Import Motorworks team members are here for you!

Ben Spears

Owner & ASE Certified Master TechnicianMaster ASE Certified

Ben opened Import Motorworks in 2009 to merge his talent and skills as a master mechanic with his love for foreign vehicles. He is from Collegedale, attended Southern Adventist University and is married with two children. He’s been addicted to cars since he started working on his 1981 Fiat Spider 200. Ben strives to learn new things on a daily basis and firmly believes that the keys to success are taking care of customers’ needs in a professional, respectful and friendly manner, taking care of employees and living the golden rule – treat everyone as they wish to be treated.

Joe Spears


Joe is the youngest of the Spears brothers and attended Chattanooga State. He has worked as a mechanic at Import Motorworks since the beginning, learning everything he knows, working side by side with Ben. He is the engine that drives the shop, often the first one in, and the last one to leave. He and his wife Kristle, enjoy spoiling their dog, Oliver.

Adam Reiss


Adam is an Ooltewah native and recently graduated from Southern Adventist University with a degree in automotive technology. Adam is a very hard worker and cares deeply about customers receiving the most satisfaction from their repaired vehicles.  Adam is a great guy and a true asset to our team.