Meet The Crew At Mechanics Direct

Meet Our Knowledgeable Team With Over 145 Years Of Collective Automotive Experience and Factory Training.

Mitchell Smith

Mitchell, Manager/Founder of Mechanics Direct Since Company Inception In 1996

  • ASE Master Certified Technician
  • ASE Certified Air Conditioning Specialist
  • ITT Technical Institute Automotive Mechanics Degree
  • Acura Special Factory Training for NSX
  • Acura Factory Trained in Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Recovery and Recycling , Body, New Model, Emission Systems, Fuel System, Preventative Maintenance, Enabling skills, Auto Transmission, Brakes, Electronics, Engines, Manual Transmission, Steering and Suspension and Troubleshooting.
  • Factory Training for Ford, Chrysler Dodge and Mazda
  • Toyota Hybrid Technology Training
  • Snap-on Diagnostic Equipment Factory Trained
  • Automotive Technician since 1983



Mark, Shop Foreman Mechanics Direct since 2004

Mark SpencerASE Certified Technician

  • Mechanics Direct Automotive Technician since 2000
  • ASE Master Certified Automobile Technician in Engine Repair, Automotive Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Drive Tran and Axles, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electrical Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Recovery and Recycling and Engine Performance.
  • L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certified*
  • ASE Certified A/C Specialist
  • Keene State College, B.S. Industrial Technology and Safety
  • American Honda Motor Company-Acura Division Factory Technician Trained
  • Toyota Technician Trained Drivability Specialist
  • Hybrid Technology Trained Honda and Toyota
  • 1999 Certificate of Achievement Acura Automobile Division of America Honda Motor Co., Inc. Special Recognition for Participation in Acura Technical Training
  • C.A.S. Of New England, Inc. Certificate of Completion Evaporative I and II Class and Automotive Electronics
  • Automotive Career Development Center Honda/Acura Training in Engine Performance, PGM-FI Technologies and Technical Tips, Massachusetts I/M State Module, Massachusetts State Inspection Rules Overview of OBD11 Systems and Troubleshooting
  • Massachusetts Emissions Repair Certified
  • Auto Career Development Center Hybrid Training on Honda Insight, Honda Civic Hybrid and Toyota Prius on Service and Safety Operation, NOX Training, Catalytic Converter, EGR System, Oxygen Sensors
  • Lab Scope Training on Wave Analysis, Sensor and Testing, Engine Computer Output Testing
  • Certificate of Completion Worldpac Training Institute of Toyota Drivability
  • Automotive Technician since 1995

Chris Wildfong

Chris, Automotive Technician

  • Automotive Repair and Diagnostics-Foreign and Domestic Vehicles 26 years
  • Computer Powertrain Management Systems
  • Emission Control Systems
  • Electrical and Wiring
  • Fuel Delivery Systems
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Anti-lock Brake Systems
  • Charging Systems
  • Welding
  • Reading Memorial High School Graduate
  • Interests Harley Motorcycles and Herbie the Love Bug

Devin Torres




Devin, Automotive Technician

  • Nashua Community College Honda Acura Professional Automotive Career Training (PACT)
  • Automotive Technology, Graduated with Honors, Greater Lowell Technical High School, Tyngsboro
  • Enrolled in Nashua Community College Associate of Science Program in Honda Automotive Technology Training Program
  • Proficient in Engine Swaps
  • Specializing in Rebuilding Vehicles
  • Computer Skills with Autocad and Solidworks
  • Volunteer for Skills USA
  • Former Member of Greater Lowell Tech Wrestling Team

Dennis HervieuxASE Certified Technician

Dennis, Automotive Technician

  • Mazda, Toyota and Chevrolet Automotive 32 years
  • Auto Repair Shop Manager 7 years
  • Certified Automobile Technician in Engine Repair, Automotive Transmission/Transaxle, Manual Drive Transmission and Axles, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electrical Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, Engine Performance and Engine Diagnostics
  • Mazda New Product School
  • Mazda Rebuild Transmissions
  • ASE Certified A/C Specialist /Refrigeration, Recovery and Recycling
  • L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certified*
  • Lowell Trade School
  • Automotive Technician since 1973


Jose FontanezASE Certified Technician


Jose, ASE Certified Technician

  • Automotive Technician
  • ASE Certification Brakes, Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Automotive Technology, Diploma - Porter and Chester Institute, Woburn
  • Graduate Greater Lowell Technical High School, Tyngsboro
  • ASE Refrigerant, Recovery and Recycling Program
  • Specializing in RX7 Rotary Engine Performance and Repair
  • Hobby - Drag Racing New England Dragway, Epping, NH

Matt Strigle

Matt, Service Specialist

  • Automotive Wholesale and Retail Service and Sales 9 Years
  • Customer Service Related Industries 17 Years
  • Inspected Vehicles for Purchase or Sale
  • Arranged for Purchased and Sale of Vehicles at Auction
  • Graduated Nashoba Valley Technical School, Westford


Wendy Smith


Wendy, Marketing Director/Assistant Manager Mechanics Direct since 2008

  • Advertising, Email Marketing, Social Media, Website Design, Grant Liaison, Print and Direct Mail Marketing, Designer/Manager of New and Ongoing Promotions
  • Assistant Manager
  • Boston University B.S.
  • Service Advisor/Parts Manager

ASE Logo*ASE=National Institute for Automobile Service Excellence