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  • Jordan Simpson
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager

  • Dale Pominville
    Sales Consultant
    (269) 353-5245

    Hello, My name is Dale Pominville. I am a Toyota Master certified sales person and have been in the automobile business for over 25 years. I have had the pleasure of selling and servicing 2nd and 3rd generations of satisfied customers. I have been happily married for 26 years and we are the proud parents of two sons. Your business is important to myself and our dealership. You will be amazed at the level of professionalism you will receive from Metro Toyota.

    Dale Pominville

  • Tony McAdam
    Assistant Pre-Owned Sales Manager

  • Ken Karakula
    Sales Consultant
    (269) 353-5271

    A graduate of Ferris State University and Wayne State University,  he was a Funeral Director and Managing Partner of RDMG Funeral Homes in Portage, MI before retiring in 1998.  Ken began his auto sales career at Maple Hill Auto Group where he was Assistant Sales Manager and Salesperson of the Year 1999-2005.  He joined Metro Toyota in 2006 and has been Salesperson of the Year 15 years in a row from 2007-2021. Ken was ranked in the top 10 in TCUV Sales in the Cincinnati Region as a Platinum Level Certified consultant for 2015 & 2016. He is a member of Berean Baptist Church in Portage and former Soccer Coach and Athletic Booster Club Member at Heritage Christian Academy in Kalamazoo. Ken has been married to Carolyn Lambrix Karakula since 1976 and they have 8 children and 13 grandchildren who all reside in the Kalamazoo area. Ken's goal is to provide you "Smiles for Miles" :) 

    Ken Karakula

    Ken Karakula Sr

  • Don Leitow
    Sales Consultant
    (269) 353-5206

    Don was born in Bridgman, MI. and moved to the Kalamazoo area in 2008 when he married his lovely wife, Rebecca.  They have three young children and enjoy biking, running, camping and an active lifestyle. Don has been with Toyota for over 13 years, the last 4 serving the Kalamazoo community working at Metro Toyota.

    Don Leitow

  • Tedd Shipp
    Sales Consultant
    (269) 353-5254

    Tedd is a 20 year resident of the Greater Kalamazoo area. He has been married to his wife Marie for over 25 years and they have 2 boys Justin and James.  Tedd's education includes a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Cardiology and a minor in Entomology. Prior to Metro Toyota, he worked in both Nuclear Cardiology and PET scanning. His experience in patient care has taught Tedd to be extremely patient and compassionate.  He takes great pride in determining what his customers are looking for and working hard to help them achieve their goals. Tedd enjoys sports and has been coaching high school football for 15 years and previously officiating high school athletics for nearly 10 years. His diverse hobbies include cooking, playing guitar, golf and participating in the Northstar chapter of BNI.

    Tedd Shipp

  • Blane Kurzmann

    Blane has always applied the "Golden Rule" to life. His background includes owning a small business in Plainwell, MI for nearly 2 decades. He is new to Automotive Sales but keeps a reputation based on honesty and integrity. He and his beautiful wife Asha have 2 children and 2 dogs. He enjoys being a Cub Scout leader, boating, gardening, and enjoying nature.

    Blane Kurzmann

  • Andy Elkantar
    Pre-Owned Sales Consultant

  • Liem Nguyen
    Sales Consultant