Meet the Team

ANDREW  VEALE
ANDREW VEALE
General Sales Manager

Andrew has managed Lindsay Buick GMC since April of 2006. He is involved in every aspect of the day-to-day operations of the dealership; keeping it moving forward and running smoothly. Andrew’s passion for the auto industry began at a young age while he washed cars and pumped gas at his family's used vehicle dealership. Andrew has an extensive resume starting with graduating from the Business School of Canada. A lifelong resident of Woodville, Andrew uses his knowledge of business and commerce to help better his community. He is Councillor for Ward 4 in the City of Kawartha Lakes as well as President of the Woodville Legion. He is the past President of the Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative, but remains an active board member. Andrew also has a long tenure as President of the Woodville Lions Club and Curling Club. Organizations he continues to support to this day. Outside of the dealership, Andrew enjoys traveling, golfing and curling. Andrew has managed Lindsay Buick GMC since April of 2006. He is involved in every aspect of the day-to-day operations of the dealership; keeping it moving forward and running smoothly. Andrew’s passion for the auto industry began at a young age while he washed cars and pumped gas at his family's used vehicle dealership. Andrew has an extensive re...Read More Read Less

JOSHUA  BAXTER
JOSHUA BAXTER
Sales Manager Used Vehicle Operations

Joshua Baxter is our Used Vehicle Operations Sales Manager here at our dealership. Formally the Sales Manager at Audi Barrie and Barrie Volkswagen, Joshua joined our sales team in March of 2013. Previous to that, he was the Finance Manager at Clarington Honda and Lindsay Dodge. Joshua has many years experience and knowledge with a variety of vehicles especially with exotic and luxury cars. Joshua enjoys spending time with his 3 children, he also enjoys fishing in the Kawartha Lakes, chess and getting together with friends.Joshua Baxter is our Used Vehicle Operations Sales Manager here at our dealership. Formally the Sales Manager at Audi Barrie and Barrie Volkswagen, Joshua joined our sales team in March of 2013. Previous to that, he was the Finance Manager at Clarington Honda and Lindsay Dodge. Joshua has many years experience and knowledge with a variety of vehicl...Read More Read Less

JESSE  WRIGHT
JESSE WRIGHT
Delivery Coordinator

Jesse joined our sales team in 2017 after completing his final year at the Automotive Business School of Canada in the diploma program and now is part of our sales team here at our Lindsay dealership. He can assist you with all the technical features that come standard in a Buick or GMC vehicle.

ANGELA  PURDUE
ANGELA PURDUE
Business Marketing Manager

SAM  THORNBURY
SAM THORNBURY
Sales and Leasing Representative

Whether you are looking for a new or used vehicle, Sam is here to answer all your questions. Working with us in sales since January 2007, Sam knows that purchasing a new vehicle can seem a little daunting, with the variety of features, colours and options to choose from. With Sam's help, you can easily navigate through the important decisions and find the vehicle that is just right for you. With a love of hockey, Sam not only plays himself, which led him to play in Germany for a year, but is also active in the local Hockey Community. A lifelong resident of the Kawartha Lakes area, Sam now enjoys coaching in the Woodville Minor Hockey Association. When not on the ice Sam is an avid sportsman with a focus on wild game. You may also know him from the Woodville Lions Club, which he has been a member of for more many years.Whether you are looking for a new or used vehicle, Sam is here to answer all your questions. Working with us in sales since January 2007, Sam knows that purchasing a new vehicle can seem a little daunting, with the variety of features, colours and options to choose from. With Sam's help, you can easily navigate through the important decisions and f...Read More Read Less

PAUL  DUNCAN
PAUL DUNCAN
Sales and Leasing Representative

After many years of working in the automotive manufacturing business as well as the public sector, Paul decided to return to his true passion of vehicle sales which is a sector he worked in the early 90’s. Paul returned to Automotive sales in April 2019 before joining us here at Lindsay Buick GMC in late December. Paul grew up in Lindsay and continues to reside here with his wife Nicole and their children. Paul played minor hockey and baseball in the community including playing for The Lindsay Jr C Muskies. Paul has volunteered with various organizations in The Kawartha Lakes such as serving as a Board of Directors on The Santa Clause Stocking Fund, Executive Member with the Jr C Little Britain Merchants and The Lindsay Jr A Lindsay Muskies. Paul has also volunteered as a driver for Community Care Kawartha Lakes as well as serving as coach, trainer and is the current President of Lindsay Minor Hockey. In his spare time Paul enjoys playing hockey in the Ops Sunday Men’s League as well as watching his daughter and son play minor Hockey and Baseball. After many years of working in the automotive manufacturing business as well as the public sector, Paul decided to return to his true passion of vehicle sales which is a sector he worked in the early 90’s. Paul returned to Automotive sales in April 2019 before joining us here at Lindsay Buick GMC in late December. Paul grew up in Lindsay and cont...Read More Read Less

