Meet Our Staff


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Sales

"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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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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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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Gage Daniels
Sales Consultant
360-927-4737

I'm Gage Daniels. I was born and raised local to Whatcom county. I have been selling cars for 2 years. I am very outdoorsy; enjoying hunting, fishing, and riding my four-wheeler.

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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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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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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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Will Glazier
Sales Consultant
(360) 734-8700

I'm Will Glazier. I have lived in the Whatcom county area since 2006. Before that I was a professional, touring muscian. I have performed several benefits for non-profit organizations, such as the Sean Humphrey House and the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association.

I am a single dad of a 3 year old son and really enjoy spending my free time playing games, riding bikes, hiking, swimming or just exploring with him.

I am very excited to join the Dewey Griffin Subaru family because of their similar philosophy on sales and customer service. It's a retailer and a product I can truly stand behind. Knowing that I work for a company that cares so deeply about our community and our customers is refreshing.

I genuinely enjoying entertaining people and performing, but what I love the most is making people happy. I love my job because I do it with transparency, honesty and kindness. I enjoy building relationships and sharing my knowledge with my customers.


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Management

Allen Meyer
General Manager
(360) 734-8700

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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McKenzie Meyer
Business Development Manager
(360) 746-7559

My name is McKenzie Meyer. I have been living in Bellingham for 9 years and working for Dewey Griffin since May 2011. I started in Service as an Express Advisor and moved into Sales as the Business Development Manager and Subaru Delivery Specialist.
I have many hobbies including troubleshooting computer issues, video games, and spending time with my partner and cat.

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Service

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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Dan Shreve
BDC Representative
(360) 543-2172

I'm Dan Shreve. I have recently joined the Dewey Griffin Subaru team. 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. 

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Jeff Brown
Service Advisor
(360) 543-2178

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!



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Mark Townley
Service Advisor
(360) 543-2176

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 30 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 and Subaru Service Advisor certification and have served many functions in our service department. I am currently a Subaru 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 cooking and creating new recipes, going to concerts and going camping.


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Michael Hinthorne
Service Advisor
(360) 543-2179

My name is Michael Hinthorne. I recently joined the Dewey Griffin Subaru team as a Service Advisor. While new to the company, I have been in the automotive business for over 20 years and have lived in the Whatcom county area for over 22 years. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my wife, my friends and my cat, Missee. I am excited to join the Dewey Griffin family because of their strong ties to our community and the interaction with our amazing customers. I look forward to taking care of your automotive needs for years to come.

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Olivia Piehler
Express Service Advisor
(360) 734-8700

I'm Olivia Piehler. I joined the Dewey Griffin family as an Express Service Advisor in 2016. When I am not helping our customers with the service needs, I enjoy spending time with my family, my boyfriend, Luke, and my amazing dog, Biggie. It's important to me to give back to my community. I have been a volunteer fire fighter for 4 years and an EMT for 2 years. I love hiking and spending time outdoors. I am happy to represent the Subaru brand and am proud to be part of the Dewey Griffin team. 

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Steve Pittman
Senior Subaru Master Technician
(360) 734-8700

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.


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Mike Duryee
Senior Subaru Master Technician
(360) 734-8700

I'm Mike Duryee. I have over 40 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 twin sons.


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Andy Higby
Technician
(360) 734-8700

 

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 25 years automotive experience and have been part of this community for more than 35 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.



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Zack Zeazas
Subaru Master Technician
(360) 734-8700

I'm Zack Zeazas. In 2015, I joined the Dewey Griffin Subaru family as a service advisor with a past as an automotive technician. I soon learned that my true passion was continuing to be a technician. I've been a dedicated Subaru specialist since 2012, with past experience on Toyota and European cars. I have 16 years experience total, am ASE Master Tech Certified and possess an Associates Degree in automotive repair. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and working on my many different projects. I'm currently building an off grid home with solar power and its own spring-fed water supply. I love the outdoors, snowboarding, motorcycles, cars, hiking and mountain biking.



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Andrew Housden
Express Service Advisor
(360) 734-8700

I'm Andy Housden. I am new to Dewey Griffin and have lived in Whatcom County for one and a half years. I enjoy playing guitar, music and martial arts in my spare time. I am a huge Subaru fan, so I am really happy to be part of the Subaru Express team. I am new to the automotive industry but I know that being a technician is my future path.



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Finance

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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Parts

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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Administration

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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Detail

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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Chad Beighle
Lot Attendant
(360) 734-8700

I'm Chad Beighle. I have been part of the Whatcom county community for 26 years. I have worked in the Detail Department since April of 2015. I enjoy my job because I love making things look better than when they arrived. I love driving cars and have received special training in the Auto Body field. Dewey Griffin is a great place to work because my co-workers are friendly as so are our customers. When I am not at work, I enjoy playing video games, watching sports and hanging out with my family. 

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