Meet our Team

Russ Forbes
Russ Forbes
Dealer Principal

How long have you been in the business: Since birth.

Favourite part of our job: Seeing the excitement on the faces of our clients when they pick up their new vehicle.

When not at the office: Enjoy spending time with my wife and kids, snowmobiling, curling, golfing, skiing and riding the best motorcycles in the world… Harley-Davidsons.

Favourite Music: A big dose of Country with just a dash of classic rock.
How long have you been in the business: Since birth.

Favourite part of our job: Seeing the excitement on the faces of our clients when they pick up their new vehicle.

When not at the office: Enjoy spending time with my wife and kids, snowmobiling, curling, golfing, skiing and riding the best motorcycles in the world
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Jason Stainton
Jason Stainton
General Manager

Jason is our General Manager here at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. He was born into the auto business with a family GM dealership in Oshawa Ontario, but his interests took him in a few different directions with a Biology & Chemistry degree at Laurier, to working in sales & marketing within the printing industry and then the dot com industry and then back to Automobiles after using his degree for a short stint in the culinary arts.

What does that all mean? Well… he’s creative, digitally inclined, he lives and breathes “auto” and his family and friends have high expectations when he’s in the kitchen. Jason has a family of 3 living in Waterloo, with his wife Michelle, his son Finlay, and of course Winchester the dog. Jason spends the majority of his winter weekends on the ski hill, and when time permits tries his best at Golfing, Fishing and Curling.

Jason has been with the Forbes Automotive Family since their purchase of Forbes Waterloo Mazda in 2007 where he was the GM for almost 10 years, until coming over to the Toyota team in 2016.

“We’ve got a great team of people within the Forbes Automotive Family and I’m very proud to do what I do every single day.”
Jason is our General Manager here at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. He was born into the auto business with a family GM dealership in Oshawa Ontario, but his interests took him in a few different directions with a Biology & Chemistry degree at Laurier, to working in sales & marketing within the printing industry and then the dot com industry and then back...Read MoreRead Less

Mike Gibson
Mike Gibson
Sales Manager

"Mike Magic" Gibson is one of our Sales Managers @ Forbes and has been with the Forbes Automotive Family since 2010.

Mike has worked in the Motorcycle and Car industries since 1997. He has a love of anything Motorized, and spent his younger years racing Motocross at the professional level. Oh, and he has photos, stories, and scars to prove it.

Mike loves what he does, and always has a smile and an energy about him that makes him a joy to work with and do business with. When he's not at work (which is rare) he spends his time with his family, and tries to get out on the golf course or driving range as much as possible.
"Mike Magic" Gibson is one of our Sales Managers @ Forbes and has been with the Forbes Automotive Family since 2010.

Mike has worked in the Motorcycle and Car industries since 1997. He has a love of anything Motorized, and spent his younger years racing Motocross at the professional level. Oh, and he has photos, stories, and scars to p
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Mike Yosurack
Mike Yosurack
Fixed Operations Manager - 25 Year Employee

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Mike Yosurack is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Darryl Murphy
Darryl Murphy
Sales Manager

Darryl has been with Forbes Waterloo Toyota since 2017 and has been in the industry since 2013. While his interest in cars has increased with every new vehicle release, he has always enjoyed the opportunity to take care of people – something this industry has lots of. Darryl enjoys spending time outdoors and at the cottage with his wife and two young children and his dog ChewBarka.Darryl has been with Forbes Waterloo Toyota since 2017 and has been in the industry since 2013. While his interest in cars has increased with every new vehicle release, he has always enjoyed the opportunity to take care of people – something this industry has lots of. Darryl enjoys spending time outdoors and at the cottage with his wife and two y...Read MoreRead Less

Jason McNiece
Jason McNiece
Parts Manager

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Jason McNiece is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Linda Lotz
Linda Lotz
Controller - Office Manager

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Linda Lotz is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Alfonso Capriglione
Alfonso Capriglione
Sales and Leasing Manager

Fluent in English and Italian.

