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  • Josh Vaughn
    General Manager
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    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.

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  • Scott Ragland
    Director of Sales
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    Scott joined the Hendrick Team in February of 2018, but is no stranger to the automotive industry. He has been in the industry for nearly 25 years, working for a few different luxury brands, but says Mercedes-Benz is by far his favorite.

    Scott is a native of Ohio and lived there most of his life, besides his brief 6 year stint on the west coast. He says he loves the east coast so far, particularly for the culture. Before Scott entered the car industry, he trained Arabian Show Horses, but he decided that wasn't where he wanted to be for the rest of his life, so he convinced his brother to give him a job working for him in a dealership, and hasn't looked back.

    Scott has a beautiful wife, Kate, and two wonderful daughters. His oldest just graduated from Miami of Ohio, and his youngest is a senior at a university in Pennsylvania. Scott claims he's not that interesting of a person outside of work, but we think otherwise. He loves the Browns and the Cavaliers, so much so that according to his youngest, he got pretty emotional over the Cavs winning the championship. He knows an abnormal amount of Ohio trivia, and him and his wife enjoy cooking out, trying craft beer, and going out to dinner, so he loves to try anything new and local.

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  • Ryan Gury
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager
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    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.

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  • Sarah Baily
    Business Manager
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    Sarah Baily is one of our shining stars on our Finance team. She has been with Hendrick Automotive Group for 4 years, and in the industry for over 15 years, saying many times she can't even imagine a life without the car industry in it. She's held many positions throughout her career, from Executive Assistant to Sales Manager, and has recently rejoined our team as a Business Manager.

    She was born and raised in Ambler, PA, and has been in North Carolina for 6 years. The Pennsylvania accent hasn't gone away though, just catch her saying "water" or "gas." Through the good, the bad, and the ugly, she's a die hard Philadelphia sports fan, and I mean, she's about as dedicated as it gets. Sarah is a huge advocate for Ovarian Cancer Awareness, and the month of September, she wears her teal as much as she can. Sarah and her husband Wade have three kids- Kaylee, Briar, and Wyatt, two dogs- Yola and Dixie, and one pony named Jack. They are quite the horse loving family, so when she's free, she's usually at the barn or at a horse show.

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  • Moose Qomaq
    Business Manager
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    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! 

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  • Cameron Johnson
    Service Manager
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    Cameron has been with Mercedes-Benz of Durham since October, 2014 and was recently promoted to Service Manager. When he isn't working, Cameron loves to spend time with his wife, riding ATV's, camping or hanging out with friends.


                               

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  • Doug Benton
    Parts Manager
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    Doug 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 Micheal and Son. We all got to witness to power of his pink shirt first hand. His golf game was OK, too.

    Doug's primary role as the internal technician is to service any pre-owned vehicles before they hit the lot for sale. There is tremendous value in having someone dedicated to this position, and Doug is the perfect person for the job.

    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.

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  • Matt Logan
    Shop Foreman
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    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.

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  • Noor Nasser
    Relationship Manager
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    Noor joined the Hendrick team in the fall of 2016 solely on a desire to change industries. Turns out, she loves the car industry and seems to have a knack for it. She started out with us part time, but quickly climbed the ladder and is now heading up our community and relationship programs. 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 so she spends a good amount of time with her friends as well. She's also in school, so that occupies a lot of her free time as well, pursuing a degree in Public Health/Health Services and hoping to become a Physician Assistant. Noor's got a lot of plates to juggle but she's doing awesome and we love having her on the team.

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  • Aditya Bhattarai
    XChange Coordinator
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    Aditya joined our team in September 2018. He enjoys meeting new clients and team members. Aditya enjoys growing his knowledge on our Mercedes-Benz vehicles. 


    Outside of work you can find Aditya sleeping, and hanging out with family. He has one daughter, 17 months, one dog, and a wife of six years. An interesting fact that Aditya is proud of is that he was able to repair his Prius hybrid battery all by himself. We are very happy to have Aditya on our team! 


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  • Brett Weaver
    Product Specialist
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    Brett joined our team in September 2018. He is originally from the Washington, DC metro area. He relocated here in January of 2018. He previously worked for an information technology infrastructure firm before deciding he wanted to pursue a career that allowed him to regularly interact with people. Brett always loved Mercedes-Benz and was thrilled to have the opportunity to join the Hendrick family selling the best vehicles on the market. Brett enjoys being on the team because he enjoys being social and learning about our clients' needs.


