Staff


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  • Chad Holland
    Centre Manager
    847-283-6101

    Hi my name is Chad Holland I was born and raised here in the Chicagoland area. During my off time, I try to spend as much time as I can with my two grown children. I like mountain biking, trail riding and hiking, I also enjoy driving motorcycles, fishing, and playing basketball.

     I have been an automobile enthusiast for many years and I've worked in the car business for nearly 2 decades. Most of which was spent here at Knauz.  I have held many different positions here with The Knauz Automotive Group , starting as salesperson at our BMW store then moving up through the ranks in our Mercedes Store before starting a new chapter with Knauz here as the Centre Manager of our Land Rover Store.

    To contact me, please e-mail: cholland@knauz.com  My direct line: 847-283-6101 I look forward to helping you in your next Land Rover purchase or lease. 

    We have always followed the Golden Rule here at Knauz: In all we do, treating each other the way we would want to be treated ourselves.


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  • Peter Gioulos
    Sales and Finance Manager
    847-283-6119

    Hi I'm Peter Gioulos, I am originally from Barrington Illinois and I lived in Michigan for 4 years while receiving my Degree from Western Michigan University.  While living in Michigan I met my wife  and now have 2 Children.  I enjoy spending time with my family and cheering on any of our Chicago Sports teams.

    I am the Sales and Finance Manager @ Land Rover Lake Bluff and help our clients select which vehicle fits their lifestyle best as well as assist with Financing and Lease options.

    14 Years of Experience which includes time with: Jeep, Chrysler, Buick, Pontiac, GMC, KIA, Infiniti, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Honda, Toyota, MINI and Land Rover.

    To contact me please email at pgioulos@knauz.com or call me on my direct line @ 847-283-6119

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  • Erik Shatzer
    Sales Guide
    847-283-6107

    My name is Erik Shatzer, and I look forward to assisting you with you next vehicle purchase or lease.  I was born and raised in a small town in Pennsylvania and lived there until graduating from Shippensburg University. After graduation I spent a summer in Kiev, Ukraine and Moscow, Russia before moving to the Midwest to pursue additional education.  My wife Kate, who is from the West Coast, and I met and decided to stay in the Midwest after we married. Today we have three daughters who keep us very busy every day.  We love travel to visit family out west, enjoy great food, sharing adventures, and volunteering together as a family in our community helping others.

    I have worked in auto sales for over fifteen years and have expertise in all aspects of purchasing and leasing new and pre-owned vehicles.  Currently, I am a Land Rover Certified Sales Guide here at Land Rover Lake Bluff. 

    If you have any questions on a Land Rover or any vehicle we sell here at the Autopark please email me at eshatzer@knauz.com or call me at 847-283-6107. I'm also  available on my cell at 262-515-5659.

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  • Rob Hill
    Land Rover Guide
    847-283-6109

    Valued Employee since 2015

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  • Andreas Rehder
    Land Rover Guide
    847-283-6105

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  • Jack Iberle
    Land Rover Sales Guide
    847-238-6103

    Valued Employee since 2005

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  • Joe Gaynor
    Sales Guide
    847-283-6106

    Hi, my name is Joe Gaynor, and I am a Land Rover Sales Guide at Land Rover Lake Bluff.  I'm from Schaumburg originally and just recently returned here after living overseas for the past 15 years.  I am an Army Veteran, stationed in Europe for the majority of my duty.  I started out in the car business in Germany, working with one of the largest Military Sales Operations in the world.  I have sold and delivered vehicles all around the globe, and have over 14 years of experience.  I love music and sports and enjoy reading and making music in my spare time.

    Land Rover Sales Guide

    Joe has over 14 years of sales experience in the luxury automobile industry, speaks & writes fluent German, and is a Certified Land Rover Sales Guide.

    If you have any questions on a Land Rover or any vehicle we sell here at the Autopark please email me at jgaynor@knauz.com  My direct line: 847-283-6106 or on my cell: 847-714-4320

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  • Salvatore Geraci
    Encore Specialist
    847-283-6110

    Hi there, I'm Salvatore Geraci (Salvo for short). I am one of the Product Specialists here at Land Rover Lake Bluff, my job is to help you understand all about you Land Rover. From the technology to the advanced all-wheel drive capabilities. 

    Growing up in the Chicagoland area, my friends and I all became car enthusiasts. We work with many car clubs setting up car shows in the area, where we love to get to meet fellow car enthusiast.

    Since beginning to work at Land Rover Lake Bluff my enthusiasm for the brand has grown immensely. If I can assist you with your Land Rover in any way please feel free to call me at 847-283-6110  or send me an email at sgeraci@knauz.com

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  • Romy Johnson
    Encore Specialist
    847-283-6110

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  • Joni Podgorski
    Land Rover Service Manager
    847-283-6120

    Valued Employee since 1994

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  • Lee Brownstein
    Land Rover Service Advisor
    847-283-6123

    Valued Employee since 2015

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  • Marco Alonso
    Service Advisor
    847-283-6124


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  • Joe Ortegel
    Service Advisor
    847-283-6125


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  • Susan Delfs
    Land Rover Parts Manager
    847-283-6140

    Valued Employee since 1997

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