Meet Our Staff
Hello my name is Steve Shaheen. I have been the General Manger of Okemos Auto Collection since 2008. I have been working in the automotive business since 1980 and have been with Serra Automotive since 1990. Serra Automotive based in Grand Blanc Michigan is one of the top 10 largest privately owned dealer groups in the nation with more than 1,400 employees in seven states representing 45 automotive franchises.
General Sales Manager
Hi, I’m Tim Tabor and I have been the Sales Manager of Okemos Auto Collection since 2009. Before that, I was at Al Serra Auto Plaza as a Salesman. I am happy to assist you with any of your sales needs and look forward to seeing you.
My name is Gary Bolton and I joined the Okemos Auto Collection Team as the Business Manager in September of 2013 after being the Sales Manager at Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor for two years. I have been in the business for over 13 years and I thoroughly enjoy it. I have two beautiful little girls. I am happy to help you with all of your financial needs.
BMW Genius/Sales Porter
My name is Dakota Hart and I have been coming in to Okemos Auto Collection since I was 5 years old with my father (Matt Hart) back when he started working at the dealership. I started working here part time as a porter in the summer of 2014 and started my full time position with sales in November of 2016. I look forward to assisting you with anything I can; you can find me in the Sales Department and Service Lane.
My name is Matt Hart. I have 14 years of experience and have been with Okemos Auto Collection since January of 2001. I have recently joined the Service Department and am excited to be more hands on with customer service. Taking care of our customers is the number one priority for my staff and myself. I enjoy spending time with my family and just about any activity outdoors. Being involved with youth sports is another passion I have. Feel free to contact me personally with any of your service needs. Click Here to view my Profile on LinkedIn
Hello my name is Ed Chapman and I started in this business in June of 2000. I am a Certified State of Michigan Technician, Certified ASE Master Technician, Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador and a Certified Mercedes-Benz Service Advisor. I have been married since 1989 and have two children that completed the Albert M. Serra College Scholarship Program. I am happy to assist you with all of your vehicle needs.
Hello my name is Dian Lu. I have been fortunate to be part of a great team over the past two years here at the Okemos Auto Collection. I started work at a young age of 16 and have worked with many different industries from sales, food service, to construction, specifically in the service and customer care aspect. I strive to provide the best possible service to you and your family while your vehicle is in my care. In my spare time I enjoy spending time in various volunteering capacities, especially animal rescue. Feel free to contact me with any of your service needs.
Hello, my name is Paul Stenzel. I started working in the automotive industry in 1995. Over the years I have had experience working with several luxury car brands including BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Range Rover and Lexus. I have filled many roles within the dealership including paint and body technician, sales and service advisor. I am proud to be a part of the team at Okemos Auto Collection, working with some of the finest vehicles in the industry. You can find me in the service lane where I will be happy to assist you with any of your vehicle needs.
Hello My name is Mike. I previously worked at Lexus of Lansing after 12 years as a service advisor and have been working in the automotive field for a total of 25 years. I started as an oil tech and climbed my way up the ladder to becoming a fully certified master technician. I made the transition into service consulting back in 2000. I am diversified in the automobile industry and have worked for Chrysler, GM, Honda, Toyota, and Lexus. I am very much looking forward to providing our BMW and Mercedes-Benz customers with the superior customer service experience our dealership is known for.
Hello, my name is Stanley Slaughter. I am the Service Porter here at the OAC and have over eight years of customer service behind me. As a Service Porter I wear many hats, from making sure your vehicle is clean upon delivery to putting air in your tires. I look forward to assisting you with anything I can; you can find me in the Service Lane!
Hello, my name is Haley James and I started at OAC in April of 2016 as a Service Administrator and Marketing Coordinator. I’m here to make your appointment scheduling as easy as possible, as well as following up with you on your service. If you have any questions I’m here for you. I can be found in the Service Department.
Hello, my name is Dan Schneider and I am the Courtesy Driver for Okemos Auto Collection. I have been with the OAC since August 1999 and I am here to drive you to and from our dealership while your vehicle is being serviced. I am happy to take you wherever you need to go!
My name is Mike Bedard and I work the Parts Counter. I have been at Okemos Auto Collection for since April of 2007 and I am certified in all three brands. I graduated from Universal Technical Institute for Automotive Technology where I had extensive training. I am happy to assist you with all of your Parts questions and needs.
Hello, my name is Richard Teremi. I have worked at OAC since March of 2016. I have been in the Automotive Industry for 5 years total. Previously working at Auto Zone for 4 years, with 7 years of Customer Service experience behind me. I am located behind the parts counter and would be happy to help you with all of your vehicle part needs.
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
My name is Jeremy Way and I have been with Okemos Auto Collection since December of 2015. Before starting as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk, I previously worked in the Parts Department at Suburban Cadillac of Lansing and completed the 4 year Automotive Program at Lansing Community College. Both of my parents have been in the Automotive Industry for several years and I have been around cars all of my life. I would be happy to assist you with all of your parts needs.