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Management

Daniel Stronge
General Manager

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified
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About Daniel
Starting out in Sales, then in Finance and later working as Pre-Owned Sales Manager, Daniel has been with Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2003 and was named General Manager in February of 2018. He is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified and is passionate about doing business in an ethical and moral manner while also benefiting customers, employees and the community. Personally, he is passionate about his family, including his wife Laura and sons Andrew, Luke and Sam. Daniel prides himself on solving problems and describes himself as hardworking, consistent and reliable. He says he is happiest spending the afternoon on the lake with his family.

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Wayne Seagle
New Car Sales Manager

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified
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About Wayne
Wayne is the New Car Sales Manager for Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa and has been with the dealership since 2000. The West Blocton native prides himself on being the manager that customers and employees trust, and is often complimented on his ability to handle whatever comes his way. With a belief in living life to the fullest, Wayne enjoys golf and spending time with his granddaughter. Favorite quote? "
Roll Tide!"

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Chip Tyler
Pre-Owned & Sprinter Van Sales Manager

Mercedes-Benz Certified
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About Chip
Chip has been with Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2014. He attended Boston University and UC San Diego, and is Mercedes-Benz Certified. Professionally, Chip is passionate about helping customers realize their dream of Mercedes-Benz ownership. Personally, he is passionate about his family, including his wife of 20 years and 3 kids. Chip is happiest when he is at the beach, and his favorite quote is, "It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters." - Epictetus

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Tim Crowley
Finance & Insurance Manager

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

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About Tim
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama, an MBA from the University of Florida and 
is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified. With the dealership since 2010, he says he is passionate about accuracy, compliance and making customers' purchases as easy and stress free as possible. He also says he gets great personal satisfaction from helping others maximize their potential. Tim describes himself as consistent, creative and committed, and says he is surprisingly good at landscape design.

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DJ McMohon
Service Manager

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About DJ
With the dealership since 2009, DJ is often described as reliable, hard working and dependable. Passionate about his faith, family and work, DJ is a believer in being proactive rather than reactive. He says his co-workers might be surprised to learn he enjoys yard work. DJ says he took his father's advice to find a career doing something he loved and it would never feel like work - and he would get paid for doing it. "And I have," said DJ, "in the automotive industry here at Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa. I work here, but it does not feel like a job because I love what I do."

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Karen Hamby
Office Manager

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About Karen
Karen has a Bachelors of Science in Small Business Management and Development from the University of Alabama, and has been with Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2010. She is Mercedes-Benz Star Certified and says she believes in 100% transparency when managing and accounting for someone else's money. S
he is happiest camping with her family and three dogs, and believes co-workers may find it surprising to learn she took two years of Arabic in college. Honest, dependable and committed is how she describes herself, and she is often complimented for completing tasks before they are due.

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Sales

Keith Green
Sales Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About Keith
A graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Secondary Education, Keith is a Mercedes-Benz Certified Sales Consultant, and has been with the dealership since 2011. He enjoys helping customers discover the best vehicle to suit their lifestyle and is often complimented on his friendliness. He describes himself as energetic, loyal and reliable, and says he is surprisingly good at wildlife photography. Along with that talent, Keith 
says co-workers would be surprised to learn he is a former miniature golf champion. He also enjoys spending time with his daughter Morgan and watching college football. His favorite quote: "The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards." - Paul "Bear" Bryant.

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John Singley
Sales Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About John
John has a BS in Marketing from the University of Alabama, is Mercedes-Benz Certified and Has been w
ith the dealership since 2015. He gets great satisfaction from helping customers find the car of their dreams and is often complimented by his co-workers for being "friendly and helpful". He describes himself as a gentleman, a jokester, likeable and resilient. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his three daughters. John's favorite quote is, "Expect nothing and appreciate everything".

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Willie Davis
Sales Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About Willie
Having been with Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2016, Willie says he gets great satisfaction developing professional relationships that feel personal. His co-workers often compliment the professional manner in which he conducts business and he says they would be surprised to learn what a great sweet potato pie he can bake. Willie is happiest when helping his children, and his favorite quote is, "You don't know me, you've never been me." - by Willie Davis.

