Meet our Team

Michael  Marchi
Michael Marchi
Dealer Principal

In late 2011, Comox Valley Dodge added Michael (Mike) Marchi as our Dealer Principal. An auto industry vet, Mike has worked with Canadian dealerships since his college days at the University of Victoria. A small town boy, Mike’s humble beginnings pervade his management style. He doesn’t sit in an ivory tower barking out orders; he is on the sales floor shaking hands and building relationships. Besides his love for his family, music, and fitness, Mike also holds a passion for people. His greatest joy in life is helping those in need. Mike and the team at Comox Valley Dodge support the community by giving money to YANA (You Are Not Alone), Tour de Rock, the hospital foundation, and donating vehicles to the ambulance and fire departments. Mike and the staff at Comox Valley Dodge are one big family. They hold monthly BBQs in the summer, give rides to customers without vehicles, bring donuts to those who look hungry, and do everything they can to create an amazing customer service experience.In late 2011, Comox Valley Dodge added Michael (Mike) Marchi as our Dealer Principal. An auto industry vet, Mike has worked with Canadian dealerships since his college days at the University of Victoria. A small town boy, Mike’s humble beginnings pervade his management style. He doesn’t sit in an ivory tower barking out orders; he is on the ...Read MoreRead Less

Carson Grant
Carson Grant
General Manager

I’m 33 years old, married to my beautiful wife Summer and we have 2 daughters ages 6 and 4. Originally from swift current Saskatchewan and grew up in Ridge Meadows. I played rep hockey and also played a few years of junior hockey. My father was in the business and is the person that introduced me to the business over 14 years ago! My favourite thing about the business is it gives me a great opportunity to enrich as many peoples lives as possible whether that’s my immediate family, my employees, our valued clients or our beloved community! My hobbies are hockey, golf and of course spending time with my girls!I’m 33 years old, married to my beautiful wife Summer and we have 2 daughters ages 6 and 4. Originally from swift current Saskatchewan and grew up in Ridge Meadows. I played rep hockey and also played a few years of junior hockey. My father was in the business and is the person that introduced me to the business over 14 years ago! My favourite...Read MoreRead Less

Jacquie  M.
Jacquie M.
Controller

I was born in Port Alberni and raised in Kamloops. After finishing school, I returned to Vancouver Island, and eventually found my way to the beautiful Comox Valley. I have lived here since 1995 and am so proud to call this area my home. For the past 24 years, I have worked in the Accounting Department at Comox Valley Dodge. I enjoy my job and the people I work with. Animals (especially cats), reading and crafts are my passion. I share my life with my fiancé and our two dogs and three cats. When we're not enjoying the outdoor oppertunities this beautiful valley has to offer, you can find us cheering on our favourite teams - the Vancouver Canucks and the Toronto Blue Jays!I was born in Port Alberni and raised in Kamloops. After finishing school, I returned to Vancouver Island, and eventually found my way to the beautiful Comox Valley. I have lived here since 1995 and am so proud to call this area my home. For the past 24 years, I have worked in the Accounting Department at Comox Valley Dodge. I enjoy my job and the ...Read MoreRead Less

Sarah  Boettcher
Sarah Boettcher
Administrative Assistant

Comox Valley born and raised. I love this beautiful place I get to call home and enjoy getting outside, hiking and exploring the great outdoors. I am also the mom to three very furry fur-babies!

Alyssa Gaiga
Alyssa Gaiga
Media Engagement Manager

I was born in Victoria, BC but grew up here in the Comox Valley and love to call this place my home. I am Italian, so I have a big, loud family that I am super close with and love to spend time with. I also love to travel and do basically anything outdoors… I’m always down for an adventure! Music is also a big part of my life and has allowed me to experience some pretty amazing opportunities. Over the years I have entered many singing/songwriting competitions and was able to walk away with a few titles… Winner of “Valley Idol” 2009, Winner of “The Great Canadian Song Race Jr.” 2013 and Winner of “Sing It Up VI” 2016!  I was born in Victoria, BC but grew up here in the Comox Valley and love to call this place my home. I am Italian, so I have a big, loud family that I am super close with and love to spend time with. I also love to travel and do basically anything outdoors… I’m always down for an adventure! Music is also a big part of my life and has allowed ...Read MoreRead Less

Brooklyn Duncalf
Brooklyn Duncalf
Business Development Coordinator/Inventory Manager

I was born and raised up north in Kitimat, BC but moved to the Island in 2013. I have 12 siblings, 2 dogs, 3 cats, and 1 crazy personality. I love country music, road trips, ketchup and spending time with my friends and family. I'm loud, outgoing and unapologetically me.

