Dave Christopher Jr
Dave Christopher Sr
Dave Christopher JrOwner
Dave Jr. started working for his dad in the very beginning when Dave Sr. opened the doors for business at the current location in Tallmadge, Ohio. Prior to that Dave Sr. owned several service stations throughout the Akron area where Dave Jr. worked his way through high school. After High School, Dave Jr. got his Associates degree in Automotive Technology from Northwestern Business College. He is currently an ASE certified master technician and an ASE Advanced Level Specialist. When Dave Sr. chose to retire in the fall of 2010, Dave Jr. stepped into his place. Dave Jr. strives to uphold his father's legacy and the core values that Christopher's Car Care was built around. History repeated itself once again in the summer of 2011 when Dave Jr.'s oldest child Mike came to work for him the same he had done over 30 years ago. Dave and his wife Sandy have two kids, Mike and Ashley, and their beloved dog Mickey. Dave is an avid outdoorsman; he enjoys spending time with his family, and going to all of his kids's events and activities.
Michael ChristopherOffice Manager
Mike, Dave Jr's oldest child, is the third generation Christopher working at the shop. He started working at Christopher's Car Care in June of 2011. Mike is in charge of maintaining the website, as well as the online marketing. He also lends a helping hand in the front office by helping checking in and checking out customers. Mike graduated from The University of Akron in December of 2014, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Since graduating from The University of Akron, Mike has taken over as the office manager, where he handles the finances, payroll, and advertising.
Dave Christopher SrFounder
Dave Christopher began his automotive career in 1963 as a brake mechanic for the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. He then went on to own and operate a number of service stations in the Akron area between 1967 and 1981. When the opportunity arose for Dave and his wife Linda to open Christopher's Car Care in June of 1982, a long list of loyal clientele had already been established. Many of these same customers still frequent Christopher's Car Care today. Dave retired in 2010, and left the business to his oldest son Dave Jr. He is now trying to stay busy even though he is retired. Dave enjoys golfing, bike riding, and spending time with his dog "Cocoa". He also loves spending time with his family. He and Linda have fourteen grandchildren which they spend time with quite often.
Linda began with Dave in June, 1982, and has helped get this business to where it is today. She has recently retired from Christopher's Car Care. Linda has four sons, including Dave Jr., her oldest son who is now running the company. She enjoys traveling, and spending time with her sons, and her fourteen grandchildren.
Dan MayerService Adviser
Dan has been working here at Christopher's Car Care since March 2005. He started off working on cars in the shop, but after his first 5 years, he moved his way into the office as a service adviser. Before even graduating high school, Dan had earned three of his ASE Certifications. After high school, Dan went to Stark State College where he studied in GM's ASEP program. He achieved an associate's degree in Applied Science and Automotive Technology. Upon graduation Dan also received GM's Mr. Goodwrench award. Dan is now an ASE certified Master Technician, Parts Specialist, and Service Adviser. Dan is an avid outdoors-man; he enjoys time spent with his dogs "Carlos" and "Hank", and enjoys relaxing with his friends and family.
Stacey has been taking care of our customers since 2004. She is very personable, and our customers find her delightful to work with. Stacey has an associate's degree as an Administrative Assistant, an ASE certification as a Service Advisor, and has worked in the industry since 1992. Stacey has a compassionate heart for everyone and for animals. She likes swimming, spending time outdoors, and is an avid reader.
Nick came to work for the Christopher family in March of 2004 after completing an associate's degree in Applied Business Automotive Technology from Stark State College. While at Stark State Nick studied in GM's ASEP program. Nick has an ASE Master Certification as well as an Advance Level Specialist Certification. Nick quickly went from being an entry level mechanic to one of our highest most knowledgeable technicians. Nick has a lifelong passion for expanding his knowledge of technology. In his spare time Nick enjoys spending time with his wife, Erica, and his baby girl, Harper.