HAC Staff Bio

Steve Welch
Service Technician

Katy Grace

Hometown: East Lansing, MI

Education: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automotive Technology from Lansing Community College.

Certification: ASE certified Master Automotive Technician, L-1 Advanced Engine Performance.

Worked at Hawthorne Auto since: Oct, 2014

In the automotive industry since: 1999

Hobbies: Spending time with my family especially my new baby boy, rec league ice hockey and following the Detroit Red Wings, growing vegetables, making music in the basement.

Favorite car: A late model Honda, safe and reliable.

Most challenging part of the job: The most challenging parts of auto repair are usually the most rewarding. Some vehicle systems seem as if they were designed without any regard for possible failure and disassembly. So at times we have to un-engineer vehicles in order to make repairs, without good service information from the manufacturers.

Advice to customers: your vehicle, ask us questions, we are here to help.