Meet our Staff

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  • Hayden Reynolds
    General Manager and Owner/Principal
    (860) 434-0028

    G. Hayden Reynolds, Jr., GM and Owner/Principal believes successful customer relationships start with forthright communication and genuine interest in customers' needs and desires. He wants Reynolds' customers to be happy, he wants them to win, and he tailors the company's sales and marketing strategies to this purpose.

    A University of Connecticut graduate with a degree in business administration, Hayden joined the business in 1995 in auto sales and over time grown into his position of today. Affable, respectful and animated, he's ardent about his work and infuses all the Reynolds team with his enthusiasm. 

    Hayden is also passionate about the history, future and preservation of the Connecticut River, known for its beautiful vistas and teeming wildlife. He serves on the Connecticut River Museum's Board of Trustees.

    Hayden lives in Lyme with his wife, Emily, Daughters, Lillian, Charlotte and Tess and three Dogs, Logan, a Golden who spends much of his time in the Subaru Showroom and Hudson and Cutter.  He enjoys the outdoors and when not working is likely bow hunting, fishing or boating on the CT river and Long Island Sound.

  • Kathryn Wayland
    CEO and Controller
    (860) 434-0028

    Kathryn Reynolds Wayland, vice president and controller knows customers by name, enjoys sharing stories with them and making them feel at home.  She's proud of the Reynolds' history and believes impeccable customer service is the key to its 150-plus years of growth and achievement.  In 1995, Kathryn graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in landscape horticulture and she spent several years afterwards honing her skills.  She joined the company in 1999 as a Subaru service department advisor.  Kathryn moved into her present position in 2001 and thrives on fostering a strong work ethic among the Reynolds team and building strong relationships with customers. Currently, she is a committee member of Troop 26 Boy Scouts, as well as, a member of the Board of Finance for the town of Lyme.  She lives in Lyme, Connecticut with her husband, Mark, and their children, Laura Lee and Ted.  They have fun touring in their restored 1926 Model T Ford and spending summer weekends on Tedlee, their 1965 Lyman sleeper. 

  • Nora A. Walters
    General Sales Manager
    (860) 434-0028

    Nora Walters, Sales Manager, has been in the Automotive Industry for over 30 years.  She was born and raised in Connecticut.  Growing up, she spent many of her summers at her family's cottage by the shore in Guilford.  Loving this area is what brought her to the Shore line to live. Now residing in East Lyme with her husband Clayton, boys Maxwell and Mason 16, bonus daughter Addison 8, as well as, their German Shepherds Bella and Bodie, tortoise summer, and cats Zeekie and Jasper.  Her oldest son Jack 22 resides in RI.  Claytons older children are successfully living their dreams.  Amanda 27 in Boston and James 29 in Minnesota.  In her spare time she enjoys the beach, reading, gardening, spending time with her family.

  • Charlie Mannix
    Sales Manager

  • Brian Hagan
    Business Manager
    (860) 434-0028

    Brian brings over 25 years of experience in the automobile industry to Reynolds.  In his free time, Brian, his wife Jean and two children, Brian and Colin, enjoy boating on Bantam Lake.  Working together, Brian and his wife Jean restored a 1967 Plymouth GTX a few years back.  They have traveled all over New England bringing it to shows, and it has won first place and received two Celebrity picks at the All Chrysler car Show in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

  • Don Metivier
    Business Manager

  • Logan

    Logan has truly embraced the opportunity to be our greeter, greeting every Reynolds customer with a friendly tail wag.  He can be found here most days ready to say hello. 

  • Hudson & Cutter
    Assistant Greeters

  • Sandy Spencer
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (860) 434-0028 Ext. 205

    After fifteen years in a dental career, Sandy felt compelled to switch gears.  With her infectious smile and love of people she decided to try her hand at auto sales.  Now, with over ten years experience, she is as enthusiastic about her job as she was when she first started!  Sandy grew up in Clinton, and spent most of her life living on the shoreline.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, exercising, sports, the beach, and just spending time with family and friends.

