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  • Andy Boynton
    General Manager

    Hire Date 3/2/2015 - Andy Boynton is a native Texan, born in Houston. He could identify the make and model of any car on the road before he was 10 years old. Andy attended Texas A&M and while there he began his automotive and management career at Auto Zone. His years at Auto Zone gave him valuable insight about parts and service that serve him well today. Andy has been a Sales Manager/Director for more than 15 years. Andy has two sons and you guessed it-they can also name all of the cars on the road! In his free time, Andy enjoys spending time with his sons and working on old cars.

  • Desirae Acosta
    Accounts Payable

    Hire Date 10/18/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Julio Alfaro III

    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. 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.

  • Joanna Alvarez
    Loaner Department

    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.

  • Ana Angel
    Sales Coordinator - Top Gun 2016

    Hire Date 4/6/2015 - Ana is a smart young lady who graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelors in Food Service Management and an Associates in Baking and Pastry Arts. Ana and her furbaby Sami have traveled up and down the East Coast but their hearts are deep in the heart of Texas! You can find Ana by the sparkle in her eyes or pretty much anywhere on her. Ana was proud to announce the arrival of her first born son on July 1st, 2016. She welcomed her sweet baby boy, Andrew Angel.. look out world!

  • Marcos Anzaldua
    Express Technician Apprentice

    Hire Date 6/23/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Betzabe Arano

    Hire Date 9/29/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Robyn Arnecke
    Accounts Payable

    Hire Date 2/22/2021 - Robyn is a local Austinite. Her favorite thing about Austin is that it's her home, plus she loves the way that music is so important to the city. Music is a big part of Robyn's life: her favorite artists are Elton John and Talking Heads, she loves to attend live music events, she likes to play Rockband on her old Nintendo Wii, her favorite movie is School of Rock, and if she could hang out with anyone, she'd choose the star of that movie-Jack Black! Robyn was drawn to the automotive world thanks to the reliance that so many people have on vehicles. When she's not working, Robyn enjoys movie or board game nights with her friends. She also has a goal number of how many books she would like to read this year, so a lot of free time is spent diving into ink-ridden pages! Robyn was able to travel throughout Paris, London, and Amsterdam in Europe when she was younger and she loved every minute of it. One day, she'd like to head back over to see Italy and Greece to check out the ruins of those old civilizations. FUN FACT: Robyn is always down for a bite to eat from a good burger joint and has an awesome Great Dane named Bowser.

  • Lydia Arredondo
    Administrator/Service Assistant

    Lydia is from McAllen, Texas and she's been a part of the automotive industry since 2019. She loves to rock out to Bon Jovi and catch a bite to eat at Pappadeaux whenever possible. One day, Lydia would like to travel to Europe and see Real Madrid-her favorite soccer team-play a match. At home, Lydia enjoys spending time with her Schnauzer, Figo.

  • Hannah Ashley
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 5/10/2021 - Hannah is from Omaha, Nebraska. In her free time, she enjoys working out, watching movies, traveling, and spending time with friends. Hannah is well-traveled and would say that Ibiza and Paris were her favorite places to visit, with destinations like Brazil, London, and New York next on her list. Hannah roots for the Denver Broncos, is always down to watch the Joker, and gets her groove on listening to Riptide by Vance Joy. FUN FACT: Hannah is a certified personal trainer and is currently going to school to become a pilot!

  • Haley Blain
    Online Reputation

    Hire Date 1/27/2020 - Haley is from Denville, New Jersey and she was excited to start her automotive journey thanks to her parents who are both in the automotive world. Between working and attending school, Haley likes to enjoy hanging out with her sweet Tuxedo cat named Mittens, or Mitty for short, or spending some free time with her friends. Together, Haley and her friends love to go out to dinner and take photos in photogenic locations. In Austin, Haley is a big fan of how diverse and funky it is here. She especially loves how unique it is here and how it's not required to spend any money in order to have fun! While her dad is her hero for raising her, Ariana Grande is surely her idol. Haley even got to see Ariana on her Sweetener World Tour in Dallas, noting that it "was the most magical moment" of her life thus far. FUN FACT: Haley's dad and his sister were originally adopted from Kansas, however, his sister, Haley's aunt is originally from Mexico. Her aunt also married a man from Lebanon, so Haley has an extremely diverse family!

  • Jacki Blancas
    Billing Clerk - Top Gun 2011, Top Gun 2015, Top Gun 2020

    Hire Date 6/1/2009 - Jacki was born and raised in El Paso, TX. Looking for more adventure and opportunities, she officially began calling Austin home in 2004. Jacki now has 3 sons who keep her life very interesting and extremely busy, but she wouldn't have it any other way! In their spare time, they like to hang out with their "giant" Chihuahua mix, Marley (another boy), going to the greenbelt, hitting up music festivals, farmers markets, and exploring all that Austin has to offer. One day Jacki hopes to travel the world.

  • Jennifer Bottoms
    Lead Office Manager

    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.

  • Sherry Brock
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 7/8/2019 - Sherry was born in Houston and later spent 21 years out in Big Spring, the "Crossroads of West Texas". For nearly 30 years she's been doing title work and accounting. When she's not working, Sherry likes to spend time with her family, which includes 3 kids, all married, and 7 grandkids. She also likes to play mind games, like puzzles and word puzzles, and watch sports-especially if it's the Astros, Cowboys, or pro golfers, Tiger and Jason Day. Sherry is also a huge animal person. She currently has Ellie, a Cavachon (a mix of Cavalier King Charles spaniel and Bichon frise). Sherry suspects that Ellie may have more spaniel in her mix, as she's an extremely playful and energetic little dog!

  • Suzette Burrow
    Marketing Director

    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.

  • Lisa Bustos
    BDC Director

    Hire Date 7/24/2017 - Born and raised in San Antonio, Lisa arrived in Austin in May 2017. She has a BA in Organizational Communication and Sociology, and when she's not working, she enjoys being with her three dogs, attending film and music festivals, and spending time with family. Lisa is quite the adrenaline junkie, and someday she plans to run with the bulls in Spain! FUN FACT: Lisa was voted class clown in high school.

  • Emily Callahan
    Social Media Content Creator

    Hire Date 11/21/2020 - Emily is from Campbell, California. She loves taking photos, cooking, and could easily eat tacos every single day of the week! Emily's mom is her hero and she's thankful that she has shown her how to be strong in every way possible. As a sports fan, Emily cheers for the San Francisco Giants and the Portland Trailblazers. There are a lot of places she'd like to travel with her camera in hand, including Iceland, Thailand, and Greece. At home, Emily enjoys spending time with her two kittens, Willow and Marlon.

  • Benny Cantu Jr.
    Sales Consultant

    Hire Date 4/20/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Jennifer Carrizales
    Inventory Clerk

    Hire Date 6/14/2021 - Jennifer is an Army brat who originally comes from Fayetteville, North Carolina. She has been working with vehicle titles since 2013 and may have gotten into the field by luck, but she can say that she truly loves what she does! Jennifer loves watching movies, listening to 80s rock music while cooking, going out for a good Chinese food buffet, and planning a dream vacation to Hawaii - she can't wait to work on a really good tan! Her favorite movie is The Labyrinth, favorite song is Still Loving You by Scorpions, and her top band picks are Scorpions, Journey, and Stevie Nicks. Jennifer's hero is her grandmother. She is the one that everyone goes to for everything and she never judges, but will always tell you the truth. Jennifer loves the way she always finds a way to make those around her feel better, whether it's emotionally or physically. FUN FACT: Jennifer can't stand eating alone and prefers the company of others when it comes to delicious meals!

  • Jessica Castillo
    Finance Manager

    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!

  • Marco Cavazos
    Service Advisor - Top Gun 2020

    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.

  • Javi Chavero
    Technician - Top Gun 2020

    Javi is from Palmview, Texas and has been a technician since 2008. Anytime he's not at work, he's probably out hunting, fishing, taking trips to the beach, BBQing, or staying in to play a little Call of Duty. Pizza is by far his favorite food and Avengers: Endgame is his favorite movie. Javi enjoyed an excellent vacation in Cancun and says that visiting the famous shipwreck at Navagio Beach, Greece is the next travel destination! At home, Javi enjoys being happily greeted by his Doberman, Clover.

