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Walter has worked in the automotive industry since 1993 and started with Koons in July 2007. He has held positions as a Sales Representative, Sales Manager, and General Manager. Walter attended Faber College from 1983 to 1991 and graduated from the NADA dealer academy in 2007.
Walter and his wife Luz have three boys: Chase, William and Andrew. The boys keep the family busy playing baseball and football.
Cathy entered the car business and joined Koons in 1989. She likes working with the people she has met with over the years here at Koons. She tells us there is always room to grow within the organization. Cathy enjoys spending time with her two daughters, going to watch basketball and staying busy.
Ali has been in the automobile business since 2002 when he joined Koons. He enjoys the friendly & fun atmosphere. He says he actually enjoys going to work each day. In his free time he likes to work out & go fishing.
Steve entered the automobile business in July 2009 when he started working for Koons Arlington Toyota. He says the best aspect of his role at Koons is meeting people and seeing how pleased they are when they drive off in their new vehicle.
Prior to joining the team at Koons, Steve built homes in the Atlanta area for a number of years. Steve enjoys spending time with his wife and two adult children.
Alex entered the automotive business in 1995 and has been with Koons since March 1997. The work he does at Koons Arlington Toyota is one of the most gratifying jobs he has ever had. He gets to work with his clients to help them get a new car and he uses his resources to help them stay within their budget. That's Gratifying !
The things he loves to do most when not at work are cooking, working out, and traveling. Also, spending time with his niece, nephew's, cousins and friends top the list of leisure time activities.
Alex is fluent in Arabic and French.
Leo has worked in the automotive industry since 1990 and started with Koons in 2007. He says Koons is a great company to work for and he enjoys the fast pace and rewarding environment.
In his free time he likes to spend time with his kids, play soccer and cycle.
Leo is fluent in Spanish
Oscar speaks Spanish fluently.
Chetan started working for Koons in August 2009. He has been Toyota Certified since January 2010. Chetan previously worked for a non-profit religious organization for 15 years that enabled him to travel internationally. So, he is experienced at working with people coming from different backgrounds. Chetan is a very friendly, fun-loving guy who loves making friends and interacting with people. Chetan enjoys helping customers with their needs and concerns giving them a pleasant shopping experience. His philosophy is that buying a car should be a fun experience. What he likes the most about his job is watching a customer leave the dealership driving their new car after having that fun experience.
Chetan met his wife at Koons when she briefly worked at the dealership. She now works for Arlington Public Schools teaching visually impaired children. In his free time, he likes reading, biking, exploring the great city of Washington D.C. He is experienced in international cuisines and loves exploring new recipes.
Steve began in the car business in 1981. He is lucky enough to have worked for 3 members of the Koons Family ...John Koons Jr, Joe Koons and now Jim Koons. He began with Jim Koons in 2010.
He enjoys the hometown atmosphere and feel of the Arlington dealership (Family Owned and Family Run) coupled with the large selection of vehicles available. Because of the location he considers himself very fortunate to meet a wide variety of clientele from all walks of life.
He loves to spend time with family every chance he gets! He enjoys running competitively, getting ready for a Triathlon, Photography, and Bonsai.
Tache is originally from Barranquilla, Colombia. He started in the car business in 1992 and started with Koons in April 2004. During his time in the auto industry, Tache has earned the "Century Ford History" and the "Leaders and Legends" award. Tache is happily married to his wife, Lucia.
He fluently speaks Spanish.
April entered the car business and joined Koons in January 2013. April enjoys working at Koons because she is learning so much. Every day is exciting.
When away from Koons she likes to spend time with her girls.
Paul entered the automotive business in 1989 and has been with Koons since August 2011. He enjoys the friendly environment and great staff at Koons Arlington.
He most enjoys playing golf and hanging out with friends when he is not at work.
Ken began is career in the car business in 1987. He joined Koons Arlington Toyota in 2009 in the used car department. He likes the size of the dept and sells mostly used vehicles. Many times if he does not have the car at the Arlington location he is able to find one and get it here for his customer.
