George was born in Holland, raised as a San Diegan in Pacific Beach and graduated from Mission Bay High School in 1968. George has been an avid surfer since his youth and, at one point, was a Professional Paddle Board Champion. George started working on cars in 1964. The first cars that he started working on were Mercedes, then BMW, and then Mazdas for the Mazda Dealership. After years of working for big dealerships, George struck out on his own and P.B. Foreign Car Repair and has been helping his fellow San Diegans ever since as a leader in San Diego auto repair.