Meet Our Staff

Management

  • Tom Nguyen

    Tom Nguyen

    General Manager

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    Tom Nguyen

    Tom Nguyen

    General Manager

  • Arturo Sanchez

    Arturo Sanchez

    General Sales Manager

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    Arturo Sanchez

    Arturo Sanchez

    General Sales Manager

    Born and raised in Whittier, Art came into this business with 12 years prior experience and he enjoys the opportunity to excel in his field. People rely on Art for his down to earth, outgoing and well-spoken nature. This makes the customer service experience useful along with his being bilingual (English and Spanish helps). Customers like the entire car purchase experience he brings. Art is most passionate about making customers happy and growing professionally while doing it! He enjoys his family and friends most. He is a big fan of the JDM Scene, soccer and all things technology. One of his favorite charities is the March of Dimes.

  • Jake Mottram

    Jake Mottram

    Internet Director / Sales Manager

    (714) 422-6539
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    Jake Mottram

    Jake Mottram

    Internet Director / Sales Manager

  • Fernando Trejo

    Fernando Trejo

    Internet Director

    (626) 271-5367
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    Fernando Trejo

    Fernando Trejo

    Internet Director

  • Julissa Zecena

    Julissa Zecena

    BDC Manager

    (562) 698-2591
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    Julissa Zecena

    Julissa Zecena

    BDC Manager

Finance

  • Jesse Cervantes

    Jesse Cervantes

    Finance Director

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    Jesse Cervantes

    Jesse Cervantes

    Finance Director

  • Davide Pavesi

    Davide Pavesi

    Finance Director

    (562) 842-1051
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    Davide Pavesi

    Davide Pavesi

    Finance Director

  • Albert Sanchez

    Albert Sanchez

    Finance Manager

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    Albert Sanchez

    Albert Sanchez

    Finance Manager

Sales

  • Manuel Zecena

    Manuel Zecena

    Retail Sales

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    Manuel Zecena

    Manuel Zecena

    Retail Sales

    Manuel brings a tremendous value to Toyota of Whittier. Besides being salesperson of the month time and time again, Customers like Manuel’s honesty. He attributes that to his 40 to 50% referrals he receives.

  • Ricardo Guevara

    Ricardo Guevara

    Retail Sales

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    Ricardo Guevara

    Ricardo Guevara

    Retail Sales

  • Travis Carter

    Travis Carter

    Retail Sales

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    Travis Carter

    Travis Carter

    Retail Sales

Service

  • John Hoss

    John Hoss

    Service Manager

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    John Hoss

    John Hoss

    Service Manager

    John grew up with “cars” as a second language as his dad was co-owner of a car dealership. Being in the business 30+ years and living in Whittier makes it easy to serve the community. John enjoys helping customers and the everyday adversity and challenges that abound. Customers often comment on his reputation for honesty, especially when servicing their car. “Telling the truth is most important and what you rely on when trusting someone else with your car.” John is best known for his humor, leadership and decision making style. Most people may not know that John enjoys mentoring. For example, he once helped a local high school student from Whittier graduate by taking him “under his wing”. John enjoys spending time with his family and son who is the apple of his eye.

  • Kasem Adoure

    Kasem Adoure

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Kasem Adoure

    Kasem Adoure

    Assistant Service Manager

  • Mauricio Tovar

    Mauricio Tovar

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Mauricio Tovar

    Mauricio Tovar

    Assistant Service Manager

    Mauricio is from Duarte, California. He has been a team member of Toyota of Whittier since 2009. He enjoys football, soccer and spending time with his family. Mauricio is also bilingual (English/Spanish) and enjoys serving the community.

  • Cinthya Mora

    Cinthya Mora

    Assistant Service Manager

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    Cinthya Mora

    Cinthya Mora

    Assistant Service Manager

    Cinthya was born in beautiful Puerto Vallarta and raised in California. She graduated from nearby Cal State Fullerton with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. After 7 years in the automotive industry and 6 years working with Toyota, she really understands Toyota Of Whittier’s products and services. Her fluent Spanish language skills also come in handy. Cinthya enjoys her interaction with customers and helping to make their experience more enjoyable. “Every day is different here at Toyota of Whittier. I enjoy working with customers and making the buying process fun and easy. Customers often come to me to help personalize and accessorize their vehicle. Even after your new car purchase, you may find yourself wanting to upgrade the seats, wheels, navigation system, window tint, and so forth. People love to have fun with their cars in Southern California and it is fun helping them.” In her spare time, Cinthya likes to travel, visiting different places and different cultures. Upcoming travel plans will take her to Spain and other parts of Europe.

  • Ben Hur

    Ben Hur

    Assistant Service Manager

    (562) 473-4286
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    Ben Hur

    Ben Hur

    Assistant Service Manager

    While one of the more recent additions to the Toyota Of Whittier family, Ben has been in the auto industry for nearly ten years including stints at SoCal Toyota and Lexus dealerships. He finds the difference here is that the smaller dealership allows more time with the customer, adding a more personal element. He has a love of the ocean instilled during his upbringing in Guam. He enjoys his Toyota 4Runner when partaking in his favorite outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, and golfing. He also speaks Korean.

  • Dan "The Toyota Man" Castorena

    Dan "The Toyota Man" Castorena

    Service Concerige

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    Dan

    Dan "The Toyota Man" Castorena

    Service Concerige

  • Gladis Trigueros

    Gladis Trigueros

    Service Concerige

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    Gladis Trigueros

    Gladis Trigueros

    Service Concerige

    Gladys Trigueros was born in El Salvador and she loves living in Whittier. She has been in the automotive business since 1998 and with Toyota of Whittier since 2007. Serving customers and the community and being Bilingual (English/Spanish) gives Gladys much joy. She enjoys watching sports such as soccer and basketball. Besides spending time with family, an ideal vacation getaway spot for her would be Sweden (she also has family there). Gladys is known for her warm enthusiasm, smile and caring nature.

  • Chrys Ruiz

    Chrys Ruiz

    Service

    (562) 698-2591
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    Chrys Ruiz

    Chrys Ruiz

    Service

Parts

  • Antonio (Tony) Gonzales

    Antonio (Tony) Gonzales

    Acting Parts Manager

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    Antonio (Tony) Gonzales

    Antonio (Tony) Gonzales

    Acting Parts Manager

  • Juan Garibay

    Juan Garibay

    Parts Sales Person

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    Juan Garibay

    Juan Garibay

    Parts Sales Person

Fleet

  • Jerry Rodriguez

    Jerry Rodriguez

    Internet / Fleet Sales Manager

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    Jerry Rodriguez

    Jerry Rodriguez

    Internet / Fleet Sales Manager

    15 yrs as a Toyota Salesman

  • Robert Venegas

    Robert Venegas

    Internet / Fleet Sales Manager

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    Robert Venegas

    Robert Venegas

    Internet / Fleet Sales Manager

  • Richard Marroquin

    Richard Marroquin

    (562) 882-3076
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    Richard Marroquin

    Richard Marroquin

    Bilingual (English / Spanish) Richard has a management, training and teaching background. He believes that giving the customer a different experience by giving a no haggle and no hassle price approach is the key to his success (no hidden charges).

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14577 Whittier Blvd • Whittier, CA 90605

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Toyota of Whittier 33.952850, -118.013575.