Meet our Team

Sean Park
Sean Park
General Manager

Sean started his automotive career in 2009 after graduating from McMaster University with a BA. in Economics. His passion for tracking and interest in cars is what lead him into the industry. In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, travelling and spending time with his family which includes his wife and two fur babies.

Scott Corbett
Scott Corbett
Sales Manager

Scott joined the Leavens Mazda team in April 2022. Coming from a Mazda family, Scott has a true passion for the brand. In his spare time, Scott enjoys watching and playing both hockey and baseball. Scott also enjoys going on road trips and playing board games with his wife.

Danny Butson
Danny Butson
Sales Manager

Danny has joined the Leavens Mazda team in March of 2024. Born and raised in London Danny comes from a military background and has served in the Canadian Armed Forces. In his spare time he enjoys participating in competitive shooting, gaming and weight lifting at the gym. Also he loves spending time with his 3 beautiful children and wife.

Justin Egan
Justin Egan
Financial Services Manager

Justin joined the Leavens Mazda team in August 2023, he has been in the automotive industry since 2017. Born and raised in London where he currently resides with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys to travel and explore the outdoors. His passion for automotive and the Mazda brand is what fuels him to provide the best customer experience and he looks forward to meeting you in person!Justin joined the Leavens Mazda team in August 2023, he has been in the automotive industry since 2017. Born and raised in London where he currently resides with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys to travel and explore the outdoors. His passion for automotive and the Mazda brand is what fuels him to provide the best customer ex...Read MoreRead Less

Morgan Brown
Morgan Brown
Financial Services Manager

Morgan started his automotive career in 2019, and joined the Leavens Mazda team in 2024. Morgan has a true passion for anything automotive and has always loved cars since he was a little boy. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey, snowboarding, golfing and going to track his vehicle.

Braedon Pedrosa
Braedon Pedrosa
Brand Ambassador

Braedon joined the Leavens Mazda team March 2021. He has a passion for cars and what he does here at the dealership day to day. In his spare time, Braedon enjoys going to the beach and spending time with his family and friends.

Alex Fisher
Alex Fisher
Brand Ambassador

Alex started with the Leavens Mazda team in May 2023. For as long as he can remember Alex has always been around cars and comes from a family that has worked in the automotive industry. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and anything outdoors. He is an avid Toronto Maple Leaf's fan. GO LEAFS GO!!!

Trevor Liley
Trevor Liley
Brand Ambassador

Trevor joined the Leavens Mazda family in May of 2023. Trevor's interest in vehicles and the Mazda brand has brought him into the industry. In his spare time, he enjoys kick boxing and training for MMA competitions. He also enjoy watching football. Go Tampa Bay Buccaneers!!!

Braden VanDewiel
Braden VanDewiel
Brand Ambassador

Braden joined the Leavens Auto Group in March 2023. Since he can remember he has always been around vehicles. His family has a local racing shop which has been in business since the mid 1970's. In his spare time he enjoys rebuilding his 1985 Mustang and playing football. His favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys, GO COWBOYS!!

Mateja Elaschuk
Mateja Elaschuk
Brand Ambassador

Mateja joined the Leavens Mazda family in May of 2024. In her spare time Mateja enjoys training for karate and cozying up with her Shitsu Yorkie, Milo.

Rob Melo
Rob Melo
Brand Ambassador

Inderpreet Singh
Inderpreet Singh
Service Manager

Inder has been a part of the Mazda family since 2017. He has been on a thrilling ride with the Mazda brand, dedicated to making every customer's experience a true "ZOOM ZOOM" adventure. Beyond the world of automotive, his passion extends to exploring the culinary landscape. He finds delight in trying different and new foods with his wife and twin daughters. He enjoys discovering flavors that mirror the diversity and richness of life itself. Inder has been a part of the Mazda family since 2017. He has been on a thrilling ride with the Mazda brand, dedicated to making every customer's experience a true "ZOOM ZOOM" adventure. Beyond the world of automotive, his passion extends to exploring the culinary landscape. He finds delight in trying different and new foods with his wife and twin d...Read MoreRead Less

