Staff

Why Choose Marine Cadillac?

Why should you buy from Marine Cadillac? Our unmatched service and diverse Cadillac inventory have set us apart as the preferred dealer in Jacksonville. Visit us today to discover why we have the best reputation in the Jacksonville area.

Management

  • Michael Alford

    Michael Alford

    President

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    Michael Alford

    Michael Alford

    President

    A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, Mike graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986. Mike entered the car business in 1992, after a career in banking. His business philosophy focuses on serving the customer, developing talent within the Marine Chevy team, and supporting the community. Under Mike’s leadership, Marine Chevrolet is a generous supporter of numerous community events and initiatives such as the United Way, Relay for Life, Girls on the Run, Toys for Tots, the Wounded Warriors and the Onslow Community Ministries’ Soup Kitchen and Mobile Food Vans. Mike is an avid Tarheel fan and when away from work, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing, snow skiing and cycling.

  • Michael Hoopes

    Michael Hoopes

    General Manager

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    Michael Hoopes

    Michael Hoopes

    General Manager

    Michael Hoopes grew up in a large family in Jacksonville where he and his wife Sherrie have raised their daughter Morgan. After graduating from University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Michael worked in real estate before joining the Marine Chevy family in 1998. On the weekends, Michael plays competitive tennis and enjoys time with his family, including his Cairn Terriers, Stormy and Elsa.

  • Crystal Massie

    Crystal Massie

    CFO

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    Crystal Massie

    Crystal Massie

    CFO

    Crystal has been blessed to work in various capacities at Marine Chevrolet. She joined our team in August 1997! Born in the mountains of West Virginia, near Beckley, she came to Jacksonville, North Carolina to be with her husband while he served in the Marine Corps. Crystal says, “Our company believes in growing extraordinary people! It is important to know that I am investing in a career to benefit my family, not merely showing up for a job with a paycheck.” Her passion is church and family. Outside of work, Crystal enjoys cooking, archery and target shooting.

  • Lisa Dunlap

    Lisa Dunlap

    Human Resources Specialist

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    Lisa Dunlap

    Lisa Dunlap

    Human Resources Specialist

    Lisa, who is originally from North Smithfield, RI, joined Marine Chevrolet in January of 2017, as the Human Resource Specialist. Her fun, energetic, and spontaneous personality proves her to be a great asset to our team. Lisa’s favorite thing about working in the Human Resources field is her passion to help people, which she has done for 25 years. While aspiring to grow within her career, she also enjoys attending art exhibits, going to the ocean, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Alicia Mejia

    Alicia Mejia

    F&I Accounting Specialist

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    Alicia Mejia

    Alicia Mejia

    F&I Accounting Specialist

    Proudly born and raised in Jacksonville, Alicia joined the Marine Chevrolet team in February of 2020.  She enjoys making jewelry and visiting the beach with her family during her free time, she also enjoys cooking and shoes.  Alicia loves her job and the new people she gets to meet and interact with along the way.
  • Angelita Jacobs

    Angelita Jacobs

    Accounting Specialist

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    Angelita Jacobs

    Angelita Jacobs

    Accounting Specialist

    Aka: “Angie in Accounting” started with Marine Chevrolet in 2014, adding great value to our Accounting Department! She says she loves working at Marine Chevrolet Cadillac because of the people, both customers and employees, as well as, the community spirit Marine Chevy believes in. Marine Chevy participates in Relay for Life, Girls on the Run, United Way, Red Cross Blood Drives, school fundraisers and more. After work, Angelita enjoys four wheeling and driving around seeing the beautiful country side. Any accounts payable or receivable questions can be directed to Angie at ap@marinechevy.com.

  • Erin  McKinney

    Erin McKinney

    Community Engagement

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    Erin  McKinney

    Erin McKinney

    Community Engagement

    Erin joined Marine Chevrolet in July of 2017, as the Executive Assistant. She is originally from Hamilton, Ohio, however her affiliation with the military is what brought her to Jacksonville. Erin has previous experience in a similar role as well as a creative and efficient personality that makes her a great asset to our team! You can often find Erin baking, reading, biking, traveling, and spending time with her family in her spare time. Although Erin has had the opportunity to travel to many different places, her dream is to visit Spain or Greece one day.

  • Judie Hamiwka

    Judie Hamiwka

    Executive Assistant

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    Judie Hamiwka

    Judie Hamiwka

    Executive Assistant

    Judie, originally from West Palm Beach, FL, joined our team in June of 2019. When not at work, Judie enjoys gardening, thrift store shopping, and going to the beach to walk. She also loves to spend time with her family and pets. What she enjoys most about her job is the interaction with customers.

  • Katie Bateman

    Katie Bateman

    Receptionist

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    Katie Bateman

    Katie Bateman

    Receptionist

    Katie, originally from Memphis, TN, joined our team in June of 2020. When not at work, Katie enjoys hiking and relaxing on the beach. A couple of fun facts about Katie are that she loves dogs and ice coffee. Her long term professional goal is to continue to better herself as an employee and to advance within the company. What she enjoys most about her job is the daily interaction and chance to help people.

  • Meggan Anderson

    Meggan Anderson

    Accounting Specialist

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    Meggan Anderson

    Meggan Anderson

    Accounting Specialist

    Meggan, who is originally from Mountain Home, Arkansas, began her career in December of 2017. If she is not here at work, you can find her riding horses, fishing, or spending time with her husband of 10 years and their two daughters. Meggan loves working with numbers and being part of the amazing Accounting Team at Marine Chevrolet. She also hopes to learn more of the financial aspect.

