INFINITI Certified Sales Staff Biographies - Buy from the BEST


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  • Kris Schatzberg
    General Manager
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  • Lee Jones
    General Sales Manager
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  • Illias Katsivalis
    Internet Director
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    Ilias has been with INFINITI of Scottsdale since 2010 after moving to Scottsdale from the Chicago area.  He grew up in Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated from Eastern Illinois University.  Ilias and his wife enjoy the outdoors, the local restaurant scene (he can always be won over with a Chicago Style Pizza) and spending time with their 1-year old son.  When not at work you can find him on the golf course or cheering on his White Sox and Blackhawks.

     

    Ilias is a proud 5-time INFINITI Award of Excellence recipient and strives to provide the best customer service in the business.

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  • Jonathan Cady
    Service Director
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    Years in the Car Business - 15 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 13 Years
    Hometown - Mesa, Arizona
    Hobbies - Hiking, Trail Running, Weightlifting, Travel, Food, Music, Film and Hot Yoga
    Favorite Restaurant - The Vig
    Favorite INFINITI - 2013 M56, 2003 FX45
     
    Jonathan and his wife are proud parents of 6 children: 3 boys and 3 girls ranging in age from 11 to 20 years old!

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  • Jim Hedine
    Sales Manager
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  • Brian Curci
    Sales Manager


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  • Selena Azizi
    Internet Manager
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    Years in the Car Business - 4 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 2 Years
    Hometown - Scottsdale, Arizona
    Hobbies - Cooking, painting, dancing, playing badminton
    Favorite Restaurant - Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
    Favorite INFINITI - Q60

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  • Bryan Nelson
    Internet Manger
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    Hailing from San Francisco, CA, Bryan has been a certified Infiniti sales consultant with Infiniti of Scottsdale for 8 years. Married for 17 years with three children, Bryan loves music, concerts, movies, and tattoos!  He is also a huge fan of AZ Wildcats basketball, the Boston RedSox, and San Francisco 49rs Football.

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  • Jimme Boutah
    Inventory Manager
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  • Courtney Mutema
    Finance Manager
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    Years in the Car Business - 15 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 14 Years
    Hometown - West Rutland, Vermont
    Hobbies - My three kids and hiking
    Favorite Restaurant - Any Thai with vino!
    Favorite INFINITI - Q50

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  • Bobby Justice
    Certified Sales Expert
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    Years in the Car Business - 3 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 3 Years
    Hometown - Saint Louis, Missouri
    Hobbies - Golf and a miniature Boxer puppy names Reptar
    Favorite Restaurant -
    Favorite INFINITI - The only green Q50…it has an aftermarket wrap!

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  • George Matthews
    Certified Sales Expert
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  • Perry Taylor
    Certified Sales Expert
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    Years in the Car Business - 1 Year
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 1 Year
    Hometown - Kansas City, Missouri
    Hobbies - Spending time with my family, sports and cooking
    Favorite Restaurant - Serrano's Mexican Restaurant
    Favorite INFINITI - Q50 Red Sport
     
    After spending 4 years in the USAF as a firefighter in Alaska, Perry attended St. Louis Community College for Business Admin.  His favorite sports teams are the Kansas City Chiefs, the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Blues.  Perry loves the fact that he hasn't had to pick up a snow shovel since moving to Arizona in 2005!

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  • Reid Miller
    Certified Sales Expert

    Years in the Car Business - Brand New
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - Brand New
    Hometown - Kansas City, Missouri
    Hobbies - Golf, Working Out, Reading, 3D CAD Modeling
    Favorite Restaurant - Cartwrights
    Favorite INFINITI - Q60 Red Sport
     
    Reid is from the Midwest, home of BBQ and elbow grease, where he grew for 28 years refining his character to the gentleman he is today.  Seeking a pleasant climate and new professional challenges landed him in Scottsdale.  He has a genuine passion for people and inspiring automobiles.  Reid looks forward to being your trusted automotive liaison and friend.

