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Sales Department

Mike Martucci
New Car Sales Manager/VW Master Certified
770-234-8043

Mike was born in Milford, Massachusetts, and grew up in Boca Raton, Florida. He has been in the automotive industry since 2005. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, doing yard work, and driving. His favorite Volkswagen is his 2003 20th Anniversary GTI

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Robby Boleman
Pre-Owned Sales Mgr./VW Master Certified
770-234-8047

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 is an avid boater and sports enthusiast. He is a huge Auburn Tigers and Atlanta Falcons fan. He currently owns a Touareg Executive, which also happens to be his favorite VW model. In his spare time, Robby enjoys spending time with his friends and family. His two-year old son keeps him very busy!

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Michael Landin
Sales Manager
770-234-5644

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. 

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Ed Holt
BDC Manager
770-234-8069

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. 

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Hussein Ahmadu
Loyalty Manager


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Karl Jiram
Business Director/VW Master Certified
770-234-8049

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. 

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Isaac Pineda
Business Manager


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Andrew Mills
Finance Administrator
770-234-8046


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Dee Dee Banks
Inventory Manager
770-234-8113

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).

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Alex Sosnovsky
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW Master Certified
770-234-8079


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Diego Morales
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified
770-234-4796

Diego is from Atlanta, GA. His first car was a Volkswagen Golf and he has driven VWs since. While he absolutely loved his first car, his dream VW is a Golf R. 

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Jessica Atkins
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW Certified
770-234-8052

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. Jessica believes in people and enjoys assisting them in achieving their goals.  Her favorite car is the VW Jetta; cool, fun and practical!

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Jimmy Yim
Sales and Leasing Consultant VW VEST Certified
770-234-4797

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. 

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Justin Bagby
Sales and Leasing Consultant
770-234-8041


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Marco Calvo
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified
770-234-8077

Marco was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. When Marco is not at work, he enjoys boxing and working on cars. His favorite VW is the Golf R32. 

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Millo Antola
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified
770-234-8131

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. 

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Rich Kemp
Sales and Leasing Consultant


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Torre Solomon
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified
770-234-7967


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Thomas Brown
Sales and Leasing Consultant


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Zoe Ray
Sales and Leasing Consultant/VW VEST Certified
770-234-8041

Zoe was born in Stuttgart, Germany but raised in Florida. She relocated to Atlanta just over 3 years ago and joined the VW team in September of 2017. Zoe has been a VW enthusiast since she purchased her first VW in 2009. She is lovingly called the Jetta queen. She is a passionate owner of her 2015 SEL TDI and is well-known for her frequent road trips-typically clocking over 25000 miles a year! Zoë was even been able to purchase her first home in April of 2019. 

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Christopher McCarthy
Internet Sales Consultant


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Jamel Welton
Internet Sales Consultant


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Makenna Hall
Internet Sales Consultant


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Rebeca Guzman
Internet Sales Consultant
770-283-8499


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Aaron Vantrees
Sales Porter
770-458-6811

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. 

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Jario Menendez
Sales Porter
770-458-6811

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. 

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Rashad White
Sales Porter
770-458-6811

Rashad was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He has been in the automotive industry since 2002. In his free time, Rashad enjoys spending time with family and friends, producing music, and photography. When it comes to sports, he loves all Georgia professional and college teams. Rashad's favorite VW is the 1985 Scirocco. 

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Willie Wright
Detailer
770-458-6811

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.   

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Service Department

Julio Vazquez
Service Manager


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Scott Croston
Service Advisor
770-234-8060

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 

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Cody Chheng
Service Advisor


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Lionel Ledlum
Service Advisor


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Matheus Fernandes
Service Advisor


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Mike Bestill
Service Advisor


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Sam Berry
Service Advisor


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Scott Kuehl
Internal Service Advisor

Scott has 36 years of automotive experience and has worked for Jim Ellis since 2014. 

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Anderson Borjas-Mendez
Technician

Anderson is Venezuela native. He moved to the United States in 2016. He became a technician in 2005 and has worked in automotive since. Anderson joined the Jim Ellis family in 2018. He loves having the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and expand his professional career. His favorite VW is the Beetle. It was the first car he ever worked on with his father and he has loved it since. Anderson's favorite sport is baseball and he loves to play baseball with his children. He loves alternative rock and Latin music. In his free time, Anderson loves to spend time with his wife, little princess and son. 

