He has enjoyed teaching students the rules of the road since 2004. She has been an instructor in the classroom and behind-the-wheel for over 9 years because she loves driving and helping the students.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Administration of Justice and is happily married to Dawn.
They have 2 children and enjoy family time sports and traveling.
He has recently retired from the Manitowoc Police Department after 29 years of service.
LARRY TOLLEFSON Larry has lived in Manitowoc his entire life and enjoys the changing of the seasons here. Larry enjoys spending time with his family and friends, photography, reading, playing the keyboard, and especially enjoys teaching driver’s education. SHAR PETRI Shar is originally from Los Angeles where she learned to drive, but now has enjoyed being a Wisconsin resident.
She is happily married, has 3 kids, 2 step-sons, and cherishes her wonderful grandkids – 10 with 3 on the way!
She is also a lifelong resident of Manitowoc and enjoys volunteering her time with children and young adults in the community which is very rewarding for her.
Jim will be instructing driver’s ed in the classroom part-time for Advantage.
DENNIS LE DUC Dennis has joined the Advantage Driving School team and will be instructing students during their behind-the-wheel lessons.
Lisa’s interests include spending time with her family, hiking, photography, and traveling.
Jim retired from the MPSD in 2010 after teaching science at Wilson Jr. Since his retirement, he and his wife have traveled extensively to such places as Cuba, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Mexico, and Panama. His hobbies include gardening, cooking, reading and working out.
BRUCE “OJ” JACOBS Bruce is a 29 year veteran of the Manitowoc Police Department as well as the owner of Advantage Driving School.
He has spent 18 years as the School Resource Officer for the Manitowoc Public School District and 23 years as a DARE Officer. and DARE Coordinator and is in charge of many other crime prevention programs.