8 Laidlaw Blvd, Unit 4, Markham, ON, L3P 1W6

Coulson

Shop Mascot

Coulson is our resident employee health and wellness advocate, client service representative, and expert sniffer. He is a Canadian Boreal dog and loves to be outdoors.

His name is of Greek origin and means “people of victory”!

Entrance Song: “I’m Too Sexy” – Right Said Fred

Emily Chung

Emily Chung

Owner & Automotive Service Technician

Emily is a proud mom of two teenage boys, she just can’t seem to keep her fridge stocked up nowadays! She owns and operates AutoNiche, a family-friendly auto repair shop in Markham. She is a Red Seal Automotive Service Technician, and Automotive Writer with various publications. She also teaches in the Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College. Emily holds a degree from the University of Waterloo in Psychology and Business, and her previous jobs include Psychometrist and Human Resources Associate.

She has appeared on various media including Breakfast Television, Cityline, and the Marilyn Denis Show. She is passionate about her work; together with her staff, AutoNiche’s purpose is to bring better communication and client service to the auto repair experience.

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Entrance Song: “Born Ready” – Coby James

Eric Wise

Service Advisor

Eric has been involved in many skilled trades and understands the importance of delivering great service and quality workmanship. He also brings experience from the auto parts industry. When Eric isn’t helping clients with vehicle maintenance and service, you can find him exploring new food spots in and around the city! He has diverse interests from comic books to mountain biking. Eric’s also a big hockey fan – Go Leafs!

Entrance song: “Shout” – Tears for Fears

Paul McCann

Paul McCann

Lead Automotive Service Technician

Paul is our Lead Automotive Service Technician and has been with our team since 2014. He has over 30 years of experience in the industry in various roles. Paul’s been involved with demolition derbies, and racing at Mosport too! He is an avid learner, completing multiple diagnostic courses since joining our team, and is Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Certified. Paul is also a big soccer fan… Let’s go TFC!

Entrance Song: “The Rodeo Song” – Gary Lee and Showdown

Rayon Trail

Automotive Service Technician Apprentice

Rayon decided to get into the trade because he didn’t want to be taken advantage of when it came to fixing his vehicles. He developed his skills with Ford for a few years before joining AutoNiche. He enjoys spending time with his family, rollerblading, and playing basketball. Rayon is also a skilled artist and loves Marvel comics – we wonder what he’d be up to in the multi-verse!

Entrance Song: “Take It” – Dom Dolla

Katie Sears

Katie Sears

Administrator

Katie joined the AutoNiche team as our Administrator in 2014. She holds a Masters degree in Intercultural Studies (we’re sure she’s secretly doing cultural research on our diverse staff! LOL). She loves to travel with her family and spent many years in Qatar prior to living in Canada. She is our resident American, and likes us so much that she’s recently become Canadian too!

Entrance Song: “No Roots” – Alice Merton

Nicole L

Video Content Creator - Co-op

Nicole attends Markville SS and has a heart to help and learn! She is creative and skilled in videography and video editing. She loves watching TV shows (her favourite show currently is The Queen’s Gambit) and listening to music. Some of her favourite genres are pop punk/rock, Kpop and Indie pop.

Entrance Song: “Rocket Science” – vaultboy

Nicholas V

Video Content Creator - Co-op

Nick attends Bill Hogarth Secondary School and brings ideas, enthusiasm, and focus on storytelling to his videography work. He has many hobbies such as photography & videography, hockey, and operating motorized vehicles such as boats, Sea-Doos, and dirtbikes. Nick enjoys spending time at cottages in the summer and loves playing hockey on outdoor rinks in the winter. He is a diehard Toronto Maple Leafs fan and watches them whenever they play – Go Leafs!

Entrance Song: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” – Tears For Fears

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