SALES

Nick Sherman

General Manager

As the General Manager, Nick oversees the entire dealership operations. He is able to meet and interact with all Dean Honda employees and customers and has met a lot of great people over the years. He enjoys talking about and working with cars and believes Honda has the best products of any vehicle manufacturer. He is proud to represent them. Nick has been a member of the Dean Honda team since 2007. Prior to that, he graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance and from Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School. Nick currently lives in Pleasant Hills, and has lived in either Jefferson Borough or Pleasant Hills for most of his life. He is married and has two children, a son and a daughter. His father owns Dean Honda, and he works at the dealership with his parents and three brothers. When he is not at work, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and children, including traveling and other family-friendly activities. He also enjoys working out and distance running, competing in various 5k, 10k and half-marathon races.

Alex Sherman

Preowned Vehicle Operations Manager

Alex is the pre-owned director for Dean Honda. Alex selects and organizes the pre-owned retail inventory for Dean Honda and personally prices each car competitive to the market. Alex also oversees the reconditioning and sales processes of the pre-owned department at Dean Honda. Alex ensures that the customer experience in all phases of buying is top-notch by making sure his inventory is diverse and in the best possible condition and his team is proactive in meeting each customers needs. Alex is extremely approachable and if anyone reading this has any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact him by email, by call or text on his direct cell phone, or in person at the store.

John Houston

Sales and Leasing Consultant

John believes that selling cars is only part of the job. Customer follow-up and handling all the scheduling and details is the most important facet. He says that the car buying experience can be stressful. "The customer is apprehensive about making the right decision and spending hard-earned dollars. I do my best to remove the stress and make it fun." John came to Dean Honda in 2012, following more than 20 years in the field of advertising. The dealership was one of his customers, so he knew the product was fantastic and the company was well-run. John attended West Chester State College, and completed many online Honda courses and Nickelsen Partners dealer training. He has lived in the area since the second grade, and now resides in Mount Lebanon. John's hobbies are music and architecture.

Thomas Richardson

General Sales Manager

In his role as the Dean Honda General Sales Manager, Tom is responsible for training new and current sales staff, scheduling, inventory management, interacting with customers with concerns, marketing, overseeing the business development department, and assisting with the new and pre-owned sales process. He has also completed numerous Honda Sales and Customer Service Training courses. Tom's favorite part of his role is meeting and interacting with new and established customers and earning a customer's confidence and trust. Tom is a graduate of Robert Morris College where he earned a degree in Business Management. Prior to joining Dean Honda, he worked in sales for Kraft and Nestle for 16 years. When he is not at work, Tom coaches and volunteers at school and church events at ST. Elizabeth Elementary School and Parish. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 kids and following Duquesne Basketball and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Tom has been a P.I.A.A. basketball official for the last 25 years.

Bob Poroda

Sales and Leasing Consultant

After almost 17 years in the Automotive business,the passion for my job is more than ever. Dean Honda and I are truly different in this business! Most people that come to the dealership are not comfortable throughout the process and that is where we make the difference. I am so thankful for every new opportunity to show that I am truly here to help and want to earn their business and not play the games that a lot of other people and dealerships do. I can not thank all of the repeat customers enough for their loyalty and referral business that they offer to Dean Honda and myself. I look forward to helping all people,families and their families in the future near and distant and truly say thank you for your belief in myself and Dean Honda for all of your automotive needs.

John Henry Micklege

Sales and Leasing Consultant

In his role as a Sales and Leasing Consultant, John is responsible for assisting walk-in, internet and telephone customers with their car buying needs, as well as being the Customer Service Advocate for current Dean Honda customers whose sales person is no longer at Dean Honda. After graduating from Bethel Park High School, John received his Marketing Degree from Duquesne University, where he played on the golf team. He has also completed many sales courses, including entrepreneur courses at Duquesne University and Dale Carnegie Courses on leadership, sales and customer service. For the last 25 years, John owned his own business selling printing and bindery equipment and supplies. When he is not at Dean Honda, John can be found volunteering at Homestead Carnegie Library, playing platform tennis, golfing, following the Pirates, Penguins and Duquesne Basketball teams, or spending time with his wife, four children, four dogs, and one bird.

Bob Anderson

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Bobby has been a Sales and Leasing Consultant with the Dean Honda team since 2014. His favorite part of his job is interacting with the other staff members at Dean Honda and the customers. Prior to this role, Bobby attended California University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree focusing in Business Administration and Human Resource Management. He has held roles in sales his entire professional career. He was a sales business representative for Verizon for 10 years and sales in medical equipment for a few years. When he is not at work, Bobby enjoys hanging out with his kids, friends, and family. He also enjoys watching sports.

