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rayRay Garrison – Owner: ray@lafayetteautocares.com

Raymond Garrison has been the owner and operator of Lafayette Auto Care, LLC for 15 years. Before starting his own business, Ray graduated from Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, Temple University, and The Automotive Training Center in Downingtown with a concentration in Mercedes-Benz and Volvo training.

Ray has over 40 years in the automotive industry. He began as a  BP gas attendant in 1974 and has held a number of other positions over the years,  including; Ford technician and alignment trainer, gold level service manager at West German Mercedes Benz – Volvo Dealership, Montgomery County Technical School instructor, and Graf-Garrison Automotive LTD owner and manager. These experiences have afforded him vast experience  and about-usknowledge of all makes and models of cars and trucks.

Ray’s longevity in the industry has resulted in an impressive amount of certifications. Some of his certifications include: PA State Inspection Class 4, PA State Emission, MACS and ASE air conditioning certification, ASA member and BBB A+ member.

Living in Whitemarsh Township his entire life, Ray has been and continues to be an active member in the community. For ten years he was a member and volunteer of the Barren Hill Fire our-teamCompany. He was a Whitemarsh Township committeeman and coached Whitemarsh Township girls’ softball. In addition, he was also a Montgomery County Community College Automotive Training Education member and participated in the German Automotive Technician  Student Exchange Program. For over 25 years, Ray has managed snow removal for a number of local businesses and residents. In addition, Ray is a proud sponsor of  the Whitemarsh Police, the William Jeanes Library, the Whitemarsh American Baseball Team, and the Plymouth Whitemarsh Post Prom.

In his free time, you can find Ray spending time with his Lafayette Hill native wife Donna and their four adult children, vacationing in Ocean City, New Jersey, or drooling over classic cars. This avid Philadelphia sports fan is a current Eagles Season Ticket Board Member.