"AutoFX delivered better quality and improved our time to market"
- Dave Mcgrath, Owner/COO of Mcgrath Auto group
"The reconditioning services provided are exceptional. I would strongly recommend AutoFX."
- Jim DaLuga, General Manager of Brilliance Subaru
"Autofx is an important piece to turning my Used Car Inventory 15 times a year. I trust my 3 franchises with AutoFX."
- Steve Gjokaj, General Manager of Liberty Auto Plaza
Mobile Operations, Jose Studied Automotive Collision repair at College of Lake County. He received ICarr certifications in Automotive refinishing, automotive estimating, and small business management. Soon after that in 2004, he started to work for a startup franchise called AutoQual. While there, he trained new employees on how to perform automotive interior repairs on leather, vinyl and fabric. He remained at this company for eight years until 2012 when he joined Auto FX. His skills now include advanced repairs on cracked plastic, dashboards, windshield repair, and leather stitching. He is also responsible for training technicians, and R&D of new products for AutoFX.
Kevin Montijo, President/Owner, Kevin is President and owner of AutoFx. He has been in the automotive business for over 20 years. He first started Kevin's Car Cosmetics in 1995, a mobile touch up service with one truck and grew that business into KCC Acquisitions, a full service reconditioning company. He has founded and operated some of the largest reconditioning companies in the Midwest. He completed Paintless Dent Repair certification training in 1996 in Kansas at U.S Dent Corp. He has practiced and developed small to medium area repair techniques (S.M.A.R.T) in automotive painting, PDR, interior repair, alloy wheel repair, windshield repair, and detailing. He is also a board member of A Better Hope Foundation, a charity that helps support independent living for adults with Autism in the Midwest.
Steve Montijo, Manager/On-site Operations, Steve started in automotive in 2005 with Kevin's car cosmetics as a Detailer, then detail manager in 2006, and later quality control manager for all aspects of reconditioning for the AR group of companies. He has 10 years of experience in automotive reconditioning management. He is organized, has a hands on management style, and is always committed to client satisfaction. He joined the Autofx team in 2015 to manage on site operations for the company.
Bridgitt Montijo, Controller, Bridgitt is officer and founder of Autofx Inc. She started doing payroll in 1997 for Kevin's Car Cosmetics, later managing HR, accounts payable and receivables, and accounting for KCC. In 2009, she joined the AR group of companies doing payroll and autobody estimating. In 2012, she and Kevin Montijo started Autofx Inc. She also sits on the board of A Better Hope Foundation, a charity that helps support independent living for adults with Autism in the Midwest.
Filemon brings 15 years experience in the auto-reconditioning industry to Auto FX. He started as a driver/porter and detailing cars working his way up to become a manager. He joined Auto FX in 2015 and manages the team at our Westmont facility.
Danny Hernandez brings ten years of experience in auto refinishing to Auto FX. He guarantees that every job meets the highest quality standards and that every Auto FX customer has the best possible experience.
Carolyn joined Auto FX in 2016 bringing knowledge gained from several industries including automotive, retail, and finance. She has over 15 years experience in Human Resources working from small companies to the Fortune 50. She specializes in Business Systems and Analytics.