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Alfonso Capriglione is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Kristian Halstead
Kristian Halstead
Financial Services Manager

Kristian has been in the sales industry for 25+years, a little over 17 here with my second family “Forbes Waterloo Toyota” as a Financial Services Manager. Kristian originally is from Guelph and moved to Kitchener over 25 years ago with her mom and 2 sisters. She has 2 amazing sons Ethan and Kaleb as well 2 fur babies Levi and Fenway.

Growing up she never thought a career in sales especially one in the Auto Industry was in the picture. After the first week in the industry she found her calling. Assisting our guests with one of the largest decisions in life is what she loves. She always thought a career in the sporting industry was her destiny. Working within the Forbes Automotive Group has allowed her to do it all. Playing semi competitive ball, volleyball and coaching both her boys’ fastball teams. She loves her sports and now loves watching both Ethan and Kaleb play for their sports teams. When Kristian isn’t working, on the ball field, volleyball court or visiting with friends and family you could find her enjoying camping and traveling to enjoy the sunshine in the winter months with her main man Chris.
Kristian has been in the sales industry for 25+years, a little over 17 here with my second family “Forbes Waterloo Toyota” as a Financial Services Manager. Kristian originally is from Guelph and moved to Kitchener over 25 years ago with her mom and 2 sisters. She has 2 amazing sons Ethan and Kaleb as well 2 fur babies Levi and Fenway.
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Matt  Campeau
Matt Campeau
Financial Services Manager

When I began my career in the automotive industry I knew that Toyota was where I wanted to hang my hat. A decade later I have no regrets. For the past ten years it has been my absolute pleasure to assist clients from all walks of life with their vehicle purchase.

It has always been a priority for me to provide courteous customer service and help to put my clients at ease so that they can enjoy their car buying experience.

I am proud to be a part of a community of qualified professionals here at Forbes Toyota; and to share in their commitment to a positive, friendly environment for all of our guests.
When I began my career in the automotive industry I knew that Toyota was where I wanted to hang my hat. A decade later I have no regrets. For the past ten years it has been my absolute pleasure to assist clients from all walks of life with their vehicle purchase.

It has always been a priority for me to provide courteous customer s
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Nikolas Morin
Nikolas Morin
Financial Services Manager

Hi, my name is Nik Morin and I'm a Financial Services Manager at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. I have been in the Finance industry for over 6 years with TD Bank so I provide an extensive knowledge of financing options for consumers. When I'm not working I love fishing and camping with my family, as well as supporting "Canada's Team" the Toronto Maple Leafs.Hi, my name is Nik Morin and I'm a Financial Services Manager at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. I have been in the Finance industry for over 6 years with TD Bank so I provide an extensive knowledge of financing options for consumers. When I'm not working I love fishing and camping with my family, as well as supporting "Canada's Team" the Toronto Maple Lea...Read MoreRead Less

Sandi Carreiro
Sandi Carreiro
Director of Finance & Insurance Operations

Katarina  Babic
Katarina Babic
Product Advisor

Fluent in Serbian and English.

Katarina is a Product Advisor at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. She has been in the car industry for 2 years and loving every moment of it. Katarina has a passion for cars and enjoys working with her customers to find them their perfect Toyota! Her goal is to make the car buying process as fun and efficient as possible. You can depend on her to devote her time and expertise to assist you with your car buying experience!

In her spare time, she enjoys watching endless car videos on YouTube, going to the gym, and watching her all-time favourite TV show - The Office.

Come see Katarina for your next Toyota!
Fluent in Serbian and English.

Katarina is a Product Advisor at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. She has been in the car industry for 2 years and loving every moment of it. Katarina has a passion for cars and enjoys working with her customers to find them their perfect Toyota! Her goal is to make the car buying process as fun and efficient as
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Bill Clemmer
Bill Clemmer
Product Advisor

Bill Clemmer has worked with the Forbes Toyota Family for just over 10 years and always trusted and enjoyed the Toyota name.