LORI  NOWENSKY
LORI NOWENSKY
Sales and Leasing Representative

With a true zest for life and wonderful outlook, Lori joined our sales team in December 2009. She lives locally here in the Kawartha Lakes with her three children and enjoys traveling experiencing different cultures. Whether she is out catching the music of a live band or perusing the vendors of our local farmer's market, you can be sure Lori is enjoying every minute of whatever she is doing. An avid lover of the outdoors, Lori can be found on the golf course, trying new foods or snapping some great shots of our local landscape and people. Lori has decades worth of experience in the automotive industry and has achieved Bronze Level in the Sales Marketing Guild four years in a row. Stop by our Buick GMC dealership today and allow Lori to answer all your vehicle questions, you won't be disappointed you did!With a true zest for life and wonderful outlook, Lori joined our sales team in December 2009. She lives locally here in the Kawartha Lakes with her three children and enjoys traveling experiencing different cultures. Whether she is out catching the music of a live band or perusing the vendors of our local farmer's market, you can be sure Lori is en...Read More Read Less

JOE  TEATRO
JOE TEATRO
Sales and Leasing Representative

Working in Sales at our Buick GMC dealership since November 10, 1983, Joe leads a distinguished career at the dealership. He is personally committed to making the vehicle purchasing experience as easy as possible. Joe has tirelessly worked over the years to do whatever it takes to earn the loyalty of his customers. Joe has lived in the Lindsay area his entire life. During the winter he enjoys curling and hitting the ski slopes. In warmer months he loves getting in a round of golf and participating at our local Legion.Working in Sales at our Buick GMC dealership since November 10, 1983, Joe leads a distinguished career at the dealership. He is personally committed to making the vehicle purchasing experience as easy as possible. Joe has tirelessly worked over the years to do whatever it takes to earn the loyalty of his customers. Joe has lived in the Lindsay area...Read More Read Less

DAN  MOORE
DAN MOORE
Sales and Leasing Representative

With his professionalism and good humour working as a Sales & Leasing representative at our dealership since December 1993, Dan is an asset to our sales team and you are sure to get knowledgable quality service from him. Dan and his beautiful wife Joanne Graham live locally here in Lindsay. With the little free time this busy couple enjoy golfing and other active pastimes. On occasions they are fortunate enough to vacation outside of the country, their most memorable spot would be the Dominican Republic, nothing compares to golfing alongside the ocean.With his professionalism and good humour working as a Sales & Leasing representative at our dealership since December 1993, Dan is an asset to our sales team and you are sure to get knowledgable quality service from him. Dan and his beautiful wife Joanne Graham live locally here in Lindsay. With the little free time this busy couple enjoy golfing a...Read More Read Less

OSSIE  DILEVA
OSSIE DILEVA
Sales and Leasing Representative

Ossie was raised in London in the United Kingdom. As a youth, Ossie was involved in amateur boxing representing England. He began his automotive career 39 years ago in the UK working for the AA (Automobile Association) as a mobile Technician. 23 years ago Ossie moved to Canada. After working for several years as a private businessman, he decided to follow his automotive passion again. He has been working as a sales associate for 15 years with extensive new and used experience. Ossie and his partner Debbie reside in Fenelon Falls. Debbie is also in the automotive business and shares his passion for vehicles. During his spare time Ossie can be found fishing on Burnt River or on the golf course enjoying a few rounds. Ossie prides himself on building great customer relationships and looks forward to helping you with all of your automotive needs.Ossie was raised in London in the United Kingdom. As a youth, Ossie was involved in amateur boxing representing England. He began his automotive career 39 years ago in the UK working for the AA (Automobile Association) as a mobile Technician. 23 years ago Ossie moved to Canada. After working for several years as a private businessman, he decided to...Read More Read Less

ORNELLA  ROBERTS
ORNELLA ROBERTS
Business Manager

LUKE  AVERY
LUKE AVERY
Service Manager

Being familiar with both domestic & import products and after working in the automotive industry for many years, Luke joined us as one of our service advisors in March of 2015. We are pleased to have Luke Avery bring his experience to our service department here at our Buick GMC dealership in Lindsay. Raised here in Lindsay Ontario, Luke enjoys spending time with his family and the lifestyle the Kawartha Lakes has to offer including fishing and camping. Luke has also been actively involved in our local demolition derby community for many years. In his spare time, Luke enjoys repairing and restoring many classic automobiles.Being familiar with both domestic & import products and after working in the automotive industry for many years, Luke joined us as one of our service advisors in March of 2015. We are pleased to have Luke Avery bring his experience to our service department here at our Buick GMC dealership in Lindsay. Raised here in Lindsay Ontario, Luke enjoys spe...Read More Read Less

