Subaru of Gwinnett

2920 Satellite Blvd ,
Directions Duluth, GA 30096

  • Sales: (888) 695-0113
  • Service: (888) 614-9278
  • Parts: (888) 681-1310

...Where People Sell Cars!


Subaru of Gwinnett Team Members

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  • Jennifer Kessler
    General Sales Manager

    Jennifer is our General Sales Manager at Subaru of Gwinnett.  She is an avid sports fan, her two favorite teams being the Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Bulldogs.

    She first joined Subaru of Gwinnett in 2006 as a receptionist and left Subaru to take a Sales Assistant position at our sister store, Infiniti of Gwinnett.  She quickly moved into an Internet Sales position at Infiniti and sold cars there from 2007 to 2010. She made the move back to Subaru in April 2010 and has enjoyed being a part of Subaru's incredible growth as a brand over the past 6 years. 

    Jennifer has three sons; Camden, Cooper, and Colton; and a daughter, Ashlynn Claire.  Her daughter is diagnosed with a rare condition called Heterotaxy Syndrome, which has led Jennifer to become a passionate advocate for Congenital Heart Defects awareness and rare diseases.

  • Charles Williams
    Finance Manager

  • Lance Willhite
    Finance Manager

    Lance has been with Subaru of Gwinnett since 2010.  He was honored with the Salesman of the Year for Subaru of Gwinnett in 2012 and 2013. Also in 2012 and 2013, Lance was recognized by Subaru of America with the prestigious Subaru Summit Peak Performer. Lance continues to show is passion for Subaru by driving a 2012 Subaru Legacy.

    When Lance is not working, he loves anything to do with the outdoors and hanging out with his family. He has been married for 12 years and has a 6 year old daughter, Emily, and a 9 year old son, Ethan.  Lance's son was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2, so he and his wife are strong autism advocates.

  • Don Wrobel
    Pre-owned Sales Manager

  • Gary Sikes
    Sales & Leasing Specialist

    Gary has been with Subaru of Gwinnett for 11 years as both a Sales Consultant and Sales Manager.  He was honored in 2009 and 2011 with Subaru of Gwinnett Sales Person of the Year award.

    Gary has also been recognized by Subaru of America as a Subaru Summit Peak Performer. This title is given to only the top salesmen in the region, which he has received for every year he has been in sales!  

    Prior to his time at Subaru of Gwinnett, Gary served our country as a member of the United States Navy. When Gary is not at work, he loves to spend time with his wife, Brittany, and daughter, Hailey. In his personal life Gary and his wife both own Subarus. He drives a 2012 Subaru Forester while his wife drives a 2013 Subaru Legacy.

  • Jim Heet
    Subaru Sales and Leasing Specialist

    After years of various automotive sales experience with other makes, Jim joined the Subaru sales team with the leading Subaru dealership in St. Louis in 2003, and with a transfer was able to join our family here at Subaru of Gwinnett in 2008.  

    He has been recognized by Subaru of America as a Subaru Summit Peak Performer, a prestigious award given only to top sales consultants, every year since joining Subaru of Gwinnett. 

    Jim has the unique experience of owning one of the original Subaru All Wheel Drive vehicles, a 1976 DL Wagon. Jim now drives a 2011 3.6R Subaru Legacy and his wife Brenda drives a 2010 Subaru Forester. Jim has been married for 41 years and has two sons and one grandson who still live in St. Louis.

  • Sara Angel
    Certified Product Specialist

  • Nelson Gibson
    Sales & Leasing Specialist

    Nelson has been a part of the SOG team since 2012. After working as a service advisor for 2 years, he made the move to sales in 2014. 

    Nelson is married to his high school sweetheart. He and his wife, Ashley, have a 3-year-old son named Kayden. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and their 2 chihuahuas. Nelson is a huge football and basketball fan; his teams are the Atlanta Falcons and the Chicago Bulls.

  • Elizabeth Puckett
    Subaru Sales & Leasing Specialist
    (678) 428-0016

    Elizabeth joined the Subaru of Gwinnett family in August of 2014 as a part of the Subaru Concierge team.  Since then, she has moved into the Sales department as one of our Product Specialists.

