Meet Our Team

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Howard Orloff
888-906-6993 ext.306

After 60 years in the car business - I still love it. I love the interaction with all my employees and with customers. I have been fortunate to have made many good friends over the years and along the way of what I feel has been a great life experience. I thank you all for being a part of my life.

David Orloff
Vice President

It is now over 40 years of working in our family business, and it has certainly been a great ride. When I started washing cars back in 1977, little did I know that it would turn into a lifelong career. One of the most rewarding parts was being able to work for, and learn from our dad, Howard. He always taught me be fair and honest with our staff and our customers. His philosophy has helped us grow into the organization we are today. We know that our customers have many choices when it comes to purchasing and servicing their vehicles, and we are dedicated to providing a wonderful experience every time. Please don't hesitate to contact me if I can be of any assistance anytime.

Jeffrey Orloff

I have been working in my father's business since 1985. During my high school summers, I worked sorting nuts and bolts in the parts department. During my college years, I worked as a used car buyer visiting various automobile dealers in Illinois, purchasing previously owned cars to sell at our dealership. I graduated law school and practiced for 4 years, then I decided to join my brother and father and work full time at Howard Orloff Imports. I needed to learn each aspect of the car business, so I started as a service advisor and eventually joined the sales department. I enjoy working with my family in the automobile industry. As a car dealer, you are able to be involved with multiple levels of business, and it is very interesting to be working with global companies such as Jaguar, Volvo ,and Land Rover. We work together with our employees, and I am committed to providing them with a pleasant and enjoyable environment. Improving customer relations is a never-ending goal trying to satisfy each and every customer while also trying to exceed their expectations in both sales and service. We try to achieve this goal by working together to make every employee at our dealership responsible for every customer's experience. One of my favorite activities at our dealership is greeting customers as they enter our service department. I enjoy seeing people who have been customers for many years as well as meeting new customers. I feel as though this gives our customers confidence that ownership is personally involved in all areas from sales to service.

Joseph Coletta
Vice President

Having worked in the automobile industry for almost 30 years, all with Howard Orloff Imports, the last 20 years as a part owner, I have come to appreciate both our committed staff and our loyal and valued customers. Having the chance to work in a family business, has given me a rare opportunity to make a difference; both in working with such a fine staff, and also in serving our customers in a friendly, positive and enjoyable way. As a Dealer Principal, it is important that each of our employees have a safe and comfortable environment in which to come to work each day. And as the exclusive Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo dealer in Chicago, it is equally important, that each of our customers share that comfortable environment where they are respected, appreciated and valued in every way doing business with us. Celebrating our 60th Anniversary in the auto industry in Chicago, we have recommitted ourselves and our company to serving our customers in the very best way possible by defining our company philosophy that, "Every employee is responsible for every customer experience".

Greg Leach
General Sales Manager

I started my career in the automobile business 30 years ago, at a dealership where we became the top dealership in the nation for our brand. I learned early on that taking care of our customers was the only way we would prosper in the auto industry. As a result, I have spent my career insisting on the best for my customers, not only from me, but from my sales staff as well.  I have been at Howard Orloff Imports since February of 2007, and in that time we have developed a conscientious group of sales professionals who really care about their customers, and as a result, provide great service. It is a staff and company with whom I am proud to be a part of.

Bill Grzesinski
General Sales Manager

I started working in the car business at Howard Orloff in May of 2000 as a young pup of 22 years old. Since that time, I've gotten married, have had two beautiful daughters and a son, and have gone from being in the top 10% in the country in Volvo Sales, to being the Finance Director, the Pre-Owned Manager to now being General Sales Manager. I always strive for 110% customer satisfaction in all aspects of their sales or service experience.

Chris Kowalik
Sales Manager

I have been in the automotive business since May of 2000. I joined the Orloff team in 2003 as a member of the new Land Rover Chicago franchise. Over the past 10 years here; I worked in the Land Rover/Jaguar Sales Department and in September 2012, I became Business Manager. In my new role as Sales Manager, my goal still continues to be providing customers with quality service and to build lasting relationships. In my spare time I enjoy biking and spending time with my two sons.

Greg Urban
Service Manager

I am the Service Manager here at Howard Orloff Imports and I have been since July 2007. I have worked in the car business for more than 25 years and I have had the pleasure of meeting some really wonderful people along the way. I always put myself into the shoes of the customer and I think that has helped me to be successful over the years. The part that I love most about the Service Department, is the positive vibe and electricity that results from taking care of customers, interacting with employees, and fixing cars right the first time!

