The Team

Frank  Amerato
Frank Amerato
Owner/President

Frank has always been a car enthusiast. Right from a young age he's always had a passion for cars. From the beginning of his early working career he was employed by his father - who was also in the automotive industry. Frank quickly realized he had found his calling. He decided to put everything on the line to open up a dealership of his own because if he did succeed he could spend his life doing what he has a passion for. Frank is a second generation automotive dealer and with his two sons, Peter and Gabriel onboard they will be third generation automotive dealers running the family business. Frank has always been a car enthusiast. Right from a young age he's always had a passion for cars. From the beginning of his early working career he was employed by his father - who was also in the automotive industry. Frank quickly realized he had found his calling. He decided to put everything on the line to open up a dealership of his own be...Read MoreRead Less

Sandra  Amerato
Sandra Amerato
Owner/CFO

Sandra has been apart of Pickard Lane since the very beginning alongside her husband Frank. At our dealership she takes care of our finances, but she also has more of a dynamic role; she is creative, understands best practices and knows how to create more value for the company. She helps train and support our accounting staff and helps guide and influence any decision making. She definitely has a key role in leading the team. Sandra has been apart of Pickard Lane since the very beginning alongside her husband Frank. At our dealership she takes care of our finances, but she also has more of a dynamic role; she is creative, understands best practices and knows how to create more value for the company. She helps train and support our accounting staff and helps guide and i...Read MoreRead Less

Gabriel  Amerato
Gabriel Amerato
Sales Manager

Gabriel is our Sales Manager and is responsible for training new sales staff, ensuring clients are being served to our standard and ensuring customer satisfaction. His role here allows him to be involved with both sales and finance. After Gabriel graduated from The Automotive Business School of Canada, Georgian College, he has brought many great traits he learned from there to our workplace. He is very knowledgeable in the field and assists our sales staff to make sure we get you into a great vehicle for great payments! Gabriel is our Sales Manager and is responsible for training new sales staff, ensuring clients are being served to our standard and ensuring customer satisfaction. His role here allows him to be involved with both sales and finance. After Gabriel graduated from The Automotive Business School of Canada, Georgian College, he has brought many great ...Read MoreRead Less

Anna  Christakis
Anna Christakis
Finance Manager

Anna is team Pickard's head of finance. She strives in customer service and everyone leaves her office with a smile on their face. Anna has a long history in the financing world and has a great amount of knowledge in the industry. Rest assured, Anna can assist you and put you into the vehicle of your choice for payments of your choice!

Mario  Kotnjek
Mario Kotnjek
Automotive Sales Representative

Mario has been with our team since the very beginning. He is always at the top of the boards in sales and that is because of his fantastic relationship with every client he speaks with. Mario's number one goal is to keep his clients happy and keep referral business at a high. On top of sales, Mario is also the brains behind our lot. Mario makes it his responsibility to ensure our lot is always staged correctly and all our vehicles are test drive ready! Mario has been with our team since the very beginning. He is always at the top of the boards in sales and that is because of his fantastic relationship with every client he speaks with. Mario's number one goal is to keep his clients happy and keep referral business at a high. On top of sales, Mario is also the brains behind our lot. Mario make...Read MoreRead Less

Summit  Mahal
Summit Mahal
Automotive Sales Representative

Summit is the newest member to join our sales team. Since he started with us at Pickard Lane he has shown a true passion for the automotive industry and a true eagerness to learn. Summit continues to grow with each experience he has. He enjoys working with our customers to ensure they leave here satisfied.

Peter  Amerato
Peter Amerato
Export Manager/US Division

Peter is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations with our US Division. He organizes transportation for our wholesale vehicles to be shipped to the US. Peter liaises between transport and importers for boarder requirements. Peter has been in charge of wholesale for over 6 years and ever since then our wholesale department has sky rocketed. Peter is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations with our US Division. He organizes transportation for our wholesale vehicles to be shipped to the US. Peter liaises between transport and importers for boarder requirements. Peter has been in charge of wholesale for over 6 years and ever since then our wholesale department has sky ro...Read MoreRead Less

Giancarlo  Fortino
Giancarlo Fortino
US Relations Manager

Giancarlo has been a part of our team for over 10 years. With him, comes a wealth of knowledge from his previous experience as a general car manager at several new car franchises. At Pickard Lane he is responsible for maintaining good relationships with our customers south of the border.

