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

Drew Hoffmann
Drew Hoffmann
General Manager of Pfaff Audi & H.J. Pfaff Audi

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

Tyler Gariepy
Tyler Gariepy
Sales Manager

Like many in the Pfaff organization, Tyler started his career from the ground up, as a lot porter at Pfaff Porsche. He studied business administration and automotive marketing at Georgian College and worked in parts and service at Pfaff Porsche and sales at H.J. Pfaff Volkswagen. A car fanatic since as long as he can remember, he has owned and modified several Audis. When not at work, he stays active by playing hockey. Like many in the Pfaff organization, Tyler started his career from the ground up, as a lot porter at Pfaff Porsche. He studied business administration and automotive marketing at Georgian College and worked in parts and service at Pfaff Porsche and sales at H.J. Pfaff Volkswagen. A car fanatic since as long as he can remember, he has owned and modi...Read MoreRead Less

Ian Fernandes
Ian Fernandes
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

Ian began his career in the automotive industry in 2006. Most of that time having been spent with Toyota and Lexus, in a variety of different roles which has given him valuable insight along the way. He joined H.J. Pfaff Audi team in October of 2018 as our Pre-Owned Manager. An avid car enthusiast, Ian enjoys driving which is a perfect fit for the Audi brand. Ian prides himself in delivering the best customer experience.Ian began his career in the automotive industry in 2006. Most of that time having been spent with Toyota and Lexus, in a variety of different roles which has given him valuable insight along the way. He joined H.J. Pfaff Audi team in October of 2018 as our Pre-Owned Manager. An avid car enthusiast, Ian enjoys driving which is a perfect fit for...Read MoreRead Less

Shannon Douglas
Shannon Douglas
Assistant Sales Manager

Shannon’s automotive journey began in 2011 when she enrolled at the Automotive Business School of Canada. Co-op terms through her time at school were her first experience with Pfaff, where she worked with pre-owned inventory at Pfaff Audi Vaughan. She’s also worked on the manufacturer side of the business, in field operations and parts and service marketing. Audi has been Shannon’s car of choice since day one, and she feels privileged to represent the brand today. When not at work, Shannon enjoys spending time with friends and family at the cottage in the summer months, skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and running in her free time.Shannon’s automotive journey began in 2011 when she enrolled at the Automotive Business School of Canada. Co-op terms through her time at school were her first experience with Pfaff, where she worked with pre-owned inventory at Pfaff Audi Vaughan. She’s also worked on the manufacturer side of the business, in field operations and parts and serv...Read MoreRead Less

Leo Tantalo
Leo Tantalo
Fixed Operations Manager

Leo has worked in the automotive business since 1989, starting work at a General Motors dealership as a lot attendant. He worked through various roles at that dealership including parts delivery driver, counterman, shipping and receiving, detailer, and service advisor, while he worked his way through college. He’s also worked at other dealerships as a service consultant, assistant service manager, and service manager. He joined Pfaff in 2009, and has worked as service manager at H.J. Pfaff Audi since. Leo also has experience working as an electrician, and studied electrical engineering technology at George Brown College. Outside of work, he enjoys playing hockey, soccer, and golf – and loves to fish. Leo lives in Aurora and also speaks Italian. Leo has worked in the automotive business since 1989, starting work at a General Motors dealership as a lot attendant. He worked through various roles at that dealership including parts delivery driver, counterman, shipping and receiving, detailer, and service advisor, while he worked his way through college. He’s also worked at other dealerships...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 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

Laura Katergos
Laura Katergos
Reception

Laura studied visual merchandising arts at Sheridan College, learning about art and everything visual - focusing on photography, fashion, marketing, and graphic design. She has worked in retail for both fast fashion and luxury stores, with a strong focus on customer service in various supervisor and management positions. Laura joined the Pfaff team in the spring of 2018, and in her spare time, enjoys spending time with her loved ones, and anything to do with dogs. She lives in Aurora. Laura studied visual merchandising arts at Sheridan College, learning about art and everything visual - focusing on photography, fashion, marketing, and graphic design. She has worked in retail for both fast fashion and luxury stores, with a strong focus on customer service in various supervisor and management positions. Laura joined the Pfaff team...Read MoreRead Less

