Subaru

Dewey Griffin Subaru

1800 Iowa St ,
Directions Bellingham, WA 98229

  • Sales: (888) 697-3193
  • Service: (888) 741-0027
  • Parts: (888) 802-4666

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  • Chris
    Official Greeter

    Hi. My name is Chris. My birthday was October 2010. I am the Dewey Griffin Official Greeter. I have been part of the family since February 2011. I love going for walks with my owner, playing with my squeaky duck toys and making new friends with everyone that stops in.

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  • Allen Meyer
    General Manager
    (360) 734-8700 ext 2115

    I'm Allen Meyer. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin family since 1996 and have recently become the General Manager. I attended the National Auto Dealers Association Dealer Academy Program in 2007 and enjoy expanding my knowledge of the automotive industry. I stay active in our community by working with local charity organizations such as the Whatcom Humane Society and Meals On Wheels. In my free time, I love going to Mariner and Seahawk games, fly fishing, working out and training my dogs, Chris and Beauty. I also make a mean Caesar salad and love to travel.

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  • "Happy" Heath Warner
    Sales Manager
    (360) 734-8700

    I'm "Happy" Heath Warner. I have been in the automotive industry since 1986 and have been a Sales Mananger at Dewey Griffin since 2007. My family and I have been part of the community for over 100 years. In my free time, I enjoy working on home improvement projects, photography and golf. I also enjoy fishing, hiking and skiing. It's my mission to make sure all our customers leave feeling good about their purchase experience.

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  • Keith Bockwoldt
    Sales Manager
    (360) 734-8700

    My name is Keith Bockwoldt. I have been with Dewey Griffin since April 2012. I have been in the automotive industry since 1986. I have lived in this community for over 30 years and have loved every minute of it. I love fishing for salmon and halibut and pretty much any outdoor recreation. As a Sales Manager, it's my goal to make sure our customers are treated like part of our family.

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  • Guy Miller
    Business Manager
    (360) 734-8700 ext 2126

    My name is Guy Miller. I have lived in the community for over 20 years and have been a member of the Dewey Griffin team since 2009. I am certified by both GM and Subaru as a Sales Consultant and have obtained my PSADA certification in Finance and Insurance. I am a retired US Navy Lieutenant (NAS Whidbey Island), former A-6 Intruder aircrew veteran of 297 carrier landings over 2 deployments to the Middle East. I enjoy military aviation history, golfing and belong to an 8 and 9 ball Pool league. As a member of the business management team, it's my goal to make sure all of our customers have a pleasant purchase experience.

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  • Lynda Wallgren
    Accounts Payable-Receivable
    (360) 734-8700


    I'm Lynda Wallgren. I have been in the automotive industry since 1986 and have recently joined the Dewey Griffin family as the Payable-Receivable Accounts Manager. I have lived in the Whatcom county area for over 30 years. I love the Great Northwest! I love camping, fishing, hiking and photography. When I get the chance, I love hiking to locations where I can pick Evergreen huckleberries. I enjoy cooking and baking and love every kitchen gadget I can get my hands on! Most of all I am a HUGE Seattle Seahawks fan and really enjoy watching the games with my family.



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  • Kathy Heuer
    Car Biller/Title Clerk
    (360) 734-8700

    I'm Kathy Heuer. I have been in the automotive industry for 23 years and have recently moved to the Bellingham area from Woodinville. I am excited to be part of the Dewey Griffin Subaru family because of the opportunity to grow with the company. There are so many great things coming in the future and I want to be a part of it! I am so proud to work for a company that gives back to their community. When I am not working, I enjoy watching football and supporting our Seattle Seahawks! I also love jazzersize, hiking and exploring. Since I am new to the area, there's lots of exploring to do! I look forward to being part of the Dewey Griffin Subaru family, and the community, for a very long time to come.


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  • Brian Carlson
    Service Manager
    (360) 543-2177

    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.

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  • Don Jenkins
    Part Department Manager
    (360) 676-0263

    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.

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  • Tanya McKinney
    Marketing and Digital Media
    (360) 543-2180

    I'm Tanya McKinney. I have been a proud member of the Dewey Griffin family since May of 1999. I have been a member of this community for over 20 wonderful years. My training includes many various automotive, marketing and customer service classes. I am also a certified Subaru Warranty Administrator. I have many roles at the dealership, including handling our digital media, websites, social media and coordinating with various charitable organizations to help benefit our community. When I'm not working I enjoy reading, watching sports and becoming "one with my couch". My special interests include charities that contribute to the love and care of animals. I am long-standing ASPCA member and support our local Humane Society. The best thing about my job is our customers!

     

     

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  • Tami Meyer
    Warranty Administrator
    (360) 734-8700

    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.


