Staff

Management

  • Damian Gabrus

    Damian Gabrus

    General Manager

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    Damian Gabrus

    Damian Gabrus

    General Manager

    Team Member since 2014

  • Drew  Zinck

    Drew Zinck

    General Sales Manager

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    Drew  Zinck

    Drew Zinck

    General Sales Manager

    I came to Hawk VW in December of 2019 however I have been in the car industry for 20 years. As General Sales Manager, I make it my goal to ensure all of our customers go home happy! When I am not at work, I like to spend my time hunting, fishing, and playing poker.

  • Michael Gonzales

    Michael Gonzales

    Sales Manager

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    Michael Gonzales

    Michael Gonzales

    Sales Manager

    I joined the Hawk VW team in 2017 and worked my way to sales manager. I believe in transparency and treating every customer like they are my family.

  • Isaac Stiegler

    Isaac Stiegler

    Sales Manager

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    Isaac Stiegler

    Isaac Stiegler

    Sales Manager

    My ultimate goal is to create life long customers. I first sold cars in 2014 and joined Hawk VW in 2019. As a huge movie buff, my favorite pastime is watching movies with my son.

  • Sherry Vogt

    Sherry Vogt

    Finance Director

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    Sherry Vogt

    Sherry Vogt

    Finance Director

    Team Member Since 2015

  • Ashley Lastres

    Ashley Lastres

    Business/Aftermarket Manager

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    Ashley Lastres

    Ashley Lastres

    Business/Aftermarket Manager

    My career in the auto industry began in 2010. I took a break for a few years to explore property management but ultimately ended up here at Hawk VW in 2020 and found this to be my home. Outside of the dealership I spend my time baking, cooking or relaxing with my dog, Lyla.

Sales

  • Aldo Zaragoza

    Aldo Zaragoza

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

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    Aldo Zaragoza

    Aldo Zaragoza

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Jose Guzman

    Jose Guzman

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Consultant

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    Jose Guzman

    Jose Guzman

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Consultant

    I became a team member here at Hawk Volkswagen in 2015. I take pride in helping my customers feel confident in their car buying experience. During my off time I like to relax with my 2 kids.

  • Lukas  Rimas

    Lukas Rimas

    Vest Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant

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    Lukas  Rimas

    Lukas Rimas

    Vest Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant

    I started in the auto industry in 2010 and worked my way up to being Vest Certified with Volkswagen. In my free time, I enjoy fishing, hiking, and camping with my family and friends.

  • Alex Sekulovski

    Alex Sekulovski

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

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    Alex Sekulovski

    Alex Sekulovski

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

    I have spent over a decade in the automotive field and have been with Hawk VW since 2016. One of my favorite hobbies is cooking. I also enjoy traveling to Europe to visit family.

  • Mario Guevara

    Mario Guevara

    Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

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    Mario Guevara

    Mario Guevara

    Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

    I have been a part of the Hawk VW team since 2017 and working in the sales department since 2018. Cars have always been my #1 passion. I also love sports, fishing and spending all the free time I can with family.

  • Argenis Reyes

    Argenis Reyes

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

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    Argenis Reyes

    Argenis Reyes

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

    I joined the Hawk VW team in 2017. I am passionate about helping our customers into the vehicle of their choice. As long as they leave happy, I am happy!

  • Aaron Keller

    Aaron Keller

    Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

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    Aaron Keller

    Aaron Keller

    Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

    In October of 2019 I decided it was time for a career change, and this lead me to Hawk VW. Since then I have never looked back! I enjoy spending my free time with my 4 beautiful children and watching football. Go Bears!

  • Ricardo Sahota

    Ricardo Sahota

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

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    Ricardo Sahota

    Ricardo Sahota

    Vest Certified Internet Sales and Leasing Representative

    I have been a team member here at Hawk VW since January 2020. My passion for cars is what brought me to this industry, but happy customers are what keep me here.

  • Lavall Goldman

    Lavall Goldman

    Sales and Leasing Representative

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    Lavall Goldman

    Lavall Goldman

    Sales and Leasing Representative

    Customers are always my first priority! I have been a team member here since 2020 and look forward to future years to come.

  • Alexander Morales

    Alexander Morales

    Vest Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant

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    Alexander Morales

    Alexander Morales

    Vest Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant

    I am 8 years certified and vested with Volkswagen. I am passionate about learning the product so I can ensure the best customer experience. Outside of work I like to watch sports and hang out with my wife and our dog Milly.

