Staff | Hendersonville NC | Serving Asheville & Western North Carolina

Meet the Owners

Tom Hunter - President/CEO

Tom Hunter

Tom Hunter graduated from Davidson College in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He then worked for a startup joint-venture between MidSouth Financial and Centura Bank. After several promotions culminating in Vice President, Mr. Hunter was selected to attend UNC's Kenan-Flager Business School and graduated with honors in 1999. Upon graduation, Mr. Hunter worked as a mergers and acquisitions associate for Brookwood Associates, LLC, an investment bank in Charlotte, NC. In 2002, he joined his family's company, Hunter Corporation, Inc. While attending NADA's Dealer Academy, Mr. Hunter worked at all positions within the dealership, from parts counter, sales to sales manager. He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hunter Corporation.
Randy Hunter - Chairman

Randy Hunter

Randy Hunter graduated from East Carolina University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In September of 1984 he began his career with Hunter Corporation, Inc. Randy has worked in all departments and has held practically every position at both dealerships, including sales representative, service writer, finance manager, new and used car manager and general sales manager. He has garnered many sales awards from Chevrolet's Legion of Sales leaders and the Truck Honor Club. In 1998 he was promoted to General Manager of Hunter Nissan Lincoln Mercury. The dealership has earned several awards, including Nissan's prestigious Award of Merit. He is currently serving as the Chairman and Visionary of Hunter Corporation.

General Manager

Randy McFalls - General Manager

Randy McFalls

General Manager
Randy has been a Henderson County resident all his life. He attended West Henderson High School and has taken several courses in Automotive Technology and earned a certification in welding at Blue Ridge Community College. During middle school, he held a full time job at Etowah Valley Country Club and performed a variety of duties on the grounds and in the dining room area at night. In 1978 his curiosity of the automotive business took him on a different path. He accepted a position with Carolina Auto Parts in Asheville as a stock clerk. After a few months he was asked to fill in as a counter person and then moved to the Hendersonville location of Blue Ridge Auto Parts as a full time counter person. In early 1980 he made the decision to form a partnership and open a chain of Automotive Parts Stores, the first which was Mountain Auto Parts in Brevard N.C. In June of 1986, he sold his interest in the business and joined the Hunter Automotive Group in 1987 as a service consultant. Randy was soon promoted to service manager and currently holds the position as General Manager at Dal-Kawa Power Sports.

Administrative Department

Scott Osteen - Comptroller — 1990

Scott Osteen

Comptroller — 1990
Scott joined Dal Kawa first working in our Parts Department and 20 years ago accepted the responsibility of Comptroller of our Corporation. Besides keeping accounting and administrative duties flowing, he is a "true blue" UNC fan. Since the "boss", Dale, is a "true blue" Duke fan, it's surprising they have stayed together for so long. Interesting fact-he met his wife Nekki, of 22+ years ,when they both worked here and now have 3 children, 19, 14 and 10 years old!

Sales Department

Ralph Cable - Sales Manager

Ralph Cable

Sales Manager
Ralph is our Sales Manager as well as trained in the Finance Department. He was won numerous sales awards and has successfully completed numerous manufacturers training classes. His dedication to Dal Kawa and his customers has contributed to his many years of selling.
Jon Roof - Product Specialist

Jon Roof

Product Specialist
Phone: 828-513-2474
Jon is our Product Specialist and has a background in Sales Management as well as Twenty years as a Law Enforcement Officer for the State of North Carolina. His love for Power Sports has always been a passion of Jon's whether it be riding street bikes, motor-cross, or boating/jet-skiing in the lakes and forest's of North and South Carolina. Jon has a wife, Renee', and two daughters, Taylor, and Ashley. He enjoy's spending time with his family, traveling, the outdoor's, and is active in his Church in Brevard.

Parts Department

Steve Morley - Parts Manager

Steve Morley

Parts Manager
Steve Morley has been with Dal Kawa since 1994 having varied responsibilities. He has been our Dal Kawa Parts Manager for the past 15 + years and previously was our General Manager for our Apple Country John Deere franchise. Steve is an avid motorcycle rider which certainly qualifies him to manage our Parts and Accessory Department. He also assist in our Sales Department. In the past couple years, Steve has added a new "toy", his Jeep!

Service Department

Adam Baker - Service Manager — 1999

Adam Baker

Service Manager — 1999

Adam graduated from the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) in Orlando, Florida. MMI is the #1 provider of manufacturer-branded technician training programs. It is supported and endorsed by all 5 major motorcycle manufacturers. MMI's manufacturer-supported tech labs are designed to give the hands-on and technical training needed to be a proven motorcycle technician.

Adam also continues his professional training by regularly attending Suzuki and Kawasaki update/service seminar schools.


Lang Tharp

Lang is also a graduate of MMI. He has been in the motorcycle industry since 2006. His past experience in service work has increased our ability to continue providing quality service work to our customers. His experience will continue to grow as he participates in on going technical training provided by Kawasaki, Suzuki, and KYMCO.

Josh Thomas


Fleet Sales

Sherry Conley -

Sherry Conley

Sherry Conley has been at Hunter since 2006 - that's 11 years in our industry.