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Transmission Company of Bend Inc.


SERVICING ALL YOUR TRANSMISSION NEEDS

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Transmission Company of Bend Inc.


SERVICING ALL YOUR TRANSMISSION NEEDS

WE CAN MAKE IT BETTER!

At Transmission Company of Bend Inc., we want to help educate you on your vehicle when problems arise. Many times, you may not need a complete rebuilt transmission. There are options when your transmission seems to be having trouble.

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Trust in US!


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Trust in US!


Discussing your needs with your transmission expert is highly recommended. There are factors about you and your car to consider in determining which option is right for you. The type of car, mileage and what type of issues you are having all will help you make the right decision. We want you to feel at ease entrusting us with your vehicle and with the right knowledge we strive to make this process as smooth as possible.

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Meet the Crew


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Meet the Crew


TONY BLACKWELDER 

OWNER

Tony grew up right here in Bend, OR.  He has worked in the construction field for more than 25 years, which has allowed Tony to travel all over the west coast. In 1996, he started his own company, A Flock of Painters in Bend. He has managed many construction crews and kept his companies going even through 2008's financial crash. He moved permanently back to Bend, OR in 2004. His entrepreneur spirit allowed him to open Transmission Company of Bend in August 2013. He has worked on cars for many years as a hobby and when joined by his right hand transmission builder, he found his niche. 


TECHNICIANS

Bob Mock

Bob Mock

 

Bob Mock:  A second-generation transmission technician. Bob followed in his family’s footsteps by working in their transmission shop growing up. Bob relocated to Bend, OR from Cottage Grove and joined our crew in May of 2014.  Bob is very technical and brings his 18 plus years experience to our team.  

Brad Mote

Brad Mote

 

Brad Mote: A transmission builder since 1970. He has extensive experience and knowledge concerning all transmissions.  Brad has worked and lived in 4 states, Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon. He has been with Transmission Company of Bend for over a year. 

 

Manuel Santos

Manuel Santos

 

Manuel Santos: He is our lead R & R technician. He is a perfectionist and has been in the automotive field for years over 20 years. He moved from Tracy, CA to Bend and has been working with our team since 2015. 

 

Chris Conway


Chris Straight:  Chris joined Transmission Company of Bend in the summer of 2016. We were excited to welcome him to our team when we found out his extensive knowledge in the automotive industry. He has a true passion for classic car restoration.  He grew up in Oregon but joined the military after high school. He landed in Texas for a few years but moved back to Oregon to be closer to his family.

 

Phil R:  Phil R. is a father first, a U.S. Navy veteran, hunter, hiker, fisherman, rock and mountain climber but his zen is woodworking. Phil has been an automotive professional for more than 27 years with 17 of those years dedicated to the transmission industry. Phil joined with Transmission Company of Bend because we share the commitment of taking care of the customer first. He thoroughly enjoys sharing and educating customers with respect to their vehicles, supporting our service recommendations with solid evidence and ensure we leave you no questions unanswered. We're sure you'll find a level of transparency and sincerity of service you just won't get anywhere else.



OFFICE MANAGER

Nicoa Wood

Nicoa Wood

Nicoa Wood: Graduated from Cal State Northridge in Early Childhood Development but after a few years into her career she went back to school to study Esthetics. Originally from Santa Barbara, Nicoa moved to the Big Island of Hawaii to start her new career. In Hawaii, she started her own business in the esthetic field. In 2006, she used her business skills and education and opened up a destination spa, Aloha Skin Spa in Lake Tahoe. She sold the spa in 2009 and moved to San Clemente, CA. In 2011, she moved to Bend, OR and currently is using her business experience to run the front office of Transmission Company of Bend.