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  • Palmiero Toyota


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  • Joe Palmiero
    Chairman of the Board
    814-208-8973

    Joe Palmiero opened the doors in 1981 with the goal to exceed customers expectations. Joe resides in Cranberry with his wife Linda.

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  • Allison Palmiero Brady
    President and General Manager
    814-261-0266

    Allison was born and raised in Meadville. She graduated from Meadville Area Sr. High in 1988, and from Allegheny College in 1992 along with her husband Tim. She returned to the Dealership in 1995 after working for Toyota Sales from 1992-1995 in the New York Region. Allison lives in Meadville with her husband Tim; their son Nicholas currently attends Penn State University at University Park. If there is anything I can help you with please feel free to email me.


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  • Brian Harrison
    Vice President of Sales
    814-261-0266

    Brian Harrison graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, OH in 1995 with a degree in economics. He later returned to school at Northwood University in Midland, MI where he graduated with degrees in automotive marketing and management. Since his graduation from Northwood, in 1997, Brian has been employed with Palmiero Toyota. Brian is married to his wife Deanna and together they have 3 beautiful children: Laurel, Ty, and Max.

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  • Michael Ross
    Vice President of Operations
    814-261-0266

    Mike Ross is a 32 year veteran of the automobile business. He has been with Palmiero Toyota Scion since 1981 and runs the business with his partners' Allison Brady and Brian Harrison. Life long resident of the Conneaut Lake/Meadville area. Mike and his wife Helen have a son and a daughter who both graduated from college. In his free time he enjoys motorcycling, playing golf and staying fit.

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  • Danny O'Shurak
    Sales Manager
    814-261-0266

    Danny started at Palmiero Toyota in May of 2011. Danny and his wife Ashley live in the Meadville area with their dog. In his free time Danny enjoys playing and coaching hockey.

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  • Don Lang
    Corporate Used Car Manager
    814-261-0266

    Don has been with Palmiero since October of 2005. Born in Meadville and raised in the car business, Don is eager to help Palmiero customers meet their needs. After graduating from Grove City College in 1979, Don met Diane and has now been happily married for over 30 years. They have 2 sons in which they couldn't be more proud, Michael and David.

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  • Bill Barnes
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    814-261-0266

    William Barnes* Available by Appointment * Bill has been with Palmiero Toyota since 1989. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, music, and traveling.

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  • Jim Britton
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    814-261-0266

    Jim BrittonJim was born and raised in Erie and currently resides in Conneaut Lake. He attended McDowell High School and was a member of the football and baseball teams where he was an all-state award winner in both. He graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelors Degree in English. Jim enjoys sports and the outdoors. Stop in anytime and I will do my best to answer any questions that you may have.

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  • Lance Hollabaugh
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    814-720-9740

    Lance Hollabaugh Lance has over 15 years of sales experience in the Meadville Area. He has been with Palmiero Toyota since 2012 and continues to be excited to work with his team and his community. Lance strives at providing the best sales experience and providing excellent customer service long after the sale. Lance is a certified Toyota sales and leasing consultant with a wide range of knowledge of the entire automotive industry. He and his wife Jen have been married since 2010 and have two active sons and a beautiful daughter; Alex, Brayden and Caycie. Lance keeps busy with his two sons sporting activities and spending time with his wonderful family. In his free time he also enjoys snowboarding, volleyball and golf. Contact Lance if you're looking for a friendly and knowledgeable sales consultant to guide you through the vehicle buying process!

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  • Chad Adams
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    814-450-5771

    Chad has worked in the Sales Department at Palmiero Toyota since April of 2015. He resides in Saegertown. When Chad's not selling vehicles and making new friends here at the dealership, he enjoys camping and riding dirt bikes

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  • Dan Marvin
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    814-261-0266

    Dan attended Maplewood High School and was a member of Cross Country and the Basketball team. He attended Edinboro University receiving a Bachelors Degree in Sports Administration. He has been with Palmiero Toyota since February 2018. Dan enjoys playing basketball and spending time with friends and family. Contact Dan if you're looking for a friendly and educated sales consultant to help you through the vehicle purchasing process!! 

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  • John Snedeker
    Sales and Leasing Consultant
    814-261-0266 ext 1222

    John was born and raised in Meadville and currently resides in Cochranton with his wife Kim and youngest son Zach. He has three children, Kayli 29, Tate 25 and Zach 16. He also shares the house with two dogs, Dasher and Miley. John brings over 10 years experience in the insurance field and over 10 years experience with auto dealerships. John enjoys spending time with his family, walking the dogs with his wife, and playing golf with his friends. He is a basketball fan and has coached elementary and AAU basketball in his spare time. Please stop in or call John if you have any questions on leasing or purchasing a vehicle and he will do whatever he can to help you!

