Ryan W. Smith
Manager / Painter
Ryan Smith is a third generation car builder, and head painter at Hoosier Hot Rods & Classics Inc. Ryan has been spraying finishes for 15 years, and has been managing and car building for HHC for 5 years. In the first two years, Ryan was the bodyman/fabricator, painter, and manager of Hoosier Hot Rods & Classics. It did not take long to realize that in order to be the business he desired, he would need help. After a lengthly period of nearly two years, the staffing process was complete.
Through out the years of being in restoration, Ryan's dream of operating an honest and prestigious restoration clinic has come to full fruition. With the help of his father, and the help of current employees, the business is flourishing with seemingly no misfortune.
Body and Fab / Air Brush / Artist / Pin Striping
Brandon Hutchinson is quickly becoming a "Jack-of-all-Trades" in the auto body field. Learning a great deal from his time at Hoosier Hot Rods, Brandon is non-stop at learning and exponentially increasing his ability in classic restoration. With AWS Welding Certification and an Associates Degree in Welding and Fabrication, and years of experience in Hot Rod Pin Striping and Air Brushing his own Custom Artwork, Brandon is definitely on his way to becoming a celebrity in the restoration circles.
Body Man and Fabricator
Brent Pinkston has earned his college degrees in Street Rod and Classic Car Building and has been working at Hoosier Hot Rods since beginning his career. With his outstanding amount of I-Car Certifications from MIG and TIG Welding to Color Theory and Application, Brent has become a very talented body man and fabricator. He shows his love and passion for classic cars in everything he does. Brent is a valued asset to Hoosier Hot Rods & Classics Inc.