Management

Sam Somarriba
General Manager
410-788-7744

Sam started in the automotive industry in 1995. He previously worked at Acura West for 7 years, Jerrys Autogroup for 5 years, and Lexus of Towson for 3 years before coming to Koons White Marsh in June 2009. He has held many positions including Sales Associate, Finance Manager, Used Car Manager, Sales Manager and General Sales Manager. Sam was promoted to General Manager for the Toyota store in Westminster in December 2011 and transferred in August 2013 as the General Manager for Mercedes Benz of Catonsville. He loves the car business!!!



Sam has been married to his college sweetheart Maddi since 2000 and has two children, Annabelle and Sammi. He also has dog named Coco. Coco is the princess of the household.


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Russell Pentz
Service & Parts Director
443-860-3229

Russell started in the get ready department at 16. He has been with Koons since 2003, and in the car business for 14 years. He became shop foreman at 24 years old and a senior master certified technician a year later. Russell enjoys working alongside the dedicated team at Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville and being part of the Koons organization where he has had opportunity to grow.

In his free time, Russ enjoys his family and friends, his wife Alison, going to sporting events and concerts, and boating on the Rappahannock River.

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Destin Kahl
General Sales Manager
443-860-3228

Destin has been involved in the automotive industry since he was 13 years of age when he first began working on cars, learning the technician side of the industry. After a few years of working as a technician, at the age of 18 he began working in the retail side of the industry starting as a pre-owned sales associate. Over many years of his involvement with automotive retail, he has not only worked as a sales associate but also as a Sales Manager, an Internet Director, a General Sales Manager. He was also Master Certified with Ford for 3 years. Destin brings 18 years of experience  In his spare time he enjoys cheering for the Ravens and the Orioles of course! He also enjoys turning wrenches on his own vehicles.

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Wesley Peterson
Sales Manager

Wes started at Koons Toyota of Westminster in 2010. He graduated from Salisbury University with a degree in Marketing. At Salisbury, he played several intramural sports including flag football, basketball, lacrosse, and softball.


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Liz Scanlan
Finance Director
410-788-7744

Elizabeth has worked in automotive industry for many years.  She began her career in sales and is now the Finance Director for Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville.  She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.

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Kenneth Winters
Commercial Manager
410-788-7744 ext 2006

Ken manages Sprinter truck sales for Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville.  He enjoys spending his time giving back to the community and being an advocate for several charitable organizations.

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Yim King
Parts Manager
410-788-7744

Yim has worked in the car business since 2003 at Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville since March of 2013. She is master certified in parts and her favorite part about work is the team. Yim enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys softball, kickboxing, and is a Green bay Packers fan.

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New Vehicle Sales

Adrean Pope
Sales Consultant
410-788-7744

Adrean has worked in automotive sales for several years.  He joined the Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville team February 2020.  Adrean has a passion for cars and enjoys helping clients find their perfect vehicle.

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Ahmer Zaman
Sales Consultant
410-788-7744

Ahmer has been in the car business for 8 years and with Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville since September of 2013. His favorite thing about the car business is meeting diverse customers every day. Ahmer has one child and is a Marine Reservist. Ahmer loves to cheer on the 49ers and the Lakers in his spare time.

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Arthur "Tiger" Robinson
Sales Consultant
410-788-7744

Arthur, known by his family and friends as Tiger, started at Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville in Sept 2019. Tiger's background has been in professional business to business sales and sales management.  He brings a passion for the Mercedes-Benz brand as he loves the vehicles and follows their racing programs.
A native Washingtonian, Tiger is an avid sports fan, rooting for all of the home teams.  He enjoys time with his wife, Luzmila, and their three children, playing golf and tennis.

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Brian Stoud
Sales Consultant
410788-7744

Brian was born and raised in the Baltimore Area.  He graduated from Towson University.  Brian's hobbies include, golfing, car enthusiast group meets, and racing events. Brian has been a life long car fanatic and Mercedes aficionado.  

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Erik Hershan
Sales Consultant
410-788-7744 ext 2060

Erik has been in the automotive industry for 16 years, spending his most recent  years with Mercedes Benz of Catonsville since 2015. Before entering the automotive industry, Erik served in law enforcement. He was awarded Salesman of the Year in 2015. He enjoys collecting sports memorabilia and rooting for the Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles.

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Javad Beizavi
Certified Sales Consultant
410-788-7744 ext 2055

Javad has been in the automotive industry, both sales and sales management since 1984.  He is well versed in the car business and his straightforwardness has led him to be a successful sales consultant.   Javad enjoys traveling in his spare time.

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Mohamed Abouyoussef
Sales Consultant
410-788-7744 ext 2028

Mo recently joined our team at Mercedes Benz of Catonsville. He is a people person and looks forward to building strong customer relationships. He speaks Arabic and enjoys fishing in his free time.

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Ricky Gulati
Sales Consultant
410-788-7744

Ricky started working in the Automotive industry in October 2019.  He has a love for cars.  Ricky is fluent in the English, Hindi and Spanish languages.  He enjoys interacting with new people. 

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Wardell Dow
Inventory Manager
410-788-7744

Wardell has worked in the car business for several years.  His passion for cars led him to becoming the overseer of Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville's diverse fleet of luxurious vehicles.  Wardell enjoys spending time with his grand children and working in his garden.

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Garen Tuniev
Finance Manager
410-788-7744

Garen started with Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville in July 2012.  He enjoys working with Koons and Mercedes-Benz because everyday brings new customers who are unique and interesting.  Another benefit of working here is being part of the great Mercedes-Benz team.  

His favorite quote (from a fortune cookie) is: "Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason." 

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Kristen Weikel
Finance Manager
410-788-7744 x2071

Kristen has worked in the automotive industry for many years.  She enjoys spending time with her family.

