Our People

Click on one of the people below to find out more information.

  • Joe Barakat
    General Manager

  • Larry Cole
    Floor Manager
    (877) 695-4025

    Larry Cole has been with the Carbone Ford/Hyundai of Bennington for 4 years, and is our current Floor Manager. Born and raised in Bennington, he is a big fan of the fact that Carbone Auto Group is a family owned and operated business that stays active in helping out the local community. Larry also believes in helping local charities and organizations and is an active contributor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    Larry loves spending time with his family and really enjoys taking long motorcycle rides. When asked what type of vacation he prefers he stated the Caribbean, Florida and Arizona. 

    To contact Larry, give him a call at (877) 695-4025 or send an email to lcole@carbonecars.com.

  • Patrick Alvarez
    Sales Consultant
    (877) 695-4025

    Patrick, a father of 6, has been working for Carbone Ford/Hyundai of Bennington for over 4 years. Being a family man himself, he really enjoys the great team atmosphere of working for a family-owned and operated organization.

    Patrick keeps busy at home with 3 dogs, 1 rabbit, 2 guinea pigs and 4 chickens! He's proud to say that he is soon to be a grandfather, and when he's not at work, his family keeps him happy and entertained.

    Patrick also enjoys playing pool, watching sports, and vacationing in Florida.

    To contact Patrick, give him a call at (877) 695-4025 or send him an email: palvarez@carbonecars.com.

  • Alan Boyd
    Sales Consultant
    (877) 695-4025

  • Chad Collette
    Sales Consultant
    (877) 695-4025

  • Jeff Cameron
    Finance Manager
    (877) 695-4025

    Jeff Cameron, a 22 year automotive industry veteran, has been working for the auto group for 6 years. He is our current financial manager at the Carbone Ford/Hyundai of Bennington dealership, and he loves being a part of the Carbone family.

    Born and raised in Vermont, Jeff graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Springfield College. He is dedicated to supporting his community and actively contributes to the sheriff's department, firefighters association and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

    Jeff is an avid New England Patriots fan and loves to go to games when he has the time off from work. He also admits to being a closet karaoke fiend and has a whole set up in his basement!

    To contact Jeff, give him a call at (877) 695-4025 or send an email to jcameron@carbonecars.com.

  • Ken Pallman
    Assistant Service Manager
    (877) 739-9214

  • Jason Hnatonko
    Service Advisor

  • Susan Craft
    Parts Manager

  • McKalyn Maloney

  • John O'Brien
    Master Technician

  • Ken Robinson

  • Alan Smith
    Parts Delivery

  • Don Pierce
    Wholesale Delivery

  • Dave Harrington
    Shuttle Driver