Pohanka Acura
Sales: 703-592-4453 Service: 571-350-9279 Parts: 571-350-9282

Meet Our Staff

Pohanka Automotive is a family owned company that has been in business since 1919 and part of our success has been building a reputation of fairness and excellence, and hiring the people to maintain this standard.. Our Staff here at Pohanka Acura is here for your convenience. Feel free to contact us with questions or for a test drive.

Meet Our Management Staff

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General Manager
Greg Altman
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Sales Manager
Joey O'Bryhim
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New Car Manager
Tony Ramazani
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Rick Praml is one of Pohanka Acura’s most distinguished sales consultant. Rick is among 100 sales consultants out of 2,300 U.S. Acura sales consultants to achieve the Gold Master Recognition from Acura. This honor recognizes high achieving Acura sales consultants who consistently demonstrate professionalism, exemplify leadership and maintain a high level of commitment to their clients. This recognition is only given to sales consultants who for at least three of the past five years have demonstrated and met this stringent criterion. We are proud to have Rick to represent Pohanka Acura.
Internet Sales Director
Rick Praml
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Courtney is our Finance Director and has been with Pohanka since 2004. Born and raised in Chantilly, VA, Courtney is a George Mason alum and loves to travel! She looks forward to helping you in any way possible!
Finance Director
Courtney Lindquist
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Orignally from Yonkers, NY, Ray has been with Pohanka Acura since 2007. He say served in the United States Marine Corps, has 3 beautiful children and a fantastic sneaker collection. Ray would also like you to know that he's allergic to watermelon.
Finance Manager
Raymond Morton
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Ziad is one of our multi-lingual consultants. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic. Originally from Lebanon, he has a BA degree in Business Administration from the Lebanese American University in Beirut Lebanon. He also brings 10 years worth of sales experience to your purchasing process to insure you get the very best from him and Pohanka Acura.
Finance Manager
Ziad Rahme
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Phillip, better known as "Flip", is one of our seasoned sales consultants who is well versed in the Acura brand. You will find him to be very professional and diligent when it comes to providing customer service. He is very knowledgeable in every aspect of the car buying experience which is notably appreciated by his clients.
Finance Manager
Phillip Carlton
Parts Manager Mark Lemmer
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Having been here since the birth of Pohanka Acura, Mark is the most tenured employee and our most productive department manager. Mark runs the largest Acura distribution center in the world, maybe out of one of the smallest spaces. Efficiency is his challenge and his expertise. If you need a part, he can get it and most likely faster than the rest.
Parts Manager
Mark Lemmer
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After 26 years, Nino has parts down! There isn’t an Acura part he cannot get and he has most of them memorized. Nino and the Pohanka team he manages gets the right part on time. Let him know if you need anything Acura.
Parts Manager
Nino Parasiliti

Meet Our Sales Staff

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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Santiago Estela
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Arlette Jeet Falone
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Sales & Leasing Cousultant
Sunny Naiyer
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Linda is a down-to-earth, free-spirited, true Washingtonian. Born and raised in the D.C. metro area where she graduated from Lake Braddock High School and received a degree in Communications and Advertising from George Mason University. She comes with an extensive career within the cable advertising industry. Your experience with Linda will not only be professional but, an experience filled with laughter and smiles. Linda’s personal time is spent with her daughter Zoe and her dog.
Sales and Leasing Consultant
Linda Hemmer
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Preston Hill
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Calvin Strahin
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
John Pokrant
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Yong is originally from South Korea and has been with us since 2012. Yong is one of the Top 50 Acura Sales Consultants in the Country - yes top 50! - and received the prestigious Acura Council of Sales Excellence Platinum Award in 2018. Yong speaks English & Korean and enjoys traveling in his spare time.
Sales and Leasing Consultant
Yong Kim
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Internet Sales Consultant
Shahbaz Butt
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Frederick Asiedu
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Elizabeth Frasier
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Jason Smith
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Al Gavri
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Ricky Kakkar
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Nicholas Shirley
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Aidan Riehl
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Sales and Leasing Consultant
Joseph Rincuso
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Farheen Chaudhry
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Sales & Leasing Consultant
Leandro Rodriguez
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Kevin joined the Acura team in 2019. Originally from Salisbury, MD, he enjoys running obstacle courses such as the Tough Mudder and Spartan.
Sales & Leasing Consultant
Kévin White, Jr
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Umar started with us in 2019 and is originally from India. He speaks Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu and English. Umar loves Barcelona Football Club and soccer in general and is an avid motorcycle racer!
Sales & Leasing Consultant
Umar Saiyed
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Stephanie has been with us since 2016 and is originally from Pennsylvania. She has her Finance Certificate and was named Employee of the Month! She loves playing cards and has a daughter that graduated high school and is in college now!
Upgrade Concierge
Stephanie Talbert

