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  • Mark Sands
    General Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    Mark's Reviews


    Mark Sands is Richmond Ford West's General Manager and has over 30 years of Ford experience.  Mark started his career in automotive sales in 1988 fresh out of the Navy where he served his country.  Mark distinguished himself early on in the Navy, graduating first in his class and rising to the rank of E-5.  Serving for the "Commander Naval Air Force Atlantic Fleet" and also part of a small squadron "VC-6 Remotely Pilot Vehicles" where he flew surveillance drones off the deck of the USS Iowa.

    Mark was born and raised in the suburbs outside of Pittsburgh. He and his wife Carol have 2 sons and three grandsons. Mark has a love of the outdoors, all sports and is passionate about hunting and motorcycles of all kinds.

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  • Brett Kody
    General Sales Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    Brett's Reviews

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  • Ed Palmateer
    Sales Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    Ed's Reviews

    Ed was born and raised in central Virginia. He is married with 5 daughters and has 1 grandchild. He has spent time in the US Army, in law enforcement and working for the city of Charlottesville. He speaks fluent Spanish and his spare time he likes bow hunting, being an avid outdoorsman, and road cycling which he has logged over 10,000 mile of riding.

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  • Michael Rzeminski
    Sales Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    Michael's Reviews

    Michael is originally from the Chicago area before making his way to Richmond. His three sisters and father still reside in the Midwest. In his spare time he enjoys playing chess, running, working out, movies and music. In 2015 and 2016 he held 1st and 3rd place respectively in internet sales conversions in the entire Washington region. 

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  • Jennifer Cornaro
    Fleet & Government Sales Manager
    (804) 305-3264

    Jennifer is a mother to five sons and has 3 grandchildren along with her husband Al. Originally from Washington State, Jennifer has made her way to Richmond Ford where she has become master certified as a commercial account manager. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, muscle cars, chocolate, painting and football.

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  • Joey Foust
    Guest Services Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    Joey's Reviews

    Joey was born in KY and has spent time in WV and SC before making his home in Richmond. Now living in Chesterfield with his wife and 5 children, Joey spends his free time with family, his two dogs and attending to his expensive fish and aquarium collection. Joey has served in the Army, is a certified welder and previously worked at a shoe company before making his way to Richmond Ford where he has many sales award and certifications.

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  • BJ Brooks
    Finance Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    BJ's Reviews

    BJ is originally from Fredericksburg, VA before making the short trek down to Richmond. He has two children and in his spare time he likes to work out, play golf, and basketball. BJ also holds a certification from Resource Management Finance and Insurance of Chicago, IL.

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  • Jason Tucker
    Finance Manager
    (804) 273-9700


    Jason is married with one step-son and one step-daughter. He was born in Atlanta and has lived in TX, PA, and MI. He has been is sales and management since 1994, traveled to Japan, and has been a top sales associate for Richmond Ford for the past 5 years. In his spare time he likes wood working, video editing, writing, and thrift store hunting.

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  • Marino Gonzalez
    Finance Manager
    (804) 273-9700

    Marino's Reviews

    Marino was born and raised in the Bronx, and he currently lives in Chesterfield with his wife and three boys.  In his spare time he enjoys playing/watching sports and spending time with his family.

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  • Breonnah Johnson
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Bre's Reviews

    Bre was born in Richmond but was raised in Puerto Rico. Bre and her family moved back to Richmond when she was a teenager. Bre is a graduate of Glen Allen High School. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and spending time with her son.

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  • Chris Cox
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Chris' Reviews

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  • Derrick Pulliam
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Derrick's Reviews

    Derrick was born and raised in Richmond and he is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. In his spare time he enjoys going to the gym and spending time with his two year old daughter.

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  • Jeannine McDevitt
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Jeannine's Reviews

    Jeannine was born and raised in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, and she now lives in Richmond. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, cooking, and watching sports.

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  • Jon Carlos Montoute
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    JonCarlos' Reviews

    Jon Carlos is originally from Puerto Rico and is our resident bi-lingual salesman, speaking Spanish fluently. He now lives in Henrico with his wife, daughter and new born son. Outside of work he is a huge sports fan, especially soccer and baseball. Jon Carlos is a two time winner of the Employee Excellence Award and a Partners in Excellence winner.

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  • Lauren Nichols
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Lauren's Reviews

    Lauren was born and raised in Henrico County and she is a graduate of Glen Allen High School.  In her spare time she enjoys working out and spending time with family and friends.

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  • Misty Fitzgerald
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700


    Misty is originally from Augusta County, Virginia and she now lives in Henrico. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.


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  • PJ Benedetta
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700


    PJ is originally from Baltimore, Maryland and he recently relocated to Midlothian.  Paul and his wife, Rebecca,  have three children.  In his spare time he enjoys playing the guitar, singing, and playing sports.

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  • Michael Johnson
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Michael's Reviews

    Michael is a Richmond native and he and his wife Victoria share 3 daughters. He is a huge Cowboys and Bulls fan, enjoys tome with his family and playing Madden Football when not at Richmond Ford.

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  • Shelly Fields
    Master Certified Product Specialist
    (804) 273-9700

    Shelly is originally from Trinidad and Tobago and she now lives in Henrico County. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son, working out, and traveling.

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  • Kayla Kosiewicz
    Internet Manager
    (804) 273-9700


    Kayla was born in Nebraska and has lived in Missouri and Ohio but considers Richmond to be home. She has a younger brother and a cat named Nelson. When not working sales at Richmond Ford West she competes in a pool league, likes to travel, watch Netflix and go to amusement parks. She is a Partners in Excellence award winner and helped raise awareness at the Walk to End Alzheimer's last fall.

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  • Brian Allen
    Internet Sales
    (804) 273-9700

    Brian was born and raised in the Richmond area and he now lives in Goochland. In his spare time he enjoys travels and learning about and working with all things technology related.

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  • Kayla Hylton
    Internet Sales
    (804) 273-9700

    Kayla is originally from Northen Virginia but now calls Central Virginia home. She has a dog named Kody and a cat named Roxy. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Netflix, hanging out at Hardywood and spending time with her friends and pets. She is master certified in sales. 

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  • Rachel Brooks
    Internet Sales
    (804) 273-9700

    Rachel was born and raised in Chesapeake Virginia and she recently moved to Chesterfield. Rachel is a graduate of Old Dominion University.  She received her Bachelor's Degree in Communications and Public Relations. In her spare time she enjoys yoga and working out.

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  • Stephanie Riggsby
    Internet Sales
    (804) 273-9700

    Stephanie was born and raised in South Western Virginia and she now lives in Mechanicsville. In her spare time, she gives Ghost Tours for Haunts of Richmond and she is the Operations Manager at Blood Lake Haunted Trail. She also enjoys taking classes at Pulse Barre Studio and researching family ancestry. Stephanie is Master Certified in Commercial Sales and is your go to for your fleet!

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  • Taylor Alexander
    Internet Sales
    (804) 273-9700

    Taylor was born and raised in the Richmond area. Taylor is a graduate of Freeman High School.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing softball, watching baseball, and watching football.

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