Meet the team

Johnny Cassett

Owner/ Manager, State Inspector

Owner/ Manager, State Inspector

Johnny is the backbone of A.C. Tire. When he is not working with customers or inspecting cars, he is maintaining the equipment and advising the technicians.

Johnny began working on cars before he could drive them. He has worked as an auto-body technician (including restoring several classic cars) and alignment specialist.

When he has time, Johnny enjoys sailing, carpentry, cooking and strategy games.

Joshua White

Lead Technician

Lead Technician

Joshua began his career with A.C. Tire when he was a teenager, washing cars. Since then, he has worked in the home improvement field and as a HVAC technician. His expertise covers electrical/ wiring problems, plumbing, and carpentry, in addition to automotive work. He returned to A.C. Tire as a technician in 2014.

When Josh is not at work, he can usually be found working on his farm, where he lives with his wife, Liz, their two sons, and a growing collection of animals.

John Cassett

Owner/ Finances, State Inspector

Owner/ Finances, State Inspector

John is the heart and soul of A.C. Tire. As the co-owner with Johnny, his son, he worked as the office manager, state inspector, and general “do-it-all” master before he retired in 2012 to spend more time with his wife of 49 years, Violet.

He started his automotive career in 1978 with his own service station, Lakeside Auto Care, (back when they pumped your gas and checked your oil) and managed a number of company-owned Tire Service Centers.

If you’re lucky, you can catch John at the shop, checking on things and making sure we’re taking care of his “baby.”

Randy Reed


Our Technician

Randy joined A.C. Tire in the fall of 2015. He is a 2015 graduate of Patrick Henry High. He loves hot rods and motorcycles, and is becoming skilled with alignments and brake repairs.

Randy played ball for 11 years and wrestled for 5 years. He enjoys skate boarding with friends. According to a reliable source, he loves cheeseburgers and will put honey mustard on any food he eats.

Michael Hampton


Our Technician

Michael came to A.C Tire in October 2015. He is a 2016 graduate of Patrick Henry High School and is currently a full-time student, working toward a degree in Auto Mechanics and Business.

Michael moved to Virginia from Texas in 2013. He spends his spare time working on his motorcycle and fishing. He likes dogs (especially his puppy, Diesel) and is a HUGE Dallas Cowboys fan.

Barbara Cassett

Office Manager

Our Office Manager

Barbara is Johnny’s wife and the self-proclaimed “Swiss Army Knife” for A.C. Tire, doing a variety of tasks. Before joining Johnny at A.C Tire, Barbara was a librarian for Hanover County Schools for 22 years. Her research and computer skills come in handy when an obscure part is needed for a repair.

When Barbara isn’t at the shop, she can usually be found helping with the Louisa High School Marching Band, where both children are members.

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