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Bradley Staff


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General Manager

Mike Maheras
GENERAL MANAGER
(888)-224-0114

Hometown: Palos Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since February 1997
How Long in the Car Business: Since September 1991
Hobbies: Going to my kids' activities such as karate, baseball,and
football games.I enjoy taking the family to professional
sporting games such as the White Sox, Bulls, and Hawks.
Favorite Sports Team: Bulls, Sox, Bears, Blackhawks and Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Favorite Food: Lou Malnati's pizza and Michelle's homemade lasagna
Favorite Song: "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor
Favorite Movie: Risky Business
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida with the family

I was born and raised in Palos Park. I am a graduate of Sandburg High School.
I've been in the car business since 1991. I joined the Phillips Chevy team in 1997
as a Sales Manager, and like they say, hard work pays off.
I am now the General Manager of Phillips Chevrolet. I am married
with 3 wonderful kids. My favorite pastime, other than spending it with my family,
is to visit the Augusta National, hanging out by the Amen Corner.

Mission Statements: "Doing the basics brilliantly" and "It's up to me."

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Bradley Managers

Adam Wilson
OPERATIONS MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 752

Hometown: Toledo, OH
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since January 2017
Hobbies: My family, Running, Football
Favorite Sports Team: Cleveland Browns, Auburn Tigers
Favorite Chevy: Redline Traverse
Favorite Food: Jambalaya
Favorite Song: "Your Hand in Mine" by Explosions in the Sky
Favorite Movie: The Social Network
Favorite Vacation Spot: Any Beach

I grew up in a small town in Northwest Ohio. After college I lived in New York City for 8 years; where I met my wife. We moved back to the Midwest in 2014 to start a family. I have been very fortunate to work at Phillips since 2017 and absolutely love the car industry.

Mission Statements: "Once a man is determined, nothing will stop him from success."- Vince Lombardi

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Eric Sieloff
GENERAL SALES MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 759

Hometown: Manhattan, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since March 2011
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and golfing
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, White Sox, & Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida

I grew up in Manhattan, Illinois and graduated from Lincoln-Way Central. I earned a
degree in criminal justice from Southern Illinois University before coming to work at
Phillips. I am married to my beautiful wife, we have two children, a boy and a girl,
and currently live in Minooka. I enjoy working as an aftermarket manager because I love
cars, and I like making every car unique for our customers.

Personal Philosphy: "Count on me."

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Eric Varaneckas
USED CAR MANAGER
877-366-1285 EXT. 734


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Jackie Bell
SALES MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT 770

Hometown: Plainfield, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 2009
Hobbies: Shopping and working out at the gym.
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bears, White Sox & Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: 2014 Chevrolet Impala
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Movie: Euro Trip
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere warm

I am the oldest and only girl of five. I grew up in various
parts of Illinois. I am an 2008 Graduate of PCHS(Plainfield
Central High School - Wildcats). I played soccer for 12 years
and was a cheerleader for 3. I also played the flute in the band
for 9 years. I now live in Joliet. I'm an optimistic, out-spoken
and I am always up for a challenge. I spend most of my time
either here at Phillips or doing whatever else keeps me smiling.

Personal Philosphy: "Life's too short to have regrets, so live everyday like it's your last."

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Ryan Swindle
SALES MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 764

Hometown: New Smyrna Beach, FL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2012
Hobbies: Sports, hunting, off roading
Favorite Sports Team: Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, White Sox
Favorite Chevy: 1969 Chevy Camaro
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Favorite Movie: Days of Thunder
Favorite Vacation Spot: Puerto Rico

I was born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida and served in the military for six years, entering the Coast Guard when I was 19 years old. I studied recording engineering at Daytona State University before moving to the Chicago area two years ago to be closer to the family I have up here. I went into the car business because I love helping people.

Personal Philosophy: "If you're not first, you're last."

