With 25 years experience in paintless dent removal, Duane is one of the predominant automotive hail repair and PDR specialists in Rapid City, SD. He’s repaired over 17k damaged vehicles and has a phenomenal customer service history.
As the general manager of Rapid City Hail Repair Co, he is responsible for estimates, repair process and quality control of repairs.
Duane is co-owner of another company, DINGTOOL LLC. He has 5 patent pending tools for PDR industry for sale currently and is developing an entry level paintless dent repair course for individuals who are interested in learning PDR.
He is also the former owner of Jabuti Hail Team, which has been reviewed over the years consistently at 5 stars for his paintless dent repair and hail repair services.
He has raised 5 boys, all adults now, as well as fostered a Lakota youth for a short period in 2015-2016. His children are successful in a varying degree of careers. From 3D animation to electrician to hail repair specialist, his children have pursued and found their love of careers.
He has coached youth football in the area for the BHYFL for two years and consistently sponsors youth sports teams.
Prior to his career in auto hail repair and paintless dent removal Duane was in the US Army, where he worked as a cryptologist/intelligence analyst. His last duty station was located at N.S.A. (National Security Agency).
Rapid City has been home to Duane since 2013.