Meet Our Acura Team!


Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

Management

Gerald Ramoin
Market Area Vice President
(833) 856-5687

Gerald Ramoin, Market Area Vice President, is originally from Sulphur, Louisiana and moved to the Triangle area in 1993. Some of Gerald's favorite pastimes are spending time at his lake house, golfing, cycling, watching sports, and doing things outdoors with his four children. In the future, Gerald hopes to see all of his children graduate from college and continue to help them set goals for their futures and careers. Gerald wants all Hendrick Southpoint customers to know that we treat our clients like family and that doesn't change after you buy a car. We are here to make sure you are ALWAYS driving your dream, Hendrick, vehicle.

"Don't Settle." -Unknown 

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Poonam Nandani
Marketing & Communications Director
(855) 596-8278


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Kiley Culotta
General Manager
(833) 891-0215


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Steven Baughman
Sales Manager
(833) 891-0216


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Mohammed Alqoh
Business Manager
(833) 300-1601


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George Christon
Service Manager
(833) 464-0034

George Christon, Service Manager, was born in New York and raised in New Jersey. He has been in the Triangle area since 2008. His strongest skill is outwitting his child in order to get them in the bath. In his spare time, George enjoys playing soccer and football, mountain biking, and riding ATVs. When George isn't working, he enjoys visiting different beach towns in North Carolina and surrounding states.

"Either I will find a way, or I will make one." -Hannibal

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Sylvester Harrison
XStream Manager
(888) 742-6227


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Adham Merhi
Business Manager
(833) 231-6575

Business Manager Adham Merhi, originally from Lebanon, moved here in 2008. Some of his favorite past times are, swimming, basketball, and watching The Fast and the Furious. His favorite place he has traveled, so far, was England. Adham truly cares about his clients: "the relationship starts when we sell the car."

"Treat others the way you want to be treated." -Matthew 7:12

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Matt Hassinger
Parts Manager
(833) 271-7334

Matthew Hassinger, Parts Manager, is originally from Huron, Ohio and moved to the Triangle in 2006. In his free time, Matt enjoys golfing, hockey, re-building automobiles and motorcycles, and spending time with his son. His long term goals are to move up within the company to either a fixed operations manager or beyond. He wants his clients to know that he looks in the mirror every day and proudly knows that he did what he thought was best for his customer. 

"Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards." -Soren Kierkegaard

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Karim Moujeahid
Sales Manager
(833) 252-1593

Sales Manager Karim Moujeahid is originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and moved to the Raleigh area 20 years ago. Outside of work he loves to spend time with his family, play soccer, and do Crossfit. He is new to the Hendrick family, but has 18 years of experience in the auto industry. He is a loyal, dedicated, and a hard worker. In the future, he hopes to grow within the Hendrick organization and help his fellow employees grow as well. He strives to always to the right thing the right way.

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Sales

Portia Pizappi
Retail Operations Coordinator
(833) 451-8714

Retail Operations Coordinator Portia Pizappi moved to North Carolina four years ago from West Milford, New Jersey. When Portia isn't working, she loves to watch movies and to travel. Her favorite recent destination was San Antonio, Texas. Her favorite Acura, currently, is the newly designed 2019 Acura RDX.

"Live and Learn." -Unknown

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Jacob Tanas
Client Advisor
(833) 877-3899


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Russ Buxton
Client Advisor
(833) 846-8543


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Edgar Murphy
Client Advisor
(833) 252-1595


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Alexandar Saunders
Client Advisor
(833) 464-6981


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Angres Thorpe
Client Advisor
(833) 666-0476


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Sam Tawasha
Client Advisor
(833) 846-8544


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Shelton Ashford
Client Advisor


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Kevin Armstrong
Lot Attendant
(984) 287-5500


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Perla Castillejos
Client Advisor
(833) 272-7340

Perla Castillejos, Client Advisor, is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to the Triangle area when she was seven years old. When Perla isn't working, she enjoys reading, traveling, painting, and crafting. In the future, Perla hopes to grow her relationships with her coworkers and move up within the company to a leadership position.

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Joseph Conforti
Client Advisor
(833) 366-0072


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Bill Crosier
Client Advisor
(833) 891-0219

Joining the team in July 2017, Bill is a first class Client Advisor. With 20+ years in the automotive industry and a background in the detailing and reconditioning of new and pre-owned vehicles, he has swiftly transitioned to the world of sales. Building on the foundation of tireless work ethic and an extroverted personality, his clients are given the best experience purchasing a car they have ever had. He enjoys working together with his clients, and his team to make the process fun and efficient. Come experience the difference and let Bill be the first to welcome you to the Hendrick Family!

"With regards to performance, commitment, effort, and dedication, there is no middle ground. You do something very well, or not at all!" - Ayrton Senna

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Lindsay VanSteenbergen
Client Advisor
(833) 846-8546

Lindsay VanSteenbergen, Client Advisor, moved to the United States in 1989 from Alberta, Canada. He is an avid hockey fan (Go Canes!), car enthusiast, and IT geek. He also worked for 7 years in the non-profit sector organizing national and international missions. His goals with the Hendrick Automotive Group include becoming the best client advisor he can be and to learn all the different aspects of the automotive industry.

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Service

Cameron Wiese
Service Advisor
(833) 451-8716

Cameron Wiese, Service Advisor, loves to travel and has lived in many different cities, but has been in the Triangle for several years now. Cameron really enjoys the fun, entertaining environment of New Orleans and enjoys indulging in Cajun delicacies such as gumbo. Experiencing different cultures is one of Cameron's favorite pastimes, as well as studying endangered animals that are native to specific continents.  He is one of a kind and his eccentric, outgoing personality inspires great relationships with his service customers.  

"We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone." -Ronald Reagan

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Clinton Harrison
Service Advisor
(833) 451-8718


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Andrew Gloc
Service Advisor
(833) 451-8715


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Aaron McLean
Service Advisor
(833) 499-4572


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Scott Price
Service Advisor
(833) 366-4050


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John Prillaman
Service Advisor
(833) 464-0033


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Jose Lara
Service Administrator
(833) 485-7090


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Parts

Chris Davidson
Parts Consultant
(833) 271-7335

Chris Davidson, Parts Consultant, graduated in 1991 from Nashville Auto Diesel College and gained experience in the industry as a technician assistant, line technician and parts manager. Chris joined the Acura Southpoint family in 2010 and became a big fan of the brand: "I have a total of 21 years in the parts side of the automobile industry and have found Acura products to have a high level of engineering and quality built vehicles."

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Martin Ayala
Parts Consultant
(833) 271-7338


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