Meet our Team

Sean Sahakian
Sean Sahakian
Assistant General Manager

Sean comes from an automotive family - his father has worked in the business his whole life, and he started washing cars when he was 14 years old. He has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry, and always viewed Pfaff as a leader in the performance and luxury space. Sean is a graduate of Georgian College’s automotive marketing program, and, having been born in Montreal, is fully bilingual. Sean lives in Toronto and enjoys water sports, skiing, and playing soccer - indeed, he has played in the Vaughan/Kleinburg soccer league sponsored by Pfaff for over 10 years!Sean comes from an automotive family - his father has worked in the business his whole life, and he started washing cars when he was 14 years old. He has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry, and always viewed Pfaff as a leader in the performance and luxury space. Sean is a graduate of Georgian College’s automotive marketing program, ...Read MoreRead Less

Asim Mirza
Asim Mirza
Sales Manager

Asim started his career in the automotive industry in 1997 at a local dealership, after coming from a retail environment selling electronics. Being a car enthusiast from a young age, it was a dream job. He studied business administration at Seneca College, and enjoys spending time with his newborn daughter and family. Outside of work, he is also an avid car fanatic, and enjoys attending shows and meets, and building one-of-a-kind show vehicles. He was born and raised in Richmond Hill, and speaks Punjabi.Asim started his career in the automotive industry in 1997 at a local dealership, after coming from a retail environment selling electronics. Being a car enthusiast from a young age, it was a dream job. He studied business administration at Seneca College, and enjoys spending time with his newborn daughter and family. Outside of work, he is also an...Read MoreRead Less

Bryce Green
Bryce Green
Assistant Sales Manager

It was through Automotive Business School of Canada that Bryce was initially introduced to the Pfaff brand. He first joined the company in April of 2014, working in the service department at Audi. Since then, he has gained experience by working with the marketing team, and at the dealership-level working at Porsche. Now a graduate of the Automotive Business degree program, Bryce brings his life long passion for the Audi brand to the Pfaff Vaughan sales floor. Before working in the automotive industry, Bryce worked in retail sales with Future shop, from which he then began working at a golf course in the Muskokas. Bryce's interest in cars is further reflected in his favorite hobbies, watching F1 and other motorsports. In his leisure time, he also enjoys golfing, and spending time with friends and family. Bryce was born and raised in Guelph and currently lives in the town of Woodbridge.It was through Automotive Business School of Canada that Bryce was initially introduced to the Pfaff brand. He first joined the company in April of 2014, working in the service department at Audi. Since then, he has gained experience by working with the marketing team, and at the dealership-level working at Porsche. Now a graduate of the Automotive...Read MoreRead Less

Ashley Zhong
Ashley Zhong
Financial Services Manager | Multilingual: Mandari

Ashley has been driving Audis since she moved to Canada from China. A former federal government employee, she fell into car sales when out shopping for a car with her parents. A year later, she fell into Audi when she was shopping for an Audi for herself and so impressed the dealership’s sales manager that he offered her a job straight away. A workaholic, she lives in Richmond Hill and has been selling Audi vehicles since 2013.Ashley has been driving Audis since she moved to Canada from China. A former federal government employee, she fell into car sales when out shopping for a car with her parents. A year later, she fell into Audi when she was shopping for an Audi for herself and so impressed the dealership’s sales manager that he offered her a job straight away. A wo...Read MoreRead Less

Samantha  Falzon
Samantha Falzon
Financial Services Manager

Samantha entered the automotive industry in 2006, working as a part time receptionist while attending Ryerson University. Her intentions were always to get into the field that I was studying; however, she developed an interest in the financial services manager position and remained in the industry after she graduated. She was looking for a change and former colleagues referred her to Pfaff. In her free time, she enjoys working out and spending time with family and friends. Samantha entered the automotive industry in 2006, working as a part time receptionist while attending Ryerson University. Her intentions were always to get into the field that I was studying; however, she developed an interest in the financial services manager position and remained in the industry after she graduated. She was looking for a change a...Read MoreRead Less

Lydia  Kong
Lydia Kong
Financial Services Manager

Lydia has worked in the automotive industry since 2004, where she started in the service department, shortly after graduating from York University. At a young age, she developed a fascination for the import car scene, and was referred to Pfaff by a friend. Lydia enjoys trying new foods and restaurants, working out and shopping in her free time. She peaks fluent Korean.Lydia has worked in the automotive industry since 2004, where she started in the service department, shortly after graduating from York University. At a young age, she developed a fascination for the import car scene, and was referred to Pfaff by a friend. Lydia enjoys trying new foods and restaurants, working out and shopping in her free time. She...Read MoreRead Less

Anthony Abrahamian
Anthony Abrahamian
Audi Loyalty Manager

Anthony owned and operated the valet parking service at one of the most popular fine-dining destinations in Toronto for almost 10 years, and became familiar with the Pfaff brand through its customers and cars. He has also worked in his family’s label printing company, and has always believed that understanding how something is produced is fundamental to being able to sell it successfully. He lives in downtown Toronto, and he and his wife enjoy road trips out of the city with their daughter.Anthony owned and operated the valet parking service at one of the most popular fine-dining destinations in Toronto for almost 10 years, and became familiar with the Pfaff brand through its customers and cars. He has also worked in his family’s label printing company, and has always believed that understanding how something is produced is fundame...Read MoreRead Less

