• Sales: (888) 464-1757
  • Toll Free: (800) 768-2697

5998 Asheville Hwy Directions Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • Christopher Thompson
    General Manager
    828-687-7737 or 1-800-768-2697

    I have been with Auto Advantage since the end of 2003.  My significant other Penny and I have been together for 10 years and counting.  She has served our local schools in her home community of Transylvania County as an Education Coordinator for many years after graduating from Brevard College.  I have a 14 year old son that attends Christ School in Arden.  Please let Auto Advantage be Your Guide to purchasing your next vehicle.  


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  • RICHARD BLAKE - GSM
    General Sales Manager / Senior Appraiser
    (828) 687-7737


    18 YEARS !!!

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  • Eric Cindric -
    Sales Manager
    828-687-7737

    I was born in Detroit, MI to Croatian and Polish parents.  I moved to the Asheville area in 1994.  I have been with Auto Advantage since 1998.  I have been happily married for 23 years with two beautiful children.  Our son is studying locally at UNC Asheville, and our daughter is 15. 

    Don't hesitate to call me any day of the week other than Tuesday to help you facilitate your next purchase!

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  • Paul DeMarchis - Finance
    Finance Director

    10  years !!!


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  • Dustin McCue
    FINANCE MANAGER
    828 687-7737

    I was born and raised in Roanoke, VA.  I moved to WNC in 2002 to attend Mars Hill College.  I met my wife in 2006, we have a beautiful step daughter, and are currently expecting our next child in June.  I have worked at Auto Advantage since 2011.

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  • Robert Laughter - Service
    Service Manager
    828-687-7737 or 1-800-768-2697


    10 years !

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  • Jeff Hensley
    Sales Manager
    828-687-7737


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  • BJ Richmond
    Sales Consultant
    828-687-7737

    I was born in Belmont, NC near Charlotte.  I attended USC in Columbia prior to being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Where I spent years in the Minor Leagues.  After baseball, I moved here to attend and graduate from Mar Hill College. I have worked here at Auto Advantage for over 2 years since.  I also provide support and training to local baseball teams.  I am blessed to be newly married and expecting our first child!

    Come see me anytime for a FREE test drive!

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  • Brett Pettit
    Deal Facilitator
    (828) 687-7737

    I was born and raised in WNC.  I graduated from Brevard HS, before going on to graduate from both AB Tech and Cumbie Trull School of Real Estate.  I have been happily married for 25 years, we have 3 sons, and 5 beautiful grandchildren.  My family is very active locally in athletics and outdoor sports.  Our youngest son is a three sport athlete in Brevard.  We attend lots of local sporting events of all kinds.  My family and I also avidly enjoy hunting, fishing and kayaking. 

    I love this business and our dealership.  I have been here with Auto Advantage over 6 years.  I have owned and restored multiple vintage classic cars over the years as a hobby.

    Being a family man, that is passionate about what I do is so important to me!  So come in, let me help take care of you you and your family finding the best possible vehicle!



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  • Jason Davis
    Sales
    828-687-7737

    I was born in Waynesville, and raised in Clyde.  I graduated from Tuscola High School.  I then went on to graduate from The Citadel.  This ultimately lead to my 6 years of service as an Officer in the US Air Force. I have been with the Auto Advantage team for almost 3 years. Previously I worked as Principal of an International school in China. Where I met my wife of 5 years, and we now have a newborn daughter.

    I can't wait to meet you, and help you have a stress free car purchasing experience!

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  • Mark Cooley
    Purchasing Director - Pickup Coordinator
    828-687-7737


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  • Justin O'Shields
    Service
    (828)687-7737


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  • Jeremy Surrett
    Purchaser
    (828) 279-7006


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  • Eric Howie
    Sales -
    (828)687-7737


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  • Tyler Honeycutt
    Purchasing Agent
    828-242-1272


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  • Travis Lewis
    Purchaser
    (850)543-5608


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  • Diane Davis
    Receptionist


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  • David McEwen
    Lot Manager
    (828)687-7737


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  • Joy King
    CFO - Controller
    828 687-7737


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  • John Simons
    Purchaser / Driver
    (828)687-7737


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  • Michelle Chandler
    Finance Secretary
    828-687-7737 or 1-800-768-2697

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  • Kate Coons
    Inventory Coordinator
    828 687-7737


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  • Susan Ward
    Title Clerk
    828 687-7737


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  • Kristen Wolfe
    CRM - BDC Coordinator
    (828)687-7737


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