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Sales

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John Clough
General Sales Manager

Seattle born and now Bellingham native, John Clough is Northwest Honda's resident golf expert. He is a member of the Bellingham Golf and Country Club as well as the Sudden Valley Golf and Country Club. He enjoys playing courses in Whatcom County as well as going down to the Everett, Snohomish, Arlington, Mount Vernon area and playing there as well. He has worked at Diehl Ford, Jerry Chambers Chevrolet, and Wilson Motors, but really enjoys his Honda Crosstour best. He attended Sehome High School and played Baseball, Basketball and Golf there.


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Paul Binder
Sales Manager

Paul was born and raised in Boston, MA before moving to the big city. In New York he worked for many years in the fashion industry. He moved out to the west coast to raise his daughter who is now back in Boston studying at Harvard University. Paul resides in Fairhaven and is a regular at the Bagelry and Boulevard Park. He travels often to Florida to visit family, but when he is home, you will find him riding bike around Bellingham and Chuckanut Drive. He also enjoys taking his boats out into Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands. He has been part of the Northwest Honda family for 8 years. Before his time here he sold cars, worked in finance, and managed some other local dealerships like Diehl Ford, King Nissan/ Volvo, and Jerry Chambers. When it comes to choosing a demo Paul chooses the Honda Accord Touring every time.


Paul Binder
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John Cabal
Sales Manager

John is a customer favorite here at Northwest Honda! He was born and spent most of his life in Arlington, (or as he said "Arlingfun" Texas! He now resides in Bellingham and has worked here for 2 years. He spent 8 years previously at Bellingham Chevrolet. Something that is very special about John is that he has been an uncle 64 times!! He has 10 brothers and sisters, and is an uncle 23 times, and great uncle 41 times! Wow! His first car was a 1969 Camaro. He now owns a 2014 Honda Civic EX, which is his favorite Honda of course! John enjoys racing cars, golfing at North Bellingham Golf Course, and water sports at Lake Samish. He enjoys the bond created with co-workers here and interacting with the customers that come in. John's favorite movie is the Fast and Furious movies (all 7 of them!). You might see John out with friends at the Kulshan Brewery, his favorite summertime hangout!


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Camille Kim
Business Manager

Camille Kim comes from the Banking world and has been one of Northwest Honda’s Business Manager’s for the past six years. She feels fortunate to have learned from some great Mentors who have taught her to always treat her clients with the same respect and service she would want for herself. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, writing and playing music, watching the Seahawks and enjoying the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. She is always happy to help with questions or concerns.


Camille Kim
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Sam Baylasy
Business Manager

Sam Baylasy enjoys living in Bellingham Washington. She has worked at Northwest Honda for the past four years and has experienced immense satisfaction in providing great service to all of her customers. She enjoys traveling, fishing and hiking with her dog, along with an occasional trip to Seattle for some great food and music. Feel free to contact Sam and she will happily answer any of your questions.


Sam Baylasy
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Stephanie Akers
Internet Sales Manager

Stephanie is from Lynden Washington and attended high school at Lynden High School where she played basketball and tennis. She also likes to fish for salmon and golf. Coming from Wilson Toyota where she worked in finance and as an internet sales person she really knows her product and why Hondas are such great vehicles. She has a son age two and enjoys working out at Syngery Training Studio.


Stephanie Akers
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Morocco Safouane
Sales Associate

Morocco was born and raised in Everett, WA before moving up to Bellingham. He is married to our lovely accounts payable clerk Christina! We love having the both of them here! They also have a dog (Stella) and 2 cats (chubbs and char). He is new to sales and is very excited about his new career. His main focus is building a customer base by always taking exception care of each and every customer he comes in contact with so they will always come back to him for their vehicles. His favorite part of his job is getting to know so many new people personally and working for a company that values customer service and it's employees so highly. His first car was a Geo Prizm but his all time favorite vehicle was a 1985 Toyota Corolla GTS that he spent many years modifying into his dream car. Morocco enjoys spending his time working on cars, taking day trips down to Edmonds, WA to spend time with his brother and his wife. He also enjoys working out and spending time with his wife. They frequently hike the Fragrance Lake trails. His current favorite movie is The Revenant. You might find Morocco and Christina hanging out at the Chuckanut Brewery or Lake Padden.


Morocco Safouane
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Chase Timm
Sales Associate

Chase is one of our most savvy salesmen. He is always on the up with the latest technology and is very helpful teaching his customers how to use all of the advanced technology Honda has in their cars. He was born in Blaine but now resides in Bellingham, WA. We have been lucky to have him for 1 year here at Northwest Honda. His first car was a 1988 Honda Prelude SI. His favorite car now is the Honda Accord V6 Coupe with 6-speed manual. He loves the sporty styling and how responsively it performs! Chase enjoys sales because he likes to meet new people daily, hear their stories, and entertaining the kids his customers bring with them! Chase is involved in mens league softball, golfing rain or shine, fishing in the San Juan Islands, and snowboarding at Mt Baker. His favorite movie is Step Brothers "Did we just become best friends? YEP!" and his favorite local hang out is Shuksan Golf Course with 3 of his friends and a 4 stroke lead!


