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Dean joined the Groove team in 2009 and is originally from Los Angeles, California.
His automotive experience includes working for manufacturers such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Lexus and Subaru.
Dean currently drives a 2002 Ford Expedition however his dream car is a 1969 Camaro.
On his next road trip, Dean plans to drive to Montreal on his next road trip listening to Bob Seger's Ramblin Gamblin Man on his way up North.
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Taylor Scott is one of the most recent hires at Groove Auto's Mazda dealership in Denver. He joins Groove's capable staff with seven years of experience in the automotive industry under his belt. In his new position at Colorado's leading auto dealer, Taylor acts as a Sales Manager, a role he thoroughly enjoys as it enables him to make the most of his excellent people skills. Dedicated to providing fantastic service to every customer he assists, he looks forward to establishing long-lasting relationships with his clientele, friendships built on trust, respect, and positive energy. Originally hailing from South Dakota, Taylor enjoys Colorado living for a number of reasons, noting that he is especially fond of the Centennial State's gorgeous mountain ranges and fantastic weather. As a big sports fan, he also loves being able to attend Denver Bronco home games whenever his schedule allows. Happily married for six years, Taylor is the proud father of a two-year-old boy. He and his wife also just welcomed the birth of their daughter at the end of 2011.
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The Inventory Specialist at Groove Mazda in Denver since February of 2010, Justin McMinn applied himself in web and industrial design prior to entering into a career in the automotive industry.
As a Inventory Specialist at Groove Auto, Justin approaches his customers with a laid-back, pressure free attitude, utilizing his extensive knowledge of cars to ensure that every client drives away in the vehicle that is right for them.
A Denver native, Justin loves the plethora of outdoor activities he can partake in as a Colorado resident, enjoying the state's four seasons to the utmost degree. When the weather takes a turn for the worse, Justin can usually be found relaxing at home playing video games or perfecting his computer illustration skills.
Presently Justin drives his dream car - an E70 body style BMW X5.
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A native of Centennial, Colorado, Josh Ritsick presently serves as a Sales Representative at Groove Mazda in Denver, a position he has maintained since 2010. Prior to joining the staff at Groove Auto, Josh applied himself in Jeep, Chrysler, and Mazda sales at other area dealerships.
For Josh, providing quality service means always putting the customer first, listening carefully to their needs and concerns at all times. Additionally, Josh strives to fully address a client's expectations, mitigating any stress or worry that might arise during the purchase or lease process. Regarding his personal choice in vehicles, Josh presently drives a Jeep Wrangler, a sturdy 4x4 offering a notably smooth ride, also an ideal mode of transportation for navigating rough terrain.
When he isn't helping customers at Groove Auto find the car or truck of their dreams, Josh can be found enjoying Colorado's four seasons with his family. An avid golfer as well as an automobile aficionado, Josh enjoys hitting the links whenever he gets the time.
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Born and raised in Denver, Josh Robitaille presently functions as an Internet Manager at Groove Mazda, a position he has maintained since 2009.
Involved in the automotive industry for more than five years, Josh prides himself on his extensive product knowledge, as well as on his excellent customer service skills. Committed to forming long-lasting relationships with the guests he assists at Groove Auto, Josh puts a great deal of effort into finding a common ground with everyone he meets in his work at the dealership. Well regarded for his positive attitude by co-workers and clients alike, Josh takes pleasure in making people laugh, believing that the process of buying a car should be enjoyable and fun above all else.
A fitness enthusiast in numerous respects, Josh spends his free time away from Groove Auto working out at the gym, playing sports, relaxing at home with his family, and rooting for the Denver Broncos. Although he is fully satisfied with the Mazda he currently drives, Josh wouldn't be opposed to sliding into the driver's seat of a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS, one of the greatest American-made muscle cars ever built. In the near future, Josh looks forward to taking a road trip to Chicago, Illinois.
