meet the volvo cville team

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  • Joe Lombardo
    General Manager
    (434) 270-0208

    When Joe joined us in December 2009, he brought with him more than 25 years of automotive experience. He worked at a Volvo dealership in New York before becoming Sales Manager at our sister company, Colonial Auto Center. After that, Joe opened a used car operation just outside the city of Charlottesville. Joe has been happily married for almost 30 years. He and his wife have 2 sons and a daughter, all of whom still live in the area. In fact, Joe's daughter-in-law is now Liza's assistant!

  • Shawn Roberts
    Service Manager
    (434) 270-0219

    Shawn joined our team in 2014. He is an Expert Level Volvo Technician and has worked in Volvo service departments for many years. We were very happy when he decided to bring his talents to Volvo of Charlottesville and relocated here with his wife and son.

  • Christopher Purvis
    Parts Manager
    (434) 270-0221

    Chris joined our team in November 2009 and is our softball team captain! He is a native of Virginia and began his car career an import technician in 2006. Chris has 2 children and they live in Charlottesville. He drives a 2001 Volvo S60 T5. As Parts Manager, Chris is responsible not only for our retail Volvo Parts, but also for a network of Wholesale Volvo Parts customers throughout Central Virginia.

  • Cynthia Moses
    (434) 270-0213

    Cynthia started with Volvo of Charlottesville in August 2004. She brought with her over 14 years dealership experience. When she's not hard at work here, Cynthia loves spending time with her husband George and her children, Jarid and Sydney.

  • Liza Borches
    President & Owner

    Liza is President & CEO of Carter Myers Automotive, her family's business that has been serving Central Virginia's car needs since 1924. She is the 4th generation of the Myers family to run the company. Liza grew up in Charlottesville, graduated from UVA, and has been back in town since she purchased Volvo Cars of Charlottesville in 2003. She and her husband, Pete, have two children at St. Anne's Belfield. Liza's Volvo of choice is the Volvo XC70 Cross Country wagon.

  • Brenda Thompson
    (434) 270-0215

    Brenda is a native of Virginia and has been with this dealership for over 20 years. She is the caring voice that welcomes our longtime and new customers. Brenda and her husband Kenny live in Gordonsville and they spend their weekends grilling, gardening and boating.

  • Jessica Butler
    Titling Clerk & Office Admin
    (434) 270-0214

    Jessica joined Volvo of Charlottesville in October 2011. She is a volunteer firefighter with East Rivanna Fire Company and had been a professional nanny most of her life. Jessica lives in Fluvanna with her husband and 2 children. They have 5 dogs!

  • Todd Cadle
    Senior Service Advisor
    (434) 270-0217

    Todd joined Volvo of Charlottesville in August 2008, after many years at a Volvo shop in Virginia Beach. He first started working with Volvo in October 2001, and has been an ASE Certified Master Service Advisor ever since. Todd, his wife, son and stepdaughter live in Charlottesville. He drives a Volvo 850 Turbo.

  • Linda Cook
    Master Service Advisor
    (434) 270-0220

    Linda has been providing service at this dealership since April 2000. She is a Master Volvo Service Advisor. When she's not hard at work keeping our customers happy, Linda is an avid gardener and dog lover. In fact, her dog Chloe can sometimes be seen behind our service counter greeting customers.

  • Daniel Lombardo
    Sales Associate

    Daniel was raised in Charlottesville and went to Albemarle High School. After graduating from VCU, he returned to his hometown and worked in Business Development and as a Personal Trainer at ACAC. He joined Volvo Cville in June 2017. He and his wife, Traci, who also works for CMA, love to spend their weekends hiking or at the beach with their dog Dozer.

  • Jimmy Mitchell
    Master Service Advisor
    (434) 270-0218

    Jimmy has been a part of our company, Carter Myers Automotive, for almost 20 years. We were very excited when he decided to join us here at Volvo in July 2014. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. Jimmy is a family man with a wife and two daughters.

  • Brian Miller
    Parts Delivery

    Brian joined Volvo of Charlottesville in March 2005. He worked in our Detail department for 6 years and is now the team member who transports Genuine Volvo Parts to our wholesale customers throughout Central Virginia. Brian is an avid Washington football fan and lives with his wife and kids in Buckingham, VA.