Chase Timm
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Pete Davis
Sales

Pete is our in house comedian and prankster. He was born and raised in Hawaii where he graduated from Kailua High School. Growing up he enjoyed activities like scuba diving, body surfing, hang gliding, and horseback riding. He then relocated to Kansas State University for his education. He has always had a passion for music and has enjoyed shows at many local Bellingham venues such as Hotel Bellwether, Skylarks, Honeymoon, Boundary Bay and the Fireside. You may have even seen him performing national events at the US Embassy building as part of a barbershop quartet. If you are lucky when you visit Northwest Honda Pete might play you a tune on our grand piano right on the showroom floor. Pete has 3 children and 4 grandchildren who keep him very busy outside of work. Pete has been selling Hondas for over 14 years and has owned many Honda models himself including his current Honda CRV.


Peter Davis
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Gavin Kvagnes
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John Vlahos
Sales

John is a total riot and will have you busting a gut in no time! He was born and raised in Pascagoula, Mississippi but now resides in Birch Bay, WA. He has spent 16 total years in the automotive industry, starting at Jerry Chambers, and the last 10 here at Northwest Honda. John is married and has 5 kids with 11 grandchildren keeping him young. He loves to load up the RV and take as many of them camping as much as possible! Their favorite spot is Camano Island State Park, WA. His first car was a 1964 Ford Cortina, but he and his wife both currently drive the Honda CRV. John enjoys reading about current world affairs and politics at the Bellingham Library. He says the best part about his job is meeting so many local people and getting to know them. His favorite movie is a classic! Fiddler On The Roof!


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Elliot Lorden
Sales

Originally from New Orleans, Elliot has a great background in helping people and is a pleasure to talk with. He has worked as an Assistant Park Ranger at Silverlake, Dewey Griffin Chevrolet as a sales person, and Bellingham Hyundai in Finance and Sales. He has a degree in Environmental Science from Skagit Valley Community College which he attended after getting off active duty in the US Army as a Combat Medic. He is married with 4 kids and currently lives in Ferndale. His children attended Sehome High School and now Everett Community College with scholarships to play volley-ball.


Elliot Lorden
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Alvin Joswick
Sales Associate

Alvin was born and raised in Port Townsend, WA before gracing us with his presence in Bellingham, WA. Believe it or not he has been selling cars for 10 years! We are so fortunate to have had him here for the past year. He and his beautiful wife have 2 sons name Tate & Madix. His first car was Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Turbo. His favorite Honda is the Honda Accord Coupe V6 with a manual transmission. Outside of work he enjoys playing basketball and watching the Seattle Seahawks kick butt!!! His favorite part of his job is meeting and helping new people in our community. His favorite movie is a toss up between Gladiator and 300. You might see Alvin out at the batting cages or at the local driving range.


Alvin Joswick
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Ross Manning
Sales Associate

Ross is one of our newest sales associates and our customers are loving him. He grew up in Deming, WA where he graduated from Mount Baker Highschool. He also took advantage of the Running start program at Whatcom Community College. Ross enjoys mountain biking around Washington and British Columbia. Before coming to Northwest Honda he was in sales at a local bike shop. You might see Ross around Whatcom County hanging out anywhere near the water.


Ross Manning
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Bethany Page
Sales Associate
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JR Alanes
Sales Associate
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Stephen Sturman
Sales Associate
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Sales Associate
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Harrison O'Neil
Sales Associate

Finance and Business Team

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Camille Kim
Business Manager

Camille Kim comes from the Banking world and has been one of Northwest Honda’s Business Manager’s for the past six years. She feels fortunate to have learned from some great Mentors who have taught her to always treat her clients with the same respect and service she would want for herself. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, writing and playing music, watching the Seahawks and enjoying the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. She is always happy to help with questions or concerns.


Camille Kim
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Sam Baylasy
Business Manager

Sam Baylasy enjoys living in Bellingham Washington. She has worked at Northwest Honda for the past four years and has experienced immense satisfaction in providing great service to all of her customers. She enjoys traveling, fishing and hiking with her dog, along with an occasional trip to Seattle for some great food and music. Feel free to contact Sam and she will happily answer any of your questions.


Sam Baylasy

Service

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Steve Newby
Service Manager

Steve is one of Northwest Honda's longest tenure employee! He comes from Marble Mount, WA. He has been servicing Whatcom County's vehicles for 28 years total now! He started by going to Bellingham Technical College and getting his technicians degree then working his way up to the Service Manager of one of the top service departments in the nation for Honda! He has earned his department a long record of prestigious awards and we are so proud to have him here! Most important to Steve though, is the pride he takes in helping our local community with their automotive needs. He is married with 2 wonderful children. His first car was a 1944 Willies Jeep but now prefers to drive the Honda Accord Coupes! You will see Steve at Everyday fitness in Ferndale, WA every day of the week, and in his free time he likes to go hunting and fishing around Lake Pearrygin! Steve's favorite movie is The Longest Yard (the original). Steve enjoys spending time with his family at Woods Coffee, Mi Mexico, and the Northside Restaurant.