Pat Land
Parts Manager

I started my career in the automobile business in November of 1998 at a Land Rover dealership in Barrington, IL as an employee in the parts department. I worked my way up to the position of parts director overseeing the parts operations for four dealerships.  I have worked primarily with the Land Rover brand my entire career and still truly enjoy the brand.  I started as the parts manager here at Howard Orloff in April of 2013. I have met some truly great people through my career in this industry and I look forward to the challenges and variety this job provides everyday.  In my free time I enjoy photography, sailing and scuba diving.

Robert McConico
Body Shop Manager

I have been employed with Howard Orloff Imports since May of 1996. During those seventeen years, I have held many positions at the dealership including service advisor, service dispatcher and currently as the Body Shop Manager since 2006. My life outside of work typically consists of work-like related events where I spend most of my off time either repairing my own cars or cars for my family members.

Randy Day
Warranty Manager

I have been employed with Howard Orloff Imports since 1997 as the Warranty Manager and been in the automotive industry for 25 years. I started in 1985 as a service porter, then in 1987 became a service advisor and in 1990 the warranty administrator.

Diane Parapetti
Human Resource Manager

Diane has been the Human Resource Manager for Howard Orloff Imports since 2004. Diane is a graduate from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors of Science in Sociology and Masters in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management. She has her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certificate. In her free time, she enjoys sailing and scuba diving with her husband.

Maria Liston
Office Manager

I was given the opportunity to join the Howard Orloff Imports family in 2007 as the Office Manager. I brought with me 28 years of auto dealership experience. I have always enjoyed the day-to-day operations of the general office, as well as managing the challenges that arise along the way. It is the responsibility of the general office staff to put the finishing touches on the customer transaction, and equally as important, to insure that any follow up to the customer's purchase or lease experience and their relationship with the dealership is a positive one. I take great pride in maintaining that relationship, and find it rewarding when a customer leaves the dealership satisfied with their new car. In my spare time, I enjoy sporting events and spending time with my son, who is a senior at the University of Illinois.

Tim Byrnes
Business Manager

I have been in automotive sales since 1998 and with Howard Orloff Imports since 2003. I live in Bucktown and enjoy working with the many wonderful people I have met through the years here at Orloff. My customers are very important to me and I always try to make them feel that. In my spare time I enjoy spending it with family and friends.

David Segil
Business Manager

I started my career in automotive sales in 2009 at a Nissan store in the suburbs, originally thinking it would be a short-term position before finding a job in the finance industry once the economy recovered from the Great Recession. However, I quickly found that I had a passion for the automotive industry and customer service. I then came to the rather egotistical conclusion that the car-buying process was not what it should be and I could help make it better. From there, I then honed my skills, built up my knowledge base, and worked my way up the ladder until I spent 2013-2015 as the Internet Sales Manager at a major Toyota dealer in the Chicago area. However, I missed the personal touch and the relationships that only comes with working with customers "one-on-one" in the store, so I was thrilled to take the opportunity to join Howard Orloff Imports as an Internet Sales Consultant. Here, I can use my experience to both initially help our customers electronically and then continue to guide them through the entire car-buying process when in the store. My goal is always to make the entire experience relaxed, enjoyable, and exciting; as it should be when you are going home with one of our amazing vehicles! When I am not in the store, I can be found sailing in the summers, out cavorting around the city with my wife, spending time with my family, and wishing I could play Quidditch.


Sales Department

Linden Mathurin
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

I have been in the private fitness industry for over 30 years, and I have been referring my clients to the Orloff family dealership, so it was an easy decision when a career change was in the mix, and I gracefully made the choice to join the Sales Team at Howard Orloff Imports. This way I can continue to deliver a premium experience to my customers, as I did with my personal training clients. 

Matt Bonkovich
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

I have been with Howard Orloff Imports since May 2012 and before this my experience in the car business was 2 summers after High School as a Porter/Detailer for a Nissan Volkswagen dealer in the Metro Detroit area. I bought an XC90 here in 2010, and when I was looking to change careers from Commercial Food Sales, I felt that after the way I was treated in our own car-buying experience, that this place was a good fit. I was treated very well and the overall family atmosphere made me feel very good about our choice to purcahse a vehicle at Howard Orloff, an now as a choice for me to work and as a change of careers.

