We are open to serve our customers and municipalities through these times for pick up and drop off service during our normally scheduled hours. We have always prided our shop on cleanliness and have gone even further to ensure the safety of our staff and customers. Moving forward, Shade Tree Auto is committed to following the guidelines of the State of Iowa and direction from the CDC regarding our services.


Meet the Shade Tree Auto Team

Clint Dudley, Owner

Clint holds a 2-year degree in Automotive Technology and is an ASE certified Master Mechanic with specialty certifications in Advanced Engine Performance, Under-car, and Service Advisement.

Dan Hetzel, Operations Manager

Dan worked for us as a Master Technician before transitioning into an advisor role. His past experience includes advising for dealerships and independent repair shops.

Pam Woodard, Store Manager- Grimes

Pam started with Shade Tree Auto just before we moved to our new location. She previously worked as an advisor at a local dealership.

Our History

Learn About our History

Shade Tree Auto has been through a lot of growth to get to where it’s at today. Learn more about how it all began!

Certificates & Awards