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Meet the Auto Repair Experts ready to serve you!

Michael Southworth | Performance Tune Auto Repair

Michael Southworth, Customer Service Specialist

The newest member of the Performance Tune team, Michael Southworth is a 20-year veteran of the automotive industry with skills in service advising, business development, and shop management. He listens to understand your concerns and problems on intake, and makes certain the work is dispatched to the proper technician for diagnosis and repair. Michael holds an associate's degree from the Denver Automotive and Diesel College, now known as the Lincoln College of Technology. He and his wife Margie have two lovely daughters, enjoy classic rock music and dining out (especially hamburgers!) along the front range of northern Colorado.

Margo Schmidt | Performance Tune Auto Repair

Margo Schmidt, Customer Service Specialist

A third-generation car girl, Margo's grandfather opened Lloyd's Service Station in mid-town Fort Collins in the 1960s. Her father Rodger and uncle Rod still operate in that location today. As a customer service advisor and parts specialist, Margo not only sources the best quality and affordable parts for your needed repairs, she advises you on which repairs are highest priority and why. Breaking news - Margo and her fiance Colin are engaged to be married in the Fall of 2022!


Jason Randolph | Performance Tune Auto Repair

Jason Randolph, Automotive Technician 

Jason grew up ranching in central Nebraska. He and his wife Lacey have a new baby daughter, born in the fall of 2021. Jason is our fluid service and preventive maintenance specialist. When not working on his Ford Ranger, he enjoys hunting and working on DIY projects around the house. Jason has been known to goose-call a service advisor across the shop on occasion!

Dane Kurzenberger | Performance Tune Auto Repair

Dane Kurzenberger, ASE Certified Automotive Technician

Originally from the Black Hills of South Dakota, Dane and his wife Carly moved to Colorado to enjoy hiking, camping, and frisbee golf in the Rocky Mountains. They also really enjoy live music shows all along the front range. Dane is an ASE certified automotive technician enjoying steering, suspension, and engine diagnostic work.

Pat Schnaidt | Performance Tune Auto Repair

Pat Schnaidt, Owner

Pat and his wife Kathy purchased the Performance Tune Automotive Repair business in 2015, as the perfect intersection of Pat's loves of cars, business, and customer service. When not actively engaged in running the shop, they spend their time with their 5 children and 8 grandchildren. In his free time, Pat enjoys late 60's muscle cars and is (constantly) working on a 1967 Chevelle and a 1971 4x4 Chevrolet pickup. He enjoys the great outdoors of Colorado and activities ranging from motorcycling to soccer to snowshoeing.