Staff


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Dealership

Greg Kennedy
General Manager
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I joined the dealership February 1st of 2016. I am a James Buchanan graduate and grew up in the area. I started my automotive career in 1982 at an entry level car wash position. Over the next 35 years I worked my way up through every position in the dealership before being the General Manager. I live in Greencastle with my beautiful wife Beth and our sweet dog Bella. I have a daughter Stephanie, a son Zachary, and a stepson Mathew. My mother Wilma has provided great support throughout my life and career. I strive on customer satisfaction/ customer service and being hands on, in fact my desk is on the showroom floor. Please don't hesitate to call or visit me at the dealership and yes "we give out pickles"!

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Mike Svoboda
General Sales Manager
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I live in Aspers, PA. I have been married to my wonderful wife, Michelle since 2003. We are proud parents of two boys, Levi and Ethan. We Also raise dairy goats and have a couple of ducks. After many years with Apple Automotive Group, I came to the Blaise Alexander organization in January of 2015. I am blessed to be a part of the team.

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Nate Edwards
Sales / Finance Manager
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I am a Baltimore, Maryland native who grew up watching the Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Colts. I studied management at a local community college and proceeded to work in the fast paced pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. After holding several leadership roles and seeking new challenges I began my career in the automotive industry in 2005 as a sales person. Passionate and eager to learn, I received several awards for top salesman and was quickly promoted to Finance Manager after one year. I continue to learn every aspect of the automobile industry to ensure I provide the best customer service experience to all I encounters. I enjoy spending time with my family in my spare time and am grateful for the opportunity to join the Blaise Alexander family since August of 2016.

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Sales

Ronnie Stine
Sales Leader
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I joined Blaise Alexander's sales department in May of 2014 while attending Dickinson College and came aboard as a full time manager in June of 2017. I graduated with a degree in economics and also played on the football team while at Dickinson. I was born and raised in Greencastle, PA and still remain local today. In my spare time I enjoy playing basketball, playing volleyball and traveling. I am eager to meet you and assist you with your vehicle buying experience!

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Jason Barney
Sales Leader
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I joined the Blaise Alexander's sales department in October of 2011. I left for about a year to come back in August of 2017 as a team leader. I went to Shepherd University for a double major in accounting and hotel/motel restaurant management. I love all kinds of sports and playing poker. I have one son, Brandon who means the world to me. He is 14 and beginning high school in Fall of 2017. I am looking forward to assisting you in the purchase of your next vehicle.

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Josh Tracey
Sales Specialist
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I currently live in Chambersburg, PA and graduated from Shalom Christian Academy. I served five years as a Cavalry Scout in the US Army where I was deployed twice to Iraq. I then worked for Verizon Cellular Sales for five years. I have two wonderful boys, Gavan who is five and Cayden who is nine. Now that I am with Blaise Alexander, I can not wait to meet you and hope to make you a great deal on a Chevy or a Volvo.

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Steve Potter
Sales Specialist
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I am from Greencastle PA, and have lived here most of my life. I have a 15 year old son, Davin and a 12 year old daughter, Jaden whom I love to spend time with in my free time. I love sports in general. But football has my interest the most. I am a die hard Washington Redskins fan! I also volunteer on the GABSA (Greencastle Antrim Baseball Softball Association) board of directors and manage and coach my daughters fast pitch softball teams. I started my automotive career at Bob Hoffman Chevrolet-Buick of Mercersburg PA as a detail manager. After Bob Hoffman had closed doors in November of 2015 I was offered a position with Blaise Alexander Chevy Volvo. I moved up, into sales last February. I am very proud and thankful to be a part of the Blaise Family being in my hometown.

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Lynn Stepler
Sales Specialist
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I am from Mercersburg, PA where I have lived for 44 years with my wife Debbie of 43 years and our favorite house pet, Teegan, our long-haired daschund. Debbie and I have three beautiful daughters, three son-in-laws and one granddaughter with another on the way in September. My hobbies are Fantasy leagues in football and baseball, doing improvements around the house and of course doing things with family!

