Joining the Land Rover team in April 2019 as the Finance Director, I’m Adrian Crabtree. Having started in the automotive industry in 1994 I bring a diverse and extensive background to my current role. I believe in doing things the right way and with integrity. Being from the Columbus area I love the people in our great city and of course the BUCKEYES. Graduating from Westerville South I continued my education at the Musical Institute in Hollywood, CA. My wife Gina and I have three children Ashley, Kate, and Ryder. When we take off on vacations our go-to is anywhere with a beach. We can relax and enjoy ourselves. You might catch me listening to my favorite tune A Change of Seasons by Dream Theater or maybe playing my guitar.
My name is Lauren Germain. I’m the Social Media-Public Relations Director for Jaguar Land Rover of Easton. I started in the automotive industry in August 2017 transitioning to JLR when we opened in late 2018. My prior experience and education give me a great advantage in this role. I graduated from Bishop Watterson and Miami University where I earned my degree in Social Media Design. Our commitment to always putting the customer first is at the forefront in all that I do. Away from the dealership I enjoy Blue Jacket games, Pilates and spending quality time with my husband Austin. We enjoy island vacations and I find my favorite is Bora Bora, it’s unlike any other place on earth. The beauty is enhanced while I relax and enjoy any music by Drake. No one knows but I always wanted to be on SNL. Who knows maybe one day you’ll see me on there doing some impersonations that I enjoy doing. Of the lines we represent I gravitate to the Range Rover Defender. It’s a classic staple of the brand and my dream car. We all welcome you to JLR and I look forward to personally meeting you.
Hi, I’m Darien Dennis client relations manager for Jaguar / Land Rover of Easton. My automotive career began in 2012 and I transitioned to the Germain team in May of 2020. I developed my customer relations skills over the years and have learned different ways to make a positive experience for our customers. I believe that listening and communicating in a positive manner are the keys to a successful experience. I was born and raised in Lima, OH but spent the past 25 years in Chicago. I enjoyed growing up in Northwest Ohio and being able to watch the Cleveland Browns every weekend during football season. I graduated from Allen Easton High School and attended the College of DuPage for my certification in Real Estate. My husband, Tim, and I relocated to the Columbus area to escape the high cost of living in Chicago and to be closer to my family. In my free time, I enjoy reading nonfiction and traveling. However, if I could be any fictional character, it would be Miss Truly because she was very refined but with an adventurous spirit. My favorite vacation getaway is Europe because I’m fascinated by the different cultures you encounter throughout the continent. I look forward to meeting you and helping you find your favorite vehicle.
As Director of First Impressions for Jaguar Land Rover of Easton, I’m Loralee Trapp. I have been with the Germain dealerships since 2008 and have 20 plus years of customer service experience. I was excited to join the JLR team in 2018 for the launch of our new brands. I’m focused on making sure each customer feels welcomed. We want you to feel like a part of our family and we work hard to meet your needs. I believe listening closely to our customers is key to our success to provide quality service. Being from Old Washington, OH I enjoyed growing up on a farm. I graduated from Buckeye Trail High School and entered the work force. When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my son Brantley and my family. Kitty Hawk, NC is my favorite vacation that I have taken. It was a first family vacation in a long time. I enjoyed all of us being together on the beach and the family time we had. I look forward to your visit.
Hi, I’m Anthony Akrouche, client advisor for Jaguar / Land Rover of Easton. Joining the Germain team in July 2019 I’m excited for this new adventure in the auto industry. I believe my experience in sales, customer service and management will assist me in providing our guests with the ultimate experience. I believe reputation is everything and am thrilled to be a part of a customer centric team that is dedicated to customer satisfaction. Born in Columbus, OH I was raised in Lebanon and Columbus. I graduated from Central Crossing High School and Columbus State. When I’m away from the dealership I enjoy hanging out with my wife and family. I also enjoy a good cigar occasionally or I’ve been known to paint, sketch and draw. My superhero alter ego would have to be Batman. He’s well-tailored and drives a cool car. My most enjoyable vacation place is in Madrid Spain, I found there to be plenty to see and do. The full size Range Rover has caught my eye, it has kept its heritage over the years. I’m looking forward to meeting you and assisting you with what catches your eye.
