Don Wise is the owner of Don Wise’s Autowerks and has over 30 years of experience in Porsche repair. Don started Don Wise’s Autowerks in 1978 after leaving CT Automotive, which he co-founded. He is active in the Loma Prieta Region of the Porsche Club of America and has worked on hundreds of club member’s cars over the years.
Rolf Grumme, Technician
Rolf Grumme has had a passion for Porsche since 1987. He had his first Porsche, a 914, right out of high school. This love and the Porsche 914 started him in a career with automobiles. Rolf majored in the Automotive Tech Program at Indian Valley College in Novato, CA. He started working on all European makes at C&S Automotive in San Rafael, CA. He then worked a number of years at Partsheaven dismantling wrecked Porsches, working in parts, sales, and automotive computer databases. After leaving Partsheaven, he worked for Ken Mack at Kens' Sportech for seven years before joining Don Wise at another Porsche repair shop. Rolf has worked for Don Wise for almost ten years now. He has owned several Porsches of his own including two of his personal projects, a 914-6 GT replica and a 944S with a 968 motor installed. Rolf also has been a member of the Porsche Club of America and has participated in racing and time trials.
Ali Motamedi, Technician
Ali has 20 years of mechanic experience in San Jose, CA and is an ASE certified mechanic. Our newest member of our team has extensive knowledge of Porsche diagnostics and repairs. Ali as a Mechanical Engineer offers vast experience in engine diagnostics and repairs.