Meet The Staff
Jim Bryant- Owner
Jim has been in the Tire and Auto Service industry for over 34 years. He saw a niche in the market with a 14-bay service center and decided to open Fleet Doc March 1, 2014. Jim purchased the building to provide timely, affordable, and high quality service to large fleets.
Jim has lived in Lexington all his life. He has been married to his lovely wife Cathy for 38 years. They have two daughters together. Jim comes from a large family composed of 7 sisters, 4 brothers, and 40 nieces and nephews. He believes family time is important. This is one of the reasons Fleet Doc isn't open on the weekends. Jim wants his employees to enjoy time with their families. Another reason Fleet Doc isn't open on the weekends is to prevent unhappy employees having to come in on the weekends and take it out on a customer's vehicle. When not at Fleet Doc you can catch Jim at the lake or on the golf course.
Josh Stewart- General Manager
Josh has been in the automotive business for over 10 years. Most of those years he has been in a management positon. Josh graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Business Management.
Josh loves everything UK. You can catch him almost every weekend in the falls cheering on the Cats from Kroger Field. In his free time, Josh loves staying active. He participates in tough mudders, half marathons, and basketball games. He and Joe Huff have been best friends since they were in 8th grade. Josh loves to play basketball and golf.
Josh married his high school sweetheart and has 2 kids- Spencer and Jackson. His favorite genres of music are country and rap. Josh is a jack-of-all-trades guy here at fleet doc.
Joe Huff- Assistant General Manager
Joe has worked in the auto industry for about 5 years. He began his career as an oil change and tire tech. Joe enjoys ensuring his customers cars are properly maintained to their satisfaction. He enjoys building and maintaining customer relationships. Joe is an EKU graduate with degrees in Humanities and Philosophy.
Joe's interests outside of work include: his wonderful girlfriend Samantha, dog Montana, staying physically active and doing so by participating in Tough Mudder and half marathons. Joe's favorite sports are football, baseball, basketball. He's a big fan of UK sports, Reds baseball and playing fantasy football. Although he doesn't play musical instruments, he's a music junkie. His favorite band is a heavy metal band called Parkway Drive.
"I love my job at Fleet Doc. I feel like an integral part of the team. It's awesome to have a boss/owner committed to excellence in taking care of his customers and employees."
Albert Blakeman- Sales
Albert has been in retail sales for over 30 years. Before joining the Fleet Doc family, Albert worked at S&S Tires for 32 years. Albert has a large sales base in Lexington and always knows where to find the best deals on parts.
Albert loves supporting the Kentucky Wildcats. In his spare time Albert likes to golf, fish, and go hunting. "If your car needs worked on, bring it on."
Dustin Laws- Technician
Dustin has been in the industry for 8 years now. He's been working at Fleet Doc for the last 3. Dustin prides himself on being able to change your brakes the fastest and most efficient.
In his spare time, Dustin likes to spend time with his wife Tya and their three children. He also enjoys going to rodeos and riding bulls a little bit himself. His new hobby has been riding dirt bikes and four-wheelers. Dustin's favorite thing to do is watch his children succeed.
Dustin describes himself as your average American, "Family, work, and Bull Riding."
Ken Walker- Technician
Ken is our most seasoned technician we have. He has been in the business for 43 years. He was a shop owner for 13 of those years. Ken is an ASE Master Tech with an L1 certification. Kent spent 20 years managing a repair/emissions station in Southern California. Although Ken can work on everything, his strong points are electrical/computers controls, engine performance, and drivability with thorough knowledge of emissions. If it has a schematic, he can fix it.
In his free time, Ken likes to listen and play music. His favorite instruments are the electric and acoustic guitar. Ken also takes pride in being an amateur astronomer where he specializes in astrophotography.
Jacob has been working on cars with his dad since he was 16 (6 years). He has been working for Fleet Doc for 3 years. Although he's learned almost everything he knows from his dad, Jacob has also taken classes on brakes, and alignments.
Jacob is an Eagle Scout and loves anime. His favorite type of music is Rock/Heavy Metal. In his eyes, "The heavier the metal, the better." His life basically revolves around cars, anime, and video games
Kevin has been working on cars for 16 years. He is the newest member to the Fleet Doc family. Kevin graduated from Lincoln Tech in 2005. Kevin's strong suit is with German Models.
In his free time, Kevin likes to go hiking and shoot pool. His favorite kind of music is rock music. He has 2 German Shepherd mixes that he loves more than life.