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Meet Our Staff

Our staff here at St. Charles CDJR is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our Management Staff

General Manager Sam  Barakat
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How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started March 2015
General Manager
Sam Barakat
General Sales Manager Manny  Gonzalez
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630-513-5353, Ext. 130
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started August 2015
How long have you been in the Car Business?
7 years
Hometown
Chicago, IL
Hobbies
Cooking & Watching Movies with my Kids
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bulls
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
RAM 1500
Favorite Food
Ribs
Favorite Song
“Sweet Child Of Mine”
Favorite Movie
The Predator
Favorite Vacation Spot
Mexico
General Sales Manager
Manny Gonzalez
Used Car Manager John  Hutton
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630-513-5353, Ext. 129
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started July 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
2007
Hometown
Barrington, IL
Hobbies
Golfing & Spending Time With My Kids
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Cubs
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Favorite Food
Pizza
Favorite Song
“Chicken Fried” by Zac Brown Band
Favorite Movie
A Few Good Men
Favorite Vacation Spot
Cabo
Used Car Manager
John Hutton
New Car Manager Peter  Wong
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started March 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
January 2009
Hobbies
Enjoys time with family, riding motorcycle, playin with his dog and catching up on fav shows like Street Outlaws
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bears
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Grand Cherokee SRT-8
Favorite Food
Chinese
Favorite Song
“In My Feelings” by Drake
Favorite Movie
Top Gun
Favorite Vacation Spot
Mexico
New Car Manager
Peter Wong
Inventory Manager Luis  Correa
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630-513-5353, Ext. 123
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started May 2015
Inventory Manager
Luis Correa

Meet Our Sales Staff

Sales & Leasing Jeff  Jaskoske
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started November 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
8 months
Hometown
Addison, IL
Hobbies
Working Out, Spending Time With Family and Friends.
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bears
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Favorite Food
Sushi
Favorite Song
“No Limit” by G-Easy
Favorite Movie
The Hangover
Favorite Vacation Spot
Miami, Florida
Sales & Leasing
Jeff Jaskoske
Sales & Leasing Jose  Cruz
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started August 2012
Sales & Leasing
Jose Cruz
Sales & Leasing Edmund  Eusebio
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630-513-5353, Ext. 126
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started April 2012
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Over 5 Years
Hometown
Lincolnwood, IL
Hobbies
Visit Antique Shows & Shop
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bears, White Sox & Bulls
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Sahara, G.C. SRT & Durango RT
Favorite Food
Seafood
Favorite Song
Any Rock & Roll
Favorite Movie
Godfather
Favorite Vacation Spot
Cruises
Sales & Leasing
Edmund Eusebio
Sales & Leasing Jake J.  Calistro
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started March 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
1.5 years
Hometown
Lake In The Hills, IL
Hobbies
Hiking, Snowboarding, Bowling
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Favorite Food
Pasta or Stacy’s Cupcakes
Favorite Song
Anything by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Favorite Movie
Happy Gilmore or Goodfellas
Favorite Vacation Spot
Colorado or Aruba
Sales & Leasing
Jake J. Calistro
Sales & Leasing Pranav  Chakilum
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started November 2016
Sales & Leasing
Pranav Chakilum
Sales & Leasing Samuel  Ayers
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started June 2017
How long have you been in the Car Business?
2 years
Hometown
West Chicago, IL
Hobbies
Photography
Favorite Sports Team
Red Bull
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Favorite Food
Vietnamese
Favorite Song
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It IS? By Chicago
Favorite Movie
Iron Man
Favorite Vacation Spot
Cartegena, Colombia
Sales & Leasing
Samuel Ayers
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started June 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
June 2019
Hometown
Chicago, IL
Hobbies
Lifting, Basketball, Football, Cooking, and Reading
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bears
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
2020 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon in black and preferably lifted
Favorite Food
Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine
Favorite Song
No Bystanders- Travis Scott
Favorite Movie
Step Brothers, Superbad
Favorite Vacation Spot
Jamaica
Sales & Leasing
Alex Garcia
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started October 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since October 2019
Hometown
Aurora, IL
Hobbies
Traveling, Skiing, and Hiking
Favorite Sports Team
Packer
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Durango
Favorite Food
Sushi
Favorite Song
Power- Kanye West
Favorite Movie
Sandlot
Favorite Vacation Spot
Colorado
Sales & Leasing
Alexander Appel
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started August 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since December of 2013
Hometown
Oak Lawn, IL
Hobbies
Golfing, Decor, and Hanging with my kids
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Renegade
Favorite Food
American and Arabic Cuisine
Favorite Vacation Spot
Flagstaff, Reno, and Sedona
Sales & Leasing
Dave Zegar
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Sales & Leasing
Lucas Tanner
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Sales & Leasing
Mike Zegar
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Sales & Leasing
Dan Ditusa
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630-513-5353, Ext. 116
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started November 2016
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since January 2015
Hometown
Wheaton, IL
Hobbies
Formula I and GT racing
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Favorite Food
Seafood
Favorite Song
Tool - Sober
Favorite Movie
Frozen 2
Favorite Vacation Spot
Colorado
Nick Hesik