Jacqueline Abdo
Jacqueline Abdo
Audi Brand Specialist

Having studied hotel management in England, Jacqueline understands customer service. She was selling high-end corporate furniture for the German brand Nienkamper – who actually manufacturers Audi’s dealership furniture. A client suggested she would do well in the automotive business, and she’s never looked back. Jacqueline and her Swiss-German husband reside in Richmond Hill and are long-time Audi owners, having owned four of them before she even joined the brand 11 years ago. She has two university-aged children and enjoys snowboarding, tennis, and cooking.Having studied hotel management in England, Jacqueline understands customer service. She was selling high-end corporate furniture for the German brand Nienkamper – who actually manufacturers Audi’s dealership furniture. A client suggested she would do well in the automotive business, and she’s never looked back. Jacqueline and her Swiss-Germa...Read MoreRead Less

Johnny Forgione
Johnny Forgione
Audi Brand Specialist

Johnny has been part of the Pfaff family from the start, having started parking and detailing cars at the company’s Newmarket facility in 1999. With a degree in automotive marketing from Georgian College, he has worked for various Pfaff businesses in a number of different roles. He loves working with is clients and considers the test drive to be the most important part of his job – the one thing that people can’t do online.Johnny has been part of the Pfaff family from the start, having started parking and detailing cars at the company’s Newmarket facility in 1999. With a degree in automotive marketing from Georgian College, he has worked for various Pfaff businesses in a number of different roles. He loves working with is clients and considers the test drive to be ...Read MoreRead Less

Elijah Shaw
Elijah Shaw
Audi Sport Specialist

Passionate about cars, and about German engineering, since he was a kid, Elijah attended Carelton University in Ottawa, where he majored in Law, with a minor in Canadian Studies and Human Rights. In Ottawa, he worked at a boutique that specialized in hard-to-find sneakers (another of his passions), before moving to Toronto and joining the Pfaff group to pursue his passion. When he’s not working on his Corrado, he enjoys developing his photography skills while exploring new places.Passionate about cars, and about German engineering, since he was a kid, Elijah attended Carelton University in Ottawa, where he majored in Law, with a minor in Canadian Studies and Human Rights. In Ottawa, he worked at a boutique that specialized in hard-to-find sneakers (another of his passions), before moving to Toronto and joining the Pfaff gro...Read MoreRead Less

Steven Zhang
Steven Zhang
Audi Brand Specialist | Multilingual: Mandarin

Steven is a native of China; his passion for automobiles, and indeed Audis, was ignited when he was 16 years old, when the A6 was the best luxury sedan being sold in his native country. A recent graduate from York University, with a degree in administrative studies and a major in management, he joined the car industry in 2014 at a Volkswagen dealership before recently making the transition to Pfaff Audi. A fluent Mandarin and Cantonese speaker, he enjoys tennis in his free time.Steven is a native of China; his passion for automobiles, and indeed Audis, was ignited when he was 16 years old, when the A6 was the best luxury sedan being sold in his native country. A recent graduate from York University, with a degree in administrative studies and a major in management, he joined the car industry in 2014 at a Volkswagen dealer...Read MoreRead Less

Jennifer Song
Jennifer Song
Audi Brand Specialist | Multilingual: French, Mand

Jennifer is originally from Montreal. She studied at Dawson College and worked in the fashion and wireless-communications industries before entering the automotive field in October 2015. She joined Pfaff in March 2016; having always had a passion for high-performance cars, the chance to sell them was irresistible. Jennifer lives in Markham, where her interests include cars, food, and socializing and meeting different groups of people. Her mother tongue is Mandarin, but she also speaks fluent Cantonese, English, and French.Jennifer is originally from Montreal. She studied at Dawson College and worked in the fashion and wireless-communications industries before entering the automotive field in October 2015. She joined Pfaff in March 2016; having always had a passion for high-performance cars, the chance to sell them was irresistible. Jennifer lives in Markham, where h...Read MoreRead Less

Carlos DiGironimo
Carlos DiGironimo
Audi Brand Specialist

Carlos studied advertising and media at Humber College, and has worked as a broadcast buyer and a salesperson for medical air purification systems prior to entering the automotive industry. A lifelong Audi fanatic whose mother was Italian/British and whose father hailed from Ecuador, he says the brand best suits his taste for elegance, progressiveness and technology. Carlos has a passion for adventure travel, and enjoys hockey, soccer, snowboarding, and cooking.Carlos studied advertising and media at Humber College, and has worked as a broadcast buyer and a salesperson for medical air purification systems prior to entering the automotive industry. A lifelong Audi fanatic whose mother was Italian/British and whose father hailed from Ecuador, he says the brand best suits his taste for elegance, progressiven...Read MoreRead Less

