SALES: Monday-Friday  9:00am to 5:00pm
SERVICE & PARTS: Monday-Friday  8:00am to 5:00pm

Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

PRESIDENT

Kevin Vance
President
613-332-1410 x 238

Kevin is a third-generation dealer, following his father Joe and grandfather Hugh. He started working in the wash bay in 1976 and progressed into his current role in 1993. He is committed to continual improvement, and strives to ensure that all customers are provided with an excellent sales and service experience.

When not at work he likes to spend time with his kids, and enjoys fishing, hunting and anything to do with the outdoors.

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SALES

Matthew Sauter
Sales Manager
613-332-1410 x234 or 613-318-9949

Matthew Sauter joined the Vance Motors team in 2011. Originally from Ottawa, Matthew couldn't be happier living and working in Bancroft. Matthew believes that the small-town advantage, combined with competitive pricing and high standards for customer service make Vance Motors a truly unique dealership. Matthew lives with his wife and young son, who learned at a very young age to ask, "Would you like to buy a vehicle?"


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Charlene Nulty
Sales Representative
613-332-1410 x233

Charlene joined the Vance Motors sales team in 1997 and over the years has developed strong client relationships.  She now refers to many of her customers as personal friends! 

Her customers would tell you that Charlene has outstanding listening skills paired with intense product knowledge.  These qualities allow her to find the right vehicle to fit each individual client's needs and budget!

Outstanding service is why most of Char's clients are repeat customers or customer referrals! 

Come and see for yourself the Charlene Nulty difference.

Charlene resides on Baptiste Lake with her lovely family, and often enjoys riding her snowmobile to the office in the winter time!


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Chris Baker
Sales Representative
613-332-1410 x222

Originally from Toronto, Chris previously sold vehicles in Mississauga for one of the largest dealerships in Canada. After meeting his wife and starting a family they moved to Bancroft, wanting to raise their children where they have more room to play and experience the outdoors. Once here, they decided to have a third child and were surprised with twins!

Chris is proud to have been a part of the Vance Motors family since early 2015, and firmly believes that his business is built on honesty, integrity, and a solid work ethic. Chris' goal is to provide each client with a vehicle that suits their needs and he works hard to ensure that they are satisfied with their purchase in the years that follow. As a result, Chris has many local and long-distance clients who recommend him to their friends and family knowing they are in good hands.

Chris looks forward to earning your business too!

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Michelle Richardson
Sales Representative
613-332-1410x 241

Michelle joined the Vance Motors Sales Team in October 2017 and originally grew up in Aurora, Ontario.  She loves being on the lake fishing, bbqing, bonfires, music, and enjoying quality time with friends and family. 

Michelle has a strong background in Customer Service and Retail Management, but was ready to take on the automotive industry to try something new. Michelle understands the importance of having every client feel acknowledged, appreciated, and treated with respect. Her top priority is to have her customers leaving with a smile and to find them the perfect new or used vehicle that suits their financial needs and lifestyle. She pays close attention to every customer's wish list to ensure she checks off all of the boxes. Lastly, Michelle believes that buying a vehicle should be fun and not a chore! 


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FINANCIAL SERVICES

Gloria Beauclair
Financial Services Coordinator
613-332-1410

Gloria joins the Vance Motors team with previous dealership experience in the area of leasing but enjoys learning new things every day.   Her goal is to ensure that each customer receives quality service and drives away with a smile.

Gloria was originally born and raised in nearby Whitney and went to high school at NHHS.   After years away, she moved back to her hometown to be closer to family.  
She enjoys hiking in the woods with her dog, gardening, ATVing, and sledding with her husband and son (when they slow down enough for her to join them).   


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Dyana Olynyk
Financial Services Manager
613-332-1410

Dyana joins the Vance Motors team with 40 years of previous customer services experience.  Dyana aims to assist each customer with care and honesty, so that their purchasing experience at Vance Motors is top notch.

Away from work, Dyana enjoys canoeing, ATVing, and other outdoor adventures.

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SERVICE

John Bowers
Parts & Service Manager
613-332-1410

With over 25 years of Automotive Industry experience, John joins the Vance Motors team with vital knowledge that will help get your vehicle back on the road.  Previously a Service Advisor, John values each and every customer that walks through the Service door and will ensure that exceptional customer service is provided.

Away from work, John enjoys time with his family.  You may also find him at the local golf course, playing a round or at the rink playing some hockey. 

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Sarah Storey
Appointment Co-ordinator
613-332-1410

Sarah has been at Vance Motors since the Fall of 2017.  She plays a vital role as our Appointment Co-ordinator and takes pride in ensuring your customer experience is top notch!  


Away from work, if you don't find her cooking in her kitchen, Sarah will be gardening or kayaking. 

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Jake Giasson
Service Advisor
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Jake joins our Vance Motors team with 9 years of previous automotive industry experience ranging from custom aftermarket work to service advising.   


In his free time, Jake enjoys working on project cars and taking out his side by side.

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Charlie Barnes
Service Advisor
613-332-1410

With over 50 years of auto industry knowledge and experience, Charlie Barnes plays a huge role at Vance Motors as our Service Advisor.  Charlie has been providing exceptional customer service here for over 12 years, as he values each and every customer that walks through the doors of the dealership.


