Our People

Adam  Jones

Store Manager

Certifications: ASE Certified Service Consultant C1.
Adam has been working for LRAC for over 10 years with 13 + years in the automotive business. His career began learning the car detailing business, progressing to sales, and ultimately management.
Adam is a Certified Product expert for Michelin, BFG, Uniroyal, Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly tires.

Cesar  Salazar

Assistant Manager

Cesar has been in the car industry for the last 7 years, it initially started with 3 years of training in Auto Collision Repair and 3 years of Basic Auto Tech.
He got his initial start in the business with Advance Auto, before moving to Pep Boys and eventually came here to Lake Ridge Autocare. Cesar is also bi-lingual and a great asset to our staff.

Edward Lemus

Customer Service

Edward is new to the Automotive field but has plenty of prior experience working in the customer service field. He is furthering his studies in the cyber security field, while following his passion for cars. We are happy to have Edward join our staff.

Ricky Barnes


Ricky is one of youngest members of the Lake Ridge Autocare family but he has a bright future. He is new to the automotive field but has plenty of enthusiasm to learn and grow.

Kirstyn Merrit


We would like to welcome one of our newest service advisers Kirstyn to the Lake Ridge Autocare family. She has been working in the automotive field for over 3 years. She has been trained to work in all facets of the business, starting off as a Filing Clerk before progressing to Rental Manager, Aftermarket/Internal Advisor and eventually Assistant Service Manager. Her wealth of knowledge and energy is a welcome addition to our staff. Welcome aboard.

Jim  Suprise


We are pleased to welcome Jim back to Lake Ridge Autocare one of our longest tenured technicians who has been with the company over 20+ years.
Jim is an ASE Master Technician, State Inspector, as well as a Certified Emissions Repair Technician. He also brings a strong background in European Repair as well as being well versed in all makes and models.

Doug  Tolbert


We are happy to have Doug join the Lake Ridge Autocare family.
Doug has been working in the automotive field for over 18 years having attained his ASE Master Certification as well as Emissions Repair Certification, he also has his State Inspection and Emissions License. Having worked in the Independent Automotive field for numerous years he has plenty of knowledge working on European, Import, and Domestic vehicles, as well as repairing older classic                                     cars. Doug is a welcome addition to our staff.

Nelson  Bonilla


We are pleased to welcome Nelson to the Lake Ridge Autocare family, he has been working in the automotive field for 16+ years. He was most recently working with Pep Boys for 8 Years, having attained there Gold level Certification, through multiple training modules.
He also has completed his ASE certification for steering and suspension and is working to become our next ASE Master Tech.

Juan  Rivera


Juan is one of the promising new technicians joining the Lake Ridge Autocare staff.
He has been working in the Automotive Field for over 12 years, after completing 3 years of training with Mech Tech, 2 years in Standard Fuel Injection and 1 year in Automatic and Standard Transmission. He is coming to us from Pep Boys after working there for the last 2 years. Juan is striving to become our next ASE Master Technician and we are thrilled to have him join our staff.

Roberto Atapaucai

Roberto has been with our company for over 2 ½ years and has been in the business for over six years. He has graduated from our apprentice program and is in the process of getting his ASE certifications.

Bill Foulkes


Meet Bill the Friendly Neighborhood Inspector. This retired military veteran and Purple Heart recipient has been with us for over 10 years. After his military service ended he got into the automotive field initially as a Assistant Manager and eventually progressing to become an Inspector. He has been inspecting for over 25 years and we are thrilled to have him on our staff. Please come in and see him today.

Luis Cardona


We are happy to add Luis to our staff here at Lake Ridge Autocare. He is one of our up and coming technicians, he successfully went through our apprentice program passing all the curriculum with flying colors. He initially went to school in his home country of Puerto Rico at MechTech, before moving to the United States to provide a better life for his family.

Allan Abuzun


We are glad to bring Allan to the Lake Ridge Autocare family. Allan began his career working with his Family’s business, Abzun Auto Repair in Manassas for 4 years. Allan is both a State Inspector and Emissions inspector. He currently is studying to become one our next ASE Master Technicians and is driven to succeed. We welcome Allan to our staff.