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Aaron Schwaeber
Technician


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Andrew Szivos
Technician


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Arlie Tapia
Technician


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Breon Ogletree
Technician

Breon was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. When he's not at work he enjoys watching sports, specifically pro football. Andre's favorite team is the Buccaneers and his favorite VW is the CC.

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Brian Rincon
Technician


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Bryson Lehr
Technician


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CT Terrell
Technician


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Carlos Contreas
Technician


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German Soto
Technician

German was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Connecticut. He has been married for 22 years and loves to run half marathons with his wife. His favorite team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and his favorite VW is the MK3 Jetta. 

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Harry Simmons
Technician

Harry is from Suwanee, GA. He has worked at Jim Ellis for 16 years. He has owned many VWs but his all time favorite is the turbo MK4 R32. 

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Jeremy Gomez
Technician


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Leo Cabreja
Technician

Leo is originally from the Dominican Republic. He has worked in automotive for 20 years and has worked with Jim Ellis for 3 years. Through his work in automotive, Leo has become a Master Technician. His favorite Volkswagen is a Passat.

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Matt Maher
Technician


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Raybic Molina
Technician

Raybic was born and raised in Mexico. His favorite VW is the GTI.

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Raynier Rodriguez
Technician

Raynier is originally from Venesula. He recently moved to America and started working for Jim Ellis. His favorite VW is the Touareg. 

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Reginald Smith
Technician


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Ricardo Permodo
Technician


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Terry Baker
Technician


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Tony Sisavath
Technician


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Donnie Smith
Service Valet
770-936-5537

Donnie is from Newnan, GA. He has worked for Jim Ellis for 5 years. When Donnie is not at work, he enjoys watching basketball and football, especially the Falcons. His favorite VW is the GTI. 

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Seth Howell
Service Concierge
770-936-5537

Seth is an Atlanta native, has been working in the automotive business since 2016. He joined VW  Atlanta in 2018 as a driver. When meeting with clients, Seth  strives to create the best customer experience possible by offering his clients complete transparency and focusing on each of their individual needs. He loves to make people laugh with his fantastic sense of humor and is a huge fan of acting. He was a zombie on "The Walking Dead."  He also loves music, photography and hiking. His favorite Volkswagen car is the GTI 6 speed. 

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Werley Durand
Service Valet
770-936-5537

Werley was born and raised in Haiti. He is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology with a minor in History at Georgia Gwinnett College. He is an aspiring EV technician and loves electric cars. 

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Parts Department

Rudy Malaver
Parts Manager
770-234-8033


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Hunter Gwin
Parts Specialist
770-234-8033

Hunter is originally from Birmingham, AL. He has worked at Jim Ellis for 5 years. He is a huge Atlanta United fan and attends as many games as he can during the season. Hunter's favorite VW is the GTI. 

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Jarrod Groceman
Wholesale Parts Specialist
770-454-7711

Jarrod is originally from the Midwest and moved to Atlanta in 2013. He has worked for Volkswagen since 2008. He loves his job because of the cool people you get to meet and cool cars you get to see on a daily basis. Jarrod is a huge motorsports fan and participates in drifitng with his free time. 

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Jessica Decareaux
Wholesale Parts Specialist
770-454-7711


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Joseph Espinoza
Wholesale Parts Specialist
770-454-7711

Joseph is originally from Texas. In a combination of parts and service, he has been working in the automotive industry for over 15 years. There is still much more to learn. His favorite two VW models (not available in the USA) are the Saveiro Cross and the Golf Country. When he is not at work, Joseph's hobbies include working on cars or anything with an engine or moving mechanical parts, any outdoor sporting and activities, watching movies, and indoor/outdoor cooking (preferably grilling).

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Mark Conley
Parts Specialist
770-454-7711

Mark is originally form Canton, OH. He has worked for Jim Ellis VW for 16 years. Mark's favorite VW is a GTI. 

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Mike Goolsby
Parts Specialist
770-454-7711


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DeAndre Haye
Parts Shipping and Receiving
770-454-7711

Deandre is originally from San Diego, CA. He has worked at Jim Ellis for 4 years. His favorite VW is the GTI. 

