Richard (Ricky) Rodriguez is from New Orleans, Louisiana Ricky was always a mechanic. He received his formal training from Delgado Community College in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ricky went to work for Bean Dredging’s New Orleans office directly after getting his degree. William (Billy) Rodriguez has also received his training from the United States Navy where he received an Honorable Discharge. Billy was a Master Mechanic in the United States Navy.
After Billy returned to New Orleans from the United States Navy the two brothers started B&R Mobile Fleet Service & Maintenance, LLC. They quickly grew their business and serviced major clients such as Dash Lumber, TLC Linen Service, Executone, and Honeywell.
After two short years, the brothers purchased property on Airline Drive in Metairie, Louisiana. They continued the mobile fleet service and began to convert the mobile fleet service business to their Metairie, Louisiana location under the name of B&R Car Care, LLC. B&R Car Care grew and remained at the Metairie, Louisiana location for the next 14 years.
Ricky and Billy grew out of the Metairie, Louisiana location and in 1995 purchased a tract of land in the Metairie/New Orleans Business Park. They built a new 14,000 square foot facility at 1612 L&A Road and began operating under the name B&R Collision and Auto Repair, LLC. The new facility offers a modern collision and auto repair shop with 6 mechanic booths, 12 collision booths, and a GARMAT USA paint mixing room and paint booth. B&R Collision Center in addition to all the upgrades and the new Garmat USA paint booth only uses Sherwin Williams’s automotive paint is used.