meet the volvo cville team

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  • Joe Lombardo
    General Manager
    (434) 270-0208

    Joe started in the car business in the 1980's, including at a Volvo dealership in upstate New York. When he moved to Charlottesville he became Sales Manager at our sister company, Colonial Auto Center. After that he ran a used car operation just outside the city before joining the Volvo team in 2009. Joe has been happily married for over 30 years. He and his wife have three children, all of whom are thriving adults. In fact, Joe's son is now selling Volvos, too!

  • 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 and works side by side with his dad. Daniel and his wife, Traci, love to spend their weekends hiking or at the beach with their dog Dozer.

  • Megan Buschi
    Sales Assistant & Facebook Maven

    Megan lives in Charlottesville with her husband and children. She worked in the local fitness industry for a number of years before joining the Volvo team in December 2017. She quickly became a great source of both energy and entertainment in the dealership. Check out our Facebook page for her hilarious videos!

  • 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. Chris has 2 awesome kids and 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 Cars of Charlottesville in August 2004. She already had over 14 years dealership experience and quickly earned her role as a leader here. When she's not hard at work, Cynthia loves spending time with her husband George, her children, and her new grandchild!

  • 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 very active children. Liza's Volvo of choice is the 7 passenger Volvo XC90.

  • Brenda Thompson
    (434) 270-0215

    Brenda is a native of Virginia and has been with this dealership for over 25 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 was a professional nanny. 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 seven years at a Volvo shop in Virginia Beach. He is an ASE and Volvo Certified Master Service Advisor. 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.

  • 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 Cars 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 with his wife, Linda.

  • 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 Volvo Cville 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 joined Volvo Cars of Charlottesville in June 2015, after some time 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.

  • 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.

  • Jacob Stargell
    Apprentice Technician

    Jacob has been part of the Volvo Cville family since he was a little kid. His dad, Tony, is one of our lead techs and started bringing Jacob by the shop in the mid 90's. As he grew up, he learned more and more about cars and we are thrilled he can now officially be part of the team! Jacob is a big fan of hunting and fishing. If he isn't outdoors you can often find him in the shop working on cars with his dad.

  • 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.