Meet The Staff at Hamilton Nissan

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Hamilton Nissan,

Our staff is committed to providing you the best customer service.  Let us know how we can help and take a look at our sales, service, and collision center tabs to find out some of the qualifications and certifications that we have here at Hamilton Nissan.

Richard Hamilton, Owner

Rick is a 2nd generation owner.  Rick started in the business working with his father William C. Hamilton in the 1960's.  Currently, Rick is not active in the day to day operations of the store. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and reading.   

Derek Hamilton, Owner

Derek is a 2nd generation owner and is very active at the dealership. His office is located beside the customer lounge.  Stop by and say "hello".  Derek's door is always open and he wants to hear from you.

Patty Clark, CFO

Patty brings over 30 years of experience to the dealership.  If you have a question or a concern, you can ask and she will find an answer for you.  When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family.  She is especially proud of her children and her grand children.



James Anderson, General Sales Manager

James, a veteran of U.S. Army, has over 19 years of auto retailing experience. He appreciates the family environment at Hamilton and works hard to ensure customers experience the same.  When James is not at work, you will find him enjoying time with his lovely wife and his 3 beautiful children. 

Mark Powell, Sales Manager

Preston Semler, Sales Manager

Joey Hardin, Detail Manager

Brandon DeHaven, Sales Professional

Molly Dillon, Internet Sales Professional

Molly is new to the Hamilton Team but is excited and eager to help you find your next vehicle.  She graduated from Johnson and Wales University and she enjoys traveling and live music.  Even though Molly is new to Hamilton she says, "It is a friendly atmosphere with a lot of good people that are helping me adjust and get settled in."  Let Molly help you get into your new car or truck today!

Fern Guarino, Internet Sales Professional

Lindsay Ostby, Internet Sales Professional

Lindsay is new to the car industry but is not new to customer service. Before coming to Hamilton, Lindsay gathered over 12 years of Customer Service experience. She enjoys helping people and strives to make all our customers happy! When she is not at Hamilton, she spends time as a Health and Fitness Coach. Over the past few years, she has gathered online credits toward her Sport Management Degree. Lindsay also loves her two Fur Babies, Mallow and Archie. When she is not at work, she spends most of her time with them. One interested fact about Lindsay is that she was a Veterinary Hospital Technician for 6 Years! Lindsay enjoys working at Hamilton because Hamilton strives to make customers happy and have great ratings. She also says, "Everyone is always excited to be at work! It makes for a great environment!" Call Lindsay today! She is ready to help you with your vehicle purchase!

Jonathan Harper, Sales Professional

Johathan while new to the Hamilton team has been in the automotive industry for 2 years and has 10 years of experience with a bachelors degree in marketing.  He is proficient in sales, marketing, and customer service and he wants to help you get into a new car or truck today! If you were to ask Jonathan about working at Hamilton he would tell you that, "I enjoy working at Hamilton because they put a great amount of effort into providing excellent service to customers." Come in today and talk to Jonathan.

Chip Leatherman, Sales Professional

Chip has been in the industry for 5 years and has been a part of the Hamilton Sales Team for 1 year.  Did you say airplanes?  Race cars?  Yes, it's true.  Chip is a pilot and also a race car driver.  It is not surprising that his favorite movie is "Days of Thunder".  If you were to ask Chip what he likes best about working at Hamilton he would say, "I love the family atmosphere and the people I get to work with."  If you have a question about one of our new Nissan product or about any of our used vehicles, give Chip a call.  He will be happy to talk to you and give you all the information you need.  

Adam Seidel, Sales Professional

I was born in Maryland, raised in Pennsylvania.  I graduated Waynesboro Area Senior High School and then from Shippensburg University.  I earned a bachelors degree in Sociology.  I found a job in the car business and fell in love with it.  I'm recently married which has been the best decision of my life.  I enjoy spending time with my close family and friends, hiking, and reading.  Stop by and ask for me.  I look forward to helping you find your next car or truck.

Dwain Souders, Sales Professional

Dwain has been a part of the Hamilton family for 16 years, he has spent his entire career here at Hamilton and is very excited to put you in car or truck that is perfect for you! Dwain with tell you "I've been here since the turn of the century." When he is not working and helping customers, Dwain enjoys spending time with his family.  Stop in and see Dwain today and let him help you get into a brand new vehicle.  

Ryan Staup, Sales Professional

I was born and raised in Frostburg Maryland and moved to the Hagerstown area in 1997. I've been married for seven years and have 3 sons! My family is the light of my world! For awhile after high school, I found myself trying on many different "job hats" ranging from warehousing to being a store manager at a national pizza chain. I was also a licensed Realtor and mortgage specialist and spent a few years as a corrections officer for the State of Maryland. All of those "jobs" aside, I hadn't found the "career" I was searching for.  A few years ago, an opportunity to join a respected dealership as a sales professional presented itself and I found that I really enjoyed doing it! I enjoy hanging out with my sons, playing poker with my close friends, chess and football Sundays!

Will Swartz, Sales Professional

Will has been a part of the Hamilton Family since 2008.  He has won the Nissan Owner 1st Award of Excellence four times!  You are more than a customer to Will and he loves the great people he gets to meet everyday at Hamilton.  He knows your time is valuable, so he always tries to serve you quickly and efficiently.  He attended college at Penn State, Mont Alto and loves watching football and NASCAR.  While he and his wife have no kids at the moment, they do have two dogs!

