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General Manager

Mike Maheras
GENERAL MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 323

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, and Hawks
Favorite Chevy: 1970 Chevelle
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 Statement: "Doing the basics brilliantly" and "It's up to me."

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Frankfort Managers

Brian McMahon
GENERAL SALES MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 353

Hometown: New Lenox, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2000
Hobbies: Spending time with my family
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Camaro
Favorite Food: Steak tacos
Favorite Movie: Starsky & Hutch
Favorite Vacation Spot: Las Vegas

I grew up in New Lenox and graduated from Lincoln Way High School in 1993.
I worked in construction and as a bartender, before I started in the automotive
industry with Phillips Chevrolet as a sales consultant. I'm married to my lovely
wife, Becky, we have two boys, Max and Tyler, and a dog, a Boxer named Briggs.

Favorite Quote: "Are you a man or a mouse?"

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Walter Fields
SALES MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 352

Hometown: Country Club Hills, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since November 2013
Hobbies: Spending time with family, weight lifting, video games
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox, Bulls and Bears
Favorite Chevy: 2014 Chevy Silverado
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Song: Like all music
Favorite Movie: Anything Sci-fi and action
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere there is sand and blue water

I've been in the car business for 22 years. I'm the father of two boys,
10 and 14. I have lived in Manhattan, Illinois for 8 years, and have
been married to my wife, for 14 years.

Favorite Quote: "Doing the basics brilliantly."

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Marty McKenna
SALES MANAGER & DEAN OF PHILLIPS UNIVERSITY
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 315

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since December 2010
Hobbies: Golf, bowling, musician
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs, Bears, Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Camaro Convertible
Favorite Food: A nice filet and a glass of merlot
Favorite Vacation Spot: Hawaii

I have lived in Tinley Park for 30 years. I have been married to my
wife Kathy for 30 years. I have three children. My oldest son, Marty,
is a Software Engineer. My other son, Mike, is a Personal Banker
and my daughter Melissa is a Dancer in New York. In my spare time,I
love to golf and spend time with my family.

Mission Statement: "My mission is to provide my customers with the best buying experience possible,to go the extra mile, to make sure their experience at Phillips Chevrolet is nothing short of exceptional, and to become their salesman of choice for life."

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Mike Herris
SALES MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 348

Hometown: New Lenox, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2013
How Long in the Car Business: Since 2013
Hobbies: Poker, wood working, custom installs
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevy SS
Favorite Food: Sandwiches - All kinds!
Favorite Song: Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
Favorite Movie: The Hustler, Color of Money
Favorite Vacation Spot: Puerto Rico

I grew up in New Lenox and currently live in Tinley Park. I received
my associates in Culinary Arts at the age of 19 and finished my
business degree at 22 from GSU. I am married to my perfect wife
Katemarie for 2 years, and have a beautiful 6 month old boy.
We have two of the best dogs; Elvis (Basset Hound) and
Diesel (Ori Pei).

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Richard Samaniego
SALES MANAGER - Hablo español
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 330

Hometown: Calumet City, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2014
How Long in the Car Business: Since Aug 1991
Hobbies: Running, weight lifting and spending time with my family
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bears
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Corvette
Favorite Food: Mexican or Italian
Favorite Movie: Any Action or Sci-fi films
Favorite Vacation Spot: Disney

I have been in the car business for 24 years. I've been married
to my wife for 23 years and have three beautiful kids.

Personal Philosophy: "Treat others as you want to be treated"

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Anthony McAuley
SALES MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 322

Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since March 2016
How Long in the Car Business: Since April 2012
Hobbies: Golfing, Road Trips, Cooking, and Fishing
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
Favorite Food: Italian Beef Sandwich
Favorite Song: Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Vacation Spot: San Diego, CA

I grew up in Frankfort, IL. When I am not working, you can find me outside whether it be barbecuing or playing a round of golf. I am married and have two dogs.

Mission Statement: "The best preparation for tomorrow is doing you best today."

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Steve Sorensen
COMMERCIAL TRUCK MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 398

Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2012
Hobbies: Golf, Playing drums
Favorite Sports Team: Blackhawks, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Malibu and Impala
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin
Favorite Movie: The Bourne Series
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cozumel, Mexico

I grew up in the country but have lived in Frankfort for 19 years now. I've been married for 21 years and have two beautiful daughters. The attitude I bring to my job is to always treat people the same way I'd like to be treated.

