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.

Joe Ascencio - Service Advisor - Se habla espanol

Joe has joined our team from Pro 1 Automotive. He has experience from both independent stores and dealerships. Including 12 years experience as a Nissan/Infiniti factory trained 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.

Michael Hayworth - ASE Certified Technician, GM Certified, G2 Certified Smog Technician

Sam Choy - Technician. GM Certified Technician

Sam is orginally from the LA area and has been living in Carson City for the past 10 years. He has been working as an automotive technician for the past 5 years and is working towards his ASE Certifications. He has completed industry training classes in diagnostic tool use.

Craig Cirves - Technician


Sam Christensen - Technician, UTI Graduate.

Ryan Horning - Smog Technician, Lube Tech.