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Old 05-20-2019, 09:48 AM   #1
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What ever happened to Steve Hinchey at Shep Brown's in Meredith? We will miss him.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:32 AM   #2
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Heís gone from their web page already. We will miss him. Heís been the continuity through different ownership. Good guy.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:41 AM   #3
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Just talked to him last Sunday. Anyone know where he went?
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:47 AM   #4
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Thankfully Chris is still there. I think all the other people in management are new since the change in ownership.
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:53 AM   #5
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Thankfully Chris is still there. I think all the other people in management are new since the change in ownership.
Yes, Chris is there but isn't he in parts now? Steve took good care of my boat. I hope that is not going to change.
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:16 AM   #6
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What ever happened to Steve Hinchey at Shep Brown's in Meredith? We will miss him.
News to me! He was there when I launched the boat in early May.
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:12 PM   #7
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I was there yesterday.
Chris was there but no Steve.
I hope Chris doesn't go anywhere.
I don't like that kind of change.
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Old 05-20-2019, 02:25 PM   #8
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I was there yesterday.
Chris was there but no Steve.
I hope Chris doesn't go anywhere.
I don't like that kind of change.
Both Chris and Steve have been incredibly helpful over the decades. If, in fact Steve is gone it will be a big loss!
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Old 05-20-2019, 05:08 PM   #9
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Found Steve online and he had been at Sheps since 1993. Thatís a lot of happy customers.
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Old 05-21-2019, 10:39 AM   #10
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I called Sheps today to find out who to contact when service is needed since Steve is no longer there. I always called Steve and he would take care of it. When I asked the woman who do I contact now that Steve is gone, she said "hold on a minute while I figure that out" She comes back on the line and said "contact Chris." I pointed out he is the parts manager now and asked if he has moved from parts and she said "yes." Website still has Chris listed as the parts manager and there is no one with title of service manager.

Hope this will not be a problem.
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Old 05-21-2019, 11:05 AM   #11
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I've worked with Chris in the past and he's a good guy too. I don't think there will be any issues. If they lost their techs we'd be in trouble.
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Old 05-21-2019, 12:41 PM   #12
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I am shocked to learn that Steve has elected to leave after so many years!! I do hope that he has found something that will be rewarding in all ways, he most certainly has earned that.Chris hopefully will be promoted and will continue the great service that has marked Sheps over the years.
I have known and worked with these guys for, the past 15 years and I will tell you that it will not be easy to find a replacement for either.
Their new GM is a great guy, a real people person, I am certain he will be a shining star in the years ahead.

Good luck Steve
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Old 05-21-2019, 05:07 PM   #13
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It's shocking news to me. My family has done business with Shep's since 1961 and Steve was the best.

He spent time in Florida and Myrtle Beach over the winter...Hope he found something in the sun.
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Old 05-28-2019, 05:47 PM   #14
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It's shocking news to me. My family has done business with Shep's since 1961 and Steve was the best.

He spent time in Florida and Myrtle Beach over the winter...Hope he found something in the sun.
I hear Steve is back at Lakeport


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Old 05-29-2019, 08:18 AM   #15
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Lakeport Landing, where the new building is being built in place of the old fire station?
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Old 05-31-2019, 06:09 AM   #16
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I've known Steve since he worked for Tup Goodhue in center Harbor.....no nicer guy on the planet.......I'm sure he'll do well at Lakeport
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Some people are well suited for their careers and have, not only the needed skills, but the personality also.

Steve has both...
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Chris Ireland is doing a great job.

I had a last minute issue before my launch and Chris took care of it on a very tight schedule. They are backed up two weeks for service.
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Old 06-14-2019, 03:41 PM   #19
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Default Lakeport Landing is VERY good! Great place for Steve

I purchased my boat at Lakeport Landing and they also serviced it.... very good people and ownership. A great place to add a talent like Steve!
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Is Ronnie still the service manager at Lakeport?
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