I am currently working at Blaise Alexander Chevy Volvo in Greencastle as a Sales and Leasing Specialist. I had worked at Bob Hoffman Chevrolet-Buick in Mercersburg as a Sales and Leasing Specialist for 26 years prior to coming here. Bob Hoffman Chevrolet-Buick closed in November of 2015. Blaise Alexander was gracious enough to offer me a position on their team. I have been here a little over a year now and enjoy my time here. Please come in and see me and I will be happy to help you with all your car needs.

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Mark Nelson
Sales Specialist
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I went to school at Boiling Springs High School. I have been selling cars since 1992 when I started for Hicks Chevrolet Buick Volvo, in Greencastle. I have been a GM mark of excellence for 20 years and am Volvo Master Certified. I live in the Greencastle community, and a longtime member of the Greencastle Sportsmen's Association. I like to hunt and fish in my spare time. It's an honor to work for Blaise Alexander Chevrolet Volvo, so please come see me for all of your automotive needs.

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Gary Borne
Sales Specialist
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I have been at the dealership since April 24th of 2016 and have been in automotive sales since 2001. I grew up in Hagerstown, MD and graduated from St. Maria Goretti High School and attended Hagerstown Community College in pursuit of a degree in Business Management. I have lived in State Line, PA for 30 years and I am a Lifetime member of Greencastle Sportsman Association. I am happily divorced and have a daughter Carrie, son-in-law RJ Snyder and a grandson Zeydan. I have helped thousands of wonderful people in the selection and purchase of vehicles. Please let me offer the same personalized service to you and your family.

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Santiago Velazquez-Marcano
Sales Specialist
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Santiago Velazquez is a bi-lingual salesman at Blaise Alexander Chevy and Volvo. Originally from Puerto Rico, Santiago is a former Master Sergeant of the the U.S. Army with 20 years of service, retiring after serving in the Gulf War. He and his family originally moved to Franklin County after being stationed at Letterkenney Army Depot and have lived in Greene Township for over 29 years. During his time in the Army, his family also lived in Ramstein, Germany. Santiago and his wife Dorsey have been married for 34 years. They have five children, six grandchildren, and two black labs. For the last 18 years, Santiago has been helping customers find the best cars to meet their needs and is looking forward to helping you find the best car for your family.

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Ashley Paxton
Sales Specialist
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I live in Inwood, West Virginia. I travel close to 80 miles to work here at Blaise Alexander. I started working in the car business in January of 2015. I left my previous dealership in August of 2016 to start a career here at Blaise Alexander Chevy Volvo. Blaise Alexander is doing big things, and I wanted to be apart of it. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my daughter, Aubrey. I am a single mother and work long hours, so the time I spend with her, I cherish very much. We do things together like simply coloring in her coloring books, playing with her barbies, window shopping, getting our nails done going to Chuck E Chesses, or just going to the park to play when it is nice outside.

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Allen Palma
Sales Specialist
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I am a car fanatic at heart, who is not afraid to get his hands dirty under the hood. I started out as a quick tech for Volkswagen straight out of Tech school. I worked my way up from quick tech to service advisor, racking up over ten years experience as a service advisor for Volkswagen, Audi, Ford, & Toyota.

Even though I have only been in car sales for a short time, I am confident that as your sales specialist, I can fulfill your car buying needs.

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Mike McCauley
Sales Specialist
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I am from Clear Spring, MD where I have lived with my wife, Ruthie, since 2005. I have two children, three step children and six grandchildren, all whom I am very proud. I love sports (REDSKINS) and enjoy spending time at the house.

I retired from the Maryland Division of Correction in 2011, after 23 years of service. I began my second career of auto sales, selling Chevrolets the entire time. I believe I have found the perfect dealership for me in Blaise Alexander because we both believe in honesty and customer service. Please stop by or give me a call and give me an opportunity to EARN your business!!

