Our Team

Leonardo Teixeira

Co-owner/ Technical Person

Leonardo Teixeira

Leonardo Teixeira is a Brazilian-born auto technician and co-founder of Abarth Experience. After graduating from high school in Brazil, Leonardo decided to move to the United States in order to pursue an education in automotive mechanics. He graduated from The University of New Haven with a degree in automotive technology, where he was also able to obtain certification as an ASE master technician.

Leonardo has been working at Abarth Experience for over 10 years now and has experience with popular cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks. Leonardo’s passion for cars began at an early age when he helped his father fix their family car. In his free time, Leonardo enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys playing soccer, reading books, and watching movies.

His goal at Abarth Experience is to help customers understand how their car works by providing them with easy-to-understand information so they can make informed decisions about their vehicle maintenance needs.


Emily Hornak

Co-owner/ Garage Manager

Emily Hornak

Her enthusiasm for cars began when she was a child—her father used to take her on trips throughout Europe and America, where they visited many cars shows together. Her love for cars led her to attend university in England, where she studied marketing and business management.

Emily Hornak is currently in charge of management at Abarth Experience, In addition to shopping and traveling, she also loves supercars and enjoys racing experiences. She has been with Abarth Experience since its inception and was initially responsible for making events and introducing products.

Her passion for cars led her to become an expert. With her accumulated experience, she has helped Abarth Experience grow stronger day by day.


Nathan Dean

General Manager

Nathan Dean

 Nathan Dean is a well-known businessman in the automotive, mechanical, and automation industries. He is the founder of Abarth Experience, a company that provides expert services to individuals who have purchased or are planning to purchase an Abarth vehicle.

Nathan Dean attended a prestigious school in the United States and graduated with an excellent diploma in automation. He started working in a garage at the age of 17, where he learned how to fix vehicles and gained valuable experience working with mechanics. With nearly 20 years of experience and knowledge of cars, he founded Abarth Experience after deciding to start his own business.

Nathan Dean founded Abarth Experience because he believes that everyone should have access to education on all aspects of cars, including how they are made and how they work.