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Sales Management

Hans Kribbel
Mercedes Benz/Sprinter General Sales Manager

Valued Employee since 1996

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Ryan Herbig
Mercedes-Benz Sales Manager

Valued Employee since 2015

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Teresa Hokanson
Sales Consultant

Richard Bradley
Mercedes-Benz Sales Consultant

Valued Employee since 1995

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Steve Chase
Mercedes-Benz Sales Consultant

Valued Employee since 1990

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Peter Polanski
Sales Consultant

Hi, my name is Peter Polanski, and I am one of the Sales Consultants at Mercedes-Benz.  I was born and raised in Poland, and came to America at 11 years old, so I am fluent in Polish. 

I attended Libertyville High School, and enjoyed my time on the Varsity Swimming and Water Polo teams.  I graduated from the College of Lake County, and then began my automotive career over 5 years ago, I've been with Knauz since early 2016. 

Outside of work I enjoy being active; kayaking, soccer and playing semi-professional paintball are a few of my favorites.  I also enjoy photography, go-karting, and driving AMG® vehicles on the track. I like to cook, have a good cigar, and spend time with friends and family. 

It's great to work for such a warm and reputable company as Knauz.  I appreciate all the different makes that we offer and enjoy educating our customers on all of the products Mercedes-Benz has so offer!

If you have any questions on a Mercedes-Benz or any of the new or used vehicles available at the Autopark please feel free to contact me directly. 

I can be reached during the following hours or by appointment otherwise:

Monday  9am-8pm

Tuesday  9am-6pm

Wednesday 9am-6pm

Thursday  1pm-8pm

Friday is my day off

Saturday  9am-5pm

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Paul Kim
Mercedes-Benz Sales Consultant

Hi, my name is Paul Kim and I have been a sales consultant for Knauz Mercedes since 2014. a little bit about myself, I was born and raised in Northbrook and currently reside in Skokie. I received my bachelor's degree at Western Illinois University and entered the automotive industry shortly after. I enjoy playing tennis, golf and basketball.

It is refreshing to work for a company that has family values and really goes out of their way for their employees. I try to have this mindset when I deal with every client I interact with. I am very easy going and try to have an approachable attitude.

If you have any questions or need any assistance on any of the brands we sell here at the Autopark, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. My direct line is (847) 283-6607 and my email address is

Thank you and I look forward to working with you.

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Josh Aleksich
Mercedes-Benz Sales Consultant

Valued Employee since 2012

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Gary Bogart
Sales Consultant

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Strah Gostović
Product Concierge

Hello, my name is Strah Gostović.

I have been a part of Knauz family since summer of 2017. Being Product Concierge allows me to help our customers understand all of the high-tech features in their Mercedes-Benz vehicles. My mother is a teacher so naturally I enjoy working with people and teaching them about their vehicles. 

I was born and raised in Serbia where I played semi-pro basketball for 11 years. I currently live in Chicago with my beautiful wife Kia, who is a mortgage specialist. On my days off I always like to try something I've never done before. Some of the recent ones were go-kart racing and kayaking. I enjoy playing basketball and tennis. 

Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions about the technology features on your Mercedes - Benz or Sprinter Van.

Valued Employee Since 2017
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Finance Management

Vijay Zaveri
Mercedes-Benz Finance Manager

Valued Employee since 2014

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Customer Relations Manager

Roxanne Peplow
Client Relations Manager

Hi, my name is Roxanne Peplow, and I am the Client Relations Manager here at Knauz Mercedes-Benz.  I began my career here in the Spring of 2017, and have quickly gained a wealth of knowledge about the automotive industry.  My career background is essentially "All Things Client Related" - from the corporate world and board rooms to the academic arena and class rooms, in many capacities and at all levels.  I always look for the better solution, am very open to new ideas, and welcome all feedback.

I grew up in Glenview, and graduated from Northern Illinois University.  I now live in Gurnee with my husband, son, and 2 rescued Huskies.  I love to cook, golf, make jewelry, and entertain at home with family and friends.

Please consider me your personal sales liaison.  I am happy to assist you in any way that I am able.  I am fortunate and proud to be a member of the Knauz family.

Hours:  Monday - Friday  9am - 6pm

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Product Specialist

Daniel Forrest
Product Concierge

Valued Employee Since 2018

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Sales Support Specialist

Alfredo Salazar
Sales Support Specialist

Valued Employee since 2000

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Service Management

Tom Jastper
Mercedes-Benz/Sprinter Service Manager


Service Advisor

Michael Dube
Mercedes-Benz Service Advisor

Valued Employee since 2012

Jim Blanchard
Mercedes-Benz Service Advisor

Valued Employee since 2002

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Joseph Sojka
Mercedes-Benz Service Advisor

Valued Employee since 2014

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Michael Jakus
Mercedes-Benz/Sprinter Service Advisor

Valued Employee since 2014

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Parts Management

Jeff Donaldson
Mercedes-Benz Parts & Accessories Manager

Valued Employee since 1984

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Parts Advisor

Jeff Workman
Mercedes-Benz Parts Advisor

Valued Employee since 1992

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Bobby DeWulf
Mercedes-Benz Parts Advisor

Valued Employee since 2004

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Casey Rauhut
Parts Advisor

Brandon Cashmore
Mercedes-Benz Parts Advisor

Valued Employee since 2003

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Delivery Coordinator

Tim Brown
Pick Up And Delivery Coordinator

Valued Employee since 2006

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