Staff


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Mark Porter
Owner

Mark has been in the automotive industry for more than 40 years.

He attended Coastal Carolina University where he played basketball. He later transferred to Ohio University-Lancaster.

Mark was a member of the International Guard for 2 years and Air Force for 6 years.

Mark is married with two sons and two grandsons.
He likes spending time with his family, traveling and taking in a few sporting events, such as Ohio State Football, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cincinnati Bengals. 

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Ron Eisnaugle
General Manager


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Mike Tinkham
Director of Pre-Owned Vehicles
740-593-6671

Mike has been in the automotive industry for over 30 years in the Athens area. He has worked in the sales & finance departments as well as having owned his own small used auto dealership in Nelsonville, Ohio for 7 years.

Mike graduated Athens High School in 1980 where he met his future wife which he has been married to for over 35 years. They have 3 daughters with a total of 5 grandchildren between them.

Mike likes to play golf, travel and play with his grandkids which he says keeps him feeling young...

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Finance

Kristi Tinkham
Finance


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John Mills
Finance Manager
740-593-6671

John is a 1998 graduate of Trimble Local High school.


He's been in the retail industry since 2001. He made the move to automotive sales in 2011 and has never looked back. He's been a part of the Mark Porter Autoplex family since their opening day of January 2, 2013.


He is a loving husband and father that enjoys nothing more than spending time with his family. It doesn't matter if that's a night spent watching movies or a day spent on the bank of a lake fishing.

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Sales

Clarence "Sonny" Thompson
Product Specialist
740-593-6671

Sonny Thompson has been in the auto industry for close to 40 years in the Athens area.

He enjoys camping at the river, cooking and volunteering his time for Veterans Affairs and many other local organizations...

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Melissa Allen
Product Specialist
740-593-6671

Melissa is a graduate from the Class of 2000 at Alexander High School.

She has a passion for sales with over 15 years of retail experience and her number one goal is the absolute satisfaction of her customers.

Melissa is married and a mother of three. She loves to donate her time and give back to the youth in the community to help children fulfill their dreams and goals...


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Shawn Self
Product Specialist
740-593-6671

Shawn is new to the auto industry and is a 2009 graduate of Warren High School. He is married and has little boy named Tristan. He enjoys hunting and fishing. Family, friends and God are what matters most in his life.


Shawn has lived in the area his whole life and is excited to start this new chapter in life. His number one goal is the 100% satisfaction of his customers. 

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Jade Keiffer


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Service

Jeromy Smith
Service / Parts Manager
740-593-6671


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Tony Pratt
Service Advisor
740-593-6671


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Michael "Doc" Halar
Master Technician
740-593-6671


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Parts

James Putnam
740-593-6671


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Body Shop

Ryan Williams
Body Shop Manager
740-593-6671


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Neil Collins
Assistant Body Shop Manager
740-593-6671


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