    Outside of work Brett enjoys exploring the triangle with his partner and best friends. Whenever he gets away from the triangle, he enjoys spending time at Lake Gaston and attempting-"but usually failing"- to water ski. Something interesting about Brett is that he is a former Boy Scout and enjoys anything involving outdoors, and really enjoys skiing in the winter. Brett has many things accomplished, but specifically he finished his degree in Information Technology after attending Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. We are happy to have Brett and his wonderful personality on our team! 

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  • Josh Schwartzman
    Product Specialist
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  • Micah Hooten
    Product Specialist
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    Micah joined our team in July 2019. He is from Goldsboro, N.C. Micah had a childhood love for the city because he lived in a small neighboring town. He had a desire to sell the best vehicles and made the jump. He enjoys selling vehicles, building relationships with clients, and providing a world class experience. He loves how Hendrick Automotive Group treats him like family. "They truly want to see us grow as employees and individuals."


    Outside of work, Micah enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily and dog, Spud. He is a gear-head, movie connoisseur, and amateur chef. 

    His favorite vehicle is the 2014 C 63 AMG Black Series. We are happy to have Micah on our team! 

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  • Jacob Downer
    Product Specialist
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    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 Fiancé, Madison. 

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


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  • Camden Blair
    Product Specialist
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    Cam joined our team in September 2019. He is from Worcester, MA. When Cam was a fresh college graduate he wanted to move somewhere with new scenery and that was warm 90% of the time. Cam and his girlfriend, Hayley, decided to move to North Carolina to pursue both personal and professional goals. Cam enjoys anything with a motor and wheels. He enjoys when our clients are happy and excited with what they drive. He likes the feeling of knowing he has made a difference in their lives. Cam feels that the entire team at Mercedes-Benz of Durham are wholeheartedly there for one another. Everyone checks on one another to make sure they are having a good day. It is hard to find a team that backs one another as much as they do here. 


    Outside of work, Cam likes to eat and explore new areas around him. He enjoys trying new foods and drinks. In his spare time, he also likes to work on cars. He has been surrounded by cars, food, and family all of his life. 

    Cam's favorite vehicle is the E 63. We are happy to have Cam on our team! 

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  • Lucius Taylor
    Product Specialist
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    Lucius joined our team in October 2019. He is from Washington D.C. Lucius transferred from New Orleans to Durham because he wanted to work for Hendrick Automotive Group. He takes pride in working for Hendrick Automotive Group because he knows that the team and clients always come first. "We always stick together to provide an excellent product and an amazing customer experience." Lucius takes pride in his position as a product specialist because he loves finding the perfect vehicle for his clients. He enjoys connecting with them on a personal level and enjoys building a relationship that lasts a life time. 


    Outside of work, Lucius enjoys working on cars and motorcycles. He is a huge RedSox fan. His favorite vehicle is a CLS AMG. We are happy to have Lucius on our team! 

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  • James Farina
    Product Specialist
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    Jim joined our team in 2019. Jim is from Fairfield County, CT and grew up in the same 15-mile radius his entire life. He wanted a change and decided to pursue his passion in helping clients find their dream vehicle. Jim enjoys working for the Hendrick organization, as well as, Mercedes-Benz. Teamwork makes the dream work, after all. He enjoys his team's continuous support to help one another achieve their goals. 


    Outside of work, Jim enjoys cooking, playing sports, and gardening. Jim cherishes his family and friends more than anything in the world. Jim's favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle is the E-Class. We are excited to have Jim on the team! 

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  • Maryann Wrenn
    Product Specialist
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    Maryann joined our team in November 2019. She was born on a U.S Military base in South Korea. She went to 13 different schools, and after graduating high school she moved to North Carolina and was happy to settle down and call it home. Maryann enjoys helping individuals and families find a vehicle to match all of their wants and needs. Her goal is to make each guest feel like they can trust her to take care of them and deliver much more than the average car buying experience. Maryann has previously been in the event planning business, sold beer and wine, and catered with a local venue; her goal was to help each client feel like she was part of their team. Maryann is so happy to be part of the Hendrick and Mercedes-Benz team. She loves the reputation of both organizations because they always want the best for their employees and clients. 


