Our Team

  • Qualifications:


    ASE Master Tech, ASE L1 Advanced Tech

     

    Dennis was born and raised in Longmont, CO and graduated from Niwot High School in 1978.  He graduated from Northeastern Jr College in 1980 with associate degree in Applied Science and associate degree in Business.  Dennis started Cooper’s Automotive in February 1984.  He was raised on a farm and learned to repair and build things.  His dad was a good teacher and helps him rebuild his first engine while in elementary school, where his interest in auto mechanics began.  He has experienced the evolution of the automobile from the 1960’s to the computer system age.  Dennis in his spare time coaches high school baseball at Community Christian.

  • Kathy was born in New York and moved to Colorado in 1968.  Kathy graduated from Faith Baptist School in Longmont in 1978.  Kathy & Dennis met at church dated thru high school and married in 1980.  Kathy worked for the City of Boulder while Dennis was getting the business started.  Kathy serves as the business secretary.   She left the City of Boulder in 1985 to work at Cooper’s and start a family.  Dennis and Kathy have two children, Stephanie Burch (24) and Derek (21).  Stephanie is married and works at Level 3 as a cost account.  Derek is a student at Cerro Coso Community College in Ridgecrest, CA playing baseball.

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    Service Adviser

     

    Eric was born in Saguache, Colorado and graduated from Ranum High School in 2001.  Eric came to Cooper's in January of 2011 from a Toyota dealership in Denver.  He communicates with all of our customers about their repairs and is a friendly, knowledgeable person, able to acquire any information necessary.  Eric, in his spare time, enjoys taing long drives through the mountains and working on project vehicles.  

     

  • Marinda

    Qualifications:


    Service Adviser

     

    Marinda was born and raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  She graduated from Fayetteville High School in 2004 and attended the Univeristy of Arkansas.  Marinda recently moved to Lafayette, Colorado at the end of August in 2014 and shortly after joined the Cooper's family in September.  In her spare time Marinda enjoys reading, going to see live music, and watching movies.  

  • Qualifications:

    Working on ASE certifications

     

    Jake was born in Westminster and graduated from Hidden Lake High School in 2007. He attended Front Range Community College for Auto Repair and started at Cooper's in January of 2010 and is head of our exhaust shop and suspension/alignment area. Jake enjoys playing video games and car shows.

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    Dan was born in Englewood, Colorado and graduated from Weld Central High School in 1998. He received his degree from Denver Auto and Diesel College and began working at Cooper's in February of 2011. Dan is our lead technician and head of our diesel department. Dan, in his spare time, enjoys fishing and fourwheeling.

  • Qualifications:


    Working on ASE Certifications

     

    Dave was born in California, lives in Colorado, and graduated from Ranum High School in 1999. He received Valedictorian at Emily Griffith Technical School in 2012 and began at Cooper's in October of 2013. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain hiking and Sunday driving.