Terica Buckner grew up in Portland Oregon and now lives in Vancouver Washington with her husband Andrew and their two year old daughter Emrys. She started working on cars at Benson High School in the automotive program at age 15 and started working as the shop helper at Hawthorne Auto Clinic just before her senior year. Terica continued her education by completing her Associate degree in Applied Science for Automotive at Mt Hood Community College, working as an automotive technician apprentice at Hawthorne Auto Clinic as part of the program.
Shortly after graduating she became a service advisor at the Clinic and later earned her Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Terica expanded her skillset by becoming the bookkeeper while continuing service advising, utilizing both her degrees and automotive technical experience. After 20 years of working at Hawthorne Auto Clinic she was offered the chance to purchase the shop and took over ownership 2 years later in January 2020. Terica continues working with passion in the automotive industry and is excited to now be in the position to set new standards in an ever changing field, especially with the current challenges COVID-19 presents. Look for Terica's Episodes HERE.
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