Elysa Farnham
Elysa Farnham
Receptionist

Comox Valley born and raised. I've loved growing up in such a beautiful place. I recently started working for Comox Valley Dodge, but I am so excited to join such an amazing team!

Don Harrison
Don Harrison
Sales Manager

I was born in Victoria, BC but grew up in the Comox Valley and have called this place my home for the past 32 years. I started out working in the grocery and construction business, and have now found my way into the Automotive Sales Industry. I have worked at Comox Valley Dodge for 8 years and have worked my way up the ladder to Sales Manager! I enjoy spending time with my family (wife and 2 daughters), mountain biking, road trips and cheering on my favourite hockey teams - The Vancouver Canucks and of course... Team Canada! (Go Canada Go!) I also enjoy traveling and visiting other countries - so far I have been to New Zealand, Cuba and the USA. I encourage everyone to get out and explore our beautiful Vancouver Island in a new Jeep Wrangler! I was born in Victoria, BC but grew up in the Comox Valley and have called this place my home for the past 32 years. I started out working in the grocery and construction business, and have now found my way into the Automotive Sales Industry. I have worked at Comox Valley Dodge for 8 years and have worked my way up the ladder to Sales Manager! I en...Read MoreRead Less

Brian Nguyen
Brian Nguyen
Internet Sales Manager

I am very happy to have joined the sales team here at Comox Valley Dodge and start my new adventure in the Comox Valley. I was born in Toronto, raised in Vancouver and moved to the Comox Valley 8 months ago. My past lines of work include a Medical Device Practitioner, a Real Estate Investor and have now moved my way into the Automotive Sales Industry. I have travelled to many places such as Peru, Vietnam, Mexico and Cuba. In my spare time I enjoy fishing, hiking, mountain biking, driving sports cars abut most of all... I enjoy helping people find their perfect vehicles.I am very happy to have joined the sales team here at Comox Valley Dodge and start my new adventure in the Comox Valley. I was born in Toronto, raised in Vancouver and moved to the Comox Valley 8 months ago. My past lines of work include a Medical Device Practitioner, a Real Estate Investor and have now moved my way into the Automotive Sales Indust...Read MoreRead Less

Parker  Humphrey
Parker Humphrey
Sales Representative

I am from Campbell River, BC - born and raised. 10 years ago I moved to the Comox Valley and now call this place home with my beautiful wife and our 3 boys. I enjoy working around my house, camping, skiing, boating, wake surfing, travelling and over all just spending time with my family. I've spent time in many incredible countries in my lifetime, However... I always love coming home to the Comox Valley. I have spent 20 years working in the automotive industry, 7 of which I have spent working at Comox Valley Dodge. I have enjoyed a prosperous career in the car business and I would like to thank all of my clients; present, past and future. I look forward to another amazing 20 years! I am from Campbell River, BC - born and raised. 10 years ago I moved to the Comox Valley and now call this place home with my beautiful wife and our 3 boys. I enjoy working around my house, camping, skiing, boating, wake surfing, travelling and over all just spending time with my family. I've spent time in many incredible countries in my lifetime, ...Read MoreRead Less

T.J.  Dafoe
T.J. Dafoe
Sales Representative

I was born in Ontario but grew up and lived most of my life in Alberta. I worked as a mechanic for 20 years before transitioning into the Automotive Sales Industry. I have lived in the Comox Valley for 12 years with my beautiful wife and 2 children and have been a part of the Sales Team at Comox Valley Dodge for almost 4 years. I enjoy cars, golf, and skiing and have travelled to both Europe and the Caribbean. I was born in Ontario but grew up and lived most of my life in Alberta. I worked as a mechanic for 20 years before transitioning into the Automotive Sales Industry. I have lived in the Comox Valley for 12 years with my beautiful wife and 2 children and have been a part of the Sales Team at Comox Valley Dodge for almost 4 years. I enjoy cars, golf, ...Read MoreRead Less

