About Smitty's Collision, Paint & Body of Mooresville, NC

About Smitty’s Collision 2017-01-26T10:40:50+00:00

Smitty’s Collision was established in January, 2002 in the same location as ‘Motorsport’s Image’ which previously built race cars, simulators and restorations of award winning cars. Mark (Smitty) Smith was the original owner and decided he wanted to retire in 2008.

Smitty’s Collision Auto Body Repair of Mooresville, Lake Norman


Lloyd Swinson - Shop Manager

Lloyd Swinson – Shop Manager

Lloyd has been in the auto body repair business his entire life. His love for cars started at and early age when he got his first job washing cars at age 16 with his grandfather at Arnold Palmer Cadillac. He also begin working along side his father at a very young age around the body shop.

Lloyd joined his father in the family business when they opened Swinson’s Auto Body Shop in 1992. He begin working at Smitty’s Collision in 2007.

As shop manager, Lloyd oversees all daily operations in the shop. He is certified in most all aspects of the auto body collision repair business. He helps operate and oversee the frame machine operations, keeps all materials in stock and helps make sure all standards are being exceeded during the repair process. Lloyd is heavily involved on all vehicles before, during and after all repairs have been completed.

Lloyd was born in Charlotte, NC and raised in Mecklenburg County. He attended East Mecklenburg High School. After graduating, he attended CPCC where he received several degrees in auto body tech and painting. In 1992, Lloyd moved to Mooresville to be with family.

Lloyd has been happily married to Lisa Swinson since 1996. He has 1 beautiful daughter. When Lloyd has extra time off he loves to cook, work in the yard and spend time with family on the lake.