VanDevere: Hi Mike, thank you for taking the time to sit down with us. Congrats on the 6 years at VanDevere! Being a service advisor, what is the best thing about your job?
Mike: The people I work with and the diversity of people that come through the service drive.
VDV: What is the best thing about VanDevere?
Mike: The people and the culture we work in
VDV: What 3 words would you use to describe VanDevere?
Mike: Family, Fun and Energetic
VDV: Enough about work, let’s get to the fun stuff. What do you like to do when not at work?
Mike: I have 4 kids and 6 grand kids and I like to spend time with them. My wife and I do a lot of camping and traveling. Just like enjoying the outdoors.
VDV: That’s awesome. What inspires you?
Mike: My wife. She is a strong-willed person. She has an autoimmune disease and deals with a lot of pain but still keeps on going. I also get inspiration from both my fathers. I was adopted but they both had strong work ethics that they instilled in me.
VDV: Wow your wife does sound like a strong woman. We send our blessings. You mentioned your love of travel, what is your favorite place to go with your wife?
Mike: We love Aruba and the Smokey Mountains.
VDV: Both sound like lovely places. If you could pick one superpower, what would it be?
Mike: Teleportation Even for small things like to go to lunch at the beach.
VDV: We like the way you think. Speaking of lunch or any meal for that matter, what are your favorite local places to eat?
Mike: Brimfield Family Steakhouse, Dos Coronas and La Terraza.
VDV: So you like Mexican food? LOL Ok last question, what is your dream car?
Mike: 1965 Chevy Camaro
VDV: Awesome! Thank you for taking the time to tell us some about you. Congrats again on 6 years and happy traveling!