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  • John Coppus
    Owner

    John started part-time in the family business in the summer of 1975 while still in High School. John began full-time in 1980 after graduating from Heidelberg college with a degree in Business. He acquired its complete operations in the late 80's.

    John believes in the commitment to providing exceptional service to every customer as well as building long term relationships. This is the same philosophy that his father and grandfather had before him and is the foundation that the company has been built around for over 90 years.

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  • Tom Zirger
    Sales Manager

    Long-standing sales manager, Tom Zirger, joined the Coppus Motors team right out of college, making him a veteran salesman of 35 years. Tom has been a Chrysler Certified Sales Manager for 22 of those years.

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  • Ron White
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    419-447-8131 x 116

    Ron, also known as Whitey, has been a certified sales consultant at Coppus Motors for 27 years. Previously, Ron worked across from Coppus Motors at Highway Oil Gas Station for 16 years. Ron grew up in Tiffin and is proudly still calling it home with wife Connie and 4 children, Miriah, Garrett, Marcus, and Conner.

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  • Joe Hammer
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    419-447-8131 x 123

    Joe grew up in Tiffin and has been a salesman at Coppus Motors approaching 10 years. Nine of those years, Joe has been a certified specialist sales consultant for Chrysler. His prior work experience has led him to be involved with sales for 20 years.

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  • Ian Schock
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    419-447-8131 x 117

    Ian has now been part of the Coppus team for 3 years. He was born and raised in Tiffin, where he still resides with his husky, Avalanche and 5 year old daughter, Lily. Ian has 4 years of FCA sales experience and is a certified specialist!

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  • Lee Thompson
    Sales & Leasing Consultant
    419-447-8131 x 129

    Lee is the newest edition to the Coppus sales team! He brings 15 years of sales experience with him, including prior Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram experience. Don't hesitate to reach out to him for any of your vehicle buying needs!

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  • Kevin Baker
    Finance Manager
    419-447-8131 x 125

    Kevin is approaching his 9th anniversary at Coppus Motors. He started as a sales professional and within that short time was awarded MVP (most valuable professional) specializing in 4-wheel drive systems, a 7 year RAM Expert, a 5 year Jeep Expert, a 5 year UConnect Expert, a 4 year Mopar Expert, and an 8 year Certified Specialist for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Kevin recently made the transition to Finance Manager to assist with all of your finance needs! Kevin is a lifelong resident of Tiffin and has been proudly married for 35 years with 2 children.

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  • Chris Hammond
    Sales & Leasing Consultant /Commercial Van Mgr
    419-447-8131 x 115

    Chris joined Coppus Motors in 2014 with almost 30 years of Automotive Retail experience.  Chris was General Manager of Saturn of Findlay and has over 20 years of experience representing luxury cars as well as commercial truck experience. Both will enable him to serve well the Mercedes-Benz and Sprinter clients!

    He is married and has three girls and 3 grandchildren. Chris has always been active in the community and serves on the Boards of Cancer Patient Services and The Curtain Raisers Society for the Performing Arts at the University of Findlay. He is also a 30+ year member of the Findlay Elks Lodge # 75 having served as the Exalted Ruler 3 times and as the District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler for the Ohio Elks Association

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  • Rod Cramer
    Mercedes-Benz Sales Manager
    419-447-8131 x 131

    Rod grew up in Tiffin and has been assisting Mercedes-Benz Clients for Coppus Motors for 11 years. He previously worked in the Automotive Industry, so has over 20 years experience. 

    Rod and his wife of 35+ years have two daughters.

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  • Frank Longo
    Service Manager
    419-447-8131 x 121

    Frank is a Master Certified Mercedes-Benz Service Manager who has been with Coppus Motors for over 20 years. He recently was selected for the "Best of the Best" award from Mercedes-Benz which recognizes outstanding customer service.

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  • Adam Karl
    Mercedez-Benz Technician


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  • James Crowther
    Master Certified Mercedes-Benz Technician

    James joins us after previously working with Mercedes-Benz at another location. He has 9 years experience with 8+ as a Mercedes-Benz Technician. He is Master Certified with Mercedes-Benz and is also Certified with Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.

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