• Acura

Performance Acura

1814 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • Sales: (888) 742-6227
  • Service: (888) 784-7301
  • Parts: (888) 788-0750

Staff


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  • Joshua Vaughn
    Acura General Manager
    (919) 942-3191

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  • Kiley Culotta
    Sales Manager
    (919) 969-2211


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  • Brian Chapmon
    Acura Parts & Service Manager

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    Brian started as a mechanic in the Marine Corps in 1991. He led a platoon of mechanics from 1993-1995, and then started working with Performance in 1996 as the 2nd shift Service Advisor. In 1999, he moved to Acura as the Service Manager. From 2005-2010, he was the Service Manager for our BMW store, and now he is back in the Acura store as  the Service Manager.

    I love Performance and the Hendrick culture. It's great to be part of a world-class organization that cares so deeply about their teammates and clients.

    Acura is my favorite car line. My family has owned 5 in the past 10 years including 3 currently.  Acura is also world class and a good partner for the Hendrick organization as our commitments to customer care are so well aligned. Positive is how I live.

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  • Sly Harrison
    Acura Internet & Portfolio Manager
    (919) 969-2235

                                             Performance Acura
                               Sales Consultant Sylvester Harrison
                           Receives Gold Level Recognition by Acura

    Sylvester Harrison was recently honored by the Acura division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., for achieving Gold level membership in the 2010 Council of Sales Excellence recognition program. This distinguished honor is awarded to a select group of Acrua Sales Consultants who consistently exhibit sales excellence and professionalism.
    The Acura Council of Sales Excellence is an annual recognition program designed to encourage proffesional development and sales excellence throughout Acura dealerships nationwide. By measuring sales volume, client satisfaction, and professional knowledge, the program identifies Sales Consultants who excel at enhancing the client buying experience. The Gold level members being recognized this year have succeeded their given objectives and serve as tested leaders at their dealerships. These esteemed Sales Consultants were instrumental in Acura's sales resurgence in 2010.

    Harrison has been named a member of the Council of Sales Excellence for the third time. He was among the 205, out of more than 2,000 Acura Sales Consultants to achieve Gold level membership in 2010. Sylvester has been proudly serving Acura clients at Performance in Chapel Hill for 15 years.  

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  • Adam Walters
    Finance Manager
    (919) 942.3191


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  • Chris Davidson
    Acura Parts Manager

    Chris graduated in 1991 from Nashville Auto Diesel College and went that year as a Technician assistant, eventually becoming a line tech. In 1992, he went to work in the parts department and later became the parts manager.

    Chris came to Performance AutoMall in 2010, working in the Chevrolet Subaru Porsche parts department. That November, he moved to Performance Acura and has since become a big fan of the Acura Brand.

    I have a total of 21 years in the parts side of the automobile industry and have found Acura products to have a high level of engineering and quality built vehicles. After working for the Hendrick organization for the past 2 and half years, I've realized it is the greatest company to work for.

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  • Willie Laughinghouse
    Business Development Manager
    888-742-6227

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    While working on me degree at UNC Greensboro, my best friend helped find a job with an automotive retailer. He suggested that I research the company and think about joining him because we had worked together before for several years.

    Performance impressed me because of the culture of continuous improvement, and the commitment to the core values. 

    Originally from Kinston, NC, I volunteer as a youth mentor in Guilford County, attend and participate in my church, play golf and spend time with my family.

    A "good days" work is filled with great communication with employees and customers which produces successful attainment of goals while learning / teaching something new that makes someone's life better.

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  • Tracey Elkins
    Acura Sales Assistant/Variable Operation Assistant
    919-969-2596


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  • Raven Gibbs
    Acura X-Change Assistant
    888-742-6227

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  • Brian Smith
    Client Advisor
    (919) 969-2222

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  • Candace Huffman
    Acura Client Advisor
    888-742-6227

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  • Charlotte Birch
    eClient Advisor
    (919) 969-2253

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  • Edgar Murphy
    Client Advisor
    (919) 969-2262

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  • Geoff Bishop
    Acura Client Advisor


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  • Kyle Stapleton
    Client Advisor
    (919) 969-2304

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  • Adrienne Tevis
    Service Advisor
    (919) 969-4319

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    Adrienne graced the state of North Carolina after graduation from Ohio University in 2008. Although a Bobcat, she loves those Buckeyes!

