3301 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Lafayette, LA 70506 337-347-6959

Meet the Staff of Posh Pre-Owned

POSH Preowned - Friendly Staff

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From the moment you step onto our lot until the time you drive away in your next car, your buying experience with POSH Preowned is our number one priority. We encourage you to use the expertise and resources of our sales staff; they are here to help you find the right car at the right price. Call today at 337-456-1172 to schedule your test drive!

Danielle Mendoza - Operator


Danielle A. Mendoza, a native of Lafayette Louisiana. She was born and raised in this community and began in the automotive world at a very young age. Within years of her career, destiny would have it that her world would be merged with the love of her life. She met and married Donald Mendoza in 2003. Donald is also a local native of Lafayette as well. Danielle now has the unique opportunity to use her 20 plus years of experience to cater to the women of her community. Her heart, desire, passion and experience will be lived out through Posh Pre-Owned. Posh will be Acadiana’s first women-friendly dealership.Danielle’s unprecedented servant leadership skills and ability to connect with women from all sectors is her greatest attribution. Her deepest desire is to serve and allow women to feel empowered and be apart of something so much bigger. Posh Pre-Owned is her opportunity to give back to the community, what we so graciously have given to her. She looks forward to serving, blessing and honoring her community through Posh Pre-Owned.

Carlton Francis - Sales Manager

- carlton@poshpreowned.com

I was born in Lafayette,  I graduated from Acadiana High School class of 1971. I married Elsie Cluse whom I dated in High School. We hav been married for 46 years and have two children and 5 grand children. I've been in the automobile industry for over 26 years. We have been Deacon & Deaconess at The Family Church for over 20 years with Pastor Jay & Tessy Miller. We also own THE FRANCIS COMPANY 1953, LLC Real Estate & Up and Coming Medical Transport business. I've been trained in many departments including, Leasing, Inventory Control, & Preowned Management. I've been a Nissan & Kia New Car Manager , Lease Manager for Lease Pro and have been training sales people for over 25 Years. I now work and manage POSH Preowned and am so blessed and grateful to work for such a great company.

Kaitlyn Trahan - Sales Associate

- kaitlyn@poshpreowned.com

Kaitlyn Trahan, grew up in nearby Opelousas, daughter of Ardel Fruge and Blane Guillory. The second born child, she has two sisters whom she both considers her best friends. Kaitlyn loves sports and grew up participating in both basketball and softball. Now she is a strong supporter of the UL lady RAGIN Cajuns basketball team. Kaitlyn married long time boyfriend and chef Ryan Trahan in June 2013. They currently own Dark Roux Restaurant and raise two wonderful Great Danes, Stella and Jasey. Always known to be a caring, kind and giving person, Kaitlyn became a member of Our saviors church in 2014. She is a member of TEAM where she ministers to youth student athletes. Kaitlyn is godmother to her first born niece, whom she loves dearly. Kaitlyn believes that hard work and kind words pay off and knows that being a member of the POSH family will help her realize her goal of helping others through honesty and knowledge.

Mike Mansion - Sales Associate

- merlin@poshpreowned.com

I am a native of New Orleans. I moved to Lafayette in the early eighties with my family where I worked for many years in the food industry as an Assistant GM , Chef, and Kichen Manager with two great Restaurants, Gator Cove and Lafayette's. After 25 plus years in the food industry, and working all over the country I decided to come back to Lafayette where I found a new love the car business .I  been selling automobiles for almost 7 years where I have worked at multiple dealerships in the area. I love when I am assisting a client and helping them to make a  decision to purchase a great vehicle, which is why I feel so at home here at POSH. I am able to make the experience personal and enjoy helping my fellow community members.