Amanda VanOstrand
Amanda VanOstrand
Service Advisor

Amanda will always welcome you with her smile when visiting to our service department . She is always happy to help you, however she can. She understands your car is very important to you and has a great working knowledge about your vehicle as she is also a licensed technician. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and all of her animals.Amanda will always welcome you with her smile when visiting to our service department . She is always happy to help you, however she can. She understands your car is very important to you and has a great working knowledge about your vehicle as she is also a licensed technician. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and...Read MoreRead Less

Emily Thibert
Emily Thibert
BDC Coordinator

Emily joined the Leavens Mazda team in February 2024. She has always driven a Mazda and loves the brand, her favorite part of her Mazda 3 is the stylish design! Emily loves spending time at the beach and searching for beach glass, she also enjoys spending time with her 4 pups.

Lee Poetter
Lee Poetter
Shop Foreman - Master Technician

Lee has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team since 2016. In 2003 he started his journey with the Mazda family. Lee has been a Master Technician since 2008. He has participated in the National Mazda Master Technician competition multiple times and has finished in the top 3. Lee is a proud Father of two. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars as a hobby and spending time with his family.Lee has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team since 2016. In 2003 he started his journey with the Mazda family. Lee has been a Master Technician since 2008. He has participated in the National Mazda Master Technician competition multiple times and has finished in the top 3. Lee is a proud Father of two. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars a...Read MoreRead Less

Dave  Deweerd
Dave Deweerd
Master Technician

Dave has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team when we opened our doors in 2014. He has been a part of the Mazda family since 1994. He became a Master Technician in 2005. Dave also had the honor of attending the Mazda Canada Peak Performance Gala several years. He has also competed in multiple Mazda Canada Master Technician competitions, where he won an award to attend the world competition in Japan! In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars as a hobby and spending time with his family. Dave has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team when we opened our doors in 2014. He has been a part of the Mazda family since 1994. He became a Master Technician in 2005. Dave also had the honor of attending the Mazda Canada Peak Performance Gala several years. He has also competed in multiple Mazda Canada Master Technician competitions, where he wo...Read MoreRead Less

Nihad  Hodzic
Nihad Hodzic
Technician

Nihad has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team since 2018 and within the Mazda family since 2017. Nihad became a licensed technician in 2015. In his spare time, you will find Nihad working on cars as a hobby. He also enjoys spending time with family, friends, and fishing.

Rezvan Said
Rezvan Said
Technician

Manoj Kumar
Manoj Kumar
Apprentice Technician

Manoj has joined the Leavens Mazda team in April 2024. His interest in vehicles aspired him to study and want to become a technician. In his spare time he enjoys playing cricket, soccer and spending time with family and friends.

Keldan Dinsmore
Keldan Dinsmore
Apprentice Technician

Charlie Houghton
Charlie Houghton
Detailer

Charlie joined the Leavens Mazda team in February 2023. In his spare time, he enjoys working on his car and collecting vinyl.

Taylor Dumont
Taylor Dumont
Detailer

Taylor joined the Leavens Mazda team in Feb 2024. She enjoys to cook and loves anything to do with art. In her spare time she plays for the London St. George's Rugby team, her position is lock. She also enjoys watching hockey and her favorite team is the Pittsburgh Penguins!

Harlo Sandu
Harlo Sandu
Detailer

Melissa  Whiteside
Melissa Whiteside
Parts Manager

Melissa has been here since the dealership doors opened in 2014. She has been working in the Mazda family since 2003 and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. She also enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. Go Miami Dolphins!!!Melissa has been here since the dealership doors opened in 2014. She has been working in the Mazda family since 2003 and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. She also enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. Go Miami Dolphins!!...Read MoreRead Less

Brian Jermy
Brian Jermy
Parts Advisor

Brian joined the Leavens Mazda family in January 2024. Brian enjoys being outdoors, boating and fishing in his spare time. He also an avid sports fan and loves to watch hockey and baseball. His teams are the Buffalo Sabers and Pittsburgh Pirates!!

