Our Team

Doug

Doug

Owner

Doug started his Automotive career in 2002 with the pre-apprenticeship program at Selkirk College. Doug went on to complete his apprenticeship under the the previous owner at Downtown Automotive and purchased the shop in 2007. Since then Downtown Automotive has grown with the community into the service provider that we are today.

Phil

Phil

Service Advisor

Phil has been with the company since February 2016 when he moved back to Nelson from Grande Prairie. With many years experience working in the industry Phil can answer your Automotive repair and maintenance inquiries.

Travis

Travis

Journeyman Technician

Travis has worked at Downtown Automotive for all 18 years that we have been at our current location. With a wealth of knowledge and experience across dozens of vehicle makes and hundreds of models, Travis knows your vehicle! As a Captain in the Beasley Fire Hall, and an avid outdoorsman, Travis is a dedicated member of our team.

Casey

Casey

Apprentice

Casey started his career in the Automotive Industry before he finished high school. Another avid off-road enthusiast, Casey enjoys exploring the beautiful Kootenay backcountry and makes his trade his hobby as well as his livelihood.

Travis K (TK)

Travis K (TK)

Apprentice

Travis is a third year apprentice. He started his apprenticeship in Surrey and moved to the Kootenays in 2017. Travis is an avid rock climber and outdoorsman. Travis enjoys playing piano and any instrument he can get his hands on.