Faulkner Subaru - Harrisburg

3233 Paxton St ,
Harrisburg, PA 17111

  • Sales: (888) 502-5416
  • Service: (888) 313-1481
  • Parts: (888) 541-9867

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Faulkner Subaru Staff

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  • Matt Smith

    Matt has been a part of the Faulkner Organization since 1999.

    Matt and his wife Joyce have three daughters, Janelle, Krystal and Riley. He also has two grandchildren, Audrey and Everett. 

    In his spare time, Matt enjoys swimming, biking and running.

  • Brian Lee
    General Sales Manager

    Brian joined the Faulkner Subaru team in April of 2010. He served 4 years in the US Army which allowed him to utilize the Army College Fund to attend the University of Delaware.

    Brian currently resides in Palmyra with his wife Kelly and their 4 daughters. Brian also has two adult sons.

    He enjoys camping and off-roading with his family.

  • Lanny Kemble
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

    Lanny joined the Faulkner Subaru team in October of 2011. 

    He lives in Northern York County. In his spare time, he enjoys working on his house and playing with his dog.

  • Cindy Lacroce
    Subaru Sales Manager

    Cindy began her career in car sales in 1982 and was "purchased" along with the existing dealerships when Faulkner bought our first franchises' in Harrisburg in 1985. She left Faulkner in 1992 to raise her family and returned in 2013 when her youngest started college.

    Cindy resides in Marysville with her husband Tony and their 2 children Nick and Gabriella.

    In her spare time, Cindy enjoys playing organ and keyboards for her church, gardening and antique collecting. 

  • Ron Spohn
    Sales Manager

    Ron joined the Faulkner Subaru team in September of 2014. He has been in the automotive industry for 7 years.

    Ron lives in Lancaster, PA with his wife Vivian, their two dogs, and they are expecting the arrival of their first child.

  • Sam Scharein
    Director of Finance

    Sam has been a part of the Faulkner organization for the past three years, spending half of that time at our Honda store, and joining our Subaru store a year and a half ago.

    He enjoys BBQ grilling, camping, golf, basketball, baseball, traveling, Texas Hold'em Poker, music and movies.

  • Karl Benson
    Business Manager

    Karl joined the Faulkner Subaru team in October 2015.

  • Dan Mann
    Business Manager

    Dan has been part of the Faulkner Subaru family for a year and a half.

    He was recently married to his wife, Sarah. They have a cat named Gideon, and a Cavapoo named Cosette.

    Dan earned a Bachelor's degree from Kutztown University. He has been in the automotive industry for three and a half years.

  • Nicholas Misera
    Business Manager

    Nick joined the Faulkner Subaru team is May of 2015. He enjoys physical fitness, strumming the guitar, beating on the drums and reading The Economist.

    Nick has a cat named Piper. He is originally from New Tripoli, PA. He earned a B.S. in Economics from Penn State University. 

  • Justin Sheriff
    Business Manager

    Justin is a graduate of ITT Technical Institute with an Associates Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design. He used his degree to quickly advance into management and for the last 12 years he operated as a Plant Manager for two manufacturing facilities. Five of those years were spent in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Justin and his wife Theresa now raise their three children in Boiling Springs. 

    Justin joined the Faulkner Subaru family in March of 2015.

  • Kim Werner
    Internet Sales Manager

    Kim joined the Faulkner Subaru family in November of 2012. She took a career change from working for a non-profit organization to the car business.

    She was born and raised in Lebanon County where she currently resides with her 6-year old son, William.

    When Kim is not working, she enjoys attending her son's various sporting activities, Hersheypark, cooking and hiking. She is an avid sports fan, and loves the Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals, Green Bay Packers and Notre Dame Football.

    Kim loves driving around in her (second) Subaru Impreza Sport! 

  • Karen Balendran
    Internet Coordinator

    Karen joined the Faulkner family in June of 2014, and moved to our Subaru store in November of 2014.

    She graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a B.S. in Finance. She grew up in Hershey, PA and ironically has a chocolate Lab named Mango, who is her fur baby. Mango is very spoiled, and loves riding shot gun in Karen's Subaru Legacy.

    She loves dogs, animals and being with family and friends.

  • Rick Ashenfalder
    Sales Consultant

    Rick joined the Faulkner Subaru family in March of 2014. He considers this the most fun job he's ever had. As a passionate fan of Subaru's vehicles and the ideals that the brand stands for, he enjoys sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with his customers and helping each person find the Subaru that is right for them.

    Rick grew up in Nazareth, PA where he was active in sports, theater, and the Boy Scouts of America, earning his Eagle Scout award. He graduated from Lycoming College in 2006 and went to work as a server and bartender in several restaurants. In 2008 he moved to Lancaster and worked for a local community bank.

    He lives in Mount Joy with his wife Nicole and their two cats. They are looking forward to buying their first home and filling it with babies and a dog.

  • Robert Barkley
    Sales Consultant

    Robert has been with Faulkner since 2011 and brings with him a high level of dedication, professionalism and customer focus.