Personal Philosophy: "You only get out of life what you put into it."

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Andy Haustein
USED CAR MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 350

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since September 1993
Hobbies: Going fishing, golfing, and concerts
Favorite Sports Team: Bears
Favorite Chevy: Silverado
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: Too many to pick one
Favorite Movie: The Big Lebowski
Favorite Vacation Spot: Costa Rica

I started in the car business when I was 17 years old and never looked back. I truly enjoy all of the nice people I meet on an everyday basis. I have three great kids and a wonderful family and try to spend as much time as possible with them.

Mission Statement: "Have fun everyday."

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Tom Frachalla
ASST USED CAR MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT 373

Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2018
How Long in the Car Business: Since December 2010
Hobbies: Playing hockey, coaching kid's hockey
Favorite Sports Team: Black Hawks, White sox, Bears
Favorite Chevy: 2019 Corvette ZR1
Favorite Food: Mother's home-made Italian 
Favorite Song: "Black" by Pearl Jam
Favorite Movie: Braveheart/Tombstone
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida with the family

I was born on the south side and went to Brother Rice HS.  I have played hockey since I was 6 and was captain of our hockey team for the championship run.  Now I enjoy watching and coaching my 3 kids on their teams.

Mission Statement: "Those who give respect, get respect"

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Paul Bellisario
PRE-OWNED PURCHASE MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 397

Hometown: Lemont, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since December 2015
Hobbies: Car events, working on my '89 Turbo Trans Am and fishing
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Chevy: 1955 Chevy Bel Air
Favorite Food: Italian food and Sushi
Favorite Movie: Scarface
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cancun, Mexico

I was born and raised in Lemont, IL and graduated from Lemont high school in 2013. I am currently pursuing a business degree in marketing at College of DuPage and formally Western Illinois University. The car industry is my passion. I've been around the car scene my whole life,
and my father owns an auto repair shop, so the car business is in my blood. I am a very hard working, dedicated, and passionate about working at Phillips Chevy. My goal is to keep working hard to become successful and make it to the top.



Personal Philosophy: The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential are keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

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Collin Mohney
INVENTORY COORDINATOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 396

Hometown: New Lenox, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since December 2015
Hobbies: Video games
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Malibu
Favorite Food: Ravioli
Favorite Song: "Somebody to Love" - Queen
Favorite Movie: The Usual Suspects
Favorite Vacation Spot: San Diego, CA

My goals in life are to be a professional magician and singer. I'm currently working to help save for my future and achieve my goals.


Personal Philosophy: "Attitude is everything. What you give to the world is what you get from it.

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Frankfort Finance

Matt Braley
FINANCE DIRECTOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 356


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Robert Noer
FINANCE MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 319

Hometown: Chicago, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 1994
Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, playing cards
Favorite Sports Team: All teams Chicago
Favorite Chevy: 2014 Corvette Stingray
Favorite Food: Homemade baby back ribs (Memphis style)
Favorite Song: Anything by "Luther" will do
Favorite Movie: JFK
Favorite Vacation Spot: Wherever my family is

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, I grew up in neighborhoods stretching from West Englewood to Archer Heights. After coming home from college in 1994, I was originally hired in that summer in new car sales. The rest is history. My background here is madeup of 7 years in sales, 6 years in finance, and my last 8 years as Commercial/Fleet Sales Manager.

Personal Philosophy: My goal is to provide our clients with the most accurate information available to help manage all of their business and personal vehicle needs.

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Ryan Gates
ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER
866-469-9000 ext 329

Hometown: Crete, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2017
Hobbies: BBQ, Horses, Sports
Favorite Sports Team: Hawks, Bears, Bulls
Favorite Chevy:  ZL1 Chevy Camaro
Favorite Food:Anything off the grill
Favorite Song: "Jimi Thing" by Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Vacation Spot: Orlando, Florida

I started with Phillips in May 2017. I now live in Mokena, IL and grew up in Crete, IL. I lived in Huntington Beach, CA for 2 years. I love to watch sports and horse racing.

Favorite Movie Quote: "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get."

