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Staff

Executive

  • Robby Boleman

    Robby Boleman

    General Manager/VW Master Certified

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    Robby Boleman

    Robby Boleman

    General Manager/VW Master Certified

    Robby was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee but moved to Georgia when he was 6. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing from the University of West Georgia. Robby started working for Jim Ellis in 2003 as a Sales Consultant. Robby has held many positions with the Jim Ellis organization including sales, internet director, finance manager, finance director, pre-owned manager and now General Manager. Robby is an avid boater and sports enthusiast. He is a huge Auburn Tigers and Atlanta Falcons fan. He currently owns a 2022 VW Tiguan SEL R-line. His favorite VW model ever is the VW Touareg Executive. In his spare time, Robby enjoys spending time with his friends and family. His 6 year old son keeps him very busy!

  • Deanna Rice

    Deanna Rice

    Controller

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    Deanna Rice

    Deanna Rice

    Controller

    Deanna was born in Pennsylvania but lived most of her life in Texas. She moved to Atlanta in 2010 and started at Jim Ellis in 2012. She has worked in the automobile industry since 1989 and has loved every second of it!

  • Chris Stout

    Chris Stout

    Fixed Operations Director

    Chris Stout

    Chris Stout

    Fixed Operations Director

Sales Department

  • Karl Jiram

    Karl Jiram

    New Car Manager

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    Karl Jiram

    Karl Jiram

    New Car Manager

    Karl was born and raised in Miami, FL. He graduated from FIU with a degree in Architecture. Karl is married to his best friend and they spent a month in Europe for their honeymoon. Karl and his wife moved to Atlanta in 2008. They were then blessed with their daughter and son. Karl started working for Jim Ellis in 2013. When he is not at work, he spends his time with his family as well was designing and working on his home. His favorite Volkswagen is the Atlas Tanoak Truck.

  • Michael Landin

    Michael Landin

    Pre Owned Manager

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    Michael Landin

    Michael Landin

    Pre Owned Manager

    Michael was born in Belleville, New Jersey and grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey. He has been in the automotive industry since 2002. In 2005, Michael moved to Atlanta and started working at Jim Ellis Volkswagen in 2012. In his free time, Michael loves to spend time with his wife and two kids. He is a major foodie and is always looking for new restaurants to try. Michael’s favorite VW is a 2017 Golf.

  • Nelson Carbo

    Nelson Carbo

    Sales Manager

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    Nelson Carbo

    Nelson Carbo

    Sales Manager

    Nelson was born and raised in Miami, FL, and has been in the automotive business for 5 years. He was a professional barber for 15 years prior to his automotive career. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, which includes his wife Annette, his stepdaughter, and 3 boys. They enjoy festivals, trails, sporting events, bike rides, pool time, and a good BBQ! Nelson is an avid sports fan who loves football and baseball. He began his automotive career in Jim Ellis GMC Mall of Ga where he worked retail & fleet sales for 3 years and has been part of the award-winning Jim Ellis VW Atlanta team for the past 2 years.

  • Ed Holt

    Ed Holt

    BDC Manager

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    Ed Holt

    Ed Holt

    BDC Manager

    Ed is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina but has lived in Gwinnett County since 1989. He started his automotive career working in a dealership detail department throughout high school and college. He worked and played collegiate soccer while studying for his degree in Graphic Arts Management. After college, he took a break from the automotive industry but returned in 1996. Ed’s first car was a 1964 VW Beetle and then a 1973 VW Super Beetle (Headers-fat tires and mag wheels) he was an early tuner! Now, he enjoys cruising to work in his VW CC. Ed spends his time away from work with his wife, 3 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws and his 2 rescue pups. He loves watching any and all outdoor sports (Go Braves!) and grilling on his patio.

  • Deni Hodzic

    Deni Hodzic

    Finance Manager

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    Deni Hodzic

    Deni Hodzic

    Finance Manager

    Deni is originally from Bosnia and was growing up in Germany and Sweden. He moved to Atlanta in 2008. Deni is happily married and has two sons. Deni is a big Volkswagen fan, with his first car being a 2008 Golf R32. He since has owned multiple VW models and currently owns an ID.4. In his spare time, Deni enjoys the great outdoors and loves camping and fishing.

  • Jessica Atkins

    Jessica Atkins

    Finance Manager

    770-234-8052
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    Jessica Atkins

    Jessica Atkins

    Finance Manager

    Jessica was born in Louisiana and raised in Atlanta. She has spent most of her life in sales. Her passion for sales started in real estate when she was 19, and now her hard work and dedication have led her to finance. Jessica believes in people and enjoys assisting them in achieving their goals. Her favorite car is the VW Jetta; cool, fun, and practical!

