• Subaru

Stewart Subaru

506 Fruitvale Blvd,
Yakima, WA 98902

  • Sales: (888) 408-7592
  • Service: (888) 445-7267
  • Parts: (888) 685-1512

Home of Mat in the Hat and a Truly Exceptional Experience. (800)-286-4683

Stewart Subaru Staff

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  • Frank Stewart

  • Mark Prater
    General Manager

    Mark has been representing Subaru since 1992 and relocated to Yakima in 2012 to lead the team at Stewart Subaru.  Mark's involvement with his fellow co-workers and his commitment to providing the best automotive ownership experience is what fuels his passion for the business.  When not working, which is very rare, Mark can be found traveling and enjoying the beauty of our wonderful region.

  • Bruce Stewart
    Sales Manager
    (800) 286-4683

    Bruce has been in the Automobile industry since 1988 and started working at Stewart Subaru in 1996.  Bruce is a native of Yakima and truly enjoys this region and all it has to offer.  Bruce has a daughter, and a son, as well as two beautiful granddaughters that live near by.  When not working, Bruce enjoys fishing in the many of the Lakes and rivers of Washington and Oregon.  Bruce's main focus is customer satisfaction and he wants to make sure every customer has a "Truly Exceptional" Experience.  He extends and open invite to stop by and say "Hi".

  • Becky Simmons
    Sales/Finance Manager

    Becky started in the automotive industry in 1983 and always strives to provide outstanding customer service, and always help others.  She is the proud mother of two amazing children.  Becky joined the Stewart Subaru team in 2014 and continues to give all customers a "Truly Exceptional" Experience and is very happy to be part of an award winning team.

  • Darrin Fairchild
    Finance Director

    Darrin moved to the Yakima Valley in 1998 and chose this region because of the many outdoor activities Central Washington offers.  Darrin is an avid snow boarder and hiker, and loves that his Subaru gets him to the nearby mountains on a regular basis.  Stewart Subaru is the perfect fit for Darrin, as his values mirror those of the Dealership.  Darrin prides himself in a job well done and strives to provide each customer with a "Truly Exceptional" experience.

  • Joe Heier
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Joe was born and raised in the Yakima valley, attending school locally.  He learned his good work ethic from his father, who owned and operated Mead Auto Body Shop.  Joe received a certificate in Automotive Safety, Brake repair, and Alignment from J.M. Perry Technical Institute.  Joe has worked at Stewart Subaru since 1989 and he enjoys working with cars and people.  Joe has two boys and is very proud of  their achievements in education and recreational activities.  Joe enjoys spending time with his sons and watching them grow into fine young men.  Joe has thousands of customers and he prides himself in making sure that everyone of them  has a "Truly Exceptional" experience here at Stewart Subaru. 

  • "Mat in the Hat" Bland
    Internet Sales Manager
    (800) 286-4683

    Mathew"Mat in the Hat" Bland has lived in the Yakima Valley most of his life with a short absence to attend the University of Arizona.  Mat enjoys spending time with his family, which includes his beautiful wife and four children, a daughter and three sons.  When Mat is not at work, or with his family, he spends his time enjoying one of the regions many Golf courses.  He has been with Stewart Subaru since 2004 and has dedicated his career to making sure that his customers have a "Truly Exceptional" experience, Before, During, and Long after the sale.  Mat and his wife have owned 11 Subaru's and counting.  He loves how the product has always taken great care of his needs, and the needs of his family.  Mat is always available to help or even for conversation, so stop by and enjoy some great times with Mat"Mat in the Hat."Bland

  • Darrel Eaton
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Darrel has lived in the Yakima Valley since 1966 and has been in the Automotive industry here in Yakima since 1986. Darrel has been with Stewart Subaru since 2008 and he looks forward to providing a "Truly Exceptional" experience to all of his customers.  So come on in, grab a cup of coffee, and let Darrel help you with your automotive needs.

  • Matthew "Matt" Manley
    Sales and Leasing Consutlant

    Matthew was born and raised in the lower Yakima Valley.  He graduated from Grandview High school in 1993, he is married and has 3 great children.  Matt has relocated to Terrace Heights, and his children attend the East valley school district.  Matt started in the auto industry young, and has been working in the field since 1994 and has gained vast experience in sales and leasing.  Subaru has become one of the top selling brands in the Yakima valley, and he currently has two Subaru's in his family.  Matt believes that Stewart Subaru is a great place to buy a new or used vehicle and strives to provide a "Truly Exceptional" buying experience to all of his customers.  He believes that Stewart Subaru is like a family and he welcomes you to come be part of the Family.

  • Bill Dickens
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Bill (Willy) Dickens has made the move to Stewart Subaru in Yakima after working in the industry for many years. Bill believes that Subaru is a great product and is very proud to have joined the Stewart Subaru Family. Bill is excited to provide a "Truly Exceptional" Experience to all of his past, present, and future customers.  He offers anyone who stops by a cup of coffee, a joke, or good conversation.  Bill looks forward to helping you find a vehicle that matches your needs, so stop by and spend some time with Bill.

  • Sami Barth
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Sami has been in the Automotive industry since 2000, and has worked in both sales and management.  She has enjoyed the business from day one, and is passionate about assisting her customers with the process, and making sure they have a great buying experience.  Sami prides herself in building relationships with her customers that grow into lifelong friendships.  Sami is proud to be a part of the award winning Stewart Subaru team, and loves that everyone works hard to provide a "Truly Exceptional" ownership experience.  She knows that whether you are buying a new Subaru, or a pre-owned vehicle you can buy with confidence knowing that we stand behind our product.  Sami always has an open invitation for you to stop by and she looks forward to working with you in the future.

  • Ron Roybal
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Ron started working with Stewart Subaru in 2014 and loves to meet and help people throughout the Yakima Valley.  He enjoys being part of an award winning team that is committed to providing a "Truly Exceptional" Automobile buying experience.  Ron believes the importance of building a quality long lasting relationship with every customer.  Ron is a huge fan of the Subaru line up and feels that everyone should experience owning one.  Ron has the satisfaction knowing that when he sells a vehicle from Stewart Subaru the customer will be taken care of for years to come.  Stop in and see Ron for your Automotive needs.

  • Michael Courcy
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Mike was born and raised in the Yakima Valley and after a working break from the area, he has returned to join the sales team at Stewart Subaru.  Michael has 4 wonderful children and loves spending as much time with them as he possibly can.  Mike is involved in many organizations and prides himself in his local friendships and community involvement.  Mike would appreciate the opportunity to earn your business and show you how to have a "Truly Exceptional buying experience.  So stop by and say hello the next time your in the area.

  • Jeffrey Johnston
    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Office Staff

  • Tanya Kuhlmann
    Office Manager

    Tanya Joined the Stewart Subaru team as a title clerk in 2006 and worked up through ranks to Office Manager.  I love working with a wonderful team that is committed to providing our customers with a Truly Exceptional ownership experience. Tanya is Happily married to Greg Kuhlmann and has two wonderful children, Ashley and Tristan. As a family the Kuhlmann's enjoys all types of sport and outdoor activities.  Tanya loves the Pacific Northwest and the two Subaru's in the family are perfect for getting them everywhere they want to go.

  • Tami Woody
    Accounts Payable

  • Nicole Smith
    Title Clerk

  • Amanda Abhold
    BHPH Title Clerk/Social Media

A Team you can trust to provide a Truly Exceptional Experience.