Meet our Team

Chris Pfaff
Chris Pfaff
President & CEO

Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Canadian motorsports.Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Cana...Read MoreRead Less

Dave Sambrook
Dave Sambrook
General Manager

Dave joined Pfaff Motors in 2001 as Sales Manager for Volkswagen and Audi in the original Pfaff location in Newmarket. Since that time Dave has been General Manager of our Volkswagen and Audi location in Newmarket, Pfaff Audi in Vaughan, Pfaff Porsche in Vaughan, VP of Operations and General Manager of BMW Markham and MINI Markham. Dave is married with 2 children, enjoys spending time with family and friends, travel and running.Dave joined Pfaff Motors in 2001 as Sales Manager for Volkswagen and Audi in the original Pfaff location in Newmarket. Since that time Dave has been General Manager of our Volkswagen and Audi location in Newmarket, Pfaff Audi in Vaughan, Pfaff Porsche in Vaughan, VP of Operations and General Manager of BMW Markham and MINI Markham. Dave is marrie...Read MoreRead Less

Kim  Petrasso
Kim Petrasso
Controller

In 1983, Kim took a summer job at a Chrysler dealership doing filing duties, something she did for two summers. When she graduated from high school, she was offered a full-time job as a junior clerk, and has never looked back since. Outside of work, Kim is a soccer mom, and enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family. She lives north of the city.In 1983, Kim took a summer job at a Chrysler dealership doing filing duties, something she did for two summers. When she graduated from high school, she was offered a full-time job as a junior clerk, and has never looked back since. Outside of work, Kim is a soccer mom, and enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family. She lives nort...Read MoreRead Less

Andy  Grillo
Andy Grillo
Manager-Fixed Operations

Brianne  Court
Brianne Court
Senior Accounting Administrator

Brianne worked at a golf course full time and a bar part-time before she got into the automotive business in September 2003. She studied accounting with Seneca College, and has lived in Markham her whole life. Brianne loves to cook and bake, trying new recipes constantly. She also enjoys working out, and hanging out with her friends and family.

Adriana  Colucci
Adriana Colucci
Senior Accounting Administrator

Adriana has worked in the automotive industry since she was 15; she worked at a bank and a car dealership and joined the team in October 1999. She loves to travel, exercise, and spend time with her family. Adriana lives in Woodbridge and speaks Italian.

Jo Wong
Jo Wong
Customer Relations Manager, Sales & Service

Jo worked in IT sales and service for numerous companies while working in the Asia Pacific region, and fell in love with BMW when she visited BMW Welt in Munich. She first started with the BMW brand in 2014, and joined BMW Markham in November 2016. Jo holds an MBA from the University of Ballarat in Australia, and spends time outside of work doing community work and activities organized by her church. She speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Bahasa, and lives in Markham.Jo worked in IT sales and service for numerous companies while working in the Asia Pacific region, and fell in love with BMW when she visited BMW Welt in Munich. She first started with the BMW brand in 2014, and joined BMW Markham in November 2016. Jo holds an MBA from the University of Ballarat in Australia, and spends time outside of work doing c...Read MoreRead Less

Jennifer  Mastrangelo
Jennifer Mastrangelo
Lease and Finance Portfolio Manager

Jennifer has worked for BMW since December 2005, starting in the service department and working in various positions, including business development, delivery specialist, delivery specialist manager, and lease and finance portfolio manager. She completed the chef training program at George Brown College and worked as a chef at Angus Glen golf course before joining BMW Markham. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys cooking, baking, travelling, and collecting vinyl records. She lives in Stouffville.Jennifer has worked for BMW since December 2005, starting in the service department and working in various positions, including business development, delivery specialist, delivery specialist manager, and lease and finance portfolio manager. She completed the chef training program at George Brown College and worked as a chef at Angus Glen golf cours...Read MoreRead Less

