Apple Ford York Staff

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Sales Department

Dustin Bender
General Manager

I have over 20 years of serving the people of the Susquehanna Valley with their automotive needs. I have been married for 18 years and have 3 children. My passions outside of family include football, reading books, and movies.  I have always felt that putting customers first is the key to building relationships at Apple Ford Lincoln of York. We are excited to help with all of your automotive needs, now and in the future. We have a great team here at Apple Ford Lincoln of York and we look forward to exceeding your expectations and providing you with a great experience.

Daniel Hilbert
Sales Manager

I was born in Brooklyn New York and grew up in the Poconos.  I went to York College(1991-1996).  I starting working for Apple Ford of York in 1996.  I have been married for 13 years and have three grandchildren.  I love to golf, cook and entertain friends and family.  It has been a great 21 years working and serving the York community.   Looking forward to another 20 years!

Gregory Ernst
Client Advisor

I am a car guy from way back that has been selling vehicles in York County for 30 years. If I am not here at work, you will find me on my motorcycle or at home relaxing by the stereo. My motto through out my career has been "My customer always comes first ". Stop by and see me sometime.

John Plank
Client Advisor

John is a graduate of Gettysburg High School.  Attended Penn State York for Computer Science.  Worked for Kennie's Market for over 20 years. John has been with Apple Ford of York since 1993. Served as Senior Ambassador for York County Chamber of Commerce. Represented church at the Lower Susquehanna Lutheran Senate for the last four years. John has two daughters, a grandson & a granddaughter.

Nick Simon
Client Advisor
(717) 858-4774

Ben Salerno
Client Advisor
(717) 829-3344

My name is Benjamin Salerno, originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. I've lived in the Harrisburg area for the last    13 years. I entered the car business in 2017 after working in the restaurant business for the last 2 4years. I enjoy providing my customers the best service and always making them my priority.

Gideon Shoemaker
Client Advisor

Hi my name is Gideon Shoemaker. I grew up on a farm  in New Ringgold, Pa. I moved to York my senior year of high-school. I graduated from Dallastown Area High School. After school, I perused a career in sales. It took me to many different jobs and many different areas. Until I finally found the right fit. I'm happy to be part of the Apple Automotive family 


Lizzie Crowl
Client Advisor

Hi I'm Lizzie Crowl. I grew up in Adams County but have traveled the world throughout my 24 years of life. After living in South Korea for three years, I decided to move back to Hanover to be closer to family. In my spare time I love to cook and go kayaking. I am now excitedly pursuing my career in car sales, and I want to ensure all of my customers get a genuine and pleasant car buying experience!


Joette Eimerbrink
Client Advisor

Sean Morgan
Client Advisor

Linardo DeJesus
Client Advisor

Matthew Bond
Client Advisor

Todd Horner
Client Advisor

Charles Klein
Finance Manager

Joshua Kendig
Finance Manager

William Martz
Commercial Sales


Service Department

Ben Rodriguez
Service Manager

Amanda Martin

Born and raised in Dover, Pa. I have a wonderful growing family, who I love spending my free time with. I have been with The Apple Team for a 1 ½ years and plan for many more to come. I have been service writing for 9 years. I love working with customers to serve excellent service and provide a great experience.

David Morrison

I was born in Oklahoma but was raised in the Spring Grove/Hanover Area. My wife, Ashley and I just celebrated our 10 wedding anniversary. We have 1 dog, a pug named Dempsy and 1 cat named Oreo. They are 2 weeks apart in age and have been raised together. I have been with Apple Automotive since 2011, and have been here at Apple Ford York since April 2013 Our goal is to provide an outstanding service experience for anyone who visits our service department.

Matt Fishel

Born, raised and educated here in York County, I spent 30 years in the transportation, trucking operations and freight management industry including 15 years as a former local on-air Top-40 FM radio  Disc Jockey and AM morning news anchor.
This background allows me to continue my daily commitment of providing the best in customer service to all of our customers.

Kody Buck

After college and attempting to operate my own business I decided that I needed more stability in my life than the ups and downs of being on my own in the business world. I landed in the auto industry as it seemed a natural extension of my previous job dealings; and recently at the time of writing this ending up at Apple Ford York. My free time is generally spent on projects with my wife Rachel - a special education teacher at William Penn - various activities with my friends, or enjoying my man cave in my home for relaxing. I am hoping to excel with Apple Automotive Group and desire to move my ways through the ranks with the many years I have of employment opportunity left. I believe my skill set along with the tools provided to me by Apple will allow me to provide the best customer service experience possible for our clients.

