Classic BMW

6800 Dallas Pkwy Directions Plano, TX 75024

  • Phone: (888) 474-0027
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MEET OUR STAFF


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  • John Kobell
    General Manager
    (214)778-2600

    John was born in New York and got to Texas as soon as he could in 1969. John has been with Classic BMW since 1996. After 15 years as the Service Director, he was promoted to General Manager. John has had a passion for cars, and anything else with a motor, ever since he could remember.

    When he is not at work he can most likely be found restoring a car, motorcycle or even old gas pumps. John's favorite time is spent with his kids Justin and Sydney. Justin is in college and Sydney is a Senior at Ursuline Academy. When John is not working on his cars, he enjoys going to the Mavericks and Stars games. John and his daughter Sydney share a passion for music and love to go to concerts and hear new music.

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  • John Meade
    New Car Sales Director/Finance Director
    214-778-2600

    John has been with Classic BMW since 1993. He is married and has two children and a white golden retriever. John enjoys golf, hunting and spending time with his family.

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  • Allen Holmes
    New Car Sales Manager
    (214) 778-2773

    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.

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  • Doug Robbins
    Pre-Owned Sales Manager
    214-778-2753

    Douglas has been part of the Classic BMW family for over 10 years. During his career he's earned multiple awards including the distinguished Victory Lap Award reserved for only the top performers in the nation. His favorite part of his job is customer service and making the sales process simple and fun for his clients. Doug spends his personal time riding his Harley, enjoying a fine single malt scotch, and just enjoying life with his wife and three sons. His most recent endeavor was restoring a vintage Airstream and using it to travel the country with his family.

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  • Eddie Sanchez
    Pre-Owned Sales Asst Manager
    (214) 778-2719

    Eddie is a native Texan whose family is from Costa Rica. 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. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful daughter, Mia, and wonderful dog, Rossi. He spends as much free time as possible on his sportbike when the weather allows. Eddie loves to travel, work out and and spend time with his family.

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  • Andrea
    Sales Assistant
    214-778-2634

    Andrea was born in Louisville, Kentucky and raised in Richardson, Texas.  She is the mother of three: Garrett, Hailey and John Steven.  Andrea joined the staff in June of 2012 and is also a licensed cosmetologist.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

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  • Pedro Alicea
    Client Advisor
    214-778-2745

    Growing up in Puerto Rico, Pedro is fluent in Spanish and loves to spend his vacations in the Caribbean diving and surfing. He owned a Surf and Skate shop before moving to Miami where he started his automotive career in 2008 with Infiniti.  Pedro grew up with a love for BMWs with his first car being a 1989 brown BMW 528e, which he still cherishes today. Pedro is BMWi Certified and has a passion for technology and EVs. When he is not working, he often hunts for skate parks with his teenage son, goes to art shows with his lovely wife, and spends time with his new baby boy. 

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  • Kelly Bryan
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2765

    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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  • Jim Francis
    ///M Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2776

    Jim started his second stint with Classic in 2007.  He is a former military pilot and then flew Boeing 727's for Braniff Airlines.  Following Braniff he became the national sales manager for a children's apparel manufacturer and held that position for 20 years.  He is married with 2 children and 5 grandchildren.  He enjoys attending his grand children's sporting events, cooking for his family and playing a little golf.   Jim attended BMW's M school and is a Certified M Client Advisor.

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  • Pierre Gerges
    Client Advisor
    214-778-2698

    Pierre was born in Egypt, but his heart is in Texas. He moved to the United States in 2007 with the love of his life in which he loves traveling and exploring new cities.

    Pierre also played on the international Egyptian Fencing team for over 6 years and loves sports of any kind including horseback riding and fishing. He also has a big heart for sharks and dogs.

    He's been in car sales since 2012, and has a BA in interior design. Being a huge huge fan of BMW, he loves sharing his passion and energy with his customers in relation to how wonderful BMWs are!

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  • Timothy Gresham
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2768

    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.

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  • Douglas Groves
    214-778-2769


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  • Robin McCormick
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2772

    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.

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  • Benjamin McMurry
    BMW Genuis
    214-778-2664

    Ben's had a passion for cars since he was young and his passion for BMWs specifically, led him to Classic BMW in 2015 while pursuing his Degree in Business at Collin College.

    After getting his first BMW in 2012, he was hooked. He says that working as a BMW Genius has been a blessing and he enjoys coming to work everyday to teaching our clients about their BMW.

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  • Matt Johnson
    Assistant to Robin McCormick
    (214) 778-2760

    Matthew was born and raised in Plano, TX. Growing up he enjoyed playing sports, rock climbing, fishing, and snowboarding. While in High school, at Plano Senior High, he completed his Eagle Scout and was an officer in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His love for Motorsports brought him to Classic BMW where he has been working since 2010, while he has been finishing up his undergraduate degree in Finance at UTD. 

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  • Milaad Naderi
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2780

    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.

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  • Paul Payne
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2767

    Paul has been working with Classic since 2002 in new car sales.  His prior experience with Lincoln Mercury and Ford were good platforms to jump to the German luxury of BMW. His sales experience goes beyond the automotive world into furniture and janitorial supplies-no matter the product he is dedicated to his clients and their enjoyment of the buying process. He has won awards for his sales excellence and customer satisfaction during his tenure at Classic and credits part of his success to being part of a positive team environment.
     
