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  • Josh Vaughn
    General Manager

    The road traveled for NADA Academy student, Joshua Vaughn, is as impressive as his most recent accolade from Automotive News, Top 40 Under 40 Retail.

    Not long after graduating from Wingate University with a degree in Business Administration, Vaughn found himself in the market for a new car.  He reached out to a good friend with a prior employment history with Hendrick Automotive Group.  After a quick test drive, Vaughn left with a job application instead of the usual credit application.

    Josh Vaughn joined the Hendrick Automotive Group in 2001 as a sales associate for Hendrick Acura in Charlotte, NC.  He quickly became a top performer and was named a Presidents' Club Award winner his first full year.  Vaughn was then promoted to finance producer (EPPIE Award achiever) and then on to Pre-Owned Manager (Elite Department) at Hendrick Acura where he enjoyed a decade of success.

    In 2011, Josh was promoted to General Manager of Performance Acura, located in Chapel Hill, NC.  There, he earned the manufacturers top award (Acura Dealership of Distinction) three consecutive years.  Their store also enjoyed the distinction of being named Hendrick Champions two of those years. Not stopping there, Performance Acura was also recognized by Automotive News as one of the Best Dealerships to Work For in 2013 and 2014.

    Vaughn was recently offered a new opportunity in October 2015, as General Manager of Mercedes-Benz of Durham.

    Josh is married with two children. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, music, and golf.

  • David Reedman
    Sales Manager

    David joined our team in July 2021. He has been part of the Hendrick family since June 2020. He is from Newton, PA. David enjoys helping the sales team reach their full potential. He also appreciates how everyone on the team is so knowledgeable about the Mercedes brand because that is exactly what he wants to portray to our clients. 

    Outside of work, David enjoys hiking, playing golf, and working out. He also loves seeing his children and six grandchildren whenever he can. Something interesting about Davis is that he has an obsession for Christmas, especially when it comes to decor. His family also owned the largest dealership in the country at one point. 

    David's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the SL. We are happy to have him on the team! 

  • Ryan Gury
    Sales Manager

    Ryan was born in Raleigh, and has lived here most of his life, so he hasn't wandered far from home. He's got a tremendous passion for cars, which led him to join the industry as soon as he graduated high school, and he knew he was home. He's been with the brand for over six years. He's just about done it all; he's been a sales associate, Product Concierge, Inventory Manager, and now a Pre-Owned Sales Manager.

    He stays incredibly busy outside of work. He loves rock climbing, hiking with his dog Lucy, trivia on Tuesdays, spending time at the beach, and trying craft beer. His new favorite is working on his Raptor. When he was asked to tell us about his favorite Mercedes-Benz, he couldn't choose between the E63 Wagon and the 6x6 G Wagon. Both solid choices; we couldn't pick between them either.

  • Moose Qomaq
    Business Manager

    Moose joined our team in August 2019. He is from Jordan. Moose has been with Hendrick Automotive Group since 2012. He loves the Mercedes-Benz brand and decided to make the move to this dealership. He enjoys making the client experience unforgettable. Moose appreciates how all the teammates truly take care and support one another. 

    Outside of work, Moose enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys, grilling, and spending time with his son. Something interesting about Moose is that he speaks Arabic and is Circassian. 

    Moose's favorite vehicle is the 1965 Mercedes 220 SE and Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing. We are happy to have Moose on our team! 

  • Josh Schwartzman
    Business Manager

    Josh joined our team in May 2019 after pursuing a degree in supply chain management from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. As an enthusiast of the Mercedes-Benz brand he knew there was only one place to go. The experience comes along with the procurement and ownership of a client's Mercedes-Benz vehicle is what is most important to Josh. Whether it is your first or twentieth, the experience should be one of ease, fun, and trust. 

    Outside of work, Josh enjoys riding motorcycles, cooking, working on cars, and attending car shows. 

    Josh's favorite vehicles are the 300 SEL 6.3, 600 Grosser, and the E63 AMG Wagon. We are happy to have Josh on our team! 

  • Cameron Johnson
    Service Manager

    Cameron joined our team in October 2014. With a technician background, he began his journey as a shop foreman. He then became service manager a couple of years ago. 

    Outside of work, Cameron enjoys spending time with his wife, riding ATV's, camping, and hanging out with friends. 

    We are happy to have Cameron on the team.

  • Keith Alger
    Parts Manager

    Keith joined the Hendrick team in February 2008. He is from Binghamton, NY.  He transferred from another Hendrick store and so far is enjoying the always changing daily challenges. He loves how we have true team players that are always helping one another. He appreciates how the Hendrick organization as a whole cares so much about their employees. 

