THE EA TEAM
Engineered Automotive is built around a group of individuals whose contributions make our business and your experience at EA a successful one. Our diverse team of employees fuse their unique skill sets with an unbridled passion for what they do. Take a few moments and get acquainted with your EA Team. We are here to serve you and make your automotive experience second to none.
MAUREEN SMILOVSKY //
Maureen Smilovsky has many roles at Engineered Automotive, but her primary focus is the management of our Accounting Department. She is also responsible for all of the stunning treats available at our EA Days track events.
For all Track Events & Accounting-related questions, email Maureen@engineeredautomotive.com
BILLY SMILOVSKY //
As Engineered Automotive’s founding partner, Billy Smilovsky’s combined vision and direction has guided EA for over twenty years. From an early age, Billy was exposed to engines and mechanics of all types. At the age of fourteen, he started a career in small engines and it was at that point that he recognized his calling in life. Upon completion of 0high school, Billy immediately pursued and acquired a mechanics license. He worked at numerous facilities absorbing an education that fed his inquisitive nature and passion for automotive technology. Billy was also active in the racing scene, having worked as crew and crew chief for professional race teams in different racing series. Billy had a long-standing career with Porsche Motorsport Canada and in addition, acted as crew chief for his own family race team in go-kart competition. A successful racer, he has competed professionally in the Rothman’s Turbo Cup Series. Billy’s cause and effect personality means that whatever he attempts in life, he will complete. A start-to-finish type of individual who tackles all projects with perfection.
For all EA related questions, email Billy@engineeredautomotive.com
Dan Pye is Engineered Automotive’s General Manager. For as long as he can remember, Dan has had a passion for cars: from building them, to fixing them, to tuning them to driving them. With over a decade of automotive-related experience, and the same in management and sales and marketing roles, Dan helps drive the day-to-day operations at EA as well as lead future growth opportunities. Outside of the office, Dan enjoys time with his wife and their three children.
For all EA-related questions, email Dan@engineeredautomotive.com
Service Manager Dave Tomassetti has been and integral part of the Engineered Automotive Team for more than three years. Dave brings his extensive service experience to EA, having run his own successful service, performance and racing business. With a serious interest in motorsport, he has been a part of the racing community for over twenty years. Having built and raced various BMW racecars, Dave’s passion for the track helped establish his talent for tuning, fabrication and technical expertise. His enthusiasm for the business has guided him to deliver exceptional results far exceeding EA’s customer’s expectations. Outside of the office, Dave is a devoted husband and father who enjoys spending time with family and friends and supporting his son’s hockey ambitions.
For all Automotive Service questions, email Dave@engineeredautomotive.com
Dave started his automotive career at Georgian College working on racecars in 2001. He worked on several race teams in the Grand-Am Series. Since joining EA in summer of 2011, Dave has expanded his automotive expertise into many types of European vehicles. With a passion for working on all sorts of cars, especially Porsches, his trackside experience will greatly benefit EA.
Barry is no stranger to Engineered Automotive, having a profound history with founding partner Billy Smilovsky. Barry brings decades of experience to Engineered Automotive and has spent much time at the track preparing and running racecars. His passion and wealth of knowledge for performance and track cars makes him a tremendous asset to the EA Service team.
Working as service advisor alongside Roy, Matt comes to EA with a keen interest in automotive design and appreciates the precision and intricacies of an automobile from an engineering perspective. Matt is currently studying at York University for his Bachelor of Science, taking a double major in Physics & Astronomy and Philosophy. Matt appreciates EA for its diversity in high-end vehicles and looks forward to learning the ins and outs of automotive business. Matt’s favourite car is the Audi R8. Outside of EA, Matt has a keen interest in music.
