Meet Our Staff

The staff at our Madera Automatic Transmission service and repair center are all highly trained and certified technicians with one common goal in mind - quality service at honest prices. Our transmission center is diligent in applying the ATRA Member Code of Ethics to all of our transmission repair and diagnostic services for the purpose of better assisting our customers with their repair needs and concerns. Adherence to the ATRA Code of Ethics also helps ensure that when you bring in your vehicle for transmission service or repair you know that you are receiving honest and professional service from our technical staff. Our transmission technicians are always polite and courteous in their effort to provide you with the quality of service you want and deserve.

Charlie May - Manager- Torque Converter

Charlie May

Rebuilding torque converters with over 10 years experience, Charlie is our Torque Converter Manager here at Madera Automatic. He does the welding of our converters, packaging, as well as machine repair.

Chris Allen - Service Manager

Chris Allen

Chris has been working at Madera Transmission since 1996 at all positions! He currently is responsible for all Diagnostics and road testing.

Freddie Lopez - R & R Technician

Freddie Lopez

Joined our team in 1980, he has over 20 years of experience in the automotive field including, general repair. Freddie delivers outstanding transmission work, due to his extensive experience.

Lorie - Office Manager


Lorie takes charge of the front office greeting customers and scheduling appointments. She takes care of all accounts and all secretarial duties.

Mike Osorio - Transmission Rebuilder

Mike Osorio

Mike started with us as a R & R technician and now is a transmission re-builder. He has been with us since 2008.

Ronnie Moore - Transmission Rebuilder

Ronnie Moore

Started as a young kid at the age of 17, after 42 years of Ronnie's dedicated time to us he has retired.

ronnie moore - Transmission Rebuilder

ronnie moore

Ronnie Moore started working at Madera Transmission in 1972 while still in High School. He became our top Transmission rebuilder and remained so for several decades. In his career. Ronnie built and became proficient at almost every transmission on the market. We lost Ronnie this year to a Heart Condition. He will be greatly missed.

Sam Anderson - Transmission Rebuilder

Sam Anderson

Having experience in Reedley College's "Auto Tech" program, has led him to our company. Now having over 9 years experience, Sam is a great member to our team!

Steve Allen - Owner

Steve Allen

Steve and his father Chuck Allen started Madera Automatic Transmission in June of 1970. Steve has attended numerous transmission school and seminars in the last 45 years and shares vast knowledge with his employees.