Meet our Team

Christopher  Pfaff
Christopher Pfaff
President & CEO

Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Canadian motorsports.Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Cana...Read MoreRead Less

Daniel Russman
Daniel Russman
General Manager

Bio coming soon...

Ashley Berkel
Ashley Berkel
General Sales Manager

Ashley has been working in the car business since 2000, and studied at the Canadian Automotive Institute at Georgian College. Fascinated with cars from a young age, he has always had an appreciation for German cars, and he joined Pfaff Porsche in 2015 before moving to Pfaff BMW in 2017. Ashley lives in Kitchener and enjoys skiing with his family, and running to keep fit.Ashley has been working in the car business since 2000, and studied at the Canadian Automotive Institute at Georgian College. Fascinated with cars from a young age, he has always had an appreciation for German cars, and he joined Pfaff Porsche in 2015 before moving to Pfaff BMW in 2017. Ashley lives in Kitchener and enjoys skiing with his family, a...Read MoreRead Less

Matt  Johnston
Matt Johnston
Sales Manager

Matt has always loved BMW vehicles - he’s a particular fan of the M3 - and has worked in the automotive industry as a sales consultant and a sales manager. He studied commerce at the University of Toronto before deciding to explore his passion for automobiles. Matt lives in Brampton, where he enjoys spending time with his growing family.

Mac Shen
Mac Shen
New Car Sales Manager

Bio coming soon...

Chris  Battaglia
Chris Battaglia
Assistant Sales Manager

Chris grew up at the race track with his cousins; he worked on a race team supporting a Formula 2000 car, and started his first job at a dealership in 2002, after a stint at the LCBO. He studied business administration at Sheridan College. Outside of work, he spends most of his time with his wife and two children; he loves hockey and other sports, and lives in Burlington.Chris grew up at the race track with his cousins; he worked on a race team supporting a Formula 2000 car, and started his first job at a dealership in 2002, after a stint at the LCBO. He studied business administration at Sheridan College. Outside of work, he spends most of his time with his wife and two children; he loves hockey and other sports, ...Read MoreRead Less

Anthony  Pellicori
Anthony Pellicori
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

Anthony is a lifelong BMW nut whose first ride in a convertible was in a cousin’s E36 cabriolet. He’s owned an E46 M3 – a car that he calls a “tragic sell” – and currently drives a 335i M Performance Edition. 10 years ago, he joined the car business after three years of working as a chef; it was something he always wanted to do, after growing up reading car magazines. Still crazy about the cars, he and his girlfriend enjoy travelling to sunny destinations, and they both still cook for fun.Anthony is a lifelong BMW nut whose first ride in a convertible was in a cousin’s E36 cabriolet. He’s owned an E46 M3 – a car that he calls a “tragic sell” – and currently drives a 335i M Performance Edition. 10 years ago, he joined the car business after three years of working as a chef; it was something he always wanted to do, after g...Read MoreRead Less

Leo  Vuocolo
Leo Vuocolo
Assistant Pre-Owned Manager

Leo grew up in Etobicoke, and studied to become a chef at George Brown College’s culinary institute. He grew up loving cars, however, and after working a number of jobs in construction and the air transportation business, started in the industry in 2002, after a family member suggested it would be a good fit. Leo started working at BMW of Mississauga in 2008, before its acquisition by Pfaff. He has two young boys who are heavily into sports, lives in Mississauga, and speaks Italian.Leo grew up in Etobicoke, and studied to become a chef at George Brown College’s culinary institute. He grew up loving cars, however, and after working a number of jobs in construction and the air transportation business, started in the industry in 2002, after a family member suggested it would be a good fit. Leo started working at BMW of Mississ...Read MoreRead Less

Mark Swirla
Mark Swirla
Corporate Sales Manager

Mark started his career at Pfaff in 1994 as a sales assistant, and has held a number of roles in the group, including sales representative, and general manager of two dealerships. He also started Pfaff Leasing. He is a graduate of the Georgian College automotive marketing program and the NADA dealership management program, and really enjoys meeting new people and creating long-lasting relationships. Outside of work, he coaches minor hockey and is vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee for the town of East Gwillimbury. Mark lives in Mount Albert, Ontario.Mark started his career at Pfaff in 1994 as a sales assistant, and has held a number of roles in the group, including sales representative, and general manager of two dealerships. He also started Pfaff Leasing. He is a graduate of the Georgian College automotive marketing program and the NADA dealership management program, and really enjoys meeting...Read MoreRead Less

Lloyd Oliver
Lloyd Oliver
Corporate Sales

Bio coming soon...

