Staff


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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 33 years. Tom has been a Chrysler Certified Sales Manager for 20 of those years.

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  • Ron White
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Ron, also known as Whitey, has been a certified sales consultant at Coppus Motors for 24 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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  • Kevin Baker
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Kevin is approaching his 6th anniversary at Coppus Motors as a salesman. Within that short time, Kevin was awarded MVP (most valuable professional) specializing in 4-wheel drive systems and is already a 4th year Certified Specialist for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Kevin is a lifelong resident of Tiffin and has over 12 years of sales experience. He has been proudly married for 31 years and has 2 children.

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  • Joe Hammer
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Joe grew up in Tiffin and has been a salesman at Coppus Motors approaching seven years. Six 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 17 years.

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  • Charlie Flechtner
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

    Charlie Flechtner has been in automotive sales in the area for 24 years. He has experience with Chrysler, Ford, and pre-owned vehicle sales with certification since 1998. Charlie is originally from Fostoria and the proud father of three beautiful daughter's!

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  • Barb King
    Finance Manager

    Barb is Certified in multiple areas for Finance and Insurance and has been taking care of the paperwork for Coppus Motors clients for 23 years.

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  • Ken Ziebold
    Parts Manager

    Ken is a Master Certified Parts Manager who has been with Coppus Motors for 25 years. He recently was awarded the "Best of the Best"  by Mercedes-Benz which recognizes outstanding customer service and management. He has also been recognized for 24 years as a certified specialist for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Mopar.

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  • Chris Hammond
    Sales & Leasing Consultant /Commercial Van Mgr

    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

    Rod grew up in Tiffin and has been assisting Mercedes-Benz Clients for Coppus Motors for 10 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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  • Dan Lehmann
    Sales & Leasing Specialist

    After a very successful career as an Insurance Executive Dan decided to pursue his passion for Mercedes Benz with Coppus Motors - that was over 10 years ago! Dan is a Master Certified Mercedes Benz Sales & Leasing Consultan

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  • Frank Longo
    Service Manager

    Frank is a Master Certified Mercedes-Benz Service Manager who has been with Coppus Motors for 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 6 years experience with 5+ as a Mercedes-Benz Technician. He is Master Certified with M-B and is also Certified with Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.

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