Our Team

Owner

ASE MASTER TECHNICIAN, L1, LICENSED SMOG TECHNICIAN

Anthony Wrixon has always been passionate about automobiles. It started as a young boy who loved to build model cars and enter them in model car shows with his friends. He couldn't wait until he was able to purchace his first car and build it from the ground up. With influence from his father he was able to start his passion and take pride in this endeavor.

After high school he attended Nascar Technical Institute in Mooresville N.C. were he excelled to the top of his class. He started his technical career at Diamond Bar Honda as an entry level technician. There he worked his way up the ranks and developed a passion for import and domestic cars. From that point he has worked for a few independent shops in the area and found himself wanting to own and operate his own garage. With his family support team behind him he found the perfect shop in La Habra, C.A. and opened the doors July 1 2015.

Technicians

Gabriel

I grew up in Irwindale, CA, and currently live in Claremont, CA. As a single individual, I actively assist my family with enjoyable activities such as sports and schooling.

I have been with OC Auto for just over a month. My professional background includes one year of experience as a Service Manager and three years of shop ownership.

I attended UEl and am a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Additionally, I am currently scheduled to take my ASE (CI) test.

Outside of work, I am involved in various activities, including real estate (both professionally and as an investor), bowling, and PC gaming. My future goals include opening another shop and continuing to support and care for the people I love.

Kyle

Worked at OC Automotive for 8 months. Been a technician for 6 years. I Graduated from Universal technical institute for their Automotive program, graduated from BMW fast track program level 3. Graduate of NTMA a machinist school for engine building, I currently have Hold 1 ASE certificate (automotive service excellence) (A4 steering and suspension). I am currently training with oc automotive and attending classes regularly.

I enjoy racing cars , building gaming computers, hunting and fishing, video gaming, and attending music festivals.

Future goals: Become a master certified technician, I would love to own multiple acres of property and build my own custom house in the future.

David

Hi, I'm David , originally from Baldwin Park, CA, but now calling Claremont my home. I'm on the brink of an exciting new chapter in my life as I'm about to get engaged. I also have the joy of being a father to a wonderful daughter who lights up my world.

For the past four years, I’ve been thriving as a mechanic. I love the energy and camaraderie at OC Automotive and Diagnostics, where I work. It’s a great place not just for honing my skills but also for growing both professionally and personally. The friendly environment and the constant opportunity to learn make every day rewarding.

I graduated from high school and hold a Diesel Emission Certificate, which has been incredibly valuable in my career. Outside of work, I’m passionate about riding motorcycles and spending quality time with my family. Whether it’s a day at the park or a weekend ride, being with my loved ones is my greatest joy.

Kris

Kris is an experienced Auto Technician with 14 years in the industry. Originally from Marietta, GA, Kris is now based in Los Angeles with their spouse. They hold degrees in both aerospace and automotive science and are ASE certified. Kris enjoys working with people and has a passion for outdoor activities and motorcycle riding.