My name is Kevin Winston, client advisor for Land Rover of Easton. I began my auto career in the ’90s after serving in the U.S Army I was excited to join the Germain team in February 2019. My background consists of sales as well as some years in the banking world. I believe our guests are like members of our family and deserve the utmost quality experience. Born and raised in Indiana I transitioned to the Columbus area in 1992 as my wife is from here. Amy and I have two children Kyle and Kourtney. Away from the dealership I enjoy going, and sometimes participating in car shows, checking out the restaurant scene, as well as traveling and watching movies. When listening to music, I like a wide variety of different genres. I like vacations abroad, and here in Charleston, SC the Isle of Palms has been one of my favorites. Naples Florida is also like a second home to me as well. I enjoy the ocean and the beautiful beach houses. Choosing a favorite vehicle for me is any of our SVR models as I like the luxury mixed with the performance they have. I look forward to the opportunity to make this one of the best experiences, as well as welcoming you into the Land Rover Family!
I’m Robert Eisenbach, Sales Consultant for Jaguar Land Rover of Easton. In Aug 2014 I joined the automotive industry. I have been with JLR since 2014. Prior to the auto industry I owned my own business. As a business owner I look at the whole picture from consumer to owner. I believe success at any level depends on our ability to treat others as we want to be treated and putting our customers first. Being from Newark, OH I like being from a small town and it’s was a great place to raise our family. My wife Barbara and I have two adult children R.L. and Eric. I enjoy spending my free time with my family and restoring vintage cars and motorcycles. My wife and I enjoy vacationing anywhere our children are located. No one knows but I went to design school to learn pattern making. I also can weld/ paint / restore cars and motorcycles. The Range Rover Sport is the model I lean toward. It’s a great daily drive with lots of power and sound. I look forward to combining my passion for people, autos and design to help you find your perfect ride!
My name is Cameron Kiner concierge for Land Rover of Easton. I joined the Germain team in August 2021 and am excited about my first job in the auto industry. I’ve always wanted to work at a dealership. My goal is to provide great service, be welcoming and possess a positive attitude. Born and raised in Ohio, I’m an Ohio State football fan. I grew up in Lewis Center and relocated to Gahanna in 2020. Away from work I enjoy going to car shows. My alter ego would be a Star Wars character, I’d love to use the force. I enjoy vacations in the Carolinas and listening to any Chris Brown music but have a love for all music. A fun fact about me, I can shoot a basketball petty consistently with or without defense.
My name is Josh Lawhun concierge for Land Rover of Easton. I started my career in the auto industry in June 2019 and transitioned to my current role in May 2021. My experience in customer service is a great asset and allows me to better assist our guests. My goal is to promptly greet our customers upon arrival and to help however I am needed. Born and raised in Ohio I enjoy the variety of things to do. I graduated from Westland High School and when I am away from work, I enjoy going to car shows, shopping, and spending time with friends and family. My favorite vacation destination is South Carolina as I have family there, I can visit and catch up with. Of the Land Rover line, my most loved model is the Defender. I look forward to meeting you when you arrive here at the dealership.
Hi, I am Troi Williams concierge for Land Rover of Easton. My automotive career began in 2005 and I transitioned to the Land Rover team in 2020. My overall commitment is to make sure our customers are truly satisfied with my work and the company. Born and raised in Sandusky my favorite thing is Cedar Point. In my free time, I enjoy riding my motorcycle and my favorite vacation was in New Orleans I loved the culture. The Jaguar I-Pace is my favorite of the line for its design. I look forward to meeting you when you visit us.
