Meet Our Team


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Management

John Pletscher
General Manager
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Matt Rowland
General Sales Manager
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Jeff Morgan
Sales Manager
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Internet Sales

Damian Rhule Jr
Internet Sales Director
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-Graduated Sunlake High School
-I am bilingual in English and sign language
-My dream car is a Porsche 911
-Born in Michigan
-Joined the Maus Family in 2019
-When I am not at work I enjoy playing with my dog and hanging out with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that everyone works to make customers happy

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Wes Joseph
Internet Sales Director
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-Graduated Edgewater High School Orlando, Florida
-Attended Florida A&M University
-I am bilingual in English and Parcel Tongue
-My favorite teams are the Orlando Magic, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Ravenclaw Quiddech
-My dream car is a Delorean DMC-12
-Born in Orlando, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2012
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with friends and family and going to theme parks
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the Company Culture

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LeRoi "Bo" Bonelli
Internet Sales Manager
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-Graduated Miami Carol Sr. High School
-Member of the US Air Force
-My favorite teams are the Miami Hurricanes, Miami Heat and Miami Dolphins
-Born in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy Grilling out and smoking cigars
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family atmosphere 

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Chris Zapatka
Internet Sales Manager
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Christopher Kopp
Internet Sales Manager
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Gavin King
Internet Sales Manager
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-Graduated Crystal River High School
-Attended University of South Florida
-My favorite teams are the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, and 76ers
-My dream car is a R34 GT-R
-Born in Philadelphia 
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time on the water at the beach, jet skiing, boating, etc 
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is that everyone is willing to help each other and help our customers with the best experience possible

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Daniel Ramize
Internet Sales Manager
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Sales

Damian Rhule Sr
Assistant Sales Manager
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-Graduated Bay City Central High School
-Attended Delta College
-My favorite team is the Michigan State Spartans
-My dream car is a Dodge Viper
-Born in Michigan
-Joined the Maus Family in 2018
-When I am not at work I enjoy playing Golf 
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the Family atmmosphere

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Justin Skelton
Sales Professional
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-Graduated St Cloud High School
-Graduated from the University of South Florida
-My favorite teams are all the Tampa Bay Teams
-My dream car is my lifted Nissan Titan PRO4X
-Born in Meridian, Mississippi
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy looking for the next best fishing spot and spending time with my family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is when customers walk into the dealership and tell me we have a different feel than any other dealership. They can tell right away we are a dealership that cares

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Emil Castillo
Sales Professional
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-Graduated Chamberlain High School
-Attended Hillsborough CC
-My favorite sport is basketball
-Born in Santo Domingo
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021
-When I am not at work I enjoy not working
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the work environment

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Marcus Hooks
Sales Professional
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-Graduated NorthSide Christian High School
-Attended East Central CC
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Bucs, Lightning and Rays
-Born in St Pete, Fl
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy helping others and passionate about good food
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the energy that each department gives you. Everyone is nice and welcoming no matter who you are. 

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Jack Selfslaghs
Sales Professional
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-Graduated Steinbrenner High School
-My favorite team is the Green Bay Packers
-Born in Lutz, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy fishing, cooking and going to the beach
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is that everyone here is part of one big family and self growth is always first here. 

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Zachary Kennedy
Sales Professional
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-Graduated Freedom High School
-Attended Hillsborough CC
-My favorite team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
-Born in Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021
-When I am not at work I enjoy being outside and hanging out with my girlfriend
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group it is a great company and has a family feel

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Ricky Santana
Sales
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-Graduated High School
-Attended University of Miami
-I am bilingual in English and Spanish
-My favorite teams are NY Yankees, NY Islanders, NY Knicks, and Minnesota Vikings
-My dream car is a C8 Corvette
-Born in New York City, New York
-Joined the Maus Family in 2003
-When I am not at work I enjoy wrestling, golf, working out, and family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is their Christian Values, Integrity, and providing a family atmosphere 

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Jean LaBossiere
Sales Professional
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-Graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School and attended UCF and I have a Masters from University of Tampa
-Born in Gainseville, Florida
-My favorite sports team is the Florida Gators
-Entered the car business in 2022
-When I am not at work I enjoy training at the gym, eating healthy and waking up early with a positive mindset!

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Juan Gutierrez
Sales Professional
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-Graduated from Gulf High School
-My favorite teams are the Columbian Soccer and Tampa Bay Bucs  
-Born in Medellin, Columbia
-Entered the car business in 2022
-When I am not at work I enjoy working out at the gym and computer coding
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the the hyped up atmosphere and the ability to make a good living

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Finance

Torrai Vega
Finance Manager
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-Graduated Winter Springs High School
-Attended University of Central Florida
-My favorite teams are the New York Jets
-My dream car is my Ferrari F360 Spyder
-Born in New York
-Joined the Maus Family in 2012
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my fiancé and daughter Luella
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family feel

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Kevin Leon
Finance Manager
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Daisy Bice
Finance Assistant
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Service

Brandon Cruz
Service Director
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Lance Johnson
Assistant Service Manager
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Tony Martin
Service Advisor
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-Graduated West Jefferson High School
-I am bilingual in English and Cajun
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Lightning
-My dream car is a 1955 Chevy Bel Air
-Born in Arkansas
-Entered the car business in 1981 
-When I am not at work I enjoy fishing and spending time with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the great ownership and best co-workers I have ever worked with

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Caleb Koulionos
Service Advisor
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-Graduated Tarpon Springs High School
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Lightning, Buccaneers, and Rays
-My dream car is a Porsche 911 Turbo
-Born in Tarpon Springs, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021
-When I am not at work I enjoy watching and playing golf
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that it feels like a large family

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Leo Rizo
Service Advisor
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-Graduated Hillsborough High School
-Attended Everest University
-I am bilingual in English and Spanish 
-My favorite team is the Miami Heat
-My dream car is a Porsche 911
-Born in Havana, Cuba
-Joined the Maus Family in 2018 
-When I am not at work I enjoy fishing
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is they take care of their employees and customers

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Kristian Torres
Service Advisor
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Parts

Eddie Hill
Parts Manager
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Chris Frank
Parts
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Brendan Kenny
Parts
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Alex Thomas
Parts
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Tad Bowling
Parts
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Leadership

Sam Rowland
Parts Director
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Brandon Malatino
Corperate Service Director


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Brad Meredith
CFO
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Devin Stotts
Corperate Internet Director
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Jordan Pletscher
Assistant Controller
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Dealer Relations

Jasmine Chancey
Owner Loyalty Manager
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-Graduated Sunlake High School
-Attended PHSC and the University of South Florida
-I am bilingual in English and a little South Korean
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Lightning  and Slytherin Quidditch
-My dream car is a Telsa Model X
-Born in Tampa, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy wildlife conservation and eduacation. I am also working on my degrees in Business and Marine Biology
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is meeting and building lasting relationships with all types of people

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Karen Bordes
Customer Relations Manager
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Justin Curby
Lot Tech
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-Graduated George Jenkins High School
-Attended Polk State College
-My favorite teams is the Denver Broncos
-My dream car is a Nissan Skyline R34
-Born in Lakeland, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2016 
-When I am not at work I enjoy fishing
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is family environment

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Christine Rowland
Orientation Manager
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