Meet Our Team


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

Management

Chase Hite
General Manager
352-643-8269

-Graduated George Jenkins High School
-My favorite teams are the Tennessee Volunteers, Tampa Bay Bucs and Lightning
-Born in Lakeland, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2006 where I started washing cars  
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my wonder wife and 2 children regardless of what we are doing
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is that I come to work knowing we are making an impact on our customers by making their dreams of car ownership come true. 

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SEAN DERION
General Sales Manager
352.592.6287

-Graduated Lake Mary High School
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Lightning and Buffalo Bills 
-Born in Orlando, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2011 and worked for Hank
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my Fiancé and daughter. I enjoy playing hockey , video games and any activity that keeps my mind working
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is we are one big happy family that love having fun and making a positive impact in the community

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Richard Jackson
Internet Sales Manager
352.592.6287

-Graduated Gaither High School
-Attended Mac Murray College
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lightning and Florida Gators
-Born in Tampa, Florida
-Entered the car business in 2013 and joined the Maus Family in 2019 
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my daughter, family and friends
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that you are not a number in the business but truly family

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Steven Barranco
Sales Manager
352.592.6287

-Graduated River Ridge High School
-Attended PHSC
-My favorite teams are Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Miami Dolphins, and Tampa Bay Lightning
-Born in Miami, Florida
-Entered the car business in 2012 and joined the Maus Family in 2018
-When I am not at work I enjoy watching movies and sporting events
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the People!

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Sales

Patrick Jones
Sales
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Frank Gomez
Sales Professional
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-Graduated Hallandale High School
-Attended Broward College
-My favorite team is the Miami Dolphins
-Born in Miami, Florida
-Entered the car business in 2000 and joined the Maus Family in 2018
-When I am not at work I enjoy spreading the gospel
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is a faith based company

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TOM DODGE
Sales Professional
352-643-8269

-Graduated Mahar Regional High School
-Attended Bridgewater State College
-My favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and New York Giants
-Born in Orange, Massachusetts
-Joined the Maus Family in 2015
-When I am not at work I enjoy golfing and hanging out with my daughter
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is they treat you like family

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Jordan Boykins
Sales
352.643.8269

-Graduated Citrus High School
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Bucs and Rays
-Born in Clearwater, FL
-Entered the car business in 2020 
-When I am not at work I enjoy playing football, kayaking, being outdoors and spending time with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family environment within the organization. 

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ARIANNY VIZCAINO
Sales Professional
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Jesse Jorgensen
Sales Professional
352.592.6287

-Graduated Lecanto High School
-My favorite team is the Florida Gators 
-Born in Brooksville, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy fishing and spending time with my family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family oriented atmosphere and positive motivation

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Jason Graham
Sales Professional
352.592.6287

-Graduated Crystal River High School
-Attended Brewton Parker College where I wrestled
-My favorite teams are all things Tampa Bay and the Florida Gators
-Born in Sarasota, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020 
-When I am not at work I enjoy going to church, fishing, and family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is that fact that we are a family

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Randy Rush
Sales Professional
352.592.6287

-Graduated Lake Mary High School
-Attended Arizona State University
-My favorite teams are LSU Tigers and Carolina Panthers
-Born in Charlotte, North Carolina
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy hiking and climbing
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the competitive spirit and meeting all types of people

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Lauren Wilkes
Sales Professional
352.592.6287

-Graduated Crystal River High School
-My favorite team is the Miami Hurricanes
-Born in Crystal River, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2019
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my 2 sons
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is we are truly a family here at work 

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Timothy River
Sales Professional
352.592.6287

-Graduated Crystal River High School
-My favorite teams are Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida Gators
-Born in Inverness, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy attending church and growing my relationship with God
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the environment

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BILL EHMAN
Dealer Relations Manager
(352) 592.6287

-Graduated Firestone High School Akron, Ohio
-Attended Bowling Green State University
-My favorite teams are the Tampa bay Buccaneers and Lightning
-Born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
-Joined the Maus Family in 2015
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with family and passionate about my faith
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family like atmosphere and all the wonderful customers we get to serve

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Danielle Phelps
Owner Loyalty Manager
352.592.6287

-Graduated Crystal River High School
-My favorite teams are the Miami Dolphins and FSU Seminoles
-Born in Brooksville, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2018
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my children
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is how family oriented it is. I feel there is a genuine spirit of cooperation and shared goals all revolving around helping others and I have never seen that anywhere. 

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Taylor Paris
Customer Relations
352.592.6287

-Graduated Crystal River High School
-My favorite team is the Kansas City Chiefs
-Born in Crystal River, FL
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy going to the movies with my friends. I am currently going to college and when not a work I am writing essays
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the open arm environment on my first day! It does feel like family here!

