Instructor Profiles

Instructor Joe MullearyName: Joe Mulleary
Length of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive: Teaching Automotive at Cerritos College since 2012.
Teaches:GM ASEP
Work Experience: GM dealer technician, Warranty Technician at Hyundai Motor America.
College Education/Degrees: AA from Cerritos College- Automotive Technology (GM ASEP 22), BS from CSU Chico - Recreation Administration, MA from Humboldt State University- Education.
Special Certifications: ASE certified Master Technician, MLR (G1), Light Vehicle Diesel Engine (A9), and Advanced Engine Performance (L1). GM Master certified in Electrical/Electronics, HVAC, and Engine Performance.
Professional Organizations: Member of California Automotive Teachers (CAT) and International Association of General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (IAGMASEP).
Pastime/Hobby: Cycling, especially mountain biking, traveling, being active outdoors, motorcycle riding, and spending time with family and friends.


Instructor Tony BaronName: Tony Baron
Length of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive: Part time from 1978-1986 and full time from 1986-present.
Teaches: Ford ASSET Training-Emissions/Smog Inspection Program
Work Experience: Cadillac Dealership/Independent Garage/Garage owner from 1964-1986
College Education/Degrees: AS AA from Pierce College, BA from Cal State Los Angeles
Special Certifications: Ford Training Instructor, California Emission Instructor, ASE Masters 36 years.
Professional Organizations: SCTA-Southern California Timing Association. C.A.T.-California Auto Teacher. 200 M.P.H. Bonneville Club Life Member
Pastime/Hobby: Building hot rods, competing in Bonneville Salt Flats-El Mirage Drylake-Land Speed Racing, and building speed equipment for Ford Flathead Race Engines. 


Frank VegaName: Frank J. Vega
Length of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive: Teaching Automotive at Cerritos College since 2005.
Teaches: Auto 100
Work Experience: Dodge Dealership, and a Family owned Independent Shop.
College Education/Degrees: Chrysler (CAP 12) graduate, AA Degree (with honors) Cerritos College, BA Degree University of La Verne.
Special Certifications: Chrysler Factory Certified, ASE Certified, Automotive Manufacturer Specialty Certificate.
Pastime/Hobby: Spending time with my children, Traveling, Movies and Working Out.