    Outside of work, Keith enjoys hiking and camping. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Ashley. 

    We are happy to have Keith on our team! 

  • Noor Nasser
    Relationship Manager

    Noor joined our team in October 2016 solely on a desire to change industries. She started out with us part time, but quickly climbed the ladder. She dives deep into client relations as well, making sure all of our clients are fully satisfied with their visit.

    Noor dedicates a lot of time to us. She's an incredibly loyal friend. She's also in school, so that occupies a lot of her free time, pursuing a degree in Psychology. Noor's got a lot of plates to juggle but she's doing awesome and we love having her on the team.

  • Pamela Berfet
    Regional Human Resources Manager

  • Will Santiago
    Reconditioning Manager

  • Dan Pajerski
    Inventory Manager

    Dan joined our team in February 2020. He is from Holly Springs, NC. Initially, Dan's main responsibility was to help our clients understand how to use the features in their vehicle. He enjoys forming those relationships and being helpful. Now, Dan has made his way up to Inventory Manager and is enjoying learning the ropes of the daily operations!  Dan always wanted to be in the car industry. His passion for European cars made it easy to choose Mercedes-Benz. Dan loves his teammates and a lot of them have become unforgettable friends. He believes Hendrick is an organization that truly cares about the team. 

    Outside of work, Dan enjoys photography, skateboarding, hiking, mountain biking, driving, and playing guitar. His family is so important to him because they have always been so supportive no matter what. Dan's greatest passion is automotive photography, which  he hopes to make a career out of it one day. 

    Dan's favorite vehicle is the 190 E Cosworth EVO2 and CLK 63 AMG Black Series. We are happy to have him on our team! 

  • Hadi Laymoun
    Inventory Assistant

  • Aubrey Fletcher
    Guest Services Team Lead

    Aubrey joined our team in September 2021. She is from Durham, NC. She enjoys making sure clients have been taken care of and assists product specialists in any way she can. She loves the team because they are fun but also professional. They always want to help in any situation. 

    Outside of work, Aubrey enjoys cooking, bowling, and sleeping. She loves spending time with her fur baby, Cookout, even though he is a giant. His name is Cookout because about 10 years ago he was found in a box at cookout! An interesting fact about Aubrey is that she has 8 siblings that are all biological.

    Aubrey's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the G-Wagon! We are happy to have her on our team!

  • Nik Napolet
    Guest Services Representative

  • Jacob Downer
    Product Specialist

    Jacob joined our team in 2019. He has a passion for selling vehicles. Jacob is from Maine. Interestingly enough, Jacob was in a Degree program that partnered with the Hendrick organization and soon enough made the move to join Hendrick Mercedes-Benz of Durham. Jacob enjoys making his clients' happy and loves working with his teammates on a daily basis. 

    Outside of work, Jacob enjoys anything in the automotive and motorcycle industry. He also enjoys hiking and playing video games. Jacob also enjoys spending time with his wife, Madison. 

    Jacob's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the E 63 S. We are happy to have Jacob on our team! 

  • Isaac Ashford
    Product Specialist

  • Roderick Longino
    Product Specialist

    Roderick joined our team in June 2021. He is from Jackson, Mississippi. He enjoys the evolution of Mercedes-Benz and how far the new technology has come. He loves interacting with clients and ensuring they are happy with or without purchase. Roderick used to work for Mercedes-Benz in Jackson, MS and after moving to NC he knew he wanted to stick with the brand. He believes that Mercedes-Benz of Durham stands out because of the support he receives from everyone. 

    Outside of work, Roderick loves watching his favorite team, the Saints, play. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. An interesting face about Roderick is that he is a trombone player!

    Roderick's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the S550.

    "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." MLK Jr. 

  • Nate Norcome
    Product Specialist

    Nate joined our team in January 2022. He is from Philadelphia, PA. He has been living in North Carolina since 2014. He enjoys his position as Product Concierge because he is able to further explain features on client vehicles. He also enjoys handling social media platforms as he has a passion for photography. Nate owns a CLK and has always loved the Mercedes brand. He was previously an IT project manager for 7 years. He is excited to see how his skill sets translate to the Mercedes-Benz brand. 

    Outside of work, Nate enjoys singing, producing music, photography, cinematography, playing video games, and flying drones. He also attended CAPA (Creative and Performing Arts) school, which is the same high school Boys II Men and The Roots graduated from. Interestingly enough, Nate has been lucky enough to travel the world when he was in the Navy. he has been to Iceland, Denmark, Sicily, Cyprus and other cool countries! 

    Nate's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the concept vehicle, Vision AVTR. We are happy to have Nate on our team! 

