gall
Lynda keeps our messing filing system in order for up to date records, she helps us find information. She runs our payroll, pays our taxes, organizes year end reports.
Lynda lives in Peterborough with her husband Charlie. She enjoys her pool and pond, her cats and time with grandchildren.