Staff


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

  • Jamie Enders-Bonk
    General Sales Manager
    414-817-3343

    Jamie has over 20 years of tenure with 17 of those with Braeger. She has a wealth of experience in finance and sales which aids to lead our sales department in providing unmatched customer satisfaction with both your shopping and buying experience.


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  • Dan Baumann
    New Vehicle Sales Manager
    4141-817-3139

    Dan was born and raised in Wauwatosa, WI. He has been in the car business for 28 years. He loves meeting people and taking care of customers. Dan despises cold weather, and loves spending time with his wife and daughter.

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  • Matthew Maneage
    Sales Manager
    414-817-3117

    New to working at Braeger. Graduated from UW Madison with a personal finance degree. In my free time I enjoy just about any and every sport. My main hobbies are fishing and golfing. I look forward to providing you a fast, enjoyable sales and financing process.

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  • John Studt
    New Vehicle Sales Manager
    414-817-3345

    My name is John Studt and I have been with Braeger Ford since 2011. I pride myself in providing my customers with a low pressure fun car buying experience. I want to sell you the car that you want, not the car that I have! I promise to listen to your needs to make sure that I am finding you the perfect option. In my free time I enjoy going to concerts and sporting events with my wife Sara. I also love a day at home grilling and playing fetch with my dog Driver!

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  • Nick Strickling
    Used Vehicle Sales Manager
    414-817-3152

    Nick Strickling has been with Braeger since 2008. Nick's uncanny approach to treat each person as a friend, meet their needs and stay transparent is what keeps his customers coming back time and time again. In his free time Nick enjoys fishing, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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  • Jim Anaya
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3159

    I have been at Braeger for 10 years. I am happily married. We have a full household with 3 children, 2 rescued dogs, and 1 rescued cat. I was born in Laredo, Texas but I am a true Wisconsinite. Go Packers, Brewers, Badgers, and Bucks! I am also an avid Harley Davidson rider.

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  • AJ Chandler
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3127

    Greetings! My name is Areius (R-e-s) also known as AJ. With 10 years of personalized, high quality customer service experience under my belt in the sales & retail management industry, I pride myself on my ensured persistence in making sure your desires for your next vehicle are met! Being a new member of the Braeger team, I will be serving you with courtesy & compassion. As a true "car guy", I know the amount of thought & consideration that goes into a vehicle purchase, as much of my free time is spent working on my own personal vehicle, enjoying car show's & racing events. These passions lead me to make sure your car buying process is about YOU. I am pleased to introduce myself & plan to see you in our dealership sooner than later! -AJ

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  • Jeremiah Fowler
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3146

    My name is Jeremiah Fowler and I'm a fresh salesman here at Braeger Ford. Born and raised in Milwaukee, I'm proud to call this city my home. With almost a decade of customer service under my belt, my goal is to provide customers with an easy going and fun car buying experience! I love the Packers, my two dogs Jamie and Bernie, my cat Momo, and relaxing with family and friends. Customer satisfaction is my number one priority and I strive to exceed expectations. Day or night, I'm here to help!

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  • Keri Johnson

    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3115

    Keri joined Braeger in July 2015 and has over 9 years automotive experience.  Having been in sales and internet management, she understands what it takes to give the very best customer service to those in the dealership and those who are gathering their information beforehand online as so many customers do today.  You can feel comfortable reaching out to Keri anytime for your automotive needs, knowing you will be taken care of every step of the way.

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  • Rudy Johnson
    Product Specialist
    414-817-3126

    I have been with Braeger since 2014. I genuinely love helping people in their search for a new vehicle! I want to bring my knowledge and passion to every car buying experience. Aside from being a dedicated sales professional, I am a Husband, and a Father of four. I love anything that involves my family! I want to leave people with a lasting impression and a great story to tell others! I want to be your "Sales guy"!

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  • Josh Phillips
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3104

    I've been with Braeger since March of 2017. My Goal is to provide you outstanding customer service before and after you purchase your vehicle. I have a strong background in finance and customer service as I was a Mortgage Broker back home in Chicago for 15yrs. When I'm not at Braeger I'm at home spending time with my wife, 2 daughters and our dog. Contact me with any questions you have so we can find the right vehicle to fit your needs!

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  • Jeffrey "J.J." Pucel
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3111

    Hello! My name is J.J. and I am new to the Braeger family. I am a young and passionate sales person who prides himself on making the customers feel like family, just as Braeger has done for me. I come from an extensive background in customer relations and look forward to meeting you! In my free time I enjoy going to Brewers, Bucks, or Packers games. I was in the Boy Scouts of America since 2004, achieved the Eagle Rank in 2009, and have been working with the organization with my father ever since. Come down and say Hello!


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  • Anthony Sciarra
    Product Specialist
    414-817-3141

    I was born and raised in Kenosha, WI where I grew up working for my Grandpa's family business stocking shelves after school and on weekends until I graduated from Tremper High School in 2013. In my free time I am an avid fisherman and outdoorsman as well as a passionate College and NFL football fan.

