Meet Our Staff


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Sales Department

Matt Douvikas
General Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date: Aug-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 18 years
Hometown: Skokie, IL
Hobbies: Breckenridge, Blanton's
Favorite Honda: Passport
First Vehicle: Buick Grand National
Favorite Food: Ribeye
Favorite Song: Rock N Roll
Favorite Movie: 300
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Greece
1st Fun Fact: I love to cook / BBQ
2nd Fun Fact: I love to go fishing!
3rd Fun Fact: I love Family Time!
Go To Dance Move: The Pencil Sharper

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James Leipski
Inventory Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date:   7 years
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 29 years
Hometown: Waukesha, WI
Hobbies: Doing Stand-Up Comedy

Favorite Honda: Type R 
First Vehicle: Mustang
Favorite Food: Seafood Gumbo
Favorite Song: Vogue by Madonna
Favorite Movie: Mystic River
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: St. Lucia
1st Fun Fact: I have owned 17 Hondas in 7 years!
2nd Fun Fact: I am a professional shower singer.
3rd Fun Fact: I can name all 50 States & their Capitals
Go To Dance Move: Harlem Shake

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Shawn Mahoney
General Sales Manager
262-898-2900

How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 12+ years
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Hobbies: Playing the guitar. Spending time with my family. And, of course… selling cars!
Favorite Honda: Pilot
First Vehicle: 1972 Dodge Dart
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: Detroit Rock City by KISS
Favorite Movie: Star Wars
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Japan
1st Fun Fact: I am a Northwestern University Graduate.
2nd Fun Fact: I am a proud father of 3, 2 daughters and 1 son!
3rd Fun Fact: I enjoy playing the guitar and spending time with my family.
Go To Dance Move: The Floss

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Alex Ouwens
Marketing Manager
(262) 898-2900

Start Date: July - 19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 2 Months
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: Driving, Shooting, Gaming, Music and Photography
Favorite Honda: Civic Type R
First Vehicle: Pontiac Sunfire GT
Favorite Food: Chick Fil A
Favorite Song: Feel Good Drag - Anberlin
Favorite Movie: Secret Window
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Bora Bora
1st Fun Fact: I play guitar
2nd Fun Fact: I've shot a rocket launcher
3rd Fun Fact: I have a cat named Emily
Go To Dance Move: The Schmoney Dance 

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Michael Scornavacco
Customer Experience Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date: Jun-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 26 years
Hometown: Antioch, IL
Hobbies: Body Building & Fishing
Favorite Honda: Accord
First Vehicle: Camaro
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: The Highway Man
Favorite Movie: Jaws
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Italy
1st Fun Fact: I love Horses!
2nd Fun Fact: I can write computer code .net & Java
3rd Fun Fact: I love music!
Go To Dance Move: The Electric Slide

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Ricky Diaz
Product Specialist
262-898-2900 ext 215

Start Date: Jan-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 5 years
Hometown: Queens, NY
Hobbies: Sports, Cars and Shoes
Favorite Honda: Passport Elite
First Vehicle: Acura TL Type S
Favorite Food: Dominican Food
Favorite Song: Lo Que Yo Diga - El Alfa
Favorite Movie: The Sandlot
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Bora Bora
1st Fun Fact: Played Baseball in highschool, after that I almost went Pro!
2nd Fun Fact: I am a very fast learner
3rd Fun Fact: I have a photographic memory, and can remember everyone I meet
Go To Dance Move: The "real" Harlem Shake

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David Schuch
Sales & Leasing Consultant
262-898-2900 ext 209

Start Date: Dec-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 5 years
Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL
Hobbies: I play piano. I also like to rebuild pianos and refinish them in my spare time.
Favorite Honda: CR-V
First Vehicle: 1993 Grand Marquis
Favorite Food: Thai Peanut Sauté
Favorite Song: Eric Johnson, Cliffs of Dover
Favorite Movie: Air Force One
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Great Bear Rain Forest
1st Fun Fact: I am 1 of 11 children
2nd Fun Fact: I play Jazz Piano
3rd Fun Fact: I have the capacity to generate enthusiasm at will.
Go To Dance Move: Disco

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Jesse Aguinaga
Senior Product Specialist
262-898-2900 ext 210

