Two top members of the team at have been promoted, according to owner Dwight Dachnowicz.
Chris Mendicina, formerly the general sales manager of Tarrytown Honda, is now the new general manager. William Loweree, formerly the new car sales manager, is now the new general sales manager.
Dachnowicz said that both men earned their promotions through long hours and hard work that “have had a significant impact on the overall operations and success of Tarrytown Honda.”
Mendicina has 20 years experience in the car business in New York and New Jersey — starting out at age 17 at a Brooklyn import dealership. He joined Tarrytown Honda as general sales manager in 2009.
Loweree says he has the car business in his blood — his father, William Sr., owned and operated two domestic dealerships in New Jersey, and Loweree grew up in those stores. As a young man, he did what he termed “odds and ends stuff” for his father and learned about the inner workings of the dealerships.
Loweree officially began his automotive sales career working for other domestic dealerships in New York and New Jersery and in February 2005 he became a salesperson for Rushneck Honda. In November 2006, Dachnowicz purchased that dealership, changed its name to Tarrytown Honda.
Under the new ownership, Loweree achieved Honda’s highest individual honor for a salesperson, Gold Level status, for three years in a row. And in November 2009, he was promoted to new car sales manager.
Dachnowicz says Mendicina and Loweree will be busy at Tarrytown Honda as the dealership is in the process of finalizing plans to build a “an all-new, state-of-the-art facility, designed to give their customers an unequalled experience.”