Duane Ferencz

Insurance Agency Manager

Duane is an Insurance Agent at the Dean Honda on-site Insurance Agency. With three years of insurance experience, he is qualified to assist customers with securing high-quality insurance coverage to protect their newest purchase. Prior to joining the team at Dean Honda, Duane received his Associates Degree in CADD and worked in various sales positions. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Duane enjoys volunteering for his church and community. He also spends time with his family, the majority of whom are still located in the Pittsburgh area, exercising, wood working, cooking and playing and watching sports.

Vincent J. Angelloto

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Vincent (Vince) has been a Sales and Leasing Consultant with the Dean Honda team since May 2016. His favorite part of his job is meeting our customers. Prior to this role, Vince graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. He has held roles in sales at Nemacolin, marketing at Mountaineer and as a Pit Boss at Rivers Casino. He also started Pitmoss, LLC, which was featured on Shark Tank and Beyond the Tank! When he is not at work, Vince enjoys playing sports, fishing, camping and spending time outdoors. Vince is an entrepreneur and is always thinking of the next big thing!

Justine Davis

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Justine joined Dean Honda as a Sales and Leasing Consultant in December 2016. She loves helping our customers find the car of their dreams. Born and raised in McKeesport, Justine comes from a family of 13 and loves spending time with her family. When she is not at work, you can find Justine spending time outdoors, fishing, golfing, and camping.

Andrew Sherman

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Andrew started working at Dean Honda as a lot attendant when he was 16 years old. With his experience in the auto industry, he is a dealer trades and product specialist. He has also worked in the Parts and Services Departments at our dealership. Andrew has a degree in Business Management from Indiana University, Bloomington. When he is not hanging out at the dealership, he enjoys exercising and fishing.

Mohammed Khaleel

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Coming Soon.

Chris A. Poliziani

Sales Manager

Chris Poliziani is Dean Honda’s Sales Manager. Chris has over 23 years of experience in automobile sales and management and is Honda Certified. He works hard to ensure our valued customers have the best possible experience when they visit our dealership. Before joining the automotive industry, Chris attended school at Salem College in Salem, WV. Currently, Chris resides in South Park, PA with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys collecting and playing Gibson Guitars.

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James Lumbantoruan

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Jimmy started with Dean Honda as a Sales Consultant in January of 2018. He enjoys meeting with new clients and getting to know more about them throughout the sales process. He attended Penn State University and interned at the Disney College Program where he worked at Epcot in attractions. Jimmy is from West Mifflin and continues to reside here today. In his free time, Jimmy enjoys trying out new restaurants, traveling, listening to music and going to concerts.

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Crystal McCalvey

Parts and Accesory Consultant

Bio coming soon.

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Joe Ussia

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Joe is a sales consultant at Dean Honda Pre-Owned location. He has been with Dean Honda for 15 years.

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Jerry Campolongo

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Focusing on customer satisfaction, Jerry serves as a Sales and Leasing Consultant with Dean Honda. Jerry came out of retirement to join the sales team at Dean Honda in 2017. Since joining the Dean Honda team, Jerry has enjoyed learning the craft, build, and customer base. Jerry spent 13 years as a Buyer & Salesman for Robert Whole Seafood Co. Pittsburgh and 17 years as Vice President of the Yellow Cab Co. of Pittsburgh. He was born and raised in Clairton and currently resides in “Wilson”. When he is not at work, Jerry loves playing Golf. Stop by and let Jerry help you with all your new car needs!

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Marco Canello

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Marco started with Dean Honda as a Sales Consultant in June of 2018. He enjoys meeting with new clients and helping them get the vehicle of their dream. He attended Westminster College in Pennsylvania where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. While attending college he was a member of the football team for four years. In his free time, you can find Marco playing with his dog, hanging out at a local Pittsburgh sporting event, or at the gym. Marco also enjoys cooking and doing home improvement projects.

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Nicole Jankowski

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Nicole joined the Dean Honda sales team in 2018. She has only been in car sales for 3 months, but has been in the sales industry her entire professional career. She loves being around people and helping them with their needs. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, Nicole was a manager at a local bridal shop and Applebee’s. Nicole grew up in Pittsburgh and is now a resident of Overbrook, where her two boys keep her busy.

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Darren Carr

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Focusing on customer satisfaction, Darren R. Carr serves as Sales Specialist with Dean Honda. He has training in sales, automotive and motorcycle performance and driving, and PA State F&I “Red Flag” training. Prior to his current role with Dean Honda, Darren served in sales for 14 years, management for 5 years, and nearly two decades the automotive business – he even worked as a flight attendant! However, he says his favorite part about working with Dean Honda is that it is a family owned and operated business! Although he is originally from Pittsburgh, Darren now resides in Mt. Lebanon with his wife of 13 years and their daughter, Delani (8). When Darren isn’t working, you can often find him traveling, biking, skate boarding, listening to music, or spending time with his huge, supportive family – including the best grandparents ever.

