Late Model Service Foreman – Engine Builder
Pat has a lifetime of experience and expertise as a lead technician in Automotive Service. He has been our engine builder and machinist for years, creating powerful motors with proven reliability. Pat has the experience and expertise to solve even the most challenging problems facing modern technicians. Combined with his methodical workmanship, Pat excels as Berkshire County’s best and most accomplished automotive technicians.
Bruce is the newest member of the Donovan team. A California native, he trained at the Briggs Cunningham museum under the Curator, Van Dewater when it was in Newport Beach. He followed Van DeWater and his son to Van Dewater Precision in Bellflower CA, where restoration of premier Italian margues was the primary business, restoring Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Bizzarinis. There he was mentored by Bill DeCarr in the Concours preparation. He looks forward to working on your restoration project.
Marco is also new to the Donovan team. He brings twenty years of auto body and management experience. He is currently part time and we hope to bring him here full time soon.
Kathy joined the Donovan Motorcar family in the spring of 2009. A Berkshire County native, she has over 21 years of bookkeeping and office management experience. Kathy drives day-to-day business operations to ensure the office runs smoothly and efficiently. As office manager Kathy also plans and directs the financial controls of the growing business.
David was born into the automotive world and has been with Donovan’s since 1991. David is the logistical engineer for Donovan Motorcar Service’s Vintage Race Team and also helps with preparation of the race cars and miscellaneous shop work. As an experienced crew chief and SCCA official, David has an impressive track background. Dave has been extensively involved in all sorts of automotive competition from SCCA road racing, ice racing, autocross and rallies for over 50 years. With this experience Dave brings a great deal of knowledge to the staff of Donovan Motorcar Service
Jessie joins Donovan Motorcar Service with years of experience and ASE certification. He is our service and diagnostic expert with the service training and experience to tackle the most challenging repairs.
Patrick is the youngest member of the restoration shop. He graduated from automotive technical school and rebuilt the engine and upgraded his Saab with a stick shift transmission. His passion is the meticulous restoration of vintage Jaguars, assembling them with the utmost care and upgrading them with modern technology. Patrick’s expertise includes sound and temperature insulation, better suspension components and performance tires. He is also our upholstery and fit and finish expert.
Public Relations and Promotional Specialist
Dean automotive passion dates back to when today’s vintage cars were new. His first car off the production line was a fastback Chevrolet he painted at his dad’s body shop at ten. His interest in British cars started with Austin Healey’s and his first job was as a 17 year old mechanic at British Motor Service in New Jersey. A ride in a Porsche Speedster turned him on to German car’s before he had his license. He then found the 1958 Porsche Speedster he still owns. He loves cars of all descriptions and brings an engineering background to his interest of high performance sports cars.
Donovan Motorcar Service - Our Staff
Passion and Trust for Fine Automobile Service, Restoration, Sales and Vintage Racing.