Staff


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  • Chip Edwards
    General Manager


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  • Kent Leffler
    Sales Manager


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  • Mike Myers
    Service Operations Manager

    Mike has been with Lithia Nissan since 1977 and in the automotive industry since 1970.  Mike lives in and was born and raised in Medford. In his free time he enjoys camping and riding motorcycles and horses. Mike's Nissan of choice is the Murano.

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  • Nick Pease
    Service Manager


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  • Josh Tarolli
    Used Vehicle Manager


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  • Bob Miller
    Fleet Manager

    Bob Miller was born and raised here in the Rogue Valley and has been in the automobile industry since 1968.  He has been with Lithia Motors since 1997, in many capacities.  When asked what his favorite Nissan vehicle is, Bob said: "The Nissan Rogue rated best in class 33 MPG Highway and best in class cargo.  It is a sweet ride to my favorite destination on the Oregon Coast!"

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  • Megan Kazee
    Finance Manager


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  • Brian Kegley
    Parts Manager

    Brian grew up in Eugen but now resides in Medford.  he has been with Lithia since 1997 and in the automotive industry since 1991.  Whenever he gets the time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family and camping in beautiful Southern Oregon.  His favorite Nissan is the Titan XD.

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  • Richard Parker
    Rogue Rental / Fleet & Commercial Manager

    Richard was born and raised in the Rogue Valley and he currently lives in Central Point with his beautiful wife.  Richard has been with Lithia since 2013 but he has been in the car industry since 1999.  Whenever Richard has the opportunity, he enjoys traveling down to Disneyland in his Nissan Murano.  His entire family, all 3 kids and 8 grandkids, are obsessed with Disney and they make the trip to Disneyland together whenever possible.

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  • Tina Lenker
    Controller

    Tina grew up in Shamokin, Pennsylvania and now resides in Central Point.  She has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since June 2017 and in the accounting industry since 2004 as a CPA.  Whenever she is away from the office, Tina enjoys golfing, reading, cooking, baking, and good music. Her favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • Alisha Bjarnson
    Assistant Office Manager

    Alisha has been in the Rogue Valley her whole life and she has been working for Lithia since 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys camping and riding quads. Her favorite Nissan is the 370Z.

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  • Heather Yeates
    Dealership Accountant


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  • Lawrence Wheeler
    Parts Advisor

    Lawrence has been working for Lithia since 2015 and currently resides in Medford.  When Lawrence is not assisting customers with their parts needs, he is enjoying time with his family.  He also enjoys building and racing 5.0 Liter Foxbody Mustangs and he is the pitman for Matt Duste's #23 Dirt Modified Team.  Lawrence's favorite Nissan is the old school Datsun 510.

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  • Brad Stagg
    Parts Advisor

    Brad was born and raised in the Rogue Valley and currently resides in White City.  He started working for Lithia in 2005 and his favorite Nissan is the Figaro.  Brade loves to do anything outdoors, camping, riding motorcycles, and even racing.

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  • Joe Shafer
    Parts Advisor


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  • Gary Hoque
    Used Vehicle Acquisitions


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  • Jeremy Huffman
    Sales Professional


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  • Chuck Aden
    Sales


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  • Desiree Kodesh
    Sales Professional


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  • Alex Negles
    Sales Professional


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  • Rick Beard
    Sales Professional


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  • Rod Courtwright
    Sales Professional


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  • Abigail Villalba
    Office Administration

    Abigail was born and raised in Medford and she currently lives in Medford. Abigail has been with Lithia and the automotive industry since July 2017.  Whenever Abigail has the opportunity, she enjoys camping, travel, and spending time with her family. Her favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • Stephanie Burchett
    Receptionist


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  • Christina Ramp
    Vehicle Administrator

    Christina has been in the Medford her whole life and she has been working for Lithia since 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys camping. Her favorite Nissan is the Rogue.

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  • Jeanne Holloran
    Vehicle Administrator


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  • Paul Torres
    Service Technician

    Paul moved here from L.A. to continue his career in the automotive field.  He began in the automotive industry in 2003 and started with Lithia in 2011.  Paul lives in Central Point with his wife and children.  In his free time, he likes to draw, play soccer, and hang out with his family.  Because of its sheer power, his favorite Nissan is the Maxima.

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  • Steven Arnold
    Lot Technician

    Steve has been working for Lithia since 2008 and currently resides in Butte Falls, the same town he was raised in.  Steve has been part of the automotive industry for over twenty years. When Steve is not assisting customers, you will find him hunting and fishing. Steve's favorite Nissan is the Titan.

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  • Dan Miller
    Service Technician

    Dan grew up in Santa Cruz, San Diego, and Medford, but now resides in Medford.  He has been with Lithia Nissan of Medford since August 2017 and in the automotive industry since 1990.  Whenever he gets the time, Dan enjoys golfing.  His favorite Nissan is the GTR.

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  • Michael Wilson
    Technician


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  • Robert Shutte
    Auto Detailer

    Rob currently lives in Medford.  Rob grew up in Gold Beach and has been with Lithia Motors since 2015.  Rob plays disc golf, rides a longboard, travels to see concerts, and visits friends and family in his spare time. His favorite Nissan is the 2018 Nissan Altima.

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