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The Hartford Toyota Mission
The mission of Hartford Toyota is to consistently exceed the
expectations of our customers and associates by creating an
environment that is comprised of mutual trust and respect.
Our goal is to be the pinnacle of excellence and to hold
ourselves to the highest ethical standards in customer
Our efforts will be guided by 2 principles:
Continuous improvement and respect for people.
The Hartford Toyota Vision
The vision of Hartford Toyota is to be the leading Toyota
dealership in customer satisfaction, operational excellence and
long lasting customer relationships.
Chip Benyi is our Service Manager here at Hartford Toyota and has been working in the automobile industry for over 30 years. Chip is from Granby, Connecticut and in his spare time he enjoys camping and boating. Chip has been happily married for over 10 years to his wife Deedee.
Nancy is originally from Lindenhurst, NY. She has been in the auto industry for over 23 years. Besides managing the office here at Hartford Toyota, Nancy enjoys spending time with her husband of 12 years and their two children Dylan and Lindsay.
My name is Richard McAllister Jr. and I am one of the Sales Managers at Hartford Toyota Scion Superstore. I have been working at the dealership since 2005. After growing up on Long Island, NY I moved to Glastonbury, CT where I have resided since 1999. I enjoy meeting new people and communicating with others which is why I chose the car business as my profession. When working with customers 100% Customer Satisfaction is my number one goal. I have a very strong product knowledge and insight to all the great features and technology Toyota has to offer. At Hartford Toyota Scion Superstore we are here seven days a week to service our customers in any way possible and I look forward to servicing you in the future.
Luis Plaza is our Pre-owned Manager here at Hartford Toyota. Luis has been with Hartford Toyota for over 6 years and he's originally from West Hartford, Connecticut.
Andrew Lombardo has been working as a Sales Manager for Hartford Toyota for 4 years. Andrew has always worked in customer satisfaction focused fields and he says that his main goal at Hartford Toyota is "to provide a car buying experience like no other!" Andrew is originally from Ocean Township, New Jersey and studied at Bryant University.
Tony Mumtaz has been working as a Business Manager here at Hartford Toyota for 1 year. He has 20 years of experience working in the automobile industry. In his spare time Tony enjoys watching sports and spending time with his wife and three children. Tony speaks Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, and Persian.
Gloria Fernandez is a Business Manager here at Hartford Toyota and has been working in the automobile industry for over 20 years. Before getting into the car business Gloria worked in Real Estate. Gloria has lived in Hartford, Miami, West Hartford, and Enfield, and in her spare time she likes to be with her two grandchildren, Mia and Ramon III.
Henry Montgomery is one of our Certified Sales Consultants at Hartford Toyota and has been with us for two years. Henry has 14 years of experience working in the automobile industry.
Gaetano "Guy" Pagliano is one of our certified Sales & Leasing Consultants here at Hartford Toyota. Guy has been working in the automobile industry for 10 years, and has been with us for the past 4 ½ years. He describes himself as "very customer oriented" and he always strives to make sure his customers are completely satisfied. In his spare time Guy enjoys playing in a billiards league, and spending time with his 8 year old daughter. Guy is from Hartford, Connecticut.
Dave Goduti has been working with Hartford Toyota for 3 years and has been in the automobile industry for 13 years. Dave is a Master Certified Sales Associate in New & Used Toyota cars and trucks and he is Gold Level certified in Toyota Certified Used Vehicles. Prior to working for Toyota, Dave worked as a Computer Hardware technician and Network Installer. In his spare time Dave likes to build 'Hot Rods', race cars, and attend car shows. Dave has two children; a 31 year old daughter, and a 29 year old son.
Lilia Browne is a certified Sales Associate here at Hartford
Toyota and has been working in the automobile industry for almost 2 years. Lilia enjoys spending time with her two
children, aged 17 and 12.
Lilia speaks Spanish.
Gabriel Ortiz works as a Sales Associate and has been with Hartford Toyota for 7 years. Before working Sales, Gabriel worked in the Service department. Gabriel is from Hartford, Connecticut and spends his spare time with his wife and 7 year old son.
Gabriel speaks Spanish.
Leslie Richam-Odoi is one of our certified Sales &
Leasing Consultants. He has been working
in the automobile industry for 14 months.
Leslie is from Hartford, Connecticut and has also worked in the fields
of Real Estate, Construction, and Community Advocacy. In his spare time Leslie mentors pre-adult at
risk youths and he has three children, aged 23, 21, and 16.
Leslie speaks Twi/Akan/Ga.
Luis "Lui" Gillen is one of our certified Sales & Leasing Consultants. Lui has been with Hartford Toyota for 1 year and prior to working Sales, Lui worked in the Service department. Lui is originally from Kinnelon, New Jersey and in his free time he likes to golf and coach lacrosse and soccer.
Although Steve has been at Hartford Toyota for only 6 months, he has over 5 years of experience working in the autombile industry. Steve is a Toyota Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant and looks forward to meeting your automotive needs.
Steve is originally from Puerto Rico and speaks Spanish. He also has one 4 year old daughter.
Luis began working at Hartford Toyota in our Service department as a lane attendant 2 and a half years ago. He is now a Toyota certified sales and leasing consultant. He enjoys helping clients find the perfect vehicle for their needs.
Luis speaks Spanish.
Tina Zarlenga is an Internet Sales Consultant here at Hartford Toyota. She has been working with us for almost 2 years and has 10 years of experience in the automobile industry. Tina is originally from Springfield, Massachusetts and prior to working in the automobile industry she worked as a Sales Manager for 16 years for a local family owned furniture business. In her spare time Tina likes to travel, her favorite trips were to Greece and Italy. She also enjoys shopping and dining with friends. Tina loves to spend her time with her Shiba Inu dog, Sadie!
"Customer's First: I have been in the Retail Industry for over 30 years, from furniture to clothing and cosmetics, I have even sold fur coats. I find that the Automotive Industry has been the most challenging and rewarding. When you know that a customer you have worked with is driving a brand new, safe vehicle, you know you did you best to get them there. I am a real people person, and I enjoy my job. We have a great staff here, we are like family!"
Grant Rugar is a Service Advisor at Hartford Toyota and has been with us for 7 months. Grant is from Newington, Connecticut and before getting into the car business he was in the Air Force for 5 years. In his spare time Grant likes to work on cars and he has a 4 year old child.
Carl Maratta is a Service Advisor and has been working with Hartford Toyota for 5 ½ years. Carl has 9 years of experience working in the automobile industry. Carl is from Newington, Connecticut and before getting into the car business he worked at Chatfield's Senior Living. In his spare time Carl likes to ride his motorcycle, spend time with his wife and dog, and see his family and friends.
James "JD" Doyle works as a Parts Professional here at Hartford Toyota. JD has been with Hartford Toyota for 5 years and has 30 years of experience working in the automobile industry.
Omar Soto has been a Parts Professional here at Hartford Toyota for 15 years. In March 2015 Omar was promoted to Parts Manager.
Omar also speaks Spanish.
Orion Pinkham works as a Parts Professional here at Hartford Toyota and has been with us for almost 6 years. He has over 12 years of experience working in the automobile industry. Orion has also previously worked in our Detail department, and as a lube technician. Prior to working for Hartford Toyota, Orion owned a detail shop and worked in fire damage restoration. Orion enjoys working on cars, riding bikes, and spending time with his wife and 15 month old child. Orion is from Newington, Connecticut.
Jave Mahoney has been working as a Parts Professional for Hartford Toyota for 7 years. Jave has 12 years of experience working in the automobile industry.