Biography

MOLINA STUDIOS
MOLINA STUDIOS

Steve Molina

A native of Santa Barbara, California beginning his career working with Sam Foose creating award-winning show cars alongside Sam's son Chip Foose. Later Steve and Chip both worked for Alain Clanet at his precision automotive research company ASHA Corporation, later integrated with MacLaren Automotive.

Developing into a master fabricator and machinist, Steve was called upon to design and create countless one-of-a-kind solutions which each had to endure the close scrutiny of thousands of car show attendees and also Formula 1 racing teams looking for the latest advantage.

Those experiences, often under pressing deadlines seems to have instilled in Steve a rare talent for solving difficult problems with speed and yet still maintaining perfect aesthetics and function.

Steve later founded GizzMoVest LLC; a local manufacturer of special molded composites. However with Molina Studios, Steve has an outlet to express his drive to solve unique problems.

In recent years, Steve has provided many solutions for local properties in Santa Barbara county.