Meet the Staff of Northwest Auto Group

Brian Matthews - Owner

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Raised in Springfield, Brian is a longtime member of the community and a member of Life Bible Church where he attends with his wife, Cheryl, and their four daughters. After graduating from Springfield High, he served our country for five years in the US Army, spending much of his time stationed overseas. Brian has worked in the automotive and finance arena for over 20 years. After holding various management positions for large dealerships in California and Oregon, he realized a personal and professional dream when he opened Northwest Auto Group in 2005.

Zander Copeland - Finance/Sales Manager

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Born in Auburn, Washington and raised in Eugene, Oregon. Zander had the pleasure of joining Northwest Auto Group in April of 2017 and is blessed to be apart of this great team and to be able to work with family and friends. He is happily married to his beautiful wife, Ellie Copeland. Zander has a strong passion for the outdoors and the Pacific Northwest. His passions and hobbies include hiking, nature and landscape photography, snowboarding, spending time with family and friends, and playing the drums.

Ernesto Herrera-Pena - Internet Manager

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Francisco Barbosa - Reconditioning Manager

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Francisco was born in Mexico City and moved to Oregon in 2001 and has lived here since. Francisco has been blessed with a beautiful family of a wife and two children (ages 9 and 14). Francisco joined the Northwest Auto Group team in September of 2017. He has a great passion for the automotive industry and enjoys working in a family orientated environment. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, spending time with his family and loved ones, cooking, and traveling.

Robert Zufelt - Detail Manager

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