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Omar Hernandez
Sales Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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Andrew Stronge
Product Concierge/Internet/Sales Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About Andrew
Andrew 
is a full-time college and pre-med student and has been with the dealership since he was 15. He wears many different hats, from capturing photos of vehicles for the website, to assisting in sales or just whatever is needed at the time. His professional and personal passions interconnect - to succeed, which may be why he is often complimented by co-workers on how hard he works. Andrew says they also might be surprised to learn that he is competent in American Sign Language, and describes himself as driven, passionate and intelligent. He says he is happiest hanging out with his family in a boat on the lake.

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Taylor W. Seagle
Sales Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Certified
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About Taylor
Growing up in Tuscaloosa, Sales Consultant Taylor Seagle says friends and family always called him Taylor Wayne, but that he answers to either. With a father in the industry for more than 20 years (his dad is New Vehicle Sales Manager Wayne Seagle) Taylor says he always vowed to never get into the business himself. But that was nine years ago and he says he absolutely loves what he does. Mercedes-Benz Certified, Taylor says his favorite part of the job is meeting new people, "because everyone has a story". When not at work, Taylor enjoys spending time with his young daughter Keegan and playing golf. His favorite quote? "The core of a man's spirit comes from new experiences," from Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.

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Service

Troy Free
Parts Director

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

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About Troy
Troy has been with Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2001 as Parts Manager, where it is his job to locate and obtain any part needed to complete a customer's repair. He makes it his personal work objective that every customer leaves the dealership pleased with the professional manner in which they were treated. A favorite quote of his is, "If you fail to plan - plan to fail." Troy says he is happiest spending time with family.

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LaDon Stables
Service Writer

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About LaDon
With more than 20 years experience as a service advisor, LaDon joined the service department at Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa in 2014. Often complimented by customers and co-workers alike for how courteous he is, LaDon genuinely enjoys helping others. Outside of work, he says his interests have changed over the years from extreme sports, the military and physical fitness - to now his daughter Brinkley. His favorite quote is "People will forget what you have said, people will forget what you have done, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

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Owen Hankinson
Service Writer

Mercedes-Benz Certified

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About Owen
Owen 
is a graduate of the University of Alabama and has been with the dealership since 2015. As a service advisor, he is responsible for arranging maintenance and repair work for customers. He says his coworkers might be surprised to learn that he previously worked in the food and beverage industry for 15 years. He describes himself as loyal, honest and happy, and enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, Allie. His favorite quote is, "There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it behooves us all not to talk about the rest of us." - Robert Louis Stevenson

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Ron Cooper
Service Technician

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

About Ron
Ron is a Service Technician and is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified.  With the dealership since 2002, he is a graduate of the Universal Technical Institute and has completed Mercedes-Benz Elite Training and Mercedes-Benz Academy. He is often complimented for being a hard worker, and says his co-workers might be surprised to learn that he is a good cook. Described as funny and sarcastic, but also genuine, Ron coaches Little League baseball and enjoys boating and fishing.

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Mark Huff
Service Technician

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

About Mark
Mark studied at the Nashville Auto Diesel College, is Mercedes-Benz factory trained and has been with the dealership since 1998. Mark says he is passionate about not just his job, but doing the job right. He is often complimented by co-workers for his kindness, and says he strives for success and a high level of performance. Mark believes that his co-workers may be surprised to learn of his deep religious convictions. He also enjoys hunting and spending time with his family.

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Michael Wagner
Parts Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified
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About Michael
With the dealership since 2005, Michael holds a degree in Accounting from the University of West Alabama and is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified. He says he loves to make customers happy by resolving any parts-related issues, and describes himself as tenacious and resilient. He also thinks co-workers would be surprised to learn he is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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Jerry Moore
Parts Consultant

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified


About Jerry
Since 1991, Jerry has served the dealership as a Parts Consultant. He is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified and says he especially enjoys using his years of experience to help customers with older vehicles locate hard-to-find parts. His co-workers describe him as loyal, hardworking and honest, and when he is not at work he enjoys working in the yard, watching and supporting high school athletics, and fishing.

