Meet the Johnny's Auto & Marine Electric Service Team

Dwight Lowery

For nearly 50 years, Johnny's Electric has operated on 3 Critical Principals, Honesty, Integrity, and Professional Grade Workmanship. It Starts At The Top! Dwight Lowery is the Owner / Operator. Born and raised in Raleigh, NC, and a lifelong resident, Dwight expects adherence to these principles from everyone. He is a Master re-builder that began his career diagnosing and reconditioning starters, alternators, generators, and DC driven motors working with the original "Johnny" in 1976. Dwight took over control of Johnny's Electric in 1988 and for nearly 30 years has delivered on those three principles. Honesty, Integrity, and Professional Grade Workmanship.

Thomas (Tom) White
Electrical Service Consultant

Tom grew up in the automotive service business, Literally. He began his service career at age 7, working in his father's business, and was featured in "Parade" Magazine at age nine as America's Youngest Mechanic. With more than 50 years in the business and thirty plus years as a Master Technician Tom has massive automotive experience. He is currently master certified and holds Ten (10) A.S.E. Certifications. Tom's strengths are inputting technical talk into people's speak. That is... He reports the technicians' findings back to you and provides the information you need to know in order to make smart choices about the repair of your vehicle. He tracks the progress of your vehicle through the repair process and makes you aware of its completion, all in simple language that you can understand. Call Tom Today, and get your vehicle's electrical issues FIXED. You'll Be Glad You Did.

Hector Canas
Vehicle Electronics Master

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Hector is a "Vehicle Electronics Master" who understands the vehicle electrical system's current flow, and he can fix anything but a broken heart.
Hector has been a vital team member here at Johnny's Auto Electric for more than a decade, and he loves his work. You can tell because he is always smiling.


He works on just about anything with a battery. If it rolls, floats, or flies, Hector has probably fixed it. Hector is our team's heavy-duty electrician with more than thirty years of experience. His specialties include trucks of every size and description. Cranes, construction equipment, tractors, all kinds of commercial machines, and an occasional lawnmower 😉


Got a tore up truck or a busted bulldozer?
Give Hector a call...and Get Back to Work Sooner.

Héctor es un "Maestro de Electrónica de Vehículos" que entiende el flujo de corriente de los sistemas eléctricos del vehículo, y puede arreglar cualquier cosa menos un corazón roto. Hector ha sido un miembro vital del equipo aquí en Johnny's Auto Electric, por más de una década, y le encanta su trabajo. Lo sabes porque siempre sonríe.


Trabaja en casi cualquier cosa con una batería. Si rueda, flota o vuela, Héctor probablemente lo haya arreglado. Héctor es nuestro electricista de servicio pesado de los equipos con más de treinta años de experiencia. Sus especialidades incluyen Camiones, de todos los tamaños y descripciones. Grúas, equipos de construcción, tractores, todo tipo de máquinas comerciales y una cortadora de césped ocasional 😉


¿Tienes un camión desgarrado, o un bulldozer reventado?
Déle una llamada a Héctor ... y vuelva a trabajar más pronto.

Elon Shealy Smith II
Professional Automotive Electrician

Is an Automotive Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Systems Specialist. (Professional Automotive Electrician)

Shealy began his automotive career in 1990 and Graduated from Central Carolina Community College in 1994. He holds an associate degree in applied science with an automotive technology major.


He spent 14 years in the General Motors dealership service network, specializing in electrical diagnostics and repair. During his time with GM, Shealy received extensive diagnostic and repair training and acquired more than 60 GM Service and A.S.E, Certifications. Shealy has been a valued member of the Johnny's Electric Team since 2011. He is a perpetual student and a teacher that loves to win. (Fix the Machine)


He looks forward to providing every single client with expert automotive electrical diagnosis and repair. Computer needs programming or "flashed"? It's child's play for Shealy. Got a "Crazy Car? Give Him a call. Shealy specializes in crazy, and he loves a good challenge!

Patrick Donleycott
Professional Automotive Electrician

Patrick has in-depth automotive experience dating to 1985. He has received advanced level training and has held major automotive dealership management positions. Mr. Donleycott is the Triangle Area's go-to guy for American Muscle, Products, and Services. He has extensive high-end custom car audio experience and is a caring individual, that desires to provide service to you, at the very best of his abilities, every time. Patrick is your source for show car quality, and he specializes in: precision craftsmanship, late model high performance, and custom work.


Complete custom and classic rewire, or late model performance and computer module programming. "Just... Help me get another year outta her"... (We all drive used cars and understand the need to keep them on the road.)


Patrick serves all of his clients with the highest degree of friendliness, honesty, and integrity. He hopes to provide excellent vehicle service, at and above your expectations, soon.


Got a tough question? Give Patrick a call. He will point you in the right direction... Even if that means directing you to a more suitable shop for your needs.