  • Justin Martin
    Product Specialist

  • Grayson Dixon
    Internet Product Specialist

    Grayson joined our team in June 2021. He is from Albemarle, NC. He enjoys informing our clients about Mercedes-Benz vehicles and helping them achieve their dreams. Grayson decided to join the automotive industry because his father and grandfather have always been in sales in the automotive industry and he wanted to follow in their footsteps. Grayson enjoys how everyone on the team is willing to help one another.

    Outside of work, Grayson enjoys playing tennis, spending time with friends, and collecting movies. 

    Grayson's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the E-Class sedan. We are happy to have him on our team! 

  • Tiffany Posey
    Internet Product Specialist

    Tiffany joined our team in October 2021. She is from Birmingham, AL. She moved to NC in 2015 and currently lives in Sanford. She enjoys assisting clients find their dream car. Tiffany has been in car sales for over 2 years and loves it. From the start, she felt inclusive and welcomed by the team. She felt like she was an integral part of the team from day 1! 

    Outside of work, Tiffany enjoys music and photography. She is also a football and Marvel enthusiast! She enjoys spending time with her 3 kids; Tanner, Makayla, and Landon. An interesting fact about Tiffany is that she once had dreams of a career in the music industry and actually had the opportunity to sing in multiple venues spanning 5 states. 

    Tiffany's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the SLK 55! We are glad to have her on our team! 

  • Kerrina Page
    Internet Product Specialist

  • Brian Fleming
    Sprinter Specialist

    Brian moved down to Durham in 2004 from the DC area as a regional sales manager for a national truck equipment manufacturer. He has over 20 years of experience in the commercial vehicle market, so naturally Mercedes-Benz of Durham had to have him join our team as our Sprinter Specialist.

    Brian's biggest priority is his family, spending the majority of his time off with them. He and his son are really close, and they love to go out and golf together as well as other sports. Brian enjoys cooking, especially grilling with his friends and family.

  • Nicola Sanzone
    Product Concierge

    Nick joined our team in November 2021. He is from Rome, NY and relocated to NC in 1988. He enjoys his role as a Product Concierge because he enjoys explaining and demonstrating vehicle features, functions and technologies. He likes taking the time to educate our clients about their vehicle. He appreciates the family atmosphere here at Mercedes-Benz of Durham. 

    Outside of work, Nick enjoys grilling and working on vehicles at home. He loves spending time with his wife of 38+ years and his two daughters, Amy and Haley. As a stress reliever, he enjoys working in the barn every morning with his horse, Sterling. 

    Nick's favorite vehicle is the GLC 300 4MATIC. We are happy to have Nick on the team! 

  • Krystina Wurthmann
    Parts Assistant Manager

    Krystina joined our team in October 2020. She is from California and moved to NC so she wanted to stick with the brand she knows and loves. 

    Outside of work, Krystina enjoys hiking and drinking LOTS of coffee. She also loves spending time with her miniature poodle, Penny! 

    Krystina's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the Mercedes Finback. We are happy to have her on our team! 

  • David Nelson
    Parts Specialist

  • David Gonzalez
    Parts Specialist

  • Will Bland
    Wholesale Specialist

    Will joined our team in January 2022. He was born in Chapel Hill, NC. Will worked directly with the Hendrick organization in his previous job, so when it was time to make a career change Hendrick was the first place he thought of. He loves the cohesiveness within the team. No job is too big or small for a person and everyone works so well with one another. 

    Outside of work, Will enjoys fishing, golfing, hiking and anything else that gets him outside. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Laura, and his three daughters, Jessica, Alyssa, and Kaley. 

    Will's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the G-Class. We are happy to have him on the team! 

  • Reza Bazrgarzadeh
    Parts Delivery Specialist

    Reza joined our team in February 2020. He is from Iran. He enjoys his position because he delivers parts when needed, and is always happy to assist the team so everyone can achieve goals. Reza wanted to be part of the team because he wanted to take this career path to achieve his personal goals. Everyone is so friendly and they always offer assistance when needed. 

    Outside of work, Reza enjoys cooking, reading, and watching movies. His favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the GLE 63 S. We are happy to have Reza on our team! 

  • Seth Williford
    Service Advisor

    Seth joined our team in October 2017. He was looking for a change in industry. Seth loves working with the Mercedes team, as well as our clients. Seth is a family man and loves to spend time with his wife and 2 year old daughter. We are lucky to have him on our team and is a tremendous help to our service department!

