Our Staff

Managers

Lou DeFranco

Lou DeFranco

General Manager

(781) 337-7400

lou.defranco@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2013

About Me: I married my high school sweetheart and am now blessed with three beautiful daughters and a puppy!
Hobbies: Hockey, Skiing, Golf and spending time with my family.
Training: New York University - Bachelor of Arts, Economics 2008. Honda Certified.
Share: Our mission here at Ocean Honda of Weymouth is to provide a comfortable environment for you and your family. Our knowledgeable and professional staff will assist you with all your concerns, questions and automotive needs. I am always available to help in any situation. I understand that purchasing a vehicle is a big commitment and promise to do everything I can to make your car buying experience pleasurable. Thank you for visiting our website and giving us the opportunity to earn your business!

Mike Sewall

Mike Sewall

General Sales Manager

(781) 337-7400

mike.sewall@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2017

About Me: I'm with the love of my life and have four beautiful children. My family means everything to me. I've been in the business for over 18 years and love what I do.
Hobbies: Woodworking, sports fanatic, and spending time with the family.
Training: Dean Junior College - Associates Degree.

Donna Bird

Donna Bird

Controller

(781) 337-7400

donna.bird@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since August 2018

About Me: I'm happily married and have 2 amazing adult children, their equally amazing spouses and my beautiful granddaughter. And of course our 2 Australian labradoodles Willow & Forrest.
Hobbies: Spending time with my family is my favorite. I also enjoy traveling, skiing and being outdoors.
Training: My training background has been extensive with Toyota and now includes Honda.

Bassam Eskaf

Bassam Eskaf

Sales Manager

(781) 337-7400

bassam.eskaf@oceanhonda.com

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With Ocean Honda since 2018

About Me: I am happily married with 3 beautiful kids; 2 sons and 1 daughter. My family is everything to me.
Hobbies: Swimming, coaching baseball and football.
Training: Associates Degree

Finance

Sandra Minelli

Sandra Minelli

Finance Manager

(781) 337-7400

sandra.minelli@oceanhonda.com

About Me: My background includes over 30 years in the automotive industry. During this time I have witnessed many changes in the industry and I must say they are all good. My experience includes 25 years working in a Honda franchise. It is my commitment to see that all of our customers' automotive dreams come true. I try my hardest to see that expectations are not only met but exceeded.
Hobbies: Making fun memories and having great times with my husband, two sons and very large extended family.
Training: Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts and Sciences and Secondary Education. Real Estate Sales License and numerous automotive training schools and classes.

Monica Sczublewski

Monica Sczublewski

Finance Manager

(781) 337-7430

monica.sczublewski@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2011

About Me: My family is the most important thing in my life. I am the proud aunt of two nieces and four nephews, and I've been in the car business for more than 16 years!
Hobbies: Traveling, listening to music, baking, soaking up the sun at the beach, and spending time with family and friends!
Training: Cape Cod Community College - Associates Degree, Business Administration

Ashleigh Harris

Ashleigh Harris

Finance Assistant

(781) 337-7400

Product Specialists

Galen Heinstrom

Galen Heinstrom

Product Specialist / Service Drive Coordinator

(781) 337-7400

galen.heinstrom@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2011

About Me: I have the most wonderful wife, two beautiful daughters, and seven  grandchildren! I've been in the car business for 37 YEARS!!!
Hobbies: Gardening, fishing & blueberry picking.
Training: U.S. Navy - Machinest Mate & Quincy College

Dave Sandhu

Dave Sandhu

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

Malek Barakat

Malek Barakat

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

malek.barakat@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2015

About Me: I’m happily married to my great wife, friend and life partner Dr. Julie Barakat. Enjoying my interaction with Ocean Honda customers and employees.
Hobbies: I love sports, especially volleyball and basketball.
Training: Honda Certified.

Val Topalli

Val Topalli

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

valer.topalli@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2015

David Tutela

David Tutela

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

david.tutela@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda Since October 2018

About Me: I grew up around Boston and went to college at Emmanuel in the Fenway. I have 3 older sisters and a younger brother and spend my free time trying to stay busy!
Hobbies: Reading, learning, exercising, boxing and hiking.
Training: Emmanuel College, Bachelor of Arts in Business Management. Honda Certified.

Daniel Chantre

Daniel Chantre

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

daniel.chantre@oceanhonda.com

Jason Zimbran

Jason Zimbran

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

jason.zimbran@oceanhonda.com

Vorbesc Romaneste With Ocean Honda since September 2016

About Me: My family is Romanian, but I was born and raised in New Hampshire. I recently relocated to Massachusetts from Florida.
Hobbies: Sports, cars, and love spending time with my family
Training: Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Buick and most importantly Honda Certified!

Sam Hasan

Sam Hasan

Product Specialist

(617) 750-1170

sam.hasan@oceanhonda.com

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With Ocean Honda since 2014 

About Me: I have been married to my beautiful wife for 17 years, and we have been blessed with three boys. The oldest is getting ready to go to college and the other two are still causing trouble. I worked in the IT industry for many years before switching to the car business, where I've been for the past 15 years! Hobbies: Traveling, reading, writing, and spending time with my family. Training: Bachelor of Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering. Honda Certified.  

Steve Roach

Steve Roach

Product Specialist

(617) 799-2275

steven.roach@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2015

About Me: I am a simple and laid back professional. I am a devoted father, husband and son. I'm dedicated to making my family, friends, clients and co-workers' lives better. God has given me the ability to allow people to feel comfortable quickly, so I am happy that I found a business where the blessing of this gift comes in handy.
Hobbies: Simple living, weight lifting, exercising, watching Broadway shows, listening to music, dancing, and enjoying fine dining.
Training: ITT Technical Institute - Associates Degree, Computer Aided Drafting & Weymouth Institute - Associates Degree, Mechanical Engineering. I have 12 years experience in car sales and 7 years experience in sales management. 

