Learn more about the Autohaus Crew.
Mike has been in the auto service field since 1986. He worked at 3 other shops before coming to work at Euro-Asian, our sister shop, in 1993. When Autohaus was bought by George, Mike moved here to become shop foreman. He is a nationally certified ASE master automotive technician. He has taken advanced classes for Mercedes, BMW and Bosch factory training. He enjoys troubleshooting with our advanced scanners and advising "his" crew. In September of 2018, Mike purchased Autohaus from George Rode and that increased his pride of each and every repair and service job that goes out the door. As a fifth-generation Eugenean, he was born into a mechanical family. His dad owned Vitus Machine Works in Eugene for nearly 30 years. He is very involved with his extended family that lives in the area. He enjoys camping, 4 wheel ATVing in his Rhino, computers, and home improvement projects and his family including two children and wonderful wife.
Jesse Wilson, General Manager. In 1977 Jesse started as the shipping and receiving clerk at the local Mercedes dealer. Within 9 months, he became a full-time parts counter man. Within 5 years, he became parts manager of that dealership. In 1990, he got the opportunity to come to work for Autohaus where he has worked ever since. His passions at work include helping customers with their vehicle problems, having the crew work closely together. The crew is his family away from home. He is an expert in the field of car repair, management and is ASE parts certified. Jesse graduated from Lowell High School where he played in the school band. He went on to go to college for a major in music but stopped after a year. His hobbies includes restoring cars (Has a '55 purple Chevy Pickup (big back glass), which he drives to local cruises, watching movies, listening to all kinds of music, home improvement and gadgets. He enjoys spending time with his family, he has 3 grandsons and loves watching them grow into .
Kyle Mcilvain started his interest in auto mechanics while he was attending LCC in 2017. He then joined Firestone Complete Auto Care in 2018 and became a technician. Kyle gained experience for the importance of maintenance while working with complex systems, and performed highly technical mechanical diagnostic tests. Over the amount of time Kyle has been in the auto mechanic field, he has serviced many vehicles ensuring customer satisfaction and trust. In 2019, Kyle met the business manager for Autohaus and joined the crew in 2020. He learns and improves his performance for German vehicles daily, enjoying what he does. Kyle also enjoys repairing his own two German vehicles with his spare time. He provides care for his family and friends in Texas where he grew up. He also enjoys photography, building cat trees, and adventuring the outdoors of Oregon. In the future, Kyle plans to continue mastering automotive work.
Cynthia first came to Euro-Asian at the age of 5 in 1981. Her mother was the bookkeeper at EuroAsian Automotive (European Auto Repair then) while going to school at LCC and then U of O. She moved to California in 1985, graduated from high school there and then worked managing retail shops and was an office manager for an insurance broker. She moved back to Eugene in 2003 to go to work at Autohaus and EuroAsian Automotive and attend school. She went to school full time until the spring of 2007, when she graduated from LCC with an Associates degree in accounting. She loves dealing with customers and making sure the flow of all three shops goes well. Cynthia enjoys working on her house with her husband, Nick, playing with her daughter, Alyssa, taking pictures, attending car shows, spending time with her family, helping Papa (that's George) with projects while learning all she can about being a homeowner. Cynthia is very active in Emerald Valley Rotary Club of Eugene where she is the community service chair. She is also on the United Rotary Club board, and a member of the Rotary Duck Race steering community. Cynthia has also taken on being the Girl Scout troop leader for her daughter's troop.