Staff


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General Management

Mike Fullmer
General Manager
815-322-0373

Hometown: Bloomingdale, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: Since September 2015
How Long in the Car Business: Since February 10, 1986
Hobbies: Going to my kids' activities such as karate, baseball, and football games. I enjoy taking the family to professional sporting games such as the White Sox, Bulls, and Hawks.
Favorite Vehicle: 2018 Cadillac CT6 and the all-new Kia Stinger
Favorite Food: Macaroni and Cheese
Favorite Song: "One by One" by Daryl Hall & John Oats
Favorite Movie: Scarface
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida with my family when I can get away. 

My name is Mike Fullmer and I grew up in Panama City Beach, Florida, where I met and married my high school sweetheart Pamela. We have been married for over 33 years. I've been in the car business since 1986 and have enjoyed every aspect of serving the customer. I joined Gary Lang Auto Group in September 2015 as the General Manager. I have 2 wonderful adult sons and 2 grandchildren. My favorite pastime, other than spending it with my family, is to visit Lake Geneva and having fun on the boat. When you get a chance, stop by and say hello.

Mission Statements:   See failure as beginning, not the end
                                    If you don't go after it, you won't have it
                                    Always do more than is expected of you
                                    Teach others what you know

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Import Sales Management

Jerry Spanier
General Sales Manager
815-322-0395


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Cody Hamel
Sales Manager
815-322-0368


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Jason Emery
Finance Manager
815-322-0345


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Dave Schultz
Used Car Manager
815-322-0367


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Domestic Sales Management

Matt Douvikas
General Sales Manager
815-322-0393


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Tim Martin
New Cadillac, Buick, GMC Sales Manager
(815) 322-0359


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Ryan Miller
Domestic Used Sales Manager
815-322-0407

Hometown: McHenry, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 27 years
How Long in the Car Business: 27 years
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy riding my Harley and playing pool. 
Favorite Vehicle: Chevrolet Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "Riser" by Dierks Bentley
Favorite Movie: Animal House
Favorite Vacation Spot: The Bahamas with my family.

My name is Ryan Miller and I am from McHenry, IL. I got my start in automotive 27 years ago with Gary Lang Auto Group. I love it here because we just take care of people. We get to know every customer from sales to service, and our team is like family. I believe in loyalty and honesty with everyone and during every customer experience. In my free time, other than spending time with my family, I like to play pool with my friends, ride my Harley, and attend Bears and Blackhawks games.

Mission Statement:   Take Care of Business

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Andrew Weitzner
Finance Manager
815-322-0325

Hometown: Chicago, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 7 years
How Long in the Car Business: 18 years
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy golfing, and much of my spare time is spent in the gym.
Favorite Vehicle: Chevrolet Corvette
Favorite Food: Cake
Favorite Song: "Real American" by Rick Derringer
Favorite Movie: Terminator
Favorite Vacation Spot: Stay-cations with my family.

My name is Andrew Weitzner, and I have been a Finance Manager at Gary Lang Auto Group for 7 years. I am goal-driven with my work and with my fitness regimen. In my free time I enjoy relaxing with my family, playing golf, and watching sports.

Mission Statement:   "The Road To Success and Greatness Is Always Paved                                     With Consistent Hard Work. Outwork Your                                     Competitors, Be Authentic And Above All Else... 
                                    Chase Your Greatness"

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Calvin Knutsen
Inventory Manager
815-322-0328


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Jeff Lang
Floor Manager
815-322-0396


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Matt Kiscellus
Finance Manager
815-322-0378


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Steve Paslawsky
Commercial Sales Manager
815-322-0376


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Sales

Rick Diamond
Brand Manager/Sales Professional
815-322-0392

Hometown: Algona, Iowa

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 2 years
How Long in the Car Business: 28 years
Hobbies: Going to community and car events, playing with my grandkids, playing Texas Hold'em, and planning cruises with my wife
Favorite Vehicle: GMC Acadia Denali
Favorite Food: Ribeye Steak
Favorite Song: "American Pie" by Don McLean
Favorite Movie: Godfather
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere a cruise ship takes me and my wife

My name is Rick Diamond, and I have been with Gary Lang Auto Group for 2 years. I enjoy building relationships with customers and making the car buying experience fun. I spend most of my time coordinating charitable events with the Mooseheart Organization. What they do to benefit the lives of children in need is dear to my heart, and I feel it is important to spend my time with as many of their organizational efforts as I can.  