Manny Pina

Manny Pina

Product Specialist

(781) 337-7400

emanuel.pina@oceanhonda.com

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About Me: I'm a professional salesman who knows how to listen to his costumers and I have experience on how to treat people. I have been in the car business for over 3+ years. My goal is to do honest business and make people happy. When I'm not at the dealership, I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my handsome two-year-old son Devonte.
Hobbies: Playing soccer with friends, riding ATVs, car meets, traveling, and fishing.
Training: Honda Certified

James Simmons

James Simmons

BDC Representative

(781) 337-7400

james.simmons@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since June 2018

About Me: Born and raised in Weymouth, have a great family and love the area! Enjoy working in the car business and have always been a big fan of Honda.
Hobbies: Hockey, skiing, golf and spending time with my family.
Training: Bachelor’s Degree - UMass Amherst, 2017.

Kiersten Flynn

Kiersten Flynn

Used Car Coordinator

(781) 337-7400

kiersten.flynn@oceanhonda.com

Michelle Tessier

Michelle Tessier

Product Specialist

(781) 651-0098

Service Dept

Jeff Bierman

Jeff Bierman

Assistant Service Manager

(781) 337-7430

jeff.bierman@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2017

About Me: I live with my fiancé Laura, and her daughter, Mikayla. We have a two-year-old golden retriever named Callie! I enjoy being able to spend time with my family and friends!
Hobbies: I’m a BIG Boston sports fan. I also enjoy skiing, boating, cooking, and hosting my own backyard BBQs with friends and family.
Training: Massasoit College Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. I have been with Honda for 28 years and have reached all of their certification goals!

I plan to provide each person with an outstanding customer experience and treat them like family when they come into our Service Department at Ocean Honda of Weymouth.

Carl Bellu

Carl Bellu

Express Service Manager

(781) 337-7400

carl.bellu@oceanhonda.com

Danny Leonard

Danny Leonard

Detail

(781) 337-7430

Dany Imad

Dany Imad

Service Advisor

(781) 613-8248

dany.imad@oceanhonda.com

Jeff Bertoni

Jeff Bertoni

Service Advisor

(781) 613-8248

jeffrey.bertoni@oceanhonda.com

Parts Dept

John Flynn

John Flynn

Parts Manager

(781) 337-7400

john.flynn@oceanhonda.com

Jorge Cheng-lai

Jorge Cheng-lai

Parts Counterperson

(781) 337-7400

Mike Landry

Mike Landry

Parts Counterperson

(781) 337-7400

mike.landry@oceanhonda.com

Colby Martell

Colby Martell

Parts Advisor

(781) 337-7400

colb.martell@oceanhonda.com

Richard Kelsey

Richard Kelsey

Parts Driver

(781) 337-7400

Technicians

MJ

MJ

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7400

Adriano Barbosa

Adriano Barbosa

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7400

Shun Kwan

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Zachary Cafardo

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Peter Henkel

Peter Henkel

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Bruce Wango

Bruce Wango

Honda Certified Tech

(781) 337-7430

Brianna McConville

Brianna McConville

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Phil Mackertich

Phil Mackertich

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Moises Lopes

Moises Lopes

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

John Butler

John Butler

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Joao Vieira

Joao Vieira

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Emanuel Miranda

Emanuel Miranda

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Don Johnson

Don Johnson

Honda Certified Technician

(781) 337-7430

Office

Jordan McDonald

Jordan McDonald

Office Manager

(781) 337-7400

jordan.mcdonald@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2016

About Me: I am happily married to my husband Patrick. We adopted our first puppy, Chip in December 2018. My family means everything to me. Every Sunday we have a big family dinner with my papa, siblings, aunts & uncles, and cousins!
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, relaxing with my family and dog.
Training: I have three years’ experience in the automotive industry.
Education: Salem State University - Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education & Sociology

Bridgette Gentile

Bridgette Gentile

Office Administrator

(781) 337-7400

bridgette.gentile@oceanhonda.com

About Me:  My family is the most important thing in my life! I have an amazing 5 year old son.
Hobbies: Spending time with my family. I love country music and Lee Brice is my favorite.
Training:  I have been in the automotive industry for five years.
Education:  Lasell College - Law

Katie Berg

Katie Berg

Inventory Administrator

(781) 337-7400

katherine.berg@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2010 

About Me: I LOVE ANIMALS (especially my cat)! Please bring yours with you next time you visit Ocean Honda, because I have treats for them!
Hobbies: Reading, baking, and the occasional pub crawl with my friends. :)
Training: I have more than 7 years experience working for Honda! 

Ashley Hunt

Ashley Hunt

Accounts Payable

(781) 337-7400

ashley.hunt@oceanhonda.com

With Ocean Honda since 2011 

About Me: I'm married to my wonderful husband Ray. Our daughter, Sadie just turned one in January! We have a beautiful German Shepherd and three adorable rabbits, and we are surrounded by amazing friends and family.
Hobbies: I enjoy reading, spending time at the beach, taking road trips, and catching up on my favorite tv shows. I love kids and animals, and fall is my favorite season of the year!
Training: I have 13+ years’ experience in the car dealership and auction business.

Omar Albert

Omar Albert

Office Adminstrator

(781) 651-0098

Linda Bercovitz

Linda Bercovitz

Office Adminstrator

(781) 651-0098

Chip

Chip

Mascot

(781) 337-7400

Monday9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday9:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday9:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday9:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday10:00am - 6:00pm
Monday7:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday7:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday8:00am - 4:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday8:00am - 4:00pm
SundayClosed
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