Tyler is the Service Manager here at Walter’s Automotive and he is the guy that keeps the service department running so smoothly. Tyler works long days to keep things in order so your service experience here at Walter’s Automotive is the best it can be. When he does occasionally sneak away he enjoys spending his time off with family and friends. Some of his favorite things to do are wake-boarding, off-roading, vacationing in tropical climates like Hawaii and Mexico and following the LA Galaxy in MLS and Chelsea in Premier League. At heart he is a car guy and his favorite Mercedes-Benz is the CLS63 AMG. Say hello to Tyler next time you stop in for service.
Next time you need service advise or information or just to schedule a service appointment give Mark a call. Mark can walk you though the service process and make sure your car is serviced correctly and is done right the first time.He is also a car guy and he has a passion for the SL63 AMG and could see himself driving the roads and highways in Italy on a future vacation. He is also in to sports and follows the Eagles, Lakers and Yankees and enjoys playing sports as well. Be sure to stop by his desk and say hello on your next visit.
JR Rodriguez is not only a veteran in automotive service with over 12 years of experience, but also served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoys staying active by running and hiking as well as spending time with his son. JR is a sports enthusiast and roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, and San Fransisco 49ers. The 2015 SLS AMG coupe is JR’s favorite Mercedes Benz.
He looks forward to assisting you with all of your service needs and will make sure you leave feeling 100% satisfied.
When you stop in to Walter’s Automotive for service on your Mercedes-Benz you may have met Alex. He is one of our talented pool of service advisors that are here to make sure your car is serviced correctly, efficiently and to your satisfaction. He is also Master Certified for Mercedes-Benz. Alex stays very busy here at work so when he gets time off he spends it having fun typically hiking, shooting, riding motorcycles and driving cars. He is also a sports guy and follows the Kings, Yankees and Celtics. Give him a Mercedes-Benz to enjoy on his day off and he would choose a SL65 AMG Black Series. Make it a point to introduce yourself the next time you are in.
Brandon is here to assist you with your service needs and to make your visit here at Walter’s Automotive for service a stress free and enjoyable one. Brandon is a former technician and knows his way around a car, which helps him to diagnose problems and get them resolved quickly. Outside of work he enjoys playing billiards, baking and spending time with his wife, who by the way he met at Starbucks just like his father met his wife and his two sisters met their husbands. Starbucks relationships run in the family! Brandon loves exotic cars, follows the Dallas Cowboys and enjoys vacationing in Hawaii. Say hello to Brandon the next time you are in for service or call him to assist you with your service needs.
David is an amazing service advisor who is passionate about making sure your vehicle is always performing at its best. He has a great attitude and will help anyone with any problem that they may have. He loves working with Mercedes-Benz, and on his free time enjoys the gym and going to Havasu with his lovely wife. His favorite car is the AMG E63. So next time you are at Walter’s Automotive drop by and say hi to David, and he will be sure to work with you to the best of his ability.
Rod Carry is a true Mercedes-Benz expert and has over 20 years of hand on experience with the brand working as a service advisor, and you would be hard pressed to find a question about the vehicles that he won’t be able to answer. Rod has been with the Walter’s Automotive family for many years and you are in good hands when he is handling the service on your Mercedes-Benz. However, when Rod is not at the dealership being his absolute best you can often find him in his garage playing music or tinkering with his 61 Manx Dune Buggy that has been the joy of his life for many years. When Rod is ready to get out with his wife of over 30 years you can find them going on amazing trips to the Laughlin River. So if you are looking for a more than competent and fun individual when getting your Mercedes-Benz serviced, look no further than Rod at Walter’s Automotive.
David Funk is has truly been a blessing to Walter’s Automotive since the first day he arrived at the dealership. David comes from almost 30 of automotive experience working as a service advisor, and is truly an asset to everyone around him. When David is not doing a stellar job in the Walter’s Automotive service department, you can often find him spending time with his beautiful wife (married since 1991) or his two sons. David’s family is big on physical activity, and you can frequently spot them outside biking, hiking, or just enjoying themselves in the beautiful California weather. When David wants to be alone you can find him deep in a fictional novel, and loves to always expand his mind through reading. So to do business with one the most cheerful people in the automotive industry, look no further than David Funk.
Alex Byron is a man who has plenty of experience with Mercedes-Benz, and you can trust you vehicle is in good hands with him. Alex is truly a man of his work, and always puts his customer first. We are more than lucky to have him working for us at Walter’s Automotive.