In his pastime you can find him either on the golf course or on the docks fishing with nothing but contentment on his face. His family and dog izzy mean the world to Bill. His 6 grandchildren are his passion. Watching them grow and laugh softens his heart in ways he can’t describe. To put it simply Bill lives for them.

Now, Bill may have a bit of a “rough exterior” in some opinions, however he wants you to know that he will do what is best for his clients, 100% of the time. If he wouldn’t sell a vehicle to his family then he wouldn’t sell it to anyone.

We think Bill is a bit of a teddy bear, but don’t tell him we said that.
Bill Clemmer has worked with the Forbes Toyota Family for just over 10 years and always trusted and enjoyed the Toyota name.

In his pastime you can find him either on the golf course or on the docks fishing with nothing but contentment on his face. His family and dog izzy mean the world to Bill. His 6 grandchildren are his passion.
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Jason Cook
Jason Cook
Product Advisor

Jason is a Product Advisor here with us at Forbes Waterloo Toyota and also takes charge of our social media accounts here at the dealership. Jason has been selling Toyota’s since October 2017 when he came into the car business because of his love of cars especially the Toyota brand. He is also an avid music lover and involved in the music business with promotion and marketing of concerts, events and festivals across Ontario.

Jason loves helping his clients and looks at himself not only as a sales representative but a true advisor that puts his guests needs and budget first. Jason has been in sales since he was 14 years old starting in the fashion and electronics industry after school part time, helping people with products and solutions is something he is very passionate about.

In his spare time he loves to travel and see new places all over the world. Jason is very cultured especially with Caribbean and Jamaican culture. He loves all things Jamaican especially the music Reggae, Dancehall and Soca, the food, language and way of life. He has knowledge of Jamaican Patois and can speak and understand it well. He went to a Private International School in London Ontario with many different people from around the world “My high school was almost like a little United Nations where we truly learned about diversity and acceptance of all races and people” so learning and being a part of many cultures is something he is versed in. Jason also enjoys going to the gym and cooking in his spare time.

His favourite Current Toyota that he drives is the Corolla Hatchback
Jason is a Product Advisor here with us at Forbes Waterloo Toyota and also takes charge of our social media accounts here at the dealership. Jason has been selling Toyota’s since October 2017 when he came into the car business because of his love of cars especially the Toyota brand. He is also an avid music lover and involved in the music busines...Read MoreRead Less

Paul Hornung
Paul Hornung
Product Advisor

Paul has been in the automotive business since 1980 and with Toyota since 1990. Paul enjoys helping his customers and is an avid boater. He is a familiar face to the many customers he has been helping buy their first, second, and third Toyota in the Waterloo Region over the years.

Pedro  Gadea Martinez
Pedro Gadea Martinez
Product Advisor

Fluent in English & Spanish.

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Pedro Gadea Martinez is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Dave Morehouse
Dave Morehouse
Product Advisor

Dave is a product advisor here at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. Dave has been in the car business for 31 years, 14 of them with us at Forbes Toyota. Dave is very devoted to his career in automotive sales because he loves helping his clients and making a difference in their lives. “It’s not a chore for me to arrive at the dealership early and stay late.”

Dave is committed to offering his clients the highest level of integrity and honesty. Check out some of Dave’s Google reviews for the dealership!

In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family and grandchildren. He loves to play golf and enjoys watching sports. Dave is also involved with his local church. Dave is originally from New Brunswick and he still has the “down east” way of treating people with honesty and respect.