  • Alex Sosnovsky

    Alex Sosnovsky

    Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW Master Certified

    770-234-8079
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    Alex Sosnovsky

    Alex Sosnovsky

    Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW Master Certified

  • Jimmy Yim

    Jimmy Yim

    Sales and Leasing Consultant VW VEST Certified

    770-234-4797
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    Jimmy Yim

    Jimmy Yim

    Sales and Leasing Consultant VW VEST Certified

    Jimmy was born in South Korea and grew up in Germany. Before moving to America, Jimmy worked as a tour guide in Europe for many years. He loves to meet new people and talk about travel. After moving to America, he started working in the automotive industry and hasn’t looked back since.

  • Millo Antola

    Millo Antola

    Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified

    770-234-8131
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    Millo Antola

    Millo Antola

    Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified

    Millo was born in Lima, Peru. He received a B.S. in Economics from the Universidad de Lima. In 1992, he moved to the United States. Millo lived in Los Angeles, CA, for several years and worked as an executive in the Entertainment Industry for Saban Entertainment, Alliance Atlantis and E! Entertainment among others. His marriage and career path eventually lead him to the automotive industry. He started his automotive career working with TDI Buybacks and then joined VW’s Sales team. Millo’s first VW was a 5 speed ’92 VW Corrado G60 (awesome ride). Now, he enjoys cruising to work in his VW Golf Sportwagen TDI and (when allowed) in his wife’s VW Touareg Executive TDI. Millo spends his time away from work with his wife of 20 years, his 9 year old daughter and 2 rescue dogs- Chico the Chihuahua and Zoe the Golden Retriever. He also enjoys cooking gourmet meals such as risotto ai funghi, always with a good Amarone or Barolo.

  • Jeremy Phillips

    Jeremy Phillips

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Jeremy Phillips

    Jeremy Phillips

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Carlos Miranda

    Carlos Miranda

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Carlos Miranda

    Carlos Miranda

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Chadreius Harvey

    Chadreius Harvey

    Sales Consultant

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    Chadreius Harvey

    Chadreius Harvey

    Sales Consultant

    Dre was born and raised in Jesup, GA. His first high school job was being a porter for a dealership in his hometown. He moved to Atlanta and returned to the automotive industry with Jim Ellis in mid-2022 and hasn’t looked back. Aside from work, Dre is a huge wine & spirit fanatic, registered both as a sommelier and a WSET student. He enjoys the practicality of the Volkswagen brand, and his favorite VW is a 2023 Arteon SEL-R Line Premium.

  • Holden Bedora

    Holden Bedora

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Holden Bedora

    Holden Bedora

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Sung Hong

    Sung Hong

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Sung Hong

    Sung Hong

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Ali Salcedo

    Ali Salcedo

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

    Ali Salcedo

    Ali Salcedo

    Sales and Leasing Consultant

  • Christopher McCarthy

    Christopher McCarthy

    Internet Sales Consultant

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    Christopher McCarthy

    Christopher McCarthy

    Internet Sales Consultant

  • Natalia Barbudo

    Natalia Barbudo

    Sales BDC and Receptionist

    Natalia Barbudo

    Natalia Barbudo

    Sales BDC and Receptionist

  • Yasmin Murray

    Yasmin Murray

    Internet Sales Consultant

    Yasmin Murray

    Yasmin Murray

    Internet Sales Consultant

  • Aaron Vantrees

    Aaron Vantrees

    Sales Porter

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    Aaron Vantrees

    Aaron Vantrees

    Sales Porter

    Aaron was born and raised in Atlanta. He joined the Jim Ellis family in the summer of 2019 as a porter. Aaron assists in transporting vehicles to clean-up and photography, as well as collaborating over vendors and sales team members in locating vehicles for customers. His responsibilities also include assisting in keeping inventory organized and updated with the Inventory Manager. Aaron is skilled with Fine Arts and 3D arts in the entertainment industry. He hopes of one day to build his own game for all to play.

  • Dee Dee Banks

    Dee Dee Banks

    Inventory Manager

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    Dee Dee Banks

    Dee Dee Banks

    Inventory Manager

    Dee Dee is originally from New Orleans, LA. She moved to Atlanta when her father, who worked for Volkswagen, was transferred here. She has followed in his footsteps and has worked for Volkswagen since 1988. Dee Dee have been married for 22 years and has a son who is 20. She is an animal lover and enjoys reading. Dee Dee’s favorite VW is a 2014 Beetle R-line, Reef Blue and Manual transmission (of course).

  • Jario Menendez

    Jario Menendez

    Sales Porter

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    Jario Menendez

    Jario Menendez

    Sales Porter

    Jario was born and raised in El Salavdor. He moved to the United States in 1987. He has been working for Jim Ellis for 18 years. His favorite VW is a Golf R32.

