Team Members

Click on one of the people below to find out more information.


Paul Jones
General Manager
(219) 374-7171

Fun Fact: He met his beautiful wife Jill when she was an upset customer & he was a Service Manager just trying to help her.  Most of his customers don't really fall in love with him like Jill did, but they all sure do like him a lot!  

   With 20+ years of automotive experience at Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Cadillac, Buick, GMC, Chevy, Hyundai & Ford, he knows how to help you in the best ways for Service & Sales. Experience dealing with the factory, involved up front with customers, returns phone calls promptly, takes ownership of customer concerns, motivates & trains his staff daily, high integrity & a strong commitment to faith & family.

   We trust him with the two most valuable things we have in this business - our clients & our team here at James CDJR Cedar Lake.

Brian Davis
General Sales Manager
(219) 374-7171

Brian has been in the Auto Industry for 10 plus years. He is currently our General Sales Manager & assistant Finance Manager. He has been married to his high school sweetheart for over 4 years. In his spare time Brian enjoys hanging out with his wife helping her study as she is currently at Medical School. He also likes to catch a pick up game of basketball, his nickname is "The BrickLAYER" & he is not even in the union.

Quincy Britton
Used Vehicle Manager
(219) 374-7171

   Quincy has been in the Auto Industry for 10 plus years. He started in the Express Lane & has since worked his way up to become the Used Vehicle Sales Manager. He is also a level 2 Chrysler Master Tech.

Quincy enjoys spending time with his beautiful daughters when he is not at work. He also enjoys a good pick up game of basketball. His favorite sports team is the Chicago Bulls.


Bryan Krupske
Finance Manager
(219)374 -7171



Jennifer Bilka
Head Cashier
(219) 374-7171

Nerissa Fezler

Nerissa is a first year Business student at Purdue Northwest. She can't wait to see where her classes take her for understanding the world of business. However, she does know her strong work ethic for dedication will take her anywhere.


Lot Specialists

Rich "The Man" Miller
Lot / Building Manager
(219) 374-7171

    Rich retired from serving our Country & has been in the car business ever since. He's "The Man" for a reason & that's because he knows everything about a dealership from the front door to the back. He has 20 grandchildren & still has a full head of hair. 

Rob Villa
Assistant Lot Manager
(219) 374-7171

   Rob has been working with cars since the age of 19. He's one funny guy, who has been doing stand-up comedy for 8 years now. He is a huge fan of Comic books & their movies.

Adan Camarena
(219) 374-7171

Adan has detail experience of over 6+ years. He has one child & loves to pick up a game of basketball. He is a fan of the Dodge car line-up, but his favorite is the Dodge Durango. As soon as they came out with the all in one styled tail light he was in love.

Abel Michels
Lot Specialist
(219) 374-7171

Jacob Wiltijer
World Renowned "Specialist"
(219) 374-7171

  Jacob is a Tech Savy employee & Video game enthusiast. He loves to play any type of video game on the market. He likes history because he loves a good story.


Service Department

Nick Youngblood
Service Director

Nick has been in the Auto Industry for 20+ years on the Sales & the Service side. He loves taking care of his customers as well as teaching his employees how to be the best that they can be. He is the father of 5 wonderful children including a set of triplets. He is a huge Chicago Bears fan.

Russell Jablonski
Service Advisor
(219) 374-7171

Russ is a Certified Chrysler & Mopar Service Advisor for 25 amazing years. Russ loves the Chicago Cubs & the Chicago Bears.

Jackie Wise

Jennifer Flanagan
Service Writer
(219) 374-7171

Jennifer is new to our team but has been involved in the Auto Industry for 15 plus years. She is certified with Mopar & has won many awards for her amazing service. She is a huge Chicago Cubs fan. 

Jennifer Tharp
Warranty Guru
(219) 374-7171

Jennifer has been in the Auto Industry for 11 plus years. She started out as a night time cashier & worked her way up. She has been happily married for 5 years, has 3 dogs & is a huge Cubs fan.


