Meet Our Team at Susanville Ford


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

OWNER

Jeremy Cunningham
Owner
(530) 221-2436 x 101


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MANAGEMENT

Chris Johnson
General Manager
(888) 562-9989 x 502


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B.J. Shaffer
Sales Manager
(888) 562-9989 x 504

I've been at Susanville Ford for 4 years, with a total of 5 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.

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Zack Cunningham
Used Car Manager


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Shane Barnes
Finance Manager
(888) 562-9989 x 505

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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Laurie Johnson
Service Manager
(888) 562-9989 x 521


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J.P. Speiker
Parts Manager
(888) 562-9989 x 516

I have 8 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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FINANCE

Matt Bereznak
Finance
(888) 562-9989 x 503

I'm proud to be part of the management team, and have been for the past 2 years at Susanville Auto Center. I have 33 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

Matt Baisley
Internet Sales
(888) 562-9989 x 506


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Mike Isaacs
Sales Consultant
(888) 562-9989 x 507


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Pat Lunsford
Sales Consultant
(888) 562-9989 x 507

I have 39 years in the automotive business and 37 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) 562-9989 x 508

I have 16 years in the automotive business and 15 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) 562-9989 x 508

Your friend in the car business - I have 17+ years in the industry, and 12+ 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
(530) 257-7688 x 523


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Dayshanay Kennedy
VIP Consultant
(530) 257-7688 x 522


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MARKETING

Gordon A. Ponce
Marketing, Graphics, Social Media
(530) 226-0418 x 302


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SERVICE

Tim Cahalan
Service Dispatcher
(888) 562-9989 x 520

I've worked at Susanville Ford for the past 12 years. I have 24 years total experience in the automotive business - (17 years in sales and 7 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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Chris Lewis
Service Advisor
(888) 562-9989 x 514


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Mike Moss
Service Advisor
(888) 562-9989 x 519


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Pamela Myers
Service Advisor
(888) 562-9989 x 518

I've worked at Susanville Auto Center for the past 2 years, and I have 27 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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SERVICE TECHS

Patrick Beal
Ford Technician

YEARS OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
9 years at Susanville Ford- 7 years as a Ford Technician.  Photos of certifications available.


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Jonny Hay
Ford Technician

YEARS OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
21 years with Susanville Ford and 23 years cumulative experience. Ford Diesel Specialist.

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Glandy Kuartei
Lube & Smog Technician


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Riley Simmons
Ford Technician

YEARS OF SERVICE AND CERTIFICATIONS:
9 years at Susanville Ford, 7 years as a tech, Ford Master Certified in all aspects in Ford repairs.

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Philip Waverick
Ford Technician


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Ismael Alvarez
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Jorge Guzman-Lopez
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PARTS

Jerred Galbreath
Parts Assistant
(888) 562-9989 x 515

I've worked at Susanville Ford for the past 5 years. Born in Susanville CA, my favorite hobby is playing music.

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Justin McCallister
Parts Assistant
(888) 562-9989 x 517


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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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