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  • Daniel Schomer

    Daniel Schomer

    General Manager

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    Daniel Schomer

    Daniel Schomer

    General Manager

Sales

  • Dan Taylor

    Dan Taylor

    Sales Manager

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    Dan Taylor

    Dan Taylor

    Sales Manager

  • Jon Trotman

    Jon Trotman

    Used Car Manager

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    Jon Trotman

    Jon Trotman

    Used Car Manager

  • Barry Critzer

    Barry Critzer

    Finance Director

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    Barry Critzer

    Barry Critzer

    Finance Director

  • Bob Vrakas

    Bob Vrakas

    Business Manager

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    Bob Vrakas

    Bob Vrakas

    Business Manager

  • John Ippolito

    John Ippolito

    Sales Manager

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    John Ippolito

    John Ippolito

    Sales Manager

    I have been employed in auto business since 1978 and have been a resident of northern Illinois for over 40 years. I came to Fox Lake Toyota in 2008 and really enjoy working with the team we have. My specialty is to always try to meet the customer’s needs. On my days off, I enjoy spending time with my family, motocross riding and bicycling. Stop in and see me.

  • John Paladino

    John Paladino

    Salesperson

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    John Paladino

    John Paladino

    Salesperson

    I am a lifelong resident of Fox Lake and a former business owner in town. I support the village in many different capacities and have enjoyed selling cars at Fox Lake Toyota since 2008. My twin boys keep me busy when I am not working. Please call me anytime and I will be happy to give you great service.

  • Lupe Benavidez

    Lupe Benavidez

    Salesperson

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    Lupe Benavidez

    Lupe Benavidez

    Salesperson

    I’m a proud father, on my off time I spend quality time with my son. I’ve been in the retail sales for 8 years. I’ve lived in the Lake county area for over 26 years. I’m bilingual speak both English and Spanish. I helped JJ in creating the Hispanic Finance Department, offering incredible opportunities helping my community with their purchase of new and used cars. I enjoy working at Fox Lake Toyota. It’s a great place with a great atmosphere. Soy un orgulloso padre, en mi tiempo libre me paso tiempo con mi hijo. He estado en las ventas al por menor de 8 años. He vivido en el área del condado de Lake por más de 26 años. Estoy hablan bilingüe Inglés y Español. Ayudé a JJ en la creación del Departamento de Hacienda hispana, ofreciendo increíbles oportunidades ayudando a mi comunidad con la compra de autos nuevos y usados. Me gusta trabajar en Fox Lake Toyota, es un gran lugar con un gran ambiente.

  • Lisa Seibert

    Lisa Seibert

    Salesperson

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    Lisa Seibert

    Lisa Seibert

    Salesperson

    I have been in the auto business since 2014. 

    Prior to being in the auto business I worked in the customer service field for over 10 years.

    I am always here to give a helping hand and I look forward to working with you.

    Shoot me an email with any questions you might have.

    I look forward to working with you.

     

  • Tony Vera

    Tony Vera

    Salesperson

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    Tony Vera

    Tony Vera

    Salesperson

    I have over ten years of customer service experience. I am new to the Garber auto family and enjoy working with my customers to make sure that they get a vehicle that they completely love at a great price!  Customer satisfaction is the most important part of my job.

    I enjoy photography, travel, food, cars and music: loud and angry is best. I also like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain…

    For the best deals in town, See me: Tony V.

  • Josh Somers

    Josh Somers

    Salesperson

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    Josh Somers

    Josh Somers

    Salesperson

  • Justin Sasman

    Justin Sasman

    Salesperson

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    Justin Sasman

    Justin Sasman

    Salesperson

    Hi! My name is Justin Sasman. I’ve been in the Automotive sales industry since 2015. I am an avid sports fan and have played soccer most of my life. When I’m not at work or on the pitch, I love to spend time with my family, friends, and my dog Aurora. She is also a sports nut who loves to play fetch and frisbee. I will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you have just email or call me.

     

  • Jason Adler

    Jason Adler

    Salesperson

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    Jason Adler

    Jason Adler

    Salesperson

    I started my career in the Auto Industry in 2004, I’m originally from Chicago “Go Cubbies” and now reside in Hawthorn Woods, IL with my lovely wife Natalie.  We have a child on the way in June and I cannot be more excited, on my downtime I enjoy binge watching Netflix, Boating, Biking and running and of course spending time with my family.  My main focuses are to concentrate on treating each and every customer the way I want to be treated with the respect and transparency we all deserve, customer service and retention is a must in my opinion and I will be happy to assist you in any way I can, call or email me directly with any questions you have. 