Stefanie  Scarpitti
Stefanie Scarpitti
Financial Services Manager

Stefanie has worked in the automotive industry for almost 20 years, as a receptionist, sales coordinator, business administrator, and financial services manager. Her background is in financial services, and she studied accounting at Seneca College – the part of the automotive industry she enjoys most is the interaction with different customers and the experience that BMW vehicles deliver. A mother to three grown children, she lives in Vaughan and is an avid reader.Stefanie has worked in the automotive industry for almost 20 years, as a receptionist, sales coordinator, business administrator, and financial services manager. Her background is in financial services, and she studied accounting at Seneca College – the part of the automotive industry she enjoys most is the interaction with different customers an...Read MoreRead Less

Mona  Salameh
Mona Salameh
Financial Services Manager

Mona studied travel and tourism at Mohawk College, but spent most of her early professional years in the financial industry, where she started as a teller; by the time she made the jump into the car industry in 1998, she was a branch manager. In the car business, she has worked with the Volkswagen and BMW brands, where she enjoys the interaction with customers and with financial institutions. A single mom with an 11-year-old daughter, her busy schedule outside of work includes caring for two elderly parents and a paralyzed sister. Mona is fluent in Arabic.Mona studied travel and tourism at Mohawk College, but spent most of her early professional years in the financial industry, where she started as a teller; by the time she made the jump into the car industry in 1998, she was a branch manager. In the car business, she has worked with the Volkswagen and BMW brands, where she enjoys the interaction wi...Read MoreRead Less

Brandon  Auciello
Brandon Auciello
Financial Services Manager

While he has been a car enthusiast since he was young, Brandon’s entry into the automotive industry actually came relatively late in his life, when he was purchasing a car at Pfaff. Sitting on the other side of the desk purchasing a car, he asked his sales representative how he could get into the business. The rest is history. He worked at one of Pfaff’s other dealerships before joining BMW four-and-a-half years ago. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, staying fit, staying up-to-date on the automotive industry, and tweaking his BMW 135i.While he has been a car enthusiast since he was young, Brandon’s entry into the automotive industry actually came relatively late in his life, when he was purchasing a car at Pfaff. Sitting on the other side of the desk purchasing a car, he asked his sales representative how he could get into the business. The rest is history. He worked at one of...Read MoreRead Less

Elena Komar
Elena Komar
Financial Services Manager

Elena is a marketing professional, who studied at the Kyiv National Linguistic University in Ukraine; she decided to make a career change and enter the car business, applying for her OMVIC license after an impressive experience she had purchasing a vehicle; she gravitated towards Pfaff because of its reputation in the business. A longtime fan of German cars starting with her first Volkswagen, she is a foodie with a passion for travelling and learning about cultures and traditions. She also enjoys reading, music, and hot yoga. Elena speaks fluent Russian and Ukrainian.Elena is a marketing professional, who studied at the Kyiv National Linguistic University in Ukraine; she decided to make a career change and enter the car business, applying for her OMVIC license after an impressive experience she had purchasing a vehicle; she gravitated towards Pfaff because of its reputation in the business. A longtime fan of Ge...Read MoreRead Less

Sandy  Correia
Sandy Correia
Lease Retention Specialist

Sandy joined BMW of Mississauga as a greeter and concierge in July 2012. She comes from an automotive family; her grandfather owned a pre-owned car dealership in Toronto. She’s worked at reception, done lease returns, done licensing; she’s self-taught, with a love for the cars and a love for talking to customers.

