Jessi Combs graduated at the top of her class from WyoTech in Laramie, Wyo., having studied and excelled in the areas of collision/refinishing, street-rod fabrication, chassis fab and high-performance engines. Her school achievements led to immediate employment fabricating, customizing and painting a 1964 Mercury Cyclone bracket car as the school’s SEMA show car.
From there, Jessi’s career accelerated from inside the garage to the TV screen. She’s appeared as a guest fabricator in the “SpeedAir” and “Cherry Nova” episodes of the TLC series Overhaulin’, and co-hosted more than 80 episodes of Xtreme 4x4 on Spike.
Bogi is passionate about empowering others through the knowledge of automotive basics. Her involvement with cars began in high school when she rebuilt her ’74 VW Bug from the ground up.
Bogi graduated from college with a degree in pre-law, but changed gears when she realized how much she missed working on cars. She has 12 years experience in the automotive industry, 7 years as a master BMW technician.
Bogi started 180 Degrees Automotive in her driveway five years ago to educate people and demystify car care. It has grown into a 6-person operation and she recently purchased a new building to expand her service. She teaches basic car care classes at the garage and has made numerous appearances and written articles on car care.
Born and raised in sunny central Florida, Cristy Lee moved to Detroit, MI shortly after graduating from Daytona State College. Since then, she has been pursuing her dream within the broadcasting industry. She has worked as a host and reporter for OnTheThrottletv & SPEEDtv.com following the AMA Pro Road Racing Circuit, Detroit Red Wings & Red Wings TV in-arena host and reporter, on-air personality for 101.1 WRIF FM Radio Detroit, Chrysler Autogroup Autoshow narrator, Motorcity Casino Hotel Detroit emcee, AGAtv host and reporter following mid-west action sports, and much more!
In her free time, you can find Cristy Lee putting laps on both local road racing courses and across the country as an amateur motorcycle track rider. Some of her other favorite hobbies are mountain biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, and even go-kart racing!