Meet the Crew

Meet the Crew

Our team of experts has years of experience and skills that set them apart from the competition.
We are the experts you know and trust.

Experts You Can Trust

Strutmasters has been in business since 1999 and is the first to build a suspension conversion. Family owned and operated, Strutmasters has the customer’s needs in mind and develops the best riding kits with the highest quality products at a fraction of the OE cost.

Quality Customer Services

Our customer service team is a dedicated staff of ASE certified technicians. With over 108 years of combined experience in the automobile suspension field, you can trust that the advice and knowledge that you receive from our technicians is top notch.

True Professionals

We here at Strutmasters take pride in the fact that our employees are true professionals and strive to make sure that they are thoroughly trained on all of the latest suspension systems so that they may provide you, our customer, with the best service in the industry.

Our Experts

Administration

Matt Lofton

Matt Lofton

Vice President

Following in his fathers footsteps, Matt took over the reigns of the day-to-day operations in 2013. Matt has worked in the family owned business most of his life serving as sales team member, customer service manager, sales manager and director of operations. Aside from his experience at Strutmasters, Matt spent 8 years as a driver or crew member in the NASCAR community. His experience in racing and his years at Strutmasters have given him a unique understanding of automotive suspension dynamics and the needs of consumers. He has a passion for cars and people.
Crystal Courson

Crystal Courson

Accounting

Crystal has been with the Strutmasters family for 6 years. In that time she has managed our accounts receivable and accounts payable, and is very involved with the customer service team helping to process warranties and replacements. She also holds a close relationship with many of our vendors.
Scott Beaddles

Scott Beaddles

Marketing/Project management.

Scott started with Strutmasters in 2003 as a high school intern. Since returning from college, Scott has had part in just about every daily function with the company. For the last 3 years he has been responsible for both web based and print advertising.
Donna Epps

Donna Epps

Human Resources

Donna joined our staff in 2005 and has served as the Human Resources director during that time. Although she doesn't have much interaction with the customers, she ensures that our staff maintains the quality and integrity we expect from our team, along with all of the proper certifications for specific job duties.
In an ever-growing business that stays up-to-date with modern standards and technologies, the Tech Department is one of our most vital resources.

Tech Department

Ken Blanton

Ken Blanton

Manager

Ken’s love for mechanics started early. At 10 years old he was tearing down and rebuilding the families’ lawn mower. After serving in the military, Ken made a successful career as a Mercedes Master Tech. Ken spent 16 years as a lead technician with experience ranging from Mercedes and Volkswagen imports to GM and Ford products. Ken has spent the last 3 years with Strutmasters heading up the technical support team and helping us grow our import line to the largest selection of quality conversions for imports in the market. Ken can still be found under a car most weeks either here at Strutmasters or at his two home shop and still holds his ASE certifications.
Robert Cunningham

Robert Cunningham

Technical Support Adviser

Robert has been a tech at Strutmasters for 3 years. His previous experience includes 15 years as a certified General Motors Technician. Robert also spent 10 years as an owner of his own shop. He specializes in engines, transmissions, electronics and suspensions. He has a passion for drag racing and still builds engines for local racers.
Jeff Fisk

Jeff Fisk

Technical Support Adviser

Since retiring from military service in 1987, Jeff has spent the last 27 years pursuing his passion for automotive mechanics. Jeff has spent most of his career as a lead diagnostic technician at various independent shops. His past work gives him a vast knowledge of almost all vehicles foreign and domestic and a great demeanor when working with customers. Jeff reached ASE Master Tech status in 1997 and has been with Strutmasters for the last 2 years as a member of our technical support team. Jeff loves the challenge of helping customers of all experience levels and has a passion for things related to cars or motorcycles.
Our company is built on the foundation of trust and quality service. Every one of our hand-picked experts have the skills and the know-how to get the job done.

