Meet our Team

Chris  McKnight
Chris McKnight
General Sales Manager

Chris would like to drive a Formula 1 car if he had the option. He likes spending time with his family, camping and learning new things. His curiosity led to his love for Korean food. Born and raised in Ottawa, Chris can't have enough of the nature surrounding the valley.

Brandon Smith
Brandon Smith
Sales Manager

Brandon loves being out on the local lakes fishing, hiking and exploring the Canadian wilderness around his home city of Ottawa. Brandon is also a hockey fan - you might remember him from our Christmas Classic reading of A Very Hockey Christmas. He collects hockey memorabilia. If Brandon could drive any car for one day it would be the Aston Martin Valkyrie - it has the most powerful naturally aspirated V12 ever built for production. He has visited 15 U.S states and plans to see more once it is safe. Brandon loves being out on the local lakes fishing, hiking and exploring the Canadian wilderness around his home city of Ottawa. Brandon is also a hockey fan - you might remember him from our Christmas Classic reading of A Very Hockey Christmas. He collects hockey memorabilia. If Brandon could drive any car for one day it would be the Aston Martin...Read MoreRead Less

DiAnne Lafreniere
DiAnne Lafreniere
Product & Finance Consultant

DiAnne has lived in Perth and Calgary before choosing Ottawa as her home 27 years ago. She has been in Automotive Sales for the past six years before joining the AutoEdge team. Outside of work, DiAnne loves to golf, golf, and more golf. If she could drive any car, it would be the 1969 Shelby 500 GT convertible; it is the original muscle car.

Artur Malinin
Artur Malinin
Product & Finance Consultant

Artur has been with the Tony Graham family since 2017. When he is not selling cars, he studies health and nutrition. Artur is fluent in Russian. Ottawa is rated as one of the top cities in the world for families and Artur agrees. Toyota of Choice: I love the new Camry, Corolla Hatchback and RAV4/Hybrid due to their very high safety ratings, styling and advance technological features. Their reliability being from Toyota is a given. Artur is a proud owner of the new Camry and Corolla HatchbackArtur has been with the Tony Graham family since 2017. When he is not selling cars, he studies health and nutrition. Artur is fluent in Russian. Ottawa is rated as one of the top cities in the world for families and Artur agrees. Toyota of Choice: I love the new Camry, Corolla Hatchback and RAV4/Hybrid due to their very high safety ratings, sty...Read MoreRead Less

Jad Salem
Jad Salem
Product and Finance Consultant

Jad is the newest member of the AutoEdge Family. When he is not selling cars, He focuses on writing music and singing. Apart from English, Jad speaks Arabic and French. His favorite car is the GR Corolla 6 Speed Manual AWD.

Breanna Tomblin
Breanna Tomblin
Receptionist/Licensing Clerk

Breanna was born and raised in Ottawa and has her sight in the skies. If she could get paid to do anything, it would be to travel the world. To this end, she would also like to have the superpower to fly. Her favourite Ottawa thing to do is walk about the market in the summertime soaking in the vibe. Breanna wants to get her hands on a Lamborghini - stylish and fast! Breanna was born and raised in Ottawa and has her sight in the skies. If she could get paid to do anything, it would be to travel the world. To this end, she would also like to have the superpower to fly. Her favourite Ottawa thing to do is walk about the market in the summertime soaking in the vibe. Breanna wants to get her hands on a Lamborghini ...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  Tayler
Chris Tayler
Parts & Service Manager

Chris was born in Liverpool, New York and moved to Ottawa in 1998. In his spare time, Chris likes to work on his Z32, go out on the lakes surrounding the Ottawa valley and spending time with his family. Chris believes that R34 Skyline GTR is the best car ever built. Chris is a dual citizen and prefers to spend his days on this side of the border these days. Chris was born in Liverpool, New York and moved to Ottawa in 1998. In his spare time, Chris likes to work on his Z32, go out on the lakes surrounding the Ottawa valley and spending time with his family. Chris believes that R34 Skyline GTR is the best car ever built. Chris is a dual citizen and prefers to spend his days on this side of the border t...Read MoreRead Less

