Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Denis Lowe
    Owner & Dealer Principal
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  • Dan Laporte
    Owner & Managing Partner
    250-372-5588

    Dan Laporte has been with us at Rivershore Ram for the past 5 years. He brought with him Over 25 years of automotive experience including 11 years working directly for Chrysler Canada holding various positions. He also spent time as Vice President of Canada's largest public Auto Group. Through out his career Dan has lived and worked in Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Cambridge, Windsor, Calgary, Edmonton, Grand Prarie, Dawson Creek and couldn't be more thrilled about finally settling in here in Kamloops.

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  • Steve Hales
    Business Manager
    250-372-5588

    Steve Hales has been with us since 1999. He started in the car business 35 years ago. With two years of sales under his belt he moved into the finance office and has called it home for the last 33 years.

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  • Stephanie Carvalho
    Business Office


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  • Cody Skene
    General Sales Manager
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  • Kevin Dergez
    Sales Manager


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  • Tom Marchant
    Sales Manager
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  • Ciara Wallis
    Vehicle Administrator
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  • Art Marcyniuk
    Sales & Leasing
    250-372-5588

    How long have you been a part of the Rivershore Family?

    I joined the Rivershore team just over 3 years ago.

    Any previous industry experience?

    No. I have spent most of my life in the restaurant and hotel business. I started working as a bus-boy/waiter at the Niakawa Hotel in Winnipeg while taking a Business Administration course at MIT. From there I worked as an accountant before purchasing the Blue River Hotel in 1971. In 1972 I moved to Clearwater where I purchased the Wells Gray Inn which I ran for 25 years. In 1999 I moved into Kamloops where I opened the Traditions Restaurant at the Comfort Inn, then the Grasshopper Pub and then I found my way here to Rivershore.

    Favorite 2015 Model and why?

    I love my Jeep Grand Cherokee. It rides great, lots of room and all of the features are an added bonus!

    If you are not here working where can you usually be found?

    I spend a lot of my free time golfing. Whether it be with friends or my four sons who are all great golfers! I also love to travel, especially Palm Springs, Hawaii and Australia. Over the years I have spent a lot of time playing slow pitch, skiing (both downhill and cross country) as well as lots of hunting and fishing. If I'm not doing any of that then I am probably in the kitchen cooking. I love entertaining and cooking for family and friends especially my grandsons and wife Barbara who I have been with for 54 years.

    What other organizations and/or committees have you been involved with over the years?

    Over the years I have been very active with the Lions Club, Rotary Club, Toastmasters, Chamber of Commerce, Hotel Association, and Tourism BC.

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  • Tyson Skene
    Sales and Leasing
    250-372-5588


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  • Rob Larocque
    Sales and Leasing Consultant


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  • Pam Chatterley
    Sales and Leasing
    250-372-5588


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  • Ernie Ware
    Sales and Leasing
    250-372-5588


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  • Scott McDonnell
    Sales & Leasing
    250-3725588


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  • Don Hays
    Sales
    250-372-5588

    Don has been selling cars for more than 30 years, there's a reason why his previous customers keep coming back: Don sells what they want, what they can afford, and doesn't lie to them. Come on in and experience honesty when purchasing your next car! The Don Hays Experience - Only at Rivershore Ram.

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  • Jerry Winders
    Sales & Leasing
    250-372-5588


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  • Andrew Laporte
    Sales & Leasing
    250-372-5588


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  • Landon Korney
    Lot Manager


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  • Jamie Allen
    Fixed Operations Manager
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  • Craig Calder
    Service Reception
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    Craig has worked for Rivershore for the last 5 years. He first started with us as a highschool student who came in to clean the shop on Saturdays. His career here has grown over the years. He first advanced to customer shuttle and washing cars in our detail department to becoming a full fledged detailer to now being your first contact with our Service Department.

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  • Ian McIntyre
    Tower Operator
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  • Mark Vos
    Service Advisor
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  • Dan Theriault
    Service Advisor
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  • Viktor Kroeker
    Service Advisor


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  • Dewayne Remmie
    Shuttle Driver


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  • Kathy Arasim
    Shuttle Driver


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  • Mitch Lalonde
    Shop Foreman
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  • Steve Lemire
    Technician


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  • Blake Rath
    Technician


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  • Jon Conway
    Technician


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  • Chris Archambault


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  • Derek Odiorne
    Technician


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  • Todd Falez
    Service Advisor


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  • Al Walch
    Accessory Technician


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  • Emily Campbell
    Technician Apprentice


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  • Wyatt Allen
    Shop Assistant


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  • Lyle Russett
    Express Lane Manager
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  • Matthew Kilpatrick
    Express Lane Technician


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  • Connor Humphrey
    Express Lane Technician


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  • Dylan Czajkowski
    Express Lane Technician


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  • Cody Beautler
    Express Lane Technician


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  • Kelly O'Connor
    Express Lane Technician


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  • Brett Steptoe
    Express Lane Technician


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  • Cam Calder
    Parts Manager
    250-372-5588

    Cam has been with us here at Rivershore for the last 9 years. With 30 years industry experience brings a vast amount of parts knowledge to the team.

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  • Mike Letts
    Parts Advisor
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  • Sam Deslauriers
    Parts Advisor
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  • Kailah Braaten
    Parts Advisor
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  • Angela Darvill
    Detail Manager
    250-372-5588


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  • Kevin Hutchinson
    Detail


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  • Wyatt Hornle
    Detail


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  • Jordan Olivier
    Detail


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  • Tiffany Zazulak
    Detail


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  • Chelsea Schurrman
    Detail


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  • Sheri Allen
    Controller
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  • Lili Sandback
    Accounting
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  • Shelly Laporte
    Office Manager
    250-372-5588

    Shelly has worked with us here at Rivershore for the past 4 years. She works in reception as well as with the accounting department. When asked about what she liked working at the dealership she responded "It is something new every day and I love the busy atmosphere. It is very exciting seeing customers driving off the lot in their brand new vehicle. We recently had a couple that bought their very first brand new vehicle after all the kids were gone and all graduated from school, it was finally their turn."

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  • Lisa Czajkowski
    Reception


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  • Rose Winters
    Accounting
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  • Chris Jeffery
    Building Maintenance


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  • Courtney Clark
    IT and Advertising Manager
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