Meet Our Staff

Management

  • Jordan Garrett

    Jordan Garrett

    General Manager

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    Jordan Garrett

    Jordan Garrett

    General Manager

    Jordan has worked with the Gene Messer Auto Group since 2008 and has been in Lubbock since he attended Texas Tech in 2006. He is married and has an Alaskan Malamute. He enjoys bouldering, snowboarding, woodworking, and reading. He absolutely hates running but does it quite often. His favorite Volkswagen is a Certified Pre-Owned one and one of his favorite quotes is: “It’s good to set your standards so high that you have to work your entire life to achieve the mark. Winning has never caused someone to lose sleep.”

  • Ronald Thigpen

    Ronald Thigpen

    New Car Manager

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    Ronald Thigpen

    Ronald Thigpen

    New Car Manager

    Ronald Thigpen is our beloved Finance Manager.
    He loves long walks in the rain, margaritas, and Deadpool.
    He started with the Gene Messer Auto Group in 2008.
    He loves talking and meeting new people every day.
    He has 6 kids and a Great Dane. He loves the dog!
    His favorite actor and person is Robin Williams.
    “You’re only given a spark of madness, you mustn’t lose it” -Robin Williams

  • Mitchell Jones

    Mitchell Jones

    Pre-Owned Manager

    Mitchell Jones

    Mitchell Jones

    Pre-Owned Manager

  • Christopher Mendez

    Christopher Mendez

    Acceleride Sales Manager

    Christopher Mendez

    Christopher Mendez

    Acceleride Sales Manager

  • Jeremy Simpson

    Jeremy Simpson

    Finance Manager

    Jeremy Simpson

    Jeremy Simpson

    Finance Manager

  • Derek Dewart

    Derek Dewart

    Finance Manager

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    Derek Dewart

    Derek Dewart

    Finance Manager

    Derek has been with Gene Messer Volkswagen since May 2017. He is originally from the north Dallas area but moved to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech. Outside of work Derek enjoys playing with his rescued pit bull puppy, watching sports, playing video games, and attending local car club events. He is also VEST certified with his favorite VW being the Golf R because of it’s performance capabilities. His favorite quote is: “You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky

  • Duane Chapman

    Duane Chapman

    Service Manager

    Duane Chapman

    Duane Chapman

    Service Manager

  • Dougall "Mac" MacDougall

    Dougall "Mac" MacDougall

    Parts Manager

    Dougall

    Dougall "Mac" MacDougall

    Parts Manager

Sales

  • Matthew Connelly

    Matthew Connelly

    Acceleride Sales Specialist

    Matthew Connelly

    Matthew Connelly

    Acceleride Sales Specialist

  • Bradley Cyr

    Bradley Cyr

    Sales

    Bradley Cyr

    Bradley Cyr

    Sales

  • Kyle Hind

    Kyle Hind

    Sales and Special Accounts

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    Kyle Hind

    Kyle Hind

    Sales and Special Accounts

    Kyle has worked for Gene Messer Auto Group for 20 years. He enjoys taking care of his clientele and making new friends who are in need of finding a vehicle. His favorite Volkswagen is a Jetta because it is a great value for the money. His favorite quote is: “You just gotta keep livin’ man, L-I-V-I-N.” – David Wooderson

  • Benjamin Jacobi

    Benjamin Jacobi

    Sales and EV Specialist

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    Benjamin Jacobi

    Benjamin Jacobi

    Sales and EV Specialist

    Benjamin has been coming to Gene Messer Volkswagen since 2008 with his own cars. Over time he got to know everyone and it created a job opportunity. He has worked here since May of 2013. Ben has been in Lubbock since 2002 when he transferred his college studies here. He studied Ministry at Lubbock Christian University where he met his wife. They now have 2 kids and maintain connection with the local church community. Ben continues his passion for developing caring relationships with co-workers and clients and enjoys conversing about sports, cooking, and Star Wars. He also drives a Beetle – that is how much of a VW Dork he is! He is VEST Certified and an all around Volkswagen Specialist.

  • Joshua  Martinez

    Joshua Martinez

    Sales

    Joshua  Martinez

    Joshua Martinez

    Sales

  • Kaydee Christopher

    Kaydee Christopher

    Receptionist

    Kaydee Christopher

    Kaydee Christopher

    Receptionist

  • Myrah  Miranda

    Myrah Miranda

    Receptionist

    Myrah  Miranda

    Myrah Miranda

    Receptionist

Service

  • Connie Hall

    Connie Hall

    Service Administrator

    Connie Hall

    Connie Hall

    Service Administrator

  • Mark Jimenez

    Mark Jimenez

    Service Advisor

    Mark Jimenez

    Mark Jimenez

    Service Advisor

  • Marissa Zapata

    Marissa Zapata

    Service Advisor

    Marissa Zapata

    Marissa Zapata

    Service Advisor

  • Mark Mitchell

    Mark Mitchell

    Master Technician

    Mark Mitchell

    Mark Mitchell

    Master Technician

  • Trey Bradley

    Trey Bradley

    Service Technician

    Trey Bradley

    Trey Bradley

    Service Technician

  • Mark  Mora

    Mark Mora

    Service Technician

    Mark  Mora

    Mark Mora

    Service Technician

  • David Perez-Ortiz

    David Perez-Ortiz

    Service Technician

    David Perez-Ortiz

    David Perez-Ortiz

    Service Technician

  • James Sullivan

    James Sullivan

    Service Technician

    James Sullivan

    James Sullivan

    Service Technician

  • Bryan Gonzalez

    Bryan Gonzalez

    Service Apprentice

    Bryan Gonzalez

    Bryan Gonzalez

    Service Apprentice

  • Austin Loucks

    Austin Loucks

    Service Apprentice

    Austin Loucks

    Austin Loucks

    Service Apprentice

  • Ismael Salazar

    Ismael Salazar

    Service Apprentice

    Ismael Salazar

    Ismael Salazar

    Service Apprentice

Parts

  • Andrew Soto

    Andrew Soto

    Parts Specialist

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    Andrew Soto

    Andrew Soto

    Parts Specialist

    Andrew has been with Gene Messer VW as a Volkswagen factory trained parts specialist since June 2015. He was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas and his father and brother also work in parts and service for the local Gene Messer Auto Group. Andrew’s favorite hobbies are sports, college football and basketball specifically. His favorite VW is the new Atlas.

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