Alessandra  Quintieri
Alessandra Quintieri
Sales Coordinator

Alessandra graduated from Fanshawe College for Fashion Merchandising, and worked within that industry as both Management and Freelance Merchandiser. She then returned to school to study Hairstyling at Georgian College and worked as a stylist in that field post graduation. New to the automotive industry, Alessandra started with Pfaff Automotive in the summer of 2018. She most enjoys spending time with her family and travelling. Alessandra graduated from Fanshawe College for Fashion Merchandising, and worked within that industry as both Management and Freelance Merchandiser. She then returned to school to study Hairstyling at Georgian College and worked as a stylist in that field post graduation. New to the automotive industry, Alessandra started with Pfaff Automotive ...Read MoreRead Less

Jerome Flanagan
Jerome Flanagan
Fleet Manager

Fleet manager for the entire Pfaff group, Jerome has worked with Pfaff for four years. While he’s been a car enthusiast his entire life – his first car was a 1967 Dodge Dart whose radio only had one working speaker – he happened into the business by accident, when his wife (then girlfriend) noticed there was a job opening at the dealership across the street from her workplace. He has since worked at three dealership groups, several fleet management companies in Canada and the U.S., and the Toronto Automobile Dealers Association.Fleet manager for the entire Pfaff group, Jerome has worked with Pfaff for four years. While he’s been a car enthusiast his entire life – his first car was a 1967 Dodge Dart whose radio only had one working speaker – he happened into the business by accident, when his wife (then girlfriend) noticed there was a job opening at the dealership ac...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

Katie Bursey
Katie Bursey
Financial Services Manager

Katie started in the car business in 2002 after studying early childhood education at Niagara College and spending six months working on a cruise ship. She spent several years commuting between her home in Holland Landing and downtown Toronto, where she worked with the Mini and BMW brands. A mother of a young son, Katie’s move to Newmarket has meant she has more quality time to spend with her family. Katie started in the car business in 2002 after studying early childhood education at Niagara College and spending six months working on a cruise ship. She spent several years commuting between her home in Holland Landing and downtown Toronto, where she worked with the Mini and BMW brands. A mother of a young son, Katie’s move to Newmarket has me...Read MoreRead Less

Jacquie Emerson
Jacquie Emerson
Financial Services Manager

Jacquie started her career with Pfaff by answering a local newspaper ad. A Newmarket native who was working as a graphic designer at the community newspaper at the time, she was always impressed with the company’s reputation in the community. Her first job was as a part-time receptionist, and moved into the sales department six months later. A graduate of Seneca College, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children at their family cottage; she also loves watching movies, reading and traveling. Jacquie started her career with Pfaff by answering a local newspaper ad. A Newmarket native who was working as a graphic designer at the community newspaper at the time, she was always impressed with the company’s reputation in the community. Her first job was as a part-time receptionist, and moved into the sales department six months later. A gr...Read MoreRead Less

Iris  McCormack
Iris McCormack
Financial Services Manager

Iris holds an MSc in microbiology and genetics from the University of Hamburg and an MBA in marketing and strategic management from the Schulich School of Business. She worked in healthcare, the public sector, and in the pharmaceutical industry before joining Pfaff. Iris grew up in Hamburg and Munich driving German luxury brands, and outside of work, she loves to play golf, and spend time with her children, who play hockey and ride horses.Iris holds an MSc in microbiology and genetics from the University of Hamburg and an MBA in marketing and strategic management from the Schulich School of Business. She worked in healthcare, the public sector, and in the pharmaceutical industry before joining Pfaff. Iris grew up in Hamburg and Munich driving German luxury brands, and outside of wor...Read MoreRead Less

Shehan Wicks
Shehan Wicks
Audi Sport Expert

A level 3 certified Audi Sport Expert, Shehan Wicks has been in the automotive business for over 18 years. He is passionate about everything Audi and has been ranked #1 in Audi Canada’s needs analysis competition, beating over 400 advisors from across the country. He specializes in the S, RS and R models in the Audi lineup, but can help you with all Audi models, new and used. Prior to his automotive career Shehan was an acclaimed Canadian jewellery designer for 25 years. He toured Canada, US and England and had a very successful diamond jewellery show on the Shopping Channels.A level 3 certified Audi Sport Expert, Shehan Wicks has been in the automotive business for over 18 years. He is passionate about everything Audi and has been ranked #1 in Audi Canada’s needs analysis competition, beating over 400 advisors from across the country. He specializes in the S, RS and R models in the Audi lineup, but can help you with ...Read MoreRead Less

