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  • Ford

Joe Cunningham Ford

410 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2G7

  • Sales: 1 (877) 338-9289
  • Service: 1 (800) 561-4292
  • Parts: (250) 248-4377

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

  • Ann Marie Clark
    Owner/Operator

    I was born and raised in Campbell River.  When asked how long I've been in the car business I say my age plus nine months :-D. After graduation I went to UVIC and received my degree in Biology (I know ? not much use in the car business!!). I attended NADA dealer academy in McLean Virginia and graduated from there with honors. Over the years I've been lucky enough to have had a chance to work in every department at a dealership; from washing vehicles, to being a service advisor, to selling vehicles and working in the administration department. In 1997 I moved to Nanaimo to help with the transition from Meyers Holland to our current Steve Marshall Ford Lincoln and have had the honor to run that dealership and be the leader of the family there since 2001. As of October. 1st, 2012 I have the true honor of continuing Joe Cunningham's legacy here in Parksville and be apart of this amazing family. I'm looking forward to making Joe proud.


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  • Dale Griffis
    General Sales Leader

    dalegriffis@joecunninghamford.com

    I am a student of the car business and absolutely love it.  With a passion for serving our guests and an equal passion for our product, I am happy to look after your automotive needs.  Please see our wonderful team in action.  Drop by and visit the store!


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  • Everett Einarson
    Operations Leader

    everett@joecunninghamford.com


    Until recently, I have called the prairies home.  I first got into the car business in 1994 in Thompson Manitoba where I spent nine years learning both sales and finance.  In 2003 I moved to Winnipeg where I did finance and sales management and ran a small automotive consulting business.  Over the years our family would often visit Vancouver Island visiting friends and family and spending time everywhere from Victoria, to Pender Island, to Tofino. When I met with Ann Marie and her Leadership Team I knew that this was a group that shared the same vision and values as I did.  I feel very lucky to be a car enthusiast in the car business in the most picturesque spot in Canada!

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  • Shawn Hildebrandt
    Finance Leader

    shawn@joecunninghamford.com


    Greetings and thanks for taking the time to read my BIO!

    My name is Shawn Hildebrandt and I have been associated with this Dealer Group since 2007.

     I am now experiencing the exciting world of Finance and Insurance. As the Finance Leader, I am happy to have a cup of coffee and share all the different financial options.

    On a personal note, I'm happily married to my Hot Wife Krista of 20 yrs and a Daddy to two awesome girls. I have traveled internationally as a comedian/magician and never would have guessed that I'd be in the car business!!! But I came to realize that I'm not in the car business, I am in the "people business". It just so happens that I share and promote transportation to nice people who need to get from point A to B.

    When it comes down to it, I believe that the car buying experience should be a stress free, exciting and informative journey with lots of laughter and smiles. If you agree with me then I would love to be your financial advisor for your automotive needs

     Respectfully yours, Shawn

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  • Travis Lynch
    Parts Leader

    travis@joecunninghamford.com

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  • Brenda Cooper
    Controller


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  • Brad Johnson
    Lot Leader

    I have been working with cars for years and Love it!

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  • Alesha Perry
    Accounts Payable


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  • Kaylee Jolicoeur
    Receptionist / Warranty Administrator


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  • Raffaele Bavaro
    Internet Business Development Specialist

    raffaele@joecunninghamford.com


    I have been in Parksville for my entire life. You just can't beat what this beautiful place has to offer! Where are you going to get a view of the ocean and the mountains all in one? I am currently enrolled at Vancouver Island University and plan on graduating with a degree in Human Resource Management.  I have always been interested in cars and in July of 2013 I was lucky enough to get my foot in the door here at Joe Cunningham Ford and have enjoyed every minute of it! I look forward to being here for years to come and am excited to meet tons of new people. 

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  • Dennis Moore
    Sales Consultant


    I prefer to call my self an "Automologist:" I've lived in Nanaimo for over 60 years. I commercial fished for 20 years and have been selling cars, RV's, and boats for over 25 years. My spouce Cheryl, we are both in the auto business. I love boating, fishing and bowling 10 pins !

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  • Dennis Paquette
    Sales Consultant

    dennisp@joecunninghamford.com

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  • Robb Frederick
    Sales Consultant


    I started with "Ford" in 1986 and I have worked at Joe Cunningham Ford since Jan. 1991 as a Sales Manager, we were honoured to win the "Chairman's Award" in 1994 which is given to the top 35 Ford stores in Canada! In 2001 I got back on the floor to be a full time Salesman.
    My interests include golf, hockey and baseball, I am married with three daughters; Kelly Jacqueline & Kylie.

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  • Eric Cullen
    Sales Consultant


    I have been in the sales and service business for over 25 years. I have worked in Okanagan, Grand Cayman and of course beautiful Vancouver Island. Most of my time off is family time with Susan and our four children : Shayla, Theo, Liam and Manuel. I have a passion for photography, cars, firefighting and the outdoors.

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  • Glen Macdonald
    Sales Consultant

    glen@joecunninghamford.com

    I'm a recently transplanted "prairie boy" from Winnipeg, and I am loving it here!  I am also an avid finger style guitar player.  I enjoy cycling and inline skating.  I enjoy meeting and talking to people so this is a dream job! 

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  • Shea Hasell
    Sales Consultant

    shea@joecunninghamford.com


     I grew up in PARKSVILLE , BC BORN AND ISLAND BRED ! I am passionate about bringing FORD into the future

    This is where my passion for helping people and cars comes together . I am always learning about our company and what amazing products we have to offer.

    I am happy to be a part of the Family at Joe Cunningham Ford , I invite all friends past ,former and future to come down shake my hand , show a smile and I'll show  you around .

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  • Bryan Gibson
    Parts Representative


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  • Murray Maclennan
    Parts Representative


    I have 40 years of parts experience, and when I'n not working I enjoy skateboarding and martial arts

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  • Brian Moran
    Shipping & Receiving


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  • Cathy Shoemaker
    Assistant Service Manager


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  • Jessica Allen
    Service Advisor


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  • Nicole Bentzen
    Service Receptionist


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  • Brad Pilla
    Lot Team


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  • Sage Monteith
    Lot Team


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  • Trevor Havard
    Lot Team


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  • Mark Mazey
    Technician

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  • Robert Rampfl
    Master Technician


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  • Gerry Kilby
    Technician


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  • Sandy Santarelli
    Technician

    I've been with Joe Cunningham Ford for over 30 years.  My interests are fly fishing, camping and basically anything outdoors. 

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  • Ray Schmidt
    Technician


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  • Ron Hadley
    Technician


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  • Victor Mesic
    Technician


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  • Lawrance Perry
    Apprentice Technician


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  • Doug Johnson
    Shuttle Driver


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  • Joe Martino
    Shuttle Driver


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  • Paul Quinn
    Shuttle Driver


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