Sean  Javed
Sean Javed
Sales Consultant

Serg  Curovic
Serg Curovic
Sales Consultant

Serg studied mechanical engineering at Humber College, but quickly realized his passion was for people, rather than for engineering. Having previously worked in the high-tech industry, he has been in the car business since 2007, where he’s been a top performer wherever he’s worked. At BMW of Mississauga since 2008, Serge is an avid soccer player who played semi-professionally, and a recently-engaged family man. Serg is fluent in Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Bosnian, and SlovenianSerg studied mechanical engineering at Humber College, but quickly realized his passion was for people, rather than for engineering. Having previously worked in the high-tech industry, he has been in the car business since 2007, where he’s been a top performer wherever he’s worked. At BMW of Mississauga since 2008, Serge is an avid soccer playe...Read MoreRead Less

Lee  Hui
Lee Hui
Sales Consultant

Sales, and connecting the right people with the right products and services, has always been Lee’s forte, whether in the wireless business, as a financial services advisor (he studied statistics and mathematics at Carelton University), or in automobiles. For a long time the only Chinese-speaking sales representative at BMW of Mississauga, he has been at the dealership since 2008. In his spare time, he is working toward acquiring his private pilot’s license. Lee is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.Sales, and connecting the right people with the right products and services, has always been Lee’s forte, whether in the wireless business, as a financial services advisor (he studied statistics and mathematics at Carelton University), or in automobiles. For a long time the only Chinese-speaking sales representative at BMW of Mississauga, he has ...Read MoreRead Less

Sanjay  Khatri
Sanjay Khatri
Sales Consultant - Pre-Owned

Sanjay has worked in the car business for most of his life. In his native India, he worked for the importer of several European brands in a number of roles; he moved to Canada 15 years ago and has worked with the Toyota and BMW brands, with four and a half years at BMW of Mississauga. Sanjay has two degrees – one in science and a second in marketing from Ryerson University. He loves to travel and explore new places, loves to keep fit, and dotes on his two university-age daughters. Sanjay is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.Sanjay has worked in the car business for most of his life. In his native India, he worked for the importer of several European brands in a number of roles; he moved to Canada 15 years ago and has worked with the Toyota and BMW brands, with four and a half years at BMW of Mississauga. Sanjay has two degrees – one in science and a second in market...Read MoreRead Less

Anthony  Occhipinti
Anthony Occhipinti
Sales Consultant - Pre-Owned

Anthony is a lifelong BMW enthusiast who has been driving the brand’s vehicles for 17 years (his current cars are a 328i Sport Package 6 speed manual and a X5, his favourite was an E39 540i six-speed). A serial entrepreneur since high school, who owned a number of businesses, he decided to pursue his automotive passion 5 years ago, and joined BMW full-time, where he could sell the brand as well as drive and own it. Outside work, he’s a fitness and hockey enthusiast.Anthony is a lifelong BMW enthusiast who has been driving the brand’s vehicles for 17 years (his current cars are a 328i Sport Package 6 speed manual and a X5, his favourite was an E39 540i six-speed). A serial entrepreneur since high school, who owned a number of businesses, he decided to pursue his automotive passion 5 years ago, and joined BMW...Read MoreRead Less

Elliot  Martins
Elliot Martins
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant

Elliot has worked in the car business since high school; he started washing and valeting cars while he was in grade 11. Having taken the apprenticeship program at Centennial College, he originally spent two years apprenticing as a technician before deciding to switch to sales – but finds that his background in service really helps him work with his client. A car enthusiast since he was a child, whose father was a major-league car guy, he has worked in a number of positions within the Pfaff group. Outside of work, he enjoys cycling (both on a road bike and mountain bike) as well as taking his car to track days.Elliot has worked in the car business since high school; he started washing and valeting cars while he was in grade 11. Having taken the apprenticeship program at Centennial College, he originally spent two years apprenticing as a technician before deciding to switch to sales – but finds that his background in service really helps him work with h...Read MoreRead Less

Ruth  Martins
Ruth Martins
Sales Consultant

When Ruth was 18, a car salesman in Fort Lauderdale jokingly suggested to Ruth that she should sell cars - an idea that never left her head. After arriving in Mississauga, she dressed up and walked into a local car dealership, where she was hired on the spot. She recently joined Pfaff after the company acquired BMW of Mississauga through a referral from a friend working at Pfaff Volkswagen (interestingly, the two brands are her favourite). When she’s not at work, Ruth enjoys spending time with friends and family; she also DJ’s the occasional wedding or party. Ruth also speaks Portuguese and Spanish.When Ruth was 18, a car salesman in Fort Lauderdale jokingly suggested to Ruth that she should sell cars - an idea that never left her head. After arriving in Mississauga, she dressed up and walked into a local car dealership, where she was hired on the spot. She recently joined Pfaff after the company acquired BMW of Mississauga through a referral...Read MoreRead Less