  • Ana Chavez
    Accounts Payable/Receivable - Top Gun 2012, Top Gun 2018, Top Gun 2020

    Hire Date 6/1/2009 - Ana is originally from California but has been living in Austin since 2007. She has a young daughter who is the light of her life. When she's off, her and her daughter spend quality time together and enjoy walking along the greenbelt and hiking. Ana loves chocolate and would eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner if she could!

  • Nio Clark
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 4/12/2021 - Nio is from Houston, and he is a big fan of the energy and the weather in Austin. He's looking forward to doing whatever he can to help clients make their dreams a reality. Anytime he's not working, Nio is likely writing and creating music for his artist persona, Nio Sevens. He's conquered a lot internally over the span of 2020 and is thankful to be able to see himself as his own hero these days. Nio never tires of eating meals like mac & cheese and salmon, listening to Kendrick Lamar, and playing Apex Legends on PS4. He wants to travel to Seattle one day, and believes that the '08 Phoenix Suns were the best of the best when it comes down to sports teams. Overall, energy is everything to Nio, and he always wants to give out energy at the same level of what he expects in return-reciprocity is mandatory in life.

  • Wylane Clark
    Accounts Payable - Top Gun 2011, Top Gun 2019

    Hire Date 11/27/1996 - Wylane was born in Casa Grande, Arizona. She grew up with a loving family, which is one reason she is such a loving and wonderful person; she misses her family tremendously. She has been married for 44 years to the same delightful man, Ricky. Together they produced two fine daughters who have grown into beautiful loving mothers. Her whole family has a "God and faith-based life."Wylane's perfect weekend would be to be a "Biker Babe" and ride to the Grand Canyon. She is in awe of the views and feels totally humbled by the grandness of the canyon. Wylane moved to Austin in 1997, applied to the Continental Automotive Group, and was immediately hired. It has been a perfect fit; she loves life here, and we are very lucky to have her as a part of our family. When she retires, she wants a Welsh Corgi and wants to do nothing but needlework and cook for her family.

  • Debbie Clifton
    Payroll Specialist

    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.

  • Yvonne Cortinas
    Accounts Payable

    Hire Date 11/16/2020 - Yvonne is a born and raised Austinite. She loves traveling and has been to nearly half of the US for comic cons and plain fun! She visits NYC every year to visit friends and check out more areas around the city that she didn't see the time before. Apart from getting to see the rest of the United States, Yvonne would also like to visit Japan and experience the culture there. Yvonne is a big fan of the original Pink Power Ranger and Wonder Woman for how they express girl power and positivity - true heroes. She spends her free time watching WWE, comedy and horror films, enjoying a bowl of fresh fruit with lemon lime salt or a great meal at Red Lobster, and hanging out with her two chihuahuas - Rudy and Bronx. FUN FACT: Yvonne is a true comic con aficionado. She has worked alongside talent agents and celebrities at these events including various members from Power Rangers, Wrestlers, Star Trek, Star Wars, voice actors, and many more!

  • Jonathan Cruz Jaimes
    Inventory Clerk

    Hire Date 6/10/2021 - Jonathan is an Austinite who enjoys kicking it with Simba, his Shar Pei/lab mix. His favorite place to get a meal in Austin is hands-down, Sway, a Thai restaurant that should definitely be on your list to check out if you haven't tried it yet. Most of the traveling that Jonathan's done has been to see family, however he really enjoyed a trip to Colorado Springs where he vacationed for the sake of taking a vacation. One day, he hopes to add Los Angeles and New York to the list, with the main motivation being art - per movies and museums! In his free time, Jonathan likes to play video games on his PC and Xbox, and his favorite movie is Mad Max Fury Road.

  • Josh De Ford
    Graphic Designer

    Hire Date 6/1/2021 - Josh is from Kingman, Arizona, and proudly roots for the Arizona Coyotes. If Josh's not doing graphic design projects on the side for fun, you can likely spot him at a hockey game, hiking, listening to podcasts, or testing out a new camera lens. While he doesn't play any video games, he'll admit that Flappy Bird was boss. Josh enjoys long walks to the kitchen to happily devour pasta dinners, seafood, and sushi. His favorite song is anything and everything that's sung by Niall Horan. FUN FACT: Josh grew up in Calgary, Canada. Don't be alarmed if you happen to hear him drop an "eh" every once in a while!

  • Alejandro De La Cruz

    Alex is from Edinburg, Texas. He enjoys working on project cars and playing video games like Apex Legends on PS4 to unwind. He is always down to grab a bite to eat from Texas Roadhouse, and his favorite vacation he ever went on was to Bricktown (Oklahoma City, OK).

  • Adrian Diaz
    Sales Consultant

    Adrian is from Mission, Texas and has been a part of the car scene since 2016. His dream car is the Audi A5-which he happily owns! Adrian enjoys playing golf, attending concerts, finding great steak houses, listening to FKJ, watching soccer games, and hanging out with his English bulldog, Bodo, in his free time. He loved vacationing in Cancun, Mexico and he is currently day-dreaming about making a trip to Germany. Wolf of Wall Street is his favorite movie, Drops of Jupiter is his favorite song, and he roots for his favorite soccer team-Real Madrid.

  • Alison Dollar
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 2/24/2020 - Alison is from Lockhart, Texas and has been in the automotive world since 1977. She originally got into the business because she thought it would be interesting-here we are now, still interested in the automotive world! When she's not working, Alison enjoys hanging out with her kids and grandkids, cooking, gardening, working out, walking the neighborhood, and playing with her miniature dachshund, Zoe. In Austin, Alison loves that everybody is friendly and that the city is beautiful with plenty to do. Her hero is her Pastor: Pastor Randy Phillips, because he is simply "a good man and an awesome Pastor." Alison roots for the Texas Aggies and someday she'd like to soak up the beauty of Costa Rica.

  • Walker Dow
    IT Consultant • Top Gun 2015

    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.

  • Bobby Elliot
    Shop Foreman

    Bobby is from Edinburg, Texas and has been a part of the car world since 2002. He likes to jam out to all kinds of rock bands, seeks a great steak and potato meal where ever he goes, and loves to get out and go fish. Bobby also roots for the the Dallas Cowboys so you know he's not just a fair-weather fan! He's enjoyed a vacation in Las Vegas and wants to travel across the ocean and experience Europe someday, too. If he could invite anyone to dinner, he would choose his dad. In fact, both of his parents are his heroes because they showed him that hard work always pays off. Bobby truly enjoys helping people and it's that quality, matched with his effort and knowledge, that make him a helpful shop leader. FUN FACT: Bobby's favorite movie is Transporter!

  • Samantha Enriquez
    Accounting Clerk

    Hire Date 1/7/2021 - Samantha is from McAllen, Texas. She enjoys spending her free time shopping, working out, going on adventures, booking plane tickets, grabbing a bite to eat from Whataburger, playing volleyball, and watching new shows & movies. Samantha also enjoys a broad range of music from artists like country singers George Strait and Brad Paisley, to American rap from Drake, Lil Wayne, and 6lack, to Puerto Rican artists Anuel AA and Bad Bunny. Samantha really loves to travel and in 2019 she almost didn't come back to the states after visiting Italy! She studied abroad for a summer there and was able to visit Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, Venice, and The Vatican-she was even blessed by the Pope while riding in a luxury vehicle. One day, she wants to experience more cultures and places around the globe, like Spain, Japan, Brazil, and Germany. At home, Samantha has a fanatically ridiculous American bully named Benny. She claims that he's the most handsome dog who loves cuddles and kisses, and gets mad at her anytime she gets mad at him! FUN FACT: Samantha once climbed a volcano in a dress and sandals - she can do anything!

  • Christian Espinoza
    Courtesy Driver

    Christian in from Mission, Texas. He's been in the car world since 2008 and his dream Audi is the RS3. When he's not working, Christian enjoys eating Mexican food, playing COD on PS4, rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, listening to 2pac, playing soccer, and hanging out with his bullie-pitbull, Magoo. Christian likes to vacation to Mexico because the atmosphere is perfect for relaxing. Christian has seen The Sandlot more than any other movie. FUN FACT: His mom is his biggest hero.

