Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

OWNER

Jeremy Cunningham
Owner
(888) 869-9375 x 1031


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MANAGEMENT

Chris Johnson
General Manager
(888) 869-9375 x 1004


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B.J. Shaffer
Sales Manager
(888) 869-9375 x 1018

I've been at Susanville Ford for 3 years, with a total of 4 years in the automotive business. Born in Red Bluff CA,  my favorite hobby is working out. I come from a long line of men in the automotive business (brother and father).  I have a beautiful wife, and a baby boy on the way.

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Zack Cunningham
Used Car Manager
(888) 859-0264 x 204


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FINANCE

Shane Barnes
Finance Manager
(888) 869-9375 x 1005

Born in Carson CA, my favorite hobby is coaching, and all things sports. I have two beautiful children.  I moved back and forth between Susanville and Carson as a kid, but I'm in Susanville to stay now!  I am the Johnstonville Elementary School Boys Basketball coach, as well as little league. 

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Matt Bereznak
Finance Manager
(888) 869-9375 x 1000

I'm proud to be part of the management team, and have been for the past year at Susanville Auto Center. I have 31 years total experience in the automotive business. Born in San Jose CA,  my favorite hobby is fishing. I love spending time with my family. I grew up in Gilroy, CA, played baseball and football, and graduated from Gilroy High School. Attended Chico State, and graduated with a degree in business management. My start in the car business was as a salesman in back in 1988!  I held various positions from Finance Manager to General Manager.  I also worked in the indirect finance industry with the largest bank in the world at the time.  I made the move to Lake Almanor with my wife of 26 years and four children in 2007.  I love the area, the sense of community... I wouldn't live or work anywhere else.  

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SALES

Matthew Baisley
Internet Sales
(888) 869-9375 x 1015


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Cole Bradford
Sales Consultant
(888) 869-9375 x 1007

I have 2 years in the Automotive business and enjoy working here at Susanville Auto Center. Born in Susanville CA, my favorite hobby is hunting. I'm young, hardworking, and a diligent salesman!  I take personal pride in meeting and exceeding your expectations.  Make me your salesman and you will gain a trusted ally to help guide you through the process thoroughly and with all of your needs met!

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Pat Lunsford
Sales Consultant
(888) 869-9375 x 1007

I have 38 years in the automotive business and 36 years here at Susanville Auto Center. Born in Oakland CA, my favorite hobby is being a Grandpa, and enjoying everything that Lassen County has to offer. I moved to Susanville in 1981 after the serving in the Navy.  I raised two great children, and I enjoy every aspect of my job and don't ever want to leave Susanville.


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Kelly Quinn
Sales Consultant
(888) 869-9375 x 1008

I have 15 years in the automotive business and 14 years here at Susanville Auto Center. Born in San Diego CA, my favorite hobby is cooking and eating good food! I am a family man, I have a beautiful wife, and three amazing daughters.

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Brian Rudd
Sales Consultant
(888) 869-9375 x 1008

Your friend in the car business - I have 16+ years in the industry, and 11+ years here at Susanville Auto Center. Born in Greenville CA, my favorite hobby is ducks. I'm just a small town family man.

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BDC

Mona LaFazio
VIP Consultant
(888) 869-9375


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Dayshanay Kennedy
VIP Consultant
(888) 869-9375 x 1302


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MARKETING

Gordon A. Ponce
Marketing, Graphics, Social Media
(530) 226-0418 x 202


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SERVICE

Laurie Johnson
Service Manager
(888) 869-9375


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Tim Cahalan
Service Dispatcher
(888) 869-9375 x 1028

I've worked at Susanville Ford for the past 11 years. I have 23 years total experience in the automotive business - (17 years in sales and 6 years in service). Born in Los Angeles CA,  my favorite hobby is target shooting. I am married to Maribel Cahalan, and together we have 8 children, and 18 grandchildren, & 1 great grandchild! My philosophy is: I expect the best, prepare for the worst, and take whatever comes along the way!

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Shay Marcy
Service Advisor
(888) 869-9375 x 1003

I've worked at Susanville Auto Center for the past 2 years. My favorite hobby is shooting.


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Pamela Myers
Service Advisor
(888) 869-9375 x 1011

I've worked at Susanville Auto Center for the past 9 months, and I have 26 years' experience in the automotive business. Born in Paradise CA, my favorite hobbies are camping and fishing. I just love everything about the outdoors.

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Cynthia Flatley
Warranty Administrator
(888) 859-0264 x 206


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SERVICE TECHS

Aaron Bailey
Dodge Technician

YEARS OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATIONS:

2 year with Susanville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 36 years total experience as a technician, Level 3 CDJR, ASE Master Certified.

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Josh Burkett
Dodge Technician

YEARS OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
2 years at Susanville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and total as a technician. Also holds Ford UTI Basic Certifications. Certified Used Car Technician.

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Arturo Torres
Dodge Technician

YEARS OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
7 years at Susanville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 11 years total tech experience. Level 2 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Certified.

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Glandy Kuartei
Lube Technician


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Ismael Alvarez
Detail


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Jorge Guzman-Lopez
Detail


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PARTS

JP Speiker
Parts Manager
(888) 869-9375 x 1013

I have 7 years in the automotive business and here at Susanville Auto Center. My favorite hobbies are fishing, team sports (basketball, football), and camping. I was born in Mons, Belgium - (Wallonia region of Belgium) and raised in Susanville.  After high school, I joined the Army National Guard.  I have a wife named Christina, and two beautiful kids Evan and Scarlett.

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Jerred Galbreath
Parts Assistant
(888) 869-9375 x 1009

I've worked at Susanville Ford for the past 4 years. Born in Susanville CA, my favorite hobby is playing music.


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Justin McCallister
Parts Runner


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PORTER & LOT ATTENDANT

Doug Jones
Service Porter


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Walter Newton
Lot Attendant


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DEALERSHIP MASCOT

Carlotta the Cat
Dealership Cat

What can I say? I love my role as the "Dealership Cat" at Susanville Auto Center! I have people attending to my every need; they feed and take very good care of me. I get to lounge about whenever I want, and the customers simply adore me! What more can a girl ask for? Purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

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