Meet Our Team


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Sales

Dave Boehm, General Manager
(419) 842-7445


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Dave Thomas, Sales Manager
419-842-7716

Dave has worked at Yark for 12 years. 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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Rashad Spears, Sales Manager
419-842-7592

Rashad has worked at Yark Automotive for 11 years. He has a beautiful wife, Brittany Spears, who he has been married to for one year now, along with two beautiful kids, Valencia who is 9 years old, and Milanna who is 4 months old. They are his world. Rashad's favorite things to do outside of work are going to sporting events, spending time with his family, and going on vacations. One thing he cannot live without is his family. The weirdest job he has ever had is working for Expresso Car Wash. 

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Mia Knicely, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7496

Mia has worked at Yark Automotive Group for almost 7 years. She is married and has an 11 year old 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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Jennifer Painter, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7966

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 14 year old daughter, who teaches her new things every day. 


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Mark Toth, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-8742-7821

Raised in Toledo, Mark has been at Yark Automotive since 2018. In his role at Yark, he enjoys interacting with customers and working as a team with his coworkers. Mark's first job was at the Pharm. In his free time, he enjoys football, hockey, golf, and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Red Wings. His favorite car is the Dodge Viper.

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Cam Myler, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7931

Cameron has worked at Yark Automotive for 3 years. He is the oldest of 4 kids. He has two younger sisters- Rachael who is 21 and actually works at Yark in the BDC and Madison who is 17. He also has a younger brother who is 15 and his name is 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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Jay Byers, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7788


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Alex Penn, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7997

Alex has worked at Yark Automotive for a little over 5 years. His family consists of his mom and dad, his brother and sister-in-law, and his nephew, Lucas, who is 4 months old. 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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Kody Robinson, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7650

Kody has been with Yark Automotive Group for 2 years. He has an 11 month old daughter, a girlfriend of 5 years, and a pit bull named champ. Outside of work, Kody enjoys playing video games, golfing, and spending time with his parents and sisters. One thing he cannot live without is his daughter. Kody's favorite place to be is at home. The weirdest job he has ever had was at a cyber café for gambling. His favorite car is a Nissan GT-R.

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Nick Cook, Subaru Certified Sales Consultant
419-842-7653

Nick has worked at Yark Automotive for just over a year. He has been married to his wife, Kelly, for 11 years. He has a 10 year old daughter, Olivia, and a 5 year old 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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Finance

Mark Thomas, Finance Manager
419-842-7713


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Brett Ritchie, Finance Manager
419-842-7930


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Service

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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Dustin Stevens, Service Advisor
419-842-7840


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Steve Shenefield, Service Advisor
419-842-7919

Steve has been with Yark Automotive Group for 5 years. He has a dog, Mugen, who is a Jack Russell Terrier. His favorite things to do outside of work are kayaking, hiking, rollerblading, camping, and video games. One thing he cannot live without is his motorcycle. Steve's favorite place to be is at home. The weirdest job he has ever had was running a cemetery for 10 years. Steve's favorite car is a Lotus Elise.

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Tyler Kendrick, Express 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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Abby Miller, Warranty Advisor
419-842-7786

Raised in Toledo, Abby has been at Yark Automotive since 2015. Her first job, at 16, was working as an apprentice at a restoration shop. She also worked as a machinist for 10 years building engines for boats and collector cars. Before moving back to Toledo, she also made rocker arms for Harland Sharp. At Yark she enjoys the flexibility of working full-time while being able to spend time with her family. In her free time she enjoys listening to true crime podcasts, and she is obsessed with makeup. She also enjoys cheering on Cleveland sports. Abby's favorite car is a 1950 Chevy Styleine Deluxe 2 dr.

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Parts

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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Chuck Tucker, Retail Parts
419-842-7933

From Temperance, MI, Chuck has been at Yark Automotive for 30 years. 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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