Born and raised in Rochester, Todd Penz has a passion for Southeast Minnesota and Rochester. He grew up as an avid athlete, playing soccer all through college. He started selling cars in Rochester in 2007 and worked his way up to General Manager for the local Subaru store. After buying out the Subaru franchise, Todd started Subaru of Rochester and the beginning of Penz Automotive Group took place.
As the Dealer Principal for three Rochester, Minnesota car dealerships, Todd aspires to change the industry by treating customers well and doing business with transparency and integrity.
When not in the office, Todd enjoys spending time with his family and being active in local sports organizations.
Isaac Peterson grew up in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro and started selling cars in Duluth, Minnesota. He is an army veteran and, like Todd, a soccer enthusiast. Outside of building the Penz company, Isaac enjoys playing drums, working out, and enjoying good food with his wife and kids.
Tod recently moved to Rochester from Utah to be part of the Penz Auto Group. He started in the industry as a mechanic and worked his way up through management, eventually becoming part of the J.D. Power group and now heading up operations at Penz. Tod enjoys all things motorsports and loves to travel and adventure with his girlfriend.
Jana started with Subaru of Rochester as a title clerk. After the acquisition of Buick GMC and Nissan franchises, she quickly became office manager for those new branches. Now the group controller, Jana ensures that stores operate efficiently and effectively.
Jacob grew up in Rochester, Minnesota and started his automotive career in the rental industry. After gaining experience in Sales, he began as a marketer for Subaru of Rochester and started building what would eventually become the Penz Auto Group brand.
Outside of the dealerships, Jacob enjoys good coffee, bicycling with his wife, and playing music.
Growing up in Winona, Jake Fratzke found it tough staying away from Southeast Minnesota. While going to college in Central Minnesota, he started selling cars in St. Cloud, Minnesota and fell in love with the business. From Sales to Finance, Jake made the transition to Penz Automotive Group in July of 2020 and has made the transition into the Director of Finance for the Group.
As the Director of Finance for our Group, he loves to make the car buying experience simple, fun, and overall an experience that is transparent and easy for all our customers!
When not at work, Jake loves to travel down to Winona to spend time with his family and go on the river.