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  • Tony Benavides
    Sales Consultant
    (360) 734-8700

    My name is Tony Benavides. I have been a Sales Consultant with Dewey Griffin since 2004 and have lived in our community for 11 years. I am a linguistic major from UCLA and I am able to speak Spanish, French and Portuguese. I have been Sales Consultant of the year. I am currently the Internet Sales Manager and I am a certified Subaru Sales Consultant. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer, the guitar and chess, but most of all, I would like to be the best Dad I can be for my sons, Schon and Dominic.

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  • Sharon Chavira
    Internet Sales Manager
    (360)734-8700


    I'm Sharon Chavira. I have been a member of the Dewey Griffin family since 2006. I have 15 years of automotive experience and have lived in the community all my life. I am a Subaru-Certified Sales Consultant. I have the distinction of being the Salesperson of the Year for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011! When I am not at work, I enjoy drawing and art of any kind. I love horseback riding, spending time with my family (especially my amazing Grandbabies!) but above all, I LOVE being in auto sales. I like the challenge and most of all, meeting people and helping to keep America (and Canada!) rolling!

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  • Tim Greencorn
    Internet Sales Manager
    (360) 734-8700

    I'm Tim Greencorn. I joined the Dewey Griffin family in May of 2012. I have lived in the Whatcom county area for over 10 years and enjoy being part of the community. In addition to being a certified computer technician, I enjoy DJ-ing at local venues in my free time. I also like spending time with my family, boxing, snowboarding and watching the Sounders, Mariners and Seahawks. I look forward to assisting our customers with their purchase needs for many years to come.

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  • Leigh Taber
    Sales Consultant
    (360) 594-7590

    I'm Leigh Taber. I am enjoying being part of the Dewey Griffin family now for 3 years. I enjoy playing billiards, dancing, playing cribbage and volunteering for the United Way and the Whatcom Humane Society. I especially LOVE sports cars! I was a Chrysler Senate member in the top 4 for 3 years. I also had top sales in the GM store in Edmonton, Alberta from 2006-2012. I am proud to be a member of the Dewey Griffin team and can't wait to assist my customers and friends with their automotive needs. I am proud to represent the Subaru product! My mission is to provide you with documented information so you are better educated to make a well informed decision on your vehicle purchase. I will share with you the knowledge that I have gained over the past 25 + years with the automotive industry. I promise to do this honestly and will be respectful, without bias, during the purchase process and throughout your ownership experience.


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  • John Evans
    Sales Consultant
    (360) 734-8700

    I am John Evans. I have lived in the Whatcom county area for 17 years. I was a member of the US Navy for 7 years and am very proud to have served my country. I am a certified automotive technician but have spent the last 10 years using my experience as a technician to help my customers choose just the right vehicle for them. When I am not working, I like to spend my time fishing, hiking, bird watching and swimming. I am very happy to be part of the Dewey Griffin family and look forward to helping our clients have the best sales experience possible.

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  • Dan Piehler
    Internet Sales Manager
    (360) 734-8700

    I'm Dan Piehler. I am new to the Dewey Griffin Subaru family but have been in the automotive sales business for nearly 20 years. I have been salesperson of the month 8 times throughout my career and look forward to earning your business.

    I have lived in the Whatcom county area for over 20 years. I was a member of the United States Army like my father. My son, Brian, is carrying on the family tradition and has done 4 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    I love the ocean and to spend my free time fishing, riding my motorcycle and spending time with my wife of 25 years, our 5 children and our 4 grandchildren. I look forward to helping you find the perfect vehicle for you and your family. 

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  • Kevin Graham
    Sales Consultant
    (360) 734-8700

    I'm Kevin Graham. I grew up in the Whatcom county area and have spent most of my life here. I love playing golf and spending time with my family. My wife has recently retired after 20 years of service in the United States Air Force and we spend most of our free time with our 3 year old daughter, Emma, who keeps us very busy!

    I am excited to be a part of the Dewey Griffin Subaru family. I feel that Subaru and Whatcom county are a perfect fit and I look forward to helping my customers select the right model for them. 

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  • Brian Smith
    Sales Consultant
    (360) 734-8700

    Hi, I'm Brian Smith. I am new to the Dewey Griffin Subaru family. I have lived in the Whatcom county for over 44 years. I've been in the in the automotive service and sales business for more than 20 years. I am excited to join the Dewey's team because of their focus on putting the customer first. When I'm not working, I enjoy golfing, gardening, home improvement and spending time with my wife and grandchildren. My family and I are proud supporters of the Whatcom Humane Society and are passionate about helping abandoned animals and the homeless in our community.  

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  • Cruz Melcher
    Lot Attendant
    (360) 734-8700

    I'm Cruz Melcher. I have been part of the Dewey Griffin family since 2014. I have lived in the Bellingham area for over 25 years. I enjoy playing soccer, playing the drums and having a great time with my friends. My true passions are landscaping and cars! I love working on cars and working at Dewey's give me an opportunity to continue learning new things about them. The best part about my job is interacting with my co-workers and our customers. I look forward to being part of the team for a long time to come.


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