DALE  MARTIN
DALE MARTIN
Shop Foreman

JOHN  NICHOLSON
JOHN NICHOLSON
Shop Supervisor

John's office may be tucked back in the service bays, but John's presence at the dealership is felt by all. Since January of 1975, John worked his way up over the years from a technician, service associate and is now holding a managerial role. John has done it all. With over five decades in the GM industry, his auto knowledge is a force to be reckoned with. He has been an active member of the GM Technical Guild Program for over 50 years. Born and raised in the Kawartha Lakes area, John grew up on a locally owned farm and still loves being part of that community. Though not currently residing on a farm, it's still in his blood; he loves anything to do with the agricultural sector. An avid gardener himself, John reduces his carbon footprint by producing and using his own compost. He shy's away from conventional fertilizers when working on his vegetable and flower gardens to pay respect to the environment. On July 21 2016 - we all had the honour to witness John Nicholson, as the very first recipient to receive a 50 years General Motors Technician Guild Award from the President and Managing Director of General Motors Canada - Steve Carlisle. We all wish you the very best John!John's office may be tucked back in the service bays, but John's presence at the dealership is felt by all. Since January of 1975, John worked his way up over the years from a technician, service associate and is now holding a managerial role. John has done it all. With over five decades in the GM industry, his auto knowledge is a force to be recko...Read More Read Less

SHARON  GRIFFITH
SHARON GRIFFITH
Service Advisor

KEN  WESTON
KEN WESTON
Service Advisor

SHANNON  BULMER
SHANNON BULMER
Service Advisor

LAURA  CYR
LAURA CYR
Parts Manager

Laura Cyr took on the position as our Parts Manager in August 2013. With many years of experience as a parts assistant in 5 GM stores call centers across Canada, Laura is quite knowledgable about the GM parts product line. Alongside her busy life as a wife and a mother of a daughter and son, Laura enjoys the active life of the Kawartha Lakes including spending time on her ATV and snowmobiling.Laura Cyr took on the position as our Parts Manager in August 2013. With many years of experience as a parts assistant in 5 GM stores call centers across Canada, Laura is quite knowledgable about the GM parts product line. Alongside her busy life as a wife and a mother of a daughter and son, Laura enjoys the active life of the Kawartha Lakes includ...Read More Read Less

ROSS  LATHANGUE
ROSS LATHANGUE
Parts Consultant

Ross Lathangue has been our Parts Consultant here at our dealership since June 1979. Always quick with a smile and with his impressive history, Ross is one of our backbones to our parts department. Working alongside his fellow professionals, he is liaison between the parts department and the service technicians. Ross grew up in the area and continues to live here with his lovely wife, Ann. Their two children have started families of their own, and they are proud grandparents to six grandchildren. In his free time, Ross enjoys antique cars and working with his hands. As a skilled woodworker, he enjoys creating furniture on the weekends.Ross Lathangue has been our Parts Consultant here at our dealership since June 1979. Always quick with a smile and with his impressive history, Ross is one of our backbones to our parts department. Working alongside his fellow professionals, he is liaison between the parts department and the service technicians. Ross grew up in the area and continu...Read More Read Less

SHAUNA  KEELER
SHAUNA KEELER
Parts Counter Rep.

Before joining our parts team in December 2013, Shauna worked with GM in the parts department for many years and knows the inns and outs when it comes to GM parts. Shauna enjoys the outdoor lifestyle of the Kawartha Lakes with her husband and daughter. She spends her spare time in her garden at home in Omemee and once in a while roams a flea market or two.Before joining our parts team in December 2013, Shauna worked with GM in the parts department for many years and knows the inns and outs when it comes to GM parts. Shauna enjoys the outdoor lifestyle of the Kawartha Lakes with her husband and daughter. She spends her spare time in her garden at home in Omemee and once in a while roams a flea market...Read More Read Less

AUSTIN  GALEA
AUSTIN GALEA
Parts Counter Rep.