AJ Golding
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

After a decade in Los Angeles working in the Television business I returned to Chicago and am thrilled to be part of the family here at Howard Orloff Imports. My previous Automotive sales experience was with Lincoln/Mercury, Saab, and Hornburg Jaguar/Land Rover in Santa Monica, CA. For me nothing beats the combination of the unique and authentic design of British cars and their performance. Jaguar and Land Rovers sell themselves. My goal is to provide a transparent, efficient and friendly experience for each customer. 

Alicia Houston
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

I am new to the automobile industry and have only been with one dealer; Howard Orloff since May 2007. I have, however, been in sales for over 15 years in the Security and Telecommunications industry. At times, I find it can be a little more challenging for me, being a woman. However, I am very trustworthy, personable, dependable, and most of all very patient. I came to the car business for a career change and to change the old stereotype of car sales. And customers have responded by telling me that, "this has been the best car buying experience they have ever had". I pride myself in hearing those words on every sale and when I do, it reminds me of why I like working at Howard Orloff and assisting people with acquiring their dream cars.

Mike Lotito
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

My motto has always been "to treat others like I want to be treated", which is with honesty and most of all, with respect. I have been with Howard Orloff Imports since 1999. In my 37 years in the car business, I have handled different tasks; Sales Manager in both new and pre-owned departments, Finance/Lease Manager, Appraiser/Reconditioning Manager, but my most gratifying role has been on the sales floor as a Sales Guide. Helping a consumer make a very important decision with their next automobile purchase is a very rewarding feeling. I look forward to providing that service to you, your friends, and family.

Brian Meehan
Volvo Sales Consultant

I am a sales consultant for Howard Orloff Imports. After a few years of working in construction, I was looking for a new and rewarding challenge. It is the desire for a career change that has landed me in the automobile industry. I am eager to learn the business and assist my customers in their pursuit of their new vehicle. Like many of my co-workers, I believe that the car buying process does not have to be a difficult or complicated one. Finding a vehicle that best suits the individual customer's needs at the right price is just the beginning of our relationship. I look forward to developing and maintaining these relationships in the years to come.

James Pittman
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

I started working in the car business at Howard Orloff in May 2001 as a porter. Since then, I have made the move to Land Rover/Jaguar sales where I strive to exceed customer sales experience. When I am not selling cars I am skating, stepping, and bowling. I always invite people in to buy a new or pre-owned vehicle from me because we have the best selection. How may I help you?

Mark Vignaroli
Jaguar Land Rover Sales Consultant

Like most who have found themselves in this field, I discovered long ago that I had a passion for automobiles. Some like the domestic brands or even prefer imports from Germany. I however, have always found myself drawn to the English manufacturers. Because of this passion for English automobiles, I found myself in the auto industry. Luckily, I was asked to join the fantastic staff here at Howard Orloff Imports. You will find me to be a person who is sincere and honest, and will help you purchase your new car, truck or SUV with little pressure. I feel you should be allowed to spend your money on the vehicle you want most, and within your own time frame. My job is to make your buying experience as smooth and easy as possible. My goals for you during your visit are simple: 1) Have a good time during your shopping experience. 2) Find a vehicle that you are going to love. 3) Make sure the budgeting makes sense for you. 4) And make it all EASY for you. If I can help you accomplish those simple objectives, well then I've done my job.


Service Department

Ikram Alam
Jaguar Land Rover Service Consultant

I started working at Howard Orloff Imports in August of 2007.  I started in the Business Development Center, where I scheduled appointments and interacted with service customers over the phone.  In November of 2017, I transitioned to a new position in the Service Department to become a Service Advisor.  I love helping people seek solutions to problems in their cars.  In my free time, I enjoy to read books on current events and love following capital markets all over the world.

Kent Feldmann
Volvo Service Consultant

I am currently a Volvo Service Advisor and have been working at Howard Orloff Volvo since February 2010. I have been in the automotive industry for a total of 6 years having worked as an automotive technician for 2 years and an advisor for 4 years. I have a Bachelor's degree in Automotive Technology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. I enjoy working on cars and working with the public. Every day I get to meet new people and learn new things about cars. I am recently new to the Chicago area and enjoy living in Wrigleyville.

John Kroll
Volvo Service Consultant

I have been with Howard Orloff Imports since July of 1992. I have always enjoyed the fast-paced environment of the dealership and the automotive industry. With every customer, I strive to make the repair process of their automobile a friendly and trusted experience, whether you are a new or an existing service customer.

