New Vehicle Management
| ||Allen Holmes - New Car Sales Manager |
Allen Holmes joined Classic BMW in 2011. He was in insurance sales before a segue into the automotive industry in 2005. Allen is a "Tar Hill" by birth from Ahoskie, NC but has been in Texas since 1982 and currently lives in The Colony. Allen is married with four children and three grandchildren. His radio is often tuned to KNON, Jack FM or Sirius Smooth Jazz. He enjoys a good game of golf or cooking up some of his specialties - Grilled Salmon Florentine or Catfish Opelousas.
| ||Randy Des Camp - New Car Sales Manager |
Randy couldn't get enough of us. He originally joined Classic in 1981. Randy spent 18 years holding various positions including Parts Manager, Service Manager and New Car Client Advisor during his first tour. He returned in January 2008 after spending time with Volkswagen and Audi dealers increasing his knowledge of other German brands.He enjoys both street and dirt biking, golf,serving in his church and spending as much time being a "husband and dad" to his beautiful wife Marla and children Lauren and Daniel.According to Randy, the M3 is the BMW that best describes him. Its a track car that can be civilized enough to drive on the street.
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New Vehicle Client Advisors
| ||Wade Aguillard-Client Advisor |
Wade has been in the automotive industry since 1998 in various capacities, however at one time he was also a chef. He joined the Classic BMW team in 2010. A homegrown Texan, Wade was born in Beaumont, Texas and now lives in Plano with his wife, daughter and two boxers. If you get in his car you will likely find his radio tuned to The Ticket. Outside of the office he makes time to spend with the family, knock some golf balls or squeeze in some ATV excursions.
| ||Kelly Bryan - Client Advisor |
Kelly began his automotive career in 1979. He worked for a leasing company in Atlanta, then sold Toyota and Acura before transferring to Dallas in 1995 where he was sales manager for a Corvette store. Later he worked at a Cadillac dealer as a sales consultant and new car sales manager before joining the Classic BMW team in June of 2005. Kelly enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and two sons. Kelly says 5 series best describes him because its large enough for the family yet still agile and a blast to drive.
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Larry Burkett - Client Advisor
After 8 years of selling import automobiles in Plano, Larry joined Classic BMW in September of 2004. Originally from Kansas, he is married to Jeannie and is the father of six children. Prior to the automobile industry, Larry spent 18 years in the wholesale beer business in Dodge City and Western Kansas. Larry is a long time member of Prestonwood Baptist Church.
| ||Santiago Ceballos - ///M Client Advisor |
Santiago is a native of Bogota, Colombia and moved to the Florida in 1999 where he lived until moving to Dallas in 2010. Needless to say he is fluent in Spanish and ready to assist any of our Spanish speaking customers. He says it was his Grandpa's '64 VW Beetle that spurned his love for European cars. Santiago started his own company after attending school in Florida focused on customer VW/Audi aftermarket air suspension and parts before joining Classic BMW. He is single and focused on his career but grew up playing soccer and volleyball and still plays in a sand volleyball league.
| ||Jim Francis - ///M Client Advisor |
With roots in the great potato state of Idaho, Jim started with Classic in 2007. His past includes time behind the yoke of commercial planes. He is married with 2 children and 4 grandchildren. Not surprisingly his favorite foods include Idaho potatoes, prime steak and avacados and he loves to cook.Jim claims the 5 Series is the BMW that best describes him - smooth yet still responsive and athletic.
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| ||Joe Kelley - ///M Client Advisor-Internet Sales |
Joe's experience in the automobile industry started in 1998. He is from the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers but surprisingly his main interest isn't football. He enjoys F1, super cross and motor cross races, and cycling. He has one daughter. email@example.com
| ||Eric Randol - Client Advisor |
Eric was born in Louisiana and his family moved to Dallas when he was 6. He grew up racing cars and spent a lot of time in auto cross and at the dirt track. At 15 he purchased his first race car. Eric has a degree in psychology from the University of Colorado on Boulder. Living in Colorado, he spent a lot of time snowboarding at his favorite mountain, Keystone, especially at night. After graduating in 2009, he moved back to Plano. Wanting to follow his passion for performance cars, he decided to start selling them since he doesn't particularly enjoy fixing them. Eric also enjoys playing golf, working out and watching any and all sports, especially the New Orleans Saints! firstname.lastname@example.org
| ||Bill Lang - Client Advisor |
A native of Ohio, Bill "got here as soon as he could". He is a graduate of TCU and has been in the car business for over 15 years. Prior to the car business, Bill was a financial planner and minister. He enjoys meeting new people and has set a goal to make the car buying experience positive and exciting.
