Lexus of Merrillville

Meet Our Staff

Our staff here at Lexus of Merrillville is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM Staff

General Manager PETE  TAKACS
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(219) 769-4545 Hi Everyone. My name is Pete. I am the GM at our award winning store. We have been an "Elite of Lexus" dealer since 2005. Providing high end customer satisfaction is what our staff and myself will do each and every visit. While your looking or buying or servicing, we're the best! I look forward to putting a smile on your face and all of your family members as well. I have an "open door" policy to all. In my spare time, I like to golf, travel when I can and spend time with my wife Pam and my 3 adult children, Nick, Joelle and Alec.
General Manager
PETE TAKACS
Director of Marketing Ryan Kowalis
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Director of Marketing
Ryan Kowalis
Pre-Owned Manager WILLIE  HADDAD
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(219) 769-4545
Pre-Owned Manager
WILLIE HADDAD
Sales Manager BRUCE  CLARK
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(219) 769-4545
Sales Manager
BRUCE CLARK

Meet Our FINANCE DEPARTMENT Staff

Finance Manager BOB  WINLAND
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(219) 381-3302 Hi, My name Bob Winland. I am our Business Manager. I have been in the Auto industry since 1997. I will always make sure that your financial transaction will be smooth, professional and prompt. When you leave Lexus of Merrillville, you will have a smile from ear to ear! I am an ARMY veteran. Some of my hobbies are, traveling, bird watching and fast cars..Buy or lease a new or L/Certified Lexus, or one of our many other high quality pre-owned vehicles, you won't be disappointed. See you soon...
Finance Manager
BOB WINLAND

Meet Our SALES AND LEASING TEAM Staff

Sales & Leasing Consultant DARRYL  JONES
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(219) 769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
DARRYL JONES
Sales & Leasing Consultant DAVE  GARDINER
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(219) 769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
DAVE GARDINER
Sales & Leasing Consultant JOSEPH  SEPULVEDA
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(219) 769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
JOSEPH SEPULVEDA
Sales & Leasing Consultant ROBERT  NAVARRO
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(219) 769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
ROBERT NAVARRO
Sales & Leasing Consultant JOHNATHON  VARGAS
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(219769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
JOHNATHON VARGAS
Sales & Leasing Consultant Alexandra Salerno
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(219) 769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
Alexandra Salerno
Sales & Leasing Consultant Chris Kuykendoll
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(219) 769-4545
Sales & Leasing Consultant
Chris Kuykendoll

Meet Our INTERNET PROCESS TEAM Staff

Internet Sales STACY  NORD
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(219) 381-3291
Internet Sales
STACY NORD
Internet Sales SUSAN  DELOGU
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(219) 381-3291
Internet Sales
SUSAN DELOGU

Meet Our DELIVERY & TECH SPECIALISTS Staff

Delivery & Tech Specialist RIC  COVEN
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(219) 769-4545
Delivery & Tech Specialist
RIC COVEN
Delivery & Tech Specialist JOE  SEPULVEDA
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(219) 769-4545
Delivery & Tech Specialist
JOE SEPULVEDA

Meet Our SERVICE MANAGEMENT TEAM Staff

Service Manager TODD  SOBCZAK
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(219) 381-3260
Service Manager
TODD SOBCZAK
Service Advisor CHRIS  HODGES
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(219) 381-3268 Hi, My name Chris, I am a senior service advisor at our store. I have been helping and guiding all of our guests with servicing their Lexus vehicle since 2011. I know what I'm doing. You will be treated with politeness and professionalism the minute you enter our service drive. We only suggest what you need, nothing else. All at fair and competitive prices for all our service, parts, and tires. We won't be under sold. A well serviced Lexus from Lexus of Merrillville, makes your car worth more at the time of trade or sale! Come see us! I love cooking and I am an avid White Sox fan..
Service Advisor
CHRIS HODGES
Service Advisor EDGAR COVARRUBIAS
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(219) 381-3301
Service Advisor
EDGAR COVARRUBIAS
Service Consultant Carter Bryant
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Service Consultant
Carter Bryant