Mission Statements:   Treat people with respect and friendship and it will                                     come back to you

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Jake Lee
Technology Expert & Delivery Specialist
(815) 322-0402

Hometown: Grantsburg, WI

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 5 years
How Long in the Car Business: 6 years
Hobbies: I like working on cars, fishing, hiking, and listening to music in my free time.
Favorite Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: "Alive" by Pearl Jam
Favorite Movie: Jurassic Park
Favorite Vacation Spot: I enjoy stay-cations at home and visiting my family in Wisconsin.

My name is Jake and I have been with the Gary Lang team for 5 years. I'm from a small town in northern Wisconsin. I love being able to unplug connect with the outdoors. Cars have been a big part of my life. I've always wanted to connect my love of cars with helping people understand the technology that drives them.

Mission Statement:   I want to ensure that every guest I interact with leaves                                     here with more knowledge than they arrived with,                                     and that they feel they have made the most informed                                     decision in trusting us.

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Richard Rudzena
Sales Professional
815-322-0408


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Jesse Matos
Sales Professional
(815) 599-1753


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Manny Cernas
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0329

Hometown: Guerrero, Mexico

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 1 month
How Long in the Car Business: 3 years
Hobbies: Getting breakfast with my family, spending time with my friends, cooking, and playing games.
Favorite Vehicle: Cadillac CTS-V
Favorite Food: I love food, I don't think there is one thing that is my favorite.
Favorite Song: "Luche Como Un Soldado" by Jesus Adrian Romero
Favorite Movie: Wolf of Wall Street
Favorite Vacation Spot: I love to visit Miami, Florida; Guerrero, Mexico; Texas, Colorado, and Los Angeles.

My name is Manny Cernas and I just joined the Gary Lang team a month ago. I consider myself a caring person. I like to make my people happy and I think listening to others is important. In my free time, I love to cook and play games with my friends and family. I push myself for better things and only offer the best for my customers.

Mission Statement:   Do things the right way first and make people happy
                                   

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Peter Lebron
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0398

Hometown: Cary, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 1 month
How Long in the Car Business: 1 month
Hobbies: I like playing sports and spending time with my friends.
Favorite Vehicle: Chevrolet Spark
Favorite Food: I love italian food.
Favorite Song: "DNA" by Kendrick Lamar
Favorite Movie: 13 Hours
Favorite Vacation Spot: Puerto Rico

My name is Peter and I'm 21-years-old. I just joined the Gary Lang team selling cars one month ago. I love helping customers find the perfect cars for their families. I am ready for a successful future!

Mission Statement:   Live Long & Prosper

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Lorenzo Feddersen
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0422


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Carlos Landaverde
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0348


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Garrett Jarnebro
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0373


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Colton Thomas
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0348

Hometown: Carpentersville, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 3 weeks
How Long in the Car Business: 3 weeks
Hobbies: I enjoy working on my Camaro and spending time with my friends and family.
Favorite Vehicle: 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6
Favorite Food: Cheeseburger
Favorite Song: "Good Ole American Way" by Justin Moore
Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan
Favorite Vacation Spot: Siesta Key, Florida.

My name is Colton Thomas and I am 20-years-old. I'm a full-time college student and joined the Gary Lang team selling cars 3 weeks ago. I am an avid car person, cars are my passion. I love working on them in my free time.

Mission Statement:   I will treat you like family and search everywhere to                                                    find you the right car.
                                   

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Joe Scanlan
Sales Professional/Brand Advocate
(815) 322-0330

Hometown: Sterling, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 1 year
How Long in the Car Business: 1 year
Hobbies: I love hanging out with my friends, family, and dogs. They mean the world to me. I also enjoy working out, cooking, and doing anything outdoors.
Favorite Vehicle: Cutlass Supreme
Favorite Food: Tacos De Lomo
Favorite Song: "Still Dre" by Dr. Dre
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Vacation Spot: I love to visit Colorado. I would hike those mountains everyday of my life if I could.

My name is Joe Scanlan and I am a Brand Advocate with the team at Gary Lang. I grew up in Sterling, IL and moved to McHenry in August of 2015. I started my sales career in the boating industry and then moved on to car sales at Gary Lang a year ago. I have loved every second of it. I can see myself working here for the rest of my life. I look forward to selling you a car in the future!