Meet Our Parts Staff

Parts Advisor Matt  Stewart
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Parts Advisor
Matt Stewart

Meet Our Service Staff

Service Manager Nick  Cardona
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Service Manager
Nick Cardona
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Service Adviser
Joe Nail
Service Advisor Randy  Kennedy
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630-513-5353, Ext. 136
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started 2013
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since 1979
Hometown
Plainfield, IL
Hobbies
Gardening
Favorite Sports Team
Manchester Soccer
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Grand Cherokee
Favorite Food
Salad
Favorite Song
It Is Well
Favorite Movie
The Notebook
Favorite Vacation Spot
England
Service Advisor
Randy Kennedy
Service Advisor Joe  Winklepleck
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630-513-5353, Ext. 108
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started October 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since July of 2016
Hometown
Southern California
Hobbies
Work, Hanging with my dog and watching TV
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Grand Cherokee
Favorite Food
Cheeseburger
Favorite Song
Mey Myers- Jealous Sea
Favorite Movie
Dexter
Favorite Vacation Spot
My Couch
Service Advisor
Joe Winklepleck
Service Advisor Eddie  Iniguez
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630-513-5353, Ext. 110
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started September 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since June of 1989
Hometown
Long Beach, CA
Hobbies
Skateboarding
Favorite Sports Team
Los Angeles Dodgers, Lakers, and the Denver Broncos
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Ram Trucks
Favorite Food
Tacos
Favorite Song
How Ya Like Me Now
Favorite Movie
Tombstone
Favorite Vacation Spot
San Diego
Service Advisor
Eddie Iniguez
Service Advisor David  May
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630-513-5353, Ext. 107
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started February 2016
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since 2007
Hometown
Big Rock, IL
Hobbies
Motocross
Favorite Sports Team
Bears
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Charger
Favorite Food
Pizza
Favorite Movie
Step Brothers
Favorite Vacation Spot
San Diego, CA
Service Advisor
David May
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630-513-5353, Ext. 145
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started April 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since June of 1999
Hometown
Streamwood, IL
Hobbies
Watching and attending Sports games with my kids
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Cubs
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Hellcat
Favorite Food
Mexican Cuisine
Favorite Song
A Wonderful World
Favorite Movie
Grease
Favorite Vacation Spot
Caribbean Cruise
Service Adviser
Natasha Myers

