203 Wharncliffe Rd S, London, ON N6J 2K8

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Meet Our Team


Patrick Vaughan


Patrick is a hands on owner. Most of the time, you will find Patrick in the back working on vehicles and ensuring that everything is running smoothly in the bay area of the shop. In Patrick’s spare time he enjoys being outside with his family, working on his 1977 Monte Carlo and being “Grandpa Pat” to his two grandchildren.


BJ Van Lammeren

Owner / Technician

BJ joined his father-in-law Patrick at Vaughan Auto Service as a part owner in May 2010.BJ is a red seal certified Automotive Service Technician, as well as an ASE Certified Master technician.  Most days now you will find him working in the background of the business.  BJ is happily married with two young children who are a year apart. When BJ is not busy here at the shop, you will find him busy with his family.

Jamie-lyn Dick

Service Advisor

Jamie started with Vaughan Auto Service in 2011 doing appointment and follow-up calls. Her great customer service and relationship skills have moved her to a service advisor role. Jamie has attended many training courses to further her automotive knowledge and is always willing to learn. When she is not working, Jamie enjoys outdoor activities and watching her son play sports. When she isn’t around the baseball diamond you can find her volunteering at the Byron Legion.


Josh Caughlin

Service Advisor

Josh was born and raised in London Ontario, where he attended Saunders Secondary School and Fanshawe College.  Josh started in the automotive industry in 2016 and has experience as a Detailer, Shop Helper, Parts Advisor, and Service Advisor.  In his spare time, he is an avid billiards player, and likes to spend time with his family, girlfriend, and dog.  Josh loves to play Fantasy Football and watch sports.


Brian Tipping


Brian was born and raised in London, Ontario where he graduated from Saunders secondary school.  Brian entered the trade in 2002 and came to Vaughan Auto Service in the fall of 2016 as an apprentice.  Now a licensed tech, he spends his time away from the shop with his wife and their three children. He is also a big fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.


Dave Newhook


Dave was born and raised in London, Ontario where he attended John Paul II Secondary School.  Dave has had an interest in fixing cars since he took his first automotive class in Grade 10 and found that to be his passion.  Dave started a Co-Op in 2002 Part-Time with Forest City Tirecraft and started working Full-Time in 2003.  Dave joined the Vaughan Auto Service team in 2022 when Vaughan took over Forest City Tirecraft

Matthew Ielapi


Matthew was born and raised in London Ontario where he attended Mother Teresa Secondary School.  He started his apprenticeship at Fanshawe College and joined the Vaughan Auto Service team late in 2023.  Matthew has always had interest in fixing cars since he was a little kid.  In his spare time, he likes to spend time with family, and work on his project cars.

Lou Melo

Lou Melo

General Service

Lou started with Vaughan Auto Service in mid 2012. He retired from his old job to find that staying home was not for him. Lou likes to be on the go; he is the one that is responsible for making sure that you get to and from your destination on time in our shuttle van. Lou and his wife live in London and have two children and our proud grandparents of six. When Lou has down time he loves to spend it at the family trailer.


Cory Spring

General Service

Cory came to Vaughan Auto Service in March of 2022 to help-out Lou with shuttles and cleaning of cars.  Cory loves to chat, so that makes him the perfect shuttle driver.  Cory and his wife have 3 sons and recently welcomed their first grandchild.  In Cory’s downtime he enjoys cruising in his Mustang or just relaxing at home.

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