  • Michele Carter

    Michele Carter

    Title Specialist

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    Michele Carter

    Michele Carter

    Title Specialist

    Michele (spelled with only one “L”) has been working in the Automotive Industry for over 28 years! She came to work with us in August 2011, and has been a huge asset to our team ever since! Her favorite past time activities are anything involving her grandchildren, shopping, and spending time with her husband Joe and dog Abby. Michele says that the positive working environment and people are what brings her back to work every day. If you every have any titling questions, Michele can be reached at titles@marinechevy.com.

Sales

  • John Yun

    John Yun

    General Sales Manager

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    John Yun

    John Yun

    General Sales Manager

    John, who is originally from Seattle, WA, began his career at Marine Chevrolet in March of 2015. Prior to being a Sales Manager, John served in the United States Marine Corps. He has had the opportunity to travel to California, Japan, Korea, and Thailand. John also enjoys listening to classic rock music and golfing! For any of your sales or leasing questions, please call or email John.

  • Daniel Gallen

    Daniel Gallen

    Sales Manager

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    Daniel Gallen

    Daniel Gallen

    Sales Manager

    Daniel, originally from Swansboro, NC, joined our team in 2013. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys water sports. What he loves best about his job is driving all the new cars. His long term professional goal is to become a Sales Manager.

  • Pale Becerra

    Pale Becerra

    New Car Desk Manager

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    Pale Becerra

    Pale Becerra

    New Car Desk Manager

    Pale has been a part of the Marine Chevy family since May 2012 and has been successful selling vehicles since then. He is well versed in many areas and always provides excellent customer service. Pale was born in Hawaii, but has spent most of his life in Jacksonville. His hobbies include reading, fishing, grilling, traveling, watching Panther football and Tarheel basketball. Pale and his wife, Debra, have four children and enjoy spending time with their family.

  • Steven Wall

    Steven Wall

    Sales Manager

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    Steven Wall

    Steven Wall

    Sales Manager

    Steven rejoined our sales team here at Marine Chevrolet in May of 2018. He was born and raised in Swansboro. In his spare time, Steven enjoys hanging out with his family, shooting, and playing sports. His goal is to become a Manager, and his favorite thing about his job is the people that he is surrounded by on a daily basis.

  • Tommy  Snowdon

    Tommy Snowdon

    Business Elite Sales Manager

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    Tommy  Snowdon

    Tommy Snowdon

    Business Elite Sales Manager

    One of our most dedicated and passionate sales leaders is Tommy, our Business Elite Manger. He “came on board, March 1994.” He is an ordained minister, a private pilot and coaches and plays softball with our local community. Tommy enjoys preaching and singing the gospel; his favorite verse in the Bible is Romans 5:6-8. Tommy’s favorite thing about Marine Chevy is the daily interaction with his clients and coworkers. For any of your sales and leasing questions, please call or email Tommy at tommysnowdon@marinechevy.com.

  • Stephen Herring

    Stephen Herring

    Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

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    Stephen Herring

    Stephen Herring

    Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

    Stephen joined our Marine Chevrolet family February of 2018. During his spare time he enjoys playing the guitar, hunting, fishing, shooting sports, and gaming.

  • Branden Havens

    Branden Havens

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Branden Havens

    Branden Havens

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Branden, originally from Browns Mills, NJ, joined our Sales Team in June of 2020. When away from work, Branden enjoys spending time with his kids and playing video games. A fun fact about Branden is that he loves Hip Hop and Rap music. His long term professional goal is to be living with a comfortable income and to become a better person. What he loves most about his job is guest interaction before getting into trades.

  • Cassey Torres

    Cassey Torres

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Cassey Torres

    Cassey Torres

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Cassey, originally fro Showshoe, WV, joined our team in August of 2020. When not at work, Cassey enjoys going to the beach, playing with her son, paddle boarding, and kayaking. She also loves animals and fosters cats in her spare time. She also collects shark teeth and sea glass. What she enjoys most about her job is being able to help customers and co-workers.

  • David Doughty

    David Doughty

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    David Doughty

    David Doughty

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    David, originally from Florence, SC, joined our team in December of 2020. When away from work, David enjoys reading books and playing online games. He also enjoys working with his hands. What he enjoys most about his job is helping everyone the best he can and communicating with people.

  • Ethan Oliver

    Ethan Oliver

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Ethan Oliver

    Ethan Oliver

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Ethan, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our sales team in May of 2020. When not at work, Ethan enjoys fishing and hunting. What he enjoys most about his job, is the rush of the car business.

  • Fred Franklin

    Fred Franklin

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Fred Franklin

    Fred Franklin

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Fred rejoined our Sales Team in December of 2017. Born and raised right here in Jacksonville, Fred enjoys fishing, golfing, horseback riding and exploring the countryside. He also enjoys doing charity work, anything to lend a helping hand, putting a smile on a stranger’s face or even brightening someone’s day. The most satisfying thing about his job here at Marine Chevrolet is being able to help people find their dream vehicle and leaving here happier than when they stepped in.

  • Ian Kozlik

    Ian Kozlik

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Ian Kozlik

    Ian Kozlik

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Ian, originally from Ware, MA, joined out team in January of 2021. When away from work, Ian enjoys investing, shooting, and spending time with his twins. He also enjoys training dogs and is a certified dog handler. His long term professional goal is to go back to college. What he enjoys most about his job is interacting with new people every day.

  • Jennifer Berberovich

    Jennifer Berberovich

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Jennifer Berberovich

    Jennifer Berberovich

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Jennifer, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in September of 2020. When not at work, Jennifer enjoys the beach! What she enjoys most about her job is meeting new people, assisting customers in finding their dream car and seeing the excitement on their faces.

