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Meet Our Dedicated Team

Founded in 1999, Burkholder Auto Net Work in Welland, ON has made a reputation for being a “new age” auto repair and maintenance shop that specializes in a wide range of services as well as sells name-brand tires and quality parts.

With our facility’s welcoming environment, our customers are guaranteed a comfortable experience in every visit, whether they come by to have their car or tires serviced or to search and shop for a new vehicle.

Learn more about the key members of our team!         

Ed Burkholder


Ed’s goal was to start a business that treated every customer with honesty and respect. He opened the doors of Burkholder Auto Net Work, providing top-quality auto products and services.

Ed also surrounded himself with a team that shares his core values. This philosophy has been the secret to the company’s success over the years.

Growing up, Ed discovered a great love for the city of Welland and the rest of the Niagara Region. He always strives to make a difference in the community, which is his way of giving back to the place that holds a special place in his heart.

Under Ed’s leadership, the company has received several awards, including the Best Business Award from the Welland/Pelham Chamber of Commerce. Ed was also recognized by The Business Link’s Top 40 Under 40 Business Achievement Award. He was among 40 individuals under the age of 40 who have made notable accomplishments in the community and businesses of Niagara.

Luanne Lochhead

Office Manager, Secretary Treasurer

Luanne has been with the company since its inception. Backed by many years of experience, she is well-versed on the ins and outs of the automotive business, making her a valuable asset to the team. Luanne assists all departments with accounts payable, receivables, bookkeeping, and customer service.

Ray Robillard

Automotive Technician

Ray brings in many years of experience as a seasoned auto technician. He has an amazing ability to troubleshoot and solve virtually all kinds of vehicle issues. Our customers appreciate his expertise in car diagnostics and minor to major repairs, but most importantly, in getting the job done right the first time.

Our top-of-the-line technology and equipment, as well as ongoing field training combined with Ray’s technical skills, give us a competitive edge in the auto services industry.

Adam Hartwick

Automotive Technician

Adam has been a tremendous asset to both our staff and customers. His energetic and positive attitude is simply contagious. On top of that, his commitment to learn the latest technology reflects his ability to provide repair solutions on simple to complex car troubles. Adam’s professionalism and attention to detail make him one of the best in the business

Burkie the Bear

Burkie plays a huge role in the local community. He brings with him a fun, loving, and playful attitude. Burkie loves to attend charity events and lend a helping paw. Contact us if you’d like to see Burkie attend your next event!

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Feel at ease in a relaxed, non-pressure environment. Stop by our Service Centre today or call us at
905-735-CARS (2277).

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