Michael  Verissimo
Michael Verissimo
Sales Consultant

Michael’s entry into the car business came at the suggestion of his cousin, a sales consultant at Pfaff Porsche, who saw in him the passion and enthusiasm required to sell premium automobiles – and deliver the premium experience to go along with them. He’s worked at Pfaff BMW since September 2014, and loves learning about the business and his clients’ needs. A sports nut, he plays hockey outside of work, and is a major Leafs/Jays/Raptors fan.Michael’s entry into the car business came at the suggestion of his cousin, a sales consultant at Pfaff Porsche, who saw in him the passion and enthusiasm required to sell premium automobiles – and deliver the premium experience to go along with them. He’s worked at Pfaff BMW since September 2014, and loves learning about the business and his...Read MoreRead Less

Dylan Edminson
Dylan Edminson
Sales Consultant

Bio coming soon...

Nicole Douglas
Nicole Douglas
Sales Consultant

Nicole joined Pfaff in January 2016 as a sales coordinator at Pfaff Porsche; she was looking for a long-term career in the industry and always wanted to be a part of the Pfaff group. Prior to that, she competed, sold, and travelled internationally in the equestrian business. Nicole studied business management at Humber College, and enjoys spending time with her friends and family – as well as riding whenever she gets the chance. She lives in Tottenham. Nicole joined Pfaff in January 2016 as a sales coordinator at Pfaff Porsche; she was looking for a long-term career in the industry and always wanted to be a part of the Pfaff group. Prior to that, she competed, sold, and travelled internationally in the equestrian business. Nicole studied business management at Humber College, and enjoys spending ...Read MoreRead Less

Edwin Pu
Edwin Pu
Sales Consultant

Edwin has had a passion for performance cars since he was in grade 10 and joined Pfaff BMW as a salesperson in December 2016, after working in the hospitality business. He graduated from George Brown College with a hotel management diploma, and his two favourite cars are the BMW M4 and X6M. Outside of work, he likes to travel, go to the movies, and shop with his girlfriend. He lives in North York and speaks fluent Mandarin.Edwin has had a passion for performance cars since he was in grade 10 and joined Pfaff BMW as a salesperson in December 2016, after working in the hospitality business. He graduated from George Brown College with a hotel management diploma, and his two favourite cars are the BMW M4 and X6M. Outside of work, he likes to travel, go to the movies, an...Read MoreRead Less

Nael Adas
Nael Adas
Sales Consultant

Nael studied marketing at LaSalle College in Montreal and holds a certificate in marketing and management from McGill University. He developed an interest in cars at a young age, and decided to move from financial services to automotive in 2011. Nael lives in Mississauga, speaks Arabic and French, and enjoys spending time with his family.

Lance Tan
Lance Tan
Sales Consultant

Lance’s sister was a longtime customer of Pfaff, and spoke highly of the group’s customer service, fuelling his desire to work for the group. He studied transportation and customs at Seneca College, and worked in the advertising and media industry before working with the Nissan brand starting in 2013, and joining Pfaff BMW in 2017. In his free time, lance enjoys playing sports with his friends - especially soccer and badminton - as well as reading and travel. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese and lives in Markham.Lance’s sister was a longtime customer of Pfaff, and spoke highly of the group’s customer service, fuelling his desire to work for the group. He studied transportation and customs at Seneca College, and worked in the advertising and media industry before working with the Nissan brand starting in 2013, and joining Pfaff BMW in 2017. In his free ...Read MoreRead Less

Amar Gill
Amar Gill
Sales Consultant

Amar speaks Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu and English. He came to Canada in 2006 and has worked in automotive since 2007, with 10 years of sales experience and 8 years with luxury brands including Mercedes-Benz, Acura, Lexus, and Infiniti. He believes in building long -term relationships with customers, and being part of the excitement when someone purchases their first BMW. Amar has an educational background in automotive business management, enjoys playing soccer, golf, and other sports, and lives in Brampton.Amar speaks Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu and English. He came to Canada in 2006 and has worked in automotive since 2007, with 10 years of sales experience and 8 years with luxury brands including Mercedes-Benz, Acura, Lexus, and Infiniti. He believes in building long -term relationships with customers, and being part of the excitement when someone purchase...Read MoreRead Less

