Staff

Executive

  • Jen Bressi

    Jen Bressi

    Dealer Manager

    (330) 345-5200 ext. 229
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    Jen Bressi

    Jen Bressi

    Dealer Manager

    Growing up through high school and college, Jen Bressi has been with CHH since the age of 15 and she is now the Dealer Manager.  Jen attended Northwood University studying Automotive Marketing & Management spending her initial year at the Midland, Michigan campus and finishing her final 2.5 years at the West Palm Beach, Florida campus.  Her most proud achievement since she’s returned home in 2005 is purchasing her first home at the age of 21 and spending 12 years upgrading it before snatching up her dream home in 2019- a log cabin on a quiet 5 acres.   She’s an avid animal lover and also enjoys running, completing her first ½ marathon in 2015.  Now living in the country with her husband, 2 cats, 2 dogs, and 11 goats (yes 11 goats!) Jen can step right out of her front door for a peaceful jog. Vacations are very important to her and have found the Bahama chain to be her Go-To spot. She also enjoys knitting, yoga, and playing the piano.

  • Don Asher

    Don Asher

    General Manager

    (330) 345-5200 ext. 206
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    Don Asher

    Don Asher

    General Manager

    Don Asher has been a member of CHH for over 20 years and is currently General Manager.  Don has been married to his wife Krista for 15 years; they are true animal lovers and count their pets Klea, a calico cat, ball of energy Chocolate Lab Dawson, and super chill Black Lab Kona as family. Don is originally from North Canton and came to Wooster because of his employment here. He is a member of the Elks Club, The USTA (United States Triathlon Association), CTC (Cleveland Triathlon Club), the Mid Ohio Triathlon Club, and the AJ Baucco racing team. His hobbies include Ironman competitions, swimming, cycling and running, the ocean and beaches of the ‘islands’, movies, and eating Krista’s wonderful ongoing cooking. His accomplishments include 10X Ironman finisher, a few marathons, running his personal best time in all distances at the age of 44, and being sponsored by Snickers Energy Bars for 2 seasons with current sponsorship by Wattie Ink.  Also using Ironman as a platform to raise money for non-profit groups like Viola Startzman Free Clinic, People to People, Exceeding Expectations, and Habitat for Humanity totaling in excess of $15,000.00.  Although Don and his wife have visited over 15 Caribbean Islands, he considers his favorite vacation destination to be Orient Beach in St. Martin where he met several members of the Marley (as in Bob) family!

Office

  • Kristen Bagby

    Kristen Bagby

    Office Manager

    (330) 345-5200 ext. 201
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    Kristen Bagby

    Kristen Bagby

    Office Manager

    Kristen Bagby joined the College Hills Office Team in September of 2018. Kristen went to Waynedale High School and graduated in 2016. She grew up in Apple Creek and has lived in Orrville for about two years. Kristen resides with her boyfriend, Michael, and 2 sons: Zayne and Carson. She enjoys painting and her favorite seasons are Fall and Winter because of carving pumpkins, leaves, Christmas, and looking at Christmas lights. Kristen’s birthday is April 18th.

    Fun Fact: She has one green eye and one blue eye

  • Tina Lemmon

    Tina Lemmon

    Office Support

    (330) 345-5200 ext. 203
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    Tina Lemmon

    Tina Lemmon

    Office Support

    Tina Lemmon is a Wooster native and has been a part of our team since December of 2019. She has worked in the banking and insurance industries, but is not new to the automotive industry either, working previously as the Assistant Store Manager at a parts store. She was a Service Advisor for us and now works as a part of the Office Team! She has been married to her husband, Mike, for 15 years and they have a young son, Jameson, that keeps them busy! Tina’s hobbies include crocheting, crafting, and baking. Her main goal in life is to be happy, healthy, enjoy life, and watch her son grow.

