February Anniversaries: Celebrating Dedication and Expertise


As February rolls around, we at Tom’s Automotive Service are proud to celebrate not just one, but multiple milestones that exemplify dedication, expertise, and commitment to excellence. From our founder’s visionary beginnings to the remarkable journeys of our team members, each anniversary marks a significant chapter in our story of serving the West Seattle community with top-notch automotive care.

Commemorating 53 Anniversaries

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February Anniversaries: Celebrating Dedication and Expertise

First and foremost, we’re thrilled to announce that Tom’s Automotive Service will be commemorating its 53rd anniversary on Sunday, February 11th. Founded in 1971 by Tom Smith, our business has been a cornerstone of West Seattle, Washington, providing modern facilities and expert service to customers and their vehicles, including cars, trucks, SUVs, hybrids, and electric vehicles. Over the past 53 years, we’ve built a reputation for reliability, professionalism, and a commitment to exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Celebrating 33rd Anniversary with Kandie

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February Anniversaries: Celebrating Dedication and Expertise

One of the key figures who has played an integral role in shaping our company’s success is Kandie Jennings-Molloy. On January 2nd, Kandie celebrated her 33rd anniversary with Tom’s Automotive Service. Since joining the team in 1991, Kandie has embodied a steadfast dedication to lifelong learning and staying ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving industry. Her commitment to keeping up with technological advancements and industry best practices ensures that our team remains at the forefront of automotive service excellence.

In addition to her impressive tenure, Kandie’s journey with Tom’s Automotive Service is truly inspirational. Starting as a valued team member, she steadily climbed the ranks, developing her skills and expertise along the way. In 2010, Kandie took the helm as the owner of Tom’s Automotive Service, carrying forward the legacy of exceptional service and unwavering dedication to putting our clients first. You’ll often find Kandie bridging the gap between our front desk and the shop floor, personally ensuring that every customer receives the attention and care they deserve.

Lead Technician Brandon’s Anniversary

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February Anniversaries: Celebrating Dedication and Expertise

Another remarkable anniversary we’re celebrating this month is that of Brandon, our esteemed lead technician. On February 13th, Brandon marked his 11th year with Tom’s Automotive Service. Brandon’s journey exemplifies the opportunities for growth and advancement that our company offers to our team members. Starting as a lube technician, Brandon has worked tirelessly to hone his skills and achieve certification as an ASE Master technician, the highest level of certification in the automotive industry. His expertise and leadership are invaluable assets to our team, ensuring that every vehicle entrusted to our care receives the highest standard of service and attention to detail.

43 Years with John Bradley

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February Anniversaries: Celebrating Dedication and Expertise

In addition to celebrating the impressive milestones of Kandie and Brandon, we’re excited to recognize another invaluable member of our team: John Bradley. With an astounding 43 years of dedication to Tom’s Automotive, John embodies the essence of expertise and commitment. Joining our team in November 1980, John started as a part-time assistant, cleaning and performing oil changes after school. Over the years, he has transformed from our esteemed lead technician and shop mentor, to shop manager, guiding, and inspiring our team with his wealth of knowledge and experience.

John’s journey is a testament to the opportunities for growth and advancement that Tom’s Automotive offers to its employees. As an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician, John’s expertise extends beyond the basics, including specialized certification in air conditioning. His commitment to continuous learning, including attending South Seattle Community College’s automotive technician program and participating in ongoing training courses, ensures that he remains at the forefront of industry advancements. We’re incredibly grateful for John’s unwavering dedication and proud to have him as an integral part of Tom’s Automotive family.

Celebrating an Entire Month of Important Anniversaries at Tom’s

At Tom’s Automotive Service, we take pride in the caliber of our team and the level of expertise we bring to every job. When you choose us to service your vehicle in the Seattle area, you’re not just getting a quick fix – you’re getting a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about ensuring your safety, comfort, and peace of mind on the road.

Our commitment to excellence extends beyond our technical expertise. We understand that automotive service is about more than just repairing cars – it’s about building relationships, earning trust, and exceeding expectations at every turn. That’s why we go above and beyond to provide personalized service, transparent communication, and a hassle-free experience for every customer who walks through our doors.

Whether you’re due for routine maintenance, facing a complex repair, or simply seeking expert advice, you can count on Tom’s Automotive Service to deliver exceptional results every time. With decades of experience, a track record of excellence, and a team of dedicated professionals, we’re proud to be your trusted partner in automotive care.

As we celebrate these anniversaries and look ahead to the future, we’re grateful for the opportunity to serve the West Seattle community and beyond. Thank you for choosing Tom’s Automotive Service – we look forward to continuing to exceed your expectations for many years to come.