Meet Our FIAT Studio Lead, Duane Bushee
just the facts….. duane’s been married for 31 years, has two daughters and three grandchildren he’s been in the car business for 12 years
coffee or tea…… coffee every morning – Starbucks grande pike place roast, but Wawa will do in a pinch
cat or dog………. dog: 4-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier named Cassie (she’s a lover not a fighter) We adopted her from rescue when she was 9 months old
sweet fix…………. dark chocolate, ghiradelli 72% cacao is my fave
best stress reliever… 4 hours outside on a great golf course
if I could design the next FIAT…. it would be a small, sporty AWD sport utility keeping FIAT’s italian style
favorite indulgence…. a really good bottle of California Cabernet (Chappellet Mountain Cuvee is my current favorite)
I will never give up my…. Ping G5 Driver – it’s the only club in my bag that I can count on
motto I live by….. ‘actions speak louder than words’
just the facts….. Darrin has a 21-year-old son and a 6 month-old granddaughter. He’s worked for 22 years in dealership parts.
sweet fix….. chocolate
greatest burger….. one that I’ve hand patted and grilled
on my feet you will find….. the most comfortable shoes I can find for working on this concrete
favorite winter activity….. bouncing thru the snow in my dodge 4×4
best recent read….. Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
just the facts….. marsha is married and has two kids – a 10-year-old son and a 7-year-old daughter she is a fiat specialist and has been in the car business since 2006
coffee or tea….. grande, nonfat, 1 pump, sugar-free caramel machiatto….somedays, add an extra shot!
best burger….. is at Waterloo Ice House in Texas, and the best BBQ is at The Salt Lick in Texas! (seems to be a theme….)
my role model growing up was…. my mom 🙂
I get my sweet fix from…. anything I bake, but if there’s no time, I LOVE chewy sprees!
my favorite FIAT 500 feature is….. all the buttons on the steering wheel
favorite summer activity…. BBQ’s – and anywhere with a pool and a bar (and even better if the bar is IN the pool!)
I will never give up my…. coffee and cell phone….and trust me, you don’t want me to!
favorite indulgence….. shoes….and a nice steak (cause I get hungry after all that shopping)
best advice I’ve been given…. ‘you can do anything you set your mind to’
Get to know Fiat Service Lead, Jay
just the facts….. jay is married and has a 2-year-old daughter. he’s been in the car business for eleven years.
coffee or tea….. why not beer??? okay – McDonald’s sweet tea, Rt 1 and Mine Rd, with extra ice… but beverage of choice, BUD LIGHT!
dog or cat…. cats – 2…. one is three with long hair, the other is 4 with short hair. Both are free to a good home but must go together.
sweet fix…. white chocolate – any and everything white chocolate!
role model growing up…. my father… coal miner turned respiratory therapist – through thick and thin ( lay-offs and back surgeries ) he made a life changing transition and came out way on top. He moved out-of-state and paved the way for his family – just amazing! I didn’t realize it then, but looking back now, with a family of my own, I know it was hard, took a lot of courage and patience, and he pulled through.
if I could design the next FIAT…. it would have rear wheel drive, twin turbo v6, a slightly longer wheel base, 6 speed manual/ dual clutch auto, 17″ wheels, 16″ brakes…. goes fast, stops fast, corners solid
favorite indulgence…. taco bell…. why? I don’t know, but YUM!
best advise ever given…. ‘be a ram, not a sheep’
It’s our FIAT service specialist: JIMMY!
just the facts….. jimmy’s been married to his high school sweetheart for 18 years he has two excellent kids that he loves most of the time
cat or dog….. dog….2, named ‘texas’ and ‘chainsaw’
coffee or tea…. wawa coffee or white mocha latte on payday
best burger….. his
if i could design the next FIAT….. I would slap a turbo on it and see how fast it would go
favorite indulgence….. bud light (everybody has faults)
book on my nightstand…. the remote control
role model growing up…. my dad and my pop pop
on my playlist right now….. rock n roll…. my son is trying to get me into rap, but I’m just not feeling it
motto I live by….. ‘respect is a two-way street; it is earned, not given’