Max Davies
Max Davies
Sales Representative

I was born in Duncan, BC and moved to the Comox Valley in 2000. I started off as a detailer here at Comox Valley Dodge and have worked my way up to my position now as a Sales Representative. I enjoy camping, fishing, swimming, rowing and going on road trip adventures on my motorcycle. I have road tripped all across North America and am planning to take my motorcycle on another adventure down the California coast next year. I also enjoy watching hockey and football and am a proud fan of the Vancouver Canucks and the Seattle Seahawks!I was born in Duncan, BC and moved to the Comox Valley in 2000. I started off as a detailer here at Comox Valley Dodge and have worked my way up to my position now as a Sales Representative. I enjoy camping, fishing, swimming, rowing and going on road trip adventures on my motorcycle. I have road tripped all across North America and am planning to ...Read MoreRead Less

Dayna Newman
Dayna Newman
Sales Representative

I was born and raised here in the Comox Valley and am very excited to have joined the sales team here at Comox Valley Dodge and help my community find their perfect vehicles. I love interacting and learning about other people. I'm hoping to help them get into newer, safe vehicles that will meet and exceed their needs and fit comfortably into their lifestyle. I believe buying a new vehicle should be fun, exciting, transparent and stress free. In my spare time I enjoy pyrography (wood burning) and going on walks with my girlfriend and our 3 dogs.I was born and raised here in the Comox Valley and am very excited to have joined the sales team here at Comox Valley Dodge and help my community find their perfect vehicles. I love interacting and learning about other people. I'm hoping to help them get into newer, safe vehicles that will meet and exceed their needs and fit comfortably into their ...Read MoreRead Less

Logan Graves
Logan Graves
Sales Representative

I'm born and raised here in the Comox Valley. I've been in the automotive industry for 3 and a half years now, starting out when I was 19 years old. I have lots of passion for this industry and am very client oriented. At the end of the day, I just really enjoy meeting new people. I enjoy exploring Vancouver Island, going to the lakes/rivers and spending time with my family when I'm not in the office. I'm born and raised here in the Comox Valley. I've been in the automotive industry for 3 and a half years now, starting out when I was 19 years old. I have lots of passion for this industry and am very client oriented. At the end of the day, I just really enjoy meeting new people. I enjoy exploring Vancouver Island, going to the lakes/rivers and sp...Read MoreRead Less

Beau Calnan
Beau Calnan
Sales Representative

I was born and raised in the Comox Valley and I just moved back here to be closer to my grandparents after spending a year away in Calgary, AB. I am very excited to join the automotive industry as the newest member of the sales team here at Comox Valley Dodge. I spend my free time exploring Vancouver Island, hanging with friends and playing golf. I am very excited to help the people in this great community get into their dream vehicles and send them off with a smile. I was born and raised in the Comox Valley and I just moved back here to be closer to my grandparents after spending a year away in Calgary, AB. I am very excited to join the automotive industry as the newest member of the sales team here at Comox Valley Dodge. I spend my free time exploring Vancouver Island, hanging with friends and playing golf. I...Read MoreRead Less

Shar  Pennington
Shar Pennington
Financial Services Manager

I am from Nanaimo, BC - born and raised, but moved to the Comox Valley 7 years ago. I have previously worked as an interior designer, a mortgage broker and have now moved into the automotive industry as a Finance Manager at Comox Valley Dodge. I have travelled to the USA, Mexico and Thailand. I have 2 fur babies (1 dog/1 cat) and enjoy fitness, singing and writing. I am from Nanaimo, BC - born and raised, but moved to the Comox Valley 7 years ago. I have previously worked as an interior designer, a mortgage broker and have now moved into the automotive industry as a Finance Manager at Comox Valley Dodge. I have travelled to the USA, Mexico and Thailand. I have 2 fur babies (1 dog/1 cat) and enjoy fitness, sin...Read MoreRead Less

Ashley Finneron
Ashley Finneron
Financial Services Manager

I was born and raised in Vancouver and moved to the Comox Valley in 2000 where I met my husband. Family life keeps us here and very busy; we have 2 young kids who are involved in hockey and gymnastics and a teenager who has graduated and travelling before attending university! Our weekends are spent at the arena in the fall/winter and outdoors in the spring/summer. You can find us on our boat or camping and generally outside. We have a huge passion for travel and try to share that with our kids. I began working as a Finance Manager shortly after moving home from Alberta in 2017. It's been a very rewarding career and fun industry to work in. Keeping our customer's protected and happy is my main focus!I was born and raised in Vancouver and moved to the Comox Valley in 2000 where I met my husband. Family life keeps us here and very busy; we have 2 young kids who are involved in hockey and gymnastics and a teenager who has graduated and travelling before attending university! Our weekends are spent at the arena in the fall/winter and outdoors in t...Read MoreRead Less

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Guy  Woods
Guy Woods
Service Manager

Hi, My name is Guy. I enjoy working as the Service Manager here at Comox Valley Dodge. Come on in and say "Hi"!