Adam  Mammoliti
Adam Mammoliti
Ownership & Titles/Lot Attendant (US Division)

Adam is responsible for assisting Peter and Giancarlo on the day to day operations with our US Division. He helps to organizes transportation for our wholesale vehicles to be shipped to the US. Adam also takes care of ownerships and organizing documentation for transport. He takes pride in his work and he does the job well. He is a great addition to our team! Adam is responsible for assisting Peter and Giancarlo on the day to day operations with our US Division. He helps to organizes transportation for our wholesale vehicles to be shipped to the US. Adam also takes care of ownerships and organizing documentation for transport. He takes pride in his work and he does the job well. He is a great additi...Read MoreRead Less

Stephanie Amerato
Stephanie Amerato
Human Resource Manager

Stephanie has a huge passion for the industry and is very involved in the company. She is always going above and beyond her job description to find new ways to help Pickard Lane continuously grow. She is responsible for coordinating the overall administrative functions of our organization.

Gigi Amerato
Gigi Amerato
Team Mascot

Gigi is our shop mascot, she likes belly rubs, likes to be fed and helps lighten the mood when things gets stressful.

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Claudia  Scaccia
Claudia Scaccia
Accounting

Claudia has been with the team for over 11 years now and was an immediate fit from day one! She is in the accounts payable department and has a fantastic rapport with all of our vendors . Not only does Claudia deal with Pickard's numbers but she also helps in regards to customer relations.

Gina  Macdonagh
Gina Macdonagh
Data Entry Specialist/US Division

Gina She is an amazing fit to the team and plays a big role in the efficiency and smoothness of our day to day tasks. She is in charge of ensuring all of our accounting is taken care of for our US division.

Pooja Bhavsar
Pooja Bhavsar
Accounting

Pooja is one of the newest members here at Pickard Lane. As soon as she started we knew she was a great fit. She provides clerical, financial and administrative support to our team and she is great at what she does.

Rob Sarkic
Rob Sarkic
Transportation Coordinator

Rob's primary role is to oversee transportation logistics and ensure vehicles that have been purchased are picked up and brought back to our dealership on time. He takes care of local and out of province runs. On top of ensuring all our vehicles arrive at our dealership, Rob has a great vision and continues to find ways to keep the lot at a maximum efficiency. Rob's primary role is to oversee transportation logistics and ensure vehicles that have been purchased are picked up and brought back to our dealership on time. He takes care of local and out of province runs. On top of ensuring all our vehicles arrive at our dealership, Rob has a great vision and continues to find ways to keep the lot at a maxi...Read MoreRead Less

John   Bertola
John Bertola
Licensed Service Technician

John is Pickard Lanes head Licensed Service Technician. His specialty is diagnosing vehicles quickly and accurately. His hard work and passion for the industry is a huge reason he is extremely skilled in his field. There is no job to big nor to small for John, and he takes on every task thats put in front of him making sure the job is done and done right! John is Pickard Lanes head Licensed Service Technician. His specialty is diagnosing vehicles quickly and accurately. His hard work and passion for the industry is a huge reason he is extremely skilled in his field. There is no job to big nor to small for John, and he takes on every task thats put in front of him making sure the job is done and done...Read MoreRead Less

Mario Cretto
Mario Cretto
Licensed Service Technician

Mario is an experienced licensed technician that has been a valuable member to the Pickard Team for almost a decade. He is reliable and has a wealth of knowledge in automotive repair and diagnostics. He is always ready to help and teach our apprentice the skills that are necessary to ensure the job is done right.

Lucas Fogden
Lucas Fogden
Apprentice Mechanic

Lucas has decided to embark on his career as a mechanic and Pickard Lane has supported Lucas' apprenticeship from the very beginning. Alongside two very experienced automotive technicians Lucas continues to grow and is sure to have a very successful career in the automotive industry. We are very happy he has chosen to be a part of our team.

Tom  Banwell
Tom Banwell
Automotive Detailer

Tom has many years of experience as an automotive detailer. Detailing a vehicle requires deep technical expertise. Tom takes pride in his work and ensures he has our vehicles detailed to our highest standards.