Rachel Lao
Rachel Lao
Product Genius

Alvin  Wu
Alvin Wu
Product Genius | End of Lease

Alvin completed his bachelor’s degree in human resources at the University of Guelph, and spent time working in the hospitality industry before deciding to join Pfaff Team in March 2016. His family are all longtime BMW fans, and outside of work he enjoys playing basketball and auto racing. Alvin lives in Markham and speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

Zarwin Yeung
Zarwin Yeung
Customer Relations Specialist – Sales

Gabriel King-To Ng
Gabriel King-To Ng
Customer Relations Specialist – Sales

Taron Cheng
Taron Cheng
Customer Relations Specialist

Shelly  Clarke
Shelly Clarke
Financial Services Manager

Tonley  Lau
Tonley Lau
Financial Services Manager – New Vehicles

Tonley has always liked cars, and loved “Herbie the Love Bug” when younger. He studied business at the Lee Wei Lee Technical Institute in Hong Kong, and started his automotive career in 2011, after working various roles in operations and sales in the freight, transportation, and logistics business. He enjoys listening to music (jazz and boas nova are his favourites), watching movies, and playing golf. Tonley lives in Richmond Hill and speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.Tonley has always liked cars, and loved “Herbie the Love Bug” when younger. He studied business at the Lee Wei Lee Technical Institute in Hong Kong, and started his automotive career in 2011, after working various roles in operations and sales in the freight, transportation, and logistics business. He enjoys listening to music (jazz and boas no...Read MoreRead Less

Cecil  Thomas
Cecil Thomas
Finanical Services Manager – Pre-Owned & MINI

Cecil worked in the life insurance and financial products industry for 19 years, after studying in Jamaica, and a friend who knew of his sales background insisted he should try the automotive business in 1997. He hasn’t looked back since, and has developed a strong affinity for the brand and the driving dynamics. Outside of work, he enjoys watching horse racing and playing soccer. Cecil lives in Markham.Cecil worked in the life insurance and financial products industry for 19 years, after studying in Jamaica, and a friend who knew of his sales background insisted he should try the automotive business in 1997. He hasn’t looked back since, and has developed a strong affinity for the brand and the driving dynamics. Outside of work, he enjoys watchi...Read MoreRead Less

Ian  Cheng
Ian Cheng
Financial Services Manager – Pre-owned & MINI

Jocelyn Chen
Jocelyn Chen
Financial Services Manager – New Vehicles

John  Gotzamanis
John Gotzamanis
New BMW Sales Manager

After selling the family-run grocery business in 1988, John decided to answer an ad for an automotive sales consultant position – and worked at a number of dealerships before joining the BMW Team in Markham. He studied electrical technology at Seneca College and worked in the grocery business for many years. John developed a passion for cars early, building race cars to compete in quarter-mile drag races in his teens, and competing in the stock modified divisions at Cayuga Speedway. Now, he coaches his son’s minor hockey league through the GTHL as an assistant coach and head coach, and follows his daughter’s figure skating endeavours at competitions and ice shows throughout Ontario. John speaks Macedonian and lives in Stouffville.After selling the family-run grocery business in 1988, John decided to answer an ad for an automotive sales consultant position – and worked at a number of dealerships before joining the BMW Team in Markham. He studied electrical technology at Seneca College and worked in the grocery business for many years. John developed a passion for cars earl...Read MoreRead Less

John  Tourianis
John Tourianis
New BMW Sales Manager

John was looking for a career change in 1994, after working at various companies as an accountant with varying duties and responsibilities. His first role in the car business was a sales consultant, and he hasn’t looked back. John studied commerce, economics, and geography at the University of Toronto, and loves the people aspect of the business: building relationships with customers. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, golf, watching sports, movies, and dabbles in landscaping. John lives in north Ajax and speaks Macedonian and Greek.John was looking for a career change in 1994, after working at various companies as an accountant with varying duties and responsibilities. His first role in the car business was a sales consultant, and he hasn’t looked back. John studied commerce, economics, and geography at the University of Toronto, and loves the people aspect of the business:...Read MoreRead Less

