Meet the Team

Charlie West


I have worked as a full time technician for 29 years. I worked 10 years at a dealerships and the rest at independent repair shops. I am A.S.E. certified master technician. I have owned and operated Charlie’s Auto Repair for 17 years. My wife Julie and I have 3 great children. The passion I have for helping people and the automobile is what drives me every day. when I have spare time I enjoy going to the races, fishing, golfing and just hanging out with friends and family.

Dave Eenhuis

Service Writer

Dave Eenhuis is a Mason City native who served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps. He returned home and worked for Marshall and Swift for 16 years before joining the Charlie’s Auto family. Dave and his wife have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. They enjoy gardening and motorcycle riding in the summer and Fantasy football in the winter.

Wayne Fick

Service Writer

I worked for Interstate power for 32 as the auditor. I worked for Mason City Harley Davidson for 5 years as parts man. I have currently worked for Charlie’s 2 as service writer for 8 years. I am A.S.E. certified service consultant. I have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. What I enjoy about my job is that no 2 days are the same. I also enjoy meeting new people and building lasting relationships. In my spare time I like to coin collect and rifle target shooting.

Matt Prehn


I have worked in the automotive industry for 21 years. The things I enjoy the best about working at Charlie’s is that I meet and help great people and everyday there is something different. I enjoy on my spare time going to the races, going fishing and spending time with my family.

Mike Brass


I have over 30 years of automotive experience. I enjoy hunting, fishing, guns and riding motorcycles. I have 4 daughters; plus 6 grandchildren. I am happily married to Kris Brass. I love the challenge of repairing todays automobiles and working with my fellow coworkers. Theres nothing better than helping some one in need and knowing that when they leave Charlie’s Auto Repair they were treated with respect and honesty! Its an honor to be a part of the Charlie’s Auto Repair team!!!