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Management

Daniel Garney
General Sales Manager

Dan, our General Sales Manager, has been in the business for 12 years and has been working exclusively with Volkswagen for 8 years! Dan has a passion for all things VW and German engineering in general. When he's not here at Northampton Volkswagen, Dan loves spending time with his three kids.

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Finance

Douglas Freeman
F&I Manager

Doug, our Finance Manager has been in finance for 17 years and works and lives in Western Mass. Doug has been a part of the Northampton Volkswagen team for over six years and has found quite the interest in Volkswagen vehicles since. His favorite part about VW is it's reliability. Outside of work, Doug loves sports!

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Sales

Melissa Thomas
Sales Consultant

Melissa Thomas, one of our sales consultant's has been in the car business for 7 years, and has been working exclusively with Volkswagen for almost 5 years. We've been lucky enough to have her on our team for a year. Outside of work, you can find Melissa at home spending time with her 2 daughters and relaxing.

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Scott Whitehead
Sales Consultant

Scott, one of our sales consultants, has over five years of experience in the automotive industry and has great experience with Volkswagen. Scott is a native of Western Massachusetts and attended Cathedral High School. Now living West Springfield, hen he's not here at Northampton Volkswagen, Scott enjoys bike riding and spending time with his family.

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Melanie Zoelck
Customer Service Representative

Melanie has worked exclusively with Volkswagen and has been with us at Northampton Volkswagen for four years. Melanie is a self proclaimed VW fanatic. She loves German engineering, the reliability of Volkswagen, and all its features. She actually speaks German, Spanish, and English! Her favorite parts about working at Northampton Volkswagen is the fact that it is a family business and the customers are amazing. Outside of work, you can catch Melanie driving around in her VW Golf.

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Service

Jenny Boden
Service Technician


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David Butler
Service Manager

David, our service manager, has been in the automotive industry for 33 years and joined our Northampton Volkswagen family in 2015. When he's not working, he enjoys farming on his land in Monson, MA, and loves to spend time with his family.

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JJ Brown
Service Consultant

JJ, one of our service consultants, joined our team in 2018. JJ's favorite part about working at the Northampton VW is the fact that coworkers and customers truly feel like family. Outside of work, JJ enjoy's long drives to anywhere, and loves to visit Narragansett, RI year-round.

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Casandra Cloutier
Service Consultant


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Aimee McDermont
Service Consultant

Aimee, one of our service consultants, has been in the automotive industry since 2009 and has been with us at Northampton Volkswagen for a year. A self-proclaimed Patriots fanatic, Aimee loves all things Boston. Outside of work, you can find Aimee spending time with her son and newest member of the family, Luna, a french bulldog.

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Wendy Nelson
Service Administrator


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Rich Sherwood
Shop Foreman

Rich has been with us at Northampton Volkswagen for eleven years as a Master Technician and considers himself a Volkswagen and Audi enthusiast. Outside of the shop, Rich is a dog-dad to two German shepherds and enjoys being outdoors.

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Jeffrey Deyo
Service Technician


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Jonathan Diaz
Flat Rate Service Technician


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Jacob Donelon
Service Technician

Jacob, our C-level technician, has been in the automotive industry for four years and has been with us at Northampton Volkswagen for three years. His favorite part of being a technician is the fact that he can help make a customer feel safe in their vehicle. Outside of work, Jacob can be found modifying cars.

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Sean Kaifer
Service Technician

Sean, one of our hourly technicians, has been a part of the Northampton Volkswagen team for about a year now. Overall, Sean loves German engineering. Growing up, Sean has always been surrounded by German cars. His favorite part about his job is "everything", from working on cars to helping customers feel safe in their Volkswagens. A Holyoke native, Sean spends his free time exploring nature, his favorite spot being Mount Tom. Fun fact: e has hiked all seven sister mountains!

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Chris O'Brien
Service Technician

Chris has been a part of the Northampton Volkswagen team for six years and in the car business for 23. Among all businesses he has worked as a technician for, Northampton Volkswagen is his favorite!

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Cyrus Shirazi
Flat Rate Service Technician


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Parts

Randal LaBelle
Parts Consultant

Randal has been working in the car business since '88 and has been a part of our team at Northampton Volkswagen for over 5 years. Outside of work, Randal is in a band and serves as the lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He has had a passion for music and cars for as long as he can remember.

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Linda Howe
Parts Manager

Linda, our Parts Manager, has 38 years of experience in the automotive industry! We have been lucky enough to have her on our team for five years now. Even before entering the dealership world, Linda has been very loyal to Volkswagen. Her favorite car is her Golf, although she drives a Jetta and Rabbit, too. The best part of Volkswagen's for Linda is that they're solid and made with quality. Outside of work, Linda enjoys running, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

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Internet

Taize Jones
Personal Shopping Concierge

Taize, an Internet Coordinator, has been a part of the team for almost a year. An Amherst native, Taize volunteers as an Amherst EMT. Outside of work, you can find him hiking and fishing locally. His favorite spot is Sugarloaf mountain. Taize also has a particular interest in Volkswagen as he drives one himself, and loves it!

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Sheryl Magdycz
Personal Shopping Concierge

Even though Sheryl is new to the team, Sheryl has previous BDC experience in the automotive industry. A Plainfield, MA native, you can find Sheryl hiking when she isn't working and on the weekend in upstate New York jamming out with her band.

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