Outside of work, Charlie enjoys living a life of adventure in his new 2018 Jeep Wrangler.  He also enjoys fishing and hunting in the great outdoors that the Bancroft and surrounding area has to offer.

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Joel Bridgewater
Licensed Technician

Originally from Oshawa, Joel moved to Bancroft 2 years ago to raise his family with the sense of community that can only come from a small town.  Joel has 15 years of experience in the automotive service industry working on all makes and models. He is now proud to specialize in Chrysler family vehicles at Vance Motors.

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Mai Le
Licensed Technician

Formerly from Toronto, Mai has over 17 years of experience in the auto industry.  At Vance Motors, Mai is one of our knowledgeable, Chrysler-trained Licensed Technicians and is eager to help repair your vehicle so that it can get back on the road.  


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Scott Young
Licensed Technician

Scott was born and raised in the Bancroft area.  He started at Vance Motors as a Co-op Student and right after he graduated high school, he began an apprenticeship.  Currently, Scott has over 12 years of automotive industry knowledge and continues to take pride in providing exceptional service for our valued customers.

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Dillon Storey
Licensed Technician

Born In Belleville and raised in Bancroft. All through high school he took automotive classes. Dillon took a two year automotive power course at Loyalist College and started working at Vance Motors April 2015. During his time in college he had the opportunity to see the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show in Las Vegas. Dillon is currently working on getting his full mechanics license. 

Dillon enjoys working on cars and trucks and coming to work every day.

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Brayden Zwicker
Technician Assistant
613-332-1410

Brayden started working at Vance Motors in March 2021 as our Technician Assistant.  His past customer service experience, attention to detail, and hard work ethic make him an integral part of our team.  Brayden takes pride in a job well done as he continues to learn the Automotive Technician trade.


Originally from Mississauga, Brayden moved to Bancroft in 2016 and enjoys spending time ATVing and snowmobiling with his friends and family when not at work

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PARTS

Norm Beaumier
Parts Advisor
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Norm joins our Vance Motors team with 14 years of previous Automotive Industry experience.  As a valued addition to our team, Norm takes pride in providing quality customer service. 


Away from the parts desk, Norm enjoys dabbling in cabinet making and enjoys the peace and quiet that a fishing trip provides.

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Dwayne Meharrie
Parts & Service Advisor
613-332-1410

Dwayne joins the Vance Motors team with 5 years of previous customer service experience.  He seeks to ensure that all customers experience quality care and top notch service.


Outside of work, Dwayne stays busy as the Fire Prevention Officer for Hastings Highlands and the Fire Prevention and Training Officer for the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch, and Raglan.  Away from his volunteer duties, you can find Dwayne horseback riding, ATVing, fishing, and golfing.

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FINE DETAILS

Sandra Snider
Detailing Manager
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A gal from Bancroft area, Sandra (Sam) started working at Vance Motors in the Fine Details department in June 2011.  Her commitment to quality service and attention to detail, makes her a valued member of the team.  Sam is also our Vance Motor's resident chef.

Sam loves to hunt and fish with her family.  Her four grandchildren are her pride and joy


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Jeff Cole
Detailing Technician
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Jeff joins Vance Motors with 8 years of previous Automotive Industry experience, specializing in detailing and polishing.  Jeff's attention to detail and friendly customer service will ensure that your detailing experience is top notch and that your vehicle gets the attention it requires.


Growing up in the GTA, Jeff now lives in the Bancroft area where you can find him cruising on his motorcycle or walking Charlie, his shih tzu.

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Erin Thain
Detailing Technician
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Erin joins our Vance Motors team with 5 years of previous customer service experience.  She takes pride in providing quality service and her commitment to detail will ensure that you drive away satisfied with your clean vehicle.


Away from work, Erin enjoys hiking with her dogs and taking her Charger out for a rip.

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Cassidie Stoner
Detailing Technician
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Cassidie comes to Vance Motors with 4 years of previous customer service experience.  Her friendly smile and attention to detail make her a valued addition to our Fine Details team.


Away from the wash bay, Cassidie enjoys video games and off-roading.  

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ADMIN

Jennifer McCaskie
Office Manager
613-332-1410 ext 237

Jennifer has been with the Vance Motors team since November 2010.  Her responsibilities include all accounting functions for the dealership.  Jennifer is a member of the Secretary Treasurers Association.  Jennifer resides in Birds Creek with her husband and two daughters.

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Teela Fudge
Administrative Assistant
613-332-1410

Teela joined Vance Motors in July, 2018 assisting in the accounting department.  Born and raised in Bancroft, she and her husband moved back from Orono after many years of living there, with the goal of retiring in her hometown someday. 

When not at work, Teela enjoys the quiet living in L'Amable where she enjoys the outdoors and feeding the wildlife.  Although her three children are grown up and living elsewhere, she enjoys when they come to visit.  Teela has one grandson and is awaiting patiently for many many more.

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Bryan Degeer
Digital Marketing Coordinator
613-332-1410

Bryan Degeer joined the Vance Motors Team back in 2017.  Outside of the job, Bryan loves hunting and hockey.  His wife and 3 girls are his life, so whether gymnastics, swimming, or hockey, Bryan and his wife enjoy bussing their kids around in their awesome Caravan!

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