• Lincoln
  • Ford

717 Bridgeport Ave
Directions Milford, CT 06460

  • Sales: (877) 850-6095
  • Service: (888) 238-6810
  • Parts: (888) 232-1481

Sales Staff


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  • Deepak Saini
    General Sales Manager
    203-876-6464


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  • Ed Nevins
    Certified Pre-Owned Sales Manager
    203-876-6464


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  • Brian Schmeltz
    New and Used Car Sales Manager
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Brian has worked at Stevens for over three years and in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He loves the laid-back, family atmosphere at Stevens and loves being able to support his family.

    At home, Brian has four children and a beautiful wife. As often as he can, he tries to catch a live game or good concert!

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  • James Puglisi
    Sales Manager
    (203) 859-1326

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Jimmy has worked at Stevens since 2013. He loves that Stevens is a family-run organization and is proud to be part of the oldest Ford-Lincoln dealership in Connecticut. He likes to do things the right way and will do anything to give his customers the best possible experience. (Unless it's illegal, of course!)

    Jimmy currently resides in East Rock. He is the youngest of five siblings and enjoys playing music, golf, tennis, football, baseball, and boating.

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  • Joseph Hudak
    Lincoln Brand Champion and Client Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Joseph has worked at Stevens for almost two years. While he currently resides in Hamden, CT, he actually hails from Czechoslovakia and brings his own special something to the Stevens family!

    Joseph hopes that every customer falls in love with their new vehicle. If they ever need anything, he hopes they feel free to reach out to him for matters both big and small.

    In his spare moments, Joseph enjoys being with his family, traveling and trying different foods--perhaps chocolate especially.

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  • Bridget Taddeo
    Internet Sales
    (203) 876-6464

    Bridget has lived in Milford since 1982 and worked at Stevens for over 11 years. She loves the friendly, family atmosphere of the dealership and has worked here long enough to take on pretty much any task! Her wealth of experience allows her to give customers a quick, easy and effortless experience.

    Bridget has two sons, a new daughter-in-law, and most recently, a very fluffy puppy. She loves to kayak, walk on the beach, and garden in her spare time.

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  • Kathy Braswell
    Internet Sales Representative
    (203) 876-6464

    "Everything happens for a reason." "What goes around, comes around, so treat people accordingly!"

    Kathy has three children and six grandchildren as well as two brothers and two sisters. And just in case the rest of the family is busy, she has a miniature schnauzer, a parrot and a goldfish to entertain too!

    In her spare time, Kathy enjoys golf and baking--in fact, she recently started her own baking company, which she finds both relaxing and de-stressing.

    Kathy just moved to Milford in October. She has a well-rounded background in Sales and Customer Experience and looks forward to talking with people while helping them find what they're looking for. We're excited to have her aboard!

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  • Bill McCoy
    Client Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified
    "Sales don't last long---friendships last forever!"

    Bill has worked at Stevens for over 30 years, starting with eight years in Parts & Service, a year in HR, and Sales ever since. He has always wanted customers to feel like they have found a lifetime friend (not just a great deal!)

    Stevens is a second home for Billy and he loves working alongside people of all kinds, including the "youngins" who keep him energized!

    Bill has two children and three grandchildren between the ages of four and 25. He resides in North Haven, but he'll always be a "Westie." He very much enjoys sports.

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  • Dave Miller
    Client Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Master Certified in Ford and Lincoln; CPO Certified

    Dave has worked at Stevens for almost twenty years! His career at Stevens enables him to provide for his family, including one son, his dog Piper, and two brothers.

    When working with customers, Dave tries to provide a positive, memorable car-buying experience. When not working with customers, he finds nothing more relaxing than a good game of golf!

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  • Mike Healey
    Client Advisor
    (203)876-6464


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  • Will Poole
    Client Advisor
    (203)876-6464


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  • Roberto Rodriguez
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford, Lincoln and CPO Certified

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  • Andy LaPenta
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    30+ Years of Sales Experience

    Andy hails from Manchester, CT and now resides in Bridgeport, CT. He brings a huge wealth of sales experience and enthusiasm to his new position at Stevens Ford Lincoln.

    In his spare time, Andy loves to fish--it's relaxing and he gets to be alone with nature. (Plus: it's rewarding when he catches something!) At home, he also maintains his fresh-water aquarium.

    Andy hopes to bring this same sense of calm to the showroom floor at Stevens and help customers feel at home.

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  • Ihab Zureiqi
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464


    Ihab recently joined our Sales team at Stevens--we expect to benefit greatly from his 12+ years of Sales experience!

    He resides in Milford and hails from the country of Jordan. Considering the long distance that Ihab has travelled to the United States, it's no wonder what one of his favorite hobbies is flying! The scenery is beautiful--and it's certainly faster and less stressful than driving.


    Ihab has five brothers, three daughters and one beautiful wife.


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  • Mark Stewart
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Originally from Stratford, CT, Mark now lives close by in Milford. He's been part of the automotive industry for over 30 years and will be a great asset to the Stevens team.

    Mark hopes to educate his customers on all of the features of our models and to show them the benefits to purchasing a Ford.

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  • Keonna Dawson
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Keonna currently lives in Bridgeport and hails from Hartford. She is the oldest of five brothers and sisters! She also has a 5 month-year-old named Khamari. (People in her family have cool names that start with K.)

    Keonna's focus is helping customers; after all, her background is in customer service. Sales is a new learning experience for her, but she's "always been a people person" and hopes to make Stevens customers feel as welcome and comfortable as her previous customers.

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  • Brahm Turner-Schafer
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Brahm hails from Seattle, Washington and currently lives in Southport, CT.

    Concerning the experience he would like to offer Stevens customer: "Everyone has a preconceived notion about how the car-buying experience will be. It is my goal to perform well above their expectation, leaving them with a new perspective of not only me but the dealership I represent."

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  • Ibrahim Shlash
    Sales Advisor
    (203) 876-6464

    Ford and Lincoln Certified; CPO Certified

    Ibrahim has lived in Connecticut for six years and brings over five years of customer service and sales experience to the Stevens team! He hopes to make all potential clients feel comfortable and more like friends than customers.

    Ibrahim has a beautiful, fun two-year-old daughter named Kamar and enjoys soccer and fishing in his spare time.

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