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Jo Anne Liston: Office Mgr  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 12 years
Certifications: Customer Service & Banking
College: Chemeketa C.C. - Salem, OR
Military: Dad, Brother & Son - NAVY
Nephew - ARMY RANGER
Niece - COAST GUARD
Claim-to-Fame: Crowned Mrs. Oregon ('94)
Pets: 2 Chinchillas & 1 Cat
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Collecting: Matchbooks, Cat Items & Joe Montana Memorabilia
Favorite Car: Shelby Mustang
Favorite Musician: Barry Manilow
Favorite Vacation: Maui, Hawaii
Memberships: Red Cross (9 years)
SW WA Chapter - Disaster Services (DAT)

 
 
Tana Lander: Bookkeeper  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: Married to Brady 15 years
College: Warner Pacific College - Portland, OR
B.S. in Business Administration
Hobbies: Running, Reading (when I have time!), Grabbing Coffee with Friends/
Favorite Vacation: Maui, Hawaii
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Mint
Favorite Bands: Pentatonix, All Sons and Daughters and Adele.
When not at work: Enjoys spending time with her family and friends, boating, relaxing and laughing at the little things in life, and watching my kids in their music and sports!
 
Brady Lander: CEO & Owner  |  E-mail
Marital Status: Married to Tana for 15 years!
College: Warner Pacific
Years in the Industry: 16 yrs.
Favorite Sports Team: Portland Timbers
Favorite Car: 1955 Chevy Belair
Place I’d like to visit most: Switzerland
Favorite vacation spot: Maui, Hawaii
When not at work: Brady likes to play with his kids and sit on the sofa and talk to his wife.
 
 
Gary Bisconer: Production Mgr  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 13 years
Years in Industry: 30 years
Certifications: I-Car Platinum Estimator
Favorite Car: Mustang
Favorite Sports Team: Seahawks
Hobbies: Restoring '67 Fastback Mustang
Place I'd Like to Visit: Jamaica
When not at work: Love spending time with family & friends
 
Guy Conger: Estimator / Parts Mgr
Years with Brady: 2 years
Years in Industry: 2 years
College: Whitman University
Marital Status: Married to his beautiful wife Abby, with 2 kids: Malachi 2, and Forest 9 months
Hobbies: Apologetics, guitar, hunting/fishing, and swimming
Favorite Vacation: Cannon Beach, OR
Favorite Ice Cream: Peanut Butter Chocolate
Place I’d like to visit: New Zealand and Ireland
Little Known Fact About Me: I was offered a full ride scholarship to play water polo at Penn State.

 
 
Ariel Hannu, Secretary  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 1 year
College: Clark College
Favorite Sport: Anything to do with racing
Favorite Ice Cream: Moose Tracks
Favorite Place to Vacation: Florida
Places I'd Like to Visit: Alaska and Canada
Little Known Fact About Me: I used to live on a farm and I love riding horses!
When I'm not at work: I like to enjoy my cars!
 
 
James Atchley: Collision Repair Tech
Years in the Industry: 20 years
Certifications: I-Car Gold - Diploma in Auto Body, Paint & Custom Paint
School: Wyoming Technical Institute
Favorite Car: 1963, 23-Window VW Bus
Favorite Ice Cream: Moose Tracks
Hobbies: Art
Countries you've visited: Jamaica
Favorite Vacation: Disneyland
When not at work: Spending time with family
Little Known Fact About Me: Been a christian tattoo artist for 14 years - Atchley Skin Graphics

 
 
Arnold Bisconer: Collision Repair Tech
Years in the Industry: 37 years
Certifications: I-Car & ASE
Family: Married to Roxanne for 31 years. Has 1 daughter & 3 grandsons.
School: Battle Ground High School Graduate
Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Favorite Car: Old Hot Rods
Pets: 2 cats
Favorite Vacation: The Mountains
 
Jeff Cropper: Collision Repair Tech
Years with Brady: 12 years
Years in Industry: 40 years
Certifications: I-Car Gold, ASE & IMACA
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Team: Portland Timbers and Manchester United
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Mint
Hobbies: Camping, Soccer, snowmobiling and Mountain Biking
Place I'd Like to Visit: London
Little Known Fact About Me: I was a soccer coach for 9 years for Battleground High School both boys and girls and a former pro motor cross racer!
 
 
Steve Dykman: Refinish Technician
Years with Brady: 20+ years
Years in Industry: 30+ years
Certifications: I-Car Gold & BASF
Favorite Sport: NASCAR Auto Racing
Favorite Car: Any Pre- 1950s / 1960s
Hobbies: Auto & Hot Rod Racing
Painting Show Cars - 9 were on display at the 2015 Portland Roadster Show
Place I'd Like to Visit: Australia
Little Known Fact About Me: Restored 1955 GMC Truck with my Dad. Featured in Custom Classic Trucks - April, 2011.
Claim-to-Fame: Crew Chief for Stock Car Racers: Brandon Riehl, Hershel McGriff, Jeff Barkshire, Zan Sharp and Mike & Danny Obrist.

