Service Staff

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  • John Aarfor
    Service Manager

    John was born and raised in Lidgerwood, ND and attended Dickinson State. John has over 25 years of parts and service experience in the automotive and truck industry. He got his start in the automotive world in 1992 at Wallwork Truck Center and then most recently he worked for Bobcat in technical services. John is married to Roberta and they have three kids; Chandler, Collin and Alyssa! He likes to hunt and fish, but his passion is bow hunting. Along with that his favorite vacation spot is anywhere on a lake fishing for walleye. John also enjoys the Vikings and Twins and is one of very few people who cheer on both UND and NDSU!

  • Cory Burkhardt
    Production Manager

    Cory Burkhardt is married and has three children. Born and raised in Fargo ND. Cory has over 20 years of experience in the automotive field from parts to service.  Currently serves as a Porsche Brand Ambassador, Mercedes Benz and Mitsubishi Certified Specialist for Valley Imports the past 10 years.  In his spare time he enjoys time with his family at the lake, also enjoys hunting, fishing & camping.

  • Wayne Lepp
    Lead Advisor

    Wayne was born in Bismarck, ND. He went to school at Northern State University in South Dakota. Wayne has been married to Brooke for more than 10 years and has 1 son, Jude. He has 8 years of automotive experience ranging from Detail Technician to Service Advisor. He enjoys working with Valley Imports guests to keep their vehicles maintained and on the road. In his off time, Wayne enjoys golf, camping, and working on old vehicles.

  • Don Tollefson
    Service Advisor

    Don was born in St. Paul Minnesota and grew up and currently resides in Audubon Minnesota, "Lakes Country". Don has over 30 years of automotive experience, 16 years of that was owning Auto repair business. His wife Sandy and Don have been together since 1996 and have 5 grown children and 8 grandchildren. He enjoys spending every moment on the Lake, fires in the back yard, hunting, fishing, golf and living life to the fullest. 

  • Angi Bigelow
    Service Advisor

    Angi has lived in the Fargo-Moorhead community for more than 25 years includind graduating from Concordia College. She has returned to Valley Imports after a 5 years hiatus. Angi has 6 years in the service industry. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, friends, her two dogs, traveling and reading.

  • Heather Miller
    Service Administrator

    Born & raised in Fargo, ND Heather has been in the service industry for over 20 years, being very passionate about helping people & the community. Most recently working as a supervisor over 7 years in the HVAC & Plumbing Service Industry. Heather has been through years of schooling from Pharmacy to Radiology, graduating with a Bachelor in Business Administration. Heather enjoys spending her time with her 12 year old son, Parnell, who enjoys playing basketball & football, is a car enthusiast, loves biking, & fishing in the summer. We can be found at the lake cabin in the summer & outdoor activities all year round. I am excited to join the Valley Imports team learning a new service industry. 

  • Christina Swartout
    Service Administrator

    Christina is married to her husband Bob for 22 years.  They have two children, a daughter Breanna (24) and a son Donavon (22).  In her free time she enjoys are baking, collecting rare houseplants and making soaps.  Her favorite place to vacation is the Oregon Coast with two of  favorite spots along the coast being Depoe Bay and Seaside.