Team Member Monday: Kent DeLong

Kent DeLong at Buckeye Honda in Lancaster OhioGood Monday Morning!  Today we are highlighting Kent DeLong for Buckeye Honda’s Team Member Monday!

Kent, a long time resident of Lancaster Ohio, is the Service to Sales Concierge for Buckeye Honda.  The Service to Sales Concierge is here to help clients that might be interested in inquiring about aKent DeLong at Buckeye Honda in Lancaster Ohio hard at work! new vehicle while they are in using our Award-Winning Service Dept.  One of Kent’s primary functions is to analyze current market data and inform clients that might be in a money-saving or arbitrage situation with their current vehicle.   Believe it or not there are current lease and retail clients that could get a new vehicle while lowering their monthly payment or taking a lump sum cash payment and keeping the same payment.  Kent uses advanced technology to decide the best times to make this happen for the client.

Kent shares his life with his lovely wife Jamie and 2 children Anna and Emilie, with another on the way!  Kent and his family are very active as volunteers in their church.  Kent is also very active volunteer with the Fairfield Heritage Trail that maintains the Lancaster Bike Path and he is also a support driver during Tour de Cause, a local cycling event that raises money for to help eliminate the harmful effect of heroin and opiate addiction in our community.  Kent is an avid cyclist and you can see him cycling to and from work, on the bike path or out on a back road getting in some much-needed therapy.

Kent likes to ride bikes!Kent recently committed to riding the 50 mile course and raising $1250 for cancer research as a cyclist for Pelotonia.  Pelotonia is a grassroots bike tour with one goal: To End Cancer. In 2012, Pelotonia was the largest cycling event in the country in terms of participation with 6,212 Riders coming from 42 states and 3 countries.   Because operational expenses are covered by Pelotonia funding partners, 100% of every dollar raised is donated directly to life-saving cancer research at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.  Kent’s rider profile can be found Here: Kent’s Rider Profile  If you would like to donate even $1 it would help his goal To End Cancer.  

Kent DeLong of Buckeye Honda likes to Fly Fish

One of Kent’s other passions is Fly Fishing.  Kent is a master fly fisherman with expertise in not only fishing but also as a teacher and guide.  If you have ever wondered what it would be like to go fly fishing stop by and chat with Kent, he might even invite you to go along on one of his next trips.

The next time you are in take a moment to say “Hello” to Kent.


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