Staff


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Management

Michael Cho
Dealer Principal

Mr. Michael Cho, Dealer Principal of Acura of Reno has over 40 years experience in the automotive industry. He has served the Portland Oregon market since 1974 and has been serving the Reno, Tahoe market since 2008. Superb customer care is of paramount importance for Mr. Cho. He has achieved 29 Precision Team Awards; the pinnacle of all Acura dealers in the United States. Mr. Cho states, "I would like to thank all of our employees for exceeding our customer's expectations and for providing truly exceptional service. I would also like to thank our valued customers for the coveted honor that we received; it wouldn't have been possible without our beloved clients."

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Sales Team

Bruno Azevedo
General Sales Manager
(877) 717-6228


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Mike Baumgart
New Acura Sales Manager
(877) 717-6228


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Canaan Peterson
Finance Director
(775) 229-7708


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Grady Bowden
Senior Sales and Leasing Specialist
(775) 229-7777


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Bret Kulwin
Senior Sales and Leasing Specialist
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Frank Lucido
Senior Sales and Leasing Specialist
(775) 229-7755


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Service Team

Brian Erickson
Service Director
(877) 717-6228

Brian Erickson has been in the automotive business for over 17 years. He starting working at his first dealership back in 2000 and has worked in a variety of positions within the dealership before taking his position as the Service Director. Brian has been with Acura of Reno since 2010. Brian and his team strive to provide a truly exceptional service experience and are currently ranked as the #1 Acura dealership in the nation for client satisfaction. 

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Santiago Jimenez
Service Advisor
(877) 717-6228


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Brian Robinson
Service Advisor
(877) 717-6228


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Val Hernandez-Paz
Acura Master Technician - NSX Technician


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Ryan Combs
Acura Master Technician-NSX Specialist


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Damien Bennett
Acura Technician


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Cory Firebaugh
Acura Technician


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Armani Chavis
Acura Technician


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Roberto Perez
Master Detail Technician


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Joshua McCoy
Acura Technician


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Parts Team

Gerad Smith
Acura Parts Director
(877) 717-6228

Born and raised in Reno, Gerad is a graduate of UTI (Universal Technical Institute) with an Associate's Degree in Automotive Technology. He worked as an Audi Technician from 2003 to 2005 and Allison Auto Group from 2006 to 2008 as a Parts Counterman. Gerad has been with Acura/Infiniti of Reno since June, 2008. He is married with puppy. He enjoys Formula 1 racing and snowboarding. Call Gerad today regarding any of your parts and accessory needs, he's always happy to help. 

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Chris Maurer
Parts Associate
(877) 717-6228


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Grant Pierson
Parts Advisor
(888) 795-7744


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James Lucas
Parts Advisor


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Elizabeth Grammer
Parts Associate


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