Meet our Team

Ilya  Pinassi
Ilya Pinassi
VP of Operations

I’ve been a mason’s apprentice, high school teacher and even held a corporate position Toyota Motors Sales USA. I joined my family’s business in 2004 and feel honoured to be a part of the lives of the families I work with every day and the clients I serve. My favorite part of my career is making the purchase or servicing of someone’s vehicle easy and more enjoyable. I live in Hamilton with my wife and son who love joining me at TiCats games or for Artcrawl. I occasionally find the time to play some basketball, although this is getting more difficult as I am active in the community through personal outreach and the corporate work we do. I believe in supporting the community which supports us. Thank you Hamilton. I’ve been a mason’s apprentice, high school teacher and even held a corporate position Toyota Motors Sales USA. I joined my family’s business in 2004 and feel honoured to be a part of the lives of the families I work with every day and the clients I serve. My favorite part of my career is making the purchase or servicing of someone’s vehicl...Read MoreRead Less

Grant   Thompson
Grant Thompson
General Manager

I have been with Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek since the day we opened in May 2010. I love coming to work every day. I am fortunate to work with an team and I am proud to be able to assist clients in making that tough car buying decision. I grew up in Brampton and moved to Hamilton to attend McMaster University - and have never left the city. My three children were born and raised in here and we are excited to be involved with much of what the city has to offer. It is an honour to work and live in the City of Hamilton.I have been with Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek since the day we opened in May 2010. I love coming to work every day. I am fortunate to work with an team and I am proud to be able to assist clients in making that tough car buying decision. I grew up in Brampton and moved to Hamilton to attend McMaster University - and have never left the city. My t...Read MoreRead Less

Bob  Tregunno
Bob Tregunno
Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales Manager

Shawn   Warren
Shawn Warren
Fixed Operations Manager

Don   Desaulniers
Don Desaulniers
CFO

Languages Spoken English

Kaley    Wickman
Kaley Wickman
Fleet Manager

I have worked in many different aspects of the automotive industry for the past 15 years. After the completion of my Operations Management degree overseas, I joined the Parkway Motors team and have enjoyed working in our Leasing Department, Financial Services Department and most recently, the Fleet Department. I take pride in my work, the people I get to work with and the clients that I serve. In my down time, I enjoy spending time skiiing, swimming and staying active with my husband and 3 children.I have worked in many different aspects of the automotive industry for the past 15 years. After the completion of my Operations Management degree overseas, I joined the Parkway Motors team and have enjoyed working in our Leasing Department, Financial Services Department and most recently, the Fleet Department. I take pride in my work, the people I ...Read MoreRead Less

Paul Burdon
Paul Burdon
Senior Finance Manager

Janel Hernandez
Janel Hernandez
Financial Services Manager

Tony   Aceti
Tony Aceti
Sales and Leasing Consultant

Languages Spoken Italian I'm a born and raised Hamiltonian; serving our city in a number of ways: as a liquor salesman, a bartender and as a business owner. I owned Aceti's Bar and Restaurant, which became a popular Hamilton location. I've always loved to meet new people in my life, which is what drove me towards Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek. I became ill and could no longer work the hours required to run a restaurant, but I still wanted to be a part of something where I could meet and interact with people everyday. That's how I became the Sales and Leasing Consultant with PNSC. I believe in supporting those who have supported me. Thank you, all.Languages Spoken Italian I'm a born and raised Hamiltonian; serving our city in a number of ways: as a liquor salesman, a bartender and as a business owner. I owned Aceti's Bar and Restaurant, which became a popular Hamilton location. I've always loved to meet new people in my life, which is what drove me towards Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek....Read MoreRead Less

Sam Koonsakda
Sam Koonsakda
Sales and Leasing Consultant

Languages Spoken Thai Lao I am originally from Bangkok, Thailand, which is where I started selling cars. It's also where I married my beautiful wife, Sara and where we had our three sons Pete, Ben and Chris. Fun fact - I have only sold Nissan products. I worked for Nissan Motors in Thailand for 15 years before I came to Canada in 1997. I worked at Maple Leaf Foods in Burlington for 12 years, but that was only part of my life. I am very active in the community and work with Hamilton Lao Association, was a founder of the Thai Christian Church Canada, a member of the first Christian Reformed Church in Hamilton and I volunteer as worship leader at Grace Lao Mennonite Church. I've been working with Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek since we opened May 30th, 2010. I take great pride in making sure our customers are happy when they drive their vehicles home and I love to catch up with them when they come into our service department. For me, our customers really always do come first. Maybe that’s why I’ve won the Hamilton Burlington Automobile Dealers Association Sales Award in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. I look forward to serving you, your family and your friends in the near future.Languages Spoken Thai Lao I am originally from Bangkok, Thailand, which is where I started selling cars. It's also where I married my beautiful wife, Sara and where we had our three sons Pete, Ben and Chris. Fun fact - I have only sold Nissan products. I worked for Nissan Motors in Thailand for 15 years before I came to Canada in 1997. I worke...Read MoreRead Less

