Christensen Automotive of Reno

Our Reno location is our newest store and is owned by Rich Christensen and managed by his son Aaron. We are excited to be entering the Reno/Sparks market and look forward to providing automotive repair and maintenance services to the area.


Aaron Christensen - President

Aaron joined the family business after serving 8 years in the United States Air force as an in flight refueler. During his time he was based in Grand Forks, ND and Clovis, NM and was deployed 9 times overseas. As a 2002 South Lake Tahoe High graduate he is excited to be back home with his wife and son.

Mike Wraught - Service Manager

Mike has over 20 years of experience in writing service. He has worked in local dealerships in Reno and Carson City and has previously worked for our Gardnerville location.

Schell Tingley - Service Consultant

Schell has been in the automotive repair industry for 25 years. He is a Ford & Hyundai factory certified master service manager, and has also a been a Ford factory certified technician.

Russell Case - ASE Master Technician

Russ has been with us from nearly the beginning joining us at the South Lake Tahoe location in 1999. Russ has 25 years of experience and is one of or certified diesel technicians, but also specializes in diagnostics and dash-board work.

Kris Keller - ASE Certified Master Technician, G2 Certified Smog Technician, L1- Advanced Engine Performance, X1 - Undercar specialist

Ryan Horning - Smog Technician, Lube Tech.

Craig Christensen - ASE Certified Mechanic - UTI Graduate - G2 Certified Smog Technician

Craig joined the family business after 5 years in the United States Navy. He is currently going to Western Nevada Community College studying and will be starting UTI in January to further his qualifications.