    Prior to joining the Faulkner team, Robert spent 27 years in Corporate America before retiring as a Global HR Project Manager with international responsibilities. Robert is also a proud Milton Hershey School Alumnus, graduating class of 1979.

    Robert and his wife Roxanne reside in Lancaster County and have one son, Christopher, who is a Military Contractor. 

    In his spare time, Robert enjoys reading, mountain biking, hiking and landscaping.

  • Evelyn Bertoni
    Sales Consultant

    Evelyn has a B.A. from Bucknell University in psychology and counseled high school students for 6 years. A year in law school convinced her she did not want to be a lawyer when she grew up so a career change was in order. In September of 1983 she got into the car business and has now been with Faulkner Subaru since June 1, 1993.

    Evelyn loves Subarus, her customers and dogs. She has a dog named Bella who she rescued 12 hours before Bella was scheduled to be euthanized at a high kill shelter. You might recognize her from our commercials with the dogs from the Harrisburg Humane Society.

    Evelyn's favorite quote is, "Well behaved women never made history!"

  • Jon Brown
    Sales Consultant

    Jon started working at Faulkner Subaru in September of 2014. 

    He was born and raised in Steelton, has four children: a son in college, and a boy and two girls all under 6! He is a very busy man! He also loves to cook, particularly anything grilled and is an avid football fan with his favorite team being the Oakland Raiders.

  • Sandy Dragovan
    Sales Consultant

    Sandy joined the Faulkner Subaru team in January of 2008. She previously worked in the financial field for 20 years.

    Sandy has 2 daughters, and 2 grandsons who were born 3 weeks apart. 

    She enjoys spending time with her family, working with people, camping and bowling. 

  • Mitchell Gluntz
    Sales Consultant

    Mitchell joined the Faulkner Subaru team in August 2012. He has been in the automotive industry in a variety of different positions for 29 plus years.

    In his spare time, Mitchell enjoys playing golf and travelling.

  • Nikki Kline
    Sales Consultant

    Nikki joined the Faulkner Subaru team in August of 2015 after years of working in the restaurant world.

    She was born and raised in Chambersburg, PA. Nikki has 3 wonderful children that play sports and keep her busy.

    Nikki loves animals and the beach.

  • Richard Scott
    Sales Consultant

    Richard joined the Faulkner Subaru team in February of 2015. He studied at Millersville University and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. He has been in sales field since he graduated from college.

    Richard recently got married and bought his first home with his wife. He enjoys spending time with family and friends. In his spare time he likes to produce music, snowboard and golf. Believing in what he is selling is important to him, as he has owned a Subaru before he started selling them.

  • Ryckitta Short
    Sales Consultant

    Ryckitta joined the Faulkner organization in November of 2012, and came on board here at Subaru in April of 2013.

    Ryckitta and her husband Robert recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They have 3 children, a daughter Jennifer, 24, who lives in Boulder, Colorado and is attending college for her graduate degree in genetic counseling, a son Bobby, 22, is a student at Temple University for physical therapy, and a son Logan, 19 who attends Slippery Rock University with goals to become a physician's assistant. 

    Ryckitta has two dogs, a 10-year old Golden Retriever, Katie, and a 4-year old Shitzu/Pomeranian, Buddha.

    She resides in Mechanicsburg. 

  • Jim Smee
    Sales Consultant

    Jim has been with Faulkner Subaru for 15 years. He has a loving wife, two sons and a German Shepherd daughter named Lizzy.

    Jim's favorite quote is, "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."

  • Spencer van Zijl
    Sales Consultant

    Spencer joined the Faulkner Subaru team in May of 2014. He is married and has two children. He and his wife are originally from South Africa and immigrated to America in 2012.

  • Stephen Detweiler
    Lot Attendant

    Stephen has been part of the Faulkner Subaru team since 2012.

    His hobbies include watching football, playing pool and bowling

    Stephen has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. He was adopted and has 31 siblings in his family.

  • Phil Winston
    Service Manager

    Phil has been in the automotive industry since 1991. He joined the Faulkner Organization in 2007 at our Nissan store and joined our Subaru store in early 2015.

    Phil lives in Mechanicsburg with his wife Christy and their two children, Alyssa and Zach, and their two dogs.

    When Phil isn't working, he loves to hunt, fish and anything outdoors.

  • Zach Shatto
    Service Advisor

    Zach enjoys his time living in Harrisburg, PA with his wife Stephanie, and their two awesome daughters, Kendall and Cora.

    In his spare time, Zach enjoys golfing and fishing.

    Zach has been with Faulkner for 4 years in the service department building customer relationships and advising customers on their properly scheduled maintenance. 

  • Tristan Ensminger
    Assistant Service Advisor

    Tristan joined the Faulkner Subaru team in April of 2015.

    He is 23 years old and for most of his life, he has practiced the art of martial arts and gymnastics and have competed in both sports.

    Tristan has three dogs, Levi, Kuma and Keyana. 

  • Tommy Gassaway
    Service Advisor

    Tommy joined the Faulkner Subaru team in September of 2014. 

    He grew up with 3 brothers. Tommy's favorite sport is baseball. And believe it or not, he is related to Bejamin Franklin.

