Our Team


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Management

James Crocket
Dealer Principal


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John Kalogeras
General Manager


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Patrisha Kalavritinos
General Sales Manager


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Gerard Keys
Sales Manager


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Brett Buga
Director of Finance


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Matt Walker
Guest Experience Manager


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Melanie Gendron
Service Manager
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Melanie joined us from our nations Capital, but is not a Sens fan!  Bilingual and hardworking, Melanie ensures all our service guests receive nothing but red-carpet, 1st rate service, while ensuring the work is done correctly, the first time.  She is usually the 1st person here, and the last to leave.  She has a beautiful family, and now calls Maple Bay home.  Pop in and meet our new Service Manager, and you will see 1st hand, the type of things we are doing to earn customers for life!

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Sales

Al Arkell
Sales Professional


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Carla Dame
Internet Sales


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Dave Burlew
Sales Professional


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David Williams
Sales Professional


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Eamonn Carter
Fleet Manager / Sales Professional
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Eamonn is one of those guys everyone knows, and loves to talk with.  As far as genuine, and sincere.... they don't come any better. Also extremely hard working, and dedicated to his people.   Pop in for a biscuit, and a cup of tea with him, and find out why his guests love to work with him.  Born and raised in the UK, Eamonn has been in Canada for a large part of his life, so we decided to let him stay forever!

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Todd Lecouffe
Sales Professional


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Finance

Kim Hamel
Finance Manager


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Cassidy Smith
Finance Manager


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Administration

Shivan Anderson
HR assistant
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Shivan can be found upstairs with our amazing HR team, ensuring we pay our bills, and keep the lights on.  Shivan is an absolute pleasure to work with, and brings a warmth and congeniality to our dealership.

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Kim Thompson
Controller
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Kim is one of the lucky ones to have been born on this beautiful piece of paradise we call Vancouver Island.  An incredible accountant, and an even better person, you don't find them any better than Kim.  When she is not at the dealership (which is super rare), you can find Kim with her amazing little man, Michael, or travelling throughout BC with her family and friends.  Kim likes to think she is good at Crib, but that's the reason we have best out of 20!

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Alanna Henry
Director of Smiles :)
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Alanna is the wonderful smiling face you'll see whenever you walk into the dealership. She loves to tell jokes so make sure you ask her if she has one for you when you come in! Alanna often has doughnuts right beside her as courtesy, feel free to take one. Alanna is a huge help to everyone at the dealership and she loves to go above and beyond to improve customers experience.

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Renée Zanon
Director of Everything that needs Doing
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Renee's enthusiasm is contagious.  She comes to our store everyday, and makes everyone around her happier.  Coming from Ontario, and having the car dealership blood in her veins, we are thrilled to have her on the Island.  Renee loves the outdoors, and when she's not on our front line, you will find her out on the trails of the Cowichan Valley!

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Vanessa Maunula
Sales Administration


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Service

August Empey
BDC


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Dan Sharpe
Tech


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Susan Lundrigan
Warranty Administrator


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Tristan Meckin
Service Advisor


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Cory Klontz
Service Advisor


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Brent Sheppard
Journeyman Technician
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Brent is a beauty, and works his butt off here at the store.  Outside work, Brent is a dad, a hockey coach, and can be found travelling the province, ensuring his kids make the next tournament!

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Nat Almond
Apprentice Technician
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Nat is well on his way to becoming a Journeyman Technician.  Nat brings a calmness, and easy going demeanor to our shop.  He is very easy to talk to, and is extremely thorough with his work.

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Tony Wilson
Apprentice Technician
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They sure don't make em much better than Tony.  He is an absolute pleasure to work with, and is always willing to help others.  Tony is also on his way to becoming a certified tech.  We all know that won't take long.  Tony has a beautiful family, and we are very lucky to have him!

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Shae Siddals
Technician


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Dan Peers
Technician
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Dan can either be the Beard of wisdom, or when he gets inspired, shaves, and becomes Bruce Wayne.....eccentric Billionaire!!  Dan grew up in the Valley, and you can find him out in the bush, enjoying everything, and anything outdoors!  An extremely good tech, and gets the job done right, the first time!

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Cameron Girard
Technician
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Cam is a great guy to work with.  He is always in a good mood, and has an extremely strong work ethic.  He recently completed his last year of school, and is now certified, and ready to take on the world!

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Koos Reintjes
Fleet manager
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Koos is the friendly face you see when you come to our service department.  Always ready to assist you get your vehicle going, Koos is an absolute pleasure to work with.  Koos has a beautiful family, and is very active in the community.  Pop by and say hello to Koos!

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Bronwynn Clarahan
BDC and Internals Manager
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Bronwynn is one of the nicest people here in our store.  You can find her in our Service Department, ensuring your next appointment is booked!  Bronwynn started off as a client of ours, and after a great experience both ways, decided to join our team.... We are sure glad she did!!

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Dave Picard
Shop foreman
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Pickird is one of the most helpful guys in our store.  Always willing to drop what he is doing, to help others.  Dave and his family are also extremely involved in the community, and actively looking for ways to give back.  Dave is also a mentor, and a leader here in our shop, and leads by example!

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Parts

Michael Tanti
Parts Manager


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Dale Pearson
Parts Department
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Dale is our Foreman, and can be found lending a hand to any of the techs who need it.  Dale is a Colleague, Dad, Husband, Grandfather, and an all around great guy.  We are lucky to have him!

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Jacob Rolls
Parts Front Advisor


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Operations

Jackie Good
Lot Attendant
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Jackie is a retired Member of the Canadian Forces, and we are excited to welcome him to our family.  Jackie is as honest as they come, and wants each of his customers to have an incredible deal on every vehicle they buy.  His attention to detail comes from the Canadian forces, and spills into the service he gives his clients.  If you want a professional, who is committed to the details of your purchase, you should be asking for Jackie!

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James Bond
Facilities Manager
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We have our very own 007 here!  Mr. Bond can be found in Cow Bay at the end of the day, with his feet up, enjoying the beautiful lifestyle here in the Cowichan Valley.  Every dealership needs a Bond to ensure the place runs, drive exotic cars, and fight off Oddjob, and Blofeld, when they try to take over the world.

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Chris Belair
Detail Professional
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Chris works his tail off every day to ensure your vehicle is in perfect condition.  Chris is new with us, from our Nations Capital!  He is also an established painter, and extremely talented.  Bring your vehicle by, and request Chris for a detail.  You'll be impressed!

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Roger Barelli
Detailer


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