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  • Matthew Maneage
    General Sales Manager

    My name is Matthew, and I 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.

  • Dan Baumann
    New Vehicle Sales Manager

    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.

  • Ryan Heine


    My name is Ryan and I would love to be your car guy! I have been a sales professional with Lake 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.

  • Nick Strickling
    Used Vehicle Sales Manager

    Nick Strickling has been with Lake Ford 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.

  • Jim Anaya
    Sales Consultant

    I have been at Lake 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.

  • Brandon Burazin
    Sales Consultant

    Howdy Do!  My name is Brandon, I am a customer service driven and personable individual that aims to give every person the best experience.  My goal is to create an energetic and comfortable environment with service that exceeds your expectations.  Although new to the industry, I have worked in customer service for about a decade within different areas of each company (Marketing, Administrative Assistance, Inside sales, etc...).  I am happiest when going to different restaurants/bars trying new foods and new drinks.  My passion are my dogs, One is a sweet lover Pitbull, and the other is a caring and eccentric Mini Golden Doodle.  I detest negativity while encouraging and nurturing positivity with every new day and a smile on my face.

  • AJ Chandler
    Sales Consultant

    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 Lake Ford 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

  • Jieana Harb
    Sales Consultant

    My Name Is Jieana Harb.  Car sales has always been a dream of mine.  My Passion is Helping people and achieving new goals.  I love adventures with my little family.  I enjoy creating memories with my Husband and our daughter, we find this to be so amazing.  I love Animals.    I enjoy traveling and playing softball.  Stop in today for an experience of a lifetime!  I'd love to help you find the vehicle of your dreams

  • Christopher Jankowski
    Sales Consultant

    Hi, my name is Chris. I was born in Illinois and I've also lived in Oklahoma and Utah. Milwaukee, however, is truly my home. I love animals so much that I have two cats, two dogs, and a turtle. I love spending time with family and friends. I'm also an avid sports fan. I may be new to the car business, but I have worked in the Service Industry since I was in high school. I'm really passionate about creating great customer experiences and building long lasting relationships.

  • Christian Meiselwitz
    Sales Consultant

    Hi! My name is Christian and I've been in the car business since 2016! I love meeting new people and making their car buying experience not only quick and easy but also fun! With many years of experience I'm confident I can help you find the perfect vehicle for your budget and lifestyle. In my free-time I enjoy spending time with my family and my mini Aussie. I love traveling and trying new things, the outdoors, sports, and I'm a big "foodie". I look forward to meeting you and making great conversation while we get you into your dream car!

  • Jeffrey "J.J." Pucel
    Sales Consultant

    Hello! My name is J.J., I am a young and passionate sales person who prides himself on making the customers feel like family, just as Lake Ford 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!

  • Edwin Silva
    Sales Consultant


    Hi! My name is Edwin. I'm bi-lingual and I have been selling cars for 5 years now. I just recently moved back to Milwaukee after 10 years in Orlando. I'm happily married with 2 kids and a mini Golden-Doodle. I like meeting new people and helping them get into the car of their dreams. 

  • John Steele
    Sales Consultant

    My name is John Steele and I've been with Lake Auto Group 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 Lake family.

  • Alec Van Hecker
    Product Specialist

    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 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!

  • Alec Williams
    Sales Consultant

    Hello, my name is Alec Williams and I am a new addition to the sales team at Lake Ford. Before joining sales here, I was a mechanic since high school. I've always been a huge gear head, and I bleed blue all the way! Ford is number one, no question! My hobbies include car shows, tractor pulls, hunting, fishing, and driving my 1988 F-250 and 2016 F-150. I really look forward to helping every customer I can through their car buying journey, sending them happily down the road in their next Ford!

  • Daniel Garcia
    Finance Manager

    Born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Dan and his better half, Julie, have 4 children. He loves traveling and spending time with his family. Dan has a background in law enforcement and loves his sports! 

  • Joshua Strickling
    Finance Manager

    Josh has been in the Automotive Industry since 2011 doing both Sales and Finance. His goal is to provide his customers with an enjoyable car buying experience. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, golfing, and going on vacations. Josh is married and has 2 daughters and 2 golden retrievers boys who keep them busy.

  • Jessie Schumacher

    Service Manager

    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)!

  • Jim Bramel

    Service Advisor

    Jim has been with the Lake Auto Group 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 Lake Ford. Jim enjoys restoring cars and being a father.

  • Micah Edwards
    Service Advisor

    My name is Micah Edwards.  I graduated from Cudahy. I'm happily Married and lived in North Dakota an hour away from the Canadian Border where I learned to become a Service Advisor. I have 5 years of experience in this business. I'm a Basketball fan and like to play with friends and family when I have time. I'm a Bucks and Packer fan. I'm excited to be working for Lake Ford.  I am looking forward to building relationships while taking care of your car. 

