Staff Spotlight: Chris Hoffman
What is your job title?
I am a Tint Technician for Fremont Auto Reconditioning.
Where were you born and raised?
Born in Crescent City, CA, raised in Concord, CA, but now live and work in Wyoming.
How long have you worked in the Auto Industry?
I have worked in the auto industry for 7 years now.
What is your favorite part of the job?
The thing I like the most about my job is working with customers.
My biggest achievement is staying positive in a tumultuous life.
Growing up as a child, what did you want your career to be?
I wanted to be a scientist or an astronaut when I was a child.
When you aren’t working, what are you doing?
When I’m not at work I am either hanging out with friends, raising my children, or doing anything outside. I’m an outdoorsman.
What kind of music do you like?
I like to listen to every type of music. It just depends on my mood. Sometimes its classical piano. Other times its Lamb of God.
Do you have a favorite food?
My favorite food is Ribs or brisket.
What is your favorite Color?
My favorite color is Lime Green.
Favorite movie line?
“I’m Ron Burgundy?” Will Ferrel (Anchorman)
Given the chance, who would you like to be for a day?
I would like to be myself in the future. To see all the things I have done in my life. And contemplate how to have done them differently
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
The craziest thing I have ever done was a front flip in a Rzr 1000 2 seater side by side. It cracked the roll cage at the welds and ripped the plastic roof off. Both myself and the passenger were unharmed.
What was your first car?
The first car I owned was a (2WD) 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee. And I was living in Fort Collins where it snows and thought it was 4WD because it’s a Jeep………right?……….wrong.
If money was no object, what vehicle would you own?
It would be an International MXT-MV like the rock has in Fast & Furious 8.
Lauren has been working in the automotive industry both in the U.K and in the U.S. for over 10 years. She has driven hundreds of vehicles, not only new cars but beaters without heaters, fast cars on fire, slow cars in snow, off-road trucks in the mucks, and old pickups with pups. She’s driven heaps of Jeeps, miles in muscle and once took her gran in a car from Japan.