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Meet the team

Jeff Smith

Owner
Jeff Smith

Jesse Riggle

Head Tuner
Jesse Riggle

Travis Rendez

Technician
Travis Rendez

Brian Peter

Technician
Brian Peter

Cody Wolf

Service Writer
Cody Wolf

Kristyn Francis

Operations Manager
Kristyn Francis

Diesel Smith

Shop dog and Security
Diesel Smith

Jeff Smith - Owner

Shop owner, tuner, technician, Jeff does it all! Jeff is a self-taught performance enthusiast. He started LMT in 2009 part-time after work with a few like-minded friends and couple lifts. After purchasing the DynoJet in 2011, Jeff quit his job as a machinist and committed himself into LMT full-time. He's never looked back since! He owns a 1966 Nova wagon drag car (MOBY DICK) with a 427 LS Next block with twin billet 91mm turbos, and a 2013 Duramax to haul it all around. In his spare time (when he has some), Jeff likes racing, snowmobiling and spending time with his family and of four legged friend Diesel.


Jesse Riggle - Head Tuner

Jesse aka "Riggle" is LMT's head Calibrator. He is also a GM World Class certified technician, Master ASE certified technician, and has completed several automotive calibration courses. He has been calibrating vehicles since 2001. He has a focus on late model GM cars/trucks and is also skilled with Mopar, Ford, and many other makes and models, both foreign and domestic and is proficient with many software programs, too many to list! He is the WIZARD of tuning!


Brian Peter - Technician

Brian graduated from Universal Technical Institute and worked at a Lexus dealership as a Lexus ASE master technician for 11 years. During that time he was also building and racing drift cars nationally in different pro and pro-am series with a pro-am national championship and a couple of midwest champions. He started out with Nissan 240's and then a LS6 powered RX7 which is now powered by a 2JZ. For fun Brian also drifts a Toyota BEAMS powered AE86 Corolla.. Outside of cars and racing, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife Maloire, friends and hanging out with his two dogs Spooner and Maybee.


Travis Redenz - Head Technician

Travis is a graduate of MATC with a degree in Applied Science/Ford Asset Program. He came to us after working at a Ford dealership for 5 years, but loved doing performance projects on the side. Now it's his full time gig. Travis fabricated his own turbo kit and TH400 swapped his 04 CTSV. He is one of the only stock engine V's to run in the 10's! Travis likes spending time with his daughter Mia, working on his CTS-V, skateboarding, snowboarding, fishing, and has a really fancy toolbox.


Cody Wolf - Service/Shop Manager

Cody started off as a customer at LMT and now he is part of the team. Cody is a graduate of the Automotive Technology program at WCTC. Though he has the education and skills to work on the cars, his career goals are more on the service manager end of things. He came to us from Road Track and Trail where he served as a service writer since 2011. He is excited to bring his knowledge and passion to the table at LMT and expand. Cody has a lot of different interests as far as performance vehicles go. He owns a 99 Twin Turbo C5 Corvette and has owned a few Evo's in the past.. His passion is AutoX/Road-racing. In his spare time he likes snowmobiling, and spending the summer on the lake jet skiing with his friends, family, girlfriend and four legged best friend Boost.


Kristyn Francis - Operations Manager/Accounting

Kristyn joined the LMT team in 2013. She is a graduate of Carroll University with a background in sales and marketing. Although she is new to the car performance world, Kristyn keeps LMT moving smoothly and makes sure that every customer gets the attention they deserve and leaves with a smile on their face. Kristyn enjoys baking/cooking, boating, and spending time with her daughter Alyssa, boyfriend Jeff, and four legged friend Diesel.


Diesel Smith - Shop Dog/Security

German Shorthaired Pointer. Likes hanging out with his mom and dad at work. Greets all customers and eats things he isn't supposed to. Playing frisbee is his passion, and he really likes going with on trips to the bank.