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Robin Beckner
AFTERMARKET MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 801

Hometown: Kankakee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since May 2015
Hobbies: Going on adventures, longboarding, going to the gym, and hanging out with friends.
Favorite Sports Team:Chicago White Sox and Washington Wizards
Favorite Chevy:  Chevy Colorado
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: "Go Flex" - Post Malone
Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Vacation Spot: Arizona

I have lived in the Kankakee County my entire life. I grew up in the car business and love the automotive scene all together. I love meeting new people and helping them any way I can.

Personal Philosophy:Wealth is in the mind, not the pocket

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Bradley Finance

Wayne Licka
FINANCE MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 743


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Barth Eastman
FINANCE MANAGER
(888) 224-0114 EXT.789

Hometown: Monee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2014
Hobbies: Playing Hockey, Disc Golf, Golf, and Spending time with Family
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet SS Sedan
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Song: Freebird
Favorite Movie: Slap Shot & Caddy Shack
Favorite Vacation Spot: Eagle River, WI

Enjoy life to the fullest because no one is promised tomorrow. So I enjoy being with family and friends, lacing up my hockey skates for a pick up game and I love going to sporting events.

Personal Philosphy: "Always give 100% and don't be afraid to make a mistake."

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Bradley Product Specialists

Alex Abu
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 721

Hometown: Orland Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2018
How Long in the Car Business: Since June 2015
Hobbies: Wrestling, UFC
Favorite Sports Team: Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Camaro ZL1
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "All Of Me" by John Legend
Favorite Movie: Man On Fire
Favorite Vacation Spot: Hawaii

I love what i do, I enjoy meeting and helping people, I always try to put 100% in everything I do.

Mission Statements: "My pleasure."

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Austin Hernandez
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888) 224-0114 EXT. 726

Hometown: Momence, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 2018
How Long in the Car Business: Since February 2018
Hobbies: Filming, longboarding, kayaking, cars, Fortnite
Favorite Sports Team: San Jose Sharks
Favorite Chevy: Chevy SS
Favorite Food: Fish tacos
Favorite Song: "Flex" by Post Malone
Favorite Movie: The Interview
Favorite Vacation Spot: Naples, Florida

I grew up in Momence, then moved to Bourbonnais for 12 years until I moved back, I stuck to working in Bourbonnais at Phillips because I love the nice open environment and meeting new people everyday. I continue to build up my sales knowledge.

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Cody Knapczyk
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT.751

Hometown: Manteno, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since November 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since April 2017
Hobbies: Motorcycle Riding, Working out, Boating
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Chevy: ZL1 Camaro
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "Must've Never Met You" by Luke Combs
Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Vacation Spot: Arizona

Cars have always been my #1 interest. Being able to work with my 2 favorite passions, cars and helping people. A dream come true.

Mission Statements: "God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living."

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Ernie Hampton
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 724


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Joe Maguire
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 742

Hometown: Bourbonnais, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since May 2005
Hobbies: Spending time with family, weight training,mountain biking, hanging out with my dogs, and watching movies.
Favorite Sports Team:Detroit Lions
Favorite Chevy:  Chevy Camaro
Favorite Food: Ribs/Ribeye steak
Favorite Song: "I Got the Life" - Korn
Favorite Movie: Rocky
Favorite Vacation Spot: Bahamas

I have lived in this area my entire life, which is 35 years. I've been in the car business since 2005. I always go the extram mile for my customers. At the end of the day it's all about the customer. I truly enjoy what I do.

Personal Philosophy:Wisdom is knowing the right path, Integrity is taking it.

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Kenny Ballard
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(815) 933-2251

Hometown: Bradley, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2018
Hobbies: Video games, golfing, sports
Favorite Sports Team: Bulls, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "Space Boss" by Space Jesus
Favorite Movie: Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere with a beach

I was born and raised in Evergreen Park, IL. I am a graduate from Bradley High School. I've been working with, and cleaning cars for a long time so I decided to go to the sales side of the business.