    Outside of work, Maryann enjoys spending time in the kitchen with her son. Seeing her 5 year-old son so eager to help cook and try new things makes her so proud. He makes some pretty tasty chocolate chip banana muffins! Something special about her is that she switched to a mostly plant-based diet over a year ago and loves creating vegan dishes for friends and family. She has an award winning Vegan Kimchi Mac n Cheese! 

    Maryann's favorite vehicle is the GLS 550. It has everything she wants and needs and not to mention it is big enough to fit all of her loved ones and go take a vacation! We are happy to have Maryann on our team! 

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  • Brian Fleming
    Sprinter Specialist
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    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.

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  • Malena Harris
    Guest Services
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  • Marsalis Simms
    Guest Services
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  • Miguel Vargas
    Inventory Manager
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    Miguel Vargas has been with Team Hendrick and Mercedes-Benz of Durham since December, 2014. Miguel began his career with the Mercedes-Benz team as a porter, and is one of the hardest working and most humble members of our staff.

    Miguel's role as Inventory Specialist involves getting each new and Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz and off makes through the system. He gets the process of inspections, repairs and detailing started and then makes sure they end up on the lot in the right place, looking premium for the customers.

    Miguel has five siblings, all of which have worked for the Hendrick organization.

    Outside of Hendrick, Miguel is also in the Air Force Reserve. He signed up in 2011 and went to boot camp in 2012. He is currently serving as the secretary for the Commander.

    One of Miguel's favorite things about working at Hendrick is the people. He enjoys the interactions with his peers and management, which is something he says he has not always experienced in the past.

    His Favorite Car is the C63 S. For Miguel it is the perfect car because it is the perfect size. He also loves that it is an AMG and rides so smoothly.

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  • Luis-Elvin Ortiz-Guadalupe
    Inventory Specialist
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    Luis joined our team in October 2016. He enjoys keeping our lot organized, moving cars around, and helping out the product specialists. He is such a great inventory specialist. 


    Outside of work he enjoys playing basketball and baseball with his cousins. He also loves listening to Bad Bunny, and has even been to his concert. Luis is a great asset to our team and we enjoy having him here. 

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  • Gary Kirby
    Parts Delivery Specialist
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    Every store should have a Gary Kirby on their staff. He may be part time, but the impact he's left on this world is still working full-time.


    Born in North Carolina and living in Graham, Gary has also worked in emergency services and public safety. He's worked for Aeromed and in the United States Coast Guard.

    We asked Gary to tell us something interesting interesting about himself, his answer was amazing: "I have been through several hurricanes on a small boat performing at-sea rescues. I am constructing a genealogy of hundreds of predecessors. I once dated the Jamaican ambassador to the USA's daughter. I lived on an Island for 4 years and fished and surfed the Outer Banks. I have swam alone with dolphins including a baby dolphin that was extremely curious. I have been on hundreds of rescue calls at sea and been involved in hundreds of med flights. I worked with all branches of advanced medicine in life saving ops. I worked and stayed aboard a 70 foot sailboat. I volunteered and worked after 4 different landfall hurricanes across North Carolina and Mississippi."

    Our next question is to everyone reading this. What have you done with your life?

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  • Reza Bazrgarzadeh
    Parts Delivery Specialist
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    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! 

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  • Shannon Combs
    Parts Specialist
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    Shannon joined our team in February 2019. She is so happy to be part of the team. She enjoys getting our clients excited about our brand! She also enjoys working in our parts department and thrives doing so. 


    Outside of work, Shannon enjoys reading and going to the beach whenever she can. She is married and has two children: Alexis, 23; KC, 15; and a spoiled dog named River! Shannon is most proud of being Mercedes-Benz Certified since 2009. 

    We are very happy to have her on the MB team! 

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  • Luis Vargas
    Parts Specialist
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    Luis started with our team in May 2015. He is a great asset to our parts department. Luis enjoys helping our clients and technicians. 


    Outside of work, Luis enjoys playing basketball. He has also served in the Army since 2011. Luis has a 6 month old baby girl that he loves spending time with. Luis's biggest accomplishment was recently purchasing a house, and is excited to turn it into his home. 

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  • Kris McCray
    Parts Advisor
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    Kris joined our team in January 2020. He is from Fayetteville, N.C. Kris is responsible for assisting service advisors with completing estimates for clients. He also assists technicians with finding the correct parts and fluids to complete jobs. Kris wanted a chance to learn and grow with the brand. He took a chance and landed the opportunity of a lifetime. He enjoys how everyone is so helpful and quick to help if he needs it. 