Michael Tsiang
Michael Tsiang
Audi Brand Specialist

Michael’s path to selling Audis isn’t a conventional one. Growing up in New York City, he majored in finance for his undergraduate degree and also obtained a master’s degree in travel management. He travelled extensively in Asia to pick up languages – Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese – and was a real estate agent before entering the automotive field. He’s a lifelong car enthusiast, having owned a different car almost every year since 1989. Michael’s path to selling Audis isn’t a conventional one. Growing up in New York City, he majored in finance for his undergraduate degree and also obtained a master’s degree in travel management. He travelled extensively in Asia to pick up languages – Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese – and was a real estate agent before entering the automoti...Read MoreRead Less

Glenn Wallace
Glenn Wallace
Audi Brand Specialist

Glenn lives in Newmarket and has always loved cars. He worked as a sales manager for an import company before his wife encouraged him to follow his passion in 2012. He worked with the Mercedes-Benz brand before joining the team at H.J. Pfaff Audi in January 2017. Glenn studied psychology at York University, and loves to golf, scuba dive, and spend time with his family at the cottage. He also enjoys writing screenplays.Glenn lives in Newmarket and has always loved cars. He worked as a sales manager for an import company before his wife encouraged him to follow his passion in 2012. He worked with the Mercedes-Benz brand before joining the team at H.J. Pfaff Audi in January 2017. Glenn studied psychology at York University, and loves to golf, scuba dive, and spend ...Read MoreRead Less

Robert D'elia
Robert D'elia
Audi Brand Specialist

Rob studied sports management at Humber College, graduating with an advanced diploma. He worked at a resort in Muskoka assisting with the pro shop and daily sports activities with guests; he got into the automotive industry in 2016, and joined Pfaff in 2018. He’s been an Audi fan since getting behind the wheel for the first time. Outside work he enjoys anything sports-related, mostly playing hockey and golf. Rob is also a huge Leafs fan, and has lived in Newmarket his entire life.Rob studied sports management at Humber College, graduating with an advanced diploma. He worked at a resort in Muskoka assisting with the pro shop and daily sports activities with guests; he got into the automotive industry in 2016, and joined Pfaff in 2018. He’s been an Audi fan since getting behind the wheel for the first time. Outside work he ...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  Ferraro
Chris Ferraro
Audi Brand Specialist

Chris bought a car at Pfaff Audi, and had such a great experience that he asked about joining the company. The Maple, Ontario native worked as a sales assistant at Pfaff Porsche before joining the Volkswagen team in 2015 as a sales consultant. Fast forward to April 2018 when Chris made the move to the H.J. Pfaff Audi team as an Audi Brand Specialist. He loves working as part of a strong team, and is a fan of the great product he sells. A lifelong automotive enthusiast, he lists the auto tech course he took at Stephen Lewis high school in Thornhill among his favourites.Chris bought a car at Pfaff Audi, and had such a great experience that he asked about joining the company. The Maple, Ontario native worked as a sales assistant at Pfaff Porsche before joining the Volkswagen team in 2015 as a sales consultant. Fast forward to April 2018 when Chris made the move to the H.J. Pfaff Audi team as an Audi Brand Speciali...Read MoreRead Less

Nikki  Miao
Nikki Miao
Audi Brand Specialist

Nikki has always been excited about cars and even more excited about performance cars. While attending high school he would frequent car shows and events to see the latest in automotive design and technology. A love of traveling drove him to study in the field of Hospitality and Hotel Management, where he worked post grad. But his long time passion for cars was still calling, and it became apparent to him that Pfaff was the clear choice. A resident of Markham, Nikki enjoys golfing, the gym, and the NFL. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English. WeChat ID: Miaomiaonikki Nikki has always been excited about cars and even more excited about performance cars. While attending high school he would frequent car shows and events to see the latest in automotive design and technology. A love of traveling drove him to study in the field of Hospitality and Hotel Management, where he worked post grad. But his long time passi...Read MoreRead Less

Leo Xue
Leo Xue
Audi Brand Specialist

Leo comes from an Audi family that owned an A6 in the late nineties while still living in China. Since then, he’s been an enthusiast of the brand, even after experiencing other products since getting his license in 2007. He worked in the car business in China before moving to Canada, where he decided to work in the business again - first with various domestic brands and more recently at Pfaff. Leo speaks fluent Cantonese & Mandarin. WeChat ID: xueleo123Leo comes from an Audi family that owned an A6 in the late nineties while still living in China. Since then, he’s been an enthusiast of the brand, even after experiencing other products since getting his license in 2007. He worked in the car business in China before moving to Canada, where he decided to work in the business again - first with va...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