Mac Shen
Mac Shen
Sales Manager

Mac started his career in the automotive industry in 2007 at a local Mazda dealership where he quickly became a top performer. Soon after he took a position of a General Sales Manager at a Nissan dealership where he worked for 9 years. In 2016 Mac joined Pfaff BMW team as a New Car Sales Manager. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai. BMW has always been his number one premium brand and X5 model is his favourite. Mac is very passionate about new technologies. In his free time he enjoys watching movies and travelling with his family. He’s also a proud cat owner. He lives in Markham and speaks fluent MandarinMac started his career in the automotive industry in 2007 at a local Mazda dealership where he quickly became a top performer. Soon after he took a position of a General Sales Manager at a Nissan dealership where he worked for 9 years. In 2016 Mac joined Pfaff BMW team as a New Car Sales Manager. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from East...Read MoreRead Less

Justin  Ni
Justin Ni
BMW Canada Gold Sales Master

Yoga  Warren
Yoga Warren
BMW Canada Gold Sales Master

Sammy  Au
Sammy Au
BMW Canada Silver Sales Master

Sammy has worked with automobiles his entire professional life. He studied business administration and at at Concordia University in Montreal before he moved to Toronto in 2005. His favourite BMW model is the 2018 BMW M5 with M xDrive. A resident of Thornhill and fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. Sammy is an avid golfer, he also loves playing soccer and tennis.Sammy has worked with automobiles his entire professional life. He studied business administration and at at Concordia University in Montreal before he moved to Toronto in 2005. His favourite BMW model is the 2018 BMW M5 with M xDrive. A resident of Thornhill and fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. Sammy is an avid golfer, he also loves playing socce...Read MoreRead Less

Albert  Holtzman
Albert Holtzman
BMW Canada Silver Sales Master

Terry  MacKay
Terry MacKay
BMW New Car Specialist and BMW i Agent

Terry was a stay at home mom for about 10 years, and worked part time in the interior decor and modelling/acting industries before being hired by a car dealership in April 2004. Within three years, she had become a top performer, and sought to move up to a luxury brand, joining BMW Markham in 2007. She studied public relations at Mount Royal College in Calgary, and also won the Miss Calgary and Miss Canada pageants – and was a runner-up in Miss Universe! After having three children, she went back to school and got her certificate in interior decorating from Seneca. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, the beach, cooking, gardening, home improvements, music, and hanging out with friends. Terry lives in Aurora.Terry was a stay at home mom for about 10 years, and worked part time in the interior decor and modelling/acting industries before being hired by a car dealership in April 2004. Within three years, she had become a top performer, and sought to move up to a luxury brand, joining BMW Markham in 2007. She studied public relations at Mount Royal Colleg...Read MoreRead Less

Jason  Lin
Jason Lin
BMW New Car Specialist

Pirout  Mohammadi
Pirout Mohammadi
BMW New Car Specialist / Fleet Manager

Joseph  Ling
Joseph Ling
BMW New Car Specialist

Joseph ran his own business in Hong Kong, before starting his career in the automotive business in July 1997. He enjoys all kinds of sport – especially running marathons and swimming – and speaks Italian, Mandarin, and Cantonese. He lives in Toronto.

George  Li
George Li
BMW New Car Specialist

George studied business administration at Seneca College, and sold wireless devices before being referred by one of his customers to an automotive job in 2006. He joined the BMW Team in 2012. He loves it when clients refer their friends and family to purchase a vehicle at the dealership due to the service they have provided. George lives in East Gwillimbury, where he enjoys renovating his house, snowboarding, and cooking. He speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.George studied business administration at Seneca College, and sold wireless devices before being referred by one of his customers to an automotive job in 2006. He joined the BMW Team in 2012. He loves it when clients refer their friends and family to purchase a vehicle at the dealership due to the service they have provided. George lives in East Gw...Read MoreRead Less

