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Our General Manager Mike Franz has almost 30 years with the Lasher Auto Group and 15 years with our Acura dealer. Mike is dedicated to making the Acura dealer successful through value and customer service. He often will bring in friends and neighbors vehicles for service appointments and is always happy to talk directly to people that may have any questions about a sale or repair. When he's not working hard he's spending quality time at swim meets and other events with his wife and their four children.
Sales Manager Kevin Ely is always ready to make our customer's a great deal, and usually with his trademark sense of humor. Kevin is happy to talk to anyone that may have any questions about a new or CPO Acura purchase. Kevin's positive attitude helps our entire sales showroom glow with happiness. Kevin has over 20 years in the auto business and has been with Elk Grove Acura for three years, and we're of course glad to have his smiling face here!
With over 30 years in the Pre-Owned Car and Truck business, our Used Car and Acura CPO Manager Brian is a great addition to our staff! Brian works tirelessly to get the right cars at the right price on our lot, as well as ensuring the conditions are up to the Lasher Auto standards. Brian is so sure of the quality that we offer a 3 Year/125K Powertrain Protection on virtually all of our used cars! Brian is also happy to talk to anyone looking to sell their car, and often our used cars are purchased directly from local customers. When Brian isn't scouring other dealer's lots, auctions and local classifieds for the best pre-owned cars out there he likes to spend his free time building computers and gaming.
As our Acura Service Manager, Jeff has raised the bar on our success. Having almost 20 years in the automotive service business, and a total of 12 years with the Lasher Auto Group he's learned a thing or two about helping our clients. Jeff transferred to the Acura Service Department three years ago and has been a welcome addition. In his personal time, Jeff spends time with his wife and kids. He also enjoys boating and practicing martial arts.
Eric Anderson has been with the Lasher Auto Group for over 34 years. He graduated from California State University Sacramento in 1976 and started with us in 1977! Eric has worked in our Acura Parts Department for 18 years and had previously worked at our Audi, VW and Porsche dealerships. When he's not busy managing one of the biggest Geniune Acura Parts Department's around he enjoys woodworking, traveling and spending time with his wife of 30 years and his two married daughters.
Doug has been with the Lasher Auto Group and our Acura franchise for almost 13 years! Doug's love for cars (having owned everything from a '68 Mustang to various RSX's, TL's and a G35 Coupe) brought him to the car business from the technology world. Doug has more tenure doing online sales then any other Internet Manager in the Lasher Auto Group. He's not just an Internet Manager, he's a Super Internet Manager. Customers regularly come back and buy multiple Acura's from Doug. When not hard at work for his customers on the PC, Doug enjoys swimming, kayaking and spending time with his daughter.
Our Internet Sales Manager Phil McCaskey has been with the Lasher Auto Group for two years and has over 8 years in the automotive business, including sales and aftermarket auto parts. He grew up in Kennewick, WA and is an avid car enthusiast and technology geek. Phil enjoys pending time with his wife and son when not offering the best online Acura buying experience in Sacramento.
Acura Service Advisor Chad has 12 years in the auto business, and has been with the Lasher Auto Group and Elk Grove Acura for over seven years. In that time Chad has developed a large customer base of repeat clients who know he can get their car back to them on time and in budget. Chad's a smart guy too. He has a BS in History as well as a Master's in Education! When he's not helping his Acura Service customers he enjoys soccer and lacrosse with his son and racing his personal car at local Northern California race tracks.
Our Acura Service Adviser Chandra has 14 years in the automotive service busines (seven years with Elk Grove Acura and worked for a Saturn dealer for 7 years before that). She has a Bachelors in Business Management and is happily married with three daughters. Chandra loves to travel, is an Elly nominated set designer for the Sacramento River City Theater Company, and volunteers as an RCTC Board Member!
