Meet the Staff of Amato Mitsubishi

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Evan Elsila

Edgar Perez

Brian Ranson



JR Amato
General Manager

Walter Davis
Business Manager

Walter has been with Amato Automotive Group for over 15 years.   He started off in Sales before becoming a Floor Manager.   He has been the Business Manager for over 5 years.  Walter has a large family which includes 2 daughters and a son.  Most of them are employed at Amato Automotive

Ken Blanchard
Used Car Manager

Ken Blanchard has been a Manager with Amato Automotive for 9 years as a Used Car Manager.  With the addition of the Mitsubishi franchise, he has been assisting with new car responsibilities as well.  Ken is a Deacon at his church.  Ken is happily married and has 2 boys.  Ken enjoys listening to smooth jazz

Darrell Coleman
New Car Manager

Darrell started working with the Amato Automotive Group in 2006.  He is in sales but assists in management with New Mitsubishi Sales and training.  You have seen him often on television with our Saturday show and 414 spotlight

Michael Johnson
Preferred Credit Manager

Michael started in sales with Amato Automotive in 2012 before getting promoted to his current Management position in 2016.  Mike is happily married and a proud father of 2 young boys.   Mike is a Pittsburg Steelers fan, and we try not to hold that against him



Clarke Wright
Sales Professional

Demetris Franklin
Sales Professional

Demetris has been selling cars since 1998.  He is not only Mitsubishi Certified but also a product expert in Toyota, Honda, Lincoln, Mercury, Chevrolet, Jeep, and Dodge! He has been married to his wife Joyce for over 3 years.  He does not consider himself as a sales person, rather an expert solution provider.  Demetris prides himself in assisting people with vehicle loans where other places told them they could not



PCC Account Manager

Myoka just joined the Amato Mitsubishi Team.  She is an upbeat individual who enjoys spending time with her friends and family



Mike Evans
Service Manager

Mike is the Service Manager for both John Amato Hyundai and Mitsubishi Stores

Chris Minor
Service Advisor

Chris has been in the automotive business for 32 years!  He has worked in every aspect of the Service Department from Lube Technician to Service Management.  Not only does he handle the Mitsubishi Service,  he works closely with John Amato ensuring all of the used vehicles are checked and properly set up for the consumer to buy.  Chris has been with Amato Automotive for over 7years.    He is a father of 9 and has 13 grandchildren  

Service Technician

Frank has been a Service Technician at Amato Automotive for over 10 years!  He has been working on vehicles since the age of 15.  Aside from Mitsubishi, he also enjoys working on GM Products. When he is not at work, he enjoys taking care of his wife and working on projects around the home

Service Technician

Patrick has been working on cars for 45 years! When he is not at work he enjoys drag racing and riding his motorcycle

Service Technician

Scott has been working on cars since 1991.  He is a Certified Mitsubishi Technician but is also an expert in Hyundai, General Motors, and Subaru. He has worked with the Amato Group since 2012.  In his free time, you will see him out and about on his Harley Davidson.  

Service Technician

Glen has been working on vehicles since he was a kid, but his professional career started in 1993.  He has been with the Amato Group for over 5 years now.  When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife.  They will be celebrating their 15th anniversary this year