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Mary Ellen was born and raised in Waterbury with her two siblings Eileen and Kevin. She has been an active part of Chase Parkway since May 1974. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Central Connecticut State University.
Mary Ellen has served as chairman of the Watertown- Oakville Chamber of Commerce, served two terms as President of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury, where she still serves on the Board of Directors, and was inducted into the Watertown Rotary Club in 2000. She served as President in 2004-2005 and is still on the Board of Directors in the capacity of Club Administration. She been chairman of the Rotary's Fall Festival booth for the past 4 years. Mary Ellen is a multiple Paul Harris Award winner, Rotary's highest honor and has received the President's Award for extraordinary service to the Watertown Rotary Club.
Mary Ellen just completed her Chairmanship of the Connecticut Automotive Retailers where she has served on the board for over 20 years. She is a bronze member of the Dealer Election Action Committee and also sits on the Finance Committee, the Legislative Committee, and serves on the liason committee to the Department of Motor Vehicles. She has also chaired the CARA Convention.
Mary Ellen also currently serves on the Subaru of New England Dealer Advisory Board, and is the only female ever to serve in this capacity.
In her spare time Mary Ellen likes to go to concerts, volunteer, go shopping and spend time with her niece, Olivia Claire.She is a die hard New York Yankees fan and spends as much time as she can in Yankee Stadium.
Mary Ellen lives in Waterbury with her daughter, Jami and their dogs nicknamed The Z Pack.
Ray is a local boy, who grew up in Waterbury and attended Holy Cross High School, class of 1984. Ray currently lives in Watertown with his wife and two children. Ray started selling cars locally in 1989. Ray invites all of his past customers to look him up at Chase Parkway.
Mike Calabrese has been with Chase Parkway since 2000. Prior to
joining the Chase Parkway Team, Mike was a sales manger for 13
years, and a sales consultant for 8 years. Mike has won numerous
customer service awards in his long career in the automobile business.
Mike is a sports enthusiast and a die hard NY Yankees fan. He lives in Wolcott with his wife Bernadette, and their springer spaniel, Abby.
Damian joins the Chase Parkway family with over 20 years automotive sales and management experience. While he has spent a few years with other manufacturers, Subaru is where he finds himself the most comfortable because of his belief in the product. Damian has over 10 years experience with Subaru, and currently owns a pair of Subarus. Damian is our technology expert, and loves the level playing field the Internet has brought to the car business. His goal is to make your Chase Parkway experience as transparent and pleasurable as possible.
Mark is a recent addition to the Chase Parkway sales staff. Mark was born and raised in Waterbury. Mark has had varied career in the retail field, from owning a restaurant, and a cigar store, to working in the automotive field. His life lessons makes Mark keenly aware of the total customer experience. Mark has a B.S. degree in Marketing from Southern Connecticut State University. In his spare time Mark enjoys bowling, golf and spending time with his wife Michelle, and their two daughters.
Mark Haislip recently joined Chase Parkway and the Subaru family. Mark has an extensive sales background outside of the automobile industry, but has transitioned his easy, comfortable manner to Subaru.
Mark and his wife moved to Woodbury almost two years ago to be closer to their two sons and grandchildren
Mark graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a degree in Psychology. His hobbies include antiques, gardening, and spending time with his family. Mark looks forward to making you part of the Chase Parkway Subaru family of customers.
Amy has joined the staff of Chase Parkway Subaru as a Sales Representative. Amy has six years of automotive sales experience. She has won numerous awards for customer service and satisfaction. Amy currently resides in Naugatuck with her husband Andy, her daughter Evelyn and two cats, Greylin and Luthien. She has a degree in culinary arts, and enjoys gourmet cooking, ice climbing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, hiking, motorsports, working on her car, gardening and reading. Amy and Andy have owned a total of four Subarus so far, with her current ride, an '05 Legacy GT and Andy's '09 WRX.
Ralph has been with Chase Parkway for over 20 years. Ralph has over 40 years experience in the automobile business working at several businesses in the area. He has been a business manager,sales consultant and used car and pre owned sales manager. Ralph is an active member of the Knights of Columbus and is a Waterbury resident.
Ralph Mannella has over 25 years in Subaru Sales. Ralph has been with us at Chase Parkway for 14 years. Ralph is regularly one of the top 10 rated Subaru sales professionals in New England. Ralph takes pride in the service he provides to his customers as is evident by his numerous awards and his wall of thank yous. Ralph is a Middlebury resident.
Christine handles the phone and Motor Vehicle paperwork for Chase Parkway. Christine has been with us for 13 years. Christine is the first one to pitch in and try and help a customer by answering a question or directing their phone call to the right person. Christine resides in Naugatuck.
Jonathan has been at Chase Parkway for over 9 years. Jon started out in the sales department in April 2001 before moving to the service department in October 2002. Jon was a service writer for 2 years before becoming Service Manager. Jonathan has won a Gold Level Service award from Subaru of America for his excellence in customer relations in 2004, 2006 and 2007. Jonathan is constantly being trained on the Subaru product line and has been known to pitch in to make sure the customer is satisfied and their car is ready on time and as promised. Jonathan is a Waterbury native who currently resides with his wife in Bethlehem.
Sam is a native of Waterbury. Sam graduated from Lincoln Technical School, with his certification in automotive technology. He has been employed at Chase Parkway for 2 years. Sam spends his spare time with his fiance Laura and his daughter Mia. His hobbies include working on cars and golf. Sam invites all of his friends to stop by and share the Chase Parkway experience.
Our quality Subaru service center is staffed by factory trained professionals with decades of Subaru Experience. Pictured left to right: Arnell Reid, Chris Sterpka, Nick Sodano, Lindsay Wolff, Chadi Noujaim, Matt Wrinn
Casey has been with Chase Parkway for 9 years, and has over a decade of Subaru Parts Experience. Casey is involved in Subaru modifications, with his customized STI. If you have questions concerning Subaru modifications, Casey is the person to call. Casey is a Meriden native but now lives in Watertown. Casey is an animal lover and has a Retriever named Marley.
Kevin has worked at Chase Parkway since 1970. He has worked in every department in the company. A Waterbury native, he attended Holy Cross High School and has an associate's degree in computer programming from Waterbury State Technical College. Kevin enjoys participating and photographing motor sports, and traveling. Kevin has been a two time autocross champion with local autocross clubs, driving Subarus. Kevin and his wife Carolyn have been married for over 30 years.