Meet the Staff of Power of Bowser


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

  • Gary K Bowser
    Owner
    412-469-2100

    Mr Bowser proudly served in the US Navy and now resides in Murrysville.  He attends First United Methodist Church and is a Director of the Western Pennsylvania Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  He has been in the automotive industry for more than 50 years and the Owner of the "Power of Bowser" for 30 years.  He and his wife have 2 sons and both sons are active members in the business.  He is an alumni of Kittaning High School.  He enjoys golfing with his wife and hunting & fishing with his boys.

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  • Scott Baron
    CRM Manager/Customer Service
    ext 1916


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  • West Blumfeldt
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    ext 1603

    West is a sales professional specializing in customer service for an informative, easy (low pressure) and exciting purchase experience.  With over 20 years experience, West is certified to sell all Bowser car and truck lines including Nissan, Subaru, Hyundai, GMC, Buick, and pre-owned vehicles.

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  • Anthony Capozzoli
    Hyundai Sales
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  • Denny Costello
    Internet Sales Team
    412-469-2100 ext 1714

    Denny resides in Bethel Park and is a member of St. Louise de Marillac Catholic Church.  He has been in the automotive industry for 17 years and 15 of those with Bowser.  Denny is also a member of Healthtrax and an alumni of Bethel Park High School.  He enjoys many outdoor sporting activities including tennis, golf, and skiing.

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  • Ed Doyle
    Sales and Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1517

    Ed lives in Bethel Park with his wife and son.  He is a alumni of Peters Township High School and Robert Morris College.  Ed has been in the automotive industry for 18 years and with Bowser for the last 7 years.  Ed spends his evenings and weekends as a professional musician (drummer).

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  • Jimmy Dull
    Subaru Sales Manager
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  • Nick Edwards
    Subaru Asst Svc Mgr
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  • Jeff Empey
    Internet Sales Team
    412-469-2100 ext 1604

    Jeff is a US Army veteran who resides in Glassport.  He is married with two children.  He has been in automotive sales for 12 years and working at Bowser for 9 years.  He graduated from Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington with a Elementary Education major. His hobbies are spending time with his kids, fishing, spending time on his motorcycle and watching football. Jeff was a high school football coach and collegiate girls fastpitch coach in the state of Washington for 9 years before moving to Pittsburgh. 

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  • Thomas Evans
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    ext 1917

    Tom lives in Donora and attends St. Michaels Byzantine Catholic Church.  Tom is a member of American Legion and Russian Club.  He has been in the Automotive industry for 15 years and with Bowser for 3 years.  He is married with one daughter.  Tom is an alumni of Monongahela High School and Westmorland Community College.

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  • Ryan Fazio
    Nissan Sales
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  • Tim Fitzgerald
    General Sales Manager
    412-469-2100 ext 1956

    Tim and his wife reside in Harmony and he is an Elder for the Pittsburgh Revival Center church.  He has been in automotive industry as a Master Sales Manager for GM and Chrysler for 23 years.  The last three years he has been with Bowser.  Tim has four children and six grandchildren.  On his days off Tim enjoys fishing or spending time with family and friends.

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  • CJ Gaudio
    Internet Sales Team
    412-469-2100 ext 1924

    C.J.'s been at Bowser for about 10 consecutive years, and has helped thousands of people get cars for themselves, their families, friends, and co-workers.  He's known for being funny, genuine, and honest.  When he's not at work, he can be found at the gym, mountain biking, or spending time with his family.  He'll take care of you!

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  • Chaz Glisan
    Preowned Internet Sales
    ext 1919

    Chaz is a native of the Uniontown area who now resides in Brentwood with his wife and daughter.  He is a graduate of IUP where he studied business.

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  • Barton French
    Commercial Truck Sales Specialist
    412-349-0725


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  • Jeannie Harris
    GM Finance
    x1919

    Jeannie Harris, the GM Finance Manager, has been in the car business since July, 1987.  She has 3 children, (Tracy, Heather and Bobby), and 3 grandchildren, (Maddie, Ava and Bobby).  Jeannie resides in Finleyville and is engaged to Mike Iams.

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  • Pete Huwe
    Sales and Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1724

    Pete resides in Castle Shannon and is a proud veteran of the US Army.  He has been in the automotive industry for 20+ years and with Bowser for more than 10.  He enjoys his days off golfing, fishing and spending time with his wife and two children.

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  • Bernie Jaras
    Internet Sales Team
    412-469-2100 ext 1518

    Bernie and his wife reside in Sharpsburg with their four children.  He has been in the automotive industry for 8+ years, all of which with Bowser.  Bernie is alumni of Southside Catholic High School and a season ticket holder for the Pittsburgh Penquins. 