  • Joseph Espinoza
    Level 1 Tech Support

    Hire Date 10/1/2019 - Joseph was born and raised here in Austin. He loves that there is a variety of things to do and that there's something here for everyone. In his free time, Joseph likes to go trail running through the greenbelts like Barton Creek and play drums per metal and math rock genres. One day, Joseph would like to travel the world starting with the Swiss Alps! Joseph has big dreams and he has a plan to achieve them. He would like to become a successful investor-successful enough to become a philanthropist, to be exact.

  • Aline Ferreira
    Production Assistant

    Hire Date 12/7/2020 - Aline (ah-leen-E) was born in Boston and raised in Austin. This is her first time in the automotive industry and she's happy to be learning and getting to have a first hand experience with automotive filmmaking. Outside of work, Aline enjoys hanging out with family and friends, singing at karaoke nights, being outdoors, traveling, and playing with dogs & Loki, her African pygmy hedgehog. Aline's favorite meal is the chicken pesto from The North Italia, and speaking of food - Italy is one place at the top of her travel list thanks to the divine dishes available there. Second on her travel list is Greece, to live out her Mamma Mia fantasies! Around Austin, Aline's favorite thing is the people. She loves that everyone here has a true love for Austin and keeping it weird. Her greatest inspiration is her brother, Lucas! Lucas stepped up when he was 18 years old and Aline was just 7. Lucas did all he could to take care of her and she is thankful for the great strength and selflessness shown as he put his life aside to help her.

  • Erick Franco
    Sales Manager • Top Gun 2019

    Hire Date 9/19/2016 - Erick decided to get into the car business based on the fact that he wanted to meet people of all different backgrounds, with all different personalities, from all kinds of different cultures - and hey, almost everyone drives, right? He also has a passion for sport bike motorcycles, lake fishing, and enjoys being outdoors as much as he can be. Erick would love to visit Paris someday - hopefully in the near future - as he thinks it would be a very interesting city to visit. At home, Erick likes to watch Tombstone, spend time with his family, cheer for the Cowboys, and hang out with his French bulldog, Sid. You can also find Erick relaxing by the beach, kickin' back just to watch the waves roll in. FUN FACT: Erick's dream car is the Audi R8.

    "I strive to exceed my customer's expectations. By genuinely caring about what they are trying to accomplish, I earn their trust and loyalty."

  • Valerie Franco
    Receptionist - Top Gun 2020

    Hire Date 10/12/2020 - Valerie is from Mission, Texas. She's new to the automotive industry and is enjoying learning about the field! When she's not working, Valerie spends her time shopping, listening to The Weeknd, going to the beach, lounging around with her two cats - Kloe and Molly, and reveling in self care days. Valerie's favorite meal is hands down, fried pickles and wings from Bubba's 33! One day, she would like to travel to Australia to check out the unique culture and wildlife there. FUN FACT: Valerie's favorite movie is Legally Blonde.

  • Cassandra Freitag
    Lead Graphic Designer • Top Gun 2018, Top Gun 2019

    Hire Date 5/26/2016 - Cassandra started out as a receptionist for the company but always had one eye on the Marketing department. She has always loved to be creative and enjoyed showcasing her talents in drawing, sketching, and designing.  When given the opportunity, she would volunteer for anything involving Macho Marketing to get her name out there. After two years of working for CAG, a position in the Marketing department opened up. They hired her on as a graphic designer and she has been living the dream ever since! 

  • Samuel Fuentes
    Operations Manager

    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.

  • Christian Garcia
    Service Advisor

    Christian is originally from Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He joined the automotive world in 2013 thanks to a love of being around beautiful cars and to grow as a professional. His top choice of Audi? The RS7-big, powerful car with an amazing look, phenomenal tech, and a luxurious feel. In his leisure time, Christian part-takes in powerlifting, plays some video games, and cooks and eats fantastic foods from all across the world. Korean is hands down his favorite so far, and he would recommend Nak Won Jung to anyone in South Texas. Someday, Christian would like to travel to East Asia to enjoy local foods and to experience the cultures and customs there. While he listens to all kinds of music to fit different times and moods, the song he never tires of is Don't Stop Me Now by Queen. Christian is also quite the sports fan and has a vast view with his top picks: Steelers (football), Penguins (hockey), Angels (baseball), Guadalajara (soccer-local), and Manchester United (soccer-worldwide). Last but not least, Christian is forever grateful to his father. His father started working as a stock boy/janitor and worked his way up to the top of a company, while never complaining about his work, and simply continued to move along & grow to provide for his family.

  • Ira Garcia
    Service Manager

    Ira is originally from Merecedes, Texas but moved to McAllen, Texas in 2018. He's been around the car world for nearly 10 years, and during that time, he's grown from starting out delivering car parts, to assisting customers as a service advisor, to becoming Service Manager as of 2020. He has a genuine love for machines and how they operate and seeing how it all comes to life from mechanical aspects. Ira likes to spend free time relaxing with his calico cat, Dory and tea cup Chihuahua, Ruby, working on his personal vehicles, building computers, and modifying tech for unique purposes, like fitting a small computer into an Altoids tin to play classic video games! He also spends some free time playing video games like racing games and World of Warcraft on PS4, Xbox One, or his PC. Ira enjoys all kinds of music, but finds himself listening to Deadmau5 most often. In the valley, Ira would highly recommend Mama's Pizzeria-where he believes they have the best Italian lasagna around! Ira would jump at the chance to have dinner with the late Nikola Tesla. Ira full-heartedly believes that Nikola was ahead of his time and loves how he didn't see the future for profit, but instead, for the advancement and betterment of human kind. Ira is also a tinkerer and he finds himself intrigued by they way things work, as well as trying to understand what a designer or inventor was thinking when they created something.

  • Myra Garza
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 8/17/2020 - Myra is from McAllen, Texas. She has been in the automotive world for nearly ten years and started off working at the DMV and Myra's dream Mercedes-Benz is surely the G Wagon! Anytime she's not working, you can find Myra painting, listening to music, cheering for the Dallas Cowboys, spending time outdoors, planning her dream vacation to Hawaii/or any island, and hanging out with her fiancé and their dogs-3 chihuahuas and 1 pitbull. (Myra also became the grandma to three chihuahua puppies in 2021!) Myra's grandmother is her hero and she is thankful to have a very close relationship wit her. As of 2021, Myra is excited to welcome her first child soon and is looking forward to motherhood.

  • Dustin "MVP" Giusti
    Level 2 - Senior Helpdesk Technician • Top Gun 2017

    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.

  • Nuriel Godoy
    Sales Consultant

    Hire Date 10/19/2020 - Nuriel was born in McAllen, Texas and currently resides in Edinburg-his favorite city in the RGV. Nuriel started selling cars when he was just 20 years old and never looked back. He quickly grew fond of the work and just kept moving forward. When he's not working, he enjoys doing anything with his family from watching scary movies and having nerf gun wars with his son to taking his wife out to eat and play games afterwards, or just chilling at home catching up on 90 Day Finacé. He also gets a kick out of laughing every day with his buddies at Audi San Juan. Nuriel enjoys listening to all types of music but when it comes to live music, he prefers going to rock concerts. He's also been out to the Bonnaroo music festival in the past! Nuriel once took his wife to fulfill one of her dreams of seeing elephants up close, and she was able to come back home with a painting done by an elephant, so that definitely tops it for his favorite trip to date. Nuriel also finds time to paint, play fighting games like Tekken, and recall lines from all kinds of movies-especially Ace Ventura When Nature Calls. One day,if given the chance, he'd love to share a meal with Jack Black in hopes that they would both laugh a lot! At home, Nuriel has a comedic, chubby English bulldog named Zeus, who loves being in the AC and laying down anytime you ask him to sit.

