Our Team at Hino Central Calgary
Vice President, Hino Operations - Greg Tilley
Greg has played a pivotal role in building the most successful Hino dealership group in Canada, with stores having achieved top national rankings under his management. He brings more than 30 years automotive experience to bear on operations, planning and forecasting, with particular emphasis on expense control.
Greg has demonstrated exceptional strengths as a coach and team-builder since joining Hino Central to open the first dealership, in 1996. He now leads teams in Edmonton, Calgary, Langley and Fort McMurray, as well as heading up the development of new locations as we continue to grow the Hino Central brand.
Greg is especially proud of Hino Central’s growing reputation for exceptional service, and is happy to offer customers the security of a trustworthy brand, experienced sales staff and exceptional service technicians.
Controller - Joanne Aune
A member of the team since 1986, Joanne has seen the company grow from a single location in Spruce Grove, Alberta, to a national company with a complete range of products and services. Now, as controller for Hino Central, Joanne is responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the company’s Hino locations, and is an important part of the management team.
A native of Australia, Joanne and her family try to return “down under” as often as possible.
Director of Fixed Operations, Hino Central Group - Craig Buchanan
Craig’s 30+ years of experience in the trucking industry, including National Service Manager with Hino Canada, is proving invaluable in this new position with a vision to help the Hino Central team not only grow but to create more synergy between locations, ensuring that resources, training and best practices are shared across all of our locations.
Craig’s focus is on dealer safety, customer service and working with the Hino Central group to ensure consistency in our fixed operational practices across the dealer network.
Parts & Service Manager - Larry McLeod
Larry’s vast experience more that qualifies him to be very effective in his role as Parts and Service Manager.
His strong working relationship with the staff, his invaluable technical experience as well as his passion for the Hino product, makes him an important asset for our dealership.
Add to that, his desire to drive customer satisfaction and we have a winning combination.
Larry invites you to reach out to him anytime for sound advice on keeping your Hino Truck on the road
General Sales Manager - Steve Harlow
Steve Harlow has an extensive background in retail vehicle sales, transitioning to the world of commercial sales with Hino Central in 2013. “The future is bright here in Calgary. The economy is strong. There’s so much commercial activity going on, and we have the best product on the market to meet our customers’ needs,” says Steve.
Steve was born in Calgary, but spent his youth in Saskatoon before returning to the city of his birth. He says his is a, “hockey and lacrosse family through and through.” Steve’s three sons are all into the sports, and he still enjoys playing in a men’s league.
Sales and Leasing Consultant - Scott Gardner
After graduating from the U of C with a degree in Business Administration, Scott was responsible for a large retail territory before moving to vehicle sales in 2011. The move from retail to commercial sales is a great fit, and his enthusiasm for the Hino brand is obvious. “I’m really excited to represent Hino in the area. We have the best product on the market, especially when it comes to cost of ownership,” says Scott. “These trucks make sense to savvy business owners, and that’s the customer that I love to work with.”
When not at the dealership, Scott enjoys time with his young family and tries to find a little time for fly-fishing. “I haven’t found that Shangri-La fishing spot yet, but I’m determined. It’s going to happen this year, for sure!”
Sales & Leasing Consultant - Jason Molnar
Jason came from a background in the commercial tire industry, where he became passionate about customer service and loved meeting new people. Jason has always had a passion for the heavy truck industry. So after making the jump from the tire industry, and move into selling customers a fantastic truck, it only made sense for him to start working at Hino Central.
Jason was born in London, Ontario where he moved to Alberta and has called home since. He enjoys watching sports such as auto racing, hockey, and college football. When he is not at work, he enjoys being around his close friends, working on cars as a hobby and having quite movie nights.