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Brandi, both a 14 year Bay Area resident and 14 year employee in the automotive field, says that she enjoys working with numbers at her job. In addition, she says that it is interesting to learn about a new brand and the diversity of the people she works with is what sets Volvo Palo Alto apart from other dealerships. A mother of three, Brandi enjoys hiking, swimming and reading in her spare time.
Gary appreciates the everyday challenges of his job. His background working in a parts warehouse and his passion for keeping his product knowledge up to date, make him the perfect person for Volvo Palo Alto's Parts Technician position. Gary has lived in the Bay Area for 30 years, spending half of those in the automotive industry. When not at work, you may find Gary riding his motorcycle to the beach with his girlfriend, or at the dog park with his four-legged friend.
Ken brings 26 years in the automotive industry and thoroughly appreciates working with a product that has the history and quality of Volvo. His background includes experience in new car sales and tire store management, which gives him a good perspective of how parts and accessories fit into the life-cycle of your car. A true student of his craft, Ken makes sure he stays on top of new technologies and pays attention to the details that make the difference between good service and great service. In his off time, he enjoys photography, is a car enthusiast and spends many happy hours enjoying time with his wife and 2 year old-son. Ken is also learning how to speak Swedish.
Navin came to Silicon Valley in 2001 and started his career at Toyota. After establishing a solid reputation in sales and finance for ten years, he transitioned to Fisker Automotive and then to Volvo Palo Alto. His attitude toward work is "Always do the right thing." He ensures that the customer is always given the best service possible, even after the sale is completed. Besides work, he enjoys fishing, spending time with his rescued dog named Preston and playing with his 1-1/2 year-old daughter Akira.
The Parts Team at Volvo Palo Alto are like a family, and as a member of that family, Brian shares the passion to stay on the leading-edge of Volvo product knowledge. He also shares the enthusiasm for conquering daily challenges, and affinity for his teammates. A 16 year employee of Volvo, Brian is married and has 3 children, and during his spare time, you might find him on the golf course.
Chris, a longtime Bay Area resident and father of two boys, brings his 22 years of experience in the Automotive Business to the team at Volvo Palo Alto. He says that he enjoys helping with his customers' needs at his job. Wen not at work, Chris enjoys sports with his sons and fishing.