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Gabrielle Kalnins
ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER
866-469-9000 ext 517

Hometown: Oak Forest, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 2018
Hobbies: Concerts, road trips, hair + makeup, shopping
Favorite Sports Team: Blackhawsk
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak and baked potatoe
Favorite Song: anything country
Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wallstreet
Favorite Vacation Spot: Bora Bora

I've worked in salons as a cosmetologist doing hair and makeup. I'm very close with my family. Love anything outdoors like camping, boating, and laying out in the sun.

Mission Statement: "Everything happens for a reason."

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Frankfort Delivery Coordinators

Nicole Semplinski
DELIVERY COORDINATOR
(866) 469-9000 ext 214

Hometown: New Lenox, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 2018
Hobbies: Working out, spending time with friends & family
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Equinox
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Song: "Charlie" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Movie: Avengers: Infinity War
Favorite Vacation Spot: Sanibel Island, FL

I love spending time with my friends and family. I've lived in New Lenox my entire life but would love to live in Florida. I'm the happiest when I meet new people or try new things!

Mission Statement: "Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters."

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Hazel Herrera
DELIVERY COORDINATOR
(866) 469-9000 ext 214


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Frankfort Non-Commission Sales Specialists

Chris Baxendale
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 368

Hometown: Norman, OK
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 2015
Hobbies: Anything to do with automobiles, spending time with family and reading
Favorite Sports Teams: University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma City Thunder
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Corvette Z06
Favorite Food: A good steak
Favorite Song: "Rocket Man" - Elton John
Favorite Movie: No Country for Old Man
Favorite Vacation Spot: Las Vegas

I was born in Oklahoma City and graduated high school in 2001. I joined the Air Force National Guard for 6 years. I also attended the University of Oklahoma for 5 years. I have worked in the oil industry
for most of my professional career.



Personal Philosophy: "Live for this moment, the present is all that exists."

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Darnell Pierce
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 EXT. 361


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Happy Bettenhausen
SALES SPECIALIST EMERITUS
(866) 469-9000

Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 1976
Hobbies: Music, parades, flowers, and yard work
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox and NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick #29
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Impala
Favorite Food: Fish and Seafood
Favorite Song: Waltz Across Texas
Favorite Movie: The Sheepmen
Favorite Vacation Spot: Wisconsin

Automobiles have been my main idol since I was 11 years old. To entertain people is my greatest achievement in life. I am thankful for the 66 plus years married to my wife Dorothy, also to be looking ahead for things and events to do.

Personal Philosophy: "You never say impossible."

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Jarrell Greer
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT.367

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2016
Hobbies: R/C cars, traveling, sports, and enjoying time with the family
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Monte Carlo
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: "Dear Momma" - Tupac
Favorite Movie: Harlem Nights
Favorite Vacation Spot: Orlando, Florida

I was born on the west side of Chicago and now live in University Park. My main goal in life is to provide for my family and keep them happy.



Personal Philosophy: "Don't wait for an oppurtunity, create it!"

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Jennifer Thompson
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT.318

Hometown: New Lenox, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2016
Hobbies: Shopping for bargains
Favorite Chevy: Silverado
Favorite Food: Salad (really!)
Favorite Movie: Tomstone
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere there is sunshine

I grew up in Beverly and still have many great friends from the neighborhood. I have two amazing beautiful daughters that I love to spend time with. I enjoy the car business because its fun to make people happy with a new car!

Mission Statement: "A simple smile can brighten someone's day."

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Jim Rio
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 328

Hometown: New Lenox, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2014
How Long in the Car Business: Since 2014
Hobbies: Golf, softball, bowling, poetry
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs, Bears, Bulls, Hawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Bacon & eggs, hash browns, and rye toast
Favorite Song: Hey Moon, My Way - Elvis
Favorite Movie: Quiet Man, It's a Wonderful Life
Favorite Vacation Spot: Marco Island, Florida

I will be married to my beautiful wife, Georgane, for 32 years in May, and I have two wonderful sons, Jimmy and Andrew. I love being with all of them. At the age of 23, I owned and operated a White Hen Pantry. I was then a Branch President for a Chicago based bank corporation. I have two hole in ones, and I bowled a 300 in league.

