Meet Our Staff | Toyota of Merrillville, Indiana

Management & Finance

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Mike Bauner

General Manager

Mike has been with Toyota for over 16 years!
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Ed Earley

General Sales Manager

35 Years of Automotive Sales Experience
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Julius Mays

New Car Manager

Toyota Master Certified and have been with Toyota since 2003
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Alan Monix

Used Car Manager

Alan is Toyota Certified and has been in the automobile business for over 20 years!!
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Ron Eckert

Finance Director

Ron has been in the automotive industry for over 25 years. He has been in finance for 10 years and Toyota of Merrillville for 7 years
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Aron Van Houten

Buisness Manager

Aron has been in Automotive Finance for over 20 years.
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Fred Long

Buisness Manager

Fred has been in Automotive Industry for 10 years. He has been in finance for 3 years.

Sales Department

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Kim Spasoff

Sales & Leasing Consultant

Kim has been a Toyota sales professional for many years and enjoys working with people.
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Marko Lukic

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Ken Drake

Sales & Leasing Consultant

Ken has been in the Auto industry for over 30 years
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Mitchell Mathis

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Nick Watkins

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Willie Key Jr.

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Courtney Hynes

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Manoj Jain

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Demetrious Volikas

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Daniel Breyts

Sales & Leasing Consultant

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Matt Davis

Internet Manager

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Sean Harrison

Internet Manager

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Lee Gates


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Scott Earley

Customer Lounge Attendant

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Destiny Yoder


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Anylyssia Serratos



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Bryan Dypkowski

Service Manager

Bryan is an Expert Toyota ASM that has been with Toyota of Merrillville since September of 2002.
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Rick Shaver

Assistant Service Manager

Rick is a Certified Toyota ASM that has been with Toyota since February of 2009. He has been a Service Consultant since 1993.
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Dave Goodman

Assistant Service Manager

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Jeremy Verbich

Assistant Service Manager

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Lazo Ilich

Assistant Service Manager

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Julie Aznar

BDC Manager of Service

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Jeremy Robinson

Service Advisor

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Alex Cornejo

Expert Technician

Alex is a Toyota Expert Technician that has been with Toyota of Merrillville since December of 2006.
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Bryan Balter

Certified Technician

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Chad Korslin

Certified Technician

Chad is a Toyota Ceritifed Technician that has been with Toyota of Merrillville since September 2009.
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Henry Bradley

Certified Technician

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Frank Brandys

Master Diagnostic Technician

Frank is a Toyota Master Diagnostic Technician that has been with Toyota of Merrillville since December 2004.
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Jace Quezada

Certified Technician

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Jose Nerardo Romo Castillo

Line Tech

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Steve Allen

Master Technician

Steve is a Toyota Master Technician that has been with Toyota of Merrillville since June 2006.
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Tony Perino

Vehicle Prep

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Ranyle Hooks

Vehicle Prep

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Justin Morningstar

Lube Tech

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Emilio Rodriguez

Lube Tech


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Frank Davros

Parts Manager

Frank has been with Toyota for 27 years, and in the Parts Department for 25 years! You'll find that he is extremely helpful and friendly in getting the right parts for your Toyota.
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Ronnie Parish

Parts Counter

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Rob Marczak

Parts Counter

Rob is an experience Parts professional with a great attitude and is always willing to help out with any needs you may have!