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Sales & Leasing

Mike Smith, General Manager
(804) 346-0300

Mike, the General Manager of Pearson Mazda for 11+ years, got his start in the Automotive Industry in 1999. By getting his start on the sales floor and working his way up to General Manager, Mike has a vast knowledge of the car business. However, his focus has always remained the same: an unwavering focus on customer and employee satisfaction and loyalty. In his spare time, Mike enjoys spending quality time with his wife and 2 children, boating, sports, and serving his community. Mike is a daily driver of a 2016 Mazda CX-9!

Nick Elliott, Sales & Leasing Consultant

Freddie Strowbridge Jr., Sales Manager
(804) 346-0300

Freddie has been with the Pearson Mazda for 3 years with a total of 16 years in the Automotive Industry. Originally from Georgia, he and his family transferred to the Richmond area in 1991. In his spare time, Freddie enjoys working out and spending time with his beautiful wife and family.

James Balsamo, Sales Manager
(804) 346-0300

Joseph Jackson, Sales & Leasing Consultant
(804) 564-0926


Business Office

Dakota Carey , Business Manager
(804) 346-0300

Mike Ezell, Business Manager
(804) 346-0300

Mike has been a Finance Manager with the Pearson Group going on 4 years and has been in the Automotive Industry since 2000. Originally from Ft. Pierce, Florida, Mike transplanted to the Richmond area in 2010. Prior to his long career in cars, he proudly served his country in the US Army, 82nd Airborne as a Paratrooper. Outside of work, he enjoys being a single father to his 3 children, cruising on his Harley, golfing, and maintaining his home in Chesterfield, VA. Mike is a daily driver of a 2015 Mazda5!


Business Development Center

Kimberley Haught, Internet Consultant
(804) 246-6161

Joining the Pearson Mazda team in July of 2017, Kimberley commutes from her hometown in the Northern Neck area each day to assist our internet shoppers with vehicle information, pricing, pictures, and scheduling appointments. In her free time, Kimberley enjoys crafting, her 2 dogs Bo and Puppy, and spending time with friends and family. Kimberley is a daily driver of a 2017 Mazda3!



Jeffrey Kline, Parts Advisor
(804) 665-2505



John Wall, Service Manger

Judy Lindgren, Service Manger

Jud Dauray, Service Manager
(804) 665-2500