Gord  Vandendriessche
Gord Vandendriessche
Warranty Administrator

Hi, My name is Gord. I enjoy working as the Warranty Administrator here at Comox Valley Dodge. Come on in and say "Hi"!

Glenn  Arishenkoff
Glenn Arishenkoff
Service Writer

Hi, My name is Glenn. I enjoy working as a Service Writer here at Comox Valley Dodge. Come on in and say "Hi"!

Chris Schneider
Chris Schneider
Service Writer

I was born and raised here in the Comox Valley and have spent 17 years working in the Automotive Industry. 12 years at GMC, 2 years at Nissan, 2 years at Ford and now I am happy to join the service team here at Comox Valley Dodge. I have 3 boys, 2 dogs and 1 cat. In my spare time I enjoy working on cars and spending time with my family!

Chris  Murdock
Chris Murdock
Service Technician

I was born and raised here in the Comox Valley and I am proud to call this beautiful place my home. I have been in the automotive industry for over 20 years; 10 of which I have spent working here at Comox Valley Dodge.

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Jason  Sorensen
Jason Sorensen
Service Technician

I was born and raised here in the beautiful Comox Valley, BC. I have worked in the automotive industry for over 20 years and have been at Comox Valley Dodge for over 12 years. In my spare time I enjoy watching sports and cheering on all of my favourite teams!

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Adam  Drummond
Adam Drummond
Service Technician

Hi, My name is Adam. I have worked in the automotive industry for over 13 years and have worked at Comox Valley Dodge for the past 4 years.

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Keenan Bujatzek
Keenan Bujatzek
Service Technician

I'm from Port Alberni, BC - born and raised, and just recently moved to the Comox Valley. I have over 10 years of experience in the automotive industry under my belt and am very excited to have joined the Service Team here at Comox Valley Dodge.

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Ben  Koonts
Ben Koonts
Apprentice Technician

Hi, My name is Ben. I enjoy working as a Service Technician here at Comox Valley Dodge. Come on in and say "Hi"!

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Noah  Duddy
Noah Duddy
Apprentice Technician

I am originally from Squamish, BC - born and raised, but moved to the Comox Valley 3 years ago and now call this place my home. I have been in the in the automotive industry for over 5 years and enjoy working here at Comox Valley Dodge. In my spare time I enjoy wrenching and watching hockey - go ducks go!

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Greg  Naswell
Greg Naswell
Shuttle Driver

Hi, My name is Greg. I enjoy working as a Shuttle Driver here at Comox Valley Dodge. Come on in and say "Hi"!

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Robert  George
Robert George
Shuttle Driver

I was born in Alberta, spent 33 years living in Hawaii before moving to the beautiful Comox Valley 6 years ago. Before starting here at Comox Valley Dodge I worked as a Base Manager, a Grocery Store Manager, P.S Airlines, and even owned my own flooring and painting business. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, cycling, cooking, gardening and traveling. I have travelled to many places including Mexico, Belize, USA, Europe, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti, Samoa, Thailand, but some of my best memories were trecking in Nepal and skiing in Austria. I also enjoy watching hockey, football (CFL/NFL) and Track & Field. My favourite teams are the Edmonton Oilers, The Edmonton Eskimos and The New Orleans Saints! I was born in Alberta, spent 33 years living in Hawaii before moving to the beautiful Comox Valley 6 years ago. Before starting here at Comox Valley Dodge I worked as a Base Manager, a Grocery Store Manager, P.S Airlines, and even owned my own flooring and painting business. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, cycling, cooking, gardening and...Read MoreRead Less

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Anthony  Rhoddy
Anthony Rhoddy
Parts Manager

