Our team of experts, certified mechanics, editors, and engineers write, edit, and publish most of the material you find on YOUCANIC.
Rushit Hila CEO – ASE Certified
PE, ASE Certified Mechanic
Rushit is an Albanian-born American entrepreneur, engineer, and businessman who founded YOUCANIC in 2016. He received an engineering bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Brigham Young University – Provo, Utah. Mr. Hila is a registered Professional Engineer (PE).
Brian Moss COO
As Chief Operating Officer at YOUCANIC, Brian Moss is responsible for the global operations of the company. He brings more than 15 years of experience to YOUCANIC. His expertise and leadership have been focused on developing and delivering automotive education, services, solutions, and providing outstanding member service.
Jeff Litwiller – ASE Master Certified Mechanic
Jeff is an accomplished master technician that brings over 30 years of automotive repair experience. He has previously worked at: Rick Ball Ford – Boonville, MO, Converse County Auto Repair – Douglas, WY, Greiner Ford Dodge – Douglas, WY, and Freemont Motors – Casper, WY. Certified by Ford Motor Company as Master Certified Technician in Engine Repair and Diagnostics. Certified in all Eight areas of ASE and Advanced Level for Engine Performance. Associates in Automotive Technology Linn Technical College – Linn, MO 1983
Brandi has been working in the automotive and diesel repair industry for over ten years. Sharing her mechanical knowledge is one of her passions in becoming a repair technician. Currently, she is working for a small school bus fleet as the lead technician and using her passion for educating DIY and aspiring technicians through her articles for YOUCANIC.
Bojan holds a Masters’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture – Zagreb, Croatia. Bojan specializes in vehicle diagnosis, repair, and maintenance. He has over ten years of practical, hands-on experience. Areas Bojan specialized in include: Automotive Engineering theory, automotive diagnosis, and troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, and onboard diagnostic systems.
Blane Winstead is an automotive technician who earned an ASE Student Master Certification from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2015. He worked as a B-Level technician in a professional auto repair shop for two years, where he received ongoing education in electrical and charging systems. Outside of his job as an automotive technician, Blane’s most proud achievement is building a 95 Mustang GT street/strip hot rod. Blane has an undying passion for cars that keeps him hungry for always learning more and tinkering more. He dreams of owning many iconic cars, such as a Toyota AE86 Trueno, a 64 Lincoln Continental, and a 68 Mustang Fastback.
Drew Blankenship is a lifelong car enthusiast and expert mechanic. With over 11 years of experience in the automotive industry, he has built race cars, worked in several shops, and is a registered Volkswagen technician. In more recent years, he has shifted his focus to specializing in Porsche performance, maintenance and restoration. He recently moved back to his home state of North Carolina, where he lives with his wife and dog Enzo, named after Scuderia Ferrari’s founder.
Melisa helps YOUCANIC with brand strategy development and marketing communications execution. Her skills include: integrating the latest trends in social media, organizational and program strategy planning, partner relationship management, vendor and project management, engaging writing/editing that is message appropriate/audience aligned, video editing, and event planning.
Allan was born and raised in Cabuyao City, Philippines. Allan is an experienced auto mechanic and quality controller. He helps answer car-related questions that our members ask in our Q&A section.
Daniel is a certified ASE mechanic and the author of several articles on YOUCANIC. Daniel has over 20 years in the auto repair industry.
Experienced Information Technology System Administrator with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Cisco Networking, Linux System Administration, Windows Server, Exchange Server 2016, and Routing Protocols. Strong information technology professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications from UBT – University for Business and Technology.
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