The Team

Jon McConnel

Jon has been in the auto business since 1968 and has owned the Village Automotive Repair since 1999. He is ASE certified, member of the BAR (Bureau of Automotive Repair) advisory group, as well as an EDD (Employment Development Department) Small Business Advisory Council member. He also has the honor of being goverment affairs representative for IAPA (Independent Automotive Professionals Association).


Jim White

Jim WhiteJim has worked with Village Automotive Repair for over 30 years. Beginning his career as an automotive technician in the early 1980’s Jim has been a constant symbol of the dedication Village Auto has to the Montecito Area.

Mike Simmons

Mike SimmonsMike is a dealership trained technician who has been with us for 23 years. Coming from a Buick dealership, Mike has become a master mechanic who is known to specialize in Mercedes-benz as well as other European makes.