Meet the Reliable Plus Leadership Team

Brenda Donato - General Manager

Brenda Donato

Reliable Plus General Manager and COO

Brenda is responsible for the general oversight and profitability of the Equipment & Wash Solutions division at Lube-Tech (parent company of Reliable Plus). As General Manager/COO of Reliable Plus, she is responsible for establishing direction, building the leadership team, and developing and implementing strategic plans to drive profitable growth.

Brenda spent the first 25 years of her career in finance, joining Lube-Tech in 2009. Brenda was the CFO at Lube-Tech prior to taking over her role leading Reliable Plus. During her time in finance with Lube-Tech, she was integral in the success of numerous acquisitions while continuing to support the business building strong teams and driving change.

Brenda is a member of Lube-Tech’s Senior Leadership Team and Lube-Tech’s Board. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Bethel University and is a member of Vistage International Organization.

Brenda currently lives in Chaska, MN with her husband Joe. They have two wonderful children, Ashley and Dominic. In her free time, she enjoys reading, boating, fishing, hiking, and hanging out with family and friends.

Gary Wolf - Director of Operations

Gary Wolf

Reliable Plus Director of Operations

Gary Wolf is the Director of Operations, responsible for leading the warehouse, delivery, service, and installation operations teams.

Gary’s experience in the car wash industry began 30 years ago, when he began prepping cars at a chain of car wash locations in the Milwaukee area. He gained extensive car wash experience as he worked his way up through management and sales. During this time he also attended night school where he earned an associate degree in Electronics Engineering.

Gary joined the team at Professional Car Wash Systems (PCS) in 1998 as a technician. He worked his way through the ranks of installer, Service Manager, and Operations Manager. PCS was acquired by Lube-Tech in 2017 and merged with Reliable Plus in 2019. Gary ran the sales team for four years before becoming the Director of Operations in 2021.

Gary is married to Marife (mar-fay) and they are raising 3 children, Logan, Lily and Liam in the Wilmar-Spicer area of MN. He and his family enjoy camping, fishing, boating, and family vacations to the states that their kids decide on every year.

Jason Fogt - Director of Sales

Jason Fogt

Reliable Plus Director of Sales

Jason is responsible for leading the vehicle wash sales teams. He manages and drives growth, while ensuring a second to none customer experience. 

Although Jason is new to the Reliable Plus team as of 2021, he has been part of the Lube-Tech family since 2016. He has lead the Lube-Tech Distribution Solutions Automotive sales division as well as the Distribution Solutions Equipment & Service operations team. Jason graduated from Saint John's University where he attended Army ROTC training. After graduating, he was commissioned as an Army Officer where he served 4.5 years and left the Army as a Captain. He held several other sales and operations roles before joining Lube-Tech in 2016.

Jason and his wife Nicole have identical twin boys, Hunter and Beckett. He enjoys fishing, hunting, staying active, and spending as much time as he can with his family. 

Jason Fogt

Merger and acquisition inquiries

Do you own a company that specializes in vehicle wash equipment, chemicals, service, or related products? Are you looking to explore merger & acquisition options? If the time is right for you to exit your business, we’d love to hear from you.  Contact us today to discuss with the Reliable Plus leadership team.