  • Rene Gomez
    Sales Consultant

    Hire Date coming soon! - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Chelsea Gonzales
    Office Manager • Top Gun 2016, Top Gun 2017, Top 2019

    Hire Date 7/6/2015 - Chelsea is a breakfast loving lady from Childress, Texas. Seriously, anything breakfast related, and you're good in her book! Chelsea has been in the automotive industry since 2015 and got her footings right here with CAG. Having previously worked in retail, she knew she wanted something fast paced and she's continually grateful that she found and fell in love with CAG. When she's not working, Chelsea loves to take her two rescue pups (Bandit a long haired Dachshund and Bear the Yorkie) out hiking, enjoying a good cup of tea while soaking up the sun, getting crafty, going fishing, and watching fishing shows like River Monsters and Deadliest Catch. If she could travel anywhere, she would like to visit the Cape Town area of South Africa. A sucker for great scenery, Chelsea'd love to explore all over from safaris to wine country to beautiful beaches. In Austin, Chelsea could rave about so many things, but her favorite has to be that even while the city is forever expanding, it still has an easy-going, small town vibe-plus, great coffee and food! Inspired most by her Marine-Medal-of-Honor grandpa-lovingly dubbed, Papaw Thomas-she's taken one of his sayings to heart: "Don't be anyone's dancin' chicken," meaning to only make decisions that feel right and true to you. If she could have dinner with anyone, Chelsea would choose Nicole Lapin, her favorite author. All of Lapin's books are about empowering women to take control of their life, wealth, and career. Chelsea also makes sure to catch her podcasts and will tell you that her energy and confidence is totally infectious! Chelsea is the embodiment of her favorite song: Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles. FUN FACT: Chelsea loves to stop and read all of the historical makers that she finds!

  • Emily Gonzales
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 8/5/2019 - Emily is from Childress, Texas. In her free time, she enjoys going hiking and refurbishing furniture. She's also down to get a bite to eat at Buffalo Wild Wings, any day-and highly recommends the dry rub hot wings. Emily's hero is her strong-hearted and free-spirited, Papaw Thomas. If she could, she would love to have another meal with him, as well as her late boyfriend, Shane Warren. Emily would love to visit Israel for the copious amounts of history and the cultures that originated there. In Austin, she enjoys hanging out with her two dogs, Gypsy and Cowboy, watching her favorite movie Pretty Woman, and listening to classic rock like "Take it Easy" by the Eagles.

  • Tiffani Gonzales
    Cash Management

    Hire Date 10/3/2019 - Tiffani is from Bristol, Texas of the Dallas area. When she's not working, she loves to read, do makeup, listen to horror podcasts while playing the Sims 4, and play video games like Zelda, Splatoon 2, and Pokémon. In Austin, she would recommend Kerbey Lane to anyone in the area and enjoys the paddleboarding and kayaking available near Zilker. Tiffani is always down to catch an alternative or hardcore rock music concert at Come and Take It Live. She's also been out to Pennsylvania to visit family and ending up loving it there. Plus, she got to go hiking in part of the Appalachians! One day, Tiffani plans to go to Japan for the culture she loves that she's seen through watching Japanese dramas and anime. Tiffani has five pets! Two dogs; Koda and Riley, and 3 cats; Sheba, Cinder, and Dexter.

  • Ale Gonzalez
    Service Coordinator

    Ale is from Weslaco, Texas and has been in the automotive world since 2017. She day dreams about her future travels and would like to experience a year-round cruise so she could see a little bit of everything! FUN FACT: Ale's favorite food is spaghetti-classic.

  • Sheri Gordon
    HR Director

    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!

  • Laura Granger
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 6/30/2021 - Laura is from California. She has three senior Chihuahuas: Lolly, Brigid, and Tuna (pictured). Laura moved to Austin on a whim in 2020 with her Chihuahuas and is ever grateful for that decision.

  • Rebeca C. Guerrero
    Sales Consultant - Top Gun 2020

    Becky is from Brownsville, Texas and started her new adventure in the automotive field in July 2019. Now, from being in the car world, she's sure that her dream car is the Audi A6 Prestige. Away from work, Becky likes to watch movies, attend local events, enjoy delicious tacos, listen to Post Malone, and play basketball! Becky's mom is her hero because not only is she the strongest and most resilient person that she knows, but she also guided Becky to become the person that she is today. I Believe by Pitbull is her favorite song because it's so good and she is ready for everyone to come together to strive for greatness! One of the best places she's been to so far, was Zacatecas, Mexico, and she'd like to go to Colombia in the future. FUN FACT: Becky's favorite movie is Remember the Titans!

  • Hunter Guinn
    Level 1 Tech Support

    Hire Date 5/18/2020 - Hunter is an Austinite whose favorite thing about the city is the nature. He loves that he can be around the business of the city while still being very close to nature and that he literally gets to see it every day. Hunter's dad's side of the family is and has been very involved in the automotive industry, dating back to his great grandfather, and now, Hunter's getting in on the industry himself. When he's not working, Hunter likes self-proclaimed "nerd stuff" like playing video games, tabletop games, and fantasy and sci-fi genres. He also likes to spend time with his dog, Jack and going swimming in the summertime. Dick Grayson (aka Nightwing and the Original Robin of the Batman series) is his hero-equipped with some qualities that Hunter really admires, especially the way he continually managed to stay optimistic and happy about life despite all the bad things that have happened to him along the way. Lupe Fiasco is Hunter's favorite artist to listen to, with "Mural" being his favorite song. Hunter also roots for the Houston Rockets. FUN FACT: Hunter grew up swimming competitively and also coached from 16 to 22 years old.

  • Kacnyca Guist
    Office Manager - Top Gun 2017

    Hire Date 11/28/2016 - Kacnyca is a native Texan who moved to Austin in 2016. In her free time, you'll likely find Kacnyca conducting culinary experiments, indulging in video games, or headbanging to rowdy tunes. She is an automotive enthusiast who enjoys living in a city that hosts a variety of motorsport events.

  • Phillip Guzman
    Senior Content Producer

    Hire Date 12/5/2019 - Phillip is from San Antonio, though he grew up in southern Bavaria, Germany. He has a strong passion for creating great videos and photos. In his free time, Phillip likes to write, enjoy good food and music, and spend time with his wife and both of their families. Phillip is always down for a meal with flavor, especially of Italian, Greek, and Mexican dishes. A few top picks for Phillip? His favorite song is Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys, he roots for the San Antonio Spurs, and he's a big fan of the movie Miller's Crossing by the Coen Brothers. In fact, if Phillip could invite anyone to dinner, he'd choose the Coen Brothers! In the film world, Phillip is also an admirer of John Cassavetes for the way he chose to invest his own money-made from acting-to create his own really unique independent films. FUN FACT: Phillip and his wife also have three wonderful dogs, Oliver, Arlo, and Hamilton!

  • Ty Hammonds
    Corporate Controller

    Hire Date 10/29/2018 - Ty was born and raised in the small town of Pittsburg, TX. He made his way to Austin to go to school at UT and ended up with a degree in Mathematics. In his free time, Ty enjoys playing basketball, watching movies, and hanging out with his wife, Jaclyn. One of their favorite things to do together is to take their dogs, Lewis the Anatolian Shepherd mix and Riley the Staffordshire Terrier mix, out to go paddling on the lake. One day, Ty would like to travel to Italy, as he minored in Italian. He can't wait to see the coast, try all the foods, and travel throughout as much of the areas as he can!

  • Joy Hardeman
    Twin Sister - Visionary

    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.

  • William B. Hardeman
    Brother - Managing Partner

    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.

  • Jason Heimbecker
    Level 1 Tech Support

    Hire Date 9/13/2021 - Jason is from Spring Branch, Texas. He's brand new to the automotive world, but he comes with over 10 years of IT experience! Jason enjoys collecting action figures, making unboxing videos for youtube, and finding all kinds of great pasta dishes - spaghetti, lasagna, tortellini… you name it! Jason also likes playing games like Monster Hunter Stories 2 on his Nintendo Switch and is always down to watch any of Luc Besson's movies. FUN FACT: Jason spent time traveling through China while learning all about the Ming dynasty.

