ABOUT US

Peak's Motors, Inc. was originally built in 1949. At that time they carried Chrysler, Plymouth and GMC. GMC was dropped in 1963 and the dealership went strictly to the Chrysler franchises. The dealership was reconstituted in 1982. We were originally a Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge dealer. In 1993 we obtained Jeep-Eagle. We sold the franchise in 1995 and became an independent dealer. We moved to Main Street in 1995 and have been in this location for over 10 years.

Joe Tate - General Manager

Joe came to Peak's Motors, Inc. in 1985 when it was still a new car dealership. He began working in accounting and Finance and Insurance and as the company grew, he became Sales Manager. Joe has worked as General Manager for Peak's Motors, Inc. and Patrick Henry Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Buick since he took over in 1998.

In 2002 Joe was selected as the Roanoke District Quality Dealer for Virginia Independent Automobile Dealers Association (VIADA). Since then he has served as President of the Roanoke District for 2003 and 2004. Recently he was elected Treasurer on the Statewide level of VIADA for 2004-2005 and is now serving his 3rd consecutive term in that position. VIADA is an association of car dealers that has banded together in order to provide fair business practices for you, the consumer, as well as to better the overall public image of the car dealer.

Joe has served as State President for Virginia Independent Dealers Association. Joe was chosen as the Roanoke Regional Independent Quality Dealer in 2009 and he was selected as State Quality Dealer by Virginia Independent Automobile Association in 2009. He continues to serve as an advisor to the state association. He is currently serving his second 4 year term with the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board, having been appointed by three different Governors. He occasionally teaches the required Dealer Recertification courses for VIADA. He is a proud Grandfather of 3 boys and 1 girl.

Mike Saunders - Assistant Manager

Mike began working for his dad pumping gas in 1960. When he turned 18 he began turning a wrench as a mechanic. He later served as mechanic for Hughes Motor Company and later took over as Service Manager for Peak's Motors, Inc. Mike has worked on both service and sales for the company since 1996.

Mike has also worked as an insurance agent. He is extremely knowledgeable about vehicles and is always willing to help the customer whenever he can. Mike has an active role as Music Director at the Calvary Baptist Church. Come in today and let Mike go to work for you!

Timothy 'Tim' Orange - Sales/Mechanic

Tim has been with Peak's Motors, Inc. since the fall of 2008. His main duty is as a salesman, but he also assists in the purchasing of vehicles for the dealership. Tim is very knowledgeable about cars. He has worked in the new car dealerships, used car lots and aftermarket parts stores. He has held positions ranging from service manager to sales person.

Tim is here with your entire buying experience, from the time you arrive on the lot until you drive away in the car of your dreams. Tim will assist you in selecting the car best suited for your needs, and then assist you in completing all the required paperwork for your purchase. Come by today and let Tim help you find the car of your dreams.

Jessica Poling - Account Manager

Jessica began working for Peaks Motors, Inc in February 2014. You will mainly see her in the office as her primary duties include vehicle deliveries, taking payments and collections. She is knowledgeable on most aspects of purchasing a vehicle from Peaks Motors and will help you to make the process as quick and easy as possible. Occasionally you may see her on the lot selling a vehicle. She is also the primary sales person for our excellent ASC Service Contracts.