    Elizabeth graduated from Georgia State University with her BBA in Marketing. She lives in Duluth with her one-year-old Australian shepherd/yellow lab mix, Maddy, and drives a Legacy. 

    In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys a nice glass of wine and spending time with her family. Her brother, Jackson, has Cerebral Palsy which leads Elizabeth to be involved with many non-profit organizations that benefit special needs children.

  • Sebastian Lewallen
    Subaru Sales & Leasing Specialist
    (770) 597-8442

    Sebastian joined the Subaru of Gwinnett family in May of 2015 as a Certified Product Specialist. She has been recognized by Subaru of America as a Subaru Summit Peak Performer, which is an award only given to top sales consultants.

    She studied at Georgia State University in Marketing and Hospitality. She lives in Auburn, Georgia with her 2 year old Australian Shepherd, Harlow, and her 1 year old Goldendoodle, Cedric. She is also a proud owner of a 2015 Subaru Forester.

    When she's not working, Sebastian enjoys going hiking and just being outside as well as curling up with a good book and a nice cup of tea.  

  • Matthew Walsingham
    Sales and Leasing Specialist

  • Adam Anderson
    Sales & Leasing Specialist
    (678) 475-3500

  • Tim Daly
    Product Specialist

  • Michael Hibbert
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

  • Jody Vaughn
    Sales & Leasing Consultant

  • Herb Hoffman
    Service Director

    Herb has been in the automotive industry since 1983, starting as a tech apprentice and moving through the ranks to the position of Service Director in 2003. 

    He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have 3 grown children that have all worked in the automotive business. Herb enjoys making customers happy, playing tennis, and spoiling his grandchildren.

  • Jill Thurston
    Service Manager

    Jill is our Service Manager at Subaru of Gwinnett.  She has been in the automotive industry for 12 years; 11 of those years at Subaru of Gwinnett.  

    Jill first joined Subaru of Gwinnett in 2003 as a receptionist.  She took a leap of faith when she accepted a service advisor position at Subaru of Gwinnett nine years ago and has been helping Subaru customers maintain their beloved Subaru vehicles ever since.  

    Jill has been recognized as a top service advisor in her field by Subaru of America and consistently maintains the highest of customer satisfaction ratings.

    Jill is a portrait artist and mother to one very vocal Maine Coon cat, Piper, her beautiful African Grey, Oliver and her sweet Peach face, Lovebird Pippin.

  • Alyssa Elery
    Assistant Service Manager

    Alyssa has been with Subaru of Gwinnett since 2008, first working as a Parts Delivery Driver and moved up to Service in 2010, working as a Warranty Administrator and Assistant Service Manager.  She has spent time in the sales department as a member of our Concierge team, as a Finance Manager, and now as the Internet Manager

    Alyssa and her husband, Walter, welcomed their son Harrison in September of 2014 and they have two dogs, Maisy, who frequently visits the dealership, and Betty, who is too rambunctious for work. 

  • Shaun Feltner
    Assistant Service Manager

    Shaun is our newest employee at Subaru of Gwinnett, but he is not at all new to the world of automotive service!  He has worked in the automotive field for 15 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our Subaru of Gwinnett service drive!

    When Shaun isn't working you can find him cheering on his beloved Atlanta Falcons or UGA Bulldogs, or spending time with his wife Lesley and their chihuahua's Bailey and Chance.

  • Kyle Formella
    Service Advisor

  • Issa Kone
    Service Advisor

  • Brent Lamb
    Parts Manager

  • Lisa Wilkins

    Lisa was born and raised in Georgia. She is a passionate football fan; her favorite team is Penn State.

    Lisa has been in the Subaru parts business for over 20 years. She has been with Subaru of Gwinnett since it opened in August 2002. Her parts department is the top Wholesale Subaru Parts Dealer in the state of Georgia.

  • Summer Smith
    Assistant Parts Manager

    Summer has been with Subaru of Gwinnett for 9 years; all of those years spent in the parts department.  She has worked nearly every job within the parts department so she has an abundance of experience to help any customer with his or her Subaru parts needs!

    When she's not working, Summer enjoys spending time with her family and working out in the gym.