  • Brooke Mullett

    Brooke Mullett

    Receptionist / Cashier

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    Brooke Mullett

    Brooke Mullett

    Receptionist / Cashier

    Brooke Mullet joined the Germain team in January 2022 as a receptionist/cashier. She brings with her a background in customer service and management. Residing in Orrville since 2012 Brooke is raising her three children Breanna, Brayden, and Bailey. They have a dog Blitzen and cats Freddy and Ghost. Brooke and her family are living with her parents Chester and Tammy and her goal is to buy a house and raise her children to be the best people they can be. Away from work she enjoys hanging out with her best friend and fall is her favorite season. She enjoys bonfires, hayrides and loves hoodies. Brooke loves country life and can sing. She looks forward to meeting you and assisting you while you are visiting our dealership.

Finance

  • Lynn Arney

    Lynn Arney

    Finance Manager

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 205
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    Lynn Arney

    Lynn Arney

    Finance Manager

    Lynn Arney, Finance Manager for Germain Honda of College Hills joined our team in January 2011 and has spent over 30 years in the automotive industry. Lynn resides in Orrville next to her family so she can spend quality time with her grandchildren spoiling them. She enjoys reading and traveling. During the summer, her favorite time of year, she spends time gardening. Lynn looks forward to meeting you and assisting you with the financing of your next vehicle.

  • Anna Klinger

    Anna Klinger

    Simoniz & Finance Specialist

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 223
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    Anna Klinger

    Anna Klinger

    Simoniz & Finance Specialist

    After a brief time away, Anna Klinger rejoined the College Hills team in October of 2020. Previously in sales, Anna can now educate you on how to best care for one of your biggest assets, your car, as our “Simoniz Queen!” Anna was born and raised in Wooster and is a horseback riding enthusiast – her favorite seasons are summer and fall because she can trail ride (and she hates being cold!). When not at work, she and her daughter Ryleigh are busy with their dog, two cats, 2 horses, and 2 ponies.

Sales

  • Todd Smucker

    Todd Smucker

    General Sales Manager

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 209
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    Todd Smucker

    Todd Smucker

    General Sales Manager

    Todd Smucker joined our sales team in November of 2013 and is now the Sales Manager.  He was born and raised in Dalton where he still resides today with his wife and 4 kids.  Needless to say, Todd is a busy man.  In his spare time, he volunteers as the manager of a non-profit Christian bookstore at his local church.  His hobbies include reading and spending time with his family.  Todd is a lifetime Honda owner and currently owns an Odyssey and a Fit, two models that are on completely different sides of the spectrum.  Contrary to popular belief he is not a direct descendent from the founder of JM Smucker Co. Todd’s primary goal at College Hills Honda is to provide flawless customer service in every aspect of your ownership experience.

  • Phil Apel

    Phil Apel

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 211
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    Phil Apel

    Phil Apel

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Phil Apel has been helping people purchase cars at CHH for over 20 years. With his wife Tara, he has 3 children, Sidney, Riley, and Chase.  They also have a dog and a gecko!  Outside work, Phil likes spending time with the little ones, running, riding bikes (motor and bicycles), and working on their 100+-year-old house! Though he moved with his parents from St. Louis, Missouri in 1981, his favorite vacation spot is the ‘Big Apple’. Along with the accomplishments of completing 25 marathons and 3 Ultra marathons, Phil is extremely happy that, with 3 kids, he still has his hair!  From his parents Phil was told, ‘Pick a job you love and you will never work another day in your life.’  He feels he has accomplished this with his employment here at College Hills Honda.

  • Steve Crisafulli

    Steve Crisafulli

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 210
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    Steve Crisafulli

    Steve Crisafulli

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Steve Crisafulli has been a part of the College Hills Honda Sales staff for 19 years.  During this time he has been a member of Honda’s Council of Sales Leader.  Steve has a BS degree in Health Education from Murray State University and his Masters’ work in Technology Education was at Johns Hopkins University. Steve has been married to his Nancy Mayberry Crisafulli for 30 years. They are both members of Grace Church here in Wooster. He enjoys ministering to small men’s groups and has appeared on the Christian Broadcasting Network (700 Club).  Steve enjoys running and runs marathons with co-worker Phil.  Both he and Nancy also enjoy biking the many different bicycle trails in Northern Ohio. Steve says the best part of his job is meeting people and teaching the customer the newest technology College Hills Honda has to offer when getting a new Honda!

