Meet Our Staff

Peter Panagakis
Peter Panagakis
Managing Partner

Peter leads the Barrie Ford team on a daily basis, as he has done over the past 20+ years. When Peter is away from the office, he likes to spend time with family and friends and keeping fit.

Richard Stein
Richard Stein
General Sales Manager

Jay Monteith
Jay Monteith
Sales Manager

Bill Bye
Bill Bye
Used Car/Wholesale Manager

Dan Lee
Dan Lee
Leasing Manager

David  Smith
David Smith
Fleet & Commercial Manager

Shannon Marchant
Shannon Marchant
Fleet & Commercial Manager

Sonya Jamieson
Sonya Jamieson
Financial Services Manager

Having been in the Financial Service Industry for 8 years, I joined the Barrie Ford Team in November 2010. Sonya enjoys spending quality time with family and friends both here in Barrie and back home in Peterborough ON. I look forward to building a rapport with each of our customers. My goal is to make every purchase experience an enjoyable one, let me assist you in your vehicle financing today!Having been in the Financial Service Industry for 8 years, I joined the Barrie Ford Team in November 2010. Sonya enjoys spending quality time with family and friends both here in Barrie and back home in Peterborough ON. I look forward to building a rapport with each of our customers. My goal is to make every purchase experience an enjoyable one, le...Read MoreRead Less

Shelly MacConnell
Shelly MacConnell
Financial Services Manager

The auto industry has been in her blood and she has been directly in the auto industry for 12 years and 9 years with Barrie Ford. She thrives off the excitement that is the vehicle purchasing experience and develops great rapport with her customers, and new clients. Not only does she enjoy her job, but she believes the Fusion in the Ford lineup is her vehicle of choice.The auto industry has been in her blood and she has been directly in the auto industry for 12 years and 9 years with Barrie Ford. She thrives off the excitement that is the vehicle purchasing experience and develops great rapport with her customers, and new clients. Not only does she enjoy her job, but she believes the Fusion in the Ford lineup is ...Read MoreRead Less

Brian Van Campen
Brian Van Campen
Financial Service Manager

Brian is a Bad Credit specialist that's been in the automotive business since 2008. Brian, as a bilingual creative finance professional who invites you to come on in get pre-approved or visit www.barriefordautocredit.com BAD CREDIT, NO PROBLEM

Mike Shanahan
Mike Shanahan
Sales Associate

Hello everyone, I would like to take this time to thank the many customers I have had the pleasure of meeting and dealing with since 1987 here at Phil Walker/Barrie Ford. Your valued business and referrals have made my passion of selling cars both fun and rewarding. Please feel free to drop in for a coffee or contact me for a professional quote on any new/used machine whether you're an existing customer or new to my home town Barrie. Thanks, hope to hear from you soon, Mike.Hello everyone, I would like to take this time to thank the many customers I have had the pleasure of meeting and dealing with since 1987 here at Phil Walker/Barrie Ford. Your valued business and referrals have made my passion of selling cars both fun and rewarding. Please feel free to drop in for a coffee or contact me for a professional quote on ...Read MoreRead Less

Ken  Lovegrove
Ken Lovegrove
Sales Associate

Ken has been in the business for over 35 years and Barrie Ford has been lucky to have him for the past 25. Residing in Midhurst Ken is no stranger to serving the people in Simcoe County and he enjoys how he has different and new interactions with customers each and every day. Not only does Ken maintain his ever growing customer base, but is happy to help even the first time car buyer with questions and guiding them through the process with their questions answered and concerns addressed.Ken has been in the business for over 35 years and Barrie Ford has been lucky to have him for the past 25. Residing in Midhurst Ken is no stranger to serving the people in Simcoe County and he enjoys how he has different and new interactions with customers each and every day. Not only does Ken maintain his ever growing customer base, but is happy t...Read MoreRead Less

Kevin Potter
Kevin Potter
Sales Associate

From the Barrie area Kevin has made Big #1 Barrie Ford his home for the past 23 years. Not only specializing in sales and leasing. Kevin continues to enjoy dealing with the variety of people he has the pleasure of meeting looking for new vehicles.

