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Mike Wright, Owner, Master Technician

Mike Wright was a National Winner for Honda America's Top Technician and Runner Up for 8 years.

"Hi I'm Mike Wright.  Nancy and I have been happily married for 30 years and have two amazing sons Dean and Derek.  I opened RM Automotive in 2000 with the motto of "we provide a quality repair at a price that's fair".  I take personal pride in helping people and supporting our local community.  When we are not at RM Automotive running our mom and pop shop we enjoy camping and riding off road vehicles with family and friends."

I have been fortunate to service Asian imports, especially the Honda and Toyota brand of vehicles for over 30 years. I have a strong affinity for these cars.

  • Over 40 Years Automotive Technician Experience
  • Honda Gold Level Technician
  • National Winner of American Honda’s Top Technician
  • National Finalist for 8 years
  • ASE Certified Master Technician
  • Advanced Emissions Technician

Nancy Wright, Owner, Bookkeeper

Nancy has been married to Mike for 30 years and she enjoys working as the office manager taking care of bookkeeping and payroll. Nancy loves being able to work close with her family and spending time camping with them.

Dean Wright

Dean Wright, Service Advisor Manager

Dean has now been with us for over 6 years and has become an expert in helping all our customers through the repair process as the Service Manager. He is the oldest son of owners Mike and Nancy. He received a bachelor's degree from Cal State Northridge where he played on the D1 men's soccer team. Dean is an avid sports fan and enjoys riding his dirt bike with family and friends.

Kyle Crescio

Kyle Crescio, Service Advisor

Kyle is originally from Chicago and moved to California over 13 years ago. He is going on 2 years working for RM Automotive and has become a top proficient service advisor. Kyle likes to go to concerts and has a hobby for cars with his Infiniti G35.


Derek Wright, Business Development Manager

Derek is the youngest son of owners Mike and Nancy. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.S. degree in Technology information management. His Pontiac GTO is his pride and joy. Derek also enjoys riding his dirt bike with family and friends.

Ricardo Barrera

Ricardo Barrera, Lead Technician

Ricardo, who everyone calls Ricky grew up in downtown L.A and moved to the valley about 2 years ago. He has over 7 years of experience as an automotive technician coming from a Toyota dealership and is Toyota certified. Ricky has been a great mechanic and is our lead technician here at the shop. Some hobbies from Ricky include paintballing, golfing, and love work on his own car, Nissan 350z

Bryan Mise

Bryan Mise, Technician

Bryan came to us after working for multiple independent shops in the valley. Bryan has years of knowledge on all makes and models of cars and trucks. Bryan is originally from North Hollywood where he lives to this day. He enjoys spending time in his garden and with his family.

Juan Vazquez Valencia

Juan Vazquez Valencia, Technician

Juan is a LA native that has been working in the automotive industry for over 20 years and has gained a wide range of experience with different makes and models. He has great passion and expertise in Tesla and EVs which is why he is the lead technician for all EVs. Plus he has a few Teslas of his own that he likes to work on and tinker with.

Ryan Mason

Ryan Mason, Technician

Ryan was born and raised in Granada Hills and has been in the valley his whole life. He has over 8 years of experience in the automotive industry. Ryan loves to be outdoors hiking for good exercising and working out, he also loves cooking.

William Alvarez

William Alvarez, Shuttle Driver/Janitorial

Willian is our shuttle driver to pick up and drop off customers home, work, etc. and help with janitorial duties around the shop. William was a valued customer of ours before working at RM Automotive which is how he came to work here. He is from the Northridge area and went to Cleveland high school, some of his hobbies are playing guitar and working out.