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Meet Our Staff

The staff at our Pioneer Park Transmissions service and repair center are all highly trained and certified technicians with one common goal in mind - quality service at honest prices. Our transmission center is diligent in applying the ATRA Member Code of Ethics to all of our transmission repair and diagnostic services for the purpose of better assisting our customers with their repair needs and concerns. Adherence to the ATRA Code of Ethics also helps ensure that when you bring in your vehicle for transmission service or repair you know that you are receiving honest and professional service from our technical staff. Our transmission technicians are always polite and courteous in their effort to provide you with the quality of service you want and deserve.

Delbert Plain - Transmission Technician

Delbert Plain

With over 39 years of transmission experience Del is the shops lead technician. Del started his transmission career at Peoria Hydramatic in 1978 where he worked until 1997 when he left to join the team at Pioneer Park Transmissions!

John Skender - Owner

John Skender

With over 37 years of transmission experience, John opened Pioneer Park Transmissions in 1996. John got his start in the automotive business from Terry Doyle at Doyles Automotive in 1980. After several years of doing major engine and transmission repair John was motivated to start his own shop. John is the father of 3 beautiful children, Katy, Liz and Nick, 2 beautiful step daughters, Cass & Kara and 5 wonderful grandkids, Braedon, Rylan, Tristan, Liam and Mary! When not busy fixing transmissions you will find John on his Indian Roadmaster with his wife Cindy!

Mutz & Sassy - Office Managers

Mutz & Sassy

Mutz was a male German Shepherd and was trained in Germany. He has since passed over the "rainbow bridge" to doggy heaven and Sassy, a 8 year old female Shepherd/Malamute mix, keeps a watchful eye on the office by herself now!

Roadmaster - Live to ride!

Roadmaster

John's Indian Roadmaster


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