Bob Mills
Bob Mills
Sales Associate

Bob being originally from the Toronto area has been in Barrie since 1986, Bob is very well versed in the Ford product lineup being with them for 25 years and with Barrie Ford for the last 20. Bob enjoys all the chances he has to meet new and past customers and making sure that their vehicles not only at the time of purchase, but throughout ownership live up to their expectations.Bob being originally from the Toronto area has been in Barrie since 1986, Bob is very well versed in the Ford product lineup being with them for 25 years and with Barrie Ford for the last 20. Bob enjoys all the chances he has to meet new and past customers and making sure that their vehicles not only at the time of purchase, but throughout ownershi...Read MoreRead Less

Robert Elrick
Robert Elrick
Retail, Fleet and Commercial Sales Associate

26 years sales experience, with 16 years in the automotive field. My goal is to provide a superior customer experience providing solutions to Retail or Commercial vehicles purchases. Family, Ancestry, Curling and Fishing are my passions. Please drop me a line to setup for an options review.

Brian  Devitt
Brian Devitt
Sales Associate

Brian grew up in the Elmvale and surrounding area where he spent some time in the construction trades getting people into their dream homes and then he decided to switch careers and take his customer service to getting people into their dream vehicles. Brian enjoys meeting new people in the dealership and the interactions and relationships made during the vehicle buying process.Brian grew up in the Elmvale and surrounding area where he spent some time in the construction trades getting people into their dream homes and then he decided to switch careers and take his customer service to getting people into their dream vehicles. Brian enjoys meeting new people in the dealership and the interactions and relationships made dur...Read MoreRead Less

Shannon Stewart
Shannon Stewart
Sales Associate

I am Shannon Stewart and I have been helping people select vehicles in Barrie for over 10 years. I'm a single father of three, and enjoy hiking, biking and camping with my family. Many of you know me from my 7 years in the import world. I invite you to visit me at Barrie Ford and see for yourself why Barrie Ford is #1.

Max Rolph
Max Rolph
Sales Associate

Max originally from the Horseshoe Valley area has been in the auto industry for over 20 years and we are pleased to have him as part of our team here at Barrie Ford for the past 5 years. Max is determined to find any solution that meets his customers wants and needs and prides himself on exceptional customer service.

Greg Brooks
Greg Brooks
Sales Associate

Greg originally from Toronto has found his place here at Barrie Ford and has been here with us since 1999 in a variety of positions before finding his fit in sales. Greg believes there is no better part than being able to see the smile and excitement in someone when they come and get their new vehicle on delivery, especially if its their first vehicle.Greg originally from Toronto has found his place here at Barrie Ford and has been here with us since 1999 in a variety of positions before finding his fit in sales. Greg believes there is no better part than being able to see the smile and excitement in someone when they come and get their new vehicle on delivery, especially if its their first vehi...Read MoreRead Less

Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown
Sales Associate

Ryan is from the Barrie area and has been in the auto industry for over 12 years including 3 1/2 years at Barrie Ford, and has spent over 20 in the customer service field. Not only does he have a passion for the industry, but he has a passion for dealing with people and creating happy customers. Ryan believes that one of the best facets of his position is creating those memorable experiences of people making the right decision on a vehicle and watching them leave with a smile on their face.Ryan is from the Barrie area and has been in the auto industry for over 12 years including 3 1/2 years at Barrie Ford, and has spent over 20 in the customer service field. Not only does he have a passion for the industry, but he has a passion for dealing with people and creating happy customers. Ryan believes that one of the best facets of his posi...Read MoreRead Less

Jeff McLeod
Jeff McLeod
Sales Associate

Known for providing outstanding customer service in English and French. Over 25 years in the automotive industry in sales and service starting as a young child washing cars in Elliot Lake in our family Ford dealership. Over 90 years of combined car experience in the Clan McLeod, it's in our blood. Looking forward to providing an honest, no nonsense experience for you, your family and friends. Come join our Ford family!Known for providing outstanding customer service in English and French. Over 25 years in the automotive industry in sales and service starting as a young child washing cars in Elliot Lake in our family Ford dealership. Over 90 years of combined car experience in the Clan McLeod, it's in our blood. Looking forward to providing an honest, no nonsense...Read MoreRead Less

Graham Haddy
Graham Haddy
Internet Sales Associate

Graham is initially from Burlington, and has been with us here at Barrie Ford since 2011, where he was hired from the Georgian College Degree Program as a co-op student. His vast industry knowledge has spread through all aspects of the industry including both the manufacturing and dealership levels.

