Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Mike Brown
    Owner
    828-765-1200 Ext. 1900

    Mike is the owner here at Mike Brown Subaru along with his wife Janet. He has always had an interest in the automotive industry, and after nearly 28 years with an international retailer, he retired in 2012 in order to pursue the things he always dreamed of.  He is dedicated to creating extraordinary experiences for our customers as well as our team and actively reaches out to the community, keeping both the team and the store involved.  When not at the store Mike enjoys collectible cars, spending time with his family, hanging out with the family canine, Casey, and hunting with his son. 

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  • Janet Brown
    828-765-1200 Ext. 3400

    Janet is the owner of Mike Brown Subaru along with her husband Mike. Janet and Mike relocated to Banner Elk, NC after having lived in Mooresville, NC for the past 14. They have a son, Zach, who graduated from Appalachian State University in 2012 and now lives in Arkansas with his beautiful wife Emily. They daughter, Jenna, who graduated from High Point University in December 2016. 

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  • Laz Aguayo
    Operations Manager
    828-765-1200 ext.3600


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  • Richard McKinney
    Sales Manager
    828-765-1200 Ext. 2900

    Richie has been in the automotive industry for 8 years and loves it. He is also a very successful fisherman. In his free time he likes to go outdoors and spend time with his wife and baby daughter.

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  • Joe Crowley
    Business Manager
    828-765-1200 Ext. 1100

    Joe has many years of experience as a business manager in the auto industry and is also a veteran. He and his wife reside in Asheville.

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  • Cynthia Biehl
    Sales Consultant
    828-765-1200 Ext. 2800

    Cynthia is one of our sales associates here at Mike Brown Subaru.  She has moved here from service to sales, where she has over 32 years of experience in the automotive industry.  Cynthia is a native of New Smyrna, FL.  She and her husband, Gary, live here in the mountains and have to boys, Elijah and Nathan.  Outside of work, Cynthia enjoys biking, fishing, and hiking.  

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  • Lauren Howell
    Sales Consultant & Internet Sales
    828-765-1200 ext. 3300


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  • Jeremy Porter
    Sales Consultant and Lot Manager
    828-765-1200 ext. 2900


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  • Jon Williamson
    Service Manager
    828-765-1200 ext. 2300


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  • Christina Johnson
    Service Advisor
    828-765-1200


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  • Greg Presnell
    Parts Manager
    828-765-1200 Ext. 2500

    Greg is the Assistant Parts Manager here at Mike Brown Subaru and has 34 years of experience in the automotive industry. In his spare time, he and his wife enjoy time with their children and grandchildren.

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  • Hayley Cook
    Parts Assistant


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  • Bob Dayton
    Shop Supervisor & Subaru Master Technician
    828-765-1200

    Bob is a Subaru Master Service Technician and Shop Supervisor here at Mike Brown Subaru. Spruce Pine is home for him and his wife, Martha. He and Martha have two sons, Drew and Turner. Bob has 35 years of experience in the automotive industry but finds time to enjoy his hobbies in the outdoors; fishing, hunting, and carving.

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  • Dalton Cook
    Subaru Service Technician
    828-765-1200

    Dalton is a Subaru Service Technician here at Mike Brown Ford-Subaru.

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  • Miguel Turja
    Subaru Technician
    828-765-1200

    Miguel is one of our Suabru Technicians here at Mike Brown Ford-Subaru.  Miguel grew up working on cars as a hobby. He graduated from Nascar Technical Institute. Miguel was also a Mike Brown Ford-Subaru scholarship recipient. In his spare time, Miguel likes watching basketball and soccer. He enjoys listening to Hank Williams Jr.

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  • Charles Robinson
    Oil Technician
    828-765-1200


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  • Adon Tung
    Lube Technician


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  • Michelle Patrick
    Controller
    828-765-1200 Ext. 1500

    Michelle is the Controller here at Mike Brown Subaru and has 27 years of experience in the automotive industry. She and her husband live in Marion, NC and have 3 children, Brandy, Jada, and Dallas.

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  • Janice Maynard
    Title Clerk
    828-765-1200 ext 2600


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  • Jenna Brown
    Digital Media Director
    828-765-1200

    Jenna is the Customer Experience Manager here at Mike Brown Subaru. She is relatively new to the automotive industry and does a lot of social media and advertising for us while learning the way of the trade. She is a graduate of High Point University, with a degree in Electronic Media Production. In her spare time she enjoys traveling as much as she can, writing and performing music, and producing videos.

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