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Sales

  • Joe Ervin

    Joe Ervin

    Sales Associate

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    Joe Ervin

    Joe Ervin

    Sales Associate

  • Leslie Morales Alfero

    Leslie Morales Alfero

    Sales Associate

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    Leslie Morales Alfero

    Leslie Morales Alfero

    Sales Associate

  • Ryan Morgan

    Ryan Morgan

    Sales Associate

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    Ryan Morgan

    Ryan Morgan

    Sales Associate

  • David Gibson

    David Gibson

    Sales Associate

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    David Gibson

    David Gibson

    Sales Associate

  • Davey Goble

    Davey Goble

    Sales Associate

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    Davey Goble

    Davey Goble

    Sales Associate

  • Abigail Gorrell

    Abigail Gorrell

    Sales Consultant

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    Abigail Gorrell

    Abigail Gorrell

    Sales Consultant

  • Sharon Telsrow

    Sharon Telsrow

    Sales Consultant

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    Sharon Telsrow

    Sharon Telsrow

    Sales Consultant

  • Eddie Jarvis

    Eddie Jarvis

    Sales Consultant

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    Eddie Jarvis

    Eddie Jarvis

    Sales Consultant

    Eddie was born and raised in Gastonia and graduated from Hunter Huss High School. He served in the US Air Force for six years and returned home in 1989 where he is also a Baptist minister. Eddie has been in the automotive industry for 20 years and with our dealership more than 13 years in sales. He enjoys working with people and assisting them find the right vehicle to meet their needs. Eddie has been married for 50 years, has two children and two grandsons at home. In his spare time he enjoys working in the church, helping other people and woodwork.

  • Lamont Stevenson

    Lamont Stevenson

    Sales Consultant

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    Lamont Stevenson

    Lamont Stevenson

    Sales Consultant

    Lamont is originally from Bronx, NY but grew up in Sumter, SC and has now resided in Mount Holly, NC for the past ten years. He has been in the automotive business for 14 years and what he endears most about his job is helping people find the right vehicle that fits their needs. Lamont is happily married for 17 years and has a eight year old daughter. In his spare time he loves spending time outdoors in his garden, listening to good music, exercising, traveling and attending church.

Internet Sales

  • Aaliyah Moore

    Aaliyah Moore

    BDC

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    Aaliyah Moore

    Aaliyah Moore

    BDC

Sales Managers

  • Aaron Plantt

    Aaron Plantt

    Sales Manager

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    Aaron Plantt

    Aaron Plantt

    Sales Manager

  • Tim Palley

    Tim Palley

    Sales Manager

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    Tim Palley

    Tim Palley

    Sales Manager

  • Randy  Gibson

    Randy Gibson

    General Sales Manager

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    Randy  Gibson

    Randy Gibson

    General Sales Manager

  • David Salinas

    David Salinas

    General Manager

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    David Salinas

    David Salinas

    General Manager

  • Luke Sizemore

    Luke Sizemore

    Used Car Manager

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    Luke Sizemore

    Luke Sizemore

    Used Car Manager

    Luke has been in Charlotte NC for the past 15 years now, but spent his childhood in West Virginia. He has been with us for 3 years now and has a passion for cars and helping people find the one that is right for them. His favorite part of selling cars is getting to experience peoples reactions to all the awesome new technology in cars! Luke is an active member in his church and enjoys going on mission trips and working with others. He also is an avid reader and loves philosophy.

  • Sal Salinas

    Sal Salinas

    Dealer Principal

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    Sal Salinas

    Sal Salinas

    Dealer Principal

    Sal is originally from outside of Mexico City, but has lived in Gastonia for more than 40 years. After selling cars for a few years, he started a small used car operation that is still in operation today. In the 1990’s he brought the Mitsubishi franchise to Gastonia, and then followed Honda. In his spare time, you will find him spending time with family and grandchildren and riding motorcycles all around the states.

  • Lauren Salinas Layne

    Lauren Salinas Layne

    Operations

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    Lauren Salinas Layne

    Lauren Salinas Layne

    Operations

    Lauren is originally from Gastonia and started working at the dealership part time in high school. A few years after graduating from NC State , she came back to the dealerships to work in the internet department and is now in dealer operations. She is passionate about providing an excellent purchasing experience for customers. In her spare time she enjoys playing tennis, photography and spending time with her husband and four children. She also loves dogs and has two Dachshunds that make frequent visits to our store. Lauren is also a huge Carolina Panther’s fan.

  • Jonathan Zirbel

    Jonathan Zirbel

    Sales Manager

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    Jonathan Zirbel

    Jonathan Zirbel

    Sales Manager

    Jonathan is originally from Desmoines, IA but has been in NC for the past ten years. He has been in automotive sales for the past seven years at our stores. Jonathan enjoys meeting new people and giving his customers an excellent car buying experience geared toward the new way of car buying which is giving outstanding customer service and less gimmicks and less pressure. Jonathan has been married for ten years and has four children. In his off time he loves being involved in the community and coaches baseball and football.

