Our Team


Fred Gestwicki Jr.

Owner / Master Technician
25+ Years of Automotive Experience
ASE Master Technician, Hyundai and Kia Master Technician, Mitsubishi Master Technician

Fred is a graduate of Jackson High School. He worked in dealerships for 15+ years before starting Fix-it With Fred. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jessica and their two sons Eric & Reid. Fred is an active member of his Church Perry Christian Church.


Jessica Gestwicki

Office Manager / HR Department / “The Boss”
15+ Years of Automotive Experience
ASE Certified Service Advisor

Jessica is from Louisiana and is a graduate of Parkway High School. In her spare time, she loves playing with her two children and she enjoys reading. Family is #1 for Jessica and being outdoors.


Adam Ludwig

Cleaning & Housekeeping

Adam works part time at Fix-it With Fred and at his church. He participates in basketball, softball & track teams with the Stark Special Olympics. He enjoys playing video games and watching TV shows about rebuilding and restoring cars & trucks.

Ryan Kopp from Fix-it With Fred

Ryan Kopp

Automotive Technician
13 Years of Automotive Experience

Ryan is a graduate of Tuscarawas Valley High School. He has an associate’s degree in Commercial Music Technology from Stark State College, and also attended courses in the Automotive Technology program. Ryan enjoys working at the Factory of Terror where he manages one of the 5 haunted houses within. He loves his wife Lesley, their 3 dogs, and his 1981 Chevette.

Vernon Palm in Garage at Fix-it With Fred


Automotive Technician
4 Years of Automotive Experience

Vernon Palmer a graduate of Mckinley High School 2019. He took mechanics in school and pursued his dream of becoming a full mechanic. Vernon had all As and one B. He loves interacting with people and helping every chance he gets. Vernon has a girlfriend and 2 cats and owns his own home.

Tyler Orall in garage at Fix-it With Fred


Automotive Technician
1 Year of Automotive Experience

Tyler is a graduate from canton city schools adult education program. There he earned six student ASE certifications. When not fixing vehicles he likes to cook, and play drums in a band.  He also enjoys spending time with his children.

Fix-it With Fred Service Advisor Ty Myers

Ty Myers

Service Advisor
10 Years of Automotive Experience

Ty graduated from Sandy Valley High school in 2008. He was an Automotive Technician and now loves being a Service Advisor. He has 3 awesome children and is one of the drivers on the Fix-it With Fred Racing team.