Founder and Technical Instructor
Chris Knuth is the Co-Owner of Star Motors Elite Auto Care and the Founder of APAC ATI in San Juan Capistrano, CA. His tenacity, drive and ability to make genuine connections with others has been foundational to his tremendous success within the automotive industry which spans 23 years.
His career began in 1997 as a mechanic at a Honda/Acura specialty shop which led to subsequent independent repair shops until 2008 when the opportunity came to purchase Star Motors. Through hard work, commitment, and a willingness to continue learning, Chris is now a well-respected business owner and mentor to Automotive Industry Professionals worldwide. Chris is passionate about mentoring, training and creating opportunities for the next generation of automotive technicians.