Bill Fox, Inventory Assistant

Bill has a Business Management degree from the University of Maryland and has an extensive background in personal as well as commercial sales.  Bill has a passion for photography and wants to help you in anyway that he can.  



Dustin Anders, Finance Professional

Dustin has been with Hamilton for 5 years but has been in the industry for over 10.  He graduated from Shepherd University and before he worked with Hamilton he worked at Sears.  When Dustin is not at the store, he loves spending time with his wife and and young son.  He loves the beach and taking family trips.  Come in today and let Dustin help you get into your new vehicle.

Ashley Lowman, Finance Professional

Ashley has been with Hamilton for 9 years and has achieved the F&I Excellence Management Training.  She has worked in a variety of fields here at Hamilton: from being a sales associate, to internet BDC, to internet sales manager, and now the F&I manager. if you have a question, Ashley has the experience and background to help you get the answer you need. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her significant other and kiddos - enjoying life. If you were to ask Ashley why she enjoys working at Hamilton she would tell you that, "Everyone is considered my second family- Hamilton is family oriented." She is ready to help you with your purchase, come in today and see Ashley. 



Charlie Hamilton, Service Manager

Andy Eshleman, Service Professional

Chris Foster, Service Professional

Nick Miller, Service Professional

Nick is new to Hamilton but is enthusiastic and ready to help you with your service needs.  Nick got his education from Hagerstown Community College and before he worked at Hamilton he was a mechanic and also worked construction.When he isn't working he enjoys riding ATV's, fishing, being outside, and trying to make the most out of life.  Come in today and let Nick help you get your vehicle ready for this season!

Levi Powell, Service Professional

Don Snuffer, Service Professional

Don has been with Hamilton for over 7 Years. Including his time with Hamilton, he has been in the business for over 34 years. Don has received many Certificates of Completion in Quality Motivation and Personal and Business Improvements. Through his time in the industry, he has experienced all aspects of dealership operations, with the exception of the Finance Department. He had also been a Certified Technician. One reason Don enjoys working at Hamilton is the varied interactions and challenges he faces. He strives to exceed all our customers expectations! Call and schedule and appointment with Don today!



Mark Wolfe, Collision Manager

Mark is the Manager of the Collision Center her at Hamilton Nissan.  He has been the manager for 4 years and has his I-Car training along with CCRM (Certified Collision Repair Management) from the Masters School of Autobody Management with 30+ years of experience in the industry. He's been married for 25 years to his wife Renee and has three children.   He loves to hunt and fish and pass the knowledge down to his kids.  If you were to ask Mark about working at Hamilton he would tell you, "Hamilton Nissan is a great place to work because of all the training and support that they give their employees and management to be successful."  Come in today and see Mark!

PJ Duckett, Collision Production Supervisor

Prior to working in the Auto-body industry, PJ worked for US Airlines.  He's had extensive customer service training as well as I-CAR Training.  He loves the people that he works with at Hamilton Nissan.  PJ is a devoted Father to all four of his kids.  If he could describe them in one word, it would be "awesome".  He attended DeMatha Catholic High School and the University of Maryland. In case you are wondering PJ is short for PhillipJames.  Come see PJ in the collision center because he cares about your car like YOU care about your car.

Jane Horning, Customer Service Representative

Jane has been with Hamilton for 6 years but has been helping customers in the industry for 35 years.  Before she worked at Hamilton she was an insurance adjuster and also worked in the collision center.  Jane enjoys working in her flower garden when she is not working.  If you have any questions come in today and let Jane help you!

Todd Mace, Collision Professional

Todd Mace  has 20 plus years experience in the body shop business.  Providing complete accurate estimates and taking care of customers is what Todd does best.  His extensive knowledge in insurance claim processing will take some of the stress out of dealing with insurance claims. He will even arrange for your alternate transportation.
When Todd is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife Sherry and daughter Hannah.  He especially enjoys coaching Hannah in sports.  Go Mid-Atlantic Heat!

David Wallech, Collision Professional



Charlie Carpenter, Parts Manager

Charlie is a veteran here at Hamilton.  He has been with Hamilton Nissan for 34 years.  He is a local sports fan and loves spending time with his family.  Until a few years ago, you may recognize Charlie from his 20+ years experience as a local high school football referee. If you need help getting a part to fix your car, Charlie is more than happy to help you! Come in today and see Charlie.

Kenny Hardy, Parts Professional

Chase Reasner, Parts Professional

Chase has been at Hamilton for almost 5 years with 10 years of experience.  Before his career at Hamilton, he worked at Mason Dixon Auto Auction, Buchanan GM, and Antrim way Honda.  Chase is laid back and easy to get along with.  He is looking forward to helping you get the part you need to fix your car or truck.  Come on in today and let Chase help you!



Nancy Burns, Customer Service Representative

Sandi Leissler, Customer Service Representative

Laura Minnick, Customer Service Representative

Laura has been with Hamilton for almost 10 years now and has been a part of customer service for 35 years.  Before she was at Hamilton she was a Human Resources direction and a furniture warehouse manager.  Laura has been married for 30 years, has a deep affection for the Amish country and their way of life and is active in her Methodist church serving on committees.  She was voted the Woman of the Year in 2013 by the United Methodist Women Committee.  Come in today and let Laura help you with whatever you need!