David entered the car business and joined Koons in June 2007. The thing he likes most about working at Koons is selling cars.
Time away from the dealership is spent sleeping and watching movies.
David is fluent in Spanish.
Edil has been in the car business since Oct 2002 and he joined Koons in 2009. Edil really enjoys the people at Koons and the says everyone is easy to work with. He enjoys spending time playing basketball, riding bicycles, fishing and fixing cars.
Mike started in the auto industry in 2007 and started working for Koons in 2011. Mike is a Certified Toyota Sales Consultant as well as ASE certified, 609 certified, and Alldata certified. He says, "I love cars!" He has a couple of toys of his own which he has driven in many HPDE events.
Mike's family is from New Jersey. He describes himself as a laid back and relaxed person who likes to listen more than talk.
Bruno has been in the auto business since 2006 with Koons Arlington Toyota. He enjoys working for Toyota because of the integrity that is shown to customers. Bruno's family are also Toyota lovers and have owned many Toyotas through the years.
Bruno is originally from Bolivia and was raised in Virginia since he was nine years old. He enjoys everything that has to do with sports especially football, basketball, and soccer. Bruno also enjoys a night out with friends.
Diego entered the automobile business in 2005 when he started working for Koons Arlington Toyota. He most likes that he stays busy all the time while at Koons.
In his free time, Diego enjoys spending time with family, playing basketball & chess, and working out.
Diego is fluent in Spanish.
Henry began is career in the car business in 2004 when he joined a sister Koons dealership. He joined Koons Arlington Toyota in 2007. He likes meeting people and finding the vehicle that meets their needs. He says Koons is a great company to work for.
Henry enjoys is time off and likes to take his children on a bike ride, running, or playing soccer.
Henry speaks Spanish fluently.
He began working with the Koons organization October 2011. He is studying at Marymount University in Arlington, Virgina. His major is Pk-6 Studies for a Teaching License. He hopes to become a successful teacher. He has coached, but now plays soccer in the Arlington area.
Rosa joined Koons Arlington Toyota in July 2012. Rosa enjoys that the people at Koons are kind. In her time away from the dealership, she likes to be with friends and go shopping.
Jennifer entered the automobile business in February 2012 when she started working for Koons Arlington Toyota. Jennifer enjoys learning something new every day.
In her free time, she likes to spend time with her children and family.
Ermek started in the automotive industry and at Koons in June 2011. He has a passion to sell cars because he loves driving. He is eager to guide you through your next new car purchase process.
Chris has worked in the automotive business since December 1989 and started with Koons in April 2008. Working with our guests and his staff is what he likes most about his position at Koons Arlington Toyota. Also, meeting many different types of people as we help them to get happily involved with our products and services. Chris thinks of his staff like family. He is constantly challenging the sales staff to be the best they can be. He wants them to deliver an exceptional experience to every client they touch.
When away from the dealership, it's all about family! With a wife and four kids, there is always something to do. There are a variety of sports and activities to keep them very busy. The opportunity at Koons allows him the flexibility to offer them a safe, wonderful environment to grow and learn.
Darlene has worked for Koons since July 2005.
Haythem has been selling cars since 1999 for Koons. He enjoys the outdoors, especially fishing. He also loves spending time with his family.
Haythem speaks Arabic, French, and Spanish fluently.
Penny started the automobile business in February 2012 when she started working for Koons Arlington Toyota. Penny enjoys her super friendly co-workers and the fast paced atmosphere, which keeps her energized. She likes to explore Washington, DC on the weekends to find good restaurants, festivals, and exhibits.
Sou entered the automobile business in 1997 and joined Koons Arlington Toyota in May 2012. He most enjoys taking care of our customers. In his free time, he races motorcycles at track events, works on cars & bikes, fishes, and mountain bikes. He has a "Need for Speed".
Julio entered the automobile business in 2003 when he started working for Koons. He likes the professionalism and his coworkers.
Julio's time away from the dealership is spent with family, lifting weights, fixing things around the house, and biking.
Julio is fluent in Spanish.
Allen is fluent in Farsi & Turkish.
