Meet the Staff
We are proud of our loyal staff - without them, there would be no Happy Car Sales. Our philosopy has always been, "take care of your team and they will take care of our customers." That's what it's all about - we empower each of these fine people to make good decisions and do the right thing. We hope you'll agree with the personalized service you receive before and after the sale!
Frank (aka Papa) is Chief Operating Officer of HCS - the glue that keeps us together, as he handles the opening & new facility build-outs of all locations, and can fix anything that is needed. All of the staff look up to him. Frank lives in Miramar with his wife Victoria since coming here from Cuba over 34 years ago. Frank was a member of the Cuba National Water Polo team.
Richard is a member of our sales team in Fort Lauderdale, a Bronx NY native, this guy will show you how to make big bucks in the crypto currency market.
Shiva is our Regional Manager, overseeing all HCS locations, personnel, and operations. Originally from Tridad, has been a great leader & veteran in the auto industry here in South Florida since 2006. An avid blackjack player, huge Miami sports fan, always has a smile on his face!
Mike is a 40 year veteran in car business and one of the nicest guys you'll meet! Mike has lived in South Florida for over 20 years migrating from Brooklyn, NY. A team player in every sense of the word, he handles purchasing of our units. Affectionately known to our family as "Momma Luke" we're glad to have him part of the team!
Romi leads up our insurance verification department to ensure all of our customers have coverage. As a fellow business owner, Romi is a huge asset in helping keep things organized and correct. She lives in Fort Lauderdale with her surfer husband John and her daughter Reina, who brings her all the joy in the world. We're very grateful to have her on our team - and she's very tough :-)
Corey is one of our sales representatives that works at our Oakland Park sales lot on Dixie Hwy. A native Upstate New Yorker, Corey came to South Florida in 2016 with his lovely GF Susan. An avid wood worker in his spare time, need something built out of wood, he's your guy!
Stephanie is a collections specialist working out of our corporate office. Born & raised in South Florida, she resides with her 6 yr old daughter Sarai, who is her WORLD! When not collecting cash for us, she hits the gym, watches movies, and of course, a little (or a lot) of shopping.
T.J. is based out of Oakland Park & part of our business development team assisting with online/internet sales & leads. Affectionately called "Pipes" in the office (he doesn't miss many days @ the gym), he has great energy in helping bring net new business to our sales team. Quite the "dancer" as well - this guy knows how to have fun!
Grant assists our towing & REPO acquisitions and is one of our lead mechanic in Oakland Park. The Lead Member of our "9 Lives Club", Grant is a proud father of 3, this guy can repair just about anything. He is a big asset and we're glad to have him part of the team.
Denise has many talents and oversees our recon facility in Lake Worth and manages our REPO's/towing/logistics for our vehicles to be in the right place. Denise is from New York originally (and you can DEFINITELY tell), beautiful dog momma to Lolly & Rusty Pop, full of energy, a laugh that you'll never forget, she's a valuable piece of our puzzle helping us in any manner we need her help.
Linda is a great veteran in the auto business here in South Florida for 20 years. Originally from Brooklyn, she moved to Florida in 1978, a true Floridian now! During her free time, Linda is GREAT cook & an educator for the Humane Society in Broward County and teach chair yoga. And guess, she's a Mets & Jets fan (sorry Dolphins & Yankees followers)
Alison oversees our corporate office and helps keep things in line for company. A native Floridian, she grew up in Fort Lauderdale and is a veteran of the auto business for 30 years - WOW! A huge life-long Dolphins fan, enjoys the beach, dancing and can crack a joke with the best of them.
Rufi was an excellent salesperson for us in Oakland Park, then he moved to Fort Pierce and just received a promotion in December 2021 to manage our newest location in Fort Pierce. He's done an outstanding job with sales and customer service and has earned his new role. One of the most friendly & outgoing people you'll ever meet! Prior to coming to Happy he was bartender for 10+ years and had a love for the car business - now he has his chance to oversee his location in Fort Pierce and we're glad to have him on the team. Originally from Camden, NJ with his outgoing wife Brenda and their 3 young children - come by and welcome Rufi to the Treasure Coast!
Michael is our Director of Operations, managing our customers and incoming leads, making magic happen with vehicle sales for our South Florida locations. A dedicated & tireless professional, originally from the Motor City Detroit, has over 25 years of experience. He will make sure each customer leaves with a smile in the vehicle that fits their budget and transportation needs.
Mike handles all of our accounting needs for HCS, not an easy task. Originally from Michigan, Mike resides in Fort Lauderdale for the past 30 years. When not handling our numbers, Mike enjoys fast cars, counting his own cash, and just chilling at home.
An avid Yankees fan, Gerry brings over 15 years of experience in the auto sales industry, takes great pride in putting our customers in the best vehicle as our lead sales professional, and helps with our reconditioning team. Originally from New Jersey, Gerry has been in South Florida for over 28 years and is ready to help any way possible. Ask him about his custom fish tank.
Iesha i.e., "Lady Diva" handles all collections and documentation for our sales locations in Fort Pierce and Lake Worth. She comes to us with great experience with auction & new car dealer dealers, as she worked with our Office Manager Alison. A great mom with 3 kids, she's very intelligent and helps keeps us focused.
Anthony is a man of many talents as he oversees our reconditioning of vehicles in Fort Pierce, assist with towing/REPO's, detailing, light mechanical work. A great team player, we're happy to have him on our team.
Corey is our fun-loving leader at our original location on State Road 84 in Fort Lauderdale. He's great with our customers and is a true team player here @ HCS and a member of the "9 lives club." When he's not selling cars, he enjoys fast boats, a great meal, and the lovely ladies of South Florida.
Kim handles our detailing and will step in to help with "face to face" collections in Fort Pierce. A quality person & loyal team member, she enjoys hanging at the beach, fishing, and spending time with her husband Anthony, who works by her side as our on-site mechanic and recon professional.
Rick is our veteran sales professional in Fort Pierce. With over 20+ years in the auto business, there's not much Rick hasn't witnessed in his day. He enjoys the Treasure Coast and we're glad to have him on our team!
Adam is part of our Business Development Center, helping bring in new business in Fort Lauderdale.
Originally from Boston (Sorry Dolphin fans), Ronnie is part of our sales team in Fort Pierce. With almost 4 decades of automotive sales experience, he is a definite asset to our team. He loves his kids & grandchild and look out ladies, this is guy is single and so ready to mingle.
Gustavo is a veteran in the auto industry and brings a great deal of knowledge and professionalism to our Oakland Park location. He lives with his wife, 2 kids in Hialeah. Very hard worker, does everything he can daily to make us and his family better. Gustavo enjoys a little basketball & checking out his Miami Marlins on the diamond.
Vicky handles all insurance claims and verifications for each of the Happy locations here in South Florida. She lives here in Ft Lauderdale with her amazing son Sensei. Vicky loves doing anything with Sensei, enjoys swimming, shooting pool (watch out sharks), shooting guns (now you better really watch out), and bowling.
David, a family man with his wife & 2 daughters, is the leader of our sales location in Lake Worth. A strong manager & veteran of the automotive sales industry, David does what it takes to get the job done. He's passionate about his girls, basketball, and creating a strong future for Happy Car Sales and his family.