I am a man from the east coast, born and raised in Middleton, Nova Scotia but I now call the Comox Valley my home. I have worked in the fisheries as a fisheries observer, a cattle farmer and I have even worked in Civic Construction. For the past 5 years I have worked as the Parts Manager at Comox Valley Dodge with 33 years of experience in the automotive industry under my belt. I have 7 kids, 4 grandchildren and 1 fur baby! I enjoy motorcycles, cars, tinkering, mountain climbing and white water rafting. I also love to hit the ice for a game of hockey or just cheer on my favourite team - the Toronto Maple Leafs! I like the family atmosphere here at Comox Valley Dodge. We may not have the best family, but we do have the best people. I am a man from the east coast, born and raised in Middleton, Nova Scotia but I now call the Comox Valley my home. I have worked in the fisheries as a fisheries observer, a cattle farmer and I have even worked in Civic Construction. For the past 5 years I have worked as the Parts Manager at Comox Valley Dodge with 33 years of experience in the auto...Read MoreRead Less

Roger Horobetz
Roger Horobetz
Parts Advisor

I am new to the Comox Valley Dodge family and am very excited to have joined the Parts Team as a Parts Advisor! I have worked in the automotive industry for over 8 years and also volunteer as a local firefighter on the side. I was born and raised in Brandon, Manitoba but moved to the Valley 3 years ago. In my spare time I enjoy playing rugby and cheering on my favourite hockey team - The Winnipeg Jets! I am new to the Comox Valley Dodge family and am very excited to have joined the Parts Team as a Parts Advisor! I have worked in the automotive industry for over 8 years and also volunteer as a local firefighter on the side. I was born and raised in Brandon, Manitoba but moved to the Valley 3 years ago. In my spare time I enjoy playing rugby and c...Read MoreRead Less

Laura  Gray
Laura Gray
Parts Advisor

Hi, My name is Laura Gray. I enjoy working as a Parts Advisor here at Comox Valley Dodge. I have been a part of the CVD team for 16 years!

Jake  Pawluk
Jake Pawluk
Detailer

Hi, My name is Jake. I enjoy working as a Detailer here at Comox Valley Dodge. Come on in and say "Hi"!

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Ben Lavallee
Ben Lavallee
Service Car Washer

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David Williams
David Williams
Detailer

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Barb Morecroft
Barb Morecroft
Inventory Photographer/Lot Attendant

I was born in Vancouver but call Vancouver Island my home. I have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. In my free time I like to cook, craft, go fishing, camping and bowling.

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Rob  Arden
Rob Arden
Body Shop Manager

I was born in Burnaby, raised in Port Coquitlam and call the Comox Valley my home. I've worked in the Body Shop industry for 31 years and have been at Comox Valley Dodge for 2 years. I have 4 boys and 1 grandchild in the oven. I also enjoy getting out and playing a good game of lacrosse!

Wade  MacLeod
Wade MacLeod
Body Shop Painter

I am originally from the east coast being born and raised on P.E.I, but have lived in the Comox Valley for the past 26 years. I have spent 30 years working in the body shop industry, 17 of those years I have spent working in the Comox Valley Dodge Body Shop. I am a dad to 1 daughter and 2 dogs. I enjoy getting outside, hiking in the mountains and fishing on the BC waters. I am also a very dedicated Montreal Canadians and Toronto Blue Jays fan! I am originally from the east coast being born and raised on P.E.I, but have lived in the Comox Valley for the past 26 years. I have spent 30 years working in the body shop industry, 17 of those years I have spent working in the Comox Valley Dodge Body Shop. I am a dad to 1 daughter and 2 dogs. I enjoy getting outside, hiking in the mountains and f...Read MoreRead Less

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Nick Lewko
Nick Lewko
Body Shop Detailer

I am fairly new to Comox Valley Dodge and very excited to have joined the automotive industry. I was born in Alberta, raised in Ontario and have called the Comox Valley my home for the past 3 years. I have travelled to many places around the world including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Belgum. I enjoy skiing, swimming, Matrial Arts, Tennis and cheering on my favourite hockey team - the Edmonton Oilers! I am fairly new to Comox Valley Dodge and very excited to have joined the automotive industry. I was born in Alberta, raised in Ontario and have called the Comox Valley my home for the past 3 years. I have travelled to many places around the world including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Belgum. I enjoy skiing, swimming, Matrial Arts, Tenn...Read MoreRead Less

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