Our Team - Carmine’s Import Service

Our Team

Technicians



John

ASE Certified Technician & Bosch Automotive Technician

John Larcher

He comes from a background of all types of vehicles with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Attention to detail and getting the job done right is what John focuses on.


Dylan

ASE Certified Technician,Factory VW & Audi Certified

Dylan Gibson

Dylan loves to spend time with his son and wife when he is not at work. He loves to be outdoors when not at work. His passion for this industry keeps him wanting to learn more and grow his career. He holds an ASE certification and also some factory Volkswagen/Audi Group Certifications from his past dealership positions. Dylan is a wiz when it comes to using the factory tools.

Joshua

ASE Certified Automotive Technician (Re-Certification Pending), Factory Mercedes-Benz Certified

Joshua aka Vic brings experience to the table from Ford to Mercedes-Benz. Holding an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology, Vic has experience in general automotive and is Factory Certified in Mercedes-Benz and Ford. And if you see Vic, thank him for his Combat War Veteran Service in the United States Army after doing 6 tours!

Back Office Team


Maxx

Shop Steward, Parts Organizer

I am a graduate of West Forsyth High School. Taking automotive technology courses at the career center my last 2 years, I found my calling and haven’t looked back sense. With close attention to detail and a passion for anything engineering-based, Carmine’s Import Service has become my second home. I value our customers’ appreciation for their cars and treat them as if they are my own, looking forward to seeing you in the shop!

Troy

Veteran Shop Steward, Pro Welder, Trainer

Troy been with Carmine’s Import Service for about four years and has been attending GTCC for the past two years (currently in their welding program). In his free time he love’s too ski on the weekends and enjoy time with friends. His dream car would have be a Porsche 964.

Paul

Vintage Automobile Expert, MLIS

Paul was a technician in the 1970’s and has always had his hands under the hood, even these days. He is our senior and most logical brain in the office an holds a Masters Degree. Paul is a kind person and loves animals and nature. He also has a passion for high end cycling, and Scandinavian automobiles. Carmine has known Paul since 1996 and has worked with him in and off over the years.


Wendy Headshot

Wendolynn

Co-Founder

Wendy is our Co-Founder and looks after the back end of the business. She has been on the Women’s Board of Car Care Awareness, and she is a war veteran of the United States Army. Carmine’s Import Service would not exist if it were not for Wendy.

Carmine



ASE Master Automobile Technician

Future Technology Expert, MCP

Our founder has been serving the European car community of the Triad area since 1999. He opened his full-service shop in downtown Kernersville in 2008. He is an ASE Master Certified Technician, & Bosch Certified. He has a degree in Information Technology with concentration on networking and is also a Microsoft Certified Professional, so he can understand, diagnose and repair your new-car technology better than anyone in the area. His understanding of CAN-BUS topology associated with all late-model vehicle electrical systems is second to none in the Triad area. With such experience in modern automotive technology, he is constantly making sure the shop is equipped with the latest factory or factory-level or better diagnostic equipment that will not only help troubleshoot problems right the first time, but save the customer unnecessary troubleshooting charges.

He is proud to be married to a veteran of the US Army. He has a problem working too much but he enjoys spending time with his family, and although doesn’t race anymore, he stills enjoys driving on the race track with any car he can get his hands on. He constantly switches cars to stay ahead of the curve in comparison to other shop with regards to technology. He is a High Performance Driving Instructor for the BMW Car Club of America. Having owned over 100 different European vehicles since he started driving, his experience with even the smallest detail is second to none. He even spends time at new car dealerships test driving the newer makes and learning how the new systems work so he can mentor customers when the time comes. He has owned everything from a ’75 BMW 2002, to an ’87 Alfa Romeo, to a ’16 BMW M4 GTS. Currently he drives AND owns 2 gasoline, 1 diesel, and 2 electric vehicles. His favorite being the Gasoline BMW M4 for the race track.