Ted Cameron
Ted Cameron
Service and Parts Advisor

Ted joined the Tony Graham AutoEdge in 2021, he has lived in Ottawa for the past 32 years, but he is originally from Kingston, Ontario. He is one of the rare unilingual English speakers. When not at work Ted enjoys going bass fishing and dabbles in DIY home projects. If he could drive one car it would be a 1970 Ferrari Daytona because of it being a classic sports car and the power of the V12 Engine. His favourite thing to do in Ottawa is exploring the outdoors and the green space that Ottawa offers.Ted joined the Tony Graham AutoEdge in 2021, he has lived in Ottawa for the past 32 years, but he is originally from Kingston, Ontario. He is one of the rare unilingual English speakers. When not at work Ted enjoys going bass fishing and dabbles in DIY home projects. If he could drive one car it would be a 1970 Ferrari Daytona because of it being a...Read MoreRead Less

Chad  Leger
Chad Leger
Junior Lot Attendant

Chad loves that Ottawa offers concerts and hockey games. He is also a big UFC fan and has attended multiple events. In his spare time, Chad likes to play video games and watch football - a Philadelphia Eagles fan. His must-drive car is the 69 Dodge Charger - he likes old school cars.

Dmitri  Senkov
Dmitri Senkov
General Manager

Dmitri joined the Tony Graham family in 2011. In his spare time, he invests in self-development and his health. He enjoys sports, motorcycles, automobiles and activities that involve physical and mental challenge. He enjoys reading about the tradition and values of different cultures. Dmitri is fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish. Ottawa is a great city filled with great people. You get the best of both worlds - busy downtown or beautiful country side minutes away. Toyota of Choice: Toyota Tundra with a trailer and a Toyota Supra on the trailer on the way to the race trackDmitri joined the Tony Graham family in 2011. In his spare time, he invests in self-development and his health. He enjoys sports, motorcycles, automobiles and activities that involve physical and mental challenge. He enjoys reading about the tradition and values of different cultures. Dmitri is fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish. Otta...Read MoreRead Less

Ben George
Ben George
General Manager

Ben has been a part of the Tony Graham family for over 30 years. He has lived in Ottawa all of his life and loves it. His must-drive car is '35 Duesenberg SSJ. It is the first muscle car!

Mike  Torunski
Mike Torunski
Director of Fixed Operations (Parts & Service)

Mike has been an integral part of the Tony Graham family since 1987. He is fluent in German. When he is not at work, Mike enjoys flying giant scale remote control airplanes. He loves Ottawa's sense of community and that it offers many things to do. Toyota of Choice: Toyota Tacoma - It is smaller than the other pick ups and it is very comfortable to driveMike has been an integral part of the Tony Graham family since 1987. He is fluent in German. When he is not at work, Mike enjoys flying giant scale remote control airplanes. He loves Ottawa's sense of community and that it offers many things to do. Toyota of Choice: Toyota Tacoma - It is smaller than the other pick ups and it is very comfortable...Read MoreRead Less

Maurice (Moe) Poirier
Maurice (Moe) Poirier
Manager, AADA Leasing

Moe joined the Tony Graham family in 1981. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his grandson. Moe loves that Ottawa has all the attraction of a larger city and the open green spaces. His must-drive vehicle is the 1983 Toyota Supra - he has one for 3 months in the summer and it has forever been his favourite vehicle Moe joined the Tony Graham family in 1981. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his grandson. Moe loves that Ottawa has all the attraction of a larger city and the open green spaces. His must-drive vehicle is the 1983 Toyota Supra - he has one for 3 months in the summer and it has forever been his favour...Read MoreRead Less

Bruce LeBlanc
Bruce LeBlanc
Account Manager, AADA Leasing

Bruce has been a part of the Tony Graham family since 2007. He has lived in Ottawa for the past 45 years and loves it's clean & safe environment. One of his must-drive cars is the The 1967 Toyota 2000GT 'Open-Top' used in the movie You Only Live Twice,

Andy  Fergusun
Andy Fergusun
Manager, Collision Centre

Andy has been a part of the Tony Graham family since 1988. He enjoys bowling, volleyball, hockey and boating. Ottawa's small-town feel appeals to Andy.

Chris  McKnight
Chris McKnight
General Sales Manager

Chris would like to drive a Formula 1 car if he had the option. He likes spending time with his family, camping and learning new things. His curiosity led to his love for Korean food. Born and raised in Ottawa, Chris can't have enough of the nature surrounding the valley.

