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  • South Pacific Auto Sales
    Pro-Owned Automotive Dealership
    541-928-2447


    At South Pacific Auto Sales, we take pride in our team. We truly believe our people are what make our company so great. Please take some time to get to know them. Click on the photos below to learn more about the owners, managers, and staff that make up the team at South Pacific Auto Sales.


    "Dedicated to serving you with Honesty 
    and Integrity since 1989."


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  • Russ Sell
    Owner
    541-928-2447

    Russ founded South Pacific Auto Sales in 1989 and has grown the business to what it is today. He built the company on three very simple principles: treating employees fairly and as part of the family, keeping customers satisfied, and giving back to the local community.

     


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  • Ken Bolstad
    General Manger
    541-928-2447

    Ken has been the General Manager at South Pacific Auto Sales since January of 2012. What he enjoys most about his position are the people he works with, the TEAM spirit, the owner's vision and drive, and seeing customers so excited about getting that new to them vehicle or motorcycle."

     

    Ken is a native Oregonian, born in Salem and still living in Salem. He has two fantastic daughters, a Vizsla dog, a wonderful mom, and sister. He is a professional angler, enjoys land or sea adventures, hunting, and cooking. 


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  • Brady Sell
    Owner
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  • Stacie Shank
    Office Manager
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  • Allison Swanson
    Human Resources
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  • Jeremy Shank
    Left Coast Motorsports Manager
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  • Monty Sheppard
    Used Car Manager
    541-928-2447


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  • Ryan Swanson
    Sales Manager
    541-928-2447

    Ryan has been a Sales Manager at South Pacific Auto Sales for 11 years now. He was born in Lebanon and currently lives in Brownsville with his wife, Allison, and their two beautiful kids Miller and Harper. Ryan enjoys camping, riding ATV's, and spending time with his family.


    Watching others succeed and making better lives for themselves is what Ryan enjoys most about his job. "This company is very lucky to have an owner like Russ. He takes great pride in making sure every one of his employees is taken care of and happy."


     

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  • Matt McCormick
    Sales Manager
    541-928-2447


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  • John Bracken
    Finance Manager
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  • Rick Buck
    Finance Manager
    541-928-2447

    Rick has been with South Pacific Auto Sales for over three years now. His favorite thing about being a Finance Manager is helping people get loans.


    Originally from Ohio, Rick currently lives in Monmouth, Oregon with his wife, three daughters, two dogs, cat, guinea pig, and beta fish. He enjoys days out on the golf course and playing the guitar.


     

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  • Aaron Owens
    Internet Sales
    (866) 981-2422

    Aaron is one of our Internet Sales Professionals. He lives in Dallas, Oregon with his wife, McKenzie, their 3 year old daughter, Kennedy, and 1 year old daughter, Paisley. Aaron enjoys watching football, playing golf, hanging out with friends, and spending time with his family.

    His favorite thing about working for South Pacific Auto Sales is the friendly co-workers. "I enjoy coming to work every day and what this company stands for, honesty and integrity. Makes me proud to be a part of this wonderful company."

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  • Chris Anderson
    Sales
    541-928-2447

    Chris is one of our Sales Professionals and has been with South Pacific Auto Sales since February 2014.  The thing he likes most about his job is working with new and different people every day.

     

    Originally from Eugene, Chris moved to Corvallis to attend OSU and then to Albany after graduation. He enjoys going camping and being outdoors. He also loves to play sports and to stay active. 



     

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  • Jesse Craven
    Sales
    541-928-2447

    Jesse has been a Sales Professional with South Pacific Auto Sales for 4 years now, and truly enjoys the ability to help people in need. 


    Jesse was born in Albany and currently lives in Lebanon with his wife, Danell'e, of 12 years. On his free time he enjoys camping, boating, and riding dirt bikes.

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  • John Payne
    Sales
    541-928-2447


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  • Kelly Kisling
    Internet Sales
    (866) 981-2422



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  • Mark Cannell
    Sales
    541-928-2447


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  • Saul Ochoa
    Sales
    541-928-2447


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  • Troy Whalen
    Sales
    541-928-2447


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  • Tom Youngs
    Loan Manager
    541-928-2447

    Tom has been the Loan Manager at South Pacific Auto Sales for 5 years now. The thing he likes most about his job is the people he works with. Tom enjoys most things outdoors like camping, hiking, Jeeping, and riding ATV's. He hopes to do some more traveling in the future.


     

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  • Sarah Bires
    Title Clerk, Receptionist, HR
    541-928-2447

    Sarah holds many roles within South Pacific Auto Sales. She is not only our receptionist, but our Title Clerk and Human Resources. Getting to work with unique people and always having plenty of work to do is what she enjoys most about her many positions.

     

    Sarah is from Woodburn, Oregon and currently lives in Salem, Oregon with her husband, Ryan and their two dogs, Frankie and Larry.  She comes from a very large family of six children, and currently has 2 nieces and 4 nephews.  Sarah enjoys cooking and watching movies. She also likes hanging out at the Oregon Coast and exploring other beautiful parts of Oregon. "Go Ducks!"


      

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  • Velma Felkins
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  • Shanna Carrow
    Marketing Manager
    541-928-2447


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