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Meet Our Sharpe Staff

Management

  • George Sharpe Sr.

    George Sharpe Sr.

    CEO

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    George Sharpe Sr.

    George Sharpe Sr.

    CEO

  • George Sharpe Jr.

    George Sharpe Jr.

    General Manager

    (616) 222-0514
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    George Sharpe Jr.

    George Sharpe Jr.

    General Manager

  • Kevin Lyons

    Kevin Lyons

    Controller

    (616) 222-0515
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    Kevin Lyons

    Kevin Lyons

    Controller

  • Patricia Bussler

    Patricia Bussler

    HR Manager

    (616) 988-8175
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    Patricia Bussler

    Patricia Bussler

    HR Manager

  • Tom Dunn

    Tom Dunn

    Service Director

    (616) 988-8176
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    Tom Dunn

    Tom Dunn

    Service Director

  • Ben DeKruyter

    Ben DeKruyter

    Service Manager

    (616) 988-8176
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    Ben DeKruyter

    Ben DeKruyter

    Service Manager

  • Jason Deutsch

    Jason Deutsch

    General Sales Manager

    (616) 222-0533
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    Jason Deutsch

    Jason Deutsch

    General Sales Manager

    I have been employed at Sharpe since January of 1997.  I was born in Pennsylvania, grew up in Ohio, served in the US. Army after graduation, and lived in Michigan for the past 24 years since leaving the military.  I started at Sharpe as a new Buick salesperson in 1997, moved to MINI sales in 2008, and have served as the General Sales manager of Sharpe for the past 6 years.  I live in Rockford with my wife Erin, and our 3 children Alison, Charlie, and Brennan.  In my free time I enjoy watching my children compete in sports, traveling, and reading.  I look forward to the opportunity to help with all of your automotive needs!

  • Mary McCabe

    Mary McCabe

    Business Manager

    (616) 222-0503
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    Mary McCabe

    Mary McCabe

    Business Manager

  • Shawn Ruger

    Shawn Ruger

    Business Manager

    (616) 222-0546
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    Shawn Ruger

    Shawn Ruger

    Business Manager

  • Brett Sisson

    Brett Sisson

    Detail Supervisor

    (616) 710-8616
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    Brett Sisson

    Brett Sisson

    Detail Supervisor

  • Travis Wekenman

    Travis Wekenman

    Service Manager of Production

    (616) 452-5101
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    Travis Wekenman

    Travis Wekenman

    Service Manager of Production

  • Dmitrius Catalano

    Dmitrius Catalano

    Parts Manager

    (616) 452-5101
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    Dmitrius Catalano

    Dmitrius Catalano

    Parts Manager

  • Joelle Carriveau

    Joelle Carriveau

    BDC Manager

    (616)-222-0501
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    Joelle Carriveau

    Joelle Carriveau

    BDC Manager

    I started with Sharpe in 2020 but have been in the industry since 2010. I am originally from Pennsylvania, but have been calling West Michigan my home for the last 12 years. While working at Sharpe I met and married my husband who happened to be the superintendent on the remodeling project that was in progress, thank you Sharpe!!

    I am so proud to be a part of launching the BDC at Sharpe. I am so invested in this department and honored to be the BDC manager. The future only looks brighter for the BDC department!

  • Teri Beatty

    Teri Beatty

    Marketing Coordinator

    (616)-222-0529
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    Teri Beatty

    Teri Beatty

    Marketing Coordinator

  • Terry  DeWit

    Terry DeWit

    Facility Manager

    Terry  DeWit

    Terry DeWit

    Facility Manager

Sales

  • Shaun Waid

    Shaun Waid

    MINI Motoring Advisor

    (616) 222-0581
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    Shaun Waid

    Shaun Waid

    MINI Motoring Advisor

    I have been here at Sharpe for 12+ years, specifically since the MINI Coopers arrived in Grand Rapids. I am originally from Grand Rapids, however I did live near Traverse City for a few years. When I am not here I enjoy everything outdoors especially travelling both domestic and internationally. Some of my hobbies include hiking, biking, adventure motorcycle trips and off-roading. In the future I plan to continue travel to countries and States that I have not been to yet.

  • Mike Miller

    Mike Miller

    MINI Motoring Advisor

    (616) 222-0599
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    Mike Miller

    Mike Miller

    MINI Motoring Advisor

    I’ve been employed at Sharpe since 2017. I’m originally from New York State and moved around the country; California, Texas, NY again and Michigan. I served in the US Marine Corps Reserves during Desert Storm spending time in the Philippines and Okinawa, Japan while attending Eastern Michigan University where I earned a B.S. in Industrial Distribution and minor in Marketing. I’ve enjoyed several careers including law enforcement, public insurance adjusting, and contracting MDU cable agreements for Comcast. I had a desire to move to West Michigan to enjoy the lake shore, hiking, camping, exercise, anything paranormal/metaphysical and time with friends. I’m glad to be a part of the Sharpe team.

