Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team – West Town Monona Tire

Bringing You the Best in Madison, WI Automotive Service


Gary-Pivotto
Joann-Pivotto

Gary & Joann Pivotto

President, Vice President

Gary Pivotto, President of West Town Monona Tire, has been in the auto repair industry for over 40 years. He has managed numerous repair facilities. He is also credited with starting a repair business from scratch and turning it into one of the most successful repair facilities in the nation.

Gary purchased West Town Monona Tire in 1992 and through hard work and dedication has molded West Town Monona Tire into a state of the art repair facility with a reputation second to none. Gary has excelled in bringing the best out of his employees. Employees who have moved on from West Town Monona Tire have excelled in all aspects of the work force. Their success can be attributed to what Gary has instilled in them over the years.


Ted-Manning

Ted Manning

Managing Partner & ASE Certified Master Technician

Ted has been in a managing partner role with West Town Monona Tire since 1994. Prior West Town Monona Tire Ted was master technician with two other auto repair facilities. Ted's duties include daily supervision of all aspects of the auto repair business. Ted claims his job is relatively easy and credits his success to his talented team members around him. Ted is an ASE Certified Master Technician with L1 certification status. He is a graduate of numerous schools including Automotive Service Leaders Shop Management Service Supremacy and has graduated with his AMI degree.

Ted has served on the board of directors for the ASA Wisconsin chapter, advisory board for youth apprenticeship program for Wisconsin and advisory council for Madison Area Technical College - Automotive Program. Ted also currently proofreads an automotive newsletter for technical content, which is sold across the United States. Ted's interests are water skiing, mountain biking and sailing.


Brandon-Pivotto

Brandon Pivotto

Director of Sales and Marketing

Brandon has worked for West Town Monona Tire for over 10 years. He has a passion for the automotive industry. He is a graduate of UW Milwaukee, majoring in Business Finance. Brandon is a key player in the day to day operation of West Town Monona Tire.


Stephen-Kazmierczak

Stephen Kazmierczak

Service Consultant

Stephen has been with West Town Monona Tire for over 10 years. He graduated with a degree in business from the Madison Area Technical College. Stephen also graduated from the Automotive Training Institute with an emphasis in automotive service management. He is recognized by Michelin as a product expert since 2003. He definitely has the will and desire to succeed. No problem is too large or small for him to tackle. His thirst for knowledge and his ability to multi-task makes him a key player on the sales floor. When he is not educating customers about their auto repair needs, Stephen also manages the convenience portion of the business.


Joel-Vega

Joel Vega

Service Consultant

Joel is the newest member here at West Town Monona Tire and has worked in the automotive industry for over 6 years. In his spare time Joel enjoys fishing, watching football (go Patriots!), and spending time with his family.


Donald-Eyre

Donald Eyre

ASE Certified Master Technician & Diagnostic Specialist

Don has been with West Town Monona Tire since February 2002. He was a great find! Don has Extensive experience and is an ASE certified master technician and has L1 certification. He graduated from MATC with a degree as an automotive technician. He combines an excellent mechanical aptitude and great attitude. Don has been working in the auto repair industry for over 25 years. To this day he loves the complex challenges that the automotive industry provides on a daily basis. He enjoys remodeling projects and restoring his vintage Mustang.


Shawn-Hefty

Shawn Hefty

ASE Master Certified Technician

Shawn has been with West Town Monona Tire since 1999. Shawn graduated in automotive repair from Madison Area Technical College. Shawn has become an ASE Master Certified Technician and is working on his L1 ASE certification. In his free time he enjoys hunting, bowling and volleyball.


Brandon-Smith

Brandon Smith

General Service & Tire Technician

Brandon had been with West Town Monona Tire for more than three years. He was a youth apprenticeship graduate and is currently enrolled in MATC’s automotive technician training program. In his off time Brandon enjoys working on his many sports cars.


Greg Leith

Greg Leith

General Service & Tire Technician


Tony-Esser

Tony Esser

Client Service Manager

Tony has been with West Town Monona Tire since March 2011. He received his associates degree in accounting at Madison College. Tony is the proud father of three adopted sons. Both Tony and his wife are big advocates for mental health awareness. Tony enjoys sporting activities and keeping himself healthy.


Donnna Maysack

Donnna Maysack

Client Service Representative

Donna has been part of the West Town Monona Tire team for over two years. She received her bachelors degree from Columbia college of Chicago. Donnna's favorite part of her job is helping customers. In her free time Donna enjoys skydiving and spending time with her children.


Tanya Alling

Tanya Alling

Client Service Representative

Tanya has been in the automotive industry for over 5 years and with West Town Monona Tire for over one year! Tanya enjoys traveling, spending time outside and hanging with friends and family. In her free time Tanya also helps out her community by volunteering with the elderly and disabled.



Dawn Borelli

Dawn Borelli

Office Operations

Dawn has been with West Town Monona Tire since September, 2015. She has lived in the Madison area all her life and currently resides in Verona with her husband, Joe and two sons Matt and Zach. She enjoys exercising, entertaining family and friends and being a puppy mom to sweet Charlotte.

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