Meet our Team

Christopher Pfaff
Christopher Pfaff
President and CEO

Michael Talmage
Michael Talmage
Executive Vice President

Mark Fisher
Mark Fisher
Chief Operating Officer

Paul Colantonio
Paul Colantonio
Chief Financial Officer

Hans  Bigler
Hans Bigler
Vice President of Operations

Paul Hewitt
Paul Hewitt
Vice President of Operations

Dave Sambrook
Dave Sambrook
VP of Operations and GM of Town+Country BMW

Dave joined Pfaff Motors in 2001 as Sales Manager for Volkswagen and Audi in the original Pfaff location in Newmarket. Since that time Dave has been General Manager of our Volkswagen and Audi location in Newmarket, Pfaff Audi in Vaughan, Pfaff Porsche in Vaughan, VP of Operations and General Manager of Town+Country BMW and MINI Markham. Dave is married with 2 children, enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and running. Dave joined Pfaff Motors in 2001 as Sales Manager for Volkswagen and Audi in the original Pfaff location in Newmarket. Since that time Dave has been General Manager of our Volkswagen and Audi location in Newmarket, Pfaff Audi in Vaughan, Pfaff Porsche in Vaughan, VP of Operations and General Manager of Town+Country BMW and MINI Markham. Dave is mar...Read MoreRead Less

Marilyn Mazzocchitti
Marilyn Mazzocchitti
Director of Human Resources

Jaime Tekela
Jaime Tekela
Director of Pre-Owned Operations

Robert Morrison
Robert Morrison
Director of Aftersales

Robert came to the automotive industry by happenstance over 20 years ago, when he answered an ad for a local dealership for a detailer. Two years later, he was an apprentice, and four years later, a licensed tech, and eventually moved up the ranks to Master Technician. During that time, he taught the night release level 3 apprentice program at Centennial College and also wrote technical articles for a few magazines. In 2010, he become a service manager. Robert joined Pfaff in 2013, and in 2015 was promoted to Fixed Operations Manager at Pfaff Volkswagen, and became regional service manager for the Pfaff group in 2017. Originally a resident of Mount Albert and Newmarket, Robert now lives in Toronto and enjoys discovering new restaurants and trying out new recipes at home with his wife. He also loves working with his hands building things - whether it is cars or houses.Robert came to the automotive industry by happenstance over 20 years ago, when he answered an ad for a local dealership for a detailer. Two years later, he was an apprentice, and four years later, a licensed tech, and eventually moved up the ranks to Master Technician. During that time, he taught the night release level 3 apprentice program at Cent...Read MoreRead Less

Richard Belfer
Richard Belfer
Vice President of Finance

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Chris Leavens
Chris Leavens
Dealer Principal of Porsche of London

Drew Hoffmann
Drew Hoffmann
General Manager of Pfaff Audi

Chris Lee
Chris Lee
General Manager of Hallmark Toyota

Matthew Kilkenny
Matthew Kilkenny
General Manager of Pfaff Porsche

Daniel Russman
Daniel Russman
General Manager of Pfaff BMW

Paul Mirretta-Barrone
Paul Mirretta-Barrone
General Manager of Pfaff Leasing

Paul joined Pfaff in May 2016, having spent the past 25 years in financial services where he held a variety of senior leadership roles in commercial banking and credit. Over the years, he directly and indirectly worked with many automotive dealers across the country and what drew him to the industry, and specifically Pfaff, is the tremendous opportunity for growth and the exciting and dynamic business environment. Paul speaks fluent Italian, lives in Thornhill, and enjoys golfing and snowboard with his two teenage children.Paul joined Pfaff in May 2016, having spent the past 25 years in financial services where he held a variety of senior leadership roles in commercial banking and credit. Over the years, he directly and indirectly worked with many automotive dealers across the country and what drew him to the industry, and specifically Pfaff, is the tremendous opport...Read MoreRead Less

Morris Lubinich
Morris Lubinich
General Manager McLaren Vancouver/Pfaff Leasing

Jeff Pabst
Jeff Pabst
General Manager of Pfaff Autoworks

Chris Fox
Chris Fox
General Manager of Pfaff Harley-Davidson

Ken Thibodeau
Ken Thibodeau
General Manager Mercedes-Benz Kitchener-Waterloo

Ken studied civil engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville on a full hockey scholarship, and was playing pro hockey in Charleston, South Carolina, when he met legendary car dealer and racer Rick Hendrick. Hendrick offered him his first job in the automotive industry, selling cars during the off-season in 1994, and Ken has worked in automotive ever since. Canadian by birth, Ken moved back to Canada in 2015, and joined the Pfaff team in 2018. Passionate about achievement, Ken lives in Kitchener, is fascinated by cars with speed and class, is a loving father to four sons, and enjoys travelling the world with his wife Mary. Ken studied civil engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville on a full hockey scholarship, and was playing pro hockey in Charleston, South Carolina, when he met legendary car dealer and racer Rick Hendrick. Hendrick offered him his first job in the automotive industry, selling cars during the off-season in 1994, and Ken has worked in au...Read MoreRead Less

Jerome Flanagan
Jerome Flanagan
Fleet Manager of Pfaff Automotive Partners

Mark Swirla
Mark Swirla
Corporate Sales Manager

Chris Green
Chris Green
Brand Specialist

Chris Joined Pfaff through the Motorsports division back in 2012 as he competed in the final 2 races of the Porsche GT3 cup series of the season and taking home the win. 2013-14 Chris returned in the roll of Team race driver again for Pfaff motorsports representing the Porsche banner and he became more involved in promotional events across other brands within Pfaff’s banner. Being a great ambassador through Motorsports it was decided that Chris would join the team in a fulltime role as Brand Manager with the McLaren and Pagani brands while still representing Pfaff Porsche in the Canadian GT3 Cup championship. Previously having worked for an Electronic engineering consulting company in Montreal as Product Manager for close to 8 years, Chris had the understanding and ability to help grow a brand on a national platform. Chris is married and enjoys traveling, skiing, running and spending time with friends and family when he is not working or still racing.Chris Joined Pfaff through the Motorsports division back in 2012 as he competed in the final 2 races of the Porsche GT3 cup series of the season and taking home the win. 2013-14 Chris returned in the roll of Team race driver again for Pfaff motorsports representing the Porsche banner and he became more involved in promotional events across other br...Read MoreRead Less