  • Bobbi Anne Ward
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (860) 434-0028 Ext. 207

    Bobbi-Anne also known as Bobbi, joined our Subaru sales team in February 2014. Her love for cars and people makes for the perfect fit. Originally from Waterford, she currently lives in East Haddam with her blended family; including their beloved Labradors Merry and McGee. Having a tight knit family throughout Connecticut keeps her busy. When she isn't busy, she enjoys spending time with her husband Ray, fishing, camping, and finishing home improvement projects. Stop in and chat with Bobbi!

  • Jim Lockhart
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (860) 434-0028 Ext. 213

    Jim joined the Reynolds' team in 2015 after 20+ years in outdoor industry with Eastern Mountain Sports, and North Cove Outfitters. He is a Subaru enthusiast from way back having purchased his first one used in 1984! Jim lives in Old Saybrook with his wife and teenage son. He is an avid outdoors person, spending his free time with his family enjoying the beach, cycling, hiking, and snowboarding. He also enjoys cooking and homebrewing.

  • Jen Segal
    Certified Sales Consultant

  • Chris Rooke
    Certified Sales Consultant

  • Annette D'Ambrosio
    Certified Sale Consultant

    Annette, a native of Rhode Island, has been in sales for most of her adult life. She has sold everything from bath fixtures, doors and windows to flooring. She spent 17 years with a large flooring distributor from RI. After the economic downturn of '08 Annette did office work but missed sales, so in 2016 she tried her hand at selling Subaru's. She was a quick learner and with her upbeat personality and her affinity for helping people focus on their automotive needs she was a natural as a Subaru sales associate. 

    Annette recently relocated to the Connecticut Shoreline and came to us looking to join our team because of her "great appreciation" for the Subaru brand. As she said when we met her, "I want to stay with Subaru because it is such a distinctive brand!" When not working Annette is a self proclaimed "car person" who attends Barrett Jackson every year. She also enjoys going to the gym, spending time at the beach, travel and of course spending time with her family and her dog Teddy.

  • Chris Hirt
    Certified Sales Associate

    Chris grew up in Preston, CT spending as much time outside as he could.  After graduating from Ledyard High School he spent the next 15 years in the United States Marine Corps.  His love of all things outdoors has continued into adulthood and when not spending time with his wife and two children, he is out cycling, kayaking, and fishing.

  • Jessica Legein
    Office Assistant

  • Kelly Spracklin
    Title Clerk


    Kelly is a native of Pennsylvania and has been a Connecticut resident for almost two years. She graduated from Albright College in Reading, PA in 2011 and has worked in the automotive industry for five years. She enjoys hiking, bicycling, watching The Real Housewives reality shows, Face-timing with her niece, Layla, and going to the movies. She lives in New London with her boyfriend, Evan, and their two cats, Cookie and Raisin.

  • Grace Snyder

  • Samantha Melmer

    Samantha grew up in Middletown before moving all over Eastern CT in her teens, graduating from Nathan Hale-Ray High School in 2014. She has been settled in Moodus for about 8 years. Sam has worked in the Customer Service field for 4 years. She has been around motorcycles her whole life, but recently her boyfriend has gotten her into cars and they enjoy weekend cruises around the countryside in his roadster. Sam's hobbies include photography, cooking, hiking, writing, singing, and entertaining her 3 cats.

  • Jerome Cushman
    Detail Department Manager

    Jerome is new to the car business, but his quick learning and hard work have made him an asset to us here at Reynolds'. He enjoys making music, exercising, and reading in his free time

  • Leroy Garcia

  • Steven Hawes

  • John Howard

  • Nik Len
    Senior Lot Attendant

    Nik is our go-to-guy here at Reynolds', with a wide range of skills and tasks. In his free time, Nik enjoys working on classic Subaru's, playing music in his band- Jam Shed, and mountain biking. 

