Equipped With the Latest Technology in Auto Body Repair

Thank you for choosing Advanced Auto Body. We have been serving the South County community since 1990. We work with ALL insurance companies, offer a warranty on every repairs, and use state-of-art technology to provide you the best personal service for any repair.

Advanced Auto Body’s mission is provide high quality collision repair in an honest, ethical and efficient manner. Paul and Megan Gutierrez started the business since 1990, and are proud of their 24,000 sq ft facility, complete with fenced parking and central alarm system.

    Special Services:

  • Windshield and window replacements
  • Headlight restoration
  • Free Pick-up and Delivery when required
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish!)
  • HERTZ rental car onsite
  • Enterprise satellite office onsite
  • Mobile estimates if necessary
    I-CAR Specialized Certifications:

  • Electric and hybrid vehicle repair
  • Steel unibody repair and replacement
  • Full-frame repair and replacement
  • Steel welding
  • Plastic and composite repair
  • Plastic and composite repair
  • Steering and suspension repair
  • Color theory, application, matching, tinting and blending
  • Corrosion protection application
  • Aluminum panel repair
  • Mechanical systems analysis
  • Frontal impact analysis
  • Electrical circuit repair


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    Direct Repair Facility for:

  • AAA
  • Allstate
  • Ameriprise
  • Bristol West
  • CEI Fleet
  • California Casualty
  • Encompass
  • Farmers
  • Kemper
  • Lynx Collision
  • Mercury
  • PHH
  • Sentry Ins
  • Western United
  • Wheels Inc.
  • Plus all other major insurance companies!

Meet the Advanced Auto Body Team


CEO: Paul Gutierrez
Paul has been in the industry since 1980. He worked as a painter, paint shop foreman, shop foreman, estimator and a Sikkens paint rep before opening Advanced Auto Body. He handles estimating, customer relations, insurance relations and advertising.


CFO: Megan Gutierrez
Megan has been managing businesses since 1980. She received her degree in accounting at SJSU. She is responsible for the organization’s mission and vision. She handles financial decisions, budgeting, expenditures, taxes, forecasting and funding procurement.


General Manager: Michael Stefani
Mike has been in the Industry since the 70’s. He graduated in Anthropology from SJSU in 1975, and shortly thereafter became an Insurance claims adjuster. From there, he became an auto body estimator, and eventually a Production Manager. He has been a General Manager since 1979, and has vast collision repair experience. He has completed the highest levels of I-Car training, and in Customer Service satisfaction. He is responsible for the overall operations of Advanced Auto Body.


Operations Manager: Valerie Duval
Employed at Advanced Auto Body since 1995. Valerie has been in the automotive industry since 1990. Her experience includes service writing for auto repair/mechanic shops and handling auto body parts orders at dealerships. She handles the final billing, supplements, payroll, A/R, A/P, HR, taxes, company procedures and employee training and certifications.


Production Manager: Ulises Sanchez
Employed at Advanced Auto Body since 2007. Ulises started in the auto body industry in 2005, where he specialized in OEM, aftermarket and accessory parts. He handles production in both the body and paint departments, oversees quality control, and auto detailing. He also handles scheduling, vehicle status data and customer service.