Van Syckle Kia

Meet Our Staff

Dealer Principal

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R. Peter Van Syckle
Dealer Principal

Management Team

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Edward Viner
General Manager
(207) 947-4559 Ed has worked for this dealership since 1981, and been the General Manager for most of that time. He is married and has two children. Ed is an accomplished pianist, and his children have carried that legacy in to their own lives as career musicians. His tastes in music and other entertainment is varied, and he is an avid sports enthusiast. He follows the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Dallas Cowboys. He is an excellent leader, and is absolutely key to the success of this dealership. We are all proud to be a part of his team.
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JJ Adams
General Sales Manager
(207) 947-4559 x123 JJ Adams is the foundation that the team is built upon. JJ has been in the Bangor sales market for almost two decades, and does an excellent job making sure his team works extra hard to find the right car for their customer each and every time. He has a thirst for cars, stating that he has owned "140" or so in his lifetime. He enjoys outdoor activities, and spending time with his daughter at their home in Glenburn.
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Mike Kearns
Sales Manager
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Andrew Davis
Sales manager
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Chris Aquilina
Sales Manager
(207) 947-4559 x141 Chris has been with Van Syckle Kia for two years. He has been awarded as a member of the Kia Elite for his sales performance. He is a sports enthusiast both as an observer of the Lakers, Chargers and Patriots, as well as a participant playing basketball, frisbee golf and swinging a golf club. He is recently married, and they are expecting their first child. He owns a home in Orrington, where they live with 3 cats, 2 turtles and a dog. We are pleased to have him on our team!

Finance

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Lance Allard
Finance manager
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Justin Hatch
Finance Manager
Call 207.947.4559 x140 Justin has been a part of the team for several years, bringing a wealth of customer service experience to his role. He is married and recently became a proud daddy to a little boy. He is a fan of country music, and enjoys watching comedy or westerns. Like many of the team, he shares a passion for sports, following all the Boston sports teams in addition to his participation in softball, golf and fishing. Justin reports that "working here is like being with family." We couldn't agree more!!

Business Development & Internet

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Joe Bennett
Product Specialist
207.947.4559 x143 Joe comes to us from the great state of Texas. He has been an enthusiastic representative of the auto industry his entire life, and brings a wealth of Kia knowledge to our store. Joe enjoys spending time with his family when he is able to, and hopes to one day run his own store. His experience and knowledge have made him a valuable asset to the team here.

Product Specialists

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Jeff Mikowski
Product specialist
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Jeremy Everett
Product specialist
(207) 947-4559 x136 For those who have had the opportunity to meet with Jeremy, they understand how hard he works at his job. When he isn't working, Jeremy enjoys outdoor sports such as snowmobiling in the winter, and working out at a local gym. Jeremy is committed to his family, and has a daughter who recently celebrated her first birthday. It is a pleasure having Jeremy on our team.
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John Costello
Product specialist
(207) 947-4559 x128 John has been with Van Syckle Kia since July of 2013. He has received the Kia Elite award for his performance selling new vehicles. John lives in Brewer with his faithful canine companion Bethany. He is an enthusiast for firearms that were produced up until the end of World War II, and he collects coins. He is a self-proclaimed "adrenaline junky," as evidenced by his recent thirst for skydiving. His goal is to climb all the major peaks in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. John brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and we are thrilled to have him on our team.
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Keith Fennelly
Product Specialist
(207) 947-4559 x121 Keith came to us with extensive experience is the auto business. He likes hunting, fishing and is involved in fitness training. Keith is currently an active member of the Army National Guard. He has 3 children. Keith enjoys comedy movies and movies of a historical nature. He travels as often as possible, usually visiting historical sites around the country. He follows the Red Sox and Patriots. Keith reports that he enjoys his time at our store, pointing out the friendly atmosphere and great management. Keith is ready to show you your next car! Give him a call.

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