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We may be new to the North Sioux City business community but we carry deep roots in the local auto industry. How long you ask?

It all started with a “Dream” in the “Works” many years ago. Chad, one of the owners, comes from a family with a history steeped in the automotive and service industry. Chad’s great grandfather owned and operated auto dealerships in Logan, Magnolia, Missouri Valley, and Pisgah, Iowa. In Logan his business partner was “Kit” Carson, grandfather of Johnny Carson, TV star of the “Tonight Show”. While his paternal grandfather worked in a Chevy dealership in Onawa, Iowa, his maternal grandfather owned a general store in Pisgah, Iowa. This is where Chad gets his service above and beyond mindset. At Dreamworks we feel we can offer small town service along with the same value offered by the “big box” collision centers. It didn’t just stop there Chad’s mom was the secretary in a collision center for 5 years and later was an Instructional Assistant in the Auto Body Class at Central Campus High School in Sioux City, IA for another 5 years. Of course we can’t leave out the strong roots Chad got from his dad who has been in the auto industry since 1969 with 2 years in the U.S. Army and 18 years and 8 of those years as manager at a local dealership collision center in Sioux City, IA. In 1991, Chad officially became employed in the collision industry and worked at a large collision repair facility until 1997 when he moved to a local family owned dealership where he worked in the collision center from 1997 to 2012.

It isn’t just Chad who has the auto industry roots, his wife and business partner, Katrina comes from a family with a large history in the auto industry as well. It all started with Katrina’s grandfather who started in the auto industry at a young age. Her paternal grandfather began working professionally in the collision center at the local GM dealership in Winner, SD in 1951. Katrina’s dad like his father took interest in the auto industry at a young age too. He began working professionally as a mechanic in 1979. After many years working for others he decided in 1989 to open his own service station in the Riverside area in Sioux City, IA. He owned and operated the 76 station along with her mother for 15 years. Katrina spent much of her childhood helping her parents. At one point during this time there were four generations involved in the “family business.” Until just 6 years ago Katrina’s dad was still locally working as a mechanic. As you can see we are deeply rooted in the auto industry in this family.

We have learned through the years that as our society moves towards a market based on large franchise “big box” stores in everything from electronics to hardware, and now in our area auto and collision centers Dreamworks mission is “To offer customer service above and beyond expectations along with a value equal to that of the “big box” stores with repairs being done by only the best highly trained technicians using the latest cutting edge technology available.”