Our Showroom Sales Staff

Our sales staff takes great pride in sharing the wealth of knowledge and experience they've gained from personally using the very same products they sell every day.

Al Gossman

Al Gossman

Manager

Al's performance automotive background is a resource he puts to good use everyday as he helps customers with their varied hot rod projects. A family man, first and foremost, Al likes to attend as many motorsports events as he can and also enjoys an occasional hunting trip.

Mike McKenzie

Mike McKenzie

Assistant Manager

A GM trained automotive technician for twelve years before joining our showroom sales team, Mike counts hot rodders, off-roaders, drag racers and circle track racers among his clients. In his spare time, Mike enjoys drag and circle track racing and attending street rod shows.

Rich Farnsworth

Rich Farnsworth

Rich brought eighteen years of sales high performance counter experience with him when he joined our showroom sales team. A veteran drag racer, Rich formerly campaigned an 8-second, alcohol injected Chevy pickup. He also owns an ultra-rare, "DZ" optioned 1969 Camaro Z-28 with the factory dual quad crossram setup.

Teddy Panagakos

Teddy Panagakos

Teddy's background as an automotive machinist with specialization in cylinder head work, crank welding and block work makes him a valuable member of our showroom sales team. Away from work, Teddy is an avid sports participant who enjoys slow pitch softball, golf and league bowling.

Tom Rutherford

Tom Rutherford

Tom is happy to join the Lane Automotive showroom team as a sales associate. A veteran of 13 years of circle track racing, Tom currently competes in the Outlaw Late Model division at Kalamazoo Speedway. A dedicated racer, Tom tries to attend as many dirt and asphalt circle track races as possible.

Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson

Joe advanced to Showroom Sales after spending three and half years elsewhere in the company. Joe enjoys all forms of motorsports and is well versed in all aspects of the automotive field. He and his fiance Kirsten enjoy spending their spare time attending races, car shows and swap meets when ever possible.

Calvin Swartzendruber

Calvin Swartzendruber

Calvin's experience includes more than 20 years of hard parts automotive sales management. He enjoys spending his spare time in the garage with his two sons repairing older model vehicles. When he's not under the hood of a car, Calvin attends motor sport events, air shows or is tinkering with small engines. Calvin has a zest for anything gasoline powered.

Caleb Mullauer

Caleb Mulauer

Caleb started out in the Content Data Department. After two years he transferred to Showroom Sales. Caleb enjoys road racing, autocross and offroad but has a general interest in all things automotive. In his spare time he is usually working on his 1973 Porsche 914 or spending time at the local race tracks.

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