Mission Statements: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

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Raul Prieto
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
888-224-0114

Hometown: Kankakee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since April 2019
Hobbies: Traveling, Pokemon-Go
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Song: "Faucet Failure" 
Favorite Movie: Avengers
Favorite Vacation Spot: Hawaii


I grew up in a small town with no experience. Moved two thousand miles away from home to find a new life. After two years, living and learning by myself, learning who I am and find a better future.

Mission Statements: "Whatever happens, happens. Don't let life bring you down.."

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Ryan Crissey
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(815) 933-2251

Hometown: Auburn, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2018
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking
Favorite Sports Team: St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, Green Bay Packers
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Silverado
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: Classic country music
Favorite Movie: Too many to name
Favorite Vacation Spot: The mountains

I started in the sales business at the boat docks in Springfield, IL for 3 years.  I took a break to serve in active duty with the Illinois Army National Guard.  I've been in the National Guard for 12 years and am a proud Afghanistan combat veteran.  I recently moved to Bourbonnais where I live with my girlfriend Megan and our 3 dogs:  Koda, Charlie, and Teddy.

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Trevor Banks
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
888-224-0114

Hometown: Manteno, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2018
Hobbies: Golf, working on cars and going to car shows, video games
Favorite Sports Team: Bulls
Favorite Chevy: Cruze
Favorite Food: Portillos
Favorite Song: "Fall For You" by Christian French 
Favorite Movie: Avengers
Favorite Vacation Spot: Sweden

After graduating from Manteno High School I attended The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh for a year.

Mission Statements: "The best way to predict your future is to create it."

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Bradley RV Specialists

Tim Rath
RV SALES MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 754

Hometown: Beecher, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2013
How Long in the Car Business: Since 2013
Hobbies: Softball, camping, bonfires
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, Whitesox, Raiders
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Silverado
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Song: Classic Rock and Today's Country
Favorite Movie: Goodfellas, Stand By Me, Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere warm

I was born in Chicago and lived in the South Suburbs all my life. I'm married with 4 kids. Two girls, ages 26 and 19, and two boys who are 16 and 14. Also have a dog and cat. I won national title in Extreme Competitive Softball, and enjoy spending time with my kids.

Favorite Quote: "Pay it forward."

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Zach Warren
RV PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 735

Hometown: Bradley, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since April 2011
Hobbies: Playing guitar, going to the movies, going to concerts, and cooking
Favorite Sports Team:St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite Chevy:  Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak and Potatoes
Favorite Song: "Layla" - Eric Clapton
Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan
Favorite Vacation Spot: New Orleans

I am a veteran of the U.S Army, and was an infantry man in Operation Iraqi Freedom. I play guitar in a band called The Unlawful. I am an avid volunteer for the homeless. I have been married to my beautiful wife, Melissa, for four years and looking forward to having children soon. I love going to the movies. I pride myself with having honor, respect and integrity.

Personal Philosophy:"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."

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Bradley Internet Sales

Danielle Williams
INTERNET SALES DIRECTOR
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 736

Hometown: Kankakee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since August 2016
Hobbies: Drawing, singing, and playing video games
Favorite Sports Team:Chicago Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Colorado
Favorite Food: All pasta
Favorite Song: All of them
Favorite Movie: Fifth Element
Favorite Vacation Spot: Devil's Kettle, Minnesota

I was born in Arizona and moved to Illinois after traveling for a few years with my military family and I found myself back in Illinois. Kankakee has become my home, when my boyfriend and I purchased our house. I've gone to school for accounting and art, but found out I was happier in the automotive industry.

Personal Philosophy:"What is normal to the spider is chaos to the fly."

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Ryleigh Hunte
INTERNET SALES SPECIALIST
(888) 224-0114

Hometown: Momence, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2018
Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Cooking, Walking My Pup
Favorite Sports Team: Cardinals
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Corvette
Favorite Food: Anything Italian
Favorite Song: Miss Primetime, Big Gigantic
Favorite Movie: Beetlejuice
Favorite Vacation Spot: Orlando, Florida

I'm a super friendly person who loves to be around people and animals. I graduated from MHS and have been striving to be in sales since! So happy I have the opportunity to do what I love here at Phillips!