Kent likes interacting with and meeting people says the Koons team is "Awesome". He most enjoys helping his customers find the perfect vehicle. In his free time, he likes to watch football and movies, go bowling, writing, cooking and taking his fiance out for a dates.
Chiraz started working in the automobile business in 2010. She says "the greatest part of my job is meeting people and seeing how pleased they are when they drive off in a new car." Prior to joining Koons, Chiraz worked in the healthcare industry. She enjoys spending time with her family and her 3 year old son.
Chiraz speaks Arabic, Spanish and French.
Jose has been in the car business since 1995. He joined Koons in 2005. Jose likes that he works for a growing company. He enjoys helping customers that primarily speak Spanish. He is able to help his customers buy the right parts the first time. Jose likes to spend his free time with family going to the park, the zoo, or to a museum. Summertime adds family time at the beach.
Maria joined Koons Arlington Toyota in April 2012. She likes the people she gets to work with and learning new things. In her time away from the dealership, she likes hanging out with friends, playing softball, watching movies, and reading.
Peter entered the car business when he started with Koons Arlington in 2008. He enjoys the people he works with at the dealership.
In his free time he likes to go fishing.
Peter speaks Arabic and French fluently.
Alan entered the car business in June 2011 and joined Koons Arlington Toyota in May 2012. Alan enjoys supporting the sales team by specializing in internet sales. In his free time, he enjoys live music and dancing.
Oleg entered the car business when he started with Koons Arlington in January 2012. He enjoys working close to home, the communication with his customers, and sharing skills with his co-workers. He also likes knowing what is new in the car world.
In his free time, he likes sporting activities, traveling, bike riding, spending time with his wife, and fishing.
Oleg speaks Russian and Romanian.
Shauna entered the car business and joined Koons in August 2006. She enjoys working with a great team of people. She says the working at Koons gives you the opportunity to meet and help people with their service request.
While not at Koons she likes to play tennis, read books, go shopping, and travel.
Jason has worked in the automotive industry since 1985 and started with Koons in 1999. He likes the challenges that he faces as the shop foreman and enjoys the positive & supportive environment.
He likes to spend time with his family when he is not at Koons Arlington. He also enjoys gardening and restoring antique garden tractors.
When Ty first arrived in New York City back in the 1980s to join his wife and children, he had no clue what to do to make a living and support his family. Since he had a business background, he joined John Hancock Insurance Company located in Long Island. He found selling intangible products to be very challenging but quickly found out that he could make a living out at it. In 1999, Ty moved from New York to Virginia. Here again, the question of what to do gave him some sleepless nights. A friend of his suggested that if he were so good at selling intangible products, he might be super good at selling tangible products like cars. So, in 2000, Ty started working for Koons, and it became his first experience in the automotive business. He is one of the few septuagenarians working for Koons. He is grateful and enjoying every moment of it.
Shant has been in the automobile business since 2012 when he joined Koons. He enjoys the friendly and challenging atmosphere.
In his free time he likes going to the gym, socializing with friends, listening to music and playing the drums.
passion for cars and people has led to his career in the automotive industry
since 2002. He has held positions as a Porter, Sales Representative, Buyer, and
Sales Manager. Working alongside his father in the business for 10 years has
given him the tools to take his knowledge of the business to the next level at
As the Used Car Finance Manager at Koons Arlington Toyota, Ali has had the opportunity to further his appreciation and love for cars even further. He takes pride in what he does and believes that teamwork is the key to success.
of work, Ali enjoys playing soccer, grilling his special chicken kabob recipe
for friends, watching the Redskins beat the Cowboys, and most of all spending
time with his wife and son.
Sam entered the automotive business in 2003 and has been with Koons since 2005. He enjoys the team work atmosphere in the service department.
In his free time enjoys spending time with family, riding his road bike. Sam is also an amateur cook.
Sam speaks Spanish fluently.
Jesse entered the car business and joined Koons in August 2012. She most enjoys the people at Koons.
Free time means cooking, baking, and just relaxing.
Mustapha has worked for Koons since 2004