Luke Walker Owner
Luke has enjoyed fixing things from a young age. He disassembled his first engine in grade school. Luke has worked in the automotive industry professionally since 2002. He went to Northwest Career Center for Automotive Technology and continued on to get an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology at Columbus State Community College. He is an ASE and HVAC certified technician. Luke enjoys gathering firewood, fixing things he hasn’t fixed before, and spending time with his wife Carrie and two sons Jude and Titus.
Adam General Manager
Adam grew up in Canton, Ohio. At a young age his grandfather fostered his talent and joy of mechanical things by bringing him old machines, appliances, and tools to take apart and explore how they work. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Adam has been in the automotive industry since 1998. Outside work he enjoys being a father of two, a husband of an amazing woman, a caretaker of a 1915 built home in Westerville, and an active member of his church.
Rory Operations Manager
Rory is a graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s in communication. He has been working with cars since he was 16 and started repairing his own car. He enjoys making wine with his wife, grilling, playing pool and board games in his free time.
Ian Shop Foreman
Ian has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and is certified as an ASE Master Technician. Ian has spent a great deal of his career working in independent repair shops working on all makes. Ian is a proud husband and father of two, and he enjoys spending time with his family camping, water skiing, and enjoying other outdoor activities.
Donna has been around all things cars since she married her husband in 1987.She has experience in owning and managing auto repair shops. She spends her weekends RallyCross Racing or out cruising in her Mini Cooper Convertible! She is a mother of 4 wonderful kids and has been blessed so far with 4 grandchildren. She loves to help others, travel, and spend time with her family.
Evan General services Shop Manager
Evan is a graduate of the Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in sociology. His interest in automotive repair comes from fixing his own cars, and a passion for learning new skills to challenge himself. Evan enjoys being an active member of his church, playing guitar, skateboarding, spending time with friends, and trying new craft beers with his wife.
KellyCustomer Service Representative
Kelly was born in Connecticut and moved to Ohio when she was a teenager. Her whole family has been a part of the automotive world since before she was born so it was natural for her to join the industry herself. Kelly works alongside her mother, Donna, here at Luke's and loves getting to stay close with family while at work. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, spending time with friends, and shopping.
Joel has been in the Automotive field for 25 years mostly spent as a technician.His career started in highschool when his first car needed a head gasket so at 15 before he even started to drive he and his father tore down and repaired the engine.He started as an oil change tech, became a Master ASE Certified Technician, he worked as an Assistant Manager and now as a Service Advisor at Luke's Auto. Joel has a wife and 3 children. They enjoy traveling together and are looking forward to retirement and touring the country in a camper and traveling abroad to visit relatives in Ireland and Spain.
Aaron Service Advisor
Aaron has been working on cars for fun since the age of 14, and professionally since 2006. He and Luke have worked side by side for most of their automotive careers. He has been at Luke’s Auto since 2011. Aaron is ASE Certified and has an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Service Management from Columbus State Community College. Being Service Manager ties together two of his passions: cars and people, and he has loved being a part of a rapidly growing business like Luke’s Auto. He also enjoys being active in Bible studies, target shooting, and taking on projects around the house with his wife.
Brad Service Advisor
Brad comes from an automotive family. His father was a diesel mechanic and his grandfather owned a tire shop. He started working on cars in his early teen years and then attended technical training at Northwest Career Center in Dublin, OH. He has worked as a technician, a service advisor, and a shop manager. He enjoys playing guitar and spending time with his wife and 2 daughters, Mackenzie and Amelia.
When Dennis was 10 years old he started helping his dad work on cars, which gave him the desire to learn more about them. In high school he attended Automotive Technology classes. Since then, he has earned certifications as an ASE Master technician, Toyota Master technician and a Lexus Master technician. One of his greatest joys is the satisfaction of a job well done. Dennis has spent 31 years repairing vehicles and the past 5 years working as a service advisor.
Dennis and his wife Joyce were high school sweethearts and have been married for 36 years. They have 2 sons, a daughter-in-law and a grandaughter. He enjoys volunteering at his church, spending time with his family and riding motorcycles with his wife and friends.
James has been in the automotive service business professionally for the past 7 years. He is an active member of his church and loves watching football...especially college.
James is the proud father of two sons. In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle with friends exploring roads, towns and new dining establishments throughout Ohio.