Jason Roberts
Jason Roberts
Audi Brand Specialist

Jason was a huge car enthusiast growing up, having picked up the bug from his father; he always wanted to work in the auto industry. He studied Automotive Management at Georgian College, and worked at Pfaff Porsche as a co-op student, as well as for an automotive advertising company, focusing on customer retention. His passion for cars extends outside of work, where he’s a regular at shows and meets, as well as spending time with friends and family, and skiing.Jason was a huge car enthusiast growing up, having picked up the bug from his father; he always wanted to work in the auto industry. He studied Automotive Management at Georgian College, and worked at Pfaff Porsche as a co-op student, as well as for an automotive advertising company, focusing on customer retention. His passion for cars extends outs...Read MoreRead Less

Cecilia  Lee
Cecilia Lee
Audi Brand Specialist

Cecilia didn’t plan on being in the automotive business, but was car shopping with a friend when the salesperson told her she had a great personality for the business. Prior to working in automotive, she worked in media, and studied economics and mass communications at York University. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, working out, and shopping. Cecilia lives in Markham and speaks English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.Cecilia didn’t plan on being in the automotive business, but was car shopping with a friend when the salesperson told her she had a great personality for the business. Prior to working in automotive, she worked in media, and studied economics and mass communications at York University. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, working out, and shopping. ...Read MoreRead Less

Will McBride
Will McBride
Audi Brand Specialist

After spending one year at the Automotive Business School of Canada, will joined Pfaff as an intern, working at Pfaff Porsche, where he was exposed to a wide range of activities across all of the group’s brands. In addition to studying at Georgian College, he studied sociology at Dalhousie University, and enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and riding motorcycles. Will lives in Innisfil.After spending one year at the Automotive Business School of Canada, will joined Pfaff as an intern, working at Pfaff Porsche, where he was exposed to a wide range of activities across all of the group’s brands. In addition to studying at Georgian College, he studied sociology at Dalhousie University, and enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and riding ...Read MoreRead Less

Hussain Cheval
Hussain Cheval
Audi Brand Specialist

Hussain owned and operated an event company specializing in weddings and corporate events. In 2014, a close friend working at a dealership thought his learning from that business, and a lifetime of customer service and hospitality experience, would be of great benefit in the automotive field; he joined Pfaff in 2018. Hussain studied graphic design at George Brown, and has been fascinated by marketing, advertising, and automobiles all of his life. Outside of work, he loves playing and watching basketball, going to the gym, and travelling to new places and learning about new cultures. Hussain speaks Urdu and lives in Aurora.Hussain owned and operated an event company specializing in weddings and corporate events. In 2014, a close friend working at a dealership thought his learning from that business, and a lifetime of customer service and hospitality experience, would be of great benefit in the automotive field; he joined Pfaff in 2018. Hussain studied graphic design ...Read MoreRead Less

Caesar Dodaro
Caesar Dodaro
Audi Brand Specialist

Caesar, a resident of Nobleton, began his automotive career at Pfaff in 2014 when he became a detailer at Pfaff Audi Vaughan. But he has had a passion and an interest in cars since he was a child - growing up, he drove in video games long before he could actually drive, nurturing his love of Audi while growing up. Caesar studied at Humber College and worked as home renovation labourer during the week and ran a detailing company on weekends before joining Pfaff. He enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, and spending time with his family and friends.Caesar, a resident of Nobleton, began his automotive career at Pfaff in 2014 when he became a detailer at Pfaff Audi Vaughan. But he has had a passion and an interest in cars since he was a child - growing up, he drove in video games long before he could actually drive, nurturing his love of Audi while growing up. Caesar studied at Humber College a...Read MoreRead Less

Eaton Yan
Eaton Yan
Audi Brand Specialist

Eaton started to like cars since he first watched the F1 race on TV as a child. Seeing Michael Schumacher in the red Ferrari got him very excited back in 1996 and his passion for cars continues to this day. Before joining the Pfaff Audi team, Eaton was studying Aircraft Maintenance Engineering at British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver back in 2007. His favorite Audi model is the RS7. Outside of work, he likes to watch movies and work out at the gym. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. Eaton started to like cars since he first watched the F1 race on TV as a child. Seeing Michael Schumacher in the red Ferrari got him very excited back in 1996 and his passion for cars continues to this day. Before joining the Pfaff Audi team, Eaton was studying Aircraft Maintenance Engineering at British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouve...Read MoreRead Less

Dion Kellezi
Dion Kellezi
Audi Brand Specialist

Dion has been in the automotive sales business since early 2015. Previously at another Audi dealership, he was drawn to make the move to the Pfaff family because of how well they treat their customers and employees. Customer service is the top priority at Pfaff Audi. Before getting into the automotive industry he worked as a chef in a restaurant. He loves to cook and likes to enjoy different types of food. "I have had a passion for cars since I was a kid and I haven’t stopped educating myself since. My favourite car has to be the Audi RS6 avant –which unfortunately is unavailable in North America" He says. Outside of work, he makes the best of his time while playing soccer and hockey and during the winter time he loves to ski. He lives in Woodbridge and speak three languages; English, Italian and Albanian. Dion has been in the automotive sales business since early 2015. Previously at another Audi dealership, he was drawn to make the move to the Pfaff family because of how well they treat their customers and employees. Customer service is the top priority at Pfaff Audi. Before getting into the automotive industry he worked as a chef in a restaurant. H...Read MoreRead Less

