Our Team

We want to get you back on the road.

Watkinsville Service Center's growth is embedded in us selecting the best people to lead our organization in various areas. Our technicians are well-skilled and can analyze, repair and maintain even the most advanced vehicles on the road. 

Our team of experts are here to solve any problem you may have with your car. We have the knowledge and experience to tackle anything thrown at us. Each of our team members lives and works in the Watkinsville area and making sure you safely get on the road is very important to them. From oil changes to transmission work offering services you can trust with out breaking the bank.

Taylor Gable - 6 Years Experience

Taylor is the Service Manager at Watkinsville Service Center. He is an ASE certified technician and has an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology. Taylor started out working on car restorations with his Dad when he was 12 and when he was 17, started working part time with a dealership. He then moved to a technician position in a full service repair center for 3 years before being promoted to sales manager where he worked for the next 2 years. He has been with us for a year and takes care of the workflow of the shop, writing estimates as well as getting hands on with electrical diagnosis & electrical shorts.

Joe Long - 25+ Years Experience

Joe is an ASE certified technician and has been a part of our team at Watkinsville Service Center for 6 years now after relocating to Georgia from Nashville. Joe spent a lot of time through the years building and racing drag cars as well as many hot rods. He has worked in most positions within the automotive shop from technician to shop foreman and shop manager. He handles any heating & air conditioning, brake, engine, transmission, or driveline repairs & replacements.

Dave Laing - 20 Years Experience

Dave has been a part of the automotive industry for over 20 years now and has been with us at Watkinsville Service Center for 9 years.  He spent the first half of his career doing paint and body work before joined our team at WSC. Dave is the general service technician and is in charge of maintenance, oil changes, tires & light repairs.

Jeremy Shields

Jeremy holds four ASE certification in brakes, electronic systems, steering and engine repair. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 2008 with a degree in engineering. He joined our team at Watkinsville Service Center in 2016. He says his interest in auto repair came out of necessity. His first car was a 1989 Ford Probe that “needed a lot of work.” 

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