  • Jim Tinsley

    Jim Tinsley

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Jim Tinsley

    Jim Tinsley

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Jim began his time here at Marine Chevrolet in 1998 as a sales consultant. Through the years he has progressed through multiple positions and has found it fulfilling to manage our Customer Care Center. Jim’s motto for success is, “Achieve more than is acceptable and you will become exceptional.” He was born in Florida and raised in High Point, North Carolina. Before getting into the Automotive Industry, Jim attended Western Carolina University and then served in the Marine Corps. At home, Jim has a large support group, including his wife, six children, seven grandchildren, and his two dogs Buxton (Bux) and Hatteras (Hattie). Other than his wife and family, fishing is his first love. One of his fondest memories is when he caught a sail fish, the largest fish he’s caught to date!

  • Josh Greene

    Josh Greene

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Josh Greene

    Josh Greene

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Josh joined our Sales Team in July of 2018. He is originally from Virginia and relocated to Jacksonville for the military, where he served for eleven years with three combat tours. He enjoys working out, spending time with his family, fishing, and playing sports in his free time. He also assists in coaching youth soccer and tee ball. Josh also enjoys meeting new people!

  • JR Perez

    JR Perez

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    JR Perez

    JR Perez

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    JR, originally from Swansboro, NC, re-joined our team in November of 2020. When away from work, JR enjoys listening to music, car photography, and spending time with family. He also enjoys running track and surfing. his long term professional goal is to own his own business and travel the world. What he enjoys most about his job is being surrounded by cars and meeting new people.

  • Karen Cotter

    Karen Cotter

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Karen Cotter

    Karen Cotter

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    If you are searching for your dream Cadillac vehicle, Karen offers her specialized knowledge and expertise. She has been working at Marine Chevrolet since 1992! She has spent her time assisting to perfect the Marine Chevy culture by displaying phenomenal customer service and product knowledge. Before that, Karen traveled constantly, even attending 13 different schools growing up while her father was in the military. Finally, she remained in Jacksonville, where she calls home and loves it. Over the years at Marine Chevy, Karen has established plenty of client relationships that have turned into friendships. She hopes to continue creating lasting client based friendships in the future.

  • Kevin Boyer

    Kevin Boyer

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Kevin Boyer

    Kevin Boyer

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Kevin joined our team in March of 2010 as a Sales Associate. He is originally from Jackson, MS, and enjoys spending time with his family. If you have any questions about the purchase of your next vehicle, please contact Kevin.

  • Leia Raines

    Leia Raines

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Leia Raines

    Leia Raines

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Leia, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our Sales Team in September of 2019. When Leia is not at work, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys learning new things and pampering herself. Her long term professional goal is to make a career of being a car sales associate. What she enjoys most about her job is seeing a client smile while they are driving off the lot.

  • Phil Brown

    Phil Brown

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Phil Brown

    Phil Brown

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Philip, Born at Cherry Point and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, joined our team in April of 2021. When away from work, Phil enjoys working on his house and being with his son. He also enjoys shooting.

  • Stephen Smith

    Stephen Smith

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Stephen Smith

    Stephen Smith

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Stephen, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in October 2020. When away from work, he enjoys spending time with family and watching sports. A fun fact about Stephen is that he can solve a rubik’s cube. What he enjoys most about his job is making connections with people.

  • Tina Carter

    Tina Carter

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Tina Carter

    Tina Carter

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Tina, born and raised in the Richlands, NC, joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, Tina enjoys boating, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Her long term professional goal is to be good at something she enjoys.

  • Vince Crisomia

    Vince Crisomia

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Vince Crisomia

    Vince Crisomia

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Vince, originally from Philadelphia, PA, joined our team in August of 2020. When away from work, Vince enjoys fishing and playing with his kids. Vince is also a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. His long term professional goal is to be financially stable enough to provide well for his family. What he enjoys most about his job is everything!

  • Anna Baysden

    Anna Baysden

    Product Specialist Lead

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    Anna Baysden

    Anna Baysden

    Product Specialist Lead

    Anna, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, re-joined our Sales team in February of 2020 as a Product Specialist. In her free time, Anna enjoys spending time with her family and 3 pups. She also enjoys gardening. What she loves most about her job is spending time with her work family, seeing the sunsets while at work, and meeting new people everyday.

  • Daniel Hennis

    Daniel Hennis

    Product Specialist

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    Daniel Hennis

    Daniel Hennis

    Product Specialist

    Daniel, originally from Kirkland, WA, joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, Daniel enjoys driving his car, watching sports, filming, making and editing Youtube videos. His long term professional goal is to get involved with cars and Motorsports and work with corvette racing teams. What he enjoys most about his job is helping others.

  • Devin  Gardner

    Devin Gardner

    Product Specialist

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    Devin Gardner

    Product Specialist

    Devin was born and raised right here in Jacksonville, North Carolina, and joined our team in June of 2018. In his spare time, he likes to play video games with his friends and hopes to study engineering at NC State one day!

  • Madison Goodwin

    Madison Goodwin

    Product Specialist

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    Madison Goodwin

    Madison Goodwin

    Product Specialist

    Madison, originally from Dallas, TX, joined our team in February of 2021. When away from work, Madison enjoys being outside hiking, horseback riding, dirt bike riding, yoga, going to the beach with her dog and spending time with friends. She also enjoys reading and taking time to plan her week. Her long term professional goal is to be a traveling veterinarian technician. She is also a big people person.

  • Tyler Gambrell

    Tyler Gambrell

    Product Specialist

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    Tyler Gambrell

    Tyler Gambrell

    Product Specialist

    Tyler, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in September of 2020. When away from work, Tyler enjoys lifting weights, cooking and gardening. A fun fact about Tyler is that he played College lacrosse. His long term professional goal is to become a trauma nurse. Tyler also enjoys being himself in a professional setting.