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Andrew Talton
Sales Specialist
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I am 35 years old from Hagerstown, MD which is where I currently live with my wife CJ.  We both love to travel and see the world. I especially love the Pacific Northwest, GO HAWKS!!  I spent a few years there just after high school and fell in love with its natural beauty and diverse landscape.  Fun fact , we have a higher annual rainfall than Seattle, WA.  Some of my other hobbies include watching football, hunting, fishing, hiking, live music and food.
 
I just joined the Blaise Alexander team in April 2017 after spending the last 7 years working for Hhgregg.  I am excited to learn this industry and hope to see some of my Hhgregg customers and help them with something beyond appliances and electronics

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Sabrina Shockey
Sales Specialist
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I am a Philadelphia native born and raised. I found myself looking for something and made my way to Franklin County in 2013. Four years later I spend my time with my husband, our son, and our puppy in our new home.

I started here at Blaise Alexander, and in car sales on August 1st of 2017. Even though I am new to car sales, like everything else in life. I welcome the challenge. I look forward to helping you with your car buying needs.

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Terry Carr
Sales Specialist
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I joined the Blaise Alexander team in June of 2017. I have lived in the Greencastle area most of my life, and  graduated from Greencastle Antrim High School. I live with my wife and best friend Pamela, we enjoy as much time as we can get with our children and grandchildren. I have been in sales for over 20 years and fully believe in customer satisfaction. We are a long time tailgating family to Penn State and other collage football games. Over the years in Greencastle I/we have been very involved in local and scholastic sports, with teams going to national, state, and local finals. I am very happy to be part of the Blaise Alexander sales team, and am looking forward to helping you with your car buying needs.
 
 

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Jordan Phillips
Sales Specialist
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I am originally from Pittsburgh PA. So I am a huge Pittsburgh fan. I ventured down this way when I was 13. I now reside in Mercersburg PA. I have a son named Brooks, he is my world. There is not a minute that goes by that I don't think about him. I love spending time with him on my days off. I have been selling cars for about 3 years. I enjoy selling cars. I love getting to know my customers and giving them everything they want and need in a vehicle.

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Tyler Haldeman
Sales Specialist
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I was born and raised in Greencastle, PA. I recently graduated high school in June 2017. I enjoy watching football and baseball as well as hunting and fishing in my spare time. I can not wait to meet you and get you a great deal on your next vehicle purchase.

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Clint Pereschuk
Sales Specialist
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I am Thirty six years old, and a father to one boy. I love to hunt and fish, as well as enjoy sports. I am from western Maryland but have traveled abroad while in the Navy as well as for school. The best things about sales for me is forming a relationship while helping someone find their next vehicle.

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Luke Tolbert
Lot & Inventory Manager
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I have grown up in Chambersburg, PA my whole life. I attend Hagerstown Community College part time in pursuit of a Business degree. I joined the Blaise Alexander Team in February of 2016. In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors, and woodworking. I am glad to be a part of the team and look forward to the future with Blaise Alexander.

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Angela Shultz
Administrative Assistant
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I started here at Blaise Alexander (and in the car industry) in April of 2015 as the primary member of our Business Development Center. In February 2016, I had the honor and privilege of sliding into the role of Administrative Assistant to the Sales Department. As an Administrative Assistant, my job is to make the sales team's lives significantly easier. Not only do I handle much of the finance paperwork, but I have a knack for finding lost things.


I currently reside in my hometown of New Oxford, PA. I graduated from Shippensburg University--Summa Cum Laude--with a Bachelors in Psychology (May 2011). In my time at both New Oxford High School and Shippensburg University, I was actively involved in the music program: Marching Band, Concert Band, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, and Kappa Kappa Psi (Ship's Honorary Band Fraternity).


I have been very thankful for the opportunity to spend time back in Franklin County and look forward to achieving new levels with my Blaise Family!



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Dominic Branch
BDC Manager
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I have been in the automotive industry about six years. I absolutely love what I do! I am originally from Baltimore, MD. But I currently reside in Red Lion, PA. I am excited to be apart of the Blaise Alexander team and the Greencastle community.

