Meet Our Staff

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  • Yesenia Garcia

    "Yesi" is our very accommodating Receptionist.  She also answers the phone and serves as back-up Cashier.  She is always willing to help... and help with a smile.

  • Mark Sidley

    Mark is the President and Owner of Porterville Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram since 2004. With over 40 years of automotive retail experience, Mark who is a Porterville resident, takes a concerned hands-on approach to his business.  He is involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations and is a role model for his staff in terms of professionalism and integrity. Mark is a friend to everyone and is well loved in the community.

  • Joy Hendrix
    Accounting Clerk/HR Admin.

    Joy works at the office and assist the Office Manager in Human Resources matters aside from her Accounting duties.

  • Jared Santos
    General Sales Manager

    Jared joined us in 2012 as a Sales Person.  In just a few years, he has proven himself to be a leader and an over achiever.  He was appointed General Sales Manager in the 2nd half of 2017 and now leads a strong sales team to achieve new heights in sales.

  • Eduardo Alvarez
    Service Writer

    Eduardo will always greet you with a smile when you enter the Service Department.  He's been with the company since 2015 and is one of our Service Writers.

  • Allen Swopes
    Lube Technician

    Allen specializes in routine maintenance and service on our diesel vehicles. He is Jerry's main assistant for a full range of diesel repair and attention to many heavy duty applications.

  • Clem Benavidez
    Master Certified Chrysler Technician

    Clem has been with Porterville Chrysler since we opened. He is Master Certified in all aspects of Chrysler Product repair. His expertise in troubleshooting and diagnosis is invaluable.

  • John McNeil
    Service & Parts Director

    John has 15 years experience as Service Manager here in the Central Valley. He is highly capable and ready to meet all of your service needs and is committed to leading the PCJD service staff in meeting your expectations.

  • Theresa Lima
    Contract Clerk

    Theresa works in our office, processing the contracts on vehicle purchases, among other accounting procedures, making sure the documents flow smoothly on your new vehicle purchase.

  • Ben Finley
    General Manager

    Ben brought with him over 40 years of experience and knowledge in automotive sales with various five-star dealerships when he joined PCJD in 2004. As General Manager, he heads the Sales Team and is always known to go out of his way to accommodate customers' needs. 

  • Hajjaj Awawdeh
    Sales Manager

    Hajjaj has been here since our opening in 2004 to meet all your automotive needs for new and pre-owned vehicles. Se habla espanol. He will get you the best deal available on your new purchase.

  • Tanya Fuentes
    Parts Advisor

    Tanya has six years experience here at Porterville Chrysler matching the right parts to our customer's needs. She also takes care of much of our warranty administration.

  • Sal Ruiz
    Parts Advisor

    Sal has been with our parts staff for six years and specializes in keeping the parts moving to our technicians to get your vehicle back to you as soon as possible.

  • Janette Brackeen

    Janette was with us when we opened in 2004. She makes sure everything is accurate and understood when she closes out your merchandise or repair invoice.

  • Gerald Burgess
    Certified Technician

    Jerry is well known in the valley as the guy to see for maintenance and repair for your Dodge or Ram diesel. With over 20 years of experience on Cummins Diesels your truck will be in good hands.

  • Braulio Hurtado

    Braulio is our most experienced detailer, with us since 2006. He takes on the diffucult task of washing our entire inventory twice a week plus making sure your vehicle is clean after servicing.

  • Craig McLaughlin
    Service Writer

    Craig has joined our service team with 5 years experience at local valley dealerships. His goal is to provide prompt, thorough service and maintenance recommendations to keep your vehicle in top running condition.

  • Carmen Verduzco
    Accounts Payable/Title Clerk

    Carmen is a member of the administrative staff to help with our recent increase in business. We welcome her to our team and look forward to working with her for years to come.

  • Maribel Elliott

    Maribel Elliott has been working in Automotive industry for 25 years, She holds a Bachelor of Science degree, Major in Accounting from Adamson University, Manila, Philippines. She has worked in various dealerships such as Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, and Chrysler/Jeep/ Dodge.  As Controller for PCJD since 2006, Maribel ensures that the dealership is financially healthy and in compliance with government regulations. She is the "go to" gal at PCJD when it comes to policies and procedures.

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