Mission Statements: "Anything is possible with hard work and determination!"

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Ashlyn Villarreal
INTERNET SALES SPECIALIST
(888) 224-0114

Hometown: Bradley, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2018
Hobbies: Working out, playing with my cats, music festivals
Favorite Chevy: Equinox
Favorite Food: Spaghetti
Favorite Song: Anything by Zeds Dead
Favorite Movie: Hitch
Favorite Vacation Spot: Electric Forest

Well, I work multiple jobs; here, Monical's Pizza, and I work EDM events in Chicago. I'm always trying to stay busy so when I'm not working I'm at the gym. When I'm all done with my daily duties, I'm also a cat mom of two (Nala and Simba) so they get the rest of my time.

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Vanessa Olvera
SERVICE APPT SPECIALIST - Hablo español
(888)-224-0114

Hometown:Chicago, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2018
Hobbies:Bowling
Favorite Sports Team:Golden State Warriors
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Impala
Favorite Food:Italian
Favorite Song:"W.A.Y.S" - Jhene Aiko
Favorite Movie: I'm in Love with a Church Girl
Favorite Vacation Spot: Thailand, Puerto Rico

I am a young lady from the South side of Chicago. I speak three languages as far as Spanish and Arabic. Most but not least I am always eager on learning new things. 

Personal Philosophy:"You can't get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good."

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Michaela Dudek
SERVICE APPT SPECIALIST
815-933-2251


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Bradley Service

Art Avalos
SERVICE MANAGER
(888) 224-0114


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Jeff Workman
RV SERVICE MANAGER
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 739

Hometown: Manteno, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since November 1999
Hobbies: Basketball, (Water Sports such as jet skis, boating) Fishing, Participating in Manteno Oktoberfest Parade
Favorite Sports Team: Blackhawks, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak and Potatoes
Favorite Song: "Boys Round Here" by Blake Shelton
Favorite Movie: Top Gun
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere with a lake/water

I graduated in 2000 from Lincoln-Way Central. I have an associate's degree in Automotive Technology and Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. I am married and have 2 children.

Mission Statement: "Nothing is promised today, that can not be achieved today!"

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Mark Melchor
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 762


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Lloyd Klopp
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(888) 224-0114


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Nate Tate
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT 617

Hometown: Chicago, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2016
How Long in the Car Business: Since January 2001
Hobbies: Camping, Collecting Sneakers
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls, Seattle Seahawks
Favorite Chevy: Tahoe
Favorite Movie: Act of Valor
Favorite Vacation Spot: Seattle, Washington

I went to Rich South High School and graduated class of 2002. I joined the United States Marine Corps 2003-2007. Was a Hum V mechanic and air assault instructor for the Marines. Did 4 years Active Duty and 2 mission support floats for 26 MEU. Went on Nascar Tech Grad 2009 Automotive Technology.

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Brian Allen
SERVICE SPECIALIST
888-224-0114


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Erik El
SERVICE INTERN


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Bradley Technicians

Kyuss Allison
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Bob Board
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Doug Clements
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Doug Salm
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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James Tausch
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Kyle Vinardi
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Scott Zimmer
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Bradley RV Technicians

Alex Ulitzsch
RV TECHNICIAN


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Nathan Kleinert
RV TECHNICIAN


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Bradley Parts

Jim Potter
PARTS SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 793


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Ryan Potter
PARTS SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 794


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Chris Greinke
PARTS SPECIALIST
(815) 933-2251


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Bradley Office

Amanda Sprinkle
STAFFING COORDINATOR
(815) 933-2251 ext 326


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Courtnie Russell
WARRANTY ADMINISTRATOR
(888)-224-0114 EXT. 788


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