12351 E Arapahoe Rd Centennial, CO 80112 Sales: 303-636-9000

Meet the Staff of Colorado Auto Finders

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Ali Awada - President & CEO

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 Ali Awada, the owner of Colorado Auto Finders, began business in 2001. He recently upgraded to a newer, bigger facility to accommodate demand. Since the move, Colorado Auto Finders has increased its inventory significantly and expanded its team as well. Mr. Awada firmly believes that customers are the focal point of a successful business. He works diligently to provide the best vehicle buying experience for customers at some of the most competitive prices in the Denver area. 

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Oscar Isom - Vice President

303-636-9000 - isom@coautofinders.com

Oscar Isom is the Vice President of Colorado Auto Finders.  He has been part of the Finder Family since 2004 and adds a special touch of Southern hospitality to the dealership.

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George Sourial - General Manager

303-636-9000 - gsourial@coautofinders.com

George Sourial,  General Manager at Colorado Auto Finders, has been part of the Colorado Auto Finders family since 2017. Mr. Sourial has lived in Colorado for 24 years ago. He loves the beauty of the state and wide range of geography. Mr. Sourial has been in the automotive industry for 24 years. He enjoys meeting new people and providing them with quality cars at great prices. When Mr. Sourial is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 beautiful kids. You can also find him in the gym weight training or putting in miles cycling.

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David Russman - Sales Manager

303-636-9000 - drussman@coautofinders.com

David Russman is the sales manager of Colorado Auto Finders, and has been a part of the Colorado Auto Finders family since 2007. Mr. Russman originally moved to Colorado in 1992 and is happy to call it home. He has been in the automotive industry for 20 years and likes helping people meet their transportation needs.  In his spare time, Mr. Russman enjoys snowboarding & playing soccer, as well as spending time with family and friends!

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Tania Bailey - Office Manager

303-636-9000 - tbailey@coautofinders.com

Tania Bailey is the office manager and has been a part of the Colorado Auto Finders family since 2005. Organization is her special superpower and she loves ensuring that our dealership is operating smoothly and effectively. When Ms. Bailey is not working, she can often be found outdoors hiking and biking, volunteering at organizations for abused or neglected kids, or with her wonderful family.

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Lorene Muehe - Administrative Assistant

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Lorene Muehe is Colorado Auto Finders' receptionist. She is often the first face you see and the first person you talk to when you visit the dealership. When she's not at Colorado Auto Finders, she can often be found camping or fishing.  

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John Oquendo - Auto Consultant

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John "JP" Quendo is one of Colorado Auto Finders dedicated Auto Consultants. JP also works as a part time actor and can be seen on many of our commercials. When he's not finding his customers great cars at great deals or debuting on t.v., he can be found enjoying Colorado's beautiful terrain on a dirtbike. 

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Sam Zaghal - Auto Consultant

303-636-9000 - ozaghal@coautofinders.com

Sam Zaghal found his love for cars at an early age and knew he wanted to be in the automotive industry since he was a kid.  In his free time, Mr. Zaghal enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys MMA training and chopping prices one car at a time!

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Sean Russo - Floor Manager

720-787-4544 - srusso@coautofinders.com

Sean Russo is the Floor Manager at Colorado Auto Finders.  He moved around the country during his childhood and finally came to Colorado in 2002.  His family loved it here so much that they decided to stay.  Mr. Russo has been in the automotive industry for 9+ years now and is very passionate about cars and helping people. He is a big Broncos fan. He is also a fan of the Utah Jazz basketball team. 

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Doug Haskins - Auto Consultant

720-787-4546 - dhaskins@coautofinders.com

Doug Haskins has been in the automotive industry for over 30 years and comes with a wealth of knowledge. Doug moved to here from North Carolina seven years ago. When Doug is not busy helping his customers at Colorado Auto Finders, he enjoys riding his Harley in the beautiful Colorado mountains and renovating his house. 

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Eric Wiliams - Auto Consultant

303-636-9000 - ewilliams@coautofinders.com

Eric Williams has been with the Colorado Auto Finders family since June of 2014. If you need help, Mr. Williams is your go to guy! He is dedicated to finding the right car and the best deals for all his customers.

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Jacob Summers - Auto Consultant

720-787-4551 - jsummers@coautofinders.com

Jacob Summers' passion for cars can be traced back to his early childhood. As an adult, Jacob remains an avid car enthusiast and is excited to help his customers find great vehicles at great prices. When he isn't at Colorado Auto Finders, Jacob enjoys spending time with family. He is also a huge Colorado Sports Fan and loves watching the Denver Nuggets and Broncos! 