Service

  • Lee Parrish

    Lee Parrish

    BMW/MINI Client Advisor

    Lee Parrish

    Lee Parrish

    BMW/MINI Client Advisor

  • Caroline O'Rourke

    Caroline O'Rourke

    Loaner Vehicle Coordinator

    (616)-222-0597
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    Caroline O'Rourke

    Caroline O'Rourke

    Loaner Vehicle Coordinator

  • Grant Bateman

    Grant Bateman

    Porter

    Grant Bateman

    Grant Bateman

    Porter

  • Joshua  Adams

    Joshua Adams

    Porter

    Joshua  Adams

    Joshua Adams

    Porter

  • Delayna Disla

    Delayna Disla

    Porter

    Delayna Disla

    Delayna Disla

    Porter

  • Luis Leon

    Luis Leon

    Lot Attendant

    Luis Leon

    Luis Leon

    Lot Attendant

  • Artie Lindsay

    Artie Lindsay

    Lot Attendant

    Artie Lindsay

    Artie Lindsay

    Lot Attendant

  • Almedina  McPherson

    Almedina McPherson

    Dispatcher

    Almedina  McPherson

    Almedina McPherson

    Dispatcher

  • Alexis Gipe

    Alexis Gipe

    BDC Service Representative

    Alexis Gipe

    Alexis Gipe

    BDC Service Representative

  • Jessica  Flores

    Jessica Flores

    BDC Service Representative

    Jessica  Flores

    Jessica Flores

    BDC Service Representative

  • Kara Gregory

    Kara Gregory

    BDC Representative

    Kara Gregory

    Kara Gregory

    BDC Representative

  • Henry  Roukema

    Henry Roukema

    Driver

    Henry  Roukema

    Henry Roukema

    Driver

  • Dave Keenan

    Dave Keenan

    Driver

    Dave Keenan

    Dave Keenan

    Driver

  • Paul Long

    Paul Long

    Driver

    Paul Long

    Paul Long

    Driver

  • Mitch ter Kulle

    Mitch ter Kulle

    Driver

    Mitch ter Kulle

    Mitch ter Kulle

    Driver

  • Bob Nauta

    Bob Nauta

    Driver

    Bob Nauta

    Bob Nauta

    Driver

  • James Blankenship

    James Blankenship

    Driver

    James Blankenship

    James Blankenship

    Driver

  • Kylie Dunn

    Kylie Dunn

    Driver

    Kylie Dunn

    Kylie Dunn

    Driver

Technicians

  • Nathan Westerhof

    Nathan Westerhof

    Service Shop Foreman

    Nathan Westerhof

    Nathan Westerhof

    Service Shop Foreman

  • Josh Farris

    Josh Farris

    MINI Technician

    Josh Farris

    Josh Farris

    MINI Technician

  • Zachary  Walby

    Zachary Walby

    MINI Technician

    Zachary  Walby

    Zachary Walby

    MINI Technician

Parts

  • Korey Lile

    Korey Lile

    Shipping and Receiving Clerk

    Korey Lile

    Korey Lile

    Shipping and Receiving Clerk

  • Jason Jakubczyk

    Jason Jakubczyk

    Parts Advisor

    Jason Jakubczyk

    Jason Jakubczyk

    Parts Advisor

  • Chase Ring

    Chase Ring

    Parts Advisor

    Chase Ring

    Chase Ring

    Parts Advisor

  • Ryan  Carpenter

    Ryan Carpenter

    Parts Advisor

    Ryan  Carpenter

    Ryan Carpenter

    Parts Advisor

  • Aaron Sandoval

    Aaron Sandoval

    Wholesale Parts Advisor

    Aaron Sandoval

    Aaron Sandoval

    Wholesale Parts Advisor

  • Glenn Bryant

    Glenn Bryant

    Parts Driver

    Glenn Bryant

    Glenn Bryant

    Parts Driver

Marketing

  • McKenna  Mattson

    McKenna Mattson

    Marketing Specialist

    (616)-222-1532
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    McKenna  Mattson

    McKenna Mattson

    Marketing Specialist

    I have been employed at Sharpe since August of 2022. I was born in Jenison, Michigan. I graduated from Jenison High School in 2014, where I then went on to Grand Valley State University to run hurdles on their Track and Field Team. After college I was in the bar/restaurant industry for 8 years. Spring of 2022 I started Coaching Track and Field Sprints at East Kentwood High School. While coaching, I was volunteering for the Special Olympics where I was asked if I have ever given thought about working in the automotive industry. Four weeks later, here I am at Sharpe as their Marketing Specialist and Events Coordinator!

    In my free time I love to play all sports (Gus Mackers are my favorite), take my dog Wrigley (Yes, I am a Cubbies fan) to the beach and coach basketball and track.

    I take great pride in what I do, and look forward to potentially working on things with you!

Detail

  • Ryan  Lefke

    Ryan Lefke

    Detailer

    Ryan  Lefke

    Ryan Lefke

    Detailer

  • Jordan  Ball

    Jordan Ball

    Detailer

    Jordan  Ball

    Jordan Ball

    Detailer

  • Jeremy Brown

    Jeremy Brown

    Detailer

    Jeremy Brown

    Jeremy Brown

    Detailer

  • Sam Hernandez

    Sam Hernandez

    Detailer

    Sam Hernandez

    Sam Hernandez

    Detailer

Accounting

  • Lonnie Manning

    Lonnie Manning

    Office Manager

    Lonnie Manning

    Lonnie Manning

    Office Manager

  • Katie Kelly

    Katie Kelly

    Accounts Payable/Support Operator

    (616) 222-0574
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    Katie Kelly

    Katie Kelly

    Accounts Payable/Support Operator

  • Carrie  McNergney

    Carrie McNergney

    F and I Asst.

    Carrie  McNergney

    Carrie McNergney

    F and I Asst.

  • Heather  Allen

    Heather Allen

    Human Resource Assistant

    (616)-222-0521
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    Heather  Allen

    Heather Allen

    Human Resource Assistant

Facility

  • Larry Muller

    Larry Muller

    Maintenance Supervisor

    Larry Muller

    Larry Muller

    Maintenance Supervisor

  • Mike Sandoval

    Mike Sandoval

    Maintenance Associate

    Mike Sandoval

    Mike Sandoval

    Maintenance Associate

  • Dalton  Shoemaker

    Dalton Shoemaker

    Maintenance Associate

    Dalton  Shoemaker

    Dalton Shoemaker

    Maintenance Associate

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