Staff

Brian Queen

Brian Queen

Began working in 2012 as Strutmasters' receiving material handler. He handles an array of duties from maintaining an accurate account of all transactions to performing physical inventory audits and updating inventory records and isolating defects.
Joel Stevens

Joel Stevens

Recently joining the Strutmasters team as the Automotive Technician, Joel diagnoses and repairs vehicle automotive systems including flushes, brake jobs, etc. He also explains mechanical diagnoses and required repairs in a non-technical manner to service advisers and customers.
Leslie Wilkerson

Leslie Wilkerson

In 2009 Leslie became our warehouse assembly technician. She also performs assigned manufacturing operations such as dis-assembly, sorting, polishing, cleaning and material handling of major sub-assemblies.
Keith Wrenn

Keith Wrenn

Since 2011, Keith has been our sole packaging operator, performing limited or routine packaging of a variety of boxes. Keith also ensures overall consistent flow of the production line to meet daily goals.
Luann Queen

Luann Queen

Luann has been with Strumasters since 2012 and is our spanish speaking customer service representative. Luann has a vast knowledge of Strutmasters suspension systems and also assists the Vice President with his daily duties.
Donielle Vowles

Donielle Vowles

Donielle started work with Strutmasters in 2011 and was responsible for helping bring in new customers. After seeing how quickly she learned our product and how well customers responded to her on the phone, Donielle was transitioned to the customer service department and now fields calls from customers with questions about their suspension systems or to assist them with placing orders.
Brad Walker

Brad Walker

After serving his country in the armed services, Brad pursued a career as an auto mechanic. In 2009 Strutmasters realized what a great asset he would be to our team. Brad currently works in customer service and has a massive amount of knowledge about our suspension systems.
Robbie Bledsoe

Robbie Bledsoe

Robbie has been with the company since 2011. He started in the warehouse as a strut builder but for the last 2 years has been working in the shipping department, ensuring all of our packages are sent out promptly and correctly.
Kelly Bomar

Kelly Bomar

Kelly has only been with us for a short while (2014) but in that small amount of time has made himself invaluable to our team with his ability to do any type of maintenance and work with our many utility vendors to ensure that we are safe and that the building stays in top notch condition.
Darrell Chandler

Darrell Chandler

Darrell started with us at the beginning of 2014 and has already helped hundreds of customers successfully convert their air systems over to a Strutmasters suspension.
Maria Cuevas-Espinoza

Maria Cuevas-Espinoza

Maria has been with Strutmasters since 2009 and is an essential member of the Strutmasters team. Responsible for keeping the facilities in top notch order and assisting in various warehouse duties, Maria makes sure that everyone stays tidy and safe.
Chris Featherstone

Chris Featherstone

Chris, having been with Strutmasters since 2008, has worn many hats over the years. At the present time he is one of our leading strut builders. He is one of the guys that makes sure that our kits are built perfectly and fit exactly when they reach our customers.
Evette Hobgood

Evette Hobgood

Evette began her career with Strutmasters at the end of 2013 and has since shown that she too is a "Suspension Expert". She is responsible for taking orders over the phone and assisting her customers with all of their suspension problems.
Brandon Honeycutt

Brandon Honeycutt

Brandon, a reserve member of the US Armed Forces, has been with Strutmasters since 2011. He has worked in the Tech Department, Customer Service and presently he's an essential part of the Special Projects team at Strutmasters.
Jerry Hunt

Jerry Hunt

Jerry came to Strutmasters in 2011 and jumped right into our production department. He films all of the videos that you see on our YouTube channel, all of our commercials and edits all of that into something to help our customers understand their suspension systems and how to actually install our suspension conversion systems.
Kent Hursey

Kent Hursey

Kent has been working in the customer service department since 2010 and has since become our lead representative. While Kent spends most of his time working on the phone with customers, he is also responsible for helping our other service representatives do their job more efficiently and professionally.
Justin Lindholm

Justin Lindholm

Justin got his start with Strutmasters in 2010 working in the warehouse and on the various vehicles and machinery and keeping them serviced. For the last 2 years, while still maintaining vehicles/machinery, he has also been assisting with our Research and Development of new suspension systems and keeping himself busy in our welding shop.