For your next vehicle purchase ask for Dave. He looks forward to meeting you and helping you to find the perfect vehicle for you!
Dave is a product advisor here at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. Dave has been in the car business for 31 years, 14 of them with us at Forbes Toyota. Dave is very devoted to his career in automotive sales because he loves helping his clients and making a difference in their lives. “It’s not a chore for me to arrive at the dealership early and stay lat...Read MoreRead Less

Calvin Strong
Calvin Strong
Product Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Calvin Strong is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Martha Scott
Martha Scott
Sales Administrator

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Martha Scott is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

John Leonard
John Leonard
Product Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, John is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Ryan Mercer
Ryan Mercer
Product Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Ryan is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Natalie Dunbar
Natalie Dunbar
Lot Attendant

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Natalie Dunbar is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Abraham Neufeld
Abraham Neufeld
Lot Attendant

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Abraham is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Tom Sarrazin
Tom Sarrazin
Product Advisor

Tom has been with Toyota and the automotive business for almost 2 years and recently moved to Waterloo from the GTA. When he is not selling vehicles he enjoys riding his bike, gardening, spending time with family and friends. His favourite vehicle in the Toyota Line up is the Corolla Hatchback SE Upgrade!

Dave Davison
Dave Davison
Asst Service Manager

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Dave Davison is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Heather Hoch
Heather Hoch
Service Administration

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Heather Hoch is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Jesse Craig
Jesse Craig
Service Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Jesse Craig is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Nick Schickler
Nick Schickler
Service Tower Operator

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Nick Schickler is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Karen Peyton
Karen Peyton
Service Administration

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Karen Peyton is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Adam Carvalho
Adam Carvalho
Lube Tech/Apprentice

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Adam Carvalho is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Zachery Ronson
Zachery Ronson
Lube Tech

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Zachery Ronson is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Nathaniel Rose
Nathaniel Rose
Junior Service Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Nathaniel is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Justin Geisel
Justin Geisel
Lube Tech

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Justin is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

William Bowen
William Bowen
Valet Driver

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, William is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Chuck Roberts
Chuck Roberts
Technician

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Chuck Roberts is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Shawn Purcell
Shawn Purcell
Master Technician- 25 Year Employee

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Shawn Purcell is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Chris Fields
Chris Fields
Technician

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Chris Fields is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Eric Kirk
Eric Kirk
Technician

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Eric Kirk is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Kyle Yates
Kyle Yates
Technician

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Kyle Yates is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Zohrab Najjar
Zohrab Najjar
Detailer

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Zohrab Najjar is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Sherry Davis
Sherry Davis
Parts Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Sherry Davis is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

John Krzewski
John Krzewski
Parts Advisor

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, John Krzewski is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Bill Schiebel
Bill Schiebel
Parts Driver

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Bill Schiebel is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Carson Brown
Carson Brown
Tire Specialist

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Carson Brown is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.

Jennifer Figueiredo
Jennifer Figueiredo
Payroll Accounting Clerk

Fluent in English & Portuguese

Jennifer is the Accounting/Payroll Clerk at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. Jennifer has worked in Accounting since graduating from Conestoga College in 2005. Most of her work experience has been in the Automation sector until her joining Forbes in 2018. Jennifer’s favourite part of the job is the staff and the family atmosphere at Forbes. Jennifer is born and raised in Cambridge, where she still resides with her husband, son, daughter, cats and fish. Fluent in English & Portuguese Jennifer is the Accounting/Payroll Clerk at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. Jennifer has worked in Accounting since graduating from Conestoga College in 2005. Most of her work experience has been in the Automation sector until her joining Forbes in 2018. Jennifer’s favourite part of the job is the staff and the family at atmosphere at Forbes. Jennifer is born and raised in Cambridge, where she still resides with her husband, son , daughter, cats and fish.
Fluent in English & Portuguese

Jennifer is the Accounting/Payroll Clerk at Forbes Waterloo Toyota. Jennifer has worked in Accounting since graduating from Conestoga College in 2005. Most of her work experience has been in the Automation sector until her joining Forbes in 2018. Jennifer’s favourite part of the job is the staff and the
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Tamara Hill
Tamara Hill
Reception

As a member of Forbes Waterloo Toyota, Tamara is an integral part of what makes the company work, both for our clients and for their contributions to our unique and inviting culture.