    Outside of work, Kris enjoys writing, recording, and preforming original music. He likes to skate and enjoy new experiences. Kris takes pride in his son, Kamren; Niece, Kaydence; and dog, Bando. Something interesting abou tKris is that he commutes from Fayetteville to Durham daily. He is also a pretty well-known artist in his hometown. 

    Kris's favorite vehicle is the 2017 S 550. We are happy to have Kris on our team! 

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  • William Boone
    Wholesale Account Manager
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    William (Will) Boone has lived in Durham, NC since 2012. He brings a lot of experience to Mercedes-Benz of Durham. Working as a General Manager of an Advance Auto Parts for a decade, the skills he learned are invaluable to his work as a Wholesale Account Manager for the entire Southpoint Automall.


    When Will isn't hustling with us, he's spending time at home with his wife and five beautiful children (four girls and one boy). He will occasionally get everyone out of the house to go bowling, but if not he's content spending time indoors cooking for his family.

    Will also likes the simple things in life, like a Red Robin hamburger.

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  • Kris Kauserud
    Service Advisor
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    Kris started with us in October of 2014. He is one of the first employees to help open up this beautiful facility. The best part of his job is helping clients and spending time with his co-workers.


    Outside of work Kris enjoys going to the gym. He is also enrolled at Western Governors University for his undergrad in Marketing Management. He is hoping to graduate within the next two years. Kris has two children that he loves spending time with. Evelyn ,17, and Ty, 14, are his pride and joy. He enjoys taking Evelyn to her lacrosse games. His daughter recently committed to Wofford University on an academic and sports scholarship, and Kris is so proud of her. 

    Although Kris has a lot going on outside of Mercedes, he is a wonderful service advisor to our clients. 

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  • John Hall
    Service Advisor
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    John joined our team in April 2016. He has previously worked in the car industry, but wanted to be part of a luxury brand. His favorite part is working with the clients. He enjoys helping them and making sure they are fully satisfied from their visits. John also enjoys being around the other employees. We have such a fun team, and he has become close to his teammates. 


    Outside of work, John enjoys saltwater fishing. He spends all the time he can get at the coast. Fishing takes up most of his free time. John is married with four dog fur babies. We are happy to have such a knowledgeable individual on our team! 

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  • Kim Fredlund
    Service Advisor
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    Kim joined our team January 2019. Kim grew up on the shores of Lake Huron in Michigan. She joined our team after working at Mercedes-Benz of Cary for 15 years. She is excited to develop her skills and Mercedes-Benz knowledge. She enjoys helping our clients, co-workers, and others. She wants to make a difference in their lives by helping solve or resolve any issues or concerns. 


    Outside of work Kim enjoys quiet time. She likes walking, driving, or just staying at home. She has a boyfriend of 16 years, Donie, and 2 fur babies; 12 year old German Shepherd, Zeus,  and the queen of the house, Callie the cat. She also enjoys spending time outside in the yard, porch, and gardening. She continues to be very creative by painting (oils and acrylics), floral designing, sewing, and DIY projects. Kim's favorite color is purple! And she LOVES spending time at the beach. We are lucky to have Kim on our team! 

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  • Seth Williford
    Service Advisor
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    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!

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  • Jamal Hines
    Service Assistant
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    Jamal joined our team in November 2019. He is from Durham, NC. Jamal was interested in this position because he loves helping people in any way he can. He enjoys his position because he can interact with our clients daily, and loves to be around the beautiful vehicles every day. Jamal enjoys the environment here, and loves being around his teammates. 


    Outside of work, Jamal enjoys boxing and watching sports. His dog, Apollo, is very special to him. Jamal takes pride in being able to play SEVEN different instruments! His favorite vehicle is the AMG GT. We are happy to have Jamal on our team! 

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  • Jimmy Arvie
    Service Assistant
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  • Walter Wilder
    Service Assistant
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    Walter joined our team in February 2020. He is from Charlotte, NC. He enjoys transporting vehicles when necessary and helping our clients out in any way possible. Walter enjoys picking up and dropping off vehicles to our clients. He enjoys his Hendrick teammates because they work efficiently and are always productive, but still know how to have fun. 


    Outside of work, Walter enjoys travelling and exercising. His favorite vehicle is the 2004 E 55. We are happy to have Walter on our team!

