The Crew

Ryan Taddia - Owner

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 spring of 1999, he graduated from Texas State Technical 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 a MASTER ASE and L1 certification for automobiles and ASE certifications for Medium and Heavy Duty trucks. 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 evidenced in his personal life as well. In addition to many accolades for his service in the Dripping Springs community, he is a 9 Palm, Eagle Scout and received the Paul Harris Fellowship award from the Dripping Springs Rotary Club.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family boating at 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 hybrids, diesels and off-road accessories installations.


Marvin Duke - Service Manager

Marvin Duke | Dripping Springs Automotive

Marvin has been working within the automotive industry for over 40 years. Using his personal experience, Marvin strives to provide outstanding customer service in a friendly and knowledgeable manner. He has lived in the Austin area over 30 years and currently resides in Wimberley.

In his free time Marvin enjoys the outdoors and watching NASCAR and Formula 1 racing. His burning desire is to follow the Lewis and Clark Trail and see Alaska when he retires.


Edgar Galicia - Technician

Edgar Galicia | Dripping Springs Automotive

Edgar began his employment with Dripping Springs Automotive in 2016 as an apprentice technician. As a full-time student, he balances his time between on the job training, working directly with an L1, Master ASE certified technician, and attending classes at Austin Community College.

Edgar will soon be graduating from ACC with an Automotive Technology Associates degree. His goal is to become an ASE Master certified technician. Edgar has grown up in the Austin area and in his free his free time enjoys sports and the outdoors. He aspires to build a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and his secret to success is his dedication to education and career goals.