Meet Our Staff

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

Meet Our Sales Staff

General Manager CHRIS  KOWALIS
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(708) 998-5445
General Manager
CHRIS KOWALIS
Director of Marketing Ryan Kowalis
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Director of Marketing
Ryan Kowalis
General Sales Manager Kevin Martin
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I started in the automotive industry in September, 2008 and the following year I came to Lexus of Orland. I started with Lexus of Orland as a salesman and have worked my way up to General Sales Manager by creating incredible purchasing/leasing experiences for thousands of customers. I am married and have a 30 year old son and just recently became a grandfather to a beautiful baby girl. I strive to give guests at Lexus of Orland the best experience possible. Lexus Master Certified
(708) 998-5445
General Sales Manager
Kevin Martin
Pre-Owned Manager BOB  VITTORIO
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36 years of experience in the automotive business. Have worked for the Kowalis family for 15 years. Have a wife 24 years and 2 dogs. Enjoy all forms of auto racing. Vice president of my hometown association. Lexus Certified.
(708) 998-5445
Pre-Owned Manager
BOB VITTORIO
Sales Manager JIM MCOLGAN
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My name is Jim McColgan but everyone calls me Jimmy Mac. I've been in the auto business for 37 years and have truly enjoyed all the relationships I've formed over the years with my clients. I've been happily married for 32 years and live in Orland Park. I am and avid golfer and loyal a Bears and Backhawks fan. (708) 998-5445
Sales Manager
JIM MCOLGAN
Sales & Leasing Consultant JIM  BOULOS
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Sales consultant at Lexus of Orland for 24 years. Master Certified sale consultant for 18 years. Greek nationality Classical for over 40 years Lexus Master Certified
(708) 342-6408
Sales & Leasing Consultant
JIM BOULOS
Sales & Leasing Consultant SAMMIE  SCOTT
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25 years in the auto industry. 6 years at Lexus of Orland. I love to travel, try new restaurants and meeting new people. Lexus Certified. Lexus Certified
(708) 342-6432
Sales & Leasing Consultant
SAMMIE SCOTT
Sales & Leasing Consultant MAREK  OKREGLAK
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Mark (highcanber) with Kowails Family since 09-2012. started at orland toyota for 4 years end in 2016, stated at lexus orland now and work for both stores Toyota Lexus. I've 3 years live in orland park, il Love singing and watching sky jumping, football. soccer and enjoying playing golf Bilingual: English/Polish
(708) 342-6471
Sales & Leasing Consultant
MAREK OKREGLAK
Sales & Leasing Consultant CHRIS  MERX
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Hi, I am Chris , I've been working here since 2010. I take my job very seriously and have pride in my work. I have lots of repeat of business and referrals. i have 3 expansive daughters. Please buy your next car from me. Feel free to reach out to me at anytime at 815-919-0151. Thank you. Lexus Master Certified
(708) 342-6447
Sales & Leasing Consultant
CHRIS MERX
Sales & Leasing Consultant AIMAN  HAMDAN
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I've been in the automotive industry for 7 years. I made the transition to Lexus of Orland because of my passion for such an amazing brand and to be part of such a great automotive family, My goal is to make the buying process informative, simple and straight forward for each customer - I Speak Arabic
(708) 342-6484
Sales & Leasing Consultant
AIMAN HAMDAN
Sales & Leasing Consultant LG  SEARS
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(708) 998-5445
Sales & Leasing Consultant
LG SEARS
Sales & Leasing Consultant MIKE  FREDETTE
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Mike has been in the automotive industry for 45 years. He lives with his wife Jennifer and enjoys golf and oil painting in his free time. He is also a private pilot. Mike is a master certified sales consultant. Take advantage of Mike's many years of experience and satisfying customers when you buy your next Lexus.
(708) 342-6496
Sales & Leasing Consultant
MIKE FREDETTE
Sales & Leasing Consultant Mariea Bojan
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I have been in the car industry for 15 years, all with the Kowalis family. 15 years as the receptionist and 4 months in sales. I have a son, a daughter, a grandson, and a granddaughter. I love spending time with family, going on vacations, and working out.
(708) 998-5445
Sales & Leasing Consultant
Mariea Bojan
Sales & Leasing Consultant John Schultz
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
John Schultz
Sales & Leasing Consultant LORENZO  LOWERY
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(708) 998-5445
Sales & Leasing Consultant
LORENZO LOWERY
Delivery Specialist MARTY  PIVIT
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Lexus Certified
(708) 342-6434
Delivery Specialist
MARTY PIVIT
Internet Sales MEGAN  SANTIAGO
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I've been with Lexus of Orland since 2012. I live in the city of Chicago with my fiance and 12 year old daughter. My hobbies include Zumba, trying new restaurants and spending time with my 2 Dogs.
(708) 998-5445
Internet Sales
MEGAN SANTIAGO
Internet Sales TARA  FURST
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Kowalis employee since 2017. Hockey fanatic, horror movie lover, cat mom.
(708) 998-5445
Internet Sales
TARA FURST
Internet Sales Martin Polkowski
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(708) 998-5445
Internet Sales
Martin Polkowski

