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© 2014 - Cardone & Daughter Automotive - Vintage and Contemporary Car Repair - Old Saybrook, CT USA

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Our long term staff consists of

David Cardone, Owner (involved in car repair since 1964), Don Burr, Service Advisor and our shop staff:

Bruce Johnston, Senior Diagnostician, has worked with David for over 30+ years

Ivan Castaneda, Shop Supervisor and C&D technician since 2006 and highly skilled technicians 

Ibrahim Zain, Sherman Baumann and Jeremy Sharples.

David Cardone


Repairing Cars since 1964

Bruce Johnston

Senior Diagnostician, Electrical Specialist

Working with David for 30+ years

Ibrahim Zain

Technician & Master Welder

(6+ Years @ C&D)

Jeremy Sharples

Master Technician

Don Burr

Service Advisor 

(10+ Years @ C&D)

Ivan Castaneda

Shop Supervisor

Diagnostic Specialist,  Fabricator

(11+ Years @ C&D)

Sherman Baumann

Performance Engine Rebuilder

And Muscle Car Specialist

(1+ Years @ C&D)

John Martell


Todd Schondorf

Building & Grounds Keeper

Our support staff consists of

Administrative Assistants Extraordinaire Mary Melendez

Office Administrator/Manager and David's wife, Nancy

Service Secretaries: Jazmyne David & Cassie Cox

Backup bookkeeper and the "Daughter" of Cardone & Daughter, Kyona

and Daughter, Natalie

Mary Melendez

Administrative Assistant, Photographer, Web Designer

Nancy Cardone

Office Administrator

Nicole Walden

Service Secretary 

Natalie Banker

Daughter, Artist, Web Designer

(See her stuff at www.NatalieMakesArt.com)

Kyona and Sano

Daughter and Grandson

to David and Nancy


David and Nancy with their 1957 Beetle -

work in progress...the car not them!