Vice President, Master Mechanic
Jamie Holmes is a licensed automotive technician. He completed his Certificates of Qualification in 1984. He holds the 310S certificate with Red Seal, 310T, Diesel endorsement and also ASE Master Technician status. He is a certified repair technician under both the legacy and current Drive Clean programs.
In 1986 Mr. Holmes opened the first Master Mechanic franchise location which he owned until 2005. During that time he worked with the original owners of The Master Mechanic Inc., to build and strengthen the chain. In 1999 he opened the 31st franchise location which he sold in 2000, at which point he went to work at The Master Mechanic Inc. head office as General Manager. In 2004, with a business partner, Jamie purchased The Master Mechanic Inc, franchisor of 35 Master Mechanic locations. There are currently 39 locations.
Mr. Holmes has worked with Autoaide Technical Services delivering current advanced technical training related to the operation, diagnosis and repair of today's vehicles and light trucks.
Mr. Holmes currently sits on the OMVIC Compensation Fund Board serving as Past Chair. He has held the positions of Treasurer, Vice Chair and Chair since joining the board in 2009. He is also a member of the Consumer Awareness Committee for OMVIC.
He presently sits as a member of the OCOT Board of Governor’s as a representative for the Motive Power trade and also as a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.