The Newton Nissan Team
Our people are the heart and soul of Newton Nissan of Gallatin. That may sound cliché, but it’s true. From our management and sales team to our technicians and financing specialists, each person willingly provides their expertise in a friendly and courteous manner. Rather than just showing you our team, we wanted to give you a chance to get to know them, so watch the videos below and learn a little more about the folks you’ll be dealing with when you visit Newton Nissan of Gallatin.
Ryan MartinGeneral Manager
Ryan is a former minor league catcher for the Atlanta Braves. He and his beautiful wife, Melissa, reside in Gallatin with their son. While you're visiting our Nissan store, you'll probably get to hear Ryan's most famous trait... his extremely audible laugh!
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Josh VinklerNissan Finance Manager
Josh was actually raised in the seaside city of Corpus Christi, TX, until he moved to Hendersonville, TN with his family in 1999. He is the proud father of a wonderful six year old daughter. Josh has a pleasant, easy-going personality & a quiet wit that has the effect of making customers feel both relaxed & unhurried. In addition to what he refers to as his all-around “general awesomeness”, Josh is a true Mustang enthusiast & very much enjoys working on his 500hp stallion! Sidenote: Destiny fans will appreciate his Warlock prowess in leading & tracking.
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Nick is originally from upstate NY, but moved to Nashville about 10 years ago. He has a wife, Casey, and three kids.
Nissan Service Advisor
David Stone has been married to his wife, Kelli, for 22 years. They have two children, Zack and Samantha. David was raised in Bellbrook, Ohio. He enjoys spending his time in church, playing shooting sports, camping, and fishing. His favorite vehicle is his very own 2010 Nissan Titan PRO-4X. He has been in the auto industry for 11 years. He is an Honorably Discharged Veteran of The US Army and The USMC.
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Tim ClarkNissan Sales Manager
Tim has been apart of the Nissan team since 2000. He loves kayaking, biking, and spending time with his son, Dalton, who also works for Newton Nissan. His favorite car was his '86 Monte Carlo. Interesting fact about Tim: He loves cars... he's had 53 of them!
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Sam HuyFinance Manager
Sam is originally from Nashville, and he has been married to his wife Megan for 6 years. In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, playing video games, and photography. Interesting fact about Sam: his family is originally from Cambodia, and he has traveled and stayed there for 3 weeks!
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Robert JuddNissan Specialist/Special Finance Manager
Robert was born in Alaska, and grew up in many different places as a military kid, and has been married to his wife Jessica for 9 years. His favorite car is a '67 GTO. In his free time, Robert likes spending time with his family and fishing.
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Roger BlackburnNissan Merchandising Director
Roger grew up on a small farm in western Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Army & is the proud father of three. Serving in the community & helping others is one of his passions. Roger has traveled to Germany, Costa Rica, & the Virgin Islands, but is most interested in hearing the adventures of others! His favorite vehicle is the Nissan Titan, due to its spacious styling, horsepower, & capabilities.
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Sheryl MorrisOwner Loyalty Manager
Sheryl Morris has been a member of the Newton Nissan team since July of 2015. She has three children, MacKenzie who is 17, Megan who is 11, and her youngest, Ethan, who is 7. She was born in Jacksonville, FL and has since lived in Maggie Valley, NC and Gallatin, TN. She enjoys reading, kayaking, running, and spending time with her family. She is also a fan of the Nashville Predators.
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Katie RosenbaumMarketing Manager
Katie is originally from Knoxville, and she moved to Nashville in 2017 to work for Newton Nissan. She is a Tennessee softball fan, and loves flying. Fun fact: Katie lived in India for 2 years!
Kyle PeacockParts Manager
Kyle is originally from Portland, TN. He and his wife have two kids, Caleb & Kayla Jo. In his free time, he coaches his daughter's softball team and travels with his son's racing group! His favorite car is the '69 Dodge Charger.
Scott ReyburnParts Specialist
Scott has lived in Portland for the last three years, and has been with Newton Nissan for almost nine years! His favorite car is a Chevrolet Camaro.
Edd PhillipsParts Specialist
Edd lives right here in the Gallatin area. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and fishing.
Bobby SmithParts Specialist
Bobby is from Mt Juliet. He has a daughter named Maddy. In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle.
Matthew McSwainNissan Specialist
Matthew is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, and is married to Miranda. When he's not at work, he loves doing anything outdoors and spending time with his family. He also has done mission work in Mexico and Peru. His favorite car is a 1957 Chevy Belair, and he has been in the car industry for 6 years.
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Paul DillardNissan Specialist
Since his father served the United States Air Force, Paul grew up traveling around the world. His family was stationed in the Netherlands for eight years, where Paul graduated High School. He loves cars and people, so it makes perfect sense for him to be working at Newton Nissan. Paul's favorite vehicle is the 1998 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo.
Brandon BendermanInternet Manager
Brandon has been with Newton Nissan for three years now. His favorite vehicle is the Nissan Titan because of its dependability. He enjoys working with people every day, seeking to do his best to put them in a new or used vehicle that best meets their needs.
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Jon SwindleNissan Sales Specialist
James SheppardNissan Specialist
Robert ThomasNissan Sales Specialist
Nick TiceNissan Sales Specialist
Collin GervaisNissan Specialist
Collin Gervais was born & raised right here in Nashville! He has been working for over three years with the Nissan brand; of which his favorite model is definitely the Maxima. He is currently in the 5th Nissan of his own, having owned a Sentra, two Altimas, & two Maximas! Fun fact about Collin: he also admittedly loves Apple products; this has earned him the title of our resident "tech guru". Collin’s customers are well known for keeping in touch & following him via social media.
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Hasna DurakovicReceptionist and Service BDC
Hasna moved to this area two years ago with her family. In her free time, she loves to hang out with friends and go shopping.
Dalton ClarkService Advisor
Daryl OldfieldNissan Specialist
Zach NewtonNissan Specialist
Mitch RobertsService Advisor
Moses DumasNissan Specialist
Moses is originally from Chicago, and moved here in 2013. He's been married to his wife for 24 years and has 4 beautiful daughters. In his free time, he spends time at church events such as visiting the sick, and he also loves spending time with his family.
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Ian IshamNissan Specialist
Ian has always loved cars since growing up around his father's dealership. Ian loves to spend his free time working on cars, riding or working on motorcycles, or collecting watches. His favorite part of working at Newton Nissan is the feeling he gets when someone gets the right vehicle at a great price!
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Stevie CriderNissan Specialist
Stevie is originally from Powder Springs, GA. His wife and their family moved to Hendersonville, TN so that she could pursue music in Nashville. He has 3 kids ages 13, 12, and 6. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf as much as possible. Fun facts: He played baseball and golf in college, and he's also written multiple theme songs for outdoor television shows.
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