I am born and raised in Cleveland on the East side. I got into the industry by answering an advertisement for Rick Case Honda for salespeople at the tender age of 20, and here I am. I tell my friends it’s like Fonzi, I’m typecast!
My favorite thing about working at Eastside is those moments of truth when you see that a customer has become a true advocate for our store. It’s so much more than just being “satisfied”. I also love that, as an owner, I get to see people grow in their jobs, and hopefully, that spills over into their home life as well.
I am a lifelong learner and I’m lucky in love, and that gives me a foundation to work from. In my opinion, everyone should have a golden retriever at least once in their lives-they’re smile machines! We also have a barn rescue cat, but that’s complicated:)
On my days off, I like to golf, bake, and maybe drink some wine. I collect sourdough starters and artisanal flours to bake in our wood-burning outdoor pizza oven (even the failures taste pretty good!).
The best advice I’ve ever heard; “Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard.”
I started in car sales in 1994 and I am a lifelong Clevelander. My favorite part about working at Eastside is helping people find the car of their dreams. I also love making clients feel like they are a part of the Eastside family.
I am honest and empathetic and my favorite family tradition is family dinners with all my nieces and nephews. On my days off, I like to golf and take my parents out to breakfast. I also have a cat named Winston.
The best advice I’ve ever heard; “The most important part of any task is to put in the time and effort to make sure it is done right.”
I got into the industry because of my father, who opened this Volkswagen dealership in 1970 and I am a lifelong Clevelander. My favorite things about working at Eastside are greeting people every day, as well as the sense of purpose my job gives me.
I am dedicated and committed and my favorite family tradition is vacation at Hilton Head. On my days off, I like to enjoy the outdoors. I am married with 3 daughters and 3 grandchildren.
The best advice I’ve ever heard is; “Always stay humble.”
Procuring pre-owned vehicles is my favorite part of my job. Another favorite part of working with Eastside customers is seeing the customers happy with our service. I am a lifelong Clevelander and I got into the industry because I went to college to work in an auto-related field.
I am detail-oriented and my favorite family tradition is family dinners. On my days off, I like to find new vegan restaurants. I also collect shoes and have 2 cats named Max and Swartz.
The best advice I’ve ever heard; “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
I am a native West-sider, born and raised in Cleveland.
I have been with Eastside since 2016. My favorite part of the job is meeting new people and helping our clients find the perfect vehicle for them and my favorite thing about working at Eastside is the family like atmosphere.
I have lived in Northeast Ohio all my life. My favorite thing about working at Eastside is meeting new people who are excited about their new vehicles. I love working with the Eastside customers because I like to pass down the honesty, care, and savings of our family-owned dealership. I got into the industry through an offer from a family friend.
I am professional and caring and on my days off, I like to play video games or hang out with friends. I collect shoes and video game memorabilia, and I have 4 pets-3 cats and a turtle.
The best advice I’ve ever heard is, “Keep working. Hard work pays off.”
I am a lifelong Clevelander, although, I am first generation English. My mom hails from just outside Manchester, England.
What I like most about my job is getting to talk about what has been such a huge impact on my life-cars. My favorite thing about working with Eastside customers is talking about their likes and interests while getting them something they like.
I am eccentric and enthusiastic.I have twin siblings, Matthew and Sarah, who are 2 years younger than me. A favorite family tradition would be Boxing Day (the day after Christmas) getting to see my second family consisting of family friends.
I collect racing memorabilia and car parts and on my day off I like to work on and race my car.
The best advice I have ever heard; “Don’t sweat the stuff you can’t change. Focus your energy on stuff you can change.”
My favorite thing about working for Eastside is the friendships I have made with customers over the years. I also enjoy putting a smile on someone’s face when we find the perfect Vehicle.
I have been married 25 years to my wife Dyan and have a dog named Charlie and 2 cats named Bella and Luna. As a life long Clevelander, my favorite family tradition is Cleveland Baseball games in the summer. I am fun and passionate and on my day off I enjoy the movies, dinner, or golf.
The best advice I have ever heard; “Only pack what you can carry yourself”.
My favorite thing about working at Eastside is getting to interact with customers and staff. I also love to get to show the customers their new vehicles once they’re all cleaned up.
I am a lifelong Clevelander and I got into the industry because I know one of the owners.
I’d describe myself in 2 words as a “fun guy” and my favorite family tradition is watching the Puppy Bowl every year. On my days off, I like to ride my bicycle, and I also collect watches. I have a girlfriend, 3 kids, and a cat named Paws.
The best advice I’ve ever heard is, “Don’t sweat the little things.”
My favorite thing about working with Eastside customers is getting to know the needs of our customers and help them become part of the Eastside Family. I am a lifelong Clevelander and my favorite thing about working for Eastside is the flexibility of my job.
I love to network! It is most satisfying to help people make the right decision regarding their next vehicle. I got into the industry by starting out as an accomplished Tupperware Manager. Pat would always ask me to stop selling Tupperware and come work for him, and he finally got me!
I am loyal, tenacious, and friendly. My favorite family tradition is making homemade Italian food and pastries with my children and grandchildren. On my days off, I love cooking, baking, and entertaining family and friends! I also collect recipes.
I have been married to my husband Jack Pawlowski for nearly 50 years. We have three children; John, and twins Jackie and Michael, and eight wonderful grandchildren.
The best advice I’ve ever heard is; “Treat everyone the way you want to be treated”.
I am a lifelong Clevelander-I was born and raised here.
I got into the industry because I have been around cars my whole life. I am focused and dedicated and my favorite part of the job and working with the Eastside customers is keeping customers happy and satisfied.
I have the best wife ever! My family is very happy and comfortable. My favorite family tradition is holiday get-togethers.
On my days off, I like to spend time with my family. I also collect knives and guns.
The best advice I’ve ever heard; “Expect the worst, hope for the best.”