Our Team

Danny Patterson (D2)


BS - Accounting; 13 years as Dealer/Principal; 15 years as a senior executive with Coca-Cola, Florida.

Dan Patterson (D1)


EMBA,former President of Lockheed Martin Aircraft Center and VP/Director of launch site operations for Lockheed Martin Space Operations at the Kennedy Space Center. Served as CEO with Lehman Trikes until he retired in 2009.

Roy Hughes

Parts Manager

Joined Cherokee in 2006; 10 years as Parts Manager at Harley-Davidson of Greenville; 18 years in automobile parts management.

John Poole

Customer Service Manager

Joined Cherokee in 2015; BA – Political Science; 4 years in automobile business; 25 years as a senior commercial banking executive.

Anthony VanDyke

Off-Road Sales & Finance Specialist

Joined Cherokee in 2016. Anthony was the Sales and Finance Manager for Polaris and Yamaha Off Road Vehicles at Full Throttle Powersports in Lowell, N.C. since 2012. He has over 10 years in the powersports industry.

Sally Spencer

Office Manager

Sally joined the team in 2018. She has prior automotive sales and finance compliance experience and was also a sales professional at Greenville Harley-Davidson.

Royce Yardley

Service Manager

Joined Cherokee in 2006 as a technician; extensive training and certifications as professional motorcycle mechanic including: MMI Graduate (102 week, on-campus, curriculum – early, late model, and high performance) Victory MDS – Gold Elite Certified Indian MDS – Silver Certified Slingshot - Certified Harley-Davidson PHD Certified Factory trained by Motor Trike, CSC, and Lehman Trikes. Royce was formerly Cherokee's lead sales associate.


Charlie Tucker


Joined Cherokee in 2017. Was a private DOD contractor for 24 years. Silver Certified Indian MDS - Silver Certified Slingshot MDS - Silver Certified ATV

Steve Skorik


Joined Cherokee in 2018. 30 years prior experience as motorcycle technician in New York state. Steve is an antique motorcycle aficionado.