Philip  Ficara
Philip Ficara
Delivery Specialist

Philip is a 30-plus-year veteran of the automotive industry, and uses his background working at a high-end clothing store into delivering exceptional experiences in the showroom. He’s a car fanatic, and enjoys all kinds of cars, including vintage, classic, muscle, sporty, and luxury vehicles. Philip lives in Toronto, speaks fluent Italian, and enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as giving back - he has helped fundraise for the Princess Margaret cancer foundation since 1997.Philip is a 30-plus-year veteran of the automotive industry, and uses his background working at a high-end clothing store into delivering exceptional experiences in the showroom. He’s a car fanatic, and enjoys all kinds of cars, including vintage, classic, muscle, sporty, and luxury vehicles. Philip lives in Toronto, speaks fluent Italian, and en...Read MoreRead Less

Nathan  Lawrence
Nathan Lawrence
Delivery Specialist

From when he was a child, Nathan has had two major passions: cars and golf, and he has the special distinction of having worked in both fields. His automotive passion runs deep; Nathan studied automotive marketing at Georgian College, and began working in the dealership business from when he was just out of school. In his various roles in the car industry, he has worked in leasing, finance, parts, and sales, and has managed his own inventory. During the economic downturn, Nathan played in several amateur golf championships, and returned to automotive six years ago, at this dealership - first as a parts advisor and currently as a delivery specialist.From when he was a child, Nathan has had two major passions: cars and golf, and he has the special distinction of having worked in both fields. His automotive passion runs deep; Nathan studied automotive marketing at Georgian College, and began working in the dealership business from when he was just out of school. In his various roles in the car i...Read MoreRead Less

Anniesa Debrou
Anniesa Debrou
Sales Reception

Anniesa holds a business diploma in HR from Sheridan College and a bachelor’s degree in business - HR from Algoma University. She joined Pfaff in 2014 after completing her education. She lives in Mississauga and enjoys travelling and staying active.

Yaroslava  Didovyk
Yaroslava Didovyk
Product Genius

Patrick Mohan
Patrick Mohan
Sales Consultant

Bio coming soon...

Yasir  Al-Sheraidah
Yasir Al-Sheraidah
Service Manager

Yasir graduated in 1995 with a diploma degree in Car Mechanics and Technology. He has been working in the automotive business since 1997, starting his career as service technician overseas (Dubai). His passion and dream to work for German manufacturers and especially BMW was achieved when he joined BMW AGMC- Dubai in 2001 as a service advisor. Yasir's dedication to work and commitment to excellence have enabled him to win the BMW Middle East Aftersales competition and represent BMW Middle East in Aftersales competitions in Germany 2002 & 2006. Yasir was promoted to Assistant Service Manager in 2006 at BMW-AGMC Dubai and has been working with Pfaff BMW since 2010 - starting first as Assistant Service Manager and then in January 2013 being promoted to Service Manager. During his leisure time, Yasir loves reading self-development books by Dr. Covey and process improvement articles from Harvard university, playing tennis and soccer. Yasir Lives in Mississauga and is always available to assist you with your BMW servicing needs. Yasir graduated in 1995 with a diploma degree in Car Mechanics and Technology. He has been working in the automotive business since 1997, starting his career as service technician overseas (Dubai). His passion and dream to work for German manufacturers and especially BMW was achieved when he joined BMW AGMC- Dubai in 2001 as a service advisor. Yasi...Read MoreRead Less

Tania  Nour
Tania Nour
Assistant Service Manager

Tania has been around the automotive industry since childhood; her father worked as a service technician for a major German car manufacturer. Tania studied accounting at St. Mary’s University, and followed her passion for BMW by joining Pfaff BMW in 2002 as a service consultant, and in the last few years has been in the role of Assistant Service Manager. Tania enjoys travelling, cooking, decorating, gardening and boating in her free time. She is a resident of Mississauga and is fluent in Lebanese.Tania has been around the automotive industry since childhood; her father worked as a service technician for a major German car manufacturer. Tania studied accounting at St. Mary’s University, and followed her passion for BMW by joining Pfaff BMW in 2002 as a service consultant, and in the last few years has been in the role of Assistant Service ...Read MoreRead Less

