About Us

Dayton Auto Rebuilders, founded by Dave Amato, has been serving Certified Women's Business Enterprisecustomers in the Chicagoland area since 1973. With more than 35 years of experience, you can be certain that your car will be repaired correctly the first time. We pride ourselves on being family owned, the quality of our work and our exceptional customer service. We have earned a reputation as a qualified, honest, quality repair facility through our many years of service.

Daves wife, Anne Amato, has helped him run Dayton Auto Rebuilders since 1994. Anne continues to run the business with General Manager Glen Radtke, (who has worked with Dave for over 25 years), and the staff. They continue to operate Dayton Auto Rebuilders with the same values Dave held. You can be certain that your car will be repaired correctly the first time.

Customer Service

We believe in treating our customers as we would like to be treated. For you, this means doing business in an environment with friendly and knowledgeable people that understand how to make your experience a positive one.

We are prepared to manage every aspect of your repair. We help you deal with your insurance company, coordinate rental cars, and ensure your car’s downtime is minimized. From the initial contact to the job completion, our customers feel confident that they made the right choice in selecting Dayton Auto Rebuilders as their collision repair facility.
We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you!


Our warranty covers defects in material and workmanship for as long as you own the vehicle.

We Support

Dayton Auto Rebuilders is a supporter United 4 a Cureof the United-4 Cure Cancer Benefit held yearly at the River Country Club & Sports Center. Which 100% goes to cancer research.

Dave Amato


In October 2008, Dave Amato, founder of Dayton Auto Rebuilders, lost his battle with cancer.
See Our Work in Action

See Our Work in Action

Scroll through our gallery to see examples of our exceptional work repairing vehicles for our Chicagoland customers.


Our Team

Anne Amato

Anne Amato

President / Owner

In 1994, Anne partnered with her late husband Dave, to tackle the everyday challenges this industry has to offer. It has always been their goal to provide quality work our customers can trust. Each employee is treated like family and valued for their dedication and expertise. Anne oversees the daily operations and takes great pride in making sure each customer is satisfied with their repair and that the employees feel her respect and appreciation. Anne is certified with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.


Glen Radtke

Operating Manager

Glen has over 35 years’ experience in the automotive industry and has been a valued employee for over 30 years.He is certified in SP2, NESHAP, 6H, I-Car welding and an I-Car Platinum individual. Glen is a wealth of knowledge and always willing to help anybody or everybody. He sees that your vehicle goes through the repair process and is delivered back to the customer with the highest standards. Glen oversees our shop and specializes in estimating&managing the daily shop operations.

Our Technians

Our Staff


Our quality repair team is skilled in all aspects of the automotive industry. Yearly training is provided and our team is I-Car, NESHAP and 6H certified. Their training and experience assures you of quality repairs. They work their magic to return your vehicle to pre-crash or better condition. After the repair process, our detailer takes pride in ensuring each vehicle is cleaned so the completed repairs can be admired by the customer. Once the car is cleaned, he performs a final quality control check.

Our Technicians at Work