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Jeff Chiero
Dealer Principal
815.939.9600 ext. 1242

Jeff moved down to the Kankakee area to open up Court Street Ford in 1983. Outside of the dealership he enjoys golfing, gardening, and spending time with his grandson. Few people know that his first job was bagging groceries, and that he has completed the Boston Marathon. Jeff enjoyed listening to Queen in his 1970 Nova SS (his first car), and still prefers to listen to Queen on any road trip to this day! Along with all the time that Jeff spends at the dealership he makes time to participate in the Bishop McNamara Foundation Board, Ford Dealer Association Board, Ford Dealer Advisory Board, and the Italian American Sons of Italy. We wonder when he has time to rest as well...

Jeff Sproul
General Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1230

Jeff has been at Court Street Ford for over 22 years now, and started his career here as the Service Director. Going way bike his first job was a paperboy. Outside of working, Jeff enjoys fishing and riding bikes with his wife. He also coaches high school football at Bradley-Bourbonnais High School. While cruising around in his first car (his Grandma's 1964 Oldsmobile) he was given the nicknames of "The Doctor" and "Ironman."



Kai Hansen
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600

Brittany Mercier
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600

Shaun Bowen
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600

Bob Crane
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600 x1240

Brad Marcukaitis
Sales Manager
(815) 939-9600 x1235

Brad has been with us at Court Street Ford for 13 years and has lived in the area for nearly 20. Outside of work he loves spending time with his family - mainly his two children and four grandchildren - helping out at church, and watching the Bears and Cubs. His first job was working at the Shores of Killarney in Peotone and he is a Gulf War Combat Vet.

Elizabeth James
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600 x1238

Elizabeth has been with us for over a year and has been in the area her whole life. She has three children and teaches local fitness/yoga classes. She's proud to say her first job was as a 'Dilly Dipper' at Dairy Queen, and she participates in both Acting Out Theater Co. and Kankakee Valley Theatre Association.

Emilio Vela
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600 x1264

Emilio has just started with us and his spent whole life here (minus the three years spent in the Army). When he's not here he helps out with the family business - Pizza Stone Express in Momence. His first car was 'the family minivan', and on road trips he likes listening to Chicago-based hard rockers Disturbed.

Jake Jakubowski
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600 x1239

Joe Meyer
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600 x1232

Jon Strand
Sales Manager
(815) 939-9600 x1234

Jon has been with us 17 years - he started in sales right out of high school (BBCHS grad!). His first car was a Ford Ranger, and outside of work he loves spending time with his wife and son.

Tina Davis
Product Specialist
(815) 939-9600 x1233

Travien Glass
Product Specialist
815.939.9600 ext 1241

Travien started with Court Street Ford earlier this year. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family. His first job was at the K-Mart Warehouse, and something that not too many people know about him is that he started his own record label. Trey's first car was a Chevy Blazer, and his favorite music to drive to is the Gap Band, and Isley Brothers.



Andy Maisonneuve
Finance Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1231


Business Development

Amy Hoots
Service BDC
(815) 939-9600 x1227

Amy started with Court Street Ford in 2018. Outside of work she enjoys walking her 4 dogs, along with participating in the Samuel R Myers Foundation. Amy's first car was a Buick Regal, and on road trips she enjoys listening to Journey.

Anna Meyer
BDC Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1228

Anna has been with Court Street Ford since 2017. She has lived in the area for most of her life. Her first vehicle was a 2000 Ford Ranger. At home she spends time with her dog Ellie. She has been coined the nickname Topo Gigio.

Brandon Chiero
Marketing Director
815.939.9600 ext 1262

Brandon has been with Court Street Ford for as long as he can remember when he started as a lot attendant. The organizations that he belongs to outside of Court Street Ford are BNI, NADA, and the Kankakee Chamber of Commerce. Brandon's favorite artist to listen to on a road trip is The Offspring.

Wes Sproul
Business Development Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1266

Wes has been at Court Street Ford for over 7 years. He started as a lot attendant. Outside of work Wes enjoys running marathons, fishing, woodworking, and camping. After single-handedly empty the work refrigerator, he was given the nickname "The Human Garbage Disposal." If Wes, his wife, and his dog Dany are going for a road trip they are going to be listening to Walk the Moon for the majority of it.


Office Staff

Diane Spry
(815) 939-9600

Fran Phelps
Office Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1226

Karen Gemo
Title Clerk
815.939.9600 ext 1245

Kim Emerson
Accounts Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1223

Marleina Michaels
815.939.9600 ext 1247

Melissa Hauert

Melissa has been with Court Street Ford for a year now. She has lived in the area for 42 years, and her first job was a bagger at a local grocery store. Outside of working, she enjoys making memories with her daughter, hanging out with family and friends, beach days, and day trips on the weekends. Her favorite band to listen to on a road trip is Maroon 5.



Kevin Robinson
Service Advisor
(815) 939-9600 x1249

Jon Saindon
Service Technician

Debbie Raines
Service Advisor
815.939.9600 ext 1248

John Williams
Service Advisor
815.939.9600 ext 1265

Jeff Zummallen
Service Technician

Jeff Helopoulos
Service Technician

Jeff Swank
Service Director
815.939.9600 ext 1251

Jeff has been at Court Street Ford for over 22 years now. He started at Court Street Ford as a Service Writer. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys fishing, spending time with his family and 2 dogs. His first vehicle was a Ford E100.



Autumn Clevenger
Parts Counter
815.939.9600 ext 1244

Chuck Grayson
Parts Counter
815.939.9600 ext 1255

Dave Dodds
Parts Counter
815.939.9600 ext 1257

Todd Shelton
Parts Delivery Driver
815.939.9600 ext 1258


Quick Lane

Kim Nemitz
Quick Lane Advisor
(815) 939-9600 x1254

Kim started with us in 2018, and we are really excited for her future here at Court Street Ford. She has a background in the automotive field with her first job as a service advisor at Farm and Fleet. Outside of work she remains busy taking care of her 2 dogs, bowling, and line dancing. Kim's favorite music to listen to on a road trip is country.

Mike Scering
Shop Foreman

Dan Highstreet
Quick Lane Technician

Art Meyer
Quick Lane Manager
815.8939.9600 ext 1253

Moe Muhammad
815.939.9600 ext 1250


Collision Center

Candy Triveline
Collision Center Manager
815.939.9600 ext 1261

Lyle Piggush

RJ Vinardi

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