West in Statesville, North Carolina has been family-owned and operated and
serving the Iredell-Statesville and Lake Norman Area for over 31 years. The
owner, Joe Bertolami, grew up in Boston, where he had a humble beginning in the
auto industry as a gas station attendant at the age of fifteen. After serving
our great country in the military he went to work as a service technician at a
local Oldsmobile-Cadillac dealership. Over the course of the next 15 years, Joe
rose through the ranks and eventually became the General Sales Manager.
In 1976, Joe relocated to South Florida to continue his automotive career as a General Manager at a multi-franchise dealership that was part of the King Corporation. In December of 1981, Joe purchased Toyota West in Statesville and has embraced the local community ever since.
Over the years, Joe has built an impressive resume of accomplishments as the owner of a small local business. These achievements include but are not limited to, Owner at Toyota West, Regional Southeast Toyota Dealer Council member for eight years, National Dealer Council member for five years, a founding board member of Piedmont Bank and he is involved in numerous charitable and civic organizations.
Toyota West's employee base is comprised of highly motivated individuals who possess a tremendous amount of Toyota experience. This includes General Sales Manager Todd Harkins, who has been with Toyota West since 2001. Todd has been in the automobile industry since 1993 and is a Master Certified Sales Manager. He is also a member of the Greater Statesville Rotary Club and was a 2 time All American Football Player at Western Carolina.
As Director of Fixed Operations Chuck Robertson boasts 35 years of experience in the automobile industry and is a Toyota Master Certified Service Manager and an ASE Master Certified Technician. His experience and management skills are a great asset to the team at Toyota West. Chuck also serves on advisory committees for local trade schools and is influential in the curriculum being taught to future technicians.
West we would like to change your opinion of how buying a car should be. You can shop our site 24 hours a day,
7 days a week from the comfort of your home or office. Simply find the vehicle
you are interested in on our website, then email or call our Internet Department . They will definitely save you time,
energy AND get you our BEST PRICE the first time around!
We want to thank all of our loyal customers in the Statesville, Harmony, Troutman, Hickory, Wilkesboro, Taylorsville, Mooresville, Charlotte, Lake Norman and surrounding areas for supporting us all these years. We look forward to providing you with the best automotive experience you can imagine. If you want to know more about Toyota West simply ask a friend or neighbor since more than likely we have helped one of them in the past and will again in the future.