Personal Philosophy: "It ain't over til it's over." -Yogi Berra
"You can run but you can't hide." -Joe Louis

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Joe Hamdan
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 399

Hometown: Alsip, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2012
How Long in the Car Business: Since February 1992
Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with my family
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Chevy: 2014 Impala
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: What Doesn't Kill You by Kelly Clarkson
Favorite Movie: Gone With the Wind
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cruises

I grew up in the Holy City of Jerusalem and put myself through college by driving a cab. I graduated with degrees in mechanical and industrial engineering. I have a beautiful wife and four beautiful sons. I've been in the car business for over 20 years, and worked as a sales manager for 17 years. I like working in sales because I love making a difference
in my customers' car-buying experience.

Personal Philosophy: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger," and "Do it right the first time."

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Joe Luque
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 355

Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2001
How Long in the Car Business: Since 2000
Hobbies: 5k runs with my dog on Old Plank Trail, bowling, traveling, and beach volleyball
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Blackhawks
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Volt and 2014 Corvette Stingray
Favorite Food: Chicken pot pie
Favorite Song: Drive My Car by the Beatles
Favorite Movie: The Karate Kid
Favorite Vacation Spot: Aruba

I was born and raised in the South Suburbs, and lived in Venezuela for 5 years. I went to college at Western Illinois University where I studied business management. I married my wife in 2011 and we have two sons.

Personal Philosophy: "I love helping people find the best vehicle to fit their needs
and budget in a fun and professional way."

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Jordan Jurgovan
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 ext 519

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Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since December 2018
How Long in the Car Business: Since August 2015
Hobbies: Concerts, sporting events
Favorite Sports Team: White Sox, Blackhawks, Paris Saint-Germain
Favorite Chevy: 2019 ZL1 Chevy Camaro
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "Wet Sand" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Movie: Avengers Infinity War
Favorite Vacation Spot: Wautoma, Wisconsin 

Raised in Frankfort. Spending time with my friends and family. Always ready for a challenge and happy to be in the car business.

Mission Statement: "Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind."

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Linden Ware
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 394

Hometown: New Lenox, IL
How Long in the Car Business: Since March 2009
Hobbies: Football, baseball, track
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "I Will Always Love You"
Favorite Movie: Troy
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida

I love to go on vacation with the family, ride my bike and cook out on the grill. I do a little fishing, then relax on the weekend by catching a movie.

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

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Lisa Gonzalez
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST - Hablo español
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 320

Hometown: New Lenox, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2014
Hobbies: Working out, traveling, learning how to cook, doing home projects.
Favorite Sports Team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Blazer
Favorite Food: Tacos, anything really I'm not a picky eater
Favorite Song: "May We All" by Georgia Line
Favorite Movie: Anything horror/scary
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida with the family

I'm 28 years old. I built my first home with my boyfriend of five years. I'm an extreme traveler and  I try to visit new destinations every year. The key to make me happy is by giving me chocolate or anything sweet really. In my spare time I love to hang with family and friends, as well as going to new places/adventures.

Mission Statement: "Be the reason someone smiles today."

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Niko Kalpakidis
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST - Hablo español
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 370

Hometown: Frankfort, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since April 2014
How Long in the Car Business: Since April 2014
Hobbies: Working out, cooking, soccer, and racquetball
Favorite Sports Teams:Chicago Blackhawks, Cubs, Bears and Juventus F.C
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Corvette Stingray
Favorite Food: Greek or Italian
Favorite Song: With or Without You - U2
Favorite Movie: The Godfather, Casino, Scarface
Favorite Vacation Spot: Greek Islands

I grew up in Frankfort and went to Lincoln Way High School. I have been in the restaurant/ bar business for 23 years. I have a strong passion for life's new challenges. I speak 4 languages and love being apart of the Phillips team!

Personal Philosophy: "Be humble, be hungry and always be the hardest worker in the room."

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Oscar Mora-Hernandez
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST - Hablo español
(866) 469-9000 ext 313

Hometown: Chicago, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 2018
Hobbies: Sports & Reading
Favorite Sports Team: Barcelona
Favorite Chevy: Silverado
Favorite Food: Deep Dish Pizza
Favorite Song: Anything Hip-Hop
Favorite Movie: Any Comedy
Favorite Vacation Spot: Mexico

I am an open minded individual who always strives for accuracy. I maintain a consistent positive attitude at all times. I'm always looking forward to improving myself and helping others. Living the present for a better future!

