About Us Smith Transmission Services DeRidder, LA
Smith Transmission Service is owned by Keith and Verna Schmidt.
In 1980, Smith Transmission Service was started by Leroy Smith. In 1983 Keith Schmidt joined Smith Transmission Service as a technician learning the trade from Mr. Smith and his fellow technicians. In 1994, Mr. Smith decided he wanted to sell the business. Keith purchased Smith Transmission Service in January, 1995. LeRoy continued to work at Smith Transmission Service until his retirement in 2009. We have continued to operate the business based on the ethics and values that it was founded on.
Byron Redger joined Smith Transmission Service in August of 1995 as a technician. He soon distinguished himself a conscientious and dedicated employee. Byron has experience in most makes of cars and trucks. He is ASE Certified in automatic transmissions and manual transmissions and transfer cases.
Clay Schmidt came to work in the business with his father in 2006. Clay has completed training in vehicle electronics with Veejer enterprises and continues his education with seminars and on the job training.
Ronald Schmidt and Ryan Schmidt both joined their father in the shop in 2008. Ryan is a technician and Ronald is a service writer and helps out in the shop when necessary.