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John started at Goodyear turning wrenches as a teenager and started selling cars in his early twenties. He worked for Celozzi-Ettelson Chevrolet and Al Piemonte Ford as a manager before opening the store with his brother Tony and Al Piemonte in 1984.
John is currently the Chairman of the Ford Dealer Advertising Board and has had positions with the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Tony started by selling cars at Al Piemonte Ford in the mid 1970s where he became a manager before he joined his brother John brokering cars and ultimately opening the dealership in 1984.
Tony is currently on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Automobile Trade Association.
Tony once bowled a 299 at a tournament and loves to play practical jokes! Ask him about the purple M&M.
Resides in: Bartlett
Dave started working with the family in April and has worked for companies like Dean Foods, ConAgra Foods, and Orval Kent after graduating from Elmhurst College.
Dave was voted Best Dressed in high school and is one of those golfers that won't play for two years then shoot 3 over par!
The girls in the office LOVE Dave.
Hometown: Arlington Heights
Resides in: Lake Zurich
Sam has been with the family here at Arlington Heights Ford since 1992. He also wears a lot of hats here. He is a Sales Manager, Aftermarket Manager, and does dealer trades.
Sam is extremely organized....some might say OCD. He vacuums his way out of his house every morning.
Sam's favorite word is Buddy!
Resides in: Arlington Heights
Arnie started by selling cars with the AH Ford family January 1, 1999.
Arnie wears a lot of hats here at Arlington Heights Ford. He is one of our Sales Managers, Aftermarket Managers, and handles Dealer Trades with other dealerships.
Arnie owned a dry cleaner in Maywood for 25 years before getting into the car business.
His wife Delphine is an amazing cook and "calls all the shots" in his household!
Brian started in the business washing cars in 1987. Began selling cars at 18, one month before he graduated high school.
Brian comes from a family of "Car guys". He has uncles in the business, and at one time all three of his brothers were working in the industry at the same time!
John "Kiko" Rodriguez has been with the Arlington Heights Ford family since he was 21. He started by selling cars here, then defected to Toyota for a while and became a sales and finance manager. John has been back with us since 2011.
John is an avid Fantasy Football guy.
Loves to "Sir?" people....just walk by his office.
Jerry has been with the AH Ford family since 1987. He started as a parts driver, then became an advisor, manager, and has been our Service Director since 2005.
Jerry's passion for customer satisfaction has not only made him lead our Service Department to an unprecedented amount of awards, but that is how he met his wife. She was a disgruntled customer until Jerry resolved the issue and asked him to marry her 8 weeks later. They have been married now for over 15 years.
Resides in: Palatine
Cindee started by selling cars with the AH Ford family 1995 and has
been our Fleet/Commercial Truck Manager since 1999.
Cindee is a past President of the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Founder of the Health and Wellness Initiative in Arlington Heights. She continues to participate in business building events in the community.
Cindee's passion for teaching healthy living has led her to become a Sales Coordinator with the Juice Plus Company and an educator with District 214 's continuing education program.
She loves gardening and creating healthy recipes and is the proud mom of 2 sons, John and Mathew.
Hometown: Wood Dale
Resides in: St. Charles
Jeff started selling cars in December of 2013, but has been in sales since 1986.
Jeff was in the printing business for most of his life and coached football for his two sons.
In fact, Jeff and his wife Kerie breed athletes. All three of his children play have played or will play next year at the college level with athletic scholarships!
Resides in: McHenry, IL
Justin has been in Sales for just over 2 years. He loves performance vehicles... and can talk for hours about trees! Before he was in the car business he worked in the tree business.
Neal has been with the company for just over 15 years. He swims every morning. He is the master of riding a unicycle!
Neal is also one of our product specialists. He is definitely the guy to see if you are an avid Mustang or F-Series truck lover!
Resides in: Arlington Heights
Sean has been with the AH Ford family in May of 2014, but has been selling cars for 27 years.
Sean graduated from St. John's Military Academy and is the resident expert on the Ford Transit!
Sean was often mistaken for Dr. Richard Kimball from the Fugitive. He still has not seen the movie!
Sean somehow knows everyone from every dealer...its true!
Victor has been a sales pro with us for 7 years. He has been in the automotive industry for 13 years. His current goal is finishing the add-on to his house.
If you touch his hair you might ruin his whole day. Victor is typically confused for Pauly D.
Resides in: McHenry
Cassie started here at age 16. She has worked in our office as a cashier, been a coordinator in our Business Development Center, and now manages that Department with Mayra.
Cassie is also the personal assistant for all the managers...she gets handed all the things no one else is willing to do.
Cassie has a great singing voice and once tried out for American Idol!
Mayra started as a cashier at 17 and became a BDC representative shortly after. She "rocked it" in the Customer Care Center and became a manager in August of 2014.
Mayra loves taking selfies...If I looked like her I would too!
Maria has worked with us for almost 4 years. She loves to listen to Mexican Banda. She is our only employee that has an identical twin! She is soft spoken and down to earth, and our customers love her!
Lae Thea (A.K.A. "TJ") was born and raised in St. Croix. She moved here for a change and more opportunity. She has done a lot of traveling, and worked as a sales pro for another brand before finally making a move to Ford.