Meet our Staff


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Management

Niko Karvunidis
General Manager


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Macaulay Bruton
Director of Operations

mb@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Macaulay Bruton has been the Director of Operations for Santa Monica Audi since its inception in 2004 and has been with the Audi brand since 1996.  Macaulay oversees all areas of dealership operations, including sales, service, information technology, marketing, real estate holdings and facilities. 

 

Macaulay is currently also the Director of Operations for Beverly Hills Porsche and is the former Director of Operations for Beverly Hills Audi.

 

Macaulay is originally from Kentucky, received a BFA from NYU and is a proud resident of Venice, CA.

 

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Fady Kilada
Sales Manager


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John Collis
Sales Manager


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Arash Esfandi
Pre-Owned Director


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Arman Palezyan
Pre-Owned Sales Manager

armanp@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Arman Palezyan is our Pre-Owned Sales Manager here at Santa Monica Audi. Arman has been with the dealership since February of 2012. He started working in the automotive industry in 1999 and first started with Audi in 2006. Arman's focus is helping prospective clients get a fair price, not only for their trade in, but their new vehicle as well. He has a respectful approach, understanding the value of time and listening to his clients needs.

He moved to Los Angeles in 1986. Arman is happily married with 2 beautiful children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his kids.

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Roobik Arakelian
Pre-Owned Sales Manager


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Hazel Cortez
Finance Manager


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Monique Pimentel
Assistant To General Manager


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Michael Williamson
Finance Manager

michaelw@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353

Michael Williamson is our Finance Manager here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Tammy Waitas
Service Manager

tammyw@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353

Tammy Waitias is our Service Manager here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. Her bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Denise Hawke
Parts Department Manager

(888)904-7353

deniseh@santamonicaaudi.com


Denise Hawke is our Parts Department Manager here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. Her bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Ash Ali
Sales Manager

asha@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Ash was recently promoted to a Sales Manager at Santa Monica Audi. He has been with the dealership since March of 2013, but has been in the automobile industry since June of 2004.  He feels his non pressure and welcoming demeanor, is the reason he has continuously been awarded salesman of the month at every dealership he has worked for. Ash prides himself on helping clients find the right car, and making the best decision for them, in a non pressure environment.


Ash spent 5 years working overseas with our U.S. Military and several NATO Forces, so he has been exposed to many different types of people and their cultures. That being said, he knows how important customer service is and will give you the best customer service you deserve. Ash is fluent in several languages including English and Arabic, so if language is an issue, he will be happy to help you in any way he can.


Ash enjoys taking his wife and kids to the beach and playing soccer on his days off.

 

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Technicians

Russ Thome
Shop Foreman


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Brian Paige
Shop Foreman


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Jose Villa
Service Technician


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Jonathan Xa
Service Technician


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Brandon Miller
Service Technician


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Juan Lopez
Service Technicians


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Poly Mora
Service Technician


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Ruben Sierra
Service Technician


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Daniel Oliver
Service Technician


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Jorge Melendez
Service Technician


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Tadeh Mansouri
Service Technician


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Peter Ansalmo
Service Technicians


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Eli Sims
Service Technician


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Yafet Jonathan
Service Technician


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Kenny Langston
Service Technician


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Brian May
Service Technician


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Brian Frasquillo
Service Technician


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Robert Digioia
Service Technician


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Girish Rathod
Service Technician


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Alex Avalos
Service Technician


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Darnell Grissett
Service Technician


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Service

Angel Aguilera
Audi Service Advisor
310.481.8274

Angel Aguilera is our Service Advisor here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Tim Bennett
Audi Service Advisor
310.481.8276

Tim Bennett is our Service Advisor here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Chris Navarro
Audi Service Advisor
310.481.8280

Chris Navarro is our Service Advisor here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Chris Kelly
Audi Service Advisor
310.481.8117

Chris Kelly is our Service Advisor here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Ken Maryan
Audi Service Advisor
310.481.8275

Ken Maryan is our Service Advisor here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Marvin Perez
Service Advisor


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Parts

David Carillo
Parts Associate


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Guillermo Azucena
Parts Associate


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Rudy Masis
Parts Associate


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Jacob Velazquez
Parts Associate


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Bryan Kirn
Parts Associate


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Sales

Jesse Di Giuseppe
Audi Brand Specialist


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Shannon Guay
Audi Brand Specialist


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Sacha Passuello
Audi Brand Specialist


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Jamar Daniels
Audi Brand Specialist


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Derek Rudolph
Audi Brand Specialist

(888) 904-7353

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Jennifer Jarukaruta
Sales Reception

(888) 904-7353

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Steve Miller
Lease Retention Manager

stevem@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Steve Miller is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist here at Santa Monica Audi. He has been with the dealership since April of 2013. Steve started working in the automotive industry in 1968. Opened his own repair shop in 1988. Started selling selling cars in 1999 and has been with Audi since 2005  with his knowledge and expertise with all phases of the automobile he can answer most every question you may have before during and after the sale. 