Roy   Kloppenburg
Roy Kloppenburg
Sales and Leasing Consultant

I grew up in the Ancaster area and have been a car fanatic for as long as I can remember. One of my best childhood memories was when my dad would let me sit on his lap and steer the wheel every Sunday on our way home from church. I spent many years in the restaurant business, but I would always have a car at home to fill my spare time. When I had the opportunity to get into car sales, I jumped at it. For me, there is no better way to spend my day than driving and talking about cars with anyone willing to listen. Everyday, I am thankful for the opportunity Parkway Nissan of Stoney Creek gives me to do this for a living. Pay me a visit and let's talk!I grew up in the Ancaster area and have been a car fanatic for as long as I can remember. One of my best childhood memories was when my dad would let me sit on his lap and steer the wheel every Sunday on our way home from church. I spent many years in the restaurant business, but I would always have a car at home to fill my spare time. When I had t...Read MoreRead Less

Jon Lymburner
Jon Lymburner
Sales and Leasing Consultant

Jason      Todd
Jason Todd
Sales and Leasing Consultant

After graduating from Georgian College with an honours degree, I've been working in the auto industry since 2014. Out of all my previous experience I've never found a more positive and friendly workplace than at Parkway Nissan. I'm so happy to help so many people with their new and used vehicles, the smiles, hugs and laughs are all so rewarding. One of my favourite pastimes is going for a fun, spirited drive on an open road--and I'm lucky to have found a place where I can do that everyday! From cars to trucks and everything inbetween, I like to learn, try and chat about all these fantastic machines. My experienced managers and veteran co-workers have been very supportive and helped me feel very welcome at Parkway Nissan, it's a little place I like to think of as a 'second home'. Come by today and I'd love to share my favourite phrase with you: "Congratulations!" After graduating from Georgian College with an honours degree, I've been working in the auto industry since 2014. Out of all my previous experience I've never found a more positive and friendly workplace than at Parkway Nissan. I'm so happy to help so many people with their new and used vehicles, the smiles, hugs and laughs are all so rewarding. ...Read MoreRead Less

Kristopher  Bourque
Kristopher Bourque
Sales and Leasing Consultant

Connor Ling-Dolan
Connor Ling-Dolan
Customer Service and Social Media Representative

Rod  McKay
Rod McKay
Nissan Authorized Service Advisor

Paulette Micallef-Ferreira
Paulette Micallef-Ferreira
Nissan Authorized Service Advisor

Chantal Newport
Chantal Newport
Nissan Authorized Service Advisor

Andreas  Christoforou
Andreas Christoforou
Nissan Authorized Senior Service Technician

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Jesse  Doyle
Jesse Doyle
Nissan Authorized Master Service Technician

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Justin  Calcagni
Justin Calcagni
Nissan Authorized Service Technician Apprentice

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Craig  Jennings
Craig Jennings
Detailer

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Anthony Serafini
Anthony Serafini
Nissan Authorized Service Technician

Remani Mahmoud
Remani Mahmoud
Express Lube Technician

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Griffin Roubos
Griffin Roubos
Lot Attendant

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Gary  Walsh
Gary Walsh
Assistant Parts Manager

I began my career in the automotive industry in 1994 as an oil change technician. I received my automotive license in 2004, and decided to steer myself towards automotive parts specifically. This has proven to be both rewarding and challenging. I enjoy helping customers and technicians find the right parts they need for whatever job they're performing. When I'm not at work, I enjoy spending quality time with my wife and two daughters; swimming or watching a great movie. I also spend my time watching all types of sports, or playing baseball and tennis with my friends.I began my career in the automotive industry in 1994 as an oil change technician. I received my automotive license in 2004, and decided to steer myself towards automotive parts specifically. This has proven to be both rewarding and challenging. I enjoy helping customers and technicians find the right parts they need for whatever job they're perform...Read MoreRead Less

Cameron   Snyder
Cameron Snyder
Parts Associate

Lauren Field
Lauren Field
Business Development Representative