Sam grew up right down the road in Mission, Texas. He’s been in the automotive industry for over 25 years and started out working for his family’s dealership. In his free time, he loves to watch movies like Star Wars, or head out to travel to any place with a beach! As a certified scuba diver, Thailand is the next stop on his travel list. Sam is a Coldplay and U2 kind of guy, who is always down for any kind of BBQ or a Dallas Cowboys game. He also has a sweet rescue cat named Rose. One day, Sam would like to own his dream car, the 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing! FUN FACT: Sam is an aspiring private pilot!
Aaron is from Mission, Texas. He has always had a passion for high-performance vehicles and is continually thrilled to be a part of the team that represents the Mercedes-Benz brand. He currently has an E 300, and someday, he would love to own a CLS 63. When he’s not working, Aaron enjoys working out, running, fishing, barbecuing, and spending time with his family–especially playing with his kids at the pool. Aaron and his family have an English Bulldog, Rambo, who is great with his kids, and they all love how intelligent and funny he is! You can find Aaron rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, 24/7!
Adan was born and raised right here in San Juan! He’s been in the automotive industry since 2010 and has been with Mercedes-Benz since 2015. Adan could eat chicken alfredo for every meal and he loves to listen to all kinds of music, from oldies to rock to country. You may find him dramatically saying “I’m your huckleberry,” as his favorite movie is a classic one, Tombstone. Even though Adan’s from right here in San Juan, somehow he is a big fan of the San Francisco 49ers! When Adan’s away from work, he enjoys going places with his family, taking his kids fishing, and playing video games like Super Smash Bros and Mortal Kombat on his PS4 or Nintendo Switch.
Hire Date 7/23/2019 – Adrian is from Mercedes, Texas and it’s near natural for him to be at Mercedes-Benz of San Juan. He’s worked in the automotive industry since 2012 and the CLS 53 AMG® is his dream car. When he’s not working, he loves to spend his days fishing and his evenings working out. Adrian enjoys spending time with his son, listening to Pink Floyd, watching 300–his favorite movie, and he’s always down for a meal at Pappadeaux’s! He’s been to Las Vegas, and someday, Adrian would like to go on fishing trips in Hawaii and the Florida Keys. If he could invite anyone to dinner, Adrian would invite his grandmother so she could meet her great-grandson.
Albert is from a small city in the Rio Grande Valley called San Benito. He was originally inspired to get into the automotive industry thanks to his dad who owned a small garage next door to their house. Now, he’s been a part of the auto world for over 20 years, and he knows that his dream Mercedes-Benz is the 2015 E 63 AMG® S! When he’s not working, Albert likes to have barbecues at his mom’s house, surrounded by family. Someday, Albert would like to travel back to his birthplace, Santa Maria, California, so he can visit his family there. He’s a big family man! Albert enjoys challenging his son at Madden 2019 on Xbox One.
Annica is from Elsa, TX and has been in the auto industry since 2016. Her biggest heroes in life are her parents, and she is grateful that they have always stood by her and loved her unconditionally. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her awesome kids Isabella Renee and Olivia Grace, play Duck Hunt on Nintendo, watch My Big Fat Greek Wedding, cheer for the Dallas Cowboys, and listen to George Strait as often as possible. In fact, if she could invite anyone to dinner, it’d be George Strait, and she’d hope for him to sing “I Cross My Heart” for her… Don’t worry, her husband’s cool with it! Annica and her husband met when she joined the Army National Guard at 28 years old. She loved going to Disney World with her family and hopes to get out to Hawaii for the beaches there, someday in the future. Overall, Annica loves to laugh and make others laugh, too. FUN FACT: Annica’s dream car is a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter! The ultimate family hauling vehicle.
Antonio is from San Benito, Texas. He loves to go fishing and his favorite place he’s traveled to was Peru. Antonio likes to watch boxing, play Heman, and listen to Marcos Witt. Antonio also has two pets that he adores, Tigre and Burro.
Ashley is from Houston and the Texans and Astros are forever her two favorite teams. She’s been in the automotive world for a while as Ashley was used to the idea of the car business thanks to her Grandpa, who had owned a few used car lots when she was growing up. She is very close to her family. Ashley misses her Tita who passed away and she idolizes her nana who never gave up, always took care of her family, and always showed unconditional love. Through these examples, Ashley has the best outlook and support for her own children, Liam Ryder and Leila Rose. When Ashley isn’t at work, she likes to be with her kids, play darts, and spend time with her dogs, a cocker spaniel mix, Max, and blind terrier mix, Bella Fred. Her ideal situation would be driving her kids to the beach while playing Incubus, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Eminem on the radio through the speakers of a black on black Mercedes-Benz E Wagon. Ashley likes traveling and loved the time she spent in Puerto Rico, and can’t wait for the day she can go Santorini, Greece! FUN FACT: Ashley is a fan of old school Nintendo/Super Nintendo, Deadpool, and anything and everything Marvel!
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Hire Date 7/15/2019 – Bonnie moved to Texas from California, Maryland in 2019. She’s new to the automotive industry, but she’s very familiar with running events! While in Maryland, she would help coordinate all kinds of events, all over town, and she’s looking forward to bringing her knowledge of fun, creative, and well-run events on board to CAG! When she’s not working, Bonnie likes taking dance and yoga classes and is really looking forward to attending live music concerts in Austin. She truly loves all genres of music, but enjoys anything that you can dance to the most! Bonnie has family all over Texas, mostly in Houston, so she’s always been a Texas girl at heart. Texas is perfectly starting to feel like home, especially with how green and outdoorsy the active community is here. Bonnie also has a super chill, fluffy, grey cat named Ollie.