  • Omar Hernandez
    Parts Specialist

    Omar is from McAllen, Texas, and has been in the automotive world since 2015. He's an outdoors kind of guy and his pastimes include fishing, watching sports, hunting, kicking back with a cold one, taking his wife to dinner, and spending time with his family. Omar loves to spend time around his family and friends-and if possible, he'd love to go to Hawaii and experience pure joy with them. His heroes in life are his parents, and everything he does or has is all thanks to them. Omar could play Sin Bandera's Entra En Mi Vida on his speakers every day, and he'll never tire of the movie La Bamba. Omar is a fan of the Boston Red Sox and he hopes he'll see the Dallas Cowboys win a game this season! FUN FACT: Omar has an English bulldog named Dozer!

  • Maria Herrera
    Accounting Clerk - Top Gun 2016

    Hire Date 7/26/2007 - Maria was born in Mexico City and she has been enjoying life in Austin since the early 2000's. She's been working with CAG since 2007, and loves her job. Maria enjoys watching action movies and telenovelas in her spare time. Her family includes her two sons she's very proud of, as well as her puppy Maltese "Taz." If she could visit anywhere in the world, she would definitely go to Paris, France.

  • Kegan Hickson
    Level 4 - Senior Systems Administrator • Top Gun 2016

    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 was 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."

  • Genny Hill

    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, little James, sweet baby Margot, 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.

  • Alan Hinojosa
    Express Technician Apprentice

    Hire Date 8/4/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Jonathan Hollis
    Level 1 Tech Support

    Hire Date 8/18/2021 - Jonathan is originally from Birmingham, Alabama. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys spending time with friends, watching sporting events, attending live concerts, reading self-enlightenment books, and playing video games on his PS5 from time to time. Kanye West is his favorite artist and if he could have dinner with anyone, he'd choose another talented artist, Jay Electronica. Breathe Deeper by Tame Impala is high on his top tracks list, The Matrix is one of his favorite movies ever, and you can find him rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers. One day, Jonathan would like to travel to Cairo, Egypt to experience the historic culture, explore the nearby Great Pyramid of Giza, and have the chance to check out other Egyptian mountains.

  • Joyce Hornor
    Office Manager

    Hire Date 7/7/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Bryan Hoskins
    Sales Consultant

    Bryan is originally from Brownsville and now lives in Pharr, though he wouldn't mind becoming a resident of McAllen next! After having been a retail store manager for many years in San Antonio, Bryan was ready to move back to the Rio Grande Valley and give the automotive world a shot in 2008. Away from work, Bryan enjoys spending time with his fiancée, Kristina. Together, they like to shop, eat, and find restaurants with amazing tasting food and some MEAN cocktails! Around the area, he'd recommend grabbing a bite to eat at Republic of Rio Grande, PF Changs, Kumori, Black Beard's, and so many more-just ask him! One day, Bryan would like to take Kristina out to go explore Spain, France, and Italy to traverse the country and experience the old cultures. Bryan would also really like to say thank you his mom and dad for being his heroes in life and for still calling him every other day, just to check in and see how his day went. Overall, Bryan is a genuinely happy person trying to enjoy life and be ready for what comes his way. He's a fun-loving, beach-going, playful person who strives to make sure that others have a great time around him. FUN FACT: Bryan's favorite song is Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi, because the doctor was playing it while his son was being born into the world.

  • Deyanira Juarez
    Office Manager

    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.

  • Kumary Keil
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 7/2/2015 - Kumary was born in Miami, Florida, moved to Austin when she was 8, and was raised in Guatemala. She can speak both English and Spanish, which she says is very useful. She enjoys anything outdoors. Her favorite movie is The Dark Knight and her favorite food is pizza. Yellowstone has been her favorite place that she's visited so far, and she says it had beautiful scenery and she loved the weather.

  • Julie Kelly
    Wellness Coach

    Hire Date 7/12/2021 - Julie is from the East Coast, New Jersey to be exact! She originally moved to Texas to go to grad school at Texas State, then moved away to Mississippi for a brief 3 years before coming back to Austin in November 2020. In Austin, Julie likes that there is a constant variety of things to do, like the ability to have brunch downtown, hang out on the water, or get lost in the woods - all in the same day. An endless amount of things to do, food to eat, and sights to see! Her favorite movie is a Walk to Remember and her favorite sports teams are the New York Giants and all of the teams at Mississippi State University. In her free time, Julie likes working out, biking, hiking, reading, and playing with her golden retriever/German shepherd mix, Gracie. She gets great fulfillment through finding ways to make fitness accessible and fun for those around her. Overall, Julie is excited to help others with their health and wellness goals. FUN FACT: Her favorite foods (that she misses from New Jersey) are pizza and bagels!

  • Jodi Ledford
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 3/8/2012 - Jodi is a proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren! She and her husband are very involved with their church, and like to help raise money for charities. She's most proud of the work she did recently to raise money for the flood victims in Texas. Making jewelry is her hobby.

  • Demetrio Lopez
    Inventory Specialist

    Demetrio is from Edinburg, Texas. His dad taught him about cars growing up, so in 2004, Demetrio decided to get into the industry officially. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time playing with his kids, going dancing with his wife, working on his truck, watching movies, and cooking for his family. He also likes old school video games like NES and SNES. One day, Demetrio would like to visit all kinds of historical places in Spain. He also feels very inspired by Cesar Chavez for all of his labor and effort spent helping those who needed it most. Demetrio also has one cat named Vedis.

  • Gigi Lozano
    HR Specialist

    Hire Date 3/1/2021 - Gigi is an Austinite. She loves how accepting and supportive the community is, especially the way everyone comes together in difficult times. Now at CAG, she is excited for the plethora of opportunities for growth & self-development while also thrilled to be working alongside such a fantastic team. When she's not working, Gigi likes to exercise, go to dance classes, find great Chinese food places, play some video games like Mario Kart and Just Dance, and explore coffee shops around town with her fiancé. He motivates her by the way he always strives to improve himself and those around him, and the way he inspires her to believe in herself and work diligently toward accomplishing her goals. Together they are planning on getting married in Cancun and hope to visit France and Italy someday. At home, they have two dogs: a great Pyrenees mix named Xena and a cavalier King Charles named Harley. FUN FACT: Gigi teaches Spanish in a class offered to all of our CAG Employees. (Class is at 10 AM on Wednesdays and for anyone interested, you can email Gigi through your work email!)

  • Clayton Main
    Data Scientist • Top Gun 2018

    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!

  • Mario Maldonado
    Make Ready

    Mario is from Mission, TX and he's been working in the automotive field since 2005. Simply put, he loves working with cars! When he's not working, Mario likes to spend time with his family and grab a bite to eat from his favorite place, Pescadería. His last vacation was to Sea World, but he'd like to go up to San Antonio for his next one to see some of the beautiful places there. Mario doesn't like to limit his music taste, so he enjoys switching it up and listening to all kinds of genres.

  • Thalia Maldonado
    Billing Clerk

    Hire Date 6/7/2016 - Thalia was born and raised in Austin, TX, and she loves it's weirdness. She likes going out and having fun with her two kids. She also enjoys visiting Port Aransas when she has the chance.

  • Luzelia Martinez
    Accounting Clerk

    Hire Date 10/2/2017 - Luzelia was born and raised in Austin. She has a Labradoodle named Nico. She enjoys going to concerts, and would love to one day travel.

  • Chloe McKenna
    Production Assistant

    Hire Date 12/10/2020 - Chloe is from Los Angeles, California. She moved to Texas in 2015, and she's grateful that everyone was so nice and welcoming. She's been a big fan of cars since she got her first car when she turned 16. When she's not bust working, Chloe enjoys playing the piano and ukulele, and singing every now and again, too. As of the end of 2020, Spotify told her that her most listened to artists were Blackbear and Dua Lipa. She thinks volleyball is the best sport, she's always down for a chicken sandwich, and Pretty Woman is her favorite movie because of how much she loves Julia Roberts. Chloe is an animal lover and has two mini Australian shepherds, Jasper and Bailey, as well as a golden retriever/chow mix, named Shandy. At the top of her travel list, you'll find England and Ireland as that's where most of her family lineage is from. Chloe is her own hero, because even through many challenges in her path, she always gets through them and doesn't let them slow her down.