Leo Tantalo
Leo Tantalo
Fixed Operations Manager

Leo has worked in the automotive business since 1989, starting work at a General Motors dealership as a lot attendant. He worked through various roles at that dealership including parts delivery driver, counterman, shipping and receiving, detailer, and service advisor, while he worked his way through college. He’s also worked at other dealerships as a service consultant, assistant service manager, and service manager. He joined Pfaff in 2009, and has worked as service manager at H.J. Pfaff Audi since. Leo also has experience working as an electrician, and studied electrical engineering technology at George Brown College. Outside of work, he enjoys playing hockey, soccer, and golf – and loves to fish. Leo lives in Aurora and also speaks Italian. Leo has worked in the automotive business since 1989, starting work at a General Motors dealership as a lot attendant. He worked through various roles at that dealership including parts delivery driver, counterman, shipping and receiving, detailer, and service advisor, while he worked his way through college. He’s also worked at other dealerships...Read MoreRead Less

Rick Coelho
Rick Coelho
Assistant Service Manager

Rick’s first job in the automotive business was at a General Motors dealership in 1999; he worked his way up to becoming an apprentice at a private service and repair facility, before joining Pfaff in 2013. He studied environmental systems, including aquatic/terrestrial ecosystems and arboriculture, at Seneca College, and has worked for a forestry company as an arborist in addition to working at a number of car and motorcycle dealerships. Off work, Rick can be found playing is a percussionist for a rock/pop cover band, riding his motorcycle, playing soccer and beach volleyball, and spending time with family and friends. He lives in Bradford.Rick’s first job in the automotive business was at a General Motors dealership in 1999; he worked his way up to becoming an apprentice at a private service and repair facility, before joining Pfaff in 2013. He studied environmental systems, including aquatic/terrestrial ecosystems and arboriculture, at Seneca College, and has worked for a forestr...Read MoreRead Less

Narith Uy
Narith Uy
Audi Sport Service Expert

During high school, Narith worked as a co-op student at a Mercedes-Benz dealership, and has worked with the BMW brand as a car porter/wash person, working his way up through being an apprentice; he gained two years of shop experience, and decided to become a service advisor. He has worked at Pfaff Audi since September 2014. The Audi brand has always held a particular fascination for Narith thanks to its rally heritage; in his time outside of work, he enjoys riding his motorcycle and tinkering with his car. Narith lives in Newmarket and speaks Khmer.During high school, Narith worked as a co-op student at a Mercedes-Benz dealership, and has worked with the BMW brand as a car porter/wash person, working his way up through being an apprentice; he gained two years of shop experience, and decided to become a service advisor. He has worked at Pfaff Audi since September 2014. The Audi brand has alway...Read MoreRead Less

Chantelle Haines
Chantelle Haines
Service Consultant

Chantelle always had a love for Audi, and one of her regular customers at her previous jobs was a master technician at Pfaff; he suggested she apply. She joined the team in August 2012 – her first role in automotive, a field she never considered when working in retail, customer service, golf, bartending, and event catering. Chantelle studied at Durham College and Fleming College, and lives in Newmarket. She enjoys playing indoor soccer, softball, and the outdoors.Chantelle always had a love for Audi, and one of her regular customers at her previous jobs was a master technician at Pfaff; he suggested she apply. She joined the team in August 2012 – her first role in automotive, a field she never considered when working in retail, customer service, golf, bartending, and event catering. Chantelle studied at D...Read MoreRead Less

Jeoffrey Pan
Jeoffrey Pan
Service Consultant

Jeoffrey has loved cars since childhood, and began working on cars while he was a teenager; he studied as an automotive power technician at Centennial College, graduating in 2014. He has worked at a banquet hall, and enjoys sports like basketball outside of work. Jeoffrey lives in North York, and speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

Albion Pena
Albion Pena
Service Advisor

Albion studied automotive at Centennial College, and has been working in the automotive industry since joining the workforce at age 16. He’s worked as a detailer, apprentice, service advisor, warranty administrator, tower operator, internal advisor and service manager. Outside of work, Albion is passionate about fitness and basketball. He speaks Filipino and lives on the Scarborough/Pickering border.Albion studied automotive at Centennial College, and has been working in the automotive industry since joining the workforce at age 16. He’s worked as a detailer, apprentice, service advisor, warranty administrator, tower operator, internal advisor and service manager. Outside of work, Albion is passionate about fitness and basketball. He speaks ...Read MoreRead Less

