Meet Our Staff

Leadership Team

  • Lydia Duke

    Lydia Duke

    President/Dealer

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    Lydia Duke

    Lydia Duke

    President/Dealer

    In 1971, Lydia Duke, of Eupora, Mississippi, married into the car business. Her husband, Eley Duke Jr., and father-in-law, Ray E Duke, operated the 15-employee dealership while she taught 5th grade in the Suffolk Public Schools. In 1989 Eley Jr. lost his battle with brain cancer and a school teacher from rural Mississippi made her entrance into the automotive industry. In 2003, Lydia was named President and Dealer Operator of Duke Automotive. By this time, the business had grown to 45 employees. Lydia Duke is the only female franchised dealer in Hampton Roads and she has made customer service and community service a priority. She has served on numerous boards and charitable committees; past board chair of Paul D Camp Community College, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Obici Hospital Ethics board, Southern Bank Hampton Roads Regional Board, Trustee at Main Street United Methodist church and countless others. Lydia was honored as Suffolk’s 1st Citizen in 2016. She has a great love for her family and especially her grandchildren, being with friends, traveling, and finding time to relax.

  • Eley Duke III

    Eley Duke III

    Vice President

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    Eley Duke III

    Eley Duke III

    Vice President

    Eley has been around Duke his entire life working in every part of the business since a teenager washing cars and pulling weeds. Born and raised in Suffolk he attended Nansemond Suffolk Academy and graduated from Christchurch School in Urbana Va and West Virginia Wesleyan College. He is also a graduate of the National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Candidate Academy, General Motors Dealer Financial Academy, and other automotive courses. Eley has served on numerous community boards and organizations such as United Way, Ducks Unlimited, Hampton Roads Auto Dealers Association Board and others. He currently serves on the Va Auto Dealers Association Board of Directors, ForKids Board of Directors, a Christchurch School Foundation Board Trustee, and the Main St United Methodist Church Council. Eley enjoys time with family and friends, the islands of the eastern shore, waterfowl hunting, saltwater fishing and the beach. He is married to Nicole and they have 2 children, Parker and “E” IV, plus 2 dogs; George (Great Dane) and Smith (Lab).

  • Pam  Mulvey

    Pam Mulvey

    Controller

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    Pam  Mulvey

    Pam Mulvey

    Controller

  • Lori Harcum

    Lori Harcum

    Receptionist

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    Lori Harcum

    Lori Harcum

    Receptionist

    Lori is the smile you hear when yon call Duke. From greeting you on the phone to in the showroom, Lori is always smiling and ready to help you get to the right person!

  • Danny Powell

    Danny Powell

    Service Manager

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    Danny Powell

    Danny Powell

    Service Manager

  • Paul  Baines

    Paul Baines

    Collision Center Manager

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    Paul  Baines

    Paul Baines

    Collision Center Manager

    Paul has been with Duke since 2016. He is a 1986 graduate of Western Branch High School. He has over 29 years in the automotive industry. He enjoys cooking, and spending time with his family. He and his wife Nicole live in Chesapeake with their 2 daughters.

  • Dianne Dillow

    Dianne Dillow

    Parts Manager

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    Dianne Dillow

    Dianne Dillow

    Parts Manager

    Dianne has been with the Duke team for over 17 years. She continues to acquire extensive ongoing training with General Motors. She lives in Gatesville, NC and has 2 sons, 1 grandson, and 2 horses. When not at Duke, Dianne enjoys spending time horseback riding and hanging out with her family and friends.

  • Bruce Blythe

    Bruce Blythe

    New Car Sales Manager

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    Bruce Blythe

    Bruce Blythe

    New Car Sales Manager

    Bruce has been with Duke since 2005. He is a 1975 graduate of Windsor High School. He has over 35 years in the automotive industry! He enjoys hanging out in his man cave, relaxing in his hammock and listening to southern rock music. He and his wife, Renee, live in Courtland and have 3 sons, Adam, Ryan, and Jordan. They have a dog named Buddy and a cat named Callie