Mission Statement: "You're never "done", you're finished." - high school teacher & "If you don't fail, you won't succeed."

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Rami Alamawi
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 362

Hometown: Orland Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 2010
Hobbies: Spending time with my beautiful wife Suzan and my kids Moe, Jenna and Nimer
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Chevy: 2020 C8 Convertible 
Favorite Food: Double cheeseburgers
Favorite Movie: Scarface
Favorite Vacation Spot: Amman Jordan

I have been in the car business for 10 years and with Phillips Chevy for 10 years. I love watching the smile of people's face when they drive their brand new Chevy.

Mission Statement: "Everyone wants to win, but not everyone is willing to prepare to win. Work hard & play hard."

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Robert Walski
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 327

Hometown: Chicago, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since Aug 2019
How Long in the Car Business: Since 2006
Hobbies: I love road trips with windows and sunroofs down with the music blasting.
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite Song: "I Dare You to Move" by Switchfoot
Favorite Movie: Forest Gump
Favorite Vacation Spot: Dan Diego, California

I'm a full time dad to 2 awesome daughters; 14-7 years old born and raised on the south side of Chicago. I played baseball my whole childhood all through high school. I'm the oldest of 6 siblings and a son to a fantastic mother.

Mission Statement: I believe a mans reach should exceed his grasp. I also believe you miss all the shots you don't take. Be a go-getter! Nothing falls in your lap!

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Steve Sorensen
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 398


Hometown: Frankfort, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2012
Hobbies: Golf, Playing drums
Favorite Sports Team: Blackhawks, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Chevrolet Malibu and Impala
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin
Favorite Movie: The Bourne Series
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cozumel, Mexico

I grew up in the country but have lived in Frankfort for 19 years now. I've been married for 21 years and have two beautiful daughters. The attitude I bring to my job is to always treat people the same way I'd like to be treated.

Personal Philosophy: "You only get out of life what you put into it."

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Troy Ritsema
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 372


Hometown: Crown Point, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since November 2020
Hobbies: Golf & riding my Harley Davidson
Favorite Sports Team: Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox
Favorite Chevy: Silverado HD
Favorite Food: Steal & Potatoes
Favorite Song: Luke Combs
Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cabo San Lucas

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William Mrowczynski
NON-COMMISSION SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 344

Hometown: Lockport, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since February 2020
Hobbies: Exercising, playing multiple instruments, going for drives
Favorite Sports Team: White Sox, Blackhawks, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Blazer
Favorite Food: Chicken & Waffles
Favorite Song: "Rock'n Roll" by Led Zeppelin
Favorite Vacation Spot: Nashville

I am from Lockport, IL where I lived for 20 years now, I am very active in the community. I attended Lewis University obtaining a degree in sports management. In my free time I enjoy playing guitar, working out and spending quality time with friends and family. Along with my hobbies, I am an avid sports fan who always enjoys engaging in conversations about my beloved white sox, blackhawks, and bears.

Mission Statement: "Make the most of each day and manifest positive energy."

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Frankfort Internet Department

Chris Smith
INTERNET SALES DIRECTOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 305

Hometown: Midlothian, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 2006
How Long in the Car Business: Since 1992
Hobbies: Photography, any outdoor activity; cars and bikes.
Favorite Chevy: Z06 Corvette
Favorite Food: Chinese
Favorite Song: Anything that triggers a fun memory
Favorite Movie: The Goonies
Favorite Vacation Spot: California 

I'm always up for a challenge, I always look after friends and family, I always help someone in need.

Mission Statement: "Nothing's impossible"

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Lauren Maiero
ASSISTANT INTERNET SALES MGR
(866) 469-9000 ext 338

Hometown: Palos Hills, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since January 2019
Hobbies: Painting, hockey, skating
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers
Favorite Chevy: Black 1969 Chevy Impala
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: "Missionary Man" by Ghost
Favorite Vacation Spot: Philly

Hockey fanatic who loves to watch and recreational skate hockey. Creative person by nature and I thoroughly enjoy painting sports portraits and cooking new recipes.

Mission Statement: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."

