All of our Appliance World sales associates have been to numerous manufacturer trainings throughout the country, allowing them to better understand how certain brands are made and how reliable they are.
Chris Bagielto has been a part of the Appliance World family since 2005. During his tenure he has worked at both stores but currently is a big team player at the new Oyster Bay location. Chris is a loyal member of the local Rotary Club as well as the Chamber of Commerce, which keeps him highly involved in the local community. When Chris is not working he loves spending time with his wife and children. He enjoys spending time with his daughter during her cheerleading activities and experiences all the fun things that his son is getting into at such a young age. Chris is a die-hard Yankee and Giants fan so you can definitely catch him rooting for his favorites during those seasons.
Katie Berbenich is a graduate of the University of Tampa and has been a member of the Appliance World team since 2014. As a lifelong resident of Huntington, Katie prides herself on being a part of the community and a trustworthy resource for your entire appliance needs. Katie is great at determining our client’s wishes and what appliances are the best fits for them. Outside her career at Appliance World, Katie is the youngest of five children and is a proud aunt of four nephews and one niece. She is also a very competitive individual who enjoys watching and participating in all kinds of sporting events. Katie enjoys traveling when she can and exploring new places.
Brendan Biscardi started off in the appliance industry almost 20 years ago and found himself to come full circle. Brendan is very happy with where he has landed with Appliance World. He has been with our company for just over a year and has shown great potential during his time with us. Brendan is very knowledgeable and takes joy in helping out clients in anyway he can. He loves to take part in just about any sport including golf, softball and bowling. Brendan lives in Ronkonkoma with his fiancé, their baby girl, and their family will actually be growing by one this year!
Joseph Calhoun is a Field Marketing Manager for Appliance World and has been helping to build successful partnerships for the past five years. The most rewarding aspect of his job is watching the connections he has made grow into meaningful, lucrative relationships between Appliance World and their partners. Joseph’s prior careers in manufacturing and sales have provided him with the communication skills necessary to foster strong and trusting business relationships. He truly enjoys being a part of the Appliance World team, which is destined to become increasingly successful in the years ahead. Joe lives in Hicksville with his wife and in his down time you can find Joe playing golf or traveling with his wife to visit their children.
John Cordes is a Field Marketing Manager for Appliance World. John lives in Huntington with his wife, son, and two daughters. His oldest daughter is just about ready to graduate college while his other daughter is preparing to enter college next year. His son is a little younger and enjoys spending quality time with his dad. John takes pride in his position here at Appliance World and what separates him and this company from all other competitors is their attention to detail and 150% Customer Satisfaction! When he’s not working you can find John exploring the great outdoors with his German Shepard, Dutch. John also enjoys a great read and rock climbing.
Kevin Douglas is passionate about people. He studied economics and business at Stony Brook University and proceeded to work in sales ever since. Grateful for working for a local company with amazing leadership, Kevin makes sure that clients are welcomed in a way that jives with Appliance World’s culture – like family. “We’re not only in the Appliance business, we are in the people business.” In his free time, Kevin loves to spend time with family and friends. He’s a foodie that appreciates a great meal and enjoys trying new restaurants. Kevin lives in Deer Park with his wife and their son Karson who just celebrated his first birthday.
Patrick Fallon grew up in Huntington, NY, and attended Saint Anthony’s High School. Patrick has been a full time Sales Associate for Appliance World since 2010 after attending Boston University. Patrick has been a part of the Appliance World family since meeting Danny and Brian Nathan through the crew team in high school. Patrick was the crew team captain for three years at Saint Anthony’s and for his freshman year at Boston University. Patrick married his wife Kelli-Lynn in 2015 and now resides in Commack. Patrick’s hobbies include recreation sports including golf, softball (Appliance World team) and volleyball.
Jean-Pierre (JP) Kozak grew up in Bay Shore, NY, where he developed a passion for golf. After graduating high school, JP attended Coastal Carolina University where he studied professional golf management and marketing. Moving back to NY, JP began his career in the golf industry as an Assistant Golf Professional. He has worked at various golf courses in the New York area, including Southward Ho CC and most recently, Indian Hills CC. JP is a 13-year active member of the Bay Shore Fire Department where he served as captain from 2010-2012 and 2015-2016. He, his Wife, and their Puggle “Holly” recently settled down in his hometown and enjoy music, concerts, and vacationing at their family home in Morin-Heights, Canada. JP has been with Appliance World for a little under a year and has already grown so much with the company. We are sure to see many great things from JP in the months to come.