  • Mario Stoyanov

    Mario Stoyanov

    Sales Porter

    Mario Stoyanov

    Mario Stoyanov

    Sales Porter

  • Willie Wright

    Willie Wright

    Detailer

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    Willie Wright

    Willie Wright

    Detailer

    Willie is one of the first ever Jim Ellis employees. He has been with the company since the doors to the first dealership, Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Chamblee, opened back in 1971. Throughout his years with the company, Willie has cleaned thousands of cars. He cares about everyone he comes into contact with and always has a smile on his face. Willie has always had strong family values which is part of the reason he loves working for the Ellis family. Both of Willie’s brothers have worked with him at Jim Ellis Volkswagen. His brother, Lonnie, still works in our Parts Department. In his free time, Willie enjoys working on his 55′ Chevy Belair and old Ford truck. Willie has owned a few VWs but his all time favorite is his green 1970 Beetle.

Service and Parts Department

  • Rudy Malaver

    Rudy Malaver

    Service and Parts Director

    770-234-8033
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    Rudy Malaver

    Rudy Malaver

    Service and Parts Director

  • Dan Wicker

    Dan Wicker

    Parts Manager

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    Dan Wicker

    Dan Wicker

    Parts Manager

    Dan has been in the dealer parts industry since 2003, with the Volkswagen brand since 2012, and with Jim Ellis since 2017. He is a proud 2003 graduate of the (back to back 2021 and 2022 National Champion) University of Georgia. In his spare time, he loves spending time with his beautiful wife, 2 kids, and 3 rescue dogs. He also enjoys cooking, traveling, woodworking, Braves baseball, Formula 1 racing, and all types of music except country.

  • Scott Croston

    Scott Croston

    Service Lane Manager

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    Scott Croston

    Scott Croston

    Service Lane Manager

    Scott Croston is a Master Certified Service Advisor. He has been with Jim Ellis since 2002, joining the VW team in 2004. Scott’s love for automobiles began as a child in Michigan. From classic cars, to muscle cars, to race cars, he loves them all. His knack for memorizing facts about them fits well with his career path in the automotive business. His career path took him form selling cars in Augusta, GA to Finance Manager in Neenah WI, before returning to GA and working for Jim Ellis. He incorporates the knowledge he has gained after 24 years in the business to best assist his clients. His goal is to make customers feel well taken care of every time they walk into Jim Ellis Volkswagen. When not at work, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters. His favorite vacation destination is Walt Disney World (even his name badge says so) and usually where you can find him on his days off. Hobbies include anything and everything Disney, art, collecting Vans, and rooting for the Michigan State Spartans. #GOGREEN

