Vic Tarasik is the owner/manager of Vic’s Precision Automotive, a ten-bay automotive maintenance and repair facility located in The Woodlands, Vic’s has a staff of 6.
Like many in the Auto Care Industry, Tarasik took an interest in vehicles and all things mechanical at a young age. He began his mechanical career working out of his father’s garage at home in Lancaster, NY. He worked on a variety of vehicles for friends and family. His interests went on into racing at local drag strips in Western NY driving his 55 Chevy, which he still owns, and assisting other race teams. In the 70’s Vic worked with several AA Funny Car crews doing race prep at national and local events.
In 1981 he moved to Houston and began a career manufacturing oil tools, after the oil downturn in 1986 Tarasik returned to his roots and launched his current company, Vic’s Precision Automotive from his two car garage. His facility now covers 1.5 acres with 14,000 square feet of workspace.
The heart of Vic’s Precision Automotive was galvanized for Vic at a very young age, he watch his single mom battle with service providers over the years. When he opened his shop he was determined to make it a place where lady customers felt comfortable and secure in the auto repair experience Vic’s Precision Automotive provided.
Tarasik is a recipient of The Montgomery County Small Business of the Year award along with a congressional commendation by Representative Kevin Brady. He has serves on the Advisory Council of Spring High & Lone Star College to enhance the educational commitment to entrants into the automotive field.
Tarasik is a graduate of Northwood’s University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0. He is also a graduate of Leadership Montgomery County Class of 2012.
Tarasik currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Conroe/ lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Directors of Leadership Montgomery County.
Tarasik is very involved in the Auto Care Industry on a national scale. He served as the Chairman of the Auto Care Association’s Car Care Professionals Network, and served on the Auto Care Association Show Committee for the largest US automotive show in Las Vegas, AAPEX. He currently serves on the Government Affair committee for the Auto Care Association.
His interests include photography, classic cars, contributing author to Shop Owner magazine and traveling with his spouse, Marlene. A strong spiritual life is extremely important to him and has been a member of the Ark Church since 1996.
Tarasik currently resides in Conroe, TX with his wife Marlene.