For all Parts questions, email email@example.com
Nelson started his automotive career early on. Certified since 1997 from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Nelson focused on performance tuning and racing for the GM brand of vehicles for the majority of his career. Since joining EA in 2008, Nelson has expanded his breath of knowledge to the European market. This new world has led Nelson to change his love of machines. He is not only a tech, but he’s also a racing enthusiast. With years of Solo I and II sprint series under his belt, Nelson has a strong ability to understand what the customer is looking for out of their vehicles. This knowledge and interest is a key benefit to the EA Track days.
Engineered Automotive is pleased to announce that Michael Hegedus has joined the EA service department. Michael is currently studying in his third year at Centennial College. Michael has always had a keen interest in cars growing up and worked through his high school years at another automotive facility. Working on a variety of high-end cars is the most enjoyable aspect of the job, taking every opportunity to learn new aspects of the job. Michael’s favourite automotive brand is Subaru because they are fun to drive, easy to work on and affordable. Outside of work at EA, Michael enjoys working out, camping, fishing and snowboarding and has a keen interest in motorcycles. Michael’s favourite car of all time is the new Nissan GTR.
Paul has been working with EA for over a year and now comes on as a fulltime apprentice. Paul is currently working to complete his schooling at Centennial College where he is learning the skills of the trade. Paul enjoys the challenges of his position and enjoys working with and learning from his colleagues. Working on special and unique cars appeals to Paul but his loyalty lies with Porsche. “Growing up, my dad always loved his Porsche’s and had a keen passion for their abilities. The quality, craftsmanship and performance of these vehicles are simply remarkable.” In his off time, Paul enjoys an active lifestyle and likes spending time with his friends and family.
Engineered Automotive is pleased to announce that Roy Deyoung has joined EA as lead service adviser. Roy comes from a motorsport background, having spent years both Go Karting and Formula 1600 racing. Roy has an extensive educational background, having attended the Universal Technical Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute. Roy is currently pursuing a degree in automotive engineering. Roy continues his love for motorsport in the form of lapping days as well as working with professional race teams in Grand American competition. Roy has a passion for the original Mini and drives a Mini Cooper S himself. Roy’s favourite car of all time is the Ferrari F40.
For all Automotive Service questions, email Roy@engineeredautomotive.com
Rob Koestner is currently in his third year of apprenticeship at Engineered Automotive. Since Rob began working with EA in 2007, he has been active in service and with EA’s track events. Rob enjoys working on premium performance cars at EA’s state-of-the-art facility and feels he truly has a dream job. “Working in a state of the art facility with various sports, luxury and high performance cars is an enjoyable aspect of working at EA.” Rob enjoys working on racecars and especially seeing them blast down the straightaway at Mosport. Outside of work, Rob enjoys participating in many sports including hockey, basketball and tennis at both recreational and competitive levels. Rob has two cars in mind that he would like to see in his garage, an orange Porsche 997 GT3 RS and a Mercedes Benz C63.
Kurt Smilovsky is a licensed automotive technician, who graduated from Centennial College in 2009. Prior to his professional involvement in the business, he grew up in the Engineered Automotive shop alongside his father, Billy and spent many weekends racing with his family. With a natural flair for creative problem solving and a passion for motorsport, Kurt is well known for his project cars; an example of which is the Shelby Cobra custom racecar seen at many EA Days. Kurt takes great pride and care in every project he completes, and his pursuit of perfection and quality suits the EA philosophy. Porsche is Kurt’s favourite brand of car to work on and to drive. In his spare time, he prepares his own E36 M3 racecar, and can be seen lapping Mosport at our track days. Though not currently competing, Kurt was invited to test for Formula BMW in Valencia, Spain, and will do so in the future.
Adam is a 1st year apprentice with EA.
Stephen Whitney heads up Engineered Automotive’s Body Shop. Steve has led the EA collision repair side of the business since its inception in 1985. Steve’s dedication to ensuring absolute perfection is stunning and shows in every vehicle that has come through the facility. Whether it’s collision repair, restoration or customization work, Stephen can take care of all of your needs.
For all Body Shop related questions, email Stephen@engineeredautomotive.com
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