  • Dena Cupsta Perkins

    Dena Cupsta Perkins

    Photographer

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    Dena Cupsta Perkins

    Dena Cupsta Perkins

    Photographer

    Dena, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in September of 2020. When away at work, Dena enjoys going to car shows, fishing, and spending time with family. She is also a photographer for two automotive magazines. Her car currently holds the NSPL World Championship for single sub 12 inch. Her long term goals are to further her photography career. What she enjoys most about her job is being around cars.

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    "Your Name Here"

    Sales and Leasing Consultants

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    "Your Name Here"

    Sales and Leasing Consultants

    We are growing and hiring Sales and Leasing Consultants! At Marine Cadillac, we do the right thing. We embrace honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness. We value professional and personal development and an eagerness to achieve. Our mission: To achieve excellence by exceeding our guests expectation; providing the best opportunities for our team and maintaining our guest and team members for life. We offer ongoing training, as well as exceptional bonus and commission programs. If you are looking for a great new career opportunity, email your resume to humanresources@marinechevy.com and find out Why You’ll Love Working With Us!

Service

  • Janel Tasker

    Janel Tasker

    Service Director

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    Janel Tasker

    Janel Tasker

    Service Director

    Janel joined the Marine Chevy Team in December 2014, bringing over 22 years of service experience and customer relations to our Service Department. At five years old, she moved North with her family for many years. Janel’s return to the area is accredited to her love of the beach, ocean and off shore fishing. She spends her free time making memories with loved ones, family and friends. She is always eager to assist any employee or guest whenever she can. If you ever have any questions, please feel free to contact Janel, janeltasker@marinechevy.com.

  • Vinnie Havens

    Vinnie Havens

    Fixed Operations Logistics

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    Vinnie Havens

    Vinnie Havens

    Fixed Operations Logistics

    Vinnie Havens was born in Hawaii. He has nine years of dealership experience, and has been with us here at Marine Chevy since August of 2014. If you ever have any questions regarding the servicing of your vehicle, please call Vinnie or email him at vinniehavens@marinechevy.com.

  • Grace Gregory

    Grace Gregory

    Reconditioning Supervisor Mechanical and Product

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    Grace Gregory

    Grace Gregory

    Reconditioning Supervisor Mechanical and Product

    Grace has been a part of the Marine Chevrolet Team since July 2013. She lives in Jacksonville, not far from Swansboro, where she considers home. She loves the beach and spending times with friends and family. Grace has worn many hats at the dealership, which makes her a great asset! Growth and opportunity is a value to Grace, and now you can find her in the Reconditioning Department. If you ever have any questions, please call or you can email her at gracegregory@marinechevy.com.

  • Kourtney Ezzell

    Kourtney Ezzell

    Customer Care Representative / Service

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    Kourtney Ezzell

    Kourtney Ezzell

    Customer Care Representative / Service

    Kourtney joined the Marine Chevy team in December 2013. Originally, Kourtney began as a Floor Coordinator, keeping up with all of the traffic going on and off the lot. Her dedication and ability to converse easily with anyone on any topic is what landed her in our Service Customer Care Center. She was born and raised in Richlands, North Carolina; although, her father always told her she was hatched from a polka dotted egg. Kourtney considers her two children to be her greatest accomplishment. However, we can’t forget to mention Charlie, her Bassett Hound who is like a third child to her! One adventure that Kourtney hopes to one day experience is riding in a hot air balloon. If you ever need to set an appointment for service, or have general service questions, please call or email Kourtney for assistance.

  • Ally Houghton

    Ally Houghton

    Customer Care Representative / Service

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    Ally Houghton

    Ally Houghton

    Customer Care Representative / Service

    Ally, originally from Reading, PA, joined our team in December of 2019. When not at work, Ally enjoys spending time with her two energetic dogs, hiking and being out in nature. She also enjoys being creative, drawing, and doing arts and crafts. A fun fact about Ally, is she is a huge frog lover! What she enjoys most about her job is meeting new people and making new friends.

  • Stephen Riggs

    Stephen Riggs

    Customer Care Representative / Service

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    Stephen Riggs

    Stephen Riggs

    Customer Care Representative / Service

    Stephen, originally from Pollocksville, NC, joined our team in November 2019. When Stephen is not at work, he enjoys writing poetry and songs, singing, dancing and acting. He also is comical and enjoys performance art. What he likes most about his job is interacting with people.

  • Alexa McGurie

    Alexa McGurie

    Maint. Service Advisor

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    Alexa McGurie

    Alexa McGurie

    Maint. Service Advisor

    Alexa, originally from Marion, VA, re-joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, Alexa enjoys hiking and being outdoors. Her long term professional goal is to work in finance. What she enjoys most about her job is the overall dealership atmosphere.

  • Casey Carter

    Casey Carter

    Maint. Service Advisor

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    Casey Carter

    Casey Carter

    Maint. Service Advisor

    Casey, originally from Richlands, NC, joined our team in January of 2021. When Casey is away from work, he enjoys watching and debating sports. He also love to write and has published 4 times. His long term professional goal is to prove himself to be a loyal and capable of doing anything asked of him. What he enjoys most about his position is interacting with customers and sharing opportunities and success with co-workers.