When Alex is away from the dealership you will find he is truly a family man, and loves to spend time with his wife who he has been married to since 1999. He loves to go out with his family and travel with them and stay as active together as possible. But when Alex is not exploring the world with his amazing family, you can often find him writing, and is like a literature master himself. He not only trains his mind, but his body as well, Alex frequently works out and eats the healthiest foods possible. When it is just time to relax though, you can find him mastering the game of backgammon or watching some NBA games.
Ray is our Director of Sales Operations here at Walter’s Automotive and brings 24 years of experience with Mercedes-Benz with him. When quizzed about which Mercedes-Benz product he would most like to own he says Mercedes-Benz has made so many cars in their history that wouldn’t be a fair question to ask, a true Mercedes-Benz man at heart! When not overseeing the sales operations at Walter’s Automotive he enjoys serving in the college ministry at his church, playing golf, watching real football (English kind) and traveling home to London with his family when he can. Next time you are in make it a point to say hello and introduce yourself.
Ted is one of our long-term employees here at Walter’s Automotive. As a Sales Manager at a busy dealership like Walter’s Automotive he keeps very busy but when he does get to relax he enjoys spending time with his family and his horses. Ted is in to trail riding and roping and really enjoys the time he gets to spend with his horses. Ted is also a car guy and has owned E-Class and SL-Class Mercedes-Benz product and currently drives a 2013 S550 and loves it. What he loves about working at Walter’s Automotive is how the customers will just drop in and have a cup of coffee and visit. Our customers become family.
Aaron has been a Sales Manager here at Walter’s Automotive for a long time because he is good at what he does. He brings over 22 years of experience to his position and knows how to treat his customers. Outside of work Aaron coaches football, baseball and soccer and is an avid San Diego Chargers fan and brags he has been a season ticket holder for ten years. Give him some time off for a vacation and he will head Mexico, anywhere in Mexico he says. He has been married for 21 years and has seven children, which probably explains why he spends so much time coaching. Aaron grew up in a small town in Montana, which coincides, nicely with his choice for a favorite film, A River Runs Through It. Stop in and ask for Aaron or give him a call at Walter’s Automotive at extension 3536.
Bryan is a dedicated Sales Manager at Walter’s Automotive, and has been working with Mercedes-Benz since 2005! He was raised nearby in Chino, but now lives in Corona with his wife and son. Bryan has been a happily married man since year 2009, and loves to spend as much time with his son as possible. On his free time he is an avid golf player. So next time you are at Walter’s Automotive, say hi to Bryan to talk to a true Mercedes-Benz guru.
Filomena Powers is a dedicated Sales Manager here at Walter’s Automotive and brings with her over 20 years of automotive experience and knowledge. She has worked every job possible from Cashier to General Manager.
Filomena loves to spend time on her motorcycle enjoying the beautiful California air, and has been riding since just the age of 12! When she is not on her motorcycle she is dreaming of her favorite car the Mercedes-Benz SLK. She has been happily married for over 30 years, and is the proud mother to her son who is one of the youngest Commercial Airline Transport Pilots and graduated from the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Next time you are at Walter’s Automotive come say hi to one of the most experienced Sales Managers you will ever meet, Filomena Powers.
Andy is a Sales Manger here at Walter’s Automotive and has been a great addition to our already amazing team here. Andy has been in the Automotive Industry since 2003 and has found that he has great talent for customer service and care. His favorite Mercedes-Benz is the E63 AMG.
When Andy is not working hard at the dealership he likes to spend time with his son and daughter as much as possible. He enjoys practicing Muay Thai, snowboarding, golf, cooking, or just about anything he can do with the family. He is a major sports fan, but he is truly obsessed with baseball.
So next time you are in the area and want someone who can find you the perfect Mercedes-Benz and talk baseball, look no further than Andy Towns.
Toni Hajj has been with Walter’s Automotive since 2009, and has held several positions in that time. If there is one true passion that Toni has though it is for customer service and satisfaction, and can do it in three languages!
When Toni is away from the dealership he loves to spend as much time with his wife and kids as possible. They enjoy off shore fishing and a variety of outdoor activities to keep everyone active. Next time you are at Walter’s Automotive say hi to one of the friendliest people you will ever meet, Toni Hajj.
Next time you come into Walter’s Automotive for your next Mercedes-Benz you may meet Ari. Ari is an expert when it comes to helping you get your best finance and lease rates. His favorite part of the job is helping people into a Mercedes-Benz who previously didn’t think they could afford to do so. Before joining Walter’s, Ari was a musician who played the guitar and performed for over ten years. Now he mostly plays Jazz and Blues songs for his son and wife. When he puts his guitar down he likes heading to the mountains with the family and supporting his wife in her marathon running. Next time you’re in say hi to Ari and he’ll be sure to put a smile on your face.
