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.
 

Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

Marlow Automotive Group Management

John Marlow
Marlow Automotive Group, Chairman
540-743-5128


8dbf67ef9e414feda0358d2a453c1966
Emily Marlow Beck
Marlow Automotive Group, President
540-743-5128


54847bcb2371474d834df6e46459f055
John Noble
Marlow Automotive Group, Chief Financial Officer
540-743-5128


76e58c0a186442368ab59bc592bae467
Ed Sullivan
Marlow Automotive Group, Service & Parts Director
540-743-5128


09e0dcf474e647a1b6934c653578e69b
Mike Fudge
Marlow Automotive Group, Human Resources Director
540-743-5128


c5b4a6df79e540c4855f32406b94681b
Brian Nieves
Marlow Automotive Group, eCommerce Director
540-743-5128


f2ea506852d84e07b493ad9f8c6e791a

Marlow Ford Management

Ben Saadatmand
General Manager
540-743-5128

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

59657b268ea94a24b65b77650ef220ef
Anthony Cox
Service Manager
540-743-5128

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.

8c58b0592fe94e1895f20c399750dae6
Jennifer Rines
Office Manager
540-743-5128

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."

41ce6c8e61d5447391124c3a9465e4bb
Doug Thompson
Parts Manager
540-743-5128


032515aa161d4f6fa1c1722fba43145e

Sales Department

Eddie Davis
Sales Consultant
540-743-5128


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

7ed5cc185b6846e38619d16cb4fd3452
Tony Battagalia
Sales Consultant
540-743-5128


280a857eda8146d6ada6f50f3e1b5f98
Matt Cloude
Sales Consultant
540-743-5128


574df0f07c134c83b4fff5089696d034

Service Department

Marcus Wisecarver
Service Technician
540-743-5128


6b8696bd28fb42ed8c83f3274f29bfb4
Malcom Wood
Service Technician
540-743-5128

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. 

90d209bfbceb40678fafb0dac3453a6c
Bill Cook
Service Technician
540-743-5128


3210c78e97c14930be0c76e40c98f1b0

Parts Department

Wally Eackles
Parts Advisor
540-743-5128


598403d7e1a04ba08f6ecea8694cab60
Chuck Plummer
Parts Advisor
540-743-5128

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. 

d00aff97ba7a42398ccbe0fab2eb55aa

Detail Department

Brian Hill
Automotive Detailer
540-743-5128


8404883013484b6cb35d3d7f9f330d90
Jerry Mahoney
Automotive Detailer
540-743-5128


44ef4a89d5fa4ce182a7ebee26c00096

Customer Service & Business Development

Darlene Darnell
Receptionist
540-743-5128


230d25cd7f674970be5d27e7da3802db
Jessica Peters
Multi Media Specialist
540-743-5128


5853781077a94e2cbf4d9664beed367a
Catie Holliday
BDC Representative
540-743-5128


b76229105c8a4130b9128902cc24ec24
Peggy Doerwaldt
BDC Representative
540-743-5128


2ddd1206bcf243c8ad2e3b692b2216f6
Leslie Stewart
Warranty Administrator


a54875a6bc8b4791b3259c46e00b7edf
AdChoices
; ;