Jack  Yue
Jack Yue
BMW New Car Specialist

While he was working as a water tank sales representative, one of Jack’s friends referred him to a car sales position in 2012, and he hasn’t looked back since. He studied economics at York University, and has always had an interest in vehicles, and especially BMW. Outside of work, he loves to spend time with his family, being a good father and husband, as well as travelling and playing basketball. Jack speaks Mandarin and lives in Vaughan.While he was working as a water tank sales representative, one of Jack’s friends referred him to a car sales position in 2012, and he hasn’t looked back since. He studied economics at York University, and has always had an interest in vehicles, and especially BMW. Outside of work, he loves to spend time with his family, being a good father and ...Read MoreRead Less

Allen  Lee
Allen Lee
BMW New Car Specialist

Eddy  Huang
Eddy Huang
BMW New Car Specialist

Alice  Zhu
Alice Zhu
BMW New Car Specialist

Alice began her career in automotive as a salesperson at an Acura dealership in 2014 before moving to BMW Markham in 2015. She studied accounting at Seneca College, and enjoys travelling, movies, and spa treatments outside of work. She lives in North York and speaks Mandarin.

Carla  Chen
Carla Chen
BMW New Car Specialist

Carla’s best friend was a sales consultant, who recommended she try out for a post at a Mazda dealer in 2014. She holds a degree in mathematics from Trent University, and worked as an office supervisor before getting into the business. Outside of work, she enjoys honing her karate skills. Carla lives in Scarborough and speaks Mandarin and Shanghainese.Carla’s best friend was a sales consultant, who recommended she try out for a post at a Mazda dealer in 2014. She holds a degree in mathematics from Trent University, and worked as an office supervisor before getting into the business. Outside of work, she enjoys honing her karate skills. Carla lives in Scarborough and speaks Mandarin and Shangha...Read MoreRead Less

Brandon Xu
Brandon Xu
BMW New Car Specialist

Michelle  Fung
Michelle Fung
BMW New Car Specialist

Michelle developed an interest in cars at a very young age, reading car magazines and brochures. She studied architecture and fine art history at the University of Toronto, and worked at a high end custom retail fixtures manufacturers as a drafter/detailer before moving into automotive in 2011. She enjoys cycling and fishing in the summer, and snowboarding in the winter. Michelle lives in Markham and speaks Cantonese.Michelle developed an interest in cars at a very young age, reading car magazines and brochures. She studied architecture and fine art history at the University of Toronto, and worked at a high end custom retail fixtures manufacturers as a drafter/detailer before moving into automotive in 2011. She enjoys cycling and fishing in the summer, and snow...Read MoreRead Less

Yoyo Jiang
Yoyo Jiang
BMW New Car Specialist

Grace Cao
Grace Cao
BMW New Car Specialist

Grace has been in the retail automotive business since 2012. An avid BMW enthusiast, she had been looking for the right opportunity to enter the industry, and when the opportunity at BMW Markham became available, she immediately took a leap of faith an immersed herself into the brand. BMW 4 Series Convertible has always been her dream car. In her free time Grace enjoys cooking. She lives in Markham and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English. Grace has been in the retail automotive business since 2012. An avid BMW enthusiast, she had been looking for the right opportunity to enter the industry, and when the opportunity at BMW Markham became available, she immediately took a leap of faith an immersed herself into the brand. BMW 4 Series Convertible has always been her dream car. In her f...Read MoreRead Less

Jay Li
Jay Li
BMW New Car Specialist

Justin  Behrns
Justin Behrns
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

Justin studied business administration at Seneca College, and started his own successful wholesale company in 2004 before joining the BMW Markham Team. He bought and modified his first vehicle, and his passion for cars never left him; in addition to that, he enjoys fishing, hockey, and working out. Justin lives in Richmond Hill.