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Erich Pabst
Parts Shipping and Receiving
770-454-7711

Erich was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He has been working for Jim Ellis for 40 years. His favorite VW is the Dune Beetle. 

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Jose Perez
Parts Shipping and Receiving
770-454-7711

Jose is orginally from Atlanta, GA. His favorite VW is the GTI. 

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Myles Lewis
Parts Shipping and Receiving


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Executive

Wesley Ellis
Vice President
770-458-6811


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Eric Kim
General Manager/VW VEST Certified
770-234-8127

Eric was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He moved to Northbrook, Illinois with his parents at the age of 17. After graduating from Oakton College in 2007, he moved to Atlanta and has lived here ever since. He began his automotive career in 2007 and has been working for Jim Ellis since 2009. During his time in the automotive industry, he had worked as a Sales Assistant, Sales Consultant, Business Manager, Pre-Owned Manager and is currently our General Manager. When Eric is not at work he enjoys golfing, traveling, fishing and weekend cookouts with his friends and family.  Eric loves dogs and is currently working on his wife's approval to get a Doberman. Eric loves the Volkswagen brand but if he had to pick a favorite it would be the Touareg TDI which he currently owns.

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Deanna Rice
Controller
770-458-6811

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!

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Chris Stout
Fixed Operations Director


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Marketing

Caitlyn Robertson
Social Media Coordinator
470-525-2665

Caitlyn Robertson was born in Colorado Springs, CO but has lived in Georgia most of her life. Caitlyn is currently a student at Full Sail University studying Graphic Design. She loves working out and hanging with her friends. Even though this is Caitlyn's first time in the automotive business, her dream VW would be a Golf GTI.

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Reynolds Schaive
Client Communications Manager
770-234-8055

Reynolds is from Columbus, GA. She loves her dog Billie. Her favorite VW is the Jetta. 

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Administration

Jessica Newsome
Office Manager
770-234-7905

Jessica was born in Condado, PR and raised in Miami, FL. The automotive industry is all she knows and it all started here with Jim Ellis. Jessica started with Jim Ellis in 2011 and has worked her way up to be the VW Office Manager. She loves being part of the Jim Ellis family! If she had to pick her favorite VW, it would definitely be the Beetle. Ever since she was little, she has thought those were the cutest cars. When she is not at work, Jessica loves spending time with her family and going to the beach. 

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Linda Saengalam
Warranty Administrator
770-454-5919


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America Villalon-Lugo
Accounting Clerk


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Jack Phillips
Accounting Clerk
770-458-6811


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Jackie Sims
Accounts Payable
770-458-6811


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Pamela Lewallen
Billing Clerk
770-458-6811

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. 

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Perla Villalon
Billing Clerk
770-458-6811

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

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Petra Brown
Accounting Clerk
770-458-6811

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

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Volkswagen Dealership Team near Atlanta, GA

Located near Atlanta, Georgia, Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Chamblee is a full-service Volkswagen dealership committed to providing solutions for all of your automotive needs. Whether you're searching for a new Volkswagen vehicle or reliable Volkswagen auto service, our staff is here to help you now. You can connect with any of our team members through the staff directory above; just click on a photo to find their direct line and email address. If you have a general question, call us right away, and one of our friendly staff members will be happy to help. We look forward to serving you at our Volkswagen dealership in Chamblee, GA.

Online Shopping Tools in Chamblee, GA

At Jim Ellis Volkswagen of Chamblee, we make the car-buying process easier than ever with our suite of online shopping tools. Browse our stunning new Volkswagen and used vehicles inventory online, and visit our compare vehicles for more information on your favorite Volkswagen vehicles near Atlanta, GA. Then if you love the idea of saving money on your next car, check out our new specials and pre-owned specials in Chamblee, GA. Finally, if you have a trade-in vehicle, be sure to visit our KBB instant cash offer for a fast and free appraisal.

Volkswagen Service and Parts near Atlanta, GA

Why should you trust your Volkswagen with anyone but the pros who know it the best? At our VW service center near Atlanta, GA, our dedicated auto service staff will go the extra mile to give you the finest Volkswagen service in our area. Whether you're looking for a fast oil change with our Service Xpress or genuine VW auto parts, we've got you covered. Check out our service specials to save money on your next visit, and be sure to schedule service online to save money next time you need first-class Volkswagen auto service near Duluth, GA.