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  • Brittany Kemp
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  • Vicki Lambert
    Sales Secretary
    412-469-2100 ext 1600

    Vicki is a current resident of Rostraver and a alumni of California University of PA.  She has been with Bowser for 6 years.  She is married with 2 children and one grandchild.

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  • Moe Lebowitz
    Subaru Sales
    412-469-2100


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  • James Lee
    Wholesale Manager
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  • Don Leon
    Hyundai Finance Department
    ext 1513

    Don is a US Navy veteran.  He lives in Scott Township with his wife of 33 years, Sharon.  He is a member of American Legion post #54.  Don has been in the automotive inudstry for 30 years, 12 of them with the Bowser Automotive Group.  He has 3 duaghters and 4 grandchildren, which is what he likes to do with his spare time, spend it with the children.  Don was also selected as a member of the 2013 Finance & Insurance "Council of Excellence".

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  • Nate Lipinski
    Detail Manager
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  • Karen Long
    Used Car Finance Manager


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  • Anthony Marcone
    Nissan Sales
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  • John Masten
    GMC/Buick Sales Manager
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  • Katie McMullen
    Sales Asst to Mark Michalek
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  • Mark Michalek
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1906

    Mark was ranked #1 GM salesperson in the United States.  He is a resident of Murrysville and been in the automotive industry for 20+ years.  He has been with Bowser for 4 years.

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  • Ron Mitko
    Sales and Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1925

    Ronald P. Mitko is celebrating 30 years in the car business in 2014, and has been with Bowser since 1991.  He's active in coaching baseball and softball, and has recently become a grandfather to Cooper Joseph Mitko in January 2014.

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  • Sean Molchan
    GMC/Buick Sales
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  • Jeff "Pank" Pankiewicz
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1516

    Jeff lives in Crafton and attends St Martins Catholic Church.  He has been in the automotive industry for 10 years and with Bowser for 5 years.

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  • Ken Phillips
    Subaru Finance Department
    ext 1512

    Ken Phillips is our Subaru Finance Manager.  He started in the automotive business in August 1987 and joined the Bowser family in November, 2003.  He is the proud father of daughters Nicole and Jennifer.  He enjoys card playing and also likes to watch movies.  A graduate of South Fayette High School and Parkway Technical Institute, he holds the title for the only perfect score in IPS Agencies "Super Six", a rating system for outstanding business managers in a 5 state area.  Ken is always looking to improve his knowledge to ensure that our customers receive the absolute best service for financing and protecting their new vehicles.

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  • Dave Plavchak
    Sales and Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1614

    Davis is a resident of Rostraver and attends St. Anne Catholic Church.  he has been in the automotive industry for 27 years and with Bowser for 7 years.  He is an alumni of Thomas Jefferson High School and enjoys playing golf.

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  • Margaret Porupsky
    Subaru Sales Secretary


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  • Dave Ross
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager
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  • Zach Ruffing
    Nissan Sales
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  • Connie Russman
    Fresh Start Finance Mgr
    412-469-2100 ext 1635


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  • Dan Salaj
    Fixed Operations Manager


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  • Mike Salaj
    Service Manager
    412-469-2100 x1704


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  • Janis Salka
    Finance Department Director
    ext 1929

    Janis resides in Pleasant Hills and has been in the automotive industry for Thirty three years.  Twenty nine of those years she has been employed at the Power of Bowser.  She attended Elizabeth Forward High School (Janis Shawl).  She enjoys playing golf and softball.

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  • Ken Sammons
    Hyundai Sales Manager
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  • Craig Segar
    Sales and Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1928

    Craig is a current resident of Plum and attends Our Lady of Joy church.  He has been in the automotive industry for 13 years all with Bowser.  Craig is a alumni of Gateway High school and the University of Pittsburgh.  He enjoys spending his days off with his wife and two children.

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  • Joe Siegel
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    412-469-2100 ext 1519

    Joe resides in Charleroi and has been in the automotive industry for 30 years.  He has been with Bowser for 15 years.  Joe is an alumni of University of Pittsburgh and enjoys playing poker. 

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  • Ashley Sexton
    Nissan Sales Secretary
    ext 1700


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  • George Schmigel
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    x1715

    George Schmigel is celebrating 14 years in the automotive industry.

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  • Mike Weston
    Sales and Leasing Specialist
    ext 1723

    Mike is a member of the Monongahela Area Chamber of Commerce.  He lives in West Newton and has been in the automotive industry for 10+ years.  He enjoys kayaking, biking and traveling.

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  • Mary Ann Winter
    Sales Secretary
    ext 1900


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  • Brian Zielinski
    Nissan Manager
    412-469-2100 ext 1601

    Brian is a resident of Crafton Heights and a member of the Polaski Club.  He has been working for Bowser for 6 years.  Brian is an alumni of Perry Tradition Acadamy and LaRoche College.

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