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  • Shaun McKinsey
    Finance Manager
    814-261-0266

    Shaun has been with the Palmiero Family since February of 2002. He has been in the car business since 1994. When he's not enjoying some well deserved time with his family, you might be able to find him most weekends watching his son's hockey tournaments or his daughter's dance competitions. Shaun also tries to attend as many Nittany Lion football games as possible and he loves to watch the six time world champion Pittsburgh Steelers play!

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  • Cybill Laughery
    Mobility Financing


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  • Carrie O'Shurak
    Business Development Manager & Insurance Producer

    Carrie was born and raised in Cochranton. She graduated in 2009 from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelors Degree in Business. Carrie and her husband, Zane, currently reside in Meadville. In the warmer months, Carrie enjoys kayaking and spending time outdoors.

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  • Darla Adams
    Service Manager
    814-261-0266

    Darla AdamsDarla has been with Palmiero since May of 1988. She lives in Conneaut Lake and has a son and 2 grandchildren. Darla enjoys quilting, baking, playing golf, and her new adventure of motorcycling.

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  • Kim Christie
    Assistant Service Manager
    814-261-0266

    Kim Christie Kim started working at Palmiero in 1997. She enjoys reading, watching Nascar, and spending time with her dogs.

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  • Matt Izbinski
    Service Writer
    814-261-0266

    Matt lives in Meadville. He has been a Service Writer with Palmiero since June of 2016. In his spare time he coaches volleyball at Meadville Area Senior High School. He enjoys many outdoor activities such as riding ATV's, fishing and camping. He also loves to spend time with his dog Luke!

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  • Matthew Scowden
    Service Writer

    Matthew started at Palmiero Toyota in April of 2017. He has a bachelor's degree in Political Science which he obtained from Edinboro University. He is also proud to be an Emergency Medical Technician. Matthew enjoys playing ice hockey, soccer, softball and just about anything outdoors. He has been married to his wife Alison since February 2015 and they have one daughter, Kayla. He has lived around this area his entire life and currently resides in Meadville. We hope you will appreciate Matthew's sense of humor and positive attitude when you check your vehicle in for service!

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  • Ty Joes
    Service Writer


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  • Dave Petrarca
    Service Concierge

    Dave is our Service Concierge. When you come to our service department he is often who will greet you at the door with a smile and a helping hand. Let Dave know how he can be of service!

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  • Don Smith
    Customer Service
    814-261-0266

    Don has been with Palmiero since 1999. He has been a member of the Venango Fire Department for over 40 years. He is married and has one daughter. He enjoys spending time with his grandson. 

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  • Judy Kohnen
    Service Assistant
    814-261-0266

    Judy joined the Palmiero Toyota family in October of 2017. She was born and raised in Meadville. After living in Florida and North Carolina Judy returned to Meadville to be closer to her family and back to her roots. With her, Judy brings 18 years of experience working with Toyota. While residing in Florida with her husband, Michael, she worked at Southeast Toyota Distributors for nine years. After their move to North Carolina, Judy worked in the Service Department as well as Customer Service for a few different Toyota Dealerships. She is mostly a homebody but does enjoy many things including her cats, sports and the outdoors. Call Judy today and she will be happy to assist you with your service needs! 

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  • Jacob Battin
    Service Assistant
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    Jake has been a proud member of the Palmiero Toyota family since May of 2017. He lives in Cochranton with his family, his dog Gracie and his cat that has remained nameless since 2009. Outside of work Jake enjoys spending time with his family and attending church at CCUB. 

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  • Steve Guianen
    Parts and Service Director
    814-261-0266

    Steve started with Palmiero in 1992. He was born and raised in Erie and now lives here with his wife, 2 sons and daughter.

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  • Jeff Arpin
    Assistant Parts Manager
    814-261-0266

    Jeff has been with Palmiero Toyota Scion for 4 years. Jeff has worked in the Sales Department, in the Service Department and he is now in our Parts Department. Jeff lived in Pittsburgh and moved to Conneaut Lake in 1988. Jeff, his wife Amy and son reside in Meadville. Jeff enjoys Football, Hockey, and the Erie Otters.

