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MANAGEMENT

Roberto Vazquez
General Manager
614-383-4244

Roberto Vazquez is a native of Tampico, Mexico, and has been a resident of Central Ohio for most of his adult life. Beginning his education at the American School of Tampico, Mr. Vazquez became a high school Exchange Student in West Jefferson, Ohio. He received his bachelor's degree in business management with a minor in finance from Wittenberg University in 1986.

Mr. Vazquez has over 34 years of combined automotive sales and management experience, including positions as Sales Consultant, Team Leader, Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, and General Manager. He is proud of the fact that his entire automotive career has been with the Toyota family, including a combined 3 years with Performance Toyota and Germain Toyota, and 31 years with Germain Lexus of Dublin. Mr. Vazquez has played a central roll in Germain Lexus of Dublin being recognized as an "Elite of Lexus" dealer for 30 consecutive years (1991-2021), an accomplishment only three other Lexus dealers nationally can claim.

First appointed by then Ohio Governor Robert Taft in 2005, Mr. Vazquez has served on the State of Ohio's Motor Vehicle Dealers Board for the past 15 years. He held the position of Vice President on that Board for two years. 

Mr. Vazquez is very involved in his community. He is an active member of Cypress Church. He has enjoyed serving as assistance coach for two local youth softball programs, Nightmare and Venom. In recent years, he has also developed a passion for running, logging 4 miles a day.

Mr. Vazquez is married to Lora A. Vazquez. They have two daughters, Kasi Ann and McKinly Ann. Roberto and Lora currently reside in Upper Arlington, Ohio.  



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Rich Montgomery
New Car Sales Manager
614-383-4218

Rich has been in the car business for over 15 years, beginning his career as a Sales Consultant, then working his way up to Sales Manager, General Manager and General Sales Manager before joining the Germain family in January of 2020. Rich has a passion for building lasting relationships with his clients with each interaction and loves the customer and community first philosophy of the Germain organization.

Rich is an avid Reds, Buckeyes, Browns and Blue Jackets fan. When he is not working Rich enjoys spending time with his wife Amy and his children Madison and Larkin as well as golfing….. poorly.


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Adam Castin
New Car Sales Manager
614-383-4243

Adam Castin has been with the Germain family for over 10 years and with Germain Lexus of Dublin since April of 2019 where he started as a Sales Consultant.  He has since been promoted to a New Car Sales Manager in September of 2021.  He has been in the Automotive Industry since 2010.  Adam has worked with the Toyota and Lexus brand for most of his Automotive Career.  He looks forward to providing excellent customer with your next purchase from Germain Lexus of Dublin. 

When not with guests at the dealership Adam enjoys being with his two boys, Noah and Liam, his girlfriend Ashley, and their dog Ruger.  He also enjoys being outdoors, playing golf, hanging with friends, and riding his motorcycle.   


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Bryan Hammond
Pre-Owned Sales Manager
614-383-4231

Bryan Hammond has been with Lexus for 8 years, starting as a Sales Consultant at Lexus of Easton. Working for a brand who makes the finest automobiles in the world has been a blessing. From driving an LC 500 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to Trainings at the North American Auto Show, representing Germain and Lexus has been exhilarating. Bryan is married to his wife Megan and father to son Jonah and daughter Evie. Serving his hometown of Columbus with the finest Pre Owned Vehicles in the Market is an honor.  We can we will!


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John Wyatt
Pre-Owned Sales Manager
614-383-4250

John Wyatt has 15 years of experience and is Lexus Senior Certified. His goal is to make sure that each and every customer has the Lexus experience each and every time. According to John "this is the best dealership in town to work for. It's a giant family which starts at the very top with our owner and his family who make every last one of us feel a part of the family." John has been married for 19 years and has a beautiful daughter. He is a huge hockey fan and has become a softball fan because of his daughter.

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Dennis Jacob
Business Development
614-383-4239

Dennis has been with Germain Lexus for 25 years and is a Certified Master Sales Consultant. He feels fortunate to represent the finest luxury car brand, to work with a team of people who are professional and dedicated. Dennis was the first salesperson hired prior to the Lexus launch in August 1989. He has experience as a Lexus Sales Consultant, Finance Manager, New Car Sales Manager, and now serves as a Customer Relations Manager. His entire career both in and out of the auto industry has been centered on providing outstanding customer service. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University and is crazy about OSU football and the NY Yankees. Dennis is a cyclist, hiker and rehabber of homes as well as an aviator.

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Ted Santagata
Pre-Owned Sales Director
614-383-4139

Ted has 15 years of experience and is Lexus Master Certified. As the Pre-Owned Sales Director of Lexus of Easton and Lexus of Dublin, one of his major responsibilities is making sure that the selection of lightly used vehicles are some of the finest that can be found in the market. His standards reflect the high standards of Germain Lexus of Easton. This helps to ensure a rewarding purchase experience for our guests. He enjoys working for a company that takes such good care of clients and their employees, as well as the Germain family's involvement in improving our community through various charities and assistance organizations. Ted and his wife have been married for six years.