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Hailing from Littleton, Colorado, Andrew Gonzales joined Groove Mazda one year ago with more than 12 years of previous experience in the automotive industry. Serving as a Finance Manager at the Denver dealership, Andrew aims to provide quick and easy financing for his customers, enabling them to drive away in the car of their dreams without any hassle or stress.
Although Andrew loves the Subaru he currently drives, he names the Pagani Zonda as his dream car. Unveiled at the 2005 Geneva Auto Show, the Zonda F is one of the fastest super-cars ever made.
A physically active individual who particularly enjoys playing soccer, Andrew is also a major sports fan. Asked to name his favorite sports team, Andrew doesn't hesitate to single out the Denver Broncos. When he can't make it to the Bronco's stadium to watch a game live, Andrew can usually be found relaxing at home making the most of his collection of sports-related video games. For his next vacation away from Groove Auto, Andrew plans on taking a road trip to the East Coast, visiting New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. before returning home to Colorado.
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Tracy grew up in Kent-Rootstown Ohio and moved to Denver 30 years ago. She LOVES her new home which offers: bike trails, excellent weather and sunshine along with friendly people.
Tracy is Master Elite Certified with Mazda, actively serves on her community's HOA board and holds a Life Insurance License.
Tracy currently drives a Mazda3 SkyActiv hatchback - which she loves because she can drive anywhere and it still gets 40 miles per gallon. If Tracy had to pick a replacement or possibly a second vehicle she would choose the 2013 Mazda Miata G.T. Hardtop convertible. Her ideal road trip would be a Western States National Park adventure with her Husband and Son. They would spend 4 weeks in an RV seeing all the parks in Wyoming, Montana, Washington, California and finally coming home to Colorado. No doubt "On the Road Again" would be playing on her car radio.
When not at Groove Tracy can be found riding her bicyle or gardening. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Tracy makes the buying process fun and easy by offering a friendly and smooth process that helps identify the vehicle which best suites a customers needs. Tracy strives to answer all questions as they arise so that her customers can purchase confidently.
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Zach Nelson joins the Groove Mazda sales team, hailing from Detroit Michigan. He has 1 year of previous automotive experience with Acura and Mazda. Zach currently drives a Toyota but has his eye on a Dodge Pickup in the future. He cites the weather as his favorite attribute Colorado has to offer and enjoys Golf.
On his next road trip Zach hopes to head out to Las Vegas and stop in Reno on his way home to Colorado.
When not at Groove Zach can be found hanging out at home or Golfing.
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Joe Humpheys joins the Groove Mazda sales team, bringing 5 years of prior automotive industry experience with GM and Audi. He loves everything about Denver and spends his free time playing the Guitar.
Spencer Bowen has been with Groove for over 4 years, bringing 18 years of prior automotive industry experience with GM, Chrysler, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Mazda, KIA and Toyota. Spencer has also been a Logger, a D.J. and a Farmer in his life.
Currently driving a 1999 Subaru Outback, Spencer also has his eyes on a Chevrolet Tahoe. Originally from Rexburg Idaho, Spencer enjoys the great weather his current hometown has to offer.
His ideal road trip would be to take Route 66 out to the Pacific Coastal highway and end up in Seattle.
When not at Groove Spencer can be found at home with his family or doing carpentry.
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Bringing over 13 years of experience to his current role as a Service Advisor at Groove Mazda in Denver, Brian "Bo" Olson boasts extensive familiarity with a wide range of vehicle manufacturers, including Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Chrysler, Jeep, Subaru, GMC, Buick, Mazda, and Hyundai.
Joining the team at Groove Auto in 2010, Brian approaches his work with a highly positive attitude, known for his laid-back, low key attitude and great sense of humor. Maintaining that purchasing a car or truck should be fun and enjoyable above all else, Brian is always willing to go the extra mile for his customers.