Meet Our Service Staff

Service Director KEITH  OMEARA
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(708) 998-4522
Service Director
KEITH OMEARA
Service Manager Joe Pervazas
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I was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. Married for over 20 years with 2 boys. For better or worse I like my Bears and White Sox. I have my associates in criminal justice, I'm tri-lingual, and have over 21 years of in the automotive field in sales/service.
Service Manager
Joe Pervazas
Service Advisor TONY  CESARIO
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I have been in the automotive industry for over 35 years. This is because I have a passion for cars. I am also a saltwater fish enthusiast. (708) 342-6435
Service Advisor
TONY CESARIO
Service Advisor Morgan Kosiba
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I have been in the automotive industry for 6 years. My hobbies include reading, yoga, and spending time with family and friends. (708) 342-6411
Service Advisor
Morgan Kosiba
Service Advisor Julien Boss
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Raised in NYC but have been in Chicago for 12 years. Pets, photography, and automobiles are my passion. I have been in the industry for 9 years.
Service Advisor
Julien Boss
Service Advisor Dariusz Pawlica
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Hello, I'm Dariusz. I am a friendly, easy to get along with individual who is a die-hard automotive enthusiast. I have always had a passion for cars and mechanics since a young age. I'm in my 14th year in the business now and wouldn't change it ever. Knowledgable, passionate, and a family man with good values. I enjoy tinkering in the garage in my free time and spending time with family and friends. I am also fluent in Polish as my secondary language. Always eager to help and give a personal opinion on what's important on your vehicle. Hope to see you all soon!
Service Advisor
Dariusz Pawlica
Service Advisor Mark Zaremba
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I entered the automotive world in 2019 after spending 41 years in the computer industry, specifically IBM, looking forward to bringing my expertise to life long friends at the Kowalis Dealership. Married 35 years to wife Michele with 3 children Meghan (30), Abbie (28) and Joseph (23). A sports enthusiast, played college baseball and founded a travel baseball organization + coached for 20 years.
Service Advisor
Mark Zaremba

Meet Our Parts Staff

Parts Manager BOB  SCHULTZ
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(708) 998-4594
Parts Manager
BOB SCHULTZ
Parts Specialist MARIO  CHAVEZ
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(708) 998-4594
Parts Specialist
MARIO CHAVEZ
Service Advisor Tim Kosiba
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(708) 998-4594
Service Advisor
Tim Kosiba

Meet Our FINANCE & INSURANCE Staff

Finance Manager MICHAEL  BANNOS
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(708) 614-8700 x282
Finance Manager
MICHAEL BANNOS
Finance Manager Ziad Altamimi
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(708) 614-8700 x225
Finance Manager
Ziad Altamimi

Meet Our Office Staff

Controller Diane Vellender
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Controller
Diane Vellender
Office Manager Linda Beckwith
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Office Manager
Linda Beckwith

Our Location

Lexus of Orland
8300 W. 159th Street
Orland Park, IL 60462

Sales: 708-590-4229
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Dariusz is a hard worker and very friendly. Thank you for your kindness.

