I have been selling cars since 1998, and was fortunate enough to join the Sunnyside Toyota Team in 2010. I grew up in Lakewood and graduated from St. Edward High School. I attended Miami of Ohio and The Ohio State University for my secondary education. I now reside in Lagrange with my wife. We are blessed to have 6 wonderful children, and 6 amazing grandchildren. I bleed Ohio State Buckeye Scarlet & Gray; am still wishing I was born earlier in life to witness a Brown’s Championship; and still can’t believe we did not win a World Series in the 90’s. I love to golf and maximize my green fees by taking as many swings as possible. My wife and I enjoy our garden every year, and spend weekends by the fire pit with our friends and family. What’s my ride? The Toyota Tundra Double Cab!
I started out in the auto industry by working on my first car with my dad; anything from learning how to change filters, points, spark plugs, and tires to replacing brakes and exhausts. Over the years, I’ve worked in parts departments for various franchise dealerships including Honda, Nissan, and Toyota; written automotive parts catalogs; handled Research and Development, Quality Control, and the purchasing of raw materials for aftermarket part manufacturers. My career at Sunnyside Toyota Scion began in 1996 handling the parts in our collision repair center for the first seven years and has evolved into “wearing many hats” today. When I’m not helping Sunny save you money, I’m baking sinful cheesecakes, muffins, and brownies for my friends.
I have been taking great care of my customers here at Sunnyside Toyota since 1995. I now have over 4,000+ satisfied customers and I’m always looking for more! I grew up in Maple Hts, and now reside in Brunswick with my high school sweetheart and our 2 lovely daughters. Prior to my career here, I obtained my Bachelors Degree in English from Kent State University. When I have the opportunity, I love to golf, brew beer, and rock out to my favorite band, RUSH. I’m no Neil Peart, but I did rock out the drums in my high school and college days. What’s my ride? We have a Toyota Sienna!
Hello my name is Alex Maropakis, I started my Sunnyside Toyota Career January of 2017 , but I am no stranger to customer service. I have over 18 years of retail and restaurant management experience. I am a Cleveland native born and raised and I currently live in Carlisle Township. I have three children that mean the world to me and they love to visit dad at the Dealership to check out the new cars. I love the outdoors and spending time with my family. I am a Rock enthusiast and play the bass guitar as much as I can. I am first generation Greek and speak the language fluently. My Mission is to give fast, fun friendly service to my guests, I am dedicated in providing guests with a long lasting relationship. What do I drive? A Toyota Avalon.
I was born in Nashville TN, and graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Business. I currently reside in Olmsted Falls with my wife of 24 years. We have 1 daughter who is currently servicing in the US Air Force. I have been in sales for ove 25 years, and have been a Toyota Certified Master Sales Consultant since 2002. I am a huge sports fan and root for the Browns AND Da’ Bears! I also love, NASCAR and any sport played by IU. I love to cook for my family whether it’s indoors, on the smoker, or barbequeing on the grill. While waiting on my food, I enjoy one of my self made brewed beers that I bottle every 3 months. I also enjoy classic movies by Clint Eastwood (provided he doesn’t sing), The Godfather, Pulp Fiction, Caddyshack, or Hoosiers! I get my inspiration for cooking from the Food Network shows I enjoy. Buy a car from me and receive my recipe of the month by e-Mail.
I have been a Toyota Certified and Sunnyside Toyota Sales Consultant since 2008. My heritage is Mexican and Navajo, but I never picked up the other languages. I grew up in Amherst and graduated from Firelands High School. I now reside in Lorain with my lovely wife and 2 daughters. If there is a sporting event happening, you can be sure I am paying close attention; or waiting to catch it on the DVR after work. I am huge MMA fan and recently received an autographed Matt Brown fighting glove from one of my good customers. Favorite Team? Anything that starts with Cleveland. What’s my ride? My wife drives a Toyota Prius and I have a Toyota Camry!
My name is Kyle Mellen. I was raised in Amherst, OH and am a graduate of Amherst Steele High School. I currently am attending LCCC to further my education. I started my Sunnyside Career in October of 2017, and have enjoyed every moment of it! Some of my hobbies include sports, music, and spending time with friends and family. My mission is to give you a friendly and helpful experience to ensure a long lasting relationship with Sunnyside Toyota! What do I drive? A 2015 Toyota Camry.
I have a background working with children, sales, and management. I chose to come into this industry because of my past experiences buying cars. I never understood the phrases or terms that my sales consultants were using. When I asked questions to get a better understanding, I felt demeaned by their answers, and rarely got the information I needed to have it all make sense. I pushed myself to learn, so that way I could help the other people out there who have also had similar experiences. My mission is to help you find a car you love at a great deal, with a full understanding of everything you need to know.
I have worked for Sunnyside since 1988 – Over 25 years! I reside in Lakewood, am the proud father of 2 sons, and belong to St. James Parish. I have lived all over the world and attended college in Italy. If English is not your primary language, no worries – I speak Arabic and Italian as well! I keep in shape by playing outdoor soccer and during football season, I am a diehard Cleveland Browns fan. My friends and I travel to one Browns away game every year for an interesting vacation. What’s my ride? The Toyota VENZA!
I call Elyria my home but have had the pleasure of living in San Diego and Saratoga Springs NY. When I’m not spending time with my husband and 2 children, or working, I enjoy playing video games and singing karaoke with my friends! My dream is to travel around the country and go sightseeing in my dream vehicle – the Toyota Highlander! I’m excited to join Sunnyside Toyota and look forward to helping find the right vehicle.
I have been with Sunnyside since 2018, and am enjoying my time here. I graduated from Brunswick High School and I currently still live in Brunswick. Back in 2016, I married my high school sweetheart and we now have a son. Before joining Sunnyside, my background was in culinary and management. Sports is my passion, specifically basketball, and often times you will find me playing just about anywhere in northeast Ohio. I am not here to give you the traditional car salesman vibe, but to make your car buying experience a pleasant one!