Lauren Kybartas
Lauren Kybartas
Reception

Lauren is new to the automotive industry; she started with Pfaff in July 2017 after having worked in the retail sector as a floral designer. She graduated from Ryerson University in 2017 with an honours degree in sociology. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, being outdoors, and travelling. She lives in King City. Lauren is new to the automotive industry; she started with Pfaff in July 2017 after having worked in the retail sector as a floral designer. She graduated from Ryerson University in 2017 with an honours degree in sociology. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, being outdoors, and travelling. She liv...Read MoreRead Less

Amanda Battistone
Amanda Battistone
Reception

Amanda studied food and nutrition management at Humber College, and worked in retail, the hospitality business, and child care. But she says she really has been working in automotive since getting her driver’s license the day after turning 16 - she was very eager to drive and had her first experience in her father’s Audi A6. Amanda has loved the Audi brand ever since. She lives in Vaughan and enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, shopping, watching movies, traveling and spending time with her dog, Maya. Amanda studied food and nutrition management at Humber College, and worked in retail, the hospitality business, and child care. But she says she really has been working in automotive since getting her driver’s license the day after turning 16 - she was very eager to drive and had her first experience in her father’s Audi A6. Amanda has loved th...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

Mateen Imtiaz
Mateen Imtiaz
Delivery Specialist

Sean Sahakian
Sean Sahakian
Assistant General Manager

Sean comes from an automotive family - his father has worked in the business his whole life, and he started washing cars when he was 14 years old. He has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry, and always viewed Pfaff as a leader in the performance and luxury space. Sean is a graduate of Georgian College’s automotive marketing program, and, having been born in Montreal, is fully bilingual. Sean lives in Toronto and enjoys water sports, skiing, and playing soccer - indeed, he has played in the Vaughan/Kleinburg soccer league sponsored by Pfaff for over 10 years!Sean comes from an automotive family - his father has worked in the business his whole life, and he started washing cars when he was 14 years old. He has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry, and always viewed Pfaff as a leader in the performance and luxury space. Sean is a graduate of Georgian College’s automotive marketing program, ...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  Belear
Chris Belear
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

It was the original TT that turned Chris Belear into an Audi fanatic. While he studied at Western University getting a political science degree, Chris always had a knack for selling; he dealt in electronics and ran a College Pro Painters franchise while completing his degree. Having moved to Toronto, it was when he sold some audio gear to Chris Pfaff that he was first introduced to the car business around the time that the TT was launched. Chris has been with Pfaff almost nine years now; he’s worked in all aspects of the business, including sales, leasing, and pre-owned, and across numerous locations. Off the clock, he’s a foodie that enjoys running, snowboarding, and travel.It was the original TT that turned Chris Belear into an Audi fanatic. While he studied at Western University getting a political science degree, Chris always had a knack for selling; he dealt in electronics and ran a College Pro Painters franchise while completing his degree. Having moved to Toronto, it was when he sold some audio gear to Chris Pfa...Read MoreRead Less

Ali Erol
Ali Erol
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

Ali was studying to be a CBSA customs officer at Seneca College, but decided to follow his passion for cars and racing instead. He has worked in the industry since 2009, and was familiar with Pfaff’s reputation in motorsports, joining the company in 2018. Outside of work, Ali loves to travel, spend time with his family, and play soccer. He lives in Caledon and speaks Turkish.Ali was studying to be a CBSA customs officer at Seneca College, but decided to follow his passion for cars and racing instead. He has worked in the industry since 2009, and was familiar with Pfaff’s reputation in motorsports, joining the company in 2018. Outside of work, Ali loves to travel, spend time with his family, and play soccer. He lives ...Read MoreRead Less

Loredana Pompa
Loredana Pompa
Financial Services Manager

Loredana has been in the automotive industry since 2001, when she started as a receptionist. She has worked at Pfaff Audi Vaughan since it opened, first in accounting and then in as a financial services manager. Growing up in a European family, she has always had an interest in the Audi brand. Loredana’s spare time is devoted to enjoying quality time with her family, and has a one-year-old.Loredana has been in the automotive industry since 2001, when she started as a receptionist. She has worked at Pfaff Audi Vaughan since it opened, first in accounting and then in as a financial services manager. Growing up in a European family, she has always had an interest in the Audi brand. Loredana’s spare time is devoted to enjoying quality ...Read MoreRead Less

Lisa Marie Corazza
Lisa Marie Corazza
Financial Services Manager

Lisa-Marie has worked in the automotive business since 2009, joining a Mazda dealership as part-time receptionist, then moving up through service coordinator, warranty, administrator, and part-time advisor; she joined Pfaff in November 2010. Prior to working in the industry, she worked in financial services as a branch support representative, and also at a fishing resort. She his currently completing her bachelor of administrative studies at York University, majoring in accounting. Outside of work, she enjoys doing electrical work with her father, reading, going to the gym, travelling, and watching football.Lisa-Marie has worked in the automotive business since 2009, joining a Mazda dealership as part-time receptionist, then moving up through service coordinator, warranty, administrator, and part-time advisor; she joined Pfaff in November 2010. Prior to working in the industry, she worked in financial services as a branch support representative, and a...Read MoreRead Less