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Robert Lounsbury
Lot Tech
352.592.6287

-Graduated Center Academy
-My favorite team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
-Born in Santa Cruz, California
-Joined the Maus Family in 2014
-When I am not at work I enjoy off roading
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family environment

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Finance

Travis Brooker
Finance Manager
352-643-8269

-Graduated Presque Isle High School
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and Boston Red Sox
-Born in Maine
-Entered the auto industry in 2008 and joined the Maus Family in 2017
-When I am not at work I enjoy playing softball and going on snowboarding trips
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is it feels like home away from home

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Karen Gosse
Finance
352.592.6287

-Graduated Mnument Mountain High School Massachusetts
-My favorite teams are the new England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers
-Born in England
-Entered the car business in 2002 and joined the Maus Family in 2019
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with family and watching my husband play golf tournaments
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family atmosphere, customer loyalty and the appreciation gifted to us by the management team

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Service

Cory Tevz
Service and Parts Director
352.228.8798

-Graduated Martin Luther High School
-My favorite sport is NHRA Drag Racing
-Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
-Entered the car business in 1996 and joined the Maus Family in 2016
-When I am not at work I enjoy anything automotive or powersports related
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the positive work environment with a growing company

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GRACEN ACOSTA
Assistant Manager
352.228.8769

-Graduated Paterson Catholic High School
-Attended the Porter and Chester Institute
-My favorite sports are soccer and softball
-Born in Paterson, New Jersey
-Joined the Maus Family in 2011
-When I am not at work I enjoy family time
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the people I work with

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Jacy Wrage
Service
352-228-8769

 -Graduated Desert Vista High School
-My favorite teams are the  Phoenix Suns  
-Born in Omaha Nebraska
-Entered the car business in 2004 
-When I am not at work I enjoy working out, lifting weights, telling my dog how beautiful she is, spending time with my boyfriend and enjoying a glass of wine.
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is how quickly th people in my department embraced me!

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Capt. Arnold Martin
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Holmes County High School  Bonifay, Florida
-Graduated from Chiola College and the University of Florida
-My favorite team is the Florida Gators
-Born in Melbourne, Florida
-Entered the car business in 2014 and joined the Maus Family in 2021
-When I am not at work I enjoy being a fishing Captain chartering trips with my side business Crystal River Guide Services
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family that I work with and taking care of our customers

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Grace Edmisten
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Central High School
-My favorite team that Tampa Bay Lightning
-Born in Homestead, Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with family, my animals, and buying plants
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the friendly staff and flexible schedule

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Madison Fortenbery
Service
352-228-8769

 -Graduated Lecanto High School
-My favorite sport is basketball 
-Born in Springhill, FL
-Entered the car business in 2022 
-When I am not at work I enjoy cooking, cleaning, listening to music, hanging out with friends and family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is everyone is super friendly and we get to meet a lot of new people and I really like how this place has a family feel. 

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Wesley Ewing
Service Advisor
352.228.8769

-Graduated Lecanto High School
-My favorite teams are the Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Braves, and Georgia Bulldogs  
-Born in Homosassa, FL
-Entered the car business in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy hunting, fishing, MMA, and spending time with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is that everyone makes you feel like family and the opportunity to grow

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Emanuel Tortorici
Service Advisor
352.592.6287

-Graduated  Colonie Central High School
-Born in Albany, NY
-Entered the car business in 2022
-When I am not at work I enjoy being a huge car enthusiast and enjoy spending time with my family.
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that everyone is very genuine and a treat people like family

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Mackenzie Gavlock
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Montoursville Area High School
-Born in Williamsport, PA 
-Entered the car business in 2019 and joined the Maus Family in 2021  
-When I am not at work I enjoy being outside or trail riding with my husband
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the teamwork and friendships 

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Madison Hansen
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Weeki Wachee High School
-My favorite team is the Tampa Bay Lightning
-Born in Florida
-Joined the Maus Family in 2021
-When I am not at work I enjoy hanging out with my friends
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is family atmoshpere

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Oliver Rios
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Mt Tabor High School
-Attended NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI)
-My favorite teams are the Philadelphia Eagles and Flyers 
-Born in Philadelphia, PA
-Entered the car business in 2007 and joined the Maus Family in 2018 
-When I am not at work I enjoy outdoor activities, driving and exploring and hanging with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the relationships I have made with fellow technicians

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Audrey Stelter
Service
352-228-8769

 -Graduated North Cobb High School
-My favorite teams are the Georgia Bulldogs  
-Born in Charlotte, NC
-Entered the car business in 2018 
-When I am not at work I enjoy being a car enthusiast, going to car meets and car racing. I also enjoy being a mother of 2 as well.
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family atmosphere.

