auto dealer services dept. added
Plumas Bank has hired Greg Lee as vice president dealer services manager to lead the new auto dealer loan services group. Lee will be responsible for creating an integrated financial services solution for the auto dealer community.
Andrew J. Ryback, the bank’s interim president said, “As a 14-year veteran of this industry, Greg’s proven ability to develop, negotiate, document and service auto loan structures with varying levels of complexity will be very helpful to the bank’s success. We are very pleased to have him on board.”
Ray named asst. managerChris Ray has been named assistant manager at Les Schwab Tires in Quincy. He has worked for the tire company for a total of eight years, mostly in Quincy, but some at a Schwab store in Sacramento. Owners Ron and Stephanie Horton said Chris has consistently exceeded their expectations in all aspects of the job. They said he has earned the respect of his crew through his determination and professionalism, adding that he is driven with a desire to meet the needs of their customers. Chris is a 14-year resident and a graduate of Quincy High. He and wife Brandi have three children: Tristin, 15, Noah, 13, and Baylee, 10.
jay joins expanding beauty teamStephanie Jay is the newest member of the beauty salon technicians at Nanci Luceís Shear Pleasure Day Spa in East Quincy. She specializes in customized skin treatments, waxing, manicures and pedicures and gel nails. She and husband Bill (who owns Jayís Tile Works carpet and concrete cleaning service) and their family moved here from Glendale, Ariz. last month.
Stephanie joins hair stylist and massage therapist Dana Cowell and hair stylist and manicurist Meagan Brennan. Dana is a Quincy native who returned to the area in March from Texas. Meagan, who has lived and worked in Portola for 12 years, began working in the East Quincy salon last December.
new appliance store gears up
Lifelong residents Joe and Elaine Azevedo have opened Appliance Repair Services in East Quincy next to Shadetree Automotive. ARS offers new and used sales, service (including warranty work) and parts for virtually all major home appliances including Whirlpool, Jenn-Air, Maytag, Estate and Roper. And if you don’t mind a little cosmetic dent or scratch, Joe also carries factory-new appliances that have some minor flaws but provide big discounts! Joe has been in the appliance repair business for 24 years and his assistant, Henry Glover, has certainly seen it all in his 50-plus years as an appliance repairman. Presently, the store has somewhat limited hours while the crew is out servicing appliances so I suggest you call first to check store hours or to make an appointment: 283-1212.
Earns state insurance license
Flanigan-Leavitt Insurance Agency’s Mara Tasaki has recently earned her property and casualty insurance license by passing the California state exam. Mara has been employed at the agency’s Quincy office since February. Her main focus will be placing and servicing a variety of commercial insurance products. “We are very pleased to have such a bright and talented addition to our team. Mara has the qualities and skills that will serve our agency well, by delivering professional insurance services to our commercial customers,” Mike Flanigan said. Mara has a bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara. She lives in Quincy with her 9-month-old son, Brayden.
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