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Kate Pendergast
Product Specialist

Mark Nelson
General Sales Manager
(978) 897-7000 x 156

Mark has over 30 years of Ford experience. The most important part of Mark's job is to create a people friendly atmosphere with an emphasis on customer satisfaction.  With a true passion for Ford vehicles, Mark's summer ride is a 1987 Ford Bronco, that he purchased new at this dealership. Mark is a dog lover. Ask him about his Irish Terrier, Shea.

Gordon Chan
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(978) 897-7000 x 117

Gordon Chan has been with Acton Ford since 2001. Gordon loves meeting customers and staying in touch with them long after the sale. Over the years, Gordon has been really impressed with the technology improvements that Ford has made in their cars. Gordon commutes to the dealership from Boston in his Fusion Energi Plug-In-Hybrid and is currently averaging over 100MPGe.

Gordon's motto is "It's all teamwork"

Charlie Arbeene
Sales and Leasing Consultant
(978) 897-7000 x 120

Alan Goldman
Sales & Leasing Consultant
(978) 897-7000 x 118

Alan has over 15 years of automotive experience. Since arriving at Acton Ford, he has been a consistent leader in customer satisfaction, as rated by his customers. Alan loves spending time with his four grandchildren.

David Hurley
Internet Sales
(978) 897-7000 x 155

David has over 30 years of sales and customer service experience. As the internet salesperson, it is important to David to provide customers the information they are looking for, while being respectful of their time and communication preferences. David enjoys the outdoors and traveling throughout New England.



Ashley Cormier
Service Appointment Coordinator

Matt Maillet
Service Advisor

David Young
Shuttle Driver

Dan Summers
Service Manager
(978) 897-7000 x 125

Ed Ianachino
Service Advisor
(978) 897-7000 x 133

Ken Meharg
Service Advisor
(978) 897-7000 x 123



Jim Fitzsimmons
Parts Counter

Mike MacGillivary
Parts & Wholesale Manager
(978) 637-2000

Pat Barry
Parts Counter
(978) 637-2000

David Abatsis
Dealer Principal
(978) 897-7000 x 129

In 1967 David started in the car business as a Lincoln mechanic at a dealership in Wellesley Massachusetts. After achieving Master Technician status, he took on management roles of increasing responsibility. In 1989 David and his business partners opened a Lincoln-Mercury dealership in Acton Massachusetts. In 1993 the duo opened their second dealership, Acton Ford. In 2006, the two dealerships were separated and David became the sole Dealer Principal of Acton Ford. Over the years, David has served on several national advisory committees for Ford Motor Company and the New England Ford Dealers.  David is an avid runner and regularly participates in the  "reach the beach" relay race. He resides in the town of Stow. 

Chris Abatsis
General Manager
(978) 897-7000 x 157

Chris started at Acton Ford as a summer lot attendant in 2000 and made his way back to the store full time in 2011. His favorite part of his job is getting to meet customers in all different departments of the dealership. Chris enjoys attending classic car shows throughout New England.



David Bingham
Finance & Insurance Manager
(978) 897-7000 x114


Quick Lane

Jeff Merrifield
Quick Lane Manager
(978) 897-3000

Jeff has over 20 years of experience in the tire and auto repair business. Jeff is our resident tire specialist. If you are unhappy with your current OEM tires or are looking for a tire recommendation specific for your vehicle and driving habits, Jeff is a helpful resource. He will meet or beat your best price on tires, guaranteed!

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