John, a former automotive shop owner, has worked in the automotive industry for nearly 30 years, much of that time specializing in automotive maintenance services and automotive parts. His love for cars and motorsports started when he attended a vocational highschool and enrolled in the automotive program. A family man, he has 4 grown children and 4 grandchildren. John serves on the SCCA National RallyCross Board, volunteers on the local level with the Ohio Valley Region SCCA and he and his wife enjoy RallyCross racing and traveling together.
Scott was born in Springfield Missouri and spent about 10 years in the Ozarks before moving to central Ohio in 2007. A graduate of Canal Winchester High School, his love and passion for anything with an engine or motor started late in his high school career. He has been in the Automotive Industry since 2014, and his love and passion for anything automotive has grown exponentially since. Scott loves cars, enjoys anything sports related, especially motorsports, as well as football and basketball, and in his free time enjoys grilling and/or cooking.
Lewis Group Foreman
Lewis has been working on cars since he was 17 years old. He has worked as a service adviser, technician, and manager of other shops. Overall Lewis has 12 years experience in the automotive industry. He enjoys loud music and riding his bike.
Brad Group Foreman
Brad’s interest in automotive repair started in high school when he began repairing his first car. He continued to learn through high school by attending a vocational auto program for his last two years of program. After graduating Brad began working full time as a technician and has continued to do so for 20 years.
Shawn Group Foreman
Shawn grew up around cars. His father was a mechanic and helped him get involved in auto repair. He has been working as a technician since 2003 and is an ASE certified technician. Shawn has a wife and 4 kids. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, going camping, fishing, or anything outdoors.
George got his start working at an oil change shop when he was still in high school. He liked it so much he decided to go to school to study to be an automotive technician. During that time he worked in a parts store as the store manager and got certified as an ASE parts specialist. He is now an ASE certified mechanic and began working at Luke’s Auto in 2015. George has a wife and 3 kids and spends most of his time free time with his family. He enjoys playing board games, video games and reading books.
Chase has spent 3 years in the automotive industry. Chase started as a porter at Luke’s where his interest in working on cars as a technician began. He continues to learn and grow in his knowledge today. Chase enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, as well as being an active member of his local church and spending time with his friends and family.
Hunter couldn’t wait to help his big brother Bryn work on his car at a young age. Hunter has many Ford certifications and 6 years of experience as a technician. Before that Hunter was always working in the industry. He managed an auto parts store, valeted, and detailed cars. Hunter works on home improvement projects and enjoys time with his wife and three daughters.
Andy grew up around his uncles and father working on cars and even building race cars. With 10 years of experience overall in the automotive industry, he has experience working on various import makes including Honda, Volkswagen, Kia. He has spent much of his career working in Honda’s research and development department. He enjoys fishing, spending time with his wife, son, and daughters, and competitive disc golf.
Matt started his automotive career working for Luke as a porter in 2014. From there he worked at a local Honda dealership honing his automotive skills for 6 years. Matt returned to work for Luke in the fall of 2020 and specializes in Honda diagnostic and repair. His love and passion for the cars was inspired by his Grandfather who was an avid collector and maintainer of classic cars. When he's not turning a wrench he is at home with his wife Amy and two young children, Ada and Sam. In his spare time he enjoys watching the Brown's, smoking meat, and drinking bourbon.
After spending 8 years tending bar, Matt attended Columbus State for Automotive Technology, eventually graduating the Ford Asset program. He is an ASE certified master mechanic and has spent the last 18 years working for dealerships and independents. Matt has a wife, a young son and a dog. He spends his free time grilling, smoking cigars and spending time with his family.
During Chris's early years, he pursued a figure skating career, of which he earned 3 United States Figure Skating Association gold medals and spent 4 years on the National Skating Team. It became very obvious that having transportation would be extremely important. That was never to go away as life progressed into a professional show and teaching career. Attending the Hartford Technical Institute in Connecticut, he earned a placement into his first car dealership. Work and training continues even today, with factory training including, Honda, 29 years as a master Mazda certified tech, senior Toyota and Lexus tech as the majority and 32 years of being an ASE master, and still taking care of vehicles today for people in need of quality, honest repairs. He has a wonderful family with two very special and successful daughters. He is married for 25 years now, and still going strong. Chris enjoys riding motorbikes, both on the road and off.Fabrication and creative metalworking, as well as making rare or custom parts. Sharing his knowledge with new people interested in the automotive maintenance and repair field, along with tool and technique methods are what he's looking forward to doing in the future as an instructor and mentor.
