Meet our Team

Christopher  Pfaff
Christopher Pfaff
President and CEO

Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Canadian motorsports.Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Cana...Read MoreRead Less

Jeff  Pabst
Jeff Pabst
General Manager

With Pfaff for almost 25years, Jeff started his automotive career as a tool and die apprentice, before enrolling in Seneca College to study business. During his time at school, he began his Pfaff career by washing cars at the original Newmarket location, and got into sales when he finished school; he then worked as a service advisor before taking over Pfaff Autoworks in 1997, growing that three-man operation into the business it is today. Jeff is a talented racer, who has raced in the Players-GM championship, the Firestone Firehawk challenge, Motorola Cup, American Le Mans Series, Canadian Touring Car Championship, and Porsche Supercup. He has two children, aged eight and 11, and continues to tinker with cars in his spare time.With Pfaff for almost 25years, Jeff started his automotive career as a tool and die apprentice, before enrolling in Seneca College to study business. During his time at school, he began his Pfaff career by washing cars at the original Newmarket location, and got into sales when he finished school; he then worked as a service advisor before taking o...Read MoreRead Less

Ryan  Hurdman
Ryan Hurdman
Manager

Ryan’s father owned a General Motors dealership, where he started working when he was just 14. As soon as he was old enough, he became a service advisor, and by the time he was 24, was running that dealership’s body shop. He’s gained valuable experience managing other collision centres, and has managed Pfaff Autoworks since 2013. Outside of work, hockey remains his main passion, although he is also a fitness nut and an avid movie watcher.Ryan’s father owned a General Motors dealership, where he started working when he was just 14. As soon as he was old enough, he became a service advisor, and by the time he was 24, was running that dealership’s body shop. He’s gained valuable experience managing other collision centres, and has managed Pfaff Autoworks since 2013. Outside of w...Read MoreRead Less

Mike  Sgambati
Mike Sgambati
Team Leader, Estimatics

A 25-year native of the car business, Mike started his career in the parts department of a General Motors store before moving into parts, then the body shop, and damage appraisal. With Pfaff since 2004, the Scarborough native is a lifelong German-car fanatic, who also enjoys snowboarding.

Kate  Kenuck
Kate Kenuck
Customer Service Representative

Kate began her career in the automotive industry in September of 2015 at Pfaff Autoworks. Her father has been a mechanic for over 30 years, so she's been around cars her entire life. Prior to working at Pfaff Autowork, she worked in the restaurant industry while going to college. Kate graduated from Centennial College in May of 2015 with a Law Clerk diploma. In her time outside of work I like to stay active by playing soccer, golfing and going for hikes. She lives in Newmarket, Ontario.Kate began her career in the automotive industry in September of 2015 at Pfaff Autoworks. Her father has been a mechanic for over 30 years, so she's been around cars her entire life. Prior to working at Pfaff Autowork, she worked in the restaurant industry while going to college. Kate graduated from Centennial College in May of 2015 with a Law Cler...Read MoreRead Less

Katrina  Cohen
Katrina Cohen
Customer Service Representative

A native of Jamaica, Katrina spent 10 years working at her family’s Goodyear tire dealership, starting from the bottom and graduating to running the operation. She moved to Canada three years ago, and has been with Pfaff Autoworks for two years, first as a receptionist, and later graduating to Customer Service Representative. A local Vaughan resident, she enjoys travelling in her spare time.A native of Jamaica, Katrina spent 10 years working at her family’s Goodyear tire dealership, starting from the bottom and graduating to running the operation. She moved to Canada three years ago, and has been with Pfaff Autoworks for two years, first as a receptionist, and later graduating to Customer Service Representative. A local Vaughan resi...Read MoreRead Less

Eric Langin
Eric Langin
Parts Consultant

Eric bought his first car in 2003, which he began repairing, modifying and racing – and led to an interest in the car business. Eric attended Centennial College, where he studied Automotive Tech and Business, and has also worked in lawn care and general maintenance. Eric enjoys hockey, golf, cycling, and aviation, and lives in Aurora.