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MANAGEMENT

RICHARD WATSON IV
General Manager
(989) 860-4720


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JOHN SPREEMAN
Senior Executive Advisor
(989) 907-1115

Hometown: Saginaw, MI

Years of Experience: 20+

Years with Burt Watson: 20+

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JEREMY KERN
Chief Financial Officer


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JASON PRIEBE
General Sales Manager
(989) 205-1109

Hometown: Naples, FL

Years of Experience: 15

Years with Burt Watson:

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TRICA MURPHY
Controller/Office Manager

Hometown:

Years of Experience: 20+

Years with Burt Watson:

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RENEE BRISBOIS-KRANIAK
Human Resources & Compliance
(989) 695-5366

Hometown: Hemlock Years with Burt Watson: 6+ Years Years of Experience: 9+ Years Family, kids, pets: husband, son, 2 dogs (Drake & Luke) School: Northwood University Hobbies: Camping in our vintage Airstream, gardening, hunting, my husband and I love to cook What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: I love that we are a family atmosphere. We love each other, might fight like brothers and sisters sometimes but overall we just want to give the customer the best possible experience

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TERESA FALLSTICK
Accounts Payable
(989) 695-5366

5+ year Employee

Forward all billing to: payables@burtwatson.com

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ROB POLSINELLI
Vehicle Acquisition Manager
(989) 695-5366

Hometown: Saginaw Years with Burt Watson: 11+ Years Years of Experience: 11+ Years Family, kids, pets: Wife, stepson, daughter, and grandson School: Saginaw Arthur Hill Hobbies: Classic cars, working in my yard Goals: Continue to help the dealership grow What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: Great atmosphere to be in. Pleasure to work for.

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MARKTAVIUS NICHOLS
Creative Director


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MYRA LOESCH
Title Clerk

Hometown: Gladwin Years with Burt Watson: 1+ Year Years of Experience: 7+ Years Family, kids, pets: 3 kids, 6 grandkids School: Beaverton High School, Mid Michigan Community College Hobbies: fishing, hunting, family time, riding 4-wheelers What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: Family friendly and the helpfulness of all the co-workers.

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ANDREA HEINEMAN
Title Clerk


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LAURA EBRAHIMI
Title Clerk

Hometown: Saginaw Years with Burt Watson: 27+ Years Years of Experience: 40+ Years Family, kids, pets: husband, Amazon Parrot Hobbies: Gardening, sewing, reading

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MARY SOCHA
Office Staff

Hometown: Saginaw Years with Burt Watson: 14+ years Years of Experience: 15+ years Family, kids, pets: husband, 2 cats School: CMU Graduate Hobbies: Yoga What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: We are a very family oriented work place.

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USED CAR SALES DEPARTMENT

BRIAN CUNNINGHAM
Used Car Manager
(989) 942-1283

Hometown: Maple Ridge Years with Burt Watson: 10 yr. Years of Experience: 10 yr. Family, kids, pets: Wife Sondra, Colton 10 yr old son School: Whittemore-Prescott High School Hobbies: Watching son play football and wrestle. Goals: To be the top producing used car team in the state. What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson:

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SHARQUITA CUNNINGHAM
Assistant Used Car Manager

Hometown: Talladega, AL Years with Burt Watson: 2 yrs Years of Experience: 2 yrs Family, kids, pets: 3 kids (1 girl 2 boys) School: Delta College - Customer Service, Dale Carnegie Hobbies: Reading, writing, shopping, family time Goals: To become the best version of myself, take down barriers that are in my way What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: Very family oriented environment

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JOSH WOLFE
Used Car Manager

Hometown: Brown City, MI Years with Burt Watson: 2 yr. Years of Experience: 8 yr. Family, kids, pets: Wife-Sarah, kids-Madelyn, Easton, pets-ryan (dog) momo (cat) School: Brown City High School, Saginaw Valley State University Hobbies: Kayaking, fishing, camping Goals: Putting my kids through college without crippling debt What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: The people, Burt Watson and its employees, strive to ensure our customers receive the best experience possible.

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RYAN KENNY
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 695-5366


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MIKE WEADOCK
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 280-4842

Hometown: Freeland Years with Burt Watson: 2+ Years Years of Experience: 32+ Years Family, kids, pets: wife, 2 kids School: Michigan State University Hobbies: avid outdoor & wildlife photographer, checkout "Michael Weadock Outdoors" on Facebook, hunting, fishing, hiking Volunteerism: Freeland Lions Club Goals: Continue my successful sale career What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: family owned and operated with dedication to customer service and the community

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JOE MCGEATHY
Sales & Leasing Professional

Joe currently is a resident of Freeland, but moved from Prescott, Michigan to be a part of Burt Watson. He has a wife and 2 sons. Joe loves dogs, enjoys tattoos and watching sports. The thing Joe loves the most about Burt Watson is the family atmosphere.