Meet Our Service Staff

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Hello my name is Kyle Caudle. I am the Assistant Service manager here at Pohanka Acura in Chantilly, VA. I am from Bristow, VA and have been working for Pohanka for 7 years. I love sports and the outdoors and I look forward to making sure you have the best experience possible when you come to Pohanka Acura.
Assistant Service Manager
Kyle Caudle
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Jerry is one of the pillars within our Service Department. Often referred to as the “Golden Child”. His commitment to our clients and company has spanned over the last 16 years. Jerry enjoys an active lifestyle including mountain biking, snowboarding, and off-road 4 wheeling. when asked what he would like to say to all of our loyal clients, he responded without hesitation; ‘We are here for you!"
Service Advisor
Jerry Soriano
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Scott is the guy who ensures we do what we say we are going to do. With over 30 years of experience on the most advanced automobiles in the world. Scott will make sure our technicians don't miss anything when it comes to caring for your prize in the driveway!
Shop Foreman
Scott Howerton
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An avid baseball fan and community organizer. Steve helps keep things together and on pace. He has been with Pohanka a long time and will ensure your service experience is “above and beyond”!
Service Advisor
Steve Phillips
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Service Advisor
Cedric Singleton
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Service Advisor
Erkin Besorak
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Service Consultant
Kyle Schmidt
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Service Advisor
Leslie West
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Service Advisor
Richard Mao
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Service Advisor
Samuel Lartey-Mingle
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Service Advisor
Michael Darlin
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Alex is from nearby Vienna, VA and started with us in 2019. He loves basketball (die-hard Lakers fan!) and spending time with wife and kids. He speaks English and conversational Spanish.
Service Advisor
Alex Manthey
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Christopher started with us in 2019 and is originally from Silver Spring, MD. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars and building his 2014 Mustang GT. His favorite food is homemade mac and cheese, and his favorite actor is Clint Eastwood.
Service Advisor
Christopher Madrid

Meet Our Parts Staff

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After 26 years, Nino has parts down! There isn’t an Acura part he cannot get and he has most of them memorized. Nino and the Pohanka team he manages gets the right part on time. Let him know if you need anything Acura.
Parts Manager
Nino Parasiliti
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Darius is one of the brightest and most liked individuals in the store. Always smiling and respectable, he is the “go to guy" in the parts department. He has such an outgoing personality; we should have him selling. But, he is at home here in parts and loves what he does. Let Darius find the right parts you need and you will quickly see why we have the largest parts department in the world.
Parts Advisor
Darius Reid
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Parts Advisor
Elson Rodriguez
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Parts Sales Consultant
Jaime Malazarte

Our Location

Pohanka Acura
13911 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy
Chantilly, VA 20151

Sales: 703-592-4453
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Mr. Yong Kim worked with me and helped me to buy a new car! He is very helpful and considerate person! I really don't like to spend much time dealing with money in dealership, but the process with him was so smooth and fast. He also respects his customers. Thank you.

- EvelynK, DEALERRATER

Mr.Yong Kim worked with me and it was an amazing experience! Spending time in a dealership has never been feel comfortable like this time. He respects his customers and is such a considerate person. Thank you.

- Evelyn, EDMUNDS

I purchased a car here yesterday and had a stellar service experience. Jason Smith was sensitive to my 14 day quarantine following a return from overseas and we did all negotiations and transaction paperwork via email. Delivery was smooth and quick because of Jason's preparation and he patiently...

- Lisa S., YELP

I have always had prompt dependable service for my Acura RDX at Pohanka. I am fortunate to have worked with Erkin Besorak in the service department. He is honest and professional. I always know he will tell me what service is absolutely necessary and what service can wait for another time. I trust...

- Dee Brown, GOOGLE

The service during the entire visit, from drop-in to pick-up, was totally satisfactory. I really appreciated the complimentary car wash.

- Soon Kim, GOOGLE

Second car that I bought from Pohanka Acura and the professionalism and care shown by the team will keep me coming back. Shoutout to Ray, Shabazz, Yong, for making this a seamless process purchasing my new vehicle !

- Shanae' Williams, GOOGLE

What a painless and pressure less car buying experience! Farheen, our sales lady, was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and most of all very accommodating. She was also very impressive in her knowledge of the car while demonstrating all of the RDX’s features. Ray, our finance manager, was also...

- Eric Zedaker, GOOGLE

Don’t remember the service reps name but the guy was second to none, was very friendly, respectful,understood what l need to do the get my vehicle pass inspection after l failed, which was go get the the parts and Fix the problem so we can get it reinspected Which is what l did and my vehicle is...

- Samuel Sarpong, GOOGLE

I have been lucky to have Cedric as my service representative on most visits to Pohanka service department. He is just wonderful! The department, in general, is very easy to work with and seems committed to convenience with the hours and availability of loaner vehicles. Thank you for the great...

- Emma Phillips, GOOGLE

I'm giving five stars just because of help Yong Kim provided. My query processing was handled terribly by another person but after talking with him he made whole purchasing experience smooth. I'd definitely buy another Acura from him.

- Steve, DEALERRATER

Great Experience. Farheen was very helpful, friendly and professional.

