Get to Know Doran Automotive in Newberg

Doran Automotive is a group of honest, caring people who happen to work on cars. Our owner, Mike Doran, started working on his car before he could legally drive, simply because he loved it. During his junior year of high school, he decided to make auto repair his career, as it was a lot more fun than biology! After graduating from high school in 1985, he went to GM ASEP (Automotive Service Educational Program), and was part of the first group to graduate from the program in the Pacific Northwest.

From the driveway of a little farmhouse where Mike had his first customer job, Doran Automotive has grown to a well-known Newberg business. We've now been at our current location on North Meridian Street for 18 years, and we continue to thrive based on the connections we've made with our customers, old and new.

Doran Automotive Auto Repair Shop

Meet Our Auto Repair Team at Doran Automotive

Mike, Owner

While completing ASEP, Mike also worked for a GM dealership, and went on to work at a couple different dealerships in the Portland area. He has been with Doran Automotive for 8 years. In his spare time, he also worked on cars at home for family and friends, which sparked the fire for Mike to open his own auto repair shop. In 1992, he finally got his own building, and was there for 3 ½ years before moving to our current location where he has been serving the Newberg Community for almost 20 years!

Mike, Owner

Matt, Lead Technician

Matt was raised in the Newberg area, and now has a family and two kids growing up here as well. As a technician, and in life, he is honest and hardworking.

Matt, Lead Technician

Robert, Manager of Operations

Our Manager, Robert, has lived in the Newberg area for several years. He has been with Doran Automotive for 6 years. He cares about selling what needs to be done to make sure our customers’ vehicles are safe and reliable. His dad owned a parts store, so he’s actually been in the automotive business his entire life; from running larger operations down south to controlling the front here at Doran Automotive.

Robert, Manager of Operations

Jesse, Service Writer

We’ve known Jesse for a couple years, and we’re glad to say he recently joined our team here at Doran Automotive. He’s honest, caring, and exact in his work, with a good head on his shoulders.

Jesse, Service Writer