    I got my start in the automotive industry in 2015 detailing vehicles in Madison, WI where I developed an eye for the little things. I am a new resident of Milwaukee and have found a new home at Braeger Ford soon to be Lake Ford! As a Sales consultant I bring a positive attitude and an excitement for life everyday! I pride myself on being my client's biggest advocate in order to make your vehicle purchase the best you have ever had.

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  • Joseph Sardina
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3137

    I am a lifelong Wisconsin resident, I actually started my career in the auto world with Braeger Ford in 1997 when they acquired Southgate Ford and after a few other stops, I am now back full circle. I enjoy fishing every chance I get, I love to ride my motorcycle,  I am a father of two grown children, and a grandfather for the first time in 2016. What I love about my job is when it all makes sense and I am able to provide you a vehicle that fits perfectly or being the person you buy your very first car from. Please, stop on by and have a coffee, let me know your situation and I promise to do everything I can to help.

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  • Zachary Slaby
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3105

    My name is Zach I was born and raised in Madison WI with two loving sisters and the most amazing parents in the world. I became part of the Braeger team in August 2018. This is my first time getting involved in the car business but I always strive for perfection and complete customer satisfaction. I too have a strong passion for helping  others which has lead me to organize and build a transitional living house where I help counsel young adults who struggle with addiction and show them how to live life sober and assist them to reach their full potential. I truly love sports, working out and doing home improvement projects in my free time. I have a 4 legged best-friend named Raja which is named after the tiger in Aladdin!

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  • Nick Sigel
    Sales Consultant
    (414) 817-3158

    My name is Nick Sigel and I have been with Braeger Ford since 2010. I enjoy having the opportunity to meet new people, working with them towards finding their right vehicle and building lasting relationships. I take pride in knowing I am providing great customer service and providing a quality service to all I meet. Let me show you how to make your next buying or leasing of a vehicle an easy and enjoyable experience!
     
    "First, you have to get even with Kent. it's a moral imperative" . See me with the movie title of this 80's classic for a free Car wash and cup of Coffee!
     

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  • John Steele
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3101

    My name is John Steele and I've been with Braeger since April of 2007. My favorite part of being a sales consultant is meeting new people, listening to what they want and need in a vehicle, and finding the best possible match to fit their lifestyle. Building relationships is what I do best, and earning your trust and respect always comes first.

    For most of us, buying a new vehicle is not just about dollar's and cent's, it's a long term emotional commitment as well. Helping you find that perfect balance is my greatest reward. I want to be here for you not just today, but for many years to come. Please call or stop in and I'll be happy to welcome you into the Braeger family.


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  • Patricia Swinko
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3144

    Bio coming soon..

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  • Eric Van Beck
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3151

    My name is Eric Van Beck and I have been a sales consultant at Braeger Ford since April of 2015. My passion is exceeding customers expectations and providing the best car buying experience possible. Growing up within a Ford driving family has provided me the knowledge and experience of the brand-which I love to share with my customers. Being a brand new uncle and homeowner takes up most of my free time-but I enjoy golfing and softball in whatever time is leftover!

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  • Alec Van Hecker
    Product Specialist
    414-817-3149

    My Name is Alec. I was born in Orlando,Florida and before kindergarten started my family and I moved to Wisconsin where I have happily lived for the last 20 years! I am as they say a family man. I pride myself around family and when I am not working you could probably find me with them! I love sports but my favorite sport is basketball, FEAR THE DEER! I also love to workout and hangout with friends in my free time. I am new to the Braeger family but I always try to go above and beyond with my work so even though I may be new to the car business I have always been such an easy, and caring person to talk to. I look forward to helping making the process of buying a car comfortable and easy! So stop on down and don't hesitate any longer I will be waiting to help get you in a car you love!


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  • Eric Walton
    Sales Consultant
    414-817-3160

    My name is Eric but most people simply call me "E". I am originally from Milwaukee and a product of Homestead high school. Go Highlanders! I've been in the auto industry for over a half decade. My #1 goal is to make your car-buying experience as fun and memorable as possible. When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my daughter. Our favorite thing to do is dance. She is a little better than I am but, I have a mean 2 step if I say so myself.  My favorite part about Braeger Ford is we are a Customer-Focused and Customer-Driven dealership. It is all about you and we are along for the ride. If you see me around don't be afraid to ask questions or just say hi. On Wisconsin!

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  • Drake Bowers
    Finance Manager
    414-817-3113

    Bio coming soon...

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  • Ryan Heine

    Finance Manager
    414-817-3103

    My name is Ryan and I would love to be your car guy! I have been a sales professional with Braeger Ford since January of 2015. I started as a porter and worked my way up in the Automotive industry. My goal is to provide customers with a non pushy, fast, easy and enjoyable experience. I enjoy learning about new technology in vehicles and being able to pass that information along to my customers. I am a recent college grad with a Business Marketing degree and in my free time I enjoy participating and watching sports.

