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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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Bradley Finance

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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Robin Beckner
ASST FINANCE 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 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. 750

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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Caitlin Webb
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
888-224-0114 EXT.803

Hometown: Bourbonnais, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 2019
Hobbies: Fishing, golfing, anything outside
Favorite Sports Team:  Alabama Crimson Tide
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Blazer
Favorite Food: Biscuits and Gravy
Favorite Song: "Saturday nights alright for fighting" by Elton John
Favorite Movie: Talledega Nights
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anything warm

Caitlin is my name and selling cars is my game. I'm honest, kind and easy to work with. Come see me at Phillips of Bradley to experience car shopping at it's finest!

Mission Statements: "Every interaction you have is an opportunity to make positive impact on others ."

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Cody Knapczyk
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT.760

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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Jacob Helton
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
866-224-0114


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Jacob Tutt
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
866-469-9000

Hometown: Kankakee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2019
Hobbies: going to the gym, doing anythings outside, podcasts
Favorite Sports Team:  Sox, Bears, Blackhawks 
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Malibu RS
Favorite Food: Panda Express
Favorite Song: Anything by Kings of Leon
Favorite Movie: Shape of Water
Favorite Vacation Spot: San Diego California

The oldest of 3 boys, grew up in Kankakee my whole life spent some time in clear water Florida for about 2 years.I graduated from Badley-Bourbonnais high school in 2021, started working right after at Planet Fitness as a personal trainer, worked dfferent odd jobs until my employment at Phillips, spend most of my time at the gym or working. I also enjoy hanging out with friends and family.

Mission Statements: "Positive brings positive."

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Kenny Ballard
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(815) 933-2251 EXT.742

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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Kenny Brown
PRODUCT SPECIALIST
(888)-224-0114 EXT.726

Hometown: Kankakee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2019
Hobbies: Xbox, bowling, pokemon go, geocaching, racquetball, jeep/wranglers
Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Taoe
Favorite Food: Peanut butter ice cream
Favorite Song: "Black Parade" by My Chemical Romance
Favorite Movie: Iron Man 3
Favorite Vacation Spot: Treasure Lake, PA

I was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania of Du Bois. After moving to Illinois., I shortly discovered racquetball and began to play acquiring friends all over the midwest. Now grown up I live in Kankakee and can be seen in my second Wrangler with green halos and hand prints on the mirrors. 

Mission Statements: "It's all good in the end, if its not good then its not the end."

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Bradley RV Specialists

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 Digital Sales

Raul Prieto
DIGITAL SALES SPECIALIST
888-224-0114 Ext.722

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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Ben Haut
DIGITAL SALES SPECIALIST
888-224-0114

Hometown: Momence, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2019
Hobbies: basketball, graphic design
Favorite Sports Team:  Bulls, Cubs, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Camaro ZL1
Favorite Food: Orange Chicken
Favorite Song: "Best Day Ever" by Mac Miller
Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Vacation Spot: Myrtle Beach

I grew up in Momence all of my life, I moved to Manteno last year. I lived downtown Chicago for 2 years while going to college. I loved what I do and enjoy helping people on a daily basis.

Mission Statements: "Go ahead and hit them with that and see what they say."

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Bradley Internet Department

Ryleigh Hunte
INTERNET SALES DIRECTOR
(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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April Galloway
INTERNET SALES SPECIALIST
888-224-0114

Hometown: Wilmington, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since December 2019
Hobbies: going to the shooting range
Favorite Sports Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Silverado
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "God bless the broken road" by Rascal Flatts
Favorite Movie: Public Enemy
Favorite Vacation Spot: anywhere in Kentucky

I grew up in Wilmington. May 2019 I graduated from Wilmington high school. Ever since I was younger I've always wanted to work in the automotive industry., I was always working on cars with my father.

Mission Statements: "You can do anything you want as long as you put your mind to it."

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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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Lloyd Klopp
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(888) 224-0114


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Brian Allen
SERVICE SPECIALIST
888-224-0114


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Kennedi Seng
SERVICE SPECIALIST
888-224-0114


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Jennifer Sloat
SERVICE SPECIALIST
888-224-0114


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Bradley Technicians

Bob Board
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Doug Clements
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Zach Jubin
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Joshua Kamp
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Joe Michaels
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Doug Salm
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Erik Skoglund
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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Michael Tripodi
PARTS DRIVER


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Bradley Office

Karen Schaffert
OFFICE MANAGER


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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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Marina Rodriguez
LICENSE & TITLE


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Teri Callahan
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/RECEIVABLE


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