  • Gerry Givens

    Gerry Givens

    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

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    Gerry Givens

    Gerry Givens

    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

  • Danny Moss

    Danny Moss

    Finance Manager

    Danny Moss

    Danny Moss

    Finance Manager

  • Jessica Worley

    Jessica Worley

    Accounting, HR, & Titling

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    Jessica Worley

    Jessica Worley

    Accounting, HR, & Titling

  • Wendy Totty

    Wendy Totty

    HR, Payroll & Warranty

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    Wendy Totty

    Wendy Totty

    HR, Payroll & Warranty

Sales Team

  • Bruce Blythe

    Bruce Blythe

    New Car Sales Manager

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    Bruce Blythe

    Bruce Blythe

    New Car Sales Manager

    Bruce has been with Duke since 2005. He is a 1975 graduate of Windsor High School. He has over 35 years in the automotive industry! He enjoys hanging out in his man cave, relaxing in his hammock and listening to southern rock music. He and his wife, Renee, live in Courtland and have 3 sons, Adam, Ryan, and Jordan. They have a dog named Buddy and a cat named Callie

  • Gerry Givens

    Gerry Givens

    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

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    Gerry Givens

    Gerry Givens

    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

  • Danny Moss

    Danny Moss

    Finance Manager

    Danny Moss

    Danny Moss

    Finance Manager

  • Stan Bell

    Stan Bell

    Certified Sales Consultant & Inventory Manager

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    Stan Bell

    Stan Bell

    Certified Sales Consultant & Inventory Manager

    Stan Bell has been with Duke since 2007 in sales and inventory management. When not at Duke, Stan enjoys playing music, and is the drummer for Canyon Road Band. Stan and his wife, Terry, live in Franklin. They have two children – son, Chris, and daughter, Betsy.

  • Jerry Butler

    Jerry Butler

    Certified Sales Consultant & Inventory Manager

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    Jerry Butler

    Jerry Butler

    Certified Sales Consultant & Inventory Manager

    Jerry has been with Duke since 1977—you could say he’s seen it all! As a lifelong Cadillac fan, Jerry started his automotive career in high school—checking out the new models after class. After college, Jerry joined Duke, and it’s been a perfect partnership ever since! Jerry holds top honors from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and especially Cadillac. When not here at Duke, he enjoys relaxing, spending time with his friends, and traveling. Jerry is a classic car nut, and loves any classic Cadillac, especially ones with fins! Jerry lives in Windsor, VA with his two cats, Scooter and P.C.!

  • Ronald Cargill

    Ronald Cargill

    Sales Support

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    Ronald Cargill

    Ronald Cargill

    Sales Support

  • Mike Conboy

    Mike Conboy

    Certified Product Specialist

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    Mike Conboy

    Mike Conboy

    Certified Product Specialist

  • Al Hicks

    Al Hicks

    Certified Sales Consultant

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    Al Hicks

    Al Hicks

    Certified Sales Consultant

    Al joined the Duke team in 2011. He lives in Franklin with his wife, Amy and his 2 daughters. He enjoys spending his free time grilling and hanging out with family and friends. He is also very active in his church, and is involved in many activities and ministries. Al loves to laugh and almost always has a smile on his face.

  • Tom  McCutcheon

    Tom McCutcheon

    Sales Consultant

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    Tom  McCutcheon

    Tom McCutcheon

    Sales Consultant

  • Jonathan Tunnell

    Jonathan Tunnell

    Certified Sales Consultant

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    Jonathan Tunnell

    Jonathan Tunnell

    Certified Sales Consultant

    Jonathan has been a member of the Duke team since 2014.

  • Mike Villella

    Mike Villella

    Certified Sales Consultant

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    Mike Villella

    Mike Villella

    Certified Sales Consultant

Service Team

  • Danny Powell

    Danny Powell

    Service Manager

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    Danny Powell

    Danny Powell

    Service Manager

  • Eddie Squires

    Eddie Squires

    Service Shop Leader

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    Eddie Squires

    Eddie Squires

    Service Shop Leader

  • Nancy Carr

    Nancy Carr

    Service Customer Relations Manager

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    Nancy Carr

    Nancy Carr

    Service Customer Relations Manager

  • Lindsey Givens

    Lindsey Givens

    Service Advisor

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    Lindsey Givens

    Lindsey Givens

    Service Advisor

    Lindsey joined us in September of 2019 as an experienced service advisor ready to help you. She is from Chesapeake and her Dad is Gerry, one of our sales managers!

