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 two sons; Camden (7) and Cooper (5); and a daughter, Ashlynn Claire (2).  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.

  • Alyssa Elery
    Internet 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. 

  • Rob Pruett
    Finance Director

  • Charles Williams
    Finance Manager

  • Don Wrobel
    Pre-owned Sales Manager

  • Diana Vona
    Finance Assistant

  • 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.

  • Lance Willhite
    Subaru Sales & Leasing Specialist

    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.

  • Nelson Gibson
    Sales & Leasing Specialist

    Nelson is our newest member to the SOG sales team. He was previously a Service Advisor with our store for 3 years. So he is very familiar with the needs of a Subaru customer!

    Nelson is married to his high school sweetheart and they became proud parents of a baby boy in 2013. 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 Atl Falcons and 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

  • Matthew Walsingham
    Sales and Leasing Specialist

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

  • Crystal Hill
    Your Subaru Concierge
    (770) 361-3722

  • Sara Angel
    Your Subaru Concierge

  • 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
    Assistant Service Manager

    Jill is one of our Assistant Service Managers 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.

  • 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

  • Jim Kadel
    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.

  • Heather Ransom

    Heather provides excellent customer service to our customers via the telephone as well as in person in the showroom. She is one of the hardest working ladies in the Subaru store and with her quick wit plus an award winning smile we're sure you'll make fast friends with her.

    Heather is a newlywed and she and her husband, Erik, welcomed their first child, daughter named Reagan. They also have a sweet fur-baby 7-year-old Sheltie named Bentley.