HAC Staff Bio

Jim Houser
Service Technician/ Co-owner

Jim Houser

Hometown: Troy, Ohio

Education: Xavier University.

Certification: ASE Certified Master Technician, L-1 Advanced Level Engine Performance Specialist. Certified Service Consultant.

Worked at Hawthorne Auto since: Its inception in January 1983.

In the automotive industry since: 1976

Hobbies: Meddling in my kid’s affairs, meddling in my government’s affairs, hiking, “working in the yard,” reading

Favorite car: Fiat Abarth 850 TC and Toyota Prius PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle).

Most challenging part of the job: Keeping up with the changing technology, and with the vehicle manufacturers’ need to approach technology differently from one another.

Advice to customers: Learn to use and appreciate alternative forms of transportation.

Jim Houser