Brandon was born in Honduras, and lives in San Benito. He’s been in the automotive and powersports industry since 2011. He’ll tell you that the 45-minute commute is worth it to be part of the team at Mercedes-Benz of San Juan! When Brandon’s not working, he enjoys riding his sport motorcycle, going to the beach, and listening to music like Depeche Mode, The Marias, The Cars, The Doors, and U2. So far, his favorite place has been the Virgin Islands, Bahamas, and someday he hopes to go to Greece and experience the culture there while taking in the architecture and learning more about Greece’s history. Brandon’s biggest heroes in life are his parents. After having six kids of their own, they adopted Brandon. He is who he is today, thanks to their love and support. If he could own any Mercedes-Benz, he would choose a 1957 300 SL.
Candelario is from Edinburg, Texas. He likes working with Mercedes-Benz and his favorite car is the S 550. Candelario loves to grab a bite to eat at Cracker Barrel, listen to the Eagles, and watch movies. His favorite movie is The Exorcist so it’s safe to assume he’s a horror/thriller kind of guy, and his favorite song is Hotel California. Candelario loves to watch soccer and hang out with his pets, Marley and Turco.
Hire Date 5/26/2016 – Cassandra has lived in California, Oregon, and Texas with a total of 11 years of living in Texas. While her first three years of college were spent playing volleyball, she decided to discontinue so that she may focus on her education. Cassandra’s favorite hobbies are drawing Disney characters and trying to be like Suzette.
Hire Date 3/1/2013 – Cindy grew up in Corpus Christi, studied at Del Mar College, joined the US Navy, then ventured into the skies to be a flight attendant. She lives with her husband Jeff, their awesome daughter Alexis and some high energy Weimaraners! To unwind, Cindy enjoys running, swimming, hosting any kind of a party, and wishes to play tennis more than time currently permits.
Hire Date 8/21/2017 – Clayton was born and raised in the San Antonio area and moved to Austin in February 2016. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games on his PS4 and sometimes his PC. He’s really looking forward to Destiny 2! Clayton used to spend a fair amount of time bouldering (indoor rock climbing) at places like Austin Bouldering Project and Crux Climbing Center. His top goal on his bucket list is to go to space, but not as an astronaut, and have “crazy amounts of money” is a close second. You could say that they go hand-in-hand. FUN FACT: Clayton can type out the first 101 numbers of Pi – from memory!
Hire Date 10/12/2015 – Clayton got his first job when he was 16, working in his grandfather’s sawmill. Not exactly the most common start for someone who wood later move into IT, but we at CAG are thrilled to our roots that he decided to branch out and leaf that life behind him. After logging countless hours on his personal machine, Clayton moved into the IT field. He started with just a few relatives but quickly became the go-to computer guy for his entire family tree. Even his old-fashioned grandfather saw the need for someone with his command of the information logging road we call “The Internet,” and gave him the okay to follow his passion! Clayton is a model IT technician. When we put him on a project, he never stops forest until he’s finished and is rarely completely stumped.
Cosme is from Mexico and has been around the car world since 2013. He really enjoys working with cars, and any Mercedes-Benz is his dream car! When he’s not at work, he likes to watch soccer–especially Cruz Azul, listen to Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, and watch scary movies. Cosme has three dogs, Wiston the corgi, Mimi the chihuahua, and Speicher the German Sheperd. Someday, Cosme would like to go to Rome.
Cruz is from Pharr, Texas and came to Mercedes-Benz of San Juan after he retired from being a firefighter. His favorite Mercedes-Benz is the AMG® GT 63 S. When he’s not at work, he likes to play golf, listen to Christian artists, plays hearts on his phone, watch movies like Independence Day, root for the Dallas Cowboys, and spend time with his family and their Boston Terrier, Cloe. On the weekends, Cruz loves to grab a bite to eat at Denny’s. His favorite trip was when he went camping in Oregon and really, he’d love to travel anywhere to get to know and see new places. FUN FACT: Cruz really loves to sing!
David is from Alamo, Texas. He was in the Army from 2006-2009. David’s been in the automotive world since 2011, all the while, he’s been working toward completing school for higher education. The E-Class is his favorite Mercedes-Benz and he’d recommend it to anyone. David enjoys hanging out with his friends and playing video games like GTA for fun. His favorite movie is Terminator 2, and he likes to listen to AFI, with his favorite song being Valkyrie Missile by Angels and Airwaves. David got to take his daughter on a wonderful trip to Disney World, and in the future, he’d love to travel to Norway to absorb the sights and immerse himself in their culture. His grandpa is his hero as he has been through the death of his wife and one of his children, but has still managed to smile all the same. David also has a great German shepard/boxer mix named Speicher.
David is from Harlingen, Texas and likes to spend his free time fishing. His favorite movie is The Three Amigos and he likes to play Madden on PlayStation. If you can’t tell from his photo, David is a big fan of the sports teams in Houston!
Hire Date 6/29/1992 – Debbie was born and raised in Texas. Debbie has been in the car business since 85′ and is grateful to have been with CAG since 92′. She loves getting to travel around and visit her son, who is a Master Sergeant in the US Airforce. He has been stationed in Germany, Italy, Hawaii, Guam, and Korea, so she has had some great trips while visiting him! Debbie enjoys all of the time she gets to spend with her 5 grandkids and has very happy memories of getting to watch her oldest grandson play baseball and watch him and his teammates grow up together. The one thing she is looking forward to more than anything, even more than her own retirement, is the retirement of her son from the Airforce, so that he can move back home.
Deyanira is from Edinburg, Texas and she’s been in the automotive industry since 2004. When she’s not working, she enjoys painting and trying to keep her two Boxers from destroying anything they find. Her favorite restaurant is Olive Garden, and someday, Deyanira would like to visit Hawaii for the amazing beaches there.
Hire Date 8/29/2016 – Dustin was born in San Antonio and lived in Pflugerville and Boerne growing up. In his spare time, he likes playing challenging or competitive video games and puzzles, and watching TV series online with his friends. He likes to tell people that his favorite movie is Spiderman 3, mainly because of the reaction it gets from his friend and fellow IT person, Walker. His favorite grocery aisle is… not. It’s Amazon Prime. One day, he would like to visit Germany and the Netherlands to enjoy the scenery.