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Eric Kendall
BDC Representative
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I have been in the car business for almost eleven years. I spent the first seven years as a salesperson and learning everything about the car business I could! With that being said, I have spent my last four years in the internet department and sharing my knowledge with customers all over the country. as more and more people reach out to the internet everyday it keeps me VERY busy. on my off time I like to stay just as busy with my family and kids. I'm from Gettysburg PA but now I live in the Chambersburg area. I am always non stop in one town or the other. I love EVERYTHING HISTORY and the Civil War! Please give me a call or come see me here at Blaise Alexander. I would love the opportunity to talk about your perfect deal and help make it happen for you.

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Katlyn Butts
BDC Representative
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I have worked as a Business Development Representative here at  Blaise Alexander Chevrolet Volvo since July of 2016. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my beautiful family.

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Mike Kipe
BDC Representative
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I graduated from Chambersburg Area Senior High School in 2002. Shortly after I Began selling cars for a few years. I then got into internet sales and began conversing with customers on the phone regularly. I have a huge heart for people. I am regularly involved with the church. I enjoy serving others and putting others needs and interests before my own. I am looking forward to helping you and seeing what can be done to meet your needs.

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Service

Jeremy Honeycutt
Service Manager
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I grew up in Fairfield, PA. I have been around cars most of my life. I started as an oil change technician as soon as I got my drivers license. I attended Universal Technical Institute to further my automotive education and I have been in the automotive business for the majority of the time after that. I am a U.S. Army Veteran. I have a beautiful wife, two kids, three dogs, and a cat. I enjoy everything car related. I joined the Blaise Alexander Dealership in August of 2017 and look forward to being part of the family.

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Todd Potter
Service Advisor
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I grew up and lived most of my life in this nice town of Greencastle, graduating high school here. I was service manager for Bob Hoffman Chevrolet Buick for twenty-six years until closing in October 2015. I came to Blaise Alexander as service manager in February of 2016. I am married to my wife Kathy for thirty-six years, have two sons; Steve and Curtis, one daughter Jackie and son-in-law Tony. I have four grandsons and two granddaughters. I enjoy family time with all of them. Please call our service department for all your service needs.

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Jason Flasher
Certified Volvo & GM Technician
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Jason has 19 years of GM experience and more than 6 months of Volvo experience.

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Aron Morris
Certified GM technician
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Aron has over 16 years of GM experience. He carries some of the highest classifications for a GM technician. He is a GM Certified Master Technician and a GM World Class Technician. Aron lives in Martinsburg, WV. He is married to his wife Tracy for 13 years, and has 3 children. He has 2 boys and a girl.

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John Houser
Service Technician
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John has 30 years experience in automotive industry. John is an ASE master technician and also has various certifications in many different brands. John has many personal interests including motocross, sprint cars, and traveling.

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Brett Blackhurst
Certified GM Technician
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Brett has more than 9 years experience with automotive and heavy equipment. Brett also has more than 4 years of experience of GM experience and has served 8 years in the United States ARMY.

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Jake Summers
Certified Volvo Technician
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Jake is a Certified Ford Tech for over 5 years. Also has recently achieved Volvo Certification in the past year. Jake attended Universal Technical Institute from August of 2009 through February of 2011. Jake has been a dealership automotive technician since April of 2011.

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Gene Piper
Certified GM Technician
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Gene has over 35 years experience as a technician and more than 31 years with GM. Gene lives in Greencastle, is married with 2 kids, ages 31 & 32. Gene likes watching drag racing. "I like to have a good relationship with the people to whom I work on their transportation and know they trust what I do for a living."

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Mark Pettijohn
Service Technician
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I joined the Blaise Alexander team in September of 2017, and I can't say enough about the warm welcome I have received here. I basically grew up in GM dealerships, and over the years I have completed 100% of GM training as well as master ASE certifications. My wife, two children and I moved to Boonsboro, MD in 2011 from Baltimore and we love everything the country life has to offer. I am looking forward to seeing this dealership grow and strive to being a better experience to our customers.