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  • Jack Sheridan
    Service Advisor
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    Jack joined our team in August 2019. He is from Millerton, N.Y. Jack relocated and always wanted to be part of the Mercedes and Hendrick brand. He enjoys assisting clients with any issues or questions they may have related to their vehicle. He enjoys learning all aspects of this industry. 


    Outside of work, Jack enjoys watching his two daughters grow. His family means everything to him. His wife has been his best friend since they were children!

    Jack's favorite vehicle is the GLE 63 S. We are happy to have Jack on our team! 

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  • Heather Garrett
    Warranty Administrator
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  • Dylan Hansbarger
    Technician
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    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! 

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  • Bryan Dominguez
    Technician
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    Bryan joined our team in September 2018. Bryan is from Mexico City, Mexico. He enjoys repairing vehicles and making sure he services the vehicle to the best of his ability. He enjoys knowing the client is happy with the service provided. Bryan appreciates the Hendrick culture and knowing his experienced teammates will guide him through any problem vehicle when needed. 


    Bryan's girlfriend, Ajay, is very special to him. He appreciates how she is always there to lift his spirits when he has had a long day. Outside of work, Bryan enjoys working on cars and playing video games. Something interesting about Bryan is that he is ambidextrous. 

    His favorite vehicle is the C 43. We are happy to have Bryan on our team! 

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  • Robert Comerford
    Technician
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    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. 

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  • Seth Williams
    Technician
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    Seth joined our team in June 2015. He moved to this location from Mercedes-Benz of Fayetteville. He is originally from Aberdeen, NC. Seth is an 11 year Master Certified Technician. He graduated from UTI and the Mercedes-Benz Elite program. He enjoys fixing the complicated tasks while servicing a vehicle because he feels a stronger sense of accomplishment, different from the usual service work.


    Outside of work Seth enjoys spending time with his wife, of 4 years, and his family. He enjoys PC gaming and working on his personal vehicles. From collecting Hot Wheels, to playing R/C cars, Seth has always had a passion for cars. One day he hopes to build a track car to take to small time track days at places like VIR!

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  • Denis Germanowski
    Technician
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    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. 

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  • Cameron Miller
    Technician
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    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. 

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  • T.J. Crowder
    Technician
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    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. He has a girlfriend, Samantha, of three years, and a daughter. 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. 

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  • Kyle Suon
    Technician
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    Mercedes-Benz of Durham introduces Kyle Suon, Service Technician.

    Kyle moved to Durham from Roanoke Virginia due to medical reasons for his daughter. His wife found a job first and then he landed at Mercedes-Benz of Durham.

    Before Kyle got into cars, he was about 6-months from joining the military. He learned he has a real passion for the automotive industry and especially enjoys cars the faster they go.

    Kyle loves the E63 Wagon, but admits it isn't his favorite car. He is currently in love with the 300SL. Who can blame him?

    When he isn't at work, Kyle loves tinkering with computers, playing video games and being outside with his family.

    Mercedes-Benz of Durham is located at the Southpoint Automall in Durham, NC.

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  • Jeff Wallace
    Technician
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    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! 

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  • Rob Burke
    Technician
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    Rob joined our team in April 2018. He is from Durham, NC. Rob always wanted to work for Mercedes-Benz since his first vehicle was a Mercedes-Benz. He enjoys fixing vehicles and figuring out solutions to the problems. Rob enjoys working with his supportive teammates daily. 


    In his spare time, Rob enjoys cooking, traveling, and playing video games. We are happy to have Rob on our team! 

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  • Jose Bonilla
    Technician
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    Jose joined our team in February 2019. He initially joined our team to expand his knowledge and experience on the brand. He was pleasantly surprised to see the computer and electrical field in the automotive business has advanced so quickly. Jose was excited to be able to work with the latest and greatest technology in the automotive industry. 


    Outside of work, Jose enjoys power lifting whenever he has the spare time. He also enjoys taking his two pups, Athena and Artemis, out to the lake. His pups take up a lot of his time and they just turned one year old! 

    We are happy we have Jose on our team! 


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  • Alex Gold
    Technician
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    Alex joined our team in March 2019. He is from Chapel Hill, NC. Alex enjoys working and fixing vehicles. He enjoys being around his family and teammates. 


    Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time with his dog, Stig. He also enjoys playing video games whenever he can. Alex takes pride in his Lego collection. We are happy to have Alex on our team!  

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  • Kyle Phillips
    Technician
    (888) 719-6983


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  • Eric Simpson
    Technician
    (888) 719-6983

    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! 

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