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Bob Alvine is the President and General Manager of Premier Subaru Watertown. Bob started the business in August, 2013 with the desire to create a Subaru dealership that would consistently exceed the expectations of customers. Bob also wanted a company that was active and invested in the community in which it serves.
Bob is a graduate in Finance from the University of Rhode Island (and a Rhody Basketball Fan) and has a MBA from the University of New Haven. Bob started his career in the banking industry and worked in various positions in Commercial Lending and Finance.
Bob is active with the University of Rhode Island Alumni Association, The University of New Haven, the Branford Chamber of Commerce (Board Member), the Amity Club of New Haven and other community organizations. Recently, Bob was named to the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of Connecticut and to the Board of Directors of Jane Doe No More. Most recently, Bob was named to the Advisory Board of the University of Rhode Island College of Business.
Bob is also Vice Chairman of the Subaru of America National Dealer Advisory Board - a position that he cherishes - as he works to help the Subaru brand in the United States.
Bob has an open door policy at Premier Subaru Watertown, so, if you have questions, or simply want to say "hi", please stop by. You can also email him directly or just pick up the phone. Bob can be heard saying "The Customer is the Reason for Our Existence", so, he would love to hear from you.
Kerri comes to us with over 25+ years of automotive experience, including experience as an executive with Kia. As a native Litchfield County resident, she looks forward to assisting our existing and future customers in the area, in all of their automotive needs.
Andy has worked 12 1/2 years for a competing Subaru Dealership, then owned his own business for 2 years. He is the 3rd generation of his family to go into the automotive business, and growing up in the business he enjoyed it. He believes that honesty and integrity are of the utmost importance in all aspects of life. He believes in "Family First" - he has a loving wife and 2 great children, which he spends all of his time with when not working.
Damian has been in the business since 1989, sold cars for 6 years, and has worked in many different capacities in the front of the dealership including as finance manager, sales manager, and general sales manager. He wants to be sure the client's needs are exceeded from start to finish, and takes the time to get to know you so together, we can find a financing package that will fit your needs. He is married and has two sons and four daughters. He enjoys fishing, riding motorcycles, and being outdoors.
Jonathan started as a sales and service advisor before being promoted to service manager. He has won the Subaru Ascent Award twice, and was rewarded with a vacation each time - the first to Aruba, and the second to St. John's. He enjoys all sports, but especially golf.
Casey has been affiliated with Subaru since 2000, having not only been our parts manager, but also a wholesale and performance parts "guru". He is a Subaru enthusiast who loves fast cars - he owns two high powered Subarus, one a 2004 Forester XT that gets 350 horsepower and the other a 2006 STI that gets 500+ horsepower!
Brandon has been with Subaru since 2002, and has experience not only in sales, but also as a clerk, F & I, billing, and DMV. He is happily married and has owned 3 Subarus himself. He values attention to detail.
Amy has over 8 years of automotive sales experience. She has won numerous awards for customer service and satisfaction over her years in the business. Originally from Cromwell, she lives in Woodbury with her husband Andy, their daughter, Evelyn, and their 2 cats. They have owned 5 Subarus between them so far!
Carmine is brand new to Premier in Watertown, but he has experience in Auto Detailing. Hailing from Torrington, he's a positive thinker who is willing to listen, he enjoys making the car buying experience fun for his customers, and is willing to go the extra mile to ensure our guests happiness.
John came to us in July with over 11 years of auto sales experience, helping customers in finding the right vehicle. Originally from Peekskill, New York, he now calls Watertown his home. He likes going to New York City to visit his son, and is an avid supporter of PETA and their efforts to "Help End Animal Cruelty".
Sam has been a service technician and is now a service advisor with Subaru since October 2010. He graduated from the Baran Institute of Technology. He owns three Subarus, and is a family man, having gotten married in March, and has a beautiful daughter, Mia. He is also a big football fan.
Christopher has been with our service department since October 2006, but before that he had held the position of production shop foreman for Subaru from October 1992. He has reached the rank of Senior Master Technician with Subaru and has full factory training and certification.
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Matt has been affiliated with us since 2005. He hails from Meriden, and is easygoing and attentive to detail, so that our Subaru customers know their cars will be taken care of.
Nick has 12 years experience as a factory trained and certified technician with Subaru in Watertown. He was born in and currently resides in Waterbury.
Chadi has been affiliated with our Subaru service team since October 2011. He hails from Torrington. He loves cars, especially Subarus, and is willing to go the extra mile for his customers.
Arnell has been affiliated with Subaru since 1983 and describes himself as an "all-around" guy, meaning that he can handle many projects. He is a Waterbury resident and a nice guy who will fix your car the right way and keep your car clean inside while he's working on it.
Ian has been affiliated with Subaru since September 2010. He was born in and currently resides in Meriden.
Joe has been with Subaru parts since December 2011. He is a car enthusiast and works on his cars as a hobby. He also took a parts and service management semester and completed his Associate's Degree in Business Management at Naugatuck Valley Community College. He always does his best to meet or exceed his customer's expectations, and is always willing to try new things.
Rich has just joined our store in August 2013. He is a native and current resident of Waterbury. He is very easy-going, likes to laugh, and loves working for Subaru of Watertown.