  • Michael Miller

    Michael Miller

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

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    Michael Miller

    Michael Miller

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Michael Miller joined our sales team in January 2022. Michael applies all his positive traits from being jovial, quick-witted, friendly, detail-oriented, and creative to ensure a quality car buying experience. Michael and his wife Michaela and children Henry and Elizabeth have resided in Dalton since 2012. Writing, design, painting, music (playing instruments), and exercising are how Michael fills his free time. The holiday season is his favorite time of year, Michael loves everything about Christmas and his wedding anniversary on December 19th so there is more reason to celebrate. Michael graduated from Malone University with a BA in History and a minor in writing. He eventually wants to earn his master’s degree. Michael is the ultimate Star Wars connoisseur having never lost a game of Star Wars Trivial Pursuit. When you are in the market for a new car, Michael is ready to help you find your perfect ride.

  • Kyle Picklesimer

    Kyle Picklesimer

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 214
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    Kyle Picklesimer

    Kyle Picklesimer

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Kyle Picklesimer joined the sales staff in March of 2020. He is a Wooster native and graduated from Triway in 2007. He and his wife Brittany enjoy hanging out with their Golden Retriever Gracie in their spare time. Kyle loves all things sports-related. Especially golf and motorcycles. His favorite season is spring because it is the start of the golf season. Kyle is new to the Auto Industry but not new to sales, he believes in knowing the product well in order to properly relay all of the pertinent information to his customers to make their experience better!

  • Tyler Scarbrough

    Tyler Scarbrough

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    (866) 697-5096 ext. 213
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    Tyler Scarbrough

    Tyler Scarbrough

    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Tyler Scarbrough joined the College Hills Honda sales team in June of 2021. Tyler graduated from Smithville High School in 2011, and currently resides in Wooster with his fiancé and three daughters! His hobbies include sports, music, video games, and crafting on his Cricut. He also enjoys the fall season because of the weather, football, and grilling. Tyler says his greatest achievement is fatherhood, and his goal is to leave a legacy for his daughters. Fun Fact: Tyler’s birthday is September 19th, the same day as Jen Bressi’s!

Service

  • Jimmy Pierce

    Jimmy Pierce

    Service Manager

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    Jimmy Pierce

    Jimmy Pierce

    Service Manager

    Jimmy Pierce is our service manager and comes to us from our sister dealership in Dublin. He joined the College Hills team in January 2022. Jimmy has resided in Sunbury, OH since 2016 and has two children Collin and Caleb. He also has two Boxers Greg and Russell and a cat named Steve. Away from work Jimmy enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Elyse riding motorcycles, baseball umpiring, working on his home, and staying busy with his kid’s sports. Spring and Fall are his favorite season as they are baseball and football seasons. He also enjoys summertime for motorcycle riding. When you are in for service introduce yourself to Jimmy and welcome him to the area.

     

  • Jeremy Steiner

    Jeremy Steiner

    Service Advisor

    330-345-5200 ext. 220
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    Jeremy Steiner

    Jeremy Steiner

    Service Advisor

    Jeremy Steiner re-joined the CHH team in March of 2021 as a service advisor! Jeremy previously worked as a sales and leasing consultant with us for 6 years. After leaving us to explore new opportunities, Jeremy’s background in sales and automotive parts led him to the service department to re-join us as an advisor. Jeremy grew up in Orrville then went to college and lived in Virginia for 9 years. After being back in Ohio for 17 years, this year Jeremy celebrates his 25th anniversary with his wife, Cheryl. Jeremy has four children and loves spending time with them doing activities like playing music and being outdoors. Spring is his favorite season because the flowers bloom and trees regain their leaves. He also enjoys spring because it’s baseball season and he gets to do his favorite outdoor activities like hiking and having campfires as the weather warms up. Schedule an appointment with Jeremy in the service department today!

