SALES

Nick Sherman

General Manager

As the General Manager, Nick oversees the entire dealership operations. He is able to meet and interact with all Dean Honda employees and customers and has met a lot of great people over the years. He enjoys talking about and working with cars and believes Honda has the best products of any vehicle manufacturer. He is proud to represent them. Nick has been a member of the Dean Honda team since 2007. Prior to that, he graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance and from Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School. Nick currently lives in Pleasant Hills, and has lived in either Jefferson Borough or Pleasant Hills for most of his life. He is married and has two children, a son and a daughter. His father owns Dean Honda, and he works at the dealership with his parents and three brothers. When he is not at work, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and children, including traveling and other family-friendly activities. He also enjoys working out and distance running, competing in various 5k, 10k and half-marathon races.

Alex Sherman

Preowned Vehicle Operations Manager

Alex grew up in the Honda sales culture, and has worked at the family dealership since 2010. His role is helping customers secure loans and educating them on the importance of extended warranties. He works with the sales staff to ensure that paperwork flows smoothly for a seamless customer experience. With a naturally conservative nature, Alex enjoys the financial aspects of the business. He graduated from Duquesne University with a BA in liberal arts, and has completed Honda training. Alex's passion is running; he completed his first marathon in 2013. As a native of Jefferson in the South Hills area, Alex is a dedicated fan of the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates.

John Houston

Sales and Leasing Consultant

John believes that selling cars is only part of the job. Customer follow-up and handling all the scheduling and details is the most important facet. He says that the car buying experience can be stressful. "The customer is apprehensive about making the right decision and spending hard-earned dollars. I do my best to remove the stress and make it fun." John came to Dean Honda in 2012, following more than 20 years in the field of advertising. The dealership was one of his customers, so he knew the product was fantastic and the company was well-run. John attended West Chester State College, and completed many online Honda courses and Nickelsen Partners dealer training. He has lived in the area since the second grade, and now resides in Mount Lebanon. John's hobbies are music and architecture.

Gilbert Kokowski

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Gilbert sees his job as "getting people into new Honda vehicles and treating them like family." He enjoys meeting people and providing customer service perfection. Gilbert has been with Dean Honda since early 2013. He graduated from LaRoche College on the Dean's List with credentials in business management, marketing, and leadership. He is 100 percent certified through Honda. When he's not at the shop, Gilbert and his wife do volunteer work in the West Mifflin community. He enjoys riding moto-cross, fishing, and hunting. He is a big Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers fan.

Jason McClellan

Sales Manager

Jason has been a part of the Dean Honda team since 2003 – he came to Dean Honda with no sales experience and has worked his way up to his current role through on the job training. In his role, Jason works with the sales team and customers to help fulfill every customer’s needs. He enjoys mentoring sales staff with the experience he has gained over the years and working to maintain a fun atmosphere for everyone! Prior to joining the car industry, he worked in the restaurant and construction industries. A Pittsburgh native, Jason now resides in South Hills. When he is not at work, Jason enjoys auto racing and tinkering with cars. He grew up playing with cars and never stopped. Waking up every day to come in and talk cars was a natural fit for him. Jason and his wife have two children and are also active members of St. Gabriel's parish in Whitehall Borough.

Rick Thomas

Sales Manager

Rick manages inventory and oversees the sales staff. His favorite part of the job is interacting with people. Rick has been with the brand for 22 years, and joined Dean Honda in 2013. He hales from Port View, attended Duquesne University, and lives in the area. Rick has completed numerous Honda training seminars for new and used vehicles, and several independent courses in inventory management, vehicle reconditioning, and more. Rick is a member of St. Mark's Parish and a family man who enjoys spending time with his three children, Carly, Adam, and Sara. He describes himself as a diehard Pirates fan, and he goes to as many Bucs and Pens games as possible.

Zac Kasper

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Zac takes care of walk-in, telephone, and internet customers who are looking for a quality new or used Honda vehicle. He enjoys his work while, "definitely still learning about the business," and appreciates his many return clients. Zac has a degree in finance from the University of Pittsburgh and came to Dean Honda in 2013, after working as a bank manager for seven years. This native of the West Mifflin neighborhood is black and gold through and through; a true Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates fan. He also enjoys golfing, fishing, camping, and hiking.