My name is Brittany Logue Service Advisor for Jaguar / Land Rover of Easton. I’m thrilled that my introduction to the automotive industry is here at Germain. I focus on treating all guests the way I wish to be treated and am excited to put my experience to work to help deliver the ultimate guest experience. Born in Casa Grande, AZ I was raised in Portland, IN I appreciate the way the community comes together to support each other in multiple ways from sporting events, poker runs and new business owners and beyond. I graduated from Jay County High School and am attending The Ohio State University working on my bachelor’s in history and a minor in literature. My free time is comprised of spending time with friends and family or when alone I like to read and binge watch TV series. When I’m driving, podcasts are my go-to. Vacation time has me looking for any destination with a beach to relax and enjoy my time off. Every week I restart my list of personal goals that I strive to accomplish. The Jaguar F-Type has caught my eye, it fits my personality. I look forward to seeing you in the service drive.
My name is Ryan Tincher and I joined the Germain team here at Jaguar Land Rover of Easton as a Parts Advisor in January 2019. I feel that my background working on a production line in a bottling plant will help me succeed in my new adventure in the auto industry. My goal is to always maintain a caring and professional attitude, treat everyone with respect and provide our guests with a quality experience. I’m from the Columbus area GO BUCKS! In my high school days, I was a Cruiser, graduating from Groveport Madison High School. My wife Madison and I have three children Sophie, Sutton and Stella. Having three children keeps us active however I do find time to enjoy playing softball or watching sports. The Range Rover Sport all black is my favorite model. It’s the perfect ride for my family.
Hello, I’m Tyler Bracken Service Advisor for Land Rover of Easton. In April 2021 I joined the Germain team bringing with me a background in the automotive and customer service industry. I’m excited to put my experience to work assisting our valued guests and delivering a quality Germain experience by always putting the customer first. Being from Johnstown, I graduated from Johnstown-Monroe H.S. and love the quietness of the rural area. When I’m not at work, I enjoy watching movies, playing video games, and spending quality time with friends and family. Not many people know but I’m an excellent trumpet player. My favorite vacation escape is Siesta Keys, FL. I spent many years visiting there with family growing up. I look forward to meeting you and helping with your automotive needs.
My name is Rick Allen. I’m proud to say that I have joined the Jaguar Land Rover of Easton dealership in the position of Shop Manager / Foreman. My career spans back to 1977 and my skills have developed over time. I am an ASE Master Tech, JLR Master Tech and a Level 4 JLR Tech. My passion for this vocation had me spending 10 years at an independent repair shop, 31 years and counting with Land Rover and 4 with Jaguar. Although I have expanded my knowledge over time I have also benefited from receiving factory training. I believe that the customer always comes first, and I am committed to completing service repairs right the first time. I enjoy being from the small town of Mt. Vernon, I am a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and Lincoln Technical School. My wife Kim and I have one child Jennifer. When I’m not working or spending time with my family, I enjoy golf, working on cars and off roading. I’m also our fix it guy, as I can fix anything. Colorado is a favorite vacation go to, the beautiful mountains and the 4 wheeling make for my ideal vacation. Since I’m such a fan of off roading I find the Range Rover classic to be my choice. Along with the on and off-road capabilities it’s simply fun to drive.
Hello, I’m Brian Noeth. I joined the Germain team in January 2019 as a Certified Technician for Jaguar Land Rover of Easton, bringing with me an automotive career that began in 1998. My entire automotive career has focused on the luxury brands. I believe to achieve superior customer satisfaction I need to put myself in our guests place and treat them and their vehicle the way I would want to be treated. Originally from Columbus, I enjoy that small town atmosphere with the big city opportunities. I graduated from Brookhaven HS and attended classes at Columbus State. My wife Stacee and I have 3 children, Brandon, Nicholas, and Katelyn. In my free time I enjoy classic and contemporary cars. I’m your typical car guy, can’t get enough. My favorite vacation spot must be Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This is where Stacee and I got married. It’s not well known but I enjoy playing chess and I’m pretty good at it. The Jaguar XJ is my favorite model and I look forward to taking care of you and your favorite.
