Meet Our Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

General Manager

Larry Hinton, President/General Manager
828-339-1222

 

Larry has over 29 years of car sales experience with 13 of those years in the franchised Ford business. Twenty-five of his years have been in management (Used Car Sales Manager, New Car Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, & General Manager) and he is currently President/General Manager. Larry has been with Andy Shaw Ford for 15 years.

 

31e23ade53f54ef0827993396f1a392b

Collision Center

Morgan Buchanan, Office Assistant
828.586.0900 ext. 254

Morgan recently began working in the body shop as an office assistant.  She is from Sylva and has a 2-year-old son, Ryder. She is enjoying learning new things everyday and interacting with customers. 


f6ec5024928b48828f671db2d086ac1a
Danny Washburn, Collision Repair Center Manager
828-339-1259

Danny has worked in the body shop for 10 years as the manager.  He was born in Columbus and now lives locally.  He is married to Shannon whom also working in the body shop.  He has five grown children and nine grandkids.  He is proud that the body shop has a good reputation in our small town.  He says he likes to see, touch and hear the results of his efforts. 


bddd3bb26b8a40c8917ee9e27c71f9b8
Collision Repair Center, Masters of Repair


dc8cbc8999e14f71a497d5eb0a627190

Sales

Alex Colon, Sales Consultant
828-586-0900


0ece0a5bf9664c9aa34d22e5c2bc270b
Scott Rodes, Sales Manager
828-339-1229

Scott has worked at the dealership since October 2016 as our sales manager. He has been in the car business locally since the early 80's.  He has lived in Sylva most of his life.  He is married to the mayor of Webster, Tracy.  They have two children, Taylor and Tessa.  Scott is on the board of directors for the Chamber of Commerce.  Scott enjoys helping customers purchase a vehicle they love and working with a friendly group of people. 


623d10a0f64c48b9a130e4aaf771a9c8
Donald Bradley, Sales Consultant
828-339-1238

Donald has been with Andy Shaw Ford since the beginning; going on twenty years! He has lived in the Western Carolina area most of his life. He graduated from Sylva-Webster High School and received his Associates Degree from Southwestern Technical College. In his down time, Don enjoys traveling with his wife Beverly and their family. "And remember folks, nobody, and I mean nobody, beats a Don Bradley deal."

 

0db8fe8b3e2a4054afc55f129f794bf9
Greg Jamison, Sales Consultant
828-339-1233

Greg was born, raised, and is now raising his own family in Jackson County. He, his wife Carla, and their two sons, Dillon and Dawson, are all very active members of the community. Greg has served on the board for Smoky Mountain Youth Football and Cheer-leading Organization for over fifteen years, is currently vice president of the Smoky Mountain High School Booster Club, and Assistant Baseball Coach for Little League. Before joining the Andy Shaw team, Greg purchased and had his vehicles serviced at Andy Shaw Ford, and after seeing the great service and treatment given, he decided to come aboard.

 

06dcbc68798f440c83a2686585afcb77
Brad Ledford, Sales Consultant
828-339-1231

Brad has worked at the dealership since November 2017 as a sales consultant.  His wife, Linda Deitz, is from Jackson County.  He is from Johnson City, TN but moved to Sylva 6 years ago.  Linda and Brad have a 13-year-old daughter, Ella. Brad repaired and sold cars for over 20 years with his family in Johnson City.  He loves to fish and watch Tennessee football.  Since relocating to Sylva, he has enjoyed meeting new people in our community. 


6188d1aed6194cf1ae29e89959fae4c5
Dustin Shuler, Sales Consultant
828-339-1230

Dustin has lived in Jackson County his whole life and is a graduate of Smoky Mountain High School. He is currently the Vice President of Fairview School PTA, where his twins, Riley and Zachary, attend school. Dustin also is a coach for the Smoky Mountain Youth Football Organization. Shuler was awarded Amateur National Champion in 1998 when he raced ATV's all over the country.  He has been selling Fords for the past thirteen years and loves what he does!

 

b7219368db854aad8d5d1d6ac3c695d9

Finance

Hollie Johnson, Business Manager
828-339-1250

Hollie has worked at the dealership for 2 years as our business manager.  She is originally from Balsam/Waynesville but has lived in Sylva for the past 20 years.  Hollie enjoys working with customers to make their purchases possible.  She recently joined the Rotary Club of Sylva.  She loves her "amazing Ford family."


