Peggy Rapp is the controller and vice president of the organization. She got her start in the automotive business in 1977 at Schneider+Nelson Porsche Audi in West Long Branch, NJ. After years of vacationing on Hilton Head Island she decided to make the island her home in 1990. She started working for the store in January of 1990.
Ryan Walline has lived in Bluffton, SC since 2015. He moved here from Toledo, Ohio where he spent the first 18 years of his career working for Honda. He enjoys fishing, biking, pool & beach time on his days off.
Ryan enjoys watching all of his favorite Michigan sports teams. GO BLUE!
Dave Penrod is our Pre-Owned Sales Manager here at Hilton Head Honda. Dave started in the car business in 1989 after a serving 6 years in the Army. Dave and his wife moved to Bluffton from Ohio where their 4 children still live. When Dave is not at work, you can usually find him golfing or fishing.
Daryl has been in the automotive industry since 2001. He is from coastal North Carolina but has called the low country home for a while now. He has extensive Honda knowledge and can answer all your questions.
Roger Crews works as the Business Development Manager. He has worked in the Automotive industry since 2009. His background in Marketing, Social Media management, as well as Web Design and User Experience has translated well into his current position.
He attended East Carolina University as well as The Savannah College of Art and Design for graduate studies in Graphic Design. Roger is a member of AIGA, the professional Association for design.
Roger enjoys art, design , and CrossFit as well as the occasional Spartan race and spending time with his Family. Roger Crews lives in Bluffton SC.
Andy Place has been working with Honda since 2007 and Hilton Head Honda since 2016. He moved from Ohio to Bluffton, South Carolina. Andy was a member of the Honda Council of Sales leadership program before moving to the finance office. Andy loves sports, Go Blue (Michigan Wolverines). He is happily married to his wife Bobi and has 3 children.
Jason Griswold is a Sales and Leasing Consultant for Hilton Head Honda for the past year. Originally from New England, Jason received his Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Central Connecticut State University. After many years working for multiple Fortune 100 companies, getting married and having three children, Jason switched gears to become a member of the Professionals Golfers Association of America (PGA) where he worked for 12 years advancing his career to the General Manger / PGA Head Professional positions of multiple courses. Jason has been in the Low Country for 10 years where his children attend Beaufort County schools. Jason and his family are members of St. Gregory the Great Church and support local businesses and community events. Jason is knowledgeable, personable, patient and energetic. When Jason is not servicing Hilton Head Honda’s customers, his free time consists of spending time with his wife, watching his children’s sporting events and sneaking out for the occasional round of golf.
David moved to the lowcountry from New Jersey. He has worked in sales for 20 years and has been a part of Modern Classic Motors since he moved down here. In his free time, he spends time with his family, enjoys fishing, and traveling. Come by today to meet David in person! He is driven to help you find your perfect vehicle.
Shawn is fairly new to the Hilton Head area, moving here from the outskirts of Raleigh NC. He was born and raised in Long Island NY. His wife and 3 kids love it here in SC. Hilton Head Honda welcomed him to their sales staff in April of 2016. Shawn realizes that buying a car is a very large purchase and he prides himself in making it a fun and pleasurable experience.
Fun Fact: In his younger days he built and raced NASCAR sanctioned stock cars at a local asphalt track up in NY.
Russell Eddy has been a sales associate with us since 1991. If you’ve ever been to Hilton Head Honda, chances are you’ve bought a car from, or at least have talked to, him. He has received every award imaginable from HONDA including the prestigious “Council of Sales Leadership Gold Master”. Russell arrived to Hilton Head by way of Virginia in 1987. He is always willing to go the extra mile to help everyone find the vehicle that suits them best.
Marno Muth is the Service Director. His career with Honda started in 2004 as an Express Service Technician. He worked as a Honda Technician for nine years before venturing to the “front of the house” where he found his true passion in the industry: helping people. His main focus is the customer experience and finding creative ways to elevate it. When his focus is not on work, you may catch him fishing or restoring vintage Honda motorcycles. He loves to tinker and learn new things! Marno and his family enjoy traveling, trying new restaurants, the great outdoors and spending time with their golden retriever mix puppy, Ellie. Marno currently resides in Buffton, South Carolina.
Eric Singleton has been a service advisor here at Hilton Head Honda for the last 3.5 years. He is a local kid and grew up nearby in the town of Ridgeland, SC. He currently resides in Rincon, GA. Singleton graduated from South Carolina State University with a degree in business marketing. He has almost 9 years of experience with the Honda brand and 12 years of experience as a service advisor. He looks forward to taking care all of your vehicle needs.
Terra Christopher is the Warranty Administrator. She has been with Hilton Head Honda since 2009. Terra enjoys going to the movies and shopping with friends . Terra Christopher is a native of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and has 3 sons.
Jeff Kohler is our Parts Manager. He started in the automotive parts business in 1986 as a counterman and moved into parts management in 1995. Jeff has been working for us since 2010, when he and his family relocated to Bluffton from Granger, Indiana. Jeff enjoys cycling, traveling and living in the Low country. Jeff is married and has a daughter & son.
Ronald Martin, known also as “JR”, has worked for our company for 10 years, 8 of which have been in parts. He started out as a porter and eventually moved into parts when Hilton Head Honda relocated to Bluffton from Hilton Head. Ronald has been a local for the majority of his life, moving from Florida when he was six years old and has been enjoying the low country ever since.
Rick Stafford started working in our parts department in October 2016. Rick has been in the automotive industry for ten years. Rick has held positions as Service Advisor, Sales Representative and Parts Advisor. Rick moved to the low country in 2005 with his wife and son from Knoxville Tennessee.
Peggy Rapp is the Controller and Vice president of the organization. She got her start in the automotive business in 1977 at Schneider+Nelson Porsche Audi in West Long Branch, NJ. After years of vacationing on Hilton Head Island she decided to make the island her home in 1990. She started working for the store in January of 1990.
Michelle is a native to the beautiful town of Bluffton. Michelle has been in the automotive business since she was 16, where she started as a receptionist/cashier. She started with our Dealership in 1996 as the Accounts Payable/Receivable clerk. In 1998 she was promoted to the position of Office Manager. Michelle is married and has 2 beautiful children, a daughter & a son. She enjoys the beach, swimming pool, reading and family vacations. She also loves to watch her son play Football & Basketball at his High School, Thomas Heyward Academy. GO REBELS! She’s an animal lover and has 3 fur babies. One of them is a Yorkie named Tink and comes to work with her every day.
Fran joined Hilton Head Honda in 2000 as Office Manager. She has resided on Hilton Head for 27 years, and enjoys the beach, books, cooking for friends and family, and travel. She currently shares her residence with a feisty old Boston Terrier named Buddy Jermaine Dingo.
Linde Heyward works in our Accounting office. She started out in the Automotive business in 2002 and has worked for us as a Receptionist, a Service Cashier, Customer Relations, BDC and has been paying our bills since 2006. Linde relocated to Hilton Head Island in 1999 from Sarver, Pennsylvania and now resides in Bluffton with her husband Tommy and daughter Abigail. Every Saturday in the fall, Linde can be found watching her daughter cheer on the Bluffton Bulldogs football team and she is a South Carolina Gamecock fanatic! She also thinks cutting grass is the best therapy ever. Linde loves to laugh and spend quality time with her family and friends.
Shelly Ayende has worked at Hilton Head Honda since 2005. She started as our cashier and was promoted in 2009 to work in the accounting department as the title clerk. Shelly grew up in Glennville, Georgia. She has an Art degree from Georgia Southern Unniversity. She loves raising her family in Bluffton. She loves art, live music, and trying new restaurants.