    Paul has been married since 1977 and currently resides in Southlake. He and his wife have twin daughters in their 20s, and he's proud of everything they do. When he has spare time, Paul enjoys golfing, fishing, and some good old-fashioned barbeque.

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  • Mark Fresard
    (214) 778-2774

    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.

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  • Brett Warren
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2766

    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 Porsches 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.

    Brett joined Classic in 2008.  He says the M3 coupe best describes him-it's on the cutting edge.

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  • Mauricio Quevedo
    Client Advisor
    214-778-2758

    Born in El Paso, TX, Mauricio moved to Frisco in 2013.  He served in the Navy for 6 years and has been in the car business since 1998 and worked in a variety of roles.  He has a passion for racing and has his private pilot license.  He has a beautiful 10 year old daughter that he spends most of his free time with. 

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  • Carlos Bravo
    BMW Genius
    214-778-2664

    Carlos is a full time student pursuing a degree in International Business Marketing. He strives to make sure everyone who he meets leaves with a smile on their face. When he's not working, he enjoys spending time with his friends and traveling.

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  • Chris Davis
    BMW Genius
    214-778-2762

    Chris first started with Classic in 2005 while attending high school at Dallas Jesuit.  During his time at Classic Chris has worked as a Service Valet, Dispatcher, Loan Car Representative, and currently as a BMW Genius.  Chris is thrilled about his new position and teaching customers everything their BMWs can do.  While not working Chris enjoys snowboarding, golfing, trips to the lake, and cheering on Dallas' local sports teams.

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  • David Record
    Lease Portfolio Advisor
    (214) 778-2783

    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.

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  • John Brunson
    Client Advisor
    214-778-2753

    As a long time BMW lover, after Graduating from Texas A&M College Station in 2006, John Brunson joined the BMW team at Moritz and managed their marketing/advertising until he moved into sales there in 2009. After moving to Plano with his wife Sara in 2013, John made the move to the Classic BMW team in 2016 since he was now a Plano-local and has enjoyed the MANY perks of this amazing facility/team ever since. He has a passion for running, swimming, general fitness, driving fast cars, shooting, hunting, golfing and loves spectating sports of just about any kind, especially Basketball and Football... SportsCenter is his nightly lullaby. He has a lot of BMW experience, product knowledge, and as a servant at heart, delivers a special kind of customer experience unlike any other.

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  • Bob Cawthon
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2747

    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 45 years and their 3 children.

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  • Scott Gillis
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2787

    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.

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  • Pedro Gutierrez
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2704

    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."

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  • Frank Kearns
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2723

    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!

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  • Paul Kim
    Client Advisor
    214-778-2748

    Paul has had a long and extensive career in automotive industry. His group experience includes BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Paul is not only immensely experienced, he is eager to assist attentively his client's needs and is meticulous with his supportive services. He loves to build long term relationships with his clients and his pleasant demeanor and vast industry knowledge coupled with his customer centered approach contributed to his countless successes.

    He is majored in Psychology at Seattle University. In his free time he loves to spend quality time with his wife and 2 kids. He also greatly enjoys playing golf, tennis and can speak fluent in Korean.

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  • Fred Nour
    Pre Owned Client Advisor
    214-778-2684

    Fred is originally from Persian and speaks Farsi, Turkish and English fluently. Graduated from University of Houston with a degree in Marketing. He has lived in Texas since 1986, first in Houston, and since 2010 in Dallas. He's happily married and also has a 13 year old daughter. Loves reading about history. Enjoys the outdoors and being active: Working out, going to the gym, running and tennis. He has been in sales for 35 years.

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  • Michael Snyder
    Client Advisor
    (214) 778-2755

    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.

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  • Neal Leary
    Client advisor


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  • Rizwan {Rico} Andani
    Client Advisor
    214-778-2751

    Rico is married and has a daughter,13 who is the love of his life. Rico was born in Pakistan and came to the United States in the early 70's, he speaks 3 languages fluently {English, Urdu, Hindi}. He moved his family from Chicago in 2003 to join the automotive industry family. He graduated from Flushing High School in Queens, NY. Rico currently lives in Carrollton, TX with his family. His hobbies are watching all sports and movies. His 2 biggest loves are his daughter and BMW's.

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  • Selwyn Harris
    Client Advisor
    2147782787

    Selwyn is originally from East St. Louis, and he moved here in 1997. He is divorced with 5 adult children and grandchildren. As a  youngster Selwyn was always an entrepreneur of sorts from having a paper route, to opening his own business. He got into the car business after relocating in 2000. He has been very successful in helping people find the right vehicle that fits their needs. Selwyn had a very short career in computer networking. In his spare time he loves riding his touring bicycle, fishing, and bowling. He has plans to marry soon one day.

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  • Susan Stace
    Client Advisor


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  • Kim

    Kim joined the Classic BMW team in October 2014.  She grew up in Milford, Iowa and moved to Plano, Texas in 1985. She's been married for 27 years and has two children (T.J. and Mackensie). She enjoys golf and shopping in her free time.

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