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  • Heather Kruse
    General Sales Manager

    I have been happily employed at Braeger since 2001.  I am not getting any younger but I am still having fun:)   Our Guests are the reason I love my job -getting to know you, seeing you repeatedly, helping you - it's what I look forward to and thrive for.  I am part of a family of 5 and they are the reason I love being home if I am not at Braeger:) Please stop by and Say "Hi" My door is always open!

  • Dan Baumann

    New Car Manager

    Dan was born and raised in Wauwatosa, WI. He has been in car business 28 years. He loves meeting people and taking care of customers. Dan despises cold weather, and loves spending time with my wife and daughter.

  • Dan McKnight

    Used Car Manager

    I've been with Braeger since August of 2010 and have been lucky to find a place that I can succeed and call home. My background has always been in the automotive industry, starting at 18 as a porter to my current position as Used Car Sales Manager. My 2 sons and very soon wife-to-be are the cornerstones of my life, and it just so happens that when I'm not at Braeger, I'm with them. I know it's not safe but yes, I am a BEARS fan and proud of it!!! If there is anything car related you ever need, stop by and see me I'll do everything possible to help.

  • Santiago (Jim) Anaya
    Sales Consultant

    Bio coming soon...

  • Rik Emerick

    Sales Consultant

    CODENAME: No, but thank you. Milwaukee area born and raised. Loves working face to face with people. Likes to live vicariously through myself yet reminisce with people that I don't know.Semi-annual migrations to the Wisconsin northwoods. Well known for being able to wink both eyes simultaneously. Works tirelessly to get you a vehicle you love.

  • Daniel Garcia
    Sales Consultant

    My name is Dan. I was born and raised in Milwaukee. In my free time I love spending it with my two daughters (4 and 3) and my son (1). I am new to the auto industry but I bring with me my personal and professional communication skills! With my background in Law Enforcement, my passion has always been to help and provide for those in need. I look forward to having the opportunity to meet new people and going above and beyond to find the right vehicle for them while building a relationship based off of trust.

  • Keri Johnson

    Sales Consultant

    Keri is new to Braeger as of July 2015, but has 6 years automotive experience. Having been in sales and internet management, she understands what it takes to give the very best customer service to those in the dealership and those who are gathering their information beforehand online as so many customers do today. You can feel comfortable reaching out to Keri anytime for your automotive needs, knowing you will be taken care of every step of the way.

  • Rudy Johnson

    Sales Consultant

    Hello my name is Rudy and I want to be the difference between ordinary and "extra" ordinary.  I take pride in building "real" relationships with all my guests.  Car buying should be an experience, and not just a long drawn out process. I want to guide each guest through their experience in a friendly and seamless manor.  Trust is an easy word to say, but a hard thing to earn.  I want to earn the trust of everyone I assist, and build a long-term relationship with everyone I meet.  I want to be the difference in each guests' visit!

  • Josh Phillips
    Sales Consultant

    I've been with Braeger since March of 2017. My Goal is to provide you outstanding customer service before and after you purchase your vehicle. I have a strong background in finance and customer service as I was a Mortgage Broker back home in Chicago for 15yrs. When I'm not at Braeger I'm at home spending time with my wife, 2 daughters and our dog. Contact me with any questions you have so we can find the right vehicle to fit your needs!

  • Justin Raff
    Sales Consultant

    My name is Justin.  I have been in the industry just over two years, and thoroughly enjoy spending my time building a lasting relationship with customers from start to finish and making every step of their experience fantastic.  If I am not at the office, you'll find my with my three children; Natalie, Jacob & Liam. They are my life outside of work, and keep me on my toes day in and day out.  I coach softball for my daughter part time, and enjoy the sports and activities with them as they grow.  We love to explore on weekends, and there is never a moment of rest with them around! I strive to earn my customers business, but also their respect so they become repeat customers down the road, and will do all I can to make your experience at Braeger the best car buying experience you'll have and the last dealership you'll have to go to when it comes time to make a purchase!

  • Joseph Sardina
    Sales Consultant

    I am a lifelong Wisconsin resident, I actually started my career in the auto world with Braeger Ford in 1997 when they acquired Southgate Ford and after a few other stops, I am now back full circle. I enjoy fishing every chance I get, I love to ride my motorcycle,  I am a father of two grown children, and a grandfather for the first time in 2016. What I love about my job is when it all makes sense and I am able to provide you a vehicle that fits perfectly or being the person you buy your very first car from. Please, stop on by and have a coffee, let me know your situation and I promise to do everything I can to help.

