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 Patrick General Manager
Rory is a Graduate of The 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 Mallott 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 career. 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.
Lucas Spencer Service Advisor
When Lucas was in high school he realized a passion for automotive repair by working on his Firebird. He got his start in the auto industry in 2006 and started at Luke’s in 2017. Lucas has a German shepherd that he enjoys taking camping or going on hikes with. He also has spent the last 15 years volunteering in the praise and worship band for his church.
Jason Caudill Service Advisor
Josh Wegley Service Advisor
Sandra Popovic Office Admin
Sandra is from Montenegro, Europe and moved to America in 2004. She graduated from OSU with a BS in Hospitality Management. She is administratively skilled and loves working with people! Sandra enjoys spending time with her family and friends and she is recently engaged!
Hannah Roussos General Service Technician
John Nelson Technician
John Nelson is an ASE certified/re-certified Advanced Mast Tech specializing in Drivability Diagnostics. John has a degree in Science from Lakeland Community College and multitude of Advance Training Certificates. He started working on cars 1990 when he was 18 years old. John has 4 kids, a dog, and a house in Columbus. John enjoys spending time with his kids and fixing cars in his limited free time.
Brad Nicholson 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.
George Lantz Technician
George got his start working at 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 his time free time with his family. He enjoys playing board games, video games and reading books.
Phil O'Grady Technician
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.
Shawn Nocks 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.
Rick WIlliams Technician
We are proud of the European expertise and passion that Rick provides.Rick has 17 years of experience at dealerships including VW AUDI PORSCHE BMW MERCEDES VOLVO TOYOTA LEXUS. Rick's meticulous workmanship and expertise has made him one of the top Euro techs in Ohio! Rick enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and is active in his church including providing photo and video services.
Bryn McKnight Technician
Bryn has extensive dealership experience as a Senior Master Technician.
Jason Powell Technician