Lexus Master Certified

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Ethan Anderson
Parts Manager
614-383-4247


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Alena Bankes
Service Director

Alena Bankes has been an employee of Germain Lexus for 14 years and is an ASE Master Certified Service Consultant. She was awarded the Top 20 Service "Overall Satisfaction" for the Lexus Central Area in 2015. She enjoys working with customers and strives to build long-term relationships with each one. Alena loves working with the Lexus product and the family atmosphere at the Germain Lexus dealerships. Alena is married with three sons and enjoys playing sand volleyball, softball and bowling.

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New Car Sales

Clay Armstrong
Sales Consultant
614-383-4234

Clay has been a Sales Consultant with Germain Lexus of Dublin since 2019. Clay is incredibly excited to be a member of the Germain family as his father had previously worked for the Germain's and his mother has been with the company since 2005.


Prior to joining the Germain Lexus team Clay has 12 years of experience working with people through fine dining and home remodeling. Clay firmly believes in listening to what the guest wants first then providing the best options for his guests based off their wants and needs.

Clay's personal time is mostly spent with what is most important to him, his family. Clay is a husband to his wife Mariah and a father to two daughters Maia and Millie. Clay is a proud Buckeye born and raised in Columbus, Ohio.

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Eric Kirby
Sales Consultant
614-383-4245

Eric Kirby joined the Germain team in August of 2021 bringing with him over 8 years of experience in the automotive industry.

Eric is a 7-year veteran of the Virginia Army National guard where he specialized in diesel mechanics, recovery vehicle operations, and Blackhawk helicopter mechanics. 

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, grilling/smoking on his Pitt boss, playing golf, or watching his Washington Football Team and Miami Hurricanes football!

Eric looks forward to getting the chance to assist you with your next vehicle purchase.   


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Jose Valencia
Sales Consultant
614-383-4259

Jose started his career with Germain Lexus of Dublin in 2021 as a Sales Consultant and has fallen in love with the car business. Jose has previously served as a Payroll Specialist, Work Force Manager and Service Advisor at different dealerships before joining the Germain team.


Jose brings a true passion for the Lexus brand and a true appreciation to his valued guests, he truly wants to go out of his way to make your ownership experience second to none.

When he is not at work Jose enjoys hiking and spending time with his lovely family, his wife of 3 years Evelin and two little ones Antwan and Antonella. Jose is a resident of Galloway and a proud member of the Nueva Vida Church. 

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Morgan Williams
Sales Consultant
614-383-4289

Morgan has been with Germain Lexus since 2020 but has been a fan of cars since growing up playing Need for Speed on his PlayStation One.


A 2015 graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Communication, Morgan brings a passion for helping his clients reward themselves with a new Lexus and gets just as excited as they do when they take delivery.

When Morgan is not at work he enjoys watching his beloved Buckeyes and Jacksonville Jaguars. 

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Pre-Owned Sales

Marvin Carter
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
614-383-4207

Marvin has been in the car business since 2012 and also has 15 years of experience in marketing and advertisement.  He is originally from Detroit but has lived in many places including Chicago, Washington D.C. and New Orleans.   Marvin loves poker, golf, cooking and hanging out with his family.

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David Duncan
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
614-383-4262

David has been with Lexus for 4 years now. 

David is happily married to his wife Shannon and enjoys spending time with her and their son Tucker. 

David is an avid UNC fan and when not at work enjoys working out, hiking and reading.

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BJ Harris
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
614-383-4215

BJ Harris has been a member of the Germain team since 2011 and has been in his current position of since October of 2018. He and his wife Autumn, a high school math teacher, have two beautiful children and raise them in Christian faith in Galloway, Ohio. An accomplished and
lifelong athlete, BJ loves hitting long drives (if not putts) in the spring and summer before settling down in the fall and winter to watch his beloved Browns and Tar Heels. BJ loves meeting and developing relationships with people and is excited to help you have the best experience possible at Germain Lexus.

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Marc Honick
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
614-383-4201

Marc has been with Germain Lexus since 2007, originally coming to Ohio from the East coast.

Marc has been named in the top 10 in the nation for Lexus Certified sales and also number 1 in the region for Lexus.

Marc has two grown children, one in the Columbus area and the smart one in sunny California. Marc also has two adorable little grand daughters, and an almost as adorable golden doodle, Bella. 

Marc always enjoys helping our guests to have the best experience possible at Germain Lexus. 