- Phyllis Carter Walker, GOOGLE

The quality of a Lexus has always been a 10 star. I must say, the service I received by far exceeds what Lexus means now.

- Lynettejc1203, DEALERRATER

Best car buying experience in my life should have joined the Lexus family earlier. Extremely happy I came here and will continue to do business here; stellar performance!

- 2peachykeen, DEALERRATER

They hosted the American Red Cross blood drive today. Very pristine conditions there. Thank you for doing this for the community. It made it much easier to donate blood than having to drive farther away to do so.

- Marie Zielinski, GOOGLE

I’m so happy I came to this dealership. Sammie and Jimmy found the vehicle I wanted. This is my first Lexus purchase and I’m pleased.

- Sexyb, DEALERRATER

Great experience salesman did a great job finance guy helped me out a lot the waiting room was nice and clean I didn’t have any problems getting what I needed

- JPBANKS, DEALERRATER

I didn't know what I was looking for when I came in, but I was helped with an immense amount of care. I was able to find a great car thanks to the people I worked with.

- Shaden, CARS

I didn't know what I was looking for when I came in, but I was helped with an immense amount of care. I was able to find a great car thanks to the people I worked with.

- Shaden, DEALERRATER

I love Lexus of Orland. The service has always been great. Our salesman was so professional, and he really valued our business. I will return.

- UNIQUEREALTOR, DEALERRATER

The Facility It was nice and clean employees were nice,Aiman was very helpful he was explaining everything to me, and he got me into the car I wanted.

- Teresa, DEALERRATER

Chris made the whole experience of buying a car a little bit easier. He was fun to work with and made a tough decision a little easier to swallow.

- JEFFAWEEKS, DEALERRATER

Excellent. Sales agent when out of his way to make sure I understood all the features of the vehicle. He delivered the car to my home and programed the garage door controls.

- [email protected], DEALERRATER

Chris made the whole experience of buying a car a little bit easier. He was fun to work with and made a tough decision a little easier to swallow.

- JEFFAWEEKS, CARS

Excellent. Sales agent when out of his way to make sure I understood all the features of the vehicle. He delivered the car to my home and programed the garage door controls.

Great service. Julien the service adviser was great, friendly and courteous

- Anthony M., YELP

I had problem with them and the manger called and solve it. Thanks

- Raed Badier, GOOGLE

My experience was awesome...James Boulous was great and very PAITENT and knowledgeable. I appreciated everything! I'm sure i will remain a Lexus customer.

- roshaynae, DEALERRATER

good service.

- V. Zap, GOOGLE

My experience was awesome...James Boulous was great and very PAITENT and knowledgeable. I appreciated everything! I'm sure i will remain a Lexus customer.

- roshaynae, CARS

I had excellent experience buying a truck from Lexus of Orland Aymain was very helpful knowledgeable and very friendly to deal with this was pleasant experience with the Lexus of Orland team God bless you all and thank you

- any1992, CARS

If it wasn’t for the great service Aiman provided it would only 2-3 stars. Great man and will do his best to help.

- adamusleh, DEALERRATER

I had a fantastic sales representative in Mariea. She walked me through everything quite nicely. Also, Mike Bannos in Finance explained all of the options available to me and I felt I walked out better protected and secure than when I first came in. Early on Kevin offered some interesting options....

- BIGBADAMX, DEALERRATER

I had a great experience here. Salesman was knowledgeable, I got a good deal on my trade-in and I would shop here again in the future.

- chatcher17, DEALERRATER

If it wasn't for the great service Aiman provided it would only 2-3 stars. Great man and will do his best to help.

- adamusleh, CARS

I had excellent experience buying a truck from Lexus of Orland Aymain was very helpful knowledgeable and very friendly to deal with this was pleasant experience with the Lexus of Orland team God bless you all and thank you

- any1992, DEALERRATER

I had a fantastic sales representative in Mariea. She walked me through everything quite nicely. Also, Mike Bannos in Finance explained all of the options available to me and I felt I walked out better protected and secure than when I first came in. Early on Kevin offered some interesting options....