Meet Our PARTS DEPARTMENT TEAM Staff

Parts Manager JASON  MULVIHILL
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(219) 769-4545 Hello, My name is Jason. I am the Parts Manager at our store. I started in the Auto industry in 2009. I enjoy helping find the "hard to find" parts. I can do it! If it's parts for our local and friendly body shop's..I got you too!. Parts are on hand and will be delivered early and on time. Hobbies, I love to bowl. I have a huge average. Sometimes. And I also like to build models of any thing.. Please call me or stop by. I will be happy to assist!
Parts Manager
JASON MULVIHILL
Parts Specialist SAUL  RIVERA
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(219) 769-4545
Parts Specialist
SAUL RIVERA

Our Location

Lexus of Merrillville
3957 West US 30 Highway
Merrillville, IN 46410

Sales: 219-576-6148
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SALES AND LEASING TEAM Hours

Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
SundayClosed

SERVICE MANAGEMENT TEAM Hours

Monday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
SundayClosed

PARTS DEPARTMENT TEAM Hours

Monday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
SundayClosed

FINANCE DEPARTMENT Hours

Monday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
SundayClosed
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The friendliness of the people and the quick service. The cleanliness of the dealership and a satisfactory feeling that my car will take me safely to my destination.

- Almeda, CARS

Darryl was great. He was so helpful. Made my purchase painless. I thought my trade in price was fair. I absolutely love my Lexus

- Mary, CARS

No pressure, just facts. Johnathon Vargas knows "everything Lexus" and allowed the vehicles quality to show itself. Johnathon was a pleasure to work with!

- Sally, EDMUNDS

No pressure, just facts. Johnathon Vargas knows "everything Lexus" and allowed the vehicles quality to show itself. Johnathon was a pleasure to work with!

- Sally, CARS

How courteous and informative they were while getting service.

- Bernard, EDMUNDS

Always accommodating. Very kind and willing to help

- Geraldine Dix, GOOGLE

My car was serviced in a timely manner and the customer service was good. I would suggest that the car service door be checked or serviced because I had to wait awhile before it opened.

- Reginald, CARS

The service staff is friendly and efficient.

- Renee, EDMUNDS

Jerry Storey was the person I dealt with and he is an amazing sales car man, I would refer him to anyone looking to purchase the car. Amazing team they have over there at Lexus Merrillville!

- iamforeverJayTV, GOOGLE

Kudos to Lexis of Merrillville ..excellent dealership in every way! Courteous, competent service staff, accommodating, helpful, knowledgeable sales representatives, among worth mentioning: Bruce, thank you, Chris K. thank you..both went beyond expectations to ensure I had a perfect experience...

- Rita Herakovich, GOOGLE

The full experience was great as usual. Always a pleasure working with Edgar . I will always return to this location for service, and also my next purchase.

- Anya, CARS

They were very efficient getting me into a loaner car and doing the service I needed. Also very polite and professional

- Richard, CARS

Quick and professional service. Received our first free maintenance on our RX 350. Been going to this dealer for years now as this is our third Lexus.

- Robert, CARS

Alex was kind and I felt no pressure to purchase. She made my visits easy. I was able to close the deal

- James, CARS

Good explanation from Chris Hodges on all aspects of the service. I had the car towed in and they took it from there and called back right away so I knew what was going on.

- David, CARS

I drive 250 miles because they had the Lexus I wanted. I found them to be very customer focused. We worked out all the details before I left from home and it was just as we discussed. They had a problem with their computer system so it took several hours to complete the deal. They went the extra...

- Ron Peyton, GOOGLE

Service was performed professionally. Staff was very pleasant. Chris solved a transmission issue that another dealership could not. Kept informed during the process.

- Mark, CARS

The Service team is always very friendly. The service is always completed in a timely manner. The advisors are also very knowledgeable answering any questions you may have!

- Susan, EDMUNDS

The Service team is always very friendly. The service is always completed in a timely manner. The advisors are also very knowledgeable answering any questions you may have!

- Susan, CARS

Good customer service My salesman Jerry Storey was greatest he managed to get me within 45 minutes of making the decision to buy a car. I want to make sure i will recommend everyone I know to come to Lexus of Merrillville .

- Leon, CARS

very clean when i walk into the service area.