Tim Brewer
Service Support

I joined Howard Orloff Imports in September 2014 and was hired into 3 job roles; pre-owned vehicle service advisor, Jaguar and Land Rover service support, and body shop assistant. I do come with 20 years of automotive experience, including over 15 years of management experience. Since coming to work for the Orloff team, I do not feel like I am being forced to wake up and come here. I truly enjoy my job roles and look forward to coming in every day. I enjoy the people I work with and the customer's that I serve. I do have a true love for life and sports. I am a HUGE and DIEHARD CUB FAN, though I love all Chicago sports. I also travel as much as I can and love exploring new places. I'm a very easy going and a down to earth person, so I look forward to helping anyone that I can. In fact, how may I help you?

Roger Sertuche
Volvo Service Consultant

I joined the Orloff family in January 2015. Being granted the opportunity to work with them is a great privilege and opportunity to deliver and show their customers the utmost respect I have for them. I have an extensive work history in the automobile industry from owning my own service shop and working with other new car dealers. I have always enjoyed making my customers happy and feel like family ... that to me is my biggest reward. So as a service advisor, I hope I can exceed your needs, expectations and make you a longtime customer here at Howard Orloff Imports.  In my free time I enjoy customizing cars, motorcycle riding and occasionally reading a good book.


Internet Sales Department

Tom Eckardt
Internet Sales Consultant

I started as a salesperson with Howard Orloff on June 6, 1983 when we were located at 4748 W. Fullerton in Chicago. When we moved to our present location in 1993, I moved into the Internet Sales Department having the vision that Internet Sales would be the future of the automobile business. I have always believed that customer satisfaction is job number one and to strive to go above and beyond in all facets of my job with Howard Orloff. Over the last 27 years, I have worked on and off at Howard Orloff on several occasions, always coming back home to the place I feel most comfortable and welcome.

Shawn Stephens
Internet Sales Consultant

I have been in automobile sales for over ten (10) years and still enjoy assisting customers in selecting their cars. No matter if it is a first car, a work car, a mini van, or a brand new red sports car, I realize all car purchases are big decisions for my customers and their families. I welcome the opportunity to assist in that purchase and giving customers a completely satisfied experience. When I am not working, I spend my time with friends going to concerts, sporting events, street festivals, mountain biking, traveling, beaches and I like to workout at Chicago Boxing Club.

Colin Cibulka
Sales Consultant

I have had the great pleasure of working at Howard Orloff Imports since 2013, and over the years I have learned a lot about what customer service really means in an industry like this. I have worked my way up to a point where I get the joy of being able to sell all three brands that Howard Orloff Imports has to offer. I pride myself with providing a luxury experience that one would expect when purchasing a Land Rover, Volvo, or Jaguar.  I believe that buying a car is one of the more enjoyable experiences one can have, and I try to make everything a smooth and fun experience for my customers. I look forward to continuing my career at Howard Orloff Imports and getting the privilege to see all the great new vehicles and technology that these brands provide. In my free time, I enjoy illustrating, snowboarding, watching the Blackhawks, and occasionally geeking out with some video games.

Fransisco Aguilera
Sales Consultant

I have 20 plus years of Automotive Sales experience in places like Las Vegas, Miami, and now Chicago. I was born and raised here in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, and I am all about family, which makes JLR Chicago a natural fit. My coast to coast experience along with the amazing culture here at Howard Orloff Imports will make for a lot of very happy clients. I look forward to being of service.


Product Specialists

Selim Savany
Senior Product Specialist

I am thrilled to say that Howard Orloff Imports is my gateway into the auto industry. I joined the amazing Volvo sales family in October 2016, and I am excited to be working with such wonderful people who care about providing great customer experiences for everyone who walks through our doors. Over the past 10 years I have been involved with the restaurant, customer service, and retail industries. During this time I've come to learn that great customer service is the key ingredient for success, no matter what your job is. Therefore, my focus is based on making sure my customers are always comfortable and I ensure they are always well-informed, so they can make educated decisions. This is a completely new experience for me, and working with this great team of truly professional men and women here at Howard Orloff has reinforced my decision for this career change; and I look forward to creating unforgettable memories and experiences for everyone I work with. My true passion is helping, educating and interacting with people, and my goal is now to exercise and deliver the 5 Star Service you can expect from us here at Howard Orloff. When I'm not at work, you can find me cooking at my grill, watching/attending sports events, spending time with my family, or enjoying the sunshine in my home city: Sunny Isles Beach, FL.