Staff

Chris Galbraith

The owner of Chuck's Auto Repair in Maple Leaf and Shoreline. Chris has served the automotive industry since 1995 working in every position of an automotive repair: lube technician, master technician, service writer, and service manager. Chris purchased Chuck's Auto Repair from Chuck Peters when he decided to retire in 2009. Chris' passion for the automotive industry shows in his attitude and workmanship. His goal: “Provide the best quality auto repairs in Seattle!”

In his free time, Chris hangs with wife, Kim and three children, Logan, Isabella, and Parker. He enjoys playing basketball with his kids (he’s a coach), golfing, and doing anything car-related. Any spare time he has is spent at one of the shops. (OK, he’s obsessed—a very good thing for customers.)

Chris holds the following certifications:
ASE Master Certification
Business Management Certification
Service Writer's Certification

 

Chuck 'Old School' Peters

Chuck loves caring for customers and their cars—and it shows! His quality repair work, and the special attention he gives his customers, is legendary here in Seattle. Chuck is retired now but still enjoys working at the shop from time to time to see and serve his long-time loyal customers. In his spare time, Chuck enjoys jogging, biking and exercising.

 

Conan Houlroyd

Conan is a technician at Chuck’s Auto Repair. He has been repairing vehicles for 19 years. He has several years of experience on domestic vehicles including Chevrolet, Ford and Dodge. He comes from Whidbey Island with his wife and toddler. Conan has worked at dealerships and independent shops and at an electrical shop throughout his career.

Conan’s love of cars rivals his love of music; he plays the drums, guitar, and bass. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, fishing and spending time with his family.

Conan holds the following certifications:
GM Certification
Dodge Certification
Emissions Certification
Diagnostic Certification
ASE Certification

 

Owen Grimm

Owen is a service advisor at Chuck’s Auto Repair. He was born and raised in Seattle and he has been crazy about cars since age 2. His hobbies include: auto racing, performance driving, and salmon fishing with his family. He is a huge fan of the World Rally Championship and everything car-related.

 

Owen holds the following certifications:
EPA – 609 (Refrigerant Systems & Disposal)
Proliance A/C Systems
Ford Technical Customer Handling
ALLDATA Specialist
Performance Racing School – Sport License
Automotive Training Institute

 

Felix Rojas

Felix is a technician at Chuck’s Auto Repair in Maple Leaf. He was born in Mexico City and came to the US, Seattle specifically, over twenty years ago. Felix loves living in Seattle and when he isn’t working, he enjoys watching the Seahawks, spending time with his girlfriend, and watching action movies.

 

Felix holds the following certifications:
AA Automotive Technology – Shoreline Community College
ASE certified in Engine Repair, Automatic & Manual Transmissions, Brakes, and Transmission Diagnosis.

 

Nick Snowdon

Nick is a technician at Chuck’s Auto Repair in Shoreline. He has a vast knowledge of trucks, diesels, 4WD systems, front suspension and steering. He lives in Maple Valley and in his free time, he enjoys four-wheeling, camping, fishing and “rolling coal through the Streets of Seattle” in his truck.

 

Nick holds the following certifications:
ASE Certified in Brakes
ASE Certified in Steering & Suspensions
ASE Certified in Engine Repair
ASE Certified in Drive Train & Manual Transmission Repair

 

Chris Burcham

Chris is a technician at Chuck’s Auto Repair in Maple Leaf. As a child, he was fascinated by what made things “tick”. He remembers taking things apart and trying to put them back together at a young age. He first became interested in cars at his Grandfather’s repair shop in Ravenna in the mid-70’s.

Chris especially loves classics, muscle cars to be specific. In his free time, he plays guitar and spends time with his family. He also enjoys scale model building, home remodeling, and gaming. He is a self-proclaimed aircraft enthusiast.

Chris holds the following certifications:
ASE Master Technician (25+ years)
ASE Advanced Level Specialist
State Certified Auto Emission Specialist

 

Nick Schriner

Nick is a service adviser at Chuck’s Auto Repair in Maple Leaf. He has been in the Auto Service Industry for the nearly three years but he has been “obsessed” with cars (muscle cars in particular) from a young age. When he isn’t at work, he enjoys coaching and playing Volleyball as well as carpentry. He loves all things outdoors, especially hiking, backpacking, hunting, and fishing.

Nick holds the following certifications:
Bachelors of Science in Aviation Management – Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

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