About Us

Performance Auto Gallery was created to provide a source of carefully curated specialty vehicles for the automotive enthusiast community. We consider customer satisfaction to be our highest priority and we pride ourselves on listening to the needs of our customers. Our goal is always to provide you with a transparent, stress-free buying experience.

In addition, Performance Auto Gallery staff have 15 years of experience within the automotive aftermarket industry allowing us to provide services which are unique to a dealership setting. Post-purchase we are able to connect our clients with the minds of some of the most respected and successful car builders in the country. In doing so, we are able to help these clients realize their automotive dreams by leveraging our network of experts and opinion leaders.

From parts sourcing and build consultations to our full-service Build Management program, Performance Auto Gallery is there to provide guidance, resources and support to our clients as they seek to visualize and realize their dream car.

Call us at 240-224-7071 or visit us to see for yourself!  You can also get to know the Performance Auto Gallery concept with this Inside Look video:

Founder Bio
Alex Witkin has been deeply involved with the automotive aftermarket for the past 15 years; having designed, built and campaigned one of the most successful Subaru show cars in the United States. The Subaru WRX, has taken home over 100 awards and has appeared in several major international publications, including: Super Street, Import Tuner, PAS Mag, Fast Car, and Modified Magazine. Alex also co-founded Brainchild Customs, formerly an e-commerce destination for Subaru parts and accessories .

Prior to forming Performance Auto Gallery, Alex worked for several years in venture capital, finance, accounting and operations functions at leading healthcare consulting firms in the DC Metro area.

Alex obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Japanese American Automotive Studies) from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business. 

Alex has a personal affinity for, and expertise in, both the classic and modern Japanese performance car markets (Subaru, Toyota/Lexus, Nissan/Datsun, Acura, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi). He has significant experience with, and an in-depth knowledge of turbocharged Subarus including the WRX, STi, and Legacy GTs; with a specific specialization in the GD-series Imprezas. He also has significant knowledge of, and experience with, the European collector car market (Ferrari, Porsche, BMW, Audi, Lamborghini, VW, etc...).