Mission Statements:   It's easier to do a job right than to explain why you                                     didn't
                                        Whatever you are, be a good one
                                   

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Zakariah Eichmann
Sales Professional
(815) 322-0364

Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 6 months
How Long in the Car Business: 1 year
Hobbies: I play drums and spend a lot of time at the gym. I enjoy movies, music, and trying different food.
Favorite Vehicle: 1969 Pontiac GTO
Favorite Food: Steak and Rice/Sushi
Favorite Song: "Good Times, Bad Times" by Led Zeppelin
Favorite Movie: Pulp Fiction
Favorite Vacation Spot: I love to visit Colorado and the rocky mountain area

My name is Zak and I am 25-years-old. I joined the Gary Lang team 6 months ago. You'll find me here on my day off working hard for my customers. I am a long-time musician and come from a family of musicians. I am a proud Eagle Scout and avid sports fan. I love the Bears, Cubs, Bulls, and Blackhawks. I'm also a big MMA fan, Conor McGregor all the way. 

Mission Statements:   A man without a plan is not a man
                                      I will strive to give you the best and ultimate car                                                          buying experience.
                                   

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Joe Dicks
Sales Professional
815-322-0381

Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 17 years
How Long in the Car Business: 17 years
Hobbies: Spending time with my family and coin collecting
Favorite Vehicle: Chevrolet Corvette and Subaru Outback
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Song: "Blue Moon" by Lorenz Hart
Favorite Movie: Goldfinger
Favorite Vacation Spot: I love to visit Clearwater Beach, Florida.

My name is Joseph Dicks and I have been selling cars at Gary Lang Auto Group for 17 years. I like to make the car buying experience fun and friendly. My favorite part of my job is the relationships I have built with my customers and their families throughout the years. When I am not working, I enjoy relaxing with my loved ones and coin collecting. 

Mission Statements:   There is no substitute for hard work

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Edward Chambers
Sales Professional
815-322-0374


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Jordan Suchowski
Sales Professional
815-322-0404


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Leo Lewitan
Sales Professional
815-322-0342


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Payton Cruz
Sales Professional
815-322-0319


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Ricardo Espinosa
Sales Professional
815-322-0365

Hometown: Lake Geneva, WI

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 2 years and 7 months
How Long in the Car Business: 2 years and 7 months
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, friends, and my dog Roscoe. I enjoy art, music, and going to the gym.
Favorite Vehicle: 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Song: "God's Plan" by Drake
Favorite Movie: Scarface
Favorite Vacation Spot:  Anywhere with my girlfriend and my dog

My name is Ricardo Espinosa, I am 27-years-old, and I have been a Sales Professional at Gary Lang Auto Group for almost 3 years. Personalizing the car buying experience is very important to me and I love to make people laugh. In my free time I enjoy relaxing with my friends and family, going to the gym, visiting the dog park with Roscoe, and cooking. 

Mission Statement:   Better three hours too soon, than one minute too                                     late.
                                   

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George Bell
Sales Professional
815-322-0352


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Josh Pokrywka
Sales Professional
815-322-0346

Hometown: McHenry, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: Since February 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since February 2017
Hobbies: I enjoy playing guitar and other various instruments, reading, running, hiking, kayaking, and recreational sports like softball, basketball, and volleyball.
Favorite Vehicle: 2018 Cadillac XT5
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: "The Zephyr Song" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Movie: The Departed
Favorite Vacation Spot: Southern California

My name is Josh Pokrywka and I grew up here in McHenry, IL. The entirety of my sales career has been at Gary Lang and I've enjoyed every minute of it. It is extremely rewarding to build friendships with everyone that visits our dealership, as well as working for a company that contributes so much to the community.

Mission Statement:   "The only way to do great work is to love what you                                                   do." - Steve Jobs

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Jesse Cocanig
Sales Professional
815-322-0401

Hometown: Algonquin, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: Since October 2016
How Long in the Car Business: Since October 2016
Hobbies: Netflix binging, weight lifting, competitive eating by myself, spending too much money online shopping, and spending time with my friends.
Favorite Vehicle: Cadillac CTS-V
Favorite Food: Steak or Sushi
Favorite Song: It changes every day
Favorite Movie: Goodfellas
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere with a beach

My name is Jesse Cocanig, and I have been selling cars at Gary Lang Auto Group for a year and a half. I love working with people and am very easy to get along with. A sense of humor is important to me, and I love helping customers have fun during the car buying experience. I enjoy making videos that are goofy but informative about new vehicles. I hope to one day become a movie star or social media influencer.