Start Date: Mar-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 7 years
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Hobbies: Playing basketball & baseball. Spending time with my family.
Favorite Honda: 2019 Passport
First Vehicle: Ford Taurus
Favorite Food: Steak Tacos
Favorite Song: Rolling Stones "Wild Horses"
Favorite Movie: Scarface
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: London, England
1st Fun Fact: I am a great dad
2nd Fun Fact: I am funny & outgoing
3rd Fun Fact: I am a quick learner
Go To Dance Move: Dougie

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Mofleh Batayneh
Senior Product Specialist
262-898-2900

How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 2 years
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wi
Hobbies: Driving Fast, Eating & Playing Chess
Favorite Honda: Passport Elite
First Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Avenger
Favorite Food: Eggplant
Favorite Song: Bambi
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Fiji
1st Fun Fact: Play the violin
2nd Fun Fact: I've eaten more eggplant than you've drank water.
3rd Fun Fact: I collect pop tabs
Go To Dance Move: The Twist

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Tyler Tirella
Product Specialist
262-898-2900

Start Date: Feb-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 4 months
Hometown: Nutley, NJ
Hobbies: Football, Sports & Video Games
Favorite Honda: 2019 Passport
First Vehicle: 1989 Pontiac Firebird
Favorite Food: Spaghetti and meatballs
Favorite Song: Home Sweet Home by Mötley Crüe
Favorite Movie: Rocky
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Venice, Italy
1st Fun Fact: I have 9 pets
2nd Fun Fact: I make custom T-Shirts
3rd Fun Fact: I know how to juggle
Go To Dance Move: The Floss

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Nathaniel Castillo
Product Specialist
262-898-2900 ext 218

Start Date: Aug-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 9 months
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: Playing Sports
Favorite Honda: Honda S2000
First Vehicle: Toyota Corolla
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Song: Objects in the mirror - Mac Miller
Favorite Movie: Avengers: Endgame
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Tokyo, Japan
1st Fun Fact: I can sing!
2nd Fun Fact: I can juggle!
3rd Fun Fact: I have owned 2 cats back to back. 
Go To Dance Move: Tootise Roll

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Zach Martinez
Products Specialist
(262) 898-2900

How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 1 Month
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: Weight Lifting
Favorite Honda: Civic Type R
First Vehicle: Monte Carlo
Favorite Food: Basically all food!
Favorite Song: Pokerface - Lady Gaga
Favorite Movie: Interstellar
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Europe

1st Fun Fact: Full time Popcorn Manager
2nd Fun Fact: Full time Kernel Analyst
3rd Fun Fact: Full time Butter Quality Control Inspector
Go To Dance Move: Roller Disco

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Noah Mann
Products Specialist
(262) 898-2900

How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 1 Month
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: Lifting and playing video games
Favorite Honda: Accord 2.0 Touring
First Vehicle: 2001 Lincoln Continental
Favorite Food: Smoked Ribs
Favorite Song: Blue - Eiffel 65
Favorite Movie: Superbad
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Cancun, Mexico

1st Fun Fact: I went to Nationals for Power-lifting in 2017 
2nd Fun Fact: I met my girlfriend as freshman in High School, we're still together!
3rd Fun Fact: My favorite animals are Dogs
Go To Dance Move: The Orange Justice

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Daniel LaBelle
Relations Specialist
262-898-2900

Start Date: Feb-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 4 years
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Hobbies: Creative Writing, Concept Development, Playing Darts
Favorite Honda: Clarity
First Vehicle: Dark Red 1985 Buick LeSabre - Limited Collectors Edition
Favorite Food: Ribeye Steak, Leg of Lamb and Clam Chowder
Favorite Song: Detroit Rock City, Black Diamond & Domino
Favorite Movie: The Wild Bunch or V for Vendetta
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Munich Germany for Octoberfest
1st Fun Fact: I am writing 2 new movie scripts and 1 new musical play.
2nd Fun Fact: I can't swim. 
Go To Dance Move: Stanky Leg

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Steven Pohlabel
Product Specialist
(262) 898-2900

Start Date: Oct - 19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 3 Months
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Hobbies: Spending time with my son, playing cards.
Favorite Honda: Civic
First Vehicle: Mustang
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: Anything by Rascal Flatts
Favorite Movie: Goodfellas
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Vegas
1st Fun Fact: Love to gamble
2nd Fun Fact: Love to sing
3rd Fun Fact: Great dancer, as long as nobody is there to witness the truth! 
Go To Dance Move: The Cha Cha Slide

