MEET THE CREW

EFREN  MERCADO

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Efren has spent the last 23 years in technology, most recently as an IoT Business Consultant at Microsoft where he managed a multi-million dollar portfolio of accounts, comprised of Fortune 100 companies. He brings his business strategy, business development and project management expertise to GT International and will lead the on-going development of the GT International customer engagement platform.

WEBSTER  MERCADO

OWNER & MASTER TECHNICIAN

Webster has spent 20 years in the European automotive industry. One of only three students in his class accepted to Porsche School, he has become one of the most respected and trusted technicians in the Austin area. During his journey as both a tech & manager, he repeatedly saw
a need for three things - more transparency, technical expertise and hassle-free service. He plans to revolutionize the industry with his membership-based business model and is committed to ensure his model will provide
the service people expect & deserve.

JUSTIN  CRAWFORD

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Justin has spent the last 20 years in the corporate world, most recently in the Public Affairs & Civic Engagement arena. Prior to that, he worked in a business advisory & crisis management role for Fortune 50 companies in multiple industries. Justin, a life-long car enthusiast and gear-head, leads our sales, marketing and communications efforts and is more than excited to finally apply his expertise to his passion.

NICK KIYANICHENKO

MASTER TECHNICIAN

Nick has spent most of his life turning wrenches on German & Asian brands. He also spent time as a technician in Europe starting his career as a Porsche specialist in 2012.  He moved back to the United States in 2015 to further his master training at Porsche of Austin where he worked as a lead technician for 3 years under Danny McCraw. Having owned several vehicles, he’s been able to hone his skills in tuning and modifying – from suspensions to engine performance, he’s got it covered. Nick also holds numerous certifications from hybrid drivetrains to diesel engines, so his expertise is a welcome addition to GT International’s High Performance family.

SEAN MAGILL

APPRENTICE / PORTER

An avid car enthusiast who is currently attending Austin Community College for his degree in Auto Mechanics.  He also has a strong passion for detailing vehicles and has developed a unique & efficient way to showcase the beauty of the cars he touches. His meticulous mindset has helped make him a great asset to the GTI team.