Our team

We’ve Put In The Time

At Mechanics Alliance, we have a vast array of experience from shop owners, and mechanics that allow for us to provide support to all mechanics across America. Get to know more about our team, by reading a little bit about each key member behind Mechanics Alliance.

Joseph M. Henmueller

“The Standards Guy”

Back in the 90’s, Joe managed a million-dollar maintenance and repair shop operation while earning several ASE certifications. He also worked as a service advisor and dispatcher for a Ford truck dealership and a newly-opened, 72-bay CARMAX store in Illinois. He then landed a position within Midas Corporation…

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Marvin Ray


Founder of Mechanics Alliance Co-op LLC. Marvin has experience ranging from owning multiple repair shops, his own training company for 14-years, and role playing in the classroom with live hands on training. Marvin has served as National Training Manager for Big O Tires and Grease Monkey International…

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Norm Christiansen


Norm earned his degree in Business Management from Snow College.

He joins the Mechanics Alliance team with an extensive amount of management experience. For over 10 years, Norm served as Vic President of Marketing and Sales for a National Communications Company.…

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Ron McElroy

Founder & CEO of Fluid Rx Diagnostics by Magna-Guard, Inc.

Ron McElroy is your quintessential talented overachiever. As a product design engineer, he has received two “Best New Product Awards”, and four “Product Innovation Awards”. He has created and brought to the automotive market new products that have revolutionized…

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Mike Christopherson

Diagnostic Trainer | 30+ Years

Co-Founder of Mechanics Alliance Co-op LLC. Mike has been involved with the Automotive Industry for 30 plus years. In 2008, he went to work with Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, where he worked with automotive diagnostic tools. In working with them, he grew to love working with OEM and aftermarket scan tools, lab scopes and meters…

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David Swensen


David has a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from BYU and a Masters in Business Administration with a technology focus from University of Phoenix.

David’s work experience includes lead mechanic and shop foreman, engineering department manager, operations advisor and business owner…

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John Kelsey

MAC Tools District Manager / Cornwell Tools District Manager

John began his career in Oregon, working for a Ford Dealership as a lube technician. Following his years at the Ford Dealership, John went on to join the United States Air Force, where he served from 1968-1975 as a jet engine specialist, both in shop and flight line.…

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Jake Bateman

Events & Apparel Coordinator

Mechanic Alliance welcomes Jake Bateman as our newest member to the team.
Jake learned at an early age how to work on cars. At 24 he has worked his
way up to top lube tech…

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