New Group Vice President of Bennett Automotive
Robert J. Bennett, President and CEO of the Bennett Automotive Group recently announced the appointment of Chris A. Zerfass as their Group Vice President. In his new role Zerfass will oversee the day to day operations of its four dealerships which include Bennett Toyota-Scion, Bennett Infiniti of Allentown, Bennett Jaguar/Land Rover of Allentown and Bennett Infiniti of WilkesBarre, Pa.
Zerfass joined Bennett Toyota-Scion in February, 2009 as General Manager after decades of experience in the industry.
Zerfass graduated from William Allen High School, Allentown, Pa. in 1974 and soon after enlisted in the United States Navy. After his honorable discharge from active duty service he studied Business management at Lehigh County Community college, Schnecksville, Pa. In 1978, Zerfass began selling cars at the former Kennedy-Haldeman Lincoln Mercury at 13th and Turner Street in Allentown. During his career, Zerfass has held many positions including President and Principle Owner in a few dealerships. He possess’ a strong customer service orientation and is a motivating leader to all who work with him. He always abides by the adage that the customer is always right, and strives to assure customer satisfaction on all levels.
Zerfass resides in Nazareth, Pa. with his wife Ariane. They have five children. In addition to spending time with his family Zerfass enjoys golf, travel and reading and supports a number of charities
and volunteer activities.