Our Team

Meet 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.


Krystal Utkin
Office Manager and Marketing/Event Coordinator

Joined Cherokee Cycles in 2016 | AA- Business Administration | Previously served in the U.S. Navy as a Personnel Specialist at Naval Station Mayport. Has over 9 years of customer service experience and is currently a full time student at University of Phoenix, working on her Bachelors in Business Administration, and on her way to a Masters in Business Administration and Marketing.  She recently earned the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Award.


Anthony Van Dyke
Off-Road Sales & Finance Specialist

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.




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.


Hans Stedtler


Joined Cherokee in 2015. 40 years as a professional aircraft mechanic. Certifications include: Victory MDS – Silver Certified Indian MDS – Silver Certified Slingshot MDS – Silver Certified | CSC Trike Certified | MotorTrike Trike Certified | Tilting Motor Works Certified


Dustin Kilian

Joined Cherokee in 2014. Certifications include:
Victory MDS – Gold Certified | Indian MDS – Silver Certified | Slingshot MDS - Silver Certified |
Off-Road MDS - Silver Certified

Cale Cousino

Formerly owned his own construction company. Cale has extensive experience in performance racing.