As a family owned and operated business, Frisbee Auto is dedicated to providing quality automotive repair and vehicle maintenance to the Ellis County area.
Don Frisbee Automotive officially opened for business on August 1st, 1983. Prior to that, Don and Jo Ann Frisbee served with Wycliffe Bible Translators for a period of 17 years. Don’s primary focus at Wycliffe was managing auto repair facilities both overseas and in the states. With many years of experience behind them, their goal in starting their own business was to run an honest, reliable, guaranteed repair service.
The business’s original location, 308 W. Jefferson, was just one block away from the current location. It’s proximity to historic downtown Waxahachie offers convenience to customers and helps keep the hometown atmosphere present in the business. Over the years, the building, offices, and service equipment have undergone several modernization efforts. Today, computerized diagnostics and scheduling are just a way of life at Frisbee Auto.
After more than 20 years of successful operation, one phrase sums up the success of the business: “Where Quality Comes First.” Mike Frisbee, business manager, says “We couldn’t have made it this far without the dedication of our staff to quality work. Cars have changed so much in the last 20 years. That’s why our staff is dedicated to constant education.”
Mike Frisbee grew up with tools in hand and has been handling all aspects of shop operation and repairs for 21 years. He maintains several diesel engine certifications and ASE certifications including Advanced Engine Diagnosis (L-1). Mike also has numerous aftermarket and factory update training hours to prove that he is committed to the longevity of his craft. His priority to providing quality automotive repair and superior customer service has built the business to what it is today.
Ben Edwards helps accommodate shop operations and vehicle diagnosis and repair. He carries almost 15 years of experience in the automotive industry. Ben brings 17 ASE Certifications to the table, including Advanced Engine Diagnosis (L-1). His background includes dealership service, aftermarket repairs, and even automotive technology instruction. Striving to provide the best in automotive service has been his goal since the beginning and continues to drive him into the future.
Vern Garling is the newest addition to the team and has 35 years of experience in the automotive industry. Through the years, he has sustained numerous certifications including: ASE Master with Advanced Engine Diagnosis (L-1), GM Master and Lexus Master Technician. His list also includes dozens of certifications with Ford and Isuzu and countless hours of training to keep him at the top of his game. Upholding the highest of level of quality and service is job one.
Steven Cox is an expert in his field and has been with Frisbee Automotive for nine of his thirty years of experience. Steven carries eight ASE certifications and uses his many years of knowledge to traverse the inevitable obstacles of automotive service. He is a true player in a game that changes every year with constant advances in new technology. Providing excellence in quality care is how he gets the job done.