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Robin McCormick - Client Advisor
Robin understands customer service. With 18 years of experience in Hotel Management and fine dining, he has continued serving customers by putting them behind the wheel instead of behind a table. He has worked in the automotive industry since 1994. His tenure with Classic began in 2000 where he is a member to the 200+ sales club and a BMW Victory lap winner 5 years in a row, BMW’s highest honor. Before moving to Texas in 1987, Robin lived and worked in the Pacific Northwest. Married since 1989 to his lovely bride, they have raised twin daughters who are starting their own adventures. In his free time, Robin and his wife enjoy fine dining, concerts and traveling.
| ||Larry Patton - Client Advisor |
Larry is a native Dallasite and has been in sales and management of import automobiles since 1980. He is married and proud of his son and daughter who are graduates of UT. When he is not working you will find him on the golf course and after dark you might catch him watching Boston Legal or Law & Order on the tube.
| ||Paul Payne - Client Advisor |
Paul has been in automotive sales and management since 1980 and came to Classic in 2001. Married in 1977, he and his wife live in Southlake. Their joy -- twin daughters whom they have prepared to make their own mark in this world. He is a member of Classic's 100 sales club. Paul enjoys a good game of golf and baiting the hook for that big catch when he has time to cast his reel.
| ||Tareq Shurafa - Client Advisor |
Tareq Shurafa is a native of Jordan and moved to DFW in 1991. He currently lives in Plano with his wife Lori and three children, Caroline, Samantha, and Laith. He has had a passion for BMWs since his early childhood. This came from his father, an architect, whom introduced him to the importance of imagination, perfection, detail, balance, and the beauty in design. Traeq spent his entire career in the Fitness industry as a personal trainer and then a manager. Anyone who knows Tareq from his previous career would say he always talked about cars. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family, working out, dining out, watching sports, and traveling any chance he has.
| ||Brett Warren - Client Advisor |
Born in Iowa where the tall corn grows, Brett discovered that he loved cars more than tractors. He spent almost three decades in the men’s fashion industry before starting his automotive career in 2006.
Along the way, he had the opportunity to experience road course racing, and bitten by the bug, has spent the last 15 years driving his Porsche at one venue or another across Texas. As his experience grew, he began instructing other would-be drivers the art of driving a car at speed. email@example.com
| ||Milaad Naderi - Client Advisor |
I was born and Raised in Dallas-Family came over from Iran in the 70's. Came to work for BMW based on my passion for BMWs since I was young- Dad owned a 1973 2002tii and I owned previous M3/M5 models and appreciate the style and engineering. Previously worked for an independent dealer that sold all types luxury cars for 5 years. I am a big technology buff and love nothing more than sitting around on Sunday watching Football.
| ||Timothy Gresham - Client Advisor |
Tim Gresham is a native South Carolinian and graduated from Erskine College with a B.S. in Business Administration. He is married with two children and two grandchildren. Textile sales brought Tim to Texas and a love of great cars brought him to Classic BMW. Tim truly enjoys meeting new people and helping them experience the joy of driving a BMW. His favorite time is spent with his family, daily four mile walks with his German Shepard and watching the Rangers play ball.
| ||Chris Daft - Client Advisor |
Chris is a native Oklahoman who has lived in various parts of the US and finally made his way to Texas 5 years ago. Chris has been in the automotive business for 7 years as a BMW Client Advisor. His previous career was in the telecommunications industry where he held a variety of mid and upper level management positions. His education background is in business and he has a B.S. degree in Management. He has three sons who have grown into successful adults and one dog who has turned him into the pet. Chris has always had a passion for cars and he believes BMW truly is "the ultimate driving machine". In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his dog, riding motorcycles (BMW of course), watching motor sports, listening to live music and attending cultural events.
| ||David Record - Lease Portfolio |
David is originally from Napa Valley, California and moved to the Dallas area in 2004. He began his career with Classic BMW in 2011, however has had a love of cars all his life. He has experience in exotic car sales, service management for an independent shop before moving to Classic to focus on client relations as the lease portfolio. His passion for cars and motorsports spans several avenues, following Formula 1, Grand Am, Le Mans, and driving his own 1972 Datsun 240Z. David one-day dreams of competing in a 24-hour race with his wife and kids as the driving team. The car will have to be a little more modest than a Prototype, though. firstname.lastname@example.org
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| ||Lon Lowery - Pre-Owned Sales Director |
Multi-talented, entertaining and charismatic, Lon has been a Salesperson, Body Shop Manager, New Car Manager and Pre-Owned Manager for almost two decades. He also can do a great Elvis impersonation with the right audience.
| ||Eddie Sanchez - Pre-Owned Sales Manager |
Eddie is a native Texan whose family is from Costa Rica. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, Stephanie, and wonderful dog, Rossi. He spends as much free time as possible on his sportbikes at the race track. Eddie loves to travel, work out and eat. He's been with Classic BMW since 1991 as a porter, service advisor, salesman, new car sales manager and finance manager. He ran with the Olympic torch in 1996 for Classic BMW and donated a kidney in 2004 to his Father-in-law.
