Blaise Alexander, a native of Centralia, PA, attended Mount Carmel Area High School and the Indiana Institute of Technology, where he studied Mechanical Engineering. Blaise started with his dad, Aubrey, at Alexander & Sons in Atlas, PA. His first professional experience outside the family was as Used Car Manager for Gene Stocker Sr. at Stocker Chevrolet in State College, PA.
In August of 1980, Blaise moved his young family to Montoursville, PA where he opened the doors to his first dealership, Blaise Alexander Chevrolet. Since that time Blaise has established 9 locations throughout Central Pennsylvania that employ over 500 people. The Alexander Family dealerships offer Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac, GMC Truck, Toyota, Nissan, Subaru, Kia and most recently Chrysler-Jeep.
Blaise has transferred some of the family operations over to the second generation. His son, Adam, is currently running the Montoursville dealership along with handling the advertising for all 9 locations. Adam and his wife, Angie, are raising their son, Blaise Anthony and daughter, Naomi Grace, in Montoursville.
Blaise's daughter, Maureen, is an Underwriter for Auto Trakk. This company helps individuals reestablish their credit history through timely payments. Blaise started Auto Trakk in 1999 and is now operating in 12 states. You can visit their website at: www.autotrakk.com.
Blaise's youngest son, Aubrey, is a senior at Pennsylvania College of Technology majoring in business. While not in class you can find Aubrey at any of the Alexander Family locations pitching in where ever he is needed.
Family has been the cornerstone of the Alexander Dealerships. From the start Blaise likened sitting around the kitchen table with family, to sitting around a table with his customers. Most days you can visit any location and find a member of the Alexander Family on premise.Blaise Alexander started his career in State College and has come full circle at the encouragement of his children. They are very excited to be part of the State College experience and all that is Penn State.