John_Bracken_-_Advantage_AutomotiveJohn has been with Advantage Automotive since October 2007.  He is the friendly face at our front counter and the helpful voice on the phone. He also lends a helping hand to James and Doug.  John started his automotive career as a partner in Bracken Motor Company, where he ran the front counter, and came to Advantage Automotive after retiring from Farmers Insurance.  There he spent 15 years in the Automotive Claims division and ran the direct repair program; he also spent 5 years in property claims.  John holds a Bachelors degree from New Mexico State University and has a background in diverse fields, from ranching to scuba diving.  John’s current vehicle is a 1999 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4.

James Bracken - Owner & Head Technician

James Bracken - Owner & Head Technician

James has been in the automotive repair industry for 35 years. In 1977 he started as a mechanics helper in the family business, Bracken Motor Company. He learned the automotive service trade from his father and uncles. In 1984 James went to work as a RV mechanic for Wayne’s RV.  James started A...

Doug Henderson - Automotive Technician

Doug Henderson - Automotive Technician

Doug has been with Advantage Automotive since 1997. He has worked as an automotive mechanic for 32 years.  He is ASE certified and specializes in air conditioning and body electrical.  He is particularly gifted in solving vehicle interior and electrical problems.  His creative solutio...

John Bracken - Service Advisor

John Bracken - Service Advisor

John has been with Advantage Automotive since October 2007.  He is the friendly face at our front counter and the helpful voice on the phone. He also lends a helping hand to James and Doug.  John started his automotive career as a partner in Bracken Motor Company, where he ran the front co...

Sharon Bracken - Secretary

Sharon Bracken - Secretary

Sharon has been with Advantage Automotive since December 2003. She takes care of our daily paperwork and creates the cards and flyers we send to our customers.  Sharon is a great cook and often brings us special baked treats (so much for the diet!). Sharon also enjoys gardening and spending tim...