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  • Jessie Schumacher

    Service Manager
    414-817-3125

    I've been with the Ford brand for 20 plus years. I enjoy spending time with my family and 2 dogs. I have a 18 year old Son and a 14 year old Step-Daughter. We enjoy Fishing, camping and shopping (of Course)

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  • Jim Bramel

    Service Advisor
    414-817-3136

    Jim has been with the Braeger organization since our Chrysler days. Jim also ran our service station on hwy 100 for a number of years. We welcome Jim back in the fold as a Service Advisor here at Braeger Ford. Jim enjoys restoring cars and being a father.

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  • Craig Prochaska
    Service Advisor
    414-817-3161

    Craig was born and raised in Saukville. As a child, he always had an interest in cars. He has been in the service industry since 2010. Craigs is patient, kind and knowledgeable and makes sure his customer are taken care of. He now lives in Milwaukee with his wife and two-year-old son. There's nothing more that he loves then coming home to his son waiting for him at the door with open arms saying "da"


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  • Caleb Repinski
    Service Advisor
    414-817-3140

    I have been in the automotive business since 2012, after graduating from UW Whitewater with a degree in Public Policy and Administration. I have always had a passion for cars and have always been a people person. I've been married since May 2015. On my free time I am usually working on projects that my wife has on her "to do" list for me on our house. My remaining free time I enjoy cooking/smoking meat and riding my motorcycle around Southern Wisconsin with the occasional trip to Whitewater.

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  • Gena Sanchez

    Body Shop Manager
    414-817-3142

    Welcome! My name is Gena Sanchez and I am the Body Shop Manager of Braeger Collision Center. I have worked for Braeger Automotive for over 13 years. I grew up in Oak Creek, Wi and am currently raising my own family there. I am happily married with 4 children ages 15,13,10, and 6. I enjoy going up north and being involved in my childrens extra curicualr activies. Stop in, I am looking forward to working with you!

    Favorite quote: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

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  • Chad Sandman

    Service Advisor
    414-817-3124

    Chad Sandman is a Service Advisor at Braeger Ford in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Information Systems. After working as a sales consultant at Braeger for 3 years, he decided for a small change and starting a new path in the service department. Chad is most proud of a new member in his family. Recently blessed with a boy, Chad and his wife love coming home to smiles and laughter most evenings. Between balancing work life and family, Chad enjoys being outdoors for nature hikes, bike trails, and disc golf. Chad invites you to view our new facility and check out our great customer service in service and sales.

    Favorite quote: "Roads...Where we're going, we don't need roads"

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  • Brad Ory

    Body Shop Estimater
    414-817-3143

    Brad is a happily married father of three who met his wife 18 years ago while working for Braeger, Lisa was a receptionist and he as a lot attendant. Since they have had 2 daughters, Kennedy and Alexis, and 1 son, Nathan. Brad enjoys bicycling and camping when not busy with the daily rigors of raising children and keeping a home. Brad is a car guy at heart, hoping to one day resto-mod a '67-'69 Camaro or a vintage pick up truck. Brad's favorite quote is one from a deceased friend, "Everything in life is what you make it," another is "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right." Henry Ford. Brad has been employed in the automobile dealership industry since high school, starting as a lot coordinator before advancing into the service department as an apprentice technician followed by service advisor and up to service manager. Brad is currently a collision estimator at Braeger's Collision Center.

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  • Sabrina Thompson
    Bodyshop Representative
    414-817-3164

    Hello, I'm Sabrina Thompson. I have worked in Automotive since 2010. I started off as a Service Advisor and am now working in Customer Service in the Collision Center. I am here to help with any questions you may have and if I can not answer them I will do my best to get you the answer you need. I was born and raised in Waterford. When I am not working I enjoy going on bike rides and going to other events with my children.

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  • Ronald Downey
    Parts Associate
    414-817-3132

    Ron has 20 years in the automotive parts industry.  Having started his career in the aftermarket auto parts division, he learned quickly and soon earned the title of Manager.  His career took a turn in 2007 as he left the auto industry to become an educator for 10 years.  The industry however, wasn't done with him yet, and pulled him back into the fold in 2017.  He started here at Braeger in 2018.  Ron believes that the time spent being an educator taught him patience.  That patience translates into not getting frazzled when trying to locate hard to find parts.  Ron states, "Based on my experience in the automotive industry, I will ensure you get the right part, the first time."

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  • Ivan Mendoza
    Parts Associate
    414-817-3135

    Ivan is 25 years old and has been working in the automotive industry for about 3 years.  He started his journey with Lake Automotive at our Chevy store as a Lube Tech and has worked his way into our Ford Parts Department.  His hard work and loyalty has shown as he continues to gain knowledge in this field.  His goal for every interaction is get the right parts you need, the first time.

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  • Kyle Ramthun
    Parts Associate
    414-817-3133

    Kyle is a parts professional who works with Service, Retail, and Wholesale parts customers to find the right part for the job quickly and accurately.  With a background in supply chain management and logistics, Kyle brings an analytical and detail oriented approach to the auto parts business.  In his personal time, Kyle can be found camping, hiking, being a cat/dog-dad, and supporting Wisconsin sports teams (especially the Milwaukee Bucks).

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