Meet the CBA Team

Meet the Management Team

Mark Carr, CEO

Mark founded Christian Brothers Automotive in 1982. He began with one small store in Houston, Texas, and now, 30 years later, Mark continues to provide leadership and strategic direction. He had one simple but powerful mission for his company – love your neighbor as yourself. After 30 years, this principle remains the heart of every store, every franchisee and every employee. Mark loves hearing from satisfied customers and enjoys giving back in our communities. Throughout the company’s growth to nearly 100 franchises, with every location still open, he still believes we are in this business to be a partner in auto care for customers. Mark believes the success of the company and the success of franchisees will only continue through a strong connection to faith, superior customer service and a spirit dedicated to strengthening our communities.

Lewis Ten Have, COO

Lewis Ten Have joined Christian Brothers in 2000 and currently acts as Chief Operating Officer. Lewis focuses on the success of our franchisees. His team helps locations measure customer satisfaction, improve customer service and become more efficient as business owners. He believes that everyone can achieve more and be a stronger leader for those around them. A chairman for his local Young Life committee, Lewis encourages others to be more active in their communities.

Jim Harris, CFO

Jim Harris joined Christian Brothers as Chief Financial Officer in 2007 and manages all financial activity for the company and franchisees. His background includes public accounting, private equity and health science professional services. Jim is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and a member of the Texas Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.

Josh Wall, Vice President

Josh Wall joined the Christian Brothers Automotive team in 2003 and guides families through the franchise development process. Josh has also worked in the operations, training, marketing and recruitment aspects of the business. He came to Christian Brothers with a communications background and uses his experience to strengthen dialogue and support between the many Christian Brothers Automotive locations. Josh is a Certified Franchise Executive through the International Franchise Association (IFA) and holds a B.S. in political science from Texas Christian University. He is active in his local church and has served on the board of C3 Student Ministries, a local youth leadership program in Dallas/Fort Worth. Josh resides in Katy, Texas, with his wife and three daughters.

Hear From Some of Our Franchisees

  • "People don’t understand auto repair, and they need someone dependable they can trust, someone who will tell them truth."

    Jeff Toth

  • "I’ve been very impressed with everything I’ve seen. We’ve met trainers when they’ve come out to the other stores in the Tampa area, and they are always very professional and obviously know what they’re doing and what pitfalls franchisees need to look ..."

    Retired Army Col. Jud Cook. and his wife Jenny

  • "They have a lot of honesty and integrity, and that extends not only to the way they treat customers, but the way they treat franchisees and the way that employees are treated, too."

    Blair Jordan

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