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Sales

Ryan McIntyre
General Manager
770-370-3612

Ryan is a Georgia native and has been happily married for 3 years. He and his wife also have a puppy named Ruby that keeps them busy during their free time. Ryan also enjoys running and traveling. He has been a part of the Jim Ellis family full-time since 2007!

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Brad Chafin
General Sales Manager
770-370-4900

Brad is a thirty-year veteran in the automotive industry. He has been with Volkswagen eight of those years. He is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is the proud father of his daughter, Mikenna. 


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Larry Fitzpatrick
VW Brand Specialist
770-370-4900

Larry is a joyful member of our sales team. He has an honorable background as a member of the US Army and nearly 20 years in the automotive industry.

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Bill Rosenberg
VW Brand Specialist


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Rebecca Newman
VW Brand Specialist

Rebecca lives in the Atlanta area with her two Siberian Huskies and her husband. She enjoys traveling and going on big adventures with her daughter. With 20 years'  in the automotive industry,  she prides herself in excellent customer satisfaction

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Andew Tuck
VW Brand Specialist

Andrew is born and raised in Atlanta but loves to travel. He is an animal lover! He grew up riding and showing horses in dressage and jumping. He has three dogs that he goes hiking with on his off days. He is new to the automotive industry but is learning quickly and is grateful for the opportunity to be apart of the Jim Ellis Automotive Group.

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Gem Baydemir
VW Brand Specialist
770-370-4900

Gem 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 for 12 years. His love of helping people can be seen by the big smile on both his face and the faces of his happy Clients!

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Jose A Vazquez
VW Brand Specialist
770-370-4900

Jose is currently a USMC Reservist. His ability to speak fluent Spanish makes him a big asset to our sales team. #sehablaespanol

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Raul Sanchez
VW Brand Specialist
770-370-3632

With Volkswagen since 2014. 


Raul is originally from Los Angeles, California and he is a VW owner for over 3 years.

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Zach Boyanton
VW Brand Specialist

Zach is from Canton, Ga, and was in the Army for 4 years! He has been in the car business for 6 years and loves it! In his spare time he enjoys the outdoors, and loves to cook! Come see Zach for any of your car buying needs!

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Jim Watson
VW Brand Specialist


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Gary Mollere
VW Brand Specialist

Gary is originally from New Orleans, and moved to the Atlanta area in 1992. After a long career with IBM as a consultant, he's thrilled to join the Jim Ellis team to provide the best customer service in the metro area. Gary is happily married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar and cooking.

 


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Clayton Hays
Internet Sales Manager
770-370-4900

Clayton is from Saint Simons Island and has worked for Volkswagen for 5 years.

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Harley Durden
BDC Sales Agent


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Kaitlin McCliment
BDC Sales Agent


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Service

Rafael Sandoval
Service Manager
770-370-4878

Raphael's ability to speak fluent Spanish makes him an extremely valuable member of our service team. Se Habla Español

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Karen Scott
Warranty Administrator
770-370-4880

With Volkswagen since 2011.


Karen is originally from Savannah, Georgia and she is a VW owner for over 17 years.

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Brittany Grant
Internal Adviser
770.370.3637

Brittany worked at Jim Ellis VW for a year in 2013 as a cashier when the dealership first opened. She found her way back here in September of 2018 as an internal adviser. She has a dog named Roxy and a cat named Juno. In here spare time she listens to true crime podcasts and watches any scary movie she can find!

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Demarkus Tate
Service Advisor
7703704877

Demarcus is originally from Gastonia, NC! He has two daughters 10 and 3. He enjoys watching sports, working out and spending time with friends! Come see Demarcus with any of your service needs!

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Arianna Durham
Service Advisor
770-370-3634

Arianna has been with VW since 2017. However, with her family being heavily involved in automotive, she has been surrounded by the industry her whole life. She has two adorable puppies that keep her busy outside of work.

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Billy Atkinson
Customer Experience Specialist
770-370-4831

Billy is a long-time car guy. He first worked with Volkswagen in 1975. He has experience with Chevrolet, VW, Mazda, Porsche, Audi, Kia, and Hyundai. You could say cars are his thing I guess!

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Maureen Williams
BDC Service Agent


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Steve Garvey
Service Advisor

Steve has worked in the automotive industry for eleven years. Several years in that time-frame was devoted to high-line and luxury brands. His favorite VW is the GTI due to its' sport performance and manual transmission. He is the proud father of six children. He enjoys fishing and golfing when he is not writing service.

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Scotty Elrod
Detail Manager


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Jack Nitz
Service Technician


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Chris Cybulski
Service Technician


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Chris Stewart
Service Technician


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Chris Pragovich
Service Technician


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Chris Mabry
Service Technician


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Ken Mabry
Service Technician


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Jacob Morrell
Express Technician


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Adam Gilham
Express Tech

He has been in the automotive industry for two years and is currently training diligently to expand is Volkswagen knowledge.  He enjoys travel and has previously worked in a circus. He has hidden talents including but not limited to, stilt walking, juggling, and even uni-cycling.

