Our Staff

O.B. Nieves

OB has been a member of the DARE family since 1995 and has been working on cars since age 12. He resides in Downingtown with his loving wife and two sons. He enjoys camping, finishing, and NASCAR when he has free time, and when he's in the shop, he specializes on engine building and large transmission jobs. He's a very efficient worker and loves to see his customers leaving happy.

Rick Kacy

Rick has been a member of DARE since 2002. He began working with his father fixing cars in the driveway. He is MACS certified and has his State and Emissions license, but Rick believes that to be a mechanic means being an expert on whatever pulls into his bay. Rick says his greatest gifts in the world are his wife and son, who he enjoys hunting and being out in nature with. He has a degree in science engineering and got his first paying automotive job installing drum brakes on a 1971 Chevy Nova at a shop in Havertown back in 1987. As Rick’s father always said, “If we don’t fix ‘em, nobody will.”

Brad McWilliams

Brad has been a member of DARE since 2006. His life in mechanics began when he was just 5 years old with his father. He attended Vo-Tech in high school and won 11 awards in mechanic competitions. In 1998, he became a full-time technician. Brad is State Inspection and Emissions certified and specializes in professional fabrication jobs but is also well versed in mechanics with over twenty-years of experience. In his spare time, Brad drag races a 74 Nova and a 97 Artic cat sled. He also enjoys target shooting and spending quality time with his kids and granddaughter.

Jemarr Stewart

Joining us since the opening of our detail shop, Between The Seats Detailing, Jemarr is a seasoned professional in the art of automotive detailing, with over two decades of experience perfecting the appearance of vehicles inside and out. Driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence, Jemarr embarked on a mission to master the craft of auto detailing. Through years of dedication and hard work, Jemarr has become a trusted authority in the field, renowned for his meticulous attention to detail and uncompromising commitment to customer satisfaction. Jemarr is a master at detailing cars and takes pride in his work. While not at work Jemarr enjoys spending time with his family and his dogs.

JT Aloisio

JT is the eldest son of Jonathan. He graduated from Rustin high school in 2018 and currently works full-time at DARE with his family. JT is well-versed in-service writing, engine rebuilding, and all aspects of automotive repair. JT also is an expert salesman for Jonathan’s Auto Outlet in buying and selling cars. In his free-time, JT is very into weight training and doing CrossFit with his family. JT hopes to one day follow in his father’s footsteps and taking over the family business.

Christopher Aloisio

The youngest son of Jonathan, Christopher is a free-spirit. He graduated from TCHS (technical high school) in 2020 studying automotive repair. Since graduating Christopher started working at DARE full time. His specialty is buying and selling cars along with being one of the main drivers for our tow business. When Chris is not working he enjoys riding his motorcycle, exotic cars, and photography.

Mark Magnotta

Mark started working for DARE in September of 2020. Mark is emissions and State Inspection certified. Mark specializes in diagnosing cars to find out exactly what is wrong and what needs to be done to get the car fixed. Mark started having an interest in cars at the age of 8 years old and has loved it ever since. Mark enjoys being able to find the problem and fix it in order to get the customers back on the road safely. When Mark is not at the shop, he enjoys watching tv, hanging outside and relaxing.

Brian Larson

Brian joined the DARE team in November 2021. From a young age Brian found cars intriguing, but it wasn’t until he turned 16 and got his own car that he started getting really interested in the whole mechanics of how a vehicle and all its systems work. Brian specializes in foreign and domestic cars. In Brian’s spare time he enjoys hanging out with his friends, riding his mountain bike and of course he enjoys tinkering with his own cars.

Ryan Hillegas

Ryan joined us full-time in November 2023 after being a long-time Saturday employee. After graduating from high school, Ryan pursued his passion by enrolling in an intensive automotive technician program at Lincoln Technical Institute. There, he mastered his skills in diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining a wide range of vehicles. In his spare time Ryan enjoys spending time with his children, shooting pool and watching and playing sports.