Our Team

Meet the Jake’s Performance Team

Jake’s Performance was started in 2005 as a part time venture. It has grown into a full time operation and continues to grow. Jake’s Performance moved to a larger 11,000 sq ft facility in 2012 to better serve the customer and expand our capabilities.


Jake Shoemake – Owner

Jake’s personal experience includes being an ASE certified Master Auto Technician, ASE Master Engine Machinist, and Advanced Engine Performance certified, 17 years of experience as a technician for GM dealerships, private repair shops, Army Special Operations, machine shops, and an OEM auto manufacturing facility.


Chris Shafer – Lead Transmission Builder
Kameron Lange – Lead Converter Tech
Mike Kelley- Sales and Tech
Shannon Brown- Office Manager
Conner Allison – Dyno Tech
Tara Brown – Shipping & Receiving
Danny Whitmarsh – CNC Programmer & Operator
Darrell Draper – Converter Tech
Edwin Cardona – Transmission Builder
Jon King – CNC Operator
Dakota Woods – Transmission Apprentice
Josh Shoemake – Shop Helper




We also have several unmentioned, but appreciated, team members who fill in for us on an as needed basis for fabrication, machining, media blasting, and finish painting work.