  • Steven Johnson

    Steven Johnson

    Finance Manager

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    Steven Johnson

    Steven Johnson

    Finance Manager

    Steven is a Gaston County native and currently resides in Dallas, NC. He is coming up on his eighth year with the Salinas family, starting as a sales consultant. He has three wonderful children, a ten year old son, a six year old daughter and a four year old son. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and coaching his kids in sports. He is also a volunteer member of his local fire department Agriculture Center, and a member of Tryon Optimist Club.

  • Chris Pressley

    Chris Pressley

    Finance Manager

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    Chris Pressley

    Chris Pressley

    Finance Manager

    Chris is originally from Gastonia and currently lives in Charlotte, NC. He has been in the automotive industry for over 17 years and has been a part of our team since 1998 starting in sales and is currently our Finance Manager. Chris’s favorite part of his job is getting to meet a variety of new people everyday. He has been married for seven years and has a teenage son. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Service & Parts

  • Phillip Carter

    Phillip Carter

    Assistant Parts Manager

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    Phillip Carter

    Phillip Carter

    Assistant Parts Manager

  • Jesse Garret

    Jesse Garret

    Service Advisor

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    Jesse Garret

    Jesse Garret

    Service Advisor

  • Amber Moose

    Amber Moose

    Parts Counter

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    Amber Moose

    Amber Moose

    Parts Counter

  • Alyssa Royality

    Alyssa Royality

    Parts Counter

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    Alyssa Royality

    Alyssa Royality

    Parts Counter

  • Maria Torres

    Maria Torres

    Parts Counter

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    Maria Torres

    Maria Torres

    Parts Counter

  • Cody Harmon

    Cody Harmon

    Service Advisor

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    Cody Harmon

    Cody Harmon

    Service Advisor

  • Brian Costner

    Brian Costner

    Service Manager

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    Brian Costner

    Brian Costner

    Service Manager

    Brian is a Gaston County native and has been with our organization since 1992. He started with our Honda team in 1992 and was in the parts department for more than 13 years and now serves as service manager. Brian enjoys working with the public and meeting new people everyday. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his three boys and wife, and also spend time working on his car, a 1978 Chevrolet Camaro Z28.

  • Tracy Hamacher

    Tracy Hamacher

    Parts Manager

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    Tracy Hamacher

    Tracy Hamacher

    Parts Manager

  • Jasper Powe

    Jasper Powe

    Service Advisor

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    Jasper Powe

    Jasper Powe

    Service Advisor

    Jasper is originally from Norwood, NC but has lived in Mt. Holly for the past 16 years. He began his career in automotive sales more than eight years ago and has been with organization for four years in sales. It means a lot to Jasper to be able to assist people with such a large purchase and is dedicated to giving the best customer service and experience that his customers deserve. Jasper is happily married for 16 years and has three great children. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and being active in his church’s youth group, praise dance step team and choir.

  • Kaitlyn Golden

    Kaitlyn Golden

    Service Advisor

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    Kaitlyn Golden

    Kaitlyn Golden

    Service Advisor

    Kaitlyn is originally from Merrill Wisconsin, but has lived in Gastonia for the past 10 years. She is brand new in the automotive industry, starting from the ground up and learning her way around the service department. Kaitlyn enjoys meeting new people and being challenged with different diagnostic situations everyday. She enjoys spending time with her family in her spare time and is very passionate about animals, music and art. Kaitlyn has been a pescetarian for seven years.

Office

  • Kim Bonnin

    Kim Bonnin

    Receptionist

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    Kim Bonnin

    Kim Bonnin

    Receptionist

  • Laura Chesser

    Laura Chesser

    Controller

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    Laura Chesser

    Laura Chesser

    Controller

  • Amber Jenkins

    Amber Jenkins

    Payable Contact

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    Amber Jenkins

    Amber Jenkins

    Payable Contact

  • Melissa Kepley

    Melissa Kepley

    Title Clerk

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    Melissa Kepley

    Melissa Kepley

    Title Clerk

  • Cassie Lopez

    Cassie Lopez

    Office Manager

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    Cassie Lopez

    Cassie Lopez

    Office Manager

  • Barbie Rich

    Barbie Rich

    Warranty Clerk

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    Barbie Rich

    Barbie Rich

    Warranty Clerk

  • Celia Granato

    Celia Granato

    Office Assistant

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    Celia Granato

    Celia Granato

    Office Assistant

    Celia was born and raised in Gastonia and has worked in the automotive industry for 12 years. Celia has worked in the service department, customer service and currently works in the office. Celia enjoys the interaction with the customers from day to day and the people she works with. Celia is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in her spare time enjoys reading, outdoor activities, hiking Crowders Mountain and hanging out with her friends and family.

Facilities Manager

  • James Capers

    James Capers

    Facilities Manager

    James Capers

    James Capers

    Facilities Manager

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