Employee Bios

Hello, I am Santos Prado, and I would like to welcome you to D S Auto Experts in Visalia. With close to 70 years of collective experience, we are proud to be your local Auto Repair experts. As the premier auto repair shop in Visalia, our highly trained automotive technicians take pride in all of their Auto Repair efforts.

Moises Delgadillo, Service Consultant at D S Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Moises Delgadillo; I am a Service Consultant here at DS Auto Experts. I have been in the automotive business for over 18 years. I have built a lasting reputation as a friendly, reliable and knowledgeable parts and service consultant. I have the pleasure of working with a great team here at DS Auto Experts, which always pushes forth with the ultimate effort to meet or exceed our customer’s expectations. In my free time, I enjoy traveling and multiple outdoor summer activities with friends and family. When not playing softball year round, I enjoy all other live sporting events and am an avid sports fanatic. Go Chicago!

Brook Prado, Administrative Assistant at D S Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Brook Prado. I fill the position of an administrative assistant. I have been in the automotive business all of my life! In my position, I enjoy serving our customers in any way that I can. In my spare time, I enjoy mentoring the youth program at church. I also love anything to do with social media. I enjoy vacationing with my family throughout the year.

Barbara Nurmi, Business Administrator at D S Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Barbara Nurmi. I am the business administrator here at DS Auto Experts. I have been in the automotive business for over 2 years, with 30 years experience in Administrative Management. I’m pretty detail-oriented, and I also enjoy a challenge, which allows me to quickly adapt to any problem-solving situation. I take great pride in my work and am proficient in Quick Books with over 30 years of bookkeeping knowledge. During my free time, I enjoy reading, hiking and time with my grandson. I also enjoy singing with a blue grass group, and playing the piano. I love traveling to new places, taking road trips on less-traveled roads.

Donnie Tyson, Service Technician at D S Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Donald Tyson; I am a Service Technician here at DS Auto Experts.
I have been in the automotive business for over 30 years. I am an ASE Certified Master Technician in all areas of automotive repair, specializing in everything to do with passenger cars and light truck diagnostics and repair. I am the shop foreman – best known as one of the top technicians in the area by once winning the AC Delco “Top Shop Shoot Out” Diagnostics competition for the western 13 states. In my free time, I enjoy downhill and free ride mountain biking. Traveling to scenic relaxing places and a good dining experience are always on the agenda. Watching comedy and action movies is good time spent when not with friends and family.

Alfonso Cerrillos, Service Technician at D S Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Alfonso Cerrillos; I am a Service Technician here at DS Auto Experts. I have been in the automotive business for over 15 years. I am an ASE Certified Master Technician in all areas of automotive repair, specializing in Light Diesel Repair, Alternative Fuels and Smog Inspection. When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family. I am also a part-time musician, playing the bass guitar along with the drums. I greatly enjoy catching an occasional soccer match and auto racing events on the tube.

Andrew Aguilar, Service Technician at D S Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Andrew Aguilar; I am a Service Technician here at DS Auto Experts. I have been in the automotive business for over 5 years. I am an ASE Certified Technician in the automotive repair industry who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment. I am the company’s jack-of-all-trades when it comes to all and anything related with the everyday business operations. I enjoy fun projects with my family such as listening and singing to all different types of music. In my free time, I enjoy watching racing videos and plenty of stand-up comedy.

Gerardo Jacobo, Detail Technician at DS Auto ExpertsHello, my name is Gerardo Jacobo; I am a Detail Technician here at DS Auto Experts. I have been in the automotive business for over 5 years. I am skilled in several trades, from vehicle detailing to equipment maintenance and repair. I am also the company’s customer relations fulfillment specialist. When I’m not at work, I spend my time involved in my church as a youth leader and mentoring the younger generation. I am also a Little League and competitive soccer coach. I love to spend time with my two kids, my little “chefs-in-training”, who enjoy helping out when I cook and bake for them.