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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

  • Michael Colagiovanni
    Business manager

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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

  • Jeff Irzyk
    General Sales Manager - Premier Kia

    Jeff has been with the Premier Automotive Group for more than 14 years - serving in various variable operations capacities - including sales, finance and now General Management.  Jeff is an incoming class of 2019 at the prestigious NADA Academy in Virginia where he will study all facets of the automotive retailing industry.

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

  • Carl Field
    Service & Parts Manager - Premier Kia

  • Shaun Daly
    Parts and Accessories Manager - Branford

    Shaun is originally from Branford, but now calls North Branford his home.  He has been with us for more than seven years, but has a total of 18 years of customer service experience.  He has also owned and worked on 32 of his own vehicles, and has extensive knowledge in the accessory aspect of the parts department.  

  • 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.