Christensen Performance understands the importance of finding a well-trained & qualified automotive transmission technician in the Ventura area. This is why our expert transmission technician staff is professionally trained and certified. Each transmission expert on our team strives for excellence in every automotive repair service our company offers.
- Lee Lizarraga
- Lisa Lizarraga
- Hugo Lira
- Isaac Nuno
- Rafael Laureano
- Angel Castillo
- Jake Smith
- Gilbert Nuno
- Eliazar Castellanos
- Samantha Lizarraga
- Anders Christensen
- Austin Simpson
- Andrew Lopez
- Isaiah Thomas
- Daniel Gomez
Lee's familiarity with the industry came from both the drive-ability and diagnostics sides of automotive repair. His career began just as vehicles transitioning from being analog to that of the computerized vehicles the majority of the customers of our Ventura auto repair shop drive today. This has enabled Lee to be quite familiar with both the newer technology as well as that found in older cars and trucks. As the owner of Christensen Performance, Lee supervises all repairs, ensuring they are completely properly. Additionally, Lee will road test each vehicle after being repaired or serviced to make sure they meet the high standards set forth by our team of automotive specialists.
Lisa Lizarraga graduated with a degree in biology from California Lutheran College. It is Lisa's responsibility to perform our shop's background operations, to include but not limited to accounts receivable, payroll, parts, bookkeeping, and some accounting. Her business acumen and attention to detail go a long way in ensuring our shop runs smoothly and other team members can focus on what they do best - service and repair customers' vehicles.
Hugo has been the manager of operations at Christensen Performance since joining our team in 2013. His experience managing a large car dealership has made his knowledge of running a top-notch automotive repair shop such as Christensen Performance invaluable to our success.
Isaac joined the Christensen Performance team in 2016 for the purpose of improving the flow of operations from our front office to the shop's production area. His job includes but is not limited to quoting services and repairs before forwarding them to management. Isaac also ensures that repairs are performed smoothly and that operations run like they should to meet our shop's high service standards.
Rafael is one of the most knowledgeable team members at Christensen Performance and a real expert when it comes to repairing vehicles. His diligence in attending each and every vendor training class, to include those from Denso, Bosch, Motorcraft, Delco, Mopar, Mercedes, BMW, and Audi, gives our shop an advantage over most other auto repair shops in and around Ventura County. Our shop takes a great deal of pride in Rafael's ability to find and repair problems with vehicles most other shops would tend to want to avoid. In addition to specializing in the service and repair of most European imported vehicles, he also is an expert at fixing diesel vehicles.
Angel has been working on cars in and around the Ventura County area for over 15 years. His skills include the most basic services such as oil changes to the more complex diagnostics of car problems. And while he is proficient in repairing all makes and models of imported European vehicles, his specialties are Asian cars models from Honda, Toyota, and Subaru.
Similar to all of the technicians at Christensen Performance, Jake attends a plethora of training seminars offered by various vendors. He joined the ABC European team having had worked for a local Ford dealership for several years and as such, is an expert at working on this vehicle brand. Interestingly enough, when not working on customers' vehicles, Jake is quite the snake expert and has been known to breed some really exotic species of snakes. Additionally, when it comes to curing and smoking various meats to include ribs, sausages, and tri-tips, they don't come much better than what Jake can come up with.
Coming to the Christensen Performance team from Hyundai, Gil is the type of mechanic that can tackle just about any service or repair. Very proficient in all aspects of automotive repair, Christensen Performance is fortunate to have such a talented technician working on the team at our auto repair shop in Ventura.
Eliazar is the go-to for helping in various automotive repair processes around the shop at ABC European. He is often the team member who will assist in picking up and taking our shop's clients to or from their homes or places of business, picking up parts required for repairs, and overall certainty that the quality assurance striven for at Christensen Performance is achieved.
Samantha's responsibilities include management of the various required dispatches at Christensen Performance, making certain that our team members are servicing and repairing vehicles at optimal levels. Additionally, Samantha assists in making certain that parts are ordered and delivered in a timely manner.
Anders was born in Denmark and came to the United States to follow his dream. While in Europe, he attended some of the most prestigious schools in automotive work and maintenance, primarily for BMW and all other German cars such as Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen. After having his own business, he decided best to join forces with us at ABC Auto Care to get help with the running and managing of Christensen Performance. Since then, Christensen Performance is now recognized as Ventura county's premier European car auto repair shop.
Austin came to us through an employment agency as he had just relocated to Ventura County. We are happy to say we couldn't wait for the six month trial period to end. After it, we offered him full time employment and he is a perfect fit for ABC Auto Care and for Christensen Performance. We believe he is a superstar in automotive repair.
Andrew has the ability to work on cars as well as being the front man in the office. Having trained at some of the largest chains of automotive repair work. It gave him a unique perspective on how both sides of the automotive world work. Currently, he is our brake and front end man and does a good portion of the alignments.
Isaiah interned with us sometime back before he took his training from UTI, the foremost college for aspiring auto mechanics and technicians. Once he was done with his formal automotive training, he didn't hesitate to comeback to us for a permanent position as an auto mechanic. He has been with since the start of 2019 and he has shown he invested his time in training very well. He performs general auto mechanic duties and continues to train with Anders Christensen as an European and German car specialist.
Danny brings over 25 years of experience in the field of engine, transmission and diesel repair to Ventura county. With extensive factory training, he is capable to take care of any major engine or transmission job on European cars as well as domestic vehicles.