  • Will Stang
    Parts Associate
    (434) 270-0223

    Will joined Volvo of Charlottesville in 2013. Before coming here he spent some time at CATEC learning the ins and outs of an automobile. He and his wife live in Albemarle County. Will is a wild Cowboys fan, which spurs some good-natured rivalry with our Washington-loving employees.

  • Richard Moon
    Shuttle Driver

    Richard came to Volvo of Charlottesville in 2009 after working at our sister store, Colonial Auto Center, for a number of years. He is retired from the US Postal Service and is an avid runner and cyclist. You will often see him working out at ACAC or walking the Monticello Trail.

  • Karl Muller

    Karl started in the automotive industry in 1952 Germany. He began as a technician with Volkswagen and then joined Porsche in their original factory. Karl has been at this dealership since 1996 and has worked in just about every department including Service, Parts and in our Office.

  • David Berberich
    Shop Foreman / Volvo Expert

    Dave has been the shop foreman at Volvo of Charlottesville since 1985. He is an Expert Level Volvo Technician and an ASE Advanced Level Specialist. Everyone in Dave's family drives Volvos including his children and his parents. There is no one in Central Virginia who knows more about the inner-workings of a Volvo!

  • Tony Stargell
    Expert Volvo Technician

    Tony has been one of the top techs in our shop since he got here in 1993. He is a graduate of CATEC, an ASE Advanced Level Specialist and has achieved Volvo Expert status. Tony is a resident of North Garden, VA. His family has a number of Volvos, inluding a modified 2002 V70XC, a 2004 S80 and a couple of Volvo 850's that they enter in car shows across the region.

  • Brian Hite
    Volvo Technician

    Brian graduated from Albemarle High School in 2004 and then worked at UVA for 6 years. When he decided to change his career, he wanted to do something he loved - work on cars! He came to Volvo of Charlottesville in late 2013. In his free time Brian enjoys Salsa dancing, paintball, mountain biking, and volleyball. Life is about new experiences!

  • David Houts
    Volvo Technician

    David is from Central PA and has worked on cars his entire life. He worked at another shop for 3 years before joining Volvo of Charlottesville in June 2015, and previously worked in the motorcycle industry. David is married and has 1 son named Owen.

  • Larry Morris
    Expert Volvo Technician

    Larry is one of our Shop Team Captains, a CATEC graduate and has been at Volvo of Charlottesville since 2003. He is an Expert Level Volvo Technician and an ASE Advanced Level Specialist. Larry drives a Volvo S60 R and a Volvo 850 Turbo. His wife drives a Volvo V70 T5. They live in Albemarle County with their two children.

  • Nick Patterson
    Volvo Technician

    Nick is a graduate of Monticello High School and has worked on import cars since he was 15 years old. After a number of years at another local dealership, in the fall of 2014 Nick decided to make a change and come work here at Volvo of Charlottesville. He has 2 daughters, Paisley and Riley.

  • Chris Preli
    ASE Master Technician

    Chris came to us from Warrenton, Virginia in June 2014. He worked at American Service Center for 25 Years and decided to relocate to Charlottesville. Chris has his Associates degree in Automotive Technology from Northern Virginia Community College, is a former Automotive Instructor at Germanna Community College, and is an ASE Master Certified Technician.

  • Brian Pugh
    Expert Volvo Technician

    Brian has been here since 2000 and is an ASE Advanced Level Specialist & Expert Volvo Technician. He is a graduate of the Nashville Auto Diesel College and CATEC. He currently lives in Afton with his wife, Lauren and their two children. Brian drives a Volvo 850 Turbo.

  • Romono Felton
    Detail Technician

    Romono started at Volvo of Charlottesville in March 2014 after 6 years detailing for another local company. He loves his work so much he even enjoys detailing cars in his free time! Romono is married to Angela and he has 4 kids: Fayshawnda, Xavier, Alexis, ad Dashawn.

  • Keith Wallace
    Detail Technician

    Keith started at Volvo of Charlottesville in June 2015. He is from Fredericksburg, Virginia and previously worked in the cleaning industry. We are excited to welcome him in his new career here at Volvo of Charlottesville. Keith has been married to his wife, Wanda, for 26 years.