  • Nick Sigel
    Sales Consultant
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    My name is Nick Sigel and I have been with Braeger Ford since 2010. I enjoy having the opportunity to meet new people, working with them towards finding their right vehicle and building lasting relationships. I take pride in knowing I am providing great customer service and providing a quality service to all I meet. Let me show you how to make your next buying or leasing of a vehicle an easy and enjoyable experience!
    "First, you have to get even with Kent. it's a moral imperative" . See me with the movie title of this 80's classic for a free Car wash and cup of Coffee!

  • John Steele
    Sales Consultant

    My name is John Steele and I've been with Braeger since April of 2007. My favorite part of being a sales consultant is meeting new people, listening to what they want and need in a vehicle, and finding the best possible match to fit their lifestyle. Building relationships is what I do best, and earning your trust and respect always comes first.

    For most of us, buying a new vehicle is not just about dollar's and cent's, it's a long term emotional commitment as well. Helping you find that perfect balance is my greatest reward. I want to be here for you not just today, but for many years to come. Please call or stop in and I'll be happy to welcome you into the Braeger family.

  • John Studt

    Sales Consultant

    My name is John Studt and I have been with Braeger Ford since 2011. I pride myself in providing my customers with a low pressure fun car buying experience. I want to sell you the car that you want, not the car that I have! I promise to listen to your needs to make sure that I am finding you the perfect option. In my free time I enjoy going to concerts and sporting events with my wife Sara. I also love a day at home grilling and playing fetch with my dog Driver!

  • Fred Timm

    Sales Consultant

    Fred was Born and raised in Milwaukee. Fred has been with Braeger Ford since 2013. A U.S. Army vet, Fred was able to spend 4 years experiencing many different cultures and people. When not at work, Fred enjoys spending time with his 2 daughters and four grandchildren, usually doing an outdoor activity especially boating and fishing. As a seasoned professional of the automotive industry, Fred enjoys having the opportunity to meet new people, build lasting relationships with his clients, and prove that getting a new car should be fun and easy! Let Fred show you how easy buying or leasing your next car can be!

    His favorite movie quote: "We got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses..." - Name my movie and get a free car wash!

  • Eric Van Beck

    Sales Consultant

    My name is Eric Van Beck and I have been a sales consultant at Braeger Ford since April of 2015. My passion is exceeding customers expectations and providing the best car buying experience possible. Growing up within a Ford driving family has provided me the knowledge and experience of the brand-which I love to share with my customers. Being a brand new uncle and homeowner takes up most of my free time-but I enjoy golfing and softball in whatever time is leftover!

  • Eric Walton
    Sales Consultant

    My name is Eric but most people simply call me "E". I am originally from Milwaukee and a product of Homestead high school. Go Highlanders! I've been in the auto industry for over a half decade. My #1 goal is to make your car-buying experience as fun and memorable as possible. When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my daughter. Our favorite thing to do is dance. She is a little better than I am but, I have a mean 2 step if I say so myself.  My favorite part about Braeger Ford is we are a Customer-Focused and Customer-Driven dealership. It is all about you and we are along for the ride. If you see me around don't be afraid to ask questions or just say hi. On Wisconsin!

  • Ryan Heine

    Finance Manager

    My name is Ryan and I would love to be your car guy! I have been a sales professional with Braeger Ford since January of 2015. I started as a porter and worked my way up in the Automotive industry. My goal is to provide customers with a non pushy, fast, easy and enjoyable experience. I enjoy learning about new technology in vehicles and being able to pass that information along to my customers. I am a recent college grad with a Business Marketing degree and in my free time I enjoy participating and watching sports.

  • Nick Strickling

    Finance Manager

    Nick Strickling has been with Braeger since 2008. Nick's uncanny approach to treat each person as a friend, meet their needs and stay transparent is what keeps his customers coming back time and time again. In his free time Nick enjoys fishing, traveling, and spending time with his family.

  • Christina Sciortino

    Business Manager

    Christina has had the pleasure of assisting Braeger customers with their financing options since February of 2014. Her 10 years of prior finance experience has provided her the knowledge and experience to exceed customer expectations. During her time away from work, Christina enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

  • Kacey Glocksine
    BDC Representative

    Born and raised in Milwaukee. My main objective in life is to see the world and help others along the way. I enjoy making a difference in peoples lives and spending time with my family & dogs. When I am not at work I am outside adventuring or reading comic books!

    Favorite quote: "Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place."

  • Nancy Ramirez

    Bio coming soon..

  • Terri Rybarczyk
    BDC Representative

    I have been with Braeger since November 2016 however I have been in customer service and sales for over 15 years. Helping people is my passion. When I'm not at Braeger you can find me at home with my 2 boys, my husband and our dog. My goal is to do my best to find you the vehicle that will best meet your needs

  • Jessie Schumacher

    Service Manager

  • Jim Bramel

    Service Advisor

    Jim has been with the Braeger organization since our Chrysler days. Jim also ran our service station on hwy 100 for a number of years. We welcome Jim back in the fold as a Service Advisor here at Braeger Ford. Jim enjoys restoring cars and being a father.