Krishna  Dilkhush
Krishna Dilkhush
Service Consultant

Krishna attended Georgian College in India from 2004, to the time he immigrated to Canada in 2006. He also studied at the Automotive Centre (for training) in Etobicoke, graduating in 2007. Krishna began at Pfaff BMW in 2008 in the parts department and became a service advisor in 2013. He enjoys long distance driving, cars, watching movies, trying new foods, and raising his pets. He lives in Brampton and is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati. Krishna attended Georgian College in India from 2004, to the time he immigrated to Canada in 2006. He also studied at the Automotive Centre (for training) in Etobicoke, graduating in 2007. Krishna began at Pfaff BMW in 2008 in the parts department and became a service advisor in 2013. He enjoys long distance driving, cars, watching movies, trying n...Read MoreRead Less

Paulo  Morgadinho
Paulo Morgadinho
Service Consultant

Paulo started his career in automotive as a porter/lube jockey at a Cadillac dealership in 1997; he signed up for an apprenticeship but decided to take up a service advisor position instead, moving to Pfaff BMW in 2009. He studied business at Sheridan College, and enjoys sports - especially soccer and basketball. Paulo lives in Mississauga.

Ibrahim  Kladnjak
Ibrahim Kladnjak
Service Consultant

When he graduated from high school in 20015, Ibrahim knew that cars would be his life’s work. He became a technician straight out of school – he studied at Mhoawk College – and became an advisor in 2014; his love for BMW is just as deep (indeed, he wrote a speech in grade eight about the E39 M5). A resident of Mississauga, Ibrahim speaks Bosnian (Serbo-Croatian) and used to live in Germany; he enjoys spending time in the outdoors.When he graduated from high school in 20015, Ibrahim knew that cars would be his life’s work. He became a technician straight out of school – he studied at Mhoawk College – and became an advisor in 2014; his love for BMW is just as deep (indeed, he wrote a speech in grade eight about the E39 M5). A resident of Mississauga, Ibrahim speaks Bosn...Read MoreRead Less

Steven  Sansarran
Steven Sansarran
Service Consultant

Steven is a graduate of the marketing program at Sheridan College, and worked in the foodservice industry for three years before entering the car business. He began as an apprentice working on Toyota vehicles in 2009, then became a service advisor and PDI manager; he joined the team at BMW of Mississauga in 2011. Steven, who lives in Oakville, speaks Portuguese, and has been a DJ since he was 14; he also has a strong interest in tuned import cars.Steven is a graduate of the marketing program at Sheridan College, and worked in the foodservice industry for three years before entering the car business. He began as an apprentice working on Toyota vehicles in 2009, then became a service advisor and PDI manager; he joined the team at BMW of Mississauga in 2011. Steven, who lives in Oakville, spea...Read MoreRead Less

Mark  Vandevenne
Mark Vandevenne
Service Consultant

Mark began his career in the automotive industry with Toyota in 2002, where he worked for 11 years. He followed his passion for cars by joining the team at Pfaff BMW in 2013 where he is currently working as a service consultant. His hobbies include hockey, fishing and off-roading. Mark lives in Oakville.

Ryan  Wellspring
Ryan Wellspring
Service Consultant

Ryan began his automotive career with the Ford brand in 2000, and worked as a service consultant at a Toyota dealership before moving to Pfaff BMW in 2014. He loves to play baseball, snowboard, and hockey, and lives in Tottenham.

Gretchen  Domingo
Gretchen Domingo
Service Consultant

Gretchen’s first job in the automotive industry was as a service receptionist at a Ford dealership in 2012; she began with Pfaff BMW as a service consultant in 2014. She graduated from University of Toronto in 2013 with a degree in psychology, and enjoys volleyball, trying new foods, social media, and fashion. Gretchen lives in Brampton.

Nigel Bhim
Nigel Bhim
Service Consultant

Nigel graduated with a diploma in liberal arts from Seneca College, and also completed social science courses at York University. Prior to joining Pfaff in 2015 as a service assistant, he worked as a customer service representative for a rental company; he moved up to service consultant in 2017. In his spare time, Nigel loves to try new foods, spend time with his family, and modify vehicles. He lives in Brampton.Nigel graduated with a diploma in liberal arts from Seneca College, and also completed social science courses at York University. Prior to joining Pfaff in 2015 as a service assistant, he worked as a customer service representative for a rental company; he moved up to service consultant in 2017. In his spare time, Nigel loves to try new foods, spen...Read MoreRead Less

