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Honda Sales

  • LeRoy Bringe

    LeRoy Bringe

    Sales Consultant

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    LeRoy Bringe

    LeRoy Bringe

    Sales Consultant

  • Brent Canipe

    Brent Canipe

    Sales Consultant

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    Brent Canipe

    Brent Canipe

    Sales Consultant

  • Jake Green

    Jake Green

    Sales Consultant

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    Jake Green

    Jake Green

    Sales Consultant

  • Ramon Seda

    Ramon Seda

    Sales Consultant

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    Ramon Seda

    Ramon Seda

    Sales Consultant

  • Dustin Watkins

    Dustin Watkins

    Sales Consultant

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    Dustin Watkins

    Dustin Watkins

    Sales Consultant

    Dustin has lived in Bessemer City his entire life and is a graduate of Bessemer City High, where he played baseball, football and basketball. Dustin has been selling Honda’s for over 4 years now and enjoys helping his customers find the right vehicle to fit their needs. Dustin has two children, both boys ages six and three. In his spare time he enjoys coaching basketball and baseball and spending time with his two children; he also loves to cook and is a huge Duke and Redskins fan!

  • David Craig

    David Craig

    Sales Consultant

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    David Craig

    David Craig

    Sales Consultant

    David is originally from Atlanta but has been in Gastonia for 50 years. He has been in the automotive industry for more than 42 years and 13 of those with our dealership. David enjoys interacting with people on a daily basis and provided excellent customer service. He has been married for 24 years with one son and one stepson. When David is not working, you can find him on the golf course on a nice day or cheering on some Panthers Football.

  • Glenn Shepard

    Glenn Shepard

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    Glenn Shepard

    Glenn Shepard

    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.

  • Michelle Rausch

    Michelle Rausch

    Salesperson

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    Michelle Rausch

    Michelle Rausch

    Salesperson

    Michelle is originally from Los Angeles and was raised in Charlotte. Michelle has been in customer service and sales for over 15 years with the last five being in internet sales and correspondence. She favors driving and helping others finding the car of their dreams and providing excellent customer service along the way. In her spare time she’s very passionate about animals and has been known to adopted orphaned cats and give them a good home.

Pre-Owned Sales

  • Keaton Kelly

    Keaton Kelly

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    Keaton Kelly

    Keaton Kelly

    Sales Consultant

  • David Salinas

    David Salinas

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    David Salinas

    David Salinas

    Sales Consultant

  • Luke Sizemore

    Luke Sizemore

    Sales Consultant

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    Luke Sizemore

    Luke Sizemore

    Sales Consultant

    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.

  • 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.

  • David Maples

    David Maples

    Sales Consultant

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    David Maples

    David Maples

    Sales Consultant

    David is originally from Dallas, NC however he did spend four years of his life in Ketchikan Alaska. David started with us in September of 2016 after retiring from teaching in Gaston County Schools and is now eager to meet new people and help them with the purchase of their vehicle. He is the proud father of four children, two of which he has adopted. David also loves riding his motorcycle in his free time.

  • Pete Kienlen

    Pete Kienlen

    Sales Consultant

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    Pete Kienlen

    Pete Kienlen

    Sales Consultant

    Pete is originally from Pennsylvania but has lived in North Carolina for 20 years now. After working as a golf pro and being in customer service for over 20 years he came to McKenney-Salinas Honda over 2 years ago to work in sales. He enjoys providing excellent customer service for all of his customers. He has been happily married for 18 years now and resides in the Charlotte area. When not working he enjoys travel, playing golf and spending time at home with his wife and two labs.

Internet Sales

  • Steven Johnson

    Steven Johnson

    Internet Manager

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    Steven Johnson

    Steven Johnson

    Internet Manager

    Steven is a Gaston County native and currently resides in Dallas, NC. He is coming up on his eighth year with the McKenney-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.

  • Norra Walthall

    Norra Walthall

    Internet Coordinator

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    Norra Walthall

    Norra Walthall

    Internet Coordinator

Sales Managers

  • 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

    Dealer Operations

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    Lauren Salinas Layne

    Lauren Salinas Layne

    Dealer 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 two 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.

  • Marvin Mathis

    Marvin Mathis

    General Sales Manager

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    Marvin Mathis

    Marvin Mathis

    General Sales Manager

    Marvin is originally from Gastonia and joined the sales team at our store in September of 2002. He was promoted to Sales Manager in March of 2005 and to General Sales Manager in November of 2008. He is passionate about providing the best purchase experience possible! In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, reading and listening to music.

  • 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.

  • Bobby Ford

    Bobby Ford

    Sales Manager

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    Bobby Ford

    Bobby Ford

    Sales Manager

    Bobby is a Gaston County native and current resides in Belmont. He has been with our store for eight years and is now a sales manager for our Honda team. He is passionate about working with and meeting new people everyday. Bobby is married with four children and is the proud grandfather to eight grandchildren. In his spare time you can finding watching sports and playing golf.