Sal Alsayegh
Sal Alsayegh
Audi Brand Specialist

Sal ran his own business in the food industry and was an optician before getting into automotive; one of his uncles owned a large dealership in Sacramento and has been his mentor ever since. His family were Pfaff customers before he joined the sales team in 2017, and Sal has always believed in German engineering and loved fast cars. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking for friends and loved ones, as well as playing soccer and tennis. Sal speaks Arabic, graduated from the British Columbia College of Optics, and lives in Toronto. Sal ran his own business in the food industry and was an optician before getting into automotive; one of his uncles owned a large dealership in Sacramento and has been his mentor ever since. His family were Pfaff customers before he joined the sales team in 2017, and Sal has always believed in German engineering and loved fast cars. Outside of work...Read MoreRead Less

Pravin Rajagopal
Pravin Rajagopal
Audi Brand Specialist

Pravin was looking for a corporate job in September 1994 after graduating from Queen’s University with a commerce degree; a sales position in the automotive industry was supposed to be temporary, but he loved the business and his customers, and has been selling cars since the age of 23. Pravin has long had a passion for cars, and even when he was a child, played with hundreds of die-cast cars with his elder brother. Outside work, Pravin’s hobbies include following the stock market and the real estate market - and creating and enjoying memorable experiences with his wife and two boys. He lives in Markham.Pravin was looking for a corporate job in September 1994 after graduating from Queen’s University with a commerce degree; a sales position in the automotive industry was supposed to be temporary, but he loved the business and his customers, and has been selling cars since the age of 23. Pravin has long had a passion for cars, and even when he was...Read MoreRead Less

Brandon Stier
Brandon Stier
Audi Brand Specialist

Brandon has always had a passion for German cars - a passion that started with the first car he drove, his mother’s Audi A4. After training in the plumbing and HVAC fields, Brandon found he had a knack for developing relationships with customers. He decided to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps (who was at one point Canada’s largest automobile wholesaler) and began selling cars about five years ago. After almost three years with Toyota, Brandon moved to Pfaff in 2017. He enjoys working out, being outdoors, socializing, boating in the summer and snowmobiling and snowboarding in the winters. He grew up in North York and currently lives in midtown Toronto.Brandon has always had a passion for German cars - a passion that started with the first car he drove, his mother’s Audi A4. After training in the plumbing and HVAC fields, Brandon found he had a knack for developing relationships with customers. He decided to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps (who was at one point Canada’s largest automo...Read MoreRead Less

Reno Iadeluca
Reno Iadeluca
Audi Brand Specialist

Reno worked in sales management in the consumer electronics retail industry for almost 13 years before joining Pfaff in 2017. He has always been interested in Audi, and a relative suggested his passion for the brand and his deep sales background were a perfect mix. After purchasing a vehicle at Pfaff, and being “wowed," he knew he had found his path. Reno lives in Richmond Hill, and enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family, and taking in as many sporting events in the city as he can with friends.Reno worked in sales management in the consumer electronics retail industry for almost 13 years before joining Pfaff in 2017. He has always been interested in Audi, and a relative suggested his passion for the brand and his deep sales background were a perfect mix. After purchasing a vehicle at Pfaff, and being “wowed," he knew he had found his p...Read MoreRead Less

Shoon Molla
Shoon Molla
Audi Brand Specialist

Shoon started his career in the automotive industry while he was attending University of Toronto. Having changed his major several times to find his true passion, he zeroed in on the automotive industry after he took a semester off to travel and ‘find his drive’. With over three and a half years of experience with the Audi brand, Shoon is a true Audi fanatic. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, travelling, and eating at new restaurants. Shoon is also trilingual! He speaks Bengali, Japanese and Hindi. Shoon started his career in the automotive industry while he was attending University of Toronto. Having changed his major several times to find his true passion, he zeroed in on the automotive industry after he took a semester off to travel and ‘find his drive’. With over three and a half years of experience with the Audi brand, Shoon is a tru...Read MoreRead Less

Chris Pfaff
Chris 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

Drew Hoffmann
Drew Hoffmann
General Manager

Drew grew up in Aurora, and was familiar with the Pfaff organization long before joining. He earned his university degree out west, and worked at Mercedes-Benz corporate and retail. He’s a lifelong car enthusiast, who loves the youthful feel of Audi vehicles, and believes that there’s nothing more important in the car-buying process than the test drive.Drew grew up in Aurora, and was familiar with the Pfaff organization long before joining. He earned his university degree out west, and worked at Mercedes-Benz corporate and retail. He’s a lifelong car enthusiast, who loves the youthful feel of Audi vehicles, and believes that there’s nothing more important in the car-buying process than the te...Read MoreRead Less

Sean Sahakian
Sean Sahakian
Assistant General Manager

Sean comes from an automotive family - his father has worked in the business his whole life, and he started washing cars when he was 14 years old. He has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry, and always viewed Pfaff as a leader in the performance and luxury space. Sean is a graduate of Georgian College’s automotive marketing program, and, having been born in Montreal, is fully bilingual. Sean lives in Toronto and enjoys water sports, skiing, and playing soccer - indeed, he has played in the Vaughan/Kleinburg soccer league sponsored by Pfaff for over 10 years!Sean comes from an automotive family - his father has worked in the business his whole life, and he started washing cars when he was 14 years old. He has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry, and always viewed Pfaff as a leader in the performance and luxury space. Sean is a graduate of Georgian College’s automotive marketing program, ...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  Belear
Chris Belear
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