Edgar likes to play basketball and roots for the Houston Rockets. He could eat Whataburger every day, and Jumper is his favorite movie. Edgar’s dream Mercedes-Benz is the GLC 63 S.
Enrique is a native of San Juan. He loves to listen to Manuel Bonilla play classical guitar, root for the 49ers, spend time with his family, and give some good pets to his yellow lab, Flake. Enrique is also a huge fan of Lee Jun-fan (Bruce Lee) for his amazing mastery of martial arts. He once went to vacation in Washington, and can’t wait for the day that he can travel over to Israel to explore its geography and learn more about the culture there. If he could own any Mercedes-Benz, he would absolutely get an E 63! FUN FACT: Enrique’s favorite video game is Namco’s Galaga–classic style!
Enrique grew up right around the corner in McAllen, Texas. He’s been around the car world since 2006 and would love to have a Mercedes-Benz G 63 in his garage someday. His biggest hero in life is his dad, and Enrique is very grateful that he gave him all the tools to be successful. When he’s not working, Enrique can be found knocking down pins at the bowling alley, trying out seafood restaurants, playing Xbox, watching the Washington Redskins play, and hanging out with his cocker spaniel, Jager. He’s a fan of Motley Crue and 80s pop rock, and especially Sean Connery as James Bond in Never Say Never Again. Enrique’s favorite vacation to date was in Cancun, and he can’t wait for the day he gets to visit Germany.
Eric is from Edinburg, Texas and he roots for the Dallas Cowboys. When he’s not working, Eric likes to go fishing or head out to the gun range. He also spends a good amount of time with his Doberman, Hunter.
Frank is from the RGV and has been in the automotive world since 2013. When he’s not working, he likes to hang out with his family, try all kinds of new foods, play Witcher 3 on his PS4, root for the Chicago Bulls, sit back to watch Taxi Driver, or listen to some music like Blink 182 or Johnny Cash. Frank’s grateful to his dad for always showing him a strong, hard-working mentality and a positive attitude! Going camping with his family was one of his fondest memories, and someday Frank hopes to visit Switzerland for the beautiful landscapes there. If he could choose any Mercedes-Benz, he’d get a 2019 G 63, blue with the saddle brown interior, and carbon-fiber trim.
Hire Date 2/17/1984 – Genny was born and raised in Austin, and after earning her degree in Finance and Spanish at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, she returned to Austin to work in investment banking. After two years, she decided to join the family business and has split her time between several of our dealerships. Genny enjoys spending time with her teddy bear of a husband, sweet baby James, and their three dogs. You might recognize her, she’s the girl jogging around the neighborhood, pushing a stroller with one hand and holding two dogs with the other. Her favorite things in life are James and Margot, who come to the dealership with her almost every day and love to smile at everyone that stops by their office to say hi.
Geo was born in Miami, raised in Honduras, and then made it right over here to McAllen. Geo is bilingual and enjoys working in the automotive industry as he has grown more since he’s been with Mercedes-Benz and is happy to be a part of the best brand out there! When’s he not working, Geo likes working out, playing soccer (go Barcelona!), and going to the theatre to see movies. If it didn’t interfere with his love of the gym and soccer, Geo would have Chipotle and Chick-fil-A every day. Geo also enjoys playing video games like FIFA, Mortal Kombat, and Dragon Ball FighterZ, and has an appreciation for the Matrix thanks to it being the movie that started special effects! His dream car is an E 63 S because it’s as elegant as it is fast. Geo’s been to Cancun and Playa del Carmen, and would like to visit Europe next. Geo looks up to his mom for always lending a smile, motivating him, and for being one of the most hardworking people he’s known thus far. He also looked up to his late father and wishes that he could enjoy one more dinner with him.
Gil is from Harlingen, Texas and he’s worked in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He decided to get into this industry because of both the challenges and the freedoms that the field offers. After so many years in the industry, he’s decided that his Mercedes-Benz dream car would definitely be the Unimog. When he’s not working, he likes family time, watching the Goonies, playing games on his Xbox One, and planning out his dream vacation to the Carribean beaches! Gil’s mom is his hero, as she persevered many hardships and never complained. If it was possible, he would love to share one more dinner with his grandfather.
Hector is from Monterrey, Mexico and he’s been working in the automotive field since 2008. He enjoys working for Mercedes-Benz of San Juan and would choose an E 63 as his dream car. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. When he’s not working, Hector loves to listen to Mexican music, eat Mexican food, take his German shepherd on walks, watch Spiderman, cheer for Club América, and play video games like Fifa. If he could take anyone to dinner, he’d take his wife and his mom.
Homer is from Texas and he loves to go bowling in his free time. He’s been around the automotive world since 2012, and the G 550 is by far his favorite Mercedes-Benz. He could eat pizza and listen to Led Zeppelin every day. He’s also a Trekkie, a huge fan of the song “Slippin’ into Darkness”, and he roots for the 49ers when it comes to football. Homer’s favorite vacation to date was the time he went to Mexico City, and Mexico, but he’d like to travel out to California to see the majority of his family. If he could invite anyone to dinner, he would choose his aunt Dora Pena, as she was always his favorite and he would love to talk to her once more.
Meet Beto, aka Mercedes-Benz of San Juan’s Big Teddy Bear. He’s from right up the road in Mission, Texas and has been in the automotive world since 2003. Always having been a car enthusiast and a people person, Beto started out in sales and made his way up to finance. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, playing Madden on his Xbox, going to family barbeques, cheering for the Dallas Cowboys, listening to all kinds of music, and going on vacations. His favorite vacation so far was to Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, and Beto hopes to visit Italy next to learn a thing or two about the Italian sports cars and factories. Beto has been influenced in his day to day work from his hardworking mother. She was a single parent who raised five kids and always worked hard to make sure her family had everything they needed. FUN FACT: Beto’s dream car is an E 63!
