Our Team

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Joe McLain

Lead Body and Paint Technician - Since 2001

Joe is a native of Fairfield who joined Finney’s with several years of hands-on experience. He built his extensive knowledge by working in the shadows of many seasoned experts in the field. Joe is a perfectionist who takes extreme pride in all aspects of his work from start to finish. Because of his great work ethic, Joe has an outstanding reputation for excellence and many customers request him.

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Clint McCarty

Estimator, Parts, Shop Manager - Since 2020

Clint is from southeast Iowa and joined our team in early 2020 as an apprentice, learning from two of the best in the industry. Coming to Finney’s with a background in auto repair, Clint quickly advanced to become the lead estimator. His vast  knowledge of automotive parts has proved invaluable in working with our customers and ensuring their satisfaction. He also deals with the insurance adjusters to ensure a smooth repair process. Clint enjoys meeting new customers, making sure their needs are met, and forming positive, long-lasting relationships.

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Levi McDowell

Body and Paint Technician - Since 2022

Levi is from southeast Iowa growing up around Ottumwa. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of collision repair. Levi studied in the welding program at Indian Hills Community College. He is a certified welder and specializes in Arc-Mig/Tig welding. Levi has many years of experience working on builder cars. He took a brief break to work in sales but missed working hands on in the auto body field and came to Finney’s in 2022 to share his outstanding skills. Levi is a hard worker and cares about doing a good job for his customers.

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Eric Swan

Mechanic - Since 2022

Eric joined our team in 2022. He earned an Automotive Technology degree from Iowa Central in 2019 and has gained integral experience working for the past few years in area shops. Eric is skilled in the automotive systems and diagnostics repair and handles anything mechanical. He focuses on vehicle systems, especially air conditioning evacuation and recharging, performs headlight restoration, buffing, and is learning the art of auto body on the job.

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Shannon Krugler

Receptionist/ Office Assistant – Since 2022

Shannon joined the Finney team as our receptionist and office assistant and helps with a variety of tasks.  She and her husband moved to Fairfield from Des Moines in 2021. She has many years of customer service experience working with insurance companies and the public.  Shannon is definitely a people person! She enjoys meeting new people, making new friendships, and tries to help answer any questions you might have concerning your repairs.  She also loves talking about her dogs and grandkids!