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Meet The Team

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We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality service.
Here are the people working for you every day to repair your vehicle.

Ronald T. Lutz, Owner/President

Ronald T. Lutz began his career at Zerby Automotive in 2012. He brings over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry to the business. Colorado has been his home since 2009. He loves spending time with his wife Rachael and their children. When he is not working at the shop, he can be found much of the time remodeling their beautiful home. Ron enjoys snowboarding, traveling to new places and cruising in his BMW and Porsche. He has a passion for European vehicles and specializes in this market. Ron knows the importance of clear communication and Zerby’s customers appreciate his ability to assist them in understanding how we can best meet their automotive needs. Ron’s skills help to ensure that our customers receive a valuable experience with the reliable and dependable service they have come to count on.

Rachael Lutz, Owner/First Lady

Rachael Lutz wears a few different hats here at Zerby’s. She is our office manager, general manager and insurance specialist. She pays close attention to detail and has her hand in many of the general operations of the business. She began her career at the shop in March of 2017 and since that time her focus has always been to provide our customers with a positive experience and the very best service for their vehicles. Rachael moved to Fremont County from Montana in 2009 with her kids Quentin, Reese and Michaela. She and her husband Ron stay very busy remodeling their home and keeping up with their children. When she is not at work or busy remodeling their house, she just loves traveling, swimming, cooking and painting. Most of all she treasures time spent with her family!

Andrew Taylor, Service Advisor

Andrew holds the position of service writer at Zerby’s. He was employed as a maintenance technician with us in 2017. He began his career in the automotive industry in 2003 as an Army Technical Technician. Andrew served our country in the Army for 14 years from 2003-2017 and was deployed to Iraq for 3.5 years. He received his automotive technician certificate from IntelliTec College in 2019 and actively continues his training as a service writer so as to best meet the needs of our customers. He was born in Phoenix, AZ but was raised and now resides in Canon City. He and his wife Elizabeth are very busy and on the go with their 2 daughters Madison and Mackenzie and sons Parker and Logan. On his off time Andrew enjoys playing soccer, woodworking, smoking meat, hiking and spending time in the great outdoors.

Stuart McCamey, Service Advisor

Stuart, a.k.a., Stu, started at Zerby Automotive on July 11, 2022. He has been in the auto industry for more than 3 years. Stu has been in customer service for many years, and it shows through the way that he takes care of our customers. We are so thrilled to have him on board and to have him working the front counter, greeting our guests, and making them feel at home. Stu moved to Canon City, CO from Battle Mountain, Nevada in 2004. When he is not here serving our customers, he may be out camping and hiking with his family or tinkering as well as restoring vintage audio. Everyone is his friend!

Rick Ulrich, ASE Master Technician

ASE Master Technician Rick Ulrich has worked been with Zerby Automotive since 2004. He has excellent diagnostic and drivability skills with both foreign and domestic vehicles. Rick has lived in Fremont County for most of his life. He and his wife Debbie were married here in 1975 and now they thoroughly enjoy their spent keeping up with their 7 busy grandchildren. On his time off Rick has many interests and hobbies to include riding and building bicycles, creating yard art out of bicycle parts, as well as restoring his VW Bug. Rick’s over 45 years of experience in the automotive industry gives our customers confidence their vehicles are in good hands that they can trust.

Austin Feyerherm, ASE Master Technician

ASE Master Technician Austin Feyerherm has been a great asset here at Zerby Automotive. He is very skilled and has advanced knowledge in diagnosing electrical systems, steering and suspension as well as motoring. Austin was born and raised in Penrose and resides there still today. He has been teaching since he graduated from high school and we are fortunate to have him on our team. He has many interests which include fishing, playing the guitar, riding motorcycles and smoking meat. He’s even arrived at the shop as early as 4 AM to smoke his delicious meat for a lunch meeting one day. Now that’s dedication for you! It’s this kind of commitment level that speaks to the quality of work customers can expect here at Zerby’s.

Mitch Regal, Technician

Mitch is from Milan, IL. He moved to Canon City, CO in 2020. Mitch has been in the auto industry for 15 years. He has been a technician in the auto industry for the past 10 years. For the past ten years, he has worked for Ford, he has many certifications and knowledge from working at Ford. Mitch started at Zerby Automotive on April 4th, 2022. He has excellent skills and knowledge in the auto industry, and he will be a perfect fit at Zerby Automotive. Mitch is a family man, him, and his Fiancé Jessica, are very busy with their three boys! When he is not turning wrenches in the shop, he would be out in nature with his family camping, hiking, fishing, and/or shooting. Mitch also has a passion for music! We are so excited that Mitch has joined our crew and we are looking toward growing with him in the future!

Aaron Lucero, Body Shop Painter

Aaron Lucero joined the Zerby Automotive team in 2020. He is a skilled painter in our body shop. He is also trained as a body technician, frame specialist and I-Car certified. He is originally from Las Animas, Colorado and now resides in Pueblo West. Aaron is engaged to be married to his fiancee Marcey. Golfing, jet-skiing and boating, going to the movies, playing video games, and working on his house and yard keep this young man busy during his time away from work. We are pleased to have him working to bring our customers the best in paint and body repair.

James Reid, Body Shop Technician

James Reid joined the Zerby Automotive Crew on August 16th of 2021. James Reid moved to Canon City, CO from Las Vegas, NV in August of 2021. He has 2 younger brothers in Las Vegas and an older sister here in Canon City, CO with him. James does awesome collision work and is very excited and motivated to gain more knowledge in the field. In his spare time, James enjoys reading, hiking, game nights, trying new foods, and working on his personal vehicles. We are so excited to have him on our crew, and we welcome him to be able to learn the ways of the trade from the experts that we have here at Zerby Automotive in the body shop!