  • Rachel Bash

    Rachel Bash

    Service Advisor

    330-345-5200
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    Rachel Bash

    Rachel Bash

    Service Advisor

    Joining our service team in September 2021 Rachel Bash is one of our service advisors. This isn’t Rachel’s first stint in the auto industry. Prior to joining us here at CHH, she worked in assembler/furnace operations at Schaeffler. Rachel grew up in Wooster graduating from Triway High School, she relocated for a while to Shreve then returned home. She attended Wayne County Career Center for Engineering Technologies. Rachel is the second oldest of 10 children that have small and large age gaps. The generations intertwine, her son Grayson is the first grandkid to not have an aunt or uncle younger than him. Rachel enjoys spending time with her fiancé Todd, family, cooking, baking, and sometimes playing video games. She enjoys winter weather, snow, playing with the kids in the family and Christmas is her favorite holiday. Rachel is a Leo and is compassionate, big-hearted, and driven.

  • JD Blackford

    JD Blackford

    Lead Honda Technician

    JD Blackford

    JD Blackford

    Lead Honda Technician

  • Ralph Middaugh

    Ralph Middaugh

    Honda Technician

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    Ralph Middaugh

    Ralph Middaugh

    Honda Technician

    As one of our Senior Technicians, Ralph Middaugh has been with us for over 25 years.  He is happy to point out that his length of employment at College Hills Honda is just slightly longer than Bob Bressi, the owner! He is 1 of 4 original CHH employees that we say were ‘inherited’. Ralph has been married for over 35 years and from that marriage came his two children, Shawn and Kim both in their 30’s. Ralph has twin granddaughters whom he adores. In his spare time, Ralph enjoys Go-Kart Racing, barbecuing on the grill, and listening to Rock-N-Roll music. A proud experience of Ralph’s, and one he highly recommends, is racing at the Richard Petty Driving Course down in North Carolina; he reached speeds in excess of 150 miles/hour!

  • Parker Kennedy

    Parker Kennedy

    Technician

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    Parker Kennedy

    Parker Kennedy

    Technician

    Parker Kennedy joined the College Hills Honda team in June of 2021 as a service technician. Parker currently resides with his parents in Ashland and has lived there for 18 years. He enjoys playing music on his piano, guitar, and trumpet. Parker’s favorite season is winter because his birthday and Christmas are both in December! As our 1-hour express tech, Parker is likely the one performing your oil change!

  • Mike Snyder

    Mike Snyder

    Technician

    330-345-5200
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    Mike Snyder

    Mike Snyder

    Technician

    Mike Snyder is an auto technician here at Honda of College Hills bringing with him over 30 years of experience. Since 2018 Mike has resided in Apple Creek, OH with his two cats Lilo and Squeekers. Prior to moving to Apple Creek Mike resided in Wooster and Orrville. He graduated from Smithville schools – WCSCC and started working in the automotive industry in 1991. Away from the dealership Mike enjoys off-roading in his Polaris RS1 and loves spring for his other favorite hobby, mushroom hunting.

Detail

  • Phil Smith

    Phil Smith

    Detailer

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    Phil Smith

    Phil Smith

    Detailer

    Phil Smith joined our team in November 2004 and is our Detail Manager. Prior to working for CHH, Phil worked detailing cars in Dalton where he currently resides. Phil has two grown children and enjoys summers most of all. We are fortunate to have Phil on the CHH team ensuring that the vehicles here at CHH sparkle.

