Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

Andy Daniels

Spotlight date: April, 2017 ASCCA | Andy DanielsMember of the month: Andy Daniels Spotlight date: April, 2017 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Andy Daniels of Frank’s Automotive as the ASCCA Member of the Month for April 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. In 1960, Andy’s father, Frank Sr., started Frank’s Automotive in a Mohawk gas station in Tulare, California. By 1992, Andy took over the daily operations from his father and continued to grow the business, which since 2008 has been affiliated with the Napa brand. Seven seems to be Frank’s Automotive lucky number: they have seven lifts, in seven bays, and employ seven people, and is Tulare’s most trusted shop! Currently President of Chapter 26, Andy has a lot of mem ... read more

Rocky Khamenian

Spotlight date: March, 2017 ASCCA | Rocky KhamenianMember of the month: Rocky Khamenian Spotlight date: March, 2017 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Rocky Khamenian of Bimmer & Benz Specialists as the ASCCA Member of the Month for March 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Rocky is the owner and operator of Bimmer & Benz Specialists in Costa Mesa, located in south Orange County. Although he now specializes in BMW and Mercedes Benz cars, Rocky began his career at an auto repair shop in London where he worked on all makes and models doing general repairs, eventually specializing in Mercedes Benz and BMW vehicles. After coming to the U.S. in October of 1987, Rocky settled in San Diego where he was hired as the manager at a service and repair s ... read more

Bill Paterson

Spotlight date: February, 2017 ASCCA | Bill PatersonMember of the month: Bill Paterson Spotlight date: February, 2017 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Bill Paterson of Sal Auto as the ASCCA Member of the Month for February 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Bill has been in the auto repair business in Sonoma County for 32 years, performing repairs and maintenance services on foreign and domestic vehicles. Last June, Bill closed his repair business of 30 years after he was asked to manage Sal Auto, a nonprofit shop that helps low-income single parents with their car repairs. Bill joined ASCCA in 2012 after being invited to a meeting by Bob from Bills Auto Electric in Santa Rosa. A member of Chapter 28, Bill was honored to be vice president last yea ... read more

Maylan Newton

Spotlight date: January, 2017 ASCCA | Maylan NewtonMember of the month: Maylan Newton Spotlight date: January, 2017 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Maylan Newton of Educational Seminars Institute as the ASCCA Member of the Month for January 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. With over 40 years of automotive industry experience, Maylan Newton has literally been there and done that. From shop owner, technician, service advisor to one of the most renown industry trainers and speakers in the country. Maylan combines his real-world experience with profit building take-a-ways in a humorous and engaging manner that only Maylan can deliver. As the president and CEO of ESI seminars for the past 20 years, Maylan travels the country, sharing with his audien ... read more

Dennis Montalbano

Spotlight date: December, 2016 ASCCA | Dennis MontalbanoMember of the month: Dennis Montalbano Spotlight date: December, 2016 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Dennis Montalbano of German Auto Repair as the ASCCA Member of the Month for December 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose:To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Dennis joined ASCCA in 1989, and he has been a member ever since. Dennis is currently serving his second term as president, after having served in the position in 2011. Over the years, he has dedicated his time and effort to ASCCA by holding various board positions in Chapter 25, and has earned the respect as a business consultant, advising countless automotive repair shops in the Fresno area. Dennis was born in San Francisco and grew up in San Jose and graduated from ... read more

John Villa

Spotlight date: September, 2016 ASCCA | John VillaMember of the month: John Villa Spotlight date: September, 2016 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected John Villa of Villa Automotive as the ASCCA Member of the Month for September 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. John has been involved in the automotive industry almost his entire life. His father, Elwood Villa, started Villa Automotive in 1947 and the business has been serving San Luis Obispo automotive needs ever since. In 1988, John joined ASCCA right when he and his mother Louise took over the family business. Since taking over the shop in 1988, John increased business twenty-fold and has been voted the Best Shop in the County since 1989 by the readers of the New Times Magazine. Villa automotive now ... read more

Stuart Terry

Spotlight date: August, 2016 ASCCA | Stuart TerryMember of the month: Stuart Terry Spotlight date: August, 2016 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Stuart Terry of Stuart Terry Auto Repair as the ASCCA Member of the Month for August 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Stuart joined ASCCA in 1995 and has been a dedicated member ever since. Stuart served as his chapter’s state representative, vice president and president while being the editor of his local chapter’s newsletter, “Byways”. He also served on the state level of the ASCCA as a board director, secretary and vice president before taking on the role of president. Stuart’s shop has been open in San Diego since 1975 and specializes in general maintenance and repair ... read more

Steve Vanlandingham

Spotlight date: July, 2016 ASCCA | Steve VanlandinghamMember of the month: Steve Vanlandingham Spotlight date: July, 2016 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Steve Vanlandingham of Van’s Automotive as the ASCCA Member of the Month for July 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Steve joined ASCCA in 1996 and has been active ever since. Over the years, he served local Chapter 24 as a board member, vice president, Chapter Rep and president twice as well as working at the state level as board director, secretary, treasurer twice, and 2015 president. He is currently serving several committees and chairs the Policies and Procedures Committee. Steve started in 1968 at a Chrysler Plymouth Dealership working his way from new car department to heavy line ... read more

Nick Modesti

Spotlight date: June, 2016 ASCCA | Nick ModestiMember of the month: Nick Modesti Spotlight date: June, 2016 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Nick Modesti of Modesti’s Car Care Center as the ASCCA Member of the Month for June 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Nick has been involved in the automotive industry almost his entire life. His parents started Modesti’s in 1972, and Nick spent a lot of time there as a child. Working his way up in the family business, Nick now serves as the Business Manager of Modesti’s and has over 29 years of automotive industry experience under his belt. He is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified Service Advisor, ALLDATA certified specialist, and is currently working toward his Accredited ... read more

Shannon Devery

Spotlight date: May, 2016 ASCCA | Shannon DeveryMember of the month: Shannon Devery Spotlight date: May, 2016 The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Shannon Devery of Digital Financial Group as the ASCCA Member of the Month for May 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA’s Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice. Shannon joined ASCCA in 2013, and in just three short years has become not just a familiar face, but a friend to many. She can often be seen attending chapter dinners, Team Weekends, summer conferences, and serving on the Membership Committee at the state level. Her company, Digital Financial Group, is an ASCCA corporate sponsor that specializes in the payment processing industry serving a variety of retail and online businesses throughout the country. It’s evident why Shannon has ... read more
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