It was the original TT that turned Chris Belear into an Audi fanatic. While he studied at Western University getting a political science degree, Chris always had a knack for selling; he dealt in electronics and ran a College Pro Painters franchise while completing his degree. Having moved to Toronto, it was when he sold some audio gear to Chris Pfaff that he was first introduced to the car business around the time that the TT was launched. Chris has been with Pfaff almost nine years now; he’s worked in all aspects of the business, including sales, leasing, and pre-owned, and across numerous locations. Off the clock, he’s a foodie that enjoys running, snowboarding, and travel.It was the original TT that turned Chris Belear into an Audi fanatic. While he studied at Western University getting a political science degree, Chris always had a knack for selling; he dealt in electronics and ran a College Pro Painters franchise while completing his degree. Having moved to Toronto, it was when he sold some audio gear to Chris Pfa...Read MoreRead Less

Barry Kwan
Barry Kwan
Fixed Operations 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 with Pfaff 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

Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt
Service Manager

Bio coming soon.

Barry Kwan
Barry Kwan
Fixed Operations 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 with Pfaff 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

Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt
Service Manager

Bio coming soon.

Kelly Clark
Kelly Clark
Assistant Service Manager

Kelly has always been car addict and fascinated with the technical side of them from a young age; he knew he was destined to work with cars and has never been in any other industry. He joined Pfaff in March 2013 as a service advisor and has never been happier. Kelly lives in Barrie and holds an Automotive Marketing - Business Administration Diploma from the Automotive Business School of Canada. His interests include mountain biking, motorcycles, water sports, and MotoGP racing. Kelly has always been car addict and fascinated with the technical side of them from a young age; he knew he was destined to work with cars and has never been in any other industry. He joined Pfaff in March 2013 as a service advisor and has never been happier. Kelly lives in Barrie and holds an Automotive Marketing - Business Administration Diplom...Read MoreRead Less

Shaun Hedrick
Shaun Hedrick
Service Consultant

Shaun bought his first car at the age of 14, and has been passionate about cars his whole life. His first job in the industry came in 1998, when he joined H.J. Pfaff Motors for a summer job, right out of high school; he’s been with the company for 17 years, working as lot porter, then working at the bodyshop, and then moving to Audi as a service advisor. He currently owns a modified Audi RS4. Shaun currently lives in Maple, and in his off hours, enjoys travelling , working out and riding his motorcycle.Shaun bought his first car at the age of 14, and has been passionate about cars his whole life. His first job in the industry came in 1998, when he joined H.J. Pfaff Motors for a summer job, right out of high school; he’s been with the company for 17 years, working as lot porter, then working at the bodyshop, and then moving to Audi as a service ...Read MoreRead Less

Joe Wong
Joe Wong
Service Consultant | Multilingual: Mandarin

Joe has worked in the automotive business since 1988 – and pursued it from the start since his main interest has always been cars. He joined Pfaff, attracted by its great reputation and strong management, in 2009, after a brief stint in the financial services industry and owning his own business. He holds a degree in mathematics from York University, loves to cook, and has a collection of 13 guitars. Joe lives in Thornhill and speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.Joe has worked in the automotive business since 1988 – and pursued it from the start since his main interest has always been cars. He joined Pfaff, attracted by its great reputation and strong management, in 2009, after a brief stint in the financial services industry and owning his own business. He holds a degree in mathematics from York Univers...Read MoreRead Less

Sharon  Cheng
Sharon Cheng
Service Consultant

Sharon’s first exposure to the automotive world was in 2014, when she worked as a part time sales receptionist, before she graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in biochemistry. Prior to the car business, she worked in a veterinary lab, before receiving a phone call out of the blue from a referral. She worked her way up from working in a business development centre to a Service Advisor. Outside of work, Sharon is a German car lover, dog lover, enjoys hiking, and more. She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, and lives in Pickering.Sharon’s first exposure to the automotive world was in 2014, when she worked as a part time sales receptionist, before she graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in biochemistry. Prior to the car business, she worked in a veterinary lab, before receiving a phone call out of the blue from a referral. She worked her way up from work...Read MoreRead Less

Michael Favaro
Michael Favaro
Service Advisor

Michael has always had an interest in cars and the automotive business; indeed, he worked part time as a dealer starting in grade 8! A friend that worked with Pfaff referred him the the company and further pursue his passion. Michael’s experience spans multiple brands, but Audi is one of his favourites. He enjoys playing hockey and golf, going to the racetrack with his own car, and travelling whenever he gets a chance. Michael lives in Woodbridge.Michael has always had an interest in cars and the automotive business; indeed, he worked part time as a dealer starting in grade 8! A friend that worked with Pfaff referred him the the company and further pursue his passion. Michael’s experience spans multiple brands, but Audi is one of his favourites. He enjoys playing hockey and golf, going to...Read MoreRead Less