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Richard Garcia
INTERNET SALES SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 505


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Frankfort Service

Dan Kachinsky
FIXED OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 395

Hometown: Chicago Ridge, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since February 2005
How Long in the Car Business: Since 1980
Hobbies: Boating, snowmobiling, motorsports
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago sports fan
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Silverado
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Song: Thunderstruck by AC/DC
Favorite Movie: Lethal Weapon series
Favorite Vacation Spot: Lake of the Ozarks

I grew up in Chicago Ridge and attended Richards High School. I have been in the automotive industry since I was 10 years old. Spending time with my wife and two kids is a favorite past time. I started at Phillips in 2005 as a service advisor. I really enjoy my job and take pride in assisting all our guests, which helped me work my way up to service director. My goals are to make certain our guests' vehicles are fixed right and in a timely manner.

Personal Philosophy: "It can be done."

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Mike Riordan
SERVICE MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 311


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James Baggarly
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 520


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Daniel Walsh
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT 369

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2016
Hobbies: RC Cars, watching/listening to live music, hanging out with friends
Favorite Sports Team: Cubs, Bears, Blackhawsk
Favorite Chevy: 1996 Chevelle SS
Favorite Food: Stuffed Peppers

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Taeji Stamps
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(815) 469-2323 ext 346

Hometown: Oak Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2016
Hobbies: Playing basketball, hanging out with friends and family, and listening to music.
Favorite Sports Team: Lakers, Socks, Colts
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Song: "Ambition of a Rider" Lud Foe
Favorite Movie: Menace to Society 2
Favorite Vacation Spot: Dominican Republic

I was born and raised in Oak Park.  Graduated from Rich South. I am currently going to National Louis University to get my bachelor degree in criminal justice.

Mission Statements: "You cannot control everything that happens to you, you can only control the way you respond to what happens."

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John Beckstrom
SERVICE SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 365

Hometown: New Lenox, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since June 2017
Hobbies: Video games and playing with my dog
Favorite Chevy:  Chevy Impala
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: "Wheel in the Sky" - Journey
Favorite Movie: The Avengers
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida

I was raised in New Lenox, IL and graduated from Lincoln Way Central. I am currently in school to get a degree in Accounting/Finance. I love playing video games with my friends and playing with my dog, Argos

Personal Philosophy:Determination is the key to success.

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Juwan Dodd
SERVICE SPECIALIST
EXT. 316


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Justin Weck
SERVICE SPECIALIST
866-469-9000 ext 321


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John Clark
PORTER SUPERVISOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 345

Hometown: Country Club Hills, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 2018
Hobbies: Spending time with family, going to Bears games, traveling
Favorite Sports Team: Alabama Crimson Tide
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Tahoe
Favorite Food: Chicken Alfredo
Favorite Song: "They Don't Know" John B.
Favorite Movie: Paid in Full
Favorite Vacation Spot: Las Vegas

I was born in Country Club Hills. I'm the youngest  of three siblings, went to school and studied business management. My family is what keeps me motivated to continue to grow and strive for greatness.

Mission Statements: "If it is to be, it is up to me."

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Mikal Manson
PORTER SUPERVISOR


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Samantha De Los Monteros
WARRANTY ADMINISTRATOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 336

Hometown: Bensenville, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2013
How Long in the Car Business: Since August 1999
Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Spending Time with Family, Lifting and Working out, Racing, and Watching Racing.
Favorite Sports Team: I'm not really a sports fan.
Favorite Chevy: Camaro
Favorite Food: Sweets!
Favorite Song: I don't have a favorite song but I listen to EDM
Favorite Movie: Hunger Games and the Divergent Series
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida or Minnesota depending on the time of year.

I'm a married mom of two boys that keep me busy with sports and school. We are an active family that enjoys the outdoors together, hunting fishing and camping. I love my career but also need to make time for myself and I do that in the gym. I believe you should always challenge yourself and always work towards a new goal once you've hit the last one!

Mission Statements: "Don't predict your future, create it! Be you, for you, no one else!"

