Chris is a 3rd generation car dealer. His grandfather was
a Studebaker and car salesman in Indiana and his father
started Harbor Nissan in 1970. In 1993 through hard work
and dedication, Chris was able to purchase Harbor Nissan
to build what it is today. He attended
Northwood University for Automotive Business, and has been involved in the
business his entire life. Being a true "people person",
it's hard to find someone in Charlotte County that doesn't know him.
Chris really enjoys being on the water, fishing, boating and
spending time with his family.
Debbie knows the car business inside and out,
having been in the business all of her life. She is a
northerner from the Baltimore area and has been
living in Florida for the past 15 years.
Virginia is in charge of marketing and advertising and
one of the most creative members of the staff.
She graduated from Western Carolina University where
she was a member of the Phi Mu sorority and received
a degree in Professional Selling and Entrepreneurship.
She got her ardent love of business from playing monopoly
as a child and still has retained that love today. She was born
and raised in Southwest Florida. She loves fishing, and
boating and spending time with her husband and 3 year old daughter Grace.
Lainey was born on an airforce base in California where her
father worked. She has spent most of her career in the hospitality
industry in California and Florida. She is dedicated to fitness
as she loves to run, boat, go to the gym, bike, and is a 2nd degree
black belt. That aside she is a very friendly woman who would be
gald to help anyone with any problems they have.
The first smile and hello as you enter Harbor Nissan.
Sue is a very cheerful person who has been with
Harbor Nissan for over 5 years. Prior to joining the
Harbor Nissan family, Sue spent 10 years as a preschool
teacher. She is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and
loves to spend time with her 9 year old son.
Aaron has had a few different careers before entering the
automobile industry including work as a chef and construction.
He has also attained the title of pro snowboarder, and two black belts,
one in judo and one in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu. Don’t let that fool you though,
he has been in car industry for almost 15 years and is very
knowledgeable and helpful when it comes to his customers.
During his free time he is a dedicated family man.
A local man who grew up in Englewood, he is an alumni of
Lemon Bay High school. Cody was in the restaurant business
for 15 years before he decided to make a change. Sports are
his thing as he is a huge fan of the Tampa Bay Bucs, Lightning,
and Rays. You might also find him on the firing range as he's an
avid sport shooter. He has been married for 17 years and
has a son that currently attends Lemon Bay.
Martin was born into the automotive industry; where his parents ran a successful car dealership with deep roots in racing; which is still part of the local landscape today. At a very young age he took an interest in business. Martin began exploring business analytics and applied mathematics. He began to formulate the real costs of doing business and developed a true sense of corporate realism.
Martin has raced autos and motorcycles since his youth with Sports Car Club or America, Prostar Motorcycle Racing and many drag race events. He has many top finishes and had a top 4 finish at the Auto Plus Raceway attending the Prostar World Finals Drag Race Event in 1998 in ET.
By the early 90’s Martin decided to start his first business. He opened an audio retail store. An instant success, from 1992 to 2001 he operated the fully staffed retail facility. Yearning to do more, Martin became a licensed real estate and mortgage broker and within a few years he became President of Mortgage Universe and Financial Services in Ft. Lauderdale. He became known industry wide for his sensible and fair practices.
His dedication soon led to his operating other financial companies and training many of the employees in his unique way of doing business using his unique personal touch. By 2013 Martin saw new potential and formed Taylor Marketing in Seattle.
Over the years, Martin has traveled to almost every continent and over 20 countries reviewing how the world does business. His success story is truly unmatched. Helping people has become his single mission statement. Martin entered into the Automotive Sales arena in 2013 mainly for the passion he has for cars. After relocating from Seattle, Washington to South West Florida he joined Harbor Nissan. He has joined the family run business of Harbor Nissan and the premiere automotive company in the world; Nissan. Known for dependability and a great product, Nissan is a great match for his concern for the client of Reliability and Affordability. Martin is making his extraordinary expertise available to others. His personal approach and keen sense of reality have made him a force in today’s business community.
Robert has spent 12 years in the car business. Moving from sales
to internet sales, selling cars is what he is really enjoys. He has lived
in the southwest area of Florida for 5 years but has spent time in
Nevada and North Carolina.
One of the two used car managers Clay has been with company
for over 4 years and over 15 years automotive experience.