Isaiah was born and raised in Pharr and currently resides in Edinburg, Texas. He’s been in automotive internet sales since 2008 and he really enjoys what he does! When he’s not working, Isaiah likes to try new foods, cook and bbq, go hunting, fishing, kayaking, and some gardening, too. The last gaming system that Isaiah rocked was the SEGA Genesis, back when he had no bills! He also really enjoys being active and does all kinds of activities like cycling, running marathons, obstacle course runs, Crossfit, and is looking forward to triathlons and ultra races. One day, Isaiah would like to travel to Australia to see the wildlife, the scenery, and try driving on the other side of the road! He’s also extremely grateful for his mom. She is and will always be his hero. Her faith has always driven them and shown him better outcomes than he could have imagined. She is a big reason why he pushes himself to always become better and strive to work for what’s beyond his sight. Isaiah and his wife have a wonderful miniature schnauzer named Penny.
Israel is from Weslaco, Texas and has been in the automotive world since 2010. He likes to go camping and fishing, and he travels when he has the time. Israel also has all kinds of pets and claims that there are just too many to list!
Ivan was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico and raised in Pharr, Texas. Before getting into the automotive industry in 2008, he worked in the medical field. Ivan loves BBQ and enjoys grilling as much as possible outside of work. His favorite movie is Halloween and he roots for the Greenbay Packers. Ivan also has 5 cats! Four of them are inside cats only, October, Butters, Spike, and Tigger, and one outside cat, Garfield.
Hire Date 7/4/2016 – Jackie was born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois. She has a chihuahua mix and golden retriever puppy that take up most of her time on the weekends. In her free time, Jackie enjoys sudoku, hiking, watching movies, and anything to do with dogs!
Hire Date 06/01/2010 – Jackie was born in California where she soon ended her west coast fun to be in Texas. She has a dog named Bandit that she likes to take on walks. She enjoys the produce section at the grocery store and going to local pubs and farmers markets! If she won the lottery she would give Sheri money and pay off all of her expenses. She hates doing laundry but enjoys beef fajitas and her step dad’s home cooking. She aspires to one day visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame in North Carolina. With Jackie’s good looks, she often gets mistaken for Popeye’s girlfriend, Olive Oyl. She found her place at Mercedes-Benz by the fabulous Craigslist and has gone uphill from there! She enjoys football, hanging with friends and is a HUGE NASCAR FAN! Quote by Jackie: “Joy is contagious. Hang around joyful people and there’s every chance you’ll catch it.”
Jaime is originally from Yakima, Washington and he moved to McAllen, Texas in 2005–which is also when he got into the automotive industry. There’s a good chance you’d find Jaime listening to Don’t Look Back by Boston, rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, or watching his favorite movie, Shawshank Redemption with Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins. Jaime enjoys vacations in Cancun, and overall, loves to spend as much time as possible with his family.
Javier is from Alamo, TX. He had always liked working on cars when he was younger, and came to work at Mercedes-Benz of San Juan right out of college in 2015. Javi’s a metal head and you can hear Trivium or Metallica playing through his speakers! In his free time, Javi likes to devote his time and energy to his son, watching anime with his wife, spending time around his three dogs, Rex, Sadie, and Kurama, eating tacos, and playing video games on his Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Current pick: Red Dead Redemption. Javi also is a huge fan of Batman, his hero in fact, and he’s seen Batman the Dark Knight Trilogy too many times. Six Flags in San Antonio is one of his favorite destinations, and one day, he hopes that he can travel to Japan with his family. Family is a very big part of his life, and if he could, he’d invite his late father to dinner for one last meal together. FUN FACT: Javi’s dream car is a blue C 63 S.
Jeffrey is from Edinburg, TX and has enjoyed working on cars for over 20 years. When he’s not at work, Jeffrey likes to spend time with his family, root for the Houston, Texans, and enjoy some prime rib. His favorite movie is Tremors and his dream car is a 4×4 Sprinter!
Jessica is from Hidalgo, Texas. She started in automotive sales in 2019, but had been in sales for over 6 years prior to getting into the automotive industry. She decided to take on this opportunity by being female and getting into a male-dominated environment to show her son that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. When she’s not at work, she loves to spend quality time with her son whether they are spending a day by the pool, enjoying family barbecues, taking spontaneous trips to San Antonio, or even just short trips down the road to Starbucks. One day, she would like to take her son to Venice, Italy to experience such a loving city and show her son the world. Jessica loves to listen to Jason Aldean, go out for meals at Buffalo Wild Wings, spend time reading, and also likes to cheer for the Dallas Cowboys. If she could have any Mercedes-Benz, she’d absolutely go for the G 63. FUN FACT: Jessica comes from a family of coaches and teachers. She is pretty athletic and says that it was really fun to show off her basketball skills while seeing the surprised reactions of her co-workers as she was beating them on the courts!
Hire Date 6/28/1993 – Jennifer was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, but it wasn’t long until she moved to the great state of Texas! She moved to the Austin area her freshman year of high school in her glory days where she was an undercover basketball star. She now resides in Pflugerville, Texas with her husband Keith, daughter Briana, son Keanu and her two interesting cats. In her spare time, she likes to cook and spend time with family. She also likes daydreaming about John Travolta, and one day meeting John Bon Jovi. She loves Italian food and hopes to one day travel to Italy. Her favorite aisle at the grocery store is the produce section and she has a love for chili peppers. Her favorite time of year is Autumn. Although Jennifer and her kids attended the same high school, they still think she’s the coolest mom ever. Aside from her curly red hair and an unmistakable laugh, she has other great assets that contribute to making CAG the company it is today.
Hire Date 7/3/2019 – Jesse is from Palmview, Texas and he gets a kick out of fixing computers, phones, and tablets in his spare time. He also enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music like Nickelback or Mariya Takeuchi, playing video games like Apex Legends on his Xbox One, biking and weight training, playing board games, and cheering for Monterrey’s soccer team. His favorite movie is definitely Interstellar, simply because Murph let him go. If he could, Jesse would eat the tacos and baked potatoes from Taco Rico every day. One day, Jesse plans to travel to Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines for some true Asian cuisine and culture!