Next time you purchase a new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz you will likely meet Julio. Julio is one of our Master Certified Mercedes-Benz Finance Managers and with his knowledge of the product and his no pressure approach you are sure to find your purchasing experience stress free. When not at work Julio enjoys golfing, boating and music and enjoys vacationing at the Colorado River but really enjoys Bermuda or Cancun. When it comes to sports he is a Dodgers and Lakers fan and when it comes to cars he is a fan of the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG ® .
Andrew Wagner is valuable member of the Walter’s Automotive team who has spent a considerable amount of time in the sales industry. His love and passion for Mercedes-Benz carries over to his pride in what he sells. When he’s not at work, Andrew enjoys snowboarding and surfing. He also enjoys buying luxury cars as much as his customers! Andrew is a football fan and his favorite team is the Baltimore Ravens. His favorite Mercedes-Benz model is the S-Class.
Andrew Wagner is a hard worker and determined to put you in the Mercedes-Benz of your dreams. Give Andrew Wagner a call today!
Aaron Jensen might have been born in Utah, but he is a true California man and loves living near the coast now. Aaron Jensen has been a dedicated automotive sales consultant since 2011, and has had great success matching people with the car of their dreams in that time frame. Aaron is a huge fan of everything Mercedes-Benz and his personal favorite is the G-Class. Before this Aaron was a professional baseball player for 7 years. Aaron is truly dedicated to the customer and will go to the moon and back to create the best possible customer experience for those who are fortunate enough to work with him.
On this weekends you can find Aaron spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter as they go on outdoor adventures camping, hiking, or playing baseball. When Aaron just needs to relax though you can often find him lounging and enjoying a great game of baseball or watching a comedy that includes Will Ferrell. So to do business with one of the best in the business, look no further than Aaron.
Chris Drumm is a true professional who has been in the automotive industry since 2010 and in management since 2012. Working with high end automobiles is truly a passion for Chris and feels like he has never worked a day in his life because of how much he loves his work.
Chris has an amazing life away from the dealership as well, and does his best to stay active and fit. He loves everything outdoors and spends most of his weekends are spent with family and sports. Chris has a teenager who keeps him more than active with a combination his baseball, football, and skating. Keeping up with the energy of a young teenager helps keep Chris young and active. He loves to attend games at the Angels stadium with his son in the summer time and really spend as much quality time with him as possible. To work with a true automotive professional and family man, look no further than Chris Drumm.
Alan is dedicated Mercedes-Benz fan, and we are lucky to have him here at Walter’s Automotive. Since Childhood Alan has been a fan of Mercedes-Benz, and now he gets to work directly with the vehicles every single day. When he is not at work he enjoys playing basketball and soccer, or spending time with his beloved wife and daughter. They love to take trips out whether it be going to the zoo, movies, or a day at the park. Alan is always excited about his work and helping customers, so if you are in the area say hi to Alan. His cheerful smile and attitude is sure to put you in the right mood.
Jin is another of our bi-lingual sales staff here at Walter’s Automotive to better serve you. Jin speaks fluent Korean and prides himself on his proficiency of the English language, which he taught himself at an early age. He admits to being a homebody and lists his favorite movies as Pulp fiction, Forrest Gump and Dr. Zhivago. Jin is a man that drives what he sells currently owning three Mercedes-Benz cars from a 1991 560 SEL to a 2001 S-Class and a current 2014 C250. Jin is easy going and will make you feel at ease during the car buying experience so give him a call on his cell phone at 714-757-1544 or stop by Walter’s Automotive and ask for him in person.
Call Bob the next time you need assistance shopping for a new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz here at Walter’s Automotive. Bob is Master Certified and has several years of experience here at Walter’s Automotive and knows his product well. Before he came to Walter’s Automotive he spent years in aviation as a Commercial Flight Engineer flying L1011’s, B747″s and A300’s and before that he was a Master Sergeant Flight Engineer in the U.S. Air Force flying C124’s and C141’s. He has also lived in Saudi Arabia and Japan. When he isn’t working he enjoys riding his Harley Davidson and golfing. Bob is also a father of two daughters and enjoys his time with them. Stop in or call and ask for Bob the next time you need information or assistance with purchasing a Mercedes-Benz.