Nancy Stewart
Nancy Stewart
Receptionist

Nancy has been been with the Leavens Mazda team since August 2021. She has been around vehicles her entire life. Nancy came from a drag racing family, so working at Leavens Mazda is a perfect fit. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, camping, and attending her son’s karate tournaments. Nancy has been happily married for 29+ years. She also enjoys spending time with Stella her rescue dog from Texas. Nancy has been been with the Leavens Mazda team since August 2021. She has been around vehicles her entire life. Nancy came from a drag racing family, so working at Leavens Mazda is a perfect fit. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, camping, and attending her son’s karate tournaments. Nancy has been happily married for 29+ years. She also en...Read MoreRead Less

Taylor Summers
Taylor Summers
Part Time Receptionist

Taylor joined the Leavens Mazda team in May of 2023. She is currently studying at Fanshawe for child and youth care. She is aspiring to become a child practitioner. In her free time she likes to hangout with her friends, reads books and walk her dog.

Sean Park
Sean Park
General Manager

Sean started his automotive career in 2009 after graduating from McMaster University with a BA. in Economics. His passion for tracking and interest in cars is what lead him into the industry. In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, travelling and spending time with his family which includes his wife and two fur babies.

Scott Corbett
Scott Corbett
Sales Manager

Scott joined the Leavens Mazda team in April 2022. Coming from a Mazda family, Scott has a true passion for the brand. In his spare time, Scott enjoys watching and playing both hockey and baseball. Scott also enjoys going on road trips and playing board games with his wife.

Danny Butson
Danny Butson
Sales Manager

Danny has joined the Leavens Mazda team in March of 2024. Born and raised in London Danny comes from a military background and has served in the Canadian Armed Forces. In his spare time he enjoys participating in competitive shooting, gaming and weight lifting at the gym. Also he loves spending time with his 3 beautiful children and wife.

Inderpreet Singh
Inderpreet Singh
Service Manager

Inder has been a part of the Mazda family since 2017. He has been on a thrilling ride with the Mazda brand, dedicated to making every customer's experience a true "ZOOM ZOOM" adventure. Beyond the world of automotive, his passion extends to exploring the culinary landscape. He finds delight in trying different and new foods with his wife and twin daughters. He enjoys discovering flavors that mirror the diversity and richness of life itself. Inder has been a part of the Mazda family since 2017. He has been on a thrilling ride with the Mazda brand, dedicated to making every customer's experience a true "ZOOM ZOOM" adventure. Beyond the world of automotive, his passion extends to exploring the culinary landscape. He finds delight in trying different and new foods with his wife and twin d...Read MoreRead Less

Melissa  Whiteside
Melissa Whiteside
Parts Manager

Melissa has been here since the dealership doors opened in 2014. She has been working in the Mazda family since 2003 and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. She also enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. Go Miami Dolphins!!!Melissa has been here since the dealership doors opened in 2014. She has been working in the Mazda family since 2003 and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. She also enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. Go Miami Dolphins!!...Read MoreRead Less

Scott Corbett
Scott Corbett
Sales Manager

Scott joined the Leavens Mazda team in April 2022. Coming from a Mazda family, Scott has a true passion for the brand. In his spare time, Scott enjoys watching and playing both hockey and baseball. Scott also enjoys going on road trips and playing board games with his wife.

Danny Butson
Danny Butson
Sales Manager

Danny has joined the Leavens Mazda team in March of 2024. Born and raised in London Danny comes from a military background and has served in the Canadian Armed Forces. In his spare time he enjoys participating in competitive shooting, gaming and weight lifting at the gym. Also he loves spending time with his 3 beautiful children and wife.

Braedon Pedrosa
Braedon Pedrosa
Brand Ambassador

Braedon joined the Leavens Mazda team March 2021. He has a passion for cars and what he does here at the dealership day to day. In his spare time, Braedon enjoys going to the beach and spending time with his family and friends.

Alex Fisher
Alex Fisher
Brand Ambassador

Alex started with the Leavens Mazda team in May 2023. For as long as he can remember Alex has always been around cars and comes from a family that has worked in the automotive industry. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and anything outdoors. He is an avid Toronto Maple Leaf's fan. GO LEAFS GO!!!