After 34 years working at General Motors of Canada, Austin decided to join our Team in August 2014. Austin's last position at GM was the Indirect Material Coordinator where he looked after all industrial spare parts. These parts included robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics, hand tools, power tools, safety products etc. Restoring old muscle cars is one of Austin's hobbies. When Austin is no where near a car, you may find him fishing or hunting in the Kawartha Lakes region.After 34 years working at General Motors of Canada, Austin decided to join our Team in August 2014. Austin's last position at GM was the Indirect Material Coordinator where he looked after all industrial spare parts. These parts included robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics, hand tools, power tools, safety products etc. Restoring old muscle cars is one...Read More Read Less

PAUL  CROSS
PAUL CROSS
Dealer Principal

Paul initially began his career working for a Durham GM dealership, in hopes of becoming a regional dealer of his own. To further his automotive knowledge, Paul attended the Dealer Academy in Virginia, where he graduated with an even stronger passion to own his own business. When the opportunity arose to purchase a dealership, Paul welcomed the challenge. On October 02, 2003 Paul purchased this Lindsay Buick GMC Inc. dealership. He has steadily grown the business each year, with the help of his stellar employees. In 2008 the dealership underwent a year and half renovation in order to comply with the General Motors Image Program, and is now housed in a state of the art building. Always striving to meet the evolving needs of his customers, Paul bought into the CARSTAR Collision Center Franchise in order to provide superior warranty protection. In 2010 the doors to CARSTAR Lindsay were proudly opened. By adhering to the franchise standards, the collision center is happy to announce their relationship with many insurance companies across the country and offers Air Miles. Looking to further diversify within the area, Paul purchased KIA Motors Lindsay in 2011. With his stellar track record at Lindsay Buick GMC, KIA welcomed Paul into their franchise family. When asked what it was about KIA that attracted Paul, he says he wanted to offer his customers an alternative vehicle; he loved the KIA product and their strong brand. Active in the community Paul was formerly on the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce Board. A generous supporter of many local events and charities, Paul and his companies proudly support D.A.R.E, Crime Stoppers, Women?s Resources and United Way, to just name a few. Paul actively seeks out co-op students in the area, in hopes of hiring them on full time after their course completion. Paul and his family decided to move to Lindsay to be a part of the community after community everyday from living just outside the area.Paul initially began his career working for a Durham GM dealership, in hopes of becoming a regional dealer of his own. To further his automotive knowledge, Paul attended the Dealer Academy in Virginia, where he graduated with an even stronger passion to own his own business. When the opportunity arose to purchase a dealership, Paul welcomed the cha...Read More Read Less

SUE  SUTTON
SUE SUTTON
Sales Administrator

Sue is one of the most valued backbones of our Buick GMC dealership. Since July 10, 1989, Sue helps keep the daily flow of customers and administration procedures moving smoothly. You will see Sue spread her talent and workload between the various departments at the dealership and may even hear her friendly voice on the phone, when calling into the dealership. A lifelong resident of the Kawartha Lakes area, Sue lives just outside of the town of Lindsay with her family. She enjoys reading novels passed down by her sister whose literary recommendations she values. When the weather starts warming up and buds start to bloom, Sue loves getting her hands dirty by digging in her gardens, taking a nice long walk or hitting up a local golf course, to get in a quick nine.Sue is one of the most valued backbones of our Buick GMC dealership. Since July 10, 1989, Sue helps keep the daily flow of customers and administration procedures moving smoothly. You will see Sue spread her talent and workload between the various departments at the dealership and may even hear her friendly voice on the phone, when calling into the...Read More Read Less

CHRISTINE  HARE
CHRISTINE HARE
Digital Marketing & Social Media Manager

RON  BAKER
RON BAKER
Internet Inventory Specialist

Ron joined our Website | Digital and Social Media Department in March 2014. For many years, he regularly passed through the Kawartha Lakes area on the way up to the family cottage. It was the beauty of the area and the many lakes which drew him to live here. Having lived in the Kawartha Lakes area since 2004, he now enjoys living here with his wife (Michelle) and daughter (Paige). Ron enjoys spending the majority of his time outdoors; whether it be up at the cottage or around the house by Pigeon Lake. Many of his interests include snowmobiling, nature photography, hiking and boating, just to name a few. However, Ron's ultimate passion is fishing where he can be found spending countless hours on lakes and streams throughout the seasons.Ron joined our Website | Digital and Social Media Department in March 2014. For many years, he regularly passed through the Kawartha Lakes area on the way up to the family cottage. It was the beauty of the area and the many lakes which drew him to live here. Having lived in the Kawartha Lakes area since 2004, he now enjoys living here with his wife...Read More Read Less

HEATHER  GRAY
HEATHER GRAY
Accounting