  • Mark Thompson
    Service Advisor

    Mark joined the Faulkner Subaru team in 2014.

    He is married to his wife Jen, and they have 2 daughters, Kylie and Sophia.

    In his spare time, Mark enjoys hunting, sports, motorcycles and spending time with his girls.

  • Kevin Antrim
    Recon Manager

    Kevin has been a part of the Faulkner team for 1.5 years.

    He enjoys playing and coaching soccer. Kevin has a son named Kaleb who is a senior in high school.

  • Peter Chiara

    Peter joined the Faulkner team in October 2015.

    He enjoys working on his cars, and has one cat.

  • Matthew Gabner
    Express Service Technician

    Matthew joined the Faulkner team in August 2015.

    He enjoys hunting, fishing, off-roading and camping.

  • Shaughn Greene
    Express Service Technician

    Shaughn has been with Faulkner Subaru for 1 year and 3 months. 

    He enjoys riding motorcycles and cars.

  • William Meszaros
    Senior Master Technician

    Willy has been with the Faulkner family for 7 years.

    He enjoys riding motorcycles, hiking, paddle boarding and bungee jumping.

    Willy's Mother and Father live here in the United States, but the rest of his family is located in Europe.

  • Neil Muro
    Express Service Technician

    Neil has been with Faulkner for 6 months.

    He enjoys anything outdoors and is a DJ on the weekends and in his free time.

  • Juan Pablo Gonzalez Osornio
    Certified Technician

    Pablo has been with the Faulkner Subaru team for 3.5 years.

    He enjoys hanging out with his family. He is married and has two children.

  • Brad Rowe
    Senior Master Technician

    Brad has been a part of our team for 32+ years.

    He enjoys drag racing, cooking and gardening.

    He is married to Beth and has a daughter named Sheri.

  • Justin Shoemaker
    Certified Technician

    Justin joined the Faulkner team in July 2015, however he brings 12 years of experience.

    He enjoys camping, being with family, nature walks, riding on the snow mobile and drag racing.

    Justin has been married for two years, has one son and another one on the way in February 2016.

  • Alex Sokalsky
    Certified Technician

    Alex joined the Faulkner team in the summer of 2015.

    He enjoys backpacking/hiking, running, paddle boarding, biking and fly fishing.

    Alex has a black Labrador Retriever. 

  • Trystin Tolbert

    Trystin joined the Faulkner Subaru team in July of 2015.

    He enjoys spending time with family, playing baseball, lifting weights and animals.

    Trystin has 2 brothers and 2 sisters and a dog.

  • Michael Varner

    Michael has been with Faulkner Subaru for 1 year.

    He enjoys hunting and fishing.

  • Todd Wagner
    Senior Master Technician

    Todd has been a part of the Faulkner Subaru team for 3.5 years.

    He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and hiking.

    Todd is married, has two sons and four grandchildren.

  • Steve Zielinski
    Certified Technician

    Steve joined the Faulkner team in June 2015.

    He enjoys snowboarding, dj-ing and family vacations.

    Steve is engaged and has a 1-year old daughter.

  • Gilbert Brown, Sr.
    Shuttle Driver

    Gilbert joined the Faulkner team in June 2015.

    He is married and has two sons, and enjoys watching sports.

  • Mike Jones
    Shuttle Driver

  • Anthony Berryhill
    Parts Manager

    Tony has been with the Faulkner organization for 17 years, and with Subaru for 3 and a half years off and on. 

    He enjoys camping, fishing and hiking with his family. Tony has a son named Matthew who is 10 years old and is married to his wife Jamie. They also enjoy going to Gettysburg.

    Tony's favorite quote is, "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed." 

  • Nate Martin

    Nate has been with our Faulkner Subaru family for over 5 years.

    He lives in Mechanicsburg with his girlfriend. Nate was born with a passion for cars with his father being a mechanic and weekend drag racer.

  • Andy Stoak

    Andy has been part of the Faulkner Subaru team for 4 years.

    He is a cartoonist, and enjoys gaming and hiking.

  • Mark Hauck
    Parts Driver

    Mark has been with the Faulkner Subaru team for two years.

    He enjoys reading and teaching. Mark is married and has four children.

  • Tara Curtis
    Title Clerk

    Tara was born and raised in Central PA and is a graduate of Red Land High School. She has been in the automotive industry for over 18 years and joined the Faulkner Subaru family 2 years ago.

    Tara is married to her best friend Scott. They have 4 children, Libby, Michael, Aaron and Ryanne. They also have two fur babies, Sir Maverick Keisel and Dutchess Maya Noll Curtis.

    When Tara is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and making people smile and laugh from behind her camera. She is also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

  • Nancy Cox

  • Jala Henise

    Jala joined the Faulkner team in August 2015.

    She enjoys cooking and baking, art, being outdoors, music and volunteering in the community.

    Jala has a 6 year old daughter named Lillee.

  • Barbara Remmey
    Warranty Administrator

    Barb has been with Faulkner for 19 years.

    She enjoys camping, photography and gardening. She has 3 dogs - a Pug, Sheltie and King Charles Cavalier. They keep her very busy!