  • Roger Hoyle

    Roger Hoyle

    Sales Manager

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    Roger Hoyle

    Roger Hoyle

    Sales Manager

    Roger has been in the automotive industry for more than 20 years. From sales, to finance and management he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our store. He enjoys working with customers everyday and providing the best customer service possible. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four sons.

  • Mark Bridges

    Mark Bridges

    Sales Manager

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    Mark Bridges

    Mark Bridges

    Sales Manager

    Mark is a native of Charlotte, NC and has been in the automotive industry for 20 years and still enjoys it as much as when he started. He enjoys meeting new people and helping the wants and needs of our customers become a reality. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his two wonderful boys. He is looking forward to a long career at McKenney-Salinas Honda and building many new relationships with our customers and team.

  • 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.

  • Dean Welch

    Dean Welch

    Finance Manager

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    Dean Welch

    Dean Welch

    Finance Manager

    Dean has been in Gaston County for more than 25 years and is a graduate from Gardner-Webb University. He has sold Honda’s for more than 10 years and in the past managed several manufacturing facilities and even owned his own kitchen design company but is happy to be back with Honda. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and doing volunteer work.

Service & Parts

  • Jimmy Poole

    Jimmy Poole

    Service Manager

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    Jimmy Poole

    Jimmy Poole

    Service Manager

    Jimmy is a native of Gaston County and has 10 years experience in the automotive industry, both in sales and service. He is the service manager and loves the people he works with and getting to meet new people each day. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his daughter and also tutors, mentors and supports local kids.

  • Brian Costner

    Brian Costner

    Parts Manager

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    Brian Costner

    Brian Costner

    Parts Manager

    Brian is a Gaston County native and has been with our organization since 1992. He started with our Honda team in 1992 and has been in the parts department for more than 13 years. 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

    Assistant Parts Manager

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    Tracy Hamacher

    Tracy Hamacher

    Assistant Parts Manager

  • Leah Davis

    Leah Davis

    Service Advisor

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    Leah Davis

    Leah Davis

    Service Advisor

    Leah is originally from Stanley NC, and has been there all of her life. Leah has been in the automotive industry for over two years in the Parts department at a local dealer. She comes to us eager to interact with people and to provide them with great customer service. Leah also works part time as a waitress at a local steakhouse. In her spare time Leah enjoys spending time with her 3 year old son and the rest of her family.

  • 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.

  • Chris Ford

    Chris Ford

    Service Advisor

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    Chris Ford

    Chris Ford

    Service Advisor

  • Martin Smith

    Martin Smith

    Service Advisor

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    Martin Smith

    Martin Smith

    Service Advisor

  • Jenny Fajardo

    Jenny Fajardo

    Service Advisor

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    Jenny Fajardo

    Jenny Fajardo

    Service Advisor

  • Wesley Gibby

    Wesley Gibby

    Service Advisor

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    Wesley Gibby

    Wesley Gibby

    Service Advisor

    Wes has been in Gastonia his whole life. He started out in the automotive industry as a Service Mechanic in 2003. Wes likes the dynamic atmosphere of working with different people everyday. He has been married for 10 years. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting and working on his project car. He also enjoys being outdoors with his family, friends and two dogs and playing golf.

  • Sherry Phillips

    Sherry Phillips

    Warranty Administrator

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    Sherry Phillips

    Sherry Phillips

    Warranty Administrator

    Sherry was born and raised in Gaston County and has been in the automotive industry for 34 years and is currently our warranty administrator. Sherry enjoys the challenge that warranty processing provides and is regarded as one of top warranty administrators in the area. Sherry has been married for 37 years and has three children and six grandchildren. In her spare time Sherry enjoys reading and watching the Braves play baseball.

Office

  • Tammy Livingston

    Tammy Livingston

    Office Manager

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    Tammy Livingston

    Tammy Livingston

    Office Manager

    Tammy is originally from Tenessee and has lived in NC for over 27 years. Tammy has been in the automotive industry for 17 years and is currently the Office Manager. Tammy enjoys coming to work everyday and interacting with customers. She enjoys being able to learn new things and grow as a manager. Tammy has been married for 27 years and has one daughter who is about to graduate high school and enter college at The University of South Carolina in the fall. In her spare time Tammy enjoys shopping with her daughter, taking family vacations and attending Elevation Church. Tammy is a volunteer for out foundation Outreach Team.

  • Celia Marquard

    Celia Marquard

    Office Assistant

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    Celia Marquard

    Celia Marquard

    Office Assistant

    Celia was born and raised in Gastonia and has worked in the automotive industry for nine 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.

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McKenney - Salinas Honda

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