By Robert Bravender
They are definitely a photogenic bunch. Perusing the Auto Check Elite website and Facebook page, you’ll see photos of staff in race crew shirts being passionate about their work at this Katy, Texas, repair shop. And diverse: besides employees from the environs of nearby Houston, there’s one from Switzerland, one from Uruguay, while their boss, Matthew Roayaee (pronounced Roy-i-e), was born in England.
“My dad used to work for General Motors,” said Roayaee. “He was sent to England to get training on hydraulics, [and] I was born in Wakefield,” a city in West Yorkshire.
His father also instilled in him a love of cars, “so when I was about 20 years old I had the opportunity to work in a shop.”
Starting entry level as a janitor, he began working his way up through the ranks till he became…