 
 
Gary Livingston: Refinish Technician
Years with Brady: 7 years
Years in Industry: 31 years
Certifications: I-Car Gold
Place I'd Like to Visit: Europe
Hobbies: Working on classic cars, attending cruise-ins & digging for razor clams.
Little Known Fact About Me: I'm a connoisseur of a good happy hour. I enjoy watching a good movie, camping and hiking and I would love to live somewhere sunny and warm in my golden years!
 
Terry Waite Collision & Restoration Tech
Years with Brady: 5 years
Years in Industry: 50+ years
Favorite Sport: Water & Snow Skiing
Favorite Car: Ford GT-40
Favorite Movie: Die Hard Series
Hobbies: Car Shows & Airbrush
Place I'd Like to Visit: Hawaii
 
 
Wayne Turvey: Repair Technician
Years with Brady: 2 years
Years in the Industry: 32 Years
Certifications: Applied Arts Degree in Auto Body
Favorite Sports: Baseball, Football & NASCAR
Pets: Siberian Husky
Hobbies: Photography, Woodworking & Tinkering
Places I'd Like to Visit: Jamaica
Little Known Fact About Me: I've had the same phone number since High School

 
 
Jason Purcell: Repair Technician
Years with Brady’s: Less than 1 yr.
Years in the Industry: 15 years!
College: Attended Warren Technical College
Favorite Car: Subaru
Hobbies: Golf, Music, Motorcycles
When not at work: Jason likes to listen to music
 
Patrick Shields: Repair Technician
Years with Brady: Less than 1 year
Years in the Industry: 1 Year
Favorite Car: Classic Mini-Cooper
Hobbies: Working on Classic Cars
Favorite Place to Vacation: The Oregon Coast
When not at work: Pat likes to hike & fish with his family !

 
 
 
Troy Hall: Work Flow Mgr & Towing  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 5 years
Business Owner: Troy's Towing & Roadside Service
Favorite Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Car: Camaro
Hobbies: Hunting
Memberships: Oregon Hunters Association
Pets: Lexi the dog & Pearl the cat
Little Known Fact About Me: I am a Scuba Diver

 
 
Steve Olson: Parts Dept
Years with Brady: 1 year
Marital Status: 
College: Warner Pacific College, and Clark College
Military Experience: 29 years in the US Air force and Oregon National Guard
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Hobbies:Golf, Reading, being with his four grandkids
Little Known Fact About Me: I played college basketball at Warner Pacific College, I was an undefeated tennis player in college at WPC, and I have ridden in an F-15 Fighter Jet.

 
 
Greyson Cropper: Detailer
Years with Brady: 3 years
School: Attends WSU-Vancouver
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Team: Portland Timbers
Favorite Car: Dodge Challenger SRT8
Favorite Ice Cream: Vanilla
Pets: 4 dogs, 1 cat and 2 Ferrets
Place I'd Like to Visit: Germany
Hobbies: Swimming & camping
Little Known Fact About Me: Grayson enjoys playing pool and riding snowmobiles

 
 
   
 
   
 
     
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  In Memoriam: Roger Milton Severson | Jan 17, 1952 - Jul 28, 2013 | Vancouver, WA  
   
 
   
       
  Published in The Columbian on Aug. 4, 2013: Roger M. Severson - Obituary

Roger M. Severson, 61, of Vancouver, WA passed away July 28, 2013 at Peace Health Medical Center. He had served in the Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Korea as a mechanic. Roger had a great love of cars and had been employed at several auto body shops in Vancouver over the years, most recently at Brady's Auto Body.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Frances; brother, Richard; and his stepson, T.J.
He leaves behind his son, Roger of Sacramento, CA; brothers, Russell (Lois) of Vancouver, Gerald of Longview, WA; sisters, Sandra Deary (John) of Palm Desert, CA, Rose Mary Holland (Ronnie), also of Palm Desert; stepdaughters, Tina Fortner (Doug) of Missoula, MT, Raquel Bensene of Portland, OR; and several grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
Graveside service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on August 5, 2013, at 3:00 p.m.. There will be a celebration of life at his brother Russell's home, 1319 NE 63rd St., Vancouver. Please call 695-9078 for directions.

“Roger was a very kind & shy man. He was generous & passionate about the things he loved to do. I will miss him & hold him dear in my heart!”
Posted by: Ada McNally - Vancouver, WA

“I worked with Roger when we were both at Bob Kendall Chevrolet. So sorry to hear about his passing.”
Posted by: Chris D. Fletcher - Vancouver, WA

“May you rest in Peace. It was great to work with you at Brady's. I posted a nice memorial on our Facebook Page in your honor. You will be missed. ”
Posted by: Jo Anne Liston - Vancouver, WA

Brady's Auto Body August 5th, 2013 Facebook Page Post
Brady's Auto Body will be closing at 2:30pm today in honor of our employee Roger Severson. Roger passed away last Sunday at the age of 61. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Korea as a mechanic. He loved cars and had been in the business since 1975!! You will be missed Roger, your friends at Brady's. His funeral is at Evergreen Memorial Gardens today at 3pm, here in Vancouver.

Kaleb Dailey
Love you Roger, never got to take to go out to lunch at Hooters like you wanted. You were an awesome friend to everyone with a heart of gold! You will be greatly missed my friend, see you on the other side.
P.S.: build me a car while your up there and we can cruise on the streets of gold. Love ya man