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Senior Executive Team

Spencer Young
CEO & Partner Owner

Spencer Young has been working in the automotive industry for most of his life and has been with the Young Automotive Group since 1978. When Spencer Young was named CEO in 1985, YAG only consisted of a Chevrolet dealership. He has been the key point to the growth and expansion of YAG and to the group growing into the 21 dealerships we now have. Under Spencer Young's leadership, YAG has been able to remain consistently profitable even through three periods of economic downturn. Spencer Young was recognized as the CEO of the Year in 2016 by Utah Business Magazine. In his free time, he loves adventure; adventure skiing, world hiking, world traveling, tennis, golf, reading and, "dreams of extreme adventures in far away lands."

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Seldon Young
Partner Owner


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Spencer Young ll
President

Spencer Young II has been with the Young Automotive Group for most of his life. He grew up picking weeds alongside his siblings outside of Young Chevrolet when he was a kid and has worked in many positions in the group. He was named President in 2014 and is immensely responsible for the global growth, operation, and profitability of YAG. He currently oversees the strategic direction of the company and leads the group in its continued expansion.

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Oliver Young
Operations Director

Oliver Young grew up in the car business and began helping out at the dealerships at the young age of 8. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Utah and a master's of business administration from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Oliver started Young Automotive's in house advertising agency, Oz Marketing in 2010. In 2014, Oliver moved into the position of Sales Director, overseeing all variable sales operations throughout the group. He spends his time hiking, rock climbing, and spending time with his wonderful three kids and wife.

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Executive Directors

Kelly Moss
Vice President

Kelly Moss is the executive vice president of the Young Automotive Group and sits on its board of directors. He oversees the company's overall business strategy, including facility construction, legal affairs, strategic investments, and acquisitions. Moss was appointed to his current role in September 2012. Before that, he held top-level management positions at Young Buick GMC and Avis Car Sales. He joined the Young Automotive Group in 1994. Moss has mentored many of the current senior leaders of the company. He is known for his innovative business approach and has played a considerable role in the organization's growth into new markets

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Brandon Huston
CFO

Brandon Huston is the chief financial officer of the Young Automotive Group. In this role, he leads the company's finance operations, including accounting, treasury, and strategic planning. He also oversees all human resources functions and sits on the company's board of directors. Huston joined the Young Automotive Group in August 2016 and was appointed chief financial officer in March 2019. Prior to becoming the CFO, Huston served as the corporate controller for the company, where he led its accounting, financial reporting, and internal controls functions.

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Jay Frye
Service Director

Jay has been with the Young Automotive for over 35 years. He started his career as a mechanic at Olsen Chevrolet. Jay has extensive experience on the fixed side of the automotive industry having worked as a mechanic, parts sales, parts department manager. In 2012 Jay was promoted to the position of General Manager of Young Chevrolet. After a few years as the general manager, he was promoted to a group-level role as the fixed operations manager. Jay supervises all service, parts, body shops, and wholesale parts operations.

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Mike Capron
Area Director

Mike Capron is the current Northern Regional Manager of the Young Automotive Group, who manages seven stores in northern Utah and southern Idaho. Mike has been a member of the Young Automotive family for over 32 years and brings extensive dealer management to our executive team. Mike started with the group in 1989 at the Chevrolet dealership, when it was called Olsen Chevrolet. As the store was rebranded to Young Chevrolet, Mike worked in various roles including salesperson, used car managers, F&I manager, and sales manager. In 2003, he was promoted to General Manager of Avis Car Sales for 8 years.

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Jeramie Young
Powersports Director

5 Years in the industry & 2 Years with Young Powersports, Previous Positions: Powersports Salesman. Sales Manager. GM of Newgate Motorsports (2013-2019). Young Powersports Ogden GM 2019. YAG Powersports Director June 2021. Jeramie is married to his wife Morgan, and they have two boys who love to ride dirt bikes and play football. Jeramie loves to spend time with his boys and loves to golf and ride dirt bikes. 

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Russ Cooper
Area Director

Russ Cooper has spent the last 20 years with the Young Automotive Group.  Some of the previous positions he has held in the group include Team Lead, F&I, Used Car Manager, General Sales Manager, and General Manager of Young Buick GMC, and Young Chevrolet.  Russ is excited to be able to share his expertise as Area Director.   He is married to his wife, Ashley.  They live in Kaysville with their two children, Brighton and Tatem.  Russ loves to golf, do puzzles, and train his dog.  

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Curtis Groft
Area Director


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Jared Price
Sales Director

Jared Price brings 23 years of experience at the Young Automotive Group to the Sales Director position.  Some of the previous positions he has held include Avis Salesperson, Floor Manager, Sales Manager, F&I, General Sales Manager, and General Manager of Avis and Young Kia. Jared is married to his wife, Tanya.  Together, they have three boys.  They enjoy taking vacations to Mexico, dirt biking, and playing pickleball together.

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Winslow Young
Marketing Director

Winslow has been with the Young Automotive Group for over 20 years.  As a "YAG lifer", Winslow has worked in many different roles across the group. He was a weed picker at Chevrolet starting around the age of 7 from there he moved to the RMR Sanitation crew. He then became a car detailer, worked the parts counter at Young Chevrolet, as a cashier at Young Buick GMC, worked in F&I, and as a runner at Young Buick GMC.  Recently, he has led Oz Marketing as Director. Winslow recently got engaged to his fiancé Rafael. They live in bountiful with two cute dogs. What makes him think Young: "Spending time with my handsome fiancé and our two spoiled dogs. We also love to travel!"  

 

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Sebastian Young
Parts Director

Sebastian brings 20 years of experience at the Young Automotive Group to the role of Parts Director.  Some of his previous positions include Lot Technician, Car Detailer, Salesperson, Wholesale Parts, and Parts Manager, and Wholesale Parts Manager. Sebastian is married to his wife, Megan.  Together they have three children.  When he isn't in the office, he enjoys playing golf in the summer and skiing with his family during the winter months.

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Management Team

Ty Johnston
COE Director


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Lesli Barker
Executive Assistant


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Nick Hart
General Counsel


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Kellerie Young
Corporate Controller


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Sandy Astle
Corporate Controller


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Kristina Hoerner
Corporate Controller


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Jeff Budge
Corporate Controller


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Heston Young
Special Financing


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Rick Bailey
Fleet Manager


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Trent Jaques
Used Buying Center


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Tami Olsen
Recruiting & YCY Director


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Karen Lane
Corporate Finance Manager


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Scott Cooley
Group Finance Specialist


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General Managers

Chase Doporto
General Manager


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Dallin Breshears
General Manager


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Nate Gailey
General Manager


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Jacob Sobers
General Manager


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Mike Gailey
Young Buick GMC Idaho General Manager


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Rick Lovell
Young Buick GMC General Manager


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Kory Martin
Young Dodge Morgan General Manager


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Jim Astle
Young Ford Morgan General Manager


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Jason Evans
Young Ford Brigham General Manager


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Jake Talbot
Young Toyota General Manager


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Blaine Fawcett
Young Honda General Manager


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Rick Gerber
Young Hyundai General Manager


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Paul Byron
Young Mazda General Manager


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Justin Evrankaya
Young Subaru General Manager


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Bruce Breshears
Young Dodge Idaho General Manager


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Brett Whitaker
Young Powersports Idaho General Manager


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Nick Faulkner
Young Powersports Layton General Manager


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CJ Roane
Young Powersports Pleasant View General Manager


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Devin Gardner
Young Powersports Ogden General Manager


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Randy Taylor
Young Truck and Trailers General Manager


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Brad Taylor
Avis General Manager


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