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Todd Reckley
General Sales Manager

Nick Russell
Sales Manager

From Northwood, OH, Nick has been at Yark Automotive since 2015. His favorite part of his job is turning coworkers and customers into friends. In his free time Nick enjoys watching and playing sports. His favorite teams are the Buckeyes and the Dallas Cowboys. His favorite thing about cars is the evolving technology and safety features.

Chris Dimando
Sales Advisor

From Toledo, Chris has been at Yark Automotive since 2018. His favorite part of his job is turning customers into friends. Prior to Yark, Chris has been a caddie at Inverness Golf Course, and served in the US Army. In his free time he enjoys golf, fishing, and cheering on the UT Rockets. His favorite thing about cars is the new car smell. 

Chris Newman
Sales Advisor

Chris has worked at Yark since 2005. He and his wife have 2 kids that are 10 and 7. His daughter, Laney, is a gymnast, and his son, Connor, plays hockey. Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and golfing. One thing he cannot live without is candy, specifically Red Vines. Chris's favorite place to be is St. Petersburg, Florida. The weirdest job he has ever had was spraying coal at a chemical company; he said he would always come home covered in black dust from the coal. Chris's favorite car is a Nissan Murano. 

Chris Dandino
Sales Advisor

Dino has worked at Yark Automotive since 2012. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, going to Redwings games, and running a bubble hockey league. He has a 10 year old American Bulldog named Angus. His favorite place to be is at home, and he considers himself a homebody. The weirdest job he has ever had was driving a forklift when he was 14. Dino's favorite car is a BMW. Dino has been Vegan for 9 years.

Joshua Kleinert
Sales Advisor

TJ Kretz
Sales Advisor

From Eriz, PA, TJ has been at Yark Automotive since 2015. His favorite part of his job is helping customers find their perfect vehicle. In his free time TJ enjoys sports, and cheering on the Red Wings and Wolverine. His favorite car is the Nissan Maxima. 

Alex Lyell
Sales Advisor

From Toledo, Alex has been at Yark Automotive since 2012. In his role at Yark, he enjoys that every day is something different. Prior to Yark, Alex has done everything from serving ice cream to serving in the US Army. He enjoys boating, sports, spending time with his family, and spending time outdoors. His favorite cars are classic Corvettes.

Zach Zimmerman
Sales Advisor

From Lindsey, OH, Zach has been at Yark Automotive since 2019. He enjoys interacting with customers. In his free time, Zach enjoys going to breweries, and watching sports. He loves any car with four wheels.



Kyle Kern-Blystone
Finance Manager

From Sylvania, OH, Kyle has been at Yark Automotive since 2018. In his role at Yark, he enjoys interacting with his coworkers and customers. Kyle's first job was a bat boy with the Toledo Mud Hens. He enjoys hunting and doing DIY projects. His favorite cars are 70s Stingrays.

Jared Larget
Finance Manager

Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Jared began working at Yark Automotive in 2020. He formerly spent 11 years in law enforcement and due to being the sole provider for his wife and 2 daughters, he made the decision to switch fields. His family enjoys spending time at Houghton Lake in Michigan. Growing up, his grandfather's nice cars peeked his interest in vehicles. Now, whenever he purchases a car, he asks himself if his grandfather would approve. That connection drives his passion to learn more everyday about cars to provide the best experience for his customers. 



Nick Coleman
Service Director

Dave Hilbert
Service Advisor

From Cleveland, David has been at Yark Automotive since 2019. He enjoys interacting with customers and solving their issues. In his free time, he enjoys playing pool, and was an 8-ball national champion in 2013. He also loves all Cleveland sports teams.

Erik Nelson
Service Advisor

From Sylvania, OH, Erik has been with Yark Automotive since 2021. He has 2 Shih-Tzu's named Vinny and Chloe. Erik's first job was working as a caddy at the Sylvania Country Club. He chose his current field because he loves helping people. When Erik is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is big into sports and is a huge fan of the Detroit Lions. He likes a good steak and enjoys watching movies and collecting sports cards. 

Noah Townsend
Service Advisor



Nick Trippe
Parts Manager

From Toledo, OH, Nick has been with Yark Automotive since 2020. He has 2 children; a son and daughter and also a dog. His first job was working in the automotive department at Meijer. Nick's hobbies and interests include cars, motorcycles and photography. Three words his friends would use to describe him are outgoing, empathetic and driven. His guilty pleasure is a good steak. Nick's favorite things about cars are that they make the world go round and you can make them an extension of yourself and modify them to fit your lifestyle.