Dave and Airin, a local couple, first considered buying Big O Tires Westbank in late 2019. Then COVID hit and both the previous owner and Dave and Airin stepped back In October 2020, the two parties revisited the sale.

“We jumped at it, It was still such a good business opportunity.”

Dave has experience fixing semi-trucks and heavy equipment, which is serving him well at Big O. He’s apprenticing under Big O mechanics to officially become a journeyman mechanic and is also spending time at the front desk to help customers.

“It’s all about customer service and quality of service. We make sure it’s done right every time. That’s what sets us apart.”

Ryan – “King of Wheels and Tires.”

Since 1994, Ryan has been in the automotive trade. Now, specializing in Wheels & Tires, he has been deemed “The King”! 

He is all about the customer, “I want to make sure that they are getting the right product at the right price.” When Ryan isn’t at the Westbank Big O Tires shop, you can find him at the local race track. With a passion for motorsports, Ryan can’t get enough of Drag races, Formula 1, Auto-Cross, and NASCAR

Born: Prince Rupert, BC

Raised: Kelowna, BC

Doni – “Adonis Troy Nyiri

Doni will be the first face you see when stepping through the Westbank Big O Tires doors. Doni loves seeing you walk away with a smile on your face. When he isn’t writing up your work order, he rips home in his Hellcat to spend time with his loveable retriever and his family.
Born & Raised: Saskatchewan
Years in the Trade: 5

Reese – 2nd Year Apprentice

With a deep passion for working on cars as a hobby and professionally, it is no surprise that Reese loves his work environment. When he needs a break from the Big O Tires shop, he will pack up his car to go camping and hiking.

Born: 100 Mile House, BC 

Years in the Trade: 2.5

Jonathan – Red Seal Technician

Jonathan is always in search of improving his skillset at Big O Tires – Westbank. With a trade that is constantly evolving, he stays on top of all the trends! When Jonathan isn’t researching new automotive technology, he loves to go camping with his family and working on his garden!

Born: Cold Lake, AB 

Years in the Trade: 18


  • "Rick and his team have always been there whenever I've needed them. They always greet customers with a smile, no matter how busy they are and their work is top notch."

    Bill W.
  • "In Westbank, there simply isn't anyone else I'd trust with my vehicle""

    Jeremy P.
  • "The guys at Big O in Westbank are the only people I see when I need tires or need to get my car fixed or tuned up. They're like comfort food for auto repair! They know their stuff and they always do a great job."

    Allison E.
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