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


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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: “Tears for Fears” – Shout

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

Katie Sears

Katie Sears


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

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