Staff


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  • Stephen Aylward
    General Manager
    (401) 304-3301

    Stephen has been in the automotive industry for over 20 years and started his dealership career as a Service Advisor. He started with the Penske Automotive Group at Lexus of Warwick in 2011 as the Service & Parts Director and was promoted to General Manager in 2012. Stephen was born and raised in Rhode Island, but also loves to travel to other areas when time allows. Spending time with his wife and three children is his favorite past time. Professionally, he prides himself in being focused on giving his guests the experience they desire and deserve.    

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  • Corey Francis
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager
    (401) 304-3303

    Corey has been in the automotive industry for 20 years. He started with the Penske Automotive Group in 2008 as a Sales Manager with Infiniti of Warwick and transferred to Lexus of Warwick in 2015. Corey has held multiple positions within the industry from Sales Person, Finance Manager, New car Sales Manager, and Pre-Owned Sales Manager.  Corey was born and raised in Rhode Island and loves the coastal lifestyle. When he's not working, Corey enjoys scuba diving, kayaking, boating, and cycling.  If you are looking for a dealership that is committed to high standards, you'll be glad you chose to visit Corey and his team.

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  • Nathan Read
    Sales Manager
    (401) 304-3308

    Nathan has seven years of experience in the automotive industry and held both sales and finance manager positions. He has an innate passion for cars, both classic and modern. He loves to spend his leisure time following the New England Patriots and classic rock music (and cars!). As sales manager, Nathan aims to make your purchase truly informative and enjoyable.    

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  • Karine Correia
    Finance Manager
    (401) 304-3305

    Karine has been with the Penske Automotive Group for 10 years. She started in 2009 as a Sales Consultant, and then she was promoted to a Finance Manager in 2013. Karine holds a Degree in Finance from Rhode Island College and she is Master Certified with the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals. Karine is originally from The Cape Verde Islands and has been residing in Rhode Island for 22 Years. When she is not working, Karine enjoys spending time with her family and in her garden, teaching her young daughter about the beauty of growing organic foods and tending to her Rose garden. Karine loves to practice Yoga and meditation. One of Karine's many strengths is her great customer service skills. She goes beyond expectations to deliver an excellent service to each one of her customers.*I speak Portuguese and Spanish*

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  • Seth Swagger
    Finance Manager
    (401) 304-3337

    Seth started in the automotive industry in 2002 as a sales consultant and has held other management roles in and out of the automotive industry since then. Seth has been with the Penske Automotive Group for over 7 years, starting in 2012 as a sales and leasing consultant and being promoted in 2015 to a Finance Manager. Seth is originally from Chepachet Rhode Island and now resides in North East Connecticut with this wife and 2 children. When not at work, you'll find Seth in the White Mountains New Hampshire ice fishing and spending time with his family. Seth also enjoys riding his bike, playing electric/acoustic guitar, but most of all spending time with his wife and children. Seth strives for the ultimate satisfaction in customer service. This is what we demand here at Lexus of Warwick and Seth will make your car buying experience smooth and transparent with no hiccups along the way. See Seth for all your automotive finance needs.    

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  • Geoff Sigman
    Service Manager
    (401) 304-3320

    Geoff has been working in the automotive service industry for 25 years. Of which, 15 have been with Penske Automotive Group. Geoff is a native to Rhode Island and has a personal passion for sailing Narragansett bay and the Islands. Professionally, he is passionate about creating a customer experience that surpasses what the industry has come to expect.    

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  • Marc Belleville
    Assistant Service Manager
    (401) 304-3324

    Marc has been in the automotive service industry for 13 years all with the greatest brand in the world, Lexus! Marc is A Rhode Island native growing up in Coventry and now residing in Warwick, RI. He has a passion for anything and everything sports related and enjoys playing golf and basketball regularly. He is married with 3 beautiful children Harrison, Caroline, and Bennett. Marc is driven to provide a top level service experience that exceeds every guests expectations. 

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  • Raymond West
    Master Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3314


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  • James Ferreira
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3312


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  • Hal Pelit
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3309

    *I speak Turkish and French*

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  • Kyle Phillips
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3311


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  • David Wagner
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3310


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  • Ernie Tommasiello
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3318


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  • Matthew Humphrey
    Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3339


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  • Bradley Cook
    Master Certified Sales Consultant
    (401) 304-3317


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  • Alisha Cady
    Delivery Specialist
    (401) 304-3315


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  • Jesse Lavender
    Equity Advisor
    (401) 304-3311


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  • Thom Hill
    Technology Specialist
    (401) 304-3316


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  • Melanie Kane
    Inventory Specialist


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  • Elizabeth Christoff
    CSI Coordinator/File Clerk


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  • Peppino Palladino
    Service Advisor
    (401) 304-3321

    Peppino is fluent in Italian. He was born in Italy and grew up working in the automotive industry. His father owned a Fiat dealer, and sparked his interest in cars. He traveled to America as a young adult continuing his life long career as an automotive service professional. Peppino has been with Lexus of Warwick for 15 years and prides himself in providing the absolute best quality of service.

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  • Paul Webb
    Service Advisor
    (401) 304-3327

    Paul Webb started his career in the automotive industry in 2008 and spent 8 years as a service technician.  In 2016, he switched gears and got involved in the front-end of the service experience, dealing more with clients rather than cars.  He still enjoys turning wrenches however, working on his own vehicles and equipment at home.  He and his wife have known each other since high school, and got married 13 years later in 2013.  Together they are the proud parents of 3 Chihuahua's:  Cooper, Lincoln and Reesie. 

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  • Ryan Gardiner
    Service Advisor
    (401) 304-3323

    Ryan started his career in the automotive industry in 2013 and found his home at Lexus of Warwick in 2016. Born and raised in RI, Ryan is no stranger to nautical life. He spends his summer enjoying boat rides, tubing, and quahogging. When he isn't soaking up the sun, he is always on the hunt to add to his real estate portfolio. Professionally, Ryan thrives on building rapport and lasting relationships with his clients all the while educating them on how to maintain their vehicle to perform at its optimum strength.    

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  • Mark Decker
    Service Advisor
    (401) 304-3326

    Mark grew up in Singapore and has traveled all over Asia and Europe. He is an avid boater and boat technician as well, and he has a long history of motorsport racing. Mark has been working in the automotive service industry for 15 years for Saab, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Lexus. Professionally he is driven to provide and surpass all expectations for the Lexus customer experience and to achieve new levels of excellence and achievement for the Lexus brand.

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  • Scott Alexander
    Certified Parts Consultant
    (401) 304-3332

    Scott began his parts career in the automotive industry in 1976 part time at a small BMW, FIAT  dealer. From there he has worked with many different manufacturers but he finds Lexus to be the best of all of them. He is the longest tenured employee at Lexus of Warwick and is always willing to help customers and team members alike.

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  • Dan Plasse
    Parts Consultant

    Dan started working in the cars business as a parts driver/counterman not only five years ago, but has been an avid car enthusiast for over a decade. He prides himself on giving both wholesale, and retail customers the best experience possible. When he's not working, Dan spends most of his time cycling, working on his cars, or spending time with his girlfriend, and his cat.

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  • Jerson Hernandez
    Parts Consultant

    Jerson was born and raised in RI and is fluent in Spanish. Jerson has been in the automotive industry 4 plus years, and all at Lexus; both in service and parts.  His hobbies include boxing and soccer. Jerson is a fanatic of the Boston Celtics and enjoys traveling and discovering new places with his girlfriend.  *I speak Spanish *

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