  • JR Suarez

    JR Suarez

    Maint. Service Advisor

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    JR Suarez

    JR Suarez

    Maint. Service Advisor

    With over 14 years of dealership experience, JR has held multiple positions at Marine Chevy, including Sales, Finance Manager, and Sales Trainer. A former Navy Submarine Corpsman, JR enjoys the family-like feel of the company. JR has plans for a long career with upward mobility within the dealership. JR enjoys reading about history and religion and, most likely, has the largest book collection of anyone else at the dealership.

  • Casey Gabler

    Casey Gabler

    Service Advisor

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    Casey Gabler

    Casey Gabler

    Service Advisor

    Casey, born in Goldsboro, NC and raised in Holly Ridge, NC, joined our team in March of 2019. When not at work, she enjoys reading and doing crafts. Her long-term professional goal is to be working in the cybersecurity field. What she enjoys most about her job is driving all the different cars.

  • Gary Miller

    Gary Miller

    Service Advisor

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    Gary Miller

    Gary Miller

    Service Advisor

    Gary, who is originally from Piedmont, MO, joined Marine Chevrolet’s Service Pit Crew in February of 2017, and has recently accepted a position as a Service Advisor. Gary moved to Jacksonville, NC, due to his family’s affiliation with the military. He renders excellent customer service experience, which he formerly acquired as a restaurant manager. Gary also enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, and cooking. A fun fact about Gary is he has a degree in Culinary Arts!

  • Tony Andrews

    Tony Andrews

    Service Advisor

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    Tony Andrews

    Tony Andrews

    Service Advisor

    Tony, originally from Swainsboro, Ga, re-joined our team in August of 2020. When not at work, Tony enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his Grandchildren. He describes himself as being lovable and outgoing. His long term professional goal is to own his own store someday. What he enjoys most about his job is the customers

  • Abigail Phillips

    Abigail Phillips

    Service Specialist

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    Abigail Phillips

    Abigail Phillips

    Service Specialist

    Abigail, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in August of 2019. When not at work, Abigail enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys bowling, swimming, laser tag, and working on her own car. What she enjoys most about her job is meeting new people.

  • Brandon Wooten

    Brandon Wooten

    CTP Representative

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    Brandon Wooten

    Brandon Wooten

    CTP Representative

    Brandon, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in September of 2020. When away from work, he enjoys working out and shooting pool. His long term professional goal is to own his own business. What he enjoys most about his job is being with his coworkers.

  • Makayla Turkvant

    Makayla Turkvant

    CTP Representative

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    Makayla Turkvant

    Makayla Turkvant

    CTP Representative

    Makayla, originally from Orangeburg, SC joined out team in March of 2021. When away from work, Makayla enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys fishing and shopping. Her long term professional goal is to learn new skills. What she enjoys most about her job is everyone is very nice and friendly.

  • Uriah Morris

    Uriah Morris

    CTP Representative

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    Uriah Morris

    Uriah Morris

    CTP Representative

    Uriah, originally from Palm Springs, CA, joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, Uriah enjoys playing sports, watching movies, listening to music. He also has a You Tube Channel, makes music and is in college. His long term professional goal is to be a crime scene investigator. What he enjoys most about his job is talking to customers and making people laugh.

  • L.J. Foskey

    L.J. Foskey

    Shuttle Driver

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    L.J. Foskey

    Shuttle Driver

    L.J., originally from Norfolk, VA, is retired from the Marine Corps. He began working with Marine Chevy in May 2016. L.J. enjoys golf and motorcycles in his free time.

  • Tim Huebschman

    Tim Huebschman

    Shuttle Driver

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    Tim Huebschman

    Tim Huebschman

    Shuttle Driver

    Tim, originally from Baltimore, MD, joined our team in October of 2020. The beach and warmer weather is what brought him to NC. What Tim enjoys most about his job is interacting with people.

  • Billy  Meeker

    Billy Meeker

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

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    Billy  Meeker

    Billy Meeker

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

    Technician since 1979. GM Gold Certified Technician | ASE Master Certified Technician: Engine Repair | Automatic Trans/Transaxles | Manual Drive Train and Axles | Suspension and Steering | Brakes | Electric/Electrical Systems | Heating and Air Conditioning | Engine Performance

  • Chuck Rothfuss

    Chuck Rothfuss

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

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    Chuck Rothfuss

    Chuck Rothfuss

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

    Technician since 1979. GM Gold Certified Technician, ASE Master Certified Technician: Engine Repair | Automatic Trans/Transaxles | Manual Drive Train and Axles | Suspension and Steering | Brakes | Electric/Electrical Systems | Heating and Air Conditioning | Engine Performance

  • Kevin Dessert

    Kevin Dessert

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

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    Kevin Dessert

    Kevin Dessert

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

    Kevin returned to Marine Chevy July 2016, as a Technician after spending some time away.

  • Matt Abercrombie

    Matt Abercrombie

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

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    Matt Abercrombie

    Matt Abercrombie

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

    Matt, who is originally from Naples, FL, joined Marine Chevrolet in January of 2015, as a Service Technician. Matt served over 10 years in the military as an equipment mechanic. This prior career choice allowed him to relocate to Jacksonville, NC. His main priority, when performing his duties, is to ensure quality control of vehicles and customer satisfaction. Matt also enjoys spending time with his family and fishing!

  • Tim Coffey

    Tim Coffey

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

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    Tim Coffey

    Tim Coffey

    GM Factory Trained ASE Master Technician

    Technician since 1974. GM Master Certified Technician | ASE Master Certified Technician: Engine Repair | Automatic Trans/Transaxles | Manual Drive Train and Axles | Suspension and Steering | Brakes | Electric/Electrical Systems | Heating and Air Conditioning | Engine Performance

  • Adam Curran

    Adam Curran

    GM Factory Trained Gold Level Certified Technician

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    Adam Curran

    Adam Curran

    GM Factory Trained Gold Level Certified Technician

    Adam, originally from Prince Frederick, MD, joined our team in December of 2020. When away from work, Adam enjoys spending time with family, playing competitive softball, and playing golf. Adam started working on cars at age 17, and his long term professional goal is to become a Shop Foreman or have a Management role. What he enjoys most about his job is the challenge of new tasks daily.

