The Newton Nissan South Team

Mike Abbondanza

Owner

Mike and his wife, Karen, have two beautiful daughters, Molly and Lucy. Originally from Michigan, he gained his passion for cars while attending college at Northwood University. He is a huge hockey fan, and enjoys being on the lake with his family.

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Mike Castro

Co-owner & General Manager

Mike and his wife, Regina, have a beautiful baby girl named Reese Caroline. Although you wouldn't be able to tell from his accent, Mike was born and raised in New York. He is a fantastic cook, and enjoys boating and playing sports. Mike's favorite car is the Nissan Armada.

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Johnny Moss

General Sales Manager

Johnny and his wife have been married for over ten years and have a beautiful daughter, Liberty. He grew up just down the road in Murfreesboro, TN. Johnny has been in the automotive industry for over fourteen years and his favorite vehicle is the Jeep Wrangler.

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Michelle Nevels

Finance Manager

Michelle and her husband, Michael, have three beautiful children. When she was little, her childhood heroes were the Ninja Turtles (her favorite turtle to this day is Raphael). Michelle is genuine, kind, and always goes the extra mile for her customers. We're excited to announce that she has recently been promoted to Finance Manager!

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Tori Andrews

Nissan Specialist

Tori grew up in Shelbyville and later to went to college in one of her favorite cities, Chattanooga. The love of her life is her sweet dog, Sandy, who she's had as a pet since high school. Tori loves her job because buying a car changes people's lives for the better, and she loves getting to be a part of it!

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Lynn Buchanan

Owner Loyalty Manager

Lynn Buchanan has been married to Tommy for 11 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, including her three kids and two grandchildren. Her favorite Nissan is the Murano, but her all-time favorite car is the 1968 Mustang convertible. She has been with Newton Nissan South for over a year.

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Blake Wagner

Nissan Rental Car Specialist

Blake grew up in Raleigh, NC, before he made the move to Tennessee. He enjoys playing basketball and golf, watching a good movie, and listening to music. He is also a big LA Lakers and Atlanta Braves fan. His favorite car is none other than the Nissan GT-R.

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Houston Durr

Nissan Specialist

Houston Durr was born and raised in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He has a 3 year old boy named Aaron. In his free time, Houston enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He has been in car business for over a year and his favorite car is a 2003 Cobra.

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Nate Sartin

Sales Manager

Nate Sartin is originally from Bell Buckle, TN, and has been working in the auto industry for 5 years, and he loves doing anything that involves cars--driving, fixing, and, of course, selling. His favorite car is a Convertible Z, which he has even named: Frank!

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Don Skebo

Nissan Specialist

Don Skebo is originally from Middle Tennessee. He recently joined the Newton Nissan South family. In his free time, he enjoy woodwork and building cars, and his favorite car is a TVR Sagaris.

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Luisa Suazo

Nissan Specialist

Luisa was born in Honduras, and grew up in Shelbyville. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and having fun!

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Charlie Brown

Nissan Specialist

Charles is original from Georgia, but now lives in Murfreesboro. In his free time, he enjoys exercise and reading.

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KP Paulding

Nissan Specialist

KP is originally from Detriot, MI, but now lives in Bell Buckle. Interesting fact about KP: he was adopted when he was 4. In his free time, he enjoys working out, boxing, and karate. He hopes to become an actor one day!

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Katie Rosenbaum

Marketing Manager

Katie is originally from Knoxville, and she moved to Nashville in 2017 to work for Newton Nissan. She is a Tennessee softball fan, and loves traveling. Fun fact: Katie lived in India for 2 years!

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Cam Jones

Parts Manager

Cameron, or Cam, has been married for 33 years to his wife Melinda, and they have a set of twins. He loves traveling, and has been to 38 states and 9 different countries!

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Mark MacDonald

Nissan Specialist

Mark is originally from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has been married to his wife Jenny for 6 years. They have two beautiful children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching the Boston sports teams.

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Chris Miller

Nissan Specialist

Chris is originally from Boston, MA. You may find Chris on the golf course in his down time, or any place that he can watch his favorite Boston sports team take the field. He has been in the automotive industry for many years and his favorite car is his 2014 Nissan Pathfinder.

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Ron Golden

Nissan Specialist

Ron was born and raised in Nashville, TN. In his free time, he enjoys walks at the lake and spending time with family.

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Anthony Hernandez

Express Service Advisor

Anthony is originally from Michigan, and has lived in Shelbyville for a few years now, after he retired from the military. He is married to Adella and they have four kids.

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Tim Green

Sales Manager

Tim has lived in Shelbyville for several years now, and really enjoys living here. He's been married to his wife for 21 years, and they have a daughter and son together. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and fishing and sports.

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Arisha Welker

Internet & BDC Manager

Arisha lives in Murfreesboro, and has three children. In her free time, she enjoys baking homemade goodies, as well as singing and writing music. Everyone in her family has an instrument that they play to join in!

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Paul Welker

Sales Manager

Paul grew up in Middle Tennessee. His been married for 10 years. In his free time, he enjoys watching football and going to the beach.

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Dalton Barry

Nissan Specialist

Dalton has lived in Christiana his whole life. The car business runs in his family. In his free time, he volunteers with Fire & Rescue Rutherford County. He loves sports, and plays softball for a traveling team.

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Cassidy Phillips

Receptionist

Cassidy has lived in Shelbyville her whole life, and loves it here! In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing and spending time with her family. Her favorite car is the Nissan Altima Coupe!

Joel Marks

F&I Manager

When Joel was growing up, his childhood hero was the 3rd baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies, Mike Schmidt. He still loves baseball, but now has a beautiful wife and two children that capture his attention. Joel loves being a part of the Newton Nissan family and creating happy customers for life.

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Dan Goguen

Sales Manager

Dan loves cooking, golfing, and traveling with his family. He's been in the automotive industry for over twenty years, and his favorite vehicle is his 2017 Nissan Titan. Fun fact about Dan: He's a huge Patriots fan!

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Rebecca Hargrove

Service Advisor

Rebecca is married and has an eight-year old son. In her free time, she's a self-proclaimed homebody who enjoys being at home with her family!

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Jamie Robinson

Nissan Specialist

Jamie grew up in Winchester, TN. He is the middle child and only boy with an older and younger sister, and he loves spending time with his dogs in his free time!

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