Our Staff

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  • Steve Perkins
    Managing Member

    I started in the car business in 1977 working for Ralph Schomp Imports. I joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 1987 when our current business model was launched. We wanted to help outstanding sales consultants to have careers by being in business for themselves; while providing all of the tools for their clients to have "their BEST automotive buying experience." 

    I am a 5th Generation Coloradoan born in Denver, CO and happily married to my wife Denise. When I am not in the office I enjoy traveling, dining and enjoying all that Denver & Colorado has to offer. 

  • Suzanne Bowman
    Business Manager

    Suzanne Bowman joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 2000. Suzanne started her auto industry career 37 years ago with a part time job at a dealership in Lakewood. She has performed many tasks in the car business all of which have led her to her position as the Business Manager at Centennial Leasing & Sales. Suzanne is a Colorado native and can typically be found travelling or on the golf course with her husband when she's not in the office. Spending time with their daughter and family are extremely important and you may find Suzanne singing karaoke every once in awhile. 

  • Kevin Kurpanek
    Reconditioning Manager

    Kevin Kurpanek joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 2016. Kevin has many years of experience with cars from working on vehicles, to working at the wholesale auction, to being a consultant at Centennial Leasing & Sales and is now our Reconditioning Manager. Kevin is a native to Denver and when he is not working he enjoys doing life together with his wife and spending time outside being on two wheels, whether with a motor or not.

  • Tim O'Connor
    General Manager / Commercial Fleet

    Tim O'Connor joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 1997. Before he started at Centennial Leasing & Sales he was a heavy equipment mechanic and he enjoys being able to help any client with any transaction no matter the make, model, new or used, lease or purchase. A native of Chicago, Tim has been in Colorado since 1977. When Tim isn't at Centennial Leasing & Sales helping our Commercial and Fleet customers he enjoys kayaking, hiking, fishing and the occasional round of golf just to torture himself. 

  • Stacy Orcutt
    Finance Manager

    Stacy Orcutt joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 2009. As the Finance Manager, Stacy helps all of our Sales Consultants get their clients the best information on any financing or leasing purchase. Stacy has been in the car business for 23 years and she loves all the people she gets to work with every day. Stacy has been in Colorado since 1972 and she enjoys spending time with her family when she isn't at the office. 

  • Amber Parish

    Amber Parish joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 2019. Amber has been with previous car dealerships working as a title clerk and in the business office. Amber enjoys being at Centennial because of the entire team of people; the staff & consultants truly care about one another and their clients! Amber is a native of Tucson, AZ but has been in Denver for 7 years. When she is not processing titles, Amber enjoys spending time with her dog, off roading and trying new things. 

  • Rick Parietti
    Inventory Manager

    Rick Parietti joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 2007. Rick has been in the auto broker / management business for 26 years, he now helps so many clients with their cars as our Inventory Manager. Rick enjoys spending time with his wife and boys, fly fishing, playing lacrosse and watching football when he is not busy at the office. 

  • Tiffanie Russell
    Project/Business Development Coordinator

    Tiffanie joined the Centennial leasing & sales team in 2018. She began working in the automotive industry in 2008, working in the service department at a local Colorado dealership she found her passion in the car world. When not working Tiffanie enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dog named Ziggi. As a Colorado native she is always up for tying new restaurants, seeing live music and being at the lake.           

  • Antoinette Thorpe

    Antoinette Thorpe joined Centennial Leasing & Sales in 2015. She will normally be the first face you see when you come in or the first friendly voice on the phone. She has been in the auto industry for years and she enjoys working closely with the consultants and seeing lots of smiling faces each and every day. When she isn't greeting clients she enjoys spending time with her family or participating in church activities.