Staff


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

Management

Jack Hanania
President/CEO

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to ask Jack by sending him an email.

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Ali Ansari
General Manager
904-252-2572

Ali Ansari moved to the United States as a 6 year old.  He grew up in California and at the age of 18 moved to Jacksonville to attend Trinity Baptist College. He started selling cars to pay for his college tuition as he was studying to major in Pastoral Theology.  He quickly learned he had a great passion for the Auto Industry and decide to make a career of it. In his 22 years in the auto industry Ali has held multiple positions in management for many franchises such as Honda, VW, Ford, Mercedes Benz, Toyota and Subaru. His favorite thing in life is hugging his sweet wife, 2 daughters and little boy! In his free time Ali enjoys going out on his small boat with his family and soaking up the Florida sun. In the summer time he also enjoys camping in Wyoming with his family and appreciating the great outdoors. Subaru philosophy of "Love" fits right in with Ali's values of loving God, people and this great Country!

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Charles Smith
General Sales Manager
(904) 962-5914

Born and raised in Jacksonville Florida, Charles Smith has been in the car business for over 14 years.  He has been with Subaru for 5 years, and has been with the Hanania Automotive Group for 2 years. Charles takes pride in giving awesome customer service and treating each and every customer as family. He's a man of faith, a father and an awesome husband. Outside of working in the automotive field, he loves going to church, playing the drums, working out, and fishing. He is a true asset to Subaru of Orange Park.

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Buzz Coram
Used Car Director
904-777-1800


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Sean Kelley
New Car Sales Manager
904-265-6599

Originally from Okinawa, Japan, Sean earned a B.A. in Secondary Education with a concentration in history in 2014. He entered the automotive industry in 2015 when he joined our team at Subaru of Orange Park. 


In college, Sean was the Defensive Student Assistant Football Coach at University of Central Arkansas, and he enjoys playing guitar and going to the beach. 

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Ashley Steadman
Internet Director
904-777-1800

Ashley graduated from West Liberty University in 2009 with a degree in Business Management/Accounting.  She started her journey in the automobile industry in 2015 and joined the Subaru of Orange Park team in 2019 as the Internet Director. She loves working for Subaru and says that the Subaru "Love Promise" aligns perfectly with her values and how she raises her family. Ashley is a mother to two beautiful little girls and an active duty military spouse. She spends her free time volunteering in the military community, with her church, and with the Gateway Council Girl Scouts Organization in Jacksonville.  She has a deep love for her family, the beach, animals and loves to travel.

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Eric Smith
Service Manager
904-777-1800


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Bob D'Amelio
Finance Manager
904-777-1800


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Justin Mckittrick
Finance Manager


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Internet Sales & Leasing Consultants

Andrew Neswiacheny
Internet Sales Consultant


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Larissa Cox-Steer
Internet Sales & Leasing Consultant
888-686-8178

Larissa was born in Waldorf, Maryland. She comes from a military family and moved to Jacksonville in 2013. She graduated from Oakleaf High School in May, 2015 and joined the Subaru of Orange Park family in January of 2016. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends.

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Nathan Kim
Internet Sales & Leasing Consultant
904-777-1800

Nathan Kim was born in South Korea and moved to Los Angeles, California with his family at the age of 5.  He is a California native who recently decided to make a change and moved to Jacksonville.  In 2018 he received his bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Phoenix, and is now looking to make progress in the world of car sales and leasing. Nathan enjoys being outdoors.  His interests include traveling, snowboarding, motorcycle riding, skydiving, scuba diving, fishing, golfing, and anything else he can do with friends.  He is a foodie, and he has traveled parts of the world experiencing different foods from different cultures such as Vietnam, Korea, Mexico, and Japan.  In all, Nathan hopes that his work in the automotive industry can help him to achieve his dream of traveling the world.

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Chris Thompson
Internet Sales Consultant
904-777-1800

Chris is a Jacksonville native and third generation Floridian. Chris spends his free time enjoying the outdoors - surfing and hunting. He and his wife Nicole have been married for 25 years, and have three beautiful children, all currently attending college in Florida. Chris and his family own two Subarus, and are proud ambassadors of the company.

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Joseph Veczko
Internet Sales Consultant
904-777-1800

Joseph Veczko is a native Jacksonville Floridian, and has never seen snow! His family originates from Germany and Hungary. He is a current Subaru owner, driving and representing the North Florida Subaru Group with his 2018 Subaru WRX.  Joseph believes in his customers having an extraordinary experience and to him, it's all about making a friend, rather than a sale.

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Trade-Up Advantage Specialist

Pam Weister
Trade-Up Advantage Specialist
904-777-1800


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Sales & Leasing Consultants

Joe Walker
Sales & Leasing Consultant


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Ju-John Kuo
Sales & Leasing Consultant


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Marquel Perry
Sales & Leasing Consultant
904-777-1800

After High School, Marquel Perry attended Trinity Baptist College where he earned a Bachelor's degree in psychology with a focus in Christian Counseling. During his time at Trinity Baptist, Marquel played collegiate D-2 Basketball.  Since his graduation, Marquel serves as a  youth leader to teens both in Savannah and Jacksonville.  He has also been featured in Jacksonville Sport Illustrated Magazine for his athletics and mentoring to the youth in our community. Along with his youth leadership, Marquel works full time at Subaru of Orange Park as a Sales and Leasing Professional.

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Jason Proietto
Sales & Leasing Consultant
904-777-1800


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Service Advisors

Stephanie Berns
Service Advisor


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Travis Brandt
Express Service Advisor


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Savannah McCormack
Service Advisor


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Cherlin Blemenschutz
Service Advisor


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Denise Badyna
Service Advisor


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Paula Williams
Assistant Service Manager


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Technicians

Cameron Marvel
Technician


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Nick Howard
Service Technician


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James Sheets
Service Technician


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Pele Komthongpane
Service Technician


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Vandy Nao
Service Technician


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Jorge Torres
Technician

Originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico, Jorge now lives in Jacksonville, FL and has worked in the automotive industry since 2004. He joined our Subaru of Orange Park team in 2015, and enjoys bowling and watching movies in his free time.

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Parts

Darwin Brown
Parts Assistant Manager
888-686-8178


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Cashiers

Sara Kendrick
Receptionist
888-686-8178


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Madison Feit
Receptionist


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Service Valets

Alex Silliman
Service Valet


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Sales Valet

Junior Humes
Sales Valet


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