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  • Ernie Withers
    General Manager
    (941) 275-1293 ext. 6007

    Born in Youngstown, Ohio. Education: Ward Melville H.S., Long Island, N. Y. College: Miami-Dade Jr. College North Miami, FL University of South Florida Tampa, FL.  Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota is dedicated to providing a truly exceptional automotive ownership experience and building caring, trusting, lifelong relationships with our clients, our community and our fellow associates.

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  • Jamie Muldoon
    General Sales Manager

    Went to high school in Blue Springs, MO. Attended University of Missouri. Moved to Sarasota in 1996. Started at Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota in 2005. Have held multiple positions in sales. Love my husband and my Shiba Inu,  Quinlyn.

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  • Brian Tinsley
    Sales Manager


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  • Anthony Francel
    Mercedes-Benz Certified Sales Consultant

    I've put 10 years of west coast mountains and 10 years of the Great White North behind me for 35 years of sunshine and blue water in Florida. An extensive professional career traveling across our beautiful country and abroad, leaves me dealing with the great people of Sarasota selling the best automotive product in the world. I believe in high-quality service, professionalism, sophistication and the red carpet treatment. In my spare time, I enjoy muscle trucks, building/repairing things, working with my hands, live music, and social gatherings.

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  • Karrina L Wischki
    Mercedes Benz Certified Sales Consultant

    I was born and raised in the city of Milwaukee. Wisconsin is a beautiful state, but the winters can be brutal. I graduated high school in 2004 from Milwaukee Lutheran and proceeded college soon after. I graduated from Alverno College in 2009 with a bachelors degree in political science. I found my field to be a bit boring and wound up in the service industry which led me to car sales. My first opportunity in car sales literally fell in my lap, there was no way I was going to pass it up. I sold BMW's for Umansky Motors and absolutely loved it. However, those brutal winters I mentioned earlier, started to take a tole. I decided to join my sister, nephew, and my father here in Florida. I have been in Bradenton just over 3 years and with Mercedes Benz of Sarasota for a year and half. I'm very happy here and my awesome team makes it fun to be here every day.

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  • Kayla Wireman
    Certified Mercedes Benz Sales Consultant


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  • Pete Bolduc
    Senior Sales Associate

    I am a retired police officer from the state of Connecticut and Florida and retired after serving for 27 years. In 2007 I joined Mercedes Benz of Sarasota . I am star certified and hold a customer satisfaction index score of 99.6%. My goals are building a lasting business relationship with my customers, offering fair and competitive prices for trades and the vehicle being purchased.

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  • Ken Johnson
    Certified Sales and Leasing Consultant


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  • Kurt Raguth
    Sales Associate


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  • James Kneski
    Sales Associate

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  • Tucker Kittle
    Sales Associate

    While originally from Indiana, my family quickly found Sarasota when I was four and I have been here ever since! I graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelors in Business Administration where I met my amazing Fiancé. I've been at Mercedes-Benz Of Sarasota since 2016 and love being a part of such an amazing brand! When not at work, my hobbies include fishing and cheering on my Indianapolis Colts! My favorite part of my job certainly has to be the fact that I get to drive these amazing cars every day!

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  • Scott Coyner
    Service and Parts Director

    Florida native, born in Jacksonville and grew up in the Clearwater area. I have been with AutoNation 26 years. Former aircraft mechanic that moved to the Automotive industry in 1994 as a technician and advanced through the company to the Director position.

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  • Jim Foulkrod
    Service Manager

    Born and raised in Philadelphia and moved to Florida in 2013 to work for Autonation. Been in the automotive business for 48 years, 20 years as a technician, 5 years in sales and the rest in fixed operations.

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  • Judy Schweitzer
    Assistant Service Manager


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  • Brett Ferrucci
    Assistant Service Manager


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  • Steven Appolloni
    Service Advisor


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  • Amy Souza
    Director of Client Relations and Business Development

    I was born and raised in Manton, Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors in Psychology. (Go Green!) I relocated to Sarasota, Florida in 2005 to escape the bitter cold winters and to enjoy all the beautiful beaches & sunny weather Florida had to offer! I began my career at Mercedes-Benz of Sarasota in 2007 and my goal then and now is to ensure all our guests & clients receive exceptional service and truly love their Mercedes-Benz lifestyle. I am a mother to 3 beautiful daughters and we are embracing and living life to the fullest. We have a love for Disney- one of our happy places- but ask anyone and they will tell you that when not at work or school, you'll find us relaxing regularly at are gorgeous, sandy beaches!

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  • Debra Hodgson
    CFS Manager

    I began my career in finance in 2012 after retiring from years in the field of education. I have worked with multiple manufacturers and landed at Mercedes-Benz in 2017. Such an amazing product! I bought my first Mercedes-Benz convertible for my 50th birthday and love sharing my experience with my customers!

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  • Walter Bailey


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