Employer News




Abajian Motors
Technician: John Smith (grad 2006)
Technician: Rick Ellison  (grad
2000/Advisory Board)
Technician: Nicholas Mendoza (grad 2007)
Technician: Jeremy Coronado (grad 2005)

Abajian has served on our advisory board as well as having great faith in hiring our graduate students. They have been instrumental in the donation of new vehicles to our program.

Abajian Motors
1606 Wilbur 
Walla Walla, WA

Ford of Walla Walla

Technician: Dave Carter
(Advisory Board)
Technician: Antonio Lemus (grad 2003)
Technician: Jose Galan (grad 2001)

Ford of Walla Walla has supported our program by hiring seven of our students in the past five years. They find our students to be well prepared as an entry level technician. They have provided our program with donation of vehicles, training material and technical assistance.

Ford of WW
11 N. Colville
Walla Walla, WA 

Ninth Street NAPA
Owner: Keith Westphal
(Advisory Board)
Parts Counterman: Jose Garza
Parts Counterman: Miguel Lugo

Keith has served as our chairman of the advisory board in the past and is a major supporter of our program.  Keith has been monumental in the success of our program and the acquisition of our new facility. Keith provides our instructors with training components to be used in the classroom and has hired our students.  NAPA also offers our students NAPA scholarships.

9th St. NAPA
9th and Poplar
Walla Walla,WA

Dayl Graves GMC
Service Manager:  Marv Arland (Advisory Board)
Technician:  Miguel Lugo (grad 2006)

Dayl Graves GMC has supported our program by hiring our students, donating training material, donating training vehicles and serving on our advisory board.

Dayl Grave Inc
1014 S. 9th Ave
Walla Walla, WA, 99362

Walla Walla Transmission
Owner: Richard Hellie (Advisory Board Chairman)
Technician: Jose Sandoval  (grad 2001)

Richard owns Walla Walla Transmission and has supported WWCC Automotive Technology by hiring our students, providing mock up components and providing technical assistance to our program.

Walla Walla Transmission
204 Bennett
Walla Walla, WA

Luttrell's Automotive
Owner: Doug Luttrell  
Technician: Jody Gunter (grad 2006)

Doug has been a great supporter of the WWCC Automotive Program. He volunteered his time as an evaluator during the certification process for the NATEF certification process.  Due to his excellent evaluation skills, we became NATEF certified in June 2000. He has hired several of our students. Doug has donated his time and materials to WWCC Auto Tech time and time again.

Luttrell's Auto
S 12th and W. Rose
Walla Walla,WA

White Brothers/Carquest
Parts Counterman: Nick Anderson (Advisory Board)

Carquest has conducted several technical clinics at WWCC. We appreciate the support of our program.

White Brothers
304 N Pine Ave.
Walla Walla,WA 99362

Total Tune-up
Technician:  Alvaro Duran (grad 1998) (Advisory Board)

Alvaro has supported our program by spending time as a lab assistant and translator for our evening auto/parts specialist program. He has been a valuable asset to our program. Alvaro is consciences to our students and staff alike. He is a professional that cares about our industry. He graduated from WWCC Automotive Technology in 1998 and has worked for Total Tune-up since then

Total Tune-up
530 Roosevelt
Walla Walla, WA

Greiner Radiator
Owner: Bill Greiner (Advisory Board)

Bill Greiner is a long time resident of Walla Walla. He is a respected automotive industry owner and technician. Bill supports the Walla Walla High School program and serves on both the Wa-Hi Automotive Technology and Walla Walla Community College Automotive Technology advisory boards.

Greiner Rad.
307 Colville St.
Walla Walla, WA

Lyon's Repair
Owner: Marlan Lyon (Advisory Board Chairman)
Technician: Matt Lyon (Advisory Board - grad 1998)

Marlan has been a long time supporter of our program and as been a key individual in the NATEF certification of our program.

Lyon Repair
605 NE 11th 
Milton-Freewater, OR

Gilbert Dodge
Service Manager: Noe Longoria 
Parts Manager: Gordon Speakman (Advisory Board)
Technician: Dustin Gienger (grad 2003)
David OCampo (grad 2003)

Gilbert Dodge
2933 E. Isaacs Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Blue Mountain Chevrolet/Cadillac/Nissan
Service Manager: Sarah Ricks (Advisory Board)
Technician: Zach Doty (grad 1997)
Technician: Billy Rivas (grad 2006)
Luke Klingenburg (grad 2001)

Blue Mountain Nissan
1395 Dalles Military Rd
Walla Walla, WA

Les Schwab
Technician:  Felix Santana (grad 2003)

Les Schwab Tires
2150 Isaacs Ave
Walla Walla, WA


Automan Auto Repair
Owner: Jim
Technician:  Lucas Smith (grad 2003)
Technician: Sean Maley (grad 2007)

Automan Auto Repair
1721 Isaacs Ave.
Walla Walla, WA

Pendleton Ford
Technician:  Patrick Ayling

Pendleton Ford
2225 Eastgate
Pendleton, OR 97801
(541) 276-3131

McCurley's Chevrolet/Cadillac
Technician: Gary Hobbs  (grad 2002)

McCurley GM
1325 N Autoplex Way
Pasco, WA  99301

Ziegler's Transmission  & Automotive  
Technician: Ramon Alejandre (grad 2003)
Technician: Jeremy Hascall (grad 2005)

Ziegler's Trans
1911 SW Court Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
(541) 276-8024