Meet Our Staff at Marlow Ford in Luray Virginia

 Luray Motor Company was originally started in 1915. It was purchased by John Marlow in November 2000 and became know as Luray Ford. In August of 2002, land was purchased on US Highway 211. A new facility was constructed. They became know as Marlow Ford, the third dealership in the Marlow Automotive Group.

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Marlow Automotive Group Management

John Marlow
Marlow Automotive Group, Chairman

Emily Marlow Beck
Marlow Automotive Group, President

John Noble
Marlow Automotive Group, Chief Financial Officer

Ed Sullivan
Marlow Automotive Group, Service & Parts Director

Mike Fudge
Marlow Automotive Group, Human Resources Director

Brian Nieves
Marlow Automotive Group, eCommerce Director


Marlow Ford Management

Ben Saadatmand
General Manager

Ben, who joined the Marlow team in 2016, and who has worked in the automotive dealership industry since 1985 in Harrisonburg and Winchester, brings Marlow and its customers his extensive sales, finance, and management experience.  Mr. Saadatmand was also the owner and operator of an independent auto dealership in Harrisonburg.


Ben is a long-time resident of Harrisonburg, he is married with five children, and he is passionate about designing and completing renovation projects, and playing the drums and congas.  Mr. Saadatmand's favorite part about the community is that "the people are truly friendly."


Professionally, Ben's goal is to "put the customer first" by striving to treat each customer like he would treat his own family member, by listening intently to each customer's unique needs, and by working to earn his or her trust and friendship.  Mr. Saadatmand thoroughly enjoys the car business, and he finds great satisfaction in helping a customer achieve his or her needs, as well as assisting the dealership accomplish efficient operations.  Ben's first car owned was a blue, 1967 Pontiac Catalina Fastback, and his "on the lot" dream car is a black, Ford GT.  Mr. Saadatmand's favorite quote is, "Where there's a will, there's a way." - English Proverb

Chris Dooley
Sales Manager

Jimmy Troxell
Finance Manager

Anthony Cox
Service Manager

Anthony, who re-joined the Marlow team in 2016, and who has worked in the automotive dealership industry since 1985, brings Marlow and its customers his extensive service and management experience.


Mr. Cox is a Maryland native and Page County resident, and he is married with two children.  Anthony's passions include drag racing, and camping with his family.


Professionally, Mr. Cox takes great satisfaction in successfully fixing a customer's vehicle, and Anthony strives to maintain a laser beam focus on the needs of each and every customer, "and then everything will fall into place."  Mr. Cox's first car owned was a blue, 1973 VW Super Beetle.  His "on the lot" dream car is a black, Ford F-450 diesel truck.

Jennifer Rines
Office Manager

Jennifer joined the Marlow team in 2007, and she is a Page County native and Rileyville resident.


Ms. Rines is married with two children, and her passions include canoeing, kayaking, and philanthropic work in the community (she serves on the Board and/or volunteers for several local non-profits).  Jennifer's favorite part about the community is that it's family-oriented, and that it has a small town feel.


Professionally, Jennifer emphasizes the importance of listening patiently to customers, taking a sincere interest in them, and working earnestly to help them.  Ms. Rines' first car owned was a red, 1987 Ford Escort.  Her favorite saying is, "Hakuna Matata."

Doug Thompson
Parts Manager


Sales Department

Eddie Davis
Sales Consultant

Eddie joined the Marlow team in 1996, and he brings the dealership and its customers his extensive background working in retail and sales.


Mr. Davis is a North Carolina native and Luray resident.  Eddie, who fills-in routinely for his church's preacher, is a proud owner of two cats and a bird (Bubba, Booger, and Bud).  Bud's the bird.  Mr. Davis considers himself a "foodie," and he is a passionate fan of the New Orleans Saints.  Eddie's favorite part about the community is its natural beauty and mountains.


Professionally, Eddie strives to be honest with every customer, and most importantly, to "be himself."  He enjoys the fact that no day working in the car business can ever be predicted, or the same.  Mr. Davis' first car owned was a white, 1968 Chevy Impala, and his "on the lot" dream car is a silver and red, Ford Mustang Boss, Laguna Seca.  If you've ever taken test drive with Eddie (the radio is always tuned to the "Elvis station"), you won't be surprised that his favorite saying is, "Thank you, thank you very much." - Elvis Presley

Matt Cloude
Sales Consultant


Service Department

Heather Ann Wey
Service Writer

Kim Judd
Service Writer

Marcus Wisecarver
Service Technician

Malcom Wood
Service Technician

Malcom joined the Marlow team in 2013, and he has worked in the automotive dealership industry since 1982.


Mr. Wood is a Rileyville native and resident, and he is the proud parent of one child.  Professionally, Malcom's goal is to fix each customer's vehicle right, the first time.  Mr. Wood's first car owned was a black, 1964 Ford Galaxy. 

Bill Cook
Service Technician

Matthew Coffman
Service Technician


Parts Department

Wally Eackles
Parts Advisor

Chuck Plummer
Parts Advisor

Mr. Plummer joined the Marlow team in 2016.  While at the age of eight, Chuck began begging his parents to buy him a muscle car for Christmas, and as a teenager, he delivered car parts after school, Mr. Plummer has formally worked in the automotive industry since 1980.


Chuck is passionate about muscle cars, animals, and spending time at the beach.  Mr. Plummer's favorite part about the community is that "the people are genuine."


Professionally, Chuck strives to consistently exhibit positivity and politeness to each and every customer that enters the service lane.  Mr. Plummer's first car owned was a B5 Blue, 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner.  His "on the lot" dream car is a Ford F-150 Raptor truck. 


Detail Department

Brian Hill
Automotive Detailer

Wyatt Blakely
Car Washer


Customer Service & Business Development

Darlene Darnell

Jessica Peters
Multi Media Specialist

Leslie Stewart
Warranty Administrator

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