T.G.C. was founded by Donald and Eileen Hansen in 1975 in Santa Cruz, California. They still maintain ownership along with their two sons, Derek and Steven. The most combined experience in the company (108 years) is considered to be one of the foremost in the world for this industry.
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TGC's Core Purpose Statement hangs on the wall of every office: "To enhance life experiences by operating with the highest standards of quality and integrity, while also applying successful teamwork to create opportunities for growth and more enjoyable relationships."
Eileen & Don started TGC in 1976. Eileen still serves as CEO of the company. She also enjoys time with her husband on the golf course. The company was started at a time when window tinting was a relative unknown. Eileen & Don spent many years educating the consumer market. They have prided themselves on outstanding customer service; creating ongoing successful, 40 year relationships with clients and vendors.
Steve has been working at TGC full time since finishing his degree in Chicago 2004. He enjoys family life and spending time with his young daughter. Steve is a keen golfer and surfer. His passion is doing business with integrity in his local community and bringing the best products and services to market.
Casey is recognized as the premier auto- tinter in our area. He is meticulous, a perfectionist, and takes great pride in his work. When he is not busy installing film, Casey is out surfing with his wife, tinkering with his PC, or listening to podcasts.
Mollie is originally from Upstate New York. She loves living in the Santa Cruz area mainly because it does not snow! Mollie enjoys running and participating in triathlons. It is Mollie’s belief that great customer service is the foundation of a great business relationship.
Thom is the guy who is in charge of TGC’s installation teams. He is proud to say that one of his crews can be found in someone's home or business anywhere from San Francisco to beautiful Big Sur any day of the week. In his spare time Thomas enjoys fishing and gardening.
Ryan is a Santa Cruz native and has been an employee of TGC for 17 years. He started as an installer, was the Installation Manager for ten years and is now our Sales Executive. In his free time, Ryan can be found mountain biking all over the Santa Cruz area with his friends and family including his two young children.
Joe is one of the latest additions to the TGC team bringing with him a high level of Customer Service and Sales Experience. Growing up in the Hospitality Industry on the islands of Guam and Hawaii has helped Joe to keep the aloha spirit alive and is seen in his enthusiasm for his work. You may see him out on the water surfing, or underwater spear fishing any time that he is not working!
Drew has been in the window tinting industry since 1996, and there is not much he does not know about installing film! He is a local boy; Santa Cruz born and raised. Drew is an avid disc golfer and enjoys being outdoors.
Cameron loves the outdoors and he cannot get enough of anything related to motorsports. He is a local boy and Bay Area sports fan. Cameron is currently pursuing a certificate in Construction and Energy Management at Cabrillo.