Joanna is from Alamo, Texas and has worked in the automotive industry for over 10 years. Whenever she’s away from work, Joanna likes to spend her time with her family, dancing, watching movies, going to the beach, and going shopping. Joanna enjoys watching movies and would recommend The Illusionist, Time Traveler’s Wife, and a Walk to Remember. She could listen to Romeo Santos every day, and the meals that her mom cooks are the best she’s ever had, from her posole, tamales, and carne guisada, to mole…. just all of it! YUM! If it was possible, Joanna would wish that she could meet her maternal grandparents. They passed before she was born, and from the stories she’s heard about them, she wishes that she could have met them to hear them tell her the stories about their times. Joanna has three loving pets! A cat, Snowball, a husky/labrador mix named Ginger, and chihuahua, Nena.
Joe is from McAllen, Texas. He got into the automotive industry in January 2012 thanks to a friend and he quickly transitioned from a member of the customer care center to a member of the sales team. When he’s not working, Joe loves to do anything outdoors, from biking, swimming, and hiking trails, to playing on a softball team with his friends. One day, Joe would like to travel to Western Europe as he’s a huge Real Madrid fan and he would love to watch some European soccer league games. He’d also enjoy seeing Germany, so he can check out where the best vehicle in the world is made! Speaking of the best vehicles, Joe’s dream car is a Mercedes-Benz E 63 Coupe S. If he could invite anyone to dinner, he’d invite everyone in his circle from his family and friends, to his co-workers, as well! #happytobehere
Joe’s a native of Harlingen, Texas and has been in automotive sales for over 30 years. He knew he wanted to exceed in life and be a good provider for his wife and children, and that automotive sales was just the calling for him. Joe loves to spend his time traveling with his wife, hanging out with his family, which also includes his two dogs, Dior the Pomeranian and Bella the Yorkie. Pacman was his favorite video game and the classic western Tombstone is by far, his favorite film. Joe’s a big fan of the Eagles, and some of his top artists include Don Henley, Carlos Santana, and Paul McCartney. In his near future, Joe would love to travel through the United States and see all of the beautiful country while visiting each state.
Jordan is from McAllen, TX and will tell you that getting to work for Mercedes-Benz was a dream come true. He had always wanted to get into the automotive industry, and when the opportunity arose in 2011, he was ready! Jordan would recommend that anyone check out House Wine, a local restaurant in McAllen with delicious steaks. Jordan is a family man. He has unconditional love for his wife and his three children. Jordan’s wife is also his hero, and for an amazing reason. Just two months into their marriage, his wife was diagnosed with brain cancer. She went through two brain surgeries, chemo and radiation, never complained, and always managed to keep a smile on her face. She is the glue that holds their marriage and family together, and he’s a better man with her at his side. Jordan wishes that he could share one more meal with his late grandfather so he could meet Jordan’s family now. When he’s not working, Jordan can be found hanging out with his family and their pug, Mona Lisa, playing sports, hunting, watching John Wick, rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, or playing some games on his Xbox One. He also enjoys getting out to travel. He and his wife spent their honeymoon in Cozumel, and he’d love to go Alaska someday for the beautiful scenery. FUN FACT: Jordan’s dream car is a black series SLS.
Jose is from San Juan, Texas and has been with Mercedes-Benz of San Juan since 2017. When he’s not at work, he really enjoys playing basketball with his friends, rooting for the Green Bay Packers, and playing Fifa on his PS4. Jose’s favorite trip was to Villa de Santiago, in Monterrey, Mexico, where it was beautiful and relaxing. At home, Jose has four cats–one yellow, and three greys.
Josh is from Mission, Texas and has been in the automotive world since 2011. Since he’s been with Mercedes-Benz, he’s become bevy fond of the AMG® GT 63 S! HOne day, Josh would love to travel to Greece, as he’s always loved to learn about Greek culture and hopes to learn even more. Josh is a big sports fan and you can find him rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, and the Texas Rangers!
Hire Date 2/17/1984 – Left. When she is not making gray skies blue, Joy enjoys enjoying herself. She is a talented dog-whisperer, an avid cyclist, and a sought-after companion. She is chatty too and enjoys a good crossword puzzle or a late evening walk on the Lions Municipal Golf Course with her two puppies, Ellie and Charlie. As one half of the team that joined the Continental Automotive Group on February 17, 1984, Joy has quite a few years of automotive industry know-how.
Hire Date 9/4/2019 – Juan is from Mission, Texas and he’s been in the automotive world for over 7 years. His dream Mercedes-Benz is the S 63 Coupe! In his free time, Juan enjoys playing basketball with friends and co-workers, listening to ’80s rock bands, rooting for the Lakers and the Cowboys, and spending time with his family. He loves to take his family out for pasta–they are all very fond of Olive Garden! One day, Juan would like to take his wife and kids over to Europe where they can explore and have fresh pasta, too! He likes to travel with his family and one of their favorite spots is Cancun, Mexico where they can’t get enough of the sun and sand. FUN FACT: Juan also really likes watching any kind of live sporting event.
Juan moved to Texas from North Carolina. He loves to find great restaurants for perfectly made sushi, and his favorite vacation spot is Las Vegas! He also really enjoys spending time with his sweet German Sheperd, Daisy. You can also find Juan rooting for the Dallas Cowboys any day of the week.
Juan is from Edinburg, Texas but was raised in Mission. He was originally interested in the automotive industry because he loves cars and the technology that they offer, and has been a part of the team now since January 2015. When he’s not working, Juan likes to hang out with his kids and take them to fun places to create memories. He got to take his kids to Disney, especially since he never went as a child, so now he really got to enjoy it with his kids at the same time. He’s his own hero because no matter how many times in life he gets knocked down, he always comes back up and shows that anything is possible when you set your mind to it. Juan now owns his Mercedes-Benz dream car, a white G Wagon! He also finds the time to root for the New England Patriots and play video games across all systems, with Xbox being his favorite, and PUBG being his favorite game. If Juan could invite anyone to dinner, he’d invite everyone that he could because he’d never know when the last time he’d get to see them would be. Someday, Juan would like to go to Dubai as everything about it draws his attention.
