Bond, as you can guess from his accent, was born in the overseas off roading world. He was raised in South Africa, where off roading is a way of life. When he moved to Australia, he remained in his desert and off road excursion element. He has crossed all major deserts in Australia, including the Simpson Desert, a 3-week trek surviving completely off what was packed in his Jeep. His rain forest excursions lasted 4 weeks; again, his Jeep being his only transport.
Bond was first in Australia to import Jeep and Jeep accessories including LHD to RHD conversions. His stateside off road experience is just as impressive. He’s wheeled everywhere from the Rubicon Trail to the Hammers, from Moab, Utah to the obstacle courses in Florida. Bond started Rebel Off Road to fill in the element lacking in today’s corporate world: customer service.
Taylor brings 8 years of Off Road Industry experience to the table. His resume includes a 4 year factory Jeep experience that brings inside knowledge of the workings of the Jeep. He was there the day the JK was released, and started the modifications of the JK in house at the dealership. His relationships at the dealer still exist, and come in handy on a regular basis. He has experience in suspension manufacturing, and international sales. His attention to detail is extremely necessary in an environment of high end vehicle builds, and is visible on the vehicles that leave Rebel.
Taylor has owned 3 JK’s, a 2 door, and two 4 doors, each one bigger and badder than the last. His current build, the Iron Man JK can be found online.
Evan first started in the shipping and warehouse department but quickly worked his way up. He was our shipping manager for a few months but when the marketing position became available, his previous work experience made him a great candidate for the job. Evan has worked as a professional photographer in the wedding and lifestyle photography industry since 2009.
What can we say about Chris. Possibly the biggest heart in the industry, and a sense of loyalty found no where else. He has been a friend for countless years and translates perfectly into an employee. If you have ever been out off roading with our team, you’ve met and trusted Chris. Sure, he trips on his own feet now and then, but it’s part of the Chris “experience.
Chris’ 2011 Jeep JKU has become one of our most recognizable builds, known as the White Widow JK.
Josh came to us when we absolutely needed a hero. We were bogged down with a 3 week installation backlog when he showed up with wrenches in his hands and saved the day. Since then he has continued to work hard and professionally build hardcore 4x4s. His industry experience dates back years, before the most recent JK model showed up on dealership lots.
Josh has proven himself over and over again, making him the perfect fit for our Shop Foreman. He has the knowledge, skills, and ability to do just about any job we throw at him, without much more complaints than usual…just kidding. Josh has a fantastic attitude around the shop, but when it comes down to getting things done, it’s strictly a priority for him.
Brandon came to us from another shop in the area. Jeeps aren’t just his job, they’re also his hobby. He tries to hit the trails every chance he gets. He was born in South Africa and moved here when he was young. Brandon started with cars in his dads body shop and gradually moved into the off road world.