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Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL
John Dyer is a co-owner of Dyer Auto Group. In order to learn every aspect of the business, John moved through the ranks starting as a salesman and then moved on to management. He has completed the course study for NADA Dealer Management and is a Certified Mazda Master Sales Manager and Subaru Certified Sales Manager. John genuinely cares about the needs of each person that walks through the door, and is dedicated to making the car buying process both a fun and painless experience for our customers by showing them the Dyer Difference. John was raised, along with his brother Will, in St. Petersburg, Florida and he is an adoring Uncle of Liam and Isla. He has a Bachelor's in Music Business and has a passion for music. He is an avid boater and fisherman and enjoys cycling as well.
Tina Klein is the General Sales Manager for Dyer Auto Group. She has been in the auto industry since 1992 and has collected a myriad of certifications in sales management, finance and team building. Tina is a true people person and finds great satisfaction in helping others to succeed. She enjoys creating a positive work atmosphere where everyone can thrive. Tina is a native of Long Island, New York and cites the birth of her children, Kristen and Daniel, as her most memorable experiences in life. She has been happily married to her husband Tod for almost 27 years. She enjoys all the family time that she can get and loves to spoil her granddaughter, Ashlyn. In her free time, Tina can be found taking long walks on the beach with her husband and trying out different restaurants. Her favorite places to go and things to do are cruising in the eastern Caribbean, skiing in Colorado and hanging out on Fire Island in New York.
John Sottie is our Finance Director, overseeing all 3 stores, and he has been in the industry for 27 years. His most memorable experience is delivering 28 cars in a single day and he says that meeting new people is the best part of his job. John has a degree in Finance from the University of Florida and he is a Vero Beach native. When he's not at work, you will likely find John on a boat, playing golf or at the beach, but he especially takes pleasure in spending time with his family.
Bob is the Pre-Owned Car Manager for Dyer Auto Group. He has been in the auto industry for 22 years and lists his hometown as Valkaria, Florida. He enjoys the challenge of finding the best vehicles available to put on the lot for our customers. Bob's most memorable experience is the birth of his lovely daughters. He is an avid golfer who loves motorcycles and spending time with his family.
Cariann Ciarlelli is a hometown girl that was born and raised in Vero Beach. She is a member of our Internet Sales Department and although she is new to the business, Cariann has achieved certification for Chevy, Mazda and Subaru. On the job, Cariann is known for cracking up her co-workers with her quick witted sense of humor and laid back personality. She enjoys building meaningful relationships with our customers and is a true people person. Cariann is a fashion junkie who appreciates art and music and, of course, loves to make people laugh. While she is a Vero native, Cariann lived in California for a period of time and enjoys visiting there whenever she has the opportunity. A memory near and dear to her was becoming an aunt to her niece, Nadia, who is one of her favorite people.
Brandon Wells is a Service Writer for Dyer Mazda and Subaru and he is a freshman with a little over a year in the business. The best part of his job is learning new things every day and working toward a goal. He is a Mazda Certified Lead Counterperson and is very knowledgeable in his area. Brandon likes to race go-karts and actually won the State Championship title for Florida Karting Association in 2004. Outside of work, he also enjoys working on his mud truck, going fishing or hunting and wakeboarding. Some places that you could find Brandon are on his boat, at the beach or at the race track.
Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL
Years in the auto business: 3 years
Most memorable experience: The first time I went to Mazda training and realized that I picked the right career.
Awards: Certified Mazda Technician, Certified Polaris Technician, BRP Technician
Hobbies: Drag racing and skateboarding
Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL
Most memorable positive experience: When I was given my first work stall. The shop owner said to me, "Mike, this is your work bay." At that instant it really hit home that I was in control of my own career.
Awards: ASE Certified, Mazda Certified, and Mazda Senior Certified
Hobbies: Family, Cars, and anything that involves an engine or motor
Debbie Collins is the Manager of the Parts Department at Dyer Mazda. She has been in the car business for 27 years and likes the fact that each day at work brings something different. She loves seeing happy customers drive away in their newly purchased car. Debbie's most memorable experience is sky diving. She's an outdoorsy individual that is fond of the mountains and the river and enjoys going on cruises. Debbie loves to spend time with family and friends and she also likes to work on home improvement projects.
