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Michael McGregor
General Manager

Michael joined the Jim Ellis family in 2009 after moving to Atlanta from a small town in South Georgia. Since childhood, Michael has had a passion for everything automotive. He first joined our Porsche team in 2009 and enjoyed being a part of Porsche's expansion. He feels privileged to be a part of the Jim Ellis Automotive Family, and is very excited to be a part of our Volkswagen team. He embraces the fact that the Ellis organization encourages employees to always put the customer's needs first and treat each person as we would want to be treated, especially when making a large purchase. When Michael is not at the dealership, he enjoys hiking and dirt biking.

Brad Chafin
General Sales Manager

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. 

Clayton Hays
Certified Pre-Owned Manager

Clayton is from Saint Simons Island and has worked for Volkswagen for 7 years.

Brett Jones
Sales Manager

Cem Baydemir
VW Brand Specialist

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!

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!

Ken Haynes
VW Brand Specialist

I have 20 years experience in the automotive industry. I am originally from Lynchburg, VA and have lived in the metro Atlanta area for 50 years. I am happily married and have six grandkids that I love to spoil. I will always treat my customers like they are family.

Tarrance Jackson
VW Brand Specialist

Bitsy Mayer
Brand Specialist

My name is Bitsy Mayer. I am a native of Atlanta, and I have been in the auto industry 6 years. As a former nurse and a former restaurant GM this was quite a change, but I absolutely love it! In my spare time I rescue cats and dogs and place them. I have been in the pet industry for over 25 years. I look forward to earning your business and get you in the vehicle of your dreams!

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.


Beth Rich
VW Brand Specialist

Raul Sanchez
VW Brand Specialist

With Volkswagen since 2014. 

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

Joseph Scott
VW Brand Specialist

Andrew 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.

Harley Durden
Customer Loyalty Manager

Elizabeth Parr
Internet Sales Manager

Charlotte Fordonski
Sales BDC Agent

Johanna Logan
Internet Sales Agent

Hello, my name is J(Y)ohanna, I was born in Florida but when I was one years old I moved to Germany and grew up there until 2018 so my first language is German. I am really passionate about being as active as possible, I love going on hikes, working out at the gym, martial arts and competitive cheerleading. I'm new to the Car Industry but I am really excited to be a part of Jim Ellis Volkswagen because I stand fully behind the German engineering of Volkswagen.



Rafael Sandoval
Service Manager

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

Karen Scott
Warranty Administrator

With Volkswagen since 2011.

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

Brittany Miller
Internal Adviser

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!

Brad Gallimore
Service Advisor

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.

Demarkus Tate
Service Advisor

Demarkus 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 Demarkus with any of your service needs!

Maureen Williams
BDC Service Agent

Scotty Elrod
Detail Manager

Jeff Adams

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.

Kevin Hartley

With Jim Ellis since 2012.

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

Kevin is originally from Savannah, Georgia.

Chris Mabry
Service Technician

Ken Mabry
Service Technician

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.

Dustin Rhodes

With Jim Ellis since 2013.

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

Dustin is originally from Marietta, Georgia.

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. 

Chris Stewart
Service Technician



Dan Wicker
Parts Manager

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.

Charlie Kimsey
Assistant Parts Manager

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

Codie Kittiphanh
Wholesale Parts Specialist

Josh May
Parts Specialist

With Volkswagen since 2009.

Josh is originally from Atlanta, Georgia.

Jacob Puckett
Parts Specialist

With Volkswagen since 2015.



Jay Worsham

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.



Kevin Chung
Finance Director

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.

Chris Phillips
Finance Manager

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. 



Madison Magnus-Scott
Marketing Manager

Madison joined the Jim Ellis family in 2020 after working in advertising and marketing. Madison loves anything and everything creative, whether it's working on our social content, or taking photos of our VW models. She feels lucky to be part of the Jim Ellis Automotive group, and loves being on our VW team. When she's not in the dealership, Madison loves going on hikes with her husband.