Adam - Quality Control, Ryan- System Support, Ben Service Consultant, Cheryl - Finance, Albert - Service Writer/Consultant, Shawn - Our fearless leader, Jodi - Service Support Administrator, Jay - Technician, Heidi - Marketing, Brendan, Lil Shawn - Technician, Tyler- Technician"
Shawn Gilfillan, Owner
Shawn Gilfillan is the proud owner of Automotive Magic, a reputable automotive repair shop in Kenvil, NJ. He is also one of the principal partners and co-founder of Shop Management Alliance, a private consulting company focusing on improving and supporting other automotive repair shops and their owners. Shawn began his career getting his hands dirty – learning the inner workings of cars and what it takes to fix the vehicles that carry his friends and family.
He opened Automotive Magic in April of 2003 because he wanted to make a difference, not only in providing efficient and cost-friendly automotive repair—but also to be behind an honest and customer-centric shop. Shawn was born, raised, and still resides in Roxbury, a community that he holds dear to his heart. Shawn’s passion goes beyond his businesses, he is committed to helping others, personal and professional development, continuing his education, and his family. He is a proud father of three beautiful girls and a loving husband to his wife, Victoria.
Jason “Jay” Shubert
Jason “Jay” Shubert a graduate of Wyotech Automotive and Light Diesel Training. Jay is licensed by the state of NJ and the Motor Vehicle Commission for vehicle inspections. He has 12 years of experience in the automotive industry. He is also factory trained and certified in VW, Audi, Mercedes and certified electrical specialist by Mitsubishi. Jay is married and has two beautiful daughters, he is also a volunteer firefighter. When he’s not fighting fires or fixing cars, he’s spending time with his family and friends and enjoying music.
Albert Stashluck has joined the Automotive Magic team as Service Consultant. He comes to us with 27 years of experience in the automotive repair industry. Albert started his career in the industry as an automotive technician, his skills under the hood combined with his ability to communicate with his customers in a way that would always make them feel comfortable and have an understanding of the hows and whys of the service recommendations was an incredible talent. The natural progression streamlined him into a Service Writer. For the next 11 years, he managed a team of 8 and oversaw the inner workings of and the growth of the company in the repair and auto body spectrum of the business. He resides in Dingmans Ferry, Pa with his wife Stephany of 18 years. He is the proud father of three children 21, 17, 15 years old. Albert enjoys various outdoor activities including hunting and fishing. Come October you can count on him being in the woods or in a tree stand loving life!
Adam Winget is 17 years old and is currently a senior in high school at the Morris County School of Technology. In his spare time he enjoys photography, hanging out with family and friends, and working on his car. He has had a passion for cars since a young age and enjoys working with them. One day he would like to be a professional automotive photographer and run his own business.
Jodi Wesley has joined the Automotive Magic team as Service Support Administrator. Jodi comes with ten years of experience in automotive finance and is no stranger to the inner workings of the automotive industry. She’s also handled the logistical as well as customer service and sales roles at an international furniture dealership. Her ability to handle high volume and demanding workloads has proven to be an asset within the Automotive Magic service team. Her enthusiasm and high energy are contagious and our customers are delighted with her ability to address their needs and concerns in a way that is beneficial to all. She’s a native NewJerseyan, from Sussex County but resides in Port Jervis NY with her husband Dave of 34 years. She’s the mother of three grown children 31, 29 and 21. She enjoys beach time and RVing at the Jersey Shore, family time, and walks with her pup Carlo. We’re excited to have Jodi on our team and we are confident that you will have the experience to get to know her in her new position as Service Support Administrator.
Shawn Mutsavage has been an intricate part of Automotive Magic since 2016.At just 15 years old he started working on cars. Ever since then he’s spent years dedicating his time to his education and technical skills. He's a graduate of Lincoln Tech, Mahwah, NJ and is an ASE certified technician. He continues his training, taking every step necessary to make sure his skills are current with the new vehicles and the electrical components they have. We are lucky to have such a knowledgeable and respected technician on our staff. When Shawn’s not working on cars, well, he’s working on cars! He loves playing soccer and basketball with his boys. He’s a Miami Dolphins fan and enjoys Hockey (of course a NJ Devils fan).
Ben Sisto has joined us as Service Consultant. His love for everything automotive goes back to when his hands just got big enough to hold a wrench. He's been twisting one and fixing things his whole life. He's always been intrigued by the inner workings of all things mechanical. His ten years of experience as an auto parts specialist brings him to us with an abundance of knowledge, not only can he diagnose automotive problems, he has the capability to source the best quality parts for just about any vehicle, and he knows his way around under the hood. He's a certified electronic technician which again, speaks to his attention to detail and organization. Originally from Nutley, He now resides in Wantage, NJ with his wife Amy and his three children Olivia(10), Benjamin(6), and Vinny (3). He's been flying airplanes since the age of 15 and loves the great outdoors, particularly snowboarding. He also loves playing with his kids and remote control cars.
Introducing Brendan O'Connell as our newest Automotive Technician. He's a graduate of the Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Automotive Program. He brings to us over seven years of knowledge specializing in exhaust repairs and custom exhaust builds. He is dedicated to continuing his automotive education, always something new to learn and ways to better himself. Originally from Hillsboro, he and his girlfriend Priscilla reside in oak ridge. They enjoy hiking and being in nature. They can always be spotted on hiking trails with their rescue dog charlie, leading the way. He has a passion for high-quality audio and that is apparent in his eclectic collection of vinyl records.