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  • Jennifer Kessler
    General Sales Manager
    678-584-7216

    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 10 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.

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  • Lance Willhite
    Sales Manager
    678-475-3500

    Lance has been with Subaru of Gwinnett since 2010. He was honored with the Salesman of the Year Award for Subaru of Gwinnett in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2012 and 2013, Lance was also recognized with the prestigious title of Subaru Summit Peak Performer. In 2016 Lance was promoted to the role of Finance Manager and held that role for three years, and then transitioned to his current role of Subaru Sales Manager.


    When Lance isn't working, he loves anything to do with the outdoors and hanging out with his family. He has been married for 19 years to his wife (who loves her Outback) and has a 12-year-old daughter, Emily, and a 15-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.

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  • Don Wrobel
    Pre-owned Sales Manager

    Don has been with our family-owned company since 2006, joining first as an Internet Salesperson at our sister-store, Infiniti of Gwinnett. He moved to Subaru as our Pre-Owned Sales Manager in 2015 and has enjoyed leading our dealership to being one of the Top 10 Subaru CPO Retailers in the country! Prior to his career in the automotive industry, Don proudly served our country as a US Marine.


    Don is married and has three daughters, two grandsons, and is a VERY proud "Dog Dad" to his baby, Echo, a German Shepherd. When he is not at work he enjoys working with his hands, spending time with his family, and of course, playing with Echo.


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  • Gary Sikes
    Trade Up Advantage Coordinator
    (678) 475-3500

    Gary has been with Subaru of Gwinnett for 16 years as both a Sales Consultant and a Sales Manager. He was honored in 2009 and 2011 with Subaru of Gwinnett's Salesperson of the Year Award. Because of his longevity with the company, Gary was the perfect person to help create our Trade Up Advantage program, where he helps current Subaru owners take advantage of positive equity in their current Subaru and benefit from all of the benefits of new models.

    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 his daughter, Hailey.  

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  • Diana Vona
    Finance Manager
    (678) 475-3500

    Diana has been with our company since 2012, first working in the accounting office at our sister store before moving to a role as a Finance Assistant here at Subaru of Gwinnett in 2014. Through demonstration of hard work and a strong personal drive, Diana was promoted to her current role of Finance Manager where she enjoys spending time with customers who are buying a Subaru!


    Diana is a mom to three children: two sons and a daughter. She loves nothing more than spending time with family and when she is not at work, that is exactly where you can find her! 

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  • Elizabeth Tunney
    Internet Sales Manager
    (678) 475-3500

    Elizabeth joined the Subaru of Gwinnett family in August of 2014 as part of the Subaru Concierge team. After a year of helping customers get connected to the sales department, she moved in the department herself, as one of our Subaru Product Specialists. In 2018 she was promoted to our Internet Sales Manager and has loved this new role as she is able to help both our customers and our sales team.


    Elizabeth graduated from Georgia State University with BBA in Marketing. She got married last year to her husband Declan and is now expecting her first child this fall!

    In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family and working around her new house! Her brother Jackson has cerebral palsy, which leads Elizabeth to be involved with many non-profit organizations that benefit special needs children.

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  • Adam Anderson
    Certified Product Specialist
    (678) 475-3500

    Adam has a huge passion for cars. Ever since he was a little kid, cars have been a big part of his life. His family could tell you stories of him being in a car seat and saying the names of all the cars as they drove by. Currently, he drives a Mustang, a Jeep, and very soon a Subaru will join his driveway!


    Adam has been with Subaru of Gwinnett for 5 years now. He originally started out in our service department as a porter, where he learned to love the Subaru brand. After a year of learning the product and talking with our customers, he knew this was his home and pursued the opportunity to move into sales. He wakes up every day excited to get to work and share the Subaru experience with his customers.

    As a new first-time homeowner, when not at work Adam enjoys decorating his house, spending time with friends, and a nice glass of Louis Martini wine.

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  • Jim Cox
    Certified Product Specialist
    (404) 536-0446


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  • Matthew Buckles
    Certified Product Specialist
    (678) 475-3500

    Matthew joined Subaru of Gwinnett team in October of 2017 as a Certified Product Specialist. He has over 8 years of experience with selling Subaru on the West Coast.
     
    He was born and raised in Los Angeles before briefly moving out of state to pursue a professional baseball career. Matthew and his wife, Danielle, moved to Georgia when he signed on at Subaru of Gwinnett and they have enjoyed getting to know the area and experience 4 real seasons of weather!
     
    Matthew is an avid sports fan with a deep passion and love the game of baseball. His favorite baseball team is the Los Angeles Dodgers and favorite football team is the Atlanta Falcons. 

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  • Liam Bennett
    Certified Product Specialist
    (678) 475-3500

    Liam joined the Subaru family in December 2014 after buying and falling in love with his first Subaru Crosstrek in March 2013.  He quickly became one of the top Salespeople in the District and has been recognized by Subaru of America as a Subaru Summit Peak Performer, an award only given to those maintaining the highest level of Customer Satisfaction.