Having his roots here in South Florida, clay really enjoys fishing
and riding his motorcycle. Clay is also married and has a wonderful 2 year old boy.
Scott is from Buffalo, NY and graduated from the State University of New York
with a degree in business. He is a veteran in the auto industry with
16 years of experience, working in every department at Harbor Nissan.
He is extremely knowledgeable regarding everything in the industry.
When not at work Scott loves to spend time with his wife and three kids,
one of which now attends FSU.
A person who loves Massachusetts and Florida she has
moved back and forth several times, ultimately deciding
to stay in Florida, she has been working Harbor Nissan for
a total of 5 years. She has always had a strong love for cars,
as she been in the industry for 14 years. When she isn’t doing
accounting she spends her time modifying cars and bringing
them to car shows.
Kim has much experience in the automobile industry as
she has been in it for 25 years. She has spent almost 7
years here and 8 years at a local Ford dealership, all in accounting.
Kim grew up in New York state. She loves to spend as
much time with her family as possible.
Before being the Parts Manager at Harbor Nissan, Bill was the
parts manager at Chrysler for 32 years. He is a family man that
enjoys golfing and fishing in his free time.
A man who loves his job and been at it for over 25 years. He can’t see
himself doing anything else. He's the guy you'll see for any parts
and accessories for your new vehicle.
A man who is dedicated to his craft, Ty spends most of his
time working on cars and at his local church. He spends
7 days a week at the church helping the youths understand religion.
In his past Ty served in the Navy for several years.
He has also worked in the restaurant industry, Harley Davidson
and Ford. He looks to stay here until he retires and continue
to help those in need at his church.
Moving on in his life as a young man from Pennsylvania,
Chet graduated from the University of Miami with a degree
in business. He also has the prestigious position of being a
32nd mason. Chet is one of the most experienced salesmen
on our team, having been in the automobile industry for almost
30 years. He is a 3rd generation car dealer, who owned his
own car lot for 23 years before joining our team. Prior to that
he spent quite a while as a horse dealer. Whether you're driving
away or riding away Chet can provide you with all the information you need.
Jason is a graduate from Virginia Tech with his degree
in Business Administration, he came back to Port Charlotte
to continue the family tradition of selling cars. Jason enjoys spending
time on his boat with his family or snowboarding down
mountain sides in Colorado.
Mike is a Marine, an Eagle Scout and Outward Bound alumni.
Mike knows what it means to protect the interests of others.
He comes from a large family. He has been with the Harbor Nissan
family for almost 3 years and has worked in every department
at Harbor Nissan. His goal is to make sure every customer
has full disclosure about the car that they are purchasing
and make sure they have the best car buying experience possible.
Mike graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree
in Business Administration. Before coming to Nissan,
he was in restaurant management for almost 30 years.
Business has been a big part of his life but he also loves
being outside fishing and hunting. You will always see him with
a big smile on his face and a fishing cap on his head.
One of the busiest men you will see, he is always running around
trying to help customers. After living in California and Arizona he
believes he has found a place in Florida that he can call home.
With over 10 years in car sales, he is sure to help you receive your perfect car.
In his free time, Paul can be found spending time with his wife, teenage son,
and his pets. Be sure to ask him about his pet squirrel.
Another motorcycle lover, you may see him Ray and Clay
riding together around town. Tim has a ton of experience with
the industry as he has been in it for over 30 years with
experience ranging from sales, finance, and management.
Tim has also had the honor of serving in our great nations
military serving in the Vietnam war. He also has a 24 year old
son that is a force recon marine.
You may recognize the last name, as it is the same as Virginia’s,
they are husband and wife. Prior to joining the Harbor Nissan family,
Cameron served with the Army National Guard. He has a background
in Mechanical Engineering, and Finance. Cameron has spent his entire
life in Florida and plans on raising his daughter near the water too. In his
free time he enjoys boating, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his
A graduate of Charlotte High and Florida State with a degree
in political science . Travis has been with the Harbor Nissan
family for over 3 years with experience in sales, commercial vehicles,
and is now one of our most experienced Service Advisors.
Travis' goal is to ensure that every one of his customers is given
a world class service experience. A dedicated father and husband
Travis spends his free time with his wife and children.
Travis is currently training to audition for Sports Jeopardy, wish him luck.