Hi, my name is Tommy Malone. I’m a Certified Service Technician for Jaguar Land Rover of Easton. My automotive career began in 2014 and has centered around the luxury brands. I believe in providing our guests with the best service and want them to know they are my top priority. The level of service I provide will be the best of my abilities and I will service each vehicle as if it were my mothers. I’m from the Columbus area and I love the country and farms. Graduating from Gahanna Lincoln HS I furthered my education at Columbus State Community College in the automotive program. Away from the dealership I enjoy hunting, fishing, dogs, cars and motorcycles. I also like to spend time with my girlfriend Amber. Being a music fanatic allows me to enjoy all genres with no favorite. My first and best vacation was spent at Myrtle Beach, awe the memories I have of this great vacation. My career may have landed me in this business; however I have always had the desire to become a Police Officer. Having always loved sport cars and the sound of them, the Jaguar F-Type SVR is my favorite. I look forward to providing you with a quality Germain experience.
Joining the Land Rover team as a service technician in December 2020, I am Brian Stropki. I am excited to put my training to work and focus on getting you and your vehicle safely back on the road. I am from the central Ohio area and graduated from Village Academy. Away from work I enjoy flying, model building, and spending time with my wife Jennifer, and daughter Brynn. Vacations have me headed towards a beach to relax and soak up the sunshine. I also might be caught listening to music, my favorite being anything by Slipknot. I am honored to provide you with your service needs.
Hi, I am Kristen Smith service technician for Land Rover of Easton. My career in the auto industry began in January 2021 and I joined the Germain team in April 2021. I believe in providing a quality and efficient service experience. Born in Atlanta, GA I was raised in Columbus, OH. Childhood memories and friends are things I love the most. I am a graduate of Columbus Alternative High School, Wright State with a BFA in Acting and Columbus State Auto Tech. Away from work, I enjoy Legos, crafts, watching movies, going to car meets / cruise-ins, and hanging with my boyfriend. If I were a fictional character, I would be Annabeth Chase from the Percy Jackson books, she was my inspiration growing up. She is smart, badass, and just all-around awesome. For vacations, I always enjoy finding someplace new to explore. From big cities to national parks. Some fun facts about me, I can sneeze on command and am a lifetime girl scout recipient.
Hello, I’m Mallery Ginther service technician for Land Rover of Easton. My career in the automotive field began in 2019 where I honed my skills then transitioned to Germain in March 2021. I enjoy giving my all to help ensure that our guest’s vehicles run as the manufacturer intended. My passion will keep them on the road. Being from Brockway, PA I miss the hills and forests of Pennsylvania every day. There is something about the remoteness of the area that makes me wish I could bring it to Columbus. I graduated from Jeff Tech in Reynoldsville, PA where I took auto mechanics alongside my normal classes. The University of Northwestern Ohio helped me expand on that base with the necessary classes to receive my associate’s degree in Automotive and High-Performance Applied Science. I came to Ohio for college and was drawn in with its ever-expanding areas and business opportunities, especially in the high performance and luxury car business. Away from work I enjoy going out and exploring all the fun the Columbus area has to offer, especially in October. You will probably find me checking out the haunted houses. I love keeping with my roots and going hiking. I also enjoy finding time to keep up on my Xbox games, reading (I can usually knock a 500-page book out in a day), or spending time with my partner Zoe. If I were to be a fictional character for a day, I would be Meghan Chase from the Iron Fey series by Julia Kagawa because I would love to explore the wilds of a place that is just as dangerous as it is beautiful and meet all my favorite characters. Speaking of books, when I was in high school, I had a painting of mine featured in one. Alvaton, KY is my favorite vacation escape. There is the most beautiful air BNB that is on an old golf course and the cabin is a converted barn with a suspension bridge outback. The view is breathtaking and I felt more relaxed than I have in a long time. I’m looking forward to being a part of keeping you and your vehicle safely on the road.
Hello, I am Matt Fernandez service technician for Land Rover of Easton. I joined the Germain team in May 2021 and am excited to be part of a customer-centric team. Prior to my position at the dealership, I served in the United States Air Force. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio I graduated from Columbus State Community College. Away from work, I enjoy playing soccer. I look forward to taking care of you and your vehicle and assisting you with your automotive needs.