Steve was born and raised in Los Angeles. Later continuing his education he attended Orange Coast College where he studied aviation. He is a single parent. In Steve's spare time he enjoys softball, tennis, golf, and flying planes. 

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Munny Barrett
Audi Brand Specialist

munyb@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Munwell Barrett also known as Munny, is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist here at Santa Monica Audi. He has been with Audi as well as the dealership since May of 2005. Munny has been in the automotive industry since 1990. And has received numerous awards and certificates from Audi. He is passionate about helping new prospective clients find and fulfill their dreams of purchasing the car of their dreams.

 

Munny is from Orange, New Jersey. He also worked in Japan for our Air Force, Navy and Army base, selling Audi's to our service men and woman upon returning home. Munny is married with two children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, staying active and practicing martial arts.

 

 

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Noah Hungerford
Audi Brand Specialist

noahh@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Noah Hungerford is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist here at Santa Monica Audi. He has been with the dealership since January of 2012 and he has been with Audi since 2009. He first started working in the automotive industry in 2009. Noah has been top salesman several times. Also receiving numerous awards and certifications from Audi. In addition, Noah was invited by Audi in 2011 to visit the manufacturing training facility in Germany for the Audi Q5 Hybrid training. Noah drove the Audi Q5 Hybrid from Munich to the Audi Forum in Ingolstadt on the autobahn. Noah is a core enthusiast when it comes to Audi, driving an Audi A4 himself, he is sure to deliverer top quality product knowledge. His focus is providing the proper attentiveness to each and every client. Noah is detail and customer oriented.

 

Noah is from Chatsworth, California and currently resides by the beach in Santa Monica. He continued his education at Moorepark College studying Business. In his spare time he enjoys going to the beach, running, hiking, biking, skating and racing go carts when he can. He likes spend his days off at the race track.

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Joe Scheible
Audi Brand Specialist

joes@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Joe Scheible is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist here at Santa Monica Audi. He has been with the dealership since June of 2009 and has been in the automotive industry since 1999. Joe has received numerous awards and certificates from Audi over his career. Joe's focus is providing a friendly, open and honest environment for his customers. And prides him self on providing quality customer service.

 

Joe was born and raised in Burbank, California and moved to Los Angeles in 1999. He is happily married and is expecting his first daughter in June of 2014. In his spare time he enjoys snowboarding and is an avid gamer.

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Dana Hall
Audi Brand Specialist

danah@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Dana Hall is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist for our Internet Department.  He has been with the dealership since September of 2011. He has been in the automotive industry since 1999. His goal is to provide you with a faster easier way to buy or lease. Dana prides him self on his out standing customer service and honesty. During his journey he enjoys meeting with different people on a daily bases.

 

Dana is from Columbus, Ohio and later relocated to Los Angeles in 2001. Before relocating he attended the Columbus College of Art and Design.  In his spare time enjoys golfing, mountain climbing and some cross fit training. On of his passions is traveling and discovering new cultures, among many of the places he has been Japan is one of his favorite places to visit.

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Helen Stredder
Audi Brand Specialiist

helens@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353


Helen Stredder is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist for our Internet Department. She has been with the dealership since June of 2008 and has received several awards and certificates from Audi. Helen enjoys being around the racetrack and improving her driving skills to be a safer and more proficient driver. She was also present at the launch of the newly redesigned 2015 Audi A3 held in Dallas, TX. Helen prides herself on her customer experience and no nonsense approach in assisting prospective and repeat clients in finding the most competitive pricing.


She drives an Audi A3 Sportback.


Helen is originally from Liverpool, England. After graduating in Accounting and Finance from Liverpool John Moore's University. She spent 3 years studying Spanish in Spain. Helen moved to Los Angeles in 1999. In her spare time she enjoys horseback riding, walking and hiking with her Maltese, running 5KM and 10KM and traveling overseas.

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Steve Moonitz
Audi Brand Specialist

(888)904-7353


Steve Moonitz is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist at Santa Monica Audi and has been with the dealership since February 2014. His focus is providing prospective clients with complete product knowledge so they can make an informed decision, as well as developing a continuing relationship.


Steve is originally from New York and he moved to Los Angeles in 1997. He graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in English and worked in the publishing industry for more than a decade. In his spare time, Steve enjoys riding motorcycles in the canyons and remembering his years roadracing at Willow Springs Raceway, where he won a class championship in 2002.

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Uvon Hunter
Audi Brand Specialist

uvonh@santamonicaaudi.com

(888) 904-7353

Hunter is a Certified Audi Brand Specialist here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. His bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Zareh Ploozian
Audi Brand Specialist

(888) 904-7353

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Petros Zhamkochyand
Audi Brand Specialist

(888) 904-7353

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Christina Heath
BDC Representative
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Christina Heath is our BDC Representative here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. Her bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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Crystal Rangel
BDC Representative

(888)904-7353

crystalr@santamonicaaudi.com


Crystal Rangel is one of our BDC Representatives here at Santa Monica Audi and looks forward to meeting each customer. Her bio is forthcoming, but don't let that stop from coming by to say hello.

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