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Sales & Service Support

Tim Eltschlager
Sales & Support Team Manager

Raised in Sylvania, Tim has been at Yark Automotive since 1993. In his role at Yark, he enjoys helping customers solve their automotive needs and services. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling in the west, and fitness. When it comes to cars, Tim's favorite is the 1978 Bandit Trans Am.

Leslie Oberhaus
Service BDC Manager

From Kansas, OH, Leslie has been at Yark Automotive since 2016. Her favorite part of her position is working and building relationships with her co-workers. Her first job was serving at the Pie House in Bettsville, OH. In her free time, she enjoys crocheting, art, and music.

Shiretta Grier
Kelly Blue Book Purchasing Agent

Emilie Awbrey
Sales & Service Support Advisor

Nicole Bopery
Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Perrysburg, Nicole has been at Yark since 2019. She enjoys getting to know her co-workers, and meeting new people. She couldn't live without her family, and enjoys going to the gym, and beach vacations. Her favorite car is the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT.

Deb Claytor
Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Toledo, OH, Deb has been with Yark Automotive since 2021. Her hobbies and interests include rooting on the Ohio State Buckeyes, Green Bay Packers, Toledo Walleye and Toledo Mud Hens. 3 words Deb's friends would use to describe her are energetic, caring and inspiring.

Patty LaPlant
Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Sylvania, OH, Patty has been at Yark Automotive since 2020. Her first job was in retail at the Foxmoor in 1972. She thinks that Yark is a great place to work and feels that she excels in customer service. She has 4 children, 4 grandchildren, and an English Cream Golden Retriever named Charley. She enjoys doing anything outdoors in the sun! Her favorite is being on a beach in the water. She loves a clean car that is loaded with all the goodies. Her friends would describe her as happy, fun and loyal. She is fun to work with, loves to laugh and will help out any way she can. When asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, Patty answered "I haven't decided yet."

Haily Laurie
Sales & Service Support Adbisor

From Toledo, OH, Haily has been with Yark Automotive since 2021. She has 2 cats and a weakness for sweets. Growing up, Haily wanted to be a veterinarian. Her first job was working at Panera Bread. She chose her current field because she loves working with people. When not at work, Haily enjoys any outdoor activity. Her favorite car is the Audi R8. Three words Haily's friends would use to describe her are funny, creative and caring. 

Tiffany Pelland
Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Wauseon, Tiffany has been with Yark Automotive since 2022. She has 1 son, Cy'rus, and a Cane Corso dog named Zeus. Growing up, Tiffany wanted to be a veterinarian. Her hobbies and interests include singing and taking road trips with her family. Three words her friends would use to describe her are outgoing, funny and loving. Something Tiffany checked off her bucket list is skydiving. She said it was the best free fall of her life.

Amanda Pohorecki
Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Millbury, OH, Amanda has been with Yark Automotive since 2021. Her first job was working as a crew member at Taco Bell. She has one son and also has 3 cats, a turtle and a fish. Two words her friends would use to describe her are funny and loving. Growing up, Amanda wanted to be a veterinarian. 

Kayra Prater
Sales & Service Support Advisor

Michelle Sharp
New Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Toledo, OH, Michelle has been with Yark Automotive since 2022. Michelle's first job was working as a bagger at a local grocery store. Growing up, she wanted to be a police officer. She has 2 children, one cat and one dog. Three words Michelle's friends would use to describe her are supportive, understanding and a listener. Something Michelle would like to cross of her bucket list is travelling the country, going on a cruise and travelling the world.


Toyota Sales & Service Support

Andrea Loch
Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Toledo, Andrea has been at Yark since 2015. Outside of work, Andrea enjoys baking, and running.


Ford Sales & Service Support

Dee Russell
Appointment Coordinator


Chevy Sales & Service Support

Naomi Ebert
Sales & Service Support Advisor


Mazda Sales & Service Support

Leah Daly
Mazda Sales & Service Support Advisor

From Toledo, OH, Leah has been with Yark Automotive since 2020. She has 1 dog named Garcia.

When it comes to sales and service, we've got a full complement of staff members who are eager to assist in the process in any way they can. We hold customer service as a very high priority and we've been recognized for doing so! At Yark Automotive Group dealerships, we'll do our best to make sure you leave happy with the right car for you and financing that you'll love. After leaving our dealership, so many of our customers are eager to return for great deals on service. 

If you're curious about our dealership, inventory, specials, coupons or anything else, please explore our website or visit our dealership today! We'll be here and ready to help you with anything you may need whether you're still early in the carbuying process or you're ready to sign on the dotted line.