PresidentRon is Executive Administrator and Service Consultant for the family-run company. He handles the day-to-day running of the business. Ron relocated his family from Florida to start Hillman Automotive & Tire with his brother. He knew that with his experience in the automotive industry and his fiscal leadership, he would be able to run the daily finances of an automotive repair shop and it grow into a successful business.
Vice-PresidentDavid handles all of the automotive management of the facility. An Automotive Expert with over three decades of experience, David is an ASE certified Master Tech as well as Certified.
Before starting the business, David had his own side business repairing automobiles, while he worked daily at Niagara County Fleet Maintenance. He left both behind when he and Ron started the family business. David has a vast knowledge of vehicle repair, working as a teenager with cars and trucks for local garages. For a couple of years, he even worked with
Ron in Florida, until moving his family back to Lockport in 1995. David's experience ranges from imports to domestic automobiles, and with that experience, along with a natural ability to diagnose an automotive problem; he has gained a loyal following.
Office ManagerRon's wife Sharon is a Florida native who went to nursing school right after high school. She worked as nurse until her second child was born and then went into business
with Ron in 1997 while still in Florida. They moved the family to Lockport in the summer of 2000 to open Hillman Automotive & Tire. Sharon, Ron and their three kids reside in Lockport.
Courtney Hillman, Haley Hillman, Lauren Hillman
Parts ManagersThe three daughters of Hillman brothers David and Ron, these ladies share parts department responsibilities. In addition to managing the parts department, they operate the courtesy shuttle which provides our customers with the convenience of transportation to and from our shop.
Service ConsultantDeni is a Lockport resident who has been in the automotive sales and service industry for over three decades. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Hillman.
New York state InspectorCharlie is a Lockport resident and West Seneca native. He worked at Valvoline for 12 years before coming to Hillman in 2010.
Maintenance/Back Up Tow Truck OperatorCharles came to Hillman fulltime after 21 years at the Niagara County Jail doing maintenance. He had four years in the Marine Corps followed by 10 years in the National Guard.
He's a Pendleton native that lives in Lockport.