Premier Auto Group | Executive Management Staff

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  • Robert Alvine
    President and General Manager
    (203) 643-1201

    Bob Alvine is the President of the Premier Auto Group.  Bob started the business in August, 2000 with the desire to create a Subaru dealership that would consistently exceed the expectations of customers.  Bob also wanted a company that was active and invested in the community in which it serves. 

    Bob is a graduate in Finance from the University of Rhode Island (and a Rhody Basketball Fan) and has a MBA from the University of New Haven.  Bob started his career in the banking industry and worked in various positions in Commercial Lending and Finance. 

    Bob is active with the University of Rhode Island Alumni Association, The University of New Haven, the Branford Chamber of Commerce (Board Member), the Amity Club of New Haven and other community organizations. Recently, Bob was named to the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau of Connecticut and to the Board of Directors of Jane Doe No More.  Most recently, Bob was named to the Advisory Board of the University of Rhode Island College of Business.

    Bob is an avid fan and supporter of the University of Rhode Island, and the URI basketball program! Go Rhody!

    Bob is also Chairman of the Subaru of America National Dealer Advisory Board - a position that he cherishes - as he works to help the Subaru brand in the United States.

    Bob has an open door policy at Premier Subaru, so, if you have questions, or simply want to say "hi", please stop up. You can also email him directly or just pick up the phone.  Bob can be heard saying "The Customer is the Reason for Our Existence", so, he would love to hear from you.

    Robert Alvine

  • Kerri Pacheco
    Vice President/GM - Premier Watertown (Subaru and Volvo)

    Kerri comes to us with over 25 years of automotive experience, including experience as an executive with Kia.  As a native Litchfield County resident, she looks forward to assisting our existing and future customers in the area, in all of their automotive needs.

  • David Taylor
    General Sales Manager - Premier Subaru Branford
    (203) 643-1210

    David has been in the auto industry for 7.5 years. He sold cars for 1 year, moved on to a Sales Manager position at Infinity. He then went to Bertera Subaru of Hartford as the General Manager for 3.5 years and later to Garavel Subaru for 1.5 years. We are happy to have David join us as our General Sales Manager here, at Premier Subaru.

    David enjoys spending time with his wife Andrea and working around the farm with his horses, one a recent rescue, a 5 year old morgan named Trinity, and the other,  Delilah, a 14 year old Belgium Cross/ Throroughbred. He also has a Welsh Corgi named Cosmo and some rescue cats for the farm.

  • Carmine Valentino
    General Sales Manager

  • David Thomas
    Sales Manager - Premier Kia

    Dave brings over 13 years of experience in the KIA lineup to Premier.  The West Haven native has previously worked in Milford.  He lives currently in Stratford.  His success comes from his passion for customer service.  When not at work, he spends time with his son, Michael.

  • Jeff Irzyk
    Sales Manager - Premier Watertown

  • Will Petrillo
    Used Car Manager
    (888) 690-6710

  • Rodney Pomerleau
    Business Manager - Premier Subaru Branford
    (203) 643-1218

  • Adam Arsenault
    Business Manager
    (203) 643-1253

    Adam, a veteran All-Star with the Premier Auto Group, now lives in Orange with his wife, their beautiful daughter and their two dogs, Ryder and Katie.  

    He enjoys camping, music, and watching one of his Boston sports teams win another championship.  We don't hold that against him though!

    As an 9 year veteran of the Subaru sales team, Adam has built up a long list of repeat and referral customers. Adam was recently promoted to Business Manager.  

    When he's not at Premier or watching a sporting event, he can be found playing with his two daughters, walking the dogs in the woods, or having a campfire in his backyard.    

  • Sherry Antoni
    Business Manager- Premier Watertown
    (860) 274-8866

  • Victoria Romsky
    Office Manager

    Vicki is a long time member of the Premier family.  She started as an Office Assistant in our Branford location.  We are proud to have her as our Office Manager.  She is pictured with her executive assistant Lilli!  Actually, given Lilli's personality, we probably hired her and SHE selected Vicki as HER assistant!

  • Dave Harger
    Fixed Operations Director/Service and Parts Director

    David Harger is the Director of Premier Subaru's Service, Parts and Accessories Department, as well as the affiliate "etailer"  In his role, David oversees all aspects of the sale of Subaru parts and accessories.  He truly cares about making sure that all of our clients are completely satisfied, even personally running a part to a customer when it just "needed to get there".  Prior to joining Premier Subaru, David was involved on both the parts and service areas in a large Hyundai dealership.  His involvement with the Service Department allows him to know what parts to stock so that we can make sure we have the part in stock that your car requires. 

    David is a Certified Parts Manager by Subaru of America and a multiple year winner of the Subaru of America Circle of Excellence Award for Parts Department Excellence.

    When not at Premier Subaru, David is an avid NASCAR fan (he goes to races!) and a very busy father of 3 children!  David is a resident of Middletown, Connecticut.

    David Harger

  • Carl Field
    Service & Parts Manager - Premier Kia

  • Rob Burgess
    Parts Manager - Premier Subaru Branford
    (203) 643-1223

    Rob Burgess is the friendly face behind the phone in the Premier Subaru Parts Department.  In addition to the daily duties that he has in the Parts Department, Rob also handles the company's EBAY store.

    Rob is a resident of Branford, Connecticut, where he lives with his family.

  • Gregory McLauglin
    Assistant Parts Manager - Premier Kia

  • Laurie Anne
    Director, Social Media
    (203) 643-1208

    Laurie Anne is responsible for implementing the Automotive Groups Social Media marketing plan, which includes blogging, creating online presence/ engagement, monitoring, and reputation management. Laurie is a social butterfly in the social media world! 

The Premier Auto Group employs a staff of professionals seeking to exceed your expectations. We value our client relationships and always seek to treat our clients in a professional and respectful manner.