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Lee Priddy , Sales Manager

Lee AKA "The Crazy Texan" joined us here at Midstate in the summer of 2020 with many years of experience in the sales industry.  Not only does Lee love working with his customers, he also thrives on developing his team to be true professionals!  Hence the name, he grew up in Texas and moved to Vermont in 2005.  After spending many years in the concrete pumping industry, he decided to change over to the vast world of sales.  One of his customers even ended up marrying him in 2013. He loves to spend time with his two boys camping, hiking, fishing or whatever!.  You may just bump into the him with his family at one of the campgrounds in the area!  We are very happy and excited to have him on the team and we are sure that our customers will be too!!!

Craig Stevens, Dodge Ram Chrysler Sales Manager
(802) 479-0586

Craig Stevens is a native Vermonter from the Newport area in the northeast kingdom.  After high school he worked for the Canadian Pacific Rail Road before joining the United States Navy.  In the Navy he served aboard the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk working flight operations around the world.  Craig is a very proud father, his daughter is currently serving in the U.S. Air Force while studying pre-med at Norwich University.  Craig has a long career in sales, with the last fourteen in the auto industry.  On his days off he likes to spend time with his family doing anything that may come up.


Where did six years go? I now consider myself a resident of Williamstown, Vermont.

My daughter who is also my best friend, has since graduated from Norwich with a degree in nursing and who is currently (proudly) serving her country in the United States Air Force.

I now have a black Labrador named Jagger that turned my house into a home.

My partner, April, has supported me for the last twelve years and we are looking forward to more years and updates in the future. Stay tuned!

Matt Danforth, Sales Manager

David Gore, Business Manager

Paul Demers, Product Specialist

Jared Rich, Product Specialist

Jashua Tetrault, Product Specialist,

Paul Kapusta, Sales Specialist

Paul grew up in the Morrisville area and has worked in a couple areas at Midstate.  He has just moved back into our Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram showroom and excited to have him back helping customers find that "Just Right Vehicle".  Please stop by and let me help you with all your transportation needs.

Jon Tisbert, Sales Specialist

I like to think I am easy to talk to and really listen to what people tell me.  I enjoy the outdoors and want to be outside as much as possible.  I grew up on a farm in Cambridge Vermont, where I learned the value of hard work.

Jessica Gore, General Manager
(802) 479-0586

Jessica joined the team at Midstate in 1999 after studying nursing at Southern Vermont College in Bennington Vermont.  What started out as a summer break from college turned into her first and only full time job after four years of college.  Jessica was a top performer her first two years in used car sales, moving on to a stint as our Business Manager before taking over as our Hyundai Sales Manager in 2004.  She has been a relentless advocate for Hyundai and won several awards, including having Midstate recognized as the number one dealer for customer satisfaction in her district during the fall of 2008. Jessica is also the lead proponent for Midstate's participation in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk for several years.  Her daughter Kaleigh was born 11/09/2011.  She is growing into a beautiful young Lady.  On November 23rd 2018 Jessica married her love David Gore.



Service Team,

Let our team of Service Advisers, Body Repair Estimator, Parts Specialists and factory certified Technicians help you with all of your automotive parts, service or tire needs today.  We not only work on Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles, but most all makes and models with computerized equipment and shop manuals for these other brands.

Paul Grupp, Service & Parts Director

Paul has run the Service and Parts department for 3 years. He has over 30 years experience working with many car lines. He keeps himself and the department members up to date in their knowledge. Paul is married and has 3 children. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, camping and biking. Paul is an active member of the Central Vermont Rotary Club and the Green Mountain Club.

Jeff Jay, Warranty & Service Support

Jeff lives in Orange and has been at the dealership for several years.  He started in the old car wash, reconditioning used cars during his senior year in high school.  After attending college, he decided to come back and worked as a mechanic in the shop for a couple years before transitioning into a support role for our service department.  Today you might run into Jeff in the service drive on a busy day, answering the phone, driving our shuttle or helping get a warranty question answered from the factory. 

Bob Masservey,



Steve Casavant, Parts Manager

Dustin Corrigan, Parts Specialist,

Nate Gibbs, Parts Specialist,

Steve Smith, Parts Specialist

Steve Smith has been in the automotive parts business for over thirty years, twenty plus of those years here at Midstate.  Steve and his effervescent wife Sarah live in Barre, he enjoys camping, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.