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Bob Sasinoski

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Bob started with Dean Honda as a Sales Consultant in July of 2018. He enjoys meeting people and taking care of their auto needs. Bob has over 38 years in wholesale production and brings many skills to the Dean Honda team. He is from Pittsburgh and currently resides in Hampton Township, PA. In his free time, Bob enjoys fishing, riding 4-wheelers, and spending time with his grandchildren.

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Brian Davis

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Brian joined the Dean Honda team in September 2018. The sales and leasing position lays the foundation for him to engage all kinds of different people in the community and build relationships with them beyond purchasing experiences. He believes his job gives the opportunity to enter people’s lives and help them in many aspects. Brian attended the University of Pittsburgh and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in German studies. Prior to the auto industry, Brian was a grocery retail manager and loved every minute of it. When Brian isn’t at work, he enjoys powerlifting, attending church, and doing anything that gets his hands dirty( gardening or attempting to work on his car).

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FINANCE

Gilbert Kokowski

Finance & Insurance

Gilbert sees his job as "getting people into new Honda vehicles and treating them like family." He enjoys meeting people and providing customer service perfection. Gilbert has been with Dean Honda since early 2013. He graduated from LaRoche College on the Dean's List with credentials in business management, marketing, and leadership. He is 100 percent certified through Honda. When he's not at the shop, Gilbert and his wife do volunteer work in the West Mifflin community. He enjoys riding moto-cross, fishing, and hunting. He is a big Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers fan.

Zac Kasper

Finance & Insurance

Zac takes care of walk-in, telephone, and internet customers who are looking for a quality new or used Honda vehicle. He enjoys his work while, "definitely still learning about the business," and appreciates his many return clients. Zac has a degree in finance from the University of Pittsburgh and came to Dean Honda in 2013, after working as a bank manager for seven years. This native of the West Mifflin neighborhood is black and gold through and through; a true Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates fan. He also enjoys golfing, fishing, camping, and hiking.

Dan Zediker

F&I Director

Dan has been with Dean Honda for more than two decades, starting right after graduation from Robert Morris University with a dual major in marketing and accounting. He has experience in sales and service, and enjoys working for a family-owned business. Bethel Park is home to Dan, where he attends St. Louise de Marallac Parish. Dan and his wife Karen have two children, Megan and Kaitlyn. Dan is a passionate Pittsburgh Penguins fan, a private pilot, enjoys golf, and is a member of the Clairton and Library Sportsmen's Clubs.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Amy Miller

Administration

Amy has been with Dean Honda since 2013, qualifying internet leads. She provides quick response, gathering more information and scheduling appointments to help customers find the right Honda match for their needs. She enjoys the interaction, and selling the product honestly because she believes in the Company and the brand. Amy has a business degree from IUP and 13 years of experience in the banking industry. She is a big Steelers fan and "Pittsburgh proud." Amy grew up in Mount Oliver and is now a resident of Baldwin, where her two children keep her busy with school sports.

Josh Meneely

Business Development Associate

Josh likes meeting new people so he's a natural in the friendly Dean Honda atmosphere. He has been a member of the Dean Honda team for the past 5 years and worked for a Honda dealer prior to coming to Dean Honda. He was born and raised in West Mifflin and resides there today. While not at work, Josh loves Pittsburgh sports and enjoying time with family and friends.

Aubree Hempel

Business Development Representative

Aubree joined the Dean Honda team as a Sales and Leasing Consultant in June 2017. She loves meeting new people and hearing the stories they have to share – all while helping them find the car of their dreams. Aubree grew up in Greensburg, PA and moved to the Pleasant Hills area in August 2016. She has previous experience in the retail and food industries. When not at work, you can find Aubree at the gym weightlifting or having a wine and movie night with her family and friends. She also enjoys volunteering with the Salvation Army and the Westmoreland County Food Bank.

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Rose Generazio

Photographer and Social Media Director

Rose joined the Dean Honda team in February 2018 as Photographer and Social Media Director. She has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography and Digital Imaging from Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. She is an award winning photographer and has been featured in art galleries, museums, websites, and magazines around the world. When she isn't photographing for Dean Honda she is working on her fine art photography projects, going to art museums, spending time with family and hanging out with her dog, Link.

Dominic Tamburi

Business Development Associate

Coming Soon!

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Peggy Williamson

Receptionist

In her role as the Dean Honda receptionist, Peggy assists and guides customers to the correct sales associate or department. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, Peggy worked as a receptionist at Tri-Star Motors in Blairsville, PA. She really enjoys working with the close knit, respectable family business Dean Honda provides. She always looks forward to coming to work and greeting the customer with a smile and helping them with their needs. Born and raised in Blairsville PA, Peggy now resides in Jefferson Hills, so she can be close to her daughter, son-in-law, and grandsons. When she is not at work, she enjoys reading, gardening, fishing, kayaking, and spending time with her family.