Thomas Richardson

General Sales Manager

In his role as the Dean Honda General Sales Manager, Tom is responsible for training new and current sales staff, scheduling, inventory management, interacting with customers with concerns, marketing, overseeing the business development department, and assisting with the new and pre-owned sales process. He has also completed numerous Honda Sales and Customer Service Training courses. Tom's favorite part of his role is meeting and interacting with new and established customers and earning a customer's confidence and trust. Tom is a graduate of Robert Morris College where he earned a degree in Business Management. Prior to joining Dean Honda, he worked in sales for Kraft and Nestle for 16 years. When he is not at work, Tom coaches and volunteers at school and church events at ST. Elizabeth Elementary School and Parish. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 kids and following Duquesne Basketball and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Tom has been a P.I.A.A. basketball official for the last 25 years.

Tony Capozzolo

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Tony is a 16 year veteran with Dean Honda. He attributes his successful customer relationships to genuine enjoyment in being around people and staying active. His years in sales have taught Tony the importance of asking questions and truly listening, to make sure "every customer walks out with a nice vehicle and a happy face." Tony moved to the Pittsburgh area at the tender age of 20. In his native Italy he played semi-professional soccer for six years. That love of sports carries over to the Steelers, Pirates, Penguins, and other Pennsylvania and West Virginia teams, an interest he often shares with customers. Tony retired from a teaching career before joining the dealership. He enjoys bowling and traveling. Tony has one son, Larry, who he proudly describes as a "computer wizard."

Tony Massaro

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Tony is a Certified Honda Sales Consultant at Dean Honda. He enjoys the opportunity to interact with and meet a variety of customers to help get them into their dream car. Prior to joining Dean Honda, Tony attended the McKeesport Hospital School of Radiology and graduated as a Certified Radiologic Technician. He also worked at Jefferson Hospital and is a member of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Born and raised in Glassport, Tony still lives there with his wife and two kids. In his free time, Tony enjoys following his hometown sports team (especially the Pirates and Steelers)!

Bob Poroda

Sales and Leasing Consultant

With over 12 years of experience in the automotive industry, Bob is one of our dedicated and professional Sales and Leasing Consultants. Bob helps our customers feel comfortable making their purchase or lease decisions. He loves seeing the smiles on people's faces when they drive off in their new Honda vehicle. Born and raised in Monongahela, PA, Bob spent 19 years running machinery at a printing company before getting into the automotive business. When Bob is not working, he can be found spending quality time with his family or on the golf course with his best friends!

Ray Sommer

Staff Photographer

Ray Sommer is the Staff Photographer at Dean Honda, responsible for photographing the new and preowned vehicles for DeanHonda.com. He has worked at Dean Honda since 2013. Ray is a self-taught photographer and has taught photography at CCAC for over 9 years. When he is not at Dean Honda, Ray enjoys spending time with his wife of 45 years and nature photography. He also volunteers for Susan G. Komen.

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John Henry Micklege

Sales and Leasing Consultant

n his role as a Sales and Leasing Consultant, John is responsible for assisting walk-in, internet and telephone customers with their car buying needs, as well as being the Customer Service Advocate for current Dean Honda customers whose sales person is no longer at Dean Honda. After graduating from Bethel Park High School, John received his Marketing Degree from Duquesne University, where he played on the golf team. He has also completed many sales courses, including entrepreneur courses at Duquesne University and Dale Carnegie Courses on leadership, sales and customer service. For the last 25 years, John owned his own business selling printing and bindery equipment and supplies. When he is not at Dean Honda, John can be found volunteering at Homestead Carnegie Library, playing platform tennis, golfing, following the Pirates, Penguins and Duquesne Basketball teams, or spending time with his wife, four children, four dogs, and one bird.

Bob Anderson

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Bio coming soon.

Duane Ferencz

Insurance Agency Manager

Duane is an Insurance Agent at the Dean Honda on-site Insurance Agency. With three years of insurance experience, he is qualified to assist customers with securing high-quality insurance coverage to protect their newest purchase. Prior to joining the team at Dean Honda, Duane received his Associates Degree in CADD and worked in various sales positions. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Duane enjoys volunteering for his church and community. He also spends time with his family, the majority of whom are still located in the Pittsburgh area, exercising, wood working, cooking and playing and watching sports.

