Automotive Technology Faculty

students and instructor working on a car

Meet Our Faculty

Our instructors are dedicated to guiding you through an immersive educational journey that will prepare you for success in the automotive industry.

Keith Brown | Email | Blog
Alexandria Campus Program Head for GM ASEP
General Motors ASEP Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology

  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • General Motors Master Technician Certified
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • 15+ years of industry experience as a technician, shop foreman, and service advisor

Reginald Bennett | Email
Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology Emissions Specialization

  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • 30+ years of industry experience, including fleet and general repair technician

Laura Garcia-Moreyra | Email | Blog
Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS in Automotive Technology

  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance, L3 Hybrid/Electric Vehicle
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • Six years of industry experience as an assistant manager and Ford technician

Al Hupp | Email
Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS in Automotive Technology and Emissions Specialization

  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • Virginia State Safety Inspector
  • 25+ years of industry experience as an automotive and collision repair technician, machinist, fabrication specialist, and shop owner

Ryad Daoussi | Email
Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty

  • Volkswagen Master Technician
  • ASE Master Technician
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • Virginia State Safety Inspector
  • 20+ years of experience in Volkswagen & Mitsubishi

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Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty

  • Mercedes-Benz Stars of Service Champion 2010 and 2012
  • Mercedes-Benz Master Wrench Award 2005
  • ASIA World Class Technician Award 1999
  • Virginia Emissions and Safety Inspector
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Shop Manager of Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria
  • 35+ years of industry experience

Doug Hinken | Email
Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty

  • Ford Master Technician
  • Mercedes-Benz Master Technician
  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Shop Manager for a large Mercedes dealership
  • 40+ years of industry experience, including machining, high-performance engine builder, shop owner and shop foreman

Russell Taylor | Email
Alexandria Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology

  • ASE Master Technician
  • Bachelor's from Towson University and Master's from George Mason University