Daan Poortvliet
Daan Poortvliet
Shop Foreman

Daniel Poortvliet was born in Emmeloord, Netherlands. Being a farmer’s son, he was always involved at an early age in taking things apart like tractors, machinery, bicycles and scooters. He attended automotive college in the Netherlands in 1979, and landed a job with Renault in Emmeloord, Netherlands as a technician. After immigrating to Canada in 1986, Daan worked as a licensed BMW technician at Beach Auto in Toronto until 1995, then took on the role as team leader at Maranello BMW from 1995-1997. Since 1997, he has worked as Pfaff BMW's Shop Foreman and team leader. Daan received first place in the ISTC Canada competition in 2001 and was among the top seven winners worldwide in Germany. In 2003, he went on to take third place. He loves to follow bicycle racing and car racing, and enjoys cycling in his free time; he has a collection of bicycles. Daan lives in Mississauga and speaks Dutch and German. Daniel Poortvliet was born in Emmeloord, Netherlands. Being a farmer’s son, he was always involved at an early age in taking things apart like tractors, machinery, bicycles and scooters. He attended automotive college in the Netherlands in 1979, and landed a job with Renault in Emmeloord, Netherlands as a technician. After immigrating to Canada i...Read MoreRead Less

Antonio Zerrudo
Antonio Zerrudo
Service Team Leader

Antonio graduated with a degree in electrical engineering in the Philippines in 1998. He worked five years with BMW in Saudi Arabia, and other five years with BMW in Dubai before immigrating to Canada in 2000. Just three weeks later, he started at Pfaff BMW. Antonio competed in the BMW ISTC Canada competition in 2001 and again in 2003, and received his Master Technician status with BMW in 2003. He loves to travel and spend time with his family, and is fluent in Tagalog.Antonio graduated with a degree in electrical engineering in the Philippines in 1998. He worked five years with BMW in Saudi Arabia, and other five years with BMW in Dubai before immigrating to Canada in 2000. Just three weeks later, he started at Pfaff BMW. Antonio competed in the BMW ISTC Canada competition in 2001 and again in 2003, and received...Read MoreRead Less

Daniel Pacheco
Daniel Pacheco
Service Team Leader

Daniel Started in the automotive industry as a tire and lube technician while still attending high school. In 1996, enrolled in the automotive diploma program at Centennial College, and after graduating, worked as an automotive apprentice at Honda. He joined Pfaff BMW in 2003 as a licensed technician, and received his Master Technician status in 2008. Daniel loves the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, boating and spending time with his family. He lives in Bolton and is fluent in Portuguese.Daniel Started in the automotive industry as a tire and lube technician while still attending high school. In 1996, enrolled in the automotive diploma program at Centennial College, and after graduating, worked as an automotive apprentice at Honda. He joined Pfaff BMW in 2003 as a licensed technician, and received his Master Technician status in 20...Read MoreRead Less

Barry  Kwan
Barry Kwan
Parts Manager

Barry grew up in a car loving family, and started his automotive career at a quick lube station during high school as a part-time job, then worked at Canadian tire before entering the dealership world. He’s a graduate of Honda’s apprenticeship program at Centennial College. He came to Pfaff after purchasing a vehicle for his wife and chatting with a former colleague now working at the group; one thing led to another, and he started at Pfaff BMW shortly thereafter. Barry wishes there were more hours in the day - he loves working on his car and driving it on the racetrack, but also has a newborn son and enjoys spending time with his family even more. He lives in Markham and speaks Cantonese and English.Barry grew up in a car loving family, and started his automotive career at a quick lube station during high school as a part-time job, then worked at Canadian tire before entering the dealership world. He’s a graduate of Honda’s apprenticeship program at Centennial College. He came to Pfaff after purchasing a vehicle for his wife and chatting w...Read MoreRead Less

Frank  Furlano
Frank Furlano
Assistant Parts Manager

Frank joined BMW of Mississauga in September 2004, after working in the electronics industry as an assistant manager. He’s a longtime BMW fanatic, whose passion for the brand was ignited by a friend’s E30 M3 in 2000 (the M3 remains his favourite BMW vehicle). Frank lives in Mississauga and speaks fluent Italian.