Eddy Elsayed is the youngest member of the Walter’s Automotive team and he is very passionate about cars, especially Mercedes Benz. He has earned his Bachelor degree in Business administration and is currently seeking his MBA from our very own local California Baptist University. His dream since he was a kid was to be able to be involved with Mercedes Benz in anyway possible. Eddy’s dream became true when he joined our team. Outside of the dealership, Eddy enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Eddy is also a very active athlete, his favorite sports are basketball and football.
Eddy Elsayed is a hard worker and also bilingual. He is here to align his education with his experience to provide you with nothing less than the best customer service that you deserve.
Looking for a new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz? Peter might be just the guy you need to find the Mercedes-Benz that is just right for you. Give Peter a call, he is a no pressure kind of guy and is very knowledgeable about his product. When Peter isn’t at work he enjoys woodworking and archery and is a follower of the L.A. Lakers. Peter is also a former Captain in the United States marine Corp Reserve, has been Master Certified since 2011 and enjoys vacationing in the Pacific and Caribbean. As a car guy his pick for a favorite Mercedes-Benz would be the E-Class. Give Peter a call or send him an e-mail before you start shopping for your next Mercedes-Benz.
Andreas is an extremely intelligent and experienced automotive expert that is here to help you with your Mercedes-Benz experience. Andreas has been an automotive professional for over 15 years, and has been working with the Mercedes-Benz brand since 2002.
Andreas is originally from Germany and is fluent in both German and English. He has traveled the world extensively and has many stores to tell you from his many years of exploration. To go on your Mercedes-Benz journey with someone who can give you the true German experience, look no further than Andreas Rosenthal.
Rick is a Master Certified Sales Representative here at Walter’s Automotive and has many years of experience assisting customers with finding the right Mercedes-Benz car for them. In fact Rick says “the best feeling is when I assist a client in finding a Mercedes-Benz that blends into their life style and becomes part of their everyday life”. Rick attended Pasadena College and UCLA before starting his career in the automotive field and has lived in the Inland Empire now for over 20 years. Outside of work Rick enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, skateboarding as well as Billiards, Basketball and auto racing. Rick also enjoys traveling abroad and at home and has set a goal to visit every state in the U.S., he currently has visited 22 of the 50 states. Given a choice of a Mercedes-Benz to park in his garage Rick would choose the E63 AMG® , a long time favorite of his. Rick is also a father of a son and says he is his pride and joy. Rick is a great guy and would love to help you with your next purchase of a Mercedes-Benz, give him a call at (cell) 909-648-5110 or his direct line at 951-354-3572.
Art is proud to have served his country in the Army E-7 from 1998-2009 as a Special Forces Engineer, having served multiple combat tours and left with an honorable discharge. Art could easily see himself behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG. When not assisting people into their new car, he enjoys watching the College Football, UFC, and the San Diego Chargers. Art prides himself on giving the best experience possible, make sure to say hello to him on your next visit.
Matt Nouri was born and raised in Houston and moved to California in 2010. Matt attended the University of Texas and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Business Law. His favorite aspect of coming to work each day and helping someone find the perfect Mercedes-Benz for their life. When he’s not at work, Matt enjoys getting in some time at the beach, playing soccer and basketball and working out. His favorite car is the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG®. So come on in and say hi to one of the nicest and hardest working young men in the industry.
If you have been thinking about purchasing a new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz then you need to give Bob a call. Bob is a Master Certified Sales Representative, which means he knows his product and is trained to make your buying process an enjoyable one. Bob is a car guy having owned in the past three years a classic 1955 Chevy, a 1962 Super Sport 409 Chevy and a 1967 Chevy Nova. His hobbies are drag racing, following Nascar and building and owning custom cars and if he could own the Mercedes-Benz of his choice it would be the 2014 S63 AMG ®. Bob also follows the Los Angeles Lakers and when he gets the chance enjoys vacationing in Maui, Cabo or Playa de Carmen Mexico. Bob is also the proud grandparent of two beautiful grandkids. Stop in and let Bob show you around the Mercedes-Benz model lineup and assist you with finding your next dream car.
Jackie is one of our sales professionals here at Walter’s Automotive and is here to make your buying experience the best it can be. She is well versed on the Mercedes-Benz models and can assist you with your search for a new or quality pre-owned Mercedes-Benz. Jackie is proud to have served her country in the Army E-3 from 1985-1991 (2 years fulltime, 4 years reserve) and left with an honorable discharge. Jackie could easily see herself behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz SL550 and she enjoys traveling choosing Italy and Jerusalem as her picks for top destinations. She also takes great interest in good cuisine and investing. Her hobbies include tennis, golf, swimming and cooking. Stop in and ask for Jackie or give her a call @ 914-804-1876 or @ 951-668-3332 when you are ready to begin shopping for your next Mercedes-Benz.