Quinton Anderson

Car Rental Manager

Quinton has been the Manager of Dean Honda Car Rental since 2013. In his role, he maintains the cars in our fleet and works with customers to ensure they have a great rental experience. Quinton is also certified as an Autobody Technician. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, he received an Associate’s Degree in Communications. Quinton is from Pittsburgh, PA and currently resides in Aspinwall, PA. When he is not at work, he enjoys comic books, spending time with his daughter, traveling and trying new things.

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Vincent J. Angelloto

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Vincent (Vince) has been a Sales and Leasing Consultant with the Dean Honda team since May 2016. His favorite part of his job is meeting our customers. Prior to this role, Vince graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. He has held roles in sales at Nemacolin, marketing at Mountaineer and as a Pit Boss at Rivers Casino. He also started Pitmoss, LLC, which was featured on Shark Tank and Beyond the Tank! When he is not at work, Vince enjoys playing sports, fishing, camping and spending time outdoors. Vince is an entrepreneur and is always thinking of the next big thing!

Matt Wilmer

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Matt joined the Dean Honda Sales team in February 2017. In his role, Matt loves to build relationships with our customers while working hard to find them the car they need. Prior to joining Dean Honda, he received his BS in Exercise Science with a minor in Health Science and played college football for Fairmont State University. Active in the community, he enjoys volunteering with the Salvation Army, reading to middle school students, and operating sports camps. When Matt is not at work, he is spending time with his wife, Marissa and their puppy. He also enjoys college and professional football and basketball, reading, and working out.

Justine Davis

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Justine joined Dean Honda as a Sales and Leasing Consultant in December 2016. She loves helping our customers find the car of their dreams. Born and raised in McKeesport, Justine comes from a family of 13 and loves spending time with her family. When she is not at work, you can find Justine spending time outdoors, fishing, golfing, and camping.

Sara Tully

Insurance Representative

As a Dean Honda Insurance Representative, Sara’s job is to make sure our customer’s insurance is taken care of when buying a new car. She is also here to save customers money! A part of the insurance industry since May 2015, Sara has a P&C Insurance License and previously worked for a Fortune 100 Insurance Company. When not at work, she likes to volunteer for her favorite local radio station, attend local concerts, get involved in the community, and spend time with her dog and cat.

Andrew Sherman

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Coming Soon.

Mohammed Khaleel

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Coming Soon.

FINANCE

Dan Zediker

F&I Director

Dan has been with Dean Honda for more than two decades, starting right after graduation from Robert Morris University with a dual major in marketing and accounting. He has experience in sales and service, and enjoys working for a family-owned business. Bethel Park is home to Dan, where he attends St. Louise de Marallac Parish. Dan and his wife Karen have two children, Megan and Kaitlyn. Dan is a passionate Pittsburgh Penguins fan, a private pilot, enjoys golf, and is a member of the Clairton and Library Sportsmen's Clubs.

Janet Riggle

Finance Manager

Janet helps customers arrange financing and get the best possible rate, a job which keeps her in frequent touch with bank associates. She reviews vehicle protection options with clients, acts as title clerk, and helps with a number of other office duties related to sales. She likes the helpful, family atmosphere at Dean Honda and appreciates that the sales staff always treats customer satisfaction as the number one priority. She joined the team in 2013, after working in various aspects of the automotive industry since 1979. "I've seen how other dealerships are run. This is the one I want to retire from," says Janet. She grew up in Elizabeth, and lives just ten minutes from work. She also does the books for a local restaurant and bar run by her husband.

Ed Mathieu

Finance Manager

Coming Soon.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Amy Miller

Business Development Associate

Amy has been with Dean Honda since 2013, qualifying internet leads. She provides quick response, gathering more information and scheduling appointments to help customers find the right Honda match for their needs. She enjoys the interaction, and selling the product honestly because she believes in the Company and the brand. Amy has a business degree from IUP and 13 years of experience in the banking industry. She is a big Steelers fan and "Pittsburgh proud." Amy grew up in Mount Oliver and is now a resident of Baldwin, where her two children keep her busy with school sports.