Julio is from Harlingen, Texas and loves working with vehicles. He’s been in the automotive world since 2011, and finds the customer service aspect of his duties extremely fulfilling. Since he’s been with Mercedes-Benz, his dream car is the AMG® G Wagon. Julio loves going out to eat, listening to The Police, rooting for the Buffalo Bills, and watching movies–especially the Rocky series. One day, Julio would like to go to Europe to study their history, people, and ways of living.
Hire Date 6/6/2017 – Karl grew up just outside of Cape Cod, MA. He played hockey growing up, which eventually allowed him to play on travel teams in Upstate New York and Minnesota. After this, he attended the University of Massachusetts Boston where he studied English and Media Communications. While attending school he became interested in video production and began directing his university’s athletics broadcast. As his passion for video production grew, so did his love for travel. He graduated in spring of 2016 and backpacked around Europe before returning with a plan to move to Texas to become a videographer. He and his fiancée Catherine traveled south, where they eventually adopted their pit bull named Lola. His love for hockey still sticks with him as he coaches children on his days off.
Hire Date 7/27/2015 – The name Kegan is of Celtic origin, meaning small and fiery. Props to Mom on that one; she nailed it. Kegan spent his childhood destroying other children in Taekwondo, rebelling against his parents in an angsty teenage skater phase, and somehow simultaneously as an avid member of the stereotypical ‘nerd’ groups, such as Robotic Design, NHS, and Band Leadership. Over the years, he has taught himself the trumpet and guitar. “There is something to be heard in the spaces between spaces…” he said when asked about his love for music. “It’s the reason that music can seem reminiscent in nature to someone, even if they’ve never heard it before.”
Hire Date 12/17/2018 – Madeline was born and raised in Austin. In her free time, she likes to read, swim, watch movies, and spend time with her two dogs, Louis the Shih Tzu and Poodle mix, and Kate the Shih Tzu mutt! She’s proud to be part of the graduating class of 2019 from A&M, gaining her degree in Human Resources Development. One day, she would love to get out and visit Greece, because it’s a beautiful place, with beautiful food!
Hire Date 8/1/2019 – Marco is from Mission, Texas and currently resides in Pharr. He’s been in the automotive world for over 10 years and uses his limitless supply of energy and his friendly conversational drive on a daily basis. When he’s not working, Marco loves to spend time with his wife and daughter. As a family, they spent a few weeks in Colorado and his daughter fell in love. They did everything from rafting, hiking, and horseback riding, to shopping and relaxing, and it’s a time that they will never forget. Next on their list? Spain, for the culture and food! Marco’s favorite Mercedes-Benz is the E 63 Estate, his favorite sports team is the Houston Astros, his favorite movie is The Usual Suspects, and his favorite song is he and his wife’s wedding song, “You Won’t Ever Be Lonely” by Andy Griggs. If he could have dinner with anyone, he’d choose Gene Wilder, as he’d love to peer into Mr. Wilder’s mind and be blown away by the funniest man around.
Marco is from Pharr, Texas and has been in the automotive industry since 2001. When he’s not at work, he loves to spend time with his family, listen to bands like Van Halen, eat Mexican food, and root for the Dallas Cowboys. Marco’s favorite song is Summer Nights and he loves to vacation in Mexico.
Marco is from McAllen, Texas and has been in the automotive sales industry for over 20 years. He found it fitting because he truly loves meeting and talking to people while building relationships with them. The day to day challenge of being in sales and the successful reward that comes along with doing a good job, continually makes it worthwhile for him. If he could own Mercedes-Benz, Marco would choose an AMG® G 63. In his free time, Marco likes to go fishing and hunting, listen to George Strait, grab a bite to eat at Pappadeaux, listen to Marina Del Rey, watch movies like The Godfather, and root for the Dallas Cowboys. Marco also enjoys traveling and loves to vacation in Mexico, but he also hopes to visit Rome, Italy, and Vatican City. Marco’s late father was his mentor for life. He taught him to always give it his all, have a strong work ethic, and that getting what you want in life means working hard to earn it.
Mark is from Pharr, Texas and he roots for the Dallas Cowboys. He enjoys finding new music to listen to and is currently digging tracks by an artist that goes by NF. In his free time, Mark likes to play RPG video games on his PS4, and watch movies from horror films like Silent Hill to dramatic and upbeat films like Bohemian Rhapsody. At home, Mark has two awesome dogs, Lucas and Shorty. Someday, Mark would really enjoy traveling outside of the US. He can’t wait to do more sight-seeing all over the world.
Melissa has been in the automotive industry since 2000, and has always been with Mercedes-Benz! She could listen to Luke Combs all day long, and you can find her rooting for the Denver Broncos. Melissa also loves dogs and has had many special ones in her life.
Hire Date 2/11/2019 – Meredith was born and raised in Houston, Texas. When it came time to choose a college there was only one option in Meredith’s eyes…UT! She is now a proud alumnus from the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated with a Bachelors in Radio-Television-Film. Her long-term goal is to produce feature-length films or TV shows. In her free time, she loves helping friends with film projects, hiking, traveling, discovering new eateries, and listening to music. Meredith is very excited to meet everyone and be a part of the CAG family!
Miguel came to Mercedes-Benz of San Juan from having worked in the cell phone industry. He knew he enjoyed being in sales, but was ready to work with an industry that he was truly interested in… fast cars and the Mercedes-Benz brand! Someday in the future, he hopes to own either an AMG® GT or a C 63 S Coupe in brilliant blue with a pepper red interior! Whenever he’s away from work, Miguel enjoys cheering for the Dallas Cowboys, and spending time with his wonderfully supportive girlfriend and his two French bulldogs, Meeko and Fendi. Miguel is most thankful for his parents. Between their sacrifices, advice, and continual support and encouragement, he thanks them often for shaping him into the man he is today. Miguel is also looking forward to scratching the Maldives off his bucket list sometime. He wants to take a trip there to get away from the fast-paced daily life and truly enjoy some relaxation.
