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Management

Dave Boehm
General Manager
(419) 842-7445


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Dave Thomas
Sales Manager
419-842-7716

Dave has worked at Yark since 2005. He is married and has 2 boys, Aiden and Alex. Outside of work, he enjoys hanging out with his kids, playing golf, and doing yard work. Dave says he cannot live without food, especially steak, pizza, and anything Italian. His favorite place to be is home in his basement watching a movie, or at the lake. The weirdest job he has ever had is working at Applebees. Dave's favorite car is a 1969 Camaro convertible. 

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Araya Berhane
Sales Manager
419-842-7649


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Brett Ritchie
Finance Director
419-842-7930

Raised in Toledo, Brett has been at Yark Automotive since 2018. In his role at Yark, he enjoys interacting with customers and working with his coworkers. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar. His favorite car is the classic NSX.

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Steve Calevro
Service Manager
419-842-7869

Raised in Perrysburg, Ohio, Steve has been at Yark Automotive since 2017. In his role at Yark, Steve enjoys working with customers to ensure they are satisfied with our service and their vehicle. His first job was working as a grounds keeper at the Star 105.5 radio station. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and fishing, and cheering on the Indians, Red Wings, and Packers. When it comes to cars, Steve likes pickup trucks.

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Don Espen
Parts Manager
419-842-7868

Raised in Bowling Green, Don has been at Yark Automotive since 1991. Since his first job at a Sherwin Williams paint store, Don has worked his way up from a parts drive and advisor at another local dealer, to Parts Manager at Yark. He says it is the best move he ever made! He loves being part of a growing organization and interacting with the people who make it happen. When he isn't at work, Don enjoys traveling with his wife, and spending time with their three daughters and their families. Especially his new granddaughter! He also enjoys cheering on Detroit sports. When it comes to cars, Don enjoys seeing technology evolve over the years. He would love to own a 1963 Corvette Stingray Coupe, Split rear window with Fuel Injection, with the 327 CI and 360HP.

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Sales

Jay Byers
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-573-0818


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Nick Cook
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-909-6193

Nick has worked at Yark Automotive since 2016. He is married to his wife, Kelly, and together they have a daughter, Olivia, and a son, Tyler. His favorite things to do outside of work are working out, spending time with family and friends, and playing sports. One thing Nick cannot live without is his phone. His favorite place to be is anywhere tropical. He has not had any weird jobs but if he had to choose one it would be working at Cedar Point; he saw a lot of interesting people working the coasters. Nick's favorite car is his Daytona Charger.

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Brent Cornwell
Star Delivery Specialist
419-842-7803


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Mark Egan
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-452-0554


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Mia Knicely
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-595-4718

Mia has worked at Yark Automotive Group since 2010. She is married and has one daughter. Outside of work, Mia's favorite thing to do is relax at home. One thing Mia cannot live without is books, and her favorite place to be is Barnes and Noble. She has not had any weird jobs, and she has always been in sales. Her favorite car is an Infiniti. 

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Cam Myler
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-595-4665

Cameron has worked at Yark Automotive since 2015. Cameron is married and has two children. He is the oldest of 4 kids. He has two younger sisters- Rachael and Madison. He also has a younger brother, Reeve. Cameron loves pretty much anything with an engine that can go fast. It has been a hobby of his since he was a kid. He also snowboards in the winter time which he has been doing since he was around age 10. One thing he cannot live without is his dog and his family. Cameron's favorite place to be is out west, preferably Arizona. He has not had any weird jobs but he says the worst job he ever had was landscaping. His favorite car is a Toyota Supra or Nissan GT-R. 

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Jennifer Painter
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-595-4754

Born in Orlando, Florida, Jennifer has been with Yark since 2014 and loves helping those get a car that may not have been able to anywhere else or even get their first car.  Prior to Yark she worked in debt collection and remastered music while she lived in Florida.  When she isn't working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughter, who teaches her new things every day. 


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Alex Penn
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-721-6876

Alex has worked at Yark Automotive since 2012. His family consists of his mom and dad, his brother and sister-in-law, and his nephew, Lucas. His favorite things to do outside of work are playing music, reading Sci-Fi books, watching Sci-Fi videos and movies, and anything related to physics. One thing Alex cannot live without is his guitars and music. His favorite place to be is relaxing out on the water, and he loves taking a pontoon out on the Ottawa River. The weirdest job he has ever had is selling Kirby Vacuums door-to-door. His favorite car is a Subaru WRX.

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Jon Stambaugh
Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-595-4671

From Walbridge, OH, Jon has been at Yark Automotive since 2019. At work he enjoys building relationships with customers. In his free time, Jon enjoys cheering on the Packers, Lakers Yankees, and Buckeyes. His favorite cars are the Chevy Silverado and Camaro.

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Finance

Mark Thomas
Finance Manager
419-842-7713


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Service

Kyle Boehm
Service Advisor
419-842-7786


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Tracy Collins
Service Advisor
419-842-7919


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Tyler Kendrick
Express Lane Advisor
419-842-7932

Raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Tyler has been at Yark Automotive since 2014. In his role at Yark, Tyler enjoys working with customers and building lasting relationships. His first job was working at Max & Erma's restaurant. In his free time, Tyler enjoys football, basketball, and baseball. He also likes to cheer on the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals, Michigan Wolverines, and Toronto Raptors. When it comes to cars, Tyler likes the Chevy Impala.

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Dustin Stevens
Service Advisor
419-842-7840


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Parts

Chuck Tucker
Retail Parts
419-842-7933

From Temperance, MI, Chuck has been at Yark Automotive since 1988. His favorite part of his position is seeing how cars and their technology have evolved over time. In his free time, Chuck enjoys being a road course race official. When it comes to cars, his favorite is the Dodge SRT4 original.

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Larry Large
Retail Parts
419-842-7418

Raised in Toledo, Larry has been at Yark Automotive since 2010. In his role at Yark, he enjoys interacting with his coworkers. Larry's first job was bagging groceries at FoodTown. Larry loves to cheer on the Ohio State Buckeyes. His favorite car is the MGB.

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