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Ray Laethem Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

18001 Mack Ave
Directions Grosse Pointe, MI 48224

  • Sales: (888) 692-6317
  • Service: (888) 711-0797
  • Parts: (888) 873-9060

Staff Directory


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  • Jeff Laethem
    President


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  • David Okonoski
    General Manager


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  • Jim Castiglione
    General Sales Manager


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  • Karen Mirabile
    Sales Manager

    Karen is happy to be back on Mack Avenue where she started her automotive career over 20 years ago working with the Laethem family. With her sales and finance experience she has the ability to assist with all of your new and used vehicle needs. Karen strives to provide a straight forward approach to selling, keeping everything in complete transparency and with the highest integrity. If there is ever anything you don't understand or have a question about please don't hesitate to stop by or call her. Karen's desk can be found at the center of the sales floor as she prefers to make herself easily accessible to her staff and each and every customer that walks in the door.


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  • Daren Northup
    Used Car Manager / Business Manager


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  • Russ Hill
    Sales Manager


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  • John Strehler
    Business Manager

    John Strehler has a great sense of humor and loves his family. It's been said that he joined the Ray Laethem family shortly after Jeff Laethem found him on the side of the road with a pan and a sign. Since there is no way to confirm this we will just assume it's true. John was born and raised in the Grosse Pointe area and graduated from Grosse Pointe North. He lists the Rustic Cabin as his favorite haunt and heading the Upper Peninsula as his favorite place to be. Clearly a thinker, The Fountain Head and Atlas Shrugged make the list of John's favorite books. John's favorite part of his job is seeing people excited about getting into their new car. Come to the Motor Village and put a smile on John's face while putting one on your own.


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  • Sean Sanders
    Business Manager


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  • Donna Mathis
    Business Manager


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  • Beverly Burns
    Sales Consultant

    Beverly loves living close to work. The proud Grosse Pointe resident lives with her husband and son. When she's not working on getting you the best deal on your next car or truck, she enjoys traveling, cooking and playing online poker.


    Beverly's goal is to create a personal and stress free car buying experience. Because of that, her customers choose to return to her for their next vehicle purchase and refer friends and family. Beverly's experience includes customer service and banking. She has owned several businesses throughout her career, but her passion is in the automotive industry where she has worked for over eight years. Beverly is always available to assist you with your car buying experience. Come in and test-drive your next Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram vehicle with her today!



     

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  • Jenni Bagnasco
    Sales Associate

    Jennifer has strong ties to the community having attended St. Clare of Montefalco and Our Lady Star of the Sea both in Grosse Pointe. She remains close to many of her classmates that she grew up with.  Jennifer currently lives in Grosse Pointe with her two teenage daughters who both attend Grosse Pointe South High School. Jennifer loves nothing more than spending time with family and friends.

    Jennifer can be found daily at Ray Laethem Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in the Sales Department where she enjoys meeting new people and seeing the thrill they get from purchasing a new car or truck. Jennifer explains, "It's always a happy time for them because everyone loves getting a new car." 


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  • Nicolas King
    Sales Associate


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  • James Powell
    Sales Associate

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  • Mike Charbonneau
    Sales Associate


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  • Johnathan Banaszak
    Sales Consultant


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  • Chris Carion
    Sales Associate


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  • Machel Blake
    Sales Professional


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  • Brandon Wiley
    Sales Associate


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  • Wes McConney
    Sales Associate


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  • James Elzerman
    Sales Associate


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  • Aaron Smith
    Sales Professional


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  • Kimberly Tucker
    Lease Retention
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  • Rick Bartlett
    Used Car Sales Associate


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  • Joe Faraci
    Used Car Sales Associate


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  • Steve Elich
    Used Car Sales Associate


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  • Dennis Bullen
    Service Manager


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  • Rob Chandonais
    Service Consultant

    Rob has been a Service Consultant for Ray Laethem Motor Village since the opening of the Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram franchise in 2011. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, Rob enjoys sharing his expertise with his customers. Rob likes to spend his free time with family, friends and regularly attends sporting events and concerts.


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  • Brian Crawford
    Service Consultant

    Brian is excited and proud to be a part of the Ray Laethem Motor Village team. With over 25 years of automotive dealership experience, Brian looks forward to meeting all of your auto service needs. When he is not providing outstanding assistance to his customers, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. During the summer he also enjoys fishing.

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  • Robert Chesney
    Service Consultant


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  • Michael Belzyt
    Service Advisor


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  • Greg Scott
    Parts Specialist

    Greg has worked in parts and service for over 40 years. He enjoys helping people and providing them with the parts they need. Greg has a passion for classic cars and he even restored a 1979 Lil' Red Express Truck. Greg adores his three children, two grandchildren and wonderful wife.When he's not here helping customers, he and his wife enjoy spending their free time camping and fishing.


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  • Scott Lewis
    Body Shop Manager


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  • Andrea McGoff
    Collision Shop Customer Advocate

    If you've been to the Ray Laethem Collision to have your vehicle worked on, chances are you have met Andrea or spoken to her on the phone. Customers appreciate her straightforward approach and vibrant personality that she brings to the Motor Village everyday. She keeps busy in her role as Customer Advocate that offers very little, if any, downtime. "There is no 'typical' day at Ray Laethem Collision," Andrea admits. "Each day brings new challenges and its own rewarding satisfaction."

     

    Andrea has an extensive dealership background. She has worked as a Customer Relations Manager, a Lease Manager, Assistant New Car Manager, Assistant Used Car Manager and Body Shop Assistant. Before starting her career in dealerships, Andrea owned a children's resale shop. She loves working at the Motor Village because the Laethem family is so dedicated to ensuring customer satisfaction. Being at the front desk, Andrea enjoys meeting and forming relationships with customers. Customers like having a familiar name and face to go to in their time of need. Andrea wears many hats and juggles a lot of responsibilities to make sure each customer receives the personal attention they deserve.   

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  • Stephanie Zweng
    Office Manager

    Stephanie has been in the automotive business for 17 years. Having held many various positions, she has worked in all departments of the dealership. She is currently utilizing her years of experience in her role as Office Manager overseeing both dealerships.

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  • Aldena Lockhart
    Receptionist

    The voice of the Motor Village, Aldena Lockhart, has been a dealership telephone operator for 12 years. She loves getting to talk to all of the Laethem family customers everyday and they love her! Quick, friendly and efficient, Aldena manages 2 multi-line phones day in and day out with an unmatched ease. In her spare time she loves to read, watch old movies and take long walks. 


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