  • Benjamin Dorsey
    Service Advisor

    I have been in the automotive industry for 6+ years now. I enjoy helping people understand their vehicles better and helping them stay on the road. I have been married to my wife for almost 10 years and have 3 amazing children. My family is everything to me.

  • Craig Prochaska
    Service Advisor

    Craig was born and raised in Saukville. As a child, he always had an interest in cars. He has been in the service industry since 2010. Craigs is patient, kind and knowledgeable and makes sure his customer are taken care of. He now lives in Milwaukee with his wife and two-year-old son. There's nothing more that he loves then coming home to his son waiting for him at the door with open arms saying "da"

  • Chad Sandman

    Service Advisor

    Chad Sandman is a Service Advisor at Braeger Ford in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Information Systems. After working as a sales consultant at Braeger for 3 years, he decided for a small change and starting a new path in the service department. Chad is most proud of a new member in his family. Recently blessed with a boy, Chad and his wife love coming home to smiles and laughter most evenings. Between balancing work life and family, Chad enjoys being outdoors for nature hikes, bike trails, and disc golf. Chad invites you to view our new facility and check out our great customer service in service and sales.

    Favorite quote: "Roads...Where we're going, we don't need roads"

  • Leah Gazinski

    Guest Relations Specialist

    Leah is a student at Mount Mary University.  Leah lives in the city.  She has been with Braeger since the Fall of 2014.  In her spare time she enjoys watching movies and listening to music.

    Her favorite movie quote: "So I guess we are who we are for many reasons, and maybe we'll never know most of them."

  • Nicole Kamoske

    Guest Relations Specialist

    Nicole started with Braeger in early 2015. She graduated from WCTC in 2011. Nicole was raised in Muskego and currently resides in Milwaukee. Her interests include: Animals, The Arts, music, movies, outdoor activities and making the house look wonderful!

    Favorite movie quote: "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on."

  • Frank Brenner
    Courtesy Transportation Specialist

    Likes the "The Mummies"

  • Gena Sanchez

    Body Shop Manager

    Welcome! My name is Gena Sanchez and I am the Body Shop Manager of Braeger Collision Center. I have worked for Braeger Automotive for over 13 years. I grew up in Oak Creek, Wi and am currently raising my own family there. I am happily married with 4 children ages 15,13,10, and 6. I enjoy going up north and being involved in my childrens extra curicualr activies. Stop in, I am looking forward to working with you!

    Favorite quote: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

  • Brad Ory

    Body Shop Estimater

    Brad is a happily married father of three who met his wife 18 years ago while working for Braeger, Lisa was a receptionist and he as a lot attendant. Since they have had 2 daughters, Kennedy and Alexis, and 1 son, Nathan. Brad enjoys bicycling and camping when not busy with the daily rigors of raising children and keeping a home. Brad is a car guy at heart, hoping to one day resto-mod a '67-'69 Camaro or a vintage pick up truck. Brad's favorite quote is one from a deceased friend, "Everything in life is what you make it," another is "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right." Henry Ford. Brad has been employed in the automobile dealership industry since high school, starting as a lot coordinator before advancing into the service department as an apprentice technician followed by service advisor and up to service manager. Brad is currently a collision estimator at Braeger's Collision Center.

  • Helen Goldman

    Parts Manager

    Helen was born and raised in Chicago. She is a Chicago Bears fan. She has been with Braeger since June of 2010. Helen enjoys boating, snowmobiling, and spending time with her family.

  • Scott Nietz
    Parts Associate

    Scott is a happily married father of two.  His two daughters have him wrapped around their little figures.  He has a talent for knowing obscure facts about cars and music .  Scott has been in the auto parts industry for over 20 years, but has only recently joined the Braeger family.  Scott's favorite quote has served him well over his career, "Whatever life brings you, you have two choices, tolerate it or change it".  He looks forward to addressing your unique parts challenge

  • Glenn Stachowiack

    Parts Associate

    Glenn started with Braeger Ford in May of 2015. He worked for 3 years as a retail/commercial parts Sales Manager at an aftermarket parts retail store. Prior to that, he worked a General Maintenance Technician at a local garage. Glenn has a Technical Diploma in Automotive Maintenance.

  • Elizabeth Torres

    Parts Associate

    Elizabeth is our newest member of the Braeger Ford parts departmet.  She has an easy smile and great personality.

  • Jonathon Wendorf
    Parts Associate

    I've been working in the automotive parts business since I was 17. I had my roots in the aftermarket parts business and was also an Assistant Manager. I started in Ford parts in 2001 and love helping people find the correct part!

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