About Us

Trusted Mechanics Driven By Client Satisfaction

Bunting’s Auto Body is a 55-year-old auto body shop specializing in collision and auto repair. For the last five decades, our mechanics have proudly served Atkinson residents. In addition to assisting clients with their auto repair needs, we also establish a rapport with our customers. We make them feel like family. In other words, our mechanics regard their wants and needs with paramount importance. We provide quality auto services while abiding by traditional values, which is why Bunting’s Auto Body operates like a well-oiled machine. For auto repair solutions that are steeped in value and satisfaction, partner with our top-notch technicians.

MEET SHAWN GOLDTHWAITE, THE OWNER OF BUNTING'S AUTO BODY

For 37 years, Shawn’s worked in the auto repair industry. With that said, he’s incredibly versed in his trade. Shawn began working for Bunting’s Auto Body in 1983, and his auto repair expertise was immediately recognized. Nearly twelve years later, Shawn moved to Arizona to work for various collision and restoration shops. He eventually made his way back to Bunting’s in 2001, subsequently becoming the owner in 2004. Over the years, Shawn has earned numerous certifications in collision repair, welding, body shop management, and automotive finishing. With his vast experience in the auto repair domain, Shawn excels in his leadership role.

Our Team

  • Shawn GoldthwaiteOwner, Service Writer, Mechanic
    Shawn started working at Bunting's when he was 13 years old. He worked for some other shops in AZ before coming back in 2001. In 2004, Shawn took over running the shop and continues to strive for constant improvement. He believes in education and training to keep up with the ever changing automobile repair profession. His hobbies include camping, playing music and antique cars.
  • Paul GoldthwaiteOwner, Painter, Mechanic
    Paul purchased the business in 1979 after about 15 years in the industry. He currently works 4 days a week and does mostly Painting, but is involved in most aspects of automotive repair as well. He enjoys riding his motorcycle on his days off.
  • Jay DoucetteMetal Technician, backup Painter
    Jay joined our team in 2018 after 20+ years in the automotive industry. He is knowledgeable in many facets of body repair, restoration and painting.
  • Greg VerreMetal and Frame technician
    Greg joined our team in 2014 after 30+ years in the industry. He is experienced in all phases of auto body and can paint as well. Greg enjoys hanging at the beach and even lives there full time.
  • Eric ButlerMechanic
    Eric is our full time Mechanic. Eric started with us when he was 17 yrs old as an apprentice until he went to college for Automotive Repair. After graduating college, Eric worked for a local Honda dealer for a few years. In 2017, Eric joined our team once again as a full time Mechanic. Eric likes to camp, fish and play music in his spare time.
  • Traci CurrierOffice Manager and CSR
    Traci is the first smiling face you encounter as you enter the shop. Traci joined the team at Bunting's in 2015 and has over 30 years of customer service experience. Traci also represents Bunting's in a local BNI chapter and has developed a great network of people that refer to us and that we refer back to. Traci and her husband enjoy camping and spending time with their children and grandchild.
  • Ryan WoodburyService Writer/Estimator
    Ryan is our Service writer and Estimator. He is able to help you with your mechanical needs or if you have been in an accident and need an estimate. He negotiates with insurance companies, orders parts, schedules repairs and assesses your vehicles needs. Ryan has previously worked at Honda dealerships and Pep Boys. He has a passion for cars and racing. Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and doing projects around the house and working on his drift car.
  • Danielle OswaldSocial Media Marketing
    Danielle joined our team in 2018. She has worked in various positions including Detailer, Painter and Marketing. Currently, Danielle is concentrating on our Social Media campaigns. She enjoys camping, fishing, and hiking.
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