15265 Cortez Blvd Brooksville, FL 34613 352-437-1999

Meet the Staff of Halo Autosports

Heather Craig - Owner

352-437-1999 - hcraig@haloautosports.com

Heather Craig started her professional career in radio in Ft Myers. Heather then left to work in real estate in Key West , Florida. After a successful career in sales, she married Steven Craig and they relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida. Heather opened Halo Autosports in May 2011 in St Petersburg. Just three years later, she and her husband relocated the business to Brooksville after purchasing the former Suzuki dealership on Cortez Blvd.

Steven Craig - Owner

352-437-1999 - scraig@haloautosports.com

Steve Craig started in the automobile business at 16 years old working for a Chevrolet dealer in Akron, Ohio. He started by washing cars and worked his way through the different departments of the dealership learning the business. He was then recruited by the local Buick dealership to come work as a sales manager. He held numerous positions in the dealership with the dream of coming to Florida. Five years later he came to Florida working for a dealer in Orlando to learn the wholesale business. After 9/11 Steve left the car business to spend 10 years in the hotel and timeshare business with Marriott and Hyatt resorts. He was then recruited by Hyatt Residence Club to manage their national sales and marketing operations. Eventually Steven returned to pursue his passion in the car business and join his wife, Heather, at Halo Autosports.

Peter J. Martin - General Manager

727-364-0240 - pmartin@haloautosports.com

Peter has over 25 years in the Automotive Business.  His goal is to meet customers expectations and deliver great service.  Pete's hobbies include jet skiing, fishing and boating.  Pete hopes that everyone that visits our dealership becomes a Halo Customer for Life.

Steve Blank - Sales Manager / Internet Director

813-992-7027 - sblank@haloautosports.com

Steve Blank has been in the automotive business since 2012, after spending 10 years as one of the top realtors in Tampa.  While at Toyota, he earned the highest awards as an Internet Sales Manager, being a top 10 Toyota Pros and earning the Platinum Sales Society for Toyota for three years.  After Toyota, Steve became the Internet Director for Nissan for two years, then spending 6 months with Ford.  Steve joins Halo Autosports with a vast knowledge and background in most manufacturers and holds certifications with Toyota, Nissan and Ford.  His commitment to customer service is what sets him apart, and he looks forward to finding the perfect vehicle that satisfies his customers wants and needs while fitting within their budget.

Donna DeCeco - Administrative Assistant

352-437-1999 x100 - ddececo@haloautosports.com

About the only thing that Donna has failed at in life, is retirement! After spending the last 30 years in the corporate world of California, she relocated with her husband, four dogs, one cat and a bird to Hudson, FL. Her need to be back in the workplace prevailed and she joined the Halo team as our sales and service support personnel. She also runs the UHaul rental department. Donna and her husband are members of the American Legion, enjoy listening to live music, and riding their HOG on the weekends!

Jimmy Ruch - Service Manager

352-437-1999 - jruch@haloautosports.com

Jimmy Ruch joined our amazing service team as our Parts Manager and was promoted to our Service Manager. He comes to Halo with many years of experience in the auto industry. Jimmy started his career with Auto Zone where he quickly moved up to a manager and worked with them for over 8 years. He then worked for Petetti Racing as their Parts Manager. Jimmy lives in Brooksville with his lovely wife Michelle and their 5 children. He has 3 boys and 2 girls and of course 2 Chihuahuas. Jimmy loves spending time with his family and he loves everything about cars. He frequently attends car shows.

Tim Stephens - Technician


Tim Stephens is our newest technician to join our Halo service team. Tim has been in the auto industry for over 10 years, holding three ASE certifications as well as an IMACA certificate for air conditioning. Tim was born in Tennessee, but grew up in the Tampa area. Tim and his wife live in the Spring Hill area with their amazing 12 year old boy. They enjoy spending their time with their menagerie of animals, spending time together outside, and are active in their church.

Ryan Cruz - Technician


Ryan Cruz is our junior technician that joined our service team in 2016. Ryan grew up in Marinette, Wisconsin, graduating from Marinette High School. He joined his family and moved to Florida in 2016. Ryan loves to work with his hands and has worked on engines of all kinds since the age of 12. He aspires to further his education of engines in college soon. In his off time, Ryan enjoys hunting, fishing and hanging out with his friends.

Halo Autosports, 15265 Cortez Blvd , Brooksville, FL 34613 352-437-1999
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