Michael Doss, Chief of Operations

Michael brings over 15 years of body shop & detailing experience to Pristine Autoworks. He has experience in auto detailing for small companies to large dealerships and an educational background in Small Business Management. Michael’s scenery is always changing as he’s detailing or training on location. He grew up with a passion for cars of all makes and models. He has memories of working on cars with his dad in the garage and has dreams of restoring classics with his son as he grows up. Mike is currently involved with the Ankeny Leadership Institute, coaching his son’s basketball team and wrapped around his youngest daughter’s finger. He loves to spend time with his wife, Elisha, and his children in addition to his large, extended family. Recreationally, Mike likes to fish, build model cars & be outdoors.

Nick Pagliai, Ceramics Specialist

Nick Pagliai is a paint correction and ceramic coating specialist with 15 yrs of experience. His pursuit of the perfect shine and best automotive protection products have cominated with his Ceramic Pro certification. Nick found his knack for paint correction in 2003 when he was at the University of Iowa. While in Iowa City, Nick spent a lot of his days in his uncle’s shop. His uncle was always polishing and cleaning the Mustangs that he and his friends were building. After graduating from the U of I, Nick continued to pursue his passion for paint correction while he working in his family’s restaurant. Nick was always studying and testing the latest technology and products until he finally had the opportunity to open his own shop, AYC Detailing. His work quickly caught Mike’s eye and he was asked to join the Pristine Autoworks team. Nick continues to hone his craft and seek the advice of the best in the business. 


Elisha Doss, CEO / Marketing Director

Elisha spends most of her time jumping in where needed, whether that’s scheduling appointments, completing paperwork, invoicing, scheduling social media posts, replying to messages or designing marketing materials. Depending on the day, you’ll find her picking up & dropping off vehicles at homes/businesses, detailing boats at the marina or networking in the community. She wouldn’t have it any other way because she loves that no day is the same. With her background and education in design & marketing, she’s continuously growing her skill set & strategizing ways to take Pristine to new places. When not working at Pristine, marketing for her clients, or serving on the board for Ankeny Young Professionals, Elisha is spending quality time with her husband Michael, son & daughter…usually doing arts & crafts, camping/boating or having dance parties in the family room.