Our Appliance Repair Experts
Jim is an ex-Air Force pilot and a business school graduate of University of Texas at Austin. He has been in the appliance parts business since 1975. Jim’s time away from work provides time for reading, computers, fixing things around the house, and teaching Sunday school.
Sharon started an insurance brokerage in 1992. She continues as a part time insurance broker in addition to her full time duties at U-FIX-IT Appliance Parts. In her spare time, Sharon loves her German Shepard dog, playing the guitar, growing flowers, and is social chair at Sunday school.
Jim and Sharon are Christian believers who are unabashed in their love for God and their love for each other. Broken appliances are not happy news when they happen. Jim and Sharon want your appliance repair experience to be as pleasant and stress-free as possible.
Team member since 2002
Eric was born and raised in Dallas. Attended Dallas Carter High and graduated from the University of Houston in 1991. Eric, has been working at U-FIX-IT since 2002 and has been the store manager since April 2006. Eric enjoys working with people and helping to resolve problems. Eric enjoy sports and is a longtime fan of the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Cowboys.
Team member since 2015
Edgar was born and raised in Dallas. He attended David W Carter and is currently attending college. He enjoys helping people find a solution to their problems in a efficient manner. He is currently studying for a software development degree and networking certificates. His hobbies include working with software development kits, computers, and collecting retro video games such as NES, SNES, Genesis & Atari.
Team member since 2020
Nick was born in Childress TX, raised in the DFW area. Received an Associates degree in Business Management from Excelsior College. Hobbies include gaming, hobbyist programming, novice web design and dabbling in pixel art. Enjoys learning new things whenever possible in just about any field.
Chris Ake – Sales, Arlington Store
Team member since 2020
I was birthed in Dallas and raised in the Arlington/Mansfield area. I’m a proud father and a Christian. I enjoy spending time with family, strumming the six string, watching YouTube, biking, gaming, learning, and loving. I’m happy to be part of the team!
Tony Medina – Sales, Westmoreland
Tony has been living in Dallas his whole life and loves it. He graduated from the University of Texas in 2019. In his time off
he likes to enjoy painting portraits, traveling the world, and cheering on for his favorite teams. He cheers for the Dallas
Cowboys and all of the hometown teams.
Fernando Roblez – Sales, Tyler
Fernando was born in Italy, Texas and raised in Ennis, Texas. After graduating from high school served in the United State Air Force, where he attained his skills in HVAC, electronics, hydraulics, diesel and power production. Currently, Fernando holds a full certification in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. In his spare time, enjoys keeping up with his Syberian Husky and saltwater aquarium.
Tim Vanderkolk – Sales, Tyler
Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. Having retired from Penguin Random House publishing after 20 years, we moved from Colorado Springs to Tyler, Texas to be closer to kids and grandkids. Tim enjoys Texas Holdem, fishing, reading, and golf (oh, and the grandkids of course!)
Jack was born in California and moved to Texas in 2006. Retired from the Army National Guard with 24 years. He attended the American Military University, where he studied Criminal Justice. He enjoys boating, wakeboarding and working with his tractor, he thinks his tractor looks sexy.
Jessica Watkins – Phone Receptionist/Accounting, Arlington Store
Team member since 2017
Jess enjoys being the first person many people talk to when they call U-Fix-It appliance Parts. She has two cats and loves taking care of them. In her free time she enjoys writing fiction, riding bikes, and being outside.
Skylar Tucker – Accounting, Arlington Store
Team member since 2019
Skylar was born and raised in Arlington, Texas. She wholeheartedly backs the Blue, is married to a police officer and they have a baby boy. She is currently working on finishing her degree in business management. She enjoys reading, cleaning, and going to Texas Rangers games with her family.