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Mike Maheras

(866)-488-3259 ext 323

Hometown: Palos Park, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Auto Group: Since February 1997
How Long in the Car Business: Since September 1991
Hobbies: Going to my kids' activities such as karate, baseball,and
football games. I enjoy taking the family to professional
sporting games such as the White Sox, Bulls, and Hawks.
Favorite Sports Team: Bulls, Sox, Bears, and Hawks
Favorite Chevy: 2017 ZL1 Chevy Camaro
Favorite Food: Lou Malnati's pizza and Michelle's homemade lasagna
Favorite Song: "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor
Favorite Movie: Risky Business
Favorite Vacation Spot: Florida with the family

I was born and raised in Palos Park. I am a graduate of Sandburg High School. I've been in the car business since 1991. I joined the Phillips Chevy team in 1997 as a Sales Manager, and like they say, hard work pays off. I am now the General Manager of Phillips Chevrolet. I am married with 3 wonderful kids. My favorite pastime, other than spending it with my family, is to visit the Augusta National, hanging out by the Amen Corner.

Mission Statement: "Doing the basics brilliantly" and "It's up to me."


Jackie Bell

(866)-488-3259 ext 770

Hometown: Plainfield, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Auto Group: Since July 2009
Hobbies: Shopping and working out at the gym
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, White Sox, & Blackhawks
Favorite Movie: Euro Trip
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere warm

I am the oldest and only girl of five. I grew up in various parts of Illinois. I am an 2008 Graduate of PCHS(Plainfield Central High School - Wildcats). I played soccer for 12 years and was a cheerleader for 3. I also played the flute in the band for 9 years. I now live in Joliet. I'm an optimistic, out-spoken and I am always up for a challenge. I spend most of my time either here at Phillips or doing whatever else keeps me smiling.

Personal Philosphy: "Life's too short to have regrets, so live everyday like it's your last."


Kenny Ballard

RV Manager
(866)-488-3259 ext 760

Hometown: Bradley, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Auto Group: Since June 2018
Hobbies: Video games, golfing, sports
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Bulls and Bears
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Song: "Spaceboss" by Space Jesus
Favorite Movie: Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere with a beach

I was born and raised in Evergreen Park, IL. I am a graduate from Bradley high school. I've been working with and cleaning cars and RVs for a long time so I decided to go to the sales side of the business.

Mission Statements:  "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."


Austin Bush

RV Sales Specialist
(866)-488-3259 ext 724

Hometown: Kankakee, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Auto Group: Since January 2022
Hobbies: Music, Art, Video Games, Game Development
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Song: "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd
Favorite Movie: Robin Hood: Men In Tights
Favorite Vacation Spot: Whispering Pine Lodge in St. Germain, WI

I was born in Kankakee, IL and went through the Herscher School District. During my time in high school, I was a part of their marching band, show choir, and practically anything music or arts related. I've always enjoyed learning cars and playing car games. When I'm not working, I spend my free time playing, modifying, and developing video games.

Mission Statements:  "information is power."

Jeff Workman

(866)-488-3259 ext 739

Hometown: Manteno, IL
How Long Employed at Phillips Auto Group: Since July 2017
How Long in the Car Business: Since November 1999
Hobbies: Basketball, (Water Sports such as jet skis, boating) Fishing, Participating in Manteno Oktoberfest Parade
Favorite Sports Team: Blackhawks, Bears
Favorite Chevy: Tahoe
Favorite Food: Steak and Potatoes
Favorite Song: "Boys Round Here" by Blake Shelton
Favorite Movie: Top Gun
Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere with a lake/water

I graduated in 2000 from Lincoln-Way Central. I have an associate's degree in Automotive Technology and Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. I am married and have 2 children.

Mission Statement: "Nothing is promised today, that can not be achieved today!"

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