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  • Gavin Bastian is the owner and founder of Jolly Wrenchers. He has been working on cars since 2002, primarily on British makes. He ultimately hopes to turn Jolly Wrenchers into a trade school and full service repair center with multiple locations in the southeast to share his passion for making every vehicle an absolute pleasure for its owner with others. Gavin married Katie in 2011 and has three children. He lives in Irondale, AL.


  • Katie is Gavin’s wife and has been full time with Jolly Wrenchers since February 2017 as Office Manager. She enjoys working alongside Gavin and admiring the interesting cars that come through the shop.


  • Jordan Pitts has been with Jolly Wrenchers since June of 2017.


  • Kenneth Howard was with us for a few months in 2015 and came back again in September 2017. He is a skilled welder and metal worker with several years of experience.



  • Adam Wright is a close friend of Gavin and has been part of Jolly Wrenchers since 2014. Adam has a deep seated passion for cars, particularly Sweeeeeedish, that will become immediately apparent in any conversation. Adam intends to remain with Jolly Wrenchers here in Birmingham and share in Gavin’s vision of multiple locations for training others in the art of car-craft. Adam lived in the United Kingdom for a number of years and lends a first hand insight to the British car industry.