Josh Meneely

Business Development Associate

Josh likes meeting new people so he's a natural in the friendly Dean Honda atmosphere. As Sales Representative he works closely with customers to understand their needs and get them into just the right vehicle. He loves cars and says, "I'm here to try to make a new friend every day." Josh attended West Mifflin High School and Edinboro University before joining the dealership in 2013. He was born in West Mifflin and resides there today, where he coaches youth hockey and high school baseball in his off hours. Josh enjoys all of Pittsburgh great sports teams – Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers!

Elise Meszaros

Business Development Representative

Elise joined the Dean Honda team as a Receptionist, before moving to her current role as a Business Development Representative. In this role, Elise assists customers by providing them with the information they need to make an informed buying decision. Elise loves the family atmosphere at Dean Honda and getting the opportunity to talk to new people every day. When she is not at Dean Honda, Elise is a sophomore at Duquesne University, studying Political Science and International Relations. She is also learning to speak Arabic in hopes of studying and working in the Middle East in the future. Prior to joining our team, Elise worked at DSW and Barnes and Noble, and interned at the American Red Cross. Born and raised in Jefferson Hills, Elise enjoys skiing, traveling and staying active.

Heather Cassata

Business Development Associate

Heather works as a Business Development Associate for the Dean Honda Insurance Agency. She has over 6 years of experience in the industry and helps people protect their families by insuring what matters the most. Heather is licensed in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance and previously worked for major insurance carriers. She resides in Overbrook and is a big Pittsburgh Steelers fan! When she is not at work, Heather loves spending time with her boyfriend and 2 kids.

SERVICE

John Ryan

Parts Director

John is in charge of managing the parts operations at Dean Honda. He has worked in the automotive industry for 34 years and he has worked with Honda dealers for the past 30 years. He has received training in people handling skills, team building, parts and service operations. He lives in Castle Shannon with his wife, dog "pug" that everyone in Shannon loves and their cat Bailey who can be seen being pushed around in his stroller by John's wife. His favorite sports teams are the Penguins, Steelers and Pirates. He also enjoys golfing and fishing in his spare time.

Renee Fulton

Warranty and Used Car Administrator

In her role as the Dean Honda Warranty and Used Car Administrator, Renee assists with the audit and entry of warranty claims and used car reconditioning paper work. Renee has been a part of the Dean Honda team since March 2015 and loves being a part of the family. She has been in the automotive industry for 10 years and is trained in several positions including service, accounting, and finance. Renee is also a Certified Honda and Acura Warranty Administrator. Born and raised in Jefferson Hills, PA, Renee now resides in Dravosburg. When she is not at work, she enjoys reading and spending time with her kids.

Matt Richardson

Service Consultant

Matthew (Matt) works in the Dean Honda Service Department as a Consultant, where he provides customers with reliable and courteous service. He enjoys learning about Honda vehicles and how they actually work. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, Matt gained more than 20 years of sales experience and owned his own sales distributorship business for 15 years. In his time off, Matt can be found boxing, playing baseball, and spending time with his many nieces and nephews. He is also an active member of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Jay Monroe

Parts and Accessories Consultant

Jay helps to ensure that the Dean Honda Service Department has the parts necessary to run smoothly and efficiently. In his role as a Parts and Accessories Consultant, he handles parts for the shop and body shop, as well as sells and orders parts. He enjoys the family atmosphere at Dean Honda. Prior to joining the Dean Honda team, Jay attended Robert Morris College, worked as a Brewer for Iron City Beer and in Masonry Construction. He is a member of the Bricklayers Union and the Brewers Union. When he is not at work, Jay enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, spending time outdoors and playing and coaching sports.

Dave Saltzman

Parts and Accessories Consultant

Bio coming soon.

Doug Saltzman

Quality Assurance Manager.

Bio coming soon.

Paul Schoenstein

Service Manager

Paul joined the Dean Honda team as a Service Manager in April, 2016. He has over 30 years of service management experience. Paul also hosted the Car Doctors radio show on KQV Radio for eight years! He currently resides in South Park, PA. When Paul is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family (3 children and 9 grandchildren) and restoring vintage Honda motorcycles.

John Belavich

Service Consultant

Bio coming soon.

Mike Cecere

Service Manager

Coming Soon.

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