Service Technician/ Co-owner
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.