- BIGBADAMX, CARS

I had a very smooth process. LG was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and understanding. He showed amazing customer service skills during the entire process. I also am glad he spent the time and patience to go over each options we had and went over how to operate my new beauty! I will be...

- Liz, CARS

I’ve dealt with this dealership for many years along with other family members we purchase more than 20 vehicles from this dealership we always get excellent service and I trust that we could always depend on

- joehammad0, DEALERRATER

Overall great experience, James Boulod took time, very thorough, friendly, knowledgeable, explained everthing to the point, best experience ever, no back and forth, they work with you

- Lynette 29, DEALERRATER

Sammy provided great service, very patient and understanding. Made me feel comfortable and confident with my purchase. Will recommend Sammy to friends and family. Thanks!

- STINKY0327, DEALERRATER

I was hesitant about getting a car form out of town. However, Lexus of Orland staff is knowledgeable on Ohio laws and made process very easy. The location is very clean and welcoming and the staff were ALL very personable. Would definitely recommend.

- DWILLIAMS130, DEALERRATER

Purchased my 3rd vehicle from Lexus of Orland Park and very pleased with all of them. The staff is very easy to deal with and professional, you won't find pushy salesmen at this dealership. I will definitely buy again from them when we upgrade.

- Alonzo123, DEALERRATER

I had a very smooth process. LG was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and understanding. He showed amazing customer service skills during the entire process. I also am glad he spent the time and patience to go over each options we had and went over how to operate my new beauty! I will be...

- Liz, DEALERRATER

I’ve been to a couple of car dealerships before this and wasn’t happy at all, I was judged based on my age and the kind of car I wanted. I’m so happy I came to Lexus of Orland. I couldn’t be happier with the purchase of my first vehicle - Jimmy B. and Mike B. made it that much better! They...

- kdoroz, DEALERRATER

John S. and Mike were simply wonderful. A very professional team. I am very pleased with my purchase, and I would highly recommend them both.

- TALIASHIAB1, DEALERRATER

Great people to do business with. Very proffesional and accomidating. Couldn't ask for a better experience. John in sales and Mike in finance did a great job and got us finished very quickly.

- JPMATTHEWS1977, DEALERRATER

Great people to do business with. Very proffesional and accomidating. Couldn't ask for a better experience. John in sales and Mike in finance did a great job and got us finished very quickly.

- JPMATTHEWS1977, CARS

I had talked to Bob Vittorio before I even drove out there as I live in the city so it is a bit of a distance. My dad has worked with him in the past and raved about him. I told him exactly what I was looking for and he arranged for me to come out there in a couple days and work with Chris Merx...

- KRISTEN8, DEALERRATER

I've been to a couple of car dealerships before this and wasn't happy at all, I was judged based on my age and the kind of car I wanted. I'm so happy I came to Lexus of Orland. I couldn't be happier with the purchase of my first vehicle - Jimmy B. and Mike B. made it that much better! They were...

- kdoroz, CARS

I received excellent treatment at lexus of Orland Dealership as always. Chis kowalis and Sammie Scott were a joy to deal with. Thank you both.

- TABU6083123, DEALERRATER

I had talked to Bob Vittorio before I even drove out there as I live in the city so it is a bit of a distance. My dad has worked with him in the past and raved about him. I told him exactly what I was looking for and he arranged for me to come out there in a couple days and work with Chris Merx...

- KRISTEN8, CARS

John S. and Mike were simply wonderful. A very professional team. I am very pleased with my purchase, and I would highly recommend them both.

- TALIASHIAB1, CARS

I received excellent treatment at lexus of Orland Dealership as always. Chis kowalis and Sammie Scott were a joy to deal with. Thank you both.

- TABU6083123, CARS

Great buying experience. Smooth transaction and top notch customer service. Whole tram did a great job even with having to work around Covid countermeasures.

- John M., YELP

We have the most pleasant experience since we walked the door.....Thanks to Aiman the sales representative he was very helpful he went out of his way and he answered every question we had. thank again definitely will be back for another Car.

- izoabird, DEALERRATER
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