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Jackie Carbajal
ASSISTANT WARRANTY ADMINISTRATOR


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Frankfort Technicians

Adam
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Arthur
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Brandon
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Brian
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Dale
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Daniel
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Daniel
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Eric
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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James
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Kortland
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Mike
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Mike
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Reggie
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Ryan
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Ryan
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Steve
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Steven
SERVICE TECHNICIAN

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Vince
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Zach
SERVICE TECHNICIAN


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Frankfort Parts

Jeff Van Deursen
PARTS DIRECTOR
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 521

Hometown: South Holland, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since October 2013
How Long In The Car Business: Since February 1988
Hobbies: Hunting, camping, hiking
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, Bears, and Cubs
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Impala SS
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers, and lots of them
Favorite Song: Walk - Pantera
Favorite Vacation Spot: Indiana Dunes

I grew up in South Holland, Illinois and lived there until I got married.
I lived in Chicago Heights for five years then moved to Dyer, Indiana. I have two teenage kids and two crazy dogs.

Favorite Quote: "Be greedy when people are fearful, and be fearful when people are greedy." - Warren Buffett

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Dave Michaels
PARTS MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 337


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Mel Hawks
ASSISTANT PARTS MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 351


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Joe Puzon
PARTS SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 525


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Kris Fisher
PARTS SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000 EXT.359

Hometown: Crete, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since September 2015
How Long in the Car Business: Since November 2014
Hobbies: Yoga, puzzles and reading
Favorite Sports Teams: Denver Broncos, Chicago Bears and Blackhakws
Favorite Chevy: 2004 Chevy Silverado Dually
Favorite Food: Anything
Favorite Song: "Thunderstruck" - ACDC
Favorite Movie: Wizard of Oz
Favorite Vacation Spot: Michigan

I graduated from Homewood Flossmoor high school in 1988. I have twin boys, Bradley and Nicholas, and a cat named Callie.

Favorite Quote: "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary"

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Jim Bell
PARTS SPECIALIST EMERITUS
(866) 469-9000

Hometown: Channahon, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since July 1970
Hobbies: Travelling
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox and Bears
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Equinox
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Movie: On Golden Pond
Favorite Vacation Spot: The Carribean

I was born and raised in Frankfort, Illinois. I came to work at Phillips in 1970 when I was 16 years old and started out as a porter. I've been here ever since. I am married to my lovely wife and we have two daughters and four grandkids who we love to spend time with.

Favorite Quote: "Forget all the reasons it won't work and believe the one reason that it will."

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Warren McLean
PARTS SPECIALIST
(815) 469-2323 ext 343


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Jason Smith
PARTS SPECIALIST
(866) 469-9000


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Frankfort Office

Mark Borowicz
OFFICE MANAGER
(815) 469-2323 EXT 309


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Christine Lawrence
PAYROLL
(815) 469-2323 EXT 429


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Sue Sevening
LICENSE & TITLE


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Allison Coultas
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE & RECEIVABLE


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Kourtney Oldenburg
REBATE ADMIN


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Stephanie Pickard
BILLER


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Alexis Russell
PRE-BILLER


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Amanda Sprinkle
STAFFING COORDINATOR
(815) 469-2323 ext 326

Hometown: Crestwood, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since May 2019
Hobbies: Decorating, shopping, reading books
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bears
Favorite Chevy: Tahoe
Favorite Food: Pizza, anything with cheese
Favorite Song: "I'm Alive" by Celine Dion
Favorite Movie: Cocktail or Pretty Woman
Favorite Vacation Spot: Atlantis Bahamas

I graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2006 with a bachelors in small business with a concentration in fashion & merchandising. I've been doing HR work for the past 10 years,  married for 12 years with two sons and have two bull dogs named Betty and Lucy. 

Mission Statements: "Perseverance pays off."

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Amy Riley
WEB/SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
(866) 469-9000 EXT. 342

Hometown: Mokena, Illinois
How Long Employed at Phillips Chevrolet: Since August 2012
Hobbies: Reading, crafts, pub trivia
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, White Sox
Favorite Chevy: Chevy Corvette Stingray
Favorite Food: Shawarma
Favorite Song: Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
Favorite Movie: Silence of the Lambs
Favorite Vacation Spot: Somewhere new everytime

Born and raised in Mokena, I've lived here most of my life besides brief stints in Champaign, Chicago, and New Orleans. I got into web design and internet marketing through running my own Ebay business for 10 years. I've been married to my husband Mike for 7 years, and we have a dog, Sam.

Personal Philosophy: Anything worth doing is worth doing well.

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Matt Stetzel
WEB COORDINATOR


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