Trevor Liley
Trevor Liley
Brand Ambassador

Trevor joined the Leavens Mazda family in May of 2023. Trevor's interest in vehicles and the Mazda brand has brought him into the industry. In his spare time, he enjoys kick boxing and training for MMA competitions. He also enjoy watching football. Go Tampa Bay Buccaneers!!!

Braden VanDewiel
Braden VanDewiel
Brand Ambassador

Braden joined the Leavens Auto Group in March 2023. Since he can remember he has always been around vehicles. His family has a local racing shop which has been in business since the mid 1970's. In his spare time he enjoys rebuilding his 1985 Mustang and playing football. His favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys, GO COWBOYS!!

Mateja Elaschuk
Mateja Elaschuk
Brand Ambassador

Mateja joined the Leavens Mazda family in May of 2024. In her spare time Mateja enjoys training for karate and cozying up with her Shitsu Yorkie, Milo.

Rob Melo
Rob Melo
Brand Ambassador

Justin Egan
Justin Egan
Financial Services Manager

Justin joined the Leavens Mazda team in August 2023, he has been in the automotive industry since 2017. Born and raised in London where he currently resides with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys to travel and explore the outdoors. His passion for automotive and the Mazda brand is what fuels him to provide the best customer experience and he looks forward to meeting you in person!Justin joined the Leavens Mazda team in August 2023, he has been in the automotive industry since 2017. Born and raised in London where he currently resides with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he enjoys to travel and explore the outdoors. His passion for automotive and the Mazda brand is what fuels him to provide the best customer ex...Read MoreRead Less

Morgan Brown
Morgan Brown
Financial Services Manager

Morgan started his automotive career in 2019, and joined the Leavens Mazda team in 2024. Morgan has a true passion for anything automotive and has always loved cars since he was a little boy. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey, snowboarding, golfing and going to track his vehicle.

Inderpreet Singh
Inderpreet Singh
Service Manager

Inder has been a part of the Mazda family since 2017. He has been on a thrilling ride with the Mazda brand, dedicated to making every customer's experience a true "ZOOM ZOOM" adventure. Beyond the world of automotive, his passion extends to exploring the culinary landscape. He finds delight in trying different and new foods with his wife and twin daughters. He enjoys discovering flavors that mirror the diversity and richness of life itself. Inder has been a part of the Mazda family since 2017. He has been on a thrilling ride with the Mazda brand, dedicated to making every customer's experience a true "ZOOM ZOOM" adventure. Beyond the world of automotive, his passion extends to exploring the culinary landscape. He finds delight in trying different and new foods with his wife and twin d...Read MoreRead Less

Amanda VanOstrand
Amanda VanOstrand
Service Advisor

Amanda will always welcome you with her smile when visiting to our service department . She is always happy to help you, however she can. She understands your car is very important to you and has a great working knowledge about your vehicle as she is also a licensed technician. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and all of her animals.Amanda will always welcome you with her smile when visiting to our service department . She is always happy to help you, however she can. She understands your car is very important to you and has a great working knowledge about your vehicle as she is also a licensed technician. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and...Read MoreRead Less

Emily Thibert
Emily Thibert
BDC Coordinator

Emily joined the Leavens Mazda team in February 2024. She has always driven a Mazda and loves the brand, her favorite part of her Mazda 3 is the stylish design! Emily loves spending time at the beach and searching for beach glass, she also enjoys spending time with her 4 pups.

