Auto body professionals who care about you and your car.

Every member of the BC Auto Body team has earned the highest professional certifications offered in our industry. Our knowledge enables us to work on virtually all makes and models of car, truck and SUV on the road today.
We are a true team. You won’t find any high-pressure sales tactics here. The BC Auto body staff works cooperatively with you and your insurer to deliver total satisfaction.

Returning your vehicle to showroom condition.

The BC Auto Body team uses state-of-the-art equipment in evaluating what needs to be done to your car, truck or SUV following an accident. Our thorough inspection methods and smooth coordination with your insurer enable us to deliver top-quality results.
We sweat the small stuff – because we want every detail of your body repairs to be done right. When you come in to pick up your vehicle, you can rest assured it is structurally sound and looks just as beautiful as they day you bought it.

Faster service means less hassle for you.

Being in a car accident can be stressful! We understand what you’re going through — and we do everything we can to reduce the inconvenience of having your car in the shop. Count on us for:

  • Convenient hours with easy pick-up and drop-off arrangements
  • Comfortable, well-appointed customer waiting area
  • Frequent, accurate updates on your car’s status
  • Easy access: just steps from downtown Wheaton and the Metra station
Steve Chester

Steve Chester

Number of Years at BC Auto: 37

Primary Responsibility: Operations Manager and Vehicle Inspector

Training & Certifications: ATAG, I-CAR, ASE

What I Hear From Customers: “The car is nicer and cleaner than when we brought it in”

Favorite Car: GMC Pick-up Truck, for work and play

Larry Hottenstein

Larry Hottenstein

Body Work
Number of Years at BC Auto: 23

Primary Responsibility: Body work, paint prep, estimates, and clean & detail

Specialties: Airbrush work

Training & Certifications: I-CAR, ATEG, DuPont Refinish, Structural Diagnosis, Estimate Procedures

What I Hear From Customers: “It is a beautiful job”

Favorite Car: GM Camaro – I grew up with these cars

Scott Mielke

Scott Mielke

Heavy Collision
Number of Years at BC Auto: 14

Primary Responsibility: To return cars to pre-accident condition

Specialties: Grilling & heavy collision repair

Training & Certifications: I-CAR, ATAG, All Data, Chief Genesis, Pro Spot i4, MACS, ASE

What I Hear From Customers: They’re happy.

Favorite Car: All cars are created equal

Peter Sadowski

Peter Sadowski

Major Collision
Number of Years at BC Auto: 10

Primary Responsibility: Returning cars to pre-accident condition

Specialties: Major collision repairs

Training & Certifications: I-CAR, ATEG

What I Hear From Customers: Total satisfaction, beautiful repair

Favorite Car: Any pick-up truck

Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson

Number of Years at BC Auto: 7

Primary Responsibility: Painting/refinishing

Specialties: Color matching, color blending

Training & Certifications: Standox Refinishing, I-CAR Gold, ASE Refinishing

What I Hear From Customers: We’re “Friendly and considerate” and our repairs look “beautiful”

Favorite Car: 1946 Ford – Biff’s car in Back to the Future 1&2.  A classic care you don’t see anymore.

Lynn Suareo

Lynn Suareo

Number of Years at BC Auto: 7

Primary Responsibility: Office Manager

Specialties: Customer service

Training & Certifications: Bachelor of Business Administration – Loyola University, Major:Accounting

What I Hear From Customers: How wonderful the cars look when the customer comes to pick up their repaired vehicle

Favorite Car: Audi R8