  • Andre Ward

    Andre Ward

    GM Factory Trained Technician

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    Andre Ward

    Andre Ward

    GM Factory Trained Technician

    Andre, born in Charlestown, SC, raised in Hampstead, NC, moved to Jacksonville for better job opportunities. He rejoined our team in March of 2020. When not at work, Andre enjoys spending time with his family. His long term goal is to own a shop for both automotive and collision repairs. What he enjoys most about his job is the opportunity to learn something new each day.

  • Drew Dubois

    Drew Dubois

    GM Factory Trained Technician

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    Drew Dubois

    Drew Dubois

    GM Factory Trained Technician

    Drew joined our Team as a Technician in May of 2018! He is originally from Manchester, New Hampshire, and moved to Jacksonville when an opportunity presented itself. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and friends, as well as exploring new places. He hopes to become certified in all areas within 5 years!

  • Eric  Fox

    Eric Fox

    GM Factory Trained Technician

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    Eric  Fox

    Eric Fox

    GM Factory Trained Technician

    Eric, a native of Ypsilanti, MI, relocated to Jacksonville originally because of the military. He has been working with us since March of 2018. Eric enjoys working on cars and being with his family in his spare time. Eric is a middle child, and wants to be the best he can and make a name for himself! What he enjoys most about his job is meeting new people and learning about all the cool new vehicle features and options!

  • Sean Andre-Ashman

    Sean Andre-Ashman

    GM Factory Trained Technician

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    Sean Andre-Ashman

    Sean Andre-Ashman

    GM Factory Trained Technician

    Sean, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, Sean enjoys drag racing and spending time with his family.

  • Ezequiel Pina

    Ezequiel Pina

    GM Factory Trained Technician Apprentice

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    Ezequiel Pina

    Ezequiel Pina

    GM Factory Trained Technician Apprentice

    Ezequiel, originally from Austin, TX, joined our team in September of 2020. When away from work, Ezequiel enjoys finishing, working out, and riding motorcycles. His long term professional goal is to become an ASE Master Tech. What he enjoys most about his job is all the new experiences.

  • Bernie Smith

    Bernie Smith

    ASE Certified UCI Technician

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    Bernie Smith

    Bernie Smith

    ASE Certified UCI Technician

    Technician since 1980. ASE Master Certified Technician: Engine Repair | Automatic Trans/Transaxles | Manual Drive Train and Axles | Suspension and Steering | Brakes | Electric/Electrical Systems | Heating and Air Conditioning | Engine Performance

  • Christopher Jones

    Christopher Jones

    GM Certified UCI Technician

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    Christopher Jones

    Christopher Jones

    GM Certified UCI Technician

    Christopher, who goes by Chris, joined our team as a Technician in May of 2017. Chris grew up in an automotive enthusiast family and acquired the passion of building and repairing automobiles. During his spare time he enjoys going to car meets and associates himself around enthusiasts like himself.

  • Jeremy Garcia-Suarez

    Jeremy Garcia-Suarez

    GM Certified UCI Technician

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    Jeremy Garcia-Suarez

    Jeremy Garcia-Suarez

    GM Certified UCI Technician

    Jeremy, born in Kinston, NC and raised in Pink Hill, NC, joined our team in June of 2020. When not at work, Jeremy enjoys playing golf and spending time with family. His long term professional goal is to learn new abilities and become a Master Technician.

  • Manny  Fonville

    Manny Fonville

    GM Factory Trained PDI Technician

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    Manny  Fonville

    Manny Fonville

    GM Factory Trained PDI Technician

    Manny, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in August of 2020. When not at work, Manny enjoys playing and writing music. He actually taught himself how to play the piano at age 9. He also likes to joke around and enjoys doing impressions of Mickey Mouse and Elmo. His long term professional goal is to start his own music business and teach music. He also enjoys interacting with people, building work relationships and making customers feel good.

  • Joe  Carter

    Joe Carter

    Maintenance Plus Foreman

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    Joe  Carter

    Joe Carter

    Maintenance Plus Foreman

    Joe, originally from Kinston, NC, joined our team in October of 2020. When away from work, Joe enjoys his fish tank, yard work, and spending time with family and friends. He also enjoys playing his guitar, 5K’s, and cruising. His long term professional goal is to retire again.

  • Brendon Wilson

    Brendon Wilson

    GM Factory Trained Technician Apprentice

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    Brendon Wilson

    Brendon Wilson

    GM Factory Trained Technician Apprentice

    Brendon, originally from Tunkhannock, PA, joined our team in August of 2020. When away from work, Brendon enjoys building project cars with his two little girls and spending time with his family. He also enjoys riding motorcycles, fishing, building things and watching Scooby-Doo. His long term professional goal is to become a Certified Master Technician. What he enjoys most about his job is that there is never a dull moment.

  • Hunter Ginn

    Hunter Ginn

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

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    Hunter Ginn

    Hunter Ginn

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

    Hunter, originally from Ashland, ME, re-joined our team in 2021. When away from work, Hunter enjoys watching television and playing video games. His long term professional goal is to become a Technician.