  • John Krueger
    Service Advisor

    Hello, my name is John. I have been in and out of the Automotive Industry since I was a teenager. My most recent endeavors saw me as a retail store manager for a major Menswear chain. I have a daughter who loves to be outdoors, whether we go hiking, fishing, playing in the backyard, or even just a walk around the block. I look forward to assisting you, with whatever service your vehicle may need!

  • Antonio Olivas
    Service Advisor

    Bio coming soon...

  • Craig Prochaska
    Service Advisor

    Craig was born and raised in Saukville, WI. As a child, he always had an interest in cars. He has been in the service industry since 2010. Craig is patient, kind and knowledgeable to make sure his customers are taken care of. He now lives in Milwaukee with his wife and two boys who are 5 and 2. There's nothing more that he loves then coming home to his son's waiting for him at the door with open arms saying "da"

  • Brian Teitelbaum
    Service Adviosr

    I like to hike 
    started off as a mechanic and then became an advisor
    love dogs 
    new to Wisconsin

  • Gena Sanchez

    Body Shop Manager

    Welcome! My name is Gena Sanchez and I am the Body Shop Manager of Lake Ford Collision Center. I have worked for Lake Auto Group 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 children's extra curricular activities. 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."

  • Allyson Gritzuk

    Hello! My name is Allyson. I love watching scary movies and going hiking with my dog. I am a very self driven person and being an estimator comes naturally to me. I look forward to explaining the wonderful process of getting your vehicle looking amazing again.

  • Crystal Herrera
    Customer Service Representative

    Hello! My name is Crystal Herrera, I have been working for the company for a little over 4 years. I'd love to help you with any of your questions and needs. When I'm not working, I love spending my days with my 4-year-old son, playing toy trains and running after both my son and my deaf blue heeler. Stop in, and I'd be glad to help. If you need help in Spanish, that's not an issue! I'm here to help! Hopefully you won't need of the collision center, but if you do, I'd be glad to help!

  • Mario Mendoza
    Bodyshop Estimator

    Mario is the newest addition to our Bodyshop Staff here at Lake Ford. Although Mario is new to the Estimating World, he has spent 6 years in the industry.  In his spare time he enjoys watching movies and considers himself a motorsports enthusiast.  Hablo Español

  • Kyle Ramthun
    Parts Manager

    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).

  • Annette Lopez
    Parts Associate

    Annette has been working in the Automotive Industry for 12 years and has a diverse background in the automotive areas. Her experience ranges from Retail Part Sales to Service Writer to Commercial Sales. She is more than willing to go the extra mile for any customer to help them find the right part for the job. She is a great motivator to the people around her and strives for excellence. She likes to build strong relationships with all her customers and make sure they feel satisfied with every purchase. She's been in the Automotive Industry so long that it seems second nature to make customers feel welcome. "I like for my customers to feel that they are getting the best quality and the best price."  Bonus:  I'm bilingual (Spanish).

  • Dan Schieren
    Parts Associate

    Dan is a Parts Professional who has been in the industry for almost 4 years. With experience from Subaru, Honda and Kia; he looks forward to putting that knowledge to work. He just moved from Santa Fe, New Mexico and is excited to see what Milwaukee has to offer.

  • Logan Westfall
    Parts Associate

    Logan has just moved here from Idaho.  He has worked for NAPA for the last 6 years doing everything from driving to Parts Sales and inventory management.  When asked about his thoughts on working for Lake Ford, he said,  "I'm excited to work for Lake Ford and to start this new chapter in my life with my family."

    We welcome him to our team!

  • Dalten Wilhelm
    Parts Associate

    Dalten is 24 years old and has been working in Parts for almost Three years now. He started off his Parts journey with Nissan before making the switch to Ford! Born and raised in Waukesha, he has now bought his first house in Milwaukee with his Fiancé and they are expecting a baby girl early October!


Meet Our Team at Lake Ford

Here at Lake Ford, we're excited to help you tend to all your automotive needs and provide you with the best possible dealership experience. Looking for a new car? Searching for a friendly service team who can help you keep the ride you already have in great shape? You'll find plenty of friendly faces here at Lake Ford, and we look forward to helping you make the most of the time you spend with us.

Want to put some names to those friendly faces? Here on our staff page, you can learn more about our team and get to know our Ford family here in Milwaukee a little better. You can find photos of our team members along with bios to help you keep track of who's who at our dealership. This is also where you can find contact information for our team members. So, if you need to get in touch with a specific person on our team or send one of us an email, it's easy to find a way to connect with our amazing staff.

Contact Us Today

We're here to help with all your automotive needs and answer your questions. If you want to ask a question about a model in our inventory, connect with a member of our finance team, or bounce a service question off our Ford service pros, we're ready. Feel free to reach out to us today, and we'll be more than happy to show you why drivers from Franklin, WI to Greendale, WI and beyond choose Lake Ford for all their Ford needs.

Feel free to stop by our dealership, send us an email, or give us a call. We'd love to hear from you, and we hope to see you soon!