  • Daniel Rollins
    Service Lane Manager

    Daniel joined our team in October 2021. He is from Newport News, VA. He enjoys assisting clients and helping them understand needed repairs and/or maintenance on their vehicles. Daniel has prior experience with Mercedes-Benz and loves the idea of a premium brand. He also likes that the Hendrick organization always does the right thing. Everyone on the team is friendly, knowledgeable, and caring. Daniel is excited to be part of the team.

    Outside of work, Daniel enjoys binge watching T.V, visiting family, and going to the lake house. He also loves spending time with his dog, Samantha, and girlfriend. 

    Daniel's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the 300SL. We are excited to have him on the team! 

  • Tanya Overstreet
    Service Advisor

  • Antonio Minor
    Service Advisor

  • Kierra Beasley
    Loaner Coordinator

  • Clay Noble
    Service Concierge

    Clay joined our team in April 2021. He is from Raleigh, NC. Clay enjoys his daily responsibilities of checking clients in, pick up and deliveries of client cars, shuttle rides, and helping the service advisors. He enjoys the environment and always learning new things. He is interested in learning more about different positions within the dealership. Clay has always been interested in the car industry so when the opportunity arose he had to take the chance. Clay enjoys how caring and helpful his teammates are. 

    Outside of work, Clay enjoys fishing and other outdoor exploration type activities. He also love spending time with his son, Paxton. 

    Clay's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the SLS 500 AMG. We are happy to have Clay on our team! 

  • Avery Perkinson
    Service Concierge

  • Dujuan Chambers
    Service Concierge

  • Heather Garrett
    Warranty Administrator

    Heather joined our team in March 2020. She is from Houston, TX. She enjoys her position as the Warranty Administrator because she gets to submit warranty claims and play around with numbers. Heather loves the energy at Mercedes-Benz of Durham. She loves her teammates and how energetic and caring they are. 

    Outside of work, heather enjoys reading, dancing, and hiking. She enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grand-children, and fur babies! Heather prides herself in being able to read people's energy. 

    Heather's favorite vehicle is the AMG GTR. We are happy to have her on our team! 

  • Matt Logan
    Shop Foreman

    Matt joined the Mercedes-Benz of Durham team when the doors opened in October of 2014 as a Technician, and has recently been promoted into our Shop Foreman position. Matt has been a team player from day one, and it was a natural fit for him.

    Matt was born and raised here in North Carolina, leaving for a short time to go to school in Texas. He's a huge NC State fan, but his number one priority is his family. When Matt's not here helping the team and turning wrenches, he's spending as much time with his family as he can, because one of his greatest joys is watching his nieces and nephews grow up.

  • Doug Benton

    Doug joined our team in July 2015. He is a golfing enthusiast, to the point of obsession, some might say. 

    Recently, Doug joined the Mercedes-Benz of Durham team in the Joe Lomax charity golf tournament hosted by Michael and Son. We all got to witness to power of his pink shirt first hand. His golf game was OK, too.

    When Doug isn't at work, he's probably enjoying a concert or cheering on his favorite teams. He's a huge fan of Penn State, Duke and the Tennessee Titans. But most of all, Doug loves golf.

    The Gullwing is his favorite car. He loves the movie star vibe and appeal. 

    Doug also loves golf.

  • Denis Germanowski

    Denis joined our team in January 2015. His favorite part of being a technician is working with the people and vehicles. Specifically, Denis is very good at working with our Sprinter and Metris vehicles. 

    Outside of work, Denis enjoys listening to techno music and spending time with his family. Denis has two horses and 2 dogs that take up much of his time. He has also been married to his wife Cathy for 24 years now. We are happy to have Denis on our team. 

  • Dylan Hansbarger

    Dylan joined our team in December 2018. He is from Roanoke, VA. Dylan was looking to move somewhere new, and landed here! He enjoys fixing and diagnosing vehicles. Dylan enjoys coming to work and being around his teammates daily. 

    Outside of work, Dylan enjoys going to live music events as much as possible. He loves spending time with his adopted cat. His favorite vehicle is the E63. We are happy to have Dylan on our team! 

  • T.J. Crowder

    T.J. joined our team at the opening of our store in October 2014. He was just finishing up school and this opening seemed like the best opportunity for him. T.J. really enjoys figuring out the service issues of our vehicles and repairing them.

    Outside of work T.J. enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also doesn't mind just sleeping. T.J.'s biggest accomplishment is graduating with a 3.7 GPA and a 98% attendance rate, all while working 12 hour days 5 night a week.

    We are happy to have T.J. working on the best vehicles. 

  • Cameron Miller

    Cameron joined our team in June 2015. Cameron enjoys working on the vehicles. He likes taking things apart and putting them back together. Cameron also enjoys working with the other technicians and the rest of our team. 

