John T. Blanton
Blanton is a Master ASE certified mechanic with an L-1 engine specialist certification. He has spent decades in the auto industry, serving in almost every aspect of the business. He graduated summa cum laude with a degree in business administration and finance from Sullivan University. In 2011, he founded Barebones Auto Repair LLC because he saw a need for quality auto maintenance and repairs at a "barebones" price. He and his staff believe integrity is paramount. He is proud veteran of the United States Coast Guard and the son of a career Marine. He is a member of the Denton Chamber of Commerce and proudly supports a number of local charities including the Corinth Area Baseball league, Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County, the TeamConnor Cancer Foundation, Communities in Schools North Texas.
Jaime Blanton focuses on advancing customer awareness about Barebones Auto Repair. She manages all bookkeeping and marketing for the business. She earned her bachelor's degree in Journalism from Texas Christian University and her master's degree in Higher Education Administration with a focus in philanthropic development from the University of Louisville. She has spent a lifetime as an advocate for people with disabilities. She has more than a decade of experience in strategic communications, fundraising and media relations. She proudly serves on the planning committee for 2016 Communities in Schools North Texas Masquerade, and works with a number of nonprofit organizations to advance their missions. She is a founding board member of New Beginnings: The Betty Jane Morrison Foundation for Homeless Children, an active member of the Pecan Creek Elementary School PTA and a long-time supporter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Her favorite role is as chief operating officer of the Family Blanton.
Service Adviser/Shop Manager
Stephen (pronounced Stef-n) is the head of customer and vendor relations for Barebones Auto. He specializes in finding quality parts and negotiating the very best prices. As the head of customer relations, he makes sure our clients understand the work that is being performed and are happy with our service. He has decades of experience in the automotive industry. He and his wife Ashley and their two sons live in Fort Worth.