Chris Ashworth was born and raised in Sussex, England where, in 1982, he earned his Automotive Engineering degree.
Within a week of arriving in Los Angeles, Chris began his career at Toyota of North Hollywood as a Sales Associate. Exhibiting obvious talent and a strong work ethic, Chris was promoted quickly through the ranks of Assistant Sales Manager, Finance Manager, Finance Director, New Car Sales Manager and, in 1990, General Sales Manager.
In 1993 Chris was promoted to General Manager and in 1999 became Vice President, General Manager and shareholder of Toyota of North Hollywood.
Over the course of the past 20 years, Chris’ hard work and dedication have helped to transform the dealership into a model for auto dealerships throughout the nation. Today, Toyota of North Hollywood serves the Southern California market as a full-service dealership with Sales, Leasing, Pre-Owned, Parts, Service and a bustling Body Shop departments, employing more than 200 courteous and professional staff.
In 2006, Toyota of North Hollywood placed in the top 5 out of 75 Toyota dealerships in the Los Angeles Region, for outstanding customer service, according to the annual Customer Service Index.
Chris Ashworth lives in Los Angeles with his two daughters.