Mike was born in Milford, Massachusetts, and grew up in Boca Raton, Florida. He has been in the automotive industry since 2005, all with VW. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his family and keeping their race program going in the correct direction. Mike’s son races a Quarter Midget for the Nascar Youth Series, and his wife and daughter offer plenty of support at the track as well. His favorite Volkswagen is his 2003 20th Anniversary GTI.
Originally from Saint Simons Island, Georgia, Clayton moved to the Atlanta area in 2012. He joined the Jim Ellis organization in 2015 and has held various roles, including Sales, BDC Manager, Floor Manager, and now, Pre-Owned Manager. During his free time, he’s an avid motorcycle rider and a devoted Baltimore Ravens fan.
Andrew is born and raised in Atlanta. He has been in the automotive industry and with Volkswagen since 2019. In his free time, Andrew enjoys spending time with his friends, family, and Standard Poodles. His favorite Volkswagen is a 2016 Touareg TDI Executive.
Stephanie Bhim, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has split her time equally between the Sunshine State and Atlanta, where she currently resides with her husband, cats, and dog. With 16 years of experience in the automotive industry, she specialized in Internet Department management for a decade. Stephanie initially joined the Jim Ellis family in 2012 and returned in 2023 after relocating from South Florida post-marriage. Beyond cars, she enjoys event hosting, cooking, and being a lifestyle management devotee, bringing a blend of expertise and vibrancy to her professional and personal ventures. Her favorite Volkswagen is the Atlas SEL R-Line.
Madison was born and raised in Loganville, GA. She has been in the automotive industry since 2020 when she began working with the Jim Ellis Group. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband, family and friends. Her favorite Volkswagen is the Volkswagen microbus.
Rafael has been in the automotive industry for 23 years. He joined the Jim Ellis family in 2016. Rafael is a big fan of Volkswagen, having owned 11 different models and always looking for more. He is also currently on the Volkswagen Nation Service Council which helps create bridges between the manufacturer and dealers.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies and listening to music.
Kevin moved to Atlanta in 2002 from Chicago and has been in the automotive industry for more than 15+ years! Kevin has been part of our team at Volkswagen of Kennesaw since 2016. In his free time Kevin enjoys hanging out with his kids as well as playing golf.
Brett was born in Marietta, GA, and grew up in Woodstock, GA. He now lives in Dallas, GA with his fiancé and 3 girls. Brett served 6 years in the Marine Corps, and has been in the car business now for 3 years. On his off time, Brett enjoys the out doors and spending time with his family. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, singing, and playing guitar. He is very outgoing and hard working.
Cem (Jim) was born in Istanbul, but at the age of 19 he left his country to work as a dining waiter on cruise ships. He moved to Georgia in 2006 and has served in the automotive industry since 2006. His love of helping people can be seen by the big smile on both his face and the faces of his happy clients!
Michael was born and raised in Florida, and has always been very passionate about cars! He’s been in the automotive industry since 2023 and he’s been loving every minute of it! In his free time, Michael enjoys going for drives, outings with his dog, and quality time with his friends and family! His favorite Volkswagen is the W13 Phaeton.
Ana was born and raised in Powder Springs, GA, and joined the automotive industry in 2022. When she’s not in the dealership, Ana loves hanging out with her kitten, Gracie, who is basically her child. Ana’s favorite Volkswagen is the Thing Type 181 four door convertible. ¡Se habla español!
Brent was born in Marietta, GA at Kennestone Hospital along with two other siblings making him a triplet. He grew up most of his life in Woodstock, GA. and has recently moved to Dallas, GA. He just began his career in the automotive industry in August, 2023. His identical brother had gotten him a sales position here at VW, and they now work together which can be confusing at times. He served in the United States Army and was a Deputy at the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office before he joined Jim Ellis. With his free time, he enjoys leading worship at his church and spending time with his 4 kids and wife.
Seth was born and raised in the Kennesaw area and has been in the automotive industry for 5 years. In his free time, Seth loves watching Atlanta sports and being with his cat, Beatrice. Seth loves being as helpful as he can to his clients and bringing the Jim Ellis Promise to life. Seth’s favorite VW is the Golf Mk2 GTI.
I have been in automotive industry for the past 14 years and have worked for Jim Ellis Automotive Group since August 2019. I am a longtime resident of Georgia after arriving here from the swamps of Louisiana in 1985. I am an outdoor person who enjoys all of Georgia’s Wildlife Management and Park Recreation areas. I reside in Kennesaw with my wife of 30 plus years, two children, two grandchildren, two dogs, but only one cat at this time. Cooking Cajun and Creole dishes for family and friends is a treat for me.
Gary is originally from New Orleans, and moved to the Atlanta area in 1992. After many years as a consultant in IT, he’s thrilled be a part of the Jim Ellis Volkswagen Kennesaw team, providing the best customer service in the Atlanta metro area. Gary is happily married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar and cooking.
I joined the automotive industry in 2019 and have never looked back! The Jim Ellis Way of doing business has stuck with me, and I look forward to making sure each customer has a great time with us, that they will never forget.
Alec was born in Kennesaw and raised in Dallas. He’s brand new to the automotive industry, and excited to start his career at such a great company like Jim Ellis. Surrounded by great coworkers and managers you’re really set up for success. Here at Jim Ellis we are more than a team, we are a family. I love cars, working out, sports, and my beagle.
Jason is a Georgia native, and has spent his working career since he was 18 working in the automotive industry in multiple areas, starting as a technician, then becoming an internal department manager and service advisor, then moved into sales in 2017. He has worked for such brands as GM, Acura, Subaru, Porsche and now VW. When he’s not at work, Jason loves spending time with his wife of 8 years and his 3 year old daughter and 1 year old son.
Raul was born in Los Angeles, and was raised in the Southern California area. I worked in the hospitality industry as a manager for 14 years. I moved to Georgia with my wife in 2005. When I change careers in 2010 I started at Jim Ellis’s Hyundai of Atlanta then moved to Volkswagen Kennesaw in 2014 for a shorter commute. I have owned several Volkswagen models like the Jetta, Passat, Tiguan, GLI, and now currently driving the electric ID.4. My wife is currently driving a the new Taos and we also have a turbo Beetle. You can see that I like VWs, however, on my off time I’m a motorcycle enthusiast and I currently owns several different types of motorcycles and enjoying long rides on country back roads.
Joseph, a native of Los Gatos, California, is a lifelong automotive enthusiast with a special love for all things Volkswagen. In his free time, he frequents car shows, enjoys scenic drives in his Volkswagen, and is currently restoring a vintage 1967 pickup. Beyond his automotive passions, Joseph is an avid gamer, TV enthusiast, and music lover. His favorite Volkswagen model is the Type 2 Scirocco.
Tamara was born and raised in Kennesaw, GA and have been with the Jim Ellis group since 2022. In her free time, Tamara love four wheeling, going to car meets, and harrassing her cats Winnie, Chairo, and Bleu. Tamara is also an absolute guru when it comes to baking.
Kat embarked on her career in the automotive industry with Jim Ellis and is eager to expand her knowledge and progress within the company. Kat enjoys attending car shows with her husband, who also works in automotive sales. He introduced her to the automotive industry, and they both plan to grow their success in these careers together. Kat’s favorite vehicles are hardtop convertibles, so naturally, her favorite VW is the Volkswagen Eos.