Doug Horgen – President


Doug is one of the founding members of the Autowerks family having started in November 2004. Doug has been a technician for 36 years. Doug came to Autowerks after 4 years as the General Manager of Fayette Import. Prior to Fayette Import, Doug was the General Manager of Legacy Goodyear Tire Centers of Jonesboro, McDonough, Stockbridge and Union City. Doug has been an ASE Master Certified technician for 30 years, has been thru numerous Goodyear training courses, has attended Hunter ride and alignment training classes, and has attended multiple advanced Mercedes Benz training seminars thru Autowerks continued training efforts. When not working, Doug enjoys building computers, video taping the drag racing of the Autowerks Camaro, and playing with the grand kids.




Gina Garneau – Service Advisor


Gina is one of the founding members of the Autowerks family having started in November 2004. Gina has been in the automotive industry for 20 years. Gina came to Autowerks after 5 years at Fayette Import. Gina has been factory trained at Cadillac and Chevrolet as a service advisor. Thru her training and experience she was awarded the title of Master Service Consultant at Chevrolet. When not working, Gina enjoys gardening, swimming, boating and travel.




Ian Connolly – Technician / Service Director


Ian is a founding member of the Autowerks family having started in November 2004. Ian has been a technician for 30 years. Ian came to Autowerks after 14 years at Fayette Import. Ian has been an ASE Master Certified technician, has attained Bosch certification in 8 different Bosch training courses, has attended Hunter Alignment training class, and has attended multiple advanced Mercedes Benz training seminars thru Autowerks continued training efforts. When not working, Ian enjoys drag racing the Autowerks Camaro and riding his motorcycle.




Richard Goldschrafe – Technician


At 33 years old, Richard is the youngest technician of the group. Richard began his career 15 years ago in New York. He started at Autowerks in April 2005. Richards’s automotive knowledge and technical ability absolutely exceeds the experience of many an elder technician with far more years of automotive repair experience. Richard is an ASE Master Certified technician with advanced engine performance certification as well. Richard has had factory training from Volkswagen, Subaru, Nissan, and Cadillac. Richard has also been to multiple advanced Mercedes Benz training seminars thru Autowerks continued training efforts. When not working, Richard enjoys drag racing the Autowerks Camaro (Affectionately named “The Company Car”), building and flying R/C Airplanes and racing R/C Cars and off-road trucks.




Bob Kremple – Technician


Bob is the senior technician at Autowerks. At 55 years young, Bob has been working on European cars for 26 years when he began his career at Fayette Import. Bob joined the Autowerks family in June 2005. Bob has been an ASE certified Master technician, has attained Bosch certification in 5 different Bosch training courses, has attended Hunter Alignment training class, and has attended multiple advanced Mercedes Benz training seminars thru Autowerks continued training efforts. When not working, Bob enjoys riding his motorcycle in the north Georgia mountains.




Clyde Hopper – Technician


Clyde is the newest family member having joined Autowerks in December 2006. Although Clyde is the newest family member, he is no stranger to us. Clyde previously worked for me at both Goodyear and Fayette Imports for about 10 years prior to coming to Autowerks. Clyde has been an Automotive Technician for 30 years. He has been an ASE Certified technician for the majority of these years. Clyde has been thru numerous training seminars with Goodyear as well as advanced training courses while with Fayette Import and thru Autowerks continued training efforts. When not working, Clyde enjoys drag racing his own car, photography, and scuba diving among other hobbies.