Jennifer Morelli
Jennifer Morelli
Service Advisor

Jennifer has been a long-time fan of the Audi brand, and started her career in automotive in 2000 as a part-time receptionist at a BMW dealership when she was in high school; she has worked in a number of roles in automotive, including receptionist, service coordinator, and internal advisor, and previously worked with the Volkswagen brand before joining Pfaff Audi. She lives in Markham, and loves to travel, do yoga, and go shopping in her free time.Jennifer has been a long-time fan of the Audi brand, and started her career in automotive in 2000 as a part-time receptionist at a BMW dealership when she was in high school; she has worked in a number of roles in automotive, including receptionist, service coordinator, and internal advisor, and previously worked with the Volkswagen brand before jo...Read MoreRead Less

Joey Panza
Joey Panza
Service Consultant

Joseph is a long-time German car fan, having joined the Pfaff family in 2009 at its Porsche dealership after working at a lumber yard. He has a business and marketing diploma from Humber College, and lives in Woodbridge.

Spenser Brown
Spenser Brown
Service Consultant

Spenser started his automotive career out of high school in 2000 as a sales assistant and car washer, before moving on to other roles in the workshop, and then service advisor. He is an avid car enthusiast and collector, and has owned a handful of B4 Audi Allroads, and is working on acquiring a B7 Audi S4. Spenser loves to modify cars to improve their performance - he’s done a couple of builds himself - and loves to put them through their paces on the track. He speaks Cantonese and lives north of the GTA with his wife and family. Spenser started his automotive career out of high school in 2000 as a sales assistant and car washer, before moving on to other roles in the workshop, and then service advisor. He is an avid car enthusiast and collector, and has owned a handful of B4 Audi Allroads, and is working on acquiring a B7 Audi S4. Spenser loves to modify cars to improve th...Read MoreRead Less

Albian Pena
Albian Pena
Service Consultant

Maddy Winter
Maddy Winter
JR. Service Consultant

Maddy worked at a small auto repair shop through high school, helping in the shop and with customers, so you could say are arena her blood. She id her first co-op term at Pfaff Audi Vaughan in 2015 as a service concierge, and has been with the company ever since. A graduate of the Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College, she has a bachelor’s degree in automotive management. Maddy grew up around German vehicles - her grandparents are German - and outside of work, loves to travel, play hockey, and spend time with family and friends.Maddy worked at a small auto repair shop through high school, helping in the shop and with customers, so you could say are arena her blood. She id her first co-op term at Pfaff Audi Vaughan in 2015 as a service concierge, and has been with the company ever since. A graduate of the Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College, she has a ...Read MoreRead Less

Sophia Nixon
Sophia Nixon
Service Reception

Sophia joined the workforce straight out of high school, working in the food industry before joining Pfaff - and has truly enjoyed the ride. A fan of the Audi brand, she also enjoys singing, music, drawing, and spending time with her family.

Brittany Piasentin
Brittany Piasentin
Service Greeter

Brittany developed an interest in German cars from her father, who has worked in the automotive industry for over 15 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Ryerson University, and prior to joining the team at Pfaff in October 2017, worked in retail as a sales associate while in university. Brittany lives in King City and loves to work out, spend time with her friends and family and watch baseball and hockey. Brittany developed an interest in German cars from her father, who has worked in the automotive industry for over 15 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Ryerson University, and prior to joining the team at Pfaff in October 2017, worked in retail as a sales associate while in university. Brittany lives in King City and loves to wo...Read MoreRead Less

Marisa Lima
Marisa Lima
Service Reception

Marisa is a student at Guelph-Humber University studying psychology. Before joining the team at Pfaff Audi, she worked in retail as a sales associate, with a focus on the customer experience. Marisa has always loved the Audi brand over any other car brand; from the first time she saw an Audi R8, she was in love – and wanted to work with the brand ever since. She lives in Vaughan and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Marisa is a student at Guelph-Humber University studying psychology. Before joining the team at Pfaff Audi, she worked in retail as a sales associate, with a focus on the customer experience. Marisa has always loved the Audi brand over any other car brand; from the first time she saw an Audi R8, she was in love – and wanted to work with the brand...Read MoreRead Less

Barry Kwan
Barry Kwan
Fixed Operations 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 with Pfaff 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

Fiona Khan
Fiona Khan
Assistant Parts Manager

Fiona worked at Canadian Tire for over a decade, and has a diploma in marketing from Seneca College. The Markham native has worked at numerous car dealerships as a service advisor and parts manager, and joined Pfaff in 2018; her interest in motorsports, car shows, and track events led her to believe the company would be a good fit. Growing up, she spent a lot of time with her dad at repair shops and body shops, and outside of work, she spends a lot of time driving at the track and on road trips as well as time with her friends and family. Fiona worked at Canadian Tire for over a decade, and has a diploma in marketing from Seneca College. The Markham native has worked at numerous car dealerships as a service advisor and parts manager, and joined Pfaff in 2018; her interest in motorsports, car shows, and track events led her to believe the company would be a good fit. Growing up, she ...Read MoreRead Less

