Kevin, or better known as Zub, started his career with cars and gas stations in high school at Phil’s Texco gas station in Quimby. When Zub was a senior, he bought tire equipment and began his business in the back room of Randy’s Body Shop. After high school, he attended NITC and after getting his degree he began working at Steineke Ford in Holstein.
In 1998, Kevin & Joyce Zubrod officially began Zub’s Shop in a one stall garage in Calumet. In 2001, Zub’s Shop moved to a larger location in Sutherland and 8 years later they purchased the old co-op shop and gas station. After getting the hang of the gas station business, they decided to purchase Rick’s Tankwagon in August of 2015. Expanding their gas business also now includes on-farm fuel delivery.
In 2015, Jon joined Zub’s Shop full-time as well. Jon worked part-time at Zub’s throughout much of his childhood taking on more hours and responsibility as he got older. Jon attended Iowa Central Community College before coming back to work for the family business. You can find Jon fixing tires in the shop or out in the tire truck!
Joyce has been a vital part of Zub’s since the very beginning. At first she did everything from accounting to changing tires and oil! These days, she’s your favorite face to see in the office and to help with all your billing needs.