Steve Newby
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Darby Monroe
Service Advisor

Darby is always a smiling face to greet you when you arrive to the Northwest Honda service drive! She was born and raised here in Bellingham, WA. She has worked here for almost 10 years, but what is so neat, is her mother worked her for 25 years before her and she has very fond memories of walking here from Whatcom Middle School after class was out. Her first car was a 1987 Honda Prelude and her favorite now is the Honda Pilot. Darby enjoys any and all things outdoors especially camping with friends. Customer service is her big focus at work because she enjoys that the most! As for which movie she likes best, there are too many to decide, but anything scary or dramatic works for her! You might see Darby out enjoying the summer sunshine at the Hannegan Speedway.


Darby Monroe
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Bruce King
Service Advisor

Bruce was born and raised in Virgina. He attended college at The Utah State University. His previous jobs include a lot of lanscaping then 26 total years as a service adviser split between Nissan and Northwest Honda. He has spent the last 13 years helping our customers with the servicing of their automobile. His main hobby is hanging out with his wife and 3 kids. Family is the most important thing to him and spends most of his time on their local acreage enjoying their lake views.


Bruce King
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Shauna Bundy
Service Advisor
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Brandon TeVelde
Service Writer
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Andy Nelson
Service Advisor
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James Leenstra
Technician
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Dan Arp
Technician
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Miguel Rodriguez
Technician
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Deric Jacoby
Technician
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Blake Bassir
Technician
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Corey Hemmerling
Technician
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Corey Longworth
Technician
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Dakota Hazel
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Jay Clarke
Senior Detailer
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Paul Inga
Lot Specialist
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Don Murdzia
Shuttle Driver
Adrian Esquivel
Technician
Christopher Baltazar
Technician
Kyle Scott
Technician
Bailey Phillips
Technician
Amanda Snook
Service Writer

Parts

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Guy Abbott
Parts Driver

Nobody can carry on a conversation like Guy Abbott. He is such a valuable member of our team here at Northwest Honda. He was born and raised right here in Bellingham, WA. He has been working in this industry for 37 years! Most of his career was spent working at Bellingham Chrysler but we have been lucky enough to have him here for the last 7 years. He is married with 2 kids and 4 grandchildren. He enjoys doing any outdoor sports with them. His first car was a 1953 Ford Victoria and his favorite vehicle now is the Honda CRV. Guy loves to go hunting, hiking, and hanging out with his German Sheppard, Riley. His favorite part of his job is seeing the joy on his customers faces when they get in the drivers seat of their new car to drive away for the first time. His favorite movie is Top Gun. Guy loves to treat his wife and family to dinners at Anthonys.

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Titus Haas
Parts Counter
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Parts Counter

Office

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Stephanie Richter
Cashier
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Ashley Gimmaka
Receptionist

When Ashley greets you on the phone, or on our showroom, you will know it is her because of her upbeat and outgoing personality. She was born and raised in Everson, WA. She attended Nooksack Valley Schools and is currently studying at Whatcom Community College. She is no stranger to customer service after her previous experience at Hollister and Valley Coffee. Ashley has been at Northwest Honda for 1 year but was already part of the Honda family driving her Honda Civic. Ashley loves to take trips to the Gorge for concerts, and Hawaii is her destination of choice. In her free time she enjoys hanging with friends at the new Barkley Cinema, shopping at Bellis Fair Mall, or heading up to Vancouver, BC.

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Heidi Littrell
Receptionist
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Jennifer Rhodes
Title Clerk

Jen was born in Gatesville, TX but grew up here in Sumas, WA. She attended Nooksack Valley High School and from there worked as a receptionist, accounts payable, accounts receivables, service cashier and now our awesome title clerk for the last year and a half! She has worked at a few local dealerships like Jerry Chambers, Rairdon Dodge Chrysler, and Diehl Ford so she really knows her stuff! She loves to visit the Oregon Coast and also Leavenworth. When she is hanging out locally you might see her at Avenue Bread or hiking Whatcom Falls Park. In her free time she enjoys shopping, cooking, amd movies. She is also a distributor of It Works Global and more than anything enjoys time spent with her boyfriend Ryan.

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Christina Gamez
Accounts Payable

Christina grew up in the Everett, WA area but moved here to attend Whatcom Community College and we are sure glad she did! She is currently working on pursuing her dream to become a physical therapist. When she isn't busy working full time or going to class she enjoys working out, watching netflix, kayaking, camping, or eating our at our local restaurants. She has worked here at Northwest Honda for 2 years but before that she was a courtesy clerk then worked at the bookstore at WWU. You might see Christina out at the Lake Padden Dog Park, Soy House, The loft, or Chuckanut Bay Brewery. Christina recently got married and her, her husband, and their dog Stella the Corgi love to travel back to the Seattle area to see their family and friends there as often as they can.

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Cashier