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Our Founders & Team

Bring us your treasured vehicle — we’ll restore its health & refresh its spirit.

 

Our Founders

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Founder Geoffrey Griffiths started Treasured Motorcar Services in the winter of 1980, performing automotive restoration and repair from his garage in Northern Baltimore County. Geoffrey has always been involved in the automotive industry. After joining a Lucas Industries (UK) apprentice program, he was transferred to Lucas in New York. He retired from Lucas USA after working in their North American distribution network, as well as representing them with the major sports car manufacturers. (September 7, 1938 – March 18, 2015)
gallery01Founder Barbara Griffiths has been involved in the automotive world as a lifelong enthusiast. (Barbara and Geoffrey met in a sports car repair shop!) Her automotive knowledge combined with her business acumen has been invaluable with the development and management of Treasured Motorcar Services. She is enjoying retirement but remains on call for consultations.

Staff

 

Allison Griffiths, Owner – She has all the fun!
Allison is the daughter of Founders Geoffrey and Barbara Griffiths, and growing up with vintage and exotic cars has created a lifelong enthusiast. Stepping away from the business, but never the passion, Allison built successful careers in Marketing and Law Enforcement before owning and operating an enclosed vehicle transport company.  This experience afforded many opportunities to increase her car knowledge and business sense. Allison returned to Treasured Motorcar Services in 2007 and is enthusiastically guiding her family business into the future.

 

44741_320Alan Curtis – General Manager
Alan has over 20 years experience in the industry and has previously owned an American automotive restoration facility.  He has built and owned numerous modern American classics and currently owns several American Collectibles as well as a Range Rover. When he’s not working on cars, Alan enjoys spending time with his family.

StuartSmithDetailerStuart – Shop Manager
Stuart has always enjoyed the automotive industry as a hands-on enthusiast and appreciates every vehicle for its specific forte.  This led him to the detailing field, and for the past 12 years he has been proudly preserving vehicles and restoring many that were considered to be beyond repair.  Stuart considers each vehicle a challenge and always looks forward to presenting the finished product to its owner.  He takes great pride in his work and looks forward to maintaining your vehicle for many years to come.

 

 

Jeremy TMSJeremy:  Service Manager   Jeremy is a best-of-both-worlds kind of guy.  With a solid love for imports before they were fast and furious, and a passion for muscle cars, street rods, rat rods and low riders, along with a healthy respect for 4x4s, he’s a car guy –plain and simple.  With more than 20 years experience in the auto industry as a wheel/tire specialist and speed shop manager , Jeremy lives by the words:  “It’s never fast enough, until you make it faster !”


43972_320Chuck:  Retired Chief Mechanic
“I wouldn’t have done it like that”

Chuck has been in the automotive repair industry for over 47 years and with TMS since 1995. He owned his own shop for 14 years and was a certified State vehicle safety inspector. Chuck is master certified in Volvo and Toyota as well as being an ASE Master Certified Technician.  Chuck’s personal projects include a Volvo 544, Austin Mini and Fiat 124. As of May 2016, Chuck has stepped away from turning wrenches full-time, but continues to contribute to our team as a mentor and consultant.


43975_320Jason: Senior Mechanic
“I could just plug it back in”

Jason has more than 10 years experience with training specific to Land Rover, Jaguar and Mini as well as extensive experience with Maserati, Lotus and Ferrari.  As a driveabilty and diagnostic technician, he is well-versed in both scan tool and oscilloscope testing. Jason Holds an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology and is an ASE Master Certified Technician. His favorite car is the Lotus Elise,   since it    embodies the purest of handling excellence in a road going vehicle.


44912_320Jeff:  Mechanic
Jeff has 8 Years experience in the auto service industry. A lifelong Jeep and VW enthusiast who enjoys attending car shows and off-roading, his favorite car at TMS so far is a Porsche 911 GT2RS – he says the handling and acceleration are second to none. His favorite car to work on is the Austin Healey because most things are easily accessed. In his spare time, Jeff works a second job as Pin Chaser at a bowling alley in Eldersburg, MD.

 

 

ron-1Ron:  Mechanic

Justin TMSJustin:  Mechanic  Justin began his auto service career while still in High School, working as a quick lube technician.  He has since gained more than five years experience as a service technician, focusing primarily on German vehicles (Porsche, VW, Audi), but he enjoys working on all makes and models.  Justin spends his time away from the shop seeking outdoor adventures with his 3-year-old pitbull, Indy.  He also has an interest in saltwater aquariums and is a skateboard instructor on weekends.  Justin aspires to build a fun street/race Subaru 2.4RS coupe, like the one he used to own and regrets selling..


43970_320Quanto – Resident Pooch
“WOOF, WOOF, GRRRFF”

November 5, 2002 to January 15, 2015. Enjoyed playing ball, walks, and sleeping.