Staff


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Management

Frank Nappa
Founder & Chairman
973-256-8800

Frank has been working in the auto industry continuously since the late 1950's.  He founded Wayne Ford in a small, one-car showroom, back in 1963.  Frank is the 2001 recipient of Time Magazine's New Jersey Quality Dealer of the Year.

Frank is a navy veteran and a graduate of Adelphi University.  He has been a dedicated supporter of many local community organizations including the 200 Club of Passaic County (which helps families of local and state police, firefighters and law enforcement officers), the Wayne Police Athletic League, the Tri•County Chamber of Commerce, the St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital and Valley Hospital, The Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation and many others.

With his son Dave, Frank also owns Dayton Toyota and Dayton Collision, both located in South Brunswick, NJ. 

After more than 60 years in the industry, Frank continues to serve customers every day at Wayne Ford.  He can be found around the dealership or in his office, located right in the middle of the showroom floor.  He loves to stop by the Customer Lounge to ask customers "How are we taking care of you?"

Frank enjoys spending his free time with Aimee, his wife of more than 60 years, and with his four children and nine grandchildren.

 

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David Nappa
President
973-256-8800

Dave has been working in the auto industry since the late 1970's. He started by washing cars and, over the years, has worked in every dealership department.  Today he is the President of Wayne Ford and partner with his father, Frank.

Dave graduated from Wake Forest University in 1984 and also holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management from 1987.

In addition to his scholastic education, Dave is grateful to have learned the most about customer service and community service and about life from his father, Frank.  Frank and Dave always been active in the Wayne area.  Dave is also proud to serve on the Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley High School Advisory Board.

Dave is also grateful to have learned from the many loyal end dedicated associates at Wayne Ford.  Some of them have remained loyal to Wayne Ford and our customers for over 20, 30, 40 and even more than 50 years.

Since 2006, Dave and Frank also own Dayton Toyota and Dayton Collision, both located in South Brunswick, NJ.  Like Wayne Ford, Dayton Toyota is the proud recipient of their customer's prestigious President's Award, twelve times.

Dave loves spending his free time with his wife of 30 years and his grown twins.  He enjoys playing golf, relaxing with his dogs and reading.

His favorite Ford vehicle is the iconic Mustang GT.

 

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Gail Flanagan
Business Office Manager
973-256-8800


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Paul Redmon
Service & Parts Director
973-256-8800


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Justin Wainwright
General Manager
973-256-8800

Justin began working in the auto industry in the late 1990's in the family business.  He has been in and around the automotive business his entire life.  Justin loves cars and gets much enjoyment out of helping customers drive a vehicle they can be proud of.


Justin enjoy's spending all his free time with his wife and three daughters.  He enjoys being outdoors and the warm weather.

His favorite Ford vehicle is is the Ford Super Duty Pick-Up.

In 2014 Justin was designated by the Automotive News as Top 40 under 40.

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Anthony Rotella
General Sales Manager
973-56-8800 ext. 227

Anthony is our General Sales Manager, he started with the Wayne Ford Family in 2015.  Anthony assists with the day to day operations of our store, and is responsible for staffing, training, inventory and overall customer satisfaction. He is passionate about cars and the automobile business, as he started in 1992, and has held many positions in the automotive industry.


His favorite Ford vehicle is the Mustang.

Anthony lives by the shore with his wife Karen of 26 years along with his sons Dante & Vincenzo.  He enjoys everything from cooking, home renovations, to spending time at the gym. Being from a large family, he knows how important family is and why the Wayne Ford family is home for him. 

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Scott VanPeenen
Sales Manager
973-256-8800 ext. 229

Scott joined Wayne Ford in 2014 and has served in several capacities from sales, to finance and management. 


Scott's favorite Ford vehicle is the Ford Explorer.

In his free time he enjoys family gatherings, music, working out, and traveling. When he is not busy with all of his interests, he gets the greatest satisfaction spending time with his fiance Tiziana and dog Carlotta. 

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Robb Avery
Business Development Director
973-256-8800 ext. 244

Languages: English 

Robert joined Wayne Ford in 2017, after a long history of retail management. 

Robert has  devoted himself to helping customers to the best of his ability. Robert believes the cars we offer are the highest quality and ideal for your life needs.

His favorite Ford vehicle is the upcoming MACH E

Robert lives in little falls, and is married with two daughters and two dogs. 

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Finance Department

Kathy Calabro
Finance Manager
973-256-8800 ext. 234

Languages: English 

Kathy's career in the Auto Industry, started very early on in 1976.  She began her Wayne Ford career in 1982 as a Receptionist and is now the Finance Manager.

Her favorite Ford vehicle is the Taurus SHO.

