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Sales

Pete Pierce
Sales Manager
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A20

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bethalto, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? Did you go to college anywhere?

A: I graduated from Roxana High School & attended/played football for Greenville, IL College

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I've played drums since elementary school

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Spend time with family...Especially when it involves sports and/or food!

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: 2 kids...Son is Brayden - he graduated from Civic Memorial in Bethalto, IL.  He attends Warner University in Lake Wales, Florida.  He is a Dean's list student, and a scholarship football player there.  Daughter is Coren. She is attending Elite Hockey School (private school in East Alton, IL), and plays ice hockey for the St. Louis AAA Lady Blues. She also plays club volleyball. My girlfriend Amanda and I have 4 Huskies at home too.

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Armada

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Making a difference...For the team and our customers!

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Curtis Winterbottom
Sales Manager
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Jonathon Rapp
Floor Manager
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 4 Years

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Alton, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? Did you go to college anywhere?

A: I was home schooled through PennFoster.edu & traveled the country for BMX racing

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I am a professional BMX racer

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I enjoy training my BMX racing team, staying active, playing music, & hanging out with my dog Willoughby.

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a 10 year old Blue Heeler named Willoughby. He likes to run the BMX track beside me as I practice!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: I love the new Sentra - the new body  style & great price is the best bang for your buck. 

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: The customers & helping out my community. With such a fun & upbeat vibe with the staff & the excitement of our car buying process for our customers - the happiness in our showroom is very infectious!

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Marco Tallerico
Product Specialist
866-796-8834

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Jerry Price
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 10

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Godfrey, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto, IL & Lewis & Clark Community College 

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I love playing music in my band Miles Station for 15 years.

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Camping, fishing, playing music, barbecue, and spending time with my loved ones

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have 3 sons: Landon, Preston, & Triston. Landon plays volleyball & is in ROTC with hopes to be in the Marines. Preston & Triston are both learning to be musicians like me!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - I love the handling & gas mileage! Plus, it's a beautiful car!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Making my customers happy! I want them to feel like I treated them right - I always listen to their wants & needs. I love making new friends with all customers!

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Nick Blackwell
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 8

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Troy, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Graduated from Highland, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I cannot drink hot liquids at all. No coffee, hot chocolate, hot tea, etc.

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Spending time with my wife & daughters

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: 2 young daughters - My oldest plays soccer & dances. My youngest is my oldest's biggest fan! 

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - HUGE value! Very comfortable ride, great on gas, plenty of leg room, large trunk, & it looks awesome!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Seeing my coworkers, & working together to provide great service for anyone looking for a new or used vehicle!

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Dustin Hoene
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 1

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Godfrey, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Alton, IL high school & Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I enjoy bowling

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Spending time with my wife & kids

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about?

A: I have 3 boys & 2 dogs

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Rogue - Spacious compact SUV with great gas mileage. Pricing is great for a family to be able to enjoy the amazing convenience features - as well as still keeping a reasonable budget!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Spending time with our customers, & enabling them to have a fun, easy, and informative sales experience. That's the way purchasing should be!

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Casey Krohne
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 4

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Granite City, IL

Q: Did you go to high school and/or college in our area? 

A: Graduated from Granite City, IL high school & attended McKendree University

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I played Offensive Line for McKendree University's football team

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I train Brazilian Jujitsu 

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a beautiful 9 year old Corgi/Dachshund mix who loves walks, car rides, & naps!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Titan - They're the best looking truck on the road!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Getting the opportunity to meet & get to know people!

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Jerry Gamblin
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 2

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Rosewood Heights, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Yes, I am a local guy!

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I LOVE cans of Pepsi!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Spending time with family & watching sports

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: Absolutely on all accounts!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Murano - Very sleek & sporty on the outside - very luxurious feel on the inside! 

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Working with an amazing group of people, & being able to represent our owners & Nissan. 

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Nathaniel Stolte
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 3

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bunker Hill, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Carlinville, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I am the BIGGEST "The Office" fan this side of the Mississippi River!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Working on my farm

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I've got 2 horses & a barn cat named Wobbles

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - Cannot beat the fuel economy, performance, & tech!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Being able to deliver that "truly exceptional experience"!

