Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Shawn "Gino" Kane
    General Manager
    480.855.8120


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  • Kyle Connell
    Sales Manager
    480.855.8120


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  • Sam Tohaibeche
    Audi Brand Specialist
    480.855.8105

    I spent most of my life in the rose city, Portland, OR and now I have been happily living in AZ for four years. I went to school for the automation industry and machine tools and now am a specialist with the Audi Brand. I love the product, technology, and most of all our appreciative guests to the brand. I have a wonderful family of 5, enjoy fishing, and all kind of volunteer work!

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  • Kem Pizano
    Audi Brand Specialist
    480.855.8105

    I was born in Tijuana, Baja California. I moved to Arizona when I was one year old so to me Arizona is my home. I am recently married and enjoy spending time with my lovely wife on my free time. I've been in the industry for about six months as of today and am thrilled to make it a career. What I love about Audi is their strong racing heritage and their never-ending advancement through technology.

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  • Scot Pleski
    Audi Brand Specialist
    480.855.8105

    I'm a native Californian and moved to Chandler in October 2017. I have been in the auto industry since 1999 and with Audi since 2015. I'm excited to be a part of the team to open Audi Gilbert and introduce the product to new buyers. On my time off, I enjoy exploring the southwest with my camera and motorcycle.

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  • Jorge Ruiz
    Audi Brand Specialist
    480.855.8105

    I was born in Moline, Illinois and grew up in Mazatlán, Sin, Mexico. I moved to Phoenix and began my career in the automobile business in 2015. I love what I do, and I'm thrilled to be part of the Audi Gilbert family. I love to play sports like boxing and soccer (real football). 

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  • Kenny Nguyen
    Audi Brand Technologist
    877-855-6018


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  • Jason Brown
    Service Manager
    480-855-8100

    I was born in Evanston Illinois and moved to Arizona the day before my first birthday. I am lucky to have a large family here in the valley including one amazing son. In my spare time, I enjoy welding and creating furniture, photography and paddle boarding on our lakes or in the ocean when on vacation.  I have been with the exciting Audi brand since 1999 and am looking forward to serving our east valley Audi friends and enthusiasts.

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  • Al Rizzo
    Service Advisor
    480.855.8100


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  • Scott Pfannenstiel
    Service Advisor
    877-362-0261

    Originally from Kansas City, I have been in AZ since 1997.

    I am a big fan of both the Chiefs and Royals.

    I enjoy and take advantage of a lot of the outdoor activities that Az has to offer, from Lake Pleasant to the Rim.

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  • Will Stephenson
    Service Concierge
    480.899.8000

    I'm originally from Billings, Montana; however, all it took was one visit to Arizona in 2016, and I knew right away that this is where I wanted to be. Outside of my passion for cars, I am an avid sports fan (Go Patriots!) as well as a big fitness enthusiast. In my free time, you can catch me watching a game, walking with my dogs, or at the gym.

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  • Steven Turner
    Service Concierge
    480.855.8100

    I retired three years ago after a 35-year career with the City of Phoenix where I was a contracts manager focusing on telecommunications. Telecommunications is an exciting field and encompasses cell towers, T.V., radio and microwave communications.  It was an exciting field negotiating and enforcing contracts. Never a dull moment since retiring I have worked as a greeter at a local General Motors dealership and loved interfacing with their loyal customers.  I was very excited to be selected to work for the new Audi dealership just a short distance from my home.  I love the Audi design and innovative technology and look forward to meeting the customers. I have been married for 40 years to a brilliant woman who is a senior credit analyst for a national bank and have one son in college studying accounting.

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  • Shania Peterson
    Service Concierge
    480.899.8000

    Born and raised in Arizona, I am from the Navajo Nation Reservation. I have been a car enthusiast all my life, and if I am not at work, you can find me in the garage or buried into a textbook. My summers are spent on Oahu, Hawaii where my family resides. I love to soak up the ocean and Aloha spirit, but Arizona will forever have my heart. Currently no kids, no pets, just a race car, and a college career.

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  • Michael Teeman
    Parts Manager
    480.855.8101

    I'm originally from Santa Clarita, CA. My fiance and I moved to Mesa in January 2018. I have 25 years experience in automotive parts and service. Hobbies include golf, watching all forms of motorsports and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Fun Fact: I was part of a NASCAR National Championship winning team in 2004

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  • Mike Webb
    Parts Specialist
    480.855.8101

    Born in Cleveland, raised in Arizona. I've been in automotive parts for over 25yrs, 21 of them with German manufacturers. I've been with Audi since 2012, and I think it's an outstanding brand. I have 2 Awesome kids and an Amazing wife. We like going to all types of motorsports together especially dirt racing.

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  • Matt Radich
    Internet Parts Specialist
    480.855.8101

    I recently moved from Colorado Springs to Queen Creek. I haved worked in the auto industry off and on for the past five years, but I am always wrenching on Audis or Subarus. Some of my hobbies include tinkering and camping with my fiance and two dogs.  While in Colorado, I completed my undergrad in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

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  • Alaina Matias
    Guest Concierge
    480.899.8000

    I am a native of Arizona with Chinese and Filipino descendants. Born in Phoenix, AZ, I grew up learning about automobiles since my father has been a car mechanic for the past 25 years. I am grateful to be a part of the grand opening of Audi Gilbert store as of 2018!

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  • Erin Scherba
    Guest Conceirge
    866-499-4066


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