- Joseph McCrary, GOOGLE

I believe my recent purchase makes 5 or 6 Lexus vehicles my parents and myself have made. We started in Lexus of Orland Park and transitioned to Merrillville when that location opened. Everyone at the Merrillville location is professional and goes the extra distance to ensure we are taken care....

- Arman Sarkisian, GOOGLE

I believe my recent purchase makes 5 or 6 Lexus vehicles my parents and myself have made. We started in Lexus of Orland Park and transitioned to Merrillville when that location opened. Everyone at the Merrillville location is professional and goes the extra distance to ensure we are taken care....

- Arman, EDMUNDS

I believe my recent purchase makes 5 or 6 Lexus vehicles my parents and myself have made. We started in Lexus of Orland Park and transitioned to Merrillville when that location opened. Everyone at the Merrillville location is professional and goes the extra distance to ensure we are taken care....

- Arman, CARS

Whenever I come in for service, I am waited on immediately and always informed of what the service plan is for my mileage and am always happy with the service on my car.

- Marcia, EDMUNDS

Whenever I come in for service, I am waited on immediately and always informed of what the service plan is for my mileage and am always happy with the service on my car.

- Marcia, CARS

Bought a new car from Merrillville The best experience was my Salesman, Dave Gardiner. He was an outstanding Gentleman. He made the purchase of my new car the best Car buying experience I’ve ever had. Industry needs more Dave Gardiner’s. He is patient and answered every question. He really...

- kiwilinkj, GOOGLE

Bought a new car from Merrillville The best experience was my Salesman, Dave Gardiner. He was an outstanding Gentleman. He made the purchase of my new car the best Car buying experience I’ve ever had. Industry needs more Dave Gardiner’s. He is patient and answered every question. He really...

- Michael, EDMUNDS

Bought a new car from Merrillville The best experience was my Salesman, Dave Gardiner. He was an outstanding Gentleman. He made the purchase of my new car the best Car buying experience I've ever had. Industry needs more Dave Gardiner's. He is patient and answered every question. He really knows...

- Michael L., YELP

The best experience was my Salesman, Dave Gardiner. He was an outstanding Gentleman.He made the purchase the best car buying experience of my life. Industry needs more Dave Gardiner’s. I drove 5 hours not knowing anyone there. He made the drive all worth it. I also enjoyed the Financial...

- Michael, CARS

I ALWAYS feel welcome. I never have felt I was just one more person coming in for service. I believe this dealership has what every other dealership strives for but comes up short. This dealership is sincere. Whatever motivates them, benefits the customer.

- Greg, CARS

Good my service went well. Loaner was dirty but nice vehicle. Service man was very nice and explained service clearly

- Moses, CARS

Easy to drop off and pick up when finished. Friendly customer service. Very timely service and good quality work. We'll definitely use again.

- Jack, CARS

The dealer was closest to my home and convenient. The salesman, Mr. Jones; I found trustworthy because of a former business association.

- Ernie, CARS

Nice facility, efficient service and great customer service. Would recommend this dealership for repairs and service. Not used for purchasing vehicle.

- Terri, CARS

Christopher Kuykendoll works as a car salesman there and he is the reason I brought my Lexus there! He's a pretty good guy if u ever go ask for him he definitely looked out for me! I also made a new friend thx Chris for the wonderful experience.

- Lynn Byrd, GOOGLE

Honest, nice people, efficient service

- Kathryn, EDMUNDS

Customer service was excellent. The place was clean including the restroom. Definitely will be returning to this place in the future.

- Noel, CARS

You get TEN stars! For the first time I can say you all are the best in every way, from your salesman to the finance manager to receptionist. This dealership is simply the best❤️

- Joyce, EDMUNDS

You get TEN stars! For the first time I can say you all are the best in every way, from your salesman to the finance manager to receptionist. This dealership is simply the best❤️

- Joyce, CARS

Service department has always treated me right. Sales Dept is great too~

- Mary, EDMUNDS

Courteous, respectful, and trustworthy over the years. Great service department!

- Everett, EDMUNDS

I always enjoy going to the dealership. Everyone is very professional and so friendly! It’s very welcoming and relaxing too.

- Roseann, CARS

Went for and oil change and got a Christmas coupon and free car wash

- Edna Wilson, GOOGLE
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