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Premier has proudly been in business for over 30 years. Premier Toyota of Newport opened on November 29, 2010. Joe is a proud father of five children who all work with him at Premier.
Jacqueline is Joe Laham's second oldest daughter and grew up in the dealership her whole life. After completing her masters degree in Criminal Justice, she decided to join her father and siblings in the automotive industry. She joined the Toyota family in November of 2010 when her father opened Premier Toyota. Jacqueline continues her family's proud tradition of outstanding customer service and Pure Price process. Since joining the the Toyota team, Jacqueline has been enjoying meeting clients every day - if you haven't met her yet, feel free to stop by to introduce yourself.
Jacqueline's favorite Toyota is a Venza.
Oscar joined the Premier family in 2011. Oscar has been in the automotive industry for over 20 years. Oscar is our Pure Price champion who enjoys really getting to know customers instead of haggling back and forth over price. Oscar favorite part about working at Premier is that it is a family owned and operated business. Outside of work Oscar enjoys the daily crossword puzzle in the newspaper, fishing and spending time with his wife and three children.
Oscar's favorite Toyota vehicle is a 4Runner.
Nik joined the Premier family in 2010. Nik enjoys working one on one with all the customers as a Business Manager. Nik utilizes his leadership, business skill and customer service to help make the car buying experience second to none. Nik has been happily married for five years and is a proud father of two daughters.
Najla joined the Premier family in April 2015. Najla originally came in to purchase a vehicle and enjoyed the experience so much, she applied! Najla is currently working closely with Oscar and the Sales Department to ensure each client has a truly exceptional experience. Najla enjoys spending her time off with her boyfriend and family.
Victoria Rose is Joe Laham's youngest of five children, and has been involved in the car business her whole life. Victoria Rose enjoys constantly delivering outstanding customer service. When not at work Victoria Rose enjoys traveling, working out and spending time with her husband and two Maltese dogs.
Victoria Rose's favorite Toyota vehicle is the Prius.
Bob joined the Premier family in November 2010. Bob has over 15 years experience in the automotive business, and has been thoroughly dedicate to delivering the highest level of customer service. Bob enjoys representing the Toyota brand and exhibits leadership qualities in the Sales Department.
Marc joined the Premier family in May of 2014. Mark strives to provide the best customer service to all clients before, during and after their purchase. When Mark is not at work he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
Javier joined the Premier family in November of 2012. Javier is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Javier gains the most satisfaction in knowing that he has a key role in keeping his customers on the road in a safe and dependable vehicle. Javier enjoys the snow during the winter and camping with his wife, kids and grandkids.
Matt joined the Premier family in October of 2013. New to the automotive business and a natural self-starter, Matt takes pride in his work and strives to make sure that his customers are always completely satisfied. Matt is a proud father and step father of 5 children who he loves to play and coach basketball, soccer and baseball during his free time.
Matt's favorite Toyota is a Camry XLE.
Kelley joined the Premier family in 2014. Kelley is born and raised on Aquidneck Island and is loved by all at Premier! She is always first to ask how she can assist you with a smile on her face. In Kelley's free time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, adorable daughter, and dogs.
Julia joined the Premier family in June 2014. She works at Premier during her free time while attending Mount Hope High School as a senior and preparing for college to be a pediatric surgeon. You can find Julia helping every department from scanning in the Office to Assisting the Business Manager to helping customers in the Collision Center. There is no task Julia can't complete! When Julia isn't at work, she is an athlete enjoying running outside playing soccer and lacrosse.
Alex joined the Premier family in June 2015. Alex works at Premier part-time during her break from studying at Plymouth State College. She is currently assisting Cathy, Mary, Casey and Kelley in the Office. When Alex is not at work you can find her cooking, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the outdoors.