Pre-Owned Internet Sales
| ||Doug Robbins - Pre-Owned Internet Sales |
Doug actually grew up in the automobile industry and has been working in some capacity within the industry since 1989. Doug rejoined the Classic BMW family in 2004 where he is a member of Classic's 200+ sales club and a 2011 BMW Victory Lap winner, BMW's highest honor. His hobbies include motorcycles, creating 5 star culinary dishes, and (of course) driving a BMW! An avid OU Sooner football fan, his joys are his wife, his three sons, and his Harley.
| ||Frank Kearns - Pre-owned Internet Sales |
A native New Yorker from White Plains, Frank moved to Texas in 1984. Frank’s sales and management experience in the automotive industry started in 1988. Married in 1988, Frank and his wife are proud parents of three daughters. Frank will always greet you with a smile!
Pre-Owned Client Advisors
| ||Bob Cawthon - Client Advisor |
A proud native of Oak Cliff, Bob grew up in the auto parts business. His automotive sales career began in 1985 selling BMWs. He originally joined Classic in 1990, working in sales and management. He recently returned after spending 17 years with Lexus and Honda. Bob enjoys spending time with his wife of 41 years and their 3 children.
| ||Scott Gillis-Client Advisor |
Scott is excited to join the pre-owned sales team at Classic BMW. Since 1998, he has worked with most of the staff in different capacities and looks forward to being a part of the growing business that Classic offers in their pre-owned and certified pre-owned lines. Scott lives in Lake Highlands with his wife,Jan of almost 30 years. They are life long members at First Baptist Church in Dallas and spend most of their time with their four children.
| ||Pedro Gutierrez- Client Advisor |
Originally from Aguascalientes, Mexico and fluent in Spanish, Pedro came to Dallas, Texas over twenty years ago with the dream of becoming a commercial pilot. He ended up flying recreationally after getting involved in the restaurant and wine business which allowed him to become a world traveler. However, his desire to be at home more with his wife and children led him to the BMW family. He has been selling BMWs since 2005 and joined Classic BMW in 2011. Pedro says " these machines are as close to flying as you can get on the ground."
| ||David Hall - Internet Sales Assistant |
A Texas native from Farmersville, David is a father of 3 sons. He attended Texas Tech on a football scholarship and has a background in law enforcement. He began his auto career in 1983 and returned to the industry in 1999.
| ||Michael Snyder - Client Advisor |
Michael Snyder was born an Okie. However, we don't hold that against him since he attended not only OU but UT-Austin too. He got his start in the automotive business in 1974 and takes pleasure in meeting new people and sharing a great product. He became part of the Classic BMW team in 2010. While a single parent when he has spare time he enjoys a good game of golf, wake boarding, water and snow skiing or cruising on his motorcycle.
| ||Christopher Thomas - Client Advisor |
A native of Mississippi and alumni of Jackson State University, Chris began his career at Classic BMW in September 2004. He has experienced monumental success in selling high-end luxury cars since 1999 and has received numerous sales awards. During this time, he has been a client advisor for Mercedes, Lexus and Porsche customers. However, the vehicle he is most excited selling is BMW. He proudly states to anyone that would listen, "there is no other luxury vehicle that is as exhilarating to drive as a Bimmer". Moreover, his family currently has three BMW vehicles (all purchased at Classic). Chris, is an ordained minister at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Plano, TX, and is a proud husband and father of four.
| ||Michael Bilicki - Client Advisor |
Originally from Iowa, Mike is a good ol' boy who played college baseball in Kansas and Iowa on full-ride baseball scholarships while earning an Associates Degree in Des Moines, IA and earning an Automotive Degree in Houston, Tx. Immediately after school, he started working on cars for a respected European repair facility which lead him into selling repair service. He joined the Classic BMW family sales team in December 2012 . When he is not expressing his passion for high performance luxury cars and helping customers with the vehicle purchase process, you will find him enjoying the comforts of family and friends, watching all types of sports, working out, and trying to keep his golf score below 90. email@example.com
| ||Mark Fresard - Client Advisor |
Mark is a native of Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Business Administration. Mark moved to Texas in 1982. He has over 30 years of experience in management and sales of BMWs. He has been married to his wife Lorie since 1980 and has three children. Mark enjoys boating, duck hunting and being a new grandpa. firstname.lastname@example.org
| ||Robert Moses - Client Advisor |
Robert was born and raised in Kansas City. His passion for fine automobiles brought him to the Dallas market 1998. That passion lead him to start selling high line European autos in 2001. After many years selling only BMW now calls Classic BMW email@example.com
| ||Dallas Spann - Client Advisor |
Dallas started selling in the auto-industry in 1979, holding positions in both sales and management over the years. He left Classic BMW in 2004 to help with family business but he is happy to be back with the Classic BMW team. He is a resident of Frisco since 1994. Dallas spends his time with his wonderful wife Lynda and son. The Spann's have been faithful members of Stonebriar Community Church for many years.