     

  • Virgilio Ascencion

    Virgilio Ascencion

    Used Car Porter

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    Virgilio Ascencion

    Virgilio Ascencion

    Used Car Porter

    I have worked at Fox Lake Toyota since the dealership opened and relocated from the city of Chicago to be closer to work. I am married with three children and enjoy participating in all sports with my kids. I am a Chicago Fire season ticket holder.

  • Lalo Martinez

    Lalo Martinez

    New Car Porter

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    Lalo Martinez

    Lalo Martinez

    New Car Porter

    I have been employed in the car business since 2002 and worked in construction prior. I have been employed at Fox Lake Toyota since the dealership opened. I am married with one child and I enjoy following the Bears, Cubs and Fire in my spare time.

Service

  • Dale Murchison

    Dale Murchison

    Service Manager

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    Dale Murchison

    Dale Murchison

    Service Manager

    I joined Fox Lake Toyota in mid-2011 and have been in the auto industry since 1981. I enjoy spending my free time with my family, music and classic cars. Go Bears!

  • Frank Napolitano

    Frank Napolitano

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Frank Napolitano

    Frank Napolitano

    Assistant Service Manager

    My name is Frank, I’ve been with Toyota Service since June of 2007.  I enjoy meeting new people and helping them through their car troubles. Over the years I’ve built long lasting friendships and bonds with my customers. My family is a Toyota family and have owned almost the entire line up of models.   I have a wonderful wife and 2 young sons.  In my off time I enjoy making memories with my family. Whether that’s in a duck blind, fishing on my Jon boat, taking a weekend trip with my wife on my Harley, or taking my kids to culvers in my Trans Am.  Time with my Family is what I most value.  I also have a beautiful Chocolate Lab named Abbey.  Abbey and I train for upland bird and waterfowl hunting. We take part in hunt tests and field trials. I believe in leading by example to my children and have made a strong promise to myself to uphold the highest standards of ethics and morals .  I look forward to assisting you.

     

  • Charlie Trebing

    Charlie Trebing

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Charlie Trebing

    Charlie Trebing

    Assistant Service Manager

    Been in the automotive industry for 13 years. Avid offroad enthusiast and a general outdoorsman, hunting fishing and loving every day.

  • Alicia Heinrich

    Alicia Heinrich

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Alicia Heinrich

    Alicia Heinrich

    Assistant Service Manager

  • Victor Aguilar

    Victor Aguilar

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Victor Aguilar

    Victor Aguilar

    Assistant Service Manager

  • Jack Smith

    Jack Smith

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Jack Smith

    Jack Smith

    Assistant Service Manager

    My name is Jack Smith, and I am currently a service manager at Garber Fox Lake Toyota. Previously, I worked as a technician for ten years. Then, I worked as a service manager of an independent shop for three years. I joined Garber Fox Lake Toyota in 2017. My free time is spent with my wife, training our Labrador and preparing her for hunting field trials. At 8 months old, our dog Willow, took home a Working and Advanced Working Certificate. While not training Willow, I enjoy spending time with my family, making memories. You will catch us fishing, boating, riding motorcycles, hunting, or relaxing around a bonfire. 

     

  • Alyssa Chittenden

    Alyssa Chittenden

    Service Appointment Coordinator

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    Alyssa Chittenden

    Alyssa Chittenden

    Service Appointment Coordinator

    I joined Toyota in August of 2015. I am a fun and energetic individual who is always smiling. In my free time I coach a few  dance teams out in Huntley, which has been a passion of mine since I was two. I am a true Chicagoan always rooting for the Blackhawks, Cubs and Bears. I enjoy spending time with my family, friends and trying new things.

     

  • Hannah  Swem

    Hannah Swem

    Service Appointment Coordinator

    Hannah  Swem

    Hannah Swem

    Service Appointment Coordinator

  • Jordan Meland

    Jordan Meland

    Service Appointment Coordinator

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    Jordan Meland

    Jordan Meland

    Service Appointment Coordinator

  • Andrew Suchowski

    Andrew Suchowski

    Automotive Technician

    Andrew Suchowski

    Andrew Suchowski

    Automotive Technician

  • Brian Battaglino

    Brian Battaglino

    Porter

    Brian Battaglino

    Brian Battaglino

    Porter

  • John Britton

    John Britton

    Automotive Technician

    John Britton

    John Britton

    Automotive Technician

  • Chris Hillyer

    Chris Hillyer

    Technician

    Chris Hillyer

    Chris Hillyer

    Technician

  • Dan Costley

    Dan Costley

    Automotive Technician

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    Dan Costley

    Dan Costley

    Automotive Technician

    I have been an automotive technician since 1997 and I joined Fox Lake Toyota in 2008 after spending several years as a Lexus technician. I am currently a Toyota Certified technician. I am a black belt in both Tae Kwan Do and Hapkido, and my wife and I enjoy spending time with my Boxer.

