Meet our Team

Chris Leavens
Chris Leavens
Dealer Principal

Joey Kurahara
Joey Kurahara
General Manager

Cam Roseborough
Cam Roseborough
Senior Sales Manager

Meet Cam. Cam has been with the LAG for over 3 years. He is the proud Dad of a 7-year-old boy and has 2 golden retrievers at home. In his spare time he enjoys helping out with his son’s hockey team, watching hockey and baseball (Go Sabres and Guardians!), classic cars and spending time with his wife of 13 years.

Dave Shynal
Dave Shynal
Financial Services Manager

Ian  McPherson
Ian McPherson
Senior Mazda Brand Ambassador

Ian has been working here for 7 years. He has been selling Mazda’s in London for 18 years and has no plans to retire anytime soon. He enjoys what he does way too much! Ian also appreciates his loyal customers and co-workers.

Jordan Stanton
Jordan Stanton
Mazda Brand Ambassador

Jordan has been with Leavens Mazda since June 2021. Jordan has been a part of the Mazda Family for 8 years as a loyal customer. It only made sense that he became one of our Brand Ambassadors with his love of Mazda’s! In his spare time, he enjoys mixing music for weddings and house parties, reading, outdoor adventures and painting.

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.

Chayanne Kramar
Chayanne Kramar
Office Manager

Chay has been working here for 2 years. Some of you may recognize Chay as your daytime receptionist. Over the past 2 years Chay was promoted to Accounting Administrator and now currently our Office Manager! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her new dog, Milly!

Nancy Stewart
Nancy Stewart
Receptionist

Nancy is the newest member to the Leavens Mazda family. 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 just rescued a 2-year-old dog from Texas. Nancy is the newest member to the Leavens Mazda family. 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 just rescued a...Read MoreRead Less

Scott Corbett
Scott Corbett
Brand Ambassador

Kelly Risley
Kelly Risley
Service Manager

Kelly has been working here for the past 3 years. Some of you may recognize Kelly as your Accounting Administrator, but last year she was promoted to Service Manager. She has 10 years’ experience in the automotive industry. Kelly is a proud Mother, who in her spare time can be found cheering on her son playing competitive sports.

Shannon  Young
Shannon Young
Senior Service Advisor

Shannon has been working here for the past 5 years. Shannon started her career off here as your receptionist. She was then promoted to Service Advisor where she found her passion. Shannon truly enjoys working with Mazda owners through their entire ownership of the vehicle. Her goal is to make every customer feel confident, comfortable, and happy to drive their Mazda. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her adorable Niece and Nephew and her four-legged best friend, Roy. Shannon has been working here for the past 5 years. Shannon started her career off here as your receptionist. She was then promoted to Service Advisor where she found her passion. Shannon truly enjoys working with Mazda owners through their entire ownership of the vehicle. Her goal is to make every customer feel confident, comfortable, and happy to...Read MoreRead Less

Pattie Parkin
Pattie Parkin
Service Advisor

Pattie has been working here for the past 3 years. You may remember Pattie as your Shuttle Driver or as your Service Administrator. Recently Pattie was promoted to Service Advisor! Pattie enjoys working day to day with our Mazda customers and strives to always provide 100 % customer satisfaction. Pattie is a proud breast cancer survivor. In her spare time, she enjoys riding around on her Harley Davidson with her husband. As well, dragon boat racing. She is a national and world champion! Pattie has been working here for the past 3 years. You may remember Pattie as your Shuttle Driver or as your Service Administrator. Recently Pattie was promoted to Service Advisor! Pattie enjoys working day to day with our Mazda customers and strives to always provide 100 % customer satisfaction. Pattie is a proud breast cancer survivor. In her spa...Read MoreRead Less

Dave  Deweerd
Dave Deweerd
Master Technician

Dave has been working here since the doors opened 7 years ago. He has been a part of the Mazda family for the past 27 years. Dave has been a Master Technician for 15 years. Dave also had the honor of attending the Mazda Canada Peak Performance Gala 3 years in a row. He has also competed in 6 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 working here since the doors opened 7 years ago. He has been a part of the Mazda family for the past 27 years. Dave has been a Master Technician for 15 years. Dave also had the honor of attending the Mazda Canada Peak Performance Gala 3 years in a row. He has also competed in 6 Mazda Canada Master Technician competitions, where he won...Read MoreRead Less

Lee Poetter
Lee Poetter
Master Technician

Lee has been working here for the past 4 years. He has been working with the Mazda family though for 18 years! Lee has been a Master Technician for 12 years. He has participated in the national Mazda Master Technician competition multiple times and 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 working here for the past 4 years. He has been working with the Mazda family though for 18 years! Lee has been a Master Technician for 12 years. He has participated in the national Mazda Master Technician competition multiple times and finished in the top 3. Lee is a proud Father of two. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars as ...Read MoreRead Less

Nihad  Hodzic
Nihad Hodzic
Technician

Nihad has been working here for the past 3 years and within the Mazda family for 4 years. Nihad has been a licensed technician for the past 8 years. In his spare time, you will find Nihad working on cars as a hobby. He also enjoys spending time with family, friends, and fishing.

Chris Blackwell
Chris Blackwell
Technician

Chris has been working here for the past 6 years. He has been a licensed technician for 31 years! In Chris’s spare time he enjoys cycling and spending time with his family.

Justin Balaga
Justin Balaga
Technician Apprentice

Justin is our Technician Apprentice, who recently started at Leavens Mazda. Justin has been working on cars for as long as he remembers, and his true love is 90’s Japanese cars. Justin enjoys open lapping days at the track, helping friends work on their cars, and he also competes in Canadian Amateur Long Drive Golf.

Dylan Crane
Dylan Crane
Detailer

Meet Dylan. Dylan has always had a passion for cars. In his spare time he enjoys going for drives, fishing and camping during the summer, and hanging out with his family and friends.

Jackson Molyneux
Jackson Molyneux
Detailer

Jackson has a love for cars and motorcycles, and enjoys working in his home garage alongside his dad. In his spare time he likes to hang out with friends, go to car meets and cruises, or go for long rides on his motorcycle or in his car.

Melissa  Whiteside
Melissa Whiteside
Parts Manager

Melissa has been here since the dealership opened its doors 7 years ago. She has been working in the Mazda family for 18 years and absolutely loves the product! In her spare time, she loves going on hikes with her German Shepherd. Melissa also enjoys spending time with family and cheering on her favorite football team, the Miami Dolphins.

Shawn  Janes
Shawn Janes
Parts Advisor

Shawn has been working here for the past 3 years. Shawn has been working in the automotive industry for 17 years! In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hiking and anything outdoors. Shawn is also an avid video gamer.