  • Ashley  Thompson

    Ashley Thompson

    Service Advisor

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    Ashley  Thompson

    Ashley Thompson

    Service Advisor

  • Tommy Weaver

    Tommy Weaver

    Service Advisor

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    Tommy Weaver

    Tommy Weaver

    Service Advisor

  • Rich Reviello

    Rich Reviello

    Customer Service

    Rich Reviello

    Rich Reviello

    Customer Service

  • Jay Cloud

    Jay Cloud

    Technician

    Jay Cloud

    Jay Cloud

    Technician

  • Terrence Copeland

    Terrence Copeland

    Detail Specialist

    Terrence Copeland

    Terrence Copeland

    Detail Specialist

  • Damien Griffin

    Damien Griffin

    Technician

    Damien Griffin

    Damien Griffin

    Technician

  • David Griffin

    David Griffin

    World Class Technician

    David Griffin

    David Griffin

    World Class Technician

  • Robert Harris

    Robert Harris

    Technician

    Robert Harris

    Robert Harris

    Technician

  • Craig Holland

    Craig Holland

    Master Tech

    Craig Holland

    Craig Holland

    Master Tech

  • Jacob Lankford

    Jacob Lankford

    Technician

    Jacob Lankford

    Jacob Lankford

    Technician

  • Mathew Stevens

    Mathew Stevens

    Technician

    Mathew Stevens

    Mathew Stevens

    Technician

  • Steve Stotz

    Steve Stotz

    Master Tech

    Steve Stotz

    Steve Stotz

    Master Tech

  • Sonny Strickland

    Sonny Strickland

    Master Tech

    Sonny Strickland

    Sonny Strickland

    Master Tech

  • Matthew Trail

    Matthew Trail

    Master Tech

    Matthew Trail

    Matthew Trail

    Master Tech

  • Randy Wrenn

    Randy Wrenn

    Detail Specialist

    Randy Wrenn

    Randy Wrenn

    Detail Specialist

Collision Center

  • Paul  Baines

    Paul Baines

    Collision Center Manager

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    Paul  Baines

    Paul Baines

    Collision Center Manager

    Paul has been with Duke since 2016. He is a 1986 graduate of Western Branch High School. He has over 29 years in the automotive industry. He enjoys cooking, and spending time with his family. He and his wife Nicole live in Chesapeake with their 2 daughters.

  • Leah  Bratton

    Leah Bratton

    Collision Center Production Leader

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    Leah  Bratton

    Leah Bratton

    Collision Center Production Leader

  • Christy  Brinkley

    Christy Brinkley

    Collision Center Customer Service

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    Christy  Brinkley

    Christy Brinkley

    Collision Center Customer Service

  • Dale Cundiff

    Dale Cundiff

    Paint Technician

    Dale Cundiff

    Dale Cundiff

    Paint Technician

  • Travis Howell

    Travis Howell

    Travis

    Travis Howell

    Travis Howell

    Travis

  • Brian McIntyre

    Brian McIntyre

    Collision Detailer

    Brian McIntyre

    Brian McIntyre

    Collision Detailer

  • Jeff Spiker

    Jeff Spiker

    Collision Center Parts Advisor

    Jeff Spiker

    Jeff Spiker

    Collision Center Parts Advisor

  • Tim Surbaugh

    Tim Surbaugh

    Body Technician

    Tim Surbaugh

    Tim Surbaugh

    Body Technician

  • Joe Taylor

    Joe Taylor

    Body Technician

    Joe Taylor

    Joe Taylor

    Body Technician

  • Justin Taylor

    Justin Taylor

    Body Technician

    Justin Taylor

    Justin Taylor

    Body Technician

  • Terry Taylor

    Terry Taylor

    Body Technician

    Terry Taylor

    Terry Taylor

    Body Technician

Parts Department

  • Dianne Dillow

    Dianne Dillow

    Parts Manager

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    Dianne Dillow

    Dianne Dillow

    Parts Manager

  • Lee Briggs

    Lee Briggs

    Parts Advisor

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    Lee Briggs

    Lee Briggs

    Parts Advisor

  • Chuck Lemaire

    Chuck Lemaire

    Parts Advisor

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    Chuck Lemaire

    Chuck Lemaire

    Parts Advisor

    “Chuck” has been with Duke for over 7 years. When not at Duke, Chuck enjoys spending time drag racing, iRacing, reading and playing video games. He also enjoys science and history. He lives in Chesapeake, has 3 children, and 2 grandsons.

  • Nick Rose

    Nick Rose

    Parts Advisor

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    Nick Rose

    Nick Rose

    Parts Advisor

    Nick joined Duke in June 2000. He lives in Portsmouth and has over 4o years of on-the-job training! When not at Duke, Nick enjoys fishing, crabbing, and going to the beach. He has 2 sons, Brad & Robbie, and 1 daughter, Crystal. He also has a granddaughter name Kinsley.

  • Jeff Spiker

    Jeff Spiker

    Collision Center Parts Advisor

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    Jeff Spiker

    Jeff Spiker

    Collision Center Parts Advisor