Meet Our Team


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Manager

Eric Stewart, General Manager
419-842-7516


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Sales

Todd Reckley, Sales Manager
419-842-7743


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Chris Newman, Sales Advisor
419-842-7605

Chris has worked at Yark for 14 years. 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. 

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Chris Dandino, Sales Advisor
419-842-7467

Dino has worked at Yark Automotive for 5 and a half years. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking, going to Redwings games, and running a bubble hockey league. He has an 8 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 7 years.

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TJ Kretz, Sales Advisor
419-842-7466

TJ has worked at Yark Automotive for 2 and a half years. His family consists of his mom and dad, his brother Brandon, and his sister Jordan. He lives with his girlfriend of almost 2 years, Kaitlyn. Outside of work TJ likes to watch and play hockey and hang out with friends. One thing he cannot live without is his family, and his favorite place to be is at home. The weirdest job he has ever had was stocking groceries at Meijer. His favorite car is a Nissan Maxima. 

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Alex Lyell, Sales Advisor
419-842-7655

Alex has worked at Yark Automotive for almost 4 years. He has a large, energetic, very close family ranging from 28 days to 92 years old. He has been married to his high school sweetheart for 5 years. Outside of work, Alex enjoys boating, water sports, spending time with family, being outdoors, and anything with speed like fast cars and boats. One thing he cannot live without is his positive outlook on life and his bleeding heart; he cares for a lot of people. Alex's favorite place to be is on any body of water. The most interesting jobs he has ever had are being in the military and working at a whipped cream factory. Alex's favorite car is a Bugatti. 

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Finance

Nick Russell, Finance Manager
419-842-7944


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Service

Rick Nijakowski, Service Manager
419-842-7757


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Russel Morey, Service Advisor
419-842-7631


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Justin Schwartz, Service Advisor
419-842-7534


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Jason Jaworski, Service Advisor
419-842-7537

Jason has worked at Yark Automotive for 5 years. He lives with his girlfriend, and they have 2 cats and 3 chinchillas. Outside of work, his favorite thing to do is be outside. One thing Jason cannot live without is his car because he loves traveling and driving. His favorite place to be is Philadelphia. The weirdest job Jason has ever had is being a grounds keeper at a manufacturing company. His favorite car is a '67 Shelby GT 500. 

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Amber Fafard, Warranty Advisor
419-842-7539


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Parts

Reuben Smith, Parts Manager
419-842-7532


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Dan Case, Parts Advisor
419-842-7561


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