Meet Our Staff


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Management

Jeff Meadows
General Manager
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Rich Thomas
Service Director
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James Lashaway
General Sales Manager
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James Lashaway fills the General Sales Manager position at John Howard Motors. James has many years of experience in automotive sales as well as many awards, accolades and great customer satisfaction. James currently resides with his wife, two sons and their boxer dog in Morgantown, WV.

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Julie Pirlo
Finance Director
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Julie Pirlo is regarded by many as the finest finance specialist in the area. She has been with John Howard Motors since 1994. Under her direction, the John Howard finance department has been #1 in volume with Subaru Motors Finance for 4 years straight. Julie was also awarded the highest level of achievement in Subaru Added Security sales. Julie Pirlo is a 2001 graduate of West Virginia University, receiving a Master's Degree from the School of Business and Economics. She is currently a resident of Morgantown.

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Patrick Foust
Communications Director, Owner Loyalty Manager
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Mike Koval
Detail Manager, Sales Consultant
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Mike Koval has been with John Howard Motors since 1995. He began as the Detail Department Supervisor. He was promoted to Sales Consultant in 2005. Mike has built a reputation for complete and total customer satisfaction. He consistently maintains the highest levels in every customer survey index. In 2011 he was awarded as the "Salesman of the Year" for being the dealership's #1 sales consultant. Mike is a lifelong resident of Waynesburg, PA.  

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Jamie Triplett
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Jamie Triplett is a lifelong resident of Monongalia county. He resides in Arnettsville with his wife Karen and his daughter Ami. Jamie began in the automotive industry in 1992 with Randy Buzzo at Riverside Motors in Westover, WV. Jamie remained with Randy at John Howard Motors on the Mileground in 1998. Jamie has won numerous awards in the industry. His proudest achievements are his customer service awards. Jamie loves to say, "Welcome to the John Howard Family!" Jamie has worked as a salesperson, in parts, service, rental and finance. He was recently promoted to Nissan Sales Manager. Jamie always looks forward to helping all of the customers he has met over his 25 years in the automotive industry, along with every new customer he hopes to welcome to the John Howard Family.

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Finance

Ron Correll
Business Manager
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Ron Correll has been in the car business for 12 years and has served in many capacities.  The greatest majority of his experience has been assisting customers with their purchases of Subaru and Nissan vehicles.  Ron Correll lives locally with his wife of over 27 years, Michelle, and his only daughter Jenna.  Ron is also a 1997 graduate of West Virginia University and a 2012 graduate of the University of Phoenix with Bachelors and Masters Degrees in business.  Ron has always placed his customer's needs and satisfaction first and has consistently achieved the highest scores in customer satisfaction.   

 

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Karen Bryan
Business Manager
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Karen Bryan brings nearly 30 years of experience to the John Howard Subaru finance deptartment. She is, perhaps, the most seasoned and experienced finance specialist in the area. She has a lengthy list of awards for excellence in financing, insurance, and service contracts. Karen is a graduate of West Virginia University, and currently resides in Greene County, PA.

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Sales

Ken Bodnovich
Inventory Manager, Sales Consultant
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Dwight White
Sales Consultant
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Ryan Pujals
Sales Consultant
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Pete Prokopchuk
Sales Consultant
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Matt Riffee
Sales Consultant
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Barry Cox
Sales Consultant, CVAM
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Shannon Cable
Sales Consultant
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Internet Sales

Kirsten Surbrook
Internet Sales Consultant
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Service

Donna Corley
Parts and Service Concierge
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Michael Roosenberg
Service Advisor
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Scott Trickett
Service Advisor
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Scott Edge
Service Advisor
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John Hamperian
Cashier
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Parts

Mike Shay
Parts Manager
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Administration

Edna Fullmer
Receptionist
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Sheryl Biafora
Administrative Assistant
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Lisa D'Eletto
Accounting
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