Colonial Subaru Staff


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  • Karen Byrd
    General Manager
    215-355-8800

    Karen Byrd is our General Manager and Credit Expert at Colonial Volkswagen Subaru with over two decades of automotive experience in sales, financing and dealership management. Her strong knowledge of the market and sales department financials have allowed Karen to effectively manage of all sales personnel. Over the last seven years Karen has been able to build strong and long-lasting relationships with Colonial's customers. In every aspect of her job, Karen upholds only the highest of ethical standards. One of Karen's favorite phrases is, "my favorite type of customer is a well informed customer."

    Before rejoining Colonial in 2007 Karen acquired her knowledge, experience and understanding of credit while working with one of the areas largest volume dealers in special finance sales. During this period she developed long lasting industry relationships with various lenders across the credit spectrum. Later she advanced to executive management and attended GM University of Automotive Management where she completed training and certification in dealership operations management.

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  • William Seltzer
    Sales Manager
    215-355-8800 ext 155

    William seltzer has been in the car Industry for many years. he has been with colonial Subaru since 2009. honest and direct William is a good friend and mentor. William leads the colonial team with frank advice and extensive knowledge.


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  • Tony Kuznetsov
    Sales Manager
    215-355-8800 ext 156


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  • Kevin Bryson
    Fixed Operations Director
    215-355-8800

    Kevin has been in the car industry since 1983 and has been working at colonial since 2014.Kevin is a family focused man. he is married, he and his wife have two boys. Kevin loves spending time with his family. He particularly enjoys family trips to the beach. Kevin loves being involved with his sons baseball, soccer, karate and piano playing.


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  • Michael Katze
    Parts Department Manager
    (215) 355-880

    Michael has been in the car industry since 1987, and has been with colonial since 2016.

    Michael is accommodating and thoughtful. Always mindful of the customers needs and concerns, he will do whatever he can to keep them satisfied. In addition to being a team player, Michael is a huge EAGLES fan.


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  • Shawn Keogler
    Credit Solution Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 122

    Shawn has been in the car industry with colonial since 1997.

    Shawn is a family man and his daughters are the world to him. He is a year round sports fan, and if there is a gaming being played Shawn is into it and is rooting hard for his teams. A down earth guy Shawn, loves to help people any way he can.


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  • Nick Cifelli
    Senior Solution Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 111

    Nick started in the car industry in 2014 and join colonial in 2015.

    Nick is a family man with three boys. He is a dedicated sports fan, he has been a Philadelphia Union season ticket holder since there founding, and has been a member of the Sons of Ben. Nick has a growing passion for cycling, he enjoys the out doors and constantly improving his riding technique.


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  • Warren Simcox
    Parts Specialist
    (215) 355-8800

    Warren started in the car industry in 1980, and joined colonial in 1991. 

    Warren has a lets get it done right the first time attitude. Always helpful and respectful, Warren works hard to make sure things go smoothly. A laid back down to earth guy, when not working warren likes to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Warren enjoys a cold drink, a warm drink or a free drink  as long as its beer.


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  • Dawn DeJesus
    Internet Sales Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 191

    Dawn has been in the car industry at colonial since 2010.

    Dawn is the mother of two boys who keep her grounded. Dawn loves the outdoors and enjoys family trips to the woods. Dawn loves meeting new people, and enjoys sharing stories.


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  • Dennis McGettigan
    Assistant Service Manager
    215-355-8800


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  • Chad Condon
    Service Advisor
    (215) 355-8800 ext 144

    Chad has been in the car industry since 1997 and joined colonial in 2015.

    Chad is an Avid fisherman that enjoys the outdoors. wether it is a dock or a beach or a boat chad can be found fishing. with a big fish story to add for just about any situation, chad is a down to earth person who is very sociable and alway ready to help.


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  • Justin Gleim
    Finance Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 142

    Justin started in the car industry in 2000 and joined colonial in 2002.

    Justin is a family man first and foremost, he comes from a large family of eight. he has four kids of his own and is working on more. Justin enjoys being in the great outdoors, swimming and biking. Justin has worked in the car industry for his whole adult life and plans to retire from it after years of quality work.


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  • Lorraine Dugan
    Finance Manager
    215-355-8800


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  • Theresa Brown
    Service Concierge
    (215) 355-8800 ext 120

    Theresa started in the car industry with colonial in 2014.