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Kirk Stelter
Service
352-228-8769

-Graduated North Metro Tech
-My favorite team is Andretti Autosports
-Born in Miami, FL
-Entered the car business in 2008
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with family, fishing, boating and racing
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that it is a well put together organization

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Andrew Hanstein
Service
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David Holbrook
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Palo Verde High School
-Born in Ohio
-Joined the Maus Family in 2016
-When I am not at work I enjoy fishing and game hunting
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family feel

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Lance Doss
Service
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Kevin Wells
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated King George High School
-Graduated from Welders Inc
-My favorite team is the Washington Redskins
-Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
-Joined the Maus Family in 2018
-When I am not at work I enjoy hanging out with my daughter
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is everything that I have learned and everything that I have yet to learn is within reach here

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Charles Barrows
Service Technician
352.228.8769

-Graduated New Bedford High School
-My favorite teams are the New England Patriots 
-Born in New Bedfrd, Mass
-Entered the car business in 2012 
-When I am not at work I enjoy an automotive lifestyle by building cars
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family atmosphere.

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Pete Badiukiewicz
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Central High School
-My favorite teams are the  Tampa Bay Bucs and Lightning and the NY Jets
-Born in Brooklyn, NY 
-Entered the car business in 2020 
-When I am not at work I enjoy playing music
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that everyone is very eager to help no matter what department you are in. The comradery in the shop is awesome!

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Chris Fordham
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Riverside Military Academy
-Attended Withlacoochee Tech College
-My favorite team is the Nebraska Corn Huskers
-Born in Lincoln Nebraska
-Joined the Maus Family in 2018 
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with family and riding motorcycles
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the people I work with

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Tyler Cumbie
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Lecanto High School 
-Born in New Jersey
-Entered the car business in 2013 and joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy working on cars
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the passion for the community

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John Spencer
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Home School
-Attended NTM Bible Institute 
-My favorite team is the FSU Seminoles
-Born in Longwood, Florida
-Entered the car business in 2010 and joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids I also love riding motorcycles
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the family atmosphere

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Chris Sieverts
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Rham High School 
-Born in Connecticut
-Entered the car business in 1984 and joined the Maus Family in 2016 
-When I am not at work I enjoy boating and cars
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is good family feeling and happy place to work

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Robb Fiveland
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Largo High School
-My favorite team is the Minnesota Vikings
-Born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
-Joined the Maus Family in 1996
-When I am not at work I enjoy fixing, making and creating things
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the fact that it feels like family

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Kelly Woods
Service Cashier
352.228.8769

-Graduated  Citrus High School
-My favorite teams are the Florida Gators 
-Born in Florda
-Entered the car business in 2021
-When I am not at work I enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the 

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Kate Finkbeiner
Service
352.228.8769

-Graduated Central High School
-Attended the New York Institute of Art and Design
-My favorite team is the Florida Gators
-Born in Colorado
-Joined the Maus Family in 2020
-When I am not at work I enjoy relaxing with my dog
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the enjoyable work life and having laughs with co-workers

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Penny Ulloa
Service BDC
352.228.8769

-Graduated Hazelton High School
-My favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox
-Born in Salem, Mass
-Entered the car business in 2021 
-When I am not at work I enjoy cooking. I have my own cooking business
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is how friendly everyone is.

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Parts

Jeff Steel
Parts Manager
352.228.8798

-Graduated Countryside High School
-Born in Massachusetts
-Joined the Maus Family in 2015 
-When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with family
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group are the people I work with

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Josh Morril
Parts
352.228.8798

-My favorite sport is professional bull riding
-Born in Montgomery, New york
-Entered the car business in 1999 and joined the Maus Family in 2017
-When I am not at work I enjoy skeet, trap and sporting clays

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Derek Reyes
Parts
352.228.8796

-Graduated Balboa High School
-My favorite teams are the Tampa Bay Bucs
-Born in Panama Canal Zone, Panama
-Entered the car business in 1991
-When I am not at work I enjoy sports
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the people

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George Brogle
Parts
352.228.8769

-Graduated Newfield High School Selden, NY
-Born in Bronx, New York
-Entered the car business in 1977 and joined the Maus Family in 2019 
-When I am not at work I enjoy hanging with family and enjoying life. I also enjoy cruising car shows in my 1979 Camaro
-What I like most about the Maus Family Auto group is the way you are treated like family instead of just an employee 

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Leadership

Brandon Malatino
Corporate Service Director


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Sam Rowland
Parts Director
352.228.8798


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BRAD MEREDITH
Chief Financial Officer
727.999.6287

Proud Member of Maus Family Automotive

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Devin Stotts
Corporate Internet Director
813.800.6287


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JORDAN PLETSCHER
Assistant Controller
833-484-1054

Proud Member of Maus Family Automotive since 2009

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Dealer Relations

Christine Rowland
Orientation Manager
727.999.6287


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