John Marazzi

A down-to-earth, hands-on leader with a clear vision, a passion for building strong relationships and doing business with integrity – and who happens to have the coolest mascot in the industry.

  1. Joseph Rios is new Finance Manager at Brandon Honda

    We’ve promoted Joseph Rios to Finance Manager at Brandon Honda to assist customers with their financing options and loan arrangements, process credit checks and properly transfer license tags and title to complete sales and lease arrangements. 
  2. Rani Ezra is promoted to Sales Training Manager at Sun Toyota

    Moran (“Rani”) Ezra was recently promoted to the new position of Sales Training Manager at Sun Toyota. Soon after he was hired at Sun, he observed that our new employee orientation program could benefit from a more formal, comprehensive process, so he created new and refresher training materials and videos to guide all variable operations employees on our unique, customer-centric focus. His programs became so successful that we created a new position as our Sales Training Manager and promoted Rani to the position to help us choose the right sales applicants to boost sales and growth.
  3. Elie Eid joins Brandon Honda as Executive Manager

    General Manager Sam Raabe is pleased to announce that local auto sales veteran Elie Eid has been hired as Executive Manager at Brandon Honda, a Morgan Auto Group dealership. In his new position, Eid works closely with sales and finance associates to finalize automobile lease and purchase agreements that best meet customers’ needs.  Eid was born and raised in Lebanon and originally immigrated to France in 1990 before relocating to Florida in 1994.      “Elie is an auto dealership professional who has been in sales and finance for 17 years throughout the Tampa Bay area,” said General Manager Sam Raabe....
  4. Nick Nardello is new Internet Director at Sun Toyota

    Ferris Hamdan, General Sales Manager at Sun Toyota is pleased to announce that Nick Nardello was recently promoted to Internet Director at Sun Toyota, a Morgan Auto Group dealership. Originally from Long Island, NY, Nardello joined the sales department at Sun Toyota in June 2018, following a successful career in the gaming industry. As Internet Director, he helps supervise a large team of internet sales personnel and is responsible for department staffing, training and internet operations, as well as cultivating extraordinary customer satisfaction and loyalty. Nardello enjoys applying the lessons he’s learned in life to help coach others in developing...
  5. Don Negri is new Training Manager at Brandon Honda

    Sam Raabe is pleased to announce that Don Negri has been promoted to the new position of Training Manager at Brandon Honda, a Morgan Auto Group dealership.  He is responsible for all of Brandon Honda’s new and refresher sales training and coaching programs to  convey the dealership’s unique, customer-first culture that centers on exceptionally high morals, ethics and transparency standards expected of all employees. His comprehensive, two-week initial training program for new hires is designed to develop and motivate every student to the point he or she can confidently step into the Brandon Honda showroom and successfully sell a car...
  6. Benito Mosqueda is new Quality Assurance Manager at Brandon Honda

    Benito (“Benny”) Mosqueda has been promoted to Quality Assurance Manager at Brandon Honda, a Morgan Auto Group dealership, reporting to both sales and service directors.  In his new role, Mosqueda is the key liaison between Brandon Honda’s sales and service departments, helping new car customers get connected to service operations to maintain their new vehicles and helping service customers connect with sales personnel when they are ready to consider trade-in and new car options. Mosqueda is originally from Lakeland, Florida and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. He first joined Brandon Honda...
  7. Sun Toyota’s Collision Center Awarded Gold Class® Status

    Sun Toyota’s Collision Center has been named a Gold Class® repair facility by the Inter-industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR®), a not-for-profit organization made up of repair, insurance, auto and component manufacturers, educational, and other industry organizations to improve the quality and safety of collision repairs for consumers. Only about 20 percent of collision centers nationwide meet the rigorous training requirements for all shop estimators and technicians to achieve and maintain the Gold Class designation. Read on to find out why this is important to you and your family ...
  8. Achieving Great Customer Service – An Innovative Approach That Really Works!

    Every business talks endlessly about its great customer service, but it isn’t always a reality in practice. Oftentimes, operating processes, unrealistic goals and expectations, or inadequate training can get in the way of a great customer experience. Like all business management issues, great customer service starts at the top of the org chart. An ivory tower, hands-off leader who throws new employees into the sales fray without any training will fail in the marketplace. Unless he or she lives, breathes, teaches, and coaches employees every day about what great customer service means and how to achieve it, employees may flounder....
  9. Brandon Honda’s all new Honda Passport is Just the Right Size and it’s Car and Driver Magazine’s Best Mid-Size, Two Seat SUV for 2019

    We think Goldilocks would agree that the all-new Honda Passport is sized “just right!” It’s smaller than the three-row Honda Pilot and larger than the CR-V sport utility vehicles. The redesigned Passport is luxurious and comfortable, yet rugged enough for outdoor adventures. With the largest cargo space among its competitors, it is an impressive SUV that’s equally at home tooling around town and cruising the highways, as well as exploring the vast outdoors.
  10. New 2020 Corolla Hybrid LE is Turning Heads at Sun Toyota

    Toyota’s first-ever Corolla Hybrid has arrived at Sun Toyota and it boasts an eye-popping, EPA-estimated 53 mpg in the city and 52 mpg on the highway, a long list of popular safety features, and legendary reliability. It drives much like a traditional car and transitions smoothly between gas and electric power—and owners will love its gentle, smooth ride for both city commutes and family outings.