Kathy was recently remarried to Jerry Rago, also a Wayne Ford Employee.  When not working Kathy likes to go on Cruises and tries to get to Las Vegas a couple times a year.

Kathy has two sons Ryan-28 an Architect and Randy-25 a Financial Adviser.

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Jaime Concepcion
Finance Manager
973-256-8800 ext. 249

Languages: Spanish & English 

Jaime began his career in the Auto Industry in 2013, in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.  Jamie has a Certification from Zurich Warranty Services & Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals.

Jamie is very friendly, helpful and always at the service of others.

His favorite Ford vehicle is the Ford Mustang.  

Jaime is a huge NBA fan and claims to be able to solve the Rubik's Cube in under a minute!

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BDC

Aracely's Garay
Internet Sales
9732568801

Languages: Spanish & English 

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Brian Greco
Leasing Coordinator
973-256-8800 ext. 260

Brian's career in the Auto Industry began in 2017.


His favorite Ford vehicle is his  Ford Focus.

Brian has a degree in Math & Business Accounting and has a Certification in Life & Health Insurance.

Brian enjoys hiking, traveling, photography, following hockey and cooking.  He loves Exploring Canada and plans on visiting Italy very soon.

Brian has lived most of his life right here in Wayne, NJ.

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Cheryl Mickens

BDC Representative
973-256-8801

Cheryl has been in the Auto Industry since 2017.  


Her favorite Ford vehicle is the Mustang GT.

Cheryl loves listening to Country music in her spare time and spending time with her family.

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Sales

Tania Ballestas
Sale & Leasing Consultant
973-256-8800 ext. 249

Languages: Spanish & English 

Tania began her career in the auto industry in 2010.  She is a Certified Ford Sales Associate, Certified Ford Truck Associate and has been the Salesperson of the Year at Wayne Ford.

Tania is a very charismatic person, she is always in a good mood and always willing to go the extra mile for her customers.

She loves all the Ford Cars & Trucks she sells and loves to travel, help others and enjoys good food.

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Eric Federico
Leasing and Sales Consultant
973-256-8800 ext 224

Languages:  English 

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Fillipe "Flip" Fraga
Sales & Leasing Consultant
973-256-8800 ext. 258

Languages: Spanish & English 

Fillipe was born and raised in Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, until age 12.  "Flip" as he as known at Wayne Ford, began working in the auto industry in 2012.  His favorite Ford vehicle is the Expedition, due to it's comfort and luxury.

Flip played competitive indoor Volleyball for 9 years as a middle blocker.  He has won Athletic awards for Volleyball and Basketball.  He was Student of the Month in High School and has been acknowledged by Ford for his product knowledge.

Flip loves riding motorcycles and has the distinction of setting a standing broad jump record in High School, that was previously held by NFL Player Miles Austin.

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Tommy Garcia
Sale & Leasing Consultant
973-256-8800 Extension 247

Languages: Spanish & English 

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George Kabanjian
Transportation Consultant
973-256-8800 ext 250

Languages: Arabic, Spanish,& English

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Branko Krecar
Leasing and Sales Consultant
973-256-8800 ext 243

Languages: Serbian, Russian & English 

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Jordy Sepulveda
Sale & Leasing Consultant
973-256-8800 ext. 251

Languages: Spanish & English 

Jordy began his career in the Auto Industry, right here at Wayne Ford in 2018.

His favorite Ford vehicle is the Mustang GT 350.  

Jordy enjoys playing Basketball and Poker and has been playing Poker since age 14.

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Sal Territo
Sale & Leasing Consultant
973-256-8800 Extension 231

Languages: English 

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Administration

Marlene Brunner
Office Staff


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Alex Knierim
Cashier/Receptionist
973-256-8000

Languages:  English 

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Sibel Nurdogan
Receptionist
973-256-8800 Extension 270


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Angela Prieto
Receptionist
973-256-8800 Extension 1000

Languages: Spanish & English 

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Jeanne Redmon
Assistant Office Manager
973-256-8800


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Michelle Redmon
Office Staff


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Service & Parts

Matt Halliwell
Service Advisor
973-256-8800 ext. 245

Matt began his career in the Auto Industry in 2005.


His favorite Ford vehicle is the iconic Ford Windstar.

Matt enjoy's video games his dogs and attending Live Concerts and Festivals.  He has attended the Firefly Music Festiva in 2016, 2017, 2018 and the Shaky Knees Festival in 2019.

Matt received an Employee Excellence award in 2016

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Mike Jackson
Parts Supervisor
973-256-8800 x ext 239


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Mike Miranda
Service
973-256-8800 ext 242

Languages: Spanish & English 

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Ron Schubert
Service Writer
973-256-8800


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