Christian has been a great addition to our team, and his youthful and positive energy is sure to make you feel at home. Christian is a big fan of Mercedes-Benz and hopes to one day own his very own S550. He has a strong passion for exotic and luxury cars, and is full of useful Mercedes-Benz information. When he away from the office, Christian loves to spend time with his friends. They go biking through Los Angeles and the beach, and like to relax watching the Dallas Cowboys play. So next time you are in the area, put a smile on your face by saying hi to Christian Garcia.
Mike Morotta is one of the most experienced sales consultants working with us, and can offer a level of customer service that can be hard to find in this day and age. Mike has well over 20 years of automotive experience, and offers a helping hand to anyone who many need it. Mike is from New Jersey where he served as a police officer for many years. You can be sure that Mike is always following the rules, and has a strong ethical compass. He also holds a Masters Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
To do business with a truly experienced and ethical business person, look not further than Michael Marotta.
Rashad Whitlow is easily one of the most uplifting people in the automotive industry, and we are happy to have him on our team. Rashad has been working in the automotive industry since 2005, and has been addicted to it ever since. He loves the social atmosphere, and having the opportunity to help people find the perfect vehicle for themselves and their families. Rashad himself is a fan of the Mercedes-Benz brand, and has always been drawn to the luxury and safety that is offered by the brand.
When Rashad leaves the dealership, his love for fine automobiles does not end, he frequently attends automotive shows where he can see some of the most amazing high end luxury cars. He is also a man that loves to explore the world he lives in, and frequently travels when he gets the opportunity. So to do business with a man who truly understands the Mercedes-Benz brand, and can lighten your day, look no further than Rashad Whitlow.
Estevan Alvarez has more than a few years of automotive experience, and is a true professional here to serve your needs. He is an extremely hard working young man, and you can almost always find him at the dealership doing his best. When Estevan is not at the dealership, you can always find him happily enjoying life to its fullest extent. He loves to go off-roading, shooting, mountain biking, and the end of it all eating! He also spends as much time as possible with his nephews, and they are like part time children to him.
To do business with a genuine and honest person, look no further than Estevan Alvarez. He is sure to make you feel comfortable, and work hard to find your dream Mercedes-Benz.
Glenn heads up our Commercial Sales department and is one of the hardest working and dedicated guys you will ever meet. He has over 22 years of automotive experience and can tell you anything you want to know about our Sprinter vans. Glenn is a child of the 1960’s, loves Janice Joplin and is a war veteran having have served in U.S. Army in Vietnam and the National Guard as a support Platoon Leader. Glenn was married at Knotts Berry Farm in 1971 at the Church of Reflection (remember that one?) and have been together for forty-three years. Glenn is a family man at heart and prides himself on his girls and granddaughter. If you are in the market for a Sprinter Van call at either of these two numbers and he will make sure your buying experience is a stress free one.
Isaid is our Assistant Sprinter Sales Manager and has several years of automotive experience and has been with Walter’s Automotive for several years as well. Isaid is a car and motorcycle enthusiast who spends his off time racing them as well. His other interests are working out, target shooting and following the Pittsburgh Steelers. Give him a week or two of vacation and you would find him on the beaches of Maui. If he could have any car in the Mercedes-Benz lineup to drive around Maui his choice would be a SL65 AMG ® Black Series. Call or stop in and say hello to Isaid and let him assist you with your next Sprinter purchase.
David works in our Sprinter department and handles anything and everything that needs to get done. He has several years of employment here at Walter’s Automotive, a vast knowledge of the product he works with and can assist you with anything you might need. David is also bi-lingual in Spanish and English to better assist you. Outside of work he enjoys Camping, fishing and hunting and enjoys spending time at Lake Tahoe. His favorite sports teams are the Los Angeles Lakers and the L.A. Angels. When asked about his favorite Mercedes-Benz David would love to get behind the wheel of a SL65 AMG® Black Series.
Gordon is a true Riverside resident and has been in the area for over 50 years and knows the area better than the back of his own hands! Gordon has been in the automotive industry since 2000, and has spent over half that time working in the Riverside Auto Center. Gordon was originally from Hawaii with his family, but when he was young, his father was stationed at March Air Force Base and has been in the area ever since.
Away from work Gordon is a committed father and self proclaimed techno-geek. He and his son can often be found flying quadcopters around together. To do business with a truly compassionate and dedicated person, look no further than Gordon Lai.