Warren  Ng
Warren Ng
Wholesale Advisor

Warren has a diverse background; he studied in the University of Guelph’s Farm Operator and Manager Program, has owned a video store, and has been in the automotive business since 2000, and has worked for several different brands. He’s a longtime BMW fanatic that developed an interest in the brand in the early 1990s, and counts the E30 M3 as one of his favourite cars. Warren lives in Mississauga and also speaks Cantonese.Warren has a diverse background; he studied in the University of Guelph’s Farm Operator and Manager Program, has owned a video store, and has been in the automotive business since 2000, and has worked for several different brands. He’s a longtime BMW fanatic that developed an interest in the brand in the early 1990s, and counts the E30 M3 as on...Read MoreRead Less

Ashmead  Rahaman
Ashmead Rahaman
Wholesale Advisor

In Trinidad, Ashmead’s uncle owned an automotive business, importing parts from around the world, and he grew up in an automotive environment. He’s worked in parts since he was 16, and has never worked in any other industry. He’s also a longtime BMW enthusiast, who has worked at the dealership for many years. Ashmead describes himself as a people person and enjoys socializing and doing work around the house. He lives in Mississauga.In Trinidad, Ashmead’s uncle owned an automotive business, importing parts from around the world, and he grew up in an automotive environment. He’s worked in parts since he was 16, and has never worked in any other industry. He’s also a longtime BMW enthusiast, who has worked at the dealership for many years. Ashmead describes himself as a pe...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  Chua
Chris Chua
Parts Advisor

Chris has worked at Pfaff BMW since he was hired as a co-op apprentice for the service department in 2011; he’s since held roles as a parts runner and parts advisor. After getting accepted into the law program at Ryserson University, he changed course to follow his passion for cars, and has never looked back; his first project car was a 1992 E36 3 Series he purchased in high school. Outside of work, Chris likes to work on his project cars with friends; he also works part time at a community centre, and enjoys playing music.Chris has worked at Pfaff BMW since he was hired as a co-op apprentice for the service department in 2011; he’s since held roles as a parts runner and parts advisor. After getting accepted into the law program at Ryserson University, he changed course to follow his passion for cars, and has never looked back; his first project car was a 1992 E36 ...Read MoreRead Less

Jack  Kupracz
Jack Kupracz
Lifestyle & Accessories Manager

After organizing “E46Fest,” one of the biggest BMW events in his homeland of Poland, Jack started working at the BMW/Mini dealer in his home town as an e-commerce specialist, developing marketing campaigns and introducing new products and accessories. He joined the team at Pfaff BMW in January 2014. Jack graduated from the Poznan School of Banking in Poland, and has also worked in the hospitality and advertising businesses. He lives in Toronto, and speaks Polish, German, and French. After organizing “E46Fest,” one of the biggest BMW events in his homeland of Poland, Jack started working at the BMW/Mini dealer in his home town as an e-commerce specialist, developing marketing campaigns and introducing new products and accessories. He joined the team at Pfaff BMW in January 2014. Jack graduated from the Poznan School of Bank...Read MoreRead Less

Ash  Perera
Ash Perera
Parts Advisor

Ash has a lifelong passion for cars. He began working at Canadian Tire in April of 2007, and worked there all throughout high school and university; he joined Pfaff BMW in July 2013; after completing university - he was actually in the store buying parts and asked if they were hiring! He attended the University of Guelph-Humber, where he graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration and a Business Administration diploma, with a specialization in finance. He lives in Mississauga, and enjoys travelling and adrenaline-fueled activities like zip-lining and skydiving.Ash has a lifelong passion for cars. He began working at Canadian Tire in April of 2007, and worked there all throughout high school and university; he joined Pfaff BMW in July 2013; after completing university - he was actually in the store buying parts and asked if they were hiring! He attended the University of Guelph-Humber, where he graduated ...Read MoreRead Less

Salman  Majid
Salman Majid
Parts Advisor

Salman started his automotive career early, as a parts runner when he was in grade 10; through hard work, he moved his way up to lifestyle and accessories specialist. Working with BMW helped him fall in love with the business and with automobiles; he’s also currently studying criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Salman loves to drive, play basketball, and watch movies. He lives on the border between Pickering and Scarborough, and speaks Urdu, Punjabi, and Hindi.Salman started his automotive career early, as a parts runner when he was in grade 10; through hard work, he moved his way up to lifestyle and accessories specialist. Working with BMW helped him fall in love with the business and with automobiles; he’s also currently studying criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Salma...Read MoreRead Less

Jason Azurin
Jason Azurin
Parts Advisor

Elizabeth Sousa
Elizabeth Sousa
Parts Advisor

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