  • Andy Mrockza

    Andy Mrockza

    Service Advisor

    Andy Mrockza

    Andy Mrockza

    Service Advisor

  • Lionel Ledlum

    Lionel Ledlum

    Service Advisor

    Lionel Ledlum

    Lionel Ledlum

    Service Advisor

  • Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Service Advisor

    Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Service Advisor

  • Chris Anderston

    Chris Anderston

    Service Advisor

    Chris Anderston

    Chris Anderston

    Service Advisor

  • Dijonay Harris

    Dijonay Harris

    Service Advsior

    Dijonay Harris

    Dijonay Harris

    Service Advsior

  • Kissy Ariza

    Kissy Ariza

    Service Advisor

    Kissy Ariza

    Kissy Ariza

    Service Advisor

  • Neil Fossett

    Neil Fossett

    Service Advisor

    Neil Fossett

    Neil Fossett

    Service Advisor

  • Sam Barry

    Sam Barry

    Service Advisor

    Sam Barry

    Sam Barry

    Service Advisor

  • Barrington Goring

    Barrington Goring

    Parts Specialist

    Barrington Goring

    Barrington Goring

    Parts Specialist

  • Lynae Scordino

    Lynae Scordino

    Mobility Coordinator

    Lynae Scordino

    Lynae Scordino

    Mobility Coordinator

  • Taleicia Edwards

    Taleicia Edwards

    Service BDC Manager

    Taleicia Edwards

    Taleicia Edwards

    Service BDC Manager

  • Moncerat Silva

    Moncerat Silva

    Service BDC

    Moncerat Silva

    Moncerat Silva

    Service BDC

  • Laura Gomez

    Laura Gomez

    Service BDC

    Laura Gomez

    Laura Gomez

    Service BDC

  • Erich Pabst

    Erich Pabst

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

    Erich Pabst

    Erich Pabst

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

  • Jarrod Groceman

    Jarrod Groceman

    Parts Specialist

    Jarrod Groceman

    Jarrod Groceman

    Parts Specialist

  • Jose Perez

    Jose Perez

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

    Jose Perez

    Jose Perez

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

  • Lonne Wright

    Lonne Wright

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

    Lonne Wright

    Lonne Wright

    Parts Shipping and Receiving

  • Blake Folkner

    Blake Folkner

    Blake Folkner

    Blake Folkner

    Blake Folkner

    Blake Folkner

  • Wesley Carter

    Wesley Carter

    Parts Specialist

    Wesley Carter

    Wesley Carter

    Parts Specialist

  • Joseph Espinoza

    Joseph Espinoza

    Parts Specialist

    Joseph Espinoza

    Joseph Espinoza

    Parts Specialist

  • Mark Conley

    Mark Conley

    Parts Specialist

    Mark Conley

    Mark Conley

    Parts Specialist

  • Mike Goolsby

    Mike Goolsby

    Parts Specialist

    Mike Goolsby

    Mike Goolsby

    Parts Specialist

  • Myles Lewis

    Myles Lewis

    Parts Specialist

    Myles Lewis

    Myles Lewis

    Parts Specialist

  • Breon Ogletree

    Breon Ogletree

    Service Valet

    Breon Ogletree

    Breon Ogletree

    Service Valet

  • Donnie Smith

    Donnie Smith

    Service Valet

    Donnie Smith

    Donnie Smith

    Service Valet

  • Werley Durand

    Werley Durand

    Service Valet

    Werley Durand

    Werley Durand

    Service Valet

Marketing

  • Dorion Cross

    Dorion Cross

    Marketing Manager

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    Dorion Cross

    Dorion Cross

    Marketing Manager

    A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Dorion has called Atlanta home for the last 15 years. Graduating from The Art Institute of Atlanta, his marketing journey is a tapestry woven with his love for the arts and fashion. Additionally, he is an avid runner, an loves spending time with his family and friends, as well as indulging in his passions for travel and live concerts during his free time.

  • Caitlyn Robertson

    Caitlyn Robertson

    Marketing Manager, Social Media and Digital Brand Strategy

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    Caitlyn Robertson

    Caitlyn Robertson

    Marketing Manager, Social Media and Digital Brand Strategy

    Caitlyn Robertson was born in Colorado Springs, CO but has lived in Georgia most of her life. Caitlyn studied Graphic Design and is an award-winning graphic designer. Caitlyn is an avid Formula 1 fan and her favorite team is Ferrari.

Administration

  • Mylesha Lee

    Mylesha Lee

    Client Communications Manager

    Mylesha Lee

    Mylesha Lee

    Client Communications Manager

  • Tawana Driver

    Tawana Driver

    Office Manager

    Tawana Driver

    Tawana Driver

    Office Manager

  • Perla Villalon

    Perla Villalon

    Office Manager in training

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    Perla Villalon

    Perla Villalon

    Office Manager in training

    Perla is from Guanajuato, Mexico. She moved to Georgia in 1999 and has been working in the automotive industry for 8 years.

  • Linda Saengalam

    Linda Saengalam

    Warranty Administrator

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    Linda Saengalam

    Linda Saengalam

    Warranty Administrator

  • Eva Raya Jasso

    Eva Raya Jasso

    Tag & Title Administrator

    Eva Raya Jasso

    Eva Raya Jasso

    Tag & Title Administrator

  • Jack Phillips

    Jack Phillips

    Accounting Clerk

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    Jack Phillips

    Jack Phillips

    Accounting Clerk

  • Jacqueline Sims

    Jacqueline Sims

    Accounts Payable

    Jacqueline Sims

    Jacqueline Sims

    Accounts Payable

  • Pamela Lewallen

    Pamela Lewallen

    Billing Clerk

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    Pamela Lewallen

    Pamela Lewallen

    Billing Clerk

    Pam is from Sweetwater, TN (Go Vols!). After 30 years in the healthcare field, she began working for Jim Ellis in 2013. She moved to Atlanta to be closer to her two sons and has been a part of the accounting team ever since. Pam loves coming to work and is always a team player. She is always eager to learn and take on new challenges. When Pam is not at work, she enjoys walking her English Springer Spaniel, Darlene Dixie. Pam loves the outdoors, camping and travel. Estes Park, Colorado is her favorite place. Pam loves the many of our VWs but if she had to pick her favorite, it would be a convertible Beetle.

  • Petra Brown

    Petra Brown

    Accounting Clerk

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    Petra Brown

    Petra Brown

    Accounting Clerk

    Petra was born in Boston, MA and grew up in Asbury Park, NJ. She moved to Georgia in 2005.

  • Ruth Jones

    Ruth Jones

    Receptionist

    Ruth Jones

    Ruth Jones

    Receptionist

  • Keiara Harper

    Keiara Harper

    Cashier

    Keiara Harper

    Keiara Harper

    Cashier

  • Ana Santamaria

    Ana Santamaria

    Custodian

    Ana Santamaria

    Ana Santamaria

    Custodian

Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Chamblee 33.907861367391355, -84.29143227553155.