Meet the Motor Works Staff

Paul Song, Shop Manager

Paul Song

As our superstar Shop Manager, Paul is your resource for help and information regarding the outstanding care you receive at Motor Works. Paul joined the team in December 2014 after spending the last 10 years as the Service Advisor at an independent repair facility in Columbia, Maryland. He is an ASE Certified Automobile Service Consultant

Sara Pretl, VP of Operations

Sara Pretl

Sara Pretl joined the Motor Works team as our Client Care Coordinator in 2015. She brought with her over two decades of experience in customer service. She is always ready to help, both the team and our clients, in any way she can. Born and raised in Southern California, she was transplanted to the East Coast in 1997. She is a voracious reader and is a self-described “organizational dynamo.” Sara is also an ASE Certified Service Consultant. Come visit us and you’ll instantly notice her charming smile and professional demeanor.

Todd Lewis, Technician, C.M.A.T.

Todd Lewis

Todd joined the Motor Works team back in April of 1997. Since that time, Todd has become a steady fixture both with team members and clients. Todd has been a Honda Technician since 1984 and has been certified by Honda Motor Company as well as the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. His incredible mechanical abilities and eye watering humor help to make the work atmosphere at Motor Works fun!

Greg Skolnik, Owner and Director, C.M.A.T., L1, A.M.A.M.

Greg Skolnik

Greg Skolnik, Owner, Director, and Master Technician, still guides the shop from its inception to the well-established and highly regarded service facility it is today. A 1974 graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute with a degree in Automotive Technology, Greg’s 40 years of experience are invaluable in the expert diagnosis and repairs performed at Motor Works, Inc. He is certified as a Master Automobile Technician and holds the prestigious L-1 advanced engine performance and emission analysis certification. In November of 2004, Greg also received the coveted Accredited Automotive Management (A.A.M.) degree from the Automotive Management Institute and in March 2017, he was awarded the even-more-coveted title of Accredited Master Automotive Manager (A.M.A.M.) from AMI as well.

Greg and his wife Carol, have two grown sons. Their older son, Chris and his wife Mary, gave birth to Joshua in July of 2009. Their younger son, Aaron, gave them three beautiful grandchildren, Kayleigh in September of 1999, Nathan in August of 2003 and Olivia in April of 2008. “PopPop” and “Nana” continue to practice spoiling all four.

Greg is still an active Scout Leader for over 30 years with Boy Scout Troop and Venturing Crew 1083 in Rockville, Maryland and finally figured out how to tie all those knots! Greg also enjoys touring America on his Honda Gold Wing motorcycle and still plays his drums for fun.

John Green, Automotive Technician

John Green

Meet John Green. He enjoys eating spicy food, working on cars, driving his pickup truck, or riding dirt bikes, and gardening. He also loves to cook and enjoys using the crops from his garden to do so.

Josue Ordonez, porter/technician’s assistant/apprentice technician/official leftovers disposal officer

Josue Ordonez

Meet Josue Ordonez. The youngest member of the team joined us in 2019 as a porter and technician’s assistant. He attends Montgomery County Community College at night, and, in his spare time enjoys playing soccer, ‘cruising’ with his friends, and hanging out with his family.

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