My name is Matt Smith, I’m a service technician here at Jaguar Land Rover of Easton. Joining the Germain team in March 2019 I have training in auto service as well as auto parts. Having proudly served our country in the Army has allowed me to develop my attention to detail and discipline. When providing service to our guests I treat them and their vehicles the way I wish to be treated. Being from the Mt. Vernon area I like the fact that there isn’t any “light pollution”. I received my training in the Collision Repair program at the Knox County Career Center. Relocating to the Columbus area for work I’m excited to be part of the Germain team. In my free time you might find me hiking with my dog, listening to music, or going to Clipper’s games. My goal is to keep you and your vehicle safely on the road.
My name is Steve Vance service technician for Land Rover of Easton. I started with Jaguar in 1999 as my first dealership position and joined the Germain team in 2020. I believe our customers are looking for the uniqueness and luxury of the JLR brand. I enjoy working with them and being a problem solver. Born in Kansas, I was raised in the Chicago suburbs. I’ve had the opportunity to live in multiple beautiful states. I really enjoyed the outdoor experiences both Washington and Colorado offered. I graduated from Universal Technical Institute and Jaguar Pace School. In 2011 I relocated to Ohio to take care of my family. When I’m not at work I enjoy home improvements, woodworking, backpacking, camping, biking, kayaking, anything outdoors, getting involved in some sort of project, and spending time with my partner Rachel and her son Noah. The Range Rover is my favorite of the Land Rover line for family or off-road activities.
Hello, I’m Seth Holmes, Parts Manager for Land Rover of Easton. My automotive career began in June of 2007 and I joined the Germain team in April 2021. I strongly believe that to create a positive guest experience you just need to provide the level of service you would expect to receive. Born and raised in Waldo, OH it of course is the home of the famous bologna sandwich at G&R Tavern. If you haven’t been you should visit. I relocated to the Columbus area in 2009. Away from work, I enjoy spending time with friends and family on the golf course or on the lake. My favorite vacation escape was in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii for the beaches and beautiful weather. I’m quite fond of the Defender, its capability for off-roading while also being luxurious is something I see myself enjoying. I look forward to meeting you and assisting you with your parts needs.
Hello, I’m Micah Welch parts counterperson for Land Rover of Easton. Joining the Germain team in August 2021 I’m excited to bring my years of automotive experience to work providing the ultimate guest experience to our customers. I believe if I treat everyone the way I want to be treated, they will leave having a positive and pleasant guest experience. Being from the Columbus area I’m a graduate of Jonathan Alder High School. When I’m not at the dealership I enjoy taking my dog to parks with my partner and hanging out with friends. Vacations have me heading to Charleston, SC. It’s beautiful, historic, has great beaches and my family lives there. A fun fact about me, I use to be able to backflip off a wall, now I keep both feet on the ground. I also practiced Parkour for about 5 years and taught for a year. The Ranger Rover Sport SVR is my favorite of the line because she’s fast. Please let me know if I can assist you with anything for your favorite vehicle.
Hello, I’m Austin Germain, General Manager of Jaguar Land Rover of Easton. Born and raised in Bexley, I love the city and culture of Columbus and downtown. I graduated from Columbus Academy and Miami University. I got a taste for the family business at an early age. Staring in commercials alongside my father and older siblings, I have worked my way through the company before moving to my current role. Our family of dealerships believe that putting the customer first is the only thing that matters. I enjoy the outdoors, vintage cars, wood working and spending time with my wife Lauren. Vacations find us escaping to any island as I love the beach. Being able to fill my love of the outdoors as well as relaxing and enjoying my favorite music by Jack’s Mannequin makes for a great time. Other than my interest in cars I always wanted to be a customs and border agent. We represent two great lines and I find that I appreciate the Range Rover full size as there isn’t anything it can’t do exceedingly well. I want to welcome you to our dealership and I look forward to meeting you.