We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality service. Here are the people working for you every day to repair your vehicle.

Rick Kilbourn, Owner

  • Rick started working for the company in 1974 working as an automotive technician for the former owners Bruce and Harold Pourcho. He left the company in 1980 to pursue his dreams of owning his own repair shop. That dream turned in to two full service Sunoco service stations. One was located in Westland MI. the other in Birmingham MI. When Bruce decided to retire in 1996 Rick felt it was time to go back to his roots purchasing Bruce and Harold's Auto Repair and renaming it 4th Street Auto. Rick is a graduate of Michigan Career Institute (1975). He is also a Certified ASE and Michigan State Master mechanic. Rick's hobbies are restoring old race cars and racing his legend race car. www.michiganlegends.com




Bill Parker, General Manager


  • Bill started working at 4th Street Auto in 1977 while attending high school. He worked his way up the ladder working with Bruce, pumping gas and doing automotive work. When Rick purchased the business in 1996 he was promoted to general manager. Bill is the friendly face that you will see at the front counter making sure that your vehicle is taken care with the personal care that you deserve. Bill and Brenda reside in Clinton Twp.



Terry Trost, Shop manager and Assistant General Manager

  • Terry started his automotive career with 4th Street Auto as a technician trainee in November 1997. In the past 11 years he has progressed from sweeping floors to our shop manager and assistant general manager. Terry is a Michigan State and ASE certified automotive technician specializing in electrical and driveabilty. Terry's hobbies are racing cars, golfing and bowling. He and Andrea are recently married and reside in Warren, MI with their two Cocker Spaniels Bristol and Indy.