David Psotka
David Psotka
Service Consultant

David began his automotive career at Canadian Tire in 1999 as a service consultant before joining Pfaff in 2019; he also worked as a tire and lube technician. He has prior experience with the Audi brand as a consultant, and also was a franchise owner. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, family and two dogs – going up to the family cottage or going on antique treasure hunts. He also enjoys driving and customizing his own Audi. He lives with his wife and two dogs in Newmarket, where they are expecting their first child.David began his automotive career at Canadian Tire in 1999 as a service consultant before joining Pfaff in 2019; he also worked as a tire and lube technician. He has prior experience with the Audi brand as a consultant, and also was a franchise owner. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, family and two dogs – going up ...Read MoreRead Less

Antonia Burke
Antonia Burke
Internal Service Advisor

After many years as a stay at home mom, Antonia joined the team at H.J. Pfaff Audi as service receptionist in 2017. She worked as a travel agent before leaving work to take care of her young family full-time. Antonia studied travel and tourism at Seneca College, and lives in Newmarket. She speaks Italian, and enjoys playing hockey and supporting her children with their hobbies in dance and soccer.After many years as a stay at home mom, Antonia joined the team at H.J. Pfaff Audi as service receptionist in 2017. She worked as a travel agent before leaving work to take care of her young family full-time. Antonia studied travel and tourism at Seneca College, and lives in Newmarket. She speaks Italian, and enjoys playing hockey and supporting he...Read MoreRead Less

Leo Tantalo
Leo Tantalo
Fixed Operations Manager

Leo has worked in the automotive business since 1989, starting work at a General Motors dealership as a lot attendant. He worked through various roles at that dealership including parts delivery driver, counterman, shipping and receiving, detailer, and service advisor, while he worked his way through college. He’s also worked at other dealerships as a service consultant, assistant service manager, and service manager. He joined Pfaff in 2009, and has worked as service manager at H.J. Pfaff Audi since. Leo also has experience working as an electrician, and studied electrical engineering technology at George Brown College. Outside of work, he enjoys playing hockey, soccer, and golf – and loves to fish. Leo lives in Aurora and also speaks Italian. Leo has worked in the automotive business since 1989, starting work at a General Motors dealership as a lot attendant. He worked through various roles at that dealership including parts delivery driver, counterman, shipping and receiving, detailer, and service advisor, while he worked his way through college. He’s also worked at other dealerships...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 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

Nicholas Haeny
Nicholas Haeny
Assistant Parts Manager

Nick hails from Switzerland. He apprenticed at an Audi dealership in Zurich, and worked there for 10 years before moving to Canada and joining H.J. Pfaff Audi in 2014. He’s always been a huge Audi fan, whose favourite model is the original, short-wheelbase Sport Quattro, and also loves classic cars and camping. Nick lives in Barrie, and speaks German and Swiss German.Nick hails from Switzerland. He apprenticed at an Audi dealership in Zurich, and worked there for 10 years before moving to Canada and joining H.J. Pfaff Audi in 2014. He’s always been a huge Audi fan, whose favourite model is the original, short-wheelbase Sport Quattro, and also loves classic cars and camping. Nick lives in Barrie, and speaks Ge...Read MoreRead Less

Justin Chalmers
Justin Chalmers
Parts Consultant

It was the Fast and Furious movie franchise that attracted Justin to the world of cars – leading him to attend local car meets and join the community. His first job in the automotive business, after a number of retail jobs, was as a parts advisor and driver in 2015, and he joined the Pfaff organization in 2017. He enjoys spending his time outside of work with friends and family, working on his car, and traveling. Justin lives in Aurora.It was the Fast and Furious movie franchise that attracted Justin to the world of cars – leading him to attend local car meets and join the community. His first job in the automotive business, after a number of retail jobs, was as a parts advisor and driver in 2015, and he joined the Pfaff organization in 2017. He enjoys spending his time outside...Read MoreRead Less

Tomas Varoneckas
Tomas Varoneckas
Parts Consultant

Tomas, born in Lithuania has had a love of cars from as far back as he can recall…siting classics and German cars at the top of the list. Having held various positions in the automotive segment since he was 17, and completing both the Automotive Business and Human Resources programs at Georgian College he joined the H.J. Pfaff Audi team very well rounded. Outside of work Tomas loves to work on his cars, attend cars shows and spend time with friends and family. Tomas speaks fluent Lithuanian. Tomas, born in Lithuania has had a love of cars from as far back as he can recall…siting classics and German cars at the top of the list. Having held various positions in the automotive segment since he was 17, and completing both the Automotive Business and Human Resources programs at Georgian College he joined the H.J. Pfaff Audi team very wel...Read MoreRead Less