Momo is from McAllen, Texas and he’s been in the automotive world since 2005. When he’s not at work, Momo loves to barbecue, cook meals, play Call of Duty on his PSP and Xbox, root for the Dallas Cowboys, go hunting, and enjoy vacations. His favorite vacations were to Orlando and to Germany, and he has Rome, Paris, and Spain next up on the list. Momo loves to spend time with wife, Rocio, and his mom and dad are his heroes for always being there for him. Momo loves being at Mercedes-Benz of San Juan and everything that it has taught him along the way.
Hire Date 9/24/2019 – Nef is from Harlingen, Texas and he’s been a technician since 2010. In his free time, Nef enjoys playing video games like Battlefield on his Xbox One. He can’t wait for the new Call of Duty to come out, too! Nef also spends a lot of time with his son and daughters. They love to hang out and watch movies together. Someday, Nef would like to go exploring in a jungle, possibly in Nicaragua, so that he may be surrounded by all kinds of healthy, vegetative plant life!
Noe is from Penitas, Texas. He enjoys working with cars, and his dream Mercedes-Benz is an AMG® GT 63 S. When he’s not working, he likes to hang out and play with his German Shepherd, Max.
Hire Date 5/16/2000 – Noelia is a Virgo, so she doesn’t lie and she doesn’t embellish. A consummate accountant, she is from Robstown, Texas, graduated from Texas State. She works out regularly and describes her style as straightforward. She takes the TV show Ghost Whisperer quite seriously and is overcoming an unfounded fear of non-physical spirits.
Oliver is from McAllen, Texas and got into the car business in 2014 after a good friend of his introduced him to this world. He’s recently a pretty big fan of the Mercedes-Benz A 220! When he’s not working, he loves to ride his sport motorcycle, cook, and listen to all kinds of music from rock to country to jazz. Oliver roots for the Texas Tech football team, as he lived in Lubbock for several years, and his daughter resides there now, too. He has five wonderful pets: a pair of parakeets, a parrot named Paco, an outdoor tabby cat named Misifu, and–the love of his life–his Shihtzu, Pimpoyo. Oliver loves Mexican food and got to enjoy a lot of great dishes when he visited Cancun. One day, he’d like to go to Greece for all of the interesting cultures there.
Priscilla is from Pharr, Texas and has been in the automotive world for over 20 years. When she’s not at work, she likes to hang out with her husband, cheer for the Dallas Cowboys, and watch movies like You Got Mail. Her favorite music is made by 4 Non Blondes. Priscilla would recommend grabbing a bite to eat at Peter Piper Pizza!
Rachel is local to San Juan and has been in the automotive field since 2012. All of that time has been spent with Mercedes-Benz as she was drawn to its fitting slogan, “The best or nothing.” When she’s not at work, Rachel enjoys hanging out with her friends in her backyard pool and walking her sweet pups, Lola a Yorkie, and Gio a Yorkie-Shih Tzu mix. Rachel’s mom is her hero for doing such an amazing job at raising Raquel and her siblings. She always displayed all of the best principles of being a great human being, and Rachel is who she is today because of her. Rachel also enjoys going to the beach and her favorite trip to a beach was in Akumal, Riviera Maya, Mexico. She would highly recommend that anyone go there, and don’t forget to see the ruins there, as well!
Hire Date 10/1/2019 – Bio Coming Soon!
Rebecca is from McAllen, Texas. She’s been in the automotive industry since 2018, and the GLE 400 is her perfect mom-car SUV. She loves beaches–pretty much all of them! She would love to visit every beach that the world has to offer, and highly recommends visiting Los Cabos. While Rebecca loves beaches, she ultimately enjoys traveling to eat. She’s quite the adventurous foodie and loves to try new foods of all kinds of cultures. She falls in love with the style of preparation from all the different cultures. Rebecca’s mom is her hero for constantly showing her the definition of a hard worker. She also has a beautiful mixed dog named Faith, who sleeps a lot, loves people, and always wants attention. Her favorite band is the Foo Fighters and her favorite movie is When Harry Met Sally. Rebecca also plays games on her Xbox or Nintendo Switch, and you’ll find her playing the Legend of Zelda Trilogies. FUN FACT: Rebecca used to work on a horse farm and used to teach children how to horseback ride. One day, she miraculously survived a horse kick to the head, and lives each day taking in how amazing life is!
Hire Date 7/25/2016 – Rebecca was born in Houston, TX and raised in Bloomington, IN. Go Hoosiers! She graduated from the University of Evansville with her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management in 2014. She made it back to Texas that year and does not plan on leaving anytime soon. As a result of growing up playing basketball, volleyball, and softball, Rebecca is naturally competitive and driven in the workplace. She adds an additional enthusiasm to the Macho Marketing team and is incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about social media practices. Rebecca is also the provider of endless belly rubs to her brother-and-sister family adopted dogs, Kenny and Chesney.
Remi is from Harlingen, Texas and he’s been in the automotive industry since 2001. He went on an amazing trip to Germany through Mercedes-Benz’s Master Guild Recognition Program, where he got to see the Mercedes-Benz Museum and even spend some time at Santis of the Swiss Alps in Switzerland. Remi is a huge fan of the Petronas AMG® Formula 1 racing team. FUN FACT: Remi’s favorite movie is The Outlaw Josey Wales, starring Clint Eastwood.
Hire Date 10/7/2019 – Bio Coming Soon!
Ricardo is from Monterrey, Nuevo León and has been in Mission, Texas since 2004. Shortly after moving to Mission, he got into the automotive industry and never looked back! When he’s not working, he likes to go mountain biking, barbecue outdoors, and listen to Frank Sinatra. If he could invite anyone to dinner, he’d invite his entire family! Ricardo’s favorite movie is Guardians of the Galaxy, his favorite song is I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues, and he always cheers for the Tigres soccer team!