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Jesus Sandoval - Auto Consultant

720-787-4535 - jsandoval@coautofinders.com

Jesus Sandoval is a Colorado native who has been in the automotive industry for over 13 years. He is a huge sports fan, especially when it comes to the Denver Nuggets. Jesus is also bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.

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Phillip Shumate - Auto Consultant

720-787-4554 - pshumate@coautofinders.com

Phillip Shumate is one of the Automotive Consultants at Colorado Auto Finders, and has a background in financial services. As an Auto Consultant, he has found a passion for helping customers find the car that fits their budget and lifestyle! He is a family man, and a huge fan of all of Colorado's Sports Teams, especially the CU Buffs! Mr. Shumate has been in Colorado since the early 80s. 

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T Lam - Auto Consultant

720-787-4548 - tlam@coautofinders.com

Thien (T) Lam is a Colorado native and graduated from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs with a degree in Business Managements. He is excited to be in the automotive industry and treats all of his customers like family. In addition to cars, T is also passionate about photography and sports. T is a huge fan of the Denver Nuggets. 

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Zee Zuwaini - Auto Consultant

303-636-9000 - halzuwaini@coautofinders.com

Zee Zuwaini is one of Colorado Auto Finders top sales consultants, and has received the Employee of the Month numerous times. He is a former professional soccer player and huge car enthusiast. Mr. Zuwaini is passionate and motivated, and takes great pride in helping all of his customers find the perfect vehicle to meet all their needs. 

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Maston Prewitt - Service Advisor

720-787-4536 - mprewitt@coautofinders.com

Maston Prewitt is a Colorado Native. Before joining the Colorado Auto Finders Family, he spent 4 years as a lube technician. When he is not working, enjoys spending time with his wife and studying the bible. 

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Tim Soule - Service Advisor

720-787-4552 - tsoule@coautofinders.com

Tim Soule is originally from Nebraska, but has lived all over the Midwest. He has been in the automotive industry for over 20 years. When he is not at work, he enjoys hiking, working on cars, and spending time with his friends. 

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Andy Lato - Service Technician

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Andy Lato was born in Wisconsin, but has called Colorado home for long enough to feel like a real native. He has been in the automotive industry for 26 years. When Andy is not at work he enjoys barbequing, spending time with his family and target shooting. 

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Casey Hart - Service Technician

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Casey Hart has been working as a mechanic in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He is originally from Alabama, but is grateful to call Colorado his home. When Casey is not at work he enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging out with his kiddos, and racing RC cars. 

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John Harrison - Service Technician

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John Harrison is a talented mechanic. He has been part of the Colorado Auto Finders family since 2018. 

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Jonathan Kori - Service Technician

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Jonathan Kori is originally from Sudan, Africa. He spent 6 years active in the United States Army and has been in Colorado for over 25 years. He is the proud father of three awesome, very smart boys. When Jonathan isn't working he enjoys spending time with his family and cooking. 

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Ralph Salgado - Service Technician

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With 25 years of experience working on cars, Ralph's automotive skills are a treasure to behold!!  Outside of work, Ralph enjoys playing softball, going to baseball games, and riding his bicycle.  Can you ride your bicycle with no handlebars?  Ralph could give you a run for your money!  

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Deshon Gray - Mechanic Apprentice

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Deshon Gray is a Colorado Native. He spent ten years in the fine dining industry before following his other passion and joining the car business. When Deshon isn't working at Colorado Auto Finders, he runs a media company, works on his '89 Supra, and races cars. He also enjoys playing video games and keeping his culinary skills sharp. 

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Ethan Leonhardt - Marketing and Advertising Specialist

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Ethan Leonhardt is one of Colorado Auto Finders Marketing and Advertising Specialists. Mr. Leonhardt is responsible for many of the wonderful pictures you can find on the website.

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Geff Richards - Lot Technician

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Geff Richards is a Colorado native and has been in the automotive industry for 15 years. Before joining the Colorado Auto Finders Family, Geff was an auctioneer and ringman. When he's not at work, Geff enjoys fishing, wood working, and playing with his dogs. 

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German Freto - Detailing Specialist

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German Freto is Colorado Auto Finders Detailing Specialist. Mr. Freto is dedicated to making all of the cars on our lot shine inside and out!

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Edwardo Guerrero - Detailing Specialist

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Hard-working with great attention to detail, Edwardo contributes greatly to the detailing dept.  In his free time, you might catch him dancing salsa with his friends and family or on special occasions, here at our store! 

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