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Meet the Team

The team at Berkeley Bob’s has the knowledge and experience to take on maintenance or repair challenges on Volvo, Audi, VW, Toyota, Subaru, Hyundai and Kia automobiles that come our way.

Melissa Holmes-Stephens

Melissa Stephens | Berkeley Bob's

Administration & Co-Owner

Melissa has almost 30 years in the automotive field having worked as a service writer, parts salesperson and small business bookkeeper she has a comprehensive knowledge of automotive repair and garage management. When not at Bob’s she tends to her old world rose collection, travels whenever possible, loves her Welsh Corgis and studies language and dance.

Favorite Food: Woodhouse Chocolates
Dream Car: 1963 Mercedes 220SE convertible
Bucket List Travel Destinations: Milford Sound, Seychelles and Patagonia
Favorite Television Show: Masterpiece Mysteries: Wallander
Astrological Sign: Libra

Sean Stephens

Sean Stephens | Berkeley Bob's

Master Technician & Co-Owner

Sean has always enjoyed taking things apart but it was the Army that ushered him into the automotive trade afterwards apprenticing at his father’s friend’s garage. He has 26 years experience wrenching. His average day consists of troubleshooting, problem solving and managing the garage. An ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) master technician, Sean had to pass 8 exams on all operating systems of the automobile. In his spare time he enjoys computer games and the Forty-Niners.

Favorite Food: Tandoori Chicken
Dream Car: Aston Martin DV9
Bucket List Travel Destinations: Turkey, Greece and Italy
Favorite Television Show: Breaking Bad
Astrological Sign: Aquarius

Colin Deans

Colin Dean | Berkeley Bob's

Service Manager

Colin joined the Bob’s team in 2012. He grew up in the area, attended Berkeley high school and made Eagle Scout. His work experience is long and varied includes carpentry, restaurant service, shuttle driver and dealership automotive consultant. He attended College of Alameda where he studied automotive. Colin is fluent in Spanish. He enjoys playing with his dog and spends his time off hanging out with friends, gardening and tackling many do-it-yourself projects.

Favorite Food: Gordo’s Burritos
Dream Car: 1963 ½ Ford Galaxy lightweight 427 SOHC
Bucket List Travel Destinations: Mexico, South America and Thailand
Favorite Television Shows: Ice Road Truckers and Ancient Aliens
Astrological Sign: Gemini

Randy Medoza

Randy Medoza | Berkeley Bob's

Service Technician

Randy joined our crew in August. He had previously been working for Toyota of Berkeley. For his young age Randy has worn many hats; he prepared financial reports for the business administration at San Francisco International Airport, he worked in the photography department for Walgreen’s and sold auto parts at Kragen (now O’Reillys) before embarking on his career path. Her started out in the construction industry and jumped ship when the boat sunk in 2008. He made the smart move to automotive repair where he found he had a real talent. He has studied automotive technology at Contra Costa College. Randy has a young family and enjoys time spent with his children. His favorite pastime is playing the drums with special interest in rock but he also likes jazz, salsa and hip-hop.

Favorite Food: Sushi
Dream Car: Nissan GTR
What he misses most about Guatemala: Fruit – coconut & 10 types of mangoes!
Bucket List Travel Destinations: Italy and Moscow
Favorite Television Show: Walking Dead
Astrological Sign: Taurus