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Rob Snow
Certified Tech

Rob has been in the automotive industry for fifteen years, He enjoys retro video games. As a many of many talents, he is also starting a band. 

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Noel Morales
Certified Tech

He has been in the automotive industry for two years. His favorite VW is the GTI due to its' level of performance.

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Jeff Adams
Technician
770-370-4870

With Jim Ellis since 2013. 

Has 23 years of auto tech experience, 5 with VW. 

Jeff is originally from New Hartford, Connecticut and is a VW owner for over 21 years.

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Kevin Hartley
Technician
770-370-4870

With Jim Ellis since 2012.

Has 8 years of auto tech experience, 3 with VW.

Kevin is originally from Savannah, Georgia.

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Dustin Rhodes
Technician
770-370-4870

With Jim Ellis since 2013.

Has 3 years of auto tech experience, all with VW.

Dustin is originally from Marietta, Georgia.

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Parts

Dan Wicker
Parts Director

Dan Wicker is a proud father of two who lives in Woodstock. He has been with Jim Ellis since summer of 2017, but has been in the dealer parts industry since 2003. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, sports, Formula 1 racing, and all types of music except country.

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Charlie Kimsey
Assistant Parts Manager
770-370-4861

Charlie has been with VW since 2002. He was born and raised in Georgia. 

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Josh May
Parts Advisor
770-370-4862

With Volkswagen since 2009.


Josh is originally from Atlanta, Georgia.

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Codie Kittiphanh
Parts Specialist


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Brian Kuykendoll
Parts Inventory Clerk


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Jacob Puckett
Wholesale Parts Assistant
770-370-4685

With Volkswagen since 2015.

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Dejuan "Dee" Lee
Parts Specialist

Dejuan is originally from Georgia and currently resides in Canton, GA with her two cats. She loves NASCAR and is a huge Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan

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Accounting

Sandy Krekemeyer
Controller
770-370-4883

With Jim Ellis since 1991.


Sandy is originally from Kingsport, Tennessee. She started working for the Ellis family in 1991. 

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Mickey Patterson
Employee Education Liason
770-225-4837

Mickey has been employed with Jim Ellis since August 2011.

She is a Acworth,Ga native, and now lives on Red Top Mountain. She has two grown sons both employed at Jim Ellis. Mickey is married with 4 furry babies, and loves the beach and the mountains! 


 


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Cathy Tague
Accounts Payable
770-3704885

With Volkswagen since 1995.


Cathy is originally from Marietta, Georgia. 

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Erica Beeler
Title Administrator

Erica is from Macon, Ga. She has been working for the Jim Ellis family since 2016 and she has been married since 2017. In her free time, she paints and participates in local art markets.


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Shannon Mitchell
Office/HR Manager
770-370-4886

With Volkswagen since 2013.


Shannon is originally from Ft. Valley, Georgia and is a VW owner for over 3 years.

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Lizzy Clark
Accounting Clerk
770-370-4900

Lizzy is from Clarksville, Tennessee and is a proud dog mom of 2! She just got promoted to the Accounting department!

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Kira Stafford
Accounting Clerk
770-370-4870

Kira was born, raised, and graduated from Kennesaw State University in Psychology. She hasn't left Kennesaw as she is newly happily married with a new house in Kennesaw. In her spare time she loves reading, playing video games, hanging out with friends and family, studying Japanese culture, and most of all spoiling her black cat Fuzzy.


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Michelle Bringhurst
Receptionist

Michelle is originally from New Jersey and now currently resides in Dallas, Ga. She started her receptionist position at Jim Ellis Volvo in Marietta in 2017, has been with Volkswagen family since February!

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Victoria Grant
Receptionist


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Photography

Jay Worsham
Photographer
770-370-4900

Jay lives in Waleska, GA with his wife and 3 of their 4 sons.  He brings 25 years of professional photographic experience to the Jim Ellis family.


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Alyssa MacQueen
Photographer

Alyssa graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in photography. She is so passionate about the subject, she actually owns her own photography business outside of Jim Ellis. She is originally from Chicago and has just gotten engaged this year!

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F&I

Kevin Chung
Finance Director
770-370-4900

Kevin moved to Atlanta in 2002 from Chicago and has been in the automotive industry for more than 10+ years! In his free time Kevin enjoys playing golf.

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Chris Phillips
Finance Manager
770-370-3636

Chris has been in the automotive industry for fourteen years. He has been with Volkswagen in total for ten years. He resides in Smyrna with his wife and two beautiful girls. He is also an avid golfer in his spare time. 

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Oleg Robu
F&I
770-370-3609

With Volkswagen since 2014.

Oleg is originally from Chisinay, Moldova.

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CRM

Lina Vallejo-Gamby
Client Communications Manager


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Marketing

Madison Magnus
Marketing Manager


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