- Al Aloosi, GOOGLE

Top quality and professionalism as expected from a dealership where the vehicle was purchased.

- Happy customer, EDMUNDS

I wouldn't have bought my Acura unless there was Yong Kim. He knows how to make a deal.

- Steve, EDMUNDS

I purchased a 2018 Toyota Tacoma. Great experience as it was simple, fast and no-hassle. Veronika was a great salesman but also very personable.

- mrbean133, DEALERRATER

Great Experience with the Team. Veronika Guerrero was very knowledgeable, yet personable. The overall experience was professional, quick, and no-hassle.

- Bernard G., YELP

Great service, great WiFi, great granola bars and even better coffee. And I forgot the coke.

- Richard T., YELP

Great car Great price Exactly what I wanted Spot delivery in 3 hours including detail Jason was the best Met with the general manager and the sales manager Talked for 20 minutes as if we were best of friends Would highly recommend pohanka Acura to anyone

- Jim W., YELP

Wow! i just realized this. For 25 yrs. Jerry Soriano was at door to help us with big and small issues to keep our Acura on the road in tip top condition. Bravo Jerry and Pohanka.

- Excellent Service, EDMUNDS

Nick was great but the car sucked

- Ominous Reign, GOOGLE

My experience here was exceptional. Shane Tabit was great he took his time to personally call about an issue I was having with my vehicle. I’ve never got such great customer service at the car dealership. They kept me informed and were always helpful and courteous. Thank you

- Nikia Taylor, GOOGLE

Great overall experience. The manager worked out a great deal for my husband and I that couldn't be beat. I live in Richmond but Yong Kim kept good communication throughout the entire process and had all paperwork ready for me when I came to pick up my MDX. I was in and out in about 1.5 hrs, less...

- Monique Kimani, GOOGLE

Thank god FINALLY for a service department that prioritizes helping their customers before all else. The weekend I was moving, my car battery died 7 times and was eventually no longer able to be resurrected. Getting my car towed took 5 hours (a story for another time), and I showed up to Acura...

- Ivy Lee, GOOGLE

Farheen was extremely patient and knowledgeable. Clarified all questions and made my purchase very smooth. Highly recommend her and the entire dealership.

- Viktor Foodie, GOOGLE

John Pokrant was awesome to deal with. He wasn't pushy and was a realistic salesman. I visited the dealership one night and we attempted to get the deal done on an 2019 VW Atlas, but we just couldn't and John tried everything, but nothing worked. A few days later, I received a call from the...

- Brandon Hawk, GOOGLE

Mr Young Kim was very helpful in completing my Purchase of RDX. He responded to my queries in a prompt manner and was always available. Thanks, Vijay!

- Vijay, DEALERRATER

The dealership was great, sales process not too pushy, and Farheen did a great job answering all our questions. Their extended service hours are also a great benefit. The usual upsell is there like any car dealer but not too aggressive. Recommed this dealer to anyone looking for an Acura.

- Arvind Tangirala, GOOGLE

I’m so glad to have come here to shop for my first car with Yong. Outstanding service and experienced staff. Highly recommended!

- Linh Tran, GOOGLE

The Pohanka Service Staff is welcoming and efficient. They take time to explain the work to be done with accurate timelines. I moved to Acura from Lexus for my current car purchase because I was so impressed when I took my wife’s car to Pohanka for its Service. Lawrence.

- Lawrence B, GOOGLE

Very efficient and friendly.

- Jerry Freeman, GOOGLE

Everyone at Pohanka is very nice from the sales rep to the mechanics everyone take customer service very important they always smiling and always happy it is nice to drive in to get your car service and everyone is on top of it thank you very much guys I appreciate your help I can actually drive my...

- tracy campbell, GOOGLE

100% positive on the buying experience with John Pokrant.

- Spencer Poon, GOOGLE

Pohanka Acura is a very professional car dealership from selling to service. Five years ago I bought my car from Pohanka Acura with all good experience and now for the last five years with the service staff. They all have common goal: customer satisfaction. I highly recommend this dealer to anyone...

- Amrut Champaneri, GOOGLE

Bought a TLX here last weekend and had a pleasant experience. Mr. Yong Kim was great and helped make the process simple and straightforward. He answered all our questions and took time to explain the options available which was appreciated. Would definitely recommend working with him.

- skim, DEALERRATER

I have been dealing with another dealership for over 20 years and 35 cars and decided to give Pohanka a try and was not disappointed. From my initial contact with my salesperson (Farheen, who was outstanding) through the negotiation, to the financing, the whole experience was an enjoyable and...

- Freddy Bada, GOOGLE

Great service. Quick and easy. Free drinks and snacks. Very very good people. I wish I owned more than one Acura. All dealerships should be like them.

- Dan A., YELP

Mr. Yong Kim was an excellent salesperson. He was extremely helpful and made the entire process a breeze. The process was quick and straightforward while Yong took his time go over all the details with me to make sure I understood everything. I am very happy with the choice I made for my very first...

- ltran81, DEALERRATER
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