  • Krystal Lara

    Krystal Lara

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    815-741-1100 ext 654
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    Krystal Lara

    Krystal Lara

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    I have worked in the auto industry since 2014 and joined the Hawk team in 2020. Some of my favorite things are going to concerts and shows. The most important thing to me is spending quality time with my family and friends.

  • Dylan Oelker

    Dylan Oelker

    Vest Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant

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    Dylan Oelker

    Dylan Oelker

    Vest Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant

Internet Sales

  • Brittany McClellan

    Brittany McClellan

    Business Development Manager

    815-741-1100 ext 644
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    Brittany McClellan

    Brittany McClellan

    Business Development Manager

    I am dedicated to helping our customers and take pride in providing upfront, honest information. I started in the auto industry in 2014 and came to Hawk VW in 2020. Outside of the dealership, I enjoy spending time with my husband, our two sons and our dogs.

  • Jenna Montoya

    Jenna Montoya

    Business Development Specialist

    815-741-1100 ext 656
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    Jenna Montoya

    Jenna Montoya

    Business Development Specialist

    I got my start in the auto industry as a cashier in 2018. I recently started in the BDC because I enjoy helping our customers. My goal is to make the car buying process simple for everyone. In college, I played D2 softball and I absolutely love a snowy winter!

Service

  • Neal Nicks

    Neal Nicks

    Service Manager

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    Neal Nicks

    Neal Nicks

    Service Manager

    I started my career here at Hawk VW in 2014 as Service Manager. Growing up, I spent a lot of time around cars so it seemed natural to make a career of it! When I am not on the service drive, you can find me spending time with my wife and our 3 beautiful children.

  • Tony Tiedt

    Tony Tiedt

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Tony Tiedt

    Tony Tiedt

    Assistant Service Manager

    I joined the Hawk VW team in 2014 in the service department and worked my way to assistant manager. The main thing I try to accomplish with every customer, is to try and make them feel as though they are family.

  • Alex Czuczuk

    Alex Czuczuk

    Service Advisor

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    Alex Czuczuk

    Alex Czuczuk

    Service Advisor

    I became a part of the Hawk VW team in 2015. Ensuring customer satisfaction is my number 1 priority! When I am not helping out one of our customers, I like to learn more about the mechanical process. I feel that the more I know, the better I can assist those who come to our service department.

  • Hilary Owens

    Hilary Owens

    Service Advisor

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    Hilary Owens

    Hilary Owens

    Service Advisor

  • Mike  Horstmann

    Mike Horstmann

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

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    Mike  Horstmann

    Mike Horstmann

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

    Team Member since 2001

  • Vinnie Angel

    Vinnie Angel

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

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    Vinnie Angel

    Vinnie Angel

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

    Team Member since 2014

  • Joseph  Stalzer

    Joseph Stalzer

    Master Certified Volkswagen Technician

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    Joseph  Stalzer

    Joseph Stalzer

    Master Certified Volkswagen Technician

    Team Member since 2020

  • Alex  Aggen

    Alex Aggen

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

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    Alex  Aggen

    Alex Aggen

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

    Team Member since 2017

  • Jason Horn

    Jason Horn

    Volkswagen Service Express Technician

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    Jason Horn

    Jason Horn

    Volkswagen Service Express Technician

    Team Member since 2017

  • Daniel Alvarado

    Daniel Alvarado

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

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    Daniel Alvarado

    Daniel Alvarado

    Volkswagen Certified Technician

    Team Member since 2020

Parts

  • Alan  Paluszek

    Alan Paluszek

    Parts Manager

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    Alan  Paluszek

    Alan Paluszek

    Parts Manager

    I’ve been a part of the Hawk VW team as Parts Manager since 2014. I have truly found my home within my career here!

  • Jeannie Bloodworth

    Jeannie Bloodworth

    Parts Consultant

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    Jeannie Bloodworth

    Jeannie Bloodworth

    Parts Consultant

    In 2017 I joined the team at Hawk VW. As someone who grew up around cars, I found that I fit right in here. One of my favorite things about working in the parts department is that there is always something new to learn.

  • Bill Janota

    Bill Janota

    Parts Consultant

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    Bill Janota

    Bill Janota

    Parts Consultant

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Contact Us

Text HAWKVW1 to 37483 to reach Service
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Text HAWKVW2 to 37483 to reach Sales

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2861 W. Jefferson St. • Joliet, IL 60435

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Today's Hours:

Open Today! Sales: 9am-8pm

Open Today! Service: 7am-6pm

Open Today! Parts: 8am-6pm

Hawk Volkswagen of Joliet 41.5227902, -88.152837.