Chris  Tayler
Chris Tayler
Parts & Service Manager

Chris was born in Liverpool, New York and moved to Ottawa in 1998. In his spare time, Chris likes to work on his Z32, go out on the lakes surrounding the Ottawa valley and spending time with his family. Chris believes that R34 Skyline GTR is the best car ever built. Chris is a dual citizen and prefers to spend his days on this side of the border these days. Chris was born in Liverpool, New York and moved to Ottawa in 1998. In his spare time, Chris likes to work on his Z32, go out on the lakes surrounding the Ottawa valley and spending time with his family. Chris believes that R34 Skyline GTR is the best car ever built. Chris is a dual citizen and prefers to spend his days on this side of the border t...Read MoreRead Less

Dmitri  Senkov
Dmitri Senkov
General Manager

Dmitri joined the Tony Graham family in 2011. In his spare time, he invests in self-development and his health. He enjoys sports, motorcycles, automobiles and activities that involve physical and mental challenge. He enjoys reading about the tradition and values of different cultures. Dmitri is fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish. Ottawa is a great city filled with great people. You get the best of both worlds - busy downtown or beautiful country side minutes away. Toyota of Choice: Toyota Tundra with a trailer and a Toyota Supra on the trailer on the way to the race trackDmitri joined the Tony Graham family in 2011. In his spare time, he invests in self-development and his health. He enjoys sports, motorcycles, automobiles and activities that involve physical and mental challenge. He enjoys reading about the tradition and values of different cultures. Dmitri is fluent in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish. Otta...Read MoreRead Less

Ben George
Ben George
General Manager

Ben has been a part of the Tony Graham family for over 30 years. He has lived in Ottawa all of his life and loves it. His must-drive car is '35 Duesenberg SSJ. It is the first muscle car!

Mike  Torunski
Mike Torunski
Director of Fixed Operations (Parts & Service)

Mike has been an integral part of the Tony Graham family since 1987. He is fluent in German. When he is not at work, Mike enjoys flying giant scale remote control airplanes. He loves Ottawa's sense of community and that it offers many things to do. Toyota of Choice: Toyota Tacoma - It is smaller than the other pick ups and it is very comfortable to driveMike has been an integral part of the Tony Graham family since 1987. He is fluent in German. When he is not at work, Mike enjoys flying giant scale remote control airplanes. He loves Ottawa's sense of community and that it offers many things to do. Toyota of Choice: Toyota Tacoma - It is smaller than the other pick ups and it is very comfortable...Read MoreRead Less

Emad Abulmagd
Emad Abulmagd
HR & Payroll Manager

Emad joined the Tony Graham Family in 2022. He likes fishing, reading and spending time with his family. It gives me great joy in helping people. Emad is fluent in both English and Arabic. He loves that Ottawa is a family-oriented city and an amazing multi-ethnicity and multi-culture capital.

His favorite car is Toyota Sienna because it's an economical family van.
Emad joined the Tony Graham Family in 2022. He likes fishing, reading and spending time with his family. It gives me great joy in helping people. Emad is fluent in both English and Arabic. He loves that Ottawa is a family-oriented city and an amazing multi-ethnicity and multi-culture capital.

His favorite car is Toyota Sienna because
...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  McKnight
Chris McKnight
General Sales Manager

Chris would like to drive a Formula 1 car if he had the option. He likes spending time with his family, camping and learning new things. His curiosity led to his love for Korean food. Born and raised in Ottawa, Chris can't have enough of the nature surrounding the valley.

Brandon Smith
Brandon Smith
Sales Manager

Brandon loves being out on the local lakes fishing, hiking and exploring the Canadian wilderness around his home city of Ottawa. Brandon is also a hockey fan - you might remember him from our Christmas Classic reading of A Very Hockey Christmas. He collects hockey memorabilia. If Brandon could drive any car for one day it would be the Aston Martin Valkyrie - it has the most powerful naturally aspirated V12 ever built for production. He has visited 15 U.S states and plans to see more once it is safe. Brandon loves being out on the local lakes fishing, hiking and exploring the Canadian wilderness around his home city of Ottawa. Brandon is also a hockey fan - you might remember him from our Christmas Classic reading of A Very Hockey Christmas. He collects hockey memorabilia. If Brandon could drive any car for one day it would be the Aston Martin...Read MoreRead Less