  • Travis Young

    Travis Young

    Detailer

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    Travis Young

    Travis Young

    Detailer

    Travis Young joined the Detail staff here at College Hills Honda in August of 2019. He has detailed vehicles for over 20 years! Safe to say he is a pro and makes sure the job is done right. Travis says he is a balanced individual and can always see both sides of a situation, which helps with raising his two children. He has a son Kayden and a daughter Jovonna. When Travis has free time, he enjoys indoor activities like watching television or movies. He also likes outdoor activities in the fall especially camping, hiking, and fishing. Travis keeps up with sports like football, baseball, and basketball throughout the year.

  • Anthony John Strech

    Anthony John Strech

    Detailer

    330-345-5200
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    Anthony John Strech

    Anthony John Strech

    Detailer

    Anthony John Stretch joined our detail team in September 2021. He brings with him many years of experience in the auto industry as well as having worked as an electrician and truck driver. Anthony has resided in Wooster since 1971. He shares his current home with a good friend and his Golden Lab, Jack. Being a Scorpio, Anthony displays several characteristics of the sign, he’s loyal, passionate, and makes a statement wherever he goes. When away from the dealership he enjoys hunting, camping, ATVs, music, and photography. Fall is his favorite time of year. It provides cooler nights, the change of color of the leaves, the hunting season, and the approaching holidays. Anthony graduated from Smithville High School and Wayne County Career Center where he studied autobody repair. He’s been working on vehicles since he was 15 years old. Anthony enjoys being part of a team and wants to buy and own property. He enjoys laughing and just having fun.

Car Wash

  • Kristin Thornhill

    Kristin Thornhill

    Car Wash Manager

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    Kristin Thornhill

    Kristin Thornhill

    Car Wash Manager

    Kristin joined the College Hills Honda team in the summer of 2018. She is currently in the detail department and enjoying the people she works with. She also thinks it’s interesting to see all of the technology in the newer models! Before the car business, Kristin worked in retail as a supervisor and in shipping and receiving. Kristin is an avid horse lover! She hopes to own and run her own horse stable one day. Currently, she has an older show horse and a 3-year-old stallion that she would like to train to be a million-dollar sire. Kristin loves summer because of all the fun activities she can do such as fishing and kayaking!

  • Jeffrey Haycook

    Jeffrey Haycook

    Car Wash Attendant/ Detail Support

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    Jeffrey Haycook

    Jeffrey Haycook

    Car Wash Attendant/ Detail Support

    Jeffrey Haycook joined the College Hills Honda team in August of 2018. Jeffrey is a car washer and loves the instant gratification it offers. Jeffrey enjoys watching TV, listening to music, and playing video games in his free time. He is a Wooster native and worked at the Elder-Beerman retail store before it closed. In school, Jeffrey became OSHA certified and studied Computer Networking and Electronics.

Parts

  • Paul Pacek

    Paul Pacek

    Parts Manager

    (866) 981-7179 ext. 207
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    Paul Pacek

    Paul Pacek

    Parts Manager

    Paul Pacek is the CHH Parts Manager and joined our team in August 1995. Around that same time, Paul and his wife Jodi relocated to the Wooster area where they raised their daughter Emily. They have a cat named Pumpkin and many fish. Paul enjoys Koi keeping, playing, listening, and recording music. He has played in a band for over 35 years. Graduating from the University of Akron with his bachelor’s degree Paul hopes to one day travel to Japan and retire to a warmer climate.

  • Jeremy Miller

    Jeremy Miller

    Parts Advisor

    (866) 981-7179 ext. 215
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    Jeremy Miller

    Jeremy Miller

    Parts Advisor

    In July 2012 Jeremy Miller joined the CHH team as a Parts Advisor. This is Jeremy’s introduction to the auto industry, and we are happy to report he continues to thrive in his current role. Since 2001 Jeremy calls Apple Creek home and enjoys golfing so naturally summer is his favorite season. He has a fur baby Bowser, a beautiful Labrador.