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Paul Crispin
Detail Technician

About Paul
Paul has been with the dealership since 1996 as a Detail Technician and says he gets great job satisfaction sending a customer home in a shiny, clean vehicle. He is often complimented on his detail skills, personality and cooking ability, and says co-workers might be surprised by how spiritual he is. Paul describes himself as outgoing, understanding and a little peculiar. He says he loves to cook and is good at creating an entire meal from scratch. Paul's favorite line: "You know what I'm saying?"
 

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Luke Stronge
Detail Technician

Luke says when he started at the dealership he was very impressed with how the different departments were so connected to each other, not operating in silos, but communicating and treating each other almost like family. An avid fisher, he describes himself as funny, non-stop and a loving person. When unimportant things don't go his way, Luke says he has the ability to not get stressed about them, and he says he appreciates that his father taught him the importance of responsibility.

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Joe Crepps
Shuttle Service

Mercedes-Benz Certified

About Joe
With the dealership since 2012, Joe provides shuttle service to customers when they leave their vehicle for service. He says he enjoys meeting and talking with new people and likes what he does because he gets to do just that every day. He gets complimented by employees and customers alike for being dependable and on-time. When not at work, Joe enjoys watching any kind of University of Alabama sports.

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Jackson Tyler
Technician

Jackson is following his father's lead into the automotive industry. (His father is Pre-Owned and Sprinter Van Sales Manager, Chip Tyler). Jackson describes himself as humble, hard-working and God-fearing and says one of his greatest wishes is for peace for our nation and world. With Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2018, Jackson says he tries to live life to the fullest.

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Parts

Troy Free
Parts Director

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

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About Troy
Troy has been with Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa since 2001 as Parts Manager, where it is his job to locate and obtain any part needed to complete a customer's repair. He makes it his personal work objective that every customer leaves the dealership pleased with the professional manner in which they were treated. A favorite quote of his is, "If you fail to plan - plan to fail." Troy says he is happiest spending time with family.

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Office

Dixie Mordecai
Warranty Administrator

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About Dixie
Dixie graduated from East Mississippi Community College with an Associates in Finance and is also Mercedes-Benz Master Certified. With the dealership since 2014, she is not only Warranty Administrator, but also Accounts Payable, Service Cashier and Payroll Assistant. She says she can fix almost anything - including changing the radiator and starter in her car. Dixie describes herself as dependable, sensitive and maternal, and says she is happiest when going on road trips with her husband and two kids, Madyson and Mason.

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Hunter Coons
Receptionist

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About Hunter
When you call the dealership, the friendly voice on the other end of the phone is that of Hunter Coons, our receptionist. Originally from Winston Salem, Hunter grew up in Tuscaloosa and graduated from Hillcrest High School. When not at work, Hunter enjoys being a mom as well as doing crafts. She loves perusing Pinterest and other sites looking for ideas and then creating them herself. She says she loves her job because it feels like a second home. Her favorite quote? "Sometimes your last option is your best option", from the movie Overcomer.

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Finance

Tim Crowley
Finance & Insurance Manager

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified

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About Tim
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama, an MBA from the University of Florida and 
is Mercedes-Benz Master Certified. With the dealership since 2010, he says he is passionate about accuracy, compliance and making customers' purchases as easy and stress free as possible. He also says he gets great personal satisfaction from helping others maximize their potential. Tim describes himself as consistent, creative and committed, and says he is surprisingly good at landscape design.

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Preston Morse
Senior Client Advisor

Mercedes-Benz Certified

Sprinter Van Certified

 

Dedicated, trust-worthy and reliable is how Preston describes himself and says one of the things he likes most about working at Mercedes-Benz of Tuscaloosa is that his peers put in equal amounts of effort and dedication to the dealership's success. When he was a kid, he wanted to be a professional baseball player, but now says he would just like to visit all of the major league baseball parks. Something his team mates may not know about him? Preston says he is "a proud Type 1 diabetic".

 

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