Interested in joining our team? Since 1986, Acura Columbus has been a family-owned store with a team of experienced professionals. Many of our employees have been at the dealership for years, and have built lasting relationships with our customers.

Visit the Careers section of our website to apply online today!


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

Administration

John Connelly
President
614-763-2101

John is our President here at Acura Columbus. He has a BA from Georgetown University and a JD from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

John is married with two daughters and two sons.

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Heather Everson
General Manager
614-761-1222 Ext. 119


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Trish Wagener
Office Manager
614-761-1222 ext. 109

Trish has over 25 years in the Automotive business. She is valuable part of the Acura Columbus Management Team as our Office Manager/Controller. She loves to play golf and enjoys scrap booking.

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Melissa Barnes
Accounting/Book Keeper
614-761-1222 ext. 104

Melissa is a key member of our Office Accounting Team. She has been in the automotive business for over 17 years. 

Melissa is a true hobbyist with sentiment for Antiques, Art & Collectibles. She is married with with 2 children and 2 dogs (her children with fur). Melissa enjoys spending time with her family at the Columbus Zoo and takes delight in gardening. 

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Ted Krouse
Title Clerk/Incentives
614-761-1222 ext. 113

Ted is one our Title Clerk at Acura Columbus. He has years of experience with us as a Finance Manager, and has been in the automotive industry for over 35 years.

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Julie Holmes
Accounting Office
614-761-1222


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Sharron Schupp
Accounts Receivable/Warranty Administration
614-761-1222 ext 121


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Jennifer Shaw
Title Clerk
614-761-1222 ext 113


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Matthew Swartzmiller
Dealership Operations Coordinator
614-799-8592


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Sales

Tom Cole
Variable Operations Manager
614-588-8032


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Brian Milliser
Sales Manager
614-588-8029

Brian grew up on the water with his older brother. He enjoys skiing, boating, and wake-boarding.


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Jason Bayly
Sales Manager
614-588-8033


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Steve Ault
Sales Floor Manager
614-588-8028

Steve is one of our Senior Sales Consultants. He has been with us for over 15 years and has been in the automotive business for over 18 years. He has achieved the Acura Silver Level Sales Award.

Steve is married with two children. His hobbies include fishing, golfing, and bow hunting.

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Mike Shay
Used Car Manager
614-588-8019

Mike Shay has been with us for the past 25 years and even more years of experience in the Automotive business.

Mike is active in the Bishop Watterson High School Community, enjoys golf, spending time with his son, Nick and is an avid Columbus Blue Jackets hockey fan.

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Jay Barger
Operations Manager/Sales Manager
614-588-8021

Jay has over 18 years with Acura Columbus and has held several positions creating a diverse background and insight into all of our departments. Jay is our Operations Manager and backs up Tom Cole as a Sales Manager.  

Jay handles our Customer Relations and our Dealership's Social Media. Enjoys spending time reconnecting with old friends and making new friends on facebook. He is an avid sports fan that loves attending OSU football/basketball, Blue Jackets hockey games and watching the UFC.

Watch Jay Here!


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Eddie Chandler
Detail Manager
614-761-1222


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Dave MacDonald
Sales and Leasing Expert
614-588-8652


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Nick Myers
Sales and Leasing Expert
614-761-1222


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Francesco Gregory
Sales Consultant
614-588-8023


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Treg Blagg
Sales Consultant
614-588-8022


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Leah Evans
Sales Consultant
614-588-8037


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Sam McHale
Sales Consultant
614-761-7019


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Antonio Gonzalez
Sales Consultant
614-588-8025


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Tony Tseng
Sales Consultant
614-588-8031


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Finance

Adam Hannah
Business Manager
614-588-8018


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Ian Quick
Business Manager/Honda Liaison
614-588-8030


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Service

Jerry LaWarre
Fixed Operations Manager
614-761-1222 ext. 115

Jerry has over 25 years experience in the Parts & Service Business.

Jerry is married with 1 daughter and loves to fish, golf, watch OSU football and Cincinnati Reds baseball.

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Larry Jones
Service Manager
614-761-1222 ext. 106


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Terry Nader
Senior Service Manager
614-761-1222 ext. 114

Terry has been in the automotive business for over 30 years and has full training and experience with Honda Automobiles, Honda Motorcycles, and Acura Automobiles.

Terry is married with 2 children and one grandson. He has had a lifetime hobby of offroad motorcycling.

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Kristi Thornton
Service Director
614-761-1222 ext. 126

Kristi has worked in the automotive business for 20 plus years. She plays an important role at Acura Columbus as our Service Department Director.

Kristi has a daughter and in her spare time she enjoys to hunt and fish.

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Eric Loring
Quality Control Manager
614-761-1222


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Jami Meredith
Service Expert
614-761-1222 ext 152


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Todd Skidmore
Accelerated Service Expert
614-761-1222 ext. 132

Todd has been with us at Acura Columbus since February 2012. He is an Acura enthusiast, worked on several pit crews, raced cars, and attended Skip Barber Race weekends. 


Todd loves to golf, spend time with his family, and watch his boys play soccer. He also enjoys thrill sports like jet-skiing and parasailing. 

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Zach Zuene
Accelerated Service Expert
614-761-1222 ext 197


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Clayton Prescott
Service Expert
614-761-1222


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Ashley Glick
Client Relations Manager
614-761-1222 ext.116


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Ed Davis
Service Greeter/Shuttle Driver
614-761-1222


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Parts

Seth Holmes
Wholesale Manager
614-761-1222 ext. 117


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Dan Jimenez
Parts Consultant
614-761-1222 ext 141


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Greg Hutto
Parts Consultant
614-761-1222 ext.198


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Tom Hayden
Parts Driver
614-761-1222


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