Artur Malinin
Artur Malinin
Product & Finance Consultant

Artur has been with the Tony Graham family since 2017. When he is not selling cars, he studies health and nutrition. Artur is fluent in Russian. Ottawa is rated as one of the top cities in the world for families and Artur agrees. Toyota of Choice: I love the new Camry, Corolla Hatchback and RAV4/Hybrid due to their very high safety ratings, styling and advance technological features. Their reliability being from Toyota is a given. Artur is a proud owner of the new Camry and Corolla HatchbackArtur has been with the Tony Graham family since 2017. When he is not selling cars, he studies health and nutrition. Artur is fluent in Russian. Ottawa is rated as one of the top cities in the world for families and Artur agrees. Toyota of Choice: I love the new Camry, Corolla Hatchback and RAV4/Hybrid due to their very high safety ratings, sty...Read MoreRead Less

DiAnne Lafreniere
DiAnne Lafreniere
Product & Finance Consultant

DiAnne has lived in Perth and Calgary before choosing Ottawa as her home 27 years ago. She has been in Automotive Sales for the past six years before joining the AutoEdge team. Outside of work, DiAnne loves to golf, golf, and more golf. If she could drive any car, it would be the 1969 Shelby 500 GT convertible; it is the original muscle car.

Jad Salem
Jad Salem
Product and Finance Consultant

Jad is the newest member of the AutoEdge Family. When he is not selling cars, He focuses on writing music and singing. Apart from English, Jad speaks Arabic and French. His favorite car is the GR Corolla 6 Speed Manual AWD.

Chris  Tayler
Chris Tayler
Parts & Service Manager

Chris was born in Liverpool, New York and moved to Ottawa in 1998. In his spare time, Chris likes to work on his Z32, go out on the lakes surrounding the Ottawa valley and spending time with his family. Chris believes that R34 Skyline GTR is the best car ever built. Chris is a dual citizen and prefers to spend his days on this side of the border these days. Chris was born in Liverpool, New York and moved to Ottawa in 1998. In his spare time, Chris likes to work on his Z32, go out on the lakes surrounding the Ottawa valley and spending time with his family. Chris believes that R34 Skyline GTR is the best car ever built. Chris is a dual citizen and prefers to spend his days on this side of the border t...Read MoreRead Less

Ted Cameron
Ted Cameron
Service and Parts Advisor

Ted joined the Tony Graham AutoEdge in 2021, he has lived in Ottawa for the past 32 years, but he is originally from Kingston, Ontario. He is one of the rare unilingual English speakers. When not at work Ted enjoys going bass fishing and dabbles in DIY home projects. If he could drive one car it would be a 1970 Ferrari Daytona because of it being a classic sports car and the power of the V12 Engine. His favourite thing to do in Ottawa is exploring the outdoors and the green space that Ottawa offers.Ted joined the Tony Graham AutoEdge in 2021, he has lived in Ottawa for the past 32 years, but he is originally from Kingston, Ontario. He is one of the rare unilingual English speakers. When not at work Ted enjoys going bass fishing and dabbles in DIY home projects. If he could drive one car it would be a 1970 Ferrari Daytona because of it being a...Read MoreRead Less

Chad  Leger
Chad Leger
Junior Lot Attendant

Chad loves that Ottawa offers concerts and hockey games. He is also a big UFC fan and has attended multiple events. In his spare time, Chad likes to play video games and watch football - a Philadelphia Eagles fan. His must-drive car is the 69 Dodge Charger - he likes old school cars.

Maurice (Moe) Poirier
Maurice (Moe) Poirier
Manager, AADA Leasing

Moe joined the Tony Graham family in 1981. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his grandson. Moe loves that Ottawa has all the attraction of a larger city and the open green spaces. His must-drive vehicle is the 1983 Toyota Supra - he has one for 3 months in the summer and it has forever been his favourite vehicle Moe joined the Tony Graham family in 1981. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his grandson. Moe loves that Ottawa has all the attraction of a larger city and the open green spaces. His must-drive vehicle is the 1983 Toyota Supra - he has one for 3 months in the summer and it has forever been his favour...Read MoreRead Less

Bruce LeBlanc
Bruce LeBlanc
Account Manager, AADA Leasing

Bruce has been a part of the Tony Graham family since 2007. He has lived in Ottawa for the past 45 years and loves it's clean & safe environment. One of his must-drive cars is the The 1967 Toyota 2000GT 'Open-Top' used in the movie You Only Live Twice,

Andy  Fergusun
Andy Fergusun
Manager, Collision Centre

Andy has been a part of the Tony Graham family since 1988. He enjoys bowling, volleyball, hockey and boating. Ottawa's small-town feel appeals to Andy.