About Europro Automotive
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our skilled team
Sven & Heidi Osusky, Owners
Sven started as a diesel mechanic in Slovakia, Central Europe in 1984. Sven immigrated to the Seattle area in 1989 and was soon a VW technician at Carter VW of Seattle. Throughout the next 10 years he continued his career at 3 other dealerships, improving his skills in VW, Audi and BMW repair. Sven and his family relocated to Spokane in 1999, and Sven spent the next 12 years as a VW Technician and the shop foreman at a local VW/Audi dealer. In 2011, Sven opened EuroPro and, in the beginning, was the sole technician. He now oversees the shop with 4 technicians, and works at the front desk as a service advisor and customer service. Sven’s knowledge, experience, and training now spans 32 years of dedicated European automobile service and repair. Sven enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends – in his limited free time he builds custom car projects, hikes, and trains his German Shepherd, Thor. Sven holds multiple VW factory certifications, ASE certification, and has an AAS degree from ITT Technical Institute in Electronic Engineering.
Brandon Osusky – Service Advisor
Brandon’s passion for European cars started early as he worked alongside Sven on projects growing up. Brandon started at EuroPro in 2014 in the parts department but couldn’t stop dreaming of being in the shop! Brandon started in the shop in 2015 as a lube technician. Brandon has worked side by side with Sven and Jesse for 2 years, learning everything he can, and continues to excel. In addition, Brandon has attended training classes through Bosch, ATE and ASA. Brandon moved to the front as a service advisor in 2017. He enjoys communicating and helping customers and understanding all aspects of the business. Brandon builds project cars outside of work as well and has a true passion for Euro’s, something he and Sven share! In his spare time Brandon loves to camp, snowboard, hike, travel and being with family and friends.
Jesse Owen – Shop Foreman / Technician
Jesse had a construction background and a side hobby of restoring Volkswagens. Wanting to leave his traveling construction job, he started at EuroPro just 6 months after our grand opening in 2011. Sven taught him the basics and through experience, training and a great drive to learn – Jesse excelled in mechanics and was promoted to shop foreman in 2014. Jesse is a skilled technician with a true passion for what he does. Jesse is Bosch certified and completed training with ATE and ASA. Jesse enjoys spending time with his wife and children, and still loves to restore European cars.
Mary Findlay – Administrative Assistant
Mary came to EuroPro in 2015 for a temporary position while Heidi was gone taking a daughter to college. Mary’s passion is hair dressing and she has her own salon that she runs Friday-Saturday. Mary enjoyed the staff and customers at EuroPro and stayed on as a part time receptionist/cashier. In 2017 she’s taken on some more responsibility and assisting Heidi in the office. Mary truly enjoys helping the customers and staff at EuroPro. Mary has 3 children at home and enjoys fishing & hiking with family and friend.
Ryan Barlow – Service Advisor
Ryan joined EuroPro in 2014 after working 12 years at a local wrecking yard. Ryan’s passion for cars started at age 11 after rebuilding a VW Rabbit engine and it ran! He started working at a local gun club at the age of 12 to save money to buy his first car. By age 17 he had bought and sold his first 2 cars and today he still owns a 1987 VW GTI he bought at age 17. From 1999-2002 Ryan was a new car auto detailer for a local dealership. From 2002-2014 he worked his way through the wrecking industry from dismantling to sales. Ryan has worked in both the Parts Department and now as a Service Advisor at EuroPro. Ryan truly cares about each and every customer and has an uncanny ability to remember names! Ryan still enjoys fixing up European cars and spending time with his young family. Ryan and Christina are the proud parents of a son and daughter.
Josh Thorndike – Technician
Josh and his family relocated to the Spokane area in the summer of 2017. He joined EuroPro after working 20 years in dealership and other specialty European shops in the Seattle area. Josh excels in diagnostics and repair and is very thorough with every car he’s working on. Josh has certifications from Volkswagen and ASA. Josh, along with his wife and 3 children, is adjusting to the slower pace of Spokane and his country home. Josh enjoys rebuilding cars, riding his motorcycle, spending time at the lake and enjoying winter sports with his family.
Tim Cooper – Parts Specialist
Tim has been working with European parts and cars for over 10 years. He began his parts career at a Spokane retail parts business and built his knowledge and skills working up to managing the store. Tim joined EuroPro in May 2017 as a parts department specialist. He continues to expand on his knowledge of European parts; filling parts orders over the counter and supplying the technicians in the shop with whatever they need to service customer’s vehicles. Tim enjoys spending time with his daughter & family playing tennis, disc golf, and computer games.
Sean Curry – Technician
Sean is an SCC Automotive Technician graduate and has a combined 15 years mechanical experience. Sean came to EuroPro in 2014 after a year at a local dealership as an apprentice technician. Sean’s efficiency continues to grow and his knowledge and skills have been shaped by one-on-one training with Sven and over 3 years of European service focus. Sean loves the challenge of electrical repairs and diagnostics. Sean is ASE and Bosch Certified, and has completed ATE and ASA training. Sean enjoys riding his motorcycle, target shooting, recreational sports and spending time with family and friends.
Kody Schreiber – Technician
Kody is an SCC Automotive Technician graduate and was one of EuroPro’s customers prior to working with us! Sven saw the potential and passion Kody had for VW and other European makes and hired him part time in 2012 before he even finished school. Immediately upon graduating, Kody became a full time technician at EuroPro in 2013. Kody is hard working and continues to grow as a skilled European technician. Kody is ASE and Bosch certified, and has attended ATE and ASA classes as well. Kody enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends and 2 Labradors, camping and sports.
Aaron Jensen – Technician
Aaron began his career in the automotive parts industry in the spring of 2004 as a delivery driver for a local retail parts business. Within a year of hire he took on extra responsibilities and began answering the phone on the parts counter as business picked up for the summer rush. Aaron maintained this position for nine years, joining EuroPro in July 2013 where he manages the parts department for the repair shop and retail counter sales. Additionally, he also completes all written estimates in regards to recommended repairs for our customers. Aaron coordinates parts ordering from 2 major vendors, as well as multiple dealerships and several supply vendors. Aaron loves what he does and enjoys being a part of the EuroPro family. Aaron also obtained an AAS degree as a computer network engineer in 2003 and has used these skills in developing EuroPro’s computer network. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys devoting time with his wife and their cats, and has been known to spend much of his spare time mastering computer games.