Team – Benchmark Automotive
Tom Simpson: Owner
Tom has 30 years plus of automotive experience as a technician, shop foreman, teacher and instructor, business owner and advocate for the technician and the automotive trade profession. He is one of the most respected mentors in the profession and generously shares his technical knowledge and experience locally, provincially and nationally.
Shelley has been with Benchmark since April 2008. She lives in Salmon Valley and is a very active member of her community. Shelley’s energy and genuine concern for people is the first thing you will notice. Her attention to detail and tenacious desire to do a good job will guarantee a job well done.
Missy started with Benchmark in August of 2014. With 15+ years of customer service experience, she looks forward to many years at Benchmark Automotive learning the ever changing automotive industry. Born and raised in Prince George, Missy and her husband are now raising their own family of three kids, sharing their love of the outdoors.
Cory joined the Benchmark team as a Service Advisor in August 2014. After spending a few years in Edmonton, Cory returned to his home town, Prince George, when the opportunity to work with his close friends at Benchmark Automotive came his way. Cory’s goal is to learn as much as possible about the automotive industry and provide the best customer care. Cory loves to meet new people and interacting with customers and suppliers alike.
Ryan came to Benchmark in 2005 and has become a very important member of our team. His many years of experience have made him one of the very best in his profession. He is a very confident, well rounded diesel and electronic diagnostic technician. Ryan is a very avid outdoors-man who endures winter until he can get his boat out to go fishing and hunting, spring summer and fall.
Liam’s intellect and technical talents impressed his trades instructors. He received his Technicians Certificate in 2011. His easy going personality flexibility and eagerness to learn make him an calming fit to the team. Liam has a large group of friends who depend on him for inspiration, a place to stay and transportation to summer concerts and adventures.
Hailing from the lower mainland Graeme was drawn to PG for it’s vast landscapes and colorful people. Graeme achieved his automotive certificate while at Benchmark and maintained top marks in his class. His drive to constantly improve and better himself make him a great asset to this team. His humor and good nature are always welcomed by his colleague’s and customers alike, this allows him to be a true ambassador to our industry.