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.
Rory General 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.
Aaron Service Manager
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.
Jason Service Manager
Jason has a combined 24 years of experience in the automotive industry as a technician and a service adviser. He first became interested in cars at age 16 when his own vehicle broke down and he needed to fix it himself. Jason is an avid collector, and especially enjoys riding motorcycles of all kinds. He stays busy at home as well; spending time with his wife, 4 sons, and his Dobermann Pinscher, Kira.
Josh Service Adviser
Josh has been interested in cars since high school and began his career at Valvoline. After 5 years in the industry he is a certified tire professional and is ASE certified as a service adviser. Josh enjoys spending time with his friends, taking care of his house, playing with his dog, Champ, and working on his drag racing Ford Mustang.
Adam Service Adviser
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.
Brad Shop 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.
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.
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.
Phil started at Luke’s Auto as an apprentice in 2016. He is now working as a 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.
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 3 kids. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, going camping, fishing, or anything outdoors.
Bryn first took interest in cars when he first saw the Fast & Furious movies. Inspired by the franchise, Bryn began working on his own car when he was 15 years old, bringing his younger brother along for the ride. Today, Bryn is a certified Ford Master Technician with 16 years of experience. He enjoys snowboarding, biking, and spending time with his wife and three daughters. They have a son on the way as well.
Shawn got his start working for Goodyear while attending Eastland Career Center for Automotive Technology. After graduation, Shawn worked for several dealerships getting Master Certified in several Import and Domestic car lines. Shawn has twenty-three years of experience in the industry. He loves watching his daughters play softball.
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.
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.
Chase General Service Technician
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.
David Parts Specialist
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.
Evan Office 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.
Hannah has always liked fixing things and working with her hands. She became interested in working on cars a couple years ago when she learned about how to fix her own car. After working at Valvoline for almost a year, she decided that she wanted to learn more advanced repair skills. Her goal is to continue to apprentice and become a technician. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and enjoys a good movie with her cat.
Richard has spent 10 years working in the automotive industry. In that time he has worked as a technician and acquired a certification to work with fiberglass. He enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Owen took his first interest in automotive repair when the wheel fell off of his car and he wanted to learn to fix it himself. Outside of work, Owen enjoys skateboarding, spending time with his friends, and learning about a wide variety of interests and studies.
Noah has found his interest in cars through his relationship with his older brother Josh. He is currently pursuing a degree in Material Science Engineering from the Ohio State University and enjoys card games, video games, spending time with his friends and family, and regular involvement in his church.