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Greg has been in the Automobile Industry for over 35 years. In 1989 he moved to Anderson, SC and went to work for Piedmont Honda. Since then, Greg, along with a great group of people, has been associated with Piedmont Honda, growing from one franchise to eight: Piedmont Honda, Piedmont Chrysler Jeep Dodge, American Expedition Vehicles, Piedmont Nissan in Anderson and East Coast Honda and East Coast Volkswagen in Myrtle Beach.
Greg and his wife Stacey live in Pawleys Island and have three children, Caroline, Susanna and Newton. Besides the car business as his passion, Greg enjoys spending time in the great outdoors.
"I hope that my passion for the business guides us to deliver top notch products and first class service worthy of our customers' time and investment." Greg W. Smith
Bill is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and has been with Apex Automotive since 1993. Bill enjoys the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Bill and wife Rynde have two children, Kathleen and Drake, and live in Anderson, South Carolina.
Brian was born in Baton Rouge, LA and attended Baylor University in Texas. He moved to Myrtle Beach in 2005. Brian proudly serves on the Product Committee for Volkswagen, and has been with the company for over 10 years. Outside of his busy life at the office, he also makes plenty of time for his wife, Jennifer, and three daughters, Tatum, London, and Annabelle. Brian and his family attend Christ Church in Murrells Inlet.
"I hope to strengthen customer relationships with each and every contact I make, and to make owning a Volkswagen something to smile about."
Kirt began his career with Piedmont Automotive, East Coast Honda's sister store in Anderson, South Carolina, in 1998. He has worked in several departments including sales, service, and parts. In 2006, he and his family relocated to Myrtle Beach and is currently the controller of East Coast Honda and Volkswagen.
Kirt lives in the Carolina Forest area along with his wife Jennifer and their three children, Taylor, Caroline and newest addition, John. He is a member of the Surfside Rotary Club.
Mark is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but lived most of his life in Columbia, SC. He moved to Myrtle Beach in July of 2006. Mark started out in sales 11 years ago, and proceeded to the position of Finance Manager, which led him to his current position of VW Sales Manager. Mark married his wife, Jessica, in May of 2007, and they currently reside in Surfside Beach. Outside of the office, you can find Mark riding around on his golf cart, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Nathan was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, before relocating to Charleston, South Carolina in 1998. Shortly after that, he moved to Columbia, where he attended the University of South Carolina. He began his career with Volkswagen over 10 years ago, and is VW Master Certified and a Generation VW winner for three years standing. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family and going to the beach.
Terry was born and raised in Nebraska, and came to Myrtle Beach 17 years ago. He spent his youth learning about cars, and spent the majority of his life in the automotive service industry. He is a past Master ASE Certified Auto Tech, Master Certified heavy and medium duty truck mechanic, and a Certified Engine Machinest. He transitioned into auto sales in 1997. Terry has been married for over forty years and has one son and two grandsons. He spends his spare time doing stand-up comedy and performing, when he has the opportunity. He is always there to ensure his customers the highest quality in service and make sure that they always find just what they're looking for.
Lamar Richards relocated to South Carolina from Connecticut 21 years ago and has been in the automotive industry ever since. He loves meeting new people, working around people, and solving problems. Outside the office, Lamar is an avid sportsman.
Nancy has worked in the automotive industry since 1982. She relocated to Myrtle Beach in 2003 from upstate New York, and came to East Coast 8 years ago. When she is away from the office, Nancy is keeping up with her football team, the New York Giants. She is always there to offer our parts and service customers a friendly and courteous experience.
Wendy has been a Service Advisor for East Coast Volkswagen for four years. Diverse situations are what "keep her on her toes" and she has two daughters that take after her in that aspect. Getting to know her customers' daily lives, as well as learning about their families and pets, lets them know how important they are to her, and she makes it a personal mission to ensure that every Volkswagen leaves in tip-top shape!
Alan began his career with the Volkswagen brand in January of 1995. He was born and raised in Roanoke, VA, and moved to Myrtle Beach 2 years ago. In his spare time, Alan enjoys spending time with his wife, Brittney, and two children, Landon and Lola, visiting Brookgreen Gardens and going to the beach.
Eddie started with Volkswagen over 12 years ago, 7 of them spent here at East Coast. He is an ASE Master Parts Consultant and an ASE Master Automotive Technician. Many times, you will find him staying past closing to ensure his customers have their vehicles returned to them in a timely manner, or even performing repairs that the customers hadn't even noticed they needed, such as lubing a door hinge or reattaching a loose trim item, and just letting the customer "realize" that it has been done.