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JOE HESKA
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 324-9935


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Keith Dawson
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 284-1885


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BRAD HUGHES
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 948-8077


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TAZ WOODHOUSE
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 890-1330


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Rob Lyvere
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 770-0196


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NEW CAR SALES DEPARTMENT

SCOTT VANLUVEN
New Car Sales Manager
(989) 295-1817

Hometown: East Tawas Years with Burt Watson: 5+ Years Years of Experience: 5+ Years Family, kids, pets: wife, son, 2 dogs (Hank & Harley) School: Tawas Area High School, Olivet College, Eastern Michigan University, US Army Hobbies: Spending time with family, going to our cottage, coaching wrestling Goals: continue to grow with in the Burt Watson family. Continuous health so I can watch my son grow and become successful. What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: I don't feel like it's a job. I enjoy coming to work every day. Burt Watson is like my second family.

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TOM DARK
New Car Sales Manager
(989) 529-3737


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JAMES SEVERANCE
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 239-6332

Hometown: Clare Years with Burt Watson: 14+ Years Years of Experience: 16+ Years Family, kids, pets: married for 8+ years School: Clare High School, Delta College, Dale Carnegie, GM Financial Lease Training Hobbies: duck hunting, fishing, biking, boating, snow skiing, golfing, grilling/smoking Volunteerism: Shiawassee Flats Citizens & Hunters Association Secretary, golf league, duck house installer Goals: To live every day like it's my last What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: being part of an amazing team. Our volunteer and public involvement.

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SAM GOODENOUGH
Sales & Leasing Professional

Hometown: Allegan Years with Burt Watson: 6+ Years Years of Experience: 9+ Years Family, kids, pets: wife, 4 children at home, 6 altogether, dog School: High School graduate Hobbies: sports, playing cards, fishing Volunteerism: Immanual Bible Church member, 1st Congregational Church of Allegan Goals: be number one in the dealership 3 years in a row What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: the way Burt Watson treats me, and the Way Burt Watson treats my customers. They make it easy to sell cars & trucks

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DAMIAN GALLERY
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 482-9795

Hometown: Bridgeport Years with Burt Watson: 2 yrs Years of Experience: 2 yrs Family, kids, pets: wife Lloysa, 2 dogs-Talia and Bella School: Delta College and Saginaw Valley State University Hobbies: Golf and watching College Football Goals: What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: The atmosphere ever since my first day I felt like I was instantly part of the family.

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SCOTT DOUD
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 615-3559

Hometown: Crump Years with Burt Watson: 6+ Years Years of Experience: 20+ Years Family, kids, pets: one set of twins, chickens, ducks, geese, goats, rabbits, and cats School: Bay City Western, numerous automotive sales and service training courses Hobbies: Hobby farm, hunting, fishing Volunteerism: Waterfowlers for Warriors, Linwood Beach Marina Member, Walleyes for Warriors Goals: to be the best person before, during and after the same. To meet and exceed all expectations What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: The measures we go to, to be able to help our guests in every aspect.

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CHARITY WEISS
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 695-5366


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CALEB DAMIC
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 695-5366


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JANELLE GATZKE
Sales & Leasing Professional
(989) 522-0294


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SERVICE DEPARTMENT

RAY MUSSER
Service Manager
(989) 695-5366

Hometown: Bay City Years with Burt Watson: 9 yr. Years of Experience: 20 yr. Family, kids, pets: wife-Lisa, 3 pets-2 dogs 1 cat (Kenzie, Emma, Gabby) School: Hobbies: Enjoy local short track racing or racing of any kind. RC race for 25 years. Goals: What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson:

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JEFF LICKLY
Fleet & Commercial Service Manager
(989) 695-5366

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ELLEN GIFFANT
Service Concierge

Hometown: Saginaw Years with Burt Watson: 2+ Years Years of Experience: 2+ Years Family, kids, pets: wife, 2 dogs School: Houghton Lake High School, Kirtland Police Academy, Kirtland Community College Business Management Hobbies: camping, kayaking, walking dogs, friends/family time What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: helping others, customer service

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JASON HOERNER
Concierge


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CORY CRIPPEN
SFII Manager

Hometown: Hemlock Years with Burt Watson: 1+ Year Years of Experience: 6+ Years Family, kids, pets: 2 dogs School: Certified personal trainer Hobbies: Motorcycling, bicycling, boating, home repair Volunteerism: golf, cornhole league Goals: enjoy a happy and successful life What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: we truly take care of everyone like they are family

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DAVID SEVERANCE
Service Advisor
(989) 695-5366

Hometown: Clare Years with Burt Watson: 7+ Years Years of Experience: 7+ Years Family, kids, pets: Wife, 1 kid, dog Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, boating, golf, home improvements, games Volunteerism: Shiawassee Flats Citizens & Hunters Association Member What is your favorite thing about working at Burt Watson: the employees interact more as a family then as co-workers

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JOEL CASTANON
Service Advisor
(989) 695-5366


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BODYSHOP

KYLER WILLIAMS
Body Shop Manager
(989) 695-5366


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TAMMY SCHLICKER
Body Shop Assistant Manager


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FINANCE DEPARTMENT

KENNY CRAWFORD
Business Manager
(989) 324-7737

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