Rolando is from San Juan. His dream car is the ‘80s era Mercedes-Benz AMG® Hammer. When he’s not working, Rolando enjoys spending time with his fiancée and their four boys at the park.
Rudy is from McAllen, Texas and he’s been in the automotive world since 2012. He listens to all kinds of music and roots for the Denver Broncos. Rudy spends time going on walks and playing with toys with his Labrador Retriever, Bear. If it was possible, Rudy would love to have one more dinner with his late grandfather so he could see him again.
Sam is a skilled Master Technician.
Sam is from El Campo, TX and has been in the automotive world since 1999, though he didn’t reach out to this world on his own. He had walked into a dealership and was then recruited by a former student from Texas A&M, who happened to be the owner of the dealership. Long story short, with the challenge of something new, and the feeling of helping others enhance their lives, Sam was hooked. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, watching movies, enjoying meals together, reading, playing Fortnite on Xbox One, and watching any and all sports–especially to do with Texas A&M! Whoop! Sam is quite the family man. His dad is his ultimate hero in life, and he’s thankful for his dad adopting him when he was just two years old, while always leading him by example. If Sam could invite anyone to dinner, he’d invite his grandmother. She passed away in 2006, and he would have loved for her to meet his wife and his son. Sam and his family have seen snow and the Rocky statue in Philadelphia, and they hope to go to Hawaii’s beaches someday soon. FUN FACT: Sam’s dream Mercedes-Benz is a 2019 E 63!
Sam is a big fan of Formula 1 racing. His favorite is the Mercedes-AMG® Petronas team with Lewis Hamilton and he’d love to see a race. Sam is also a team player and he always enjoys sharing a laugh with his coworkers.
Sebastian is from McAllen, Texas. When he’s not working, you’ll most likely find him playing soccer, watching movies like Kung Fu Hustle, or listening to Coldplay. Sebastian’s dream Mercedes-Benz is an S 63!
Hire Date 7/23/2013 – Shelby likes cars, cameras, and chameleons.
Hire Date 2/14/1989 – Our one-of-a-kind HR gal was born in Arkansas but got to Texas as quick as she could! Sheri has two wonderful daughters, four adorable granddaughters, 2 grand-dogs, and 1 crazy cat, Fred. If she could live anywhere, it would be along a coastline so that she could relax on the beach with her feet in the sand. Sheri offices out of our flagship store and says her dream car is a convertible. With over 700 employees group-wide now, Sheri’s a busy girl but never too busy to keep our CAG crew cared for; it’s what she does best!
Hire Date 4/8/2016 – Sunny was born and raised in New Orleans and moved to Austin after Hurricane Katrina. He says his favorite part about Austin is the lakes. In his spare time, he likes spending time with his son Everest. He also enjoys basketball, and the Spurs are his favorite team. The New Orleans Saints, of course, are his favorite football team.
“My idea of a great customer experience means utilizing the “Platinum Rule.” It means treating our clients how THEY want to be treated.”
Hire Date 1/14/2003 – Suzette grew-up in a once little town near Austin, Texas called Dripping Springs. She started working for the Continental Automotive Group at the age of 17 as a receptionist where she met her husband, Andrew Burrow. From receptionist, she then bounced around CAG, and today she works as the Marketing Director for all of CAG! If you can’t get enough of her from the informative videos on the web, then you can often find her at Matt’s El Rancho, her favorite Mexican food restaurant.
Hire Date 5/15/2004 – “I really hope that isn’t Karma related…”
Tom is from Zapata, Texas. His parents told him that he could never work on cars, and so that’s exactly what he set out to do. Tom’s been a successful technician now since 2010! When he’s not working, Tom enjoys skateboarding, riding waves on his bodyboard, playing some Mario All-Stars on Super Nintendo, or attending concerts. His favorite band is The Beatles and his favorite concert venue is the Austin 360 Amphitheater. Tom once went on a cruise to Jamaica, Cozumel, and the Cayman Islands, and he can’t wait to make a trip to Fiji someday, to see if the water tastes the same as the bottled ones do. He’d really love a Sprinter van for the most idyllic road trips and camping excursions. Tom also enjoys watching the Petronas-AMG® races, quoting scenes from Aladdin, belting out the lyrics to Sublime’s Santeria, and he’d absolutely love to hang out with Willie Nelson. FUN FACT: Tom was Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2006!
Hire Date 8/29/2019 – Bio Coming Soon!
Hire Date 3/25/2013 – Walker, often referred to as the Golden Child, was born in Austin, but grew up in a town called Boerne, just outside of San Antonio. He moved back to Austin to be close to his cousin. That worked out pretty well for him, as it was his cousin that recommended him for the position due to their mutual love of things with engines. Walker was recently adopted by a needy little kitten that keeps him on his toes. If he could, he’d love to make a trip back to Japan to visit friends. It might be a little easier for him to take a trip to Canada though, as Walker is legally a United States and Canadian citizen.
Wendy is from Edinburg, Texas. She was raised in Mexico, and that’s where she first started in the automotive world. In 2000, she used to work for a dealership after school, where she was able to work for the service department as a secretary. Her family also owned a mechanic shop that she would visit frequently, and that later led to her finding a place with Mercedes-Benz of San Juan. She would recommend taking a trip to Los Cabos, and one day, Wendy would like to travel all across Europe to see it’s amazing architecture. Wendy loves to dance, cheer for the Mexico soccer team, Los Rayados del Monterrey, and enjoys home-cooked meals from her mom like mole! Her mom is her biggest hero in life, too. She is always positive and full of radiant energy. Wendy has two female pets, a cat named Super, and a dog named Melody. FUN FACT: Wendy is a twin! She has a twin brother.
Hire Date 7/18/1981 – William B. is an Austin recreationalist: an avid cyclist, triathlete, competitive skier, and outdoorsman who enjoys all the air, land, and water that Austin has to offer. These activities have made William B. more in tune with local environmental issues, and in his construction and development focus at the Continental Automotive Group, William B. brings with him a strong commitment to preserving Austin’s natural beauty. William B. grew up in west Austin and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin.
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