Relocating to Colorado from Burlington, Iowa, Brian loves the city and the mountains equally, pleased to have access to the wealth of cultural and outdoor activities that his adopted home offers. When he isn't providing great service to customers at Groove Auto, Brian can be found watching or playing sports, engrossed in a recreational poker game, or spending time at home with his family. When the opportunity arises for Brian to embark on an extended vacation, he plans on taking a road trip from Denver to Chicago, making a stop in Omaha, Nebraska, as well as at his childhood home in Iowa along the way.
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Aaron Luers recently joined Groove Mazda as a Parts Advisor after working in the automotive industry for more than five years at various GM, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and BMW dealerships.
Born and raised in Colorado, Aaron enjoys the state's climate, natural beauty, and friendly people. A highly personable individual himself, Aaron always offers the customers at Groove Auto service with a smile, putting a great deal of energy into ensuring that he obtains the parts necessary to complete a repair in a timely manner.
Committed to upholding Groove Auto's reputation as Colorado's leading automotive dealership, Aaron is always willing to put extra effort into his job to ensure that everyone he deals with on a daily basis at Groove leaves entirely satisfied with the treatment they receive.
Asked to name his dream car, Aaron quickly singles out the Audi R18 TDI, a Le Mans Prototype roadster that boasts a turbo-charged diesel engine in a V6 configuration.
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Dan Love has worked at the Mazda store for 10 years. He has been certified to service vehicles under Mazda and Ford.
He currently drives an F150 and would like to one day be driven around in a Limousine.
When not at Groove Dan can be found at home.
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Manny Beyer has been with Groove for just over a year and brings with him 18 years of automotive experience. He currently drives a Toyota Camry and dreams of one day owning a Ferrari. When not at Groove, Manny can be found in the club or listing to Liquorr Sicc and Picture Me Rollin.
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Jeff Fraser has been with Groove for 2 years and brings 6 years of automotive industry experience with him. Jeff grew up in Denver and likes being close to the Mountains. He currently drives a Toyota Tundra and would like to get his hands on a 1937 Ford 5 Window Coupe to restore.
Jeff enjoys listing to ZZ Top, Baseball and Apple Pie.
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Vince Miltenberger has been with Groove since July of 2011. He brings 6 years of prior automotive industry experience with him from Mazda and GM. Vince also has experience in the landscaping industry and he is an Eagle Scout.
Hailing from Cumberland Maryland, Vince loves everything about Colorado. He currently drives a 2003 Jeep Wrangler and would like to one day restore a 1965 Cadillac Coupe. His ideal road trip would be North through Yellowstone National Park, out west to Washington state, South through Oregon and end up in California. When not at Groove Vince can be found long-boarding and riding his bike.
Vince provides the best quality inspection process he can by keeping a sharp eye out for any issue and double checking his work. He is always studying his trade and is able to answer customer questions quickly and accurately.
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Brian Picard joins the Groove Mazda service team originally hailing from Louisiana. Adapting well to his current home, Brian graduated from Lincoln College of Technology Denver in December 2012. He did so with "Outstanding Honor" in fact by earning Cum Laude for his studies. Brian appreciates the Mazda brand and even recently purchased a 2013 Mazda6.
Salomon Vazquez has worked in the detail department at Groove for 3 years. He grew up in Guadalajara Mexico and enjoys the sports teams Denver has to offer.
Salomon currently drives a Buick Century but would like to get his family a 2013 Toyota Camry. Salomon hopes to take a trip to Vegas in the near future.
When not at Groove Salomon can be found watching TV, cooking or taking his family out.
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Andre Moreno joins the Groove Mazda sales team hailing from Lima Peru. He brings 2 years of prior Automotive industry experience with Ford. Andre currently drives a Kia Soul but hopes to one day own his dream car: a Toyota Supra.
On his next vacation Andre would like to tour Italy on a European road trip. He plans to see all the amazing sites and listen to some great tunes like Shot in the Dark and She's Fresh.
When not at Groove Andre enjoys Airsoft and spending time with all the great people that can be found in Colorado.