  • Monica Mills
    Parts Manager

  • Chelsea Teague
    Parts Advisor

  • David Pegnataro
    Parts Counter Associate

  • Keith Sikora
    Subaru Service Manager
    (860) 434-0028 Ext. 220

    Keith brings over eight years of service experience to our Subaru Service Team.  He is completely committed to keeping your customer satisfaction rating at 100%.  He is always smiling, happy to see you and happy to serve you.  His honesty, reliability and integrity completely encompass the Reynolds' philosophy.  In his free time, Keith and his son Ryan can be found fishing and playing sports.

  • Marcia Harriman
    Service Advisor
    (860) 434-0028 Ext. 221

    Marcia joined Reynolds' Subaru as our new service advisor having many years of customer service experience. She resides in East Lyme. She has two daughters, Meredith (24) and Joy (23). Her hobbies include kayaking, cooking, editing novels, helping to organize her high school reunion every five years, and reading.  She loves to travel - has explored many different countries, islands, and states. Come and schedule an auto service with our  service writer, Marcia!

  • Bryan Manchester
    Express Subaru Service

    Bryan, originally from our local community of Old Lyme, now resides in Mystic, CT. He has proved himself to be a wonderful asset to Reynolds' by running the Express Service Center, and cutting down the time of services significantly. An alum of Three Rivers Community College, Bryan enjoys spending his free time problem solving, visiting new places with friends and family, doing jiu-jitsu and MMA.

  • Daniel Montano Jr.
    Service Writer

  • Axel Diaz
    Express Service Writer

  • Matt Venetianer
    Subaru Certified Technician

    Matt joined the Reynolds' team in 2012 as an Automotive Service Technician.  Matt trained at the Porter & Chester Technical Institute, majoring in Automotive Technology.  After 14 years of experience with Saab, he joined the Reynolds' team.  Since joining our state of the art repair facility, Matt has been committed to continue with his training and education and has become fully Subaru Certified.  He grew up on the CT Shoreline and resides locally.   During his free time he can most often be found with his family.

  • Charlie Miller
    Subaru Master Certified Technician

  • Eric Cost
    Subaru Master Technician

    Eric, a Senior Master employee for Subaru, attended the CT School of Electronics. With over ten years of Subaru-specific experience, Eric is very knowledgeable about all things Subaru. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking, quadding, and spending time with his wife and dog. 

  • Pierre Obas
    Subaru Technician

    Pierre, an automotive veteran with almost 30 years of experience, trained at Firestone for many years. A devoted Christian, Pierre enjoys spending time with his family above all else, especially his three daughters and one son. 

  • Wes Boswell
    Subaru Certified Technician

    Wes, a longtime resident of the Essex- Deep River area, is in the process of the noteworthy accomplishment of getting Subaru- certified. In his free time, Wes enjoys spending time with is kids, riding his motorcycle, and even volunteering his time to coach little league in his area. 

  • Marius Williams

  • Don Berry
    Express Service Technician

    Don, born and raised in nearby Norwich, CT, has been around cars for most of his life. His affinity for all things automotive makes him a great addition to the Reynolds' team. In his free time, Don enjoys to spend time with his family, go hiking, and go to the beach

  • Thomas Semnoski
    Lube Technician

  • Andrew Westerman
    Lube technician

  • Brian Dickson

  • Chris North

  • Dave Barker
    Swap Driver

  • Marty Radomski
    (860) 434-0028 Ext. 222

    Best of luck Marty!!!! We will miss you.  Retired December 2019.

    Marty has been an integral part of the Reynolds' Subaru Parts & Service department for over 20 years!  Marty is our Parts Manager, and somehow knows just about everyone who walks through the door, and he even knows their driving habits, mileage, and other miscellaneous information.  Marty is extremely honest, hardworking, and responsible. He and his wife Molly live in Deep River, and have two children, Joe & Kevin.

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