    Liam is originally from Boston, MA and moved to Atlanta over 30 years ago.  After Graduating College from Georgia State University with a BBA in Management, he worked in Management for Maggiano's Little Italy, owned a Valet Parking Company, and managed Roswell Bicycles for over 10 years.  He is very active in the cycling community, supporting many cycling non-profits and hundreds of cycling non-profit benefit events over the years.

     

    Liam has lived in the North Atlanta area for many years and has a beautiful wife and 2 wonderful teen daughters.  When he is not at work he can be found out on the mountain bike or road bike, watching his daughter play soccer, or enjoying some time with his family.  He is one that likes to sell based on his own personal experience and has owned all models except for the BRZ.  He currently drives a 2020 Outback, and his daughter drives a 2003 Forester.  Liam is a huge sports fan!  His teams are the Patriots, Falcons, Red Sox, Braves, Celtics, Bruins, and Atlanta United.

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  • Blake Henley
    Certified Product Specialist
    (678)475-3500

    Blake has been with our family-owned company since 2016, first at our sister store, and then moving to Subaru in 2018.

    Prior to his career in automotive industry, Blake was in the Air Force from 2003 to 2009. After serving, he became an operations manager and eventually stumbled his way into the automotive industry. Selling cars was never where Blake thought he would permanently land as a career, but after 7 years in this industry, he genuinely loves helping his customers and their families find the perfect car. Whether it's helping someone find that bigger car for their growing family, or seeing the pride in a young professional getting their very first car loan, or helping a mom or dad pick out their kid's first car to go to college in--- it feels great to know that he can help make someone's day and be a part of a major life milestone.

    Georgia has always been home to Blake as he was born and raised in the Atlanta area. He has been happily married to his wife, Lindsey, for 5 years now and they have 4 children together--you could say that chaos runs their lives sometimes but they wouldn't have it any other way!

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  • Robert Hynson
    Certified Product Specialist
    (678) 475-3500

    Robert has been a part of the Subaru family since April 2013. He quickly became one of the top salespeople in the District and has been recognized by Subaru of America as a Subaru Summit Peak Performer, an award only given to those maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction. 


    Robert has called Atlanta home for the last 18 years, although he was born in Texas and raised in the Destin, FL area. He is a graduate of Kennesaw State with a degree in Finance. He has a history of racing mountain bikes as well as SportBikes with WERA racing organization. He and his wife, who is originally from Brazil, live in Sugar Hill and have 3 daughters -- ages 2, 6 and 18.

    When not at work, Robert enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and boating on Lake Lanier, doing yard work and BBQ'ing!

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  • Kody Traylor
    Certified Product Specialist


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  • Mike Quigley
    Certified Product Specialist
    (678) 475-3500

    Mike "Q" Quigley joined the Subaru family in March 2013 after spending many years with Volkswagen and Bentley. He has been recognized by Subaru of America as a Subaru Summit Peak Performer, an award only given to those maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction. Q is always looking to keep shopping for an automobile both simple and fun and enjoys making sure buying your next Subaru is a good time!

     

    Q is originally from Vancouver, WA and moved to Atlanta over 20 years ago. He and his wife have been together for over 20 years, and have an amazing teenage daughter and a couple of wonderful rescue dogs, Twix the Lab and Belle the Maltipoo. Q is very involved with the Special Olympics and is guardian to an adult cousin who is both an athlete and an inspiration. 

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  • Drew Gachelin
    Subaru Star Delivery Specialist
    678-428-0016


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  • Brent Lamb
    Parts Manager
    678-584-7240


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  • Lisa Wilkins
    Parts
    678-584-7240

    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.

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  • Summer Smith
    Assistant Parts Manager
    678-584-7241

    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.

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  • Herb Hoffman
    Service Director
    678-584-7255

    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.

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  • William Garcia
    Service Manager


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  • Jill Thurston
    Service Manager
    678-584-7252

    Jill is our Service Manager at Subaru of Gwinnett.  She has been in the automotive industry for 18 years; 17 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 many 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.

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  • Shaun Feltner
    Assistant Service Manager
    678-584-7255

    Shaun has worked in the automotive field for over 20 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, and spending time with his wife Lesley and their daughter Savannah.

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  • Issa Kone
    Service Advisor


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  • Kyle Formella
    Service Advisor


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  • Juan Urrego
    Advisor


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  • Jeff Bowman
    Express Service Advisor


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  • Josh Allred
    Service Advisor


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  • Vanessa Szczechura
    Service Advisor


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  • Orlando Jeffrey
    Valet


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  • Douglas Hill
    Shop Foreman


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  • Terry Baird
    Sr Master Tech


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  • David Romero
    Master Tech


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  • Alex Heredia
    Tech


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  • Rodney McMillan
    Tech


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  • Alexander Melendez
    Tech


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  • Clayton Outland
    Master Tech


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  • Anthony Apodaca
    Tech


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  • Anderson Brian
    Tech


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  • Zachary Neal
    Tech


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  • Angel Ramirez
    Tech


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  • Dave Raby
    Tech


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  • Jared Prince
    Tech


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  • Nelson Reyes
    Tech


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  • Julie Adams
    Warranty Admin + Love Promise Champion

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  • Erica Gunby
    Concierge


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  • Taylor Spicuzza
    Digital Marketing Manager


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