Orlando Canizalez
Orlando Canizalez
Parts Accessories & Boutique Specialist

Orlando had been chasing his lifelong dream of working with cars. For starters, he worked at a German automotive retailer managing the boutique and accessories store where his knowledge and passion grew greater. This finally led him to join the Pfaff Audi team where he feels he has acquired a wealth of new information in regards to automotive parts! Outside of work, he likes to do yardwork, hike, visit the beach and is an avid baseball fan. He speaks English and Spanish.Orlando had been chasing his lifelong dream of working with cars. For starters, he worked at a German automotive retailer managing the boutique and accessories store where his knowledge and passion grew greater. This finally led him to join the Pfaff Audi team where he feels he has acquired a wealth of new information in regards to automotive parts...Read MoreRead Less

Wayne Shay
Wayne Shay
Parts Consultant

Wayne joined Pfaff after 22 years of working in the military as a mechanic. He developed a love of vehicles early in his childhood and applied his passion throughout his career. Outside of work, Wayne enjoys going to the gym, home renovations, and auto repairs. He lives in Barrie.

Shawn Webster
Shawn Webster
Parts Consultant

Shawn worked in the packing and machinery industry before going Pfaff in 2008. He’s been interested in cars since he was a kid. When not at work, Shawn enjoys going to the cottage, walking his dogs, and being outside as much as he can. He lives in Stouffville.

Paul Sweet
Paul Sweet
Parts Consultant

Paul first joined Pfaff as a service porter at its Newmarket Audi store, and remained close with the team after leaving; he returned to the company when the opportunity presented itself, after a stint working at a performance shop. Prior to working in the car business he was a chef, working at large chain restaurants and fine dining establishments for six years. Paul has always had an interest in cars, and a particular interest in Audis; his two favourites are the RS2 Avant and the new TT. When not working, Paul works on his cars, or can be found at the race circuit; he also plays basketball and races go-karts. Paul first joined Pfaff as a service porter at its Newmarket Audi store, and remained close with the team after leaving; he returned to the company when the opportunity presented itself, after a stint working at a performance shop. Prior to working in the car business he was a chef, working at large chain restaurants and fine dining establishments ...Read MoreRead Less

Matthew Laidlow
Matthew Laidlow
Parts Consultant

Matthew studied paralegal communications at Everest College and worked as a painter for new downtown condominiums before entering the car business. He started his career as a parts driver before working his way up to parts consultant, after a friend, who worked for Pfaff as a service advisor, informed him of an opening that aligned with his passions. Outside of work, Matthew is a musician, plays soccer, and enjoys movies. He lives in Woodbridge.Matthew studied paralegal communications at Everest College and worked as a painter for new downtown condominiums before entering the car business. He started his career as a parts driver before working his way up to parts consultant, after a friend, who worked for Pfaff as a service advisor, informed him of an opening that aligned with his passion...Read MoreRead Less

Marco Furgiuele
Marco Furgiuele
Parts Manager

Sal Beninato
Sal Beninato
Customer Relations Manager, Sales

Sal has been a car enthusiast since he was a kid; he had subscriptions to all the major car magazines fro the time he was 12. He studied business management at Seneca College, and worked in the accounts receivable management industry for 17 years; during that time, Sal became familiar with the Pfaff name, and was excited to join the team in 2018. He is married with two children, and loves to spend time with his family, cheer on Toronto’s sports teams, and play golf. Sal speaks Italian and lives in Markham.Sal has been a car enthusiast since he was a kid; he had subscriptions to all the major car magazines fro the time he was 12. He studied business management at Seneca College, and worked in the accounts receivable management industry for 17 years; during that time, Sal became familiar with the Pfaff name, and was excited to join the team in 2018. H...Read MoreRead Less

Theresa Do
Theresa Do
Customer Relations Specialist

Theresa attended Seneca College for her BScN, and has a financial background; she got into the automotive industry after deciding she needed a change from working as a debt management consultant. A resident of Innisfil, she speaks Vietnamese, and loves to shop, play tennis, go to movies, and go out with friends.

Benny Huynh
Benny Huynh
Customer Relations Specialist

Benny studied kinesiology and health sciences at York University, but has been a car fanatic since he was young; he worked in telecommunications before joining Pfaff in 2018. He enjoys reading, hiking, playing games, and currently plays for Team Canada in Ultimate Frisbee. Benny resides in North York and speaks fluent Cantonese.

Elana Dimovska
Elana Dimovska
Customer Relations Specialist

Elena studied accounting at Centennial College and York University, and worked as a manager at a debt consultation company before joining Pfaff. While this is her first job in the automotive industry, she has had an interest in cars since she was a child. Outside of work, she enjoys staying fit and spending time with her son. Elena lives in Vaughan and speaks Macedonian.Elena studied accounting at Centennial College and York University, and worked as a manager at a debt consultation company before joining Pfaff. While this is her first job in the automotive industry, she has had an interest in cars since she was a child. Outside of work, she enjoys staying fit and spending time with her son. Elena lives in Vaughan...Read MoreRead Less

Bernadett Kallai
Bernadett Kallai
Customer Relations Specialist

Danny Nguyen
Danny Nguyen
Customer Relations Specialist

Gloria Sicuro
Gloria Sicuro
Customer Relations Specialist