Our Team Has HEART!
Meet Brian, fearless leader, coach, mentor, friend, owner, and expert of all things HEART. Growing up in the industry, Brian’s dedication is unparalleled. He puts his all into everything he does and never lacks passion or enthusiasm with anything he is a part of. From being an amazing dad to his sons, to leading the pack at tennis class Brian always leads with Heart!
Vice President - 2010
Meet Danny, Vice President and resident go-to-guy at HEART. Working at HEART during his summer and winter breaks through high school and college, Danny has over 16 years automotive experience and he’s done it all. Growing his family, he’s now the father of 2 beautiful children. His love of sports, Disney, games, and movies, he has a ton of fun hobbies to share with his kids now and in the future.
Director of Marketing - 2016
Manager - Evanston, 2010
Meet Ernie, manager at our Evanston location and a part of the Heart team since 2010. Ernie, dad to an adorable son and beautiful daughter, loves his football. Whether it be his enthusiasm for fantasy football, or spending time with his family at games, Ernie’s got all of his teams covered.
Manager - Wilmette, 2009
Meet Frank, manager at our Wilmette location. With over 40 years automotive experience and 14 years managing at Heart, Frank eats, sleeps, and breathes all things car related. Coupled with being a father of 4 and grandfather of 3, Frank’s experience both in the industry and out is second to none. Frank knows his stuff. If you’ve got questions, he’s got answers.
Manager – Northbrook, 2022
Meet Armando, assistant manager at our Evanston location. Armando loves sports, and his Chicago teams! As a White Sox fan, he’ll make sure to catch all of the games this spring. Though sports are his passion, Armando’s family wins MVP every time! On the weekends he loves spending time with his daughter.
Assistant Manager – Northbrook, 2022
Meet Jaime, assistant manager at our Wilmette location. Jaime an avid music lover enjoys playing a variety of styles on his guitar. Jaime also likes to get outdoors and ride his bike, but with these Illinois winters he’s always got his love of sports to fall back on. With plenty of Chicago teams to root for he keeps entertained all year long.
Service Writer – Evanston, 2022
Meet Sam service writer at Heart. Sam started out as quite the hockey player playing for nine years, but as he grew up older his passion turned towards classic muscle cars. Now, when he’s not busy admiring classic car engines under the hood, he likes to spend time working with another type of machine. He builds computers from the ground up and has an amazing time doing it.
Service Writer – Wilmette, 2023
Meet Dimitri service writer at Heart. Dimitri is a wonderful addition to the team bringing his wonderful energy and professisonalism wherever he goes. An avid Chicago Bears fan, he loves to catch all of the exciting games. During off season you’ll find him enjoying his favorite greek food and spending time with his 5 year old daughter.
Front Desk - Evanston, 1998
Meet Kieesha, who’s been running the front counter at our Evanston location for 24 years. Kieesha knows her customers, she takes pride in not only knowing them by name but their families and pets too! Everyone feels like a part of the Heart family when they work with Kieesha. She’s one of a kind, her effervescent and bright personality shines through everything she does.
Front Desk - Wilmette, 2016
Front Desk - Northbrook, 2020
Tech - Wilmette, 2017
Meet Javier, mechanic at our Northbrook location. This top tier technician has a passion for running. Since joining the Heart family in 2017 he has participated in several marathons and charity races. An avid long-distance runner, Javier has even traveled to different countries to be a part of some pretty impressive races.
Tech - Northbrook, 2014
Tech - Evanston, 1996
Tech - Northbrook, 2011
Tech - Wilmette, 1997
Meet Mike, veteran mechanic at our Wilmette location and a member of the Heart team for over 23 years. Mike is a family man, between baseball games, practices, and carpooling his weekends are jammed packed. Lucky for his family he’s got a big heart full of love for all of them.
Tech - Evanston, 2011
Tech - Evanston, 2019
Meet Raul, member of the Heart family for 4 years. Raul is also an avid runner. He has participated in over 5 marathons and has many more in his future. He’s steadily running and training to be ready for his next race so he’s first to cross the finish line.
Tech - Wilmette, 2007
Tech - Evanston, 1998
Tech - Wilmette, 2017
Mechanic - Northbrook, 2020
Executive Assistant - 2005
Meet Ebony, member of the Heart family since 2005. She loves her family and has a strong passion for the arts. Whether it be her avid enthusiasm for music and literature, or her love of cooking, Ebony enjoys spending her time exploring and sharing all of her interests with her loved ones.
Tech – Evanston, 2021
Meet Brian, mechanic at our Evanston location. Brian a great addition to the Heart team, always willing to lend a hand in the shop. Brian is also a car enthusiast, one of his favorite hobbies is modifying performance cars. When he’s not making cars faster and more furious, he’s playing on the soccer field or spending time with his family.
Tech – Northbrook, 2021
Meet Klever, mechanic at our Northbrook location. Klever has proven himself to be quite an asset to the shop. When he’s not under the hood at work you’ll find him under the hood at home, one of his favorite hobbies is working on cars. Klever also loves to be active outdoors, kicking balls on the soccer field and catching air on a half-pipe skateboarding.
Tech - Evanston, 2000
Tech - Evanston, 2023
Meet Alex mechanic at our Evanston location. Alex’s upbeat personality and cheerful smile make for a wonderful addition to Heart. When he’s not busy helping his team, he loves to stay active with sports and enjoy outdoors. He’s also a foodie and loves to try different cuisines.
Mechanic - Evanston, 2023
Meet Martin mechanic at our Wilmette location. Martin a first time dad to a beautiful baby girl is having the time of his life getting to know his new daughter. Having a newborn is amazing but is a lot of work so to wind down Martin enjoys gaming and getting outdoors to play soccer.
Mechanic - Wilmette, 2023
Meet Danny mechanic at our Wilmette location. Danny is a true car afficianodo. He spends most of his time working on them but enjoys anything having to do with automobiles. Cars are not his only passion when he’s not under the hood he’s spending time with his family. As a dad of six he has hands full but has a great time being with them.
Mechanic - Northbrook, 2023
Meet Derik mechanic here at Heart. Derik’s warmth and kindness make him great to have on our team. When Derik’s not working in the shop, he likes to listen to rap music and enjoys soccer to stay active. Especially after he indulges in his favorite food chicken wings!
Technician - Wilmette 2023
Meet Azael member of the Heart family since 2023. Azael really loves his family, he’s the happiest when he’s spending time with them. His family likes to do all sorts of things together like go out to dinner and play games. When Azael is not spending time with his family, he enjoys being outdoors playing soccer.
Shop Puppy - 2020
Meet Wesley, Heart’s certified shop pet, treat taster, and morale booster! He puts a smile on everyone’s face wherever he goes, loves french fries and a good snuggle!
In Loving Memory Of
Front Counter - Evanston, 2023
Meet Geoff member of the Heart family since 2023. Geoff is a true outdoorsman, he loves to spend his free time enjoying the cold weather. He loves the snow so much, in his free time he teaches snowboarding and hits the slopes whenever he can. When the weather’s too warm for winter sports, Geoff still enjoys his time outdoors driving his Jeep.