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George Bell
Acquisition Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date: Jul-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 10 years
Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Hobbies: Basketball, Tennis & Reading
Favorite Honda: Passport
First Vehicle: 1976 Ford Mustang
Favorite Food: Prime Rib
Favorite Song: Dream On by Aerosmith
Favorite Movie: Aviator
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Anywhere lush green and tropical
1st Fun Fact: I can drain 93 out of 100 free throws!
2nd Fun Fact: I am an excellent Singer In The Shower! 
3rd Fun Fact: I was once a spelling bee champion in 3rd Grade!
Go To Dance Move: The Worm

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Kayla Migliano
Product Specialist
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Start Date: Oct - 19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 5 years
Hometown: Kenosha, WI
Hobbies: Working, traveling and walking my dog!
Favorite Honda: Honda Civic
First Vehicle: Mitsubishi Mirage
Favorite Food: Octopus with potatoes from Chicago!
Favorite Song: Burn the Ships by For King and Country
Favorite Movie: Do you believe?
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Greece
1st Fun Fact: I love my dog!
2nd Fun Fact: I used to play guitar, viola, and piano
3rd Fun Fact: Mike S. is my hero!

Go To Dance Move: The Sprinkler

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Business Development Center

Maggie Sewell
Internet Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date: Nov-17
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 9 years
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: I love playing board & card games. I enjoy singing. And I especially love to watch movies with my kids!
Favorite Honda: Odyssey
First Vehicle: 1986 Dodge Aries K Car
Favorite Food: Macaroni & Cheese
Favorite Song: Moon shadow by Cat Stevens
Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: I would LOVE to go visit all over EUROPE!
1st Fun Fact: I have 4 brothers and I am the only girl!
2nd Fun Fact: I used to sing at coffee shops with my dad.
3rd Fun Fact: I met my husband in Seoul, S. Korea
Go To Dance Move: The Moon Walk

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Cassie Walker
Assistant BDC Manager
262-880-3830

Start Date: Aug-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 1 year
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: Swimming, Playing beach volleyball & playing bags
Favorite Honda: Accord
First Vehicle: Ford Taurus
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Song: Sunday Candy
Favorite Movie: Stand By Me
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Italy
1st Fun Fact: I have an irrational fear of giraffes!
2nd Fun Fact: I have a German Shepard / Pitbull
3rd Fun Fact: I love rollercoasters! They are fun!
Go To Dance Move: Cha-Cha Slide

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Nina Doss
Customer Care Representative
262-898-2900 ext 228

Start Date: Apr-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 2 months
Hometown: Racine, WI
Hobbies: Reading & Cooking!
Favorite Honda: Accord
First Vehicle: Toyota Camry
Favorite Food: Wings
Favorite Song: Oreo-rico Nasty
Favorite Movie: Alice In Wonderland
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Thailand
1st Fun Fact: I really like plants!
2nd Fun Fact: My thumb is double jointed!
3rd Fun Fact: I can eat a whole Jacks Pizza!
Go To Dance Move: Salsa

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Nicole Blakely
Customer Care Representative
262-898-2900 ext 227

Start Date: Aug-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 9 years
Hometown: Burlington, WI
Hobbies: Singing Karokee
Favorite Honda: Pilot
First Vehicle: Dodge Spirit
Favorite Food: Sandwiches
Favorite Song: Charlene
Favorite Movie: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Road trip Across Country
1st Fun Fact: I love to Drive!
2nd Fun Fact: I love anything outdoors!
3rd Fun Fact: I have 3 kids!
Go To Dance Move: Bachata

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Chuck Oates
Activity Center Representative
262-898-2900

Start Date: Feb-15
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 4 years
Hometown: Burlington, WI
Hobbies: Golf, Boating and being a grandpa
Favorite Honda: Pilot
First Vehicle: Olds Delta 88
Favorite Food: Italian or BBQ
Favorite Song: What a wonderful world
Favorite Movie: Caddy Shack
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Hawaii
1st Fun Fact: My sons name is buddy… he is a 14lbs bichon dog
2nd Fun Fact: I can touch my tongue to my nose.
3rd Fun Fact: I like to host parties
-->Go To Dance Move: The Cabbage Patch

