Our Team

Troy Johnson
With the increasing influence of the service industry sector on the U.S economy, along with the baby boomer generation approaching retirement age, manufacturing companies are in need for young skilled fabricators. Companies are willing to pay premium salaries and benefits to enthusiastic young workers willing to take the reigns from
Joseph Westhoff
Director of Education
Joey Westhoff has been with The Fab School since the doors opened in 2005, taking a few years in between to expand his fabrication knowledge with a few different race teams. Joey was an intricate part of MacCachren Motorsports where he prepped and was a part of winning numerous races
Ronnie Warkentin
Ronnie has more than 18 years of Metal Fabrication experience, ranging from racing circle track at the age of 18 to managing several fabrication shops. Ronnie’s involvement in fabrication boasts a resume of over 120 built chassis and vehicles within the spectrum of circle track, drag race, road race, off
Jake Ewan
Jake was introduced to fabrication during his service in the United States Marine Corps. Within his 12 years of metal fabrication, Jake has gained hands on experience from fabricating repair parts for Military vehicles, among other types of metal fabrication prior to enlisting. While in the Military, Jake received Navy
Angel Morfin
An assistant instructor with skillful and amazing welds, Angel started at a young age racing and repairing quads in the Baja Racing Series. Before he graduated from The Fab School in 2011, Angel had worked on a multitude of fields within the metal fabrication field from big rig trailer repair
Luke Czaplinski
Luke is highly regarded in the industry with over 20 years’ experience in metal fabrication. Luke’s passion for metal fabrication started when he was young. At the age of 12, his father taught him how to weld and started in the industry at 16. Among his other accolades, Luke is
Marcio Umanzor
With 20 years’ experience, Marcio’s hands on approach and mentorship provide an invaluable element to The Fab School team. Marcio developed his expertise in custom motorcycle chassis fabrication and is passionate about creating something different every day. He is a highly motivated teacher whom’s message to students is strive to