I am a Portland native and I’ve been at Ron Tonkin Toyota since 2005. I believe in the win-win scenario for client and dealership. A great value and client-friendly transaction designed to build a long term relationship.
Taking care of the client is always a priority at Ron Tonkin Toyota and that is one of the main reasons I love working here.
I never envisioned myself in the automotive industry, but can say the last 14 years have been a blast. I have benefitted from being a sales person, Finance Manager and Sales Manager. However, I enjoy the direct interaction with my clients as Internet Manager.
My clients are never ‘turned’ or introduced to a ‘closer’. I offer a time sensitive aggressive price quote, whether to a referral or new client. I allow a decision to be made without any pressure.
I am also very proud of my contributions to Ron Tonkin Toyota’s 14 years earning the prestigious Toyota President’s Award bestowed on only the highest ranking Toyota dealerships for sales, service and customer satisfaction. I am hopeful I can prove to you why I believe purchasing a new or pre-owned vehicle here is the best choice of any Toyota dealership in Oregon!
Being a Portland native, I am very proud of the Tonkin Family of Dealerships’ commitment to our community. I especially appreciate the Tonkin family’s support of the Portland Public Schools in the ‘Fall School Drive’. I currently have two children in our school system. Last, but not least, I also am a product of our local public school system and graduate of the University of Oregon (please don’t hate me Beaver fans!).
I was born in Richland Washington in 1961. My family moved to Ashland Oregon in 1966, where I grew up, attended school and started working at age 12 with a paper route. Then in 1990 I moved to Portland to finish school at Portland State University. I graduated in 1996 with two B.S. degrees, one in History and one in Architecture. I worked in many aspects of the food and beverage industry for over 20 years, with the last 10 years at the Keg Restaurants in the Portland area. In the fall of 2000 I came to work here at Ron Tonkin Toyota-Scion and have been in the sales department since then. I enjoy cars very much and even work on my own vehicles. I enjoy pro football, but I would call myself a real NASCAR fan.