Ernie Serrano is the Service Director for Mercedes-Benz of Long Beach, a position he has held for the past nine years with Mercedes-Benz after joining them in 2004. His career advanced quickly through positions such as Automotive Tech Apprentice, Automotive Technician, Team Leader, Shop Foreman, Assistant Service Manager and Service Manager.
Ernie developed his passion for cars and the automotive industry when he was 12 years old working in his father’s shop. Following high school, he set his mind on turning a passion, which included Mercedes-Benz, into a career. Ernie graduated from Universal Technical Institute-Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) where he achieved Honors, Perfect Attendance and multiple Student of the Course awards. Following his graduation from UTI, he was selected to attend the Mercedes-Benz Elite training program in 2003.
Ernie’s career is on the fast track to become General Manger of a dealership one day. Ernie is a resident of Huntington Beach. In his spare time, he like to run, mountain bike and spend time with his dog at the beach.