Staff

Get to know the friendly staff of VA Cars, Inc.

 

Brian Schrimpsher - Dealer Principal

Brian got his start in the automotive business at one of the largest Chrysler Dealer in the southeast. From there, he spent nearly 15 years with the Victory Automotive Group as a Managing Partner. It was during this time that he relocated to Richmond to run the group's flagship store. In 2011, recognizing the changing economy coupled with his desire to help people buy better cars for less, he opened VA Cars! Brian and the VA Cars team are committed to providing customers with the best pre-owned car buying experience in VA! Brian and his wonderful and supportive wife, Lynda, have been married nearly 20 years and have one son. They are avid TN Volunteers Fans and enjoy watching football, spending time at the lake and going to their son's lacrosse tournaments. They are proud to be a part of the Richmond community.

Jonah Dosher - Used Car Manager

Meet Jonah, our Used Car Manager! Originally from Ft. Myers, Florida Jonah recently relocated to Virginia to again, to work with Brian and to further grow VA Cars. As Used Car Manager, Jonah is responsible for making sure our sales staff understands the VA Cars philosophy of treating each customer as part of the family. A 16 year veteran of the industry, he knows how to ensure our Customer Service is second to none. In his spare time, he likes spending time with his daughter and attending concerts and sporting events.

Lisa Andrews - Office Manager

Things get really busy in our business luckily we have Lisa to keep us in order! As our Office Manager she is responsible for all the behind the scene details. She is a pro, having spent nearly 10 years working in car business. When she is away from the dealership, Lisa enjoys reading and spending time with her daughter. 

Terry Templeton- Used Car Manager

Terry comes to us from Baltimore, MD. He has been in the car business for over 25 years! During high school he worked at a Jiffy Lube and then decided at 19 to start helping people find their perfect vehicle! He loves the interaction and the people he gets to meet! When Terry isn't searching for your perfect vehicle he enjoys fishing, playing golf and spending time with his friends and family! Terry thinks you should choose VA Cars because "the staff here is the most team oriented group that I have ever worked with in all my years- they really want to help people and provide an awesome experience for the customers!"

Mark Everman - Finance Car Manager

Mark got started in the automotive industry at the age of 18. He started in sales, then Internet Manager and now is our Finance Manager.

When not working, Mark enjoys the variety of culinary and cultural experiences that only  those little “Hole in the wall” little hot spots  can offer.  

The family atmosphere here at VA Cars makes coming to work enjoyable. VA Cars takes pride in excellent customer service during and after the sale and Mark is proud to be a part of that experience.

Ashleigh Henley - Title Clerk / Finance

Originally from Syracuse, New York, Ashleigh has been in Virginia for 11 years, and has been in the automotive industry for the last 5 years. She does our DMV work and helps out with finance. When not working she enjoys reading, hunting and watching wrestling or hockey. Her ability to jump right in and help and her  “Can Do” attitude are welcome in the business office.

Mark Wood - Sales Representative

Come on in and meet Mark! Mark has been in the car business for over 10 years and a Richmond resident since birth! Before he made the switch to dream-car supplier he was the General Manager of Health Clubs. He says his favorite part of the car business is working with customers and making them happy by meeting their transportation needs! In his spare time Mark loves to exercise, do a little kick-boxing, play some baseball and spend time with his kids! So why buy a car from VA Cars? Mark says its because he along with our awesome sales team will strive to give you a great buying experience and work with you through it all! Mark also says "I would love to have the opportunity to work for you and getting you the car, the payment, and the financing YOU want!" Just call or stop by and let Mark get you the car you've been dreaming of here at VA Cars!

Scott Timberlake- Internet Manager

Scott- a Richmond native- has been in the car industry for 15 years! Before that he dabbled in the computer industry and he worked in auto parts! Scott loves being able to help people! When he isn't working tirelessly to find you a vehicle he's spending time with family or he's out fishing! Scott thinks you should choose VA Cars because of the quality products, great prices and our awesome Loyalty for Life program!

Michael McGuire- Sales Representative

Michael has been in the car business for two years now! Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Michael worked as a night club consultant before finding his passion in the car industry! He loves working at VA Cars because of our fun and caring atmosphere! When he isn't tracking down your dream car Michael enjoys dabbling in art of many kinds. Why choose VA Cars? Michael says its because we offer the most value and quality of vehicle for the best price! Michael can't wait to help you find your next vehicle!

Jonhattan DuranSales Representative

I am originally from New York City and have been in Virginia for 16 years. I am Bi-Lingual speaking English and Spanish fluently.  When not working I enjoy spending time with my daughter. We love video games, going to the movies or just hanging out in the kitchen creating out next masterpiece.

I have been in the car business for over 9 years, selling and managing dealerships.  I came to VA Car’s because of the family atmosphere.  They genuinely care and try to help people and sell a quality product and their customers come back and send friends and family! I have really enjoyed the support they have given me and being able to display my talent.

David Brantley - Sales Representative

I am originally from NJ but because of my father’s health I recently moved to Petersburg VA to be closer to him.  When not working or caring for my father my wife and I enjoy taking our 2 rescue Chihuahua’s, Jojo and Sammy to one of the local parks for a long walk. I got into the car business back in 1999 at Burn’s Pontiac of Marlton, NJ. Other areas of my path have included military services and the medical field. But I always return to the car business. I enjoy car sales and was lucky to find VA Cars last May. We are able to help anyone get into safe and reliable transportation and they stand behind it with the Loyalty for Life warranty!

Rick Spencer – Service Director

 I am originally from East Liverpool, Ohio.  When I retired from the Army in 1976 I moved to Richmond and have spent the last 35 years with my wife Terri. When not working I enjoy spoiling my 8 grand kids, fishing and camping. I got into the car business in 1979 as a technician and done a little bit of everything since. I proud to be with a growing company like VA Cars, it has great people and a great owner.  Brian is a hand’s on owner that gets things done!   

Sandra Epps - Showroom Specialist

Meet Sandra! She keeps us in order and things tidy here at VA Cars. She has been with us for nearly a year and things have never looked better! She is responsible for keeping the showroom comfortable and inviting for our guests. Prior to coming to work with us, she was in restaurant management. She calls Richmond home and we are happy to have her on staff here at VA Cars!

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Schrimpsher

Brian Schrimpsher
Dealer Principal
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Jonah Dosher

Jonah Dosher
Used Car Manager
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Terry Templeton

Terry Templeton
Sales Manager
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Lisa Andrews

Lisa Andrews
Office Manager
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Mark Everman

Mark Everman
Finance Manager
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Ashleigh Henley

Ashleigh Henley
Title Clerk / Finance
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Scott Timberlake

Scott Timberlake
Internet Manager
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Mark Wood

Mark Wood
Sales Representative
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Michael McGuire

Michael McGuire
Sales Representative
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Tyler Weaver

Tyler Weaver
Sales Associate
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Jonhattan Duran

Jonhattan Duran
Sales Associate
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David Brantley

David Brantley
Sales Associate
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Rick Spencer

Rick Spencer
Service Director
804-447-5751
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