Meet Our Internet Sales Staff

Business Development Manager Alexis  Gross
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630-513-5353, Ext. 112
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started July 2016
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since July of 2016
Hometown
Antioch, IL
Hobbies
Cooking, Spending Time with Family, Crafting, Reading & Going to Concerts.
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Grand Cherokee High Altitude
Favorite Food
Crab Legs
Favorite Song
"Bang Bang" by Nancy Sinatra
Favorite Movie
The Princess Bride
Favorite Vacation Spot
Disneyland- Anaheim
Business Development Manager
Alexis Gross
Business Development Colleen  Hill
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started February 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
February 2019
Hometown
Park Ridge, IL
Hobbies
Off-Roading, Painting, Netflixing, and Reading
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep CJ2A, 5, Scrambler, MJ, XJ and JK
Favorite Food
Tacos
Favorite Song
"Landslide"- Fleetwood Mac
Favorite Movie
Spaceballs
Favorite Vacation Spot
Pigeon Forge, TN
Business Development
Colleen Hill
Business Development Coraima  Oregel
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630-513-5353, Ext. 139
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started January 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since January of 2019
Hometown
St. Charles, IL
Hobbies
Horseback Riding, Spending Time with Family
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bears
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Wrangler Sahara/Unlimited
Favorite Food
Pasta or Stacy’s Cupcakes
Favorite Song
“Bella” by Wolfine & Maluma
Favorite Movie
Seven Pounds
Favorite Vacation Spot
Israel
Business Development
Coraima Oregel
Business Development Ardley  Garcia
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630-513-5353, Ext. 144
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started December 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since December of 2018
Hometown
Elgin, IL
Hobbies
Jogging, watching movies, biking & eating at new spots.
Favorite Sports Team
Barcelona
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon
Favorite Food
Pineapple on Pizza
Favorite Song
The Office Intro
Favorite Movie
Forrest Gump & John Wick
Favorite Vacation Spot
Monterrey, Mexico
Business Development
Ardley Garcia
Business Development Joshua  Mendoza
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630-513-5353, Ext. 132
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started July 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since July of 2018
Hometown
Hanover Park, IL
Hobbies
Collecting Mugs
Favorite Sports Team
Milwaukee Bucks or Golden State Warriors
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
2018 Dodge Charger Daytona Go Man Go
Favorite Food
Rare Porterhouse Steak
Favorite Song
“Sunday Candy” by Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment Feat. Chance the Rapper
Favorite Movie
Forrest Gump
Favorite Vacation Spot
California
Business Development
Joshua Mendoza
Business Development Frank  Tortorella
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630-513-5353, Ext. 127
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started April 2016
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since April of 2016
Hometown
Batavia, IL
Hobbies
Watching Sports & Spending Time with Friends & Family
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Cubs
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Favorite Food
Baked Lasagna
Favorite Song
“In One Ear” by: Cage the Elephant
Favorite Movie
Goodfellas
Favorite Vacation Spot
Italy
Business Development
Frank Tortorella
Business Development Nael Atiq
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630-513-5353
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started September 2019
How long have you been in the Car Business?
Since September 2019
Hometown
Lockport, IL
Hobbies
Working Out, Watching TV
Favorite Sports Team
Bears
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Favorite Food
Burgers
Favorite Song
Suga Suga or Time After Time
Favorite Movie
The Town
Favorite Vacation Spot
Mi Casa
Business Development
Nael Atiq

Meet Our Accounting Staff

Office Evelyn  Gonzalez
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How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started May 2015
Office
Evelyn Gonzalez

Meet Our Finance Staff

Finance Manager John  Rizdy
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630-513-5353, Ext. 113
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started October 2016
Finance Manager
John Rizdy
Finance Manager Zuhri  Thahir
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630-513-5353, Ext. 114
How long have you been employed at ST CDJ?
Started November 2018
How long have you been in the Car Business?
15 years
Hometown
Originally Sri Lanka – Now Bolingbrook, IL
Hobbies
Spending time with Family & Watching Movies
Favorite Sports Team
Chicago Bears & Cubs
Favorite CDJR Vehicle
Jeep Wrangler Sahara
Favorite Food
Seafood
Favorite Song
“Billy Jean” & “Desposito”
Favorite Movie
The Bourne Identity Series
Favorite Vacation Spot
Los Angeles, CA, London, Paris & Sri-Lanka
Finance Manager
Zuhri Thahir

Our Location

St. Charles CDJ
1611 E. Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

Sales: 844-405-6311
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Sales Hours

Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
SundayClosed

Service Hours

Monday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed

Parts Hours

Monday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SundayClosed
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