  • Annica Mendiola
    Accounts Payable/Receivable

    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.

  • Alyssa Montes
    Accounts Payable

    Hire Date 10/15/2016 - Alyssa was raised in Austin, and is happy to call it her home. She currently splits her time between working and attending Concordia University with a major in Business. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, spending time with her Pomeranian named Dory, and going downtown.

  • Diego Moreno
    Sales Consultant

    Hire Date 3/22/2021 - Bio Coming Soon!

  • Juan C. Moreno
    Sales Consultant

    JC is from Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Having loved Audi since he was a kid, JC decided to give up a career in banking in 2017 to pursue an adventure in Audi sales. When he's not working, JC enjoys cooking, watching soccer, dreaming of owning his own R8, playing games like FIFA and COD on his PS4, and listening to Cold Play. He could eat lentils and tacos more often than anything else, and wishes that he could share one more meal with his late godfather, Gerardo. JC is grateful to have his mom and dad in his life and is appreciative of how they have always done the best for him, his sister, and now also for his own kids. Someday, JC plans to travel to Alaska to know that unique landscape and experience true cold weather. FUN FACT: JC sees a saltwater aquarium in his future!

  • Jill Moyer
    Accounting Clerk

    Hire Date 11/23/2020 - Jill is from St. Petersburg, Florida and has been in the automotive field since 2005. In Austin, Jill enjoys being at the edge of the Hill Country, which is not a way she expected the area would be. When she's not working, she loves paper crafting, traveling, hiking, watching the Harry Potter series, listening to Celine Deon, grabbing a bite to eat from Trulucks, and hanging out with her boys! One of Jill's favorite trips was out to Washington, DC and someday, she'd like to go Hawaii for the best of both worlds: the beach and the mountains! Jill and her boys have four dogs, 1 mini dachshund and 3 dachshund mixes - Lily, Lucky, Angel, and Coco.

  • Javier Munoz

    Javier was born and raised in Zacatecas, Mexico and currently resides in McAllen, Texas. He enjoys working with cars and first joined the automotive world in 2013. When he's not working, Javier loves to practice sports, but his heart lies with playing soccer the most. While his favorite song is Hotel California by the Eagles, Javier listens all types of music including English/Spanish rock bands, Nórteño Banda, and Mariachi. Javier hopes to vacation in Miami in the near future to explore the beautiful beaches. A dedicated family man, Javier states that his spouse and the rest of his family are truly the engine that drives him through his everyday life. He adores getting to socialize with them and his close friends, plus, he likes to meet new people, too!

  • Shawn Nelson

    Hire Date 10/7/2021 - Shawn is from the Bronx, NY and around Austin now, he's a big fan of the people and the vibrant culture here. While he has always had an interest in cars, he wasn't sure how he could fit a career for himself into the industry until he met the team here at Continental Automotive Group. Outside of work, Shawn enjoys his time with his family, helping others achieve their goals, reading good books, learning new things, cooking for his family, and exploring his surroundings. He loves all forms of pasta, The Notebook is his favorite film, and learning new things is truly a highlight in his day to day life. One of the best trips he ever experienced was taking his kids to Disney World, and someday, he'd like to travel around the beautiful landscapes of Portugal. Shawn's mother is his hero for the way she raised five children and never complained. If he could invite anyone to dinner, Shawn would invite Jesus to better understand how he was able to handle the pressure of following through on a life altering decision. 

  • Stephanie Nilsen
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 2/10/2020 - Stephanie is from Waukesha, Wisconsin-needless to say, she's a huge fan of the warmer Texas weather! Stephanie loves to work with people, solve problems, and see happy clients, so CAG seemed like the perfect place to be for all of that. While she's never been out of the US (yet), she absolutely loves to visit New York and take in the incredible theatre shows there. When she's not at work, Stephanie enjoys cooking & baking, and exploring the Austin area, and beyond! FUN FACT: Stephanie previously worked at Walt Disney World as a Jungle Cruise Skipper.

  • Jackie Orewiler
    HR Generalist • Top Gun 2017

    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!

  • Michelle Overton
    Office Manager

    Hire Date 6/8/2006 - Michelle grew up in Georgetown, TX. After graduating from UT, she started with CAG in 2006. She can be found spending her free time with her husband Dano, their baby, three cats, and one goofy little dog.

  • Jessica Palomares
    Billing Clerk

    Hire Date 6/25/2021 - Jessica was born in Austin and spent her early childhood in Mexico. She's looking forward to trips down to visit her family and friends in the area of Mexico that she considers home. Austin is just as much home as Mexico though, as they truly go hand-in-hand in her heart. She's proud to be an Austinite thanks to it being a city that not only accepts, but embraces the color of everyones skin, LGBTQ+ customs, amazing music, unique fashion, pets, wellness, and FOOD! Jessica is thankful to her dad who raised her as a single father, showed her hardworking customs, and to top it all off - he makes the best carne asadas. FUN FACT: Jessica is a huge fan of music, but don't ask her to pick a favorite song. There are too many to choose from!

  • Jose Palomo
    Parts Specialist

    Hire Date 10/4/2021 - Jose was born in Ilinois and the two things he misses the most from there, are pizza places called Pizza King and Monicles. Jose has worked in the automotive field since 2013 and knew it was something he wanted to do per a love of car since he was young. When he's not working, Jose likes to do anything outdoors, listen to all kinds of music - especially heavy metal, play his electric 7-string guitar, and do some PC gaming. Most of vacation days are spent traveling back to IL to visit his mother, but in the future, he'd love to take a trip to anywhere outside of IL or TX for an entirely new adventure. Jose is very thankful for his parents as he wouldn't be where he is today without them. If he could invite anyone to dinner, he'd have to choose his deceased little brother, Isaac, so that he could truly get to know him and see what he would have been like. At home, Jose has two dogs and a cat: Cookie, Muffin, and Stubby. FUN FACT: Jose would love to own an Audi A6 3.0, S6, or RS6.

  • Chayse Pearson
    HR Specialist

    Hire Date 3/1/2021 - Chayse hails from Portland, Oregon, and her favorite sports team is definitely the Portland Trailblazers. Around Austin, Chayse loves checking out new restaurants all over the city and going to Lady Bird Lake. She knows she made the right decision to move here thanks to how nice the people are, how great the food scene is, and how incredible it is to have so much live music all around. While she likes to spend time scoping things out around the city, she also enjoys being home with her partner and their three cats: Lola, Daisy, and Poppy. Chayse's partner is also her biggest hero. She's spent her career as a social worker, helping kids continually, and every day, Chayse admires her for her kind heart coupled with her hardworking mentality. FUN FACT: Chayse was able to attend PRIDE in San Francisco and it is easily one of her top trips to date!

  • Ashley Pennington
    Title Clerk

    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. 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!

  • Francisco Posada
    Express Technician Apprentice

    Hire Date 9/15/2021 - Francisco is from Mercedes, Texas. He's been in the automotive world for over ten years and is glad to be working with the strong team of technicians at Audi these days. In his free time, Francisco enjoys playing video games, working on project cars, playing games like Apex Legends on his PC, and hanging out with his fiancée and his pug mix, Letty. He enjoys movies like Scarface and shows like Peaky Blinders. Francisco likes to listen to Machine Gun Kelly and Alpha Omega is at the top of his playlist. One day, he'd like to check out the different atmosphere of Tokyo, Japan. FUN FACT: Francisco's dream car is the Audi R8.

  • Clayton Pryor
    IT Manager - Top Gun 2020

    Hire Date 10/12/2015 - Clayton is originally from Pueblo, Colorado where he grew up rooting for the Denver Broncos. He's been in the IT world for over ten years, coupled with working within the automotive industry since 2015. Whenever he's not working, Clayton enjoys playing video games, voice acting, and hanging out with his wife, son, and two dogs - Gypsy, a great Dane mix, and Willow, a heeler pitbull mix. Clayton's also a gamer who predominantly utilizes the Nintendo Switch and a PS5. Don't ask for his favorite game though, as the list of top games is quite long! While he'd love to travel the world (starting in New Zealand) with his wife and son, Clayton will absolutely admit that his favorite vacation to date was the time he proposed to his wife at Disney World - where she said yes and they had a backdrop of fireworks! For obvious reasons that we're definitely here for, Clayton's heroes are Spider Man, Robin Williams, and Fred Rogers - check out the link below for some classic Mr. Rogers inspiration. Overall, Clayton is the guy who can spread cheer through an entire room with just one booming laugh and wants to encourage and see the best for all of those around him. FUN FACT: One of Clayton's dreams is to do a voice over for a video game or animated movie/tv show. We support this dream! 