Steve  Choi
Steve Choi
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

Steve got hooked on BMW in high school, where a friend owned an E30 M3 (he’s currently restoring an E34 M5 with his son), and dabbled in the automotive business as a service advisor at Canadian Tire while he studied political science at York University. While working as a training coordinator for Trimark Investments, and a construction coordinator for Manchu Wok, he helped out at a friend’s garage and a small dealership – and started selling cars in 2002. He hasn’t looked back. Outside of work, he enjoys playing hockey and got, and spending time with his two children, who are both involved in rep sports. Steve speaks Korean and lives in Markham.Steve got hooked on BMW in high school, where a friend owned an E30 M3 (he’s currently restoring an E34 M5 with his son), and dabbled in the automotive business as a service advisor at Canadian Tire while he studied political science at York University. While working as a training coordinator for Trimark Investments, and a construction coordinato...Read MoreRead Less

Nasir  Ahmadi
Nasir Ahmadi
BMW Gold Sales Master – Canada

Nasir developed an interest in cars when he was a teenager, and worked in his father’s business. He studied in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he finished college and then university, studying Farsi and Dari literature. He moved to Canada in October 1989, and worked at Payless Shoes and Brown’s before starting his automotive career in 1994 at a used car dealership. Nasir speaks Farsi, Dari, Pashto, German, and Urdu, and lives in Richmond Hill.Nasir developed an interest in cars when he was a teenager, and worked in his father’s business. He studied in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he finished college and then university, studying Farsi and Dari literature. He moved to Canada in October 1989, and worked at Payless Shoes and Brown’s before starting his automotive career in 1994 at a used ...Read MoreRead Less

Sam  Saeed
Sam Saeed
BMW Pre-Owned Specialist

It has always been Sam’s passion to know more about cars, and in 2004, he took advantage of the opportunity to work as a marketing manager for a used car dealership, and became familiar with many luxury brands. Since then, he has gained experience in sales, marketing, advertising, and preparing vehicles for sale. Sam joined the team at BMW Markham in 2014. He received a bachelor’s degree in administration from Tehran Azad University and also has a certificate in business information technology at Scarborough Training Centre. Outside of work, he’s a sports guy, enjoying basketball, swimming, and the gym. Sam speaks Persian and Urdu, and lives in Richmond Hill.It has always been Sam’s passion to know more about cars, and in 2004, he took advantage of the opportunity to work as a marketing manager for a used car dealership, and became familiar with many luxury brands. Since then, he has gained experience in sales, marketing, advertising, and preparing vehicles for sale. Sam joined the team at BMW Markha...Read MoreRead Less

John  Cheung
John Cheung
BMW Pre-Owned Specialist

John has been a car fanatic since he was young. He studied computer programming at Centennial College and worked as a computer technician before deciding to follow his passion for cars in 2003, when he started as a lot attendant at used car dealer – and hasn’t looked back since. John continues to enjoy working on his own car, as well as doing renovations around the house. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese, and lives in Markham.John has been a car fanatic since he was young. He studied computer programming at Centennial College and worked as a computer technician before deciding to follow his passion for cars in 2003, when he started as a lot attendant at used car dealer – and hasn’t looked back since. John continues to enjoy working on his own car, as well as doing r...Read MoreRead Less

Paul  Choi
Paul Choi
BMW Pre-Owned Specialist

Paul always wanted to own a BMW, and other German cars, and worked at a collections company, Canadian Tire, and as a detailer before joining the BMW Markham Team. He enjoys hiking, the gym, cycling, basketball, boxing, mixed martial arts and football. Paul lives in Stouffville and speaks Korean.

