Meet the Gold Rush Subaru Team


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Jim Sturgis
    Subaru Sales Manager
    530-885-0471

    After a wonderful career with Gold Rush we would all like to congratulate Jim on his retirement! While we will all miss Jim, we look forward to hearing the stories of his travels around the country and the memories he will make with his family!

    Thank you for your hard work and dedication Jim, have fun!


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  • Steve Lytle
    Used car manager
    (916) 521-5006


    Steve Lytle has been in the automotive business for better than 25yrs. He is knowledgeable, hard working and friendly. He is married and has a son and a new grandchild, which by the way, keeps him VERY busy.

    As our Used Car Manager he is responsible for buying all of our used cars, so if you have a car to sell, he is the guy to come see!

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  • Troy Taylor
    Sales Manager
    530-885-4019


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  • John Ingrim
    Sales Manager
    530-885-4019


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  • Jay Donovan
    Internet Director
    530-885-4019


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  • James Woolley
    Finance Manager
    (530) 885-4071

    James has been a long time Gold Rush team member. As one of our top salespeople at our Chevy location right down the street, James has taken the role of Finance Manager and fully embraced it. His customer service skills and strong knowledge of financing make him an outstanding addition to our Finance Department.

    He is a devoted husband and a father of four. His off time is spent with his wife and children when he is not at the gym lifting weights.

    If he ever challenges you to arm wrestle him for a better deal on a warranty, don't do it. We have yet to find someone that can beat him!!

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  • Gerry Jundt
    Finance Manager
    530-852-2838

    Gerry is our newest member to the Gold Rush Subaru team. Gerry has been a business owner in the local area for over 25 years. He brings a vast knowledge of customer service to us and that local touch that we hold so dear. He is extremely customer focused and always willing to due the "extra stuff" you just don't get these days.

    Gerry is a welcomed addition to our finance team. When you arrive, if by chance you forget his name, just asked for the guy in suspenders. We will know who you're referring to!

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  • Paul Lanza
    Sales Consultant
    530-919-6733


    Paul Lanza has been around Subaru since 1981, so to say Paul knows Subarus would be an under statement. He is dedicated to making your purchase experience an excellent one and his great attitude makes the process quick and simple.

    Stop by and give him a shot at impressing you with his extensive Subaru knowledge, you will not be disappointed.

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  • Bill McCoy
    Internet Sales Manager
    916.870.2964

    Bill has been with Gold Rush Chevrolet/Subaru for several years.  He has excelled at every facet of the business with a strong emphasis on customer satisfaction.  

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  • John Davies
    Sales Consultant
    530-885-4019


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  • Jerry Douden
    Sales Consultant
    530-885-4019


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  • Alex Maney
    Sales Consultant
    530-885-4019

    Alex is the newest member of our team and is excited to help you with all of your Subaru needs! 


    Alex graduated Rocklin High School in 2014 and has over 6 years of customer service experience! He is willing to go the extra mile to make sure every customer leaves satisfied! 

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Learn More About Our Staff at Gold Rush Subaru!

If you recently inquired about a new Subaru or used car at Gold Rush Subaru, one of our sales team members reached out to confirm. Even if you continue to shop for a new or used car, you may wish to know a bit about our people and what they stand from before you shop with our dealership. At Gold Rush Subaru, we take great pride in delivering the utmost customer satisfaction in all corners of our Auburn, CA Subaru dealership. We not only build our dealership on our inventory and services but our reputation and connection to the greater Roseville area and surrounding communities in Placer County. Learn more about our staff and our story at Gold Rush Subaru, located on Grass Valley Hwy in Auburn, CA and less than 25 minutes outside Roseville.

Read More About Our Team!

Whether you visit our sales, service, or parts departments, you will find nothing but courteous and friendly professionals with a wide range of experience in the automotive industry. Anyone can sell you a pricey luxury car you do not need, but our sales team takes the time to get to know all of our guests to evaluate what they need in their next new car. If you know exactly the type of ride you seek, our team will provide you with a range of helpful financing solutions to guide your way through the payment process.  Whether you seek an affordable used SUV for the whole family, or you want to start fresh with a brand-new Subaru sedan for you and your significant other in Sacramento, our sales team can help you out as well.

Visit Our Dealership Today!

Purchasing your next vehicle represents one of the biggest financial decisions in your life, so we make it our goal to show our commitment to your satisfaction. From the moment you visit us at Gold Rush Subaru to when you drive off in your dream car, we provide you with top-notch customer service. Shoppers can find Gold Rush Subaru conveniently just a half-hour South of Nevada City, CA; we look forward to meeting you!

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