    After obtaining the position of a cashier in Performance Acura's service department, she was quickly moved into the sales assistance position. After a year of helping the sales team, Adrienne was promoted to a Service Consultant.

    In her spare time, she likes to spend time with ther Cav-a-Poo, Barkley, and her two kitties, Stokely and Isis.

    I love Performance because of my wonderful colleagues and the customers I get to interact with everyday. They make it easy to enjoy my time at work. I like helping customers and promise to make each visit to our dealership memorable. Stop by and see me today!

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  • Kevin Armstrong
    Acura Sales Lot Attendant


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  • Andrew Gloc
    Service Advisor


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  • George Christon
    Acura Service Advisor
    888.742.6227

    My father owned a classic car restoration center and I enjoyed working there while I was growing up.

    I came to Performance Acura because I had heard it was a company that cares about its workers.
    I'm originally from New Jersey.
    When I'm not working, I enjoy working on and driving my Mustang, going to the gym, and time spent with my family.
    My idea of a good day;s work is to reach all the goals set for that day.

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  • John Prillaman
    Service Advisor
    (919) 942-3191

    John Prillaman got his start in the automotive business in 1988,selling tires in Lynchburg, VA. He joined the Performance Acura team in July of 2001 after sever years at a dealership in Norfolk, VA. "Say yes and find a way to make it happen" is John's credo. "Customer service is my life, and I take my responsibility to my clients very seriously."

    John's hard work and dedication have earned him the Hendrick President's Club award for outstanding achievement the past four years in a row. John won the 2010 Acura service consultant challenge for Zone 4 (The Southeastern United States). In June of 2011, John won the Acura service consultant challenge for District 4B and competed at the Zone level in Atlanta later that summer.

    When not assisting his clients and teammates, John enjoys time outdoors. An avid hiker and mountaineer, he has participated in the Clim to Fight Breast Cancer five times, raising money for breast cancer research. "The Climb has been a great way to support a cause I deeply believe in, while doing something I enjoy," says John.

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  • Michael Barr
    Service Advisor
    (919) 969-4272

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    A native New Yorker that tired of the cold, Michael met his wife of 30 + years in Florida, and started his family, Erin & Brian, when relocating to North Carolina in 1981. He roots for Red Sox & Gators. Michael spent decades working in the restaurant & hospitality industry and moved to the automobile industry in 1994, with a promise that he would not have to lie to a client. He has held many positions with the Honda / Volvo store, here in Chapel Hill.


    At Performance Acura, I have had a similar journey, having spent time in sales, before finding a home in our Service Department. I look forward daily,  to working with our many loyal clients, as well as encouraging new acquaintances to join our Acura family.

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  • Al Moore
    Part Technician

    Al graduated from Cummings High School in 1987 and went straight to work for Chrysler as a tech for about four years. Al then left Chrysler to work for Nissan, where he worked as a tech for 10 years. Al then worked at Napa. For the past 16 years, he has worked on Honda and Acuras.

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  • Curtis Privette
    Acura Parts Advisor

    Curtis began as a parts advisor in 1986 for Singleton Chevrolet. He worked Coggin Pontiac from 1989 to 1993 before working at Chris Leith Chevrolet for 7 years. Curtis joined the Performance Acura parts team in 2010. He is GLAD  to be part of the Performance team.

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  • Alex Miller
    Acura Service


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  • Brandon Williams


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  • Bart Asarisi
    Service Technician


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  • Timothy Herring
    Acura Service Technician
    (888)784-7301

    Timothy Herring-Acura Tech

    Sanford, NC

    I started working on cars as an intern at a local shop when I was 13 and stayed there until I went to study Automotive Tech.

    I became interested in Performance after seeing how they treat they're employees and just the sheer love of the models I will come in contact with.

    I like to fish, hunt, and spend time with my kids when I'm not at work.

    A good day's work is where you've accomplished all of your tasks in a timely manner without delay.

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  • Chad Hudson
    Service Technician


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  • Dennis Morrill
    Service Technician


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  • Jeremy Pendergraft
    Service Technician


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  • Joe Foster
    Service Technician


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  • Jonathan Binder
    Service Technician


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  • Mike Stevens
    Service Technician


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  • Randall Horner
    Service Technician


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  • Stephen Kimball
    Service Technician


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