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  • Andres Sanchez
    Service Technician

    Years in the Car Business - 7 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 4 Years
    Hometown - Imperial, California
    Hobbies - Trying new restaurants, working on cars, movies, go-karting and car shows
    Favorite Restaurant - Maggiano's
    Favorite INFINITI - Q50 3.0L

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  • Frank Yazzie
    Service Technician

    Years in the Car Business - 20 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 16 Years
    Hometown - Flagstaff, Arizona
    Hobbies - Mountain Biking and Building Bikes
    Favorite Restaurant -
    Favorite INFINITI - FX/QX70

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  • Travis Lee
    Product Specialist & Customer Service Mgr.

    Years in the Car Business - 15 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 1.5 Years
    Hometown - Dayton, Ohio
    Hobbies - Music, I've been a professional singer for 27 years!
    Favorite Restaurant - Barone's Pizza or Something's Fishy
    Favorite INFINITI - 2003 G35 Sedan 6MT, 2012 FX50, 2017 Q50 Red Sport
     
    Being born to interracial parents provided Travis with a unique perspective on life.  It made him see the world as more than just black and white.  He loves meeting and working with all kinds of people.   One love!  One heart! Let's get together and feel alright!

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  • Juan Samayoa
    Service Drive Manager
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    When our customers come in to get their cars serviced, Juan Samayoa is one of the first faces that they see - and they are always greeted with a smile! Juan's charismatic spirit and many years of experience in the auto industry make him a valuable team member. He has worked in the auto service sector since 1992 and is Infiniti Full-Line Certified. For the last four years, Juan has been a Service Advisor at Infiniti of Scottsdale and exclaims that he truly enjoys his job!

    Spending time with family and friends is important to Juan. He adores his wife and two children, and outside of work, he loves to spend quality time with them. Music and travel are also two of Juan's biggest passions. He travelled a long way to what is now his home town, moving from Guatemala City to Phoenix, Arizona over 21 years ago. Today, he loves to take trips and share music with his family.

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  • Erik Leis
    Service Advisor
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    Years in the Car Business - 15 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 5.5 Years
    Hometown - Hanover Park, Illinois
    Hobbies - Fishing and 4 wheeling
    Favorite Restaurant - Portillo's
    Favorite INFINITI - QX60

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  • Andy Morgan
    Service Advisor
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    Years in the Car Business - 32 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 14 Years Total
    Hometown - Phoenix, Arizona
    Hobbies - Golf
    Favorite Restaurant - Pedro's Mexican Kitchen
    Favorite INFINITI - Q70S, QX70

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  • Sean Anderson
    Service Advisor


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  • Gina Sanchez
    Service Advisor
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    Years in the Car Business - 25 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 20 Years
    Hometown - Phoenix, Arizona
    Hobbies - Hiking, Crossfit, being outdoors and watching her son play ice hockey
    Favorite Restaurant - Wood Fired Pizza, Gelato Spot
    Favorite INFINITI - All of them!

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  • Robert Diaz
    Certified Master Technician
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    Years in the Car Business - 17 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 11 Years
    Hometown - Los Angeles, California
    Hobbies - Not getting involved in hobbies, sports and football
    Favorite Restaurant - The steak ones
    Favorite INFINITI - Q60 Red Sport
     

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  • Jeff Leitner
    Certified Master Technician
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    Years in the Car Business - 27 Years
    Tenure at INFINITI of Scottsdale - 12 Years
    Hometown - Woodland Park, Colorado
    Hobbies - Fishing, Shooting, Watching Football (Broncos), Watching Hockey (Coyotes) and Camping
    Favorite Restaurant - Crab Shack
    Favorite INFINITI - Q60

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  • Erik Prieto
    Certified Master Technician
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  • Nathan Waits
    Certified Master Technician
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  • Dan Smith
    Assistant Parts Manager
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  • Ralph Lopez
    Parts Assistant
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  • Angelica Bobadilla
    Service Porter
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  • Octavio Figueroa
    Service Porter


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  • Horatio Garcia
    Service Porter


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  • Louis the Frenchie
    Mascot


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