Dave is from Warren, NJ, and he is the President and founder of The Vantage Auto Group. He and his partner Sean started this business 4 years ago with one goal in mind: making the car buying experience easier and more enjoyable. Dave graduated from Syracuse University in 2002 and immediately jumped into the insurance brokerage business in New York City which he loves and has been doing for 15 years now! He moved to Warren in 2010 to start a family and now has 3 beautiful children, an amazing wife and the goofiest dog you’ll ever meet. Dave is motivated and passionate about giving customers the best pricing on a vehicle and is excited to help you with all of your car buying needs.
Sean currently resides in Warren, NJ with his family of 5, and is one of the partners at The Vantage Auto Group. He graduated from the University of Delaware in 2002 and went to work in the finance business for 5 years, before switching over to a career in sales & marketing within the wine & spirts industry. As a young boy, Sean always had a passion for cars. His dad was a car enthusiast and taught him how to perform an oil change at the age of 12 years old! Now he gets to share that knowledge and love of cars with all of his customers, ensuring that they have the best experience and receive the best price possible…because car buying should be fun!
Dave lives with his family of 5 in Hunterdon County NJ, and is the General Sales Manager at the Vantage Auto Group. Dave has spent nearly 15 years in the auto industry from salesperson to sales manager and most recently Finance Director. Dave has been able to eliminate the least desirable parts of the dealership experience and focus on what today’s clients expect, a straightforward, pragmatic approach to selecting a new vehicle.
Rich is from Manalapan, NJ, where he lives with his wife Theresa, and two daughters, Jessica and Jayme. Rich is the General Manager at Vantage Auto Group. He has 29 years of experience in new and used car sales, specially in luxury brand. Over his time in the dealership, his nickname has become “meatball” by his coworkers and clients. Rich has been very successful throughout his career and is excited for what’s to come at Vantage!
Susan is from Wantagh, NY and she is the Insurance Services Director at Vantage Auto Group. She has been in the insurance industry for 10+ years and recently received her Master’s degree in risk management. She handles diverse insurance products and is licensed throughout the east coast. She is available 24/7 for any insurance needs and risks!
Julianna is from Warren, NJ and she is the Social Media Marketing Manager at Vantage Auto Group. She handles all of the social media posts, comments, messaging, and editing. She also serves as an Executive Assistant and assists executives in any way she can. Julianna has worked at Vantage since May 2021, in-person and remotely. Julianna is an undergraduate student at West Chester University, where she is majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders for a future in Speech-Language Pathology. Julianna strives to implement new procedures in order to benefit the company.
Zalak Savla aka Zee graduated from Rutgers Business School with a finance degree 4 years ago. After graduating he spent a few years working in the industry for companies like Bloomberg and BMW. Recently he pivoted into the auto brokerage industry where he was able to combine his financial literacy with his passion for cars. Now he is a Senior Sales Representative here at Vantage Auto Group.
Jenny is from Basking Ridge, NJ and is an Office Manager at Vantage Auto Group. She keeps the office running smoothly and assists sales reps in any way she can. She has been working at Vantage since September 2021, and loves how different every day is! One of Jenny’s favorite parts about working for Vantage is that we are always growing, and implementing new ideas. Jenny graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelors in Psychology and Minor in Social Work. She looks forward to assisting you with any of your car buying needs!
Lance lives in Warren, NJ with his wife, 2 kids and 2 dogs and is a Leasing & Sales Consultant at Vantage Auto Group. Lance graduated from Temple University and has worked in the Media industry for over 25 years, in addition to dabbling in Autos. “After dealing with stereotypical car dealers for years on my own purchases, I bought a car from Vantage. I loved the experience so much that I started to work there part time”. Ask anyone who has done business with me and you will know that you will always get the best deal and experience. Call today!
Thomas is from Wantagh, NY and recently made a career switch from a biochemist to an insurance broker. He is rapidly learning about insurance products but specializes in personal auto insurance. Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry but plans on exploring insurance designations in the near future!
Sarah is from Warren, NJ and she is the GSD Coordinator at Vantage Auto Group. She assists executives, manages the office, and manages our finances. Sarah has worked at Vantage for almost two years and was our first ever employee! Sarah is a sophomore at Rutgers. She is majoring in communications with a minor in education. Sarah plans on working at Vantage after she finishes her undergrad.
Kyle is from Scotch Plains, NJ and is a Sales Representative at Vantage Auto Group. His role allows him to form positive relationships with clients and create a quick and simple car-buying process. Kyle has recently joined the team as of June 2023 and plans to work both in-person and remotely with clients. Kyle completed two years at Universal Technical Institute, earning an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree, and is currently pursuing an Associates Degree in Business at Union College. His goal is to use his extensive knowledge of cars to better assist clients in choosing and purchasing a vehicle.