  • Justin Robert

    Justin Robert

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

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    Justin Robert

    Justin Robert

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

    Justin Roberts, originally from Gray, TN, joined our Service Department in May of 2020, after serving in the military. When not at work, Justin enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys assembling lots of different items (non-electrical and electrical). His long term professional goal is to finish college (computer engineering) and become a high qualified mechanic. What he enjoys most about his job is getting his hands dirty, greeting people with a handshake (clean hands of course) and a smile.

  • Miles Mobley

    Miles Mobley

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

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    Miles Mobley

    Miles Mobley

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

    Miles, originally from Chester, VA, joined our team in August of 2020. When not at work, he enjoys drag racing and going to car meets. A fun fact about Miles is that he own a 69 Nova. His log term professional goal is to become an ASE Master Technician. What he enjoys most about his job is taking care of customer’s cars and keeping them safe.

  • Nelson Torres

    Nelson Torres

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

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    Nelson Torres

    Nelson Torres

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

    Nelson, originally from PA, joined our team in August of 2020. When not at work, Nelson likes to work on his project car and go on runs with his dog. His long term professional goal is to become a Technician. What he enjoys most about his job is working on cars.

  • Tim Speckman

    Tim Speckman

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

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    Tim Speckman

    Tim Speckman

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

    Tim, originally from Springfield, OH, joined our team in October of 2020. When away from work, Tim enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and working on cars and trucks. His long term professional goal is to become a Master Technician.

  • Todd Wilson

    Todd Wilson

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

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    Todd Wilson

    Todd Wilson

    GM Factory Trained Maintenance Specialist

    Todd, Born and raised in Pink Hill, NC, joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, Todd enjoys hunting and spending time with his kids. What he enjoys most about his job is working on cars and the dealership environment.

  • Jacob King

    Jacob King

    Detailer Supervisor

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    Jacob King

    Jacob King

    Detailer Supervisor

    Having joined our team in March of 2020, Jacob was born in raised in Maysville, NC. Jacob has many talents and hobbies, including wood working, hunting, fishing, going to the gym, and volunteering at the local fire department. He enjoys the wonderful atmosphere Marine Chevrolet brings and is excited for what the company will bring him.

  • Austin Woody

    Austin Woody

    Detailer

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    Austin Woody

    Austin Woody

    Detailer

    Austin, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in January of 2020. When not at work, Austin enjoys fishing, hunting, and playing sports (played football for 5 years). Also, he is currently studying criminal justice. What he enjoys most about his job is interacting with people and providing good customer service, as well as, being a team player.

  • Jose Ornelas

    Jose Ornelas

    Detailer

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    Jose Ornelas

    Jose Ornelas

    Detailer

    Jose joined our detail team in February 2019! He was born in Watertown, NY, was raised in Jackson, MI, and relocated to Jacksonville, NC due to military. In his spare time he enjoys watching tv and playing video games. He married his childhood sweetheart, and they have 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 bearded dragons. What he loves most about his job is to be around cars and learn new things. His long term professional goal is to become a veterinarian.

  • Kaleb Hall

    Kaleb Hall

    Detailer

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    Kaleb Hall

    Kaleb Hall

    Detailer

    Kaleb, originally from Beulaville, NC, joined our team in August or 2020. When not at work, Kaleb enjoys working out. He also describes himself as being funny, outgoing and energetic. What he enjoys most about his job is cleaning cars and making customers happy.

  • Manuel Dietsch

    Manuel Dietsch

    Detailer

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    Manuel Dietsch

    Manuel Dietsch

    Detailer

    Manny was born and raised in New York and moved here to Jacksonville with his family. He is now part of our Detailing Department! Manny enjoys making Formula One 1/20-1/12 scale plastic models, playing football, softball, basketball, soccer, and loves spending time with his friends and family. He enjoys working with his coworkers and doing a good job!

  • Maverick Estheimer

    Maverick Estheimer

    Detailer

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    Maverick Estheimer

    Maverick Estheimer

    Detailer

    Maverick, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in February of 2021. When away from work, he enjoys biking and cleaning his truck. A fun fact about Maverick is that he was a Life Scout in Boy Scouts. His long term professional goal is to own his own lawn care business. What he enjoys most about his job is detailing vehicles.

  • Nikolas Pilats

    Nikolas Pilats

    Detailer

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    Nikolas Pilats

    Nikolas Pilats

    Detailer

    Nikolas joined our team in March of 2021. When away from work, he enjoys riding his bike, cleaning and working on his truck. He also enjoys car audio and building things. His long term professional goal is to join the Marines. What he enjoys about his job is seeing the different cars and body lines.

  • Sean Heffernan

    Sean Heffernan

    Detailer

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    Sean Heffernan

    Sean Heffernan

    Detailer

    Sean, born and raised in Jacksonville, NC, joined our team in July of 2019. When not at work, Sean enjoys playing games and hanging out with friends. His long term goal is to become an architect.

  • Sebastian Mauras

    Sebastian Mauras

    Detailer

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    Sebastian Mauras

    Sebastian Mauras

    Detailer

    Sebastian, originally from Freeport, NY, joined our team in November of 2020. When away from work, Sebastian enjoys exercise, performing magic, bowling, wrestling, and driving his motorcycle. His long term goal is to become a Veterinarian. He is also interested in learning to be an Electrician/Plumber. What he enjoys most about his job is being active, helpful, and gaining experience/knowledge.

  • Tariq Williamson

    Tariq Williamson

    Detailer

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    Tariq Williamson

    Tariq Williamson

    Detailer

    Tariq joined Marine Chevrolet in July of 2018. When not at work, he enjoys working on his 93 Dodge Ram and listening to music. Tariq is extremely competitive and likes to try new things. He also enjoys working with and meeting new people.

