Collision Center Staff

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  • John Kobell
    General Manager

    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. His son Justin work at a church in Georgetown as their IT technician and recently married Megan. His daughter Sydney is a senior at Belmont University in Nashville where she will earn her bachelor's degrees in Business and Music Business.

     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.

    John is looking forward to the next chapter, becoming a grandfather.

  • David Williams
    Collision Center Manager
    (214) 778-2654

    David has been in the collision industry since 1980 and joined the Classic BMW family in 2000. He is married with three grown children and three grand children. His oldest child is a firefighter in Nacogdoches, middle child is married with three children of her own and youngest is finishing up her schooling to be a teacher/coach. He is very proud of all of them. David and his wife of over 20 years live in East Texas enjoying their country style life. He enjoys a quiet day fishing as well as just relaxing with his wife strolling around their property watching their Ostriches and looking at the wildlife.

  • Alayna Clark
    Collision Center Assistant
    (214) 778-2659

    Alayna was born in Oregon, but made it back to Texas as quickly as she could where she was raised since she was 3 months old. Alayna joined the Classic team in 2010, and is often the voice that will greet you when you call the Collision Center.

    She greatly enjoys volunteering and anything to do with water or the outdoors. She's also an avid reader and loves spending time with her daughter and son!


  • Joe Capobianco
    Collision Damage Appraiser
    (214) 778-2670

    Joe was born a Yankee (Brooklyn NY) but grew up in a large family in Saint Petersburg, Florida. He started his automotive career after his family moved to Las Vegas in 1998, where he started out sweeping floors and washing/detailing vehicles in a body shop before becoming a body shop mechanic. Joe started working with BMWs in 2007 and joined Classic BMW in 2011. Married in 2002 to his wife Jan, they have one elementary age son. His greatest joy is spending time with his family and watching or playing sports on his day off. Joe considers it a personal goal to try to make friends, family and clients smile or laugh and sometimes pulls both off in the same day.

  • Larry Jackson
    Collision Damage Appraiser

    Larry is a third generation in the collision repair industry. His grandfather started in 1913 and he has worked in the collision business for 45 years. He has been a youth sports coach for 18 years and 13 years as a Boy Scout leader. He currently is the Assistant District Commissioner. He is single with an 18 year old daughter and 19 year old son currently in college. He loves to visit Maui in his spare time.

  • Peter Madsen

    Peter was born and raised in Dallas. Prior to working for Classic BMW, he attended Jesuit College Preparatory School. He joined Classic BMW in November of 2007 while completing his degree at the University of North Texas. He enjoys spending his free time with friends and family and watching any and all local Dallas sports teams.

  • Kizandra Young
    Collision Center Appraiser
    (214) 778-2671

    Kizandra started in the automobile industry in 2002 and joined the Classic BMW team in 2006. She has always had a love for cars and once she came into this industry she knew this was the career path that she wanted to take.

    Kizandra has one teenage daughter that she spoils to no end.  She is her little lady!  Kizandra and her daughter enjoys taking nature walks and collecting unique items.  They also love to do arts and crafts together and watch scary movies in their free time. Kizandra has a pretty close knit family of 4 sisters and 1 brother that she spends a lot of time with on the weekends either cooking out or going out to eat. When time allows she also like to read a good mystery novel.