Joe has been working on cars for over eight years. He got his interest in working on cars from his Dad, who is a Master Technician, and from having a desire to fix his own vehicles. In his spare time, he likes to relax with his family, watch football, and play video games.
Owen got his start in the Automotive Field 5 years ago at Valvoline. Owen is certified and specializes in Lexus maintenance and repair. In his spare time he enjoys backpacking and climbing.
Alex gained his interest in cars after working on his own car many times. As a recent highschool graduate, Alex has certifications in electrical engineering and hopes to grow his knowledge of cars with hopes of becoming a technician some day. Alex spends his free time with friends and family as well as being an active member of his church.
Jeff got his start in Auto Repair 25 years ago doing fleet work. He specializes in steering, suspension, alignments, manual transmissions, and drivetrains. He is the Father of three boys and in his leisure time he enjoys spending time with his boys and trail riding dirt bikes!
Austin got his start in the Automotive business 7 years ago at his family's Auto repair shop. He specializes in large trucks and diesel vehicle repair. He has one son and in his free time he enjoys fabricating parts, working on his car and building things for his home.
Since a young child he has been around big and small block engines, smelling raw fuel and burning rubber! He comes from a family with both gas and diesel backgrounds, and feels it is very rewarding whether he is repairing a well loved “Vintage” vehicle or a “Show car”. As he has grown older this industry has become more than a job, it's a passion , appreciating that everything has the potential of being repaired and back on the road again has helped him gain a wide array of knowledge. Over the last 8 years he married his highschool love and they now have two children. He humbly takes pride in giving honest detailed and precise service at work and holds Godly values in life .
Cody has been in the automotive field for 7 years with an extensive HVAC background, he holds an EPA Certification for all refrigerants and specializes in brake and suspension work. Cody has a wife and son, he is involved at his church both teaching and studying the Bible. He also enjoys drumming and rock climbing.
Phil started at Luke’s Auto as an apprentice in 2016. He is now working as technician and studying for his ASE certifications and hopes one day to be certified as a Master Technician. He is highly involved in the student ministry in his church. Phil also spends his time brewing beer and creating new recipes for his homebrews. He denies that he spends all his free time caring for his sweet mustache.
Alvaro’s involvement in the automotive industry started with Valvoline where he started out as a Lube Technician performing basic maintenance work including oil changes and tire rotation’s. He continues to learn more about the automotive field at Columbus State Community College where He plans on obtaining His associates in Automotive Engineering and hopes to someday become a master certified technician. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with His friends and family as well as His regular involvement with His church.
David Parts Manager
Flinn has loved cars since he was young and got his first Hot Wheels. He has been tinkering with his own cars since he could drive and been in the automotive industry for nearly as long. He spent 6 years as a parts specialist before moving to Luke's to manage the parts department.
Bryan has been in the industry for over18 years. He put his first engine in his own car in High School and he was “Hooked”! Bryan is both a Master Certified Ford Service Advisor and Parts Specialist. He enjoys spending time with his Fiance and extended family along with fishing, camping, maintaining his home and helping others.
Drew is from Marysville, OH, where he lived with his parents and three siblings. Has been in the auto repair industry for almost a year now and is thriving in it. He loves the hands-on experience he is receiving here at Luke’s, expanding his knowledge and skills. In his spare time he enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and camping, hanging with family and friends, and reading about scientific facts and anomalies.
AlexisGeneral Service Shop Assistant
Alexis’ interest in cars stems from when he was a boy watching his Grandpa work on cars and now he would like to pursue a career in the automotive field. Alexis has family here in OH as well as Florida and Puerto Rico. In his spare time he enjoys exercising and nature.
TravisGeneral Service Shop Assistant
Travis got his start in the Automotive Industry in a parts department learning about the commercial side of parts and their function. Travis has done some studies at Columbus State, has worked on VW and Audi vehicles creating a love of European vehicles which he plans to specialize in when he becomes a certified technician. He enjoys spending his free time serving at church, fishing, and cleaning.
BenGeneral Service Shop Assistant
Ben lives at home with his parents while he is actively working on his certifications at The Delaware Area Career Center to become an Automotive Technician. He has always had a passion for cars and he loves to drive, spend time with his family and with his girlfriend.