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Our Mission

We Love to Repair and Maintain all Vehicles. That's why you should choose us!

To provide top quality auto repairs, honest recommendations and ensure complete customer satisfaction by responding to customers individual automotive needs and serving as consultants to our customers, their families and friends.

Shepard Service Center has a winner in the 1st Annual Holiday Car Giveaway!!!

Our History


Founded in 1985, Shepard's Service Center started as an automotive repair and gasoline service station in Finksburg, Maryland. 


In 1998, we decided to devote all of our time to automobile and light truck repair allowing us to meet more of our customer�s needs.


In 2010, we moved to a new convenient location, 3226 Baltimore Blvd. Finksburg, to better serve our customers. Our renovated repair facility is equipped with all of the latest diagnostic tools and equipment.


Our highly qualified technicians continue to attend training institutions to maintain knowledge of the latest systems and their A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellence) Certifications. These certifications include engine performance, computer diagnosis, anti-lock brake systems, suspensions, wheel alignments, vehicle emissions and many other areas concerning today's complex vehicles.  We enjoy repairing automobiles and warranty all of our parts and labor. All makes and models, foreign or domestic, cars or light trucks, we have the diagnostic and repair systems for your vehicle.

Management Team

Judd Shepard III

About Judd - Judd Shepard III grew up fascinated by cars and everything motorized. As a young child Judd remembers watching sprint and other racecars on trailers pass by their home on the way to Lincoln Speedway for Saturday night races. Judd dreamed to drive those racecars one day and at the age of 11 he began racing WKA and WKC go-karts.  His dream to be a racecar driver started to be realized. Numerous wins and top finishes were compiled and at the age of 17 Judd strapped into a full size sprint car. For the next 20 years, Judd raced and won against the Pennsylvania Posse’s very best.

As one can imagine, this passion and addiction for cars carried over to his daily work life.  Judd has worked for his dad, founder of Shepard Service Center since he was 15. Starting as a helper and eventually, after many hours of training and classes, Judd became a certified Automotive Technician. Working closely with his dad, Judd took over the family business in 2006 and has built the company to what it is today.

" I love to repair and maintain cars. It's all I do. Don't leave your care or truck in the hands of anyone else. Bring it to Shepard Service Center and experience, the best!..."

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Jim Bookhultz

About Jim -

A Carroll County resident born and raised, Jim started in the automotive field in 1986, shortly after high school.  Jim has worked for several small family owned automotive shops in the county ultimately starting at Shepard Service Center in 2007.  He has over 20 years experience in automotive based customer service. Jim specializes in tires and has extensive experience working with parts suppliers to get the best products at the best prices for his customers.

Jason Smith
Jason Smith

Jason practically has motor oil running through his veins. As a child, Jason?s favorite thing was his Matchbox Car collection, which he still has and enjoys today with his children. He has fond memories of a childhood surrounded by go karts, dirt bikes and pillaging around in his uncle?s junkyard. Fascination of racecars started during those times as that uncle and cousins were involved in dirt track stock car racing. After high school graduation, Jason and a group of friends inherited, repaired and started racing a beat up old dirt stocker. It wasn?t long before Jason took his first win with that jalopy and an addiction had begun. Jason has piloted numerous racecars from Dirt Stocks, American Race Trucks and NASCAR Late Models.


Jason currently campaigns a 358 Dirt Late Model at speedways throughout the mid-Atlantic. Jason has also been a crew member on a NASCAR Camping World Truck team, an ASA team and a USAR ProCup team and a NASCAR Nationwide Series team. A result of his involvement in auto racing where sponsorships and marketing is king, Jason?s love of motorsports led to an education and career in marketing. In addition to his duties at Shepards, Jason is Vice President of In The Pits Media, a fully integrated motorsports media company. Jason utilizes his vast marketing experience and schooling to create, distribute and manage opportunities for the customer?s of Shepard Service Center to get affordable automotive service and repairs.