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About Staff

The success of Auto Centric is attributed to our talented employees and their commitment to your satisfaction.

We work hard to be your professional Auto Service and Auto Repair shop in Grand Rapids, MI.

Tom Ham | Auto Centric

Tom Ham


Tom has been in the automotive industry since 1970. He has owned and operated Auto Centric since 1978.


Deb Ham | Auto Centric

Deb Ham


Deb is co-owner in Auto Centric and has been actively involved since 1996.


Greg Schaefer | Auto Centric

Greg Schaefer

Service Manager

Greg has been with Auto Centric since 2014. Greg is also a licensed technician for the State of Michigan.  He is ASE Certified in Service Writing and Parts.  Greg is married to his wife Abigail and they have 2 children, Colby and Anella, along with 2 dogs, Marley and Margo.

Jim Waite | Auto Centric

Jim Waite

Shop Foreman - ASE Master Certified Auto Repair Technician

Jim has been with Auto Centric since 1982. He is a graduate of Ferris State University and is an ASE Master Certified Technician and a Bosch Certified Technician.  Jim is married to his wife Colleen and they have 2 sons, Cory and Danny.  He also has a new granddaughter, Charlotte!


Mike Nash | Auto Centric

Mike Nash

Licensed Auto Repair Technician

Mike has been with Auto Centric Since April of 2017. Mike is a native to the Northview area.  He is a graduate of WyoTech with a major in Automotive Technology.  Mike has 2 children, Landen and Savannah.  Mike spends his free time working on project cars, welding and building things out of nothing.  Mike loves spending time with his children.


Colton Sikkenga | Auto Centric

Colton Sikkenga

Licensed Auto Repair Technician

Colton is the newest member of Auto Centric.  Colton graduated from Rockford High School.  He has been with Auto Centric since June 2019.  When Colton is not at work he enjoys relaxing at the campground and spending time on the water on his boat and jet ski.  During the winter months, Colton spends his time snowmobiling.  He also enjoys going hunting and fishing.  He is recently married to his wife Emily and they have a dog named Lucy.

Dan Robinson | Auto Centric

Dan Robinson

General Maintenance

Dan is recently retired and when not watching his grandkids he keeps Auto Centric looking spotless!

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