Mike  Huismans
Mike Huismans
Sales Associate

Originally from Peterborough, Mike has now joined the winning Barrie Ford team as a Sales Consultant for the past 2 years after being in the industry for over 10. Mike enjoys being a part of peoples decisions to buy a vehicle because they are always excited and he always aims to make it fun and comfortable.

Darcey Coyne
Darcey Coyne
Sales Associate

Born and raised up north in the Parry Sound area Darcey has been in the automotive business for over 40 years. As a previous licensed technician and on the customer service side Darcey has a wide range of perspectives for his customers to answer all their questions and concerns.

Keith  Fines
Keith Fines
Retail, Fleet and Commercial Sales Associate

Zach Bissette
Zach Bissette
Sales Associate

I have been working here at Barrie Ford since March of 2015, and now I am on the sales floor as of September 2016. I grew up in Barrie, going to high school and completed my degree through the Automotive Business School of Canada, at Georgian College. I took the role in sales to deliver a service to customers far above the rest. I am not interested in selling consumers just one car, I wish to sell them all their future cars. I will fit your budget and find you the perfect car no matter the situation. I am here to serve YOU, and may our roads cross in the near future.I have been working here at Barrie Ford since March of 2015, and now I am on the sales floor as of September 2016. I grew up in Barrie, going to high school and completed my degree through the Automotive Business School of Canada, at Georgian College. I took the role in sales to deliver a service to customers far above the rest. I am not interested...Read MoreRead Less

Arsalan Siddiqui
Arsalan Siddiqui
Sales Associate

Brandon Downie
Brandon Downie
Sales Associate

Eric  Corfield
Eric Corfield
Sales Associate

Dominic Lazzaro
Dominic Lazzaro
Sales Associate

At Barrie Ford since 1996, Dominic heads a team composed of Georgian College Automotive students and graduates. Dominic and his team are committed to providing an excellent purchase experience.

Scott Rawlings
Scott Rawlings
Service Manager

Brian Mackie
Brian Mackie
Service Advisor

Shannon Turkington
Shannon Turkington
Service Advisor

Tammy Smith
Tammy Smith
Assitant Service Manager

Brandon Osborne
Brandon Osborne
Service Advisor

Angela  Mather
Angela Mather
Warranty Administrator

Frances  Couldridge
Frances Couldridge
Warranty Administrator

Cindy  Yarascavitch
Cindy Yarascavitch
Delivery Coordinator

Lance Scime
Lance Scime
Shop Foreman

Aaron  Scammell
Aaron Scammell
Service Technician

Brandon Halbych
Brandon Halbych
Service Technician

Burke Boot
Burke Boot
Service Technician

Chirs  Scanlon
Chirs Scanlon
Service Technician

Colin  Sharp
Colin Sharp
Service Technician

Derek Oglesby
Derek Oglesby
Service Technician

Dylan Duguay
Dylan Duguay
Quick Lube

Jeff  Hickling
Jeff Hickling
Service Technician

Jody Lehan
Jody Lehan
Service Technician

Joshua Jorge
Joshua Jorge
Quick Lube

Lawrence Johnstone
Lawrence Johnstone
Service Technician

Matthew  Goedhart
Matthew Goedhart
Service Technician

Nick Olschewski
Nick Olschewski
Service Technician

Ron Rye
Ron Rye
Service Technician

Scott  Armitt
Scott Armitt
Service Technician

Scott  Marlowe
Scott Marlowe
Service Technician

Scott Waters
Scott Waters
Service Technician

Steve  Robinson
Steve Robinson
Service Technician

Mike  Morrison
Mike Morrison
Shuttle driver

Peter  Eddy
Peter Eddy
Shuttle Driver

Bob Waters
Bob Waters
Parts Manager

Adrian  Vandelar
Adrian Vandelar
Parts Driver

Al Briggs
Al Briggs
Parts Sales Associate

Johanne Charlebois
Johanne Charlebois
Parts Sales Associate

Pelham Harrod
Pelham Harrod
Parts Sales Associate

40 years of experience, with 25 years at Barrie Ford. My goal is to provide a superior customer experience when ordering parts and/or accessories for a vehicle. Please drop by our Service & Parts department and I will be here to help find what you need!

Kayla Hubbard
Kayla Hubbard
Receptionist

Tammy  Mustapha
Tammy Mustapha
Receptionist

Aliya  Mohammed
Aliya Mohammed
Receptionist