John Lyons grew up in Hauppauge, NY, and graduated from Saint Joseph’s College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications. His prior experience working in the ceramic tile industry got him to where he is today, a Sales Associate at Appliance World. Johnny has been with Appliance World for a little under a year and loves watching the company grow. John takes pride in making the shopping experience easier for his clients. In his down time, Johnny enjoys volunteering his time to coach children’s sports; it really brings him back to his time spent playing sports in college.
Neil Mistry has been a part of the Appliance World sales team since 2000. Throughout his time at Appliance World he has developed many long lasting relationships with project partners and clients who have helped him grow in the company. Neil enjoys keeping his clients up to date on new trends in the appliance industry. Neil has recently relocated to our brand new showroom in Oyster Bay after many years at our Huntington location. When Neil is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids partaking in family activities in their East Northport home. Neil is also an avid cross fit member and a fine car enthusiast.
Brain Nathan grew up in Kings Park, NY, and attended Saint Anthony’s High School; he has since moved right in the heart of Huntington Village. Brian has been with Appliance World full time since graduating at the University of Albany with a business degree in 2011. He has enjoyed growing up working at Appliance World alongside his father & brothers. Brian loves seeing how much the company has grown over the years and how it continues to expand. Brian’s favorite part about the job is working with clients when they are in the process of starting their new kitchen project. Brian is confident in providing clients with ideas, educating them about the different products and discovering the best solutions for them. In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing chess and reading many books. He also recently has taken up an interest in photography and just purchased his first DSLR camera.
Danny Nathan grew up in Kings Park, NY, and attended Saint Anthony’s High School. He was very active member on their crew team along with some of his fellow Appliance World coworkers. Danny has been with Appliance World full time since graduating college in 2009 and is currently the store manager at our Huntington location. He and his brothers will be the second-generation owners, as they strive to continue to grow Appliance World for years to come. Danny has built long lasting relationships with many contractors, builders, designers and cabinet companies to ensure a seamless kitchen renovation for his clients. He is also up to date with the industry trend, which helps for him to guide his clients to make their best decisions. Danny delivers excellent customer service to every one of his clients. He lives in East Islip with his wife, Katie, and their son Aiden. They will soon be a family of four come early 2017!
Garrett Schultz grew up in Huntington, NY, and has since graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management. Garrett has been a part of the Appliance World family since October 2015. Having grown up working in the interior design industry, Garrett is able to assist with much more than just kitchen appliances. Outside the office, Garrett donates his time and efforts to events for The Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America. He is also a big proponent of the outdoors from hitting the water in the summers, to the slopes in the winter.
Stu Stone has 15 years experience in the kitchen industry business and has been with Appliance World for 13 of those years. Stu is the Director of Special Accounts & Merchandising and Lead Buyer. Since the opening of our new Oyster Bay location, he has relocated there to be a part of the ever-growing Oyster Bay team. Stu always enjoys learning about what is new and exciting in the market that allows him to keep our stores and staff up to date. Stu lives in Northport and is a part of the Indian Hills Country Club in which he spends most of his days off there. His sports interest are not only limited to golf, he also enjoys watching football & baseball.
Nick Vallone is a graduate from SUNY Suffolk with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing. In the past he has worked for 10 years in the horse racing industry with client services and marketing, and at JPMorgan Chase for 4 years as an ACATS/Brokerage analyst. Nick has been a part of the Appliance World team for just under a year and like many of our new employees, he has shown such great growth in his short time with us and only continues to grow further with our company. Nick’s hobbies include memorabilia collecting as well as playing hockey and softball. Nick is an avid NHL Chicago Blackhawks fan and loves all genres of music.
Simeon Weisz grew up in Huntington, NY, and attended Huntington High School. Simeon then went on to SUNY Delhi where he obtained a degree in business. Simeon has been with the Appliance World sales team for five years but has been in the kitchen design business dating back to his childhood thanks to his families’ involvement in the business. Simeon’s Hebrew School background makes him the authority on any Kosher or Sabbath Mode question. Simeon cares deeply about his clients and will have your best interest at heart when selecting appliances with you. When he is not working Simeon enjoys going to live music festivals, solving the Rubik’s Cube, playing the saxophone, and exploring different types of cuisine from every corner of the world. Simeon resides in Huntington with his fiancé Adrianna.