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  • Joe Hannan
    Parts Counterperson and Accessory Installer
    814-261-0266

    With an extensive background in the 12v accessories field, Joe enjoys bringing his passion of installations to our customer's vehicles. Besides being born in San Diego, CA and traveling the country, Joe has primarily lived in the Conneaut Lake area his entire life. He has two amazing children, Ariana and Jayden.

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  • Zach Schlosser
    Detailer
    814-261-0266

    Zach has been with Palmiero since Feb. 2000. He is currently an Auto Technician. Zach is married to Aaronne and they are the proud parents of 5 children.

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  • Laura Sweeley
    Parts Counterperson


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  • Mike Cornell
    Master Technician
    814-261-0266

    Mike started at Palmiero in March of 1993. He resides in Meadville with his wife and kids.

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  • Jim King
    Master Technician
    814-261-0266

    Jim has been with Palmiero Toyota Scion since April 3, 2000. He has been in the automotive business for 29 years. Jim was born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida. Jim has 2 brothers and 8 sisters. He lives here with his wonderful & loving wife Valerie now and has 3 sons and 2 daughters. Jim enjoys rafting, going to races, dancing, and traveling.

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  • Armand Simpson
    Master Technician
    814-261-0266

    Armand has been with Palmiero since April of 2000. He is a Master Technician who takes pride in his work. He married his high school sweetheart and together they are raising their 3 sons: Kevin, Chase & Grant. Outside of work Armand enjoys spending time with his family, motorcycling and riding ATV's!

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  • Matthew Groll
    Master Technician
    814-261-0266

    Matt graduated from Vo-Tech in 2007. He thanks God everyday for being a Christian. Matt also enjoys hunting.

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  • Rob McGill
    Service Technician
    814-261-0266

    Rob is married. He and his wife are raising their two son's. He grew up in Saegertown and went to Vo-Tech. He joined Palmiero Toyota in 2007 and has been in the Army Reserves since 2010. Rob enjoys participating in demolition derbies.

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  • Josh Alonso
    Service Technician
    814-261-0266

    Josh grew up in Peoria, Arizona and moved to the Meadville Area in 2005. He graduated from Meadville High School in 2012 and attended the Crawford County Vo-Tech. Josh has always had a passion for working with automobiles. 

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  • David Boyle
    Service Technician
    814-261-0266

    David is a Technician and has been with Palmiero Toyota since January of 2014. He resides in Saegertown. When he is not at work he loves to participate in demolition derbies!

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  • Brennon Thornton
    Service Technician
    814-261-0266

    Brennon has worked at Palmiero Toyota as a Technician since July of 2014. He lives in Saegertown. Outside of work Brennon enjoys most all outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, kayaking, camping & riding ATV's.

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  • Tony Notarianni
    Service Technician
    814-261-0266


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  • Dannon Chisholm
    TXM Technician


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  • Maria O'Shurak
    Business Manager
    814-261-0266

    Maria has been with Palmiero Toyota since September 1987. Maria, her husband and two sons reside in Meadville.

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  • Michele Bosco
    Assistant Office Manager
    814-261-0266

    Michele Bosco has been with Palmiero since 1993. She lives in Meadville with her husband and 2 children.

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  • Sharon White
    Title Clerk
    814-261-0266

    Sharon has worked in the automotive industry for over 20 years. She joined the team at Palmiero in September of 2017 and loves her new work environment. Sharon attended Edinboro University where she obtained a BA in Education. She resides in Greenville, Pa and has two children and one beautiful granddaughter. Her interests include: traveling, theater, sports and enjoying life. If there is anything I can do to make your customer experience efficient and resolve any issues that might arise please do not hesitate to ask for my assistance.

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  • Brandi McElhinney
    Receptionist
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    Brandi has been part of the Palmiero Toyota family since August of 2015. She is the receptionist and most likely the friendly face you will see when you enter our building or the helpful voice you will hear when calling our dealership! She lives in Cochranton with her children. She loves the summer heat. Outside of work Brandi enjoys kayaking, hiking, horseback riding and vacationing in the Outer Banks. In the winter months she would like to hibernate!

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  • Bryan Rhoades
    Detailer
    814-261-0266

    Bryan lives in Guys Mills. He is married and has two boys. 

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  • Brian Swavey
    Detailer
    814-261-0266

    Brian started his employment at Palmiero Toyota with the Reconditioning Department in May of 2017. 

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  • Sean Guianen
    Detailer


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