    Outside of work, Cameron surprisingly doesn't do much except for work on the six other cars he personally has. When he is not spending all of his time doing that, he is sleeping or playing video games. Cameron's biggest accomplishment is receiving his Associate's Degree in Applied Sciences, and then further getting his Automotive Certificate. 

  • Jeff Wallace

    Jeff joined our team in October 2017. He is from Raleigh, N.C. The culture that Hendrick Automotive Group believes in made him want to pursue a career with the brand. Before working for Mercedes-Benz he worked for Cadillac Hummer in Cary, NC. Jeff loves meeting our clients and forming friendships with them. He enjoys diagnosing and fixing vehicles right the first time. He also enjoys spending time on challenging problem vehicles. He loves his team because everyone cares so much about one another and are always there when you need them. 

    Outside of work Jeff runs a small ammo company and enjoys competitive shooting. He loves spending time with his two girls; Marler ,4, Stella, 2, and wife of 10 years. Jeff's biggest accomplishments have been becoming a master tech with Mercedes-Benz since 2015, GM master, and being state champion for USPSA limited division in 2017. 

    Jeff's favorite vehicle is the SL AMG Black Series. We are happy to have Jeff on our team! 

  • Robert Comerford

    Rob joined our team in October of 2018. He had a drive to learn about the Mercedes-Benz brand, and navigate through the dealership world. Rob's favorite part of being a technician is the ability to problem solve and specifically enjoys dealing with the motor of a vehicle. 

    Outside of work Rob enjoys driving to Jacksonville, NC to hang out with his family and friends. He spends a lot of his spare time fixing his 1990 Nissan 300ZX and going to Emerald Isle. One of Rob's greatest accomplishments is graduating from NASCAR Tech. He is also very happy he has the opportunity to be a technician for Mercedes-Benz. "I would've never thought I'd be here today."

    We are happy to have Rob apart of a wonderful team of technicians. 

  • Kyle Phillips

    Kyle joined our team in March 2020. He is from Taylorsville, NC. He enjoys working with cars and fixing them. He always seems to learn something new and stays busy. Kyle wanted to join the Mercedes-Benz of Durham team because he had an interest in Mercedes and wanted to train through the Mercedes-Benz Drive Program. He truly enjoys the team because they are all helpful and full of knowledge. 

    Outside of work, Kyle enjoys going to concerts. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and dog, Apollo. Kyle's favorite vehicle is the AMG GTR. We are happy to have him on our team! 

  • Eric Simpson

    Eric joined our team in April 2020. He is from Kill Devil Hills, NC. He has a passion for maintaining and repairing Mercedes-Benz vehicles. He joined the team thanks to multiple referrals from teammates. He has loved working with the teammates because they are so friendly and welcoming. 

    Outside of work, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelle, and step sons, Mikhail and Austin. Interestingly enough, Eric builds custom motorcycles. 

    His favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the E 63 Wagon. We are happy to have Eric on our team! 

  • Justin Smith

    Justin joined our team in December 2020. He is from Roxboro, NC. Justin has a passion for working on vehicles. He started his journey with Mercedes-Benz a while ago and had to move from one side of NC to the other. He knew he wanted to continue working with the brand, so he decided to join the Mercedes-Benz of Durham team. He enjoys being a technician because there is always something new to learn no matter how much experience the individual has. As soon as Justin started with Mercedes-Benz of Durham, he quickly learned that everyone is family and is always there to help. 

    In his spare time, Justin enjoys spending time outdoors. He especially enjoys fishing. He also has a dog named Riley that he loves spending time with. Justin has learned self-discipline very quickly. He takes pride in his hard work and dedication that helped him lose 70 pounds in 6 months! 

    Justin's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the AMG GT Coupe. We are happy to have Justin on our team! 

  • Mike Robinson

  • Christian Aguirre

    Christian joined our team in July 2021. He is from New York City and comes from a Mexican background. He enjoys diagnosing, repairing, and performing routine services on client vehicles. He enjoys the idea of solving a problem and having the client leave happy. Christian decided to join our team because he moved from Astoria, NY where he previously worked for Silver Star Motors, Mercedes-Benz. He wanted to keep growing with the Mercedes-Benz brand and decided to make the move. He loves how friendly everyone is and he felt right at home from day one. 

    Outside of work, Christian enjoys spending time with his family. He also likes to play guitar in his spare time. 

    Christian's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the 213. We are happy to have him on our team!

    "If you haven't had a bacon, egg & cheese, salt, pepper, and ketchup on a roll, you are missing out!"

  • Jay Moore

  • Isaiah White

  • Burak Duman

  • Tommy Willardson

  • Marlin Brady

  • Dwight Murchison