Mission Statement:   My goal in life is focused on professional success and  becoming the best that I can. I am a determined, hard worker but also a genuine, fun person. Gary Lang Auto Group gives me the freedom and the tools to be myself, to grow professionally, and to love what I do.

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Kyle Iverson
Brand Advocate/Sales Professional
815-322-0426

Hometown: Woodstock, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 4 years
How Long in the Car Business: 4 years
Hobbies: Playing guitar, taking my beagle to the dog park, and riding my motorcycle.
Favorite Vehicle: 2018 Cadillac CTS
Favorite Food: Love for anything Italian
Favorite Song: "This Could be Heartbreak" by the Amity Affliction
Favorite Movie: Split
Favorite Vacation Spot: The beaches of the Dominican Republic

My name is Kyle Iverson, and I started at Gary Lang Auto Group in February of 2014. I am a young, dedicated car enthusiast. If I am not researching and learning about them, I am working on them. I started as a porter with Gary Lang Auto Group when I was fresh out of high school. I grew from my initial role and decided to join the service team as a mechanic. From there I was provided with the opportunity to work in our sales team and become a brand advocate. In my free time, I enjoy outside activities with my dog. I am a huge dog person and like contributing my time to our local rescue events at McBark Dog Park.

Mission Statement:  A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, 
                                 of getting along with people,
                                     and of getting things done.

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Bill Ciszon
Sales Professional
815-322-0356

Hometown: Chicago, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 22 years
How Long in the Car Business: 22 years
Hobbies: Relaxing with my family, planning vacations, and spending time by the pool
Favorite Vehicle: 2018 Chevrolet Colorado and Cadillac ATS
Favorite Food: Red Snapper Fish
Favorite Song: "Country Roads" by John Denver
Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings
Favorite Vacation Spot: Aruba and the Caribbean Islands

My name is William Ciszon, and I have been selling cars at Gary Lang Auto Group for 22 years. I am a very outgoing and friendly person. I enjoy making the car buying experience fun, honest, and easy. My favorite part of my job is the relationships I build with my customers. To me, family comes first and I enjoy my time off with them. I like to spend my free time at concerts experiencing good, live bands and relaxing by the pool in the summertime.

Mission Statement:   Stay positive, work hard, make it happen.

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Levi Megerdi
Sales Professional
815-322-0321

Hometown: Gurnee, IL

How Long Employed at Gary Lang Auto Group: 2 years
How Long in the Car Business: 2 years
Hobbies: Playing soccer, camping, anything with cars, and going on road trips.
Favorite Vehicle: GMC Sierra 2500 Diesel
Favorite Food: I love food and eat almost everything.
Favorite Song: Whatever has a fun beat and sounds good
Favorite Movie: Transformers, Gladiator, and Coco.
Favorite Vacation Spot: I like to visit Devils Lake, Wisconsin; Cancun, Mexico; and Yellowstone National Park.

My name is Levi Megerdi and I have been selling cars at Gary Lang Auto Group for 2 years. I love what I do. I think it's the greatest job in the world. In my free time, I enjoy travelling and playing soccer. I love going everywhere from camping in Wisconsin to going on road trips around the country. 

Mission Statement:   Respecting and taking care of every client is my primary focus. I believe in building and growing with everyone around me. I care about making every customer experience an everlasting memory and connection.

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Brandon Waller
Sales Professional
815-322-0385


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Service

JR Arnold
Service Director
815-322-0391


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Steve Gerambia
Import Service Manager
815-322-0371


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Mark Hagen
Parts Director
815-322-0375


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Mary Kay Pokorny
Aftermarket Specialist and Service Assistant
815-322-0423


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Chris Scholer
GM Service Advisor
815-322-0384


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Pete Lesueur
GM Service Advisor
815-322-0420


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Brian Housworth
Assistant Service Manager
815-322-0380


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Luke Wicha
GM Service Advisor
815-322-0414


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Shane Ryder
Subaru Express Service Advisor
815-322-0202


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Jeff Simonelli
Service Dispatcher
815-322-0416


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Matt Garcia
Kia Subaru Mitsubishi Service Advisor
815-322-0379


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Greg Schrecengost
GM Service Advisor
815-322-0397


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