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Stacie Tjaden

Front Office

Stacie Tjaden

Stacie joined the team in 2018 by taking over the front desk area. She handles billing, bookkeeping and most importantly customer service. Stacie is married to owner Brandon.


Brandon Tjaden

Owner / Technician

Brandon Tjaden

Brandon has loved cars all his life. After working in the quick lube industry he quickly learned that wasn't the right place for his passion. He wanted to provide quality genuine service and build relationships with customers. That's when he decided to open a shop of his own, Tjaden Automotive.

Brandon is a Des Moines native. He and his family live in Norwalk, IA. In his spare time Brandon enjoys working on personal automotive projects and his son's racing cart .



Stephen Dreier

Auto Repair Technician

Stephen Dreier

Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Tjaden Automotive team. He holds an active Automobile Technician ASE Certificate.

Steven gained much of his experience while working in Des Moines at Deery Chevrolet, Gregg Young Chevrolet and Brad's Collision.

Leading up to his automotive experience, Steven was Active Duty in the Air Force from 2005-2010. He was stationed in Germany, Turkey and Iraq.


Jared Riis

Auto body Technician

jared riis

Jared has been in auto body for over 14 years. He is certified by PPG and Clear Shield Protection. Jared gained his experience working at Minor Wreck Express, Willis Auto Campus and Howard Martin Auto Body.

Jared has two boys and enjoys watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, riding his motorcycle and working/driving Jeeps.

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