  • Carlton Dail

    Carlton Dail

    Facility Maintenance Manager

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    Carlton Dail

    Carlton Dail

    Facility Maintenance Manager

    Born and raised in Jacksonville, Carlton has 15 years experience as Marine Chevrolet’s wrecker operator. His past work experience includes towing, repossessing cars, working in his family’s automotive business and six years driving for a dairy company. He loves the car business and enjoys the close family-like relationships that he has developed with coworkers, who he says are like family. Carlton’s knowledge, experience and around-the-clock willingness to help anybody are what make Carlton such a valuable employee here at Marine Chevy!

  • Dakota Pierce

    Dakota Pierce

    Facility Maintenance Technician

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    Dakota Pierce

    Dakota Pierce

    Facility Maintenance Technician

    Dakota has been with our Marine Chevrolet Cadillac Team since April 2012. His hobbies are anything outdoors, from woods to water. Dakota loves the friendly atmosphere at our dealership and is currently going to college to obtain a degree in Engineering. He is so excited, he only has 2 years left!

  • Edwin Laureano

    Edwin Laureano

    Facilities Maintenance Technician

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    Edwin Laureano

    Edwin Laureano

    Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Edwin, originally from Puerto Rico, came to Jacksonville due to the military. When not at work, Edwin enjoys spending time with his family, doing yard work, and going to the beach. He also enjoys working on cars and meeting new people.

Parts

  • Jerry  Massie

    Jerry Massie

    Parts Manager

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    Jerry  Massie

    Jerry Massie

    Parts Manager

    Jerry was born in Beckley, West Virginia. The Marine Corps brought him to Jacksonville where he enjoys spending time with his family and playing in the great outdoors. He has visited more countries than states! At work, Jerry likes to see cars get fixed. Maybe that’s why he has hung around here in our Parts Department since 2005. If you ever have any questions, please call or email Jerry at jerrymassie@marinechevy.com.

  • Eliza Massie

    Eliza Massie

    Administrative Assistant

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    Eliza Massie

    Eliza Massie

    Administrative Assistant

    Eliza, from Pink Hill, NC, joined our team in May 0f 2019. When not at work, Eliza enjoys playing soccer, basketball, cross country, and theater. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Some fun facts about Eliza are that she has visited Brazil, been a part of a theater company, and is a Beta member and Chaplain. Her long term goals are to study Sports Medicine. What she enjoys most about her job is the opportunity to work in a position that will help her grow.

  • Angela Howald

    Angela Howald

    Parts Specialist

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    Angela Howald

    Angela Howald

    Parts Specialist

    Angela, originally from Pollocksville, NC, joined our team in June of 2020. When not at work, Angela enjoys drag racing, fishing, and spending time with family. She also enjoys coloring, watching Netflix and being around cars. A fun fact about Angela is she loves animals.

  • David Watkins

    David Watkins

    Parts Specialist

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    David Watkins

    David Watkins

    Parts Specialist

    David joined our Parts Department in April of 2018. A native to Jacksonville, he enjoys fishing, spending time with his son Cameron, and watching golf. One of his long term professional goals is having a prosperous career until retirement, and what he enjoys most about working at Marine Chevrolet Cadillac is the wonderful atmosphere and the great people.

  • Wayne Fisher

    Wayne Fisher

    Parts Specialist

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    Wayne Fisher

    Wayne Fisher

    Parts Specialist

    Wayne Fisher, born and raised in Jacksonville, North Carolina, started working at Marine Chevrolet Cadillac 33 years ago and has been working in the Parts Department ever since! Wayne comes to work everyday motivated to sell as many parts as he can in a timely manner. Outside of work, he enjoys watching and playing sports. If you ever have any questions about parts or ordering, please contact Wayne and he will get you taken care of.

  • Tony Deleo

    Tony Deleo

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

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    Tony Deleo

    Tony Deleo

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

    Originally from Waterbury, Connecticut, Tony moved down to Jacksonville for the warm weather and beaches. He joined our Marine Chevrolet in January of 2018. Tony enjoys NASCAR, NHRA drag racing, and working on his 1986 Chevy P.U. Show Truck. The highlight of his job is getting to interact with new people.

Finance

  • Burke Gardner

    Burke Gardner

    Finance Director

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    Burke Gardner

    Burke Gardner

    Finance Director

    Burke’s commitment to Marine Chevrolet is like his family. Throughout the years, he has been grateful of Marine Chevrolet’s sponsorships to many of the endurance races he participates in. He dedicates his life’s work to his family, of which he is proud. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, his prior military career brought him to Jacksonville. If you have any financing questions, please contact Burke Gardner.

  • Hugo Gonzalez

    Hugo Gonzalez

    Finance Manager

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    Hugo Gonzalez

    Hugo Gonzalez

    Finance Manager

    Hugo joined our Finance team in 2005! Prior to being a Finance manager Hugo served in in the U.S Marine Corps and met his wife towards the end of his enlistment. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, grilling and partaking in his kids’ sport activities. He also prides himself for being honest, hardworking and loyal member of the Marine Chevrolet team. Hugo plans to continue expanding his knowledge in the finance field and hopes to one day run the finance department.

  • Marty Welch

    Marty Welch

    Finance Manager

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    Marty Welch

    Marty Welch

    Finance Manager

    Marty, who considers West Virginia home, joined Marine Chevrolet in July of 2017, as a Finance Manager. Ensuring customer satisfaction is Marty’s number one priority! He has 14 years of experience working for General Motors, which makes him a great fit for our team! Marty’s prior affiliation with the USMC is what brought him and his family to Jacksonville, NC. In his spare time, you can find Marty spending time with his wife and children, attending church, and teaching Sunday School. If you have any questions about financing, please contact Marty.