Jason Tam
Jason Tam
Parts Consultant

Jason, an avid car enthusiast with 5 years experience in the automotive field hails from Edmonton and Joined the H.J. Pfaff Audi Team in August of 2018. When he is not working, Jason is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, hitting the gym and being outdoors. He most enjoys spending time with friends and family in the Markham area. Jason speaks fluent Cantonese. Jason, an avid car enthusiast with 5 years experience in the automotive field hails from Edmonton and Joined the H.J. Pfaff Audi Team in August of 2018. When he is not working, Jason is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, hitting the gym and being outdoors. He most enjoys spending time with friends and family in the Markham area. Jason...Read MoreRead Less

Aziz Yarzadah
Aziz Yarzadah
Parts Consultant

When Aziz was young, he dreamed of working in the automotive industry – he has always had a passion for cars. Aziz studied business at Seneca College, and worked with the Volkswagen brand in downtown Toronto before joining the Pfaff team in 2019. Outside of work, Aziz lives in Bradford, and enjoys reading, and watching basketball, hockey, and cricket. He reads Arabic, and speaks English, Farsi, and Hindi.When Aziz was young, he dreamed of working in the automotive industry – he has always had a passion for cars. Aziz studied business at Seneca College, and worked with the Volkswagen brand in downtown Toronto before joining the Pfaff team in 2019. Outside of work, Aziz lives in Bradford, and enjoys reading, and watching basketball, hockey, and cri...Read MoreRead Less

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

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  Dimovsk
Elana Dimovsk
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  Kalla
Bernadett Kalla
Customer Relations Specialist

Bernadett joined the Pfaff Audi team after her amazing friend Elena referred her. Prior to entering the automotive industry, she did home and auto insurance with State Farm and a little bit of bartending. She moved to Canada 13 years ago from Hungary where she completed her studies. She started developing an interest for cars when her father purchased a Wartburg 353 at the early 90's. She always thought that she would be a race car driver one day as she loved watching Formula 1 as a young girl. Unfortunately she was never able to full fill this dream, but is very happy that she is able to work around vehicles every single day. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga and walking her dog at the park. She lives in Toronto and speaks English and Hungarian.Bernadett joined the Pfaff Audi team after her amazing friend Elena referred her. Prior to entering the automotive industry, she did home and auto insurance with State Farm and a little bit of bartending. She moved to Canada 13 years ago from Hungary where she completed her studies. She started developing an interest for cars when her father purcha...Read MoreRead Less

Danny Nguyen
Danny Nguyen
Customer Relations Specialist

Danny made his entrance into the automotive industry because the technology in modern vehicles intrigued him as he has a background in electronics. Prior to the automotive industry, he was worked in sales and customer service for a number of different companies. He had briefly studied Electronics Technology at Humber College and Audio Engineering at Recording Arts Canada. Audi vehicles have interested him since he was a young adolescent and he has always wanted to have a Q7. Outside of work, Danny likes to play instruments like the piano, guitar, and ukulele. His hobbies also include a bit of gaming and messing around with technology. He lives in Toronto and speaks English and Vietnamese.Danny made his entrance into the automotive industry because the technology in modern vehicles intrigued him as he has a background in electronics. Prior to the automotive industry, he was worked in sales and customer service for a number of different companies. He had briefly studied Electronics Technology at Humber College and Audio Engineering a...Read MoreRead Less

Gloria  Sicuro
Gloria Sicuro
Customer Relations Specialist

Gloria worked in the insurance industry as an auto insurance specialist. Before joining the Pfaff Audi team, she attended Mohawk College for Marketing and Business. Her interest in automotive is deep rooted in her family history. Her father and brother are hobbyist mechanics and she even grew up helping her dad fix their old 1979 Camaro- how cool is that? Her grandfather also owned a auto repair shop and collected vintage and classic cars. She says her first love was a 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe. Her current love is the 2019 Audi S7 Sportback. Outside of work, she enjoys attending classic car shows and exotic car shows, yoga and watching sci-fi movies and shows. She lives in NewmarketGloria worked in the insurance industry as an auto insurance specialist. Before joining the Pfaff Audi team, she attended Mohawk College for Marketing and Business. Her interest in automotive is deep rooted in her family history. Her father and brother are hobbyist mechanics and she even grew up helping her dad fix their old 1979 Camaro- how cool i...Read MoreRead Less