Married to the “Boss” for over 30 years, Mike and Val have two grown children. Mike a distance runner has run six marathons and numerous half marathons. His current athletic goal is to develop into a tri-athlete and has recently completed his first triathlon. When not in training and if it is fall you can always find him watching his favorite pastime football.
He established Val & Mike’s Beach Cities Auto Repair Service in September 1994. Mike started repairing cars and trucks shortly after high school at Brady Shell in Costa Mesa while attending Orange Coast College. There he learned from some of the most knowledgeable technicians of their time and with the hands on experience Mike developed a sound mechanical and technical sense.
ASE Master Technician
Through the years Mike continues to expand his knowledge in auto repair by attending technical classes and seminars. Today he is a Certified ASE Master Technician. Mike continues to keep up with the latest automotive technology and training and recently completed the Hybrid vehicles safety and service courses. He also attends business management and customer service seminars to provide his customers the best in the automotive maintenance, repair and service.
a.k.a. “The Boss” organizes the Val & Mike’s Beach Cities Auto Repair Service Team. Val is a graduate of the University of Phoenix, who worked in the field of advertising and marketing for Burger King Corporation, Tony Roma’s and Ruby’s Diner before joining Val & Mike’s Beach Cities Auto Repair Service full time in 1997. Her talents concentrate on the overall leadership, growth and direction of Val & Mike’s Beach Cities Auto Repair Service which includes sales, advertising and her passion for exceptional customer service.
Sales, Advertising and her passion for exceptional customer service
Val, realizing the importance of a woman-owned business and the power of the female consumer, has expanded her marketing skills not only with the latest in direct mail, but also in the social media arena to communicate the ever so important message “the best time to find a mechanic is when you don’t need one.”
With her two grown children on their own, that leaves Val plenty of time to pursue herpassion in fitness and health. Like Mike, Val enjoys running and has completed seven marathons and numerous half marathons. She especially loves to run or walk with her two four-legged girls Macy and Penny who sometimes visit the shop!
Val & Mike’s Auto Repair Huntington Beach
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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