40293da1c0aa4810949c6e8cc2160b0a

Service

David Rogers, Service Manager
828-339-1252

David grew up right down the road in Haywood County in the town of Bethel. After graduating from Pisgah High School, he went on to play football at Appalachian State University, transferred to Western Carolina University to play, and after receiving a scholarship to play baseball, he transferred to Montreat College. David has been in the car business for about fifteen years and has been with Andy Shaw for over ten. In his free time, David enjoys spending time with his two sons, Carson and Luke, coaching Smoky Mtn PeeWee football, and umpiring for Adult Slow Pitch softball.

 

f78d5bece9584e0caa3dca0584e9334e
Adam Berry, Service Advisor
828-339-1243

Adam has worked at the dealership since October 2017 as a service advisor.  He is from Winston Salem and now lives in Sylva.  Adam attended WCU and studied parks and Rec.  He has two dogs and two cats and when he is not working, he enjoys playing video games. 


efcfef41f51e42509a73dea72aaa8079
Rory Foley, Service Advisor
828-339-1251

Rory has worked at the dealership for 6 months as a service writer.  He is from Georgia but now resides in Cullowhee with his wife, Karly.  Rory enjoys helping our friendly customers and being a part of our community.


3c2a36b6b67747e195b5d4fdaf14ad09
Bobbi Jones, Service Advisor
828-339-1244

 Bobbi has been in the automotive service industry since 1992, and with Andy Shaw Ford since 2008. Majority of her career has been spent working with heavy duty diesel trucks and trailers. She is a lover of Ford vehicles and sitting in her driveway is a F-150, Mustang GT, and Ford Escape.

 

12da09594f354923b1def1c2e942a5f0
Regina Mace, Service Advisor
828-339-1221

Regina has been with Andy Shaw ford since the very beginning; going on twenty years! Regina is like the backbone to the dealership and calls the community here her family. She was born and raised in Cullowhee. During her free time, she enjoys hunting, fishing, camping out in Cade's Cove, and spending time with her teenage daughter.

 

66c4ce7c25374f9cabf572fc5d7ef7bb
Service Techs, If It's Broken We'll Fix It


fe5e3c4443f3468eb7dda3ed11e4568c

Parts

Tony Walls, Parts Manager
828-339-1245

Tony Walls has worked at Andy Shaw Ford for seven years. Prior to working at Andy Shaw Ford Tony was in the propane business for seven years as an installer. He also drove 48 states for FedEx custom critical. Tony graduated from Haywood Community College with a degree in Fish and Wildlife Management, but claims to enjoy being a part of the automotive industry.

 

fe2621b8a3064a178261216998f0878f
John Turner , Parts
828-339-1248

John has worked at the dealership for 3 ½ years in our parts department as a consultant.  He is from Greenville, SC but now resides in Franklin.  He has a daughter, Kaitlyn.  John said, "I work with the greatest people on earth, we are like family and it makes coming to work fun!"


bfc009e760f04acaac2e1fed12363512

Controller/Office Manager

Erica Bullock, Controller/Office Manager
828-339-1241

Erica has been the Controller/Office Manager at Andy Shaw since 2002. She graduated from UNC-Wilmington in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. In 2010, she earned her Master's Degree in Accounting from WCU. Both she and her husband are from Jackson County and, after he finished up with 4-year tour of duty in the United States Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune, they returned home to raise their two sons. You may run into her husband, DJ Bullock, if you are up at the Collision Repair Center!

 

3c364bd5f3c14830b49ca943ecec7c80

Office

Kathy Strickland, Receptionist
828-586-0900

Kathy Strickland grew up in Haywood County and graduated from Tuscola High School in 1976. A year later she moved to Florida where she worked at Revlon Professional Prodcuts for 27.  While in Flordia, she met her husband and together they have two sons. In 2013 they decided to move to Cullowhee when her husband was hired at Western Carolina University and she took her job here at Andy Shaw Ford.

2a459846aab54fcfb45e58a9f26ab927
Meagan Wilmoth, Title/Inventory Administrator
828-339-1240

Meagan has been with the dealership since 2006 and is responsible for title and tag work, accounting, and vehicle inventory control. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Law from WCU in 2003 and her MBA from WCU in 2004. She is married with two daughters and enjoys watching WCU football, taking walks on the green way, and staying active in her church.

 

6e9d3b6de4ed4e62b897687f876a0d28
" data-set-domain-name="auto" data-set-allow-linker="" data-tracking-uri="/US/NC/en_US/PR/null/STAFF_LISTING" data-tracking-enabled="true">
; ;