Harsh  Thakkar
Harsh Thakkar
BMW Pre-Owned Specialist

Taha  Hayat
Taha Hayat
BMW Pre-Owned Specialist

Jan Veluz
Jan Veluz
Pre-Owned Sales Specialist

Jan began his career at Audi Vaughan, working as a Parts Driver, though he knew since beginning with Pfaff that his ultimate goal was sales. He spent the past three years in various departments, learning and honing his craft, and worked his way to Porsche as Shipper/Receiver, and then swiftly broke onto the sales floor as a Delivery Specialist. Less than a year later, his hard work and patience lead him to BMW Markham as a Pre-Owned Sales Specialist. He loves all things cars, and considers the E92 M3 to be his favourite. Jan is very excited to be a part of the Team, and looks forward to helping people purchase their dream car. Jan is fluent in Tagalog.Jan began his career at Audi Vaughan, working as a Parts Driver, though he knew since beginning with Pfaff that his ultimate goal was sales. He spent the past three years in various departments, learning and honing his craft, and worked his way to Porsche as Shipper/Receiver, and then swiftly broke onto the sales floor as a Delivery Specialist. Le...Read MoreRead Less

Josh  Voicey
Josh Voicey
Pre-Owned Coordinator

Akbar Khan
Akbar Khan
Pre-Owned Administrator

Akbar received his BComm in Business Management from Ryerson University, and began working immediately at BMW Markham as a sales assistant before moving up to his current role. He’s long been interested in BMW vehicles, and also enjoys travelling and food outside of work. He has been living in Markham for over 20 years, and speaks Urdu.

Rohan  Beersa
Rohan Beersa
Service Manager

Rohan has been working in the automotive industry for over 20 years, and has always had an interest in vehicles. He bought his first car at age 15 and has modified every car he has ever owned. He studied accounting at York University, and enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing golf, and fishing. Rohan lives in Innisfil.

Keith  Cheng
Keith Cheng
Assistant Service Manager

Andrew  Mak
Andrew Mak
Service Consultant

Kennard  Chan
Kennard Chan
Service Consultant

Antonio  Leung
Antonio Leung
Service Consultant

Antonio couldn’t wait to get his driver’s license, having been interested in vehicles since he was young. He originally wanted to be a technician, but decided to become a service advisor in 2008, and has also worked as a salesperson and assistant service manager. He joined the team at BMW Markham in 2011. Antonio studied computer programming at Centennial College, and spent many years as a computer technician. He lives in Markham, and enjoys driving, walking with his dogs, and playing with his young family; he speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.Antonio couldn’t wait to get his driver’s license, having been interested in vehicles since he was young. He originally wanted to be a technician, but decided to become a service advisor in 2008, and has also worked as a salesperson and assistant service manager. He joined the team at BMW Markham in 2011. Antonio studied computer programming at...Read MoreRead Less

Yong  Guan
Yong Guan
Service Consultant

Bobby  Chan
Bobby Chan
Sevice Consultant

Kevin  Dowswell
Kevin Dowswell
Sevice Consultant

Iriana Palomares
Iriana Palomares
Appointments Coordinator

Peter  Blesse
Peter Blesse
Shop Foreman

Christina  Ji
Christina Ji
Customer Relations Specialist – Service

Christina holds an MBA in finance and accounting from Armstrong University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. She was inspired to join the business by her husband, who has worked in the luxury car business for over 20 years, and began her automotive career in 2010, and has worked in several service roles since, joining BMW Markham in 2017. She enjoys travelling, speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese, and lives in Markham.Christina holds an MBA in finance and accounting from Armstrong University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. She was inspired to join the business by her husband, who has worked in the luxury car business for over 20 years, and began her autom...Read MoreRead Less

Katherine Hu
Katherine Hu
Customer Relations Specialist – Service

Raymond Favis
Raymond Favis
Customer Relations Specialist – Service

Dino  Furgiuele
Dino Furgiuele
Parts Manager

Johnny  Cicero
Johnny Cicero
Assistant Parts Manager

In 1998, Johnny applied for a parts driver job at a GM dealership, and moved up to the parts counter and wholesale; he worked there for 7 years before joining BMW Markham in 2005, where he worked in shipping, wholesale, inventory management, and finally assistant parts manager. He has always had a passion for cars, and also enjoys spending time with his family (they have four boys), watching racing and hockey, and building. Johnny speaks Italian and lives in Newmarket.In 1998, Johnny applied for a parts driver job at a GM dealership, and moved up to the parts counter and wholesale; he worked there for 7 years before joining BMW Markham in 2005, where he worked in shipping, wholesale, inventory management, and finally assistant parts manager. He has always had a passion for cars, and also enjoys spending time wit...Read MoreRead Less

