Tristan Ramer of Nappanee, IN, founded Locke Performance in 2014. Beginning his career as a teenager working in his father’s mechanic shop; his interest in the light-duty diesel’s was sparked with the inception of the common rail diesel in the early 2000’s. Seeing the repair industries rapid changes; Tristan is committed to providing all the necessary resources, for those under his employ, to be successful in their respective duties. Diagnosing and repairing vehicles of today have many more requirements for up to date training than they did in years past. Today, a technician must network with other like-minded individuals, commit a lot of their personal time to craft their skills so they can confidently, efficiently and accurately diagnose the issues that they face daily.
Greg Ritter is a 1989 graduate of Kinmundy-Alma High School in Kinmundy Illinois and married for 25 years with one daughter age 18. Greg attended Wabash-Valley College in Mt. Carmel Illinois. and graduated with a degree in Diesel Power Equipment Technology in 1991. Greg owns Ritter’s Auto Repair in Kinmundy, Illinois and has been in business for 24 years. He holds the ASE Master Technician Certification since 1995 and serves his local College Advisory Board. Greg is a Napa Auto Care Center and is a board member of the McKay Napa Auto Parts.
Greg has attended Vision High Tech Expo for 23 years has attend APPEX and SEMA as well as the NAPA Expo in 2015. 2019 is his secondyear attending ASTE 2019.
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