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The Crew

The Crew | Dripping Springs Automotive

Ryan Taddia - Owner, ASE Certified L1 Master Automotive Technician, ASE Certified Medium / Heavy Truck Technician

Ryan Taddia | Dripping Springs Automotive

Ryan is the owner of Dripping Springs Automotive and has been involved with the automotive industry since he was a child. He has lived in the Dripping Springs area for the past 30 years and graduated from Dripping Springs High school in 1997. In the spring of 1999, he graduated from Texas State Technician College with an Associate’s degree in Automotive Technology. Ryan continued his education at Florida State University and in Fall of 2002 received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

While in High school, he started preparing for the ASE exams and today holds certifications as a Master Automotive Technician, L1 Advance Level engine performance Technician, and Medium / Heavy truck Technician. His experience includes over 20 years working for some of the largest dealerships and repair centers in Austin and several locations in Florida. His business slogan is “keeping Professionalism and Integrity Alive” which is evident in his personal life as well. In addition to many accolades for his service in the Dripping Springs community, he is a 9 palmed Eagle Scout and received his Paul Harris Fellowship award from the Dripping Springs Rotary Club.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, boating on Canyon Lake, and working on his 1984 Porsche 911. Ryan is committed to his customers by offering impeccable customer service at a repair center that is professional, clean, and qualified to perform repairs and service on cars and trucks, including hybrid / electric, diesel engines, and off-road accessory installation.


Marvin Duke - Service Manager

Marvin Duke | Dripping Springs Automotive

Marvin has been working within the Autmotive industry for over 40 years! Using his personal experiences, Marvin strives to provide outstanding customer service in a friendly and knowledgeable environment. He moved to the Austin area close to 30 years ago and currently resides in Wimberly.

In his free time Marvin enjoys swimming in the creek behind his home, watching NASCAR and Formula 1 racing. His burning desire is to follow the Lewis and Clark Trail and see Alaska!


Edgar Galicia - ASE Certified Automotive Technician

Edgar Galicia | Dripping Springs Automotive

Edgar began his employment with Dripping Springs Automotive in 2016 as an Apprentice Technician and a full-time student. He now has over 5 years of experience and is an ASE certified Technician! Edgar will soon be graduating from Austin Community College with an Associate’s degree in Automotive Technology. In his free time he enjoys sports and the outdoors and scrolling through memes. He has a burning desire to further his career goals and become an ASE Master certified technician.

Soon, Edgar hopes to purchase and build a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution! His secret to success is his dedication to education, both in the classroom and out.


Garrett Patterson – ASE Certified Master Technician

Garrett Patterson | Dripping Springs Automotive

Meet Garrett, he is one of our Master ASE Technicians. With over 10 years experience there isn’t much he can’t fix! Garrett and his family are residents of Dripping Springs and have called Texas home for many years.

When he is not at the shop he enjoys spending time with family and friends, tinkering on his vintage Jeep, and spending time on the Texas coast fishing.