    Theresa is all about her family and loves spending time with her kids and grand kids. As an avid reader Theresa loves to learn new things. she is a hard worker that adapts to new situations quickly. Naturally helpful, Theresa strives to make sure that every customer is happy and has their needs met. 


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  • Gordon Lin
    Solution specialist
    (215) 355-8800

    Gordon started in the industry at colonial in 2018. 

    Gordon is sociable and loves to meet new people and making new friends. Gordon is a world traveler and enjoys sharing stories of his travels. As a positive motto gordon say "life is great, so am  I". He is friendly and eager to help.


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  • Valerie Ling
    Service Concierge and Internet Sales Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 170

    Valerie started in the car industry at colonial In 2017.

    Valerie is a graduate of an engineering drafting and administrative medical assistant studies. Valerie's administrative and clinical job duties have taken her on a 38 year journey, she's grateful for all the thousands of encounters she has had throughout her career. Valerie is bilingual, she both reads and writes in Spanish and English.


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  • Juan Ramirez
    Delivery Specialist
    (215) 355-8800

    Juan started in the industry at colonial in 2016. 

    Juan is very family oriented spending time with family whenever he can. he enjoys exploring the city by bicycle, and likes hitting the trails as well as the streets. Juan is an animal lover and likes taking his labordoodle for walks. 


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  • William Ramirez
    Solution specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 133

    William started in the car industry at colonial in 2015.

    William is a down to earth guy that loves animals. he is very out going, he loves being on the water and can be found exploring the water ways around Pennsylvania and New Jersey. William is a Colombian soccer fan and is also bilingual in English and Spanish.


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  • Lynn Donlon
    Service Concierge
    (215) 355-8800

    Lynn started in the car industry at colonial in 2018.

    Lynn enjoys getting out of the city and taking long walks in nature. she is always impressed by the beauty of mother nature. On her time off Lynn teaches self-defense classes. Lynn is a people person that enjoys talking and sharing stories.


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  • Max Shuster
    Solution Specialist
    (215) 355-8800

    Max started in the car industry at colonial in 2016.

    Max is an outgoing individual and avid adventurer. on his time off he can be found exploring the waterways around Philadelphia by JetSki. Max is also a car enthusiast and always has a new modification he wants to try out on one of his vehicles. He is also a dog lover.


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  • Shantel Freeman
    Service Concierge and Internet Sales Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 150

    Shantel started in the car industry with colonial in 2017. Shantel is a dedicated hard worker with a friendly smile and an attitude to match. she has worked in customer service for years and customers satisfaction is her goal. Shantel believes the kindness goes along way and if you treat people with kindness in a matter what mood they start out in they will eventually come out positive. Shantel knows how to spread contagious kindness.


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  • Dan Reardon
    Solution Specialist
    (215) 355-8800 ext 115

    New to the car industry, Dan has been with colonial since 2017.

    Dan is a caring father to his amazing daughter Dani. Dan enjoys being on his boat wether on a river or bay. when the opportunity arises dan also enjoys playing the piano and guitar. Dan has a can do attitude and an easy smile.


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  • Dave Johnson
    Solution Specialist
    215-355-8800 ext 153

    David aka DJ has been in the car industry since 1980 and at colonial since 1987.

    DJ is an avid cyclist that regularly hits the trails for rides that explore the greater Philadelphia area. When not riding DJ is an avid fly fisherman and has taken to many streams in the north east of the country. He is also a collector of early Americana.


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  • Ted Cicchino
    Solution Specialist
    215-355-8800

    Ted started in the car industry with colonial in 2011.

    Ted loves being in the out doors. Hiking, fishing, and kayaking are just a few of the activities Ted enjoys. Formal a motorcyclist Ted has switched to a Can AM trike and enjoys long weekend rides around the north east. when not working or riding ted always has a project going on around his house. He enjoys working with his hands.


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  • Walter Ruschak
    Sales Consultant
    215-355-8800 ext 136

    Walter speaks multiple languages, English, Ukrainian and Russian. He also can understanding Polish.Walter enjoys traveling, the outdoors, water activities, and being active. He is sports fan, Go Eagles!! Walter loves and believes in the products he sales having owned a few himself. he couldn't sale a product he didn't trust. 


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  • Suketu Ghandi
    Solution Specialist
    215-355-8800


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  • Joe Eisenbaugh
    Solution Specialist
    215-355-8800


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