Staff


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  • Bill Vetre
    Parts and Service Director
    EXT: 3301

    Our Parts Department has a combined 149 years of experience to help give you "The Respect you Expect!"

    Bill has worked in the automotive Service and Parts business for over 45 years. Many of those years working right here in New Britain at Tufano Motors. Bill joined the Papa's team in 2010 as our Parts Manager and because of his wealth of knowledge and customer focussed attitude he was quickly given the charge of overseeing both the Service and Parts Departments. His philosophy is to treat all of our customers with respect and honesty. Bill is a local guy who graduated from New Britain High School and loves to fish. 

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  • Tom Shirley
    Parts Advisor
    EXT: 3304

    Tom has been with the Papa's Parts Department for over 25 years. He is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced Parts and Accessories Advisor and can help you find what you need for your vehicle.

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  • Andy U.
    Parts Advisor
    EXT: 3302

    Andy has been working in the Parts business since 1984 with over 15 years here at Papa's. He is the point person on the retail counter and can easily answer questions and make recommendations. Andy is a volunteer firefighter in Essex.

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  • Dwight Lewis
    Parts Advisor
    EXT: 3305

    Dwight has worked in the car business for over 30 years, several of those year's here at Papa's. He is extremely knowledgeable and enjoys assisting customers with parts and accessories for their vehicles. Dwight grew up in Burlington and studied at Porter and Chester Technical Institute before entering the car business.

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  • Stephen Lawrence
    Parts Advisor
    EXT: 3303

    Stephen joined the Papas Parts team in May of 2017. He has worked in the parts business for the last 16 years and is very knowledgeable about both parts and accessories. Stephen grew up in Hartford and holds an Associate's Degree from Gateway Community College. He loves to watch motorsports of all types and is a Dallas Cowboys and NY Knicks fan.

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