Lukes Auto Service | Luke Walker - Owner

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Adam Yost - Service Adviser

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Rory Patrick - Service Advisor

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Ian Capwell - Shop Foreman

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Aaron Mallott - Service Manager

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Jason Caudill - Service Manager

Jason Service Advisor

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Brad Nicholson - Service Advisor

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Dennis - Service Advisor

DennisService Advisor

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Brad Nicholson - Technician

Brad Lead Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | George Lantz - Technician

George Lead Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Chase Schrienk - General Service Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Phil O'Grady - Technician

Phil Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Shawn Nocks - Technician

Shawn Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Shawn Myers - Technician

Shawn Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Lewis Bucklew - Technician

Lewis Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Hunter McKnight - Technician

Hunter Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Andrew Casey - Technician

Andrew Technician

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Matt Skinner - Technician

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Matt Smith - Technician

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Chris Macri - Technician

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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 Harford 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.

Lukes Auto Service | Joe Weeks - Technician

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Mike Rolfe - Technician

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Mike has an extensive background in the Automotive field with over 25 years of experience. He has alway had a love for fixing things, starting with taking things apart and then putting them back together. He is an ASE certified Master Technician; Jaguar, Land Rover, and EV Certified. He has 4 children; 1 boy and 3 girls and in his spare time he enjoys fixing motorcycles and learning new diagnostic techniques.

Lukes Auto Service | Owen Beal - Technician

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | David Flinn - Parts Specialist

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Evan Van Dromme - Office Manager

Evan Shop Assistant

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Noah Wegley - Porter

NoahParts Specialist

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Ben Landis - Porter

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Alex Lee - Porter

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Alvaro Aguilar - Porter

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Drew - Porter

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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.

Lukes Auto Service | Austin Tarquino

Austin Customer Service Representative

Austin has been interested in cars since high school and began his professional career at 17 in the Army National Guard as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. He got certification by ASE in Automobile/Light Truck Engine repair. Austin also has experience in body work and worked for Honda at a repair facility as a Claims Specialist. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Austin has enjoyed helping others and solving problems with their vehicles. He enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors, and anything sports.

Lukes Auto Service | Kelly - Customer Service Representative

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.

Lukes Auto Service | Donna - Office Manager

DonnaOffice Manager

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.