Sales Department

Luke Milan
Product Specialist
(708) 945-5392

   Luke has been a salesperson at James CDJR Cedar Lake for 8 years now with a 5.0 rating on Dealer rater. He has been a certified salesperson every year he has been here. He was in a band for 5 years as a musician playing the guitar. 

JohnMario Cappetto
Product Specialist
(219) 765-5952

John Mario has been in sales for 16 plus years, he will pick up anything as a hobby, but loves to Skateboard & play the guitar. John has spent a lot of time updating & renovating his new home.

"Big" John Crawford
Product Specialist
(815) 573-3094

   Big John is Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram & Dealer Rater Certified as a salesperson. He has been in the auto business for 21 plus years. He & his beautiful wife Janet have been married for 28+ years & have 2 children. John loves to go fishing & work in his garden.    

Danon "Cam" Cameron

Cam has been in the auto industry for 3 plus years with Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Ram. 
He is a Father to 2 amazing kids & loves to pick up a game of Football in his free time. His favorite team is the Chicago Bears.


Express Lube

Joe Kowalczyk
Lube Tech
(219) 374-7171

Joe has been with Bobb Auto for 2 plus years. He is a very big asset to the dealership in many ways from driving across country to pick up vehicles from other dealers to making sure that our vehicles on the lot are ready for sale.

Nick Dyman
Lube Tech

   Nick is new to the Bobb Auto team and is doing a great job in our express lane.

Ethan Pinkerton
Lube Tech

   Ethan is new to the Bobb Auto team and is doing a great job in our express lane.

Terrance Boyd
Service/Lube Tech



Amy Smith
(219) 374-7171

Amy has been in the car business for a total of 34 years. She has 5 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild & she loves them with all her heart. Her dream would be to live in a lake house on the beach, because it's one of her favorite places to be on a nice warm summer day.

Amanda Stoltz
Title Clerk
(219) 374-7171

Amanda started at the BMV right after high school & worked there for 5.5 years. She transitioned to the car business in 2014 & has been there ever since. She has a beautiful amazing daughter.

Heather Hitzelburger
Title Clerk
(219) 374-7171

Before joining James CDJR Cedar Lake Heather worked for a local body shop. Heather started working at James CDJR Cedar Lake as our head cashier. She has quickly moved her way up within the company. She is now the Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable and does our Warranty Cancellations. Always eager to learn new things about the car business Heather is great addition to our Bobb Cars Team! As a Wife and Mother of 4 she is always on the go!


Business Development

Tracy Cross
Customer Service Specialist
(219) 374-7171

   Tracy takes care of Internet leads & loves to help every customer find the vehicle they're looking for. She has been with James CDJR Cedar Lake for 3 years now. She is married with 2 children. She is a lifelong resident of the area and her favorite hobby is getting out to go camping with the family in her free time. 


Parts Department

Rory Heppe
Parts Director
(219) 374-7171

Rory has spent 20 years in the car business. He loves to camp and take his 23 ft Chaparral out boating. Rory is a passionate Sox baseball fan as well. 

Mark Ogibovic
Parts Advisor
(219) 374-7171

Mark has been working with cars since the age of 15. He did drag racing from 1996-1999 and worked at car dealerships since 2000. He is currently married with 3 kids and just about everyone in the family has a nice hot rod to drive and race. 

    In his spare time he still attends car shows and drag races. The fastest he's ever gone was 156 mph in 10.24 seconds on a quarter mile track. The quickest race he had was 8.69 seconds, but he couldn't remember how fast he went. It was so fast, it blew his mind, or maybe it was all that racing fuel going to his head, after all those years. 

Alex Foresta
Parts & Service Advisor
(219) 374-7171

   At the beginning of his relationship with Bobb Auto Group Alex knew absolutely nothing about cars. Bobb Auto took him in and treated him like family. He has worked in several departments part, express, service, detail & is an extremely talented young man with a bright future.

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