We are community driven!
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I'm Brian Carlson. While I am new to the Dewey Griffin family, I have been in the automotive industry for 29 years. I was born and raised in Bellevue and have lived in Marysville for the past 16 years. I love classic cars and street rods. When I am not working, I enjoy restoring my 1959 Chevy pickup that I have had for 34 years. (It was my first car!) I also enjoy road trips, riding my Harley Davidson Roadking and spending time with my family. I am excited to join the Dewey Griffin team and look forward to helping our customers with their service needs for a long time to come.
My name is Don Jenkins, but everyone calls me D.J. I have lived in this community for over 51 years. I am the Manager of the Parts Department and have been with Dewey Griffin since 1982. I have over 29 years of automotive experience. My certification includes Parts Pace Setter GM 1999-2011, Subaru Inventory Management 2002-2004, Hazardous Materials Training 2006, and extensive automotive excellence classes. I am the winner of the Subaru Gold Standard of Excellence award from 1996-2002, Silver award winner for 2005, and the Subaru Platinum Standard of Excellence award for 2004-2006.I am an avid golfer. I also enjoy staying active in our community by coaching and refereeing girl's and boy's basketball, wood-working, bowling, bike riding.
My name is Mark Townley. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin family since January of 1996 and part of the community for over 20 years. I spent 3 and a half years serving my country in the Navy during the Gulf War. I have GM and Subaru Warranty Administration certification, GM Service Advisor certification and have served many functions in our service department. I am currently a Service Advisor and enjoy taking care of my customers. When I am not at work, I love to spend time outdoors and hanging out with my wife and our pets. I also love going to concerts and going camping.
I'm Jeff Brown. I have 8 years of experience in the automotive industry. I have recently joined the Dewey Griffin team as a Certified Service Advisor. I think Subaru is an excellent product and I look forward to getting to know our customers and helping them with their service needs.
I have lived in the Whatcom county area for nearly 40 years and love it here. When I am not working, I enjoy working on my home remodeling projects, gardening, hanging out with my wife, our 2 cats and dog, and discovering interesting places all over the world. My wife and I love travelling and have visited Trinidad, Mexico and, our favorite so far, Paris. We're hoping our next trip will be exploring Northern Italy by train!
I'm Dan Shreve. I've recently joined the Dewey Griffin team as an Express Service Advisor. I am excited about joining the staff because it's a great opportunity to work with and learn from some great people in a very welcoming environment. When I am not at work, I love spending time with my wife, Maria and our son, Luke. We enjoy watching the Seahawks and visiting our amazing local parks. I love exploring the outdoors and am a supporter of the National Parks Foundation.
I'm Tami Meyer. I have just recently moved to the Bellingham area from Anchorage, Alaska. When I'm not working, I like to spend my time gardening, cooking, interior decorating and entertaining. I also enjoy volunteering for charities like the Anchorage Senior Center and the Whatcom county Meals on Wheels program. Because I enjoy creating in the kitchen, I occasionally cater for charity events. I owned my own pizza parlor for over 20 years, so I make fabulous pizzas, caesar salads and rum crème brulee, among other things, and am always looking for new recipes to try with my family. I am excited to join the Dewey Griffin family and look forward to being a part of the community for a very long time to come.
I'm Mike Duryee. I have over 35 years experience as a technician. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin family since since June of 1983. I have lived in the Bellingham area for over 30 years. I am fully ASE-certified and have earned the Senior Subaru Master Technician status. My hobbies are sailing, kayaking, climbing, camping and white river rafting. I have my Private Pilot's license and love spending time with my wife and our 10 year-old twin sons.
I am Steve Pittman. I have been a Subaru technician since 1984 and have been part of the Dewey Griffin family since 1980. I am fully ASE certified in all automotive areas including Advanced Engine Performance and recently won the Subaru ASE Technician of the Year Award in 2010. I am the Lead Technician on my crew and serve as a mentor to technicians still learning the trade. In my spare time I enjoy riding my motorcycle, touring and lake fishing.
My name is Andrew Higby. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin team since 2000. I attended the Bellingham Technical College Automotive Technology Program. I have over 20 years automotive experience and have been part of this community for more than 30 years. I served in the US Army during the Persian Gulf War and am proud to have served my country. When I not at work, I enjoy doing my own home improvement projects and going fishing.
I'm Carlos Noel Garcia. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin team since January of 2004. I have lived in the Whatcom county area for over 9 years. I enjoy collecting license plates from different states and collecting cars. I love spending my free time with my nephew and striving to be a better person for my family.
I'm Justin Urtasun. I am new to the area and have recently joined the Dewey Griffin team as an Express Service Technician. I love working on cars and have always been interested in working on imports. I have always enjoyed working with my hands, inventing and tinkering. When I am not working, I enjoy playing the guitar, hiking and camping. I make time to go to the gym every day. A healthy lifestyle is very important to me. It's one of the reasons I chose to make the Bellingham area my home. Bellingham offers a great atmosphere and lots of opportunity. I am very happy to be part of the community and look forward to being part of the Dewey Griffin family for a long time to come.
I'm Zack Zeazas. I recently joined the Service team as a Service Advisor. I moved from the Seattle are where I was a Technician, specializing in Subaru repair. I earned my degree in automotive repair from Lake Washington Technical College and I am certified in emission systems in Washington state. I have always done my own maintenance, repairs and upgrades on my own vehicles and am currently driving my 4th Subaru! When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my friends, family and my awesome dog, Zeus. I love being outdoors, especially snowboarding, hiking and mountain biking. I am very excited to join the Dewey Griffin team because I love the Subaru brand and the friendly, family-like work environment.
I'm Alex Strelau. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin family since 2013. I have recently joined the service department as an Express Service Technician. I have lived in the Whatcom county area my entire life and love it here. I enjoy snowboarding, mountain biking, longboarding, working on cars, and hanging out with my friends. I also enjoy drawing and building computers when I am not enjoying the great outdoors.
I'm Jonathan Lawson. I have been with Dewey Griffin since July of 2012. I have lived in the Whatcom county area since 1990. I enjoy coffee and espresso. I won the Cascadia Weekly's Best Barista Award twice. I love kilts, comic books, general nerdery and geekery. I also enjoy movies, gardening and photography. I am happy to be part of the Dewey's crew and part of our community.