John O'Connor is the owner of Shade Tree Garage. John has been married to Wendy since 1973, and has four wonderful children named Katie, Kristen, Daniel, & Kelly. When he was younger, he loved to take cars apart. In 1975, he became an ASE-certified Master Technician. He has been a Bosch-approved service center since 1989, and is also a member of The Repair Excellence Council (2001). He participates in the Elite Group, which is a peer review process that helps automotive repair shops stay on the leading edge of business and industry issues. John is a member of the Morristown Chapter of Business Network International, the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber's Business Development Committee. He is also a member of the Mechanic's Education Association as well as the BMW, Porsche and Volvo Car Clubs of New Jersey.