440 N Claude A Lord Blvd, Route 61
Directions Pottsville, PA 17901

  • Sales: (888) 960-7281
  • Service: (877) 675-4134
  • Parts: (888) 261-1148
  • Collision Center: (855) 713-4511

Staff


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

Sales

Jarod
Sands
General Manager
570-622-1991


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Richard
Tarapchak
General Sales Manager
570-622-1991

A pretty private guy, but is also hardworking and ambitious and loves spending time with his family.  He has been in the industry for 13 years and plans to one day own a Lamborghini.

A pretty private guy, but that doesn't stop him making the best car deals in the county. Be sure to say "hi" to Rich when you visit.
- See more at: http://www.pottsvilleford.com/staff/#sthash.4BfXSEir.dpuf
A pretty private guy, but that doesn't stop him making the best car deals in the county. Be sure to say "hi" to Rich when you visit.
- See more at: http://www.pottsvilleford.com/staff/#sthash.4BfXSEir.dpuf

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Brandon
Burkhart
Used Car Manager
570-622-1991


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Donnie
Shriner
Finance Manager
570-622-1991


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Paul
Boyer
Sales Consultant
570-622-1991

"Tall" Paul is a family guy. He enjoys time with his wife & two kids, plus he enjoys the family atmosphere found at Sands. He's been around the auto business since 2003, & since 2005 with Sands. He'd love to own the real "Batmobile".

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Jim
Rosenberger
Sales Consultant
570-622-1991

Jim joined Sands in 2008 after 33 years working for a local newspaper.   He has achieved high levels of training, certification and achievements selling for Sands Ford.  Outside of work Jim enjoys his time traveling with his wife, going out to dinner and watching a good movie.  "Gold Rush" is a favorite TV show.  Did you see the episode where a new Ford F250 Crew Cab pulled a tractor trailer up a hill? 

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Ken
Koscil
Sales Consultant
570-622-1991

Friendly Ken joined Sands in '06 after a tenure as textile plant manager. He supports the "Fighting Irish", and follows Philly sports teams, especially 'Nova Nation hoops! He enjoys spending time with his Grandchildren and loves helping customers find the car of their dreams.

Friendly Ken joined Sands in '06 after a tenure as textile plant manager. He supports the "Fighting Irish", likes to golf, ski, and follow Philly sports teams, especially 'Nova hoops! He gets a charge from helping customers with their auto needs.
- See more at: http://www.pottsvilleford.com/staff/#sthash.4BfXSEir.dpuf

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David
Pennypacker
Sales Consultant
570-622-1991

Dave really enjoys horseback riding and is out on the trail as often as possible with his family, Olivia, Taylor, and Alex riding Dusty, Buzz, and Jukebox.  Dave dreams of feeling the leather and the power of an F-450 Dually that would fit his family and be loaded with all the "toys."

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Julian
Carabello
Internet Coordinator
570-622-1991

Julian just recently joined us but has been in the car business since the age of 16.  This 23 year old is goal driven and ambitious.  He is always looking to learn, grow, and better himself.  He spends as much time as possible with his fiance and his son but also enjoys working out.  He would love to one day be cruising though town in a Ferrari 488 GTB.

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Justin
Gigliotti
Customer Service Manager
570-622-1991 ext 3603


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Service

Vince Bobbin
Service Manager
570-622-1991

Vince has learned plenty since starting in the auto business in 1989. Working for Sands since 2007.  A Ford Master Certified Service Manager, he likes being involved with his kids sporting events and coaching.  Also enjoys riding his motorcycle. He looks forward to Don Randt's daily stories at work. and wants a Ford f-150 Raptor.

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Cheryl Morgan
Service Advisor
570-622-1991

Customer service comes naturally to Cheryl, who joined Sands in 2008 after her time as a grocery store cashier while at school for early childhood education.  She is a Ford Master Certified Service Advisor who likes Sands' flexible scheduling. But Cheryl really loves beach vacations and her 2 cats.  She also has a lot going for her as she purchased her first home in April 2016 will be getting married on October 13, 2018!

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Jamie Eckrote
Service Advisor
570-622-1991

Jamie is a quiet guy but knows his stuff and has 18 years of experience.  If he could have any car, it would be the Ford GT.

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Jeff Klinger
Ford Technician

Jeff started working for Sands in 2013, but has been working on cars for over 20 years.  Previously experience in the Navy and VO tech.  Jeff is working toward owning his own garage someday. He is motivated and loves learning everyday.  His hard work has paid off as he already owns his 1955 First Series 3100 Pickup 

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Rick Wagner
Senior Master Technician

Rick describes himself as short and sexy, we describe him as a comedian. He joined us in 2003 to become a Ford & ASE Sr. Master Certified tech. Rick has been in the car business since the early 1990's and loves working on vehicles.  He is very outdoorsy and enjoys offroading in his lifted Jeep, camping, and concerts.  While it's not very good offroad, he wants a 1983 Ford Escort...like we said, comedian.

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Steve Wall
Ford Service Technician

Steve is simply put...One of a Kind.  He has been working with cars and Ford for about 45 years.  Likes the outdoors and spending time with his family and would love to own an Mustang F-35.

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Jason Weinreich
Ford Technician

Jason is a tech in need of a shave.  Judging by the looks of that beard he hasn't shaved since starting as a mechanic 15 years ago.  He is a simple man that isn't worried about fancy cars...just one with no payment.

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Christian Dzurek
Ford Technician

Christian is a man of few words but he knows his stuff.  A major gearhead, he simply describes himself as a Ti-VCT 5.0 Coyote. He has been professionally working on cars for 3 years and would love a 2004 Ford Mustang Mystichrome Cobra.

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Tyler Kairitis
Lot Attendant

Tyler describes himself in one word...late.  We actually call him reliable.  He has been in the car business for 2 years and wants to burn rubber in a Nissan GTR.

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Richie Cappel
Lot Attendant

Richie is a smart young man that has been in the car business for 4 years.  He plans to work hard, so one day he can drive a Porsche 911 to work.

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Parts

Donald Randt
Parts Manager
570-622-1991

Always good for a story, Donald has been around Ford parts since 1975. When off duty he spends time with his wife Ida, his 5 children and 13 grandkids especially if camping is involved. A '70 Mustang Mach 1 lights his fire.

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Brian Trumbo
Parts Advisor
570-622-1991

Sands was so happy to add Brian's 32 years of auto experience in 2009. He knows parts. If you have a question he's a great place to start. He spends his time dirt track racing and riding anything fast including ATVs and snowmobiles. A '66 Pontiac GTO gets his attention.

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Bob Webber
Parts Advisor
570-622-1991

Bob joined Sands in 2008 and keeps us young with his drag & quad racing exploits. He's a video game enthusiast too, who enjoys the Sands friendly & professional work environment.

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Mike Rooney
Parts/Shuttle Driver


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