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Jimmy McDuffie
Pre-Owned Sales Consultant
614-383-4258

James started his career 30 yrs ago. James loves people and loves cars .James has 2 daughters Danielle and Jenelle and has 7 grandchildren . His number 1 goal  is serving others with excellance and integrity and providing great customer service and satisfaction . He invites all of his previous customers to contact him, or stop by and visit 


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Finance

Ryan Farkas
Finance Manager
614-383-4202

Ryan has been with the Germain Automotive Group since 2011 and with the team here at Lexus since 2019.


Ryan loves getting to know all of his guests and making the delivery and paperwork process enjoyable and informative.

When not at work Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife Jenna and daughter Ellainey and playing with his dogs Dom and Kona.

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Raymond Welch
Finance Manager
614-383-4285

Ray Welch started working for Germain Lexus in November of 2021. Ray has been in the automotive industry since 2012 and started his F&I training in 2017. 

Ray couldn't be more excited to be working for the Germain's and be with a first class luxury brand like Lexus.

He brings a very competitive nature to every aspect of his life and his customers couldn't be happier with the level of service he provides.

Outside of the office Ray loves to spend time with his family. He has been married to his wife Sandy since 2018 and father to his first-born son Eli since August of 2021. Ray loves every sport but plays volleyball, basketball, and golf the most. He and his family now reside in Dublin.


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Technology Specialist

Philip Volpe
Technology & Delivery Specialist
614-383-4282

Philip Volpe has been with Germain Lexus of Dublin since 2020 as Delivery and Technology Specialist. However, Phil has a long love affair of automobiles that started many years ago when he participated in a focus group evaluating automobile design. After that chance encounter Phil knew he was hooked on everything automobile tech! While in college, Phil studied engineering design and worked for many years testing system prototypes. Prior to coming to Germain Lexus of Dublin, Phil worked in R&D for another automobile OEM where he led focus group discussions and distractive driving simulation research studies.



When Phil isn't helping our Lexus guests with their confounded technology problems, he can be found searching for treasures at a thrift shop or cheering on his beloved OSU Buckeyes! But what really brings joy to Phil's heart is the satisfaction of helping Germain Lexus of Dublin guests understand technology and watching that "Ah-Ha"! moment.


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Mattason Hernandez
Technology & Delivery Specialist
614-383-4246

Matti Hernandez moved to Columbus in July of 2020 from California. He started at Germain Lexus of Dublin as a Technology Specialist in October 2020. 

Matti has a passion for helping Lexus clients and takes great pride in going the extra mile to help them out and does whatever it takes to enhance their experience in any way possible. 

Mattie is a dog dad to King who is 2 years old. Matti loves to workout, be active, try new food places and take King out for a walk or a swim. 


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OFFICE STAFF

Ronni Lee
Office Manager
614-383-4222


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Tina Thompson
Assistant Office Manager
614-383-4252 | 614-383-4153


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Greg Dillinger
Title Clerk
614-383-4225


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Denise Staley
Part Time Receptionist
614-383-4221


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Kim Enyart
Service Administrator
614-793-1990

Kim has been with Germain for nine years and is Lexus Master Certified. She started out as a Lexus customer. "I was hooked on Lexus the first time driving one. I have owned four since then." She loves interacting with our wonderful Lexus customers because they love their Lexus as much as she does. It's rewarding for her to be a part of such a wonderful team. Kim will do anything in her power to assist clients with whatever they need or questions they may have. She is here to make sure their Lexus experience is as wonderful as hers has been. Kim and her husband have been married for 41 years and have two daughters and six grandchildren.

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Becky Carpenter
Accounts Payable


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Susan Sanders
Inventory Manager
614-383-4266


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Shari Bose
Receptionist


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PARTS & SERVICE

Ethan Anderson
Parts Manager
614-383-4247


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Mike Swetnam
Service Advisor
614-383-4223

Lexus Certified

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Josh Welch
Service Advisor
614-383-4238

Josh has 13 years of experience in the automotive industry, with four of those years with the Germain Family and Lexus Brand. He is a 2nd year Lexus Master Certified Service Consultant. His customers are his favorite part about his job, stating, "They are the reason why I am successful and why I do this job. I love being there for them, when it's good and when it's bad. They are like family to me." The auto industry is his passion. He fell in love with cars at the age of six and the bug never left. Josh loves anything that has a motor and can be modified. He is married with two boys and a Rottweiler. Josh was born and raised in Seattle, WA and is a huge Seahawks fan. Welch is an avid motorcyclist and Marine Corps Veteran.

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Cassandra Jessy
Service Advisor
614-383-4260

Lexus Master Certified

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Jeff Passa
Service Advisor
614-383-4232

Lexus Certified

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Joshua Spaulding
Service Advisor


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Rob Eddy
Parts


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Chris Blumenschein
Parts
614-793-1990


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Yun Kang
Porter


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Justin Boland
Detail Supervisor


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Patrick Moffett
Greeter
614-793-1990


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Mohamed Mohamed
Greeter


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