Robert has over 20 years in the automotive business, and has been helping our clients at the Lasher Auto Group for the last six years. Starting off at our Dodge dealer, Robert decided he wanted to be part of the whole Acura 'experience' and came to work at Elk Grove Acura. When Robert's not working he enjoys boating and is a sports fan.
Wayne has been in the parts business for over 35 years, and has been with the Lasher Auto Group for 29 years! He has an incredible knowledge of all things Acura, including inventory, ordering and selling Acura parts. When he's not working Wayne enjoys spending time with his family and riding his Harley motorcycle.
Phelan has been with Elk Grove Acura for over six years, and has been in the parts business for seven years. Our customers have faith that Phelan will always be able to come up with the right Acura part when they need it. Phelan owns two classic Mustangs, a 1965 and a 1966, and does all his own work on them, so he understands the customers point of view on purchasing parts much better then most shops in town. The '68 Mustang is even his daily driver, not a garage queen!
Doug has over 20 years in the automotive parts business and over 10 years with us here at Elk Grove Acura! Going back to our Lasher Acura days in Sacramento. Doug has a fantastic knowledge of the Honda/Acura parts database and can always get the right part to our clients! Originally from Kennewick, WA Doug spends his free time working on his home and with the non-profit Jack Russel Rescue Organization.
Oliver has been working with our Acura dealer for almost eight years. He actually started with us when we moved Lasher Acura from Sacramento to Elk Grove, and this is the only job he's ever had! When he's not providing Northern California Acura owners with the best customer service in town, he's watching sports (Mavericks fan, but don't hold that against him), staying in shape or playing video games. If you have any Acura parts or accessories questions, don't hesitate to contact Oliver!
Greg has 30 years in the Automotive Repair business and has been with the Lasher Auto Group for 29 of those years! Greg is a true car guy who appreciates many different makes and models, so we're proud to have him choose to be an Acura Technician with our dealer! When he's not troubleshooting and fixing our client's Acuras Greg spends his free time hiking, fishing and is also a big fan of riding fast sport bikes.
Our shop foreman Norman has worked in the automotive service industry for 32 years! Including the last 17 Years with the Lasher Auto Group! He graduated from UTI in 1979 and has experience with all kinds of Japanese manufactures. When not spending time with his wife and son he enjoys all kinds of outdoor activities like jetskiing, snow skiing, kayaking, running and fishing. He even makes his own fishing lures!
Our Acura Technician Huy has almost nine years in the automotive repair business, and has been with Elk Grove Acura for seven of those. Huy is a graduate of the Wyoming Technical automotive program. He enjoys spending his free time fishing, and quality time with his wife Savy and dog Hershey.
Acura Service Technician Michael Inong has been with Elk Grove Acura for his entire career. He previously spent four years in his HS auto shop and 1 year with Universal Technical Institute! When he's not repairing Acuras he's a big fan of the outdoors. Michael enjoys snowboarding, BMX riding, fishing and hunting.
Recondition Supervisor Do stays busy! All of Elk Grove Acura's used cars have to go through him before they're put on the lot for sale. He helps make sure all of our pre-owned inventory is some of the best in Sacramento and Northern California! When he's not working hard for our service department he enjoys NBA basketball, going to the gym and playing on the PS3. He's also an amateur photographer and attends the Kingdom Hall.
Savith has been an Acura Service Tech with Elk Grove Acura for 11 years and came to us after graduating tech school. When he's not working on Acuras in our Service Department he enjoys bowling.
Justin has been a service technician with the Lasher Auto Group for over five years, and has been in the industry since he graduated from UTI over ten years ago. When not maintaining, diagnosing or repairing the highly advanced Acura systems, he gets back to basics and works on his own project; a 1965 Chrysler. He also enjoys spending family time with his wife and kids.
Rocco has more time with the Lasher Auto Group then any other technician (just edging out Norman by one year). He has over 30 years of automotive repair industry (including highline European sports cars), 18 years with the Lasher organization and over 12 years with Acura. He's also a certified welder and a sport parachutist!