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Office

Angie Roberts
Office Manager
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I started with Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships when it opened in 2013. I have over 10 years of financial dealership experience. I am a life long Clear Spring resident with three children, Francesco, Maranda and Colin. Francesco and his wife Sarah are expecting my first grandson. We have three dogs, Resse, Munchkin, and Molly. I stay active in the community with my special man and best friend, Michael. I love My job and my work family!

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Hannah Sponaugle
Title Clerk
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I was born and raised in Wilson North Carolina, I move to the state of Pennsylvania in 2006 with the rest of my family. In 2014 I married the man of my dreams and moved to the great town of Greencastle. I love to play music, shop, and spend time with friends and family in my spare time. I joined the Blaise Family dealerships in 2015 as a title clerk, and worked my way up to assistant office manager, and I have to say I love my job! If you ever have question, don't hesitate to give me a call.  

 


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Debra Mayer
Accounting Clerk
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I joined the Blaise Alexander Family in September 2015 as an administrative assistant and transferred into the Accounting Clerk position back in February 2016. 

In May 2012, I graduated with Bachelor's Degree from Shippensburg University and was highly involved in the SU Band program throughout my college career.  I was a proud member of the Drumline since high school and learned to play many other instruments in my adventures at Ship.  I moved to the Shippensburg area back in 2015 because I adored the area so much and I can't wait to see where my new home will take me.


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Parts

Tim Thompson
Parts Manager
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I started my parts career in 1982 at a small parts store in Fredrick, MD. There I did things such as mixing paints, stocking shelves, and doing deliveries is what really got me into the parts business. Having come from many things that helps me everyday to give my customers the best service that I can. Even after all the years I still love what I do by helping customers maintaining their vehicles, for many is their second most expensive purchase. I look forward to helping you in any way possible.

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Jamie Snyder
Parts Advisor
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I was born and raised in Mercersburg. I was employed at Bob Hoffman Chevrolet Buick for over twenty years, until they closed the doors in November of 2015. I was offered a position here at Blaise Alexander Chevrolet Volvo. I am glad to be part of an ever expanding and growing dealership. I spend my spare time with my daughter. Come in or call for any of your parts needs, and I will be more than willing to help.

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Detail

Ryan Bradley
Detail Manager

I was born and raised in Greencastle, PA. I went to DUPONT School in Philadelphia, PA. I received certifications in the latest automotive paint technology. I have managed two detail shops prior to joining the team here at Blaise Alexander. I also had my own detail, paint, and polish business for over eight years. All together I have over twenty-five years of experience in the detail business. Come see us here at Blaise Alexander! We would be happy to help you with your detailing needs!

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James Cachra
Detailer

I was born in Evergreen Park, IL. Raised in a suburb called Oak Forest. I went to a grammar school there and the moved to the city of Chicago and went to high school on the South side and spent most of my life there. The last couple of years there I had some bad luck, so I decided to move to the East Coast. I have Family here. Still in the work field at the age of 59, I applied for a job here at Blaise Alexander Chevy. I am very pleased to be here.

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Lance Grubbs
Detailer

I went to James Buchanan High School and dropped out. However, I persevered and now have my GED. This is my second job as a detailer. In my spare time I play drums, guitar and play golf when I can. I have three cats as pets. I really enjoy being a part of the Blaise Alexander Team.

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Austin Lushbaugh
Detailer
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I am one of five Detail personnel here at Blaise Alexander. My hobbies include hunting, fishing, and camping. I am a firearms enthusiast with plans to become a gunsmith and open my own shop. I also enjoy going to car shows and am currently restoring a 1974 Ford F100 street/strip truck. I currently reside in Greencastle, PA and hope to move to the beautiful state of Montana with my family.

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Levi Matson
Detailer

I enjoy detailing cars, almost as much as driving them. I aspire to one day own a Nissan GTR. As far as working goes, I prefer physical labor.

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