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Meet Team ASC

Bryan McGinnis, Owner

Bryan McGinnis, Owner | Autovantage Service Center

Bryan has 25 years of experience in the automotive service field. He spent his first four years at an independent repair facility working all makes and models. The next 12 years were spent at Future Nissan of Roseville and at Auburn Nissan. Bryan worked as a Lead Technician at both locations. During his time spent working for Nissan Bryan attended several classes a year to stay up to date on Nissan & Infiniti technologies as well as attending Advanced Electrical and Drivability courses. Bryan is also a Certified ASE Master Technician. During his time off Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife Becki and their three children. He also has a love for the outdoors and enjoys bow hunting as well as fishing.

Becki McGinnis, Owner

Becki McGinnis, Owner | Autovantage Service Center

Becki has been at the helm of Autovantage Service Center since the beginning. She has years of management experience under her belt and keeps the office running like a clock. Becki is an active member in both the Auburn Rotary Club and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the Leadership Auburn Class of 2010 and received the 2010 Rising Star Award from the Chamber of Commerce. Becki regularly attends Automotive Management courses to stay at the top of our field in knowledge and customer service. When she’s not keeping Bryan and the staff at ASC on their toes she’s running the McGinnis household, spending time with family and friends.

John Farber, Lead Technician

John Farber, Lead Technician | Autovantage Service Center

John has been with the ASC team since April 2010 and became our Lead Technician soon after due to his talents. There are not many technicians as good as John and we feel very lucky to have him part of our team. Prior to joining our team John worked at an independent shop in the Bay Area for 15 years where he specialized in Japanese & European vehicles. John spent time in his late teens & early twenties at Contra Costa College taking automotive courses. He is continuously furthering his education by taking numerous courses in Advanced Diagnostics, Drivability Diagnostics & Hybrid Technologies, to name a few. Through the years John has also acquired numerous certifications & ASE’s as well. John has a passion to stay on the leading edge of our advancing & changing field. He has been votes Auburn's Best of the Best Mechanic. In his spare time John can be found on numerous automotive chat lines educating himself and offering a helping hand to others. When he’s not thinking about cars, John spends time with his family and spending time in the outdoors.

Justin Fischer, Technician

Justin Fischer, Technician | Autovantage Service Center

Justin joined the ASC team May 2013. Prior to joining our team Justin has worked at other independent shops in the area for the past 11 years. He is a Wyotech graduate and has taken automotive tech classes at Sierra College. He continues taking Advanced Automotive classes to keep up with the changing technology. In his time off, Justin enjoys fishing, camping, taking his dog to the river and spending time with his family. Justin & his wife Stephanie celebrated the arrival of their daughter Maddi Jo in 2017.


Dresden Pinon, Customer Care Coordinator

Dresden Pinon, Customer Care Coordinator | Autovantage Service Center

Dresden joined our staff as our Customer Care Coordinator in July 2016. We are so happy to have Dresden here to take care of our amazing customers and is a great addition to the team. Prior to joining the ASC team Dresden had been working in the Automotive Industry since the age of 18. Her experience working for multiple dealerships over the years as their receptionist & service cashier prepared her to take on this new role at ASC. Dresden is an amazing mother to her 4 children. She loves spending time with her family.


John Anderson

John Anderson | Autovantage Service Center

John joined our team late 2017. John grew up in the automotive industry thanks to his father whom has spent most of his life in the industry. His years of experience at the dealerships and independent shops have given him the knowledge and confidence to take care of ASC customers in the role of Service Advisor. He loves spending his free time with his two boys.


Austin Dowling

Austin Dowling | Autovantage Service Center

Austin is a Bear River graduate and joined our team September 2017. He started his professional career as a mechanic out of high school. He enjoys the outdoors and loves 4 wheeling. As well he is a top notch tuff truck driver. He is our youngest mechanic with a passion for diesel repairs.


Seth Westerlund

Seth Westerlund | Autovantage Service Center

Seth is our workhorse ensuring our customers vehicles are cleaned prior to pickup. He keeps the shop and property clean ensuring safety for customers and staff. There is always a smile on Seth's face no matter what he is doing. He enjoys video games, BBQing, cooling, swimming, spending time with his brothers and finding cool socks.


Scott Chiaratti

Scott Chiaratti | Autovantage Service Center

Scott is the newest arrival at ASC in 2018. Scott started his career in 1988. He has an extensive background in working on Toyota, Lexus, Honda & Acura vehicles. He is a 3rd generation Auburnite. He spends his spare time fishing and enjoys the outdoors. He is an avid gardner and enjoys his time gardening with his grandson Gunner. He has been voted Auburn's Best of the Best Mechanic 6 times.


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