Meet the Staff of Colorado Auto Finders

Ali Awada - President

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Hello! My name is Ali Awada, the owner of Colorado Auto Finders. I began the business in 2001, but we've since upgraded to a newer, bigger facility to accommodate demand. Since the move, we've increased our inventory significantly and expanded our team as well. I firmly believe that customers are the focal point of a successful business. I work diligently to provide the best vehicle buying experience for customers at some of the most competitive prices in the Denver area.

Oscar Isom - Vice President

303-636-9000 - isom@coautofinders.com

Oscar Isom is the Vice President and has been part of the Colorado Auto Finders family since 2004 and adds that special touch of Southern hospitality to CAF.

George Sourial - General Manager

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Hello! My  name is George Sourial, the General Manager and have been part of  Colorado Auto Finders family since 2017.  I moved to Colorado 22 years ago & I've loved the wide range of geography & the beauty of the Colorado since I first got here.  I've been in the Automotive Industry for 22 years and enjoy the opportunity to meet new people and provide them with quality products at great prices, exceeding their expectations.  When not working, I enjoy spending time with my wife and 3 beautiful kids.

Some of my hobbies include:  
  • Weight training
  • Cycling.

Tania Bailey - Office Manager

303-636-9000 - tbailey@coautofinders.com

 Hi, my name is Tania Bailey, I'm the office manager and I've been a part of Colorado Auto Finders family since 2005. Organization is my special superpower and I love ensuring the business is operating smoothly and effectively. When I'm not working I can often be found either outdoors hiking and biking, volunteering at organizations for abused or neglected kids, or with my wonderful family.

A little about me:
  • I would love to travel to Japan
  • I Love to read (One of my favorite books is Convicted by Jameel McGee and Andrew Collins)
  • I'm always willing to help those in need.
Stop into Colorado Auto Finders today and say hello!

Lorene Muehe - Administrative Assistant

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Hi, my name's Lorene, I'm the receptionist here at Colorado Auto Finders, and probably who you'll talk to first when you call or the first face you'll see when you come in. I help make sure your call is directed to the right person in a prompt manner. I love nature and be found camping or fishing in my free time.

Can't find what you're looking for? We have a group of highly qualified and dedicated auto brokers who will search the nation for your specific car needs. We can save you time and money!

David Russman - Sales Manager

303-636-9000 - drussman@coautofinders.com

Hi, I'm David, the sales manager of Colorado Auto Finders. I've been a part of the Finder Family since 2007.  I originally moved to Colorado in 1992 and enjoyed it so much, I decided to stay.  I've been in the automotive industry for 20 years now and like helping people meet their transportation needs.  In my spare time, I enjoy snowboarding & playing soccer as well as spending time with family and friends!

John Hofstetter - Service Manager

720-787-4547 - jhofstetter@coautofinders.com

Hey, I'm John, the Service Manager for Colorado Auto Finders. I've been a part of the Finder Family for a little over a year now and I help to ensure our services meet your needs. I manage our amazing team of mechanics & detailers and oversee the service lifecycle of all the vehicles that come through our shop. I strive to make your experience with us excellent.  If there is anything I can assist with, contact me! 

Can't find what you're looking for? We have a group of highly qualified and dedicated auto brokers who will search the nation for your specific car needs. We can save you time and money!

Eric Wiliams - Auto Consultant

303-636-9000 - ewilliams@coautofinders.com

Eric has been with the Colorado Auto Finders family since June of 2014. Can't find what you're looking for? We're a highly qualified & dedicated auto broker team that will search the nation for your specific car needs. We can save you time and money! If there is anything I can assist with, contact me!

Abe Amra - Auto Consultant

303-636-9000 - Aamra@coautofinders.com

If there is anything I can assist with, contact me! Can't find what you're looking for? We have a group of highly qualified and dedicated auto brokers who will search the nation for your specific car needs. We can save you time and money!

Phillip Shumate - Auto Consultant

720-787-4554 - pshumate@coautofinders.com

Hi, I’m Phillip Shumate, Automotive Consultant here at Colorado Auto Finders! I bring 2 years experience to our store in the auto industry! During my career, I’ve been in the financial services world, recently as a Learning and Development professional. Working to help you find the next great purchase in your life is something I really have passion for! I’ve been in Colorado since 1983, so you can consider me a native to this great city and state! Stop by and say hi, or drop me a line! We have a great team ready to assist. 

A few tidbits:
I love my family and my HS aged son
I love music, traveling, and of course the major Denver sports teams, and my CU Buffs! 

Jonathan Zendejas - Auto Consultant

720-787-4553 - jzendejas@coautofinders.com

Sean Russo - Auto Consultant

720-787-4544 - srusso@coautofinders.com

Hi, I'm Sean and I am a Automotive Consultant of Colorado Auto Finders.  I moved around the county during my childhood and finally came to Colorado in 2002.  My family loved it here so much that we decided to stay.  I've been in the automotive industry for 9+ years now because I am very passionate about cars and helping people.  I am a big Broncos fan for NFL, Jazz fan for NBA and Gonzaga fan for college hoops! 

Ethan Leonhardt - Detailing Specialist

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The CAF Mechanic Crew! - Automotive Technicians

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Say hello to Dan T, John H, & Ralph S, some of the best mechanics in the Denver area & our Colorado Auto Finders service team! Under the direction of our service manager, the team is like the vehicles that leave, everything runs nice & smooth. Our goal is to ensure that all vehicles are inspected thoroughly and any issues are solved in a timely & effective way. Our service team has over 40 years of combined dealership mechanic experience. If you have any questions or need to get in touch with the service department, feel free to contact us. 

Lindsey Finch - Marketing and Advertising Specialist

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I'm Lindsey, the lead Photographer of the Advertising Department here at Colorado Auto Finders. It's my job to handle the inventory photography for our website as well as ensure that our online inventory is accurate.

When I'm not providing a quality experience for customers, I love hiking, biking, making art, and practicing photography. I might best be described as an explosion of Happiness!
Can't find what you're looking for? We have a group of highly qualified and dedicated auto brokers who will search the nation for your specific car needs. We can save you time and money!

James Chambers - Detail Specialist

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Nice to meet you, I'm James, head Detail Specialist here at Colorado Auto Finders. Practically every car the makes it to our sales lot goes through me first, where I ensure it's pristine and ready to wow you. A little about me:

  • Deadpool is my favorite superhero
  • My life motto probably is "Be a nice guy, not a bad guy"
  • I've been detailing longer than I can remember
  • My spirit animal is Taurus, the Bull.

John Oquendo - Auto Consultant

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James Ashley - Lot Tech

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German Freto - Detailing Specialist

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