Mike got his start in the automotive business pumping gas in high school, worked his way up to a certified automotive technician at Ford and Chevrolet dealerships, and eventually became a service manager. After 26 years in the business, Mike still comes to work every morning feeling excited about the day. "What I love about working at an auto repair shop is the ability to help people," says Mike. "Nothing makes me happier than the chance to turn someone's bad day into a good day." In his free time, Mike enjoys boating, fishing, and spending time with his wife Christina and their son Brenden.
Cyrus is excited about his dual role as the Assistant Manager at AA Auto Service Center and the General Manager of Novus auto glass repair at AA Auto Service Center. As a nine-year veteran at AA Auto, Cyrus has come to know many of the customers. "It's nice to see our customers' faces over the years," smiles Cyrus. "I want them to have a good experience and tell other people to come here." In addition to supporting the operations of AA Auto's car repair services, Cyrus can now fix and repair any windshield. He is a proud father of his new baby daughter Kylie.
Mark grew up in Southern California and got into the automotive business in the 70's working at a foreign car, high performance shop. With 38 years of experience, Mark still loves the challenges of automotive repair. He is an ASE Master Certified Technician and a Washington State Emissions Specialist. He is a dedicated and loyal team member of AA Auto Service Center and brings his enthusiasm to provide the highest quality work everyday.
Technician Burgess says his job is to do “anything I can to fix a car!” He performs tune-ups, general maintenance, fixes brakes, and anything else the customer can throw at him. Burgess has worked in the field for more than 25 years, following his education at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. “I was always told I had a knack for it,” he says and he didn’t look back once he got into the business. Born and raised in Woodinville, Burgess says the auto repair business has been good to him and he tries to put his enthusiasm for the trade into every repair that comes through AA Auto.
Aczon is an automobile Technician for AA Auto. He has worked there for more than four years and in the field for over 18 and is ASE certified. Aczon, a native of Hawaii, took advantage of a Ford program that offered training and education to students interested in automobile repair. Though he is grateful to the Ford program that trained and employed him for some time, Aczon prefers the variety he sees at AA Auto. “The concept is the same for any car, to approach, diagnose, and repair. But to work on many different makes and models is exciting for me,” he said. Aczon said he knew in high school that this was the type of work he wanted to do. He told his Dad exactly what he wanted to do and he followed through in community college and at a Hawaiian Ford dealership. Aczon moved for his wife and said he loves living and working in the Pacific Northwest.
Dwight started in the business hot rodding - racing and tuning classic cars. After 25 years in the business, Dwight is an ASE Master Certified Technician. He also holds certification for ASE L1 Advanced Drivability, which allows him to fix emission failures and repair difficult drivability issues. Dwight grew up in Indiana and spent four years in the U.S. Air Force from 1987 to 1991. He loves the challenges of modern automotive repair and enjoys working with a great team of people at AA Auto Service Center.
Providing excellent customer service is the name of the game at AA Auto Service Center. If you need a shuttle ride after dropping your car off, AJ will get you where you need to be. Whether you bring your car in for a major repair or just an oil change, AJ will wash and vacuum your car so it is clean and fresh by the time your service appointment is done. Having grown up in a small town in Alaska, AJ loves the family feel working with a great group of people at AA Auto Service Center. He is an essential team member of the AA Auto family and puts in the extra touch to brighten people's day.