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  • Brian Wasko
    Dealer Principal


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  • Tyler Mester
    Sales Manager
    (814) 834-2000 x402

    Tyler grew up about 80 miles from St. Marys in Homer City, PA. He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Small Business Management. He spends his spare time fishing and keeping saltwater aquariums and spending time with his family. He enjoys every day here with his coworkers and family having a fun time and providing customers the best experience possible!

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  • Shayna Mester
    Business Manager
    (814) 834-2000 x445

    Shayna graduated from Indiana Area High School and then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with a degree in Marketing. Her hobbies include traveling, spending quality time with family, friends, and two puppies, Arlo and Hank, and watching movies! She loves the great team of people she works with and enjoys continually learning more about the car business. She enjoys providing customers with the best possible experience and looks forward to growing the business!

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  • Kelly Bauer
    Controller
    (814) 834-2000 x302

    Kelly has over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry. She graduated from Penn State with a degree in Business Administration - Accounting. Kelly loves spending time with her family! She has two children, Chelsie and Ryan, of whom she is extremely proud. In her free time, she enjoys going for truck and side-by-side rides with her husband Tim. Kelly also loves her dogs and taking them for walks and truck rides!

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  • Alex Bidwell
    Product Specialist
    (814) 834-2000 x410

    Alex is a local small town guy! He grew up in Emporium, PA and moved to Honolulu, Hawaii for school. He ultimately decided to move back because he missed the small town atmosphere. In his free time he enjoys being outside especially during the winter months as he is an avid skier. His Great Grandma owned and operated a GM dealership in Port Allegany, PA for more than 25 years so the car business is in his blood and he could not be happier being a part of the St. Mary's Automotive family!

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  • Michael Bauer
    Product Specialist
    (814) 834-2000 x244

    Mike worked in the powdered metal industry for 33 years and needed a fresh start. He had always wanted to sell cars and finally decided to make the change! He loves working with the public and meeting new people every day. Mike and his wife have purchased many vehicles from St. Marys Automotive over the years, so why not work for them!

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  • Hank
    Chief Troublemaker


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  • Arlo
    Employee Happiness Advocate


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  • Sophie Mahoney
    Customer Care Manager
    (814) 834-1999 x307

    Sophie is a Johnsonburg, PA resident. She attended St. Marys Area High School and Edinboro University. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her kids grow up! In her free time, she likes to go for Jeep rides, exercise, travel, clean, and bake.

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  • Paige Smith
    Customer Care Specialist
    (814) 834-2000 x250

    Paige enjoys working with the St. Marys Automotive family! In her free time, she likes spending with family and friends. She also likes to bake and golf!

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  • Jasmine Watkavitch
    Customer Care Specialist
    (814) 834-2000 x235

    Jasmine is a St. Marys, PA resident and served 6 years in the Army National Guard. In her free time, she enjoys coaching at Sparks Elite gym and spending time with her dog.

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  • Justine Pesce
    Customer Care Specialist
    (814) 834-2000 x308

    Justine brings almost 20 years of experience in customer service to our team to help us serve your needs! A lifelong resident of the area, she enjoys small-town living in the PA Wilds. When not at work, Justine can be found spending time with her friends, family, and loyal hound Hunter either inside or outdoors!

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  • MaryKate McAlee
    Digital Media Specialist/Photographer

    MaryKate is a resident of Johnsonburg where she loves to rewatch episodes of The Office, Friends, and snuggle her Beabull, Tootie. She has a passion for football (Here We Go Steelers), bulldogs, crafting, photography, and online shopping. Although she enjoys fishing, bike rides, and running, she is passionately Team Indoors. MaryKate attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for Advertising with a focus on Social Media Marketing where she was able to combine her love for people, graphic design, and writing. One of her favorite things about marketing is being able to give brands a voice and selling people stories not just products. She has loved learning the INS and OUTS of the Automotive Industry and contributing creatively to the Media Team.

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  • Jason Herbstritt
    Service Manager
    (814) 594-8943

    Jason is a 20 year veteran of the automotive industry with a true passion for the business! He's a pop culture nerd and a Youtube and Netflix addict.He's a frequent visitor of antique stores and enjoys spending time with his family and his dog. He is also a big fan of "The Office"
    "Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica."

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  • Dave Korn
    Service Manager
    (814) 834-2000 x304

    Dave is from Buffalo, NY. He attended Erie 1 BOCES for Auto Collision. He loves spending time with his family and enjoys watching and playing hockey and football. He also keeps an aquarium of saltwater fish and corals!

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  • Aaron Pistner
    Mopar Certified Technician

    Aaron is a certified FCA technician and he has an associates degree in Electrical Maintenance. He loves working on cars and just being outdoors hunting, fishing, and camping!

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  • Dave Pistner
    Parts Manager
    (814) 834-2000 x405

    David graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with a degree in Automotive Technology and worked for seven years as a Chrysler Tech to become master certified. He enjoys being outdoors boating and fishing. And he also enjoys RC cars and airplanes and playing video games in his spare time.

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  • Jordan Nesbitt
    Detail Department Manager

    Jordan has been working here for 11 years! He grew up and still lives in Weedville, PA. He loves Jeeps and working on vehicles!

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  • Kayla Bonfardin
    Reconditioning Specialist

    Kayla was born and raised in St. Mary's! She loves cooking, eating, drinking, traveling, and all animals! She was also the second place Mountainfest Karaoke Champ!

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  • Cory Peterson
    Detailing

    Cory attended St. Marys Area School district and in his free time he likes to shoot pool.

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  • Dean Fischer
    Rust Proofing Specialist

    Dean was born and raised in Dagus Mines, PA and enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time!

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  • Sydney Felmlee
    Nighttime Phone Operator
    (814) 834-2000 x223

    Sydney currently attends Saint Marys Area High School. She enjoys baking and spending time with friends and family. In her free time, you can catch her going for runs or out riding in the woods!

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