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Jordan Shallenberger
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: Going on 2 years

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Troy, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Triad High School in Troy, IL

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I am the BEST Call of Duty player at AutoCenters Nissan!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I like to play Call of Duty or binge on Netflix

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have an amazing family who supports me daily, and that includes my Mom, Dad, Brother, & Sister. We also have an awesome dog named Tiny!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - The body style is my favorite, as well as the features you get. Pro Pilot is amazing & I use it every day going to and from work. This model is a great mixture of luxury & casual!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I enjoy having the opportunity to meet new customers every day, & helping them pick out the perfect vehicle!

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Kyle Cobb
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 15

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Granite City, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Granite City, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I've competed in power lifting & strongman competitions. I also run a non-profit organization. 

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Spend time with my son, ride my motorcycle, hiking, & kayaking

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have 1 son that keeps me on my toes!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Murano - Big fan! Tons of class & luxury without breaking the bank. 

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Helping our new friends join the AutoCenters family, & get in that dream car of theirs. Every day is a different set of challenges & I thrive on that. 

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Ryan Heston
Product Specialist
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 17

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bethalto, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto, IL

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I do stand-up comedy

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Golf

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have 4 kids, and they are the loves of my life!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Titan - It gives you high-tech muscle, great looks, comfortable ride/feel, plus the best part is it's available in YOUR size!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Meeting new people, & helping them find a vehicle that meets their wants/needs in the most fun way possible!

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Austin Hall
Product Specialist
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Business Development Center

Joe Eichenseer
Business Development Manager
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 15

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Highland, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Red Bud, IL high school & Illinois College

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I play guitar

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Anything outdoors, St. Louis Cardinals baseball, and BBQ 

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: 2 young daughters

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: GT-R - 565 HP, enough said. 

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Working with our great team daily!

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Bobby Staggs
Business Development Representative
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 10

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Dupo, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Dupo, IL high school & Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC)

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I love spending time with my son!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Coaching my son's baseball team

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: My son - he's a stud in baseball, football, & basketball. Great kid all around!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: GT-R - They're fun to drive!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Helping all of my customers

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Amanda Bold
Business Development Representative
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 2

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Edwardsville, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Edwardsville, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I enjoy long walks to the refrigerator! 

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: My hobbies include: working out, concerts, trying new food, & binge watching shows on Netflix

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: 2 Shih Tzu dogs named Marley & Benjie! Their favorite activities are napping, barking, and eating.

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Murano - It's sleek & sporty on the outside - comfortable & luxurious on the inside

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I love working alongside my colleagues. They always have great energy & they inspire me daily!

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Misty Sanvito
Business Development Representative
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 1

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bethalto, IL

Q: Did you go to school in our area? 

A: Lewis & Clark Community College (LCCC)

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I like to paint & make jewelry

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I like to spend time with family & friends

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a son in his early 20s who is an amazing cook!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - I love the advanced technology! 

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I enjoy working with my co-workers, we're a good team!

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Morgan Crull
Business Development Representative
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 2

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bethalto, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Civic Memorial high school in Bethalto, IL & Lewis & Clark Community College (LCCC) in Godfrey, IL

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: Despite my fear of spiders, I love horror movies! I used to paint windows at McDonald's for the holidays too.

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Hanging out with my fiance and our friends, sometimes going to the gym, painting & visiting with family, Sims 4, & I love shopping!

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a Chihuahua dog named Dexter. He loves cuddles and car rides. He is VERY attached.

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Maxima - It's my dream car! I love the body, the roominess, luxury & tech features. The lane departure & parking sensors are my favorite safety features.

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I like coming in & working with my amazing co-workers. We really work well as a team, & help build each other up!

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Marcus Lovett
Business Development Representative
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 1

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Alton, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: No

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I love listening to music

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Hang with family & friends

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: N/A

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - It's roomy and spacious - plus the Bose sound quality!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Bringing in customers, & being able to help them take steps to get into their dream car! I love working with my team too. 

