President and Owner
George has been working on cars since 1970. He found in high school that he had unsurpassed mechanical skills with electric devices. After graduating from high school, he went through two years of college, financing it by working on cars in his home garage. He then got a job at a Subaru, American Motors dealer and quickly moved up to the head technician position. He excelled at the technical schools and was very well respected at the Subaru School . He took and passed all 8 of the nationally certified ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) tests becoming a master technician in 1973. He has taken advanced training at Bosch and has done extensive factory training. Having owned EuroAsian Automotive since 1975, he bought Autohaus in May 2003 because of his passion for business and auto repair.
George enjoys playing with his dog, Sheba, who goes almost everywhere with him, traveling, RVing, gardening, home improvement, cooking, home automation and playing tennis with his wife, Janice.
He is very active in Rotary as Past-President of the Southtowne Rotary Club, Eugene Chamber of Commerce, he is a counselor with S.C.O.R.E He is the president of McKenzie Personnel a nonprofit organizations. George enjoys delivering for Meals on Wheels. He is a member of the Police Advisory Board. He is the president of the Automotive Board at Lane Community College along with being one of 6 Bosch Service Council members in the US. He has been on the board of the American Cancer Society, Woman Space, Nextstep Recycling, Greenlane and the budget committee of LTD.
In June , George was the winner of the 2012 Oregon Ethics in Business Award.