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Thomas Shimpeno III

Business Development Representative

Tom joined the Dean Honda team as a Sales and Leasing Consultant in October 2018. He enjoys talking and assisting customers with appointments. Tom grew up and resides in Whitaker, PA. When not at work, Tom enjoys watching hockey and playing video games.

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SERVICE

John Ryan

Parts Director

John is in charge of managing the parts operations at Dean Honda. He has worked in the automotive industry for 34 years and he has worked with Honda dealers for the past 30 years. He has received training in people handling skills, team building, parts and service operations. He lives in Castle Shannon with his wife, dog "pug" that everyone in Shannon loves and their cat Bailey who can be seen being pushed around in his stroller by John's wife. His favorite sports teams are the Penguins, Steelers and Pirates. He also enjoys golfing and fishing in his spare time.

Renee Fulton

Warranty and Used Car Administrator

In her role as the Dean Honda Warranty and Used Car Administrator, Renee assists with the audit and entry of warranty claims and used car reconditioning paper work. Renee has been a part of the Dean Honda team since March 2015 and loves being a part of the family. She has been in the automotive industry for 10 years and is trained in several positions including service, accounting, and finance. Renee is also a Certified Honda and Acura Warranty Administrator. Born and raised in Jefferson Hills, PA, Renee now resides in Dravosburg. When she is not at work, she enjoys reading and spending time with her kids.

Matt Richardson

Service Consultant

Matthew (Matt) works in the Dean Honda Service Department as a Consultant, where he provides customers with reliable and courteous service. He enjoys learning about Honda vehicles and how they actually work. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, Matt gained more than 20 years of sales experience and owned his own sales distributorship business for 15 years. In his time off, Matt can be found boxing, playing baseball, and spending time with his many nieces and nephews. He is also an active member of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Jay Monroe

Parts and Accessories Consultant

Jay helps to ensure that the Dean Honda Service Department has the parts necessary to run smoothly and efficiently. In his role as a Parts and Accessories Consultant, he handles parts for the shop and body shop, as well as sells and orders parts. He enjoys the family atmosphere at Dean Honda. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, Jay attended Robert Morris College, worked as a Brewer for Iron City Beer and in Masonry Construction. He is a member of the Bricklayers Union and the Brewers Union. When he is not at work, Jay enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, spending time outdoors and playing and coaching sports.

Dave Saltzman

Parts and Accessories Consultant

Bio coming soon.

Doug Saltzman

Quality Assurance Manager.

Bio coming soon.

Paul Schoenstein

Service Manager

Paul joined the Dean Honda team as a Service Manager in April, 2016. He has over 30 years of service management experience. Paul also hosted the Car Doctors radio show on KQV Radio for eight years! He currently resides in South Park, PA. When Paul is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family (3 children and 9 grandchildren) and restoring vintage Honda motorcycles.

John Belavich

Service Consultant

With over 17 years of experience as a Service Advisor, John has been providing superior customer care at this location for the past 3 years now. Some of his main roles as Service Advisor are to greet customers, estimate vehicle repair costs, place orders, schedule appointments, and much more. When it comes to being Service Advisor, John says, “I like dealing with and helping customers on a daily basis.” Prior to working at Dean Honda, John was an Automotive Technician for 12 years! When John isn’t working, you can most likely catch him in the great outdoors or rooting for The Penguins with his spouse and two children!

Mike Cecere

Service Manager

Michael (Mike) joined the Dean Honda team in June 2016 as our Service Director, managing the daily operations of the Service Department. He has worked in the auto industry for over 27 years. Mike was born and raised in South Baldwin and still resides there today. He enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter and grandchild. He also loves sports and watching dirt late model racing.

Josh Zaken

Service Advisor

Joshua (Josh) joined the Dean Honda team as a Service Advisor in September 2012. He is ASE Parts Certified and previously served as an Advance Auto Parts Assistant Manager. He enjoys volunteering with Exceptional Adventures assisting adults with disabilities, playing football and golf, and fishing.

Amanda Hankins

Service Advisor

As an Express Service Writer since October 2017, Amanda assists our Express Lane service customers with their repairs. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and has worked in customer service for over eight years. She also volunteers at the Brentwood Library, organizing the library collections. When not at work, Amanda enjoys camping, reading and traveling.

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Erica Heider

Express Service Advisor

Erica Womack joined the Dean Honda team as our Express Service Advisor in 2017 and helps our Service Customers with recommendations for services, while overseeing the work being done. Erica attended business classes at WCCC and has management training in the travel industry. She also plans to complete her business degree. Prior to joining our team, Erica served as a Product Manager for an airline ground services company. Erica resides in Trafford, PA and enjoys spending her time outdoors or traveling.

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Fred Mueller

Service Advisor

Bio coming soon!

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