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Service

Robert Escobar
Star Certfied Service Manager
443-860-3272

Robert has been in the automotive industry for several years working as a service advisor. His expertise for the maintenance of Mercedes-Benz vehicles led him to become a service manager.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

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Cesar Cuyun
Service Advisor
410-788-7744

Cesar has worked in the automotive industry as a service advisor.  He loves helping clients maintain the excellent performance of their vehicles.  He enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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Gordon Perfater
Service Advisor
410-788-7744

Gordon has been in the automotive industry for several years.  His upbeat and honest personality makes him a customer favorite. Gordon hobbies include making everyone laugh and spending time with his family.

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Jacquelynne Pressman
Service Advisor
410-788-7744 ext. 2015

Jackie's love for cars led her to becoming a service advisor for Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville.  She enjoys spending time with her family.

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Jonathan Crosman
Service Advisor
410-788-7744 ext 2065

Jonathan joined Koons in 2016 and came to us from another Mercedes Benz store. He is a Lincoln Technical Institute graduate in 1996. He has 22 years experience in the industry 14 of those with Mercedes Benz.Jon likes old Muscle Cars, BMX bikes, and anything Baseball. He volunteers time raising awareness for Autism. He recently celebrated 11 years of marriage and has 2 children. He states he is committed to making us the Best MB store in MD.

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Juliana Kroupa
Service Advisor
410-788-7744

Juliana has worked with Mercedes for going on 4 years. She has a fascination for cars and loves everything about them. She also enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and just being outside in general. She's also currently working towards her business degree.

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Stan Palczewski
Service Advisor
410-788-7744 ext 2005

Stan joined Mercedes Benz of Catonsville in 2018. He has been in the automotive industry since 2006. He has a background working with several other brands and enjoys assisting customers with not only their service needs but paying particular attention to helping the customer understand their vehicle.

 

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Paola Miranda
Cashier/Loaner Desk Supervisor
410-788-7744

Paola has been with Mercedes Benz since 2016. She enjoys the automotive industry and has held several positions within the dealership. She enjoys going out with her friends and spending time with family. She is fluent in Spanish.

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Mykel Davis
Cashier/Loaner Agent
410-788-7744 ext 2049

Mykel began her career in the automotive industry in December of 2019.  She enjoys talking to people and considers herself to be a great communicator.  Mykel's hobbies include shopping and spending time with family and friends.

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Marianne Queen
Greeter
410-788-7744 ext 2059

Marianne recently joined our Mercedes Benz team. She has a long work history in Customer Service. This is her first job in the automotive industry. She enjoys being outdoors, gardening as well as dancing and traveling. She loves working with customers building relationships and meeting new people.

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Dana LaBarre
Call Center Representative
410-788-7744

Dana joined Mercedes Benz of Catonsville in 2017. She came to us after over 30 years in the Grocery business. She brings a multitude of talents and excellent customer service skills to our team. In her free time she enjoys, traveling, crafts, reading, and soccer.

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Ronda Labarre
Service Appt. Coordinator
410-788-7744

Ronda has been with Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville  since April 16th 2018 and continues to Love her position here.  She has many years experience in the medical field as well. Her Favorite Sports Teams are the Dallas Cowboys & Washington Capitals. She enjoys the World of Softball, Girls Fast Pitch.  Nothing Better than watching the Competition. 
Give it Your Best and Your Best will be GOOD ENOUGH! 

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Tammy Lyn Gleeson
Call Center Representative
410-788-7744

Tammy began working for Mercedes Benz of Catonsville in July of 2019.  She enjoys spending time with her family at the beach. Tammy has one daughter who is attending school to become a nurse. She enjoys working with people which makes Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville a perfect fit for her.

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Parts

Antonio Otero
Parts Sales Associate
410-788-7744

Antonio has worked in the Automotive Industry since 2006. His education is in Industrial Engineering.  He was born in Columbia, came to the US in 2005 and became a US citizen in 2011. He is married and enjoys playing with his two children. He also enjoys playing and watching sports especially soccer and football.

 

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Chris Mester
Parts Advisor
410-788-7744 ext. 2050


Chris began his career with Koons in July 2012.  Chris' favorite thing about working for Koons and Mercedes-Benz is the ability to work with a great team and the constant interactions with customers giving endless appreciation. 

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BDC Director

Deborah Montgomery
Internet Sales
410-788-7744

After a 20+ year career in Real Estate Management,
Debbie started working for Koons in 2007 as a Product Specialist.
In 2010, She was part of a team that started and grew the
Internet Sales Department at Koons White Marsh Chevrolet.
In 2019, she transferred to Mercedes-Benz of Catonsville as
the BDC Director.
Debbie enjoys spending her free time with her son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren, Kaleb and RaeAnne.

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Accounting

Kierra Littlejohn
Controller
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Kierra has spent her entire career working in the automotive industry.  Her passion for organization and structure has fueled her journey within the "behind the scenes" setting of the car business.  Kierra enjoys spending time with family and friends. 

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Melody Williams
Accounting Receivables
410-788-7744 ext 2042

Although Melody is new to the car business she is not to new accounting work. She thoroughly enjoys the atmosphere of the dealership, the employees and learning the car business as a whole. Melody loves spending time with her family and friends, enjoys playing and watching sports, the Redskins is her Number 1 Team. She is very active in her church and community and loves to travel. Melody loves life and makes sure to enjoy it as much as she can!

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Tiffany Lucas
Accounting Payables
410-788-7744

Tiffany recently joined Mercedes in 2018. She comes to us with an extensive background in accounting in the construction industry. She has a love of reading and sports. Tiffany is a wonderful addition to the accounting team here at MB.

 

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