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Jo Anne Liston: Office Mgr  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 9 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 13 years
College: Warner Pacific College - Portland, OR
B.S. in Business Administration
Hobbies: Running, Digital Scrapbooking, Reading (when I have time!), Getting a Coffee
Favorite Vacation: Maui, Hawaii
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Mint
Favorite Bands: Third Day & Casting Crowns
Volunteering: Youth Group at Vancouver First Church of God -and-Salmon Creek Elementary School
When not at work: Enjoy spending time with family & friends; watching Duck Dynasty with Brady & cooking!
 
Brady Lander: CEO & Owner  |  E-mail
Brady's the owner & married with 2 children.
He's active in the Local Chamber, Vancouver Rotary, member of First Church of God & sponsors Battle Ground Little League.
Like his dad, Brady restores old cars.
Brady is I-Car certified & began as a shop helper in the late 90s when Paul & Linda Gilligan owned the shop, formerly called Mill Plain Auto Body.
He & his dad bought it in '02 & changed the name to Brady's Auto Body, Inc.
He graduated just shy of a 4.0 in Business from Warner Pacific.
He's also an avid bird watcher, thanks to his bird watching class at Warner !
 
 
Gary Bisconer: Production Mgr  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 10 years
Years in Industry: 21 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
 
Jeff Funk: Collision Repair Tech
Years with Brady: 12 years
Years in Industry: 32 years
Certifications: I-Car Gold & Corvette Welding School
Favorite Team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Car: AC Cobra
Favorite Ice Cream: Mud Pie
Pets: Zoe - Humane Society Rescue Dog
Place I'd Like to Visit: Mexico
Hobbies: Weight lifting, Snow & Water Skiing &  Working on his 1976 CJ-5
Memberships: Gresham Elks Club

 
Jeff Cropper: Collision Repair Tech
Years with Brady: 9 years
Years in Industry: 32 years
Certifications: I-Car Gold, ASE & IMACA
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Team: Manchester United
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Mint
Hobbies: Camping, Soccer & Running
Place I'd Like to Visit: London
Little Known Fact About Me: 11 years Battle Ground High School - Boys & Girls Soccer Coach
 
 
James Atchley: Collision Repair Tech
Years in the Industry: 19 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: Oregon Coast
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: 32 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 & Fishing
Favorite Car: Old Hot Rods
Pets: 2 cats & 2 fish
Favorite Vacation: The Beach
 

 
 
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 Sjwo Cards - 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: 5 years
Years in Industry: 26 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 single, never been married guy. I like to hit a good happy hour, dance the night away, watch a good movie & I love to cook.
 
Terry Waite Collision & Restoration Tech
Years with Brady: 3 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
 
 
Troy Hall: Parts & Towing  |  E-mail
Years with Brady: 3 years
Business Owner: Troy's Towing & Roadside Service
Favorite Sports Team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Car: Camaro
Hobbies: Hunting
Memberships: Oregon Hunters Association
Pets: Lucy the dog & Pearl the cat
Little Known Fact About Me: Never been on an airplane & I am a Scuba Diver

 
Greyson Cropper: Detailer
Years with Brady: 3 years
School: Attends Clark College
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Team: Portland Timbers
Favorite Car: 1997 Honda Civic Hatchback
Favorite Ice Cream: Vanilla
Pets: 2 dogs & 3 cats
Place I'd Like to Visit: Germany
Hobbies: Swimming & camping
Little Known Fact About Me: I enjoy art

 
Randy Olmstead: Detailer
 
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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