Employee Spotlight: Q & A with Ryan Bobula
“It’s the atmosphere that develops with every Fletcher Jones dealership across the nation and even across different brands. It’s more of a family environment, as opposed to a corporate one.” quoted from Ryan Bobula when asked what his favorite part about working in the Fletcher Jones family was.
For this week’s Employee Spotlight, we spoke with Ryan Bobula, our very own Mercedes-Benz Master Certified Technician here at Mercedes-Benz of Chicago.
There isn’t a greater prime example of loyalty and family then Ryan, as he has been with the Fletcher Jones family for nearly 12 years now. Continue below to get to know more about Ryan!
Mercedes-Benz of Chicago: What’s your current title and how long have you been with the Fletcher Jones family?
Ryan Bobula: I’m a Mercedes-Benz Master Certified Technician and Group Leader and have been with the Fletcher Jones Family since October of 2006, almost 12 years now!
MBC: How did you get your start in the automotive industry?
RB: I’ve actually only been with Mercedes-Benz, specifically with Fletcher Jones Family of dealerships. I actually started at the Las Vegas location in 2006 at Fletcher Jones Imports, which is actually still there today.
MBC: What does your day-to-day operations consist of?
RB: I diagnose and repair Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Time management and multi-tasking are a big part of that.
MBC: What’s your favorite part about working in the Fletcher Jones Family?
RB: It’s the atmosphere that develops with every Fletcher Jones dealership across the nation and across different brands. It’s more of a family environment, as opposed to a corporate one.
MBC: What’s currently your favorite vehicle?
RB: The Mercedes-Benz SLR! To me, it was the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz performance and engineering.
MBC: Any outside hobbies or current obsessions?
RB: I go to the gym quite frequently and compete in powerlifting competitions!
MBC: If you could visit anywhere in the world that you’ve never been to, where would you like to go?
RB: I’d like to go to Italy. I’m half Italian and have always wanted to travel there.
MBC: What’s your favorite part about living in the Windy City?
RB: The food first and foremost. A close second would be the change of seasons.
MBC: Finally, what keeps you motivated every day?
RB: My newest and strongest motivation is to provide for my daughter.
Experience the Fletcher Jones Difference. It’s our motto. Come down for a visit and say hi to Ryan or any of our other friendly staff and see why we’re different!