  • Joe Hamilton

    Joe Hamilton

    Parts Advisor

    (866) 981-7179 ext. 231
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    Joe Hamilton

    Joe Hamilton

    Parts Advisor

    Joe Hamilton re-joined the College Hills Honda team in April of 2021 as a parts advisor after previously working in our parts department for 3 years. Joe graduated from Waynedale High School in ‘09 and currently attends Valley College for Cyber Security with the goal to become a network security architect. He’s lived in Orrville for 6 years with his fiancé, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. Joe’s hobbies include football, motorcycle riding, golfing, and PC building.

  • Holden Sullivan

    Holden Sullivan

    Parts Advisor

    (866) 981-7179 ext. 233
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    Holden Sullivan

    Holden Sullivan

    Parts Advisor

    Holden Sullivan joined the College Hills Honda Parts Department in August of 2018. He is originally from Marion, Ohio, but currently resides in Ashland with his wife and twin nieces. He enjoys lifting weights/working out, going to car shows, and spending time with his family. Holden worked as a parts sales manager at AutoZone prior to working at College Hills Honda. Holden is an avid football fan and loves fall because it is football season!

  • Josh Hookway

    Josh Hookway

    Parts Advisor/Shipping

    (866) 981-7179 ext. 216
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    Josh Hookway

    Josh Hookway

    Parts Advisor/Shipping

    Josh Hookway joined the College Hills Honda team in August of 2020. As a part of our Parts Department, Josh handles shipping Honda Genuine Parts that customers from all over the country order! He graduated from Wooster High School and currently resides in Orrville with his wife, Lakeisha, and his daughter, Riley. Josh’s hobbies include hiking and playing video games. His favorite season is fall because it is the season of change, bonfires, and fall activities. You might see Josh at the parts counter when you visit us. And don’t forget, Josh’s birthday is June 3rd!

Shuttle Driver

  • Dorine Widder

    Dorine Widder

    Shuttle Driver

    (330) 465-8308
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    Dorine Widder

    Dorine Widder

    Shuttle Driver

    Dorine Widder joined The College Hills Honda team in November 2015 as one of our Shuttle Drivers. Dorine is a retiree from Ohio State University and Barefoot Sole Company. After retirement, she enjoyed spending her summers working in State or National Parks. She was born and raised in Wadsworth but has spent the last 15 years living in Wooster. Dorine is a mother of 2 and grandmother of 6, and she is delighted to spend time with them whenever possible. Dorine’s favorite hobby is traveling because she loves to drive, seek out new adventures, and learn the history of different landmarks she has visited. Our beloved Dorine has been in all 50 states, including Alaska in 2008! When Dorine isn’t touring the country, she enjoys playing cards with friends. Dorine is always happy to transport you to your destination while your service is being completed.

  • Mike Shepard

    Mike Shepard

    Shuttle Driver

    (330) 465-8308
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    Mike Shepard

    Mike Shepard

    Shuttle Driver

    Mike Sheppard joined the Honda of College Hills team in August of 2015 as one of our valued shuttle drivers. Mike started his career in the auto industry in 1980 working his way up to a service manager. Mike and his wife Betty have resided in Creston, OH since 1981 and have four grown children, Ed, Eric, Nick, and Bobbie. Away from work Mike enjoys working on a 1926 farmhouse. Summers are Mike’s favorite time of the year as working outside brings Mike enjoyment. Mike spent 30 years serving our country as a member of the United States Army and received a degree in accounting, which left him little time for anything else. He is an only child who at the age of 12 had a paper route to earn enough money to buy a bike.

  • Denise Jones

    Denise Jones

    Shuttle Driver

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    Denise Jones

    Denise Jones

    Shuttle Driver

    Denise Jones joined our team again as a Shuttle Driver for Thursdays and Fridays. She worked here previously as the Finance Manager for 12 years! Her hobbies include painting and gardening. She loves spring because it means winter is over! There are a lot of people that can relate to that! Denise has a special goal for every day, she loves to give people a reason to smile! We are happy to have Denise back on the College Hills Honda team and you will enjoy getting to know her if she gives you a ride somewhere in our complimentary shuttle.

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