Greg Forry
Service Advisor


Parts Department

Jonathan Grothe
Parts Manager

I was  born and raised in York, PA.. I have been employed at Apple Ford York since 1987.  I have a wonderful wife and a daughter we both adore so much. I enjoy spending time with all of our family and friends. I love to golf and can't wait to see my daughter get into sports and support her in her goals.  I have a great parts team here at Apple and we look forward on waiting on you and/or your business. Hope to talk to you soon. Have a great day!

Connie Eckenrode

I've been in the automotive parts industry 16 plus years. Here at Apple for 16. Got my start at National 4WD Center in York. For several years I showed a 1979 F150 4WD that was lifted and modified. Now I like to go to car shows and go trail riding on the weekends with my husband. I'm looking forward to helping you find the part you need to get your Ford back on the road as soon as possible.

Robert Soler

My name is Robert Soler, better known as Bob in our parts department. I am originally from Bronx, New York and my family moved to York, PA when I was ten years old.  I do still live in York with my beautiful wife Sara and my three sons, Chase, Lucas and Kaiden.  I have been in the automotive and trucking business most of my life, and have been at Apple Ford since August of 2003.  My goal is to help our customers in every way possible and then some.  I hope to eliminate any negative connotation people may have with coming to a dealership, and show them we are always here and willing to go the extra mile to help and provide great service. 

Randy Clark

I am married for 13 years, have 1 son who is 12, I have been in the automotive business all my life. Worked as an automotive technician for 28 years,then moved to a parts counter person in 2004. I have been at Apple Ford of York for  a little over 3 years.


Rich Uysase

Hi! I'm Rich Uysase. I work in the wholesale parts office here at Apple Ford York. I've been selling automotive parts since 1977. I worked at Apple Ford of Red Lion for 10 ½ years. I returned to Apple Ford York in March of 2017. I look forward to hearing from you in the future.


Andy Smith

Bill Passaro

James Witter


Internet Department

Felix Edem
Bus. Dev. Manager

Brianna Bossinger
Internet Client Advisor

Brittney Stauffer
Internet Client Advisor

Nicole Gummel
Internet Client Advisor

Evelyn Maldonado
Internet Client Advisor

Internet Client Advisor
Amanda Adams

Tyler Hagarman
Internet Client Advisor


Truck Shop

David Miller
Truck Shop Manager

David Hutchison
Truck Service

Originally from Lee County, Florida, I moved to York In June 2016 with my wife, Tara, and our 6 year old son, Cole. I've been with Apple Ford York since July 2016. While in Florida, I enjoyed playing minor league football for 10 seasons as a Center. During that time I was selected twice as a first team all-star and enjoyed 1 title championship.  I started my automotive career 10 years ago as a mechanic, and have worked on many different types of vehicles both domestic and foreign. I have worked in all areas of the service field, from mechanic to advisor, and management in Florida. When not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family, movies, singing karaoke, and catching up on football. My family and I are very excited to be here in York, and have enjoyed this journey every step of the way. I aim to bring passion and commitment to serving my customers everyday here at Apple Ford York.

Andrew Sheets
Truck Parts



Tammy White
Support Svcs.

Originally, I am from a small town called Red Creek in upstate New York. I served  4 years in the United States Air Force in which I met my husband of 29 years while we were both stationed in Weisbaden Germany. We have lived in the York County area now for 23 years. I am the mother of a son and daughter who are now grown but still reside in the York area. My two grandsons who are 3 years and 1 ½ years old bring joy to my life every day. I graduated from YTI in 1997 with an accounting degree and have worked for Apple Ford York ever since. What started out as a 3 month college externship has turned into 20 years working with my second family  at Apple. I am the Accounts Receivable clerk for the dealership but also support all department needs as well. I enjoy working with people and have always had customer service as my top priority in every part of my job.

Robin Lauer
Support Svcs.

Hello, my name is Robin. I am the daytime cashier here at Apple Ford York. I joined the team here in "2003". I enjoy talking and serving my customers. I like working with people and also spending quality time with my family and friends. Stop by and say hello. I am located at your car service and parts lobby area.

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