  • Shelby Rae
    Photographer Extraordinaire • Top Gun 2014, Top Gun 2016

    Hire Date 7/23/2013 - Shelby likes cars, cameras, and chameleons.

  • Conner Redlin
    Executive Assistant

    Hire Date 5/24/2020 - Conner is from Pensacola, Florida. Now in Austin, Conner is a fan of the vibrant atmosphere and all of the live music that floods the city. Outside of work, Conner teaches piano in Austin and he graduated from college with a music performance degree in clarinet. He also enjoys getting out to go hiking and exploring, finding great spots for seafood, and hanging out with his English springer spaniel, Sadie. Conner's favorite movie is The Birdcage starring Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, and Dianne West, and his favorite song is What a Wonderful World by Nat King Cole. Conner enjoys traveling and has been to many countries including, England, France, Malawi, Moldova, and Austria, with the most memorable trip being to Paris and London for New Year's Eve. Conner is thankful for a hard-working family who always did their best to provide an amazing life and so many incredible opportunities for his entire family. FUN FACT: If he could invite anyone to dinner, he'd choose Selena Gomez, "cuz she's a queen."

  • Ruben Reyes
    Sales Manager

    Ruben brings a family-style aspect to Audi San Juan. He enjoys making everyone feel at home when they're around and is incredibly cheerful. Ruben's three children and his wife are the most important blessings in his life and he's thankful for them every day. He loves spending time with them renting cabins in Arroyo City as often as possible. When he's not working or spending time with his family, Ruben enjoys golfing and fishing. (ALL kinds of fishing!)

  • Madeline Rials
    HR Manager - Top Gun 2020

    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!

  • Meredith Rials
    Billing Clerk

    Hire Date 12/28/2020 - Meredith is an Austinite whose favorite thing is that there is always something to do! She loves Chuy's, baking, and hanging out with her dogs, Kate the shih tzu mix and Gomez the yorkie mix. One of her top bucket list items is to visit all of the national parks on a very, very, very long road trip. 

  • Octavio Rivas
    Finance Manager

    Octavio was born in El Paso, Texas and raised in Mexico City. He decided to join the team at Audi in 2014 because of his passion for the brand and also the performance history that is part of these vehicles-plus, he loves to hear the stories from his customers who also love driving Audis. Fitting enough, his dream car is the Audi RS7, a true beast on the roads! When he's not working, Octavio has fun swimming, biking, walking, and talking with his kids and his wife. There's never enough quality time with them! Octavio grew up during the "Rock of Espanol" era so some of his favorites are Caifanes, Soda Estereo, Los Toreros Muertos, Los Amantes de Lola, Fobia, and so many more! In the future, Octavio would enjoy getting to visit Italy-specifically the little town where his mother was born. Octavio was lucky to learn many good habits from his father, and he wishes that he could see him just once more so that he could meet his grandchildren. Octavio lives by a simple principle: smile and be happy! Life can sometimes turn down the wrong direction, but the only way people will be pleased to remember you, is if you always have a big smile on your face. 

  • Javier Rivera
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 6/1/2021 - Javier is from Houston, Texas. Now in Austin, Javier loves the cultural melting pot here, coupled with so many unique personalities, plus all of the outdoor sceneries. (And let's not forget about the food!) While he is new to the automotive world, Javier feels that he has found an amazing opportunity with CAG and can't wait to grow here. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, working out, cooking, finding great spots for Vietnamese food, and spending quality time with his friends and family. Javier's parents are his role models as they moved from Mexico and persisted to do everything they could to give their children a better life. He's down to catch live music at just about any venue, at just about any time! Javier enjoys traveling and was able to spend Thanksgiving with his family in Mexico. One day, he would like to travel to Australia to see the beautiful nature as well as the Australian Open Tournament for tennis! FUN FACT: Javier previously spent 8 years as a hairstylist!

  • Ronnie Rivera

    Ronnie is from Brazil and he's been a part of the automotive world since 2018.  He hopes to be able to go back to Brazil and visit, as it's the only place he is able to speak Portuguese, which is something that he genuinely loves to do. In his free time, Ronnie produces music, reads, spins poi, and loves on his three pets; cats, Mimosa and Zady, and his dog, Spike. His mom is the reason that he is who he is today and she is the most special person in the world to him. FUN FACT: Ronnie is an extremely deep thinker and loves to think about religious topics.

  • Erbey Romero
    Maintenance Coordinator

    Hire Date 4/7/2021 - Erbey is an Austinite who loves the people here more than anything else. He enjoys being a team player and keeping up the facilities so the rest of the teams at CAG can do their best. He applies a passed down piece of wisdom from his dad every day: any and everything has a way to be accomplished. When he's not working, Erbey enjoys riding his motorcycle, listening to live music, eating oysters from Captain Benny's, and putting his family first - "happy wife, happy life" is his motto! He also enjoys listening to The Beatles and no longer plays video games, thanks to the fact that he can no longer beat his kids. Erbey would like to visit Spain someday, definitely to check out the food scene. At home, Erbey and his family have two dogs: a feisty little yorkie named Harley, and the friendliest pitbull, Gucci.

  • Jackie Romero
    HR Specialist • Top Gun 2011, Top Gun 2016

    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 CAG 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."

  • Joey Rosales

    Hire Date 2/3/2021 - Joey has been around the automotive industry since 2002. When he's not at work, he enjoys working on project cars and projects around the house and grants himself some time to also kick back and play Gran Turismo Sport on his PS4. At home, Joey and his wife have seven dogs: five bullmastiffs (Helga, Sid, Odin, Siren, and Misha) and two Chihuahuas (Shino and Nomaki). Joey always looks forward to spending more quality time with his wife and kids.

  • Dalila Sandoval
    Warranty Clerk - Top Gun 2020

    Dalila is from Weslaco, TX and first joined the automotive industry back in '97. She originally started out as a cashier & filling clerk and even though she spent some time away, the automotive world just called out to her-so here she is! Enjoying life while continuing to assist the Service Department, loving the work she does. When she's not at work, Dalila enjoys spending time with her two boys at the beach, going to the movies, and doing a little country dancing on the weekends. Her favorite restaurant is Hyashi Sushi & Grill, where you can't go wrong with the lobster tail and shrimp (or the cucumber martinis)! If she could invite anyone to dinner, Dalila would have chosen her mother. Since her mom has passed away, Dalila misses their conversations, shared laughs, and mani/pedi adventures. At home, Dalila has two female miniature schnauzers: Misty and May, who love their noisy toys and running across the backyard.

  • Jim Schankel
    Billing Clerk

    Hire Date 7/21/2021 - Jim in from Cypress, Texas. Outside of work, he's big into being outdoors for activities like cycling and camping. His most fond travel memories come from a Hawaiian cruise he ventured.

  • Timothy Shook
    Chief Operating Officer

    Hire Date 5/15/2004 - The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered "Man! Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."

  • Daniel Singer
    Accounting Assistant

    Hire Date 6/14/2021 - Daniel is from San Antonio, TX and now in Austin, he's become a big fan of the different activities you can do here. Outside of work, Daniel enjoys spending time with friends, listening to Cole Swindel, getting a bite to eat from Trattoria Lisina, rooting for the San Antonio Spurs, and watching all of the Marvel movies. Daniel once spent a month in Romania and can't wait to travel again, perhaps back to Europe to explore more areas. If he could have dinner with anyone, Daniel would have chosen author Wayne Dyer for excellent conversation. Other than that, Daniel's hero is his dad, his favorite song changes by the day, and one day soon, he hopes to get a dog.