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Kassie Faith McVey
Business Development Representative
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: I'm new!

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Wood River, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: No, I am originally from Tucson, AZ

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I enjoy rock climbing, and I'm a great swimmer!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I enjoy gardening, hanging out with my teenage son, and cooking.

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a teenage son who is amazing at basketball! He plays for Roxana, IL Jr. High, and he has dreams of playing for Duke University!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Pathfinder - I like the versatility. I can drive around with my girlfriends in the city & take my son & his friends camping - everyone is happy!!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: My amazing co-workers & customers!!

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Finance

Randy Fields
Finance Manager
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 32

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Alton, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Alton, IL high school 

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I am the shortest in my family. My grandfather spent 46 years at the same dealership! 

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Camping, boating, & riding motorcycles

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: 3 Children: Hannah, RJ, & Lizzie - Hannah works with the elderly, RJ is an Ironworker, & Lizzie is dancing in college! I also have 1 grandbaby named Mia. 

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Titan - I own a 3/4 ton Titan XD, and it is amazing. My second favorite is the Altima - my son owns one. My youngest owns a Kicks... We're a Nissan family!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Helping our customers with their automotive needs & building long-term relationships! All of this is done with the help of our great staff that is committed to their clients!

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Eric Mertz
Finance Manager
866-796-8835

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 28

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Maryville, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Granite City, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I am VERY funny!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Spending time with my family & golfing

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a son named Cameron & a daughter named Alaina. I also have a grandson named Jackson.

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: GT-R

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I love helping customers navigate through the finance process. I always hope to put a smile on their face! 

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Service

Jason Pennycook
Service Department Manager
866-363-24-32

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Jan Vanveen
Service Drive Manager
866-363-2432

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 9

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bethalto, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Jerseyville, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I have my own YouTube channel & stream on Twitch

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Streaming on my channels, and spending time with my family & dogs

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a young son named Silas & 2 Boston Terries: Merlin & Maui

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Altima - It is the most reliable & makes me feel comfortable having my wife & son in it!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: My co-workers: we're like family!

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Derek Rethelford
Service Advisor
866-363-2432

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Michael Santoro
Express Service Advisor
866-363-2432

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Kara Dell-Hunt
Service Coordinator
866-363-2432

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Parts

Rick Blackford
Parts Department Manager
866-816-4795

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 50

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Bunker Hill, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Alton, IL high school

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I am drag racing fanatic

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: Working around the property on the old farm that my wife and I bought and rebuilt!

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: Very proud of my daughters

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: Frontier

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: Continuing to take care of my customers, & working at making the Parts Department more efficient. 

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Austin Lolos
Parts Assistant
866-816-4795

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 2

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Jerseyville, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Jerseyville, IL high school & Lewis & Clark Community College (LCCC)

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: Music is my passion. There is no better feeling than bringing out the clarity & bass in perfect synchronization!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I like to compete in National Car Audio Competitions

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: I have a young son named Roxas, he loves trucks and is the best!

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: 240SX - Such a great platform for drifting! 

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I love learning more about what makes Nissan vehicles tick, and what new innovative technology is going to come out next. 

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Dave Johnson
Parts Assistant
866-816-4795

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Q: How many years have you been in automotive?

A: 10

Q: What city/town do you live in?

A: Godfrey, IL

Q: Did you go to high school in our area? 

A: Alton, IL high school 

Q: Fun, or little-known, fact about you?

A: I have been a die-hard Kansas City Chiefs football fan from birth!

Q: What do you like to do outside of work?

A: I enjoy spending time with my family & watching oval dirt track racing.

Q: Do you have kids, grandkids, or pets that you want to brag about, and do they do any sports or activities?

A: My teenage son plays high school football and my daughter is attending college to get a Nursing Degree.

Q: Favorite Nissan model?

A: GT-R - Its got speed and looks!

Q: What do you look forward to the most each day at AutoCenters?

A: I enjoy interacting with customers & watching the technicians working on cars to learn. 

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