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 GossmanAl 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 McKenzieMike 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.

Emil SzatkowskiEmil Szatkowski

With twenty-three years as the owner of his own speed shop, Emil fully understands the importance of competent counter sales personnel in the performance aftermarket. He enjoys drag racing with his son, who races a '95 Mustang, and in years past raced his own Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda.

Rich FarnsworthRich 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 PanagakosTeddy 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 RutherfordTom Rutherford

Tom is the newest sales associate to join to the Lane Automotive showroom team. 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 JohnsonJoe Johnson

Joe recently 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.

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