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Our Team

Auto Mentors is a Pacific NW-based company that employs the best people in the business. With over 100 years of combined experience, our Personal Auto Shoppers have sold thousands of new and used cars to credit union members. We are FOCUSED, TRUSTWORTHY, RELIABLE and are always working for the best interest of the credit unions and their members. We believe that member service and satisfaction are the keys to our success.

It’s about CONVENIENCE. It’s about SAVINGS. It’s about TIME! CONVENIENCE is just the beginning. The Auto Mentors team of Personal Auto Shoppers are here to help you become a more informed buyer. We provide everything from initial research to the vehicle delivery. We will try to locate the exact vehicle you are seeking. If you are not sure of which car or truck you want, no problem. Your Personal Auto Shopper will answer questions and help you narrow down the options until you find the vehicle that is right for you. We want to help you find the vehicle you are looking for at a price you can afford. Auto Mentors has access to multiple inventories of new and used vehicles, making your VEHICLE SELECTION easier to find. We provide the CURRENT MARKET VALUE on your trade-in no matter what car you are purchasing. Auto Mentors will coordinate financing with your credit union. Most important…Auto Mentors will make your auto-buying process EASY and enjoyable like it should be!

Mary Johnson, Controller, Auto Mentors' Main Office
Mary Johnson, Controller
Auto Mentors’ Main Office
Telephone: 503.654.1244
Fax: 503.496.3130

Mary brings over 30 years of accounting experience to the Auto Mentors’ team and has been in a variety of Accounting roles. She has worked in the construction industry, the law industry and the software industry as well as now the auto industry. As the controller here at Auto Mentors, she makes sure that we stay profitable and works hard to keep our accounting and human resource records complete while also helping to control expenses and increase revenues. Mary loves to cook, hike and travel. She spends some of her time catering various events for church, friends and family, as well as Auto Mentors.

Russ Johnson, General Manager, Auto Mentors' Main Office

Russ Johnson, General Manager
Auto Mentors’ Main Office
Telephone: 503.707.4397
Fax: 503.496.3130

Russ co-founded Auto Mentors with the intent to provide unmatched auto-buying service in the Pacific Northwest. He is a native Oregonian with more than 32 years of experience helping credit union members through the task of purchasing vehicles. Russ’ philosophy is that you shouldn’t have to fight to spend your hard-earned money; you should enjoy making the second-largest purchase of your lifetime! In his spare time, Russ enjoys photography, fishing, camping and attempting to play golf.

Contact us
11507 SW Shilo Ln, Suite A
Portland, OR 97225
503.654.1244 main line
877.354.1244 toll free
503.496.3130 fax
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