Meet our Friendly Staff!

Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Brian Wasko
    Dealer Principal

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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 and friends and her boxer puppy Arlo 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!

  • Kelly Bauer

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

    Sophie is a Johnsonburg, PA resident. She attended St. Marys Area High School and Edinboro University. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and watching her son grow and going on new adventures with him! She is very excitedly anticipating the arrival of her second child this summer! Sophie loves working with the public and is very excited to watch and learn as the BDC team grows!

  • Cathy Bille
    Service Customer Care Representative
    (814) 834-1999 x233

    Cathy graduated from Gannon University with a degree in Accounting and Human Resource Management. She loves to bake and spend time with her kids Mackenzie, Maddie, and Logan! She's also very into Essential Oils and it makes the whole building smell great!

  • Danielle Hetrick
    Customer Care Specialist
    (814) 834-1999 x249

    Danielle was raised in Kane, PA and attended Kane Area High School. She likes to spend her free time boating on the Kinzua Dam and traveling. She loves working with the public and is excited to be with St. Mary's Automotive!

  • Breanne Charney
    Customer Care Specialist
    (814) 834-1999 x250

    Breanne is a resident of Ridgway, PA. She was raised in Johnsonburg, PA where she graduated high school. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in small business management and merchandising. Breanne likes to spend her free time with family and friends. She enjoys watching films, baking, sewing, beekeeping, and taking care of her 7 chickens and 2 kitties!

  • Nikki O'Rourke
    Digital Media Manager

    Nikki grew up in Kane, PA. She graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor's Degree in Digital Media Arts. She loves traveling, baking, learning the ukulele and taking naps with her cat, Spud.

  • Mickayla Poland
    Digital Media Marketer

    Mickayla was born in California but grew up in Weedvile, PA. She graduated from Edinboro University in Graphic Design and Photography. She owns a small business called PA Made selling her wildlife paintings and Elk County inspired merchandise. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, traveling, wine tasting, eating, and being outside!

  • 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."

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Levi Overturf
    Parts Advisor

    Levi is from Cameron County. He's big into PC gaming and in his free time he enjoys whiskey and wine tastings and spending time with his Lab/Hound mix named Hawk.

  • 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!

  • Brandon Bauer
    Mopar Certified Technician

    Brandon graduated from Wyotech Blairville with a degree in automotive tech and high performance automotive tech. He is also a level 3 FCA trained technician! In his spare time he loves taking his Jeep off road, hunting, fishing, and camping!

  • Ian Benson
    Mopar Certified Technician

    Ian attended Wyotech and an official Chrysler training program. He loves off roading and working on cars.

  • Mike Smith
    Mopar Certified Technician

    Mike is originally from Rochester, NY. He graduated from Genesee Community College with an associate's degree in Criminal Justice. In his free time he likes hunting, fishing and softball! Like all of our service Techs he loves cars!

  • Ken Anderson
    Detail Manager

    Ken has been with us for 6 years! He is a former union carpenter and a master judge with the Antique Automobile Club of America! He has lived in fox township his whole life and has been married for 43 years!

  • Dean Fischer
    Rust Proofing Specialist

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

  • Jordan Nesbitt
    Reconditioning Specialist

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

  • 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!

  • John Kasper
    Reconditioning Specialist

    John went to school in Olean, NY and currently lives in St. Mary's with his wife and kids! He loves camping and fishing and just being outdoors!

  • Joe Cummings

    Joe is originally from Philadelphia, PA. He has only lived in St. Mary's for a short time so he's still transitioning to how cold it gets here! He is very excited to be a new father and in his own words is  "deeply in love with food"


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