Andre Schagerer, was born in the West German town of Rheydt.
Andre recieved his education in Graz, Austria in order to earn his degree as a Master Technician in Automotive.
His dream was to return to the United States to open his own automotive business. He did this by using his academic knowledge and gaining work experience at a BMW dealership.
In 1988, he felt that he was ready to begin his dream. Tri Star Motorsports was open for business in Silicon Valley. After 17 years in that location, he decided to sell his business and relocate to El Dorado County.
Andre consistently takes state-of-the-art factory training courses to maintain his knowledge of current advancements with Mercedes, BMW and Porsche automobiles.