  • Dylan Talbert
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 3/11/2020 - Dylan is a local Austinite. When he's not working, he likes grabbing a bite to eat from Maggianos, hanging out with his German Shepherd/Husky mix Diesel, and hitting Lake Austin to take out the boat and relax. One day, Dylan would like to go to Thailand as that's where his Grandma is from-plus, the beaches look stunning!

  • Juan Tanguma
    Parts Manager - Top Gun 2020

    Juan is from Mission, Texas and has worked in the automotive field since 2012. When he's away from work, Juan can be found listening to all kinds of music and BBQing, hanging out with his family and friends, playing some Playstation games with his girls, and poppin' the top of a cold one to beat the Texas heat. His favorite meal is soy chicken, lovingly made by his wonderful wife. Juan is a fan of driving and he jumps at the chance to visit his family in Oklahoma as often as possible. One day, he'd love to drive the roads all across America to see as much of the country as possible. Juan's father passed away when he was young and he watched as his strong mom did everything to raise 3 boys, even after working full days. Having lost his father so early though, Juan would choose to share a meal with his dad just to be able to talk with him again. Juan also finds the time to enjoy sports and roots for the Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, and the Houston Astros. FUN FACT: Juan's favorite movie is a comedy classic-Grandma's Boy!

  • Briana Templin
    Event Coordinator

    Hire Date 6/28/2021 - Bri is from La Porte, TX. Now in Austin, Bri is a huge fan of all of the water activities available here like boating, tubing, wakeboarding, and kayaking. Bri enjoys filling her free time with trying new restaurants, doing pilates, watching movies, keeping up with her shows, playing Fortnight on her PS5, and hanging out with her friends. She's a huge foodie who can talk about food and restaurants all day long - her favorite place to grab a bite to eat is Alinea in Chicago. She's seen Shawshank Redemption too many times, would love to have dinner with Larry David, and wants Big Pimpin' by Jay Z played at her funeral - in the very distant future. Her hero is Sara Blakely because of how she took $5,000, created her own product, hustled extremely hard, and maintained 100% ownership of her company, basically, a certified bada**. FUN FACTS: Bri has been to 66 countries, done a cage dive with great white sharks, bungee jumped, volcano-boarded in Nicaragua, and had her parachute fail on her first skydive. 

  • Joy Tilley
    Accounts Payable

    Hire Date 3/1/2021 - Joy is from Boulder, Colorado. She worked for CAG previously, and she can easily say that she missed the automotive industry and is happy to be home. When she's not working, Joy likes going hiking, biking, walking, gardening, and having water balloon fights with her boys. She's a fan of music and highly recommends catching a show at Red Rocks in Golden Colorado if you have the chance. She loved taking her boys skiing in Colorado when they were young, and now, Joy's got her eye on trips to two very different locations: Hawaii and Alaska. At home, Joy has quite the zoo! She has 2 dogs, Juliet & Sage, a cat named Bo, a 25-year-old African Gray parrot named Buddy, and coming soon... fish for her garden pond! FUN FACT: Joy once built a 6'x12' playscape for her boys and a wedding cake in the same week!

  • Adriana Torres
    Inventory Clerk - Top Gun 2013, Top Gun 2016

    Hire Date 10/7/2010 - Now what you need to know about Adriana Torres is that she used to be a hot blooded professional with exceptionally high standards in the realm of professional video gaming. Originally she was thinking about going pro in her budding Soccer career straight out of high school, but later found her calling playing video games at a competitive level. Her stunned soccer sponsors were not available for comment.. She won so many gaming trophies that her family had no more garage space and were forced to park on the street. She has since sold the trophies and moved on with her life to look for her next conquest. Adriana found an opening here at CAG and seized the opportunity for a good challenge working in the intense world of automotive accounting where she could use her awesome focus and memory to succeed. In her free time, Adriana hones her dancing abilities (currently she's developing her Latin and Tejano styles) and hangs out with her funny, energetic daughter Elaina. Elaina was the honored recipient of the "23rd Annual Continental Automotive Group's Wittiest Child Award" last August and is favored to win again this year! Adriana and Elaina are both members of Chocoholics Anonymous, but have not attended a meeting in the last six months…the two are also known as the "devious duo" by their close friends and family.

  • Noelia Torres
    Internal Auditor

    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.

  • Emily Upton
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 4/2/2015 - Emily was born and raised in Austin only briefly living in Waco while attending Baylor University. She loves animals of all species owning multiple cats, a Lab named Tippy, a Uromastyx named Remus and a 75 gallon fish tank. In her free time, Emily loves to curl up with a good book, play video games and spending time with her family.

  • Renee Velasco
    Sales Coordinator

    Hire Date 5/15/2017 - Renee moved to Round Rock from El Paso in 2010, and her favorite part about living in the area is all the friendly people. She has one dog-a husky named Nanook-and one cat-Shania. Reading, drawing, and listening to music are her favorite things to do in her free time, preferably with a cup of coffee in hand.

  • Frank Villarreal
    Service Advisor

    Frank is from Mission, Texas and has been involved in the car scene since 2001-the man just likes cars! When he's not working, Frank enjoys spending time with family at home, biking, grabbing a bite to eat from Santa Fe Steak House with his wife, fishing and playing a little Xbox with his sons, rooting for the 49ers, and hanging out with his dog, Kobe. He could listen to George Strait everyday and his favorite song is The Cowboy Rides Away. Frank's favorite movie is Christmas Vacation and he's inspired most by Superman and how his powers are incredible-plus, he always wins. 

  • Jesse Villarreal, Jr.
    Level 1 Tech Support • Top Gun 2019

    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!

  • Ben Vinger
    Sales Coordinator - Top Gun 2020

    Hire Date 1/14/2019 - Ben grew up wake surfing and snowboarding in Reno, NV, and headed to Austin in April 2017 for more job opportunities and a better economy. He's always been a car guy and is fond of all kinds of racing, the F1 and performance car world, and keeping up with cars in general. Ben's also quite the adrenaline junkie and one day, he'd like to give wingsuit base jumping a shot. Apart from his work with CAG, Ben is also a videographer and a foodie-and his youtube channel (@sirbenv) combines both of those facts! He draws a lot of inspiration from Bach, Bobby Flay, Bowie, and Warhol.

  • Grace Watson
    HR Specialist

    Hire Date 12/1/2020 - Grace is from Bastrop, Texas. With an interest in learning and growing in the HR field, Grace was eager to join the team here at Continental Automotive Group. She's excited at the learning aspects in her position that will help her tenfold in life! When she's not working, Grace enjoys shopping, listening to live music, trying great Mexican restaurants, finding things to do in Austin and discovering new adventures. Grace went on an amazing cruise vacation to Cozumel, Mexico & Progresso, Mexico and can't wait for her next one! She's hoping to go to either Alaska or the Bahamas on her next cruise vacay. Grace is a Texas sports fan who cheers for the UT Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. At home, Grace has a sweet furbaby named Lacey, an aussie/lab mix.

  • Catalina Wells
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 4/27/2021 - Catalina is from Copperas Cove, Texas. With previous work experience in a titling role for an insurance company, she felt like getting into the title side of things within the automotive industry would be a good move for her. When she's not working, Catalina enjoys watching movies, eating seafood, listening to The Weeknd, and rooting for the Chiefs! Her husband is her hero as he truly works harder than anyone she knows, though she'd gladly invite Keith Urban to dinner if she could choose anyone. One of her best vacations was spent in Florida, and one day she'd like to go to Hawaii.

  • Morgan White
    Title Clerk

    Hire Date 6/28/2021 - Morgan is from Michigan. Here in the Austin area, Morgan enjoys spending time with her dog Oliver, and two cats, named Merlin and Firefox. One day, she'd like to make a trip to the Netherlands to visit her friends who live there.

  • Katie Wotipka
    Accounting Assistant - Top Gun 2018

    Hire Date 9/22/2016 - Katie is from Austin. Her favorite part about living in our beautiful city is the live music scene. In her spare time, she likes to read, and her favorite genre is fantasy. She has a dog named Dante and a cat named Ava.