Committed to Your Satisfaction

The entire management and staff of Sound Auto Wholesalers is 100% committed to your satisfaction. Our mission is to create customers for life and we do so by putting your experience first in all facets of the process. Our staff is multilingual and we are rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.

Daniel Merriam, Owner

Dan is a third generation car dealer. His grandfather, Sam Merriam, opened his first dealership, Merriam Motors, in 1949 at 278 Forbes Avenue in New Haven, not far from the location of Sound Auto Wholesalers. His father Larry Merriam founded Key Auto Group in 1983. Dan is a graduate of Branford High School and attended Northwood University which is affiliated with the National Automobile Dealers Association. Dan is a life long resident of Branford. Dan was an avid golfer before he fell in love with fishing.

Eric ZuWalick, General Manager

Eric ZuWalick

Eric is a Branford native and has many years of management experience both in California and Connecticut. Eric is an avid fisherman. Eric is married and recently became a father for the first time. When you come to the dealership you'll meet Lucy - Eric's dog.

Kelsey Yantosca, Sales Manager


David Devito, Finance Manager

David Devito

Dave has over 25 years experience in automotive sales and financing. With his strong relationships with many local and national banks he has helped thousands of people with their automotive financing needs. Dave is a life long Branford resident.


Mauro Alvarez, Sales Consultant


Mauro is an East Haven Resident with a passion for helping customers find the perfect vehicle for their needs and budget. Se Habla Espenol.



David Brown, Sales Consultant

Dave Brown has been in the auto sales business for over 20 years. Dave lives in Bridgeport


George Bennett, Sales Consultant






Angelo Debennedeto, Sales Consultant



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