About Us in Redding, CA

Perry’s Automotive Inc has been a part of the Redding business scene since 1968. Our present location has been our permanent home since 1973. That’s well over 40 years of customer satisfaction that’s allowed us to be a continued part of our customer’s lives. Our client base continues to grow as existing customers bring in their children, and in some cases, even grandchildren.
Our driving motto has, and continues to be; customer’s are to be listened to and treated as a member of this family.

Perry McNeely

Perry McNeely founded Perry’s Auto Repair as a sole proprietorship in 1968.

He started his business with his son Glen and one other mechanic. The business has been growing ever since.

Glen McNeely
Retired Owner and President

Glen McNeely was the owner and President of Perry’s Automotive Inc. He started working at Perrys for his father in 1968. Glen purchased the business in 1980 from his father due to his failing health.

Jeremy McNeely
Owner and President, Automotive Repair Specialist

Jeremy McNeely has been working at Perry’s Automotive since 1990. Jeremy is ASE certified in; Engine Performance Electrical and Electronic Systems and is California Smog Certified. He took over the business from his father, Glen McNeely in late 2015.


Chris McNeely
Automotive Repair Specialist

Chris McNeely has working at Perry’s Automotive since 1985. Chris specializes in Diesel Repair and Performance, He is ASE certified in Engine Repair. Chris is the grandson of Perry and nephew of Glen.

Josh Holt
Automotive Repair Specialist

Josh Holt has been working at Perry’s Automotive since 1997. Josh is ASE certified in; Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Engine Performance, Heating and Air Conditioning, Electrical and Electronic Systems.
Josh is also certified in Brake and Lamp Light Adjuster.

Kristie McNeely
CFO, Bookkeeper, Human Resources etc.

Kristie worked with us from 2003 until her untimely passing in October of 2019. She was part owner and the mother of both Shawn and Scott who both work here. She was loved by all of our great staff and wonderful customers. She was our planner of all things fun. You could not have a bad day when she was around because she would give you a hug or do a cheer whether you wanted it or not! She made sure every birthday was the “best day ever”! She is missed.

Shawn McNeely
Automotive Repair Specialist

Shawn, a fourth generation McNeely has been working at Perrys since 2008. When he started he was a clean up kid and gopher. He now works full time as a certified smog and drive-ability mechanic. Shawn is the son of Jeremy

Ami G.
Service Writer

Ami is one of our two service writers that we have here at Perry’s Automotive; she started here in august 2011. Amy enjoys being with her family and spending time with her kids.



Isaac has been with us since 2017 and has extensive automotive knowledge. He has been in the industry over 24 years and is also a licensed Brake and Lamp Technician and a certified Alignment tech. When not at work he fills his time in the outdoors, hunting, backpacking, hiking and mountain bike riding.


Joel started at Perry’s Automotive in May of 2019. He is our main Smog Tech, general auto maintenance and repair along with being our building maintenance man. He has over 17 years of experience in the automotive field. His weekends are filled with hunting, working on his property and spending time with his wife.


We have known Kelly for over 10 years, she became a part of our Perry’s Automotive Inc. family in
January 2020 as our Office Manager. She is also in charge of Accounts Receivables and Payables. In her off time she loves spending time with her grandkids and family.


Scott has been with us since 2017 and is one of the great grandsons of the founder, Perry McNeely. He is our Parts Tech, customer delivery/pick up driver and inventory master. On his weekends he likes snow skiing and time on the lake.


Tiffany is our newest addition to the Perry’s Automotive Family. She has been hired on as a Service Advisor. She has been in the industry for 12 years as a Service Advisor and a bookkeeper. She also has a degree in business management. In her time off she races RC cars and spends time with her family.


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