Jon Gray is Owner/President of Talon Automotive Group, LLC and a 24-year veteran of the automotive industry. Mr. Gray has spent his career growing Talon from a single retail location into a premier auto group. Mr. Gray began his career as a sales representative in ‘93, by ‘98 he was promoted to General Manager, took over as President in ‘00, and became majority owner in ‘07.
In addition to his responsibilities at Talon, Mr. Gray has served as Chairman of FCA’s National Dealer Council and President of the Orange County Dealers Association. He has received numerous awards for his dedication to customer service, including the inaugural FCA Customer First Award for Excellence.
Mr. Gray holds a BS in Psychology from San Diego State University and resides in Costa Mesa with his wife and two sons where he is an active participant in the community.
Jason Stoicevich is Chief Operating Officer at Talon Automotive Group, LLC. His primary responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day operations, working with and through company employees to implement and execute the company’s vision, and managing strategic initiatives.
Prior to joining Talon, Mr. Stoicevich held several executive roles with multiple automotive manufacturers. Most notably, he was on the NAFTA management team at FCA as Head of both Fiat North America and California. He also served as Head of Jeep Operations and was responsible for launching the all-new Grand Cherokee and Wrangler. Mr. Stoicevich also held the position of West Regional Director at Cadillac and West Regional Vice President for Nissan North America.
Mr. Stoicevich holds a BBA in Marketing from Eastern Michigan University and resides in San Clemente with his wife and son.
Armina Mgerian is Chief Financial Officer at Talon Automotive Group, LLC. Her primary responsibilities are to ensure adherence to internal controls, strategically manage financial assets, and prepare all reporting. Mrs. Mgerian has served as the head of financial operations since 2001.
In addition to her responsibilities as CFO, Mrs. Mgerian has served as General Manager of Orange Coast Fiat/Alfa Romeo since 2011. Under her guidance, the store has consistently ranked as the #1 Fiat/Alfa Romeo location by volume in the country.
Mrs. Mgerian holds a MBA from the University of Phoenix and a BASc in Computer Engineering and Applied Math from the University of Armenia. She resides in Costa Mesa with her husband and two sons.
Michael Aspegren is Head of Operations and Strategy at Talon Automotive Group, LLC. His primary responsibilities are to ensure uniform execution of the company mission, maximize operational efficiency, and work with and through the team to realize the company’s long-term strategic goals. Prior to joining Talon, Michael was Director of Operational Strategy at LA Fitness, where he oversaw operations for the company’s 700+ health clubs across the US and Canada. Prior to his roles in corporate operations and strategy, Michael had a successful career on Wall Street working as an Analyst at BlackRock, Inc., and Trader at Chesapeake Partners, an event-driven hedge fund.
Michael holds a MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University where he was a member of the baseball team. He resides in Newport Beach.