Steve Coburn works at the Parts Counter for Dyer Chevrolet Mazda Subaru. Also known as "Rooster" or "Steven Segall" to some, Steve has been in the auto industry for more than 6 years. The best part of his job is the way everyone works as a team and he enjoys gaining new friends from co-workers. Steve also likes the challenge of solving problems while at work. Outside of work, Steve is interested in music and is a guitarist and songwriter. He admires the musical abilities of Jeff Buckley. Steve enjoys reading and travel and names New York and Italy as his favorite places.
Tracy Bock is the company Controller and Office Manager for Dyer Chevrolet Mazda Subaru. She has been in the industry for 21 years and comes from Pinckney, Michigan. Tracy has furthered her education by completing the GMAC Controller's Seminar and has earned the Business Accounting Managers Council Award. Tracy says the best part of her job is interacting with her co-workers. She remembers well how all the employees showed up after the hurricanes of 2004 to help with the clean up. Even through trying times, everyone stepped up to the plate and worked hard during the reconstruction. Outside of work, Tracy enjoys going to see her favorite musicians perform in concert but also enjoys good local bands. She is proud of her son, Billy, who is her favorite person. Tracy also loves the mountains in Georgia but is just as content to watch the sunset sitting on her back deck at home.
Patty Stiles is the Assistant Office Manager and Director of Human Resources at Dyer Chevrolet Mazda Subaru. She has been in the car business for 13 years. Patty is from Smithtown, New York, but Florida has been her home for more than 20 years. The best part of her job, to Patty, is the people she works with. Her most memorable experience is the birth of her daughter. She feels that her biggest achievement in life is that she's raising her daughter to be a kind and responsible person. Along with her daughter, she names her partner Wayne as someone special in her life. Patty loves gardening and especially enjoys caring for her orchids and roses. She likes to spend time at home lounging around the pool. Reading and working on Sudoku puzzles are some of her other favorite past times.
Jessica Breijak is a Billing Clerk at Dyer Chevrolet Mazda Subaru and has been in the auto industry for 9 years. She's been to Hell, literally, coming to us from Hell, Michigan. Her favorite memories are the births of her three kids. Jessica is very involved with the education of her children and is proud of their competitive cheerleading accomplishments. She enjoys spending her free time with family and names her three beautiful children, Kayla, Caitlyn and Zachary, as her favorite people.
Hometown: Bergen County, NJ
Years in the auto business: I've been around cars my whole life, but my first dealer job started in 2004.
Most memorable experience: The day I started work at Chevrolet is when I learned that all the employees were like a family that welcomed anyone in.
Awards: 2007 Employee of the Year, GM Warranty Certifications.
Hobbies: Cooking, Kids, Fishing, Boating, Reading
Jill Lee is a Receptionist and Office Clerk for Dyer Chevy Mazda and Subaru stores. She has spent 27 years in the business and says the best part of her job is working with numbers. Jill enjoys the challenge of making the books balance. She is local to the area coming from Fellsmere and the birth of her son is one of her best memories. Jill loves the outdoors and enjoys fishing, gardening, riding ATVs and taking care of her dogs and horses. She loves to spend time with her grand children, family and friends and her favorite places are the mountains and the stick marsh.
Hometown: Vero Beach, FL
Years in the auto business: 23 years
Most memorable experience: Seeing the sunrise from 20 miles offshore
Awards: Certified in Auto Body, PPG and DuPont refinished certified
Hobbies: Sport fishing, Motorcycling, Leader of my son's Cub Scout Pack.
Hometown: Vero Beach, FL
Years in the auto business: 32 years
Most memorable experience: The day my son was born and feeling the joy of being a mother. Also the day my son returned from Iraq (2X).
Awards: DuPont Automotive Finish Certification
Hobbies: God, Family, Friends, Scrapbooking, Fishing, Riding Motorcycles, Camping, Running / Long Walks, Beach, Outdoors, Hiking in the Woods, Boating, and Car Shows.
Hometown: Worchester, MA
Years in the auto business: 37 years
Most memorable positive experience: The birth of my children and the first car I worked on that was published in a magazine
Awards: ASE Refinishing Certified, ASE Body Certified, PPG Certified, DuPont Certified, Cycle time Certified,
Hobbies: Motorcycles, Building scale models, Classic Cars and Hot Rods.
Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL
Hometown: Northern Virginia, Va