Robert  Morra
Robert Morra
Parts Consultant

John  Traiforos
John Traiforos
Parts Consultant

John’s first job in the industry was as a driver at a GM dealership in the late 1990s; he worked his way up through numerous positions to where he is today. Prior to that, he attended St. Clair Community College in Port Huron, Michigan, on a baseball scholarship while majoring in accounting, and also studied at Salem-Teikyo University in Salem, West Virginia. John has always had an interest in cars, and outside of work, he enjoys baseball and fishing. He lives in Scarborough and speaks Greek.John’s first job in the industry was as a driver at a GM dealership in the late 1990s; he worked his way up through numerous positions to where he is today. Prior to that, he attended St. Clair Community College in Port Huron, Michigan, on a baseball scholarship while majoring in accounting, and also studied at Salem-Teikyo University in Salem, W...Read MoreRead Less

Albert  Lai
Albert Lai
Parts Consultant

Albert's interest in cars and motorcycles began at a young age, and in the summer of 1988, he got his first job in the industry at a Toyota dealership, and has worked in numerous roles at other dealerships, an aftermarket parts distribution company, mechanical and body repair shops, and more. He also studied Police Foundations at Seneca College in 2014, and worked for a private security company. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, the shooting range, movies, and travelling. Albert lives in Markham and speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.Albert's interest in cars and motorcycles began at a young age, and in the summer of 1988, he got his first job in the industry at a Toyota dealership, and has worked in numerous roles at other dealerships, an aftermarket parts distribution company, mechanical and body repair shops, and more. He also studied Police Foundations at Seneca College in ...Read MoreRead Less

Salman Majid
Salman Majid
Accessories and Parts Specialist

Salman started his automotive career early, as a parts runner when he was in grade 10; through hard work, he moved his way up to lifestyle and accessories specialist. Working with BMW helped him fall in love with the business and with automobiles; he’s also currently studying criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Salman loves to drive, play basketball, and watch movies. He lives on the border between Pickering and Scarborough, and speaks Urdu, Punjabi, and Hindi.Salman started his automotive career early, as a parts runner when he was in grade 10; through hard work, he moved his way up to lifestyle and accessories specialist. Working with BMW helped him fall in love with the business and with automobiles; he’s also currently studying criminology at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Salma...Read MoreRead Less

Joseph  Grillo
Joseph Grillo
Parts Consultant

Sheila  Mistry
Sheila Mistry
Lifestyle & Accessories

Sheila grew up with a passion for vehicles thanks to her father and brother working as aircraft and Formula 1 engineers. She worked for Peugeot in the UK, and also managed a women’s clothing store before entering the car business in 2008. She loves to cook, and spend time with her friends and family. Sheila speaks Gujarati and lives in Markham.

Janet  Hu
Janet Hu
Lifestyle & Accessories

Janet was referred to BMW Markham in 2016 by a friend; before that, she worked as a drawing instructor and co-op student at an advertising agency. She studied advertising at OCAD University and hotel management at George Brown. Outside of work, Janet enjoys socializing with her friends, shopping, and taking care of her pets. She speaks Cantonese and lives in Markham.Janet was referred to BMW Markham in 2016 by a friend; before that, she worked as a drawing instructor and co-op student at an advertising agency. She studied advertising at OCAD University and hotel management at George Brown. Outside of work, Janet enjoys socializing with her friends, shopping, and taking care of her pets. She speaks Cantonese an...Read MoreRead Less