Hometown: Portland, OR
Education: Received an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology From
Portland Community College.
Certification: ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, L-1 Advanced Engine Performance.
Worked at Hawthorne Auto since: December 1997
In the automotive industry since: 1979
Hobbies: Fishing, baseball
Favorite car: Early 1950’s Buicks
Most challenging part of the job: Keeping up with the
changing technology. That also is the most satisfying part of the job.
Advice to customers: Change your oil and filter every 3
months or 3,000 miles. This is the best thing you can do for your car. Even
better, look in your owner service schedule and keep up with your regular
service maintenance schedule.