Meet Your RT Clapp Oak Ridge Team

Count on the auto service professionals at RT Clapp Oak Ridge to keep you and your vehicle on the road. Learn more about our team members.

Barry Scarborough
Barry Scarborough
Service Manager/Parts Expeditor

With nearly 40 years of automotive shop-/parts experience, Barry is one of the smiling faces you see when you walk in the door. He is our Service Manager/Parts Expeditor extraordinaire.

Barry’s hobbies include fishing, golf, racing, fabricating and working around the house.

Valerie White
Valerie White
Manager/Problem Solver/ Ringmaster

A mainstay at RT Clapp for over 34 years, Val is our event director, shop mom, mistake corrector, customer name recognition expert, payroll administrator and firefighter who can help you with any automotive problem while expediting parts and directing the service center.

Val’s hobbies include dirt track racing with husband Ronnie and son Ross, gardening and her family.

Brian Farrar
Brian Farrar
Customer Service/Parts Expeditor

Brian is our in-house parts expeditor and makes sure the right parts are ordered and delivered in a timely manner to get our customers’ vehicles back on the road. With 23 years experience in auto repair and parts, Brian is dedicated to customer service.

Brian’s hobbies include family activities, church and drag racing.

Rob Vandergriff
Rob Vandergriff
Partner

Rob is the janitor in a drum for our business. He lends his 40-plus years of automotive shop experience to the operations of RT Clapp Oak Ridge.

Rob’s hobbies include racing, golf, camping and family time.

Tim Foster
Tim Foster
ASE Master Technician

Tim is an accomplished technician with over 37 years shop experience. He is our in-house technical information director and expert diagnostician who sidelines as our Mazda Miata specialist.

Tim’s hobbies include motorcycle touring, guns and travel.

Dan Swicegood
Dan Swicegood
Transportation

With over 17 years shop experience, Dan is our “cruise director,” and stands ready to deliver you to your destination while your vehicle is at RT Clapp Oak Ridge. We count on Dan for his smile and the latest one-liner on any world or local event.

Dan’s hobbies include travel, golf, attending concerts and spending time with his family.

Jeff Caulder
Jeff Caulder
ASE Certified Technician

Jeff has over 42 years shop experience, with 37 years GM dealership experience, making him very comfortable diagnosing and repairing GM vehicles.

Jeff’s hobbies include camping, auto racing and chasing his grand kids.

Doc Brown
Doc Brown
ASE Certified Technician

Doc is a Chrysler technician with over 45 years shop experience. While he’s our in-house restoration technician, Doc is just as accomplished working with new technologies.

Doc’s hobbies include drag racing, gardening, fabricating and spending time with friends.

Jason Brummett
Jason Brummett
ASE Certified Technician

Jason has worked around cars his entire life and has over 27 years of professional shop experience. He’s our tire, wheel and service lane pro.

Jason’s hobbies include cooking (he makes a mean jerky and cans great pickles), spending time with family and constructing anything that is auto related.

Mark Davis
Mark Davis
ASE Master Technician

Mark has been an Oak Ridger since the age of three. He’s an ASE Master Technician, meaning he has the full range of ASE certifications to repair virtually any gasoline-powered passenger vehicle.

Mark says his biggest hobby is any activity involving his son. HIs dream car would be a white 1965 Mustang.

Marlena Haithcock
Marlena Haithcock
Customer Service Representative

Marlena is one of our team members ready to greet you and help determine the solution to your vehicle’s problem. She has over 30 years experience in auto service, working with makes that includes Toyota, Mercedes and Nissan.

Marlena knows how to explain issues involving your car so that you’ll always have the information you need to get the very best care for your vehicle.

Ronnie White
Ronnie White
ASE Technician

With over 40 years experience in automotive service, Ronnie has been a vital part of the RT Clapp team for over 30 years. He is our ASE certified air conditioning and alignment specialist.

Ronnie enjoys working as the crew chief for his son’s dirt track car, as well as fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

You can trust your vehicle to the professional automotive technicians at RT Clapp. We’ve been in Oak Ridge for more than 60 years and we’re not about to spoil our reputation now. Go ahead and read some of our reviews. We have hundreds of satisfied customers who continue to come back again, and again.

Brands we service: Acura • Audi • BMW • Buick • Cadillac • Chevrolet • Chrysler • Dodge • Ford • GMC • Honda • Hyundai • Infiniti • Jaquar • Jeep • Kia • Lexus • Lincoln • Mazda • Mercedes-Benz • MINI • Mitsubishi • Nissan • Oldsmobile • Porsche • Pontiac • Saab • Subaru • Suzuki • Toyota • Volkswagen • Volvo

Our Services:

  • Maintenance Service
  • Engine Service
  • Suspension
  • Cooling System
  • Brake System
  • A/C & Heating Systems
  • Tire Services

Hours of Operation
Knoxville and Oak Ridge
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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RT Clapp Car Care Center
1025 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone 865-482-2428

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