Lee Poetter
Lee Poetter
Shop Foreman - Master Technician

Lee has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team since 2016. In 2003 he started his journey with the Mazda family. Lee has been a Master Technician since 2008. He has participated in the National Mazda Master Technician competition multiple times and has finished in the top 3. Lee is a proud Father of two. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars as a hobby and spending time with his family.Lee has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team since 2016. In 2003 he started his journey with the Mazda family. Lee has been a Master Technician since 2008. He has participated in the National Mazda Master Technician competition multiple times and has finished in the top 3. Lee is a proud Father of two. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars a...Read MoreRead Less

Dave  Deweerd
Dave Deweerd
Master Technician

Dave has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team when we opened our doors in 2014. He has been a part of the Mazda family since 1994. He became a Master Technician in 2005. Dave also had the honor of attending the Mazda Canada Peak Performance Gala several years. He has also competed in multiple Mazda Canada Master Technician competitions, where he won an award to attend the world competition in Japan! In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars as a hobby and spending time with his family. Dave has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team when we opened our doors in 2014. He has been a part of the Mazda family since 1994. He became a Master Technician in 2005. Dave also had the honor of attending the Mazda Canada Peak Performance Gala several years. He has also competed in multiple Mazda Canada Master Technician competitions, where he wo...Read MoreRead Less

Nihad  Hodzic
Nihad Hodzic
Technician

Nihad has been apart of the Leavens Mazda team since 2018 and within the Mazda family since 2017. Nihad became a licensed technician in 2015. In his spare time, you will find Nihad working on cars as a hobby. He also enjoys spending time with family, friends, and fishing.

Rezvan Said
Rezvan Said
Technician

Keldan Dinsmore
Keldan Dinsmore
Apprentice Technician

Manoj Kumar
Manoj Kumar
Apprentice Technician

Manoj has joined the Leavens Mazda team in April 2024. His interest in vehicles aspired him to study and want to become a technician. In his spare time he enjoys playing cricket, soccer and spending time with family and friends.

Charlie Houghton
Charlie Houghton
Detailer

Charlie joined the Leavens Mazda team in February 2023. In his spare time, he enjoys working on his car and collecting vinyl.

Taylor Dumont
Taylor Dumont
Detailer

Taylor joined the Leavens Mazda team in Feb 2024. She enjoys to cook and loves anything to do with art. In her spare time she plays for the London St. George's Rugby team, her position is lock. She also enjoys watching hockey and her favorite team is the Pittsburgh Penguins!

Harlo Sandu
Harlo Sandu
Detailer

Melissa  Whiteside
Melissa Whiteside
Parts Manager

Melissa has been here since the dealership doors opened in 2014. She has been working in the Mazda family since 2003 and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. She also enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. Go Miami Dolphins!!!Melissa has been here since the dealership doors opened in 2014. She has been working in the Mazda family since 2003 and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. She also enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins. Go Miami Dolphins!!...Read MoreRead Less

Brian Jermy
Brian Jermy
Parts Advisor

Brian joined the Leavens Mazda family in January 2024. Brian enjoys being outdoors, boating and fishing in his spare time. He also an avid sports fan and loves to watch hockey and baseball. His teams are the Buffalo Sabers and Pittsburgh Pirates!!

Nancy Stewart
Nancy Stewart
Receptionist

Nancy has been been with the Leavens Mazda team since August 2021. She has been around vehicles her entire life. Nancy came from a drag racing family, so working at Leavens Mazda is a perfect fit. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, camping, and attending her son’s karate tournaments. Nancy has been happily married for 29+ years. She also enjoys spending time with Stella her rescue dog from Texas. Nancy has been been with the Leavens Mazda team since August 2021. She has been around vehicles her entire life. Nancy came from a drag racing family, so working at Leavens Mazda is a perfect fit. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, camping, and attending her son’s karate tournaments. Nancy has been happily married for 29+ years. She also en...Read MoreRead Less

Taylor Summers
Taylor Summers
Part Time Receptionist

Taylor joined the Leavens Mazda team in May of 2023. She is currently studying at Fanshawe for child and youth care. She is aspiring to become a child practitioner. In her free time she likes to hangout with her friends, reads books and walk her dog.

Chris Leavens
Chris Leavens
Dealer Principal

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Dustin Walker
Dustin Walker
Chief Operating Officer & CFO

Greg Smith
Greg Smith
VP of Operations

Chantelle Leavens
Chantelle Leavens
Group Manager, Strategy & Innovation

Josephine Allan
Josephine Allan
Group Controller

Karen Handshaw
Karen Handshaw
Group Human Resources Manager

Dani Buragina
Dani Buragina
Videographer / Content Creator