  • Joe Giamo

    Joe Giamo

    Automotive Technician

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    Joe Giamo

    Joe Giamo

    Automotive Technician

    I have been employed at Fox Lake Toyota since 2010 and am currently taking Toyota Technician Certification tests. I have lived in Antioch my entire life and I spend my spare time restoring a 1986 Toyota Supra.

  • Juan Perez

    Juan Perez

    Automotive Technician

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    Juan Perez

    Juan Perez

    Automotive Technician

    I have been a technician since 1996 and am currently a Journeyman technician at Fox Lake Toyota. I have recently relocated from Chicago in order to shorten my commute to work. When not spending time with my wife and three children, I enjoy watching movies and have a collection of over 2,500.

  • Kenny Relken

    Kenny Relken

    Technician

    Kenny Relken

    Kenny Relken

    Technician

  • John O'Mara

    John O'Mara

    Technician

    John O'Mara

    John O'Mara

    Technician

  • Martin Landeros

    Martin Landeros

    Lube Technician

    Martin Landeros

    Martin Landeros

    Lube Technician

  • Casey Britton

    Casey Britton

    Automotive Technician

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    Casey Britton

    Casey Britton

    Automotive Technician

    I have been a technician since 2001 and am currently a Master Diagnostic Technician and am also Toyota Hybrid Certified. I have been with Toyota my entire career. I am married with two young children and enjoy four-wheeling and working on cars during my spare time.

  • Raul Rodriguez

    Raul Rodriguez

    Vehicle Detailer

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    Raul Rodriguez

    Raul Rodriguez

    Vehicle Detailer

    I have worked for Fox Lake Toyota since the day the dealership opened. I relocated from the city of Chicago to the suburbs to shorten my drive to work. I really don’t have much free time as I am busy spending time with my wife, four children and six grandchildren.

Parts

  • Len Cali

    Len Cali

    Parts Manager

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    Len Cali

    Len Cali

    Parts Manager

    I have been a Fox Lake employee since opening day and have been a Toyota Parts Manager since 1977. When it comes to Toyota parts, there probably isn’t a question that I can’t answer. I enjoy boating in my spare time.

  • Enrique  Contreras

    Enrique Contreras

    Assistant Parts Manager

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    Enrique  Contreras

    Enrique Contreras

    Assistant Parts Manager

    I can proudly state that I have the longest commute at Fox Lake Toyota 120 miles per day! I have been involved with Toyota parts since 1991 and I currently handle wholesale parts for the dealership. I am bilingual which helps me serve customers all over the metro area. I am a huge Chicago Bears and Cubs fan, and I know that this is the year for our Cubbies!

  • Bill Erlenbaugh

    Bill Erlenbaugh

    Parts Counter Associate

    Bill Erlenbaugh

    Bill Erlenbaugh

    Parts Counter Associate

  • Leah Haddix

    Leah Haddix

    Assistant Parts Manager

    Leah Haddix

    Leah Haddix

    Assistant Parts Manager

  • Michael Clauss

    Michael Clauss

    Parts Counter Associate

    Michael Clauss

    Michael Clauss

    Parts Counter Associate

Office Personnel

  • Christine Meland

    Christine Meland

    Office Manager

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    Christine Meland

    Christine Meland

    Office Manager

    I come from an automotive family and I have worked in the car business since 1988. Outside of work, I have a lot to keep me busy as I am a licensed realtor and have two children involved in cheerleading, football, baseball and gymnastics.

  • Ana Perez

    Ana Perez

    Assistant Office Manager

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    Ana Perez

    Ana Perez

    Assistant Office Manager

    My husband and three children relocated to Lake County from Chicago in order to live closer to the dealership. I have been employed at Fox Lake Toyota since the dealership opened. I am currently learning to enjoy life in the suburbs.

  • Lynn Fanale

    Lynn Fanale

    Accounting Support

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    Lynn Fanale

    Lynn Fanale

    Accounting Support

    I am a long time resident of Fox Lake and have been employed at Fox Lake Toyota since our grand opening. I enjoy catching up with our service customers as they pass trough the dealership. I just adopted a black Labrador puppy who consumes most of my free time.

  • Ashley Heinrich

    Ashley Heinrich

    Accounting Support

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    Ashley Heinrich

    Ashley Heinrich

    Accounting Support

    I have worked at Fox Lake Toyota since 2007 and have worked in both the General Office and Service Departments. I have a beautiful daughter and currently enjoy my full-time role in the General Office.

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