about us

Now TWO locations! Destin & Niceville

C.A.R.S.

Certified Automotive Repair & Service

Certified Automotive Repair and Service is locally owned and operated by Eric Holovack and Josh Woodhams. We opened in 2014 in Destin and have grown from our first one-bay shop off Mountain Drive to an eight-bay shop on Airport Road. In 2020, Brandon Gorman joined as a business partner and we open our second location in Niceville.


Eric Holovack is ASE Master Certified with 20+ years of experience including working at a BMW dealership and management experience. Josh Woodhams is a graduate of Nascar Technical Institute with 16 years experience including managing and operating other automotive shops in the past, worked at a Ford Dealership and is Ford Fact certified. Brandon Gorman has 13 year experience in the automotive field, is a Master Certified Porsche technician and Chevrolet Technician. He attended UTI of Houston and the PTAP Porsche apprentice program.


We appreciate the opportunity to serve the Emerald Coast with honest, affordable and reliable service for your automotive needs.