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Finance Department

Payton Cruz
Finance Manager
262-898-2900 ext 205

Start Date: Sep-18
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 4 years
Hometown: Mundelein, IL
Hobbies: Golfing, Riding My Motorcycle, Going To Sports Events, Snowmobiling & Snowboarding.
Favorite Honda: 2019 Passport Elite
First Vehicle: 1999 Ford F-150
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Song: Dave Mathews Band - Jimi Thing
Favorite Movie: Ferris Buellers Day Off
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Fiji
1st Fun Fact: I like to Dance!
2nd Fun Fact: I can surf!
3rd Fun Fact: If I am not golfing on Sundays, I am on the boat!
Go To Dance Move: The Sprinkler

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Pete Pantazopoulos
Finance Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date: Apr-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 6 years
Hometown: Bartlett, IL
Hobbies: Playing Golf
Favorite Honda: Accord
First Vehicle: Chevy Cavalier
Favorite Food: Greek Food
Favorite Song: Call Me Maybe
Favorite Movie: Moneyball
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Greece
1st Fun Fact: I used to live in Los Angeles, California!
2nd Fun Fact: My ancestors fought in the American Revolutionary War from 1775-1783!
3rd Fun Fact: I like to visit different Baseball Stadiums around the country!
Go To Dance Move: The Funky Chicken

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Service Department

Brian Ingram
Service Manager
262-898-2900 ext 222

Start Date: Sep-17
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 23 years
Hometown: Kenosha, WI
Hobbies: Hunting & Fishing
Favorite Honda: Passport
First Vehicle: 1985 Ford Escort
Favorite Food: Venison
Favorite Song: Like a Wrecking Ball - Eric Church
Favorite Movie: Mr. Deeds
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Bora Bora
1st Fun Fact: I am happily married for 23 years to my junior high sweetheart
2nd Fun Fact: I have three grandchildren, 2 girls and 1 boy!
3rd Fun Fact: I bought my first home when I was 19 years old.
Go To Dance Move: Thriller

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Sam Waddell
Service Advisor
262-898-2900 ext 223

Start Date: Jul-16
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: Over 20 years
Hometown: Kirkland, IL
Hobbies: Gardening and candle making
Favorite Honda: Honda S2000
First Vehicle: Fiat X19
Favorite Food: Free
Favorite Song: Rednecker than you
Favorite Movie: Avengers: Endgame
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Hawaii
1st Fun Fact: I can tie my shoes in the dark
2nd Fun Fact: I can sing the alphabet backwards
3rd Fun Fact: I have goldfish
Go To Dance Move: Wobble

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Zackery Whittaker
Service Advisor
262-898-2900 ext 224

Start Date: Oct-15
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 14 years
Hometown: Round Lake, IL
Hobbies: Reading and learning new languages
Favorite Honda: Accord
First Vehicle: 1998 Chevy Cavalier
Favorite Food: Teriyaki Beef
Favorite Song: Anthem by Blink 182
Favorite Movie: 12 Angry Men
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Scotland
1st Fun Fact: Went 1st in state for swimming
2nd Fun Fact: Avid comic book fan
3rd Fun Fact: Been to 4 different countries
Go To Dance Move: Shimmy

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Johnny Ibrahim
Service Advisor
262-898-2900

Start Date: May-19
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 15 years
Hometown: Des Plaines, IL
Hobbies: Working on my race car (aka Corvette) and building computers.
Favorite Honda: Accord
First Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Delta 88
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: Looks Like a Lady
Favorite Movie: Pearl Harbor
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Dubai
1st Fun Fact: I love building computers.
2nd Fun Fact: I own a 2011 Corvette C6 Grand Sport
3rd Fun Fact: I love English bull dogs.
Go To Dance Move: Square Dancing

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Office Manager

Inger Krolak
Office Manager
262-898-2900

Start Date: Sep-17
How Long Have You Been In The Car Business?: 25 years
Hometown: Barrington, IL
Hobbies: Reading & Playing Tennis
Favorite Honda: CR-V
First Vehicle: Ford Ranger
Favorite Food: Anything with cheese
Favorite Song: YMCA
Favorite Movie: Top Gun
If You Could Go Anywhere Where Would It Be?: Italy
1st Fun Fact: I come from Swedish & Irish Heritage
2nd Fun Fact: I have 2 grown children and a granddaughter
3rd Fun Fact: I dressed up as a sheep for Halloween last year! 
Go To Dance Move: The Shopping Cart

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