Dave Riccio grew is an Arizona native who developed a passion for the automotive industry at an early age.
He began his automotive career as a service technician and quickly moved up the ladder because of his people skills. People have said that Dave Riccio has the ability to accurately describe the root of an automotive issue in a way that “non-car” people can understand.
After Dave purchased Tri-City Transmission in 2006 he worked closely with the previous owners for a period of two years to ensure a smooth transition. Tri-City Transmission has been in business in Tempe for over 40 years. Under Dave’s leadership, Tri-City Transmission has been recognized by the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA) as a leader in the industry and Tri-City Transmission has won the Angie’s List Super